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22/2/2018
Scottish Community Drama - Festival of One Act PlaysThumbnail for article : Scottish Community Drama  - Festival of One Act Plays
Weekend Drama festival featuring Thurso & Wick Players.   23rd and 24th February 2018.  
22/2/2018
Crafty ThursdaysThumbnail for article : Crafty Thursdays
Come and Craft with others, bring a challenge or just something to work on.  beginner crochet and knitting also available.  
19/2/2018
Lyth Arts Aims For Families With Lower Priced TicketsThumbnail for article : Lyth Arts Aims For Families With Lower Priced Tickets
Lyth Arts Centre have announced a family programme for Spring 2018, with some incredible shows coming to Caithness from some of Scotland's leading theatre companies, and international collaborations with companies from Jordan and Australia.   All tickets to family shows are £6, meaning a family of 4 will be able to attend for just £24.  
17/2/2018
Family Film Club 25th February 2018Thumbnail for article : Family Film Club 25th February 2018
Cosy beanbags, craft activities and free popcorn! Bring the whole family along and to enjoy a FREE family film every month here at Lyth Arts Centre.  The first Lyth Arts Centre Family Film Club will be on Sunday 25th February 2018 at 11am.  
17/2/2018
My Friend Selma 2nd March 2018Thumbnail for article : My Friend Selma 2nd March 2018
The tale of an incredible journey, a world turned upside down, loss, friendship, courage and conkers.   "When I was eight years old my dad set up a charity to help people fleeing danger in Bosnia.  
17/2/2018
Little Light 23rd March 2018Thumbnail for article : Little Light 23rd March 2018
*** Note this event takes place in the Pulteneytown People's Project (PPP) ***Inside a replica of a Bedouin tent in the Pulteneytown People's Project, the audience sits on pillows and cushions.  Around the top of the tent above a panoramic screen for projections, a starlit sky is visible.  
5/2/2018
Twelfth Day At Lyth ArtsThumbnail for article : Twelfth Day At Lyth Arts
Twelfth Day is a folk duo of Orcadian fiddler Catriona Price and Peebles harpist Esther Swift.  They are classically trained and mix folk, jazz and classical influences, blended with inspiration from their respective Highland and Lowland upbringings.  
5/2/2018
Twelfth Night Live At Merlin Cinema, ThursoThumbnail for article : Twelfth Night Live At Merlin Cinema, Thurso
'I am all the daughters of my father's house, And all the brothers too.' 14th February 2018 - 7.00pm Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love - hilarious and heartbreaking.  Twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land.  
2/2/2018
Scottish Guitar Virtuoso Andy Gunn - Live at Assembly RoomsThumbnail for article : Scottish Guitar Virtuoso Andy Gunn  - Live at Assembly Rooms
Scottish Guitar Virtuoso Andy Gunn brings his all new line up featuring the cream of Scottish Blues musicians on tour in support of brand new album ‘Too Many Guitars To Give Up Now'.  Compared to Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan in the press, Andy has absorbed these classic influences but also honed his own style and voice over the years by the old fashioned route of wood shedding and jamming in every bar and club the length of the UK.  
1/2/2018
Opera HighlightsThumbnail for article : Opera Highlights
Four singers and a pianist perform a selection of operatic highlights ranging from Rossini to Gilbert & Sullivan.   Ross Institute, Halkirk.  
1/2/2018
Past, Present and FutureThumbnail for article : Past, Present and Future
A curated exhibition from current and past members of the Society of Caithness Artists.   3rd February - 2nd March 2018 Swanson Gallery, Thurso.  
26/1/2018
North Lands Creative Secures Regular Funding From Creative ScotlandThumbnail for article : North Lands Creative Secures Regular Funding From Creative Scotland
There's good news for one of the world's most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an artform, North Lands Creative.  In the latest round of Creative Scotland funding, the organisation has secured an 18% increase over the next three years.  
26/1/2018
Pamela And Erlend Tait Exhibition At St Fergus GalleryThumbnail for article : Pamela And Erlend Tait Exhibition At St Fergus Gallery
Individual and collaborative works from Highland artists.   Location: St Fergus Gallery, Wick Price: FREE.  
26/1/2018
Creative Scotland Awards Regular Funding To Regional Screen ScotlandThumbnail for article : Creative Scotland Awards Regular Funding To Regional Screen Scotland
Creative Scotland has awarded Regional Screen Scotland a second round of Regular Funding, for the period April 2018 to March 2021.  Over that three year period, Creative Scotland intends to provide a total grant of £620,350 to RSS.  
25/1/2018
Creative Scotland Announces 3 Year Funding For Arts Groups
Creative Scotland is pleased to announce the network of organisations that will receive Regular Funding for the three-year period, April 2018 to March 2021, following the conclusion of an open application process.   The Regular Funding Network 2018-21 consists of 116 organisations, of which 19 are new and 97 continue with three-year funding, supported by £99m Grant in Aid funding through a three-year commitment from the Scottish Government, as set out in the recent draft budget statement.  
24/1/2018
Arts for allThumbnail for article : Arts for all
The need to express oneself creatively through some artistic or cultural endeavour appears to be an innate part of the human condition.  There can be no other explanation for the sheer scale of voluntary arts based activity that occurs day in day out in communities across Scotland.  
19/1/2018
EXPO Fund to include Celtic Connections
For the first time, Glasgow event Celtic Connections is able to apply for up to £100,000 of EXPO funding, Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop confirmed.   Speaking ahead of the opening concert Ms Hyslop said:"Since 2008, the Scottish Government EXPO Fund has supported the delivery and further expansion of Scotland's major festivals with an investment of £21 million.  
10/1/2018
Halladale Film Club New SeasonThumbnail for article : Halladale Film Club New Season
See poster for the latest films coming.   Bigger Poster HERE.  
13/12/2017
Developing Crafts Skills For A New Business? - Come To A Coffee MorningThumbnail for article : Developing Crafts Skills For A New Business? - Come To A Coffee Morning
Coffee Morning For Anyone Starting a Craft Business.   Friday 15th December 10:00am - 1:00pm.  
7/12/2017
Thurso Panto Cancelled Tonight Thursday 7 December
Message From Thurso Players.   Due to the weather/Health and Safety reasons, the Thurso High School is shut today which means that unfortunately tonight's performance of the Thurso Players pantomime has had to be cancelled.