Tag Archives: team and crowd games

2017.27.1

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.

2011.111.1

Leaflet produced by Tiree High School about a film made for a BBC competetion ca. 1985

Leaflet produced by Tiree High School “Notes on the making of `Our island, its ever changing face`”, a film made by secondary school pupils for a BBC Focus/Multibroadcast Video Competition in February 1985 (? – exact year unknown). Despite several setbacks, they achieved 2nd place in a national field of 5000 entries.

2010.25.1

Photograph of Tiree Agricultural Show Committee 1971/72

Colour photograph of the Tiree Agricultural Show Committee at the show at Crossapol Farm in 1971 or 1972. L-R: Hugh Campbell, Balemartine, unknown judge, Lachie MacLean, Druimfraoich, Kenovay, Charles MacLean, Croish House, Caoles, Lachlan MacArthur (Lachie Donan), Lachie MacFarlane, Hynish, John MacFadyen, Barrapol.

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2010.16.6

Archive film from 1944 about `The Isles of Youth`

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `The Isles of Youth`. Filmed in 1944, colour, silent. David MacBrayne`s silent film of various island scenery in the western isles, interspersed with poetic texts. Subjects include ferries, buses, Oban, Stornoway, Harris and Harris tweed, Rodeland & St.Clements Church, Uist, Barra, Tiree including the ship “Mary Stewart” abandoned in Scarinish Harbour but still intact, Lunga, Iona, Staffa, Mull, Highland Games.

2009.57.4

Letter from Argyll & Bute Council to Laurence Scotland Ltd regarding Tiree playing fields all-weather pitch, 1996.

Copy of letter from Mervyn Kessell, Horticultural Services Officer, Environmental Services, Argyll & Bute Council to Dave Blamire, Laurence Scotland Ltd, Edinburgh, 13 Aug 1996, requesting a budget price for the creation of an all-weather pitch at the Tiree High School playing fields.