CAITHNESS.ORG HEADLINES ARCHIVE ::  October 2010


Why Not Make A Difference With Home-Start?
Home-Start Caithness, part of the UK's largest family support charity, is gearing up to take part in the country's single biggest day of volunteering on Saturday 30th October.  CSV (Community Service Volunteers) 'Make a Difference Day' is held every year to promote volunteering within the local community and this year, is focusing on the family.

Johnson Collection Web Site
If you have not seen it yet take alook at the new Johnson Collectionof Caithness photos web site which is growing all the time.
www.johnstoncollection.net


Find Out about Volunteering In Caithness

The Public are invited to pop-in to Caithness Horizons Thurso this Thursday 28th from 10.30-2.30pm to meet local voluntary groups, get more information and think about volunteering.

Halloween Family Fun Day At Caithness Horizons
Caithness Mod 2010 Starts Today
Friday 8th October TODAY sees the start of this years Am Md N iseanta Roghail (The Royal National Mod) kick off in style bringing Caithness to a standstill as locals and visitors revel in the highlight of the Gaelic cultural calendar.   In a fabulous explosion of music and song, drama and poetry, choirs and sports, thousands of competitors and their supporters will descend upon Wick and Thurso bringing Scotland's second largest festival to Caithness.

Apart from the main competitions of which there are hundreds in many venues in Wick and Thurso there is an extensive range of fringe events. The main programme can sbe seen ina huge programme guide available from outlets in both towns.

The fringe guide is availble from many places but is also on the Caithness Mod 2010 web site at www.caithnessmod2010.co.uk

In addition all of the fringe events and main places for the comptetions are in the Whats On here www.whatson.caithness.org

Take a look at October especially next week to see the huge range of things on
http://whatson.caithness.org/month.p...h=10&year=2010 the busiest our Whats on pages have ever been.

For more background about the Mod go to http://www.acgmod.org/ where they usually run results pages as the week moves on.

Hebrides squad challenge in Mod kick off - Stornoway Gazette


Prince Charles To Visit Caithness Mod
RH THE DUKE OF ROTHESAY TO VISIT 107th ROYAL NATIONAL Md
CAITHNESS EVENT RECEIVES ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL
Am Md Niseanta Roghail (The Royal National Md), Scotland's premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage, will this year play host to a very special visitor, HRH The Duke of Rothesay.
On Thursday 14th October, HRH The Duke of Rothesay will visit the nine day celebration of Gaelic music, dance, drama, arts and literature, meeting local Gaelic and Caithness organisations, listening to Gaelic music and presenting the prestigious Gold Medals.
The Royal National Mod, which runs from Friday 8th until Saturday 16th October, is set to attract thousands of spectators to the Caithness towns of Wick and Thurso.

Food & Drink At The Caithness Mod
ROYAL NATIONAL MOD ANNOUNCES EXCITING
FOOD AND DRINK LINE UP FOR OCTOBER EVENT
WICK MARKET CALLS OUT FOR MORE CULINARY EXHIBITORS -

Helping to celebrate Scotland's Year of Food and Drink, Am Md Niseanta Roghail (The Royal National Md), Scotland's premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage, which is taking place in Caithness in October 2010, has announced the details of its food and drink programme.
The nine day celebration of Gaelic music, dance, drama, arts and literature, running from Friday 8th until Saturday 16th October, is set to attract thousands of spectators to the Caithness towns of Wick and Thurso, two of the most northerly points of mainland Scotland. This is the first time in its 118 year history that the event has taken place in Caithness.
Saturday 30th October - 1.00 - 4.00pm

Elise Lyall School Of Dance Presents "SHINE"
Assembly Rooms - 5th and 6th November - Tickets on sale NOW

Action Photos From Caithness Rugby Club Against Newton Stewart
On James Gunn web site

Caithness Mod 2010 Starts Today
Friday 8th October TODAY sees the start of this years Am Md N iseanta Roghail (The Royal National Mod) kick off in style bringing Caithness to a standstill as locals and visitors revel in the highlight of the Gaelic cultural calendar.   In a fabulous explosion of music and song, drama and poetry, choirs and sports, thousands of competitors and their supporters will descend upon Wick and Thurso bringing Scotland's second largest festival to Caithness.

Apart from the main competitions of which there are hundreds in many venues in Wick and Thurso there is an extensive range of fringe events. The main programme can sbe seen ina huge programme guide available from outlets in both towns.

The fringe guide is availble from many places but is also on the Caithness Mod 2010 web site at www.caithnessmod2010.co.uk

In addition all of the fringe events and main places for the comptetions are in the Whats On here www.whatson.caithness.org

Take a look at October especially next week to see the huge range of things on
http://whatson.caithness.org/month.p...h=10&year=2010 the busiest our Whats on pages have ever been.

For more background about the Mod go to http://www.acgmod.org/ where they usually run results pages as the week moves on.

Hebrides squad challenge in Mod kick off - Stornoway Gazette


Prince Charles To Visit Caithness Mod
RH THE DUKE OF ROTHESAY TO VISIT 107th ROYAL NATIONAL Md
CAITHNESS EVENT RECEIVES ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL
Am Md Niseanta Roghail (The Royal National Md), Scotland's premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage, will this year play host to a very special visitor, HRH The Duke of Rothesay.
On Thursday 14th October, HRH The Duke of Rothesay will visit the nine day celebration of Gaelic music, dance, drama, arts and literature, meeting local Gaelic and Caithness organisations, listening to Gaelic music and presenting the prestigious Gold Medals.
The Royal National Mod, which runs from Friday 8th until Saturday 16th October, is set to attract thousands of spectators to the Caithness towns of Wick and Thurso.

