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’ (To Step Across the Line – Frictionless Border Festival: https://www.taigh-chearsabhagh.org/events/to-step-across-the-line-frictionless-border-festival/ ) on Sat 6 Oct in collaboration with The Wapping Project.
- Storytelling Ceilidh with Claddach Kirkibost – inter-generational ceilidh with transport and refreshments provided. Gaelic and English language and crofting memory focus.
- Our Às an Tobar/Uist Book Festival events in partnership with Ceolas, which took place within Book Week Scotland
- Tir Na Og family ceilidh in parternship with Ceolas on the 1st December at Carinish Hall with performances by children and local musicians
- The new Fèis na Solas which had to be scaled down due to weather but will be rescheduled soon!
- Christmas artist and craft fair 15th of December at Taigh Chearsabhagh.
- Future events for 2019 include a celebration of Brighde on 1 Feb, Beltane on 1 May, and the relaunch of our Taigh Ciùil music brand in Februaury!
- The Island Resilience & Sustainability workshops (led by Strathclyde University) @TC, which also formed part of our pilot events for the first full annual conference in 2019: https://www.strath.ac.uk/research/strathclydecentreenvironmentallawgovernance/news/lawartsandislandresilienceprojectsecondworkshop