Rural Venues

Arts nan Eilean venues


Tarbert Community Centre, Pier Road, Tarbert, Harris HS3 3DG

Tarbert Community Centre consists of a main hall with a stage at one end plus two smaller rooms and kitchen. The Hall is used for ceilidhs, private parties, concerts, sports, craft fairs, wedding receptions, fundraisers, competitions, church meetings and sales. Contact: Anne Fergusson, Manager [email protected]

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Leverburgh Village Hall  HS5 3TS

Consists of a large hall with a portable stage and retractable seating, a common room and a games room, meeting room, kitchen, store, toilet and shower facilities. The hall is used for social events, wedding receptions, theatre concerts and ceilidhs.  Local Harris Promoters Christine Hurley and Martin Myers support a group of 8 local volunteers to promote at this venue through Harris Arts and




The Isle of Benbecula House Hotel,  Creagorry, Isle of Benbecula, Uist,  HS7 5PG


The hotel combines traditional with the contemporary, whilst still retaining the essential character of the "Old Creagorry Inn". Ideally placed in the Uists for bird watching, wildlife, photography, walking and cycling. Mary Schmoller and Ceòlas promote at this venue.

The Uig Community Centre, Timsgarry, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9JG

The centre provides a host of facilities for use by the community such as the Cafe, Meeting Room, Gym, large hall with new LED lighting rig, a computer room and Kitchens. The Uig Community and Heritage Centre is a self-contained facility run by the Museum and Historical Society. It is concerned with collecting, preserving and promoting the rich culture and history of Uig. It is open from May until early September from 12 noon until 5 pm.

Bernera Community Centre, Breacleate, Great Bernera, HS2 9JG

The Bernera Community Centre is managed by an enthusiastic local committee. The centre provides a large hall space, a dance studio, a gym, Youth club area, computer area ,  a museum and a popular cafe area. The local fire station and doctors surgery is also attached. The museum and Cafe  are open during summer months: Monday to Friday from 12-4pm. The arts promoter from this venue is Tom Macdonald.

Ravenspoint: Kershader, South Lochs, Isle of Lewis, HS2 9QA

Situated on the shore of Loch Erisort, on the beautiful Isle of Lewis, the community-owned Ravenspoint Centre runs a hostel, café, shop and a range of exhibitions profiling local culture, history and arts.

Clan MacQuarrie: Borve, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0RX

Clan Macquarrie Community Centre is run entirely by its dedicated volunteer committee. It’s purpose is to provide a welcoming meeting place for the entire community of North West Lewis and to encourage participation by the community in as broad a range of activities as possible. The modern new Centre comprises of a large main hall, a meeting room, a cafe area, kitchen facilities that meet modern commercial catering standards, a demountable stage, specialised sound and lighting facilities geared for stage performances.


Castlebay Community Hall, The Square, Castlebay, Isle Of Barra, HS9 5XD


This central Castlebay venue provides a bright hall space with a raised platform at one end, a bar area, smaller meeting spaces, a kitchen area and other office spaces. The hall is used for a variety of community activities and meetings including arts performances and sales.

Carinish Village Hall , Carinish, North Uist, HS65EJ

Carinish Village hall  is currently used by a number of local groups, from youth clubs to fund-raising events. A bright well maintained venue with a hall space, kitchen and smaller reception space and large car park at the front of the building with disabled access. The Promoters here are George and Rosemary Jackson.


Balivanich Community Centre. Tindill Close, Balivanich, HS7 5LG

The community centre opened in May 2008 with the aim of serving the social, recreational, cultural and educational needs of people of the Island of Benbecula and beyond. Arts promoters for the Centre are Donald Graham and Iain Macdonald.

Taigh Dhonnchaidh, 44 Habost, Ness, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0TG

Taigh Dhonnchaidh - Gaelic for ‘Duncan’s House’ is the most recent arts and music centre to be opened in the Outer Hebrides, off the North West coast of Scotland. In 1998 the house at 44 Habost was bequeathed to Comunn Eachdraidh Nis (Ness Historical Society) by the late Duncan Morison, a much loved music teacher and piano player. This modest, but powerful facility offers an attractive venue/meeting place for a wide range of activities that support the rich cultural, musical and artistic heritage of the Isles. Local volunteer Dave Stokes promotes for this venue.

Northbay Hall Isle of Barra HS9 5QY

Small community venue regularly used to support Community groups.During the summer months a cafe runs every Thursday. Nearby is a comunity garden centre - Garadh a Bagh a Tuath.

Spòrsnis  Lionel, Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis, HS2 0XB

From multi-gym, sauna and sports hall to conference facilities and learning rooms, spòrsnis has been designed to have something for everyone.  Swimming pool and Two lane 10-pin Bowling Alley are part of the complex. Promoter here is Alasdair Dunlop.

St Peters Hall. Daliburgh, Isle of South Uist, HS8 5SN

This South Uist venue provides an attractive meeting space in South Uist. The promoter at this venue is Mary Schmoller and Ceolas

Rural Nations is a  limited Company: SC No. 344858,  VAT No. 983229204,
Reg office: 57 Westview Terrace, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland, HS1 2DG, Mob:0044 (0) 7789 117740,  
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