Friday, 8 August 2014 at 19:30 - Saturday, 9 August 2014 at 23:00 (BST)
Stornoway, United Kingdom
This Hebridean Homecoming event takes place over 2 days in August 2014. The first event on Friday 8th, is a Tattoo to be held on the picturesque Lews Castle Green involving 10 pipebands including 6 time world champion pipeband from Vancouver, the Simon Fraser University Pipeband. The event will also feature dancers, gymnasts, horses and Sambayabamba band from Glasgow.The Tattoo will finish with a spectacular firework display.
Saturday 9th August will be Carnival day in Stornoway with all pipebands and floats parading through the town.
On Saturday evening a Grand Concert will be held in the Stornoway Sports Centre featuring the Sambayabamba band, Gaelic Choir, the Lochies, Julie Fowlis and the Simon Fraser University Pipeband.
Welcome to the main page of the Amenity Trust web site. The Stornoway Amenity Trust has undertaken a wide range of improvements in the townscape since the early 1990's. Please browse to learn more about activities and projects carried out by the Stornoway Amenity Trust.
This magnificent creature was created by by Uisdean Paterson of Aird Tong, with help from the Stornoway Trust. Hamish can be seen standing proudly on Macaulay Road in Stornoway. The trust held a competition to choose a name and received well over 70 suggestions including Seoras, Hector and Macaulay.
We very much think he suits Hamish. Congratulations to Catherine Duffy on winning the £50 prize.