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  • 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

  • 03:39 Popular CLEARANCE ~ Hush Hush (Time To Be Sleeping)

    CLEARANCE ~ Hush Hush (Time To Be Sleeping)

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    If you liked this then how about trying this one also : http://youtu.be/VzN8LHwIDd8 A ballad with words written by Scottish songwriter Jim McLean to the tune of The Mist Covered Mountains. A lullaby documenting a woman's grief and bewilderment at the High

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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

  • 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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  • 00:26 Popular Lonbain Wester Ross Scottish Highlands Scotland

    Lonbain Wester Ross Scottish Highlands Scotland

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    Tour Scotland video of the deserted hamlet of Lonbain on ancestry visit to Wester Ross, Scottish Highlands. The Highland Clearances is a name given to the forced displacement of the population of the Scottish Highlands from their ancient ways of warrior c

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  • 03:00 Popular Alastair McDonald - Duke Of Sutherland

    Alastair McDonald - Duke Of Sutherland

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    A wee film regarding the highland clearances.

  • 03:55 Popular Bettyhill & Sutherland Coast, Scotland

    Bettyhill & Sutherland Coast, Scotland

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    Bettyhill the place where the highland clearances museum is located, and is a chilling place to visit. The scenery in Bettyhill is magic but the history is sickening.

  • 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

  • 02:46 Popular Ben Bhraggie And The Dog Walker

    Ben Bhraggie And The Dog Walker

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    Ben Bhraggie Sutherland Scotland. Locally known as the ' Mannie' The statue dominates the skyline above Golspie, Cromarty Firth and the family seat, Dunrobin Castle nearby. George Granville Leveson-Gower was the Marquess of Stafford and first Duke of Suth

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  • 04:07 Popular Ivan Drever - A Hundred Ships

    Ivan Drever - A Hundred Ships

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    A Hundred Ships taken from Ivan's recent CD, Bless The Wind. Ivan wrote this song many years ago when he lived in Easter Ross, in the Scottish Highlands. While there he heard many stories of people being thrown off their land to make way for sheep. The Hi

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  • 05:37 Popular Cape Breton

    Cape Breton

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    My song, (c) 2012, about the Highland Clearances - The Highland Clearances (Scottish Gaelic: Fuadach nan Gàidheal, the expulsion of the Gael) was the forced displacement of a significant number of people in the Scottish Highlands during the 18th and 19th

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  • 01:35 Popular Ferry From The Isle Of Skye To Glenelg, Lochalsh, Highland Region, Scotland

    Ferry From The Isle Of Skye To Glenelg, Lochalsh, Highland Region, Scotland

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    This is more like Over The Sea From Skye, as we were going from Skye to Glenelg, on the Scottish mainland. The Glenachulish is the last manually operated turntable ferry in Scotland and is said to be ideally suited for this crossing, although she is over

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