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Gaelic Culture

On Cape Breton Island the music and traditions of our Gaelic settlers has been preserved and shared since the early 1800s. Experience it as you step to rolling jigs played by furious fiddles and reeling bagpipes at a weekly Ceilidh. Hear it in the songs that accompany a milling frolic. Speak it with a lesson in Gaelic. Become part of our story and explore the Celtic Heart of North America.

A man plays bagpipes while couples dance outdoors at sunset

Gaelic Culture

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Community: Mabou

CURRENTS multi-cultural summer festival will feature some of Nova Scotia’s most exciting up and coming musicians. You’ll hear co...

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The Red Shoe Pub

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Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Mabou

The Red Shoe Pub has become a kind of “home away from home” for many locals and visitors over the years. The Rankin Sisters’ cozy spot...

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