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Rising comedy star, Jim Smith, announces autumn dates for his Back to the Teuchter tour, as the funny farmer brings tales of rural life to audiences across Scotland

Jim hits the stage with quirky characters, distinctive regional slang and perfectly pitched impressions to give city slickers an understanding of what the outside world looks like to those that 'bide up the glen'. Hot topics include internet dating for farmers, village nightlife and how to pimp your Land Rover.

Kyleakin Gala could be cancelled this year, organisers say.

The announcement comes after an AGM had to be cancelled due to insufficient numbers attending.

Organisers say: "Kyleakin Gala has been running since the 70's.  How sad would it be if we can't pull together as a community and keep this great event going!?

"Kyleakin Gala 2019 will be cancelled if we can't get enough support needed to run the gala."

Another AGM has been scheduled for Tuesday 5 February at 7:30pm in the community hall.

Mass fiddles, a silent film from the 1920s, an eerie opera, one of Scotland’s most popular female authors, dance performances and workshops are all part of the coming month’s performances in SEALL’s 2019 Spring programme.

Kicking-off a brand new year for SEALL events is Alasdair Fraser and the San Francisco Fiddlers. The master Scottish Fiddler and over 30 musicians visit Sabhal Mòr Ostaig on Monday, 28 January for a free informal music session, and will give a concert on Tuesday 29 January.

On Saturday 9 February, audiences have a chance to watch an extraordinary silent film from the 1920s. The Wonder of Creation (Wunder der Schöpfung) will be screened in Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s TDC main hall with a live musical score by Herschel 36, the Glasgow-based composers and improvisors Stuart Brown and Paul Harrison.

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