Tiree’s Historical Centre

Celebrate, promote and learn more about Tiree’s stories, heritage, culture and Gaelic language by visiting the historical centre in Scarinish or by attending one of the An Iodhlann Trust events in person or on-line. You could even volunteer to become a researcher for the Trust and be part of a team that meets weekly to discuss findings. Follow An Iodhlann Trust on facebook to keep up to date with the latest news.


The Company restores and preserves historic ships and vessels owned by the Company that are fully functional and can be operated at sea. It aims to educate the public by the research of the history of the vessels with the aim of providing historical background and educational material on how these vessels operate, thereby ensuring that these skills are maintained for future generations.

Heritage Museum

The Museum learning team provides interactive activities across a broad range of curriculum areas to enable a greater understanding of Argyll’s place within the wider world. Activities include artefact handling, costumes, crafts and traditional skills such as pottery. It also offers guided site visits of the Kilmartin Glen monuments, Rock Art Carvings of Achnabreac Forest Park and the deserted settlements of Arichonan and Kilmory Oib.Outdoors, natural history, including pond dipping, nature trails and transect, invertebrate and vegetation surveys, is explored.

Music Heritage

Sgioba Luaidh is a group specialising in Gaelic work songs, particularly those which were sung by women when waulking the tweed.

Heritage Blethers

Monthly informal heritage reflection, led by heritage volunteers as they share pictures and stories from the past. You are invited to share your stories and tales of days gone by over a cuppa. Go to website to find out when it’s happening.

War Memorial Preservation

The Trust upholds a War Memorial in the Parish of Killean and Kilkenzie, Kintyre Argyll for present and future generations. It was recently re-dedicated on its 100th anniversary. An annual Armistice service of remembrance is held at the War Memorial.

Gaelic Conversation Sessions

This informal Gaelic conversation session is a lovely way to practice spoken gaelic whilst enjoying a cup of coffee.All ages and levels of fluency are welcome. If you would like to take part, email jamie@dunollie.org

Oban Heritage – Heritage Hunters

The Rockfield Centre is supported by a group of volunteers known as the Heritage Hunters. Heritage Hunters work on various projects relating to the social history and heritage of the town of Oban. The Centre now has a collection of artefacts, photos and oral recordings which are used regularly for research and exhibition purpose. If you are interested in learning more please email obanheritage@therockfieldcentre.org.uk


Aspects of local history, landscape and traditions are shared in various ways to develop Oban and Ganavan’s Arts Heritage and Culture, for example, Interpretation Boards and Murals. The organisation promotes natural and open spaces to increase health and wellbeing for everyone – as well as supporting people to value and make a connection with local Heritage by way of “Walks and Talks.”