Events & Exhibitions Archive

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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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Welcome to our special exhibition celebrating the 45-year progress of the pioneering Gaelic rock band RUNRIG from community hall dance floors in 1973 to their final pair of performances, The Last Dance, in Stirling in August 2018. Fifty images, taken by fans of the band during these two last-ever gigs, record the events from a […]

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Travelling Gallery’s Spring 2019 exhibition, Displaced, will explore how artists are responding to global migration and the refugee crisis now. With ongoing international conflicts and the continued displacement of human beings, artists are asking us to question how we view, understand, and represent refugees and migrants. Can artists give an ethical voice to those who don’t have one? Displaced is […]

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Taigh Chearsabhagh is very proud to present the Degree Show exhibitions in our main gallery spaces by the first 3 home grown graduates, Gina Macdonald, Kirsty O’Connor and Holly Moffat-Hardy https://www.lews.uhi.ac.uk/about-us/find-us/north-uist-campus/ Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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Come join us on Monday the 13th of May for a Tapestry Weaving Workshop with artist Susannah Bolton (http://www.susannahbolton.com/)  in the studios at Taigh Chearsabhagh. We will explore the basics of tapestry weaving. No prior experience needed, just come along and enjoy an afternoon of weaving on handmade notched lap looms. You will leave equipped […]

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Battle of Sollas Commemoration Project Closing date : 8 June The community of the district of Sollas, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides would like to commission an artist to create a suitable memorial commemorating the Battle of Sollas. This is an open call for artists to submit a Stage 1 proposal and outline ideas. […]

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Là Buidhe Bealltainn // Beltane Wed 1st May Diciadain 1 An Cèitean Cuir seachad Là Bhuidhe Bealltainn còmhla rinn aig Taigh Chearsabhagh! Come join us on the 1st of May to celebrate Beltane (Là Buidhe Bealltainn) at Taigh Chearsabhagh. Bealtane is one of the Celtic quarter-days, and traditionally marked the beginning of summer. MORE DETAILS […]

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An archive of Taigh Chearsabhagh events and exhibitions for 2005.

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Last Thursdays Poetry Evening – Dark and Light As we emerge from the darkness of winter into the lightness of spring, please bring poems that reflect on this Taigh Chearsabhagh – Thursday 28 March – 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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Everyone is invited to Taigh Chearsabhagh Trust’s AGM on Wednesday 20 March from 6pm. Fèis Rois will be screening their Uist Kin in the Community film directed by Duncan Chisholm with a live performance of the soundtrack by Pàdruig Morrison, Chloe Steele, Ailis Sutherland and Ilona Kennedy. All welcome! Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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From Tuesday 12th March, we will be starting a series of drawing classes over 3 weeks with Marnie Keltie. All abilities welcome! All we would ask you to bring is an object you would like to draw. The class date and times are as follows: Session 1: Tuesday 12th of March, 7pm. Session 2: Tuesday […]

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                                     I am flying over North Uist on a late November afternoon. The arrival into Benbecula airport is unnerving. Beneath me through the dark grey cloud there suddenly appears a vast landscape that stretches out as far as […]

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                                    I am visiting the Isle of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides catching up on the building of our new studio, a restored Thomas Telford Parliamentary Church. Driving up the track I am perplexed to see that the […]

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Jon will be reading from his latest collection, “ A Melody of Sorts” ‘Born among the granite and drumlins of Ireland, Jon Plunkett now lives and writes in the Highlands of Scotland. His work has been widely published and anthologised in poetry and literary journals. In addition to writing, Jon is a multiple poetry slam […]

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Alistair Gow, Master Printer at Glasgow Print Studio gives a talk about his work Thursday 14 February 7.30pm. He will talk about his work with Ken Currie recently exhibited at Taigh Chearsabhagh. He is currently in Uist as a visiting printmaking tutor with LCC UHI art students. Free. All welcome. Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmail

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Don’t miss this Film screening and talk on Friday the 8th of Feb by Lesley Riddoch The Faroes, Iceland and Norway all punch well above their weight in health, literacy, average income and happiness. How have these places overcome the immense challenges of remoteness and relatively barren landscapes to achieve independence, or in the case of […]

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****Calling all artists!****   We are currently looking for artists to feature on our Taigh Chearsabhagh Online Galleries!   The theme for the exhibition is: Dark Months, this can be interpreted in any way and in any medium. Artists may submit individually or as part of a group – these digital exhibitions will be selected […]

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New for 2018 and 2019, we are delighted to launch Taigh Chearsabhagh’s Feis Dubhlachd (Dark Months) Festival, a programme which seeks to bring the local community together through events and activities celebrating some of the island’s culture and environment, in the winter period.   Events so far have included; A one day ‘Not a Conference’ […]

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UHI B.A. Fine Art Degree Show Jean Newman’s work seeks to invite curiosity and encourage a questioning of our understanding of time, continuity and place. Walking in the Uist landscape provides a mechanism for both creative thinking and the collection of temporal information.   Repetition infers time passing and mindful contemplation of the continuity between the […]

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