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15/7/2019
We're Kaitness Fowk For A' That By John Horne,
We're Kaitness Fowk For A' That By John Horne Written c.  1923 Is there a fyarter fae 'e north, Fa hides his birth an' a' that, An' blushes 'cause his faither's hoose Is thecked wi' straw an a' that? For a' that an a' that - Wir modest crofts an a' that E foosum trosk we pass him by - We're Kaitness fowk an a' that.  
15/7/2019
The Aurora Borealis By W T Lyall
The Aurora Borealis By W T Lyall.   The magic in the northern sky A sight to catch the human eye Like dancing angels flickering by The Aurora Borealis.  
13/7/2019
‘You do know the banjo is an African instrument, right?!': The black roots of country music
The Washington Post runs items on many issues including the arts and music.   An interesting podcast on the banjo and its black roots is making waves in the USA.  
9/7/2019
Calling All Artists...Dunnet Bay Distillers to Launch an ‘Inspired By Gin' ExhibitionThumbnail for article : Calling All Artists...Dunnet Bay Distillers to Launch an ‘Inspired By Gin' Exhibition
The UK's most northerly mainland distillery, Dunnet Bay Distillers, is scouring the UK for exceptional artwork to feature in its debut exhibition, ‘Inspired by Gin'.   The distillery will play host to the exhibition from December 2019 - March 2020 at its new Visitor Centre, which is a VisitScotland 5 Star Visitor Attraction and a centre for food and drink, culture and heritage tourism.  
5/7/2019
Orographic At Secret Location In CaithnessThumbnail for article : Orographic At Secret Location In Caithness
Lyth Arts presents an unusual performance on 21st July 2019 at a secret location between 6.00pm and 7.00pm.   Location to be announced later.  
5/7/2019
Assynt At Mey HallThumbnail for article : Assynt At Mey Hall
Brought To Caithnes by Lyth Arts and playing at Mey Village Hall.   12 July 2019 - 8.00 - 10.00pm.  
5/7/2019
Summer Exhibition Sound Walk At Duncansby HeadThumbnail for article : Summer Exhibition Sound Walk At Duncansby Head
Sunday 7th July 2019 At Duncansby Head - 2.00 - 3.00pm.   Book on Lyth Arts web site.  
3/7/2019
Lyth Summer Exhibition LaunchThumbnail for article : Lyth Summer Exhibition Launch
Join us for the opening of our Summer Exhibition Mountains Underwater: Stroma.   The exhibition also features work by local artists, film and audio recordings of Stroma histories, island artefacts and extracts of recent UHI research conducted on the island.  
3/7/2019
Wick Players Successful Celebration ThanksThumbnail for article : Wick Players Successful Celebration Thanks
Jayden Alexander of wickPlayers said,"We recently had a celebration evening which was held in our clubrooms on the 28th of June 2019.  We invited all members, organisations and businesses who have supported the club as a thank you.  
3/7/2019
Lyth Family Festival - Sat 10th Sun 11th August 2019Thumbnail for article : Lyth Family Festival - Sat 10th Sun 11th August 2019
Join us for a weekend of family fun at Lyth Arts Centre this Summer! With outdoor circus, bush craft, story telling, arts & crafts workshops and the puppet caravan there is sure to be something for everyone at Lyth Family Festival! £20 family of 4 £25 family of 5 £6 single ticket Tickets grant entry for Saturday, Sunday or both days.   The festival is suitable for all ages and there's lots of fun activities to keep the kids - and big kids - occupied..  
30/6/2019
Ivan Drever - Reiss Hall - 5th July 2019Thumbnail for article : Ivan Drever - Reiss Hall - 5th July 2019
Reiss Village Hall - 5th July 2019 - 8.00 - 10.00pm.   Lyth Arts Centre are excited to host one of Scottish folk music's most accomplished singer/songwriters, Orkney's very own Ivan Drever.  
30/6/2019
Video Games - Design Play Disrupt in V and A Dundee - Runs Until 8th September 2019Thumbnail for article : Video Games - Design Play Disrupt in V and A Dundee - Runs Until 8th September 2019
Record breaking crowds have already been to the new V & A on the Dundee waterfront and this latest exhibition adds to the reputation of Dundee as one of the big centres for games design and production.   If you are thinking about a place to visit this summer and heading for Dundee don't miss it and the other exhibitions.  
30/6/2019
Moishe's Bagel - Lyth Arts - 4 July 2019Thumbnail for article : Moishe's Bagel - Lyth Arts  - 4 July 2019
Reay Hall, Caithness.  4 July 2019.  
19/6/2019
C'est La VieThumbnail for article : C'est La Vie
See poster for details..  
14/6/2019
Highland schools excel in Neil Gunn writing competitionThumbnail for article : Highland schools excel in Neil Gunn writing competition
Three Highland secondary and four primary schools have excelled in this year's Neil Gunn writing competition.   Four Cawdor Primary School pupils were recognised for their work with two pupils placing 1st and 2nd in the primary school category.  
11/6/2019
Musicians Wanted For Lybster Mini Festival Music StageThumbnail for article : Musicians Wanted For Lybster Mini Festival Music Stage
North lands Creative in Lybster are hosting a free community festival in summer.   There is an opportunity for local musicians to come and play on the free stage in Lybster during the mini festival 10th -11th August 2019.  
11/6/2019
Thurso High in Global Rock Challenge 2019Thumbnail for article : Thurso High in Global Rock Challenge 2019
Six Highland schools will be travelling to Dundee to take part in the 2019 Scottish Finals! Dingwall Academy and Alness Academy both qualified for the finals after they won their Inverness heats.  The schools scored incredibly highly, each winning an amazing 12 Awards of Excellence at their heat! Alness Academy also won the Performers Choice Award, which sees the other schools vote for their favourite performance.  
Piping Inverness - 8 Australian Bands Sign Up For European Pipe Band ChampionshipsThumbnail for article : Piping Inverness - 8 Australian Bands Sign Up For European Pipe Band Championships
IT'S GOING TO BE A ‘G'DAY' FOR INVERNESS AS EIGHT AUSTRALIAN BANDS SIGN UP FOR PIPING INVERNESS.   Piping Inverness takes place next month, with over 140 bands competing, including eight Pipe Bands from Australia, one from the USA, and one from Switzerland.  
24/5/2019
Thurso High In Rock Challenge 2019 FinalThumbnail for article : Thurso High In Rock Challenge 2019 Final
Congratulations to the group from Thurso High for making it to the Rock Challenge 2019 finals.   Eight Rock Challenge and J Rock events have now taken place across Scotland, involving thousands of young people, teachers, and members of the local community.  
26/4/2019
Sgoilearan Gàidhlig Na Gàidhealtachd A' Faighinn Cothrom ‘iomadh Àite, Iomadh Sgeulachd' A Rannsachadh
Tha sgoilearan bun-sgoile agus àrd-sgoile Gàidhlig bho sgoiltean air feadh na Gàidhealtachd a' faighinn cothrom na sgilean cruthachail aca a chur gu feum - le sgeama sgrìobhadh cruthachail Gàidhlig.   Tha Sgioba na Gàidhlig aig Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd a' stiùireadh na h-iomairt air a bheil an t-ainm, ‘Iomadh Àite, Iomadh Sgeulachd’.