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27/11/2015
Rushdance WOW them at Aviemore CompsThumbnail for article : Rushdance WOW them at Aviemore Comps
Rush.dance kids achieve back to back wins at two massive comps, Rush have just competed at MJN promotions Hip Hop festival in Aviemore.   Once again the Rush kids have stepped up, delivered and came home with a 25 trophy haul, winning 14 Championship titles and (Tops Off Winners) the very best Hip Hop dancers of the day in Junior and Senior sections.  
21/11/2015
Elaine Rapson-Grant - Latest Collection At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Elaine Rapson-Grant - Latest Collection At Caithness Horizons
Currently on display at the Gallery Cafe, Caithness Horizons from now until the end of November is a collection of paintings by local wildlife artist Elaine Rapson-Grant.   Elaine has a total of fifteen paintings on display and has used various mediums and techniques.  
18/11/2015
MAGI SINCLAIR EXHIBITION AT NORTH LANDS GLASS GALLERYThumbnail for article : MAGI SINCLAIR EXHIBITION AT NORTH LANDS GLASS GALLERY
Latheron based artist Magi Sinclair holds her first solo exhibition this week at North Lands Glass Gallery, Lybster, with a private viewing on Friday evening, November 20 between 6.00 and 8.00pm.   The exhibition of over 20 pieces created over the last three years is entitled Norland and focuses on the Flow Country, Whaligoe and Caithness castles.  
18/11/2015
Winter Warmth - St Fergus Foyer ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Winter Warmth - St Fergus Foyer Exhibition
St Fergus Gallery, Wick and High Life Highland would like to invite you to view the Winter Warmth art exhibition in the St Fergus Foyer Gallery from 21st November to 19th December 2015.   All artwork will be for sale if you are looking for a special Christmas present and it can be collected during the gallerys opening times on 22nd and 23rd December, in time to wrap it up and put under the Christmas tree.  
17/11/2015
A Northerly Land - Book LaunchThumbnail for article : A Northerly Land - Book Launch
A Northerly Land - George Gunn book launch - Tues.  3rd Dec 2015 at Caithness Horizons..  
14/11/2015
Funding Opportunity - Grants to Help New, Innovative Visual Arts Projects
The Elephant Trust: Grants to Help New, Innovative Visual Arts Projects.   The Elephant Trust has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 18th January 2016.The Trust offers grants to artists and for new, innovative visual arts projects based in the UK.  
14/11/2015
Caithness Big Band Fundraiser for Heart Support GroupThumbnail for article : Caithness Big Band Fundraiser for Heart Support Group
LOOK OUT your dancing shoes!...the Caithness Big Band is swinging into town next week.   The musicians are again playing for the Caithness Heart Support Group, at Mackays Hotel, Wick, and it promises to be quite a night.  
14/11/2015
Funding Opportunity - Wellcome Trust - Arts Awards
Wellcome Trust - Arts Awards.   The Wellcome Trust is inviting organisations and individuals to apply for funding through its Arts Awards.  
12/11/2015
Thurso Cinema Reopening as Merlin CinemaThumbnail for article : Thurso Cinema Reopening as Merlin Cinema
MERLIN MAGIC.   Thursday 19th November 2015.  
7/11/2015
Rush.dance kids dance their way to more trophiesThumbnail for article : Rush.dance kids dance their way to more trophies
Rush.dance competitive team have just competed at MAD street dance championships in Motherwell.   Results on the day, SOLO results - U10 Beginner *Winner* Ruby Mann, 3rd place Koby Sutherland.  
4/11/2015
The Devils Larder - Grid Iron Theatre CompanyThumbnail for article : The Devils Larder - Grid Iron Theatre Company
The Melvich Hotel 13 - 15 November 2015.   "Harrison's astonishing command of the whole language of 21st-century theatre - text, music, movement, image and the breathing presence of the audience - never wavers.  
3/11/2015
Shetland Fiddlers Society Trip to John OGroatsThumbnail for article : Shetland Fiddlers Society Trip to John OGroats
On Saturday night, 24 October 2015, in John OGroats there took place something of a Shetland reunion, when Shetland Fiddlers Society entertained in the Seaview Hotel.  Many of the audience with Shetland family connections had travelled from far and near in Caithness, the fiddlers performance was understandably well welcomed and much appreciated, especially Charlie Simpsons historical tune events and tales.  
1/11/2015
MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise applications for January 2016Thumbnail for article : MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise applications for January 2016
Central Saint Martins Granary Building 1 Granary Square King's Cross London, N1C 4AA United Kingdom www.arts.ac.uk The cultural economy—which contributes 7.7bn GBP to the UK economy, an increase of 36% since 2011—increasingly needs multi-skilled individuals who can not only produce the ideas and content for original arts and cultural events, but also provide leadership for the teams that realise them.  On MA Arts and Cultural Enterprise, you'll learn how to manage creativity, but also how to bring creativity to management.  
31/10/2015
Major artwork launched at John O'GroatsThumbnail for article : Major artwork launched at John O'Groats
A major public artwork inspired by the natural force of the tidal races in the Pentland Firth is being officially launched today (Saturday 31 October 2015).   Lord Lieutenant of Caithness Miss Anne Dunnett will say a few words before Alex Kennedy, pupil at Canisbay Primary School, cuts the ribbon to reveal the five metre sculpture named Nomadic Boulders.  
26/10/2015
Thurso Come Dancing Strike Silver! Thumbnail for article : Thurso Come Dancing Strike Silver!
Thurso come Dancing members are going from strength to strength and doing well increasing their levels of dancing that have been recognised in the awards received at recent tests.  10 members travelled to Lossiemouth to be tested and one member was tested on a video.  
24/10/2015
Peter Cattrell, Landscapes from the Western FrontThumbnail for article : Peter Cattrell, Landscapes from the Western Front
St Fergus Gallery, Wick Library To mark the Centenary of the First World War this exhibition of photographic work by Scottish photographer Peter Cattrell includes quiet, reflective landscapes from the Somme.   Catrell's interest in the Somme was sparked upon the discovery of a photograph of his great uncle, William Wyatt Bagshawe, with three of his companions from the Sheffield 'Pals' Battalion.  
22/10/2015
Beginners Social Waltz - Enjoy Monday Nights DancingThumbnail for article : Beginners Social Waltz - Enjoy Monday Nights Dancing
Simplified free style form of Waltz that can be danced on crowded or small dance floors, making it easy to learn and enjoy.   From the very first lesson you'll learn basic steps that help you to negotiate your way around a small or busy dance floor.  
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.