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New Angus Og Archives Project Officer appointed

High Life Highland’s Highland Archive Service has appointed a new Archives Project Officer, Katharine Macfarlane, thanks to support from the Scottish Government Islands Programme. Katharine, a Skye-based writer, will assist in the development of the Angus Og collection of cartoons held at Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre. Katharine’s role will include undertaking research into the… Read more »Read more

Lochaber Story Quilt exhibition opens

Next Monday (6 February 2023) will see the unveiling of the Lochaber Story Quilt at Fort William Library, a project that marked the year of Scotland’s stories in 2022. The quilt will be on display at the library from Monday, and people are invited to view the quilt close-up and share their stories of taking… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland support for people with type 2 diabetes

A new programme called Live It Highland is being provided by High Life Highland in partnership with NHS Highland to support people affected by type 2 diabetes. The programme is facilitated by members of the High Life Highland team, sessions are either face-to-face in various community locations or online. The sessions take place once per… Read more »Read more

Launch of Spirit:360 artists digital platform

Today marks the official launch of the Spirit:360 digital platform of over 60 artists who received up to £1000 commission each to create works that have been inspired from the theme ‘Spirit of the Highlands’.   The online platform features all commissioned artists, each with their own profile page showcasing their work for the project…. Read more »Read more

Caithness stitchers receive first tapestry panels of 2023

The first panels of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands Tapestry of 2023 were handed over to six stitching groups from the area at the Ross Institute in Halkirk this week. The tapestry is being created as part of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project, a partnership project between The Highland Council… Read more »Read more


The team at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery are delighted to be welcoming a new exhibition of illustrations by Mairi Hedderwick for her popular series of children’s books. The exhibition will run from 7th January until 18th February 2023 and is called ‘Imagining an Island’. The exhibition at the city centre venue will present original… Read more »Read more