As part of the Year of Young People, An Lanntair has received funding from EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate , to hand over the venue to young people to deliver their very own arts festival called Las! / Ignite!
The Las! / Ignite! Festival will take place over a week during October Half Term 2018. It promises to be a truly innovative event to celebrate and promote the creative talent of young people from the Outer Hebrides, leading to real and tangible outcomes for their future careers and enterprise.
Over the course of the festival, young people will be given the ‘reins’ of An Lanntair and will programme its auditorium with gigs, films, theatre and cabaret events. They will curate exhibitions for the main gallery, bar and mezzanine exhibition spaces, and they will be responsible for everything else, from marketing, to design, promotion and stewarding.