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Wednesday, March 13th 2013

Lakeside Impression

Lakeside Impressions is an annual October event hosted by the Scotsville School of Crafts and held in conjunction with the Celtic Colours International Music Festival. A gallery exhibiting the artistic works of established and up-and-coming local artists and craftspeople plays host to the many international visitors that explore the Island during this ten day celebration of Cape Breton culture.

Coinciding with the exhibition is a variety of other activities which exemplify the diverse cultural skills of the area. They have varied from workshops and demonstrations in many of the fibre crafts, painting and drawing classes, Plein Air events, Gaelic language instruction and Milling Frolics, Celtic walks and step-dancing lessons. Lakeside Impressions is held at a unique venue where visitors are able to comfortably immerse themselves in the local culture.