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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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

2 Jun 2003 in Features, Music, Orkney

SIR PETER MAXWELL DAVIES is one of the leading composers of his generation, and was the driving force behind the launch of the St Magnus Festival in 1977. Sir Peter talks to Kenny Mathieson about the festival, Orkney, and the newest developments in his work.

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Eden Court, Inverness

2 Jun 2003 in Dance & Drama, Features, Film, Highland, Music

Eden Court Location:  Inverness Capacity:  810 seat main venue; 76 seat cinema Programme:  Music, drama, dance, comedy, children’s shows, visual arts Director’s Statement Eden Court is the only large scale theatre in the Highlands and as such my aim is very simple – that we put on as wide a range of high quality entertainment […]

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Maggie Macinnes

2 Jun 2003 in Features, Gaelic, Music, Outer Hebrides

MAGGIE MACINNES is one of Scotland’s foremost Gaelic singers and clarsach players. She comes from a long line of singers from the island of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. She describes her long-term relationship with Gaelic songs, and explains what they mean to her.

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