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Visit Caithness and Play Brahms 3rd SymphonyThumbnail for article : Visit Caithness and Play Brahms 3rd Symphony
3rd - 6th August 2017.   See poster for details..  
18/4/2017
Free Scottish Book Trust Creative Writing Workshop
Thurso Library May 6th 10am doors open, workshop 10:30 - noon.   This is a free workshop for all ages with the support of Alexandria Patience,local interdisciplinary artist and storyteller, with the hope some will submit a piece of writing for the Scottish Book Trust call for stories on the theme of NOURISH for this years Book Week Scotland free publication.  
18/4/2017
Unspoken Truths Until 12th May 2017 At Northlands GlassThumbnail for article : Unspoken Truths Until 12th May 2017 At Northlands Glass
An exhibition of paintings for sale ay Northlands Glass, Lybster..  
Come and Sing/play Handels MessiahThumbnail for article : Come and Sing/play Handels Messiah
All Singers and Orchestral Musicians are warmly invited to Come and Sing or Play Handel's "Messiah" with The Caithness Orchestra, conducted by Susie Dingle.   There is a charge of £10 per participant.  
4/4/2017
No fools at the Concert Festival
It may have been Saturday April 1st, but the audiences at Highland Young Musicians Concerts Festival in Eden Court were certainly anything but fools as they had chosen to attend the event.  For their efforts they were treated to two spectacular concerts featuring Highland Regional Youth Orchestra; Còisir G; Highland Youth String Orchestra and Highland Youth Big Band in addition to special guests from Inverness Royal Academy ‘Pipes ‘n' Funk'.  
25/2/2017
You Are Never Too Old! - PotteryThumbnail for article : You Are Never Too Old! - Pottery
A well-used saying and very true.   Have you ever thought about doing something creative? And answered yourself with "No I can't even draw a straight line? Well, forget that and give your creativity a chance.  
25/2/2017
You Are Never Too Old! - PaperThumbnail for article : You Are Never Too Old! - Paper
A well-used saying and very true.   Have you ever thought about doing something creative? And answered yourself with "No I can't even draw a straight line? Well, forget that and give your creativity a chance.  
12/2/2017
FUNBOX Taking Over From The Singing Kettle
FUNBOX is the brand new show from Anya Scott-Rodgers, Gary Coupland and Kevin Macleod.  Bringing a wealth of experience from their days as performers and writers of The Singing Kettle, they have created a sparkling new show for kids of all ages - from nought to 90 - maintaining the balance of traditional singalong songs and brand new compositions, but with a distinctly Scottish flavour.  
Music In Thurso - Ab24Thumbnail for article : Music In Thurso - Ab24
AB24 Aberdeen baroque ...  three performers playing baroque violin, recorders, baroque cello and harpsichord.  
18/12/2016
Leap of Faith - North Lands Creative Glass - 2017Thumbnail for article : Leap of Faith - North Lands Creative Glass - 2017
North Lands Creative Glass.  Announces 2017 Artistic Programme.  
12/11/2016
Highland Young Musicians showcase at AviemoreThumbnail for article : Highland Young Musicians showcase at Aviemore
Over 300 young musicians from across the Highlands have been busy rehearsing for their unique showcase Concerts Festival which will feature the eight diverse groups working under the umbrella of Highland Young Musicians.   Held in the Osprey Arena at MacDonald Aviemore Resort on Saturday 19 November, the first of the day's concerts (at 3pm) will feature Highland Youth Wind Band; Còisir G (Gaelic choir) Highland Youth Big Band and Highland Pulse (drumming group inspired by Top Secret, Swiss drum corps).  
21/10/2016
The Royal National Mòd Looks Forward to Inverness 2020
As the Royal National Mòd reaches its final day of competitions in the Western Isles, it has been announced that Inverness will host the Mòd in 2020.  Scotland's biggest Gaelic cultural festival will return to the capital of the Highlands for the first time since 2014.  
19/10/2016
Gaelic Medium first for Leadership Programme
The High Life Highland Leadership Programme currently has around 1400 young people across the Highlands aged between 12-25 years registered.   Last week 8 young leaders from across the Highlands were put through their paces by tutor, Active Schools Co-Ordinator Danny Steele.  
19/10/2016
Free Halloween Shows in Inverness
Council issues Halloween appeal to drivers.   The Highlands biggest theatrical experience and fancy dress event of the year, the Inverness Common Good Fund sponsored Halloween Show will be staged on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October on Ness Islands.  
17/10/2016
Iain MacFarlane - Gallop to Callop Concert 5th December Pulteney Centre.Thumbnail for article : Iain MacFarlane - Gallop to Callop Concert 5th December Pulteney Centre.
Iain MacFarlane - Gallop to Callop Concert on the 5th December at the Pulteney Centre.   Gallop to Callop is the debut solo album from West Highland fiddler and ‘Blazin' Fiddles' founding member, Iain Macfarlane.  
13/10/2016
The Flow Country: Opportunities for Artists
RSPB Scotland Deadline: 24 October 2016 at 09:00 The Flow Country is a rolling expanse of blanket bog in the far north of Scotland, of importance for the biodiversity it supports and of huge value as a carbon store.  The Flows to the Future Project is a five year project that is restoring large areas of blanket bog that are currently afforested and also raising awareness and understanding of this special landscape.  
11/10/2016
Interesting Board Positions at Northlands GlassThumbnail for article : Interesting Board Positions at Northlands Glass
North Lands Creative Glass are interested in hearing from arts and business professionals with skills and experience that reflect the interests of the organisation to join our existing board team.  You will be committed to the principles of good governance and will be enthusiastic about our key aims.  
11/10/2016
Exhibitions at Caithness Horizons, ThursoThumbnail for article : Exhibitions at Caithness Horizons, Thurso
Caithness artist Elaine Rapson-Grant has a display of her latest artwork coming soon at The Cafe Gallery, Caithness Horizons.   Admission is free but you could treat yourself to a cuppa and cake whilst you visit the exhibition.  
11/10/2016
Potrait At 20 - Northlands Creative Glass In EdinburghThumbnail for article : Potrait At 20 - Northlands Creative Glass In Edinburgh
NorthalndsCreative Glass currently has an exhibition in running in Edinburgh so if you happen to be around Infirmary Street take look.   Finishes 29th October 2016..  
8/10/2016
North Coast Journey- Alternative Tourist Route - Debbie LeeThumbnail for article : North Coast Journey- Alternative Tourist Route - Debbie Lee
Debbie Lee An exhibition of textile art celebrating the special landscape along the north coast route from John O‘Groats to Ullapool ‘Throughout Scotland there are sign posts to direct travellers, ‘tourists', off the main route and onto an ‘Alternative Tourist Route'.   The sign at John O’ Groats directing people to Ullapool using the north coast is both inspiring and to me amusing.