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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
Join us for an evening of entertainment from Thurso's finest talent! We're hosting Thurso's Got Talent as a fundraiser for our Trust. We're a grass roots, not for profit organisation which works on behalf of the residents and businesses in the town in the hope to develop and improve the place we call home.
Open evenings for juniors being held by Wick Players on Monday evenings from 7pm to 9pm. These evenings will begin on(Monday 22nd April 2019).
Tuition in a variety of instruments, including clarsach, by local tutors.These workshops are open to all children. Bring an instrument or borrow from feis for the day.
Book Launch. Tesco, Wick.
Caithness 4-piece band High Wire are finalists in 'the Highlands Biggest Band Contest Ever' this coming Sat. evening.
The results are in from the Highlands 2019 Rock Challenge Third Place:Invergordon Academy, Invergordon, Highlands August 6th, 1945 - Collateral damage; when 100,000 lives end from one bomb. What do we call the poisonous radiation that effects generations? Hiroshima is chosen - a dot, on a map, on a table, thousands of miles away.
See poster for details. A programme that includes Czech music that you may not have heard before.
Join the Caithness Orchestra, under the baton of Susie Dingle, for a day singing or playing Handel's "Messiah." All welcome! Please complete and return the form to book your place. Pulteney Centre, Wick.
Hailing from the north-east of Scotland, Jenny Sturgeon is a singer-songwriter described as a significant new talent on the folk and acoustic scenes. Her passion for music lies in her interest in traditional folk song, combined with creating fresh, new compositions.
The Edinburgh Piano Duo - Bach • Grieg • Faure. 22nd March 7:30pm - 10:00pm.
The Rock Challenge events aim to inspire, engage and motivate young people to make healthy and positive lifestyle choices and from Monday 1st April 2019, Eden Court see around 1000 students accepting the challenge for another year, showcasing the hard work they have put in during the weeks and months leading up to their performance. The Rock Challenge is an excellent opportunity for young people to perform in a professional venue.
Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) has today announced details of a new filmmaking project, WALK WITH US, calling all Scotland-based filmmakers to get involved. Supported by Johnnie Walker, recently announced as EIFF's new official whisky partner and known for its ‘Keep Walking' mantra, the project will aim to challenge ambitious filmmakers to think more creatively about a specific theme, visualising an idea and putting it together in an innovative way.
Mairi Campbell's five star follow up show to acclaimed Pulse. Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne tells stories of her adventures with Scotland's most famous song - singing for US President Bill Clinton, a starring role in Sex and the City and a reinterpretation of the Robert Burns classic that changed her life.
Multi award winning guitarists Eduardo Martín & Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas embark on their first Scottish tour introducing their spectacular album The Bridge. Their fingerpicking artistry tastefully conveys an exuberant mix of contemporary sounds and flavours of Havana City, seamlessly navigating between traditional rhythms and genres such as rumba and mambo, new age, classical and jazz.