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Scotland’s Housing Expo takes place at Milton of Leys in Inverness from 1 to 31 August showcasing over 50 fantastic houses designed with the future in mind. The homes on view at the Expo bring to life award-winning designs promoting eco-friendly living and using materials in exciting and inspiring ways. Each house plot is unique and, together, the development will be the first of its kind in the UK whilst promoting ‘green’ living to help the planet! The Expo aims to make good design and sustainable features commonplace in every home - just like the indoor WC that was such a revelation in the 1930s!

Scotland’s Housing Expo is based upon similar models found in mainland Europe, and particularly Finland, where historically the housing fair concept has proven very successful in stimulating quality design and innovation for housing. Aspiring to bring about a similar effect in the Highlands and throughout the UK, the Expo offers a model for future housing design and development. The homes on view are for sale or rent, with a proportion available for affordable housing.

KIDS GO FREE AT SCOTLAND’S HOUSING EXPO! Thanks to support from the Inverness Common Good Fund you can take your kids along for free to enjoy a family day out this summer at Scotland’s Housing Expo; an event that will create a vibrant and living community around the development of over 50 fantastic homes, on show to the public during August. All school age children accompanied by an adult go free!

Every day there’ll be something different to see and do over the course of the month-long Expo, just off the A9 at Milton of Leys in Inverness. The event will feature workshops, performers, art and lots of fun indoor and outdoor activities in and around the homes. Check the website for details of the daily programme of events, including seminars for trade and industry. Why not go more than once and buy a season ticket! This ticket enables you to visit the Expo as many times as you wish during August – and all for just £10! Tickets: Season ticket £10, Adult £6, and Concession £4 for Over-60s, Students and unemployed. And remember, kids accompanied by an adult go free! Tickets can be purchased from Eden Court Box Office until 31 July – call 01463 234234. From 1 August tickets can be purchased on site at Scotland’s Housing EXPO Box Office. Or purchase your tickets any time online at www.scotlandshousingexpo.com.

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imag info: Opening Times: We are open from Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm. Exhibitions: Enjoy a range of events and exhibitions throughout the year. Facilities: Browse in our shop and enjoy refreshments in the ‘Cuach’ coffee shop.

Find us behind Inverness Castle:

Access: The museum is fully accessible, and there is a platform lift for access to the ground and first floor galleries. Two parking spaces are available for disabled visitors.

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Contact Details: Inverness Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Wynd, Inverness. IV2 3EB. Tel: 01463 237114. Email: inverness.museum@highland.gov.uk www.inverness.highland.museum

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ART THE AVIEMORE GALLERY

SUMMER EXHIBITION to 30 Sep Work inspired by Scotland’s landscapes of lochs, mountains and the country’s unpredictable weather. Glasgow based artist Daniel Campbell, painter James Adams from Skye Gillian Pattinson from the Northwest Highlands and David Henderson from North Berwick will be the highlights of the summer exhibition.

BEAULY GALLERY

GWEN BLACK FAREWELL EXHIBITION through August Gwen is off to pastures new, in this farewell exhibition Beauly Gallery will be showing a large number of her works. Spotlight for this month will also fall on SILA COLLINS-WALDEN, who has been very busy working on new paintings over at Findhorn. beaulygallery.co.uk

IONA GALLERY, Kingussie PLANT MEMORY: VICTORIA CROWE to 14 August

JENNIFER WELCH GALLERY SUMMER EXHIBITION - August On show this month are the still lifes of CHRIS ADAMS, EMILIO FAZZI with Scottish acrylics, and ANDREW WELCH’s oils of Deer, the Cairngorms, Inverness, Urquhart Bay, and beyond. 01463 223362, jenniferwelchgallery.com

JUST ART, Fochabers

CHARLES MONTEITH WALKER & DEBORAH PHILLIPS to Sat 21 Aug DAVY BROWN & GLYNN MACEY to Sat 28 Aug - Sat 25 Sep justart.co.uk

KILMORACK GALLERY

UNTIL THE DAY BREAK 14 Aug - 14 Sept A body of Allan Macdonald’s work from the last two years. See our art feature. kilmorackgallery.co.uk

CASTLE GALLERY

ELGIN LIBRARY GALLERY

LOGIE STEADING GALLERY

Paintings, sculpture, pottery, bronzes, glass, prints, jewellery 01309 611 378 logie.co.uk

THE LOST GALLERY

Works by Scottish modern artists lostgallery. co.uk 019756 51287

MORAY ART CENTRE

NAMELESS: Anonymous Drawings From 15 & 16 Century Renaissance Italy, to Aug 22 Nameless is a major collection of anonymous drawings from 15th and 16th century renaissance Italy. morayartcentre.org Renaissance Painting Technique Imprimatura & Glazing: LEIGH CHORLTON 14 & 15 August, 10am-5pm For all levels Edinburgh-based artist, Leigh, will lead you in the traditional oil painting techniques such as the traditional preparatory wash/staining of color to mark out the design, and building up colour with veils of transparent glaze.

NAIRN MUSEUM

MOVING AUTOMATA An exhibition of mechanical wonders. Antique and modern ‘Push Button’ Automata. nairnmuseum.co.uk

SÒLAS GALLERY, Gairloch FOCUS ENVIRONMENT - August Photographs from the winners of the Focus Environment photography competition for school pupils in Scotland. Sponsored by Chevron North Sea Ltd.

paintings by ISABELL DICKSON, JANE MACRAE, MARGARET COWIE and more, until the end of August.

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New range of vintage Inverness photos. panoramic-scotland.co.uk

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14–27 Aug OPEN EXHIBITION. 4–24 Sep DOUGLAS M FARQUHARSON Landscapes

MATISSE: DRAWING WITH SCISSORS, LATE WORKS 1950-1954 7 Aug - 6 Sept The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was one of the 20th century’s most influential artists. His vibrant works are celebrated for their extraordinary richness and luminosity of colour. This exhibition, a Hayward Touring exhibition from the Southbank Centre, features 35 lithographic prints of the famous cut-outs, produced in the last four years of his life, whien the artist was confined to his bed. It includes many of his iconic images, such as The Snail and Blue Nudes. ‘There is no gap between my earlier pictures and my cut-outs’, Matisse wrote, ‘I have only reached a form reduced to the essential through greater absoluteness and greater abstraction.’

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SUMMER EXHIBITION thru August castlegallery.co.uk

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artists CLARE BLOIS & FIONA MATHESON (both of whom have won the ICA Best Artist Award). Strong paintings leaning toward the abstract aspects of landscape, with movement, colour and some quieter moments. tore-art-gallery.co.uk

New work by artists Rob Howard and Lyn Beckett.

TORE ART GALLERY

SEEDS OF CHANGE from 15 August A major show of new paintings by highland

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SUN 01 AUG

THE LIFE AQUATIC @ Ord Ban Silverscreen Cinema Cafe, Aviemore 7.30pm - 15 - With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou (BILL MURRAY) ralies a crew that includes his estranged wife (ANGELICA HUSTON), a journalist (CATE BLANCHETT) and a man who may or may not be his son (OWEN WILSON).

TUE 03 AUG

EUROPA EUROPA @ Eden Court Cinema 7.30pm - 15 - MARCO HOFSCHNEIDER is hugely impressive as Salomon Perel, the Jewish teenager who fled to Soviet-occupied Poland to escape the Nazi tyranny, only to become accepted as a loyal Aryan after he was captured by the advancing Germans. Agonisingly hiding the physical clues to his extraction, he becomes a hero of the Hitler Youth and even manages to romance rabid anti-Semite Julie Delpy. Holland’s wonderfully understated direction allows the cruel ironies to bite harder and she makes chilling use of the paraphernalia of totalitarianism.

FROM WED 04 AUG

KNIGHT AND DAY @ Vue Inverness 12A TOM CRUISE and CAMERON DIAZ caught up in assassination attempt. More spies, but this one has been limply received in America.

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FILM2 > KIDS >>> more at whatsonmoraydotcom CATS AND DOGS 2: REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE 3D @ Vue Inverness - PG STEP UP 3D @ Vue Inverness - PG NYC streetdancers pitted against hip hop crews busting all their best moves. Spelbound have got nothing on this. In 3D? Obviously.

