North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, Caithness, Scotland are delighted to announce the 2016 Skills Class Programme. Concept, Context, Connection with Carrie Fertig.
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.
Tickets go on sale soon for the pantomime from Wick Players.
31st October 2015. 3:00 pm - Illustrated talk by artists Dalziel and Scullion (booking essential).
STU BROWN/JER REID/CATRIONA MCKAY IN CONCERT OCTOBER 14, 2015 NEW MUSIC A chance to hear the latest work from a Lyth Residency by three musicians: Catriona McKay, one of the world's leading exponents of the Scottish harp who pushes it to its limits; Jer Reid, an established figure in Glasgow in the world of improvisation; Stu Brown who has built a strong and diverse musical career in Scotland that encompasses all kinds of percussion. Expect some cutting-edge stuff from musicians exploring new sonic territory.
SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE MUSICIANS IN RECITAL OCTOBER 18, 2015 CHAMBER MUSIC During a Scottish Ensemble Residency based in Inverness, four of their musicians will make a trip to Lyth to work with The Caithness Orchestra. The Scottish Ensemble musicians are: Violin Cheryl Crockett Violin Bas Treub Viola Catherine Marwood Cello Alison Lawrance This is part of Scottish Ensemble's not just normal concerts when they plan a cluster of events in a specific location and move from the concert hall into the community.
EDEN COURT THEATRE PRESENTS "NOT ABOUT HEROES" OCTOBER 21, 2015 DRAMA Produced by Eden Court Theatre and opening there before touring the Highlands and the rest of Scotland as part of Eden Court's mission to increase theatre production in the Highlands. The play is directed by Philip Howard, former director of the Traverse Theatre & Dundee Rep.
SCOTTISH OPERA IN COSÌ FAN TUTTE OCTOBER 15, 2015 OPERA *** Note this event takes place at Wick High School ***We are delighted to support Scottish Opera on tour by encouraging you to attend this performance of one of Mozart's best-loved operas, re-staged in 1950s Italy with a great cast and coming to Wick High School. In opera, the path of true love rarely runs smooth and no more so than in this light-hearted tale of love, lust and fidelity.
Rush.dance have just competed at UDO Central Scotland street dance championships in Perth, this is the first Qualifier for next year's World street dance championships. Thousands of dancers from all over Scotland came all hoping to make a final and qualify for next year’s big one ‘the World championships’ Solo’s U6 Open, Erna Thain *Runner up* (she is only 3 years old and competing against kids up to age 5+ just shows how fantastic this little worker has done) U8 Novice, Troy Giles *WINNER* and new Scottish Central champion, Ava Cook 4th place.
Rush.dance have just competed at UDO Central Scotland street dance championships in Perth, this is the first Qualifier for next year's World street dance championships. The youngest memebr of the Rush.dance team Emma Thain came away as the runner up in the Under 6 age group.
Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery is pleased to announce that the September 2015 Open Art Exhibition is now posted on their website and is ready to be viewed online. The "Open" is a No Theme Art Competition, whereby artists were asked to submit their best representational or abstract artworks on any subject matter.
The Whitworth was crowned Museum of the Year in July 2015. See the full list of winners at - http://www.artfund.org/prize/news/2015/july/museum-of-the-year-2015-judges-comments.
Jacky Klein guides you through some of this autumn's must-see shows; Stand inside a beautiful Indian tent, connect with the Celts through a series of stunning objects, witness exquisite drawings by Titian, enjoy theatrical sculptures by Alexander Calder and get inside the weirdly wonderful world of M.C. Escher.
if you are around Bath Street in Glasgow during the month of September do pop into Inverarity121 (185a Bath St) and see my whisky-themed pictures which are for sale. A good shop with great guys looking after it..
North Lands would like to say a huge thank you to our regular lampworking tutor, Ian Pearson and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd for their kind donation of torches, lathes and cutting and polishing equipment from the now retired nuclear facility. Ian has worked tirelessly to make the donation possible and it has taken him two years to process all the authorisation paperwork.
Saturday 26th September
Ynot Bar & Grill, Thurso
Support from Martyn Travis Trio
, Tickets £5, available at the bar Sunday 27th September
Eden Court Theatre
8pm, Seat Price £12.00 / Reduced Rates £9.00 / U18s £7.00. Saturday 3rd October
WRI Hall, Comrie
8.00pm (Doors 7.30)
Tickets £15, available from Comrie Post Office, Hansen's Kitchen and Eventbrite
Wednesday 7th October 2015 Glasgow, The Admiral Bar, 8.00pm (Doors 7.30pm), Tickets £10 on the door Well known Scottish folk musicians Hamish Napier and Adam Sutherland take to the road this autumn with a unique and daredevil approach to performing.
Visit the film production at the St Fergus Gallery from 19th September to 17th October 2015 by Rachel Maclean, The Weepers. The Weepers was commissioned by Comar on Mull, the film examines the legend of Bean Nighe or Washer Women, a monstrous and ominous spirit.
Rhoda Grant (Scottish Labour) MSP for the Highlands and Islands is calling for local bands and musicians to apply to take part in the regional heat for Holyrood Rocks, that sees bands from across Scotland compete in the final to take place in the Scottish Parliament. Holyrood Rocks aims to encourage young people's engagement in the political process, particularly among 16 and 17 year olds, who have been given the right to vote in Scottish Parliamentary and local elections.
Caithness is gearing up to be even more creative with the launch of a brand new festival, the SKALD, which opens its doors on Friday 02 October. The two day event has been organised by a collaborative comprising Alistair Murray (Big Box), Sophie Dunnett (North Highland College UHI), Rob Arthur and George Gunn.
Creative Scotland and Young Scot: Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund Creative Scotland and Young Scot have announced that the next deadline for applications to the Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund is the 18th October 2015. The Creative Scotland Nurturing Talent - Time to Shine Fund aims to support young people aged 14-20 who need financial help in developing their talent within the creative industry.