River Cafe Vacancies We’re looking for energetic and friendly seasonal staff with a great passion for food to work as Cafe Assistants in Timespan’s River Cafe to offer our visitors excellent customer service and high quality, fresh, locally sourced produce. River Cafe is staffed by a small friendly team so if you are good…

On the third weekend in December the first 30 National Lottery players who visit Timespan will be given a free print of a historical photo from our Archive.  All you have to do is show us your National Lottery ticket. The building of our new Archive space and opening up our Archive collection through cataloguing…

Ghosting the Castle | Nicky Bird 15 + 16 November 2017 Join us for a series of interventions, events, and activities marking the culmination of Ghosting the Castle, a year-long project focusing on Helmsdale’s medieval castle and the A9 bridge which replaced it, developed by the artist Nicky Bird.  Discover vintage Kodak Viewfinders around the village…

CRATER ROUTE WALK 2: EAGLE ROCK Sunday 3 September 2017, 9.00 £20 / person Local mountain guide John King leads the second of two walks along a newly mapped route that traces the edge of a meteorite impact crater made 1.2 billion years ago. 1.2 billion years ago, a meteorite hit the earth, creating an…

CRATER ROUTE WALK 1: GLEN CALVIE CIRCUIT Sunday 13 August 2017, 10.00 £15 / person Local mountain guide John King leads the first of two walks along a newly mapped route that traces the edge of a meteorite impact crater made 1.2 billion years ago. 1.2 billion years ago, a meteorite hit the earth, creating…

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…

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…

    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…

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