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27/7/2017
North Lands Creative Looks to the FutureThumbnail for article : North Lands Creative Looks to the Future
Recently re-branded North Lands Creative (Formerly North Lands Creative Glass) has successfully completed a re-structuring and held an international conference ahead of an exciting new programme of activities.  Located in the delightful village of Lybster, Caithness the organisation is planning a colourful, vibrant and engaging programme of workshops, classes and exhibitions on the Lybster campus, complimented by associated events that include bite-size tours, studio talks, curator/ artist in conversation events, workshops and schools visits.  
5/7/2017
Society Of Caithness Artists - Handing In Day For ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Society Of Caithness Artists - Handing In Day For Exhibition
Handing in day for artists to submit up to 4 pieces of work, 50% of which must be for sale is Saturday 29th July 2017 at Thurso High School form 10am to 2pm.   £8 entry to submit.  
5/7/2017
82nd Art Exhibition - Caithness ArtistsThumbnail for article : 82nd Art Exhibition - Caithness Artists
1st - 12th August 2017..  
18/4/2017
Unspoken Truths Until 12th May 2017 At Northlands GlassThumbnail for article : Unspoken Truths Until 12th May 2017 At Northlands Glass
An exhibition of paintings for sale ay Northlands Glass, Lybster..  
11/10/2016
Interesting Board Positions at Northlands GlassThumbnail for article : Interesting Board Positions at Northlands Glass
North Lands Creative Glass are interested in hearing from arts and business professionals with skills and experience that reflect the interests of the organisation to join our existing board team.  You will be committed to the principles of good governance and will be enthusiastic about our key aims.  
11/10/2016
Exhibitions at Caithness Horizons, ThursoThumbnail for article : Exhibitions at Caithness Horizons, Thurso
Caithness artist Elaine Rapson-Grant has a display of her latest artwork coming soon at The Cafe Gallery, Caithness Horizons.   Admission is free but you could treat yourself to a cuppa and cake whilst you visit the exhibition.  
11/10/2016
Potrait At 20 - Northlands Creative Glass In EdinburghThumbnail for article : Potrait At 20 - Northlands Creative Glass In Edinburgh
NorthalndsCreative Glass currently has an exhibition in running in Edinburgh so if you happen to be around Infirmary Street take look.   Finishes 29th October 2016..  
8/10/2016
North Coast Journey- Alternative Tourist Route - Debbie LeeThumbnail for article : North Coast Journey- Alternative Tourist Route - Debbie Lee
Debbie Lee An exhibition of textile art celebrating the special landscape along the north coast route from John O‘Groats to Ullapool ‘Throughout Scotland there are sign posts to direct travellers, ‘tourists', off the main route and onto an ‘Alternative Tourist Route'.   The sign at John O’ Groats directing people to Ullapool using the north coast is both inspiring and to me amusing.  
5/10/2016
Artisits Talk Thurso - 7th October - Made - Caithness Contemporary CraftThumbnail for article : Artisits Talk Thurso - 7th October - Made - Caithness Contemporary Craft
A showcasing of Caithness craft through the work of Andrew Bunn, Alice Calder, Lindsey Gallacher, Ian Giles, Jenny Mackenzie Ross, Kelly Munro, Patricia Niemann and Joanne B Kaar.   You will be able to view beautifully crafted jewellery, worked Caithness stone and beach finds, ceramic sculptures, pottery and porcelain, glass, wooden and woven objects, finding pieces you might be familiar with as well as being surprised by unusual, more daring works.  
5/10/2016
Half-Light - Wick, Thurso, InvernessThumbnail for article : Half-Light - Wick, Thurso, Inverness
A touring exhibition of monochromatic works by Jana Emburey, Beth Legg and Karlyn Sutherland.   1st October – 12th November 2016, St Fergus Gallery, Wick.  
2/7/2016
Society of Caithness Artists 81st Annual ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Society of Caithness Artists 81st Annual Exhibition
The 81st Annual Exhibition opens on Tuesday, 2nd August and runs until Saturday 13th August, 2016 at Thurso High School 2 to 5pm & 6:30 to 9pm daily (except Sunday).   Note: final day opening hrs 10am to 12 noon.  
14/5/2016
Celebration Tree At Northlands Creative Glass
Any seed when planted needs many things in order to flourish and grow.   North Lands Creative Glass was a seed sown in 1996 in the small fishing village of Lybster on the North east coast of Scotland and over the past 20 years the people and place of Lybster and Caithness have provided good fertile nourishment.  
30/1/2016
Thurso High School Art ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Thurso High School Art Exhibition
2nd - 27th February 2016 Caithness Horizons.   See the fantastic work by pupils of Thurso High School..  
29/1/2016
Flameworking Glass CoursesThumbnail for article : Flameworking Glass Courses
Flameworking with Ian Pearson.   5-7 April and 18-20 October 2016.  
26/1/2016
Sharmanka at Thurso Art GalleryThumbnail for article : Sharmanka at Thurso Art Gallery
Fantastic to see working with the lovely music and lighting! Really worth taking the time to see this creative masterpiece!.  
16/1/2016
North Lands Creative Glass Appoints New Artistic DirectorThumbnail for article : North Lands Creative Glass Appoints New Artistic Director
The Board of North Lands Creative Glass is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Sarmiento as Artistic Director from 1 October 2016.  He will succeed Emma Woffenden on the completion of her inspiring three-year term of office, culminating in North Lands 20, the anniversary celebration of its first master class and conference in 1996.  
19/10/2015
Calling Potential Arts Students In Caithness - Portfolio Programme Fully fundedThumbnail for article : Calling Potential Arts Students In Caithness - Portfolio Programme Fully funded
Portfolio Programme.   With the support of the Highland Youth Arts Hub, North Lands Creative Glass are offering 10 young people the rare opportunity to attend 2 fully funded residential courses, on site in Lybster.  
19/10/2015
2016 Skills Class Programme At North Lands Creative GlassThumbnail for article : 2016 Skills Class Programme At North Lands Creative Glass
North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, Caithness, Scotland are delighted to announce the 2016 Skills Class Programme.   Concept, Context, Connection with Carrie Fertig.  
19/10/2015
Film Request: North Lands turns 20! Thumbnail for article : Film Request: North Lands turns 20!
In 2016 North Lands Creative Glass celebrates 20 years of experimenting with glass and connecting with the world from a remote Scottish village.  As part of our celebrations, we are looking for any film taken at any North Lands events over last 20 years to be sent to us.  
25/9/2015
North Lands Creative Glass Welcomes Equipment Donation From DounreayThumbnail for article : North Lands Creative Glass Welcomes Equipment Donation From Dounreay
North Lands would like to say a huge thank you to our regular lampworking tutor, Ian Pearson and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd for their kind donation of torches, lathes and cutting and polishing equipment from the now retired nuclear facility.   Ian has worked tirelessly to make the donation possible and it has taken him two years to process all the authorisation paperwork.