Along the Shoreline: Bus tour exploring the tidal zone

16 September 2017, 11:30

Free to attend

Along the Shoreline will give you the opportunity to hear from Cooking Sections, Alon Schwabe and Daniel Fernández Pascual, on a bus journey that explores the tidal zone of Loch Harport and to look at the changing uses of this landscape – past, present and future. Along with the short walk to the Merkadaletrap fish trap, the tour will stop at The Oyster Shed for a demonstration on how to shuck an oyster by Paul McGlynn owner of the Oyster Shed.


11.30 Bus departs from Portree (exact location to be confirmed)

12.15 Arrive at Merkadale, view a historic fish trap and contemporary oyster farm with an informal discussion on the changing uses of the tidal zone and the surrounding landscape.

13.30 Oyster shucking demonstration

14.45 Bus departs from the Oyster Shed

15.30 Arrive back in Portree

Along the Shoreline is part of the associated Public Programme of CLIMAVORE: On Tidal Zones by Cooking Sections, the new ATLAS Arts commissioned project that looks at forms of eating that address environmental regeneration by promoting ingredients that proactively respond to the new ecological challenges of Scottish waters.

Accessibility: This event will require a short walk to view the fish trap and steps on and off the bus. Please wear sturdy shoes and appropriate clothing.