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Venues News


3/6/2016
The 25 for 25 Collection - Quilt ExhibitionThumbnail for article : The 25 for 25 Collection - Quilt Exhibition
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite to a new quilt exhibition - The 25 for 25 Collection.   This exhibition of 25 works by contemporary makers was intended to act as a snapshot of patchwork and quilting at the time of The Guilds 25th Anniversary.  
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.  
14/5/2016
Celebration Tree At Northlands Creative Glass
Any seed when planted needs many things in order to flourish and grow.   North Lands Creative Glass was a seed sown in 1996 in the small fishing village of Lybster on the North east coast of Scotland and over the past 20 years the people and place of Lybster and Caithness have provided good fertile nourishment.  
14/5/2016
Spectrum at St Fergus Gallery, WickThumbnail for article : Spectrum at St Fergus Gallery, Wick
Visit Spectrum, an exhibition of screen prints by an Edinburgh artist Catherine Sargeant.   Catherine graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a 1st class BA(Hons) in Drawing and Painting and she became the first recipient of WASPS new graduate award.  
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.  
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
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.  
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.  
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.  
10/3/2016
Under the Microscope activities and When I grow up exhibitionThumbnail for article : Under the Microscope activities and When I grow up exhibition
St Fergus Gallery and the Science 03 are delighted to invite you and your friends to visit the gallery to use a microscope to get a closer look at various objects and project the images onto a big wall.  There will be a good selection of objects you can use but feel free to bring some of your own - be it feathers, sea shells or even a wing of a butterfly.  
30/1/2016
Thurso High School Art ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Thurso High School Art Exhibition
2nd - 27th February 2016 Caithness Horizons.   See the fantastic work by pupils of Thurso High School..