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06 May 2015Inverness Museum & Art Gallery Events

Bookable Events (£3 per event. Booking essential - in person at the Inverness Museum & Art Gallery or 01463 237114 or email Cait@highlifehighland.com):

Tea (through) Time  with the Gramophone DJ.

Saturday 16 May,  2pm – 4pm. 

From Flappers to Teddy Boys, join us on a journey through dance music from the 1920’s to the late 1950’s.  Enjoy a cup of tea and a slice of cake, or two, and let Martin McKay and his gramophones take you on a journey through time.  Bringing the past alive through the use of twin 1930’s Gramophones on Shellac.

R.S.V.P. Cait or tel. 01463 237114 by Thurs 14 May.
£3.00, Concessions £2.00

 

'Illuminating Inverness: Academy Street Revealed.'

Wed. 13 May, 10.30-12.00 at The Highland Archive Centre 'History behind Academy Street'.

Fri. 12 June, 13.00-14.00 at Inverness Museum 'Exploring the origins of the Rose Street Foundry Mosaics' - Eileen MacAskill.

Sat. 13 June, 12.00-13.30 starting at Inverness Museum 'Academy Street Heritage Tour'. A guided tour.

 

FREE 'drop-in' events:

Sat. 16 May, at The Highland Archive Centre  'AI Welders Day'

Sat 6 June,  13.00-14.00 at Inverness Museum 'Academy Street Revealed' - Exhibition Opening - light refreshments available.

20 April 2015Building Scotland Exhibition

'An exhibition celebrating 14 of Scotland's traditional building materials'.

Free admission.

19 April - 15 June 2015.

Lecture: 'The fabric of Scotland's Heritage - Moses Jenkins, Historic Scotland on 21 April 2015, 12.30-13.30.

Inverness City Library.

www.highlifehighland.com

 

20 April 2015Groam House Museum Lectures

The 2015 Lecture Series (April to September) can be found at

www.groamhouse.org.uk

Access to the Groam House website can be obtained through our 'Links'.

Then select 2015 Lecture Series from the menu on the left hand side of the Groam House Home Page.

08 April 2015Lochbroom Field Club dates for your diary

Monday May 11th  Lochbroom Field Club

Talk by Dr Scott Timpany (Environmental Geoarchaeologist . ORCA Marine & Orkney College UHI)

'A Tale of Two Hut Circles: Shedding New Light on the Former Landscape of Wester Ross'.

This talk will show how analysis of pollens, dating from prehistoric to post medieval,  gives evidence of vegetation change and of human farming activity in the landscape. The investigations were carried out at two sites at Achtercairn, Gairloch as part of the Wedigs Project. 

The talk will be preceded by the launch of the Final Report of the Wedigs project that Anna Welti has headed up.

Venue  Ullapool, MacPhail Centre 7.30pm. Non-members of Lochbroom Field Club,  £3.00

The Macphail Centre is accessed through the High School entrance. There is a large car park at the High School.

 

There will be two field trips relating to this talk:

Sunday May 10th Visit with Dr Timpany to Achtercairn Wedigs sites, Gairloch.

Monday May 11th Visit with Dr Timpany to Achiltibuie Wedigs sites. We will be back in Ullapool in time for the above lecture.

If interested please ring Anna Welti 01854 612647 (annawelti@btinternet.com) for details of times and where to meet.

23 March 2015Bursary award 2015

 

No Bursary has been awarded in 2015.

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