SAT 07 AUG

FIVE CHILDREN AND IT @ Strathpeffer Community Centre Film Club - U - Four children staying in their eccentric uncle’s labyrinthine mansion for protection during World War 1 befriend a sand fairy who has the power to grant wishes. (Starring FREDDIE HIGHMORE).

SUN 08 AUG

WITHNAIL AND I @ Ord Ban Silverscreen Cinema Cafe, Aviemore 7.30pm - 15 In 1969 London, two unemployed thespians, Withnail (RICHARD E GRANT) and Marwood (PAUL MCGANN) take a holiday in the Lake District at the home of Withnail’s uncle Monty (RICHARD GRIFFITHS) quite unprepared for what is in store for them, not only involving the locals, but the uncle aswell.

FROM TUE 10 AUG

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO @ Eden Court Cinema - 18 First of two parts of the film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy. See 26 Aug for 2nd part

FROM WED 11 AUG

THE SORCERERS APPRENTICE @ Vue Inverness - PG NICOLAS CAGE is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis played by ALFRED MOLINA. THE LAST AIRBENDER 3D @ Vue Inverness - PG Originally called Avatar apparently until that name got taken by some other low-budget thing. Anime inspired flick finds Aang (NOAH RINGER) manipulating the elements. 3D? Tick. LEAVING @ Eden Court Cinema - 15 KRISTEN SCOTT THOMAS is remarkable as adulterous wife who falls for her builder.

FROM WED 18 AUG

PIRANHA 3D @ Vue Inverness - 15 More 3D, this time a remake of the seventies flick about flesh-eating fish. THE EXPENDABLES @ Vue Inverness - 18 Starring SYLVESTER STALLONE, JET LI, MICKEY ROURKE, RANDY COUTURE (whose name sounds like a porn star clothing line) and STEVE AUSTIN, with cameo roles by ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and BRUCE WILLIS. About mercenaries trying to overthrow a South American dictator. What’s not to love? Is it in 3D? No!!! Boo! Not proper cinema then. SALT @ Vue Inverness - 12A In a curious case of art imitating life, or perhaps further proof that Hollywood is in cahoots with government agencies, ANGELINA JOLIE stars as a CIA officer accused of being a Russian spy. Unlike Anna Chapman her character, Evelyn Salt, goes on the run using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to avoid capture. Jolie can pretty much churn out these sort of roles in her sleep these days, but at least the flukily fortunate timing should give it a little more resonance than the usual hiding-by-numbers. MARMADUKE @ Vue Inverness - PG A suburban family moves to a new neighborhood in Orange County, California with their large yet lovable Great Dane, who has a tendency to wreak havoc in his own oblivious way. But its not all living large for the Duke, who finds that fitting in with his new fourlegged friends - and a potential romantic interest - isn’t always easy for a super-sized teenage dog. With the voice of OWEN WILSON.

FROM SAT 21 AUG

THE ILLUSIONIST @ Eden Court Cinema PG Belleville Rendez-Vous is one of the finest animated films of recent years and though the director Sylvain Chomet is French, he’s relocated to Edinburgh where he’s set the follow-up (along with interludes in the Highlands and Islands). The Illusionist is based on an unmade screenplay by French comedy genius Jacques Tati and was a huge critical hit when it debuted at the Edinburgh Film Festival. Set in the 1950s it tells the story of an old-time magician who just wants to entertain, but is finding stage space very hard to come by in an ever changing world. Chomet’s gorgeous old-school style of animation is the perfect way to tell this story, and in his depiction of both the Highland landscape and the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland has rarely looked so dreamily beautiful.

SUN 15 AUG

BURN AFTER READING @ Ord Ban Silverscreen Cinema Cafe, Aviemore 7.30pm - 15 - An all star cast, including GEORGE CLOONEY, BRAD PITT, TILDA SWINTON and JOHN MALKOVICH come together in this outrageous spy comedy about murder and blackmail. Directed and written by the brilliant COEN BROTHERS.

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TUE 17 AUG

BEAU TRAVAIL @ Eden Ct 7.30pm - 15

mix of poetry, music, painting and comedy.

FROM WED 25 AUG

GROWN UPS @ Vue Inverness - 12A Five friends reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend. They soon find out that they’re not all as mature as they make out to be. Starring ADAM SANDLER, KEVIN JAMES, CHRIS ROCK and DAVID SPADE. SCOTT PILGRIM VS THE WORLD @ Vue, Inverness - 12A - Scott (MICHAEL CERA) meets a fantastic girl which could be the love of his life, but only if he defeats her seven evil exes. Only once each of them have been taken out can he find true happiness with Ramona (MARY WINSTEAD).

FROM THU 26 AUG

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE @ Eden Court Cinema - 15 Second of two parts of the film adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy.

FRI 27 AUG

DOUBLE JEOPARDY @ Strathpeffer Community Centre Film Club - 15 - A woman (Ashley Judd) framed for her husband’s murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can’t be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him. (Also starring Tommy Lee Jones).

TUE 31 AUG

FEAR EATS THE SOUL @ Eden Court Cinema, 7.30pm - 15 - Inspired by Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows (1955), this affecting film from director Rainer Werner Fassbinder uses an unconventional love story to attack the prejudices inherent in German society in the early 1970s.

KIDS

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SCOTLAND’S HOUSING EXPO @ Milton of Leys Activities on everyday for all ages, sure to be a good day out. www.scotlandshousingexpo.com

SUN 22 AUG

IVOR CUTLER: LOOKING FOR TRUTH WITH A PIN @ Ord Ban Silverscreen Cinema Cafe, Aviemore 7.30pm - Not Rated - An affectionate tribute to the Glasgow-born Cutler who has been Britain’s best kept secret with his

WED 04 AUG

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THEATRE @ Forres Community Centre, 10am Mini Musical Theatre from 10am-11am for ages 3years -7 years. Cost £3.50. Book on 01309 674427

BUTTERFLY SAFARI & CRAFT SESSION @ Culbin Forest, Near Forres Join one of our wildlife rangers on a search for these beautiful nectar-feeding insects. Look out for Scotch Argus, Common Blue and Grayling butterflies amongst others. Children can make their own butterfly to take home. Free, 01466794161

SUN 08 AUG

PIRATES OF VARIS @ Falconer Museum, Forres Make pirate paraphernalia and practice your ‘Shiver me timbers’ and ‘Ahoy me hearties’. Free family drop-in at the Falconer Museum 1-3pm, contact 01309 673701 for more information. WINNIE THE POOH TALL TALES @ Abriachan Forest Trust, 2pm Tall tales and games with Winnie the Pooh. Fun for families with younger children. Paths suitable for off road push chairs. Meet at Abriachan Forest Trust car park, Abriachan £3 adults, £2 children. 01463 710786

WILD IN THE WOODS @ Dog Falls Car Park Glen Affric , 11am HISTORIC WHEELS CLUB ANNUAL RALLY @ Brodie Castle See some glorious old vehicles - not just for petrolheads! - see also 15 Aug BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Dunachton Farm, Kincraig, 8am Adults £2, Children Free, 8am-5pm GARDEN OPEN DAY @ Foulis Castle, Live music in the castle & gardens from Kiltearn Fiddlers, Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail, Feis Rois tutors. Plus BBQ, face painting, plants, home baking, stalls, raffles & more. CARRBRIDGE DUCK RACE @ River Dulnain, Carrbridge, 5pm

MON 09 AUG

BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Glenbanchor, Newtonmore , 8am Adults £1, Children Free, 8am-5pm

TUE 10 AUG

BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Pitmain Farm, Kingussie, 8am Adults £2, Children Free, 8am-5pm

WILDLIFE WARRIORS @ WDCS Wildlife Centre A children’s holiday club with fun environmental games and activities, aimed at 6-11 year olds. All children must be accompanied by an adult, booking essential on 01343 820339. WDCS.org

WEAVING ON A TRADITIONAL LOOM @ Highland Folk Museum A chance to learn some forgotten folk skills

THU 05 AUG

METAL CASTING MOBILE FOUNDRY @ Moray Art Centre 10-4pm Ages 12-16 FREE

WILD IN THE WOODS @ Glenmore Visitor Centre Car Park , 11am Come and have fun in the woods. Join us for some environmental activities and discover some of the fascinating world of woodland wildlife. Free FC event. CRAB CLAWS & CREEPY CRAWLIES OF THE SEA @ Portmahomack Beach, 1pm Search the beach and rock pools for creatures of the sea. Learn how they survive the struggle against the waves and predators. Meet at shore carpark in Portmahomack. All events last for about 2 hours. Depending on the weather there may be changes to the event but the Ranger will be there to advise. No need to book just turn up.Any children under the age of eight must be supervised by a parent or suitable adult. Adults £3 Children £2 Family rates also apply depending on numbers.

