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Update Feb 29  - Find out here with our regularly updated one-stop, at-a-glance guide to what's on in Uist.

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Fri, Mar 1 World Day of Prayer at Benbecula Church of Scotland Hall at 7 pm. All are welcome.
   
  Gaining Confidence in Gaelic at 4 pm in Cothrom Learning Centre, Ormiclate, South Uist. Informal Gaelic chat for learners to gain confidence in their speaking skills. Free event but donations welcome for the learning programme at Cothrom.
   
Sat, Mar 2 Family pop-up Gaelic cafe, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, at Sgoil Charinis. Gaelic chat and games for learners and those wishing to brush up their language skills. Beginner lesson at 11.30 am.
   
  Uist Men's Cancer Support Group coffee morning at An Caladh, Balivanich, 11 am to 1 pm. Donations of baking and raffle prizes much appreciated.
   
  Our Climate Story at Cothrom Learning Centre, Ormiclate at 1.30 pm. Workshop to consider local climate change and what can be done to minimise its impact. Free entry but donations welcomed for Cothrom learners.
   
  Uist and Barra Cross Country race 3 at Liniclate Machair. This is the rescheduled February meet. Previous entries for the February event remain valid. Races begin at 11.30 am.
   
  P7 car wash at Sgoil an Iochdair, from 1 pm to 3 pm.
   
  Caim Candles Gift Shop reopens from 11 am to 5 pm.
   
Sun, Mar 3 Uist Spinning Group meeting, 1 pm to 3 pm, at Ceann na h-Àirigh. Free to visit, members £2 donation. Meets fortnightly.
   
  Table top sale at Talla an Iochdair, from 2 pm to 5 pm. Tables costing £10 can be booked by contacting William on 07909 220 425.
   
Mon, Mar 4  Whist Drive at Taigh Sgìre Sholais, starts 6.30 pm.
   
  Part 2 of Alasdair MacEachan's Tristan Da Cunha talk in Eriskay Community Hall at 7 pm. Here are more details about Tristan Da Cunha from the talk he gave on Grimsay last year.
   
Tue, Mar 5 Comann Eachdraidh Uibhist a Tuath winter well-being cupan at Sgoil Chàirinis, 2 pm to 3.30 pm. Also scheduled for the 12th and 26th.
   
  Safe Families Western Isles launch a new Uist service at An Caladh, Balivanich. The partnership event is from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm (booking essential). Information meeting for the public is from 7 pm to 9 pm. To book the partnership event or make an enquiry, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or call 01851 827308.
   
  "Journey round the Faroes" is a Talks on Tuesdays event with Alasdair MacEachen at 7.30 pm in Ceann na h-Àirigh & Grimsay Boat Museum. Lying halfway between Shetland and Iceland, the Faroes are home to a population of over 50,000. Alasdair will discuss the islanders' way of life, their economy, and the environment, illustrated by photographs taken over two decades of island visits. Entry by donation. Further information and booking are available by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling 07789  306223.
   
Thu, Mar 7 UistFilm present Riptide and new Gaelic short film, Marram in Berneray Hall at 7 pm. Marram was shot on Berneray by Elspeth Turner who will be taking part in a Q & A with co-director Tim Barrow. Tickets on the door - pay what you want, £3 to £10, cash only. See the Marram trailer.
   
  Dr Amy Blakeway, Senior Lecturer in Scottish History, University of St Andrews, will appear at Ceann na h-Àirigh & Grimsay Boat Museum at 6 pm for Talk on Thursday. She will discuss "The Early Years of Mary, Queen of Scots: war, disruption and Reformation." Refreshments are available by donation. Booking and further information can be found at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by texting 07789 306 223.
   
Fri, Mar 8 Howmore Church Hall warm hub from 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm for soup, sandwiches and music. All are welcome to attend.
   
  International Women's Day at Cothrom Learning Centre, Ormiclate, South Uist. Further details here.
   
  Fish and Chip takeaway night at the Berneray Shop and Bistro, 4.30 pm to 7 pm. Phone 01876 540288 or message via Facebook.
   
