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Castanets forever?Read MoreSeptember 18, 2014

That unique sound of flamenco, the click of the castanet, is in danger of dying out.

Harris Tweed at PrimarkRead MoreSeptember 18, 2014

The Hebridean fabric, Harris Tweed, has arrived at Primark.

British fashion and musicRead MoreSeptember 18, 2014

There is a great programme on iPlayer at the moment, all about how music has changed fashion in Britain since the 60's

Singing Saturdays fundraiser - part 2Read MoreSeptember 18, 2014

Last weekend we held our fundraiser in Brae at the Hillside Motors. The money is to go towards Singing Saturdays trip to Orkney in November.

Art on the BBCRead MoreSeptember 15, 2014

There are some great programmes on BBC at the moment about art. Have a look at iPlayer for two of them.

for the beauty of the earthRead MoreSeptember 14, 2014

I have just finished reading a book which combines opera, nature and art. And the ending of it has got me thinking.

The value of craftRead MoreSeptember 11, 2014

Craft is valuable and a show at Sotheby's proves it!

The Welsh Space CampaignRead MoreSeptember 10, 2014


Welsh blankets and weave patterns are instantly recognisable but how many have you ever seen in space?

Malevich - The Russian RevolutionaryRead MoreSeptember 10, 2014

A new show in London at Tate Modern brings us the work of Kazimir Malevich, a man who influenced art in the early twentieth century and whose ideas are still radical today.

The fabrics of AfricaRead MoreSeptember 6, 2014


It has been a week when African fabrics have featured.