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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National Theatre of Scotland, Blas Festival and National Trust for Scotland celebrate Gaelic song

13 Jun 2013 in Argyll & the Islands, Dance & Drama, Gaelic, Highland, Music, News, Outer Hebrides

A new piece of music–theatre celebrating the life and Gaelic song collection of Margaret Fay Shaw.

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Industry experts to give free lecture on Gaelic in publishing

7 Jun 2013 in Gaelic, News, Outer Hebrides, Writing

A well-known Gaelic writer and the director of the Gaelic Books Council will give a free talk on Gaelic in publishing in Benbecula.

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Six weeks to go until Heb Celt

6 Jun 2013 in Festival, Music, News, Outer Hebrides

Not long to go now until the 18th annual HebCelt.

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UHI music students perform at Buckingham Palace

24 May 2013 in Argyll & the Islands, Highland, Music, News, Outer Hebrides

Two music students from the Western Isles performed at Buckingham Palace yesterday. Amy MacAulay (22) from South Uist and Jamie MacDonald (17) from Tiree joined two students from the east Highlands, Greg Barry (20) from Loch Ussie near Dingwall and Euan Smillie (18) f rom Kilmuir  on the Black Isle, to play for a number […]

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Uist-based art student wins national photography award

20 Mar 2013 in News, Outer Hebrides, Visual Arts & Crafts

A UHI fine art student has been named as Student Scottish Nature Photographer of the Year 2012.

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Learning Courses for you at Portree Learning Centre

6 Feb 2013 in News, Outer Hebrides

West Highland College UHI, Portree Learning Centre are currently revising Short Courses that they provide and your input is very much valued and appreciated.

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Lewis visit for Gaelic pupils – still time to apply

4 Feb 2013 in Gaelic, Heritage, Music, News, Outer Hebrides

Gaelic speaking pupils have until 15 February to apply to spend a week immersed in Gaelic culture.

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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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Alan Greig Dance Theatre/Grant Smeaton present DO YOU NOMI?

10 Jan 2013 in Dance & Drama, Highland, News, Outer Hebrides

A new production by award-winning director and actor Grant Smeaton and Scottish choreographer Alan Greig.

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Gaelic panto takes to the road

24 Nov 2012 in Argyll & the Islands, Dance & Drama, Gaelic, Highland, News, Outer Hebrides

Fèisean nan Gàidheal staff will be out and about between 3 and 10 December with their new Gaelic panto.

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