In July 2011 Cape Farewell embarked on a month-long expedition by boat across the Scottish Islands, bringing the notion and experience of expedition home to the UK, with an exploration of island ecologies and cultures, and of the strategies for sustainable and resilient futures being implemented across the Scottish Isles. More ›

The Crew

The expedition crew of 40 includes island artists, storytellers, film makers, playwrights, architects, designers, musicians, community leaders, social scientists, ecologists, marine biologists, oceanographers, poets, acclaimed Gaelic singers and a chef.
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Video highlights

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Shot by Fiona Cunningham-Reid

Dàn / fatepoem

Dàn Dàn an Eilein Mhuilich, Nach duilich, An t-Eilean Muileach. Is na bailtean a dh’fhàs bàn buileach A chunnaic mi bhuam thar Chaolas Mhuile Sa cheò sa mhadainn. Sin uile. Caolas Mhuile 16-7-2011     fatepoem the fatepoem of the Isle of Mull, hardsorry, the Isle of Mull. and the townvillagefarmhomes which wastegrewbecame fallowgroundvacantwhite perfectfrugaladvantagecompletely... Read more ›

Aisling / dreamnightmareaislingwomanvisionpoem

Aisling Eadar a bhith na seasamh gu buan Fad na tìde buileach baileach Agus fad aon tacain, Fon uisge mun chuan, Air na bacain Air talamh tioram, Aileach. Dùn Stamhanais 15-07-2011     dreamnightmareaislingwomanvisionpoem eitherbothbetween in its standing hardylonglasting the length of the tideweathertime perfectfrugaladvantagecompletely and the length of one littletacksupportminute, under the water-rain by... Read more ›