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Naidheachd – News

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We hope you’ve all had a great summer!  We have some exciting news to share with you about the future of Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – Good for You. In our first year, we ran a total of 170 participatory arts-based workshops, events and screenings throughout Skye and Lochalsh.  The…

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Afternoon Tea Ceilidhs

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Yesterday, we held our last Afternoon Tea Ceilidh as part of the pilot year.  We have been coming together every month to dance, sing, eat, drink and socialise since last October. These ceilidhs have grown with each month.  The atmosphere is always warm, welcoming and lively.  We have welcomed groups …

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Am Màrt 2018

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We have seen some fantastic events and workshops happen over the last month as part of Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – Good for You.  The project has been going for eleven months now, believe it or not! Sgrìobhadh Cruthachail – Creative Writing We have been holding regular writing groups since…

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Movement for Health

By | Tha Seo Math Dhuibh

Since January of this year, dancer, Meena Watts has been working with service users and staff at Tigh na Drochaid NHS Resource Centre in Portree every week. Her Movement for Health sessions have gone down a treat! The aim of the sessions is to get participants moving, improve their suppleness,…

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Upcoming Events

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There are lots of exciting events and workshops to come along to in the coming weeks.  Please click on the yellow links below for further information.   Relaxed Film Screenings Saturday 17th March – 11am Tad the Explorer, Sensory Friendly Screening at Aros Community Theatre Monday 19th March – 11am…

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Am Faoilleach & An Gearran 2018

By | Tha Seo Math Dhuibh

January and February have been a great couple of months for the project, as we continued to grow our regular events, workshops and screenings and introduce some new ones.   Afternoon Tea Ceilidhs Our monthly Afternoon Tea Ceilidhs have been growing with every month since our first one in October. …

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An Dùbhlachd 2017 – News & Upcoming Events

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Despite the short days and dark nights, we have been offering plenty of activities and events recently. Christmas Art Workshop We recently held a Christmassy art session at An Acarsaid Care-home led by Gail MacGregor.  The residents wound wool around Christmas tree shapes in order to create cheerful decorations. Relaxed…

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Luminate @ Aros 2017

By | Tha Seo Math Dhuibh

During the month of October we took part in Luminate, a Scotland-wide festival which celebrates creativity as we age. We held three special film screenings at Aros, each exploring themes around ageing: The Sense of an Ending starring Jim Broadbent, Luminate Short Encounters – a selection of short films from…

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An t-Sultain – September 2017

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Believe it or not, Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – Good for You has been running for five months now!  September has been a fantastic month in the project’s journey where we continue to see the benefits of creative activities in different areas of the community. Taisbeanadh le Luchd-cùraim òg –…

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An Lùnastal – August 2017

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August has been another busy month, with lots of workshops and events going on in Skye and Lochalsh as part of Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – Good for you.    Skye & Lochalsh Young Carers Summer Arts Project Artists Cailean Maclean, Iain Smith and Kate McMorrine recently completed workshops with…

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Lusan san Lùnastal

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On Friday, we held a walk in Staffin led by Caroline Dear and Sìne Ghilleasbuig. Ged a bha e air a bhith fliuch ‘sa mhadainn, bha sinn taingeil gun robh an turadh ann nuair a chaidh sinn a-mach air a’ chroit. Our aim was to look at some of the…

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Movement for Health article

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The residents of Bùdhmòr Care-home in Portree had eight weekly Movement for Health sessions from May to June, with dancer, Meena Watts. A recent article on the Crossreach website describes the sessions as being an “instantaneous hit”.

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July 2017

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The summer holidays have seen a wide variety of workshops and events take place, including poetry, photography, art, music and dance.   Skye & Lochalsh Young Carers Summer Project Over the last few weeks, photographers Cailean Maclean, Iain Smith and artist Kate McMorrine have been working with Skye and Lochalsh…

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Poetry in Portree

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We recently held a poetry workshop at Portree Community Library, led by Maoilios Caimbeul.   Following a lively discussion about poetry, the group wrote this renga.  Renga is a form of collaborative poetry made up of two or more stanzas.   Skye Renga   sun rain wind mist snap-happy Storr…

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Upcoming Events in July & August

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Here is a list of upcoming Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – Good for You events. Dance for Fun! Kyleakin Village Hall with Meena Watts Mondays 2-3pm Beginning on 10th July, 24th July, 31st July, 7th August,  14th August, 21st August, 28th August, 4th September. All ages and abilities welcome. Dance…

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June 2017

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June has been an exciting month for Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – Good for You, with lots of great workshops and events.   The first of our writing workshops was led by Rody Gorman at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Sleat – read about it here. The second, with Myles Campbell,…

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Art Therapy at An Acarsaid

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Art Therapist, Gail McGregor, has been working with elders at An Acarsaid Care-home in Broadford for the last eight weeks.  Here, she shares her experience of the group sessions with us.    For the past 8 weeks I have offered a variety of art therapy workshops around the theme of…

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Sgrìobhadh Cruthachail

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English Tha sinn taingeil gun do sgrìobh Janet NicLeòid beagan fhaclan mu dheidhinn bùth-obrach sgrìobhaidh a chaidh a chumail an t-seachdain sa chaidh:   Gu dearbh, bha e math agus bha seo math dhuinn uile a bha an làthair san leabhar-lann aig Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, fo stiùir Rody Gorman, an oide…

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Creative Writing Session

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Gàidhlig Last week, Rody Gorman led a creative writing session at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. Out of the group, five of us were Gaelic speakers.  Danny and Therese from Australia, who were visiting Skye for a maths conference, joined us.  They wished to hear Gaelic, and it was decided that the…

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An Cèitean 2017

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English Tha clasaichean agus bùithean-obrach ùra air tòiseachadh anns an Eilean Sgitheanach air a mhìos seo. Chaidh buidheann teiripe-ealain, no “art therapy” a’ stéidhicheadh aig An Acarsaid, dachaidh-cùraim anns an Ath Leathann.   Bidh Gail McGregor a’ stiùireadh na seiseanan.  Tha a’ bhuidheann air tòrr rudan eadar-dhealaichte a dhèanamh, nam…

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May 2017

By | Tha Seo Math Dhuibh

Gàidhlig May has seen the first of our exciting new classes and workshops start up on Skye as part of our year-long community arts programme. In Broadford, we have a weekly Art Therapy Group Session at An Acarsaid Carehome, led by art therapist Gail McGregor.  The activities the group has…

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