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HebCelt 2022 marks record attendance and £4.2 million boost to Lewis

18 Oct 2022

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Beloved international music festival HebCelt enjoyed recorded attendance figures in 2022, and brought a £4.2 million boost to the Lewis economy – doubling its economic impact since 2018 – it has been revealed.

Held between 13th – 16th July 2022, the first full scale live event in three years recorded a staggering attendance of 18,540 – 4% more than in 2019 – with loyal fans from around the world keen to soak up the special combination of exceptional music, breathtaking scenery and Celtic and Gaelic culture on offer. According to The Hebridean Celtic Festival 2022: Visitor Survey and Economic ...

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Growing up, growing old, or just growing on…

11 Aug 2022

HebCelt means many different things to each and everyone who has engaged with her since its very early days. For me it has been a way of life for the last 25, sorry 28 years, since June 1995 in any case, however long ago that is. I was a young mother back when I met Fiona and the notion was created. Since then the rolling stone of the nucleus of this force of nature has gathered together so many people, some who have fallen by the wayside, and so many more who have managed to cling on for the ride.

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