Emigration from Berneray conference

Berneray Historical Society is hosting a conference, ‘Exploring over 200 years of Emigration from Berneray’ on this Friday (August 3).

The event takes place from 9:30am until 4pm in Berneray Community Hall.

The society are delighted to have Dr Marjory Harper, Professor of History at the University of Aberdeen and Associate Professor of History at UHI’s Centre for History, addressing the audience before they reveal some of the discoveries made in the course of their latest project, A’ tilleadh ar n-eachdraidh dhachaigh (Bringing our history home), examining aspects of the story of emigration from Berneray.

The entrance fee of £5 includes refreshments and a light lunch and the event will be followed by an evening ceilidh dance with Calum Iain MacCorquodale (Adults £8, Under 16s £4)