Food & Drink At The Caithness Mod
ROYAL NATIONAL MOD ANNOUNCES EXCITING
FOOD AND DRINK LINE UP FOR OCTOBER EVENT
WICK MARKET CALLS OUT FOR MORE CULINARY EXHIBITORS -

Helping to celebrate Scotland's Year of Food and Drink, Am Md Niseanta Roghail (The Royal National Md), Scotland's premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage, which is taking place in Caithness in October 2010, has announced the details of its food and drink programme.
The nine day celebration of Gaelic music, dance, drama, arts and literature, running from Friday 8th until Saturday 16th October, is set to attract thousands of spectators to the Caithness towns of Wick and Thurso, two of the most northerly points of mainland Scotland. This is the first time in its 118 year history that the event has taken place in Caithness.
Thurso Fire Station Present - Haunted House 2010
"The Devils Workshop”
The Devils Workshop Haunted House
Riverside Thurso - (E&M Workshop) - Friday 29th and Saturday 30th October 2010 - 6.30pm till Late
All funds raised will go to local charities.

Fright Night At Castle Of Mey - Friday 29th October
Spooky tale at Castle of Mey for Halloween

Self Directed Support - THURSDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2010
 A   FREE  INFORMATION  SESSION  AND PRESENTATION
For MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC CARERS (PAID/UNPAID) SERVICE USERS - STAFF
BE MORE IN CONTROL OF YOUR OWN LIFE
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT SELF DIRECTED SUPPORT AND HOW IT CAN BENEFIT YOU (Refreshments available) PLEASE COME ALONG TO EITHER
Caberfeidh Court   Wellington Avenue  Wick at 10.00am
Royal British Legion Riverside Thurso at 1.00pm                           
     
Caithness Folk Group are jubilant Md Ghallaibh winners
Fis Ghallaibh Junior Folk Group A are winners of the Folk Group Competition for under 13 year olds at Md Ghallaibh 2010.  Sponsored by The Highland Council and Fujitsu, the Folk Group is an open category of competition for which groups have to sing two songs of their own choice with accompaniments of musical instruments.   The Group comprises pupils from five schools in the Caithness area, Mount Pleasant Primary, Halkirk Primary, Miller Academy Primary, Wick High, and Thurso High.

Schiehallion Plays At Blackstairs Lounge, Wick Tonight
This well known band are playing at Blackstairs tonight and not Mackays Hotel as advertised in our Whats On

Mod Underway


Caithness Mod 2010 Starts Today
Friday 8th October TODAY sees the start of this years Am Md N iseanta Roghail (The Royal National Mod) kick off in style bringing Caithness to a standstill as locals and visitors revel in the highlight of the Gaelic cultural calendar.   In a fabulous explosion of music and song, drama and poetry, choirs and sports, thousands of competitors and their supporters will descend upon Wick and Thurso bringing Scotland's second largest festival to Caithness.

Apart from the main competitions of which there are hundreds in many venues in Wick and Thurso there is an extensive range of fringe events. The main programme can sbe seen ina huge programme guide available from outlets in both towns.

The fringe guide is availble from many places but is also on the Caithness Mod 2010 web site at www.caithnessmod2010.co.uk

In addition all of the fringe events and main places for the comptetions are in the Whats On here www.whatson.caithness.org

Take a look at October especially next week to see the huge range of things on
http://whatson.caithness.org/month.p...h=10&year=2010 the busiest our Whats on pages have ever been.

For more background about the Mod go to http://www.acgmod.org/ where they usually run results pages as the week moves on.

Hebrides squad challenge in Mod kick off - Stornoway Gazette


Prince Charles To Visit Caithness Mod
RH THE DUKE OF ROTHESAY TO VISIT 107th ROYAL NATIONAL Md
CAITHNESS EVENT RECEIVES ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL
Am Md Niseanta Roghail (The Royal National Md), Scotland's premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage, will this year play host to a very special visitor, HRH The Duke of Rothesay.
On Thursday 14th October, HRH The Duke of Rothesay will visit the nine day celebration of Gaelic music, dance, drama, arts and literature, meeting local Gaelic and Caithness organisations, listening to Gaelic music and presenting the prestigious Gold Medals.
The Royal National Mod, which runs from Friday 8th until Saturday 16th October, is set to attract thousands of spectators to the Caithness towns of Wick and Thurso.

Food & Drink At The Caithness Mod
ROYAL NATIONAL MOD ANNOUNCES EXCITING
FOOD AND DRINK LINE UP FOR OCTOBER EVENT
WICK MARKET CALLS OUT FOR MORE CULINARY EXHIBITORS -

Helping to celebrate Scotland's Year of Food and Drink, Am Md Niseanta Roghail (The Royal National Md), Scotland's premier festival celebrating Gaelic linguistic and cultural heritage, which is taking place in Caithness in October 2010, has announced the details of its food and drink programme.
The nine day celebration of Gaelic music, dance, drama, arts and literature, running from Friday 8th until Saturday 16th October, is set to attract thousands of spectators to the Caithness towns of Wick and Thurso, two of the most northerly points of mainland Scotland. This is the first time in its 118 year history that the event has taken place in Caithness.









 

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