An exhibition celebrating life in Dalby Village.
Open daily : Free entry
donations gratefully received!
You're very welcome to come and have a browse ....
"Our Roots" is the first phase of a two part exhibition: " Our Roots & Our Story " put together by the people of Dalby to reflect the life, the landscape, and the people of this place .
This Hub exhibition is the story of life in the village when the church and school were first commissioned . With photos and articles from old tourist guides from the 1800's through to the beginning of the 19th Century, depicting life as it was for the people who lived in this beautiful but remote part of the Island.
The story boards depict :
The Village Shop
Dalby Bay & Dalby Village
The Social Life of the Village & the Ballacallin
The Rural Postman
Crofts & Cottages
Florrie Ford & the Niarbyl café
Fishing & Boats
Gef the Mongoose
The Radar Station
The exhibition continues in the church with boards on:
St James Church & Dalby Chapel
St James Church school
Lhag ny Killey & Celtic Christianity ( still to be completed)
The 2nd phase of the exhibition “ Our Story” is still in the planning stage .... to be exhibited at a later stage in the schoolrooms,
telling our own story and depicting the life and memories of people of the village.