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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Feature by David Pollock

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Celebrate at Celtic Connections

3 Jan 2013 in Features, Festival, Gaelic, Highland, Music

Julie Fowlis

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig celebrate the Gaelic college’s 40th Anniversary at Celtic Connections.

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Feature by David Pollock

Struileag / Shore to Shore

1 Nov 2012 in Dance & Drama, Features, Film, Gaelic, Music, Showcase

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David Pollock reports on a major outreach project focusing on the contemporary Gaelic diaspora.

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Feature by Billy Rough

Musical Adventure Down the Spey

19 Oct 2012 in Features, Highland, Moray, Music, Showcase

Landward's Euan McIlwraith has a go with the band (photo Rob Ward)

The Whisky River Boat Band’s “canoe powered musical odyssey” will feature on BBC2’s Landward.

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Feature by Ian Stephen

A Bit of an Education

24 Sep 2012 in Features, Music, Outer Hebrides, Showcase, Visual Arts & Crafts

Publication by David Connearn

A PERSONAL response from Ian Stephen to the John Cage centenary celebration Silence and Transmission at An Lanntair.

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Feature by John Saich

HI-Arts Reflections: Maryann Frew

1 Aug 2012 in Features, Highland, Music, Showcase

Maryann Frew

In the first of a series of HI~Arts Reflections, John Saich charts the achievements of Inverness based singer-songwriter Maryann Frew.

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Feature by Mandy Haggith

Matching Loch Shiel’s Grandeur in Music

1 Jun 2012 in Features, Festival, Highland, Music, Showcase

The Florin Trio - Charles Mutter, Catherine Rimmer and Alistair Scahill

Violinist Charles Mutter describes his vision for the Loch Shiel Spring Festival.

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Feature by Northings

Admiral Fallow Set Sail for Stornoway

24 May 2012 in Features, Festival, Highland, Music, Outer Hebrides, Showcase

Admiral Fallow are bound for Lewis and beyond this summer

Admiral Fallow are set to make their debut at the Hebridean Celtic Festival, with more festivals to follow.

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Feature by Northings

Celtic Festival set for an Appointment with Mr Scott

16 Apr 2012 in Features, Festival, Music, Outer Hebrides, Showcase

Mike Scott

Mike Scott is set to bring his W B Yeats project to the Hebridean Celtic Festival this summer.

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Feature by Kenny Mathieson

Making Dance Connections

2 Apr 2012 in Aberdeen City & Shire, Dance & Drama, Features, Gaelic, Highland, Moray, Music, Outer Hebrides

Dannsa's current core trio of Sandra Robertson, Fin Moore and Caroline Reagh

Dannsa remain passionately committed to their work in their second decade in Scottish dance and music.

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Feature by Kenny Mathieson

RSNO Go Out and About in Shetland

1 Mar 2012 in Features, Music, Shetland, Showcase

Chris Stout (photo Michelle Fowlis)

New music by fiddler Chris Stout lies at the heart of the RSNO’s latest residency.

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