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LATEST EVENTS | Whats on at AROS | LONG TERM EVENTS / ONGOING EVENTS | PICTURE GALLERIES OF PREVIOUS EVENTS

 
   
   
ONGOING & RETAINED EVENTS (some events have pictures of the events and are retained for a week so our weekly visitors can enjoy them)  
   
FRIDAYS AT 8pm TROTTERNISH CEILIDH DANCES  
Kilmuir Hall at 8 pm and Skeabost Hall on the 1st Friday of the month  
   
MONDAYS FROM 1 pm to 4 pm SKYE QUILTERS MEET IN AROS CENTRE, PORTREE  
All welcome.  
   
ULLAPOOL MARKET EVERY SATURDAY (April-September) 9 till 5  
   
POOLEWE MARKET EVERY TUESDAY (till 31 October) in Poolewe Hall  
   
GAIRLOCH MARKET EVERY MONDAY (10 till 2.30) in the Gale Centre  
   
LOCHCARRON GALLERY - April - Exhibition of work by Alison Dunlop  
   
GAIRLOCH HERITAGE MUSEUM (till 6th May)- The Life and Work of Finlay Mackinnon  
   
7th - 25th April EXHIBITION OF WORK BY ANN COOMBER IN AN TALLA DEARG, ISLE ORNSAY  
Featuring various sculptures by Ann Coomber. Open 10 till 6 Monday to Friday and 10 till 4 on Saturday & Sunday.  
   
   
21st April CRAFT FAIR IN DORNIE HALL  
10.30 till 5. Demonstartions, refreshments & light lunches.  
   
22nd April BEACH CLEAN UP AT UIG  
From 1 till 4. Gloves, bags, hi-viz vests provided. Thank you party for all volunteers afterwards in the hall (4 till 5)  
   
24th April SKYE/LOCHALSH SPORTS COUNCIL AGM  
At 7.30 pm in Broadford Hall  
   
26th April SCOTTISH WILDLIFE TRUST (Skye region) AGM  
At 7.30 pm in Tigh na Sgire, Portree.  
   
27th April FRIENDS OF DR MACKINNON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AGM  
In the hospital day room at 6.45 pm  
   
27th April MEET LOCAL BEEKEPERS  
For those interested in beekeeping. Kyleakin Connections at 7.30 pm  
   
29th April SPRING CRAFT FAIR IN KYLEAKIN HALL  
From 11 till 3. free entry.  
   
5th May ULLAPOOL BOOK FESTIVAL FRIDAY - SUNDAY  
http://www.ullapoolbookfestival.co.uk  
   
12th May CRAFT FAIR IN DORNIE HALL  
From 10.30 till 5.  
   
13 May CONCERT IN AROS, PORTREE at 7.30 pm  
Renowned Main St Blues (acoustic blues & electric blues rock) play. Tickets £12 (concessions £10)  
   
27/28 May SPRING GARDEN AND CRAFT FAIR IN ARMADALE CASTLE GARDENS  
To book a stall contact office@clandonald.com or 01471 844 305.  
   
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU IN KYLE MEDICAL CENTRE EVERY WEDNESDAY 10 - 12 AND 1 - 4  
PERFORMING ARTS PROMOTION GROUP - LOCHAN - BASED IN LOCHALSH see http://www.lochan.info  
   
MUAY THAI (Thai Boxing) CLASSES IN PORTREE COMMUNITY CENTRE EVERY MONDAY & THURSDAY  

Juniors (7 to 14 yrs) 5 to 6 p.m. and Adults (15 + years) from 6 to 8 p.m. Costs £2 per session for Jun. and £3 per sesssion for adults (or £20 per month).

See http://www.facebook.com/SkyeMMAclub or phone 07799 305820 for more info.

 
Click here for pictures of the steam train at Kyle of Lochalsh station  
Whats on at AROS |Previous Photo Galleries and Archives  
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
LOCHALSH TOURIST GUIDE  

The new Guide to Lochalsh and Skye has openend at http://www.lochalsh.co.uk Here you will find LOTS of pictures and literally hundreds of things to do when on holiday in Lochalsh.

 
   

 
   

BUY IMAGES OF LOCHALSH & SKYE / SCOTLAND

 
New website where you can buy high resolution images on-line for immediate download at http://www.highlandsofscotland.co.uk  
   

 
   
   

A lovely morning for a Yacht Race between Skye and Lochalsh - a stiff breeze and loads of boats ... here are a few pictures
(Photo by Calco UK Ltd : no copyright for private use)

The yachts head for Kyle before turning for Skya again

 
   
   

ARCHIVE OF PREVIOUS FEATURED EVENTS IN SKYE AND LOCHALSH

 
   
PRINCESS ANNE ROYAL VISIT TO KYLE OF LOCHALSH FIRST PICTURES HERE  
On 4th September Princess Anne arrived by helicopter to the base and thence to the new Kyle of Lochalsh council offices.
She spent half an hour chatting to staff and visiting council officials and then left for Plockton High School see all the pictures here
 
   
1st September ANNUAL RAFT RACE KYLEAKIN TO KYLE FIRST PICTURES HERE  
   
APPLECROSS GALLERY OF IMAGES  
A set of 32 pictures from this summer showing the Beallach na Ba ( Pass of the Cattle in the Gaelic) and the road to Applecross web  
   

Dolphins playing in the bay between Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh

Duncraig Castle Fun Day Picture Gallery can be viewed here

SWIMMING RACE KYLEAKIN TO KYLE 2006 GALLERY

ROYALS VISIT KYLE HARBOUR  26 July
2006

VIKINGS AT LOCHCARRON GALLERY

THE KYLE GALA PICTURES 2005 - FOR PHOTOS CLICK HERE

THE KYLE GALA PICTURES 2004 - FOR PHOTOS CLICK HERE

THE CHINA CULTURAL EXCHANGE TRIP - PHOTOS OF CHINA

Back by popular demand - the 1999 Kyle of Lochalsh Bentley Motor Club page

The 1999 Dornie Craft Fair

 
   

 

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