News/Events

Keep updated with our latest news, upcoming events & MADL donations to serve the community around us!

Christmas Praise Night

15/12/16

Taking place at Berneray Community Hall at 7.30pm. See poster for details.… Read more

Sleeping Beauty

15/12/16

Performances at Sgoil Liniclate Theatre from 15th to 17th December.  … Read more

Christmas Fayre

11/12/16

Come to Stoneybridge Hall from 2-4pm on 11th December. See poster for details.… Read more

Guided Meditation Relaxation Classes

07/12/16

Taking place at Airport Road, Balivanich on Wednesdays at 7.30pm.  See … Read more

Open Day

06/12/16

NC Art & Design and BA Fine Art from 11am - 2pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh.… Read more

Benbecula Thrift Shop December Sale

05/12/16

Open week days from 11am until 3pm.  Many items £1… Read more

Winter Events Programme

04/12/16

All events are taking place at the Grimsay Centre. See poster for more details.… Read more

Festive High Teas

04/12/16

Taking place at Claddach Kirkibost Centre on Wednesdays and Fridays. See … Read more

Fly- Tying Tuition

04/12/16

Come to Gerinish Hall, South Uist on Monday's from 7.30pm until 9.30pm.… Read more

Christmas Fayre

03/12/16

Benbecula Church of Scotland from 12-1.30pm.  See poster for details… Read more

Takeaway Curry Night

26/11/16

Come along to Barbara's cafe for a choice of currys to take away. See attached … Read more

Ladies Night

26/11/16

Shopping, pampering, cocktails and dancing at the Borrodale Hotel. See attached … Read more

Live music at the Low Flyer

26/11/16

Doc Livingstone is playing at the Low Flyer on 26th November.… Read more

Fred Morrison Winter Tour 2016

24/11/16

See Fred Morrison at 7.30pm at Liniclate Theatre on 24th November.… Read more

Poppy Appeal

22/11/16

£1329.33 was raised for the appeal from generous donations of customers. … Read more

Kirkibost Craft Hub

22/11/16

Craft supplies and courses now available at Claddach Kirkibost Centre Tuesday- … Read more

Macmillan Cancer Support

22/11/16

Thanks to our customers who raised £74.55 by can collection at the tills.… Read more

Darts and Pool Competition

19/11/16

Eriskay Hall is the venue for a darts and pool competition.  See poster for… Read more

Finalist- Retail Industry Awards

12/11/16

We are really excited to have received the Highly Commended Award for Fresh … Read more

Xmas Market at Nunton Steadings

12/11/16

Come along to a Xmas Market from 10am until 1pm at Nunton Steadings.… Read more

Get Pampered in aid of Poppy Scotland

10/11/16

Come to Benbecula airport between 10am and 5pm to be pampered in aid … Read more

Volunteers Needed

09/11/16

Benbecula Thrift Shop is looking for volunteers to run the shop at 41 … Read more

Yoga Classes- November

09/11/16

Classes taking place at various venues.  See attached poster for details.… Read more

Iain MacFarlane

08/11/16

Iain MacFarlane and guests in concert at Liniclate School.  See poster for … Read more

UAA Winter Exhibition

05/11/16

Collective exhibition of new work to celebrate the 21st anniversay of the … Read more

Saturday Art Classes for 5-16 year olds

05/11/16

From November the 5th.  See attached poster for more details.… Read more

North Uist Community Firework Display

05/11/16

Firework display taking place opposite Loch Maddy Hotel at 6.30pm.… Read more

Last Thursdays Poetry Evening

03/11/16

Poetry Evening at Taigh Chearsabhagh on 3rd November at 7.30pm.… Read more

taigh ciùil

28/10/16

LCC UHI Benbecula Music Students in concert at Taigh Chearsabhagh.… Read more

Balivanich School Bingo

28/10/16

Bingo taking place at 7pm, doors open 6.30pm.  Proceeds going to school … Read more

The First Eriskay Gathering

28/10/16

Music by Eriskay Lilt and guests at Glasgow University Union at 9pm. See … Read more

