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Step back in time at Folk Museum’s Outlander Day

Ever fancied experiencing life in the time of the Jacobites? For fans of ‘Outlander’ there is an opportunity next month to get an insight into the lives of characters Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall as the Highland Folk Museum celebrates Outlander Day on Saturday 8th June. The High Life Highland attraction at Newtonmore was used… Read more »Read more

Youth pipe band seek business sponsor to help keep the beat

High Life Highland’s new youth pipe band is really going places! Belgium to be precise, to take part in a special competition and festival in September. To help them get there – as well as rehearse and perform closer to home – they are looking for a business sponsor to support them over the next… Read more »Read more

Lifelong learning at the heart of High Life Highland’s re-launched adult learning service
Adult learners sitting around a table looking at a lady who is pointing at a whiteboard

High Life Highland’s Adult Learning is affirming its identity as a lifelong, life-wide and people-centred service with a new name! Launching during Adult Learners Week (18th-24th May), ‘Learning for Life’ is the new title for High Life Highland’s essential skills provision. The service will continue to provide the established offer of adult literacy, adult numeracy, digital… Read more »Read more

Move more for your mental health: High Life Highland supporting Mental Health Awareness Week
People exercising on treadmills and stair machines in a gym

Numerous studies show that taking part in physical activity is one of the best things that people can do for their physical and mental health and during Mental Health Awareness Week (13th – 19th May), High Life Highland is highlighting the variety of classes and services it has to offer to support everyone with their… Read more »Read more

Come say ‘hello’ at High Life Highland Libraries during Bookbug Week!

An annual celebration of songs, stories and rhymes, Bookbug Week gets underway next week with a whole host of activities happening across High Life Highland libraries. National Bookbug Week takes place from 13th May – 19th May, with this year’s theme being all about saying ‘hello’ in recognition of the many different languages spoken by… Read more »Read more

Offers now open for concession operation of Bellfield Park, Inverness

High Life Highland are pleased to offer the chance to operate this concession at Bellfield Park, Inverness. Bellfield Park is situated close to the centre of Inverness in the picturesque Ness Bank Island area. Bellfield Park consists of 8 full size and 2 mini tennis courts (operated by the tennis club), 1 bike hire (operated… Read more »Read more

Angus Og Goes to Glasgow

In a scene reminiscent of the famous comic strip – Angus Og, is indeed away to Glasgow! But his family need not worry about any shenanigans, as the trip is for a special event to celebrate one of Scotland’s much loved comic strip characters and his creator. Cartoon fans can join Angus Og and a… Read more »Read more

Young cross country runners go for gold at golf club

Primary pupils from schools across East Sutherland in the Highlands have shown they are well above par when it comes to cross country running. The Bonar Bridge and Ardgay Golf Club was the location for last week’s (Friday 26th April) East Sutherland School Sports Association (ESSSA) annual cross country competition, which saw 84 ace pupils… Read more »Read more

Travelling Gallery visits Highland venues

Travelling Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in a bus, is returning to the Highlands with its latest exhibition ‘A Bonnie Way: Unravelling the seduction of the countryside’. The free exhibition – a partnership with Hospitalfield Arts in Arbroath – presents the work of three artists, Bobbi Cameron, Ufuoma Essi and Sarah Rose, from Hospitalfield’s Residencies… Read more »Read more

Colourful artworks brighten up the Botanics

High Life Highland’s Botanic Gardens in Inverness are always a place of colour and beauty, but people may not be aware that the café doubles up as an art gallery, where local artists works are displayed for all to enjoy. Currently showcasing his artistic talents at the Café Botanics is John Nicholson – a well… Read more »Read more