FRI 06 AUG

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT @ WDCS Wildlife Centre , 8.45pm See and hear bats using bat detectors; listen out for owls and lay in wait for other creatures of the night! WDCS.org SUMMER FUN THEATRE - MINI MUSICAL

DRAMARAMA @ Moray Art Centre 2-4pm Ages 7-11 Cost £10

WED 11 AUG

NETHYBRIDGE SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Tomachrochar, Nethy Bridge, 8am . 1 mile west of Nethy Bridge on B970. Raffle donations in lieu of entry fee, refreshments available 8am-5pm PORTRAITURE @ Moray Art Centre 10-12pm & 1pm – 3pm Ages 11-18 Cost £10 per session NATURAL HISTORY WALKS @ Osprey Centre Car Park, Loch Garten, 9.30am RSPB members £2, non-members £5, children FREE. Booking Essential 01479 831476. RE-USE CRAFTS WITH MORAY WASTEBUSTERS @ Falconer Museum, Forres Find a new use for waste card and make a windmill. Free family drop-in at the Falconer Museum 1-3pm, contact 01309 673701 for more information. WILDLIFE WARRIORS @ WDCS Wildlife Centre WDCS.org

THU 12 AUG

SEASIDE SAFARI @ Moray Firth Wildlife

Centre, Spey Bay Car Park, Spey Bay A scenic trek through pine forest, agricultural land, and railway track to Portgordon returning to Spey Bay along the coast. Watch out for roe deer, red squirrel, osprey and dolphins along the way! Please bring stout footwear and outdoor clothing.Free, 01343 557143

FRI 13 AUG

BAT WALK @ Culbin Forest, Near Forres, 8.30pm They are furry, cute and they fly! To find out more about these fascinating mammals join our ranger for a walk to find out where they hang about!

SUN 15 AUG

ALVIS CLASSIC CAR RALLY @ Cawdor Castle Proving once again that old vehicles are best in every way! PLAY IN A DAY @ Moray Art Centre 10-4pm Ages 12-16 Cost £25 morayartcentre.org KITE FLYING ON CAIRN DAIMH @ Meet At Glenlivet Distillery Visitors Car Park, Glenlivet Climb one of the highest hills in Moray and fly your kite on the top! Bring a big picnic, lots to drink and enjoy one of the best views in Moray. Bring your own kite or borrow from the Moray Council Countryside Ranger Service (they will have lots!) Bring stout boots and outdoor clothing.T: 01343 557143

TUE 17 AUG - THU 19 AUG

MUSIC WEEK @ Highland Folk Museum, Piping, songs and waulking the cloth

FRI 20 AUG

BALLROOM DANCING CLASSES @ Talla Nan Ros, Kingussie, 6.30pm Email admin@blrc.org.uk for info.

TUE 24 AUG - THU 26 AUG

TRADITIONAL CRAFTS @ Highland Folk

SUN 29 AUG

DRAGONS AND DAMSELS @ Dog Falls Car Park In Glen Affric, 2pm Do you know your damsels from your dragonflies? Walk to Coire Loch in Glen Affric to look for and find out about the lives of these amazing insects. No dogs allowed.

MUSIC SUN 01 AUG

FLAUTIST ROBERT TOBIN @ The Stables, Cromarty, 4pm Ticket prices £10 / £8 conc and £3 for children under 16 NIGEL’S NONSENSE @ Nicky Tam’s Bar, Glen Mhor Hotel, 2pm Jazz quartet, performing toe-tapping tunes from the 1920’s. www.nigelsnonsense.org ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

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MUSIC2 >>> more at whatsonmoraydotcom PHILOMENA BEGLEY @ Mosset Tavern, Forres, 6.30pm The Irish country star plays in Forres. £10, 01463 221268

MON 02 AUG

DAVE FLEMMING @ The Gellions, 9pm ALY BAIN & PHIL CUNNINGHAM..AND DINNER @ Glen Urquart Public Hall, Dinner with Aly and Phil at the Hall - details at spanglefish.com/glenurquhartpublichall BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

@ The Old Comrades Club, Lossiemouth www.lossiemouth-rna.org MYSTIC SHOES @ Market Bar 9pm BELLADRUM TARTAN HEART FESTIVAL @ Belladrum with FEEDER, THE WAILERS, TWIN ATLANTIC, THE LEVELLERS, STORNOWAY, UNICORN KID, KT T, BADLY DRAWN BOY, JOHN OTWAY, THE BOY WHO TRAPPED THE SUN, BETH JEANS HOUGHTON & more. tartanheartfestival. co.uk

TUE 03 AUG

BANG BANG ECHE @ Madhatters 9pm ANKOR LIGHT & FRIENDS @ Coffee Affair 9pm ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 5pm STRATHPEFFER & DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm Lasts about 1 hour with a showcase of Highland Dancing - weather permitting.

SUN 08 AUG

THE WANDERER QUARTET @ The Stables, Cromarty, 4pm Ticket prices £10 / £8 conc and £3 for children under 16

TILLER’S FOLLY @ Eden Court One Touch, 7.30pm Tiller’s Folly, are the Pacific Northwest’s internationally travelled, virtuosic ambassadors of song. 01463 234 234

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm KEVIN FRASER @ Dows Bar 5pm SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 5pm ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm

SAT 07 AUG

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm

WED 04 AUG

CEILIDH DANCING WITH LIVE MUSIC @ Fort Augustus Village Hall 8pm Music by Sheila Peters and, during the Caledonian Canal Ceilidh Trail, by the Ceilidh Trail Band. NETHY BRIDGE SCOTS NIGHT @ Nethy Bridge Community Centre , 8pm Singing, Dancing, Piping, Licensed Bar SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

DAVE FLEMMING @ The Gellions, 9pm

WILLIE CAMPBELL @ Silverfjord Hotel, Kingussie, 10pm

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

THE WINDING SHEET @ Madhatters 9pm

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

STRATHPEFFER & DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm GAELIC VOICES @ Eden Court One Touch, 8pm 01463 234 234 STRATH GAMES DANCE @ Strathpeffer Pavilion, 9pm Organised by and in aid of the Strathpeffer Highland Gathering Committee and Friends of the Pavilion. This year’s dance will be a combination of disco and live music with accordion champion Graeme Mackay, guitarist Craig Dunain and disco by Luke Humberstone. Tickets £8 from Pavilion 01997 420124

FEIS ROIS CEILIDH TRAIL @ Red Poppy Restaurant, 2pm Informal concert

GAIL GOLDING @ Dows Bar, 9pm

THU 05 AUG

KARAOKE & DISCO @ Deenos 8.30pm

BEAULY PIPE BAND @ Beauly Square, 7.30pm ANDY CHUNG @ The Gellions, 9pm ROBIN & BILLS @ Market Bar 9pm DEAN FRIEDMAN @ Strathpeffer Pavilion, 8pm

MON 09 AUG

TRIBUTE TO ABBA @ Seaforth Club, Elgin

CROSSOVER @ Macnabs 9.30pm TRIBUTE TO ABBA @ Seaforth Club Elgin, SUCKER PUNCH @ Market Bar 9pm BELLADRUM TARTAN HEART FESTIVAL @ Belladrum with AMY MACDONALD, CANDI STATON, WOLFSTONE, DICK GAUGHAN, THE DIVINE COMEDY, THE WOODENTOPS, ERLAND & THE CARNIVAL, GOLDHEART ASSEMBLY, YOUNG FATHERS, KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS tartanheartfestival.co.uk