Piping Ceilidh

15/10/16

Ceilidh at Iochdar Hall at 7.30pm.  See attached poster for details.… Read more

Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning

08/10/16

Macmillan fundraiser from 11am until 1pm in Lochmaddy Hall.… Read more

Bingo

07/10/16

Bingo in aid of North Uist Community Fireworks starts at 7.30pm in Lochmaddy … Read more

Yoga Classes- October

07/10/16

Yoga classes taking place in venues throughout Uist in October.… Read more

Katharine Barr

07/10/16

Cloud, sea and shore exhibition - Katharine Barr at Taigh Chearsabhagh.… Read more

Horse Riding Ladies Night

06/10/16

Ladies, come along to the UCRS on Tuesday nights for a fun introduction to horse… Read more

Accordian and Fiddle Club

06/10/16

See attached poster for Autumn club night dates.… Read more

Horse Riding Gents Night

06/10/16

Come along to UCRS on Fridays from 6-7pm to learn to ride or improve … Read more

North Uist Bowling Club

04/10/16

Taking place at Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath from 7.30-9.30pm.  See attached … Read more

RNLI Latha na Mara 2016

01/10/16

Lots of fun events at fundraiser for RNLI. See attached poster for details.… Read more

Eat Drink Hebrides Trail

30/09/16

We are very pleased to be part of the Eat Drink Hebrides Trail, the official … Read more

Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning

24/09/16

Carinish Hall is the venue from 11am until 3pm to raise funds for Blysthwood … Read more

Moving Meditation

20/09/16

Taoist Tai Chi classes from 20th September at various venues. Poster attached.… Read more

Batman vs Superman

16/09/16

Film night at Balivanich Hall at 6.30pm. Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice… Read more

Part-time Art Courses

14/09/16

Art courses in a range of subjects. See attached poster for details.… Read more

Hebrides International Film Festival

14/09/16

See attached posters for films that are going to be shown at venues in Uist.… Read more

UCRS Annual Summer Show

10/09/16

Uist Community Riding School is holding its Annual Summer Show on Saturday and … Read more

Curry Night

10/09/16

Barbara's Cafe, Kildonan, South Uist is holding a curry night from 5.30pm until … Read more

Thrift Shop @ Taigh Sgire Sholais

09/09/16

Fundraising opening for Craigard Day Centre, Lochmaddy from 5-7pm.… Read more

Coffee Evening

09/09/16

Coffee Evening to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer support at An Caladh, East … Read more

A Natural History of St Kilda

08/09/16

Free illustrated talks at Taigh Chearsabhagh. See attached poster for details.… Read more

English for Speakers of Other Languages

08/09/16

Classes on Thursdays in Balivanich Hall from 6.30pm.  See attached poster … Read more

Macmillan Cancer Support

08/09/16

Thanks to our customers who raised £52.95 at the can collections at the … Read more

Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath

03/09/16

Come along to the Open Day on Saturday from 11am until 2pm.… Read more

We are in the BBC Good Food magazine!

31/08/16

See our attached article in July's issue of the BBC Good Food Magazine!… Read more

Alex MacDonald

27/08/16

Alex MacDonald's gig @ An Caladh, Balivanich at 7.30pm on 27th August.… Read more

Doc Livingstone

27/08/16

Doc LIvingstone @ the Low Flyer, Balivanich.  10pm til late.… Read more

Iochdar Saints F.C vs QinetiQ

27/08/16

Carl 'Doodoos' MacPhee Memorial Match/Funday.  See attached poster for … Read more

Army Cadets

24/08/16

Meet at the Drill Hall Liniclate from 6.45-8.45pm on Wednesdays to try our for … Read more

Knit & Natter

23/08/16

Come along to Ceann na h-Airigh, Isle of Grimsay on Tuesdays from 2-4pm… Read more

Baby and Toddler Group

23/08/16

Group is running on Tuesdays from 10.30am until 12 noon from 23rd August at … Read more

70s vs 80s Ceilidh and Disco

20/08/16

Prize for the best dressed at he 70s vs 80s ceilidh at Loch Maddy Hall. See… Read more

Sale of Work

20/08/16

Lots of fun planned at the Sale of Work at St Mary's Hall, Griminish from … Read more

Bingo

20/08/16

Carinish Hall is the venue for Bingo at 7.30pm to raise funds for the Grimsay … Read more

