Saturday, 11 October 2014

Celtic Colours International Festival Alive and Well in Cape Breton

Celtic Colours is alive and well on Cape Breton Island. The colours are perfect and the music is the best you will find anywhere. Come and find out why Cape Breton is famous for its Celtic Music and why we draw people from around the world just to hear it. Here is a list of available tickets for the Celtic Colours Concerts around the island for the next two nights.

Ticket Availability for Saturday, October 11th

SUCH DEVOTED SISTERS – St. Matthew’s United Church, Inverness 2:00pm. SOLD OUT

KELLY’S DREAM – Boularderie School, Boularderie 7:30pm. SOLD OUT

FRIENDS FOR LIFE – Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre, Wagmatcook 7:30pm. SOLD OUT

A TASTE OF FRIENDSHIP – Savoy Theatre, Glace Bay 7:30pm. Tickets available through Celtic Colours Box Office and online. Tickets available one hour before showtime at the Savoy.

Ticket Availability for Sunday, October 12th

PIPERS CEILIDH – Gaelic College, St. Ann’s 2:00pm. SOLD OUT

BARDS OF THE WORLD– CBU Boardmore Playhouse, Sydney 2:00pm.Tickets available online, through the Box Office and one hour before showtime at Playhouse

STEP INTO THE PAST– Fortress of Louisbourg, Louisbourg 6:00pm. SOLD OUT

RAISING THE ROOF – Boisdale Fire Hall, Boisdale 7:30pm -SOLD OUT

A PITTANCE OF TIME – Marion Bridge Recreation Centre, Marion Bridge 7:30pm. Tickets available online, at the Box Office and one hour before showtime at venue

WHYCOCOMAGH GATHERING – Whycocomagh Education Centre, Whycocomagh 7:30pm. Extremely limited tickets available as of TODAY SAT. OCT 11 – online & through Box Office

CELTIC CABARET – Membertou Trade & Convention Centre, Membertou/Sydney 7:30pm. Extremely limited tickets available as of TODAY SAT. OCT 11 – online & through Box Office.

Celtic Colours Box Office – open each day of the Festival 10am-4pm at 37 Nepean Street, Sydney (former Holy Angels High School)  or by calling 1.888.355.7744 or at



Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Celtic colours Week- Gillis Boat Tours Offers Tours October 12, 13, 15, 16. 17 With Special Guests On Board.

              Celtic Celtic Week
Gillis Boat Tours- Phone 1844-610-2669

Looking for something really interesting to do during Celtic Colours. During Celtic Colours Week the Gillis Boat Tours will run October 12, 13, 15, 16 &17.

1-Two hour tour "Catch a Live Lobster", departs at 2pm-Oct. 12, 13, 15, 16, 17. Adults $42.00, children under 12 $30.00 plus taxes. See website for complete details.

2a-Come on board with Photographer Steve Rankin Sunday Oct 12th from 2-4pm. Hear from a local expert on capturing the sea, land and people in his photographs...,. How does Steve go about getting that special shot?

2b- Come on board with Harvey Beaton Cape Breton Step dancer and Musician -Monday Oct 13 from 2-4pm. He is close to the floor and close to his music. Harvey will speak about and demonstrate the local step dancing tradition.

2c- come on Board with Orain Na Mara-songs of the sea.-Wednesday Oct. 15, 2-4pm. Learn about the powerful connection the Gaels had with the sea through their songs. Frances MacEachen, Gaelic Affairs, will give historical and cultural context to the songs and share a few that are enjoyed by Nova Scotia Gaels.

During all the above tours Captain Danny Gillis will also do the hauling lobster demonstration. Enjoy the interesting guests & discussions throughout the remainder of the tour.

3- Mackeral Fishing Boat Charter-Client picks the day and time. Inquire on pricing. Contact number 1-844-610-2669 or go to