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hands & hearts | làmhan & cridheachan

A celebration of the 40th anniversary of Craigard Day Centre A’ comharrachadh 40 bliadhna de chruthachadh le muinntir Ionad Chreag Àrd The Day Centre opened its doors on the 5th of December 1977, becoming the first Adult Day Centre in the Western Isles. The building had previously been home to a succession of North Uist …


Artist Talk & Screening – Mairead McClean

  Mairéad McClean will talk about her practice and show some of her previous work. She is currently filming in Uist for a Wapping Project commission in collaboration with Taigh Chearsabhagh. The resultant film will be screened at Taigh Chearsabhagh during summer 2018. Mairéad McClean’s work disrupts and restructures events from the past highlighting the …


Hand-Milling Grain & Worksongs


Stories, Songs and Traditions from St Kilda

A unique event illustrated by photos, archive recordings of St Kildans as well as live performance by acclaimed folklorist and singer Margaret Bennett Presented as part of the supporting programme of events for Lesions in the Landscape    



as part of the LESIONS IN THE LANDSCAPE programme HAND MEMORY- It’s role for people living with dementia “It’s good to see natural ground”; – “Tha math a’ bhith faicinn talamh nàdrach” A talk with Paula Brown and Jon MacLeod of the Dementia Friendly Communities Project and Dr. Stephanie Bunn – Senior Lecturer from the …

Film Friday film club at taigh chearsabhagh

FILM FRIDAY – The Source

FILM FRIDAY, the monthly indie film club, relocates to Sgoil Lionacleit Theatre, Benbecula, with this special International Women’s Day screening.


ELSEWHERE – Pauline Prior-Pitt

Taigh Chearsabhagh is pleased to be hosting the island launch of Pauline Prior-Pitt’s latest poetry collection “Elsewhere” There will be refreshments, a short reading, followed by a book signing. see event on facebook

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An T-Slighe – Margaret Joan MacIsaac

An installation of degree show work by BAFA (Hons) graduate Margaret Joan MacIsaac


Machair Art

The Machair Art project is an exciting opportunity for the students to explore and investigate the machair through the media of art.  This will encourage a wider perception of contemporary art, the methods in which artists work and gain new skills in the areas of drawing and digital photography. It is hoped that the project …

Eaval Inn

Cuan Uibhist – The Secret Sea

Mar 2012 - 26 May 2012

The exhibition is the culmination of a residency project with 7 local artists, writers and composers looking at transience in coastal habitation in the Uists. The project has been funded by Scotland’s Islands 2011.