Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village

Welcome to the Highland Village, a living history museum and cultural centre that celebrates the Gaelic experience in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Webcams from the Malagawatch Church Steeple

The Highland Village is excited to join the Nova Scotia webcams family. We have two webcams broadcasting from the steeple of our Malagawatch Church on our site. The Iona camera looks over to the Barra Strait its bridges and east to the Boisdale Hills. The Highland Village camera captures our farm and the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake.

Baile nan Gàidheal | Highland Village is now open for the 2018 season

We are open daily 10 am to 5 pm until Sunday, October 14.

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July 29, 2018
Everyone is welcome to attend the annual Malagawatch Church anniversary service. Join us after the service in the Tuning Room for a light lunch. Free admission. Program runs from:  3:00-4:00pm 
July 31, 2018
Musique Royale presents the Best of Boxwood 2018 tour, combining colourful and eclectic sounds with the finesse of classical technique to create a salute to the traditional dance music of the...
August 2, 2018
Join us for an evening of Scottish and Canadian folk music with renowned singer/songwriters and folk legends Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers. The concert takes place in the historic Malagawatch...
August 2, 2018
Join us as we celebrate the Donald Og legend and the settlement of the Iona area by MacNeils from the Isle of Barra. On board a British man of war patrolling the Bras d’Or Lake following the 1758...

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Celebrate 150 years rich with stories

Join us for 150 days of celebrations, events, and exhibitions.