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27/7/2016
FRANK MCELHENNEY - ILLUSTRATED TALK - 5th August 2016Thumbnail for article : FRANK MCELHENNEY - ILLUSTRATED TALK - 5th August 2016
Frank McElhenney is an artist and photographer who lives in Milngavie.  He has an interest in nationhood, conflict and mortality.  
5/7/2016
2016 Exhibition at Lyth Arts Centre Sees William Wilson Retire after 40 YearsThumbnail for article : 2016 Exhibition at Lyth Arts Centre Sees William Wilson Retire after 40 Years
This year Lyth Arts Centre is presenting three exhibitions which in various ways mark this 40th year in a broader context.   1st July - 31st August 2016 Open daily 12 - 5pm Adults: £3 OAPs: £2 Children, Students, Unwaged: £1 http://lytharts.org.uk/archive-2/2016-exhibitions/ Kilmorack Gallery Showcase An exhibition of work by some of the best artists working in Scotland, curated by Tony Davidson whose gallery near Beauly shares our taste and ambition to celebrate quality.  
5/7/2016
Shine at Lyth ArtsThumbnail for article : Shine at Lyth Arts
Originally formed in 1998, Shine combines Corrina Hewat, Mary Macmaster and Alyth McCormack's distinctive voices with two electro-harps in hauntingly timeless and modern arrangements of traditional and contemporary music.   Lyth Arts Centre - 14th July 2016 - 7.30 - 9.30pm Castletown Drill Hall - 15th July 2016 7.30 - 9.30pm Tempest Cafe, Thurso - 16th July 2016 - 7.30 - 9.30pm Reay Village Hall - 17th July 2016 - 7.30 - 9.30pm Tickets £10 (Cons.£6).  
27/5/2016
CAITHNESS TO PATAGONIA BY IAN LEITH JUNE 11, 2016Thumbnail for article : CAITHNESS TO PATAGONIA BY IAN LEITH JUNE 11, 2016
A new book by the author of The Man Who Went To Farr - Ians interesting reflections on the Highland Clearances.  Although previously an undocumented story of emigration from Scotland, many Caithness families were affected by this exodus which Ian has carefully researched both in Caithness and Patagonia.  
27/5/2016
KRAZY KAT THEATRE IN THE VERY MAGIC FLUTE At Mill Theatre JUNE 14, 2016Thumbnail for article : KRAZY KAT THEATRE IN THE VERY MAGIC FLUTE At Mill Theatre JUNE 14, 2016
Childrens Theatre Lyth Arts Centre is delighted to welcome a return visit by the multi-award winning Krazy Kat Theatre with their performance of The Very Magic Flute.  With Krazy Kats mastery of visual storytelling, the show is set to bristle with creativity and humour, big laughs, beautiful puppets, magical transformations and fully integrated sign language.  
27/5/2016
Withering Looks - A comedy at Mill Theatre, ThursoThumbnail for article : Withering Looks  - A comedy at Mill Theatre, Thurso
LIPSERVICE THEATRE IN WITHERING LOOKS - MILL THEATRE, THURSO  JUNE 22, 2016 COMEDY DRAMA *** Note this event takes place at the Mill Theatre, Thurso ***Returning for a third time - Lip Service is back with its potted version of Wuthering Heights, an authentic insight into the lives and works of those three Brontë sisters.  Who is Mr.  
27/5/2016
THE JEREMIAHS REISS and KILLIMSTER VILLAGE HALL JUNE 6, 2016Thumbnail for article : THE JEREMIAHS REISS and KILLIMSTER VILLAGE HALL JUNE 6, 2016
*** Note this event takes place at Reiss, Killimster Village Hall ***The Jeremiahs combine traditional and contemporary sounds to create their own brand of Urban Folk music.  Since founding the band in 2013, they have trail-blazed across Ireland and Europe playing some of the top venues and festivals.  
27/5/2016
LIPSERVICE THEATRE IN WITHERING LOOKS - LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 23, 2016Thumbnail for article : LIPSERVICE THEATRE IN WITHERING LOOKS - LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 23, 2016
Returning for a third time - Lip Service is back with its potted version of Wuthering Heights, an authentic insight into the lives and works of those three Brontë sisters.  Who is Mr.  
27/5/2016
THE JEREMIAHS LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 5, 2016Thumbnail for article : THE JEREMIAHS LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 5, 2016
The Jeremiahs combine traditional and contemporary sounds to create their own brand of Urban Folk music.  Since founding the band in 2013, they have trail-blazed across Ireland and Europe playing some of the top venues and festivals.  
