History of Stornoway Airport

The fourth in the Society's winter series of public lectures for 2016/17 will be held on Thursday 23 February 2017 at 7.00pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. Our guest speaker will be Duncan Smith and his subject will be the history of Stornoway...

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 'Make No...

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 Connection',...

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 hearted look back...

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 all men 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, and...

The Nicolson Clock Tower

The third in the Society's winter series of lectures will be held on Monday 27th January 2014 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. Our guest speaker will be Ken Galloway and the theme of his talk will be the history of the Nicolson Insitute Clock Tower...