HUNDREDS of photographs of Wick life spanning more than half a century are to go on show during the town's gala week. They will form an exhibition called The McDonald Collection being held at the St Fergus Church Hall for one day only on Wednesday, 31st July 2019.
The book is titled "A History of Wick and Keiss Baptist Church". It will first be available to purchase on the evening of Thursday the 14th of February 2019 at Wick Heritage Museum at a talk by archivist Gordon Reid, titled "Ganseys- their art, craft and Caithness traditions", which will commence at 7pm.
On 11 November 2018, 100 years since Armistice, bells will ring out in unison from churches and cathedrals in villages, towns and cities across the country. As part of "Her Majesty's Government" ambition for Bells to ring out at 12.30pm on the 11th of November, to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice, which signalled the end of the First World War, a team of some of the Poltney Bell Ringers will join the congregation of St John's Scottish Episcopal Church, Moray Street, Wick on Sunday 11th November 2018.
The annual display of Christmas Trees at St Fergus church, Wick by community groups has grown to its largest yet. Several groups had people on hand to explain what their groups do and what a huge variety there was even though there are many more groups out there.
Rev. John Nugent the minister at St Fergus Church handed over £794 from the Wedding Dresses display by the ladies at St Fergus Church, Wick.
The ladies of St Fergus church rallied round to help Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) with yet another fund raiser. Each year they choose a cause to support either abroad or local This year they decide to help CHAT in their efforts to stop continued reduction in local health services by NHS Highland.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Thurso has received a fibre glass replica of a historical stone, which will be displayed on Saturday, 26 April from 1-5pm during free tours of the new Thurso meeting house. The stone was originally part of a building in Stirling, where its inscription, ‘What E’er Thou Art, Act Well Thy Part,’ inspired a young man named David Oman McKay as he struggled with homesickness.
Barbara Haywood chuckles as she remembers one particularly memorable Sunday. Members of her church were meeting in the Thurso Youth Center, which also was a hostel at the time.
Wick St Fergus held their first Christmas Tree Festival on Saturday 14th December 2013, and invited Charities and other groups to come along to the Church and decorate a tree and showcase their activities. Usual stalls, Christmas flowers, music and a sales table were on show with tea, coffee and cakes and mince pies on offer to warm before venturing out again to the high gales on Saturday.