Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, all activities are cancelled on-site at Colaisde na Gàidhlig | the Gaelic College effective immediately for a five week period - March 15, 2020 to April 19, 2020. This includes our campus in St. Ann’s and Mabou. Administrative staff will continue to report to work. Colaisde na Gàidhlig Administration will continue to monitor the situation while at the same time keeping our students, patrons, and clientele informed.
Built at the site of landed Scottish immigrants, St. Ann's and Cape Breton boast a fascinating history and heritage. Learn of the local story in a self-guided museum tour, get a chance to view Gaelic films, and take part in interactive cultural demonstrations. (seasonal)
For decades, the College has offered traditional, hand-stitched kilt-making and custom-tartan clothing through our Craft Shop, creating treasured heirlooms to pass along from generation to generation. Visit our campus to learn more and begin your own creation process.
Since 1938, the College has always remained an independent and largely independently-funded, non-profit organization with a simple mission to preserve the language and traditions that came to this area. With your support, we can continue on this path and help to ensure that those traditions live on.
Secluded and tucked away yet central on the island, Colaisde na Gàidhlig is a great meeting place for you and your guests. Open all year, and with oodles of options to choose from, think of us when planning your big day.