TUE 10 AUG

ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm

WED 11 AUG

FERGUS & GREG @ Market Bar 9pm CEILIDH DANCING WITH LIVE MUSIC @ Fort Augustus Village Hall, 8pm Music by Sheila Peters and, during the Caledonian Canal Ceilidh Trail, by the Ceilidh Trail Band. SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

THU 12 AUG

STETSONHEAD @ Market Bar 9pm BEAULY PIPE BAND @ Beauly Square, 7.30pm TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION @ The Gellions, 9pm WESTPORT UNITARIAN CHAMBER CHOIR @ Inverness Cathedral, 7.30pm The Westport Unitarian Chamber Choir offers a delightful programme of inspirational music. Their selections reflect a love of beautiful harmonies and of lyrics which embody universal values. Director Ed Thomson is an accomplished organist, arranger and composer. Admission Free

FRI 13 AUG

HARD TO HANDLE @ The Gellions, 10pm STETSONHEAD @ Madhatters 9pm STARSKY @ Market Bar 9pm

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FRI 06 AUG

ROD STEWART TRIBUTE NIGHT

SAT 14 AUG

STRATHPEFFER AND DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm


MUSIC3 >>> more at whatsonmoraydotcom CROSSOVER @ Macnabs 9.30pm GORDON FERGUSON @ Culloden Battlefield Restaurant, 12.30pm Free traditional music session. TWO G’S @ Dows Bar, 9pm KARAOKE & DISCO @ Deenos 8.30pm DONNIE LIVINGSTONE @ Market Bar 9pm

ALAN BACCHETTI AND SCOTT MITCHELL @ Inverness Town House, 1pm Versatile Glaswegian clarinettist Alan Bacchetti will perform a wide selection of works demonstrating the range of the instrument, accompanied by pianist Scott Mitchell. 01463 710363 £4 / £3 / £1 children

FRI 20 AUG

TEN TONNE DOZER @ Market Bar 9pm

LIVE DJ @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

SHUTTER @ Madhatters 9.30pm £3 entry, with special guests tba.

STARSKY @ The Loft With Jamie Duffin, loftgigs.co.uk 01343 850111

ANDY MURRAY @ The Gellions, 10pm

THE GALIPAYGOS @ Madhatters 9pm ANKOR LIGHT & FRIENDS @ Coffee Affair 9pm

8pm One of the outstanding successes at Celtic Connections, 2010, this red hot fourpiece, from St Louis, Missouri, returns to Europe. 01463 234 234

BLAZIN’ FIDDLES @ Strathpeffer Pavilion, 8pm The return of the Blazers. Tickets £16 (£5 for school pupils) from Pavilion 01997 420124 and thebooth

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 5pm

MON 23 AUG

SUN 15 AUG

ROD CLEMENTS @ The Loft, 8pm With Rachael Harrington. Rod Clements accoustic and electric slide guitarist, singersongwriter, creator of hit singles, album tracks and live classics for Lindisfarne, Melanie, Joe Brown, Erin Rocha. 01343 850111

TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

MR HUDSON SOUNDSYSTEM @ The Ironworks, 7.30pm All conquering popster. 0871 789 4173

SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 5pm STRATHPEFFER & DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm NIGEL’S NONSENSE @ Nicky Tam’s Bar, Glen Mhor Hotel, 2pm

ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 5pm

MON 16 AUG

SAT 21 AUG

ANNUAL PICNIC & DISCO @ Fogwatt Hall, 2pm

DAVE FLEMMING @ The Gellions, 9.30pm BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

TUE 24 AUG

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

WED 25 AUG

FERGUS & GREG @ Market Bar 9pm

MYSTIC SHOES @ Madhatters 9pm

THE ELVIS YEARS @ Eden Court 8pm

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

SCHIEHALLION @ Dows Bar, 9pm Fine traditional music

TUE 17 AUG

STRATHPEFFER AND DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm

CEILIDH DANCING WITH LIVE MUSIC @ Fort Augustus Village Hall., 8pm Music by Sheila Peters and, during the Caledonian Canal Ceilidh Trail, by the Ceilidh Trail Band.

DAVE FLEMMING @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION @ The Gellions, 9.30pm BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

WED 18 AUG

KARAOKE & DISCO @ Deenos 8.30pm JAMES MACKENZIE & THE AQUASCENE @ Market Bar 9pm Free entry 01463 233292

CEILIDH DANCING WITH LIVE MUSIC @ Fort Augustus Village Hall, 8pm Music by Sheila Peters and, during the Caledonian Canal Ceilidh Trail, by the Ceilidh Trail Band.

CROSSOVER @ Macnabs 9.30pm

NETHY BRIDGE SCOTS NIGHT @ Nethy Bridge Community Centre , 8pm Singing, Dancing, Piping, Licensed Bar

LIVE DJ @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

ROBIN & BILLS @ Market Bar 9pm ANGLICAN CHORALE OF OTTOWA @ Inverness Cathedral, 7.30pm Choral evensong

ANKOR LIGHT & FRIENDS @ Coffee Affair 9pm

STRATHPEFFER & DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm

SUN 22 AUG

ERIS STRING QUARTET @ The Stables, Cromarty, 7.30pm Ticket prices £10 / £8 conc and £3 for children under 16

SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

THU 26 AUG

DOC LIVINGSTON @ The Gellions, 9.30pm THE ELVIS YEARS @ Eden Court 8pm BEAULY PIPE BAND @ Beauly Square, 7.30pm ROBIN & BILLS @ Market Bar 9pm ZOMBIE MILITIA / DJANGO THE PUNK @ Madhatters 9pm GRIME MEETS METAL. According to inside sources Madhatters is turning into a camouflaged den for the night, complete with strobes ready for the masses. 01463 233 651

FRI 27 AUG

TURBULENCE! @ The Granary , Elgin , 9pm till 3am with the HJ Djs www.facebook.com/ highlandjunglists

SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

THU 19 AUG

DAVY COWAN @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

ADELAIDE’S CAPE @ Madhatters 9pm

BEAULY PIPE BAND @ Beauly Square, 7.30pm

D.B.F @ The Gellions, 10pm

JEFF BUTTERFIELD @ Market Bar 9pm Americana from Hartlepool, myspace.com/ jbbutterfield. 01463 233292

THE ELVIS YEARS @ Eden Court 8pm

BEDHEAD @ Dows Bar, 9pm

POKEY LAFARGE @ Eden Court One Touch,

THE GALIPAYGOS @ Market Bar, 9pm

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rtists Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich are launching ‘The Conch Sound Studio’ at Scotland’s Housing Expo on 1st Aug at Milton of Leys. ‘The Conch Sound Studio’ will be an exciting mobile structure in the shape of a sea shell made of local larch where people can sit, listen and discuss ideas of how communities can survive and thrive in current times.

Zoe Walker and Neil Bromwich make work that uses sculpture, performance, video and socially engaged practice to invite participants to connect with their work to re-imagine the world they inhabit and playfully open up spaces where the possible and the actual come together. “We are very excited about making this a new artwork, and to be working with local writers and makers including Angus Dunn, David Manson and Matt Stevenson. Responding to Scotland’s first Housing Expo opening, we’re delighted to be working with commissioning partners Inverness Old Town Art (IOTA).” The Conch Sound Studio aims to seek out hope and positive transformation within a growing climate of fear and an increasingly apocalyptic vision for the survival of society (and our Planet). After the Expo, the Conch Sound Studio will travel to Communities across the Highlands and act as a meeting point to bring people together to discuss ideas of community, survival, change and transformation.

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SCOTLAND’S HOUSING EXPO runs from 01-31 Aug at Milton of Leys, Inverness


MUSIC4 > SPECIALS/TALK >>> more at whatsonmoraydotcom THE WISHING WELL @ The Loft,

SAT 28 AUG

JAMIE HARPER. @ Market Bar 9pm STRATHPEFFER & DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm ALY BAIN & PHIL CUNNINGHAM @ Eden Court 8pm 01463 234 234 MATTHEW MACLENNAN @ Culloden Battlefield Restaurant, 12.30pm Accordian. Free traditional music session.

