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4/3/2015
Nomadic Boulders - Public Meeting On Art For John O'GroatsThumbnail for article : Nomadic Boulders - Public Meeting On Art For John O'Groats
Following a competition to propose a permanent artwork as part of the redevelopment of john O'Groats, Scottish artists Dalziel & Scullion will present their idea.   A public meeting will be held where the artists will introduce their proposal - 'Nomadic Boulders', its inspiration and how the project might be realised.  
3/3/2015
Royal Opera House - Swan LakeThumbnail for article : Royal Opera House - Swan Lake
Thurso Cinema Live from the Royal Opera House 7th March - 7.15pm Synopsis: Anthony Dowell's production of the greatest romantic ballet draws upon the opulence of 1890s Russia.   Swan Lake was Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky's first score for ballet.  
3/3/2015
National Theatre - A View From The BridgeThumbnail for article : National Theatre - A View From The Bridge
Thurso Cinema 26th March 7.00pm Synopsis: In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom.  But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price.  
3/3/2015
English National Opera - La TraviataThumbnail for article : English National Opera - La Traviata
Thurso Cinema - 18 March 2015 7.30pm 'A totally convincing piece of music theatre' The Guardian Violetta is the high-flying but fragile courtesan forced into surrendering all hope of personal happiness in order to protect her lover's reputation.   A moving tale of society and morality, this masterpiece combines characters you care about with powerful melodies you'll recognise right away.  
3/3/2015
National Theatre - HamletThumbnail for article : National Theatre - Hamlet
Thurso Cinema 23rd March 7.00pm National Theatre Live's 2010 broadcast of Hamlet returns to cinemas as part of the National Theatre's 50th anniversary celebrations.   Following his celebrated performances at the National Theatre in Burnt by the Sun, The Revenger's Tragedy, Philistines and The Man of Mode, Rory Kinnear plays Hamlet in a dynamic new production of Shakespeare's complex and profound play about the human condition, directed by Nicholas Hytner.  
3/3/2015
National Theatre - Behind The Beautiful ForeversThumbnail for article : National Theatre - Behind The Beautiful Forevers
Thurso Cinema 12 March - 7.00pm Live From the National Theatre, London Synopsis: Pulizter Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents.  From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale.  
2/3/2015
Come and Sing or Play The Messiah!Thumbnail for article : Come and Sing or Play The Messiah!
All singers and orchestral musicians are invited to join the Caithness Orchestra for a day to play/sing and rehearse selected choruses and arias from Handel's Messiah.   Members of the public are welcome to join us at 4pm to listen to an open play-through of Messiah excerpts covered during the day.  
2/3/2015
Real to ReelThumbnail for article : Real to Reel
St Fergus Gallery, High Life Highland and Crafts Council would like to invite you and your friends to visit the new exhibition Real to Reel which will be with us from 28th February to 11th April 2015.   The films in Real to Reel exemplify the movement and represent the best examples of makers and designers whose output is both three dimensional - working with materials such as clay - and film-based.  
27/2/2015
"COMMITED TO ART"
An exhibition by members of the committee of the Society of Caithness Artists.   At Caithness Horizons, Old Town Hall, Thurso KW14 8JA www.caithnesshorizons.co.uk 2015 sees the Society celebrate 80 years of annual exhibitions in July/August of each year making it one of the oldest Societies of its kind in Scotland.  
25/2/2015
Magical Enchanted Forest extends its run in 2015Thumbnail for article : Magical Enchanted Forest extends its run in 2015
AFTER smashing all box office records for the event in 2014, the multi-award winning sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, has announced it will extend run from 23 nights to 30 nights this year, opening up an additional 5,000 tickets to meet the increasing demand.   This year's show will launch to the public on October 2nd and will run every night until November 1st, now embracing both the Scottish and English half-term breaks during the course of the show.  
