Mull Fiddle Week aimed to immerse young people in the energy and spirit of traditional fiddle music. The event, funded by the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, had already been postponed twice because of Covid and was open to young players of all abilities from Argyll and Bute. It was even Read More
Fangan: Fanks in Gaelic. Also known as sheepfolds; sheep pens; stells; stalls; turf stells; buchts; stell enclosures.
Last winter I undertook a photographic project to make a record of stone fanks on Mull, Iona and Ulva using a drone.
The seed of this project germinated when our neighbour told us he was Read More
2020 should have seen the 10-year celebrations to mark the founding of Mull Youth Theatre – but we fell victim to lockdown. In 2021 we finally get to celebrate the 10 + 1 years.
The Theatre on Mull has deep roots, firstly with The Little Theatre and now Mull Theatre Read More
During lockdown a magnificent wooden tower has gradually emerged in the woods at Calgary Art in Nature, the brainchild of Matthew Reade but with input from local artists and other creative folk. In early July a small ceremony was held to officially open it by local children, with well-known wildlife Read More
Even though the official Highland Games circuit is cancelled for 2021, the Mull Highland Games committee (with President Andrew Kain as the driving force) was determined that another year should not go by without an event to mark the day. Much work and planning went in to organizing what came Read More
South West Mull and Iona Development are delighted that the seaweed farm at Aird Fada, Loch Scridain, has been installed. Thanks to a grant from the European Marine and Fisheries Fund we were able to contract Inverlussa Marine Services to undertake the deployment of the infrastructure needed for the 6ha Read More
Dawn broke and the Abbey sparkled into life. Triangular parcels from island residents and members of the Iona Community had been arriving. Transformed into bunting, they fluttered across the cloisters. The Abbey team welcomed everyone. Plain-clothes police officers stopped trying to look inconspicuous. Children from Iona Primary School and young Read More
Tobermory RNLI’s Second Mechanic Creon Carmichael has been awarded a long service medal after more than three decades of saving lives at sea.
Creon joined Tobermory RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew in February 1991 just after the station had re-opened following its closure in 1947 and subsequently became second mechanic in Read More