Tickets for Iolaire Remembrance Event

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A reminder that the public will be able to reserve tickets for the Iolaire Community Remembrance Event from 9am on Monday, September 10th.

The event, hosted by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, will take place at 9:30pm on Monday, December 31st in the Lewis Sports Centre, and is the civic event to mark the centenary of the Iolaire tragedy, featuring military and school band performances, poetry readings and songs, drama in addition to spiritual elements.

Norman A MacDonald, Chairman of the Iolaire Working Group, said: “This commemoration is of major significance for our Islands.

“The capacity for the event in the Lewis Sports Centre is 720 and therefore, although tickets will be free of charge, there will only a limited number available and we do anticipate a high demand.

“Tickets will be on a first come first served basis.”

Tickets for the event will be available to reserve via two methods (online at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-community-remembers-tickets-48029844558) or by calling 01851 600502.

There is a maximum of four tickets per reservation.