Next Ceilidh: August 24, 2017

The eighth ceilidh of our 2017 summer ceilidh series will be Thursday, August 24th at 7 PM at the museum. Our ceilidh this week will feature: Dawn & Margie Beaton – Fiddle & Piano Lynn Chisholm – Guitar & Vocals Admission is $5. Tea and light refreshments will be served following the show. Hope to see you there!

Talk on the Sutherland Clearances

The Chestico Museum is pleased to host a talk by Dr. Annie Tindley, Senior Lecturer in modern British History at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK on Wednesday, August 23rd at 7 PM. Dr. Tindley’s talk will be entitled A State of Nature? Clearances, Ownership and Conflict in the Highlands of Scotland, ca. 1790-1900. It will look at the varying… (more…)

2017 Chestico Couples

The Chestico Museum and Historical Society is pleased to honour Evelyn & Angus MacLean and Jeanie & Donald MacMillan as this year’s Chestico Couples. Evelyn & Angus MacLean: Evelyn grew up in Port Hood. She was the daughter of Annie Belle (MacKinnon) and Ben Hawley. Angus was born in Halifax to Evelyn (Lynch) and John Angus MacLean. When Angus was… (more…)

Next Ceilidh: August 17, 2017

The seventh ceilidh of our 2017 summer ceilidh series will be Thursday, August 17th at 7 PM at the museum. Our ceilidh this week will feature: Stephanie MacDonald – Fiddle Francis MacIsaac – Fiddle & Drum Liam McGlashon – Fiddle & Pipes Cathy Hawley – Piano Lisa Cameron – Guitar & Vocals Admission is $5. Tea and light refreshments will… (more…)

Next Ceilidh: August 10, 2017

The sixth ceilidh of our 2017 summer ceilidh series will be Thursday, August 10th at 7 PM at the museum. Our ceilidh this week will feature: Ian MacDougall – Fiddle Barbara MacDonald Magone – Piano Hughie John Beaton – Guitar & Vocals Admission is $5. Tea and light refreshments will be served following the show. Hope to see you there!

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