Festivals and Exhibitions


The summer months bring lots of activities to the Western Isles, Highland Games, Shows, Festivals and Gala's that are a delight for locals and visitors.


The Celtic Music Festival, Highland Games and Sailing Festivals are possibly the most well known, but the local Agricultural Shows and Fun Days offer visitors a real taste of Island life and hospitality.

Island Festivals

Hebridean Celtic Festival
Famous three day music festival held in Stornoway Castle Grounds

Lewis Highland Games -
The Lewis Highland Games has been staged for around a century. This event is hosted by the community of Tong, on the doorstep!

Sail Hebrides
Annual Sailing Festival for everyone.

Gala's,  Carnivals &


galaUig Gala Day

Point Show
Westside Agricultural Show
Stornoway Carnival

Museums, Galleries and Exhibitions

This is just a sample selection of the photo galleries, museums and art exhibitions on the islands.

An Lanntair

Stornoway Museum
10am- 5.30pm Museum nan Eilean,
Francis Street, Stornoway 
(01851) 709266

Comann Eachdraidh Nis / Ness Historical Society
Ongoing exhibitions covering local crofting history in the Ness Area.
10-4pm Mon - Fri
Ness Heritage Centre, Habost, Ness
01851 810377

Ravenspoint Visitor Centre,
Kershader, South Lochs, Isle of Lewis,
01851 880737


There is almost always something to do or see, all year around !


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