Kirsty Law Solo Tour

19/08/16

Solo Tour North by West at Taigh Chearsabhagh on 19th August.… Read more

Screen Machine

05/08/16

The Screen Machine cinema is coming to Liniclate, Benbecula from 5th August. … Read more

A Dance for Ivan

04/08/16

A dance to celebrate the life of Ivan MacDonald from 11pm until 2am at Carinish … Read more

Margaret Fay Shaw

04/08/16

John Love presents a talk about the famous photographer and folklorist at 7.30pm… Read more

Secrets of Seaweed

02/08/16

Join Fiona Bird, a local writer and seaweed enthusiast to find out the various … Read more

Eilean Dorcha Festival

29/07/16

Benbecula's very own music festival! See attached poster.… Read more

North Uist Agricultural Society Annual Show

28/07/16

Come along to the annual show on Hosta Machair where judging starts at 11am.… Read more

St Kilda Folklore and Song

27/07/16

Margaret Bennett - an evening of St Kilda folklore and song from 7pm at Taigh … Read more

Folklore and Gaelic Names of plants in the Outer Isles

26/07/16

Join the Scottish writer Margaret Bennett for a talk at Claddach Kirkibost … Read more

Piping Recital with Stuart Liddell

25/07/16

Piping recital taking place at 8pm at Iochdar Hall on 25th July.… Read more

Highlands and Islands Young Piper of the Year competition

21/07/16

Competition to take place at 9am in Sgoil Lionacleit.  See poster for … Read more

The Light Like Workout

21/07/16

Starting on Thursday come along and try out this workout at Balivanich Hall.… Read more

Lionacleit Library Events for Children

14/07/16

Summer events programme for children at the local library.  See attached … Read more

Scottish Women's Rural Institutes Art Exhibition

12/07/16

Annual exhibition of Arts and Crafts taking place in Loch Maddy Hall in July. … Read more

The Am Paipear Collection

07/07/16

Exhibition celebrating 40 years of Am Paipear in Uist at Museum nan Eilean, … Read more

Ceòlas

03/07/16

Lots happening! Summer music school 3-8th July.  See poster.… Read more

Lochboisdale Summer Market

02/07/16

Official opening of the Lochboisdale Summer Market on Saturday 2nd July. … Read more

Grimsay Weekly Local Produce Market

01/07/16

Market every Wednesday from 3-6pm.  Also Summer Teas- see poster.… Read more

We've made a donation of £1000 to NUAAC

01/07/16

We have donated £1000 to NUAAC (North Uist Amateur Athletics … Read more

BBC Food and Farming Awards 2016

01/07/16

We were runner up in the BBC Radio 4 "You and Yours" Food Retailer category as … Read more

Kids Summer Holiday Club

27/06/16

Kids club at Nunton Steadings.  See poster for further details.… Read more

Run Round Grimsay

18/06/16

Registration for the run on 18th June starts at 10am with the run starting at … Read more

Lassie Will Ye Go

18/06/16

Great music at Carinish Village Hall.  See attached poster for more … Read more

An Evening with Margaret Kerr

18/06/16

Spiritualist medium and tutor at Berneray Hall.  See poster for more … Read more

St Kilda - A Place in Time

18/06/16

From 12-4pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh Art Gallery in Loch Maddy.… Read more

Screen Machine

17/06/16

The Screen Machine is coming to Liniclate. See attached poster for info.… Read more

Talk on South Uist and Benbecula Canals and Old Lochs

17/06/16

The talk will take place in the Feis room at Kildonan Museum at 7.30pm… Read more

Scotland's Mental Health First Aid

15/06/16

Course is being held at Lews Castle College, Benbecula.… Read more

Table Top Sale

11/06/16

Balivanich Hall is the venue from 11am until 2pm.  To book a table call … Read more

Fred MacAulay Memorial Lecture

10/06/16

Lecture by Donald Cameron to take place at 7.30pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh Gallery … Read more

Carers Week Lunch

06/06/16

A lunch and guest speaker for carers.  From 12.30 until 3pm at the Stepping… Read more

Benbecula Fast Track

04/06/16

Registration is from 9.30am until 11.10am at Liniclate School. See poster.… Read more

