Events & Exhibitions Archive

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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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  Considering the fragility of being human… A’ smaointinn air brisg an t-sluagh… We are delighted that our next UAA cafe exhibition will feature the work of local artist, Margaret Joan MacIsaac. About the work: We all may be only a few steps away from crisis, yet as a society people in crisis are often […]

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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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