News Archive - July 2017
29 July 2017Halkirk Highland Games 2017
27 July 2017North Lands Creative Looks to the Future
Recently re-branded North Lands Creative (Formerly North Lands Creative Glass) has successfully completed a re-structuring and held an international conference ahead of an exciting new programme of activities. Located in the delightful village of Lybster, Caithness the organisation is planning a colourful, vibrant and engaging programme of workshops, classes and exhibitions on the Lybster campus, complimented by associated events that include bite-size tours, studio talks, curator/ artist in conversation events, workshops and schools visits.
25 July 2017Wick Gala 2017 Children's Fancy Dress - More Photos Now In
Wick Gala 2017 - Summer Show Photos From Assembly Rooms Today
24 July 2017Another Batch Of Photos For Wick Gala 2017 From Alistair Sinclair
23 July 2017More Wick Gala Photos From Noel Donaldson Added - 628 Photos Now In
See previous years galas, games and shows HERE
Wick Gala 2017 Fun Run
Wick Gala 2017 - Second Batch Of Photos Now All In - 599 Photos Now In
22 July 2017Wick Gala 2017 - The Gala Queen Crowning, Floats and Walkers
A beautiful day in Caithness carriedon to the evening for great Wick Gala night.
21 July 2017Mey Highland and Cultural Games - Saturday 5th August - At John O'Groats
Come and join in a family fun day out at John O'Groats. Packed full of events, exhibitions and things to see and do including Highland Dancing, traditional Pipe and Drum Band, track and field events, a dog show, a classic car parade and the world famous Tug of War! The kids can enter the egg and spoon race, the three legged sprint or a sack race. If thats too energetic theres a bouncy castle and a creche too! Alongside the fun and games there will be loads of local arts, crafts and food stalls. PLUS for the first time, an adult only refreshment zone featuring beers from The Black Isle Brewery, whisky from Wolfburn Distillery and a cocktail bar hosted by Rock Rose Gin and Holy Grass Vodka. Check the Facebook page for other changes to this years Mey Games
15 July 2017The Big Day - Saturday at Caithness County Show 2017
14 July 2017Caithness County Show 2017 - Friday Photos
Caithness County Show 2017 Starts Tonight
A chance to get a an early look at the county show is always available on Friday evenings before the big day on Saturday. On Saturday the gates are open very early with judging of animals underway by 8.00am. As always a huge programme of events and things to see at Wick riverside with the show ending about 6.00pm to be followed by the Dance in the evening in the Norsemsan Hotel. Caithness County Show Facebook Page
12 July 2017Snap a bit of Highland Heritage - Photo Competition
Planning is already underway for the Highland Archaeology Festival, the huge celebration of Highland heritage which takes place in October, organised by The Highland Council. New this year is a chance to capture a bit of Highland Heritage in the HAF2017 photographic competition. The competition invites people to submit one or two pictures which celebrate Highland archaeology, history or heritage. Highland Council Archaeologist Kirsty Cameron explains: "It could be a monument in the landscape, a building, an object in a museum or people enjoying our varied heritage - there's so much to choose from. We've kept it simple, with entries invited from under 16s and over 16s."
9 July 2017Latheron Show 2017
4 July 2017Latheron Show 2017 - Saturday 8th July at West Clyth Farm, Occumster
See information on the Facebook page.
3 July 2017Beatrice Highland Partnership Fund Open For Applications From 3 July 2017
Community Groups can now apply for funds from the Beatrice Highland Partnership fund. Grants are available from £10,000 to £50,000.
Lybster Gala 2017
2 July 2017Canisbay Show 2017