25/2/2015
World War One play to go on nationwide tourThumbnail for article : World War One play to go on nationwide tour
AN acclaimed Gaelic World War One theatre production, that portrays the grief and guilt of a headmaster who encouraged pupils to fight in the conflict, is to tour across Scotland for the first time in March.   Says a spokesperson: "Sequamur - created by Isle of Lewis writer, Donald S.  
25/2/2015
Celebrated writers to appear in Edinburgh free live literature event
JOIN acclaimed authors, Alan Bissett and Anne Donovan, along with poets, William Letford and Ryan Van Winkle, at Summerhall, Edinburgh, on 26 February 2015, for an evening of readings and reflection on how travel informs and inspires new writing.   The quartet will tell stories about their excursions to some of the most challenging parts of the world.  
24/2/2015
Neon Walz & Tijuana BiblesThumbnail for article : Neon Walz & Tijuana Bibles
IN ASSOCIATION WITH CAITHNESS GIGS NEON WALTZ Support from Tijuana Bibles Y-Not Bar & Grill, Meadow Lane, Thurso 27 February 2015 Doors 8pm Tickets available online at www.caithnessgigs.com or on the night - Only a few tickets remaining.  
24/2/2015
Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson Announce Thurso Show
Caithness Gigs are delighted to be bringing an incredible show to Y-Not Bar & Grill in Thurso on Sunday 17th May.  Individually they're two of the best players around, but collectively they create a chemistry which is almost magical.  
24/2/2015
What's On at Caithness Horizons: March 2015
Cafe Exhibitions Kimirea and John Glen Exhibition Monday 2nd March-Tuesday 31st March A display of work by local artists Kim Reade and John Glen will be on display throughout March.   Gallery Exhibitions Committed to Art Wednesday 4th March-Saturday 28th March "Committed to Art" showcases a selection of paintings and sculptures from committee members of the Society of Caithness Artists with the objective of proving that the committee has true empathy with all artists and particularly to those in the Caithness area.  
22/2/2015
Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) presents The Subtle Triangle Thumbnail for article : Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) presents The Subtle Triangle
Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA) presents The Subtle Triangle as its first exhibition of 2015.  This exhibition, co-organized by SeMA and the Korea Foundation, is presented in relation to the Asia Colloquium: The Subtle Triangle, which was held at SeMA in November 2014.  
18/2/2015
Rush.dance Showered In Trophies In DundeeThumbnail for article : Rush.dance Showered In Trophies In Dundee
Rush.dance kids have just competed at maximum street dance championships in Dundee, The competition was held in the Caird hall in Dundee.   Again this year the competition was massive with around 40 kids in each sections and it being our first run out for 2015.  
17/2/2015
Arts Investment Roadshows Promote Funding Opportunity
Highland Cultural Strategic Board (HCSB) has secured investment funding from Creative Scotland and The Highland Council to support the implementation of its cultural strategy ‘Highland Culture- take pride, take part'.   The ‘Growing Audiences' strand of the Strategy has been identified as a priority for support and HCSB are seeking proposals from arts organisation partners to achieve the ‘growing audiences’ objectives in the Highland Council area.  
12/2/2015
Highland Filmmakers in running to scoop National Film CompetitionThumbnail for article : Highland Filmmakers in running to scoop National Film Competition
James Campbell from DEAS's (Skye Highland Dance Group) music video ‘Siuthad a Sheònaid' FilmG, MG ALBA's Gaelic Short Film Competition, has announced the shortlists for this year’s competition with budding filmmakers, community groups and school groups from the Highland region making the final cut.   This year’s FilmG theme, ‘Gealladh’ (Promise/Vow) inspired an array of new ideas and stories from filmmakers making it an exciting yet difficult job for the jury to pick out the best from this year’s entries.  
8/2/2015
SCDA Festival Of One Act Plays Caithness AreaThumbnail for article : SCDA Festival Of One Act Plays Caithness Area
the ever popular SCDa Festival of One Act plays kicks off the 2015 season with the competition between plays from Thurso Players and Wick players.   Running over two nights at Thurso High School 20th and 21st February 2015 at 7.00pm This Festival operates as a national event with three main stages.