Supernatural Folklore of the Gaidhealtachd

What is special about this course?

Have you ever wanted to know more about the other world, a supernatural realm that was very real to our ancestors? Come with us on this journey through the veil that separates us from a dimension populated by ghosts, witches, fairies and other shadowy beings. Together, we will explore the beliefs, customs and superstitions associated with the supernatural world of the Gaels.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements

Week 1 - Halloween: A Break in Time

Week 2 - The Other World: The Power of Three

Week 3 - Fairies: The Good People

Week 4 - Witches and Wise Women

Week 5 - Ghosts of Two Kinds

Week 6 - Second Sight and Evil Eyes


How will I study my course?

  • Evening
  • Short course
  • Online


How long will my course last?

6 Weeks

Wednesday 7pm - 8.30pm.

Where can I study my course?

    • Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway

Start date

January 2021


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

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Apply for Supernatural Folklore of the Gaidhealtachd

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01851 770 000

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Lews Castle College UHI. Lews Castle College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.