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The team at Skye and Lochalsh Archive is looking forward to the relaunch of a popular cartoon character collection when “The Rebirth of Angus Og” comes to the island’s Staffin Hall on 30th March. Visitors to the event are promised to rediscover the wit, charm and general hilarity of Angus Og. Catherine MacPhee, High Life… Read more »Read more

Badminton Tournament returns for primary pupils

Golspie High School was the venue for the return of the Primary Schools Badminton tournament after an absence of three years. A total of 28 pupils took part in the primary six and primary seven tournament at Golspie High School. Speaking about the event, Elissa Stevenson, High Life Highland’s Active Schools Co-ordinator explained, “Seven schools… Read more »Read more

‘Lost Threads and Severed Ties’ exhibition comes to Inverness Museum and Art Gallery

The team at Inverness Museum & Art Gallery is looking forward to welcoming the artist Mark Lomax to this city centre location on Saturday afternoon (11th March). The artist will be in the city to talk about his exhibition Lost Threads and Severed Ties, which is currently on show in the Main Art Gallery. High… Read more »Read more

Digital Tapestry Contract Awarded to Zubr Curio

On behalf of The Highland Council, High Life Highland are delighted to announce that a leading augmented and virtual reality studio, Zubr Curio – who specialise in digital interpretation for museums, galleries, libraries and heritage sites, have been awarded a contract to create additional digital elements for the Tapestry of the Highlands and Islands. Zubr… Read more »Read more

Helping people stay steady on their feet

New strength and balance exercise classes are being offered by High Life Highland, supported by NHS Highland, to help people stay steady on their feet and prevent the risk of falling. Anyone can have a fall, but older people are more vulnerable and likely to fall, especially if they have a long-term health condition and… Read more »Read more

Lochcarron Weavers Donate Tartan to the Tapestry of the Highlands and Islands

The design team from the Tapestry of the Highlands and Islands recently met with community stitchers from around the Lochcarron area, in one of a series of in-person workshops which also included Helmsdale, Ullapool and Inverness. As part of the gathering they were joined by the Lochcarron Weavers with a donation of tartan for use… Read more »Read more

Successful winter cross country series for Ross-shire and East Sutherland schools

The Active Schools Winter Cross Country Series returned to the Highland area in late 2022 kicking off with Inver in November 2022, followed by meets in Alness, Dingwall and Invergordon. The final event in the series took place in Dornoch on 7 February 2023. A total of 15 schools from across Ross-Shire and East Sutherland… Read more »Read more

Rangers to deliver wildflower project in schools and online across Highland

The High Life Highland Countryside Rangers are helping teachers and pupils make space for nature this spring by encouraging learning and creation of a very special and increasingly rare habitat. From February, classes in primary schools will be able to book a local ranger to deliver outdoor sessions all about wildflowers and the benefits they… Read more »Read more

Calling all Primary Schools to take part in Time Capsule Project at Inverness Castle

As works progress on the transformation of Inverness Castle into a world class visitor experience, set to open in 2025, the project team would like to invite all primary schools in the Highlands to take part in a project that will see a time capsule, sponsored by Bancon Construction, suspended in the original well within… Read more »Read more

Benedetti Foundation residency sessions with Highland young people

High Life Highland is delighted to welcome The Benedetti Foundation to schools in the area for a week-of music residency sessions from 13 to 17 February 2023. A series of school visits over the first three days of the residency will see over 1200 Primary school pupils involved in the inspirational activities including exploring rhythm,… Read more »Read more