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 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.

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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.

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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 Mandy Haggith

The Art of Decoration

1 Oct 2012 in Features, Highland, Showcase, Visual Arts & Crafts


Mandy Haggith explores the mix of art, craft and business at Highland Stoneware.

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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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David Morrison 1941-2012

7 Sep 2012 in Features, Highland, Visual Arts & Crafts, Writing

Landscape by David Morrison

The death of David Morrison has robbed the Scottish arts and literary scene of an important voice.

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Feature by Pamela Conacher

HI-Arts Reflections: Gilly Langton

1 Sep 2012 in Features, Highland, Showcase, Visual Arts & Crafts

Brooch by Gilly Langton

Pamela Conacher explains how jewellery designer Gilly Langton made her move to the Highlands & Islands.

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Feature by Jenny McBain

From There To Here

27 Aug 2012 in Features, Highland, Showcase, Visual Arts & Crafts

Christine Morrison

Jenny McBain looks at a project aimed at breaking barriers and building bridges in mental health.

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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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