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Village Halls News

3/1/2017
Watten Hogmanay PartyTo Welcome 2017Thumbnail for article : Watten Hogmanay PartyTo Welcome 2017
A good welcome for 2017 was had by local residents at Watten Village Hall.   Check out the Photo Gallery..  
10/9/2016
Watten Fun Day - Sunday 18 September 2016Thumbnail for article : Watten Fun Day - Sunday 18 September 2016
Fun day for all - BBQ, Fresh pancakes being made with a variety of toppings.   Mr Fox Treasure Hunt, Come and see the animals, Bounce and Slide Bouncy Castle, Bottle Stall, Face Painting, Chocolate Fountain, Watten Primary School Art Competition, Raffle.  
21/8/2016
Bower Gala 2016Thumbnail for article : Bower Gala 2016
The 2016 Bower Gala was held on Saturday 20th August.   The weather had been very heavy rain in the night before but happily it cleared up by the afternoon.  
22/8/2015
Bower Gala 2015Thumbnail for article : Bower Gala 2015
See photos of Bower Gala 2015 in the photo gallery..  
24/8/2014
Watten Fun Day 2014Thumbnail for article : Watten Fun Day 2014
There was plenty of fun, flowers and ferrets at the Watten Fund day on Sunday 24th August 2014.   Tea and cakes or burgers and sausages depending on how hungry you were.  
16/8/2014
Bower Gala 2014Thumbnail for article : Bower Gala 2014
See all the 2014 photos in the photo gallery..  
9/6/2014
Berriedale Fun Run/WalkThumbnail for article : Berriedale Fun Run/Walk
Participants in a 10k-5k funrun/walk along the Welbeck Estate road at Berriedale on Sunday were rewarded with a lovely sunny day.  Funds raised went to the Red Cross, Macmillan Cancer Support and the refurbishment of the local hall.  
7/1/2014
Caithness Horizons: Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival 2014Thumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons: Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival 2014
Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming 2014.   Homecoming Scotland 2014 offers a year-long programme of events celebrating the very best of Scotland’s food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.  
11/12/2013
Freedom of John O’Groats conferred on John GreenThumbnail for article : Freedom of John O’Groats conferred on John Green
The freedom of the most northerly community in Great Britain – John O’Groats – has been bestowed by The Highland Council on former Highland Councillor and local resident of John O’Groats Mr John Houston Green.   Tributes were paid to Mr Green at a ceremony held at John O’Groats Village Hall on Tuesday evening (10 December 2013).  
29/11/2013
What’s On At Caithness Horizons: November/December 2013Thumbnail for article : What’s On At Caithness Horizons: November/December 2013
Cafe Exhibitions Meg Telfer & Rhona Graham November Until the end of November these two local artists will be exhibiting their work in the Gallery Cafe.   Christmas Exhibition December Throughout the whole of December an exhibition of small works by local artists will be on show.  
29/10/2013
Keiss Halloween PartyThumbnail for article : Keiss Halloween Party
THE spooks, witches and vampires decided to have some fun in Keiss hall before spiriting themselves off on the trail of toil and trouble, later this week.  There were some ghostly games and competitions and plenty to eat and drink, at the early Halloween party, at the weekend.  
18/9/2013
Busy Bees Revamped Outdoor Play AreaThumbnail for article : Busy Bees Revamped Outdoor Play Area
Nursery children at Bower Busy Bees are thoroughly enjoying the recent revamp of their outdoor play area.  The Highland Council Community Payback, under the management of Rodney Brass, painted the wooden fence, furniture and play equipment within the nursery garden ready for the children returning from the school holidays.  
24/8/2013
Historical Cooking With Peter's Pals At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Historical Cooking With Peter's Pals At Caithness Horizons
Petr's Pals Curators Club for youngsters is getting popular and priority is given to them for events.   Book early for your children if you want them to attend.  
17/8/2013
Bower Gala 2013Thumbnail for article : Bower Gala 2013
See the 2013 Bower Gala photos in the photo gallery..  
31/7/2013
What’s on in August at Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : What’s on in August at Caithness Horizons
Exhibitions Sue Jane Taylor “Beatrice Works” Exhibition Temporary Exhibition Gallery Until 22nd August The “Beatrice Works” exhibition is open until 22nd August so if you haven’t already been to see it make sure you don’t miss your chance! Thurso Gala: Children’s Art Competition Exhibition Cafe Throughout August Throughout August the Thurso Gala children’s art competition entries will be brightening up our Cafe walls.   Do come and have a look at the fantastic work that is on display.  
17/7/2013
Caithness Horizons Gains New Project FundingThumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Gains New Project Funding
MUSEUM PROJECTS TO RECEIVE £300K INVESTMENT ANNOUNCED.   A new roof, Homecoming 2014 events, collection redisplays, enhanced security and marketing training and support are some of the benefits to come from Museums Galleries Scotland’s new Strategic Investment Fund.  
13/5/2013
Caithness Horizons Museums at Night EventThumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Museums at Night Event
“Inaugural Meeting of the Great Guild of Museologists” Museums at Night is Culture24's UK-wide festival of inspiring after hours cultural events in Museums and Galleries.  It runs from Thursday 16th May until Saturday 18th May 2013.  
31/3/2013
Visit The Island Of Stroma With Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Visit The Island Of Stroma With Caithness Horizons
Stroma Visit - Saturday 10th August 2013 Last year we organised a visit to Stroma, prompted by interest from the Islands Book Trust, and readers of their book Stroma, published in 2010.  Taking the abandoned island as its subject, the book features photos by Roddie Ritchie, with poetry by Caithness writer George Gunn.  
31/3/2013
‘Beatrice Works’ Education Programme With Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : ‘Beatrice Works’ Education Programme With Caithness Horizons
We’re planning an ambitious programme of events to complement this Summer’s major exhibition in our Gallery.   During May and June, Sutherland based artist Sue Jane Taylor will be joined by Caithness STEM Ambassadors to work with young people from Caithness and North Sutherland schools, exploring how current developments in renewable technology are making an impact locally as well as nationally and internationally.  
31/3/2013
What's Coming Up At Caithness Horizons
April Exhibition of paintings inspired by the Caithness landscape by local artist Tom Newton.  21st April—Peter’s Pals session on Museum Pests with fibre artist Joanne B Kaar.