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Venues News

9/11/2017
Lyth Arts - End of Season CEILIDH Thumbnail for article : Lyth Arts - End of Season CEILIDH 
As a final fling for our 40th Birthday Celebration, there will be a special fundraising Ceilidh with some fantastic raffle prizes, music from Addie Harper, Gordon Gunn and Grant Lyall.  We look forward to seeing everyone old and new for a exciting night of entertainment.  
9/11/2017
JOAN CLEVILLÉ DANCE PRESENTS - THE NORTHThumbnail for article : JOAN CLEVILLÉ DANCE PRESENTS - THE NORTH
"Cleville takes the surreal into a realm that is ridiculously entertaining & chillingly dark..." - ★★★★ (The Herald) "fine physical poetry" - ★★★★ (The Stage) It's a place we all know but have never been...  A forest, a desert of ice.  
9/11/2017
VAMOS THEATRE PRESENTS - FINDING JOYThumbnail for article : VAMOS THEATRE PRESENTS - FINDING JOY
10 November 2017.   The funny, fearless international sell-out mask production from the UK's leading full mask company.  
9/11/2017
GRAHAM MACKENZIE - CROSSING BORDERS Thumbnail for article : GRAHAM MACKENZIE - CROSSING BORDERS 
An innovative traditional fiddler from Inverness who began playing from the age of six.  In 2013, he graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and completed a Masters in Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in June 2015.  
18/9/2017
DOGSTAR THEATRE PRESENTS - THE SKY IS SAFE - PULTENEYTOWN PEOPLEs PROJECT (PPP) SEPTEMBER 22, 2017Thumbnail for article : DOGSTAR THEATRE PRESENTS - THE SKY IS SAFE - PULTENEYTOWN PEOPLEs PROJECT (PPP) SEPTEMBER 22, 2017
*** Note this event takes place in Pulteneytown People's Project (PPP) ***Straight from the Edinburgh fringe festival...   A love story.  
18/9/2017
HEBRIDES ENSEMBLE SEPTEMBER 24, 2017Thumbnail for article : HEBRIDES ENSEMBLE SEPTEMBER 24, 2017
Join us for a performance by Hebrides Ensemble's Huw Watkins and some of the finest young musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.  Acclaimed pianist and composer, Huw, will be joining RCS students as part of the Ensembles' Hebrides Academy programme, which offers expert coaching and performance opportunities to musicians and composers.  
18/9/2017
JANGO STARR PRESENTS ONE MAN SHOE SEPTEMBER 20, 2017Thumbnail for article : JANGO STARR PRESENTS ONE MAN SHOE SEPTEMBER 20, 2017
A delightful show for children and families...   One Man Shoe, is a delightful show for children and families, performed by Jango Starr.  
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.  
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
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.  
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.  
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.