Benbecula Half Marathon

04/06/16

Registration at 9.30am at Sgoil Lionacleit. See attached poster.… Read more

Yoga Classes- June

03/06/16

Yoga classes are being held at various venues in Uist. See poster.… Read more

The Shepherds of Berneray

01/06/16

A special free screening of this 1981 film in Berneray Community Hall at 7pm.… Read more

Community Resilience Workshops

01/06/16

Run by Scottish and Southern Energy from 5-9pm at the Dark Island Hotel.… Read more

Scottish Housing Charter

28/05/16

HHP tenants are invited from 7.30-9pm Balivanich Community Hall to find out … Read more

Tractor Rally

28/05/16

Tractor Rally from 12-4pm at Hosta show ground. See attached poster for more … Read more

Plant Sale and Soup and Pudding lunch

28/05/16

Plant sale on at Clachan Church Hall from 12-2pm on Saturday 28th May.… Read more

Free Children's Art Classes

26/05/16

Free children's art classes on Saturdays. See attached poster for details.… Read more

Gaelic Weekend Retreat in Uist

20/05/16

See attached poster for more details.… Read more

Fun Friday

20/05/16

Lots of fun activities at Sgoil an Iochdar from 6-8pm… Read more

Bookbug Week

20/05/16

Bookbug sessions at Liniclate library at 2.30pm on 20th May.… Read more

BBC Radio 4 "You and Yours" Food Retailer Award

19/05/16

For anyone who missed it, this is the Radio 4 interview with Ronald at the shop.… Read more

Macmillan Cancer Support Sale of Work

13/05/16

North Uist branch are holding their annual sale of work at Paible School at … Read more

Table Top Sale

08/05/16

Table Top Sale at Talla an Iochdair from 2-4pm.… Read more

Screen Machine coming to Liniclate

01/05/16

The Screen Machine is touring Uist again.  Book your tickets online by … Read more

Pyrotechnics Amnesty

30/04/16

The Coastguard Station in Stornoway is the location for the amnesty- see … Read more

Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band Ceilidh

29/04/16

The pipe band are holding a fundraising Ceilidh at Berneray Hall at 7.30pm.… Read more

Bring and Buy

22/04/16

Kilmuir and Pabile Church of Scotland are holding a bring and buy on Friday… Read more

Benbecula Golf Club - new season

20/04/16

Join Benbecula Golf Club and have a free trial- equipment provided.… Read more

Nunton Steadings

19/04/16

Nunton Steadings is now open again. See poster for opening times.… Read more

Potatoes for Schools

19/04/16

Local food for local people project.  See attached posters for more … Read more

Thrift Shop Evening Opening

19/04/16

Support your local Thrift shop which is also open now on Monday evenings.… Read more

Bookbug Sessions

16/04/16

Come along to Liniclate Library for some fun Bookbug Sessions. See poster.… Read more

Bingo

16/04/16

Bingo in Carinish Hall in aid of Trainaid Social Fund.  Doors opend 7pm for… Read more

Hustings- Scottish Parliament Elections 2016

15/04/16

Balivanich Hall at 7pm. See attached poster for more details.… Read more

taigh ciùil

02/04/16

Fiona Mackenzie and Brian O'NEadhra are playing at Taigh Chearsabhagh at 7.30pm… Read more

Yoga Classes in April

01/04/16

Yoga classes are being held at various venues throughout Uist. See poster for … Read more

BBC Radio 4 "You and Yours" Food Retailer Award

01/04/16

We have been nominated by our customers for the award.  To see the BBC … Read more

A J MacInnes Ceilidh Band

26/03/16

Come along to The Old Creagorry Bar, Benbecula from 10pm until late. … Read more

Benbecula 10k Road Race

19/03/16

Road race registration from 10am at Sgoil Lionacleit.  Race starts at 11am.… Read more

Coffee Afternoon

19/03/16

Fundraisiing coffee afternoon for Pancreatic Cancer UK from 2-4pm at Carinish … Read more

Table Top Sale

19/03/16

Balivanich Hall is the venue for the Table Top Sale and teas, coffees and … Read more

