Tag Archives: music

Friday Photo; the Wydo Dance Band

These two fantastic photos are from the Lewis Museum Trust collection held at Stornoway Library.  Unfortunately, we have no further information about this band apart from the fact the photos appear to have been taken in the Town Hall. Can … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Barrafest

Yesterday and today people from all over Scotland will be making their way to Castlebay for the annual Barrafest.  Though it is one of Scotland’s smaller festivals, it has a big reputation, and is now firmly on the festival circuit. … Continue reading

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Friday pamphlet; Marjory Kennedy Fraser

  The Royal National Mod has returned to Stornoway for a packed week of Gaelic, friendly competition, kilts and whisky.  Sadly the library collection did not have any photographs of previous Mods so I did a search instead for Gaelic … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Movember

It’s charity Friday here at the Tasglann!  Today’s photo is in honour of Movember, a charity that aims to change the face of mens health by asking participants to grow a mo’ for 30 days, and to gather as many … Continue reading

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Introducing the staff: Project Manager

I’m David Powell and I’m the Project Manager and Archivist for the Tasglann nan Eilean Siar. I qualified as an Archivist in 2001 in Liverpool but my professional career has been spent in and around the Glasgow area before moving … Continue reading

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