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9/3/2018
Only the best is good enough for Highland Young Musicians
Around 250 young musicians from across the Highlands have been busy rehearsing for their unique showcase Concerts Festival which will feature the eight diverse groups working under the umbrella of Highland Young Musicians.   Held in the Osprey Arena at MacDonald Aviemore Resort on Saturday 17th March, the first of the days concerts (at 3pm) will feature ‘snas; Còisir G (with special guests Calum Alex McMillan and Innes White) and Highland Regional Youth Orchestra with Highland Youth Choir and guests Dingwall Choral Society performing John Rutter's ‘Sprig of Thyme'.  
8/3/2018
A Fine Line - Inverness Museum & Art GalleryThumbnail for article : A Fine Line - Inverness Museum & Art Gallery
3rd March - 12th May 2018.   Opening this Spring at Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, the exhibition A Fine Line features work by four contemporary artists based in Scotland - Lizzie Farey, Angie Lewin, Frances Priest and Bronwen Sleigh.  
7/3/2018
The Story of a Life by Grayson PerryThumbnail for article : The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry
Julie Cope is a fictional character created by Grayson Perry - an Essex everywoman whose story he has told through the two tapestries and extended ballad presented in a new exhibition from the Crafts Council.  The Essex House Tapestries: The Life of Julie Cope (2015) illustrate the key events in the heroine's journey from her birth during the Canvey Island floods of 1953 to her untimely death in a tragic accident on a Colchester street.  
4/3/2018
Little Light 23rd March 2018Thumbnail for article : Little Light 23rd March 2018
*** Note this event takes place in the Pulteneytown People's Project (PPP) ***Inside a replica of a Bedouin tent in the Pulteneytown People's Project, the audience sits on pillows and cushions.  Around the top of the tent above a panoramic screen for projections, a starlit sky is visible.  
4/3/2018
Dwelling PlaceThumbnail for article : Dwelling Place
Be transported to an abandoned cottage on the Outer Hebrides.  Brothers Jamie and Lewis Wardrop invite you to experience their installation performance with striking live visuals, electronic sound and the words of the great Highland poets.  
4/3/2018
Creative FeltingThumbnail for article : Creative Felting
16th March 2018 St John's Church Hall, Moray Street, Wick.   Have you ever felt like learning a new skill? This is your opportunity to learn how to create a felted picture, approximately 6"X 8".  
4/3/2018
Printmaking in the NorthThumbnail for article : Printmaking in the North
An exhibition featuring work by printmakers with a strong connection to northern Scotland.   9th March - 3 April 2018.  
4/3/2018
Princesses Of Pop At Mackays Hotel!Thumbnail for article : Princesses Of Pop At Mackays Hotel!
Meet the combined Princesses of Pop, Little Mix Magic and Simply Ariana! These all-singing, all-dancing girls will be performing all the top tunes for an excellent event of fun, singing and dancing.  The show comes with a meet and greet where big and small kids alike can pose for a picture with the band and Ariana.  
4/3/2018
Feis Ghallaibh Instrumental Music WorkshopsThumbnail for article : Feis Ghallaibh Instrumental Music Workshops
Instrumental workshops for children of all ages, beginners upwards, with local musicians.   Bring an instrument if you have one or borrow from the Feis on the day.  
2/3/2018
Shooting Clerks - Postponed Until Saturday 10th March, ThursoThumbnail for article : Shooting Clerks  - Postponed Until Saturday 10th March, Thurso
Thurso Players.   One of our ex members - Brett Murray is returning to the Mill Theatre with his film showing.  
22/2/2018
Scottish Community Drama - Festival of One Act PlaysThumbnail for article : Scottish Community Drama  - Festival of One Act Plays
Weekend Drama festival featuring Thurso & Wick Players.   23rd and 24th February 2018.  
22/2/2018
Crafty ThursdaysThumbnail for article : Crafty Thursdays
Come and Craft with others, bring a challenge or just something to work on.  beginner crochet and knitting also available.  
19/2/2018
Lyth Arts Aims For Families With Lower Priced TicketsThumbnail for article : Lyth Arts Aims For Families With Lower Priced Tickets
Lyth Arts Centre have announced a family programme for Spring 2018, with some incredible shows coming to Caithness from some of Scotland's leading theatre companies, and international collaborations with companies from Jordan and Australia.   All tickets to family shows are £6, meaning a family of 4 will be able to attend for just £24.  
17/2/2018
Family Film Club 25th February 2018Thumbnail for article : Family Film Club 25th February 2018
Cosy beanbags, craft activities and free popcorn! Bring the whole family along and to enjoy a FREE family film every month here at Lyth Arts Centre.  The first Lyth Arts Centre Family Film Club will be on Sunday 25th February 2018 at 11am.  
17/2/2018
My Friend Selma 2nd March 2018Thumbnail for article : My Friend Selma 2nd March 2018
The tale of an incredible journey, a world turned upside down, loss, friendship, courage and conkers.   "When I was eight years old my dad set up a charity to help people fleeing danger in Bosnia.  
5/2/2018
Twelfth Day At Lyth ArtsThumbnail for article : Twelfth Day At Lyth Arts
Twelfth Day is a folk duo of Orcadian fiddler Catriona Price and Peebles harpist Esther Swift.  They are classically trained and mix folk, jazz and classical influences, blended with inspiration from their respective Highland and Lowland upbringings.  
5/2/2018
Twelfth Night Live At Merlin Cinema, ThursoThumbnail for article : Twelfth Night Live At Merlin Cinema, Thurso
'I am all the daughters of my father's house, And all the brothers too.' 14th February 2018 - 7.00pm Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love - hilarious and heartbreaking.  Twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land.  
2/2/2018
Scottish Guitar Virtuoso Andy Gunn - Live at Assembly RoomsThumbnail for article : Scottish Guitar Virtuoso Andy Gunn  - Live at Assembly Rooms
Scottish Guitar Virtuoso Andy Gunn brings his all new line up featuring the cream of Scottish Blues musicians on tour in support of brand new album ‘Too Many Guitars To Give Up Now'.  Compared to Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan in the press, Andy has absorbed these classic influences but also honed his own style and voice over the years by the old fashioned route of wood shedding and jamming in every bar and club the length of the UK.  
1/2/2018
Past, Present and FutureThumbnail for article : Past, Present and Future
A curated exhibition from current and past members of the Society of Caithness Artists.   3rd February - 2nd March 2018 Swanson Gallery, Thurso.  
1/2/2018
Opera HighlightsThumbnail for article : Opera Highlights
Four singers and a pianist perform a selection of operatic highlights ranging from Rossini to Gilbert & Sullivan.   Ross Institute, Halkirk.