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HIGH LIFE HIGHLAND WELCOMES ALL CREATURES “GREAT AND SMALL” TO INVERNESS MUSEUM

The team at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is pleased to announce this weekend’s city arrival of a family friendly exhibition exploring creatures and animals through contemporary craft making. The exhibition at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery opens its doors to the public on Saturday 29th October and will run until February next year. Speaking… Read more »Read more

Preparing for a ‘Night at the BOOtanics’

As the spooktacular event at Inverness Botanic Gardens returns this week – the ‘Night at the BOOtanics’ experience – families with tickets for the event are in for a treat! With the gardens transformed into a light and projection experience featuring the plants, gardens and many surprising features, this amazing event will see visitors taking… Read more »Read more

CITY ANNOUNCES ‘2022 BIG BANG’ BONFIRE

Following the success of last year’s firework display that took place in the city, The Inverness Events and Festivals Working Group is pleased to announce that this year’s event will return to the Bught Park for the traditional bonfire and firework display. The event will take place on Saturday 5th November with gates opening at… Read more »Read more

CELEBRATE THE CALEDONIAN CANAL BICENTANARY AND WALK WITH HIGH LIFE HIGHLAND

The team at HLH Libraries are inviting people to join them on Friday 28th October for a walk to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Caledonian Canal, which opened on 23rd October 1822. Working in collaboration with HLH Countryside Rangers and partnering with Merkinch Local Nature Reserve, the team are encouraging people to take part in… Read more »Read more

SPIRIT OF THE HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS PORTAL BIG HIT AT NORTH COAST VISITOR CENTRE

The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands 360 degree immersive portal experience has been declared a ‘big hit’ with visitors to the North Coast Visitor Centre this October school Holidays. The Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project is a partnership project between The Highland Council and High Life Highland, and is delivered in collaboration… Read more »Read more

Joint statement: High Life Highland and Highland Council work together for financial stability
HLH Chair Mark Tate & Councillor Raymond Bremner.

The Council is working closely with key public, private and third sector partners to understand the shared impact of the current financial crisis and the action that can be taken to maximise combined resources to deliver core services across Highland, through collective budget strategies and redesign. As part of this work, The Highland Council and… Read more »Read more

NEW HIGHLIFE MEMBER POCKETS AN iPHONE

When Ryan Renwick from Golspie signed up to be a highlife member last month, he didn’t realise that doing so would automatically enter him into the charity’s free September prize draw to win an Apple iPhone13. But that’s exactly what happened, meaning that Ryan is now the proud owner of a top-of-the-range phone, courtesy of… Read more »Read more

NORTH COAST VISITOR CENTRE NEXT STOP FOR SPIRIT OF THE HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS IMMERSIVE PORTAL

If you are looking for something different to do this October holiday, visit the North Coast Visitor Centre where Spirit of the Highlands and Islands will be showcasing the immersive portal until Saturday 22 October 2022. The North Coast Visitor Centre, a great day out for families and visitors to the area, is one of… Read more »Read more

Countryside Rangers visit Wick school at Caithness Science festival

High Life Highland Countryside Rangers took part in the recent Caithness International Science Festival 2022, with a visit to Newton Park Primary School in Wick where the theme was Scottish mammals. HLH Countryside Ranger Roz Summers said: “It was good to be back in person at this fantastic festival. Over the years the Rangers have… Read more »Read more

Argentina Youth Group explores Skye

Broadford Youth Club in Skye welcomed 18 young people from Argentina who were visiting the area in September. On arrival in Skye, the group joined Broadford Youth Club for a variety of activities and games, bringing delicious cakes for everyone too. The group took part in pool, darts, table tennis, and then a football match… Read more »Read more