Newsletter (27/09/23)

  • Published on: 2nd October 2023
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The Bough Breaks (12A)
Thur 28 Sept, 7pm
Adult £8, Member £7.50, Teen/Student £6.50, Child £5

Exploring the work of visionary conservationist, Alan Watson Featherstone to restore Scotland’s ancient Caledonian forest, and ‘Rewilding’ as a model of restoration in the fight to save our broken planet.

Now we ‘ve got to learn to do something that has never been attempted before. We have to learn to give back more than we take. ALAN WATSON FEATHERSTONE

Featuring:  Alan Watson Featherstone, Shaila Rao, George Monbiot, Roy Dennis MBE, Dr Louise Ross, Dr David Hetherington, Dr Duncan Halley, Sophie Ramsay, Louise Ramsay, Paul Ramsay, Lynn Bowser & Molly Doubleday.

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Exhibition opening: Sat 30 Sept, 5pm
Exhibition run: 2 Oct – 25 Nov

In the summer of 2019, Saoirse Higgins undertook a placement as Embedded Artist with Scottish Government, joining a consultation team that visited 40 of Scotland’s 93 inhabited islands – from Shetland to the Outer Hebrides, gathering the views of islanders in order to develop Scotland’s first National Islands Plan.

This exhibition showcases her on-going research into the anthropocene in relation to islands and islanders together with her commissioned work from the embedded artist placement responding to the consultation process from her particular angle as an artist.

Taking its title from a poem by Orcadian poet Robert Rendall (1898–1967), the exhibition focuses on the micro macro viewpoints between islanders, islands and further afield looking at our position in the midst of a global world of change.

The John Goldie Trio
Thur 5 Oct, 8pm
£15 Adults, £14 Members, £12 Under 18s

We have a supergroup of talent lined up for you all with the incredible John Goldie Trio. Featuring revered guitarist John Goldie, mandolin ace Adam Bulley and guitar maestro Chas Mackenzie, it promises to be a cracking gig!

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The Hebridean Book Festival
Bookmark the dates:
Wednesday 18 – Saturday 21 October.

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Youth Clubs Artist Commission
Closing date for proposals: Fri 29 Sept

An Lanntair wish to commission a visual artist to work with youth groups in Lewis and Harris. One artist will be selected to work with participating youth clubs and groups in Lewis and Harris. The artist will facilitate creative sessions with the youth groups inspired by their own creative practice. They will support the young people to create a group site-specific artwork at each youth club location, or one artwork involving input from all the youth clubs. We welcome proposals from visual artists working in any media.

We anticipate that the successful artist will work with each youth group for between two and four sessions. The fee will be paid at Scottish Artist’s Union hourly pay rates up to a maximum of 36 hours. The budget for materials and equipment is £500. Travel expenses provided.

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Gran Turismo (12A)
Fri 29 Sept, 7pm
Sat 30 Sept, 4pm
Based on the unbelievable, inspiring true story of a team of underdogs – a struggling, working-class gamer, a failed former race car driver, and an idealistic motorsport exec – who risk it all to take on the most elite sport in the world.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 (12A)
Sat 30 Sept, 7pm
Join the Portokalos family as they travel to a family reunion in Greece for a heart-warming and hilarious trip full of love, twists and turns.

Past Lives (12A)
Fri 06 Oct, 7pm
Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora’s family emigrates from South Korea. Decades later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront destiny, love and the choices that make a life.

Batman Triple Bill
Sat 07 Oct
3pm: Batman: The Movie (U)
5.30pm:  Batman (12A)
8.30pm: The Dark Knight (12A)

Special Offer
Long Live the Bat on the Big Screen.
Come and catch a triple bill of the ‘Caped Crusader’ for only £20