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Mr McFalls Chamber - 13th MayThumbnail for article : Mr McFalls Chamber - 13th May
New Music - Mr.  McFall's Chamber in "Four Corners" and members of the Caithness Orchestra Sun.  
Kidnapped At LythThumbnail for article : Kidnapped At Lyth
Drama - Cumbernauld Theatre Co.  in "Kidnapped" a Scottish Swashbuckler, Wed.  
The Stu Brown Sextet in "The Raymond Scott Project"Thumbnail for article : The Stu Brown Sextet in
Film Music - Mon 30th Apr 8pm, 2 x 45 mins.  Suitable Age 8+ Raymond Scott wrote and performed remarkable musical scores for all the amusing 1940s Looney Tunes cartoons creating manic off-beat compositions to underscore the antics of characters like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck.  
Alejandro Ziegler Quartet in concert at LythThumbnail for article : Alejandro Ziegler Quartet in concert at Lyth
World Music - Wed 25th Apr 8pm, 2 hours including interval, suitable age 12+ At the centre of this group of well-travelled musicians is the distinctive sound of the bandoneon, that little accordion whose evocative note instantly creates images in one's imagination of the poignant drama of the tango and of an age of brilliantly-lit Buenos Aires ballrooms.  But the music itself deserves to be listened to for its own sake and in this acoustic concert performance by young classically trained musicians you will be able to appreciate just how good it is.  
Splinters Productions in "The Matchmaker" At LythThumbnail for article : Splinters Productions in
Drama - Sun 22nd Apr 8pm, 2 hours including interval, suitable age 12+ On their last visit to Lyth this delightful trio of accomplished Scottish actors brought us George Mackay Brown's memorable work "For The Islands I Sing".  Now they're back with the rollicking Irish comedy "The Matchmaker" and its cast of improbable characters, all in search of love.  
Fribo In Concert At LythThumbnail for article : Fribo In Concert At Lyth
Fribo in concert At Lyth Arts Centre, Caithness Folk Music - Sun 15th Apr 8pm, 2 hours including interval, suitbale for age 12+ Fribo is an international meeting of talented musicians.  Charismatic singer and flautist Anne Sofie Linge Valdal is Norwegian and percussionist Magnus Lundmark is Swedish.  
The Occasional Cabaret - At LythThumbnail for article : The Occasional Cabaret - At Lyth
Musical Comedy - The Occasional Cabaret in Apocalypse! Saturday, 29th Oct.  8pm, 2 hrs.  
Jazz At Lyth - Sat 15th OctThumbnail for article : Jazz At Lyth - Sat 15th Oct
Jazz - Caithness Big Band & David Patrick's Beyond Borders Quintet, Sat.  15th Oct.  
Mull Theatre in Singing Well Into The NightThumbnail for article : Mull Theatre in Singing Well Into The Night
Drama - Mull Theatre in Singing Well Into The Night, Sunday, 23rd Oct.  8pm, 2 hrs.  
Traditional Scottish Music - TMSA Young Trad TourThumbnail for article : Traditional Scottish Music - TMSA Young Trad Tour
Traditional Scottish Music - TMSA Young Trad Tour, At Lyth Arts Centre Tuesday, 25th Oct.  8pm, 2 hrs.  
Meet Students On Girnigoe Castle Archaeology DigThumbnail for article : Meet Students On Girnigoe Castle Archaeology Dig
Reception - Come and meet students from Sinclair Community College, Ohio Sunday 7th August, 8pm, 2 hours including buffet, age 12+, foyer event, live music A party of 10 students and 2 Faculty are spending a week billeted at Lyth while engaged in an archaeological dig at Girnigoe Castle.  The Centre is hosting this reception and serving a light supper.  
John Nicolson and Sir Francis Tress BarryThumbnail for article : John Nicolson and Sir Francis Tress Barry
Lecture - Lesley Ferguson Wednesday, 3rd August, 8pm, 1 hour including questions followed by tea, age 12+, foyer event As part of our focus on the life of John Nicolson (1843 - 1934), whose paintings hang in this year's exhibition , this illustrated talk by the Head of Collections, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, will cover the archaeological work Nicolson and Tress Barry undertook around 1890 excavating local prehistoric sites.  .  
Folk - Elsa Mctaggart in concertThumbnail for article : Folk - Elsa Mctaggart in concert
Sunday, 10th July, 8pm- FOYER PERFORMANCE seats 12 (cons.  10/6) 2 hours including interval Elsa Mctaggart is a bluesy folk singer/songwriter who writes songs that stop conversations, has a voice that could stop wars and plays a fiddle that stops at nothing.  
Lyth Jazz Exchange '09 All-Day Workshops
For jazz lovers and performers to come together and share a spirit of mutual enthusiasm.   Visiting musicians will take part in an exciting day of master-classes and improvisation sessions open to musicians of any age/degree of musical ability with rehearsals of pieces for that evening's concert.  
Wee Stories in "The Sun, The Moon And A Boy Called River".Thumbnail for article : Wee Stories in
Lyth Arts Centre - 6 October 2009 Time: 18:30:00 Length: 1 hour Age suitability : 5+ One of Scotland's favourite theatre companies is back again to give eight day-time school performances for local primary children plus this extra early-evening public performance.  Not to be missed, Wee Stories have great stage craft and a delightful sense of humour.  
Book Launch - "Blood in the Glens" by Jean McLennan.Thumbnail for article : Book Launch -
Book Launch "Blood in the Glens" by Jean McLennan.   Time: 19:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 1 hour Interval: no Age suitability : 14+ The Centre is proud to launch a new book by a local writer.  
Right Lines Productions present "Tour-a-Rural-Ceilidh-Band".Thumbnail for article : Right Lines Productions present
Right Lines Productions present "Tour-a-Rural-Ceilidh-Band".   Time: 19:30:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 3 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 14+ Enjoy an irresistible mixture of top quality music, song and ceilidh dancing with the band members from the legendary comedy ceilidh theatre show "The Accidental Death of an Accordionist" which we brought to Latheron and Lyth village halls back in 2002.  
Dave Gorman At Lyth Arts In SeptemberThumbnail for article : Dave Gorman At Lyth Arts In September
Dave Gorman SIT DOWN, PEDAL, PEDAL, STOP AND STAND UP Stand-up comedy bike tour of UK DAVE GORMAN is going back on the road.  And when we say "on the road" we really mean it.  
2009: A Sinclair Odyssey - You Can Get InvolvedThumbnail for article : 2009: A Sinclair Odyssey - You Can Get Involved
A Sinclair Odyssey combines arts and archaeology to tell the stories of the Sinclair Clan of Caithness.   With a glittering Street Parade and an opportunity to step back in time at The Gathering, Odyssey will explore the themes of Ancestry and Homecoming in the county of Caithness.  
The Sweetener Coming To Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article :  The Sweetener Coming To Lyth Arts Centre
It's 1972.  After devoting his lifetime to sweetening the soundtracks of the stars with canned laughter, Ed looks back over his career and finds himself having to decide who should get the last laugh.