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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


Within the next week or so, the City of Inverness will wave goodbye to 2022 and welcome 2023 in style. The City’s Red-Hot Highland Fling is one of a series of experiences presented by Highland Council’s Inverness Events and Festivals Working Group which is financially supported by the Inverness Common Good Fund. Organisers are reminding… Read more »Read more

HLH Dingwall and Black Isle gym update

High Life Highland’s Dingwall Leisure Centre is on schedule for the reopening of its gym on Wednesday 4 January 2023 following an upgrade over the festive season. The facility is the latest High Life Highland site to benefit from an ongoing programme to upgrade gyms across the charity’s network. Customers keen to try out the… Read more »Read more


It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas for new High Life Highland member Robert Paterson of Craig Maclean Leisure Centre in Grantown-on-Spey as the winner of the charity’s free prize draw for November. When Robert became a new highlife member last month, he was automatically entered into the draw to win an Apple watch,… Read more »Read more

High Life Highland seeks new board members

High Life Highland (HLH) is seeking to appoint two new independent directors to the charity’s Board to provide strategic direction, expert advice and governance to the charity. High Life Highland is keen to recruit people with a strong track record in management who will be committed and effective ambassadors for the charity. Applicants with financial… Read more »Read more

Final stop for 2022 immersive tour is Badenoch

The Badenoch capital of Kingussie marked the last stop this year for the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands immersive portal tour. Talla Nan Ros in Kingussie hosted the 360 degree immersive experience where members of the community were able to visit and enjoy a virtual journey through the Highlands and Islands. The Spirit of… Read more »Read more