This Saturday, 9 March, Back Football and Recreation Club are celebrating International Women's day with a day packed full events including art, culture, sport, health and beauty. 

Women will be taking over for the day with the the annual art exhibition of local women's work alongside a pop up cinema, guest speaker artist and author Muriel Macleod, taster sesions in yoga, boogie bounce, ceilidh dancing, walking netball and some craft workshops - see below for full listing of events.

There will also be a range of health and wellbeing stalls with demonstrations, treats and activities. Lunch will be provided between 12-2pm by Back School Parent Council to raise funds. And there will be a raffle in aid or Western Isles Womens Aid. 

Main hall:

10.30-11.30am Art exhibition Launch (invite only)

12-2pm Lunches provided by Back School Parent Council

Anytime between 12-4pm drop ins Create your own bath salts

Anytime between 12-4pm drop ins Make a wrapped wire ring

Anytime between 12-4pm drop ins Various stalls

Upstairs meeting room:

12.15- 12.45pm Muriel Macleod local artist and author will talk about and read from her novel "What the river washed away"

1pm- 2.30   Pop up cinema. Screening of “Suffragette”.

Downstairs meeting room:

12.30-1.30pm Yoga

2-2.30pm Ceilidh Dancing

3-3.30pm Boogie Bounce


1.30pm-2.30pm Walking Netball


2.30pm – 3.30pm Beach Walk

Stalls to include: Isle of Lewis Candles, Scentsy, Heathers Hampers, Lucy Harness Yoga & Mindfulness, Hayden Jewels, Cards, Wee Workshop, Gill Thompson Printmaker, Hebridean Treasure Trove, Bodyshop, Tropic skin care, Tweed crafts, Baking, WI Women's Aid, Hebridean Sea Swimmers, NHS WI, Cnes Community Education and our sponsors Tighean Innse Gall.