Recent Events

Trip to Oronsay
Below is a series of photos showing a Solas trip to Oronsay which involved following the Post bus through the sea - just your average Solas-organised site visit! Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the images.

Crossing the beach

Through the sea Over the rocks

Just to give you a flavour of our work, here's some of our recent events:

  • “What's Your Story?” The Creative Tourism Conference
    Client: Aim-hi
    March 2006, Dingwall

    This was a groundbreaking opportunity for collaboration between the tourism and creative industries. Supported by Highlands & Islands Enterprise, the event aimed to cultivate the next generation of tourism attractions by building stronger commercial links between Scotland's biggest industry and one of its most dynamic.
    www.aim-hi.org.uk

    Reaping the benefits of Europe’s special places - Euromontana
    Client: Highlands & Islands Enterprise
    November 2005, Aviemore

    We organised Euromontana’s three-day high profile international seminar. It comprised a series of professionally facilitated discussion sessions, based around case study information and visits. This high level exchange provided an important opportunity for leading members of the international rural policy community to progress knowledge in this field at a time of considerable flux in rural policy development.
    www.euromontana.org


  • Biomass Production: Energy from forestry and agriculture
    Client: Highland Birchwoods
    November 2005, Elgin

    Jointly hosted by Northern Wood Heat, North Sea Pro Bio Energy, Pro Bio, H&I Woodfuel Development Programme and H&I Community Energy Company, this event brought together agricultural and forestry interests and laid the foundations for an integrated approach to the development of a rural biomass industry. Speakers included national and provincial government officials and technical experts from throughout Europe.
    www.highlandbirchwoods.co.uk

  • Pàrlamaid nan Oileanach
    Client: Iomairt Cholm Cille
    March 2003, Isle of Islay

    A four-day parliament, debating in Scottish and Irish Gaelic, various issues relevant to students from three Gaelic-speaking nations - Scotland, Northern Ireland and Eire. All this and a whole host of social events involving the local community in Islay as well!
    www.colmcille.net


Some of the group who survived the trip to Oronsay


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