Tag Archives: dancing

2010.66.1

BBC LAB film “Seaside Stories – Tiree”

DVD of BBC LAB film of Tiree adults talking about life on Tiree and the possible effects of a proposed offshore windfarm on the island. Filmed at the Tiree Fèis 2010. Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest interviews Yolanda MacDonald, Gordon Scott, Josie Fletcher, Eilidh Campbell, Jackie Jones, Sarah Holliday, Donald Meek, Iona Brown, Archie John MacLean, John Holliday, Iain Brown and others. Ceilidh at An Talla.

2000.61.19

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1968-32.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil talks about poultry feed and flour, gives two proverbs, talks about women wrestling in Tiree, sings a song about the Campbells and MacLeans, talks about Hogmanay rhymes and traditions, sings ‘Calum Bàn’ and ‘Duain Callain’, talks about choosing a dog, about bards and sings two songs miscalling a Moss Bard and sings ‘Maighdeannan na h-Airigh’, talks about weaving patterns and dyeing, using hen dung for washing, sings a waulking song and a lullaby, talks bout using urine for waulking, washing, drying and finishing wool, barn dances, the words used during the process of turning wool to cloth, tailors and weavers.

2000.61.45

Mini-disk SA1968/32.

Donald Sinclair (Dòmhnall Chaluim Bhàin) of Balephuil talks about poultry feed and flour, gives two proverbs, talks about women wrestling in Tiree, sings a song about the Campbells and MacLeans, talks about Hogmanay rhymes and traditions, sings ‘Calum Bàn’ and ‘Duain Callain’, talks about choosing a dog, about bards and sings two songs miscalling a Moss Bard and sings ‘Maighdeannan na h-Airigh’, talks about weaving patterns and dyeing, using hen dung for washing, sings a waulking song and a lullaby, talks bout using urine for waulking, washing, drying and finishing wool, barn dances, the words used during the process of turning wool to cloth, tailors and weavers.

2000.30.7

Periodical `The Coll Magazine`, No. 5, 1987.

Articles about WWII, the Coll hotel, emigration and immigrants, bulb growing, Highland dancing, archaeology, travellers to Coll, the White House of Grishipoll, the playgroup and parties.

1999.145.1

Audio cassette recording of Willie and Effie Dickie of Caoles talking to Dr John Holliday in January 1999.

Willie and Effie Dickie of Caoles talks to Dr John Holliday in January 1999 about their early life and schooling, the start of World War II, Effie’s work in the NAAFI in Tiree, dances and entertainment, rationing and egg-collecting, Willie’s time in the RAF, his arrival in Tiree, the snow in 1943, servicing aircraft, air-sea rescue, 281 Squadron, life in Nissen huts, football and table tennis, the RAF station magazine, war news on the radio and censorship, discipline, church services, RAF doctors and shortages during the war.

1998.293.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh Maclean of Barrapol talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Hugh MacLean (Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòir) talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about his upbringing, the early days of WWII, HMS Sturdy and other shipwrecks, the Home Guard, the crash of the Sylvia Scarlett and the mid-air collision of two Halifaxes, the Home Guard v. RAF shooting match, shops, diet and ration books, medical services and Dr Hunter, social life, dances and film shows, Italian POWs, the raising of the Loch Seaforth and meeting the German tug captain.

1998.279.1

Audio cassette recording of Meena Knapman of Kenovay talking to Dr John Holliday in September 1998.

Meena Knapman of Kenovay talks to Dr John Holliday in September 1998 about her early holidays on Tiree in the late 1920s and 1930s staying at Heanish then Vaul, the people in Vaul, the journey to Tiree from Glasgow and transport on Tiree, the funeral of John Brown from the Scarinish Hotel, Commander Dewar of Vaul, things to do on holiday in Tiree, shops and dances, Malcolm MacLean of Salum, the airport before WWII, memories of people and places, lighthouses seen from Tiree and Captain John MacKinnon of Vaul.

2000.74.1

Audio cassette recording of Janet MacIntosh talking to Maggie Campbell in March 2000.

Janet MacIntosh of Caoles and Balinoe talks to Maggie Campbell in March 2000 about her schooldays in Balemartine, her pastimes, the delivery of a telegram from Balinoe Post Office, wartime and the pictures, the funeral of 16 RAF crew members who died in a plane crash, monthly ceilidhs, dances and Gaelic plays, travelling shops, funerals, transport, gathering and cooking seafood and seaweed, and the health benefits of sea water.

2001.154.1

Audio cassette recording of Carol and Mrs Stoker of Scainish talking to Maggie Campbell in August 2001.

Carol and Mrs Stoker of Scarinish talk to Maggie Campbell in August 2001 about their holidays in Tiree and the changes they’ve seen since the 1960s in the shops, old people’s home, holiday houses, dances, the fencing of common grazing, ferries, the telephone exchange, golf course, farming and the increase in caravans on the island.