Category Archive for: ‘music’

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    Sleat Perfectly Skye

    Many people travel over the sea to Skye on the Calmac ferry that runs from Mallaig to Armadale located at the southern end of the island.  A high proportion of the visitors head directly for Skye’s famous landmarks and miss out on the Sleat Peninsula …

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    Skye events

    Visitors often ask me what there is to do on Skye, we are really spoilt for choice, there are always so many things going on.  From October- April, Tuesdays, many local people play cards, Whist to be precise, we meet  Tuesdays in Broadford Hall and Sabhal …

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    Isle of Skye Fairtrade Fortnight 2016

    Isle of Skye Fairtrade – 24th March 2016 will be a day to celebrate,  Skye will have been a fairtrade island for a whole year.  Come along and support this great achievement by attending a FAMILY CEILIDH to celebrate the first anniversary of Skye as a Fairtrade Island. …

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  • Raasay From Above

    New whisky distillery for Raasay

      Many of the visitors we have staying with us at Allt a Choire B&B are very interested in visiting the whisky distillery at Carbost, there may soon be another distillery to visit. Planning permission is to be sought for a whisky distillery on the …

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  • The Waverly Steamer

    Paddle steamer Waverly returns to Skye

    Doon the water takes on a whole different meaning this week when the paddle steamer Waverly returns to the waters around Skye. Waverley is based in Glasgow and in high summer offers a range of cruises on the Firth of Clyde into areas of magnificent …

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    Sgoil Chiùil na Gàidhealtachd- Plockton

    It’s getting to the time of year again when the pupils at the Plockton National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music head of on their Summer Tour. If you get a chance to attend any of the concerts you won’t be disappointed. I am hoping …

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    ‘Our Heros’ new tune composed by Gary Innes

    Our Heroes’ is a tune composed by Gary Innes to mark the 100th anniversary of WW1 ‘Battle of Festubert’ which took place between 15th-25th May 1915. Lance Corporal Donald Patterson was killed during this battle and the bagpipes that he was playing when he was …

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  • IOS Pipe Band

    Isle of Skye Pipe Band

    Don’t miss out when you stay at Allt a Choire B&B make sure you  get the opportunity to visit Portree on a Tuesday evening. Your chance to  listen to the Isle of Skye Pipe Band, they are not to be missed.  The Isle of Skye …

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  • Accordian Fiddle Club

    Isle of Skye Accordian & Fiddle Club

    It’s all happening this weekend in Portree The Accordian and Fiddle Club are hosting their  yearly music festival. You will have to be quick to get a ticket, Thursday and Friday events are already sold out. The Club meets on the first Thursday of the …

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