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Ceangail CIC Collaborates with The University of Stirling Masters Students

The Stirling Highland Games, delivered by Ceangail CIC, continues to deliver more than just its social purpose and with the help of 5 MSc marketing students from the University of Stirling, whose aim is to create a marketing mix that attracts 8000 visitors to this year’s event. Between 2014 and 2019, the event has provided […]

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Stirling Highland Games Event Is On Track

The first Stirling Highland Games committee meeting of 2020 was held on Tuesday 21st January at the Ceangail CIC offices with several updates discussed about the 150 year anniversary event in August. The President thanked his committee members for their contributions over the last 6 years since being part of the event and conveyed how

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Leading 3rd Sector organisation is looking ‘to connect’

Over the last 6 years, one of Stirling’s leading social enterprises involved in delivering events in the city has embraced the challenge of pursuing its social aim by setting up a new Scottish charity. Ceangail CIC [formally FVSE] Founder, Matt McGrandles, set up the social enterprise in 2012 with the simple aim of providing practical

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Ceangail Director gives a site tour of the Stirling Summer Festival

Ceangail’s Director and Stirling Highland Games President Matt McGrandles was on hand this week to provide a site tour to the young people that are part of the training academy programme. One of the core parts of the training academy process is practical learning and this hands-on approach is what makes these programmes so rewarding

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Ceangail Training Academy Launches Programmes For Young People

Ceangail CIC, a social enterprise based in Stirling that provides practical training opportunities for young people, is delighted to announce that with the support from Hallam Land Management and Barratt Homes, their training programmes are now live for young people to apply to be part of. Ceangail which delivers Stirling Highland Games and Summer Festival,

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Competition launched to join the line-up for 2019 Summer Festival

Local bands in and around Forth Valley are being offered the opportunity to join the line-up for the 2019 Summer Festival, Stirling’s annual cultural outdoor event, which returns to Stirling Sports Village for its second year on Saturday 17th August. Evolving from the success of the Stirling Highland Games, the summer festival provides visitors with

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See the Bigger Picture with Specsavers Stirling

One of Stirling Highland Games’ long term supporters has just committed to the event for another 5 years. Stirling Highland Games Chieftains Convenor Catriona Cripps visited the city centre store this week to meet up with staff and thank Specsavers Stirling Director Susanne Akil for their continuedsupport. “We were delighted to welcome Specsavers Stirling on

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Stirling Summer Festival attracts folk icon Dougie MacLean to Stirling Highland Games 2019

Ceangail has evolved its annual Stirling Highland Games over the last 5 years into the now popular Summer Festival with this year’s event attracting one of Scotland’s leading singer-songwriters to the main stage as part of the evening’s summer sessions. With last year’s Festival attracting almost 5500, the team behind the event are pulling out

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Stirling Summer Festival connects with Ancient Stirling

Stirling Highland Games and Summer Festival is now extending its walking tour activities to include a city centre tour on Friday evening. This annual festival, which is hosted at Stirling Sports Village on Saturday 17th August and has been delivered by Ceangail over the last 5 years is looking to encourage visitor dwell time in

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2019 start’s with a Slam Dunk for Stirling Highland Games

Stirling Highland Games is a traditional Highland games competition held annually on the 3rd Saturday of August at Stirling Sports Village. The event nowadays attracts a much wider visiting audience with people travelling to Stirling from all over the world. The honorary role of Games Chieftain is chosen by the Stirling Highland Games committee from

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