7.30pm

FRI 03 SEP

CALUM CARLYLE & FRIENDS @ The Loft, THE WALL - YOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL @ The Station Park, Lossiemouth, 8-10pm Music from SOUL CASINO (UK finalists in Live & Unsigned), DEAD RABBIT & NNY. BBQ & Snack Stall. Fundraiser for Lossie High School Climbing Wall project.

KARAOKE & DISCO @ Deenos 8.30pm

BAND OF HER MAJESTY’S ROYAL MARINES SCOTLAND @ Elgin Town Hall, 7.30pm The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Scotland will finally make their debut at Elgin Town Hall. Organised by the Rotary Club of Elgin, for more details see www.elginrotary. co.uk

KARLA BARNARDIE @ Dows Bar, 9pm

SCHIEHALLION @ Dows Bar, 9pm

LIVE DJ @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

ANKOR LIGHT AND FRIENDS @ Coffee Affair 9pm SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 5pm WESTLIFE @ Cawdor Castle, Really, yes, really. THE LOW ANTHEM @ Bogbain Farm,

SAT 04 SEP

SCHIEHALLION @ Macnabs 9.30pm TRIBUTE TO CHER, SHANIA TWAIN & TINA TURNER @ Seaforth Club, Elgin THE WALL - YOUTH MUSIC FESTIVAL - FAMILY DAY @ The Station Park, Lossiemouth, 1-5pm including music from 180 LIVE, 3DR, SUPERFAST JELLYFISH & others. Stalls, Car Boot, Bouncy Castle & much more.

SAT 11 SEP STRATHPEFFER & DISTRICT PIPE BAND @ Strathpeffer Square, 8.30pm TORE SUMMER CONCERT @ Tore Art Gallery, Features some of our best highland musicians - JAMES ROSS, GORDON TOCHER, LIZ MCLARDY and ANNE MCINTYRE. This is a charity event for the Highland Hospice. tore-art-gallery.co.uk

SUN 29 AUG

MIKE DARREN @ Dows Bar 5pm NIGEL’S NONSENSE @ Nicky Tam’s Bar, Glen Mhor Hotel, 2pm BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar, 9pm ANDY DUNCAN @ The Gellions, 9pm SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 5pm

MON 30 AUG

DAVE FLEMMING @ The Gellions, 9.30pm BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm

TUE 31 AUG

BILLY MORRISON @ Market Bar 9pm SCHIEHALLION @ The Gellions, 9.30pm

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THU 02 SEP

BEAULY PIPE BAND @ Beauly Square,

HANS THEESSINK @ Universal Hall, 8pm Blues-based music nominated for the 30th Blues Music Award “… one of the best albums of traditional, acoustic blues that I’ve heard from anyone in years.” Sing Out £10/£8

spirited, music loving, vegetarian Jewish girl in a peasant blouse who lived, as the lyric goes, “...way on the other side of the Hudson.” A year later, Friedman struck again, this time with a magical duet, performed with singer Denise Marsa, entitled Lucky Stars - which zoomed to the top of the UK singles charts going instantly gold.

SAT 18 SEP

TERRY OLDFIELD & SORAYA @ Universal Hall, 8pm World-renowned New Age and television music composer and musician, Terry Oldfield, accompanied by his wife Soraya, presents a “Sound Journey” that is truly music for heart and soul. With flutes from the Indian Bansuri, Pan Pipes and Soraya’s sweet voice, they use mantra and percussion to create an unforgettable aural experience. £12/£10

SPECIALS &

TALK

SUN 01 AUG

TOP DOGS DAY OUT @ The Hay Field, Glenmore Agility course, displays, quizzes and all sorts of doggy craziness! Register your dog on the day, or simply come and watch the fun. 01479 873 914

MON 02 AUG

OSPREYS @ Boat Of Garten Community Hall, 8.30pm

NORTH SEA GAS @ The Warehouse Lossiemouth Inspired in the early years by The Corries and featuring many songs from the pen of Roy Williamson/Ronnie Brown, North Sea Gas are Dave Gilfillan, Ronnie MacDonald and Grant Simpson. On occasion within Scotland, North Sea Gas are augmented by the wonderful talents of Gerry McKenna.

TUE 03 AUG

THU 16 SEP

CRAFTS WEEK @ Highland Folk Museum, See highlandfolk.com for full details

THROUGH THE WOOD, LADDIE @ St Giles, Elgin There is a chance to catch some rarely-heard Scottish gems in September when FEARGUS HETHERINGTON (violin) and WILL PICKVANCE (piano) take their Through the Wood Laddie tour on the road. Newly re-discovered classical settings of Scottish folk themes by three Edinburghborn composers from the 18th and 19th centuries. The programme will also include a Rondo by Mozart, as well as some of their own arrangements of popular show tunes and jazz items. Tickets £10 (£6 concessions)

FRI 17 SEP

DEAN FRIEDMAN @ The Warehouse In the summer of 1977, Dean Friedman marked his entry into pop consciousness with the enormous success of his infectious hit single Ariel, a quirkily irresistible and uncategorizable pop song about a free

QUIZ NIGHT @ The Cairngorm, Aviemore, 9pm Every Tuesday. INVERNESS TOWN HOUSE GUIDED TOUR @ Inverness Town House, 2.30pm Every Tuesday & Thursday

FRI 06 AUG

MOY FIELD SPORTS FAIR @ Moy, www.moyfieldsportsfair.co.uk

SAT 07 AUG

NEWTONMORE HIGHLAND GAMES @ Newtonmore, 12pm newtonmorehighlandgames.co.uk ROYAL ECOSSAIS WEEKEND @ Culloden Battlefield, 10am 0844 4932159 STRATHPEFFER VILLAGE MARKET @ Strathpeffer Community Centre, 9.30am STRATHPEFFER HIGHLAND GATHERING @ Castle Leod, THE WOLFTREK @ Dallas Dhu Distillery, Forres,


SPECIALS/TALK2 > SPORT >>> more at whatsonmoraydotcom MOY FIELD SPORTS FAIR 2 @ Moy,

SUN 08 AUG

ROYAL ECOSSAIS WEEKEND @ Culloden Battlefield, 10am 0844 4932159 HISTORIC WHEELS CLUB ANNUAL RALLY @ Brodie Castle, BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Dunachton Farm, Kincraig, 8am Adults £2, Children Free, 8am-5pm KEITH COUNTRY SHOW @ Keith, www.keithshow.org.uk THE WOLFTREK @ Dallas Dhu Distillery, Forres

FRI 13 AUG

INVERNESS BOOK FESTIVAL @ Eden Court On Until 15th.

SAT 14 AUG

INVERNESS BOOK FESTIVAL @ Eden Court On Until 15th. ABERNETHY HIGHLAND GAMES @ Nethy Bridge, 10.30am

SUN 15 AUG

INVERNESS BOOK FESTIVAL @ Eden Court On Until 15th. A MAN FOR THE PRINCE @ Culloden Battlefield, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm 0844 4932159 ALVIS CLASSIC CAR RALLY @ Cawdor Castle 20 vintage ALVIS cars. All day event

TUE 17 AUG

MUSIC WEEK @ Highland Folk Museum, On Until 20th.

