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Venues News

20/7/2017
AULD HAT NEW HEIDS AUGUST 2, 2017Thumbnail for article : AULD HAT NEW HEIDS AUGUST 2, 2017
In practically every town of any size there was a folk club packed with people enthusiastically joining in with the laughter and sing-a-long and music of the time.  These days may have passed but the songs are still there, just very few people singing them.  
13/7/2017
LESLIE ONEILL and SUSAN DINGLE JULY 29, 2017Thumbnail for article : LESLIE ONEILL and SUSAN DINGLE JULY 29, 2017
An afternoon of recital of operatic songs and arias Baritone Leslie O'Neill will be accompanied by local musician Susan Dingle in a recital of operatic arias and songs.   Leslie O'Neill studied with Jeffrey Neilson-Taylor in Glasgow.  
13/7/2017
HARMONY and HORSEHAIR JULY 16, 2017Thumbnail for article : HARMONY and HORSEHAIR JULY 16, 2017
An afternoon of Clarsach and Fiddle A performance by Harmony & Horsehair, local musicians George Pain (fiddle) and Susanne Lloyd-Jones (clarsach).   Susanne Lloyd-Jones studied at Trinity College, London and followed a career in teaching and examining before moving to Caithness in 2014.  
13/7/2017
THE OUTSIDE TRACK JULY 21, 2017Thumbnail for article : THE OUTSIDE TRACK JULY 21, 2017
Scots, Irish and Cape Breton Fusion of Songs, Tunes and Stepdance A stunning synthesis of virtuosity and energy, The Outside Track's marriage of Canadian, Scottish and Irish music and song has been rapturously received around the world.  Hailing from Scotland, Ireland, Cape Breton and Vancouver, its five members are united by a love of traditional music and a commitment to creating new music on its foundation.  
5/6/2017
The Secret North - 22 June at Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article : The Secret North - 22 June at Lyth Arts Centre
Bringing together six world-class musicians from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Scandinavia in a cross-cultural celebration of new music that bridges the divide between folk, classical, traditional and avant-garde in six new compositions.   DATE: June 22, 2017.  
5/6/2017
CAITHNESS HANDBELL CELEBRATION JUNE 25, 2017Thumbnail for article : CAITHNESS HANDBELL CELEBRATION JUNE 25, 2017
Celebrating the Art of Bellringing in Caithness.   This unique concert will bring together, for the first time, the three established bellringing teams in Caithness.  
5/6/2017
LYTHARTS 40TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION - EXHIBITION OPENING JUNE 30, 2017Thumbnail for article : LYTHARTS 40TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION - EXHIBITION OPENING JUNE 30, 2017
40 Years of Art, Music and Entertainment This year at Lyth Arts Centre we celebrate our 40th year of Art, Music and Entertainment.  We would love for you to join us for some cake and cava as we open our Summer Exhibition.  
30/5/2017
WavesThumbnail for article : Waves
Waves is the story of Elizabeth Moncello: of her youth growing up on a small Australian island in the 1930s and how she came to be the unofficial inventor of the butterfly stroke.   An intimate theatrical event combining highly expressive storytelling, delicate movement and splashes of humour to tell Elizabeth's amazing tale of a life fully lived.  
30/4/2017
Descent - A New Play At Mill Theatre, ThursoThumbnail for article : Descent - A New Play At Mill Theatre, Thurso
Friday 12th May - 7.30pm.   See poster for details A play about love.  
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
Learn the basics of Sashiko stitching - Saturday 8th October 2016Thumbnail for article : Learn the basics of Sashiko stitching - Saturday 8th October 2016
Finally, if you are interested to learn the basics of Sashiko stitching technique, traditional Japanese hand embroidery, you can join us at the St Fergus Gallery on Saturday 8th October 10.30-12.30, workshop with Ella Lawrence.   £10 per person, hand stitching, kit supplied.  
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.  
5/10/2016
A Little Bit Of SummerThumbnail for article : A Little Bit Of Summer
Visit a delightful exhibition "A Little Bit of Summer", Photos of Isauld and Sandside by Caithness based photographer Pat Kieran.   1st - 31st October 2016, St Fergus Foyer Gallery (Wick Library's opening times.) St Fergus Gallery Opening Times Tues 12pm-6pm Wed 10am-1pm Thur 10am-5pm Fri 2pm-8pm Sat 10am-1pm.  
1/10/2016
TIM DE GRAAW - TEMPEST CAFÉ THURSO 22 October 2016Thumbnail for article : TIM DE GRAAW - TEMPEST CAFÉ THURSO 22 October 2016
*** Note this event takes place in Tempest Cafe Thurso ***South African born singer songwriter Tim De Graaw began his career as a blues guitarist while harbouring a passion for songwriting.  After leaving high school in England, he was accepted into the world renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston and after graduating, he seized an opportunity to move to Los Angeles to work as a professional musician.  
1/10/2016
TIM DE GRAAW - LYTH ARTS CENTRE 21st October 2016Thumbnail for article : TIM DE GRAAW - LYTH ARTS CENTRE 21st October 2016
South African born singer songwriter Tim De Graaw began his career as a blues guitarist while harbouring a passion for songwriting.  After leaving high school in England, he was accepted into the world renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston and after graduating, he seized an opportunity to move to Los Angeles to work as a professional musician.