Neil MacDonald, shepherd from Capisdale


View of Tarskavaig


Ardvasar Hotel - past

Ardvasar Hotel

Ardvasar Hotel

Advasar Hotel

News & Events

Please note that the talk and workshop on local wells has had to be postponed. We will let you know the new date as soon as possible.

Winter programme
Summer activities
Any other news or events
Meetings will be held on a Friday The start time is usually 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated in the programme. Our usual venue is the Conference Room/Seomar Cruinneachaidh at Sabhal Mor 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 £2.

Winter Programme 2013-2014

11 October

Medicine in Lochalsh and Kintail before and after the Dewar Report of 1912, Talk by Dr John Adamson, Kyleakin. Talla Duisdale

22 November

AGM + History round our feet: closing in on everyday objects, a talk with Hugh Cheape. SMO

13 December

Education in Sleat. A look at schools etc. in the parish in this anniversary year for the Sabhal Mòr and Bun Sgoile Shlèite. Exhibition and short talk. SMO

10 January

The Fishing Pier at Isle Ornsay - a talk by Neil MacGillivray SMO

7 February

Now on 6 February

From An Antique Land - Early Artists in Skye a talk by Anne MacLeod, Skye & Lochalsh Archive Centre SMO

14 March

The Sound of Sleat, a sea history with Charles Barrington. SMO

April Wellbeing - a look at the wells of Sleat, their folklore, whereabouts etc with Iain MacKinnon and others. To be confirmed

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Summer Activities 2013

3 July


Talk on Martin Martin, with Dr Dòmhnall Uilleam Stiubhart.


25 July


The Camas Daraich Dig, a talk by Dr Karen Hardy


Dates to be confirmed

Field survey training with Martin Wildgoose

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Other Events

None to report. See the Community Trust website ( for a listing of all events in Sleat.

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