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8/6/2016
Due To high Demand - Another Quilting WorkshopThumbnail for article : Due To high Demand - Another Quilting Workshop
The quilting workshop in Wick on Friday this week was completely booked out on the first day it was advertised.   Consequently another one has been arranged for Saturday 25th June, 10.30am - 12.30pm.  
8/6/2016
World class leading creative figures at XpoNorthThumbnail for article : World class leading creative figures at XpoNorth
Influential decision makers and buyers from creative industries around the world will meet Scottish businesses and individuals when they take part in XpoNorth in Inverness this week.   Supported by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), the European Regional Development Fund and Creative Scotland, XpoNorth is now firmly established as Scotland's leading creative industries festival.  
4/6/2016
Quilting Workshop - Friday 10th June 2016Thumbnail for article : Quilting Workshop - Friday 10th June 2016
Quilitng workshop by Lyn Ball at the St Fergus Gallery on Friday 10th June, 6-8pm.   You will be able to learn the basic technique of foundation piecing and create a little quilt and embellish in your own unique way.  
Musical Map Of Caithness Success Brings Second Run For 2016Thumbnail for article : Musical Map Of Caithness Success Brings Second Run For 2016
The Musical Map of Caithness produced by local musician Gordon Gunn and friends in 2015 has proved a huge hit with local sand visitors.   Gordon said, We had a terrific response last summer and now we are restocked and gearing up for summer tourists so folk are are using it as their musical tour guide and from hotel responses some are staying the extra night due to the visitor attractions on the album and wanting to go and visit.  
3/6/2016
The 25 for 25 Collection - Quilt ExhibitionThumbnail for article : The 25 for 25 Collection - Quilt Exhibition
St Fergus Gallery and High Life Highland would like to invite to a new quilt exhibition - The 25 for 25 Collection.   This exhibition of 25 works by contemporary makers was intended to act as a snapshot of patchwork and quilting at the time of The Guilds 25th Anniversary.  
3/6/2016
Supporting theatre in Scottish schoolsThumbnail for article : Supporting theatre in Scottish schools
New initiative to develop the provision of theatre for up to 15,000 children.   Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop has welcomed a new initiative established to support and develop theatre for young people in Scotland's nurseries and schools.  
2/6/2016
Jazz At Mey Hall - Sunday 6th JuneThumbnail for article : Jazz At Mey Hall - Sunday 6th June
Jazz in the Village is an event not to be missed - coming to Mey Village Hall.   Jazz in the Village; stars IAN MILLAR and DOMINIC SPENCER - saxophone and piano jazz duo.  
Come and play Tchaikovskys 5th Symphony With The Caithness OrchestraThumbnail for article : Come and play Tchaikovskys 5th Symphony With The Caithness Orchestra
SCOTLANDS MOST NORTHERLY MAINLAND ORCHESTRA.   From 4th - 7th August 2016.  
27/5/2016
KRAZY KAT THEATRE IN THE VERY MAGIC FLUTE At Mill Theatre JUNE 14, 2016Thumbnail for article : KRAZY KAT THEATRE IN THE VERY MAGIC FLUTE At Mill Theatre JUNE 14, 2016
Childrens Theatre Lyth Arts Centre is delighted to welcome a return visit by the multi-award winning Krazy Kat Theatre with their performance of The Very Magic Flute.  With Krazy Kats mastery of visual storytelling, the show is set to bristle with creativity and humour, big laughs, beautiful puppets, magical transformations and fully integrated sign language.  
27/5/2016
CAITHNESS TO PATAGONIA BY IAN LEITH JUNE 11, 2016Thumbnail for article : CAITHNESS TO PATAGONIA BY IAN LEITH JUNE 11, 2016
A new book by the author of The Man Who Went To Farr - Ians interesting reflections on the Highland Clearances.  Although previously an undocumented story of emigration from Scotland, many Caithness families were affected by this exodus which Ian has carefully researched both in Caithness and Patagonia.  
