MAIRI CAMPBELL: PULSE (THE PLAY) and CONCERT
4th September 2016
Straight from her acclaimed run at Edinburgh Fringe Mairi Campbell brings her show Pulse to Lyth Arts Centre.
A homecoming in viola, voice, movement, animation and storytelling, Pulse is the story of award-winning musician Mairi Campbell's quest to heal cultural wounds. From classical training at London's Guildhall, to love and danger in Mexico and discovering step-dancing in Cape Breton. Co-devised and directed by Kath Burlinson.
Pulse will be followed by a short concert set of Mairi's songs.
‘Bare and unabashed honesty...by the end of Pulse you’ll feel transformed.’ Three Weeks
*‘Exquisite blend of skill, art, vitality and expression...Join [Campbell] and be uplifted.’ Musical Theatre Review
*Campbell "becomes a bold chameleon in her own back-story, switching characters as she goes... On a stage bare but for a rough-hewn pendulum - its flat stone culled from her family’s croft - Campbell opens her throat in a spirit of belonging that is ancient and modern, and life affirming for all of us." Mary Brennan, Herald
DATE: September 20, 2016
TIME: 8:00 pm
LENGTH: 2 Hours
AGE SUITABILITY: 12+
LOCATION: Lyth Wick Scotland KW1 4UD
VENUE: Lyth Arts Centre
SCOTLAND'S YEAR OF COASTS AND WATERS 2020 Posted 06/01/20 by Charlotte Mountford Happy New Year! January marks the beginning of Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters 2020. This year, Scotland celebrates its Coasts and Waters with a year-long programme of events and activities which will shine a spotlight on these vital elements of our landscape.
7th and 8th December 2019. Saturday 7th December - Sold Out.
The ancient folklore tradition of ‘buying the wind' was common across Caithness and the fishing routes of the North Atlantic. The tradition involved sailors purchasing 3 knots of thread, rope or fabric, to be undone as wind is required, but the mariner is instructed on no account to untie the third knot, as it may start a hurricane.
6th December 4.00 - 9.00pm. handmade home grown willow baskets lichen inspired art greetings cards string dogs handmade paper art turned wooden xmas trees childrens books written & illustrated by Liz O'Donnell There is also FREE fun for all ages - come along and join in with Lyth Arts Centre's Wishing the Wind outdoor light installation - make a wind spinner to hang on the tree!.
Starts: 4:00pm Ends: 9:00pm. An indoor market with stalls from local artists and makers, supplying you with all your Christmas gifts and goodies.
Caithness Young Company will be holding a workshop for anyone interested in going to Drama College, but doesn't know where to start. This workshop will take you through the different types of auditions and the various drama courses available in Scotland.
Sunday 7th July 2019 At Duncansby Head - 2.00 - 3.00pm. Book on Lyth Arts web site.
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.
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.
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