23 March 2013 Storytelling followed by Fundraiser dinner Join us this Saturday, 23rd March to celebrate the Shinty Game, and to take part in a fundraising meal for Timespan. A special storytelling event will start the evening, with local Storyteller Lorna Jappy reading Anthony Schrag’s story “The Past of Our Future” which explores the future…

Team logos designed by Helmsdale Youth Club   Fri 22 March 2013, 6-8pm: Talk at Timespan Shinty historian and presenter, Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan,discusses the importance of shinty at New Year and the role of the game in Sutherland Society. He will be joined by the President of the Camanachd Association, Mr Archie Robertson, and will display two…

  March 16, 3pm – 5pm. Loth Beach, Crakaig. ALL WELCOME On 12th January, (Old New Year) 1824, Major W. Clunes, Craikaig hosted the parish of Clyne, Golspie, Rogart, Dornoch, Creich & Loth to a traditional Shinty match on Loth Beach. On March 16th, 2013, we will replicate this game in the same location, in…

Anthony’s project has been eploring the Bicentenary of the Kildonan Riots. It attempts to question and reposition the history of these events, and look at how we are currently (re)writing history and at the way we do that. As such, he is putting on an extra-special, one-off, free and awesome FILM NIGHT featuring a selection of films…

The Old Ways by Anthony Schrag from Timespan on Vimeo. Wrestling the Duke of Sutherland and all his conflicting influence on the lands of Sutherland and the Highland Clearances. History won. from Anthony Schrag Teaching sheep about the Highland Clearances. They weren’t so interested in history. from Anthony Schrag What if the Highland Clearances Had Never Happened? from Anthony…

The judges have decided: The Clearances are over. A joint event by Timespan’s Heritage Committee, Helmsdale Primary School and Anthony Schrag on Friday the 8th of February 2013 – displayed in 5 images:        

An 8 mile walking venture in commemoration of the tenants who walked from Kildonan to Golspie 200 years ago.   Saturday 9th February 2013 at 1.30pm from Kildonan train station to Lothbeg via the Glen Loch road (approx 3.5h). Transport: You can take the train, 13:09 Helmsdale – 13:22 Kildonan. We will have 2 cars…

  On the 10th of February 1813 – two hundred years ago – a small group of men and women from Kildonan and the surrounding areas rose up in a brief but unsuccessful resistance against the Improvements implemented by the Countess and Marquis of Sutherland. 10:00am – 12:00pm: Historical Tour (limited numbers – please book to come on…