Record Number of Entries for 30th Inverness Half Marathon

This year’s Global Energy Inverness ½ Marathon has attracted a record number of entries this weekend, as the popular Highland event celebrate its 30th anniversary. Over 3500 runners will line up to start one of three races today – the Inverness ½ Marathon, 5K Team Attack or 5K Fun Run – in what promises to be an exciting day of racing. A quality field of runners promises a tight battle for the titles and prize money, with some competitors travelling from as far afield as Australia as Read more [...]
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Inverness to Honour Burns With Displays, Drama and Dance

INVERNESS will be the venue for “Haggis, hilarity and heaps of Burns-inspired fun” this weekend as the Highland capital honours Scotland’s Bard in inimitable style. Inverness residents and visitors are being invitied to join in an exciting celebration of the Life of Burns taking place across the city on Saturday January 25th from 6.45pm. Burns Night Celebrations in Inverness Organised by Eden Court CREATIVE, the event will kick off in Falcon Square with the Hilarious Haggis Highland Read more [...]
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Inverness Half Marathon Offers Events for Everyone

LOOKING to set a goal for your new running regime? Want to get back into the swing of organised running for the 2014 summer season? If this is you then why not think about registering for one of the events in the Inverness Half Marathon running programme this spring. Taking place on March 9th, the Inverness Half Marathon comprises the main race, a 5K Fun Run and 5K Team Attack events – meaning there is something on offer for everyone. Woolly and Tig Stars to Join Inverness Fun Run This Read more [...]
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Live Music in Inverness: Bl’azz Offers Jazz in the Afternoon

INVERNESS Town House will play host to a series of lunchtime concerts throughout 2014, offering city dwellers and Highland visitors the opportunity to discover the joy of joy of Jazz and Blues. Inverness Jazz and Blues Concerts at Town House The concerts, from organisation Bl’azz who hope to promote awareness of the genre across the area, are open to all with admission costing just £5. Kicking off today (Thursday January 9th) at 1pm with a programme of nostalgic melodies and slightly swinging Read more [...]
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Don’t Break Those Get Fit Resolutions – Stay on Track in Active Inverness!

A WEEK into January, and for many who eagerly committed to a new health and fitness regime in 2014 the shine is beginning to wear off the New Year’s Resolution. As friends who promised to get fit together fall by the wayside, and the lure of the couch grows with every chilly morning, it can be easy to allow your willpower to wane... Inverness offers Year-Round Activities But don’t - because Inverness is a great place to stay active all year round – with something on offer to suit Read more [...]
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Halloween Show Launches Inverness Winter Festivals Programme

The 2014 Ness Islands Halloween Show in Inverness opened last night to rave reviews from an enthusiastic audience who braved the bad weather to be the first to experience this year’s spooky spectacular titled All Aboard the Ghost Train. Free Halloween Event in Inverness The free event, which will be staged for the second time this evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm on the islands in the centre of the River Ness and accessible from either bank (both Castle and Cathedral sides) is just the start Read more [...]
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Inverness Street Theatre Festival Returns

It’s that time of year again folks! The Inverness Street Theatre festival is back with exciting impromptu and al fresco performances taking place across the City in the Highlands! Running for three days, at various venues throughout the city centre, the  Inverness Street Theatre Festival  will host a range of weird, whacky and wonderful performers who will surprise and delight the whole family. Street Performers in Inverness Returning for their third year are the ever popular Read more [...]
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Archaeology Festival Bringing History to Life in Inverness

  The Highland archaeology festival is now underway, with a number of exciting events coming up across the Inverness area for those interested in Highland history and heritage. As the two week festival celebrates its 20th year, Inverness-area residents and visitors can take advantage of a packed programme of walks, talks, exhibitions and activities. There are events on offer for everyone from the family looking for school holiday fun around Inverness to those seeking more in depth Read more [...]
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Doors Open Days Encourage People to Visit Inverness

This Saturday the 2013 Highland Doors Open Days programme will see 16 venues in and around Inverness welcoming the public for free visits and special activities. Organisers of the event, which aims to give people a glimpse of familiar places from a new perspective, hope that both Inverness visitors and those who live in and around the city will be encouraged to visit one of the many Doors Open venues. Visit Inverness Churches  A total of seven churches in the city will be taking part Read more [...]
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Inverness Highland Games – Family Entertainment in the Highlands

The air in the city is tinged with excitement and anticipation this morning as we await the start of the 2013 Inverness Highland Games – which will take place from 11am in the Northern Meeting Park. The traditional highland competition is a highlight of the annual Inverness events calendar and just keeps going from strength to strength, with this year’s games not looking likely to be an exception. Heavies Events at Inverness Highland Games Competitors and spectators are looking Read more [...]
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