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[Update - June 16.] Find out here with our regularly updated one-stop, at-a-glance guide to what's on in Uist.

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Sat, Jun 1 North Uist charity tractor rally from Hosta at 11.30 am. The funds raised will be in aid of the Trianaid Residents Social Fund.
   
  Grimsay Boatfest, 12 pm to 4 pm, at Kallin Harbour. There will be fun day activities for the whole family to celebrate the Stewart-built Grimsay boats. Cafe open.
   
  Runrig - The last dance is showing at Carinish Hall at 7 pm. Tickets and more information at https://buff.ly/4br9Vau
   
  Men's Cancer Support Group, 11 am to 1 pm, in An Caladh, Balivanich.
   
  'Repurposing' exhibition by Uist artist Peter Rintoul opens in the Taigh Chearsabhagh Cafe Gallery from 10 am to 4 pm. More information at https://buff.ly/4dV2eLj
   
 Sun, Jun 2 Uist Inflatables Fun day at Balivanich Hall, 1 pm to 3 pm. Various bouncy castles, activities, a baby zone and a soft play area. £5 per child. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
   
Mon, Jun 3 The Monday Club are meeting at Daliburgh Thrift Shop for tea and biscuits.
   
Wed, Jun 5 Jobs Fair at Sgoil Lionacleit theatre from 1.10 pm to 6 pm. The fair will be open to the public from 4 pm.
   
  Cidsin Ceilidh in Cnoc Soilleir from 1 pm to 2 pm.
   
Sat, Jun 8 Rescheduled date for the Ceann na h-Àirigh & Grimsay Boat Museum First Aid at Work course. It will take place between 10 am and 4 pm. Places can be booked by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or texting 07842963428.
   
  Southend Football and Community Club will host a primary school football festival in Daliburgh.
   
  South Uist and Benbecula Agricultural Society hold a family ceilidh and over 18s dance at Talla an Iochdair.  Entry to the family ceilidh (7.30 pm - 9.30 pm) is by donation. The over-18s dance (10.30 pm to late) is £10. Padruig Morrison and James Stewart and Friends are providing the entertainment.
   
  North Uist Distillery Beach Clean, botanicals and downpour cocktails at Culla Bay at 2 pm to mark World Ocean Day and World Gin Day. Further event details on Facebook.
   
  Free model-making workshop at Museum nan Eilean, Lionacleit, 11 am to noon. Suitable for ages eight and above. Expert model maker Donald MacQuarrie will lead the workshop, with the models being included in the museum's 2025 exhibition. Further information.
   
Mon, Jun 10 Gus Wylie Grimsay Portraits exhibition in the Ceann na h-Àirigh & Grimsay Boat Museum cafe until Saturday, July 20.
   
  Little Minch timetable discussion at Lochmaddy Village Hall hosted jointly by North Uist Community Council and Berneray Community Council. The meeting, which starts at 7 pm, is to discuss timetable options for the Little Minch route before a new vessel arrives. All are welcome to attend.
   
  Bookbug session at Liniclate Library at 11 am. Followed by a Scottish Breastfeeding Week Party from 11.30 am to 1 pm. Find out about breastfeeding and the support that is on offer locally.
   
Wed, Jun 12 Carers Week lunch and talk at the Dark Island Hotel, noon to 3 pm. Guest speakers were Donald Maclean, Fire Safety Officer; and Macmillan Care Support on the subject of Digital Legacy. Booking is essential. Contact 01859 502588 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
   
  Climate Hebrides drop-in at the Oifis Stòras Uibhist from 10 am to 12 pm and 7 pm to 8 pm. This is an opportunity to inform sustainable and meaningful climate policy for the Outer Hebrides. The public is invited to come along and map their concerns. Images of coastal erosion and climate change effects can be supported with images. CANCELLLED
   
  Online meeting to showcase the new Carbon Neutral Islands community climate action handbook. The Zoom meeting at 10 am will give an overview of the new handbook and how to use it, explain the value of a community climate action plan, and be an opportunity to join a Community of Practice supported by Community Energy Scotland. Register for this free showcase meeting at Eventbrite.
   
Thu, Jun 13 Kim Carnie with Megan Henderson, John Lowrie and Innes White at St Peter's Hall, Daliburgh. The concert is being presented in partnership with Ceòlas.  Tickets from ceolas.co.uk
   
Fri, Jun 14 Grimsay Folk and Live Music Club meets from 7 pm to 9 pm on the second Friday of the month. Singers, musicians, and the audience are welcome. Entry is by donation.
   
  Isles MSP Alasdair Allan will hold constituency surgeries in Barra and Vatersay today and tomorrow (Sat, Jun 15). To make an appointment, call 01851 700357 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
   
  Guided walk by Amanda Saurin of A.S Apothecary and Wild Eve to showcase some of the land and sea plants she and her team work with in Harris. The walk leaves from the North Uist Distillery in Nunton at 2 pm. Further details.
   
Sat, Jun 15 Stepping Stone 10k, from Stepping Stone Restaurant in Balivanich. Registration from 10 am. Walkers (untimed) set off at 10.30 am and runners at 11 am. The registration fee for both walkers and runners is 
£14. Charity raffle on the day.
   
