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  • 10:05 Popular Gatehouse Of Fleet Riding Of The Marches 2012

    Gatehouse Of Fleet Riding Of The Marches 2012

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    Riding of the marches in Gatehouse of Fleet, part of Gatehouses Gala week.

  • 04:04 Popular Rockall

    Rockall

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    Former SAS soldier, Paratrooper and Adventurer Tom McClean is an accomplished and entertaining speaker with many remarkable stories to tell including his famous occupation of the Island of Rockall in the Atlantic.

  • 07:34 Popular The Island Of St. Kilda (1908)

    The Island Of St. Kilda (1908)

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    Unused / unissued material - Full title reads: "The Island of St. Kilda. Outer Hebrides of Scotland". Introductory intertitle reads: The inhabitants completely isolated from the rest of the world, live on the products which nature furnishes them." Various

  • 19:28 Popular Scotland - St Kilda - Thames Television

    Scotland - St Kilda - Thames Television

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    The cameras of Thames Television visit the remote archipelago of St Kilda that once was the home to a remote Scottish community. With exclusive interviews of former inhabitants of the island, we get a glimpse of what life was like for those living on such

  • 16:54 Popular St Kilda Britains Lonliest Island (1928)

    St Kilda Britains Lonliest Island (1928)

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    A travelogue film shot in 1928 of places such as Kilda, Barra etc.

  • 48:07 Popular Neil Faulkner A Brief History Of The World - Festival Of Dangerous Ideas

    Neil Faulkner A Brief History Of The World - Festival Of Dangerous Ideas

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    The Highland Clearances: Last of the Clan by Thomas Faed Marxist historian and TV archaeologist Neil Faulkner offers a potted history of humanity from hunter-gatherers to HSBC. How do we explain technological change? What causes wars and revolutions? What

  • 06:38 Popular The Selkirk Settlers; Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl Of Selkirk

    The Selkirk Settlers; Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl Of Selkirk

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    In the 18th century, Thomas Douglas, fifth Earl of Selkirk, became the unexpected support for displaced families who were evicted from their homes in Scotland during the period known as "The Highland Clearances." Through his determination and their courag

  • 03:00 Popular Alastair McDonald - Duke Of Sutherland

    Alastair McDonald - Duke Of Sutherland

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    A wee film regarding the highland clearances.

  • 05:29 Popular Recreating A 19th Century Scottish  Highland Township

    Recreating A 19th Century Scottish Highland Township

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    Caen Highland Township c1813. Cean is located about a mile up the strath from the town of Helmsdale in Sutherland, north east Scotland. A joint project between ourselves and Timespan Museum and Arts Centre. The reconstruction shows a snapshot of life in t

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  • 05:00 Popular The Clearances Project - June Sawyers

    The Clearances Project - June Sawyers

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    The Highland Clearances refers to the forcible eviction of the indigenous Gaelic-speaking people of the Scottish Highlands and Islands roughly between 1790 and 1855 to make way for more profitable sheep farms, and later, sporting estates. The blunt result

  • 1:29:46 Popular Play For Today The Cheviot The Stag And The Black Black Oil

    Play For Today The Cheviot The Stag And The Black Black Oil

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    The 7-84 Touring Theatre Company presents its live stage play to the people of South and North Uist, Benbecula and Lewis. The stage play is mixed with filmed reconstructions of documented events in the Highland Clearances, darkly humorous songs and sketch

  • 07:21 Popular Clearances General.avi

    Clearances General.avi

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    The Highland Clearances Many thousands of crofters, whose families had lived on the land for generations, were forcibly evicted, leaving empty glens and desolate villages. A storytelling from Elliot Rudie with Rosemary Mackintosh Strathnaver Museum The Hi

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