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15/8/2015
THE BEN COX BAND IN CONCERT Thumbnail for article : THE BEN COX BAND IN CONCERT
8.00pm 28th September 2015 Lyth Arts Centre 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ THE BEN COX BAND IN CONCERT After sell-out performances at Ronnie Scott's while still all under 25 years old, this has got to be the most promising up-and-coming band in the UK starring the truly original voice of Ben Cox - quite literally the new kid on the block backed with bass, drums and the exciting pianist/arranger Jamie Safiruddin..  
15/8/2015
McKerron Brechin Ó hEadhra - in concert Thumbnail for article : McKerron Brechin Ó hEadhra - in concert
Lyth Arts Centre 22nd August 2015 8.00pm Length: 2 hours Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ McKerron Brechin Ó hEadhra - in concert.   An evening of fiery tunes and beautiful songs from the Gaelic and Scots tradition performed by three of Scotland's finest traditional musicians: Charlie McKerron (fiddle), Sandy Brechin (piano accordion) and Brian Ó hEadhra (guitar & vocals.  
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.  
11/7/2015
Elsa Jean McTaggart in concertThumbnail for article : Elsa Jean McTaggart in concert
18 July 2015 8.00pm *** Booking is essential ***Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 8+ Elsa Jean McTaggart in concert We are delighted to welcome back Scottish singer/songwriter Elsa who joins forces with her partner Mr.  Lister to give a great show.  
11/7/2015
Le Vent du Nord - At Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article : Le Vent du Nord - At Lyth Arts Centre
13th July 2015 Le Vent Du Nord in concert Time: 20:00:00 Location: Lyth Arts Centre Length: 2 hrs Interval: yes Age suitability : 8+ Tickets For tickets please either email marelle[AT]lytharts.org.uk or use the postal booking form on our website.   Considered a driving force in progressive folk, Le Vent du Nord captures the energy and mirth of a Saturday night kitchen party, infusing old Quebec with a breath of fresh, cosmopolitan air.  
11/7/2015
Luca Ciarla in Fiddler In The LoopThumbnail for article : Luca Ciarla in Fiddler In The Loop
26 July 2015 8.00pm - 10.30pm *** Booking is essential ***Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 8+ Luca Ciarla in "Fiddler in the Loop" Italian born violin wizard Luca Ciarla fills the stage with only his fiddle and a few toy instruments.  With a loop pedal he plays new virtuoso passages and unique sounds, using the violin like a guitar, a cello or a percussive instrument to perform everything from Reinhardt to the Beatles http://www.violipiano.it/artists/luca-ciarla/fiddler-in-the-loop/ For tickets please either email marelle[AT]lytharts.org.uk or use the postal booking form on our website.  
11/7/2015
Wingin' It in concertThumbnail for article : Wingin' It in concert
1st August 2015 8.00pm *** Booking is essential ***Length: 2 hours Interval: Yes Age suitability : 8+ Wingin' It in concert Adam Bulley and Chas Mackenzie formed this duo in 2005, and are very popular at Lyth with their expert playing, amusing wit and great songs.  They perform a wide range of material from rock, pop, and funk as well as instrumental pieces in the style of gypsy jazz, bluegrass and classical.  
7/7/2015
Johnston Exhibition - At St Fergus Gallery, WickThumbnail for article : Johnston Exhibition - At St Fergus Gallery, Wick
St Fergus Gallery, High Life Highland and the Wick Society would like to invite you and your friends to visit the Johnston Collection exhibition at the St Fergus Gallery from 15th to 28th July 2015.   Looking forward to seeing you at the gallery.  
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.  
16/5/2015
Scotland Seen Through Danish Eyes.Thumbnail for article : Scotland Seen Through Danish Eyes.
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite you and your friends to visit the Danish Diaspora - Scotland Seen Through Danish Eyes.   The exhibition of ceramics, jewellery, baskets and boxes will show work by five internationally recognized Scottish Danes Lotte Glob, Lise Bech, Lillian Busch, Mette Fruergaard and Nickolai Globe.  
12/5/2015
Right Lines in Rapid Departure Thumbnail for article : Right Lines in Rapid Departure
Lyth Arts Centre 26 May 2015.   The brand new immersive comedy from Right Lines! The surrounding area has been hit by a freak flood and the locals (the audience) are guided to the safety of the Village Hall, the designated Emergency Rest Centre.  
12/5/2015
The Caithness Big Band in a fundraising concert Thumbnail for article : The Caithness Big Band in a fundraising concert
Lyth Arts Centre.   23 May 2015.  
12/5/2015
The Moonlit Road And Other Ghostly TalesThumbnail for article : The Moonlit Road And Other Ghostly Tales
Mill Theatre, Thurso Friday 29th May 2015 - 7.30pm.   Inspired by Ambrose Bierce, Edgar Allan Poe, M.R.  
12/5/2015
Elvis McGonagall one man & his doggerel Thumbnail for article : Elvis McGonagall one man & his doggerel
14 May 2015 Lyth Arts Centre Elvis McGonagall one man & his doggerel Stand-up poet, armchair revolutionary and recumbent rocker, Elvis McGonagall is the sole resident of The Graceland Caravan Park somewhere in the middle of nowhere where he scribbles verse whilst drinking malt whisky and listening to Johnny Cash.  Elvis is the 2006 World Slam Champion, the compere of the notorious Blue Suede Sporran Club and appears regularly on BBC Radio 4 and occasionally on the telly.  
7/5/2015
The World Around MeThumbnail for article : The World Around Me
30th May - 27th June 2015 St Fergus Gallery, Wick St.  Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite you and your friends to visit "The World around Me", an exhibition of work by Annie Kieran.  
1/5/2015
Thurso Cinema Guide Week commencing 1 May 2015Thumbnail for article : Thurso Cinema Guide Week commencing 1 May 2015
Times for the week commencing Friday 1st May 2015.   Far from the Madding Crowd (12A) 119mins.  
22/4/2015
Thurso Cinema - whats on week commencing 24th april 2015Thumbnail for article : Thurso Cinema - whats on week commencing 24th april 2015
Show times for the week commencing Friday 24th April 2015.   The Water Diviner (15) 111 mins.  
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 ...  
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 ...