Neil MacDonald, shepherd from Capisdale


View of Tarskavaig


Ardvasar Hotel - past

Ardvasar Hotel

Ardvasar Hotel

Advasar Hotel

News & Events

Winter programme
Summer activities
Any other news or events

Meetings will now be held on a Wednesday so we don’t clash with other events held in the Seòmar Chruinneachaidh or the old cafe next door. The start time is usually 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated in the programme. Our usual venue is the Conference Room/Seòmar Cruinneachaidh at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig shown as SMO in the programme below. From time to time we use other venues – if so, these will be specified on the programme. Monthly meetings are free to members, while the entry for non-members is usually £3.

Winter Programme 2017/2018

Sunday 8 October 10am-4pm
Capisdale survey and clearance day with Martin Wildgoose and TWIG. Meet at Capisdal. See Summer Events below for more details.

Wednesday18 October
Bring an Object Night – Your chance to tell a story, show a photograph or talk about an interesting object you might have. SMO.

Wednesday 8 November
Researching the life of Màiri Mhòr nan Òran – reconciling fact and fiction a talk by Liz MacRae Shaw. SMO

Wednesday 13 December
AGM followed by A Mixed Bag” including a report on the yacht trip combined with a display of old photographs and a pre-Christmas social evening. SMO.

Wednesday 10 January
The People’s Parish - A look at the Statistical Accounts (Old, New, and Third) and ways we can update them. SMO.

Wednesday 14 February
Rubh’ an Dunain opens further perspectives a talk by Charles Barrington. SMO

Wednesday 14 March
A Sense of Place - a talk by Dr Gillian Munro based on the interviews she undertook in Sleat in the late 1990s. SMO

Wednesday 11 April
NEW EVENT: Short talks on various subjects with several different speakers

Land Legacies: the enduring impact of the First World War on Highland Land Issues, talk by Dr Iain Robertson, History Dept, University of the Highlands and Islands.
NB This talk has been postponed until the autumn.

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Spring/Summer Activities 2018

To be announced

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Other Events

See the Community Trust website ( for a listing of all events in Sleat.

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