Susan Tichy with Margaret “Peggy” Yocom Tuesday 25 July 2017, 19.00 Join poet Susan Tichy who will read from her forthcoming book, The Avalanche Path in Summer, and speak briefly about her new project, NORTH/ROCK/EDGE, which has brought her from America to Sutherland. Both focus on rapidly changing edge spaces—mountains, coastlines, and North Atlantic islands…

Timespan’s Board of Directors are seeking to appoint a new Director to lead and manage the work of Timespan in Helmsdale, and to continue the excellent work of our previous Director, Anna Vermehren. Timespan is a cultural organisation in Helmsdale, Sutherland. We provide a high quality venue with a museum, contemporary art gallery, archive, shop…

                Timespan is host to over 14,000 visitors a year and a large number of these visitors come to the River Cafe.  We are looking for relief staff to work as Cafe Assistant in the River Cafe to offer these visitors excellent customer service and good locally prepared,…

Seine Net Queens, Laura Spring with Bernie Reid and Mairi MacKenzie, curated by Panel, Summer 2016 We are seeking a motivated intern to assist with our multi-faceted contemporary arts programme which promotes and supports contemporary art in Scotland’s Far North through exhibitions, artist residencies, commissioned projects, events and workshops. Specifically, the internship will support the…

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…

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…

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,…

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