GARDEN OPEN DAY @ Foulis Castle, CARRBRIDGE DUCK RACE @ River Dulnain, Carrbridge, 5pm

MON 09 AUG

BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Glenbanchor, Newtonmore , 8am Adults £1, Children Free, 8am-5pm KEITH COUNTRY SHOW @ Keith, www.keithshow.org.uk

TUE 10 AUG

BADENOCH & STRATHSPEY SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Pitmain Farm, Kingussie, 8am Adults £2, Children Free, 8am-5pm BLACK ISLE WORDS FESTIVAL @ The Old Brewery, Cromarty, On 11th Also. www.blackislewords.co.uk WEAVING ON A TRADITIONAL LOOM @ Highland Folk Museum,

WED 11 AUG

NETHY BRIDGE SHEEP DOG TRIALS @ Tomachrochar, Nethy Bridge, 8am . 1 mile west of Nethy Bridge on B970. Raffle donations in lieu of entry fee, refreshments available 8am-5pm

THU 19 AUG

THE RAISING OF THE STANDARD @ Culloden Battlefield, 1pm, 2.30pm, 4pm 0844 4932159 DR WILLIAM MACLEAN OF MARYBURGH: EXPLORING A FORGOTTEN ARCHAEOLOGICAL COLLECTION @ Fortrose Community Theatre, 7.30pm 01381 621252 EXPLOITING TECHNOLOGY TO DIVERSIFY AND GROW YOUR BUSINESS @ Centre For Health Science, Old Perth Road, 5.30pm

FRI 20 AUG

BALLROOM DANCING CLASSES @ Talla Nan Ros, Kingussie, 6.30pm Email admin@blrc.org.uk for info.

SAT 21 AUG

STRATHPEFFER VILLAGE MARKET @ Strathpeffer Community Centre, 9.30am

SUN 22 AUG

SUN 29 AUG

DKMA CAR BOOT SALE @ Old Tesco Site, Forres, 8am Helping to raise funds for DKMA’s Trip to Compete at the Championships in Florida 2011. £6 a car, £10 a van. 07707490773 for info. DRAGONS AND DAMSELS @ Dog Falls Car Park In Glen Affric, 2pm Do you know your damsels from your dragonflies? Walk to Coire Loch in Glen Affric to look for and find out about the lives of these amazing insects. No dogs allowed. LOWLANDS TO THE HIGHLANDS @ Culloden Battlefield, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm Meet a member of Ogilvie’s Regiment a Lowland Jacobite regiment. Find out about life on the Campaign trail and living in the army. 0844 4932159

SPORT SUN 01 AUG

HIGHLAND MOTO X CLUB ROUNDS @ Ardersier scottishmotocross.co.uk LADIES CHAMPAGNE OPEN STABLEFORD @ Kingussie Golf Club,

TUE 03 AUG

ICT V REAL VALLADOLID @ Tulloch Caledonian Stadium

WED 04 AUG

VIEWPOINT CHALLENGE @ Forres, 6.45pm forresharriers.org.uk JUNIOR OPEN @ Carrbridge Golf Club,

SAT 07 AUG

NEWTONMORE HIGHLAND GAMES @ Newtonmore, 12pm newtonmorehighlandgames.co.uk

CAIRNGORMS FARMERS MARKET @ Nr Myrtlefield Shops, Aviemore, 10am

WICKED WOLF TRIATHLON @ Carrbridge Village Car Park, 9.30am Lochindorb to Carrbridge - Wicked Wolf Triathlon. Kayak, mountain bike

TIME FOR THE JACOBITES @ Culloden Battlefield, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm 0844 4932159

THU 12 AUG

TUE 24 AUG

INVERNESS BOOK FESTIVAL @ Eden Court On Until 15th.

SAT 28 AUG

WEAVING ON A TRADITIONAL LOOM @ Highland Folk Museum,

MASQUERADE BALL @ Drumossie Hotel, Inverness, 6.30pm Charity Ball in aid of Blythswood Care

GRANTOWN ON SPEY HIGHLAND GAMES @ Heathfield Park, Grantown On Spey, 1pm

QUIZ NIGHT @ The Picture House, 9.30pm Every Wednesday TAIN HIGHLAND GATHERING @ Tain, 1pm Tainhighlandgathering.com

@ North Kessock Village Hall,

TRADITIONAL CRAFTS @ Highland Folk Museum On Until 26th. GLENURQUART HIGHLAND GATHERING @ Drumnadrochit, glenurquhart-highland-gathering.co.uk NORTH KESSOCK COMMUNITY MARKET

SPEYSIDE STAGES RALLY @ Various Locations, Now in its thirteenth year, this is round six of the Hankook Scottish Rally Championship and you can pay for car parking at the forest stages. Money raised goes to local organisations. The event uses some of Speyside’s finest forests for and locations used in the past include Clashindarroch, Bin, Whiteash, Ordiquish, Rosarie, Teinland, and Monaughty. The event also uses a super special stage in the COOPER PARK, right in the centre of Elgin. The 0.7 mile tarmac stage provides an

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Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland CAN YOU GIVE US A HELPING HAND?

Please sign up for one of our fundraising events below and help us make a difference 5 September | Ladies Driving Challenge | Inverness 2 October | Dee-Don Walkathon | Aberdeen 9 October | Cairngorm Charmer | Aviemore 27 November | Jingle Jump Abseil | Raigmore 3 October | Loch Ness Running Festival | Loch Ness

4 Ways to Register 1. Online: www.chss.org.uk/fundraising 2. E-mail: events@chss.org.uk 3. Telephone: 0845 450 7000 4. Text SCOTLAND to 60777 Or sign up for one of our other fantastic events throughout Scotland at www.chss.org.uk/fundraising Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland and CHSS are operating names of The Chest, Heart & Stroke Association Scotland, a registered Scottish Charity Registration No. SC018761. Registered in Scotland as a company limited by guarantee No SC129114

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SPORT2 > THEATRE >>> more at whatsonmoraydotcom interesting challenge for drivers and easy access for spectators, just a minute’s walk away from the town centre. For more details see www.speyside-stages.co.uk

KEITH V COVE RANGERS @ Keith, 3pm LET’S GET ACTIVE EXPO @ Rosemarkie Beach fitnessfrenzy.co.uk BATTLE IN THE GLEN @ The Ironworks, 7pm Inverness’ first Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) cage-fighting event. 0871 7894173

LOSSIEMOUTH V NAIRN COUNTY @ Lossiemouth, 3pm

COVE RANGERS V INVERURIE LOCO WORKS @ Cove, 3pm DEVERONVALE V CLACHNACUDDIN @ Deveronvale, 3pm BRORA RANGERS V BUCKIE THISTLE @ Brora, 3pm

NAIRN COUNTY V TURRIFF UNITED @ Nairn, 3pm

KINGUSSIE 1STS V OBAN CAMANACHD @ The Dell, 2.30pm Shinty match.

KEITH V FORT WILLIAM @ Keith, 3pm

SUN 15 AUG

LOCH NESS 360 @ Loch Ness LET’S GET ACTIVE EXPO @ Rosemarkie Beach MEN’S OPEN @ Abernethy Golf Club, 8am

SAT 21 AUG

GOLF WEEK @ Newtonmore Golf Club, Runs all week see newtonmoregolf.com

LOSSIEMOUTH V STRATHSPEY THISTLE @ Lossiemouth, 3pm

THE WOLFTREK @ Dallas Dhu Distillery, Forres,

CLACHNACUDDIN V BUCKIE THISTLE @ Inverness, 3pm, 3pm

SUN 08 AUG

WICK ACADEMY V FORRES MECHANICS @ Wick, 3pm

KEITH SHOW 10K @ Keith, 10K run in aid of the Anthony Nolan Trust. events@anthonynolan.org.uk

COVE RANGERS V NAIRN COUNTY @ Cove, 3pm

THE WOLFTREK @ Dallas Dhu Distillery, Forres

NAIRN HALF MARATHON @ Nairn Links 2pm nairnroadrunners.co.uk

MON 09 AUG

KINGUSSIE 1STS V FORT WILLIAM @ The Dell, 2.30pm - Shinty Match

STARTRACK ATHLETICS @ Queens Park Stadium, Inverness, 10am www.highlandactivities.org.uk RUNS ALL WEEK

TUE 10 AUG

MIXED 18 HOLE OPEN TOURNAMENT @ Grantown-on-spey Golf Club, KINGUSSIE OPEN @ Kingussie Golf Club,

SUN 22 AUG

GENTLEMEN’S 4 DAY OPEN TOURNAMENT @ Grantown-on-spey Golf Club, 01479 872079. Runs for err… the next 3 days!

