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24/8/2015
Growing Pains - Running A Craft BusinessThumbnail for article : Growing Pains - Running A Craft Business
Thursday 10 September, 12.45 -16.30 Caithness Horizons, Thurso (Please note that lunch is not provided, however you are welcome to have lunch at The Caithness Horizons Cafe prior to the event) Running a craft practice is addictive - there is always more to try, new ideas to explore and projects to develop.  Growing your business allows you to confidently pursue these exciting new opportunities to strengthen your profile, expand your range of customers and generate healthy profits.  
13/8/2015
Caithness Horizons Museum welcomes half a million visitorsThumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Museum welcomes half a million visitors
Tuesday 11th August saw local group No Limits Caithness visit the Museum for a morning packed with Viking activities with Curator Joanne Howdle, or Thordis Eiríksdóttir as she is fondly known to local groups and schools.   The group helped the Museum to hit the half million visitors mark and to celebrate they were presented with a special cake made in the Museum's cafe.  
3/7/2015
Society Of Caithness Artists 80th Art ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Society Of Caithness Artists 80th Art Exhibition
28th July - 8th August 2015.   This years exhibition is the 80th and runs from July 28th til August 8th at Thurso High School.  
1/6/2015
What's On at Caithness Horizons: June 2015
Cafe Exhibitions Joan Powell 1st June - 30th June Gallery Exhibitions Hazel Cashmore 5th June - 30th August Exhibition preview 6pm - 8pm Thursday 4th June – all welcome Special Events Peters Pals Activity – 27th June Contact Joanne Howdle for more information Seasonal Opening Times: Remember that we are now open 11am – 4pm on Sundays until the end of September..  
16/5/2015
Caithness Horizons Museum in Thurso achieves full accreditationThumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Museum in Thurso achieves full accreditation
Caithness Horizons in Thurso has secured Museum Accreditation for the next three years.  The award is made by Museums Galleries Scotland and Arts Council England under the 2011 Museum Accreditation Standard.  
20/4/2015
Head in The Clouds: The Peregrinations of Marie MarvingThumbnail for article : Head in The Clouds: The Peregrinations of Marie Marving
Shows at Melvich Village Hall at 7.30pm Melvich Village Hall Tickets: £7 full price / £5 concessions / £3 (students/school pupils) Tues 21 April 2015 - Head in The Clouds: The Peregrinations of Marie Marving Ages 5 - 105 50mins theatre show with live French music session post-show and a cuppie - bring any goodies you fancy sharing.   Marie was no ordinary woman ...  
20/4/2015
What's On At Melvich Hall
Shows at Melvich Village Hall at 7.30pm Tickets: £7 full price / £5 concessions / £3 (students/school pupils) Tues 21 April: Head in The Clouds Friday 1 May: The Beautiful House Wednesday 20 May: A World Beyond Man Tues 21 April - Head in The Clouds: The Peregrinations of Marie Marving Ages 5 - 105 50mins theatre show with live French music session post-show and a cuppie – bring any goodies you fancy sharing.   Marie was no ordinary woman ...  
10/3/2015
‘FIGURE DRAWING' At Northlands Creative GlassThumbnail for article : ‘FIGURE DRAWING' At Northlands Creative Glass
Northland Creative Glass Studio, Lybster.   Our figure drawing class will be innovative and fresh.  
24/2/2015
What's On at Caithness Horizons: March 2015
Cafe Exhibitions Kimirea and John Glen Exhibition Monday 2nd March-Tuesday 31st March A display of work by local artists Kim Reade and John Glen will be on display throughout March.   Gallery Exhibitions Committed to Art Wednesday 4th March-Saturday 28th March "Committed to Art" showcases a selection of paintings and sculptures from committee members of the Society of Caithness Artists with the objective of proving that the committee has true empathy with all artists and particularly to those in the Caithness area.  
4/2/2015
Art & Design 2015 - ThursoThumbnail for article : Art & Design 2015 - Thurso
The pupils of Thurso High have their annual exhibition at Caithness Horizons.   5 - 26 February 2015 Mon - Fri 10.00am - 6.00pm Saturday 10.00am - 5.00pm.  
29/11/2014
Caithness Horizons Christmas Exhibition Thumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Christmas Exhibition
Anual Christmas exhibition this year will feature some fantastic art work by a range of local artists including Jana Emburey, Monique Sliedrecht, Jane Macrae, Debbie Lee, Helen Moore, Keith Tilley and many many more.  All art work will be for sale.  
11/9/2014
Hitchcock Double Feature at Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Hitchcock Double Feature at Caithness Horizons
2nd October 2014 6.00 - 10.30pm.   To mark the final week of ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon, Caithness Horizons is showing an evening of classic Hitchcock featuring 'Psycho' and 'The Birds'.  
20/6/2014
ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon - Family Event with Kenny HunterThumbnail for article : ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon - Family Event with Kenny Hunter
Come and join us for an arty day for all the family.   Led by Scottish contemporary artist Kenny Hunter, the day will include a talk on the ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon exhibition and a trip to see Kenny Hunter's work 'The Unknown' in Borgie Forest.  
20/6/2014
ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon - Peter's Pals Art WorkshopsThumbnail for article : ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon - Peter's Pals Art Workshops
Come along to see the ARTIST ROOMS: Douglas Gordon exhibition and being inspired to make your own art in a three day workshop led by professional artist Lucy Harrison.  .  
22/5/2014
Family Paper Making Drop InThumbnail for article : Family Paper Making Drop In
Take the family to Caithness Horizons and have fun making paper..  
7/3/2014
SEA – Arty fundraiser for Brough Bay Association and Castletown Heritage SocietyThumbnail for article : SEA – Arty fundraiser for Brough Bay Association and Castletown Heritage Society
We’re off of a brilliant start, with all our 170 MDF blank postcard size pieces of wood handed out or collected by locals from Caithness Horizons, St Fergus Art Gallery and Castlehill Heritage Centre in the first couple of weeks! We’re delighted with everyone’s enthusiasm to join in.   Now they are getting arty and inspired by the SEA, wonderful artwork has started to be returned and I’ve been adding images to the blog as it arrives.  
25/2/2014
Caithness Artist's Work Sold Around The WorldThumbnail for article : Caithness Artist's Work Sold Around The World
Elaine Rapson-Grant is an internationally selling artist.  She has collectors throughout the UK, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, USA, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Italy, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, S.  
5/2/2014
Year Of Ancient Ancestors Festival - 5th 13th July 2014Thumbnail for article : Year Of Ancient Ancestors Festival - 5th  13th July 2014
Homecoming Scotland 2014 offers a year-long programme of events celebrating the very best of Scotlands food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.  Homecoming Scotland 2014 will position Scotland on the international stage as a dynamic and creative nation.  
4/2/2014
SEA - Art Fundraiser - Entries Accepted From Now Until 20th JuneThumbnail for article : SEA - Art Fundraiser - Entries Accepted From Now Until 20th June
Caithness artists, Joanne B Kaar & Liz O'Donnell, invite you to join in their arty fundraiser for Brough Bay Association & Castletown Heritage Society.   Be inspired by the SEA to draw, paint or collage postcard size artwork for their fundraiser.  
7/1/2014
Caithness Horizons: Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival 2014Thumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons: Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival 2014
Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming 2014.   Homecoming Scotland 2014 offers a year-long programme of events celebrating the very best of Scotlands food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.