Ditty Box by John Cumming

Ditty Box by John Cumming

An Talla Solais's Travelling Light project runs from 19th April to 19th May.  See the exhibitions page for details of the show.  Below are the activities connected to the project.  Please call us on 01854612310 to sign up (leave a message if necessary and we'll get back to you asap) or email sian@antallasolais.org

Boats and boxes

Work with boatbuilder John McIntyre to craft a wooden box using boatbuilding techniques with insider-tips.

Thursday 2nd May, 6-9pm, £10 per person including materials; please book in advance.

This workshop is fully booked; please email sian@antallasolais.org if you would like to go on the mailing list.

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What we carry

A series of inspiring drop-in art workshops with Eleanor White. If you could only take a few things on a journey what would they be?  Use drawing and print techniques to create bottles, bags and postcards. 

Friday 3rd May, sessions at 10am – 12pm; 2-4pm; 7-9pm

£5 per session.  Please book in advance.  Age 16 and over only. You are welcome to book for more than one session.

What we carry: with Eleanor White

Maritime sketchbook walk

As the first of our new Art Ranger series of sketchbook walks, spend a morning with artist Rachel Grant drawing round Ullapool Harbour.  Drawing materials provided, including a sketchbook to keep.

Monday May 6th 11am – 1pm, £10 per person.  Please book in advance.  Under-16s should be accompanied by an adult.

Art Ranger Sketchbook Walks
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The sgoth Jubilee

The sgoth Jubilee

Sail away

A half-day’s sailing with words and art on the traditionalsgoth Jubilee(open fishing boat) from the Isle of Lewis.  Sailing from Ullapool Harbour.  No experience required: you will be taught the basics of this traditional sailing whilst being regaled with her history and stories, logging your journey through words, drawing and discovery.  With Ian Stephen and Christine Morrison.

Monday 13th, Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th May sailing at 2pm, returning around 5pm (weather permitting; some last minute changes might be necessary).  £12 per person.  Booking essential.

Sail Away

Arrivals, Departures

An evening of curious insights into traditions of seafaring, departure and arrival from Scotland’s ports through film.

Sunday 12th May at 8.30pm, AT THE ULLAPOOL HARBOUR MARQUE, FREE entry but please book as numbers are limited. Email sian@antallasolais.org.