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.
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.
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.
See poster for the latest films coming. Bigger Poster HERE.
Coffee Morning For Anyone Starting a Craft Business. Friday 15th December 10:00am - 1:00pm.
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.
Can our favourite outlaw, Robin Hood, outwit the evil Sheriff of Nottingham who has hatched a cunning plan to dispose of his niece and nephew in Sherwood Forest so he can inherit their fortune? Come and join Robin's gang and help our hero win the day, and also win the heart of Maid Marian. NOTE - This year the panto starts 30 minutes earlier than previous years at 7.00pm..
To celebrate the launch of our first Annual Winter Open Exhibition, we are delighted to invite the local community to join us at our Gallery at Quatre Bras from 7-9pm on Friday 24th November 2017. This exhibition is designed to provide an opportunity for Scottish artists to exhibit their work in our Gallery Space located just off the A9 at Lybster.
OPERA HIGHLIGHTS TOURS TO 14 VENUES ACROSS SCOTLAND THIS SPRING. Scottish Opera's hugely popular Opera Highlights tour kicks off once again in February, travelling to 14 smaller, more remote venues the length and breadth of Scotland, from Lerwick in the north to Castle Douglas in the south.
Wick Players present Jack and the Beanstalk Tickets on sale 2nd December "Jack and the Beanstalk" is an English fairy tale. It appeared as "The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean" in 1734 and as Benjamin Tabart's moralised "The History of Jack and the Bean-Stalk" in 1807.
As a final fling for our 40th Birthday Celebration, there will be a special fundraising Ceilidh with some fantastic raffle prizes, music from Addie Harper, Gordon Gunn and Grant Lyall. We look forward to seeing everyone old and new for a exciting night of entertainment.
An innovative traditional fiddler from Inverness who began playing from the age of six. In 2013, he graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and completed a Masters in Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in June 2015.
"Cleville takes the surreal into a realm that is ridiculously entertaining & chillingly dark..." - ★★★★ (The Herald) "fine physical poetry" - ★★★★ (The Stage) It's a place we all know but have never been... A forest, a desert of ice.
10 November 2017. The funny, fearless international sell-out mask production from the UK's leading full mask company.
The Scottish Parliament's Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee http://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/european-committee.aspx are conducting an inquiry into Scotland's TV and film industry. The Committee wants to look at ways to strengthen and develop the sector using recommendations from the Screen Sector Leadership Group's report.
Irish fisherman and singer song-writer Martyn Travis and band (with Thurso musician Donald McNeill) will be at The Halladale Inn, Melvich on Saturday Sept 30th and- okay okay - they will also be in Thurso at the Tempest Cafe on Thursday 28th and Mr C's on Fri 29th ;-) Check it out, promote and attend live entertainment in the North. Please post and share this information..
Quintet Cairdeas - Rossini • Hoad • Schubert. Thurso West Church.
Saturday 23 September at 7.30pm. At the Mill Theatre, Thurso.
Two lost dogs have been discovered and returned to their home at the Town House after decades in storage. The two stone dogs, which originally stood proudly on the top of the Town House, had been missing for many years, until by strange coincidence, within hours of the unveiling of the Town House, they mysteriously reappeared.
*** Note this event takes place in Pulteneytown People's Project (PPP) ***Straight from the Edinburgh fringe festival... A love story.