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Community Bring & Share Meal: From the Sea! Friday 15th July


Community Bring & Share Meal: From the Sea! (changed from the previously advertised 'egg' night)

Friday 15th July: From 7pm in the Village Hall:

Anything foraged or fished (or sneakily bought in, as long as it started its life in or near the ocean!)

Cost £2 if bringing food, £5 if not

Elsa Jean McTaggart


Lassie will Ye Go 

Saturday 9th July: 

Elsa Jean McTaggart returns to Rum for an evening of eclectic folk - original music, trad and folk sprinkled with blues, jazz and joy!

Ticket price is £10 on the door and includes food - funds raised go towards our Village Hall. 

Further details to follow.

Hiking is good for your brain!


"According to a study published last July in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a 90-minute walk through a natural environment had a huge

positive impact on participants. In a survey taken afterwards, those people who took the natural walk showed far lower levels of brooding, or obsessive worry. The control group who spent that 90 minutes walking through a city reported no such difference. Not only that, but the scientists went a step further and did brain scans of the subjects. They found that there was decreased blood flow to the subgenual prefrontal cortex. What in the world does that mean? Well, increased blood flow to this region of the brain is associated with bad moods. Everything from feeling sad about something, to worrying, to major depression seem to be tied to this brain region. Hiking deactivates it."

For more information, click on the link below:

Gypsy Waggon! New accommodation on Rum...


Stay on the Isle of Rum in this unique hand built gypsy waggon. Sleeps 2-3...

For more information visit the link below:

or email:

Community Bring & Share Meal: From the Sea! Friday 17th June


Community Bring & Share Meal: From the Sea! 

Friday 17th June: From 7pm in the Village Hall:

Anything foraged or fished (or sneakily bought in, as long as it started its life in or near the ocean!)

Cost £2 if bringing food, £5 if not

The Big Lunch, Sunday 12th June


Come down to the Community Village Hall from 1pm onwards on Sunday 12th June and join in with the Big Lunch! 

This is an Eden Project inspiration to bring communities together. 

The event is free if you are bringing food, £3 each if not.

Read more about the Eden Project's Big Lunch through the link below:

Rum NNR Management Plan Consultation


Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is in the process of producing a new 10 year management plan for the Reserve, and would like to hear the views of people interested in the future of Rum NNR.

The consultation on the new management plan will run from 8th June 2016 to 20th July 2016.

SNH will be holding public drop-in sessions on the dates below. Come along and find out more about the future proposals for Rum NNR and let them know your views.

Isle of Rum Community Hall 10am-3pm on Wednesday 8th June

Alexandra Hotel, Fort William 10am-4pm on Thursday 9th June

West Highland Hotel, Mallaig 9.30am-12pm on Friday 10th June

More details about Rum NNR management can be found through the link below:

Rum Bunkhouse in the Guardian...


Rum Bunkhouse is in the Guardian's '10 of the best community-run cottages, hostels and guesthouses in the UK' :) 

See the link below:

A new airbnb Bell Tent on Croft 3!


Bell Tent

Come and stay in our bell tent on our off-grid croft, a semi-tamed corner of the wild Isle of Rum.

This is an off grid island dweller experience rather than a glamping holiday! Our bell tent is on a corner of our working croft where we keep free range poultry which can mean noisy mornings of cockerels crowing but also means a steady supply of delicious fresh eggs!

A perfect opportunity to travel light and experience life on this beautiful, wildlife rich isle. £30 per night, sleeps four with camping beds, sleeping bags, cooking area, fire pit and croft tours available. Full details on airbnb

here or contact

Bring & Share Food Night: Takeaway Food! Friday 20 May, 2016


7pm onwards in the Village Hall

Takeaway Night with a twist. The twist being you bring it here rather than take it away! 

Bring and share your favourite takeaway food - pizza, Chinese or Indian cuisine, kebabs, fish and chips... if you usually queue up and take your food away in a carrier bag, then make it at home and bring it along to the village hall instead!

Cost £2 if bringing food, £5 if not

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