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.
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.
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.
Brought To Caithnes by Lyth Arts and playing at Mey Village Hall. 12 July 2019 - 8.00 - 10.00pm.
Sunday 7th July 2019 At Duncansby Head - 2.00 - 3.00pm. Book on Lyth Arts web site.
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.
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.
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..
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.
Reay Hall, Caithness. 4 July 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.
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).