11th April 2023

Gaelic folktales saved from oblivion focus of major exhibition

The National Library of Scotland will host its first ever dual-language exhibition this year, focusing on work of John Francis Campbell, who dedicated his life to preserving Gaelic folktales. ‘Sgeul | Story: Folktales from the Scottish Highlands’ opens in June at George IV Bridge, Edinburgh.

The exhibition, Sgeul | Story: Folktales from the Scottish Highlands, will be complemented by a programme of events and learning activities, which will be announced later in the spring. It will open in June 2023 and will run until April 2024. Entry to the National Library’s exhibitions is free.

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