Hezileki: I have just found you, what are you doing here? Christine: I’m learning how to make a traditional loom and traditional techniques for weaving cotton… I started to think about this when I saw a loom in the Museum of Scotland which was sent back from Malawi by missionary and explorer, David Livingston in…

Timespan has been developing a collaborative model to changing its current museum exhibitions to maximise its collection, to strengthen local and international collaborations, and to focus on the concept of North. It’s an exciting time as we engage with community groups and work with creative professionals to design an exhibition that is of local relevance…

Timespan’s Board of Directors have extended the deadline to appoint a new Director to lead and manage the work of Timespan in Helmsdale, and to continue the excellent work of our outgoing Director, Anna Vermehren. Timespan is a mature organisation with a high quality programme which has achieved much recognition and gained national awards over…

I © Image North Lands Creative Glass Layers of Landscape with Heather Gillespie | Skills Class with North Lands Creative Glass hosted by Timespan 5 – 9 June 2017 Cost: £650 Heather Gillespie is returning to the Highlands to move engraving out of the studio and into the landscape. Her class will take inspiration directly…

  Saturday 4 February 15.30 At Timespan Free Admission Join current exhibition artist Caroline Dear for a public talk drawing on her research into traditional skills and techiniques for working with natural materials. She will also talk about how this has influenced her own work where materials such as grasses, reeds, mosses and peat are…

Saturday 21 Jan 2017, 19.00 for 19.30 £15.00  Timespan’s Fundraising Committee are hosting a four course traditional Burns Supper followed by inspirational and highly entertaining speakers. Bar | raffle Booking essential. Tickets available from Timespan

Detail from Entwined / suainte, Caroline Dear Making with Nature | A craft workshop with Caroline Dear 4 February 10.00 – 15.00 Admission £10 includes materials and lunch Please call or email to book How can natural materials be used in a creative way? Join current exhibition artist Caroline Dear and try out creative skills…

Peat stacks on Beinn Mhealaich. Copyright John King. In the final weekend of our current exhibition A Layered Land, we invite you to explore the peatland environment that is the subject of the artists’ work. Trace the routes taken by peat cutters, learn about the flora and the fauna and discover the natural and human…

Book launch by Lydia Popowich Saturday 3 December 2016 at 15.00 The Jellyfish Society, published by Paper Swans Press, is Lydia’s first pamphlet of poetry. Lydia will do a poetry reading and Rebecca Stewart, saxophonist and singer, will provide a short musical interlude. “The poems in The Jellyfish Society span a range of subjects and…

  9 December 2016 at 19.30 | Admission £5 The use of peat in whisky making gives malts distinctive flavours. Join us for a tasting evening – from lightly peaty to heavily smoky. This event is organised in relation to our current exhibition A Layered Land, which brings together the work of two artists, Caroline Dear and…

Between August and October this year, Timespan’s gallery was home to the exhibition Seine Net Queens, an exhibition presenting photographs from Timespan’s Archive alongside new works by textile designer Laura Spring, artist Bernie Reid and fashion researcher Mairi MacKenzie, curated by independant design curators Panel. Inspired by the significant social, economic and cultural legacy of…

We are please to announce that we are inviting to tender for two exciting opportunities, Museum Curation and Exhibition Design and Installation. Museum for the North is an 18-month project, funded by Museums Galleries Scotland, to develop a collaborative museum-making model with the community of Helmsdale, to change some of Timespan’s current museum exhibitions, to…

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