2/5/2016
JAZZ EXCHANGE - TRIPLE-BILL Lyth Arts Centre - 28th May 2016Thumbnail for article : JAZZ EXCHANGE - TRIPLE-BILL Lyth Arts Centre - 28th May 2016
Caithness Big Band - we are always delighted to welcome back this happy gang who keep jazz alive in the north by playing the well-loved swing repertoire to a very high standard to which they add a few of their own surprises.  We feel proud that Caithness has a big band of its own - there is nothing quite like that rich sound to get your feet tapping.  
2/5/2016
CLYPE At Lyth Arts Centre - 13th May 2016Thumbnail for article : CLYPE At Lyth Arts Centre  - 13th May 2016
In 2014, Simon Gall (Salsa Celtica) and Jonny Hardie (Old Blind Dogs) created Clype.  A new project fusing sounds and styles from around the globe, borrowing from Scottish folk traditions very much rooted in the north-east of Scotland as well as from the rhythms of Latin America and harmonic ideas of jazz.  
2/5/2016
MAGDALEN At Lyth Arts Centre - 2nd May 2016Thumbnail for article : MAGDALEN At Lyth Arts Centre - 2nd May 2016
MAGDALEN MAY 2, 2016 Bing Bremner (LAC Drama Programmer) writes.   Breathtaking, riveting and marvellous is how professional reviewers have described Erin Layton's performance in her self-penned play Magdalen and I was absolutely stunned by the production and couldn't be prouder of Lyth Art Centre for giving you the opportunity to see this truly outstanding play.  
2/5/2016
The Immigrants - Lyth Arts Centre - 8th May 2016Thumbnail for article : The Immigrants - Lyth Arts Centre - 8th May 2016
THE IMMIGRANTS MAY 8, 2016.   1665.  
1/4/2016
The Birthday Party by Harold PinterThumbnail for article : The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter
The Birthday Party is about Stanley Webber, an erstwhile piano player in his 30s, who lives in a run down boarding house, run by Meg and Petey Boles, in an English seaside town, probably on the south coast, not too far from London.  Two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann, who arrive supposedly on his birthday and who appear to have come looking for him, turn Stanleys apparently innocuous birthday party organised by Meg into a nightmare.  
25/3/2016
LOST TREASURE - GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - At Thurso CinemaThumbnail for article : LOST TREASURE - GLASGOW SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2016 - At Thurso Cinema
In 1956, Glasgow-based socialist film-making collective the Dawn Cine Group embarked on an ambitious project to tell the story of the Scottish Highlands and its people.  Lost Treasure was never completed.  
25/3/2016
HIGHLAND COLLECTIVE TRIOThumbnail for article : HIGHLAND COLLECTIVE TRIO
Eleanor Cameron, Cecilia Baesso and Katy Bell are three classically-trained string players who are to spend a weeks residency at Lyth.  We all have the opportunity to hear what they manage to achieve during their visit at a performance on the final Sunday afternoon - guaranteed great musical skill but in a new guise? After a break for tea there will be an optional Q and A session during which you will have the opportunity to share your impressions of this new work.  
25/3/2016
NETTING - A PLAY BY MORNA YOUNGThumbnail for article : NETTING - A PLAY BY MORNA YOUNG
Netting is a story of fishing widows trying to live their lives after a tragedy.  A story about real women - strong but flawed - the play explores how grief changes their relationships.  
25/3/2016
THE BUSQUITOS - FAMILY SHOWThumbnail for article : THE BUSQUITOS - FAMILY SHOW
The Busquitos are four highly entertaining and very funny Dutch musicians who are making a lightening trip to Caithness with just enough time to visit three primary schools as well as performing an evening family show at Lyth.  They play and sing a catchy mix of brilliantly performed music and provide light-hearted entertainment to put a smile on every face! They invite everyone to sing along to their catchy, jazzy tunes or dreamy lullabies.  
21/3/2016
Mairearad and Anna - Best Day - At Lyth ArtsThumbnail for article : Mairearad and Anna - Best Day - At Lyth Arts
After the stunning success of their November tour, two of Scotlands most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green and Anna Massie follow up their critically acclaimed, third album, Best Day with another tour!! This time, a 9-date UK Tour, in APRIL - taking in venues from London to Plockton and beyond!!! Website - mairearadandanna.com Best Day was recorded at Gran's House Studio in Lamington in the peaceful and picturesque Scottish Borders.  Remaining true to their live sound, the album is performed entirely by Mairearad and Anna themselves.  
12/10/2015
STU BROWN/JER REID/CATRIONA MCKAY IN CONCERTThumbnail for article : STU BROWN/JER REID/CATRIONA MCKAY IN CONCERT
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.