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...

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 Institute Clock Tower...

The Nicolson Clock Tower

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

Personalities of The Nicolson Institute

The second of the Society's 2013/14 winter series of public lectures will be held on Monday 25th November 2013 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. We welcome back a very popular speaker in the person of Sandy Matheson who will be presenting a talk about...

Lews Castle Museum & Archive

The first in the Society's 2013/14 winter series of public lectures will be held on Monday 28th October 2013 at 7.00 pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road, Stornoway. Our guest speaker will be Catriona West, Heritage Manager with Comhairle nan Eilean Siar and the...

Town Hall & the Provosts

As part of a programme to promote the Town Hall, the Society has joined up with other users of this magnificant building to present a small display. The theme is appropriate one 'The Town Hall & the Provosts'. This is the first in a series of open days and begins...

Old Stornoway Shops Pt 3

The final public lecture in the Society's 2012/13 winter season will be held on Monday 25 March 2013 at 7.00pm in the Council Chambers, CnES Offices, Sandwick Road. Sandy Matheson, Norman Macgregor and Malcolm Macdonald will once again talk about old Stornoway Shops...

Lecture Season

Due to unforseen circumstances the Society's public lecture scheduled for Monday 25 February 2013 has been cancelled.  Our intended speaker, Catriona West from the Museum service will, it is hoped, give her talk at a later date this year. The final lecture of the...

Crossing the Minch

The third in the Society's 2012/13 winter series of lectures will be held on Monday 28 January 2013 at 7.00pm in the Council Chambers, Sandwick Road. The topic is Crossing the Minch before David MacBrayne and the speaker is Colin Tucker. Mr Tucker is a native of...