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February 2022

Zoom Talk – Conserving our Geoheritage

February 10 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

Our winter talks continue with Colin MacFadyen discussing the conservation of our geoheritage with special reference to the North West Highlands Geopark. The North West Highlands of Scotland is a classic area of British geology. It represents an area of extraordinary geodiversity that has been key in the advancement of several areas of geoscience. The elements of geodiversity that we value for scientific, educational and touristic value are known as our ‘geoheritage’ and in common with other areas globally, is…

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Meet The Authors

February 26 @ 13:00 - 16:00
Achiltibuie Hall Achiltibuie, IV26 2VG United Kingdom
Free

Meet some of the talented folk behind the books, hear some of the wonderful music from the Coigach & Assynt Collection played live, and enjoy hot soup and sandwiches on us. This is a free drop-in event. A selection of the books will be available for sale.

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Between Mountain and Sea Children’s Workshop with author Jenny Grant

February 26 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Achiltibuie Hall Achiltibuie, IV26 2VG United Kingdom
Free

The book details a journey of a dog and her owner into the wilds of Coigach and Assynt. Join Jenny for an interactive reading of the book and an art activity to make your own journey map. For anyone interested in wildlife, art and dogs! Aimed at 5- 10 year olds but younger children welcome to join their siblings and parents. Free, but please book using the link below Registration : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/between-mountain-and-sea-childrens-art-workshop-tickets-251870400147

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Achlochan Heritage Trail guided walk with Scottish Wildlife Trust

February 26 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Achiltibuie Hall Achiltibuie, IV26 2VG United Kingdom
Free

A chance to discover more about the wildlife and history of this fascinating area in the company of Scottish Wildlife Trust Reserve Manager Michelle Henley and Reserve Project Officer Beth Harwood. Bring binoculars if you have them, and wear suitable footwear and warm, waterproof clothing—the path can be muddy after rain. Free, but please use the link below to book Registration : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/achlochan-heritage-trail-guided-walk-tickets-254392543947

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Clachtoll Broch guided walk with Historic Assynt

February 27 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Clachtoll Broch Clachtoll, IV27 4JD United Kingdom
Free

Finn Valentine will lead this guided walk to visit the broch and highlight some of the unique discoveries that were made there during the excavations. Meet at Clachtoll Beach Car Park. May be cancelled in bad weather, as the broch can be dangerous to visit in high winds and rain. Free. Contact assyntman@gmail.com, 01571 833283 to check the event is going ahead.

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From Brochs to Butterflies

February 27 @ 14:00 - 16:00
Lochinver Hall Lochinver, IV27 4LX United Kingdom
Free

A free drop-in event with Historic Assynt and Assynt Field Club. A chance to get a flavour of the amazing heritage and wildlife of Assynt, as members of both organisations will be on hand to tell you more. There will be replica finds from the broch, weird and wonderful wildlife specimens, and online talks. Enjoy with a cuppa and cake, and live music from the Coigach & Assynt Collection. A selection of the books will be available for sale.

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March 2022

How to write a walking guide

March 3 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Free

Free online Zoom talk with Dougie Cunningham, author of the Coigach & Assynt Walker’s Guide about how the book took shape . After the presentation there will be a live Q&A session with Dougie. Free, but please book using the link below Registration : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-write-a-walking-guide-tickets-254399645187

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The Unseen Fabric of Coigach & Assynt

March 8 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Free

An interactive online Zoom talk and discussion about how natural and cultural heritage are interlinked, with Seoras Burnett, lead contributor for the Coigach 0& Assynt Heritage Signage project.   Free, but please book using the link below Registration : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-unseen-fabric-of-coigach-assynt-tickets-254445442167

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Zoom Talk – How Glacial Erosion works

March 10 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

Discussion with Adrian Hall on the mechanism of glacial erosion with new evidence obtained from the Loch Eriboll area. Registration Details to follow soon.   

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May 2022

Geopark Geotour

May 7 @ 00:00 - May 13 @ 00:00
£275.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

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