DUNDEE UTD V INVERNESS CT @ Dundee, 3pm

WED 11 AUG

GRANTOWN ON SPEY HIGHLAND GAMES @ Heathfield Park, Grantown OS 1pm

NATURAL HISTORY WALKS @ Osprey Centre Car Park, Loch Garten, 9.30am

SAT 14 AUG

FORRES

ROTHES V LOSSIEMOUTH @ Rothes, 3pm NAIRN COUNTY V HUNTLY @ Nairn, 3pm,

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CLACHNACUDDIN RANGERS @ Inverness, 3pm

PETROFAC ATHLETICS LEAGUE (NORTH) @ Queens Park, Inverness, 12pm

SAT 28 AUG

INVERNESS CT V CELTIC @ Caley Stadium, 3pm V

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STRATHSPEY THISTLE V HUNTLY @ Tbc, 3pm

FORRES MECHANICS V LOSSIEMOUTH @ Forres, 3pm CLACHNACUDDIN V WICK ACADEMY @ Inverness, 3pm THE GREAT RIVER NESS RAFT AND DUCK RACE @ River Ness, The last raft race is followed by the popular Duck Race. Tickets for the ducks can be bought from CHILDREN 1ST :01463 794477. In case of foul weather the race will be on Sep 11.

THE MACALLAN NAIRN HIGHLAND GAMES @ Nairn Farmers Showfield

ICT V ROYAL ANTWERP (TBC) @ Caley Stadium

STRATHSPEY THISTLE MECHANICS @ tbc, 3pm

INVERGORDON HIGHLAND GAMES @ Invergordon, 1pm

NEWTONMORE 1STS V BUTE @ The Eilan, 2.30pm Shinty match.

ABERNETHY HIGHLAND GAMES @ Nethy Bridge, 10.30am nethybridge.com

FORRES MECHANICS V ROTHES @ Forres, 3pm

GLENURQUART HIGHLAND GATHERING @ Drumnadrochit glenurquhart-highland-gathering.co.uk

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INVERNESS CRAIG DUNAIN RFC @ Canal Park, First home fixture of the season for ICD. INVERNESS CT V HAMILTON @ Caley Stadium, 3pm GLEN CHALLENGE @ Corrimony, Drumnadrochit Glenurquhart-highland-gathering.co.uk

NEWTONMORE 1STS V GLASGOW MID ARGYLL @ The Eilan, 2.30pm Shinty match

SUN 05 SEP

HIGHLAND MOTO X CLUB ROUNDS @ Arderseir scottishmotocross.co.uk

THEATRE TUE 03 AUG

THE TEMPEST @ Logie Steading, 7.30pm Outside theatre at Logie Steading. Bring low chairs, rugs and/or beanbags. Performance at 7.30 p.m. Gates open for picnics at 6p.m.

WED 04 AUG

THE LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK - FANTASY AND FEATHERS TOUR 2010 @ Eden Court Empire, 8pm


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@ Moray Art Centre, 7.30pm Renaissance Theatre:Il Rinascimento Italiano - Poem By : Poems by Michelangelo, Ariosto and Petrarca.

THU 05 AUG

WED 25 AUG

HIGHLAND HEARTBEAT @ Aviemore Highland Resort , 8pm From 114 million US homes, direct to the Highlands comes the smash hit musical extravaganza... Highland Heartbeat.

THU 26 AUG

FRI 06 AUG

CLAIRVOYANTS @ Strathpeffer Pavilion, 7.30pm An evening of mediumship with KAREN COLLESSO, BILL HENDERSON and HILS FORSYTHE. Tickets from Pavilion 01997 420124 and on-line from thebooth

THE LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK - FANTASY AND FEATHERS TOUR 2010 @ Eden Court Empire, 8pm

TALKING HEADS @ Nairn Little Theatre, 7pm Nairn Drama Club presents three one act plays, from the BBC’s Talking Heads series, written by Alan Bennett: A Chip in the Sugar A Lady of Letters A Cream Cracker under the Settee. nairndrama.org.uk

THE ELVIS YEARS @ Eden Court

THE ELVIS YEARS @ Eden Court

FRI 03 SEP

HOW TO SURVIVE A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE @ The Ironworks, 7pm It’s great to see that at last Ironworks is establishing a reputation for putting on more than just music shows. Elsewhere on this page you can read about cage fighting at the venue, while there’s a rake of comedy stuff coming up that we’ll be telling you more about in forthcoming months For one night only however, you can get some tips on battling the undead as Dr Dale Seslick and his crack team of specialists provide you with a “one shop, whistle stop tour through the world of zombie survival techniques”. There are Q & A sessions, plenty of useful advice and practical solutions for warding off those pesky extras from the Thriller video. It’s virtually a public information service! ironworksvenue.com howtosurviveazombieapocalypse.co.uk 0871 789 4173

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CALEDONIA @ Eden Court Empire, 8pm William Paterson was a financial adventurer who devised one of the most daring and disastrous speculations of all time. 01463 234 234

SAT 14 AUG

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MON 16 AUG

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ROMEO AND JULIET @ Logie Steading, Timeless tale of star crossed lovers. Outdoor theatre performed by Illyria. Tickets on:01309 611378

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EATING OUT:

The Review: CHAPTER ONE 39 HIGH ST FORRES 01309 671682 Much as we like to cling to Inverness like a baby to its favourite blanket, sometimes it’s good to see what might be out there past the city limits, so we clamber onto the ICA charabanc and make for the rather charming little town of Forres. Actually, we say “little”, but it’s much larger than you might have thought if you’ve only ever glimpsed it from the corner of your eye as you take the roundabout on the outskirts of town. In fact it has a thriving high street, complete with health food shops and alternative medicine outlets all over the place, suggesting a local population a tad more bohemian than you might expect. And there are flowers absolutely everywhere, perhaps unsurprisingly for a place that has won countless Britain In

Bloom accolades, the whole making for both a vibrant community and also exactly the sort of old-fashioned main thoroughfare that the corporate multinationals would love to see wiped from the face of the earth. And it’s in Forres that we choose to dine, at CHAPTER ONE. Just across the road from Murdoch’s the Butchers, purveyors apparently of the World Champion Scotch Pie and a host of other meaty delights. Chapter One looks equally enticing and impressively busy for Thursday lunchtime. These aren’t tourists either, but locals and regulars, and we’re soon to find out just why it’s so popular, offering as it does remarkable value for money and a high standard of cooking. It’s the latest enterprise of John McCruden Ex of Candles in Culloden and more recently having worked down South. Now he’s back in a great location, giving something of an object lesson in how to run

a neighbourhood restaurant. The place is modern without being gimmicky, an L-shaped space made to look even larger thanks to judicious use of mirrors and a sense of classiness without being stuffy. The menu reflects the informality of proceedings with an expansive array of stuff on offer, varying from “snacks” to full blown meals, though we’re soon to find that the notion of small portions isn’t countenanced here. So one of our party orders Soup And A Sandwich (just £4.95 for the two) only to be presented with a bowl of deliciously flavoursome Cauliflower Soup and a large Coronation Chicken Sandwich accompanied by gorgeous chips oven-baked in their skins. No skimping here. As we roam across the menu, another of our party has a starter of Hand Made Goats Cheese and Pepper Ravioli with

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Parmesan and Pesto. Again a substantial portion, pretty much pushing the boundaries of the concept of starter, but there are no complaints about the quality of the cooking and the combination of flavours is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. For my starter, I plump for the intriguing sounding Warm Fruit Wood Smoked Salmon, which turns out to be lovely thin slices of the fish served with crisp pan fried Gnocchi and (rather too substantial) salad with citrus dressing. A nice combination showing an imagination in the kitchen that’s present throughout the meal. For mains, one of us goes for something from the extensive pizza selection, opting for Mediterranean Chargrilled Vegetable (delights such as Tuscan Sausage & Sweet Onion, Creamed Leeks, Prawn & Scallop and Cajun Chicken also being on offer). It goes without saying that it’s not exactly titchy, obviously handmade and even including asparagus. Made only with Italian flour and extra virgin olive oil, it has a rustic authenticity that makes it taste every bit as good as it looks.

