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Cearcall a’ Chuain [ the ocean’s cycle]

This year’s annual Comann Eachdraidh Uibhist a Tuath exhibition Cearcall a’ Chuain [ the ocean’s cycle] explores the fascinating theme of the sea and stories about the waters that surround our island. The exhibition  will include cases of sea related objects as well as the amazing collection of model boats from the Reverent Donald MacQuarrie.  …

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Blàthan Briste | Broken Flowers

Blàthan Briste | Broken Flowers is a collaborative exhibition by Alec Finlay and Hannah Imlach exploring energy independence, localism, and technology, from the Neolithic quernstones (hand-mills) of the islands, to the MoD rocket range on Uist and St Kilda, and the renewable energy arrays of the future. Preview – Saturday 5 August 7pm including Work Songs, …

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Soul Vessels – Kirsty O’Connor

Soul Vessels is inspired by the beautiful wooden boats built by five generations of the Stewart family on Grimsay. It also relates to the mythical significance, in many cultures including the Celtic, of the boat as a carrier of the souls of the dead. It commemorates personal losses, as well as honouring souls lost at …

Uist Arts Association (UAA)
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UAA Open Summer Show 2017

An exhibition of work by local artists, members of the Uist Arts Association.

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Saturday Club Tutors Required

We are looking to recruit more tutors to our pool of freelancers to run the Saturday Club at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre. The popular Saturday Club sessions run every Saturday through the year with two tutors from 10am – 3pm – 3 x one hour sessions for different age groups with 30 minute …

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THE LOBSTER AND THE LACUNA | An Giomach agus an Fhaochag

A descent through the log books of Roberta Sinclair, naturalist and submariner.

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Taigh Ciùil Local Live Music Cafe

Live, mainly traditional & Gaelic, music showcase featuring local tradition bearers and emerging musicians and students

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Thursdays Poetry Evening – Henry Marsh

Poetry Evening headlined by the Edinburgh-based poet Henry Marsh and North Uist Poet, Pauline Prior-Pitt, and the Uist Writing Group. This will be the third visit at Taigh Chearsabhagh from Henry Marsh. Henry, who has spent part of every summer in Uist, will be reading his Uist poems, personal reflection poems, and selections from, “The …

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HUMAN CARGO – Stories & Songs of EMIGRATION, SLAVERY & TRANSPORTATION

Join storyteller and folk singer Matthew Crampton for stories and songs from his book Human Cargo: Emigration, Slavery and Transportation. Find out more about the book here. Understanding today’s migrant crisis through story and song from the past. HUMAN CARGO explores the experiences of people who were trafficked or transported in the 18th and 19th …

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Taigh Ciùil Special – Twelfth Day

Don’t miss this very special Taigh Ciùil featuring the fantastic Twelfth Day and don’t forget it’s on Thursday not Friday. Booking advised 01870603977 or [email protected]