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A stylised image of rocks placed on the base with a muted blue sky in the background. On the top, left, there is bold white text that reads ‘Monday 15th July 10:00am - 9pm’. Under reads smaller white text that reads ‘Taigh Chearsabhagh presents a day of Geology themed Events’. Underneath all the white text however above the rocks at the base, there is huge, bold purple text that reads ‘Earthwards Ris a’ Gharbhlach’.

Earthwards/Ris a’ Gharbhlach


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 – 2:30pm-5:30pm
A gathering for tea, coffe and baking followed by the sharing of memories of the part played by stones in island life – uses, place names, stories, significance etc, in Gaelic

Earthwords – 7pm-9pm – Gallery 2
A selection of literary responses to the current geology exhibition by members of the Uist Writers Group
+ Open Mic – Please bring a piece of poetry or prose to read on the day’s theme of mountains and geology.

All events are FREE