Lyth Arts Centre, Lyth

Lyth Arts Centre, Lyth

Lyth Arts Centre, deep in the countryside, is housed in a beautiful old building surrounded by trees and ancient stone walls.

From the outside it retains the character of a Victorian village school but the interior has been imaginatively converted to house a dynamic multi-purpose arts centre.

Set deep in the countryside, Lyth Arts Centre is housed in a beautiful old school building surrounded by trees and ancient stone walls. From the outside it still retains the character of a small Victorian village school, the former Barrock Public School, while the interior has been adapted and extended to become a multipurpose theatre venue and exhibition space.

Most of the programme and events is devoted to presenting the work of professional British and international artists and performers and the centre also acts as a stepping-off point for local artistic activity. The main aim is to promote work of the highest standard.

Lyth Arts Centre arts stage
Fig: Lyth Arts Centre
arts stage

Each year a summer exhibition is open 10am - 6pm daily, 1st July - 31st August, on show throughout the building. This usually includes fine art, photography and some craft. Two rooms are devoted to a permanent collection of work that relates to the North of Scotland.

A year round programme of Live Performances presents the best work of small-scale touring companies - often innovative and experimental. This includes, drams, dance, jazz, folk, world and new music.

Home made food, tea and coffee are always available during gallery hours and on performance evenings. Lyth Arts Centre - Live Performances Tickets Held At The Theatre.

Exhibition Admission:

  • Adults - £1.50
  • OAP's - £1.00
  • Children, Students, Unwaged - £0.50p

Performance Admission:

  • Adults - £8.00
  • OAP's - £6.00
  • Children, Students, Unwaged - £4.00

Contact:

Lyth Arts Centre
Tel: 01955 641 270 (10am - 6pm, Mon - Fri)
Fax: 01955 641360
Email: will...@btinternet.com
Web: http://www.lytharts.org.uk/

lyth arts centre in a beautiful old building surrounded by trees and ancient stone walls
Fig: Lyth arts centre in a beautiful old building
surrounded by trees and ancient stone walls

Location:

Lyth Arts Centre
Lyth by Wick 4 miles off the A9 between Wick and John O'Groats.
Caithness KW1 4UD
Scotland, UK

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