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29/1/2016
Flameworking Glass CoursesThumbnail for article : Flameworking Glass Courses
Flameworking with Ian Pearson.   5-7 April and 18-20 October 2016.  
26/1/2016
Sharmanka at Thurso Art GalleryThumbnail for article : Sharmanka at Thurso Art Gallery
Fantastic to see working with the lovely music and lighting! Really worth taking the time to see this creative masterpiece!.  
16/1/2016
North Lands Creative Glass Appoints New Artistic DirectorThumbnail for article : North Lands Creative Glass Appoints New Artistic Director
The Board of North Lands Creative Glass is delighted to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Sarmiento as Artistic Director from 1 October 2016.  He will succeed Emma Woffenden on the completion of her inspiring three-year term of office, culminating in North Lands 20, the anniversary celebration of its first master class and conference in 1996.  
5/1/2016
Cloth, Paper, Stitch by Debbie LeeThumbnail for article : Cloth, Paper, Stitch by Debbie Lee
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite you and your friends to visit Cloth, Paper, Stitch, an exhibition of textile/collage stitched works by our local artist Debbie Lee.   Debbie graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1992.  
18/11/2015
Winter Warmth - St Fergus Foyer ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Winter Warmth - St Fergus Foyer Exhibition
St Fergus Gallery, Wick and High Life Highland would like to invite you to view the Winter Warmth art exhibition in the St Fergus Foyer Gallery from 21st November to 19th December 2015.   All artwork will be for sale if you are looking for a special Christmas present and it can be collected during the gallerys opening times on 22nd and 23rd December, in time to wrap it up and put under the Christmas tree.  
12/11/2015
Thurso Cinema Reopening as Merlin CinemaThumbnail for article : Thurso Cinema Reopening as Merlin Cinema
MERLIN MAGIC.   Thursday 19th November 2015.  
24/10/2015
Peter Cattrell, Landscapes from the Western FrontThumbnail for article : Peter Cattrell, Landscapes from the Western Front
St Fergus Gallery, Wick Library To mark the Centenary of the First World War this exhibition of photographic work by Scottish photographer Peter Cattrell includes quiet, reflective landscapes from the Somme.   Catrell's interest in the Somme was sparked upon the discovery of a photograph of his great uncle, William Wyatt Bagshawe, with three of his companions from the Sheffield 'Pals' Battalion.  
19/10/2015
Calling Potential Arts Students In Caithness - Portfolio Programme Fully fundedThumbnail for article : Calling Potential Arts Students In Caithness - Portfolio Programme Fully funded
Portfolio Programme.   With the support of the Highland Youth Arts Hub, North Lands Creative Glass are offering 10 young people the rare opportunity to attend 2 fully funded residential courses, on site in Lybster.  
19/10/2015
2016 Skills Class Programme At North Lands Creative GlassThumbnail for article : 2016 Skills Class Programme At North Lands Creative Glass
North Lands Creative Glass in Lybster, Caithness, Scotland are delighted to announce the 2016 Skills Class Programme.   Concept, Context, Connection with Carrie Fertig.  
19/10/2015
Film Request: North Lands turns 20! Thumbnail for article : Film Request: North Lands turns 20!
In 2016 North Lands Creative Glass celebrates 20 years of experimenting with glass and connecting with the world from a remote Scottish village.  As part of our celebrations, we are looking for any film taken at any North Lands events over last 20 years to be sent to us.  
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.  
12/10/2015
SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE MUSICIANS IN RECITALThumbnail for article : SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE MUSICIANS IN RECITAL
SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE MUSICIANS IN RECITAL OCTOBER 18, 2015 CHAMBER MUSIC During a Scottish Ensemble Residency based in Inverness, four of their musicians will make a trip to Lyth to work with The Caithness Orchestra.   The Scottish Ensemble musicians are: Violin Cheryl Crockett Violin Bas Treub Viola Catherine Marwood Cello Alison Lawrance This is part of Scottish Ensemble's not just normal concerts when they plan a cluster of events in a specific location and move from the concert hall into the community.  
