Celtic Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison

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SheepServing the Celtic interests of students and members of the local community is the Celtic Cultural Center (CCC) of Madison. Among the recurrent activities of the CCC are its annual Irish Language Weekend, Children's Language Workshops, Celtic Film Festival, and St. Patrick's Day Eve Festival. The CCC also sponsors regular classes in the Irish language and has staged numerous special cultural events since 1995. In collaboration with the Celtic Music Association, the CCC maintains a Web site at


Check the Celtic Events Calendar on the Web page for a complete and current list of upcoming events in the Madison area and on campus.

Celtic-focused non-credit classes are offered regularly at UW–Madison through the Department of Liberal Arts & Applied Studies (LAAS) in the Division of Continuing Studies, which offers lifelong learning for personal enrichment and professional development. For information, see http://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/personal-enrichment.html

Celtic Community Links:

The Celtic Cultural Centerhttp://www.celticmadison.org/culture/

The Celtic Music Association of Madisonhttp://www.celticmadison.org/music/

Community Celtic Musicianshttp://www.celticmadison.org/music/#links

Community Celtic Dance Organizations http://www.celticmadison.org/dance/#links

Cambrian Heritage Society of Madison

Wisconsin Manx Association (based in Madison)

The St. Andrews Society, Madison Chapter, contact jchutchi@wisc.edu

Hurling Club of Madison

Dane County Shamrock Club

St. Patrick's Day Parade