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Caithness Cultural Trust New Web Site

2nd August 2005

The Caithness Cultural Trust is forging ahead with it plans to develop an Arts Centre in the hear of Pulteneytown. As part of their quest to raise the profile of the group formed in Devcember 2003 they have now launched a web site with information about the group and their ambitious plans for one of the buildings in Telford Street. The aim is to build a centre for the Arts including a wide range of disciplines - Visual Arts, Dance, Film, Music Poetry and Crafts. The multi purpose centre would aim to be a centre of excellence in Art and Design. The group is run by volunteers who have formed a company limited by guarantee. The former herring packing station in Telford Street has seen a number of uses and was last used by Fountain Forestry and is currently owned by Highland Council.

The building is in Telford Street and is in the Lower Pulteney regenration area and it is hoped that this will enable the new group to attract some of the funding to restore the building and adapt it to a modern function and provide a real asset to both the arts community and the local population.

Fund Raising Latest For Caithness Cultural Trust
Harbour Horizons Family Fun Day Saturday 6 August 10.00am - 5.00pm
The Caithness Cultural Trust in association with the Wick Society boat committee are working hard to ensure the day has plenty of interst. The restored Fifie Isabella Fortuna will be at Wick Harbour and open to the public. The Wick Lifeboat will also be open to the public. The Fish Market will be open with film shows, craft demonstrations, raffles, stalls, teas carton artists and lots more. A fancy dress parade of "Sea People" will be open to adults and children to take part. The idea is to portray maritime characters - perhaps including mermaids, herring gutters, sea farers, sailors, and sea creatures - in fact anything with a sea related theme. There will be quiz and musical entertainment over the day. A display of vintage vehicles will also be on show.


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