DURNESS Village Hall. Burns Day Lunch, Friday, January 25, with music from Katy and Donnie McDougall.
KINLOCHBERVIE Ceilidh House. North West Communities Writing Group meets on the first Thursday of the
month from 12 noon until 3.00pm. All welcome. For more information, telephone Mary Mackay on 01971-511255.
LOCHINVER Village Hall (Community Room). Assynt Field Club AGM and Quiz, followed by cheese and wine,
Thursday, January 17, at 7.45pm.
GLASGOW National Piping Centre. Paul Anderson & Friends, Thursday, January 24, at 7.30pm. The composer of
some 450 tunes, Paul Anderson is today’s leading exponent and scholar of the so-called North East fiddle style. A
former research fellow at Aberdeen University’s Elphinstone Institute, where he compiled a collection of largely
unpublished tunes, he was taught by Douglas Lawrence, a pupil of Hector MacAndrew who could trace his
playing style back to Highland Perthshire’s Niel Gow. Box office: 0141 353 8000.
TONGUE Kyle Centre. Art Group meets every Thursday during school term, 7.30 to 9.30pm. £1, includes tea,
coffee and biscuits. All welcome. Call Stuart on 01847611377 for more information.
Kyle of Tongue Hostel. Tongue and Bettyhill “Step-it Up Highland group” meets at 1 o’clock every Wednesday
at the hostel to enjoy a short walk. Contact Ruth on 01847 611327 for details.
Kyle Centre. Tongue Tots meet on Wednesdays in term time, 10.30am-12 noon. Babies and toddlers welcome.
BETTYHILL Village Hall. Panto (Cinderella), Friday, January 4, and Saturday, January 5. See posters for further
Village Hall. Bowling Club, Thursdays, 7.00-10.00pm. Beginners very welcome. Contact Jane Kitchener on 01641-
ULLAPOOL MacPhail Centre. Mairi Campbell: Auld Lang Syne, Friday, January 18, 7.30pm.
INVERNESS Eden Court (Empire Theatre). Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Viennese Gala, Thursday, January
10, at 7.30pm. Box office: 01463 234 234.
Eden Court (Empire Theatre). An Treas Suaile (Third Wave) Sunday, January 27, at 7.30pm. A deeply reflective
audio-visual performance about the Iolaire disaster co-commissioned from Julie Fowlis and Duncan Chisholm in
three movements featuring newly composed music, traditional material and archive recordings with on-stage
visuals and projection mapping. Box office: 01463 234 234.

To add to the list, e-mail whatson@bratach.co.uk or telephone Morag MacLeod at any reasonable hour (01641 561214).

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