Daffodil Tea

19/03/16

Church of Scotland Benbecula are holding a Daffodil Tea from 2-3.30pm… Read more

Quiz and Curry Night

19/03/16

Talla an Iochdar is the venue for a fundraising Quiz and Curry night. Poster has… Read more

Burger Night

18/03/16

The best burgers in town at Stepping Stones restaurant.  See … Read more

Bingo Night

18/03/16

Iochdar Hall is the venue for a fundraising bingo at Iochdar Hall.  Poster … Read more

St Patrick's Night Concert

17/03/16

Come along to Grogarry Lodge at 7.30pm to hear the Lews Castle College students'… Read more

Art Group

16/03/16

Art group at Caraidean Uibhist with Margaret Fenton.  See attached poster … Read more

Family Fun Day

12/03/16

Saoghal Beag Nursery are holding a Fun day with lots of kid's activities from … Read more

Artist Reception and Talk

11/03/16

Matthew Rangel is giving a talk about his work at Taigh Chearsabhagh at 7pm on … Read more

Scottish Women's Rural Institutes meeting

07/03/16

Meeting and wildlife talk by Jamie Boyle at 7.30pm Loch Maddy Hall.… Read more

Mother's Day Carvery at the Dark Island Hotel

06/03/16

Bookings now being taken.  See attached poster for details.… Read more

Annual Invitational Piping Competition

05/03/16

Event being held at the College of Piping in Glasgow on 5th March from 9am.… Read more

Eabhal & Alex Roberts

04/03/16

Get along to St Peter's Hall on the 4th March at 7.30pm to here these great … Read more

World Day of Prayer

04/03/16

World Day of Prayer service at St Mary's Church, Griminish at 7.30pm… Read more

RNLI Cottage Pie Night

04/03/16

Berneray Hall is the venue for a RNLI fundraising cottage pie night on 4th … Read more

Yoga Classes- March

02/03/16

Yoga classes for all ablilties at various venues throughout Uist.  See … Read more

Bring and Buy

27/02/16

Bring and Buy at 2pm at Clachan Church Hall in aid of Guild funds.… Read more

Movie Night Fundraiser

27/02/16

Watch Unbroken at the fundraising film night for Pancreatic Cancer at An Caladh,… Read more

Food on Film

26/02/16

Screening of the documentary film Food, Inc. at Hosta Hall, North Uist at 7pm… Read more

Fundraising Bingo

26/02/16

Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band are holdng a fundraising Bingo. See attached poster.… Read more

SCF Uist Crofters Meeting

25/02/16

Meeting taking place at the Dark Island Hotel at 7.30pm.  All welcome.… Read more

Assault Challenge for 1 Million Miles for Ellie

20/02/16

Join the challenge at Ardbhan, Kyles, Paible, North Uist on 20th Februray.… Read more

taigh ciùil

19/02/16

Performances by BA Music students and stories from North Uist at Taigh … Read more

Yoga Classes- February

04/02/16

Yoga classes running in February in Uist.  See attached poster for details.… Read more

Sunday Funday

31/01/16

Talla an Iochdar is the venue for the Sunday Funday fundraiser.  See … Read more

We get a mention in Fiona Bird's article in the Scotsman

31/01/16

Fiona Bird, food writer and blogger, who lives in South Uist, wrote about her … Read more

Steak and Tapas Night

30/01/16

Stepping Stones restaurant are holding a steak and tapas night, see attached … Read more

Screen Machine

29/01/16

The Screen Machine will be in Liniclate from 29th-31st Jan.  To book click … Read more

taigh ciùil

29/01/16

Come along to the Live Music Café at Taigh Chearsabhagh on 29th Jan from … Read more

Scottish Women's Rural Institutes

25/01/16

Meeting and Burns Supper to be held in Loch Maddy Hall on Monday 25th January.… Read more

Spinning in Uist

13/01/16

All welcome to the Uist Spinning Group which meets in Kildonan Museuem from … Read more

Short Courses in Art

13/01/16

See attached poster for Art Courses running in North Uist and Benbecula this … Read more

Yoga Classes- January

05/01/16

Yoga Classes are running throughout Uist in January- see poster for dates.… Read more

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

03/01/16

Check our festive season opening hours on the attached poster.… Read more