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Wick RBLS Pipe Band - 2016 ProgrammeThumbnail for article : Wick RBLS Pipe Band - 2016 Programme
JUNE Saturday 11th Wick Harbour Day.   Saturday 11th 8pm Gordon Gunn with Brian McAlpine and Marc Clement, Pipe Band Hall, High Street, Wick.  
Spectrum at St Fergus Gallery, WickThumbnail for article : Spectrum at St Fergus Gallery, Wick
Visit Spectrum, an exhibition of screen prints by an Edinburgh artist Catherine Sargeant.   Catherine graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a 1st class BA(Hons) in Drawing and Painting and she became the first recipient of WASPS new graduate award.  
Wildcards shown for Highland Schools in Rock ChallengeThumbnail for article : Wildcards shown for Highland Schools in Rock Challenge
Three Highland Schools are celebrating as they have been given wildcards to perform at the UK Rock Challenge (Scotland) finals.  Dingwall and Millburn Academies and Thurso High School are the three lucky wildcard recipients.  
JAZZ EXCHANGE - TRIPLE-BILL Lyth Arts Centre - 28th May 2016Thumbnail for article : JAZZ EXCHANGE - TRIPLE-BILL Lyth Arts Centre - 28th May 2016
Caithness Big Band - we are always delighted to welcome back this happy gang who keep jazz alive in the north by playing the well-loved swing repertoire to a very high standard to which they add a few of their own surprises.  We feel proud that Caithness has a big band of its own - there is nothing quite like that rich sound to get your feet tapping.  
CLYPE At Lyth Arts Centre - 13th May 2016Thumbnail for article : CLYPE At Lyth Arts Centre  - 13th May 2016
In 2014, Simon Gall (Salsa Celtica) and Jonny Hardie (Old Blind Dogs) created Clype.  A new project fusing sounds and styles from around the globe, borrowing from Scottish folk traditions very much rooted in the north-east of Scotland as well as from the rhythms of Latin America and harmonic ideas of jazz.  
MAGDALEN At Lyth Arts Centre - 2nd May 2016Thumbnail for article : MAGDALEN At Lyth Arts Centre - 2nd May 2016
MAGDALEN MAY 2, 2016 Bing Bremner (LAC Drama Programmer) writes.   Breathtaking, riveting and marvellous is how professional reviewers have described Erin Layton's performance in her self-penned play Magdalen and I was absolutely stunned by the production and couldn't be prouder of Lyth Art Centre for giving you the opportunity to see this truly outstanding play.  
The Immigrants - Lyth Arts Centre - 8th May 2016Thumbnail for article : The Immigrants - Lyth Arts Centre - 8th May 2016
THE IMMIGRANTS MAY 8, 2016.   1665.  
Rushdance Kids Hit The 2016 Competitions At UDO ChampionshipsThumbnail for article : Rushdance Kids Hit The 2016 Competitions At UDO Championships have just competed at UDO Lancashire Championships in Blackpool.   Results on the day Team - U14 Beginner 4th place, Demonz.  
Get Dance Instruction At RushdanceThumbnail for article : Get Dance Instruction At Rushdance presents M.A.D tour 2016 @ the EDGE dance studio Thurso.   18th June 2016.  
Beginners Ballroom ClassesThumbnail for article : Beginners Ballroom Classes
Learn ballroom dancing with six weeks of lessons starting 10th May in Thurso.   Walz, Quickstep and Tango.  
The Day Of Dance - Saturday 23rd April 2016Thumbnail for article : The Day Of Dance - Saturday 23rd April 2016
The Day of Dance introduces you to four very popular dance styles, Modern Jive, New York Salsa, Smooth Waltz and Argentine Tango.  Each style has been simplified to help the novice dancer quickly learn the foundation steps, even if you think you have two left feet! All classes are run with the emphasis on having fun in a relaxed social atmosphere, whether coming as a couple, with a friend or by yourself.  
The Birthday Party by Harold PinterThumbnail for article : The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter
The Birthday Party is about Stanley Webber, an erstwhile piano player in his 30s, who lives in a run down boarding house, run by Meg and Petey Boles, in an English seaside town, probably on the south coast, not too far from London.  Two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann, who arrive supposedly on his birthday and who appear to have come looking for him, turn Stanleys apparently innocuous birthday party organised by Meg into a nightmare.  
Creativity - Photographic ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Creativity - Photographic Exhibition
Thurso Camera Club presents Creativity.   The Venue is Thurso Art Gallery (Formerly the Swanson Gallery in the Library).  
LOST TREASURE - GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - At Thurso CinemaThumbnail for article : LOST TREASURE - GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - At Thurso Cinema
In 1956, Glasgow-based socialist film-making collective the Dawn Cine Group embarked on an ambitious project to tell the story of the Scottish Highlands and its people.  Lost Treasure was never completed.  
Eleanor Cameron, Cecilia Baesso and Katy Bell are three classically-trained string players who are to spend a weeks residency at Lyth.  We all have the opportunity to hear what they manage to achieve during their visit at a performance on the final Sunday afternoon - guaranteed great musical skill but in a new guise? After a break for tea there will be an optional Q and A session during which you will have the opportunity to share your impressions of this new work.  
The Busquitos are four highly entertaining and very funny Dutch musicians who are making a lightening trip to Caithness with just enough time to visit three primary schools as well as performing an evening family show at Lyth.  They play and sing a catchy mix of brilliantly performed music and provide light-hearted entertainment to put a smile on every face! They invite everyone to sing along to their catchy, jazzy tunes or dreamy lullabies.  
Netting is a story of fishing widows trying to live their lives after a tragedy.  A story about real women - strong but flawed - the play explores how grief changes their relationships.  
Mairearad and Anna - Best Day - At Lyth ArtsThumbnail for article : Mairearad and Anna - Best Day - At Lyth Arts
After the stunning success of their November tour, two of Scotlands most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green and Anna Massie follow up their critically acclaimed, third album, Best Day with another tour!! This time, a 9-date UK Tour, in APRIL - taking in venues from London to Plockton and beyond!!! Website - Best Day was recorded at Gran's House Studio in Lamington in the peaceful and picturesque Scottish Borders.  Remaining true to their live sound, the album is performed entirely by Mairearad and Anna themselves.  
Highland wind bands to compete at national levelThumbnail for article : Highland wind bands to compete at national level
This weekends Scottish Concert Band Festival finals being held in Perth Concert Hall will see representation from two Wind Bands from the Highlands.   Saturdays Achieving School Band class will see Lochaber High Schools Senior Band compete against another six groups representing schools from all over Scotland.  
Under the Microscope activities and When I grow up exhibitionThumbnail for article : Under the Microscope activities and When I grow up exhibition
St Fergus Gallery and the Science 03 are delighted to invite you and your friends to visit the gallery to use a microscope to get a closer look at various objects and project the images onto a big wall.  There will be a good selection of objects you can use but feel free to bring some of your own - be it feathers, sea shells or even a wing of a butterfly.