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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What’s on in February on Scotland’s Islands

31 Jan 2012 in Argyll & the Islands, Heritage, Music, News, Orkney, Outer Hebrides, Shetland, Visual Arts & Crafts

Scotland’s Islands has issued an update on What’s On  this February 2012: There’s plenty who will not need reminding of the hug party on Shetland this week – Up Helly Aa is the annual street festival supported by all kinds of activities running through to the end of the week. But this month is bursting with […]

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St John’s Head Climb film & Old Man of Hoy exhibition

30 Jan 2012 in Heritage, Music, News, Orkney, Visual Arts & Crafts

Friday 24 February 2012 (from 7pm – 9:30pm) – A date for your diary – a full night of happenings at the Hoy Kirk.

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Revised Accreditation Scheme for Museums launched

14 Dec 2011 in Heritage, News

Museums Galleries Scotland, in partnership with Arts Council England, CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales and the Northern Ireland Museums Council, have launched a revised Accreditation Scheme for museums and galleries across the United Kingdom.

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Lochcarron Treehouse documentary programme to be aired on SKY TV

7 Dec 2011 in Heritage, Highland, News, Visual Arts & Crafts

Excitement is building in the communities of Lochcarron, Strathcarron and Kishorn as the screening of the Great British Treehouse Challenge is about to take place on SKY 1 and SKY 1 HD on Monday 12th December 2011 at 8pm.

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Winter at Kilmartin House Museum

23 Nov 2011 in Argyll & the Islands, Heritage, News

Kilmartin House Museum in Kilmartin, Argyll, has launched it’s January-March 2012 programme.

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A-B-Tree: Celebrating Scotland’s Literary Tree Tradition – End Of Phase 1

18 Nov 2011 in Artforms, Gaelic, Heritage, News, Writing

A national project which celebrates the traditional Scottish link between trees and writing concludes its first phase with two events, one in Edinburgh and one in Helmsdale. Known as the Tree Ogham, or Tree Alphabet, each letter of the Gaelic alphabet has an associated tree or shrub, and the A-B-Tree project’s first phase is a […]

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What’s on at the Hoy Kirk and Hoy heritage project

26 Oct 2011 in Heritage, News, Orkney

Keep up-to-date with what’s happening in the Hoy heritage project in Orkney.

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Feis Rois organises special events for Frisian visitors

25 Oct 2011 in Dance & Drama, Gaelic, Heritage, Highland, Music, News

Feis Rois are looking forward to welcoming 21 visitors from North Friesland with two special events at Inverness and Cromarty on the 27 & 28 October 2011.

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Scapa Flow Landscape Partnership artist in residence appointed

25 Oct 2011 in Film, Heritage, News, Orkney, Visual Arts & Crafts

A short residency, funded by the Scapa Flow Landscape Partnership Scheme (SFLPS), has been awarded to the Stromness based filmmaker Mark Jenkins.

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Timespan Museum and Art Gallery bid farewell

21 Oct 2011 in Heritage, Highland, News, Visual Arts & Crafts

Timespan Museum and Art gallery is having a change of Director at the end of the month. Nicola Henderson, who has been in post for just over 3 years is moving to Aberdeen to be near her husband, Alastair.

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