27/5/2016
THE JEREMIAHS REISS and KILLIMSTER VILLAGE HALL JUNE 6, 2016Thumbnail for article : THE JEREMIAHS REISS and KILLIMSTER VILLAGE HALL JUNE 6, 2016
*** Note this event takes place at Reiss, Killimster Village Hall ***The Jeremiahs combine traditional and contemporary sounds to create their own brand of Urban Folk music.  Since founding the band in 2013, they have trail-blazed across Ireland and Europe playing some of the top venues and festivals.  
27/5/2016
Withering Looks - A comedy at Mill Theatre, ThursoThumbnail for article : Withering Looks  - A comedy at Mill Theatre, Thurso
LIPSERVICE THEATRE IN WITHERING LOOKS - MILL THEATRE, THURSO  JUNE 22, 2016 COMEDY DRAMA *** Note this event takes place at the Mill Theatre, Thurso ***Returning for a third time - Lip Service is back with its potted version of Wuthering Heights, an authentic insight into the lives and works of those three Brontë sisters.  Who is Mr.  
27/5/2016
THE JEREMIAHS LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 5, 2016Thumbnail for article : THE JEREMIAHS LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 5, 2016
The Jeremiahs combine traditional and contemporary sounds to create their own brand of Urban Folk music.  Since founding the band in 2013, they have trail-blazed across Ireland and Europe playing some of the top venues and festivals.  
27/5/2016
LIPSERVICE THEATRE IN WITHERING LOOKS - LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 23, 2016Thumbnail for article : LIPSERVICE THEATRE IN WITHERING LOOKS - LYTH ARTS CENTRE JUNE 23, 2016
Returning for a third time - Lip Service is back with its potted version of Wuthering Heights, an authentic insight into the lives and works of those three Brontë sisters.  Who is Mr.  
14/5/2016
Celebration Tree At Northlands Creative Glass
Any seed when planted needs many things in order to flourish and grow.   North Lands Creative Glass was a seed sown in 1996 in the small fishing village of Lybster on the North east coast of Scotland and over the past 20 years the people and place of Lybster and Caithness have provided good fertile nourishment.  
Wick RBLS Pipe Band - 2016 ProgrammeThumbnail for article : Wick RBLS Pipe Band - 2016 Programme
JUNE Saturday 11th Wick Harbour Day.   Saturday 11th 8pm Gordon Gunn with Brian McAlpine and Marc Clement, Pipe Band Hall, High Street, Wick.  
14/5/2016
Spectrum at St Fergus Gallery, WickThumbnail for article : Spectrum at St Fergus Gallery, Wick
Visit Spectrum, an exhibition of screen prints by an Edinburgh artist Catherine Sargeant.   Catherine graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a 1st class BA(Hons) in Drawing and Painting and she became the first recipient of WASPS new graduate award.  
5/5/2016
Wildcards shown for Highland Schools in Rock ChallengeThumbnail for article : Wildcards shown for Highland Schools in Rock Challenge
Three Highland Schools are celebrating as they have been given wildcards to perform at the UK Rock Challenge (Scotland) finals.  Dingwall and Millburn Academies and Thurso High School are the three lucky wildcard recipients.  
2/5/2016
The Immigrants - Lyth Arts Centre - 8th May 2016Thumbnail for article : The Immigrants - Lyth Arts Centre - 8th May 2016
THE IMMIGRANTS MAY 8, 2016.   1665.  
2/5/2016
CLYPE At Lyth Arts Centre - 13th May 2016Thumbnail for article : CLYPE At Lyth Arts Centre  - 13th May 2016
In 2014, Simon Gall (Salsa Celtica) and Jonny Hardie (Old Blind Dogs) created Clype.  A new project fusing sounds and styles from around the globe, borrowing from Scottish folk traditions very much rooted in the north-east of Scotland as well as from the rhythms of Latin America and harmonic ideas of jazz.