Programme of Meetings: 2008 - 2009
- November 11, 2008
MacLean family of Raasay.
- December 9, 2008
NB VENUE: Dunvegan Castle
- The Castle, The Clan, The Homecoming
- January 13, 2009
All Creatures Great and Small- 50 Years as a Vet on Skye.
- February 10, 2009
UHI History Department.
Dr Jim Hunter
- March 10, 2009
St Maolrubha & St Columba.
- April 14, 2009
Col. Jock Collection and Museum of Isles Collection.
Programme of Meetings: 2006 - 2007
October 10 - Bill Cowie - Kirk Cave, Rona
November 14 - Alister Ross – Education – PHS100
December 12 - Norman Newton - Skye and Raasay
(in association with Aberdeen University Centre for Lifelong Learning )
January 9 - Pat Myhill - Telford’s Stein
February 13 - Fiona MacKenzie – Màiri Mhòr nan Orain -
March 13 - Ian McCrorie - The MacBrayne Story
April 10 - AGM, with guest speaker - Roger Hutchinson - “Calum’s Road”
All meetings are held at Tigh na Sgire, Portree,
at 7. 30 p.m.,
on the second Tuesday of each month.
Dualchas, part of The Highland Council Education, Culture and Sport Service,
is based in Tigh na Sgire, Park Lane, Portree.
The Heritage Service gives access to detailed information on the history and culture of the locality through
the varied and extensive resource material it holds.
The collections comprise 10,000 photographs as well as maps,
postcards, documents, family and legal papers, and around 3,000 books.
For those with an interest in the distant past,
there are archaeological and landscape survey reports, sites and monuments records and some of the artefacts resulting
from local excavations.
We are open to visitors Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm (apart from lunchtime) or by ‘phone on 01478 613857.