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    7/11/2015
    A Song Among StonesThumbnail for article : A Song Among Stones
    Castletown Heritage Centre, Harbour Road, Castletown.  Saturday 21st November 2015..  
    7/11/2015
    Round House Or Burnt MoundThumbnail for article : Round House Or Burnt Mound
    Castletown Heritage Centre, Harbour Road, Castletown Tuesday 24th November 2015 - 7.30pm..  
    7/11/2015
    Getting The Message AcrossThumbnail for article : Getting The Message Across
    Castletown Heritage Centre, Harbour road, Castletown.  Every Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday - 2.00pm - 4.00pm..  
    24/8/2015
    Caithness Horizons Secures Funding For Viking Festival 2016Thumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Secures Funding For Viking Festival 2016
    Centre For Nordic Studies, UHI Awarded Funding To Work With Caithness Horizons Museum To Develop The Caithness Viking Festival.   Northern Scotland despite its Viking heritage does not have a modern Viking Festival.  
    13/8/2015
    Caithness Horizons Museum welcomes half a million visitors.Thumbnail for article : Caithness Horizons Museum welcomes half a million visitors.
    Tuesday 11th August saw local group No Limits Caithness visit the Museum for a morning packed with Viking activities with Curator Joanne Howdle, or Thordis Eiríksdóttir as she is fondly known to local groups and schools.   The group helped the Museum to hit the half million visitors mark and to celebrate they were presented with a special cake made in the Museum's cafe.  
    10/8/2015
    The Hidden Bronze AgeThumbnail for article : The Hidden Bronze Age
    Saturday 15th August Join Melissa and Romain of the School of Ancient Crafts as we explore how plants and herbs were used in the past.  This workshop will include a spot of foraging as well as making soap with native herbs, using pot-boilers (hot stones) to heat milk and make a soft cheese, baking bread next to an open fire, and much more! Join us again on Sunday 16th August to learn how to build a prehistoric oven in which we will bake fish and bread.  
    23/7/2015
    Biology workshop for children at Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Biology workshop for children at Caithness Horizons
    Join Museum Mascot Peter the Penguin and natural historian Neil Redgate to learn why Museums collect and preserve biology collections.   Thursday 6th August, 10.30am-12.30pm Suitable for children ages between 7 &12 years.  
    17/7/2015
    Castlehill, CaithnessThumbnail for article : Castlehill, Caithness
    Castlehill lies just outside Castletown, Caithness.   The area was once famous for its flagstone industry and the nearby harbour is evidence of that.  
    28/6/2015
    What's On at Caithness Horizons: July 2015
    Cafe Exhibitions Thurso Gala primary school art competition exhibition 6th July - 31st July Gallery Exhibitions Hazel Cashmore 5th June - 30th August Special Events Craft Market Saturday 11th July, 11am – 3pm Local makers display and sell their wares at the first of our Summer Craft Markets.   We'll host another market in July and then one again in August.  
    12/4/2015
    Volunteer At Mary Ann's CottageThumbnail for article : Volunteer At Mary Ann's Cottage
    Would you like to help out at the cottage stopped in time?.