Tìr Ìseal nan Òran (Tiree low land of song)

June will be an exciting month for the Tìr Ìseal nan Òran (Tiree: low land of song) project, with the the multi-media performance and two community events. We invite you to join us for all these events to celebrate Tiree’s stories.

Tìr Ìseal Multi-media Performance, Thurs 16 June @ 19:00

Our multi-media performance will take place on Thurs 16 June at 19:00 in An Talla, with dramatised retellings of some of the project stories by the young people of Tiree Primary and High School & Oban High School, original music and song created for the project by Ian Smith, Seonaidh Macintyre and Angus MacPhail, and film by Jack Lockhart, in a production devised and directed by Douglas Roberts.

This performance is free to attend. If you want to ensure that you have ‘ringside’ seats, we will be operating an advance seat reservation service and information about that will be available soon at www.tir-iseal.co.uk. There will also be a raffle at the performance and we welcome donations of suitable prizes – message 07943 667673.

Tiree Stories and the Argyll Papers, Sat 4 June @ 19:30

On Sat 4 June at 19:30 in An Talla, we will be presenting the project stories and the original archive sources which show their historical context. The selection of documents will include James Turnbull’s amazing and beautiful plan and written survey as well as many other unique and fascinating original documents from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.

Please note that under 16s need to be accompanied by an adult.

Tìr Ìseal Cèilidh, Sat 11 June @ 19:30

Please join us for the Tìr Ìseal Cèilidh, a traditional cèilidh on Sat 11 June at 19:30 in An Talla – bring a song, a tune or a story to share in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. BYOB.

Please note that under 16s need to be accompanied by an adult.

Tìr Ìseal nan Òran is supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund. This fund is being delivered in partnership between VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland with support from National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players. We are very grateful for the support of Argyll Estates, Historic Environment Support Fund, the National Lottery through Creative Scotland, Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Argyll & Bute Council Supporting Communities Fund, Clan Campbell Education Foundation, Inc., CHARTS Argyll and Isles, Tiree Community Windfall Fund, Pamela Campbell Bickford, Martha McKinnon and Elizabeth Kraus.