Events & Exhibitions Archive

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Join Catriona and Fiona for drop-in craft sessions in the Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe on 30th November, 7th December and 14th December between 1pm and 3pm. You will have the opportunity to make a variety of festive crafts, from pom-pom wreaths and twig decorations to Lino print cards. Materials will be provided. These sessions will take […]

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Drawing from Life: The Artist Educator A one-day symposium at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, North Uist Saturday 23rd November 2019 9.30am – 3.30pm To celebrate Taigh Chearsabhagh hosting the Donald Smith – Eileanach : Islander exhibition this one-day symposium creates an opportunity to explore the continued attraction for artist educators to live and work […]

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22 Nov, 19:30 Taigh Chearsabhagh  Margot Henderson is a Scots Irish poet, storyteller, songwriter and community artist. She sees her work as celebrating our connection to nature, place, community and heritage. Margot will be leading ‘a good blether’, sharing her stories, poems and songs. Those of you who have heard Margot before will know what a […]

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Taigh Chearsabhagh Wed 20th Nov, 7:30pm.   Mandy Haggith is an author, poet and environmental activist. She is currently a director of the Assynt Foundation. This evening she will be talking about her fascinating and gripping Iron Age Saga, which began with The Walrus Mutterer. She will also be introducing us to poems from her latest […]

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Born in rural Lewis in 1926, Donald John Smith was – wrote Gray’s School of Art Principal Ian Fleming in 1958 – ‘the outstanding student of his year … unquestionably a man of great ability as an artist.” He would go on to be exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, Society of Scottish Artists, Aberdeen […]

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Last Thursdays Poetry Evening. Thursday 26th September, 7:30 pm Endings and Beginnings. Whether you come as a reader of a listener, you can be sure of a warm welcome. Free, Donations for Drinks and Nibbles Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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  Taigh Chearsabhagh, Gallery 2 21 An t-Sultain | September – 26 An Dàmhair | October Opening Community Meal  20 An t-Sultain | September, 7:30 pm, Gallery 2 Bring your own small dish of food to share as part of a potluck supper   Laura Donkers, is completing a Practice-led PhD at Duncan of Jordanstone […]

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Screenings on Thursday 12th September at Stoneybridge Community Hall, South Uist and Friday 13th & Saturday 14th at Carinish Community Hall, North Uist.   Also Pop-up Cinema at UistFilm (ex-Tourist Office in Lochmaddy) Plus drop-in animation artwork workshops Full programme online here  or pick up a hard copy at Taigh Chearsabhagh or Ceolas and many […]

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  Flagging Up the Climate Crisis: A Climate Banner making project with Kirsty O’Connor. A creative community response to Climate Change.  Launch Session: Monday 9th Sept: 2 pm – 5 pm Family friendly session: 6:30 pm  – 8:30 pm   Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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Niall Campbell spent his childhood in South Uist where his parents still live His latest collection is Noctuary, the name given to a diary for the late hours. North Uist based poet Pauline Prior-Pitt’s collection Written on the Shore is a sequence of poems initially scribbled in her notebook during long walks on Solas Beach. […]

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An Illustrated Talk   An illustrated talk on the history, practice, and future of low-level aerial photography, It’s not about drones. By going back to the 19th century we start with some of the pioneers and show how their spirit and creativity lives on. Using their insight and today’s technological advances we look and speculate […]

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Birds of a feather sew together and now they light up too! This workshop invites you to join textile designer Lucy Robertson, to create your very own light up love bird! Sign up with a friend, family member, partner or on your own. We will provide you with the materials, components, instructions, facilities and support […]

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  EARTHWARDS/Ris a’ Gharbhlach – Monday 15 June @TC 11am – 9pm Taigh Chearsabhagh presents a day of Geology themed events: Hidden Mountains – 11am-12pm – Gallery 2 Geology Talk – Jean Archer What does geology sound like? – 12:30pm-1:30pm – Gallery 2 A performance by the Office Orchestra of Christian Wollf’s composition Stones Tional – […]

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A final mission to rescue himself When the memories of a life are lost in the snow, a final challenge remains. The toughest climb of all: to conquer the mind and rescue the man. From acclaimed Scottish director Robbie Fraser £8 inc. VAT £6 (concs.) Tickets on door only – email [email protected] to reserve. Plus a […]

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  Join us on Baile Sear beach, on the 14th of July to take part in this exciting interactive artwork by Katie Paterson, where you will transform the beach into a mini mountain range using special “buckets and spades”!   About the Project: Website:http://www.firstthereisamountain.com First There is a Mountain is a new artwork that connects […]

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What can The University of the Highlands and Islands do for your business? The Knowledge Exchange Creative Economy Hub at the University of the Highlands and Islands is committed to developing collaboration and interaction with the creative economy sector across the region. The university aims to increase activity in knowledge exchange for the benefit of […]

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Seeking Selkies – Saturday 22 Jun 2019 – 10:30am-4pm Taigh Chearsabhagh presents a day of stories, song, art making and film at the Claddach Kirkibost Centre exploring Selkie folklore £15 – Including Lunch – Ages 12+ Booking Recommended tel: 01870 603 970 Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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Meireal | Brackish is a site-specific environmental sound installation and live real-time continual broadcast. Listen Here. A single hydrophone placed within a fishing creel (functioning both as protective enclosure and microphone shock mount) records the daily activity of a sea loch adjacent to the port of Lochmaddy on the island of North Uist. The microphone is strategically […]

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