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28/4/2006
Crimson Tide At Boss Hogg CD LaunchThumbnail for article : Crimson Tide At Boss Hogg CD Launch
Crimson Tide were one of the support bands at the Boss Hogg CD Launch in Thurso on Friday 28 April 2006.   Check out the photos here.  
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28/4/2006
Boss Hogg CD Launch PhotosThumbnail for article : Boss Hogg CD Launch Photos
Boss Hogg launched their CD at a big bash at the Weigh Inn, Thurso on Friday 28 April 2006.   Check out the photos here .  
28/4/2006
Steve Taylor Band At Boss Hogg CD LaunchThumbnail for article : Steve Taylor Band At Boss Hogg CD Launch
Steve Taylor Band were also out to support the launch of the new CD by Boss Hogg at the Weigh Inn, Thurso on 28 April 2006.   Check out the photos here.  
26/4/2006
The Cutting Edge. Collected Poems 1966-2003 By David MorrisonThumbnail for article : The Cutting Edge. Collected Poems 1966-2003 By David Morrison
Foreword by Gerry Cambridge.  Introduction by Iain Crichton Smith "Though his poetry has a masculine outspokenness and force, he is very sensitive to the feminine part of his nature." Iain Crichton Smith "David Morrison takes a clear look at life and all who share it and writes about them (and himself) with admirable energy.  
25/4/2006
Places Available For Dance Leadership CourseThumbnail for article : Places Available For Dance Leadership Course
Interested in Dance leadership! Read below for a great opportunity PLACES AVAILABLE FOR DANCE LEADERSHIP COURSE What? A two weekend residential Dance Leadership Course providing nationally recognised qualification in dance leadership.   The course is practical and challenging but most of all fun - mixing skills training and personal development with social activities.  
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23/4/2006
BossHogg Mount Takeover BidThumbnail for article : BossHogg Mount Takeover Bid
Caithness rock band BossHogg are set to release their debut EP 'the.takeover.bid' with a party at The Redwood in Thurso on Friday the 28th of April at 8pm.   The launch was originally scheduelled for Saturday the 22nd of April but has had to be postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.  
19/4/2006
Four Artists Exhibition At Northlands Creative GlassThumbnail for article : Four Artists Exhibition At Northlands Creative Glass
The depth of talented glass artists that now make their way to Lybster is astonishing.   In a few short years Northlands Creative Glass has established a number of residency placements throughout the year in addition to series of master classes run by some of the world's most renowned glass artists and teachers.  
30/3/2006
Two Ambitious Thurso Teenagers Win Places On Youth Theatre CourseThumbnail for article : Two Ambitious Thurso Teenagers Win Places On Youth Theatre Course
Two talented Thurso teenagers are on their first step of the ladder to becoming the next big screen legends.   The girls have achieved a place with the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow, on the esteemed Summer Festival Foundation Course.  
30/3/2006
Silk Paper Making Course In Cromarty By Caithness Artist
In partnership with Cromarty Arts Trust, the Highland Council is offering a unique experience for people in Cromarty to try their hand at silkpaper-making and fibre art techniques.   The three day workshop project will be led by internationally renowned artist and author, Joanne Kaar from Caithness.  
29/3/2006
Project Ability In ThursoThumbnail for article : Project Ability In Thurso
The Clyde and Pentland Firth have met in an arts project held in Ormlie Centre in Thurso.   The event was organised by Jennifer Ironside of Key Housing and ran in conjunction with Project Ability who are a Glasgow based visual arts organisation.  
28/3/2006
The Highland Promise - the cultural pledge to young people in the Highlands.Thumbnail for article : The Highland Promise - the cultural pledge to young people in the Highlands.
'The Highland Promise' is the winning entry in a competition to come up with a name for the element of Highland 2007 that places Highland schoolchildren at the heart of 2007.   The pupil council from Knockbreck Primary School in Tain came up with the winning suggestion, earning their school the 350 prize as well as the honour of naming one of the most important elements of Highland 2007.  
28/3/2006
Highland 2007 in New York 1st - 8th April
Highland 2007, the year Scotland celebrates Highland culture, is taking its message to New York for Tartan Week (1-8 April).   Highland 2007 will be the main theme for VisitScotland's Scottish Village at Grand Central Terminal bringing the Highland's vibrant contemporary culture and bold heritage to Americans.  
Caithness Orchestra and James Ross
The final concerts of our 25th anniversary season take place this week, on Wednesday 29 March in Wick Old Parish Church and on Thursday 30th March in Thurso High School Hall.   Both concerts start at 7.30 pm and should be finished by 9.15 pm.  
27/3/2006
New Face of Caithness Visual ArtsThumbnail for article : New Face of Caithness Visual Arts
"FaceNorth" visual arts residency run by Northlands Glass and Lyth Arts Centre is now up and running and going from strength to strength.  The residency, funded by the Scottish Arts Council and Caithness and Sutherland Enterprise agency, offers the opportunity for local community groups with little or no arts skills to engage with professional artists Kate Williams, Shelagh Swanson and Alistair Pender over the coming months.  
Music Link Media Up And Running In Wick - First PhotosThumbnail for article : Music Link Media Up And Running In Wick - First Photos
The exciting new music tution programme Music Link Media is now up and running with a programme of tuition already taking place.   Lots of young people are already signed up to take part in lessons on all apsects of the music industry from playing through to sound and filming.  
24/3/2006
Young Caithness Cellists Join 70 OthersThumbnail for article : Young Caithness Cellists Join 70 Others
During a unique music day, over 70 young musicians from Highland primary and secondary schools gathered together to play en-mass in celebration of the Cello.   Beginners, intermediate and advanced players from Thurso, Wick, Skye, Fort William, Ullapool, Tain, Fortrose and The Black Isle, Dingwall, Dornoch, Drumnadrochit and Inverness met up form the first time at Ness Bank Church Hall in Inverness.  
23/3/2006
Live Music Now Brings James Ross Back To CaithnessThumbnail for article : Live Music Now Brings James Ross Back To Caithness
Following three highly successful previous tours in Caithness community venues, Wick born accordionist, pianist and composer James Ross is back with more live music for Wick and Thurso audiences.   As part of the charitable scheme, founded by the late Yehudi Menuhin in 1977, James will present eleven performances between Monday 27 and Friday 31 March.  
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23/3/2006
Caithness Rocks Again As Crimson Tide Launch New Web SiteThumbnail for article : Caithness Rocks Again As Crimson Tide Launch New Web Site
Caithness bands look as if they are taking the web by storm as another local band Crimson Tide ratchet up a gear with their own marketing via their new look web site Crimson Tide Following hard on the heels of Estrella who launched a few days ago the local "Battle of the Bands" In Caithness is now heading ever upwards.   The line up of talent in Caithness bands has always been strong and currently their is a huge range of musical ability and variety around.  
20/3/2006
Ballet Exams At Karen Cameron's Ballet School In ThursoThumbnail for article : Ballet Exams At Karen Cameron's Ballet School In Thurso
Just a few of the pupils who recently sat their ballet exams in Thurso.  
Estrella RocksThumbnail for article : Estrella Rocks
It is the way of musical talent across the globe that most people who are successful need to move on to find success.  The guys in Estrella whose roots are deep in Caithness have moved with success pulling them away.