Scottish Parliament exhibition 'Moving Stories' opens in Stornoway


Moving Stories – 10 people, 10 experiences, one unmissable exhibition

A travelling exhibition exploring ten people’s experiences of interacting with the Scottish Parliament will open in Museum nan Eilean, Stornoway on Tuesday 3 August.

The exhibition includes the story of John Macleod, a native Gaelic speaker originally from Carloway on the Isle of Lewis, who successfully campaigned for new initiatives to support the future of the Gaelic language.

The interactive exhibition, which has already toured more than 1,000 miles around Scotland, combines photography, objects and audio-visual material.

Speaking ahead of the exhibition which explores ten personal experiences of Holyrood, Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP said: “It’s wonderful that more than 100,000 people have already had the opportunity to see the ‘Moving Stories’ exhibition as it has toured around Scotland.

“This updated version of the exhibition shows how ordinary members of the public have worked with their Parliament in raising issues and bringing about positive change.

“There has been a fantastic public response to this exhibition so far and I hope our run in Stornoway will inspire even more people to use the Scottish Parliament as a positive force for change in their lives and communities.”

The Moving Stories Exhibition will remain at Museum nan Eilean until 31 August when it moves to Greenock.

• Greenock Central Library - 4 September to 29 September
• Elgin Library - 2 October to 22 October
• Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura - 28 October to 30 November

You can now get in touch with the Parliament by text message. Our interactive service enables you to get the name of your MSP by sending your postcode, lets you ask questions about the Parliament and its work, and enables you to request a selection of free leaflets. The number to take advantage of is 07786 209888. Texts are charged at standard network rates. More details can be found on our Text Service page.

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