Seanachas List of Events – Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022


Seanachas in April:
Thur 14 – Air Iomall: audio visual show on a journey to the outer Hebridean Islands
From Mon 25 – Community residency and live events with Author D S Murray:

Thursday 28th – Fireside stories at Grinnebhat 8pm

Friday 29th – Storytelling Ceilidh at Uig Community Centre 2pm

Seanachas in May:

4th May for 8 weeks – Creative Writing workshops with Emily Utter

Thur 5th  – The Road Dance: cinema premiere in conjunction with Visit Scotland

Friday 6th – 26th various days and times – The Road Dance screenings

Wednesday 11th – author talk with Freya North
Sat 28 – Keepers of the Light – theatre show based on the Flannan Isles mystery

Seanachas in June:
Community residency

Seanachas in July:

Saturday 9th July – Thunderstruck – play on the life of legendary piper Gordon Duncan
Wed 13 – Till Slan: a musical journey home featuring Josie Duncan
Fri 15 – Hebridean Women: concert featuring Josie Duncan, Mischa Macpherson, Alice Macmillan and Isobel Ann Martin on the theme of Eilean Fraoich

Seanachas in August:
(Dates tbc) Brilliant and Forever

Seanachas in September:
Sat 17 – Heal and Harrow: show on the persecution of witches in Scotland

Thursday 29th – a book launch and “In conversation with” session for the Hebridean Bakers latest release

Seanachas in October:
(Dates tbc): Community residency and live final event with UHI lecturer Catriona Murray
Exhibition by Lewis artists Alice Macmillan and Danielle Macleod on Island Women in myth and legend

Seanachas in November:

Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th – Faclan Book Festival

4th to 9th – Faclan Og – talks and activities for our younger book fans

Commission release: Professor Frank Rennie

Wed 30 Nov -Sat 3 Dec – Scotland Week: events based around the celebration of St Andrews day including cinema, live events and lectures

Seanachas in December:
Commission release: Sam Macdonald and Colin Macleod

Commission release: Alison Macdonald

And much more, check back for updates!