St DuthusBed & Breakfast
Halkirk, Caithness, KW12 6YH
Caithness has much to offer throughout the year ~ Highland Games, art exhibitions, live music and lots more…..
2020 ~ owing to coronavirus all scheduled events have been subject to alteration.
CAITHNESS ARTISTS EXHIBITION
2020: online until 31 July
85th Annual event
359 pieces, most are for sale ~ find them at
MUSIC IN THURSO
2019/20 season: September-April (2020/21 dates to be advised)
The 2020 scheduled performances:~
February 18th: Holland-Savaloni Duo (flute and guitar);Schubert, Grannados, Piazolla
March 20th: Antonine Trio (horn, baritone, piano); Vaughan Williams, Strauss, Copland
April 8th: Brodick String Quartet; Beethoven 250th Anniversary programme
MEY HIGHLAND GAMES
2021: August 7 (provisional date), 10am-5pm
Highland & Cultural Games, and Scotland’s only Adaptive Para-Athlete Highland Games.
The Duke of Rothesay (Prince Charles’ title when in Scotland) is Chieftain of the Games.
JOHN O’GROATS BOOK FESTIVAL
2021: April 22-25 (provisional dates)
3rd annual event, extended from 3 to 4 days.
Organised under the auspices of the John O’ Groats Development Trust.
2021: July 16 & 17 (provisional dates)
County Show to be held in Thurso this year (held alternate years in Wick/Thurso)
HIGHLAND ARCHAEOLOGY FESTIVAL
Digital version of the annual conference ~ series of free online evening talks spread over two weeks during September/October
Friday 25 September, 7.30pm ~ Megalith or Overkill? Rethinking the multiple stone rows of Caithness and Sutherland
Talk given by Dr Kenny Brophy of the University of Glasgow
Tickets needed ~ limited places, book early
SPECIAL TREATS COMING UP…
Opera Highlights ~ touring 2020
Presented at different venues each year, not in our region for Spring this year.
(Opera Highlights was presented in Halkirk’s Ross Institute in 2018 – excellent evening!)
Pop-Up Opera 2020 ~ socially-distanced audiences ~ see website for news and booking
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
WICK PIPE BAND
Pipe Band Hall, High Street,Wick
www.wickpipeband.org ~ also on facebook
Weekly Scottish Variety Shows, July-September.
Street Parades during the summer.
The band performs at many local events ~ shows, Games, galas…
THURSO PIPE BAND also performs throughout the year at local events and in the Street Parades.