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Highland Pictish Picks For Summer Days Out

With the school holidays now underway, local people and visitors are being reminded that the rich Pictish heritage of the Highland Council area is a perfect theme for a summer day out. The Highland Pictish Trail, which dates back more than 25 years, has recently been extended to include 32 of the area’s most impressive… Read more »Read more

Inverness Leisure welcomes Scottish Rugby

In partnership Highland Rugby Club, Inverness Leisure Centre has welcomed Scottish Rugby to the city for training ahead of the Commonwealth Games this summer. The High Life Highland facility provided players use of the newly refurbished strength and conditioning suite along with access to the Canal Park pitch for preparations for the games. The team… Read more »Read more

Consultation on free period product provision in Highland

The Highland Council has launched a public consultation to ask people’s views on where and how they would like to see free period products made available in the Highland area. In 2021, Scotland became the first country to pass a law to make period products freely available and reasonably easily accessible to anyone who needs… Read more »Read more

Learn all about the Dunes

High Life Highland Countryside Rangers and NatureScot have unveiled two new interpretation panels at the north and south ends of Dunnet Bay in Caithness. Dunnet Bay boasts some of the most stunning coastline in the far north of Scotland, but it is also a fragile habitat for many species. NatureScot in partnership with the High… Read more »Read more

Weaving Tales: Lochaber Story Quilt

As part of Scotland’s Year of Stories, High Life Highland has secured funding from Museums and Galleries Scotland for a Lochaber-wide quilt project. The aim of the Weaving Tales project is to create a story quilt, with each square telling the story of its creator, which will also be shared in an accompanying storybook. Highland’s… Read more »Read more

Inverness Highland Games tickets now on sale

There are just two weeks to go and tickets for this year’s Inverness Highland Games are available now. The Games, at Bught Park on Saturday, July 16, will feature the magnificent heavies, track and field athletics, pipes and drums and Highland Dancing. High Life Highland runs the event supported by the Inverness Highland Games Committee… Read more »Read more

Woolly Weekend is back!

If you’re barmy about woollen crafts and all things fleecy, head down to the Highland Folk Museum this weekend to experience some traditional skills in action and have a go yourself. The High Life Highland museum is holding its annual celebration of wool on July 2 and 3 and there will be a range of… Read more »Read more

Welcome donation of Tweed to tapestry project

A generous donation of Harris Tweed to the team behind a tapestry that will capture the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands has been welcomed. The tapestry is being created as part of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project, a partnership project between The Highland Council and High Life Highland, which will be… Read more »Read more