© Moray Firth Gansey Project June 2018

This project was part-financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and by the Scottish Government and The European Community Rural Aberdeenshire, Highland and Moray LEADER 2007 – 2013 Programmes.


International Gansey Seminar

1st and 2nd October 2011, Inverness

A celebration of our fishing heritage and ganseys - the beautifully crafted, patterned sweaters traditionally worn by fishermen.

We had superb speakers covering a whole range of interconnected topics, workshops to challenge and inspire, wonderful, interesting, enthusiastic delegates, traders with mouthwatering displays of yarn, a range of displays and demonstrations, and a large gansey exhibiton, plus a stunning fashion show, all in a superb venue with really helpful staff.  Our thanks to all those who helped to make this a successful weekend.

Programme overview

Workshop details

Trade stands

Displays and demonstrations

Fashion show

See some photographs of the event in the gallery