Monthly Archives: January 2012

Friday Photo; The Tasglann’s visit to Sandwickhill School

On Thursday morning, David and Donna visited Sandwickhill School to speak to the teachers and pupils on their upcoming project on commemorating the history of the school. To show the children and the staff some examples of archives, we brought … Continue reading

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Burns Nicht

The 25th of January is the date celebrated all over the world to commemorate Scotland’s most famous bard, Rabbie Burns.  Tonight people will be tucking into the great chieftain, neeps and tatties, and giving toasts to lassies and laddies alike.  … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Cum oiribh a’ danns’!

Stornoway Big Band are holding workshops to teach people dances such as the Jive and Charleston, so get your dancing shoes on!  Workshops are to be held between January and March in Stornoway and Benbecula, see this week’s Stornoway Gazette for … Continue reading

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Litir Uilleam Uallas a’ tighinn a dh’ Alba san Lùnasdal

  Mhìnich Pàrlamaid na h-Alba an t-seachdain seo gun tig litir a tha 700 bliadhna a dh’ aois a bha aig Uilleam Uallas a thaisbeanadh anns a’ Phàrlamaid san Lùnasdal. Chaidh lorg fhaighinn air an litr ann a Tùr Lunnainn sna … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Blaeus’ Atlas Novus

     Donna and I spent an afternoon this week sorting Stornoway Library’s map collection and came across the above gem!  It is an old map of the Western Isles and West Coast of Scotland taken from the fifth edition … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Mark your new calendars!

The above photo of pupils from 1951 of Airidhantuim Primary School was lent to us by the school, and can be found along with other pictures on our Airidhantuim School Memories page on Facebook.  A page has been set up … Continue reading

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À Borgh gu Saskatchewan

Mar pàirt de phròiseact cuimhneachaidh Sgoil Airidhantuim, bidh agallamh air Radio nan Gàidheal còmhla ri Dòmhnall Moireasdan (“Am Putan”) a dh’ fhàg Borgh air taobh siar Leòdhas ann a 1951 airson Saskatchewan ann an Canada. Mar sgoilear an latha an de a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everybody! Don’t forget if you are an ex-pupil of Airdhantuim, Barvas, Sandwickhill or Scalpay, click ‘like’ on our School Memory pages on Facebook and share your memories.  They can be found at www.facebook.com/tasglann .

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