12/10/2015
EDEN COURT THEATRE PRESENTS 'NOT ABOUT HEROES'Thumbnail for article : EDEN COURT THEATRE PRESENTS 'NOT ABOUT HEROES'
EDEN COURT THEATRE PRESENTS "NOT ABOUT HEROES" OCTOBER 21, 2015 DRAMA Produced by Eden Court Theatre and opening there before touring the Highlands and the rest of Scotland as part of Eden Court's mission to increase theatre production in the Highlands.  The play is directed by Philip Howard, former director of the Traverse Theatre & Dundee Rep.  
12/10/2015
SCOTTISH OPERA IN COSÌ FAN TUTTEThumbnail for article : SCOTTISH OPERA IN COSÌ FAN TUTTE
SCOTTISH OPERA IN COSÌ FAN TUTTE OCTOBER 15, 2015 OPERA *** Note this event takes place at Wick High School ***We are delighted to support Scottish Opera on tour by encouraging you to attend this performance of one of Mozart's best-loved operas, re-staged in 1950s Italy with a great cast and coming to Wick High School.  In opera, the path of true love rarely runs smooth and no more so than in this light-hearted tale of love, lust and fidelity.  
25/9/2015
North Lands Creative Glass Welcomes Equipment Donation From DounreayThumbnail for article : North Lands Creative Glass Welcomes Equipment Donation From Dounreay
North Lands would like to say a huge thank you to our regular lampworking tutor, Ian Pearson and Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd for their kind donation of torches, lathes and cutting and polishing equipment from the now retired nuclear facility.   Ian has worked tirelessly to make the donation possible and it has taken him two years to process all the authorisation paperwork.  
23/9/2015
The Weepers at St Fergus Gallery, WickThumbnail for article : The Weepers at St Fergus Gallery, Wick
Visit the film production at the St Fergus Gallery from 19th September to 17th October 2015 by Rachel Maclean, The Weepers.   The Weepers was commissioned by Comar on Mull, the film examines the legend of Bean Nighe or Washer Women, a monstrous and ominous spirit.  
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.  
15/8/2015
Lyth Arts Centre Double Bill - JAZZ EXTEMPORE plus EVERY BRILLIANT THING Thumbnail for article : Lyth Arts Centre Double Bill - JAZZ EXTEMPORE plus EVERY BRILLIANT THING
JAZZ EXTEMPORE 8.00pm - 26 September 2015 Lyth Arts Centre Length: 1 hour Interval: buffet supper Age suitability : 14+ JAZZ EXTEMPOREJAZZ EXTEMPORE An ongoing intercultural project which explores ways that traditional music heritage can enrich new musical composition.  It was founded by guitarist Elvis Stanic (Croatia) and Andrea Vicari (London) who will spend a week at Lyth working with bass-player Mario Caribe (Brazil), reed-player Fraser Fifield and drummer Alyn Cosker (both Scotland).  
15/8/2015
TINA MAY AND NIKKI ILES IN CONCERT Thumbnail for article : TINA MAY AND NIKKI ILES IN CONCERT
8.00pm - 18th September 2015 Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ TINA MAY AND NIKKI ILES IN CONCERTTINA MAY AND NIKKI ILES IN CONCERT A return visit from two top UK musicians, vocalist Tina May and pianist Nikki Iles, both much admired here and abroad.  Although essentially a jazz singer, Tina has had great success in cabaret and theatre.  
15/8/2015
Black Is The Colour Of My VoiceThumbnail for article : Black Is The Colour Of My Voice
BLACK IS THE COLOR OF MY VOICE Lyth Arts Centre 2nd September 2015 8.00pm Length: 1 hour Age suitability : 12+ There can't be many people who are unfamiliar with the great singer Nina Simone but perhaps less familiar is her life story.  This is what inspired the play in which she is vividly brought to life by actor and singer Apphia Campbell who has taken her production to audiences in three continents to great acclaim..