October 2006 - Book Launch

A book of old photographs of South Uist, Eriskay  and Benbecula compiled by Bill Innes.

Title - Old South Uist with Eriskay and Benbecula

ISBN 9781840 333817  £7.99

The Royalty from this book will go to Kildonan Museum

Clan Donald  ceremony at  birthplace of Flora MacDonald some years back

Afterwards members called in at the museum and had lunch provided by Barbara

at the Cafe

On the closure of Balnain House in Inverness two Harps which were in their exhibition

were donated to  the Fèis Room at Kildonan

Gleann na Ceolraidh

a celebration of the life and work of

Margaret Fay Shaw

South Uist

Pròiseact  Beinn na Coraraidh

Pròiseact Beinn na Coraraidh is part of the national Their Past Your Future project and is led by a partnership of: the Imperial War Museum; Museums, Libraries and Archives England; Northern Ireland Museum Council; National Library of Wales; and Museums Galleries Scotland. The programme is supported by the Big Lottery Fund.  More info

 Angus MacPhee - Weaver of Grass

 Permanent exhibition opening on Easter Sunday,

 8th April 2012 at 2 pm.

  All welcome.

Werner Kissling  Photographic exhibition


3rd July to 30th September 2012

. He spent the summer of 1934 on the island of Eriskay where as well as taking many photographs he made the first ever film using the Gaelic language.

 - a touring installation commemorating casualties of the First World War will be at Kildonan Museum.


Thursday 7th April to

Tuesday 12th April 2016



 opens at Kildonan Museum on

 Saturday 16th April

to Saturday 8th April 2017.

Find out about

Bonnie Prince Charlie’s travels in Uist and Benbecula and the part played by local heroes

Flora MacDonald and

 Neil MacEachen