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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
Moishe's Bagel - Lyth Arts - 4 July 2019Thumbnail for article : Moishe's Bagel - Lyth Arts  - 4 July 2019
Reay Hall, Caithness.  4 July 2019.  
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.  
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’.  
22/4/2019
Thurso's Got TalentThumbnail for article : Thurso's Got Talent
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.  
22/4/2019
Wick Players Announcements For Kids And Panto - Two Separate EventsThumbnail for article : Wick Players Announcements For Kids And Panto - Two Separate Events
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).  
12/4/2019
Feis Ghallaibh Instrumental Music WorkshopsThumbnail for article : Feis Ghallaibh Instrumental Music Workshops
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.  
The Write Place 2b Book LaunchThumbnail for article : The Write Place 2b Book Launch
Book Launch.  Tesco, Wick.  
3/4/2019
Caithness Band High Wire As Competition FinalistsThumbnail for article : Caithness Band High Wire As Competition Finalists
Caithness 4-piece band High Wire are finalists in 'the Highlands Biggest Band Contest Ever' this coming Sat.  evening.  
2/4/2019
Thurso High Second In Rock Challenge 2019Thumbnail for article : Thurso High Second In Rock Challenge 2019
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.  
Caithness Orchestra Spring ConcertsThumbnail for article : Caithness Orchestra Spring Concerts
See poster for details.   A programme that includes Czech music that you may not have heard before.  
25/3/2019
Jenny Sturgeon Trio At Lyth Arts CentreThumbnail for article : Jenny Sturgeon Trio At Lyth Arts Centre
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.  
25/3/2019
Come and Sing/play With Caithness OrchestraThumbnail for article : Come and Sing/play With Caithness Orchestra
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.