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20/9/2014
Nae Plans - Traditional Scottish Folk Duo ConcertThumbnail for article : Nae Plans - Traditional Scottish Folk Duo Concert
22 November 2014 7.30 - 8.30pm Wick Pipe Band Hall £10/£7 age concessions Pianist/vocalist Hamish Napier (Back of The Moon, Man's Ruin) and fiddler Adam Sutherland(Treacherous Orchestra, Session A9, Croft No.  5) join forces in a new and exciting project called ‘Nae Plans‘.  
18/9/2014
Thurso cinema - Week Commencing 19 September 2014Thumbnail for article : Thurso cinema - Week Commencing 19 September 2014
Here are the film times for the week commencing Friday 19th September 2014 at Thurso Cinema.   The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG) 122mins.  
[Drama Promoters]17/9/2014
In the Wake of Neil Gunn - Tour By Mike VassThumbnail for article : In the Wake of Neil Gunn - Tour By Mike Vass
11th October, 8pm, Lyth Arts Centre In 1937, Neil Gunn quit his job at the Customs Office in Inverness to pursue his writing career full time.  The first thing he did was to sell his house and buy a boat in the North of Skye.  
[Venues]17/9/2014
A DANGEROUS GAME - A film by Anthony BaxterThumbnail for article : A DANGEROUS GAME - A film by Anthony Baxter
"Unmissable" ★ ★ ★ ★ - Scotsman "Highly Recommended" ★ ★ ★ ★ - Guardian "Funny, penetrating and timely" ★ ★ ★ ★ - Herald "A Dangerous Game is a game changer.  Do not Miss" ★ ★ ★ ★ - Britflicks "Impassioned docu targets abuse of power by golf-loving kleptocrats." ★ ★ ★ ★ - Independent.  
[Artists]17/9/2014
Art Collector Visits Caithness Artist Elaine Rapson-GrantThumbnail for article : Art Collector Visits Caithness Artist Elaine Rapson-Grant
It was with great excitement that Elaine welcomed Alison Damant all the way from Bradford, England last week.   Alison travelled 652 miles from Bradford to Caithness especially to meet her artist friend.  
13/9/2014
The CAB Collective play Y-NotThumbnail for article : The CAB Collective play Y-Not
Y-Not, Thurso 18 September 2014 8.00pm - 12 CAB Collective are a four piece original and covers band based in Morzine, France.  Gigging super prolifically during winter seasons throughout the Alps and beyond, they play everything including but not limited to; blues, disco, dub, folk, pop, metal, reggae and rock! A hugely versatile act, they can be enjoyed either as a fully amplified rock band or as a stripped down acoustic act depending on the vibe and atmosphere of the venue! .  
12/9/2014
Ian Charles Scott - Book Signing At Mackays Hotel 12 SeptemberThumbnail for article : Ian Charles Scott - Book Signing At Mackays Hotel 12 September
Weel known Wick artist Ian Charles Scott from Wick who lives in New York is returning once again to his home town.   A new book highlighting his portrait work will be launched and on sale.  
11/9/2014
Shortcuts to the Far North - full showcaseThumbnail for article : Shortcuts to the Far North - full showcase
Last Friday (5 September 2014) The North Highland College UHI showcased seven of its student films to a delighted audience at the impressive Pulteneytown People's Project in Wick.  The first six films had been premiered in June and the latest viewing highlighted a new film from screenwriting student Donna Booth.  
[Venues]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'.  
10/9/2014
John O'Groats Artist's Commission
This commission is a substantial opportunity for a permanent feature work in a stunning and very special site - John O'Groats - one of Britain's best known destinations where a major transformation has been underway over the last few years.   In leading this development, HIE have been committed to working with artists to ensure a creative and unique development to the highest standards, reflecting the special sense of place of this stunning location.  
[Drama Promoters]9/9/2014
Office Suite By Thurso PlayersThumbnail for article : Office Suite By Thurso Players
Thursday 11 - Saturday 13th September 2014 7.30pm Thurso Players present Office Suite by Alan Bennett.   Office Suite is made up of two one-act plays, The first, A Visit From Miss Prothero, sees a recently retired Mr Dodsworth bothered for afternoon coffee and cake by the office busybody, as determined to pass on the news from the firm as he is to get rid of her.  
Big Band Bash Could Boost Heart Group's FundsThumbnail for article : Big Band Bash Could Boost  Heart Group's Funds
THE popular Caithness Big Band returns to Wick's Norseman Hotel, later this month, for a charity bash in aid of the Caithness Heart Support Group.   It's one of the group's biggest fundraisers and tickets both for the event, on September 13, and raffle, are available.  
7/9/2014
Funding Opportunity - Power to Change Short Film Competition
UnLtd, the social enterprise charity, has announced that people wishing to start a enterprise in their community can enter the Power to Change Film Competition to win some funding.   The first prize is an award of £1,000 with two runner up prizes of £500 each.  
5/9/2014
GABBRO play Y-NotThumbnail for article : GABBRO play Y-Not
Gabbro is a rock type; found within the Cuillin Range on the Isle of Skye.  The band formed with its original line up 2 years ago and regularly played on the island, hence the name.  
[Venues]4/9/2014
What's On At Thurso CinemaThumbnail for article : What's On At Thurso Cinema
Week commencing Friday 5th September 2014.   Sex Tape (15) 94mins.  
Red Hot Chilli Pipers' Concert Sold Out - Saturday 6 September
As part of this year's Blas Festival, Wick's Assembly Rooms will be rocking to the distinctive sound of the Red Hot Chilli Pipers on Saturday 6th September.  However many fans will be disappointed as the concert is now completely sold out.  
29/8/2014
Fleece to FibreThumbnail for article : Fleece to Fibre
Fleece to Fibre - Small Gallery, Inverness Museum & Art Gallery 30th August - 25th September To mark the centenary of Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, in 2012, an ambitious project was undertaken to create a contemporary tapestry entirely from un-dyed wool.   Victoria Crowe's celebrated painting, Large Tree Group (1975), from ‘A Shepherd's Life' was chosen by Dovecot Studios to be created into a large tapestry as part of the celebrations.  
27/8/2014
Royal Shakespeare Company - Two Gentlemen Of VeronaThumbnail for article : Royal Shakespeare Company - Two Gentlemen Of Verona
Screened Live At Thurso Cinema - as it happens.  3 September 2014 7.00 - 10.00pm The Two Gentleman of Verona is broadcast 3 September 2014 Tickets are now on sale in cinemas - find your nearest cinema.  
27/8/2014
Hunting for Lost Crafts - Inverness Museum & Art GalleryThumbnail for article : Hunting for Lost Crafts - Inverness Museum & Art Gallery
Hunting for Lost Crafts - Inverness Museum & Art Gallery 30th August - 25th October 2014 A brand new exhibition about hunting, shooting and fishing opens at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery this Saturday, 30th August.  Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the exhibition showcases crafts connected with the pursuits of hunting, shooting and fishing in the Highlands - once essential life skills but since recreational sports - illustrating how historic techniques and materials have been transformed by contemporary makers, including fly-tying, taxidermy and trophy fish carving.  
[Dance Tutors]27/8/2014
UDO World Street dance championshipsThumbnail for article : UDO World Street dance championships
Rush.dance have just competed at the biggest street dance competition of the year.  UDO (United dance organisation) have just held the World street dance championships in Glasgow at both SECC and CLYDE venues, with dancers from over 30 countries around the world from afar a field as Canada, Australia, Japan, America, Netherlands, Germany and many more, with 250 crews competing and over 6000 people attending.  

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