Here you can find details of past events – videos, presentations and notes from talks, workshops and other events held at Ceann na h-Àirigh. Most of these form part of our free/by donation programming and are freely available for all to access, below.

Island Crannogs – Duncan Garrow, University Of Reading – 28 Jan’21

“Island Archaeologies and the Conundrum(s) of ‘Insular Connectivity’” – a pre-recorded presentation, originally shared during the Archaeology Ireland Conference 2020

Jointly hosted by Uist Community Archaeology Group and Grimsay Community Association

   

   

Cèilidh na Seann Bliadhn’ Ùire / Old New Year Ceilidh – 12 Jan’21

Hosted by Grimsay Community Association, compered by Pàdruig Morrison

Featuring live and recorded performances by: Josie Anne Gaitens, Catriona Garbutt Alex MacDonald, Fiona MacLean, Linda MacLeod, Fergus & Finlay MacVicar, Pàdruig Morrison, Janice Simpson & Anne Wilson

Cèilidh na Seann Bliadhn’ Ùire / Old New Year Ceilidh – Part 1

Cèilidh na Seann Bliadhn’ Ùire / Old New Year Ceilidh – Part 2

Balivanich Wheelhouse – Lisa Brown, Historic Environment Scotland – 03 Dec’20

Jointly hosted by Uist Community Archaeology Group and Grimsay Community Association

Grimsay Poetry Symposium – led by Pàdruig Morrison – 25 & 26 Nov’20

An event revealing the many renowned bards and rich poetic history of Grimsay, held on two consecutive evenings (Meeting 1 in English, Meeting 2 in Gaelic). 

Meeting 1, 25 Nov 2020 (English)

Meeting 2, 26 Nov 2020 (Gaidhlig)

Grimsay Wheelhouse – Alasdair McKenzie, Historic Environment Scotland – 15 Oct’20

Jointly hosted by Uist Community Archaeology Group and Grimsay Community Association

Community & Maritime Heritage in Lockdown – Matthew Topsfield – 14 Nov’20

A paper to Scotland’s Community Heritage Conference 2020

The Eriskay Gansey: a working garment at the height of its art – Uist Yarn Studio – 12 Nov’20

A talk as part of the Knitting the Herring project, in collaboration with Scottish Fisheries Museum