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.


Profile photo of David Pollock

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.

Profile photo of Northings

Feature by Northings

Mariafest 2012

6 Dec 2012 in Features, Festival, Showcase

Moscow Armenian Theatre's The Voice

Hamish MacDonald reports from a return visit to Mariafest in Ukriane.

Profile photo of Lindy Cameron

Feature by Lindy Cameron

Cromarty Film Festival – An Appreciation in Anticipation

14 Nov 2012 in Features, Festival, Film, Highland

Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in Annie Hall

Film-maker Lindy Cameron’s personal appreciation of the Cromarty Film Festival.

Profile photo of Mandy Haggith

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.

Profile photo of Northings

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.

Profile photo of Northings

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.

Profile photo of Northings

Feature by Northings

Return of The Gillie Mor

9 Mar 2012 in Features, Festival, Highland, Showcase

Kevin Williamson

Christine Gunn sets the scene for a celebration of folk culture in Caithness.

Profile photo of Northings

Feature by Northings

Tired But Inspired

20 Feb 2012 in Features, Festival, Moray, Music, Showcase


Kressana Aigner sees Showcase Scotland from the delegate’s perspective.

Profile photo of Katie Laing

Feature by Katie Laing

Mod Memories and New Beginnings

14 Oct 2011 in Features, Festival, Gaelic, Music, Outer Hebrides

Children from Back School offer a colourful welcome to the Stornoway Mod

Katie Laing looks at memories of the first Stornoway Mod and a new choir making use of internet technology.

Profile photo of Sue Wilson

Feature by Sue Wilson

Blas 2011: The Boy and the Bunnet

1 Sep 2011 in Features, Festival, Highland, Music, Showcase, Writing

Aonghas MacNeacail has adapted James Robertson's story into Gaelic

SUE WILSON investigates what connects this year’s Blas festival, Peter and the Wolf and the Curriculum For Excellence?

Page 1 of 9123...Last »