Join filmmaker Robin Haig on a walk from Nostie to the Avernish old village. Lochalsh is an area she knows well from childhood, having grown up there, and it has been a constant inspiration for her films.
ABOUT ROBIN HAIG
Robin Haig is a filmmaker and young crofter from Dornie. Her stories, both fiction and documentary, focus on human connectedness and examine our relationship with self, each other and the land. Robin’s recent short film Hula, starring Blyth Duff, won several awards including the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award for Drama. Her new short Slingshot has been commissioned by the Scottish Film Talent Network. Robin has also been selected for the BBC New Directors’ Scheme to direct Scottish soap River City, and is developing a series of feature films, inspired by the Highland Clearances, through Cove Park’s Filmmaking Residency.
ABOUT NOSTIE & AVERNISH OLD VILLAGE
Nostie is a small remote hamlet, lying on Nostie Bay, an inlet at the northeastern end of the sea loch, Loch Alsh. Avernish is a beautiful and small rural community along a single track from Nostie. The walk is three miles long along tarmac and track path.
ATLAS Arts has collaborated with local walking groups and artists to curate a series of walks around the Isle of Skye and Lochalsh. This programme connects community, art and the environment through a series of walks designed to highlight different areas of Skye and Lochalsh and introduce participants to the work of local artists and how the environment inspires their creativity.