Events

We organise events throughout the islands for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy

Events Program

Book Shop

Our on-line book store has a wide range of books and booklets published by the Islands Book Trust. Buying our publications directly from us helps fund our work and enables us to publish more.

Book Shop
  • BEÀRNARAIGH na HEARADH

    BEÀRNARAIGH na HEARADH

    This wonderful book by Susanne Barding, a Danish anthropologist now living in the Faroes, is a unique account of community life in the early 1970s on the island of Berneray...

    BEÀRNARAIGH na HEARADH

    This wonderful book by Susanne Barding, a Danish anthropologist now living in the Faroes, is a unique account of community life in the early 1970s on the island of Berneray...

  • Steamers to Stornoway - Ships and Shipping Services to Lewis since 1750 by Colin Tucker

    Steamers to Stornoway - Ships and Shipping Serv...

    Book Review by Bob Chambers.  I love ferry journeys between various Hebridean Islands and the west coast Scottish mainland – even in bad weather. For me, the crossings in both...

    Steamers to Stornoway - Ships and Shipping Serv...

    Book Review by Bob Chambers.  I love ferry journeys between various Hebridean Islands and the west coast Scottish mainland – even in bad weather. For me, the crossings in both...

  • A Monumental Evening with Will Maclean

    A Monumental Evening with Will Maclean

    Around fifty people from all parts of Lewis and Harris were present in Pairc School, Gravir, on the evening of Friday 27th October to hear the 20th Angus Macleod Memorial...

    A Monumental Evening with Will Maclean

    Around fifty people from all parts of Lewis and Harris were present in Pairc School, Gravir, on the evening of Friday 27th October to hear the 20th Angus Macleod Memorial...

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Free Resources

A range of free downloadable booklets and videos about Scotland’s Islands, their history and culture.

Free Resources

About Us

Urras Leabhraichean nan Eilean – The Islands Book Trust is a registed charity that works to extend appreciation of the history of Scottish islands in their wider context through talks, conferences, visits, publications, education and research.

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As a charity we depend on the support of our members and donations as well as the sale of our publications.

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