Workshops on medieval Gaelic tales and manuscripts

  • Abigail Burnyeat (Organiser)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Schools engagement

Description

Series of school workshops on medieval Gaelic tales and manuscripts, including visit to National Library of Scotland Gaelic manuscript collections.

Work with a Primary 6 class to introduce them to the riches of Gaelic narrative tradition, exploring the scripts and stories of medieval Gaelic manuscripts over a series of workshops, and culminating in a visit to the manuscripts department at the National Library of Scotland, where they could see – and handle themselves – the 600 year old original copies of the stories they had been working on.
Period25 Aug 20161 Sep 2016
Event typeWorkshop
LocationEdinburgh, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionLocal

Keywords

  • Gaelic
  • Gaelic literature
  • medieval studies