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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Highlands & Islands Theatre makers encouraged to get involved in Lunchtime drama

5 Feb 2013 in Highland, News, Writing

The search is on for exciting, short work by Highlands & Islands Theatre companies for the Play Pieces lunchtime theatre season.

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New book on the Campbells of Greepe

17 Jan 2013 in Gaelic, Music, News, Outer Hebrides, Writing

A new book documenting the lives of a famed family of Gaelic singers will be officially launched at Celtic Connections.

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Future of the Book: a rich media fiction?

7 Jan 2013 in General, Highland, News, Writing

This AmbITion Scotland Roadshow and webcast will give an insight into some of the issues and opportunities raised by digital (or self) publishing. Whether you’re a reader, writer, author, publisher, or professional who creates or curates written work in the creative, cultural and heritage sector, you’ll be able to explore the emerging potential of using digital publishing tools to enable your written and literary output to have increased global reach, access, impact and scale.

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Anne Cleeves to launch new ‘Shetland’ novel in Mareel in January

19 Dec 2012 in News, Shetland, Writing

Ann Cleeves will launch her fifth ‘Shetland’ novel, Dead Water, on Thursday 31st of January, in Mareel.

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Book launch at Aros Centre

30 Nov 2012 in Highland, News, Writing

A new book by Angus Peter Campbell with photographs by Cailean Maclean will be launched at the Aros Centre, Portree on Saturday 8th December at 2pm.

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Northwords Now on Kindle

29 Nov 2012 in News, Writing

As from November 2012 Northwords Now is available in Kindle format as well as in paper form.

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Submissions invited for new short story prize

28 Nov 2012 in News, Writing

We are delighted to announce the inauguration of the annual White Review Short Story Prize.

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Every Picture Tells a Story blog

21 Nov 2012 in Highland, News, Visual Arts & Crafts, Writing

Bob Pegg has set up a blog on the Every Picture Tells a Story project.

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Shetland celebrates Book Week Scotland

21 Nov 2012 in News, Shetland, Writing

Shetland celebrates Book Week Scotland.

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Highland Youths have their say in the arts as Eden Court announces new CREATIVE Ambassadors

19 Nov 2012 in Dance & Drama, Film, Highland, Music, News, Visual Arts & Crafts, Writing

A panel of 29 young people from across the Highlands, who have been selected to promote the arts and represent Eden Court Theatre within their local communities, met this week for the first time. School pupils from as far afield as Thurso, Lochaber and Plockton travelled to Eden Court for the launch day of the brand new Eden Court CREATIVE Ambassadors scheme.

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