The Pictish rider on our logo comes from the 8th century cross on the right
In cooperation with the Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust, Eigg History Society has been involved in a variety of projects to make the island’s history accessible to all. Amongst these are the Eigg Photographic Archive, the Cleadale Crofting Museum, and the Kildonnan Archeology project.
Comunn Eachdraidh Eige was set up in 1999, and has now acquired charitable status. Membership is open to all, so please join to support our work. (For details, please go to the membership page),
The Society also organises regular guided walks on the island, invites guest speakers on a variety of topics and publishes a yearly newsletter.
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We are delighted to let you know Comunn Eachdraidh Eige were successful in its application for Scotland's year of Stories 2022!
Our "Voices of the Community Buy-out" project kicked off on 10 June, as part of the Isle of Eigg Heritage IEHT's 25th anniversary.
It was wonderful to see peopole who took part in our campaign perused the archives documents exhibited and reminisce together!
The exhibition is open at all times, and we are planning events around it so watch this space!
- Arthur S. Reid collection: Eigg 1898-1901
You can view it here!
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Through this website, we hope that we can get news of all the people who are and have been associated with Eigg, in the UK and overseas. We welcome their stories and any photograph that can contribute to our archive collection. Please get in touch through our guestbook page.