to Nov 24

Kids Art Club

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Back by popular demand is our fabulous Kids Art Club led by the fantastic Karan Mackay. The Club will run every Saturday between 1.30 - 3.30pm in our Gallery.

We will supply the room and materials and Karan will create the masterpieces!

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Christmas Mega Market @ Caithness Horizons
to Nov 17

Christmas Mega Market @ Caithness Horizons

With over 30 local crafters, our Christmas Mega Market is sure to get you into the festive spirit and will include gifts and present ideas from jewellery and candles, to gin, chocolate and cheese!

Local artists and crafters will be there to show you the incredible bespoke products you should be gifting to your friends and family this year which will include Ice and Fire Distillery, Donaldson’s Designs, Tartan at Heart and many other wonderful local arts and crafts.

If that isn’t enough, to REALLY get you in the festive spirit, we will be joined by a local children’s choir on 16th November and the fantastic Melvich Gaelic Choir will be joining us on 17th November. Also, throughout the weekend we will be running competitions including Best Christmas Jumper and Best Christmas Hat.

We do hope you will come along and help us celebrate the most wonderful time of the year!

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Free Guided Tours of Caithness Horizons
11:00 AM11:00

Free Guided Tours of Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons is home to a permanent collection that tells the story of the county of Caithness from 416 million years ago to the present day. For free and for one day only each month, join Caithness Horizons Volunteer, Wendy Newton as she guides you through some of the museum’s most important objects including the original Dounreay Materials Test Reactor (DMTR), the Robert Dick Herbarium, the Flow Country and our fascinating Pictish Stones.  

The tour which will last approx 1 hour will give you a great in-depth introduction to our incredible exhibits, allowing you time to revisit your favourite exhibit! This is a tour not to be missed. The tour is free but donations are welcome. Wendy will be waiting at Reception at 11.00am and 1.00pm.

What’s Included on Caithness Horizons Tour:

·         Early Medieval Sculpture Collection

·         The History of the Dounreay Nuclear Establishment

·         The Robert Dick Herbarium

·         The Flow Country

·         The Vikings

WHERE: Wendy will be waiting at Reception, located to the right of the main entrance.


DURATION: Approx 1 Hour.


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