Bunkers Festival 2013 – Celebrating Scottish Open Golf in Inverness

As the Scottish Open Golf at Castle Stuart tees off in spectacular summer sunshine, Inverness – the City in the Highlands is getting ready to celebrate this important sporting event in style. The Inverness Bunkers festival has been designed to bring the excitement of the open right into the city, ensuring that visitors and residents can really get into the swing of the tournament, with early evening entertainment on offer for all. Free Family Entertainment in Inverness The idea of Read more [...]
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Inverness Welcomes Key Creatives for goNORTH 2013

INVERNESS is playing host to key players in the creative industries this week as goNORTH 2013 festival kicks off here in the heart of the Highlands. Organisers of the two day event expect movers and shakers in artistic industries to flock to the city for a programme of showcases and workshops designed to connect new talents with industry insiders with the aim of creating exciting new artistic output. Inverness Offers Advice for Aspiring Creatives The festival will be providing exposure Read more [...]
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Happyness Festival 2013 Brings Big Name Comedy Acts to Inverness

THE SECOND annual Happyness Comedy Festival kicks off in Inverness today, bringing big name comedy acts and emerging stars of the genre to the heart of the Highlands. The five-day festival will offer Inverness comedy fans a packed programme of shows and showcases, with something on offer to suit all tastes. Choose from a selection of stand up sets from familiar faces including: Alan Davies Dylan Moran Fred MacAulay Janey Godley Jenny Eclair Russell Kane Or enjoy a non-stop Read more [...]
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Second Time Capsule Discovered in Inverness Town Steeple

  A TIME capsule believed to date from the 19th Century has been discovered by workers at the Inverness Town Steeple. The capsule is the second to be uncovered during works to renovate the historic city building, and having been placed around 1878, is believed to predate the first find from 1923 by more than four decades. The discovery was made by Tony Russell and Jordan Fraser of D.Y. Fraser Joiners, Invernes, who were carrying out works on the interior of the steeple building Read more [...]
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Inverness Vehicle Show Promises to be a Classic

THE STREETS of Inverness will play host to a wide range of exciting entertainment this weekend with the return of the Inverness Classic Vehicle Show on Saturday (May 11th). Taking place throughout the day and at various locations across the city centre, the Classic Vehicle Show offers a great FREE fun day out for all the family in the heart of the Highlands. Family Entertainment in Inverness The centrepiece of the day will be a great line up of classic vehicles including: 11th Generation Read more [...]
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Inverness to Take Centre Stage in Highland Homecoming 2014

EYES AROUND the world are firmly focused on Scotland as preparation continues for next year’s Homecoming 2014 event – and now Inverness has stepped firmly into the spotlight as it was announced that the city would be taking centre stage in a five-week-long programme of events called the Highland Homecoming. Because of its place at the heart of the Highlands, Inverness takes its responsibility for welcoming home Highlanders from across the world next year very seriously. With this in mind, Read more [...]
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Royal Visit Re-Opens Inverness Attraction

THE INVERNESS area played host to royalty yesterday as HRH The Duke of Edinburgh carried out the official re-opening of The Highlander's Museum at historic Fort George. The museum, which is home to the largest regimental collection outside of London and is a popular attraction for visitors to the Inverness area, was closed for renovation in September 2011 and has since undergone a £2.9 million transformation. Popular Inverness Attraction Home to History and Heritage Home to artefacts Read more [...]
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Relaxing Facials for £5 – Courtesy of Inverness College UHI

WE BELIEVE that Inverness is always a great place to relax and recharge – and now Inverness College UHI is offering you the opportunity to indulge in a bit of personal pampering for a fraction of the normal price you might pay. This week they are offering you a choice of one off facials for just £5 – or a course of three facial treatments over three weeks for the same amazing price! Bargain Beauty Treatments in Inverness The one off treatments are on offer on this Thursday and Read more [...]
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Inverness – a Great Destination for Relaxation!

FEBRUARY can be a funny time, the festivities of the holiday season are well behind us and summer with all its accompanying excitement seems a long way off – which is why this month we are taking the opportunity to encourage people to relax and enjoy themselves here in Inverness. We know that relaxation is a personal thing – for some people there is no better way to unwind than by hurtling full speed down a snow covered mountain, others like to explore the outdoors and discover new Read more [...]
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Join Nessie for Open Water Swim on Legendary Loch!

AS THE month of January draws to a close, it can be easy to allow yourself to forget those fitness resolutions you made in the first flush of the year – but there’s really no excuse in Active Inverness. One great way to stay on track in 2013 is to set yourself a goal that fits with your own activity preferences, giving yourself something to aim for as you train. We already talked about the events of the Inverness Half Marathon, and today we want to tell you all about the Monster Swim – Read more [...]
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