Sat, Mar 9 Family pop-up Gaelic cafe, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, at Sgoil Charinis. Gaelic chat and games for learners and those wishing to brush up their language skills. Beginner lesson at 11.30 am.
   
  Grimsay Saturday Soup and Pudding lunches from 1 pm to 2.30 pm at Ceann na h-Àirigh & Grimsay Boat Museum. To book, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text Anne at 07789 306 223—£10 per person to raise funds for the Grimsay Community Association.
   
  Sgoil Uibhist a Tuath car wash to raise funds for the annual P7 residential trip to Fairburn. Five pounds per vehicle, from 10 pm to 2 pm, at the school. Refreshments are also available.
   
Mon, Mar 11 St Kilda - an informal talk by Alasdair MacEachan in Eriskay Community Hall at 7 pm. Comann Eachdraidh Eirisgeidh is presenting the event, and entry is by donation.
   
Fri, Mar 15 Quiz Night at Sgoil an Iochdair at 7 pm. Maximum of 4 adults per team; children welcome. Entry by donation. Tea, coffee, home baking, and a raffle. The school's Parent Council is organising the event.
   
  Board Game Club meeting at Howmore Church Hall, 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm. Drop in with hot chocolate and marshmallows; vegan is available, too. Feel free to bring your favourite games.
   
  Quiz Night in Eriskay Hall at 7 pm. £5 per adult, kids free. Teams should be 4 - 6. Licensed. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
   
Sat, Mar 16 Family pop-up Gaelic cafe, 10.30 am to 12.30 pm, at Sgoil Charinis. Gaelic chat and games for learners and those wishing to brush up their language skills. Beginner lesson at 11.30 am.
   
  Free First Aid training with First Aid Hebrides for North Uist residents. The training is being funded by North Uist Community Council, with support from local councillors, Mustapha Hocine and Uisdean Robertson. Booking is essential as places are limited. There are two sessions at Carinish Church Hall;  9.30 am to 12.30 pm, and 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm. To book email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or message the community council via their Facebook page.
   
Sun, Mar 17 Uist Spinning Group meeting, 1 pm to 3 pm, at Ceann na h-Àirigh. Free to visit, members £2 donation. Meets fortnightly.
   
Fri, Mar 22 Comann Eachdraidh Eirisgeidh presents a slideshow of Iain Ruaraidh's photographs from the 1970s onward in Eriskay Hall at 7 pm. Free admission, but donations are welcome.
   
  Fish and Chip takeaway night at the Berneray Shop and Bistro, 4.30 pm to 7 pm. Phone 01876 540288 or message via Facebook.
   
Sat, Mar 23 Bi-centenary ceilidh for the RNLI. Music by Iain MacPhail and friend at Carinish Hall at 7.30 pm. Bar, dancing and raffle. Tickets are priced at 10. Donations of home baking and raffle prizes on the night would be greatly appreciated.
   
  Daffodil Tea at Taigh Sgìre Sholais, from 12 pm to 2.30 pm.
   
  Bookbug Session at Liniclate Library at 11.30 am. Free story, song and rhyme for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families.
   
  Grimsay Saturday Soup and Pudding lunches from 1 pm to 2.30 pm at Ceann na h-Àirigh & Grimsay Boat Museum. To book, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text Anne at 07789 306 223—£10 per person to raise funds for the Grimsay Community Association.
   
Tue, Mar 26 National Good Food Nation Plan workshop at Cnoc Soilleir. Book a place at Eventbrite.
   
Wed, Mar 27 Messy Play - Splaoid  at Taigh Sgìre Sholais from 10.30 am.
   
Sat, Mar 30 Quiz Night, 7 pm, at Taigh Sgìre Sholais
   
  Coffee morning with bingo and soft play in Eriskay Hall at 11 am to 1 pm. Kids' Easter crafts and egg hunt.
   
Sun, Mar 31 Uist Spinning Group meeting, 1 pm to 3 pm, at Ceann na h-Àirigh. Free to visit, members £2 donation. Meets fortnightly.