Celtic Roots and Genealogy

Highland Village Museum – Roots Cape Breton Genealogy & Family History Located in the Visitor Centre at the Highland Village Museum, Roots Cape Breton is a computer-assisted research service for those in search of their Cape Breton roots. Through data…

Square Dancing and Step Dancing

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College offers step-dancing classes as part of their summer programs and workshops at various times throughout the year. Check their schedule for details: www.gaeliccollege.edu The Celtic Music Interpretive Centre offers workshops and demonstrations in…

Learn the Celtic Arts

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College provides in-depth learning opportunities during their Summer School Program in many of the areas of Cape Breton’s culture, including weaving. In addition, the College offers various workshops throughout the year, and daily cultural…

Gaelic Culture

Colaisde na Gàidhlig | The Gaelic College offers Gaelic Weekends at various times throughout, which include GAB (Gàidhlig Aig Baile) training, as well as a number of fun elements like milling frolics and ceilidhs. The College includes Gaelic classes as…

Traditional Concerts and Ceilidhs

The Celtic Colours International Festival in October. The festival features 9 days of fine music, rich culture, beautiful scenery and pure joy all across Cape Breton Island. The live concerts feature the finest fiddlers and other musicians the Celtic world…

Celtic Festivals and Events

The Celtic Colours International Festival in October is, of course, the major music and cultural event on the festival schedule. The festival offers an activity and culture-filled 9 days, featuring live music concerts with some of the world’s finest Celtic…