Make No Bones About It

The fourth in the Society’s winter series of lectures will be held on Monday 23rd February 2015 at 7pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. Our guest speakers will be Alastair Rees and Ross Cameron from Archas Heritage Ltd and the title of their talk is...

Lews Castle Restoration

The third of the Society’s winter series of public lectures will be held on Monday 26 January 2015 at 7pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. The guest speaker will be Iain Macleod, Project Co-ordinator, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, who will be presenting an...

The Perceval Connection

The second of the Society’s 2014/15 winter series of lectures will be held on Monday 24 November 2014 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Rd. Our guest speakers are Cathie Mackay and Willie Foulger and the subject for their talk is ‘The Perceval...

Bring back the old Reporters

The first of the Society’s 2014/15 series of winter public lectures will be held on Monday 27 October 2014 at 7.00pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. Our guest speaker is Colin Tucker and the topic will be ‘Bring back the Reporters’, a light...

SHS You Tube Channel

The Stornoway Historical Society is pleased to announce the launch of it’s own ‘You Tube’ channel. The first upload is the video of our last public lecture of 2013/14, ‘North Beach Shops and Hotels’ which was held on 24 March 2014. Our...

Fallen War Heroes of Stornoway

The Stornoway Historical Society has just published “Fallen War Heroes of Stornoway & District”, which covers the loss of men and women in conflicts from the time of the Spanish-American War of 1898 to the present day. Details of each individual, their...

Launch of Fallen War Heroes book

The Stornoway Historical Society is proud to announce the launch of its latest publication, ‘Fallen War Heroes of Stornoway and District’, compiled by Malcolm Macdonald, on Friday 27th June 2014 in Museum nan Eilean at 9.30pm. The book gives an account of...

Launch of Facebook Page

The Stornoway Historical Society is now on Facebook!  Please view the page and post your likes. We welcome your queries, comments, contributions and suggestions. We will be regularly posting updates on our activities and...

North Beach Shops & Hotels

The twenty first annual general meeting of the Stornoway Historical Society will be held on Monday 24 March 2014 at 6.30 pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. This will be immediately followed at 7.00 pm by the last of the Society’s regular series of winter...

What Lies Beneath

The fourth of the Society’s winter series of lectures for 2013/14 will be held on Monday 24 February 2014 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. Our guest speaker for the evening will be Jane Maciver, Chief Executive of the Stornoway Port Authority,...