On the night

15th November 2017
2017-11-15 18:00:00 2017-11-15 22:30:00 Europe/London Scottish Gaelic Awards 2017 As part of the Daily Record's drive to celebrate all aspects of Scottish culture, and following the success of the 2016 Gaelic Awards, we are proud to launch the 2017 campaign with headline sponsors Bòrd na Gàidhlig. Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow Julie Ritchie julie.ritchie01@reachplc.com

Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow


Lounge suit

Running order

6.30pm - Drinks Reception

7.00pm - Guests seated

7.15pm - Welcome

7.30pm - Entertainment - Julie Fowlis

7.45pm - Dinner

9.30pm - Awards Ceremony

10.45pm - Carriages


Cathy MacDonald

Cathy Macdonald is a freelance bilingual broadcaster and producer from the Isle of Lewis.

She currently presents a live daily features lunchtime programme, for BBC Radio nan Gàidheal, in her native Gaelic language, and is one of the regular presenters on the Religion and Ethics programme, Sunday Morning With, on BBC Radio Scotland.

Her most recent television credits include live programmes for the Royal National Mod, to be held this year in Fort William, as well as BBC ALBA’s hugely popular live New Year show, Cèilidh na Bliadhn’ Ùire. She fronts documentary and features programmes for the Gaelic Channel BBC ALBA, through a number of independent programme makers, as well as regular contributions to BBC Radio Scotland features programmes.


Julie Fowlis

Julie Fowlis originally hails from North Uist in the Outer Hebrides and is now based in the Highlands of Scotland. Firmly established as a world music artist with a natural interest and ability to cross-over into other genres and styles, she will forever be known as the singing voice of Merida, the female protagonist in the Disney-Pixar Oscar/Bafta/Golden Globe winning movie ‘Brave’.

During an impressive career spanning more than a decade, with multiple awards, accolades and four studio albums, she has until now, sung primarily in Scottish Gaelic.