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…

    19 November As Timespan turns 30, we would like to invite everyone to join us for an Open Day and Celebration Ceilidh on the 19th November 2016. All are welcome and entry to the whole building is free throughout the day though we ask you to RSVP for the evening celebration. We look forward to welcoming…

Timespan’s Graduate Fellowship 2017 January – March 2017 Timespan’s Graduate Fellowship is a 10-week residency in Scotland’s Far North that offers an opportunity for the development, production and presentation of new work for a recently graduated artist. Applications are invited from artists who have graduated from BA/MA/MFA/MLitt courses in Scotland in 2014, 2015 or 2016,…

8 November 2016 at 19.00 Timespan’s Fund Raising Committee have invited Robert Stephenson of Thyme and Plaice to give a cookery demonstration. Rob will work his magic and demonstrate how to create mouth watering meals from Christmas leftovers. There will be TASTINGS, a Q & A session, a raffle and bar. All welcome to this…

Tuesday 25 October at 15.00 Join Jo Clements and Frances Davis and see the new images and information that have come into Timespan’s Archive as a result of the Seine Net Queens exhibition. Find out what we’ve discovered and what we’re still looking to find out. Can you fill in the gaps? Tea and scones…

Book Launch by Shona MacLeod and Robin Reid Saturday 12 November at 14.00 Featuring rare source material published for the first time, this biography tells the story of five young men from Helmsdale and Kildonan who fought with the Seaforths on the Western Front in World War 1. The MacKintosh brothers, John-Hugh and Adam, and…

10 November at 19.30 Talk by Dr Christopher Edwards Dr Christopher Edwards, Antiquarian Horologist and Clockmaker, Contractor to National Galleries for Scotland and National Trust for Scotland to name a few, will be giving a talk to mark the installation of a replica Highland Railways clock at Helmsdale station.

2 November at 10.45 – 15.00 Gordon Reid, Caithness Archivist Highlife Highland with speakers Jo Clements and Karen Buchanan. With the support of Gordon Reid the Caithness Archivist gain practical skills in the care and documentation of archives and photographs in museums.  Gordon will be joined by Dr Jo Clements, Archive Development Manager at Timespan…

PRACTICING DEEP TIME GROUP RESIDENCY 31 October – 11 November 2016 The use of different scales is simply a matter of practice. H.G. Wells Taking the environments and technologies of Scotland’s Far North as a rich context for practice and research, Timespan’s Practicing Deep Time group residency offers resident artists the time to develop work…

Talk by Alasdair Macdonald 8 September, 19.00 Alasdair has been involved in family history research since his late teens and has a particular interest in the Scottish Highlands. He completed his MSc in Genealogical Studies at the University of Strathclyde focusing on Scottish baronies in 2011. His research interests focus on the use of DNA…

Remit: Clean Timespan’s building Reporting to: Front of House Line Manager Salary:  £7.50 per hour Hours: 10.5 hours/week Summer opening, 3 hours/week Winter opening + extra hours for cleaning artist’s flat when required Contract: Permanent Location: Timespan, Helmsdale Main Responsibilities of the Post Provide a high quality cleaning service in Timespan’s building Tasks include vacuuming, mopping, dusting, emptying…

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