90 years since the evacuation of St Kilda with Susan Bain artwork
Love Scotland

90 years since the evacuation of St Kilda with Susan Bain

  • S1E6
  • 29:37
  • August 28th 2020

On the 90th anniversary of the evacuation of St Kilda, the Trust's Western Isles Manager Susan Bain, tells Jackie Bird why Scotland should be extremely proud of this archipelago and how it came to be uninhabited on 29 August 1930. This podcast features music by Garefowl - Cumha Hirteach (Cliffs) is a reinterpretation of a traditional St Kildan folk song.

Love Scotland

Love Scotland is a podcast series from the National Trust for Scotland.

From coastlines to castles, art to architecture, wildlife to wilderness, the National Trust for Scotland cares for and protects some of Scotland's most significant places and spaces, allowing them to be enjoyed today while protecting them for future generations.

Hosted by former BBC Reporting Scotland anchor Jackie Bird, and featuring experts and enthusiasts from across the country, each episode delves deep into the detail of the Trust’s people and places to showcase how everything they do is for the love of Scotland. 

You can find out more about the National Trust for Scotland's work and how to support them at http://www.nts.org.uk.

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Jackie Bird

    Scottish journalist and broadcaster, previously one of the lead presenters of Reporting Scotland (BBC Scotland News).