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What’s On At Caithness Horizons: November/December 2013

29th November 2013

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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. A fantastic opportunity to buy original art work for Christmas gifts!

Special Events

A Northerly Land by George Gunn - book launch
Tuesday 3rd December
7.30pm
Admission Free

‘A Northerly Land’ is a new volume by Caithness poet, George Gunn. Playwright as well as poet, George Gunn’s work is lyrical and politically switched on, a distinct voice that speaks for the Highlands and his native Caithness, but refuses to be contained by geography. People are George Gunn’s concern, whether in Caithness or Crete, and love the driving force behind his pen. Caithness itself shimmers in these poems, with imagery of land, light and sea.

This book emerged from a recent creative collaboration with musician Iain Copeland. In January, George and Iain will perform some of these poems set to new music, live at the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow.

Come and see our ‘Northerly Land’ through George Gunn’s creative eye.

We’re delighted to welcome Gordon Gunn to this event adding his own distinct musical genius to the evening.

Copies of ‘A Northerly Land’ will be on sale, and George will be happy to sign them on the night.


Santa’s Grotto – organised by Thurso Town Improvements Association
Saturday 7th & Saturday 14th December
10.30am – 1.30pm & 2pm – 4.30pm

Santa is coming! On two Saturdays in December Santa will be here in his Grotto with his helpers from 10.30am to 1.30pm and 2pm to 4.30pm. I hope you have your Christmas lists at the ready!

In the Gallery

Christmas Market
Saturday 7th December
10am – 5pm

On Saturday 7th December our Gallery will once again be transformed into a bustling Christmas Market. This a year we have a huge range of fantastic locally made items for sale and some wonderful ideas for Christmas gifts.

Christmas Showcase
11th December – 24th December

This year we will be extending your opportunity to purchase local art and craft by showcasing locally made items in the Gallery along with an exhibition of local paintings. All items and paintings will be for sale from the 11th December throughout the Christmas period.

Peter’s Pals

Peter’s Christmas Workshop!
Saturday 30th November
2pm – 4pm

Our Peter’s Pals Christmas event will be open to all children who would like to come along and have a go at printing a Christmas card or making a snowflake decoration. Just pop down to Caithness Horizons between 2pm & 4pm and join in with the festivities!

And Finally!

This December Caithness Horizons will be 5 years old! Where has the time gone? We will be celebrating our 5th birthday with a one off publication which will be available from 18th December and of course....lots of cake!

 

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