After 10 years of publication, 'Northings' (the monthly arts e-magazine for the Highlands & Islands) closed down in 2013 and is archived here. High Life Highland is pleased to enable this extensive body of work to remain accessible to the public. Please note, though, that material will not be updated or added.


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Blas celebrates half a century of Fèisean in style

5 Sep 2011 in Festival, Gaelic, Highland, News

The work of the Fèis movement in two key Highland areas will be celebrated from one of the highest points in the land this weekend.

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HI-wireless: Eireaball na Dibhe (The Hangover)

1 Sep 2011 in Gaelic, HI-wireless, Podcast

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A young man wakes up after a night out drinking, he doesn’t know where he is, or who the girl is he is with – things grow worse when somebody starts banging on the door. Written by Gavin Humphries. Starring Seonaid Johansen, Artair Donald, James Bryce. Directed by James Bryce.

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Don’t miss Feis Rois at the Blas Festival!

30 Aug 2011 in Gaelic, Highland, Music, News

2011 sees the 25th anniversary of Feis Rois which is being marked with a number of special events and concerts.

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Fèisean nan Gàidheal staff raising money for good causes

29 Aug 2011 in Festival, Gaelic, News

Fèisean nan Gaidheal Adventures Committee are gearing up for a new charity challenge.

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Blas Festival Turns Over A New Leaf

26 Aug 2011 in Festival, Gaelic, Highland, News, Writing

For the first time since it started seven years ago, Gaelic literature and publishing is to have a key role at Blas 2011.

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New Fèis Officer in Lochaber

23 Aug 2011 in Gaelic, Highland, Music, News

Fèisean nan Gàidheal is pleased to welcome Maria MacInnes to the team as the new Fèis Development Officer based in Lochaber.

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Fèis Fhoirt Summer Sessions | Seiseanan Samhraidh aig Fèis Fhoirt

22 Aug 2011 in Gaelic, Music, News

Fèis Fhoirt has been running successfully throughout the Stirling and Falkirk area for the past three years.

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Measuring the Success of your Live Event

18 Aug 2011 in Audience Development Blog, Blogs, Dance & Drama, Festival, Film, Gaelic, Heritage, Music, Visual Arts & Crafts

Typically in the marketing and audience development field we collect data about audiences based on attendance, sales and the demographics of our audiences. Sometimes there will be questions added into surveys and box office systems about the quality of the performance, whether the audience member enjoyed the performance, and possibly about how they heard about the event itself. But does this really measure the success of the experience?

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National Voluntary Arts Survey – win £300 for your group!

11 Aug 2011 in Aberdeen City & Shire, Argyll & the Islands, Dance & Drama, Festival, Film, Gaelic, Heritage, Highland, Moray, Music, News, Orkney, Outer Hebrides, Shetland, Visual Arts & Crafts, Writing

Fill in the National Voluntary Arts Survey and you’ll be helping Voluntary Arts to help you, by giving them the information decision-makers need to hear.

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St Kilda Day

4 Aug 2011 in Gaelic, Heritage, Highland, News, Outer Hebrides

Visitors to Uig community hall on Friday the 5th of August 2011 will have an exciting opportunity to get an insight into the past of St Kilda, the interesting work being carried out by Historic Scotland on the islands right now as well as the plans for the future St Kilda centre in Uig.

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