What’s On in Lochaber 12.03.20

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Saturday March 14: The EU Citizens’ Rights Project will be hosting a free information event at the Alexandra Hotel in Fort William from 11am to 1pm. It will be an opportunity to hear about the EU Settlement Scheme, EU citizens’ rights before and after Brexit and ask any questions.

Tuesday March 17: An illustrated talk entitled Caman Play Shinty, by Hugh Dan MacLennan at Ardnamurchan High School, 7.30pm. In aid of Lochaber District Shinty Memories Group.

Wednesday March 18: Memories of Caol – by a Caol Dude: Join Hugh Dan MacLennan at Caol Community Centre, 2pm. In aid of Lochaber Shinty Memories Group.

Wednesday March 18: A Question of Shinty: quiz in Sunny’s Bar, Fort William, at 7.30pm.

Saturday March 21: Caol Primary School spring fete with teas/coffees/soup/hot dogs. Also baking and bottle stalls, raffle and silent auction with some great prizes. Sammy’s doughnut stall. Face painting, nail painting. Bouncy castle, beat the goalie, crafts and games stalls.

Saturday March 21: Meur Loch Abar Ceilidh, including medal-winning guest singers, as well as the South Uist dance band, Sound of Kilphedar. The Railway Club, Fort William, 7.30pm. All proceeds to Meur Loch Abar Mòd Club.

Saturday March 21: A play inspired by graffiti discovered in Gaelic Bibles found in St John’s Episcopal Church ‘The Boys in the Gallery’ will play for one night at Ballachulish Hall. Doors are for 7pm with a 7.30pm start. Donations at the door go towards the church.

Sunday March 22: Friends of Nevis host a free, drop-in bird ringing event at the Glen Nevis Visitor Centre from 9am to 3pm, subject to weather. Experienced bird ringer, John Owen, will show people how and why birds are ringed, give you an opportunity to see the birds up close then watch them being released.

Friday March 27: Lochaber Piping Society recital including guest pipers, Gordon McCready and William Geddes. Moorings Hotel, Banavie, at 7.30pm.