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There’s more asparagus on another main course, Saffron & Char-grilled Artichoke Risotto Cake, a vibrant green and cooked to perfection. The notion of making risotto into a cake is an unusual one and this time maybe it really is too large, even for the Scottish eyes/stomach axis, but it tastes good. The accompanying spicy courgette is, rather unusually, deep fried in a slightly sweet batter - ensuring this a dish that really combines a host of bold flavours. For my main I have the simple sounding Breast Of Chicken and am not entirely unsurprised to find it coming with all manner of additions. The breast itself is wrapped in Parma ham and covered in mozzarella, keeping it deliciously moist, but it’s served with immaculately cooked broccoli and a slightly less successful mashed potato tartlet topped with some kind of moussey creation. It doesn’t really add much to the dish and might perhaps be just that one step too far. Particularly since we’re now so full that we have to wait a good thirty seconds before bellowing, “Puddings? OF COURSE we

want puddings!” Our friendly waitress seems almost as excited about the concept of the desserts on offer as we are and we soon find out why. Midway through conversation, jaws suddenly drop and little whimpers of “what the...?” rend the air as the puds are brought out, revealing themselves to be baroque creations that wouldn’t be out of place at a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. First up, the relatively simple Crème Brûlée , complete with magnificently executed crispy shell and beautifully flavoured with spiced rum and banana. It’s served with tremendous home-made ice cream and a shot of fruit puree, accompaniments for all of our desserts. Next, the waitress’ own recommendation, Chapter One Meringue Nest Filled with Banana and Toffee Fudge. It’s the sort of nest spacious enough to accommodate an eagle and you get a sugar rush just looking at it. That said, it’s all polished off in double quick time, a testament to its yumminess. The nest may be impressive, but it’s nothing compared to the rococo flamboyance of the Chapter One Mile High


Stawberry Cheese Cake, which spirals skyward with bold abandon. The “cake” element is merely an afterthought to swirl of cream and cream cheese possessed of fine fluffiness as it soars high above us. You couldn’t eat two of them, but one seems just about manageable. Bear in mind that each of the puds comes in at a mere £3.75, remarkable value considering the skill of their creation, something perfectly emphasised by the piece de resistance, a selection of NINE – count ‘em - Mini Desserts. That’s nine different, remarkably executed desserts, including éclairs, tarts and even a miniature sponge, with ice cream, fruit and puree for just £3.75. If that’s manageable financially, it puts just about every other restaurant in Britain to shame. By now our heads are positively fizzing with sugar and there is absolutely, positively no more room in our stomachs, not even for a wafer thin mint, so we waddle outside for a short constitutional, really rather hoping to come across a comfy armchair. Noticing the menu outside we see a rake of equally enticing dishes on Chapter One’s evening menu and the news that they serve a Sunday roast, something which we imagine is a thing of some wonder. We’ve already booked our table for next time and wholeheartedly suggest you do the same. A little gem, just like Forres itself. Total for FOUR (exc. drinks) £39.43

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SPECIALS/TALK > BOOK FESTIVAL > Highlights... 2010 INVERNESS BOOK FESTIVAL @ Eden Court, Thu 12–Sun 15 Aug This is the seventh Inverness Book festival, but for the first time it’s being held in the summer rather than autumn. It’s an interesting repositioning of the event in your cultural life, but festival director BRID MCKIBBEN has ensured there are enough interesting and diverse guests to ensure that you’ll be getting more than enough to read to last you through the winter months. The festival is packed with fascinating events, climaxing with KEN KELMAN’s now legendary Pub Quiz in the Newsroom Bar on the Saturday night and you could pretty much choose any event at random and be guaranteed something interesting, but here are some of our personal prospective highlights:

LEVI ROOTS Thu 12, 5pm, OneTouch Mr Reggae Reggae Sauce who wowed the Dragon’s Den and turned a kitchen recipe into a phenomenon. Of course, if we were treated like adults and allowed to have a Sainsbury’s here we’d be able to sample his product rather than having to rely on getting it at Subway. Perhaps he’ll bring some with him when he comes to talk about his ace recipe book Levi Roots’ Food For Friends and a career that’s encompassed not just entrepreneurship and cookery, but also singing for Nelson Mandela and performing with James Brown.

WHISKY TASTING with IAN BUXTON Thu 12, 8pm, MacLean Room The author of the informative and witty 101 Whiskies To Try Before You Die has little time for the snobbery and marketing gimmickry that pervades much of the whisky world, preferring instead just to give advice on what you should try. As former Marketing Director of Glenmorangie, he’s got twenty years’ experience and in 1991 was elected keeper of the Quaich which is not some sort of Harry Potter accolade, but rather the highest honour in the whisky industry. Drams are included in the ticket price. Hoorah!

ALISTAIR MOFFAT Fri 13, 6.30pm, OneTouch Moffat’s book The Highland Clans is a compelling and accessible history of Scottish clans, their leaders and of years of rivalry. It is told with a fluency and freshness which offers a new insight into the much recounted tales of Culloden and the Clearances. Many claims of the Scottish Gaelic nation arriving here from Central Asia and the Caucuses have been met with derision but Alistair introduces an air of scientific truth through the findings of recent DNA studies. Alistair gently mocks the invented traditions of the last 200 years such as adopting the tartan as a clan uniform, the pretentious ‘Highlanding’ of the whole of Scotland, high society’s adoption of the reel and the sword-dance while “all about the north and west of Scotland an original culture was being scattered to the wind like thistle seeds”.

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w w w. i n v e r n e s s b o o k f e s t i v a l . c o . u k ALISTAIR URQUHART Sat 14, 6.30pm, OneTouch. For most of his life Urquhart has never mentioned the horrors of being held captive by the Japanese during WW2 and sent to build the Burma to Siam Railway aka Hellfire Pass. He never even told his wife although memories of the horrors often forced him to sleep in an armchair. Eventually he decided to write his memoirs and The Forgotten Highlander has become a best seller. He’s coming to tell more of his incredible story.

KEVIN MACNEIL Sun 15, 2pm, OneTouch MacNeil’s debut The Stornoway Way was described as “Trainspotting meets Whisky Galore” and his new novel The Method Actor’s Guide To Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde looks like being just as intriguing. Telling the tale of a young thespian in Edinburgh who has a bike crash and lives his life through first egotism then selflessness it takes many of the themes of Stevenson’s original and examines through a 21st century prism. He’s also holding a Creative Writing Workshop on Sat 14 at noon so book your place now.

GRACE MAXWELL/EDWYN COLLINS Sun 15, 7pm OneTouch For us, this is the highlight of the whole festival. Partner and onetime manager of Edwyn Collins, Grace not only experienced Edwyn’s rise to fame, but also had to deal with his life threatening illnesses and arduous road to recovery. Her autobiographical account of her and Collins’ life together, “Falling And Laughing: The Restoration Of Edwyn Collins” is a marvellous insight delivered with Grace’s trademark wit and she’ll be talking to NICKY MARR about some of the stories behind it. Best of all the night will conclude with an acoustic performance from Edwyn himself. Should be a brilliant night. For full details of all the festival events go to www.invernessbookfestival.co.uk

OTHER SPECIALS: TOP DOGS DAY OUT @ The Hay Field, Glenmore, Sun 01 Aug Back for its fifth year, you can come and register your dog for an agility course, displays, quizzes (the owners rather than the dogs presumably) and all sorts of canine high jinks, or simply watch all the fun. Joint event with Forestry Commission Scotland. 01479 873914

HISTORIC WHEELS CLUB ANNUAL RALLY @ Brodie Castle, Sun 08 Aug ALVIS CLASSIC CAR RALLY @ Cawdor Castle, Sun 15 Aug The recent Vintage Car Rally in Inverness gave people the chance to see some gorgeous old vehicles and you didn’t even need to be a petrolhead to appreciate their appeal. These two rallies are perhaps geared rather more to devotees but you can expect them to be just as much fun. And conclusively prove that old cars are good and new cars aren’t.

MASQUERADE BALL @ Drumossie Hotel, Sat 28 Aug Charity Ball in aid of Blythswood Care and Breast Cancer Research. Tel 01463-236451

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