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27/1/2015
Caithness Junior Orchestra - new members welcome!Thumbnail for article : Caithness Junior Orchestra - new members welcome!
The Caithness Junior Orchestra was created last September to give an opportunity to all young musicians aged 8 and over to make music together.   The orchestra now has 24 junior members from 10 different schools across Caithness and north Sutherland.  
27/1/2015
Vikings Venture On Board for Up Helly Aa - Watch It LiveThumbnail for article : Vikings Venture On Board for Up Helly Aa - Watch It Live
NorthLink Ferries' iconic Viking, Magnus, was brought to life today (Tuesday, 27 January) during celebrations at Shetland's world-renowned fire festival Up Helly Aa.   Acting as King Magnus the Good, 13-year-old Lewis Harkness led 15 members of the Junior Jarl Squad on board the MV Hjaltland followed by over 100 members of family and friends to enjoy a lunch hosted by NorthLink Ferries.  
22/1/2015
Thurso Cinema times Week Commencing Friday 23 January 2015Thumbnail for article : Thurso Cinema times Week Commencing Friday 23 January 2015
Film times for the week commencing Friday 23rd January 2015.   Taken 3 (12A) 109mins Friday 23 Jan 14:00, 18:30, 20:50.  
22/1/2015
Last Few Days Of Art Exhibition at Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Last Few Days Of Art Exhibition at Caithness Horizons
Last day Saturday 24th January 2015.   Our annual Christmas exhibition this year will feature some fantastic art work by a range of local artists including Jana Emburey, Monique Sliedrecht, Jane Macrae, Debbie Lee, Helen Moore, Keith Tilley and many many more.  
21/1/2015
CAITHNESS ARTIST Selected for national exhibition of outstanding graduatesThumbnail for article : CAITHNESS ARTIST Selected for national exhibition of outstanding graduates
Work by Magi Sinclair originally of Latheron, Caithness has been selected to appear in an exhibition of work by outstanding arts graduates in London.   FBA Futures 2015 picks work by recent graduates from Degree and MA shows across the country.  
21/1/2015
True North Conference Thumbnail for article : True North Conference
Recording the Past, Present and Future 5-7 March 2015, Timespan, Helmsdale, Scotland BOOK NOW - Early bird prices available until 31 January https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/true-north-conference-tickets-3660641076 Documenting is an activity that makes us human, that constitutes our culture in the past, the present, and the future.   The True North conference is for everyone: it is for artists, historians, academics, curators, and researchers; for those with an interest in researching their family history or who like the smell of libraries and archives; and for everyone who blogs, tweets, and shares their story on Facebook, takes photos or makes films.  
20/1/2015
Highland Homecoming QuiltThumbnail for article : Highland Homecoming Quilt
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite you to view the beautiful Highland Homecoming Quilt 2014 at our gallery from 10th - 24th January 2015.   If you cannot make it to the gallery by 24th January you can check some of the details and names of the contributors to the quilt in our photo gallery - see link above.  
20/1/2015
Last Days To See Abstract Artist Fred Pollock PictureThumbnail for article : Last Days To See Abstract Artist Fred Pollock Picture
If you have time up until Saturday you can still see some pictures from the Highland council collection.   Take in the Fred Pollock picture seen here but much better in full size in the St Fergus Gallery, Wick until Saturday 24th January 2014.  
15/1/2015
Whats On At Thurso Cinema - Week commencing 16 January 2015Thumbnail for article : Whats On At Thurso Cinema - Week commencing 16 January 2015
ilm times for the week commencing Friday 16th January 2015.   Birdman (15) 119mins.  
8/1/2015
Thurso cinema Times for week commencing 9th January 2015Thumbnail for article : Thurso cinema Times for week commencing 9th January 2015
Film times for the week commencing Friday 9th January 2015.   Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (PG) 98mins.  
2/1/2015
What's On At Thurso Cinema - Week Commencing 2 January 2014Thumbnail for article : What's On At Thurso Cinema - Week Commencing 2 January 2014
The film times for the week commencing Friday 2nd January 2015.   Annie (PG) 118mins Friday 2 Jan 13:35, 16:05, 18:35.  
29/12/2014
£2.3m boost for new creative industries strategy
Four contractors have been appointed to deliver the Highlands and Islands Creative Industries Network Programme over the next three years.   The appointments follow the launch last night (11 Dec) of a new five-year Creative Industries Strategy by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) at Eden Court in Inverness.  
29/12/2014
Cultural Crackers to Explore over Holidays
Performing Companies and National Collections offer wealth of exhibits and performances.   Holidays for many over the festive period offer the ideal opportunity to enjoy spectacles put on by Scotland's National Performing Companies and National Collections, which are funded directly by the Scottish Government.  
24/12/2014
What's On At Thurso Cinema - Week Commencing Friday 26 December 2014Thumbnail for article : What's On At Thurso Cinema - Week Commencing Friday 26 December 2014
Film times for the week commencing Friday 26th December 2014 for Thurso Cinema.   Annie (PG) 118mins.  
11/12/2014
If You Are In Inverness With Kids 12th - 14th December
Winter Wonderland adds WOW factor.   A number of new attractions will take place in Whin Park, Inverness this weekend (Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 December 2014) at The Highland Council's Winter Wonderland event.  
4/12/2014
The Crucible - Live From The Old Vic Theatre at Thurso CinemaThumbnail for article : The Crucible - Live From The Old Vic Theatre at Thurso Cinema
The Old Vic's five-star, sold-out production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible directed by Yaël Farber and starring Richard Armitage (The Hobbit trilogy, Into the Storm) will be screened in over 350 cinemas across the UK for two screenings only on 4 and 7 December 2014 Two performances available at Thurso cinema.   Armitage (The Hobbit trilogy, Into the Storm) will be screened in over 350 cinemas across the UK for two screenings only on 4 and 7 December 2014.  
2/12/2014
Sinbad - Wick Players PantomimeThumbnail for article : Sinbad - Wick Players Pantomime
Tuesday 2nd to Friday 5th Dec curtains up at 7:30 Saturday 6th Matinee curtains up at 2:30.   Tickets available from The Flower Patch, River Street, Wick or at the door £6 flat seating and £8 Tiered seating.  
29/11/2014
Caithness Horizons Christmas Exhibition Thumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Christmas Exhibition
Anual Christmas exhibition this year will feature some fantastic art work by a range of local artists including Jana Emburey, Monique Sliedrecht, Jane Macrae, Debbie Lee, Helen Moore, Keith Tilley and many many more.  All art work will be for sale.  
22/11/2014
Christmas Exhibition At St Fergus GalleryThumbnail for article : Christmas Exhibition At St Fergus Gallery
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite you to view a Christmas Exhibition in the St Fergus Foyer Gallery from 25th November 2014 - 10th January 2015.   All artwork will be for sale if you are looking for a special Christmas present.  
18/11/2014
Neon Walz Start UK Tour In CumbriaThumbnail for article : Neon Walz Start UK Tour In Cumbria
UP-AND-COMING BAND KICK OFF TOUR IN CARLISLE 'Cumbria Live' is carrying the story about Caithness band 'Neon Walz' hitting the trail around the UK and starting in Carlisle.   See full article HERE.