Posts from January 2019

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Are You Ready for Valentine’s Day?

by Catherine Harvey

Here at KC, we’ve been busy crafting again – this time, trying out a type of card which has been testing our sewing skills! We’re pretty pleased with the results and we hope you like them too. The cards are for sale if you call in to the centre, but they’ll also be available when […]

Christmas Crafts at KC

by Catherine Harvey

In the weeks leading up to the Christmas break, the KC gang were very busy making all sorts of goodies to sell. We made Christmas tree decorations out of clay (and then painted them), as well as Christmas cards, pot pourri bags and tinsel wreaths. We hope to get started a little earlier next year, […]

Co-op Community Fund Presentation

by Catherine Harvey

On the 24th of November, members of Kyleakin Connections went to Kyle Co-op to collect a very special cheque. The amount raised for us through the Co-op Community Fund scheme came to an amazing £7646.26 – thank you very much to everybody who supported our cause!

St Andrew’s Ceilidh + SkyeDance Sessions

by Catherine Harvey

On the 30th of November, the Kyleakin Connections Fundraising Group hosted a very successful St Andrew’s Ceilidh in Kyleakin village hall (£1688.94 was raised – thank you all very much!). There was music from the Breakish Ceilidh Band, stovies to eat (followed by tasty tablet) and some fantastic crafts made by the KC gang were […]

Tea Ceilidh in Breakish

by Catherine Harvey

On the 9th of November, the KC gang attended a tea ceilidh in Breakish village hall as part of the Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – ‘Good for You’ project. As well as the chance to practise our ceilidh dancing skills accompanied by some brilliant musicians, we also appreciated the delicious tea and cakes which were […]

Drumming and Singing with Rick Taylor

by Catherine Harvey

During November and December, we were fortunate to have several drumming and singing sessions with Rick Taylor and his friend Dave, in connection with the Tha Seo Math Dhuibh – ‘Good For You’ project. Everybody enjoyed trying various drumming techniques (plus a bonus trombone!) and learning about different types of rhythms. We’re looking forward to […]

Ragtag Planter Project

by Catherine Harvey

Throughout September and October, the group worked together with Dave Allen to create a new planter for  RagTag’s Broadford base (visit www.ragtagskye.org to find out more about this brilliant organisation). A lot of work went into making the new planter – we had to measure the original one (which was rotten and falling to pieces), […]