Two hand whisks from the 1960s. The blue one is stamped ‘Sky-line’.
DVD compilation of sections of old films about Tiree, made in 2016 from videos held in An Iodhlann amongst others. Includes footage of: ferries, the Mary Stewart, Scarinish harbour, Scarinish Hotel, the ringing stone, Nester and Gavin Carter’s bakery and bread making, school bus driven by butcher Donald MacLean, The Reef, livestock health, Balephetrish, Mannal, Balemartine, Baugh, Tiree High School, children singing a traditional Gaelic hunting song, accordion music and several accordionists, Gaelic songs sung by locals at a ceilidh, thatched houses and thatching with Hector Brown, Alexander MacNeill’s opinions on thatched houses (1985), Am Bail Ur in Balephuil, Iain MacKinnon talking in Gaelic and English in his house at Kilmoluaig, Hynish harbour and buildings, harvesting and stooks, Cornaig mill, livestock sales, airport, bands, Balevullin, An Iodhlann, Tiree Music Festival, Travee, aerial view of a seal swimming, bicycles, schoolyard games, sheep shearing, Gott Bay pier, cattle, pipe music, shops, ships, Vaul, timelapse film of the sky as the sun sets and rises, young Eilidh Campbell and her brother talk in Gaelic about life on Tiree. Other people include: Ann Carter, Douglas Carter, Sinclair Carter, Olwen Carter, Monica Smith (nee Davis), Neil MacPhail, Angus MacPhail, Mairi Campbell, Bernard Smith, Iain MacDonald, Iain Brown, Iain MacLean, Myra Brown, Hector Campbell, Alex MacArthur, Gordon Connell.
Archive film from the 1980s about `Two Men of Tiree`
DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `Two Men of Tiree`. Filmed in the 1980s, colour, sound. The two men are Gavin Carter, who opened a bakery on the island, and Hector MacPhail, lobster fisherman. Both businesses were given start-up funding from the Highlands and Islands Development Board. Also featured in the film: Nester Carter (Gavin`s wife) and their four children, Donald John Kennedy (crewing for Hector), school children on the school bus and in the classroom, Milton Harbour, and “Harbour Maid” (Hector MacPhail`s fishing boat).
Cake icing set from the 1950s
`Tala` cake icing and decorating set made by Taylor, Law & Co. Ltd, Stourbridge, England, in about the 1950s. Box contains metal syringe and five metal nozzles (should be five), plus four assorted plastic nozzles that were probably added later and are not part of original set. Tala instructions leaflet and complementary leaflet on `How to decorate your rich fruit cake` from Huntley & Palmers.
Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 67, 22/9/1993.
Local news including the decision of the hall committee to keep under-14s out of licenced dances, the new CalMac summer timetable, AIE`s investment of £193,000 in Tiree, lamb and cattle sales, book fair, Kilkenneth 5 by Sandy MacKinnon, article about baker Gavin Carter, the weather and news from the school`s chess club.