Tighnabruaich District Development Trust


Bringing Gaelic Home

Year, type of grant

2021-22, Open, Small Grants

Grant awarded

£1,010 over 6 months


Storytelling, theatre arts and poetry interventions with children 5-12 and 12-17 as part of a larger project to bring Gaelic back into the community.

Who, what, where

  • All ages 0-18 years, families, from the local community
  • Spoken word, storytelling
  • Enjoyment of the arts, heritage, learning Gaelic
  • Scotland, Argyll & Bute, rural

How this project supported Ragdoll Foundation aims

The trustees warmed to this proposal, where the storytelling would be part of a community’s attempt to bring back the Gaelic language for its youngest members, enriching them and helping re-implant the language for the future.