Wednesday 10th August at 7pm Kildonan Church – bus leaves from Timespan at 6.30pm £6/4 Timespan and Friends of Kildonan Church are delighted to announce that rising songwriter Rachel Sermanni will be performing a one off gig in Kildonan Church. Fresh from supporting Mumford and Sons, Rachel will join us at Kildonan Church for an…

Rachel Sermanni

Thursday 4th August at 7pm in Timespan £6/4 The Fèis movement, led by Fèisean nan Gàidheal is an important part of the fabric of Scottish cultural life, widely regarded as an example of good practice in the development of communities, Gaelic language and traditional music. Now a regular on the Timespan calendar, we are delighted…

Fèis Chataibh Cèilidh Trail

Tuesday 12th July at 7.30pm in Timespan 2011-2012: Clearances trail development 2012-2013: Community commemorative events 2013: 200th anniversary of the start of the Clearances in Kildonan An overview of the project including a brief historical background to some of the events that took place in the Strath nearly 200 years ago. We will look at the…

Jacquie Aitken ( Project Manager) I am delighted to take on the role as the new project manager for the Museum Without Walls project. The development of the Strath of Kildonan Clearances Trail is an exciting and interesting prospect that will utilise the latest digital technologies, as well as more traditional methods. The project will engage with communities in the local area and visitors from all over…

Friday 17th June 7-9pm FREE – refreshments provided Stromata is a collection of works created by artist Alexander Hamilton for a touring exhibition coordinated by The Highland Council. It is a response to the power of nature, drawing from the artist’s engagement with particular places over the past 40 years. The resulting imagery reflects Hamilton’s…

Fotofeis-peace rose by Alexander Hamilton

As part of Museums Galleries Scotland’s inaugural Festival of Museums, Timespan hosted a Fishtastic festival over the weekend of 13th-15th May. Over 130 people of all ages came through our doors! Whether is was to knit some jumperfish, join the Real Fish Fight on local fisherman’s views on discards and their daily lives or try…

jumperfish

Throughout May The Streets Where We Live project involved six months of research into the history of the houses and past occupants of the area, i.e. East Helmsdale, Helmsdale, West Helmsdale, Portgower, Navidale and Gartymore.  The research was undertaken by local people with an interest in where they live and wanted to know more! Our…

The Streets Where We Live display in Timespan

In 2013, it is the 200th anniversary of the first major Clearances in Kildonan and to truly celebrate this event, globally, Timespan has developed a project to engage our wider community and visitors to the area. For this project, we plan to put a clearance trail into the Strath of Kildonan using digital technologies – such as a…

Strath of Kildonan

Pictish Stone soon to be on display! Timespan is excited to announce that a Pictish Stone found at Borrobol, in the Strath of Kildonan, will soon be on display in the museum. It is a class one stone and may date to the 5th/6th century AD. The well executed carvings include a large example of…

Borroble Stone
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