Events & Exhibitions Archive

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? langass tease from TAIGH CHEARSABHAGH on Vimeo.   Fèis nan Solas/Festival of Light IMPORTANT UPDATE:  Fèis nan Solas/Festival of Light at Langass – a new date will be announced soon for early 2019.   A bright start for the new year!   This project is part financed by the Scottish Government and the European Community Outer Hebrides […]

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Fèill Leabhraichean Uibhist/Uist Book Festival 19 – 25 den t-Samhain, 2018, air feadh Uibhist/19 – 25 of November, 2018, across Uist. Fèill ùr a’ comharrachadh litreachas Uibhist. Am measg nan tachartasan air feadh na seachdain, bidh farpais sgrìobhaidh, seiseanan ùghdair, òraidean, bogaidhean leabhair agus bùthan-obrach sna sgoiltean agus sa choimhearsnachd. A new festival for Uist’s […]

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Fèill Leabhraichean Uibhist/Uist Book Festival 19 – 25 den t-Samhain, 2018, air feadh Uibhist. 19 – 25 of November, 2018, across Uist. Fèill ùr a’ comharrachadh litreachas Uibhist. Am measg nan tachartasan air feadh na seachdain, bidh farpais sgrìobhaidh, seiseanan ùghdair, òraidean, bogaidhean leabhair agus bùthan-obrach sna sgoiltean agus sa choimhearsnachd. A new festival for […]

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The Uist Arts Association will be exhibiting a range of small works in the Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe from the 24th of November. There will be a preview on Friday 23rd November from 7pm.     Image Credit: Peter Ferguson, Blue Grass, Altered Photograph   Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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Fèill Leabhraichean Uibhist/Uist Book Festival 19 – 25 den t-Samhain, 2018, air feadh Uibhist. 19 – 25 of November, 2018, across Uist. Fèill ùr a’ comharrachadh litreachas Uibhist. Am measg nan tachartasan air feadh na seachdain, bidh farpais sgrìobhaidh, seiseanan ùghdair, òraidean, bogaidhean leabhair agus bùthan-obrach sna sgoiltean agus sa choimhearsnachd. A new festival for […]

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The Uist Writers’ Group, led by Pauline Prior-Pitt, is a group of people with a shared interest in creative writing; poetry and prose. It usually meets on the first Saturday of the month at Taigh Chearsabhagh. Meetings for the rest of this year are on: November 3rd, November 24th ( as part of the Uist […]

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Exhibition preview  – Friday 2 November 6-9pm Artist’s Talk – Saturday 3 November 3.30pm. Both events are free, all welcome, but reservation advised 01870603970 Since he first emerged as one of the leading figurative painters to have graduated from Glasgow School of Art in the mid 80’s, Currie has consistently addressed socio-political issues that speak globally […]

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We are delighted to be hosting poet Hollie McNish for her performance of Plum and Other Poems at 7:30pm on the 1st of November at Taigh Chearsabhagh. Tickets are £6 and £5 for concessions. Booking is Essential – please telephone 01870603970 to book About: Benjamin Zephaniah stating ‘I can’t take my ears off her’, Kate […]

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Last Thursdays – Poetry Evening Theme: Nature – this is a very broad theme, giving plenty of scope for poems on any aspect of nature Taigh Chearsabhagh Thursday 25th October – 7:30pm – 9:00pm (Doors open from 7pm) Entry by donation (£3 suggested) includes complementary cold drinks and nibbles   Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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Calling all artists! We are delighted to launch Taigh Chearsabhagh’s first call for submissions to our new digital galleries! These galleries will be launched in November as part of our Stormfest programme. The theme for our first digital exhibition is: Dark Months, this can be interpreted in any way. Artists may submit individually or as part […]

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Siri wakes to find herself trapped inside a brutalist candy-coloured dreamhouse. Despite the cutesy décor, the place is far from benign, and she and her fellow inmates are encouraged to compete for survival. Forced to go head-to-head in a series of demeaning tasks, Siri and Alexa start subverting the rules, soon revealing the sinister truth […]

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We are delighted to be featuring local artist Ellis O’Connor as the first exhibiting artist in our new space in Lochboisdale, Taigh Chearsabhagh a’ Deas. O’Connor’s paintings are inspired by the Uist landscape and the elements that shape this environment. This exhibition will run from the 13th of October until the 9th of November. We […]

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Along the peaty shore  – Air an tràigh mhòintich a series of prints and paintings by Catherine Yeatman This is a quiet slow landscape where edges mingle, and the tide seeps silently, asking the question: Uist, land or water?   From the 6th of October to 17th November in the Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe.   Image […]

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Image Credit: March, 2018, by Roy Talmon & Noa Biran – Talmon Biran Architecture Studio, 8th Land Art Festival, Poland. @ Marta Michalowska 6 October 2018 1:30pm – 9pm plus writing workshop 10:30am-12:30pm Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre Lochmaddy North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5AA 01870 603970 [email protected] Free, booking essential A day of conversations, […]

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Lots of great films at the festival at Taigh Chearsabhagh and Carinish Hall. Full programme here Including SHORE: How We See The Sea To book tickets for Uist screenings click here Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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Don’t miss this special screening of debut feature film by Ben Sharrock. Unable to fly the nest due to the economic crisis that grips Spain, a young couple have trouble consummating their relationship. Increasingly desperate and with no money for a hotel, they are forced to look for local public hotspots used for sex, known […]

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Thank you to all the RUNRIG fans who were at The Last Dance in Stirling on Friday and Saturday and have made the trip to North Uist to view the RUNRIG Archive in Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre. What a wonderful fantastic experience it was. Never to be forgotten. Next year 2019 we are […]

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The Festival Open Writing Competition is open to all those living on Uist and Benbecula or whose entries are inspired by the socio-economic, historic or geographic features of these islands; and is open to established and new and emerging authors alike. There are separate classes for juniors (from 3 to below the age of 8 […]

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From August 2018 to July 2019, we will be exhibiting the work of UAA (Uist Arts Association) artists in the Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe. Gina MacDonald is the first local artist we are featuring in this rolling program of exhibitions with her show Snaithlean. About Snaithlean: My work is based on dementia, connections and repetition.   I […]

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