  Botanical illustration workshops begin. Book required as places limited. Workshops to run June 15, 22, and 29. For further information and booking, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 07842 963428.
   
  Outer Hebrides Pairs Championship 2024 at Askernish Golf Club. A two-day event. Tee times can be booked at askernishgolfclub.com/open-competitions
   
Mon, Jun 17 Na h-Eileanan an Iar General Election Husting at Balivanich Hall at 7 pm
   
Wed, Jun 19 Watercolour workshops hosted by artist William Neill commence on three Wednesdays, from 11.30 am to 1 pm, at the Cothrom Learning Centre. Basic materials provided. The cost is £30. Book a place by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 01878 700910.
   
Thu, Jun 20 Lionacleit Machair Soundwalk, 6 pm to 8 pm. Debut of updated version with refreshments and a chat with the Lionacleit allotment group afterwards. Further information at https://buff.ly/3yQ7hwp
   
  Sgoil Lionacleit Summer Concert at 7 pm in the school theatre. A raffle to raise funds for new instruments will also be held. Tickets £3, and concessions £2. They can be purchased at the school office.
   
  Buggy Buddies Lochmaddy, a free local buggy walking group open to parents and carers of babies and toddlers in buggies, prams or carriers. Low impact exercise on a pram-friendly route around North Uist. Meet at Lochmaddy Hall at 10 am. Further information is available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling Kelly-Anne on 07971 844272.
   
Fri, Jun 21 Macmillan Cancer Support - North Uist branch fundraising event at Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath at 7.30 pm. Teas, coffee, home baking, raffle, lucky squares, plant and bottle stalls. Donations of baking are appreciated.
   
  The annual Summer Open Exhibition of work by members of the Uist Arts Association opens at 7 pm in Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre. Free event with refreshments
   
Sat, Jun 22 Dàimh play a matinee concert at Ceann na h-Àirigh, Grimsay, at 4 pm.
Tickets from ceolas.co.uk.
   
  Dàimh plays an evening concert at St Peter's Hall, Daliburgh. Tickets from ceolas.co.uk.
   
  The North Uist Development company are holding a garden party at the Old Lochmaddy School from 2 pm. The event will see the opening of a wildlife-friendly community garden, with a talk about bees by Bill Neill. It also includes children's activities, a plant sale, and art with Anne Rabbits.
   
Tue, Jun 25 Carinish Craft Club summer sale at Carinish Free Church Hall, from 11 am to 2 pm. Free entry, all are welcome.
   
  RSPB Cainnt ha h-Eoin (Language of Birds Walk) with Shona MacLellan from the RSPB on a walk around Daliburgh, South Uist, for a spot of birdwatching while also learning more about the Gaelic names of birds.
Meet at Cnoc Soilleir, Daliburgh, South Uist, at 10 am. More details on Facebook events.
   
Wed, Jun 26 End-of-term party/disco at Eriskay Hall, 6.30 pm to 7.45 pm, for P1 to P7 pupils. £2 entry and tuck shop.
   
  Marine biologist and National Geographic Explorer Dr Natalie Sinclair will give a talk at Taigh Chearsabhagh on her analysis of humpback whale songs recorded off the Outer Hebrides, delving into the world of whale communication and its significance for conservation efforts. Artist Sam Gare and Musician/Researcher Alex South will also introduce their upcoming work responding to the stranding of 55 pilot whales in North Tolsta in July 2023. This event is free and open to all. Further information at https://buff.ly/457bTuj.
   
  Thank the Bees for G&Ts, an Outer Hebrides Wildlife Festival with a special gin-tasting experience at North Uist Distillery's Nunton Steadings Visitor Centre at 2 pm. Further details.
   
Thu, Jun 27 Community Library in Eriskay Hall, 1.30 pm to 3 pm.
   
  Buggy Buddies Lochmaddy, a free local buggy walking group open to parents and carers of babies and toddlers in buggies, prams or carriers. Low impact exercise on a pram-friendly route around North Uist. Meet at Lochmaddy Hall at 10 am. Further information is available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling Kelly-Anne on 07971 844272.
   
Fri, Jun 28 UistFilm screening of Being in a Place: A Portrait of Margaret Tait in Carinish Hall at 7 pm includes a Q&A with co-producer Sarah Neely. Tickets and more information: https://buff.ly/3SaU4Wl 
   
  Thank the Bees for G&Ts, an Outer Hebrides Wildlife Festival with a special gin-tasting experience at North Uist Distillery's Nunton Steadings Visitor Centre at 12.30 pm. Further details.
   
Sat, Jun 29 Bookbug session at Lionacleit library at 11.30 am. Sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust, Bookbugs are free story, song, and rhyme sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school children, and their families.
   
  Playpark fundraising Fun Fest at Taigh Sgire Sholais, 11 am to 2 pm. £10 per child, adults and under 5s free. A family discount is available. The event includes arts and crafts, yoga, beat the goalie, a bouncy castle, kids' games, and fake tattoos.