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Area: Highland

Category Highland

Member of the Local History Societies - Highlands and Islands Grouping

Established in 1987:  '* To support the conservation of buildings of historical or architectural importance; * To promote the advancement of education; * To encourage the conservation of natural features, landscape, ecology and character of the area; * To stimulate public interest in the history, character, beauty and wildlife of the area; * To nurture artistic activity, locally nationally and internationally.'

Category Highland

Member of the Local History Societies - Highlands and Islands Grouping

Category Highland

'The Festival is provided by the Highland Council and runs over 3 weeks each late September/October to celebrate the heritage of the Highlands from earliest settlers to modern times, below ground and above. Whether you are a seasoned archaeologist or a complete beginner, the Festival will let you explore an amazing range of places and collections. There’s something to suit everyone and many of the events are free!'

'A celebration of science and technology in Inverness and surrouding area. Our program is all free and open to schools, families and the general public.' Normally held Late April - Early May.

'Lyth Arts Centre (LAC) is the UK’s most northerly mainland arts centre in the heart of Caithness, Scotland. Every year from February to December, we present a programme of live performances from touring companies and visual arts – from Scotland, the UK and the world. This includes theatre, dance, family events, jazz, folk, classical and world music, comedy, circus, and much more. LAC also presents performances in around 12 village halls and community centres across Caithness and North Sutherland.'

Category Highland

Member of the Local History Societies - Highlands and Islands Grouping

Category Arts Festivals

'Our annual programme offers talks and readings by high-profile authors, inspirational speakers, new and established writers, and Gaelic language events. The Festival also includes live music, drama and dance performances, film and visual arts exhibitions, creative workshops for people of all ages and ability, and opportunities for children and young adults to showcase their own creativity. The festival even has its own Fringe, with local creative groups staging their own events in festival week.' Normally held Early September.

'Ullapool Book Festival is an intimate and welcoming literary festival on the shores of Loch Broom in the Highlands of Scotland.'  Normally held Early May.

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