Fri, 11 Aug|
Lews Castle Green
Tattoo Metagama and Grand Concert
Co-ordinated by Western Isles Lottery, the Tattoo Metagama and Grand Concert features a host of activities.
Time & Location
11 Aug 2023, 19:00 – 12 Aug 2023, 23:30
Lews Castle Green, Unnamed Road, Isle of Lewis HS2 0XR, UK
About the event
The Tattoo event will include craft fairs, continental market, fair and carnival. Friday 11th will feature the Tattoo Metagama on the Lews Castle Green: Ten Pipe Bands led by the 78th Fraser Highlanders from Toronto will feature with mass bands and solo performances. Uist, Barra, Skye and Lewis Pipe Bands and also mainland bands will also feature. A Mass Highland Jig is planned. Sambayabamba from Glasgow and Chinese Dragons from Inverness will be appearing whilst there will also be a mass Gaelic Choir, other music and a Firework Finale.
Saturday afternoon will be Carnival Day with a mass band parade through Stornoway. A Grand Concert on Saturday 12th August will feature:
- 78th Fraser Highlanders in concert
- Alyth McCormack with an Irish Band
- Eleanor Macleod
- Willie Campbell with School Group
- The Ragtime Dolls (1920s style singers appropriate for date of Metagama departure)
- Mass Gaelic Choir