In the cosy atmosphere of the Museum of Childhood, hear tales of dreams and adventures from storyteller Ailie Finlay, colourfully illuminated by a real Victorian magic lantern show.
The scheduled event, Meet Monty - the dog who owns Max, has been unfortunately been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. However, the fab Lynne Rickards is subbing and will provide excellent entertainment for younger readers. Meet Harris the Hero, Skye the Puffling and Lewis the Puffin!
Katie Morag comes to town - Mairi Hedderwick opens the Cove and Kilcreggan 2016 children's book festival.
Do you enjoy stories about mythical creatures and magic? If so join Sheila Kinninmonth of Hamespuntales at the Scottish Fisheries Museum as she tells us exciting traditional tales and helps us to create, using a variety of materials, our very own characters! Ages 3-6; Free, but booking essential.
Children between the ages of 3-5 years bring their soft toys to enjoy stories and songs.
After that the toys will be tucked in for a sleepover. As their young carers are away, the toys will stay up late and explore. What will they get up to?
Kerr Thomson has written his book aimed at age 9 and over. If you love whales and the ocean you and your family will enjoy this talk
Tour behind the scenes , discover the true history of the building , alive and dead
Dads David and Thomas enjoyed playing and learning with their children, and loved music. They looked into whether there were groups for dads, and could not find any locally. Dads Rock was born! A high energy rocking half hour for parents and children to listen to stories and sing songs. Dads Rock will have fun!
Do you enjoy stories about mythical creatures and magic? If so join Sheila Kinninmonth of Hamespuntales at the Scottish Fisheries Museum as she tells us exciting traditional tales and helps us to create, using a variety of materials, our very own characters! Ages 7-12; Free, but booking essential.
This is an evening of poetry and storytelling, exploring roots and heritage, and archeology, connecting ourselves to self, community and place, with the Scots-Irish Poet, Storyteller and community artist Margot Henderson. There will be interval drinks and nibbles before we embark on the launch of the Uist Writers' latest pamphlet.