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6/7/2015
Rushdance Kids Swept The Boards At Hip Hop Competitions in GrangemouthThumbnail for article : Rushdance Kids Swept The Boards At Hip Hop Competitions in Grangemouth
Rush.dance competition kids have just competed at MJN Promotions Hip Hop Trophy day in Grangemouth.   Willie Miller said, "it's awesome when your school competes hard and then the kids get the rewards, again today Rush.dance showed we are major contenders in the Hip Hop world, teachers Rebecca & Willie Miller are really proud of our achievements at this comp." Results on the day -.  
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.  
20/6/2015
‘Take a musical journey across Caithness with local musician'Thumbnail for article : ‘Take a musical journey across Caithness with local musician'
A brand new musical project has been launched in Caithness this week.   The ‘Musical Map of Caithness' is the brand new CD & project produced by local musician Gordon Gunn and other musical talents from across Scotland with the North Highland Initiative (NHI).  
18/6/2015
Royal College of Art: more bursaries now availableThumbnail for article : Royal College of Art: more bursaries now available
More bursaries now available Royal College of Art Kensington Gore London SW7 2EU T +44 (0) 20 7590 4444 info[AT]rca.ac.uk www.rca.ac.uk/opendays [AT]RCAevents / Facebook Show 2015 25 June-5 July 2015, 12-6pm daily, extended to 9pm Wednesday 1 July, closed Friday 3 July Free admission More bursaries now available: the RCA is holding a unique open day during its annual summer show to provide information about over 200 10k GBP HEFCE-funded Postgraduate Bursary Scheme bursaries now on offer, as well as the College's own 6k GBP bursary scheme.   Student support officers will be on hand to offer advice and guidance.  
11/6/2015
Blas 2015 flying high over milestonesThumbnail for article : Blas 2015 flying high over milestones
Milestones and memories will be the hallmark of the 11th Blas festival launched in Inverness today and which will take place at venues across the Highlands and Argyll between 4 and 12 September.   Now entering its second decade as one of Scotland's leading music festivals, Blas 2015 has assembled a stellar line-up of some of the best musicians and singers to celebrate Highland culture.  
11/6/2015
Highland's premier musicians compete
Twelve of the Highland's most talented young musicians will gather at Eden Court's Maclean Room on Sunday (14 June) as they complete for the title of 'Highland Young Musician of the Year 2015'.   The Young Musician competition is now in its ninth year and is open to all those who are currently members of Highland Young Musicians groups with the 3 competitors judged most successful on the day receiving monetary awards and the overall winner receiving the Richardson Trophy for Musical Excellence - generously gifted by Mr.  
10/6/2015
'The Side' Play Backstairs, Wick on 4th July 2015Thumbnail for article : 'The Side' Play Backstairs, Wick on 4th July 2015
The Side are back, and are set to play Blackstairs Lounge in Wick on Saturday 4th July with a new line-up consisting of original members Hugh "Winnie" Winton (Vox/Guitar), John “Muff” Ross (Drums) & Ryan Golder (Bass / Backing Vox), with new addition Ruaridh Campbell (Keys).   Formed in 2005 in Alness, The Side have enjoyed remarkable success over the years for an unsigned act, with appearances at Belladrum, Bfest and Rockness as well events in France, Russia and Luxembourg.  
9/6/2015
Opening of Edge Dance Studio in ThursoThumbnail for article : Opening of Edge Dance Studio in Thurso
Opening on 13th June, Thurso's first ever dance studio.   On the day of opening up the studio for looking around, sign up to classes and to see what’s going on.  
8/6/2015
Calling all Art and Craft folk. - Art & Craft Exhibition, August 2015Thumbnail for article : Calling all Art and Craft folk. - Art & Craft Exhibition, August 2015
Only 10 weeks 'til the annual Art & Craft Exhibition, in aid of raising awarness for Give Blood and Funds for Caithness General Hospital, Blood Laboratory.   If you have any kind of hand made arts or crafts and would like to enter them into the exhibition, please do call or email for an entry form.  
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..  
29/5/2015
Creative Writing Workshop with George GunnThumbnail for article : Creative Writing Workshop with George Gunn
A Flows to the Future event in partnership with Dunbeath Preservation Trust.  Join a writing workshop with Caithness-born writer George Gunn, who will also share his own writings inspired by the peatlands, including some written for the Radio 4 series in 1999, called "The Peatbog Diaries".  
27/5/2015
Dangleberries At Ynot - 6th June 2015Thumbnail for article : Dangleberries At Ynot - 6th June 2015
The Dangleberries plus support from The London Gentlemen.   Location: Y-Not Bar & Grill, Meadow Lane, Thurso.  
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.  
15/5/2015
A World Beyond Man - Melvich Thumbnail for article : A World Beyond Man - Melvich
Melvich Village Hall 20th May 2015 7.30pm Buy tickets [AT] McAllan's Thurso, Reay/Portskerra/Bettyhill & Skerray shops Based on a true story, A World Beyond Man is the tale of Valerian Albanov.  His is a saga of determination and betrayal; of man against savage nature.  
14/5/2015
Calling Arts & Craft PeopleThumbnail for article : Calling Arts & Craft People
Exhibition to raise funds for Caithness General Hospital and for giving blood..  
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
Family CeilidhThumbnail for article : Family Ceilidh
PRE -MOD AND MUSIC FESTIVAL CEILIDH In Scrabster Village Hall Saturday 30th May 2015 7.30pm Showcasing young local talent, including performers from the Carol-Anne Mackay Music School.   Also featuring Fear an Taigh, Willie Mackay (A.I Willie) and the CLACHNABROCHAN CEILIDH BAND.  
12/5/2015
THE DANGLEBERRIES Play Y-NOTThumbnail for article : THE DANGLEBERRIES Play Y-NOT
The Dangleberries plus support from The London Gentlemen Saturday 6th June 2015 at Ynot, Thurso.  
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.