Softback book ‘Highland Balls and Village Halls: A Look At The Scot And His Dancing’ by G. W. Lockhart, 1985. Dances, venues, musicians, tartan and dress, as well as the steps of the most important dances.
CD `Western Ocean` by Skipinnish, 2014
Music CD by local band, Skipinnish, founded by Angus MacPhail, Ruaig. The cover is signed by members of the band.
DVD of a tribute to Gordon Connell`s accordion teaching on Tiree, 2013
DVD of a tribute to accordion teachers made by MG Alba in Gaelic to be screened at Feis Thiriodh 2013, beginning with Gordon Connell, Crossapol, who has been teaching accordion at Tiree High School since the 1970s. Includes footage of Tiree landscapes, dancing in the old community hall, a photograph of Murray Omand, and interviews with Angus MacPhail, Ruaig, Flora MacPhail, Ruaig, Dr John Holliday, Balephuil, and Alastair MacLean (Billy the Box), Barrapol.
DVD of BBC Alba`s Trusadh` featuring Gordon Connell, 2012
DVD of copy of BBC Alba`s TV programme `Trusadh` featuring Gordon Connell playing some of his favourite Tiree music on the accordion. Aired in 2012
Promotional flier for Tyree Records 2013
Colour promotional flier for Tyree Records – Sounds of Scotland, hightlighting new CDs by Tiree bands Trail West and Skerryvore. Includes photocopy.
Trail West T-shirt
Example of the first T-shirts produced by new Tiree ceilidh band `Trail West` in 2008. White map of Tiree and white text on black cotton, reads “Trail West” on front, and “www.trail-west.co.uk The band below the waves..” on the back.
Skerryvore tour flier, winter 2008-2009
A5 blue flier showing dates and venues for winter concerts of the Tiree band `Skerryvore` between 12th Dec. 2008 and 31st Jan. 2009. Highlights official launch of `Caledonia` on iTunes.
Newspaper cutting `Community Spotlight on Tiree`, 1993
Oban Times feature articles about Tiree: (1) `Long live Gaelic` – the Gaelic medium Unit at Tiree High School with photograph, (2) Photograph of Tiree SWRI: L-R: (back) Fiona MacKinnon, Kirkapol; Mary Ann MacDonald, Heanish; Anneen Black, Ruaig; ?; ?; Mary Davies, Crossapol; Margaret Green, Mannal; (front) ?; Isabel Weatherston, Scarinish; Sandra Tester, Balinoe; ?, (3) `Tiree`s medal man` – about Norman MacIver and his collection of 975 medals and trophies for dancing, with photograph, (4) `Island music tour` – Glasgow-based rock bank Wanted visit Tiree, funded by EC Leader, (5) `Prize-winning pupil` – Duncan Hunter, Cornaigmore, won the GRAB logo competition with a photograph of himself being presented with a cheque for £100 by Isabel MacKay, manageress of the Co-op, (6) `Co-op man selected` – Andy Hayes represented the Scottish Co-op at an educational conference in Germany, with photo, (7) `Playgroup smiles` – photograph of Tiree`s English playgroup, (8) `Winning recipe` – Short article about Mabel MacArthur`s carrageen pudding, (9) `Ceilidh band play for the elderly` – photograph of Cornaig Ceilidh Band at Tigh a` Rudha.