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06 Aug 2010
Exhibition Season at Am Baile
Inverness Victorian Market

06 Aug 2010
Exhibition Season at Am Baile
Inverness Museum & Art Gallery

07 May 2010
Echoes of the Past
A new exhibition 'Echoes of the Past' opened this week in the Reference Corridor of Inverness Library. If you're in town please pop in and take a look.

06 Nov 2009
Black Isle Heritage Memories
Archaeology for Communities in the Highlands (ARCH) have been successful in securing funding from both Awards For All and the European Community Highland LEADER 2007-2013 Programme

12 Aug 2009
Inverness to stage international Scottish history conference
Over 30 leading historians from around the world will gather in Inverness from 22 to 24 October this year to discuss and debate Scotland's contribution to the wider world.

24 Jun 2009
Highlanders on the Move
Produced as Am Baile's contribution to 'Homecoming Scotland 2009', this multimedia package will serve as a teaching aid for many years to come.

01 May 2009
Council publishes lasting written record of Cromarty Dialect
A booklet will be published tomorrow - 'The Cromarty Fisherfolk Dialect' - by The Highland Council's award winning history and culture website Am Baile.

14 Apr 2009
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery is looking for your stories to use in a new exhibition!

03 Sep 2008
Inverness Gaelic Choir Appeals for Help
Inverness Gaelic Choir has been hit by the recent collapse of budget airline Zoom.

26 May 2008
Literary map shows the way for cultural tourism
Article from the John O'Groat Journal 9th May 2008
By kind permission of Scottish Provincial Press Ltd

28 Apr 2008
Am Baile maps Highland authors on literary landscape. (24/04/08)
To celebrate Scottish Literature Development Day a new feature on The Highland Council's award winning Highland history and culture website Am Baile was launched today (Thursday 24th April) at the Town House, Inverness.

06 Dec 2007
Cromarty Fisher Dialect attracts international interest
The Am Baile team were recently delighted to welcome a fellow history and culture enthusiast - Mrs Kelly McGill - from the USA.

01 Oct 2007
Dràma na h-Alba
From 18 to 22 October 2007 venues in and around Inverness will be hosting Dràma na h-Alba, Scotland's International Theatre Arts Festival and Forum

06 Mar 2007
Highland pupils make history on the web
An interactive internet publishing initiative for pupils and teachers was introduced this week within The Highland Council's national award winning website, Am Baile.

29 Jan 2007
Especially created for Highland 2007
In partnership with Historic Scotland we have developed a new educational resource to allow schools to create exciting multimedia projects on Highland heritage and culture and share them around the world.

23 Oct 2006
New Developments
You will have noticed a few changes to the Am Baile website recently. The most obvious of these is the new look home page.

21 Sep 2006
New Am Baile Homepage
The new Am Baile homepage was launched today, we hope you like the look and feel of it!

03 Aug 2006
UHI Annual Lecture
Our friends at the UHI Millenium Institute are holding their Annual Lecture at Dornoch Cathedral on Friday 29th September.

10 May 2006
Teacher Resources Coming Soon
The Highland Libraries Am Baile team have been working hard to create a new teaching resource for the classroom.

10 Nov 2005
Words Across the Ocean
The renowned Nova Scotian author Mr Alistair Macleod and the illustrator of his books Mr Peter Rankin are touring the Highlands.

01 Sep 2005
The Gaelic CBeebies all year!
The Gaelic CBeebies are back from their Summer Holidays, starting again on Monday 5 September.

19 Jul 2005
Improve your Gaelic skills
Cli Grammar Course for Fluent Speakers With Roddy MacLean

12 Jul 2005
Award winning Am Baile team visits Highland Folk Museum
Locals and visitors to the Highland Folk Museum, will this week (Friday 15th July) have a unique chance to meet members of The Highland Council's award-winning Am Baile website team at the Museum's Newtonmore site

17 Jun 2005
Am Baile wins top award
The Highland Council Am Baile team were delighted to receive the Scottish Executive Delivering Excellence Award at the COSLA Awards 2005.

16 Jun 2005
War Detectives
Am Baile has received National Lottery funding to develop an exciting oral history project describing the impact of the Second World War on the Scottish Highlands.

14 Jun 2005
New leaflet

15 Nov 2004
A website created by The Highland Council today received an award from the Library Services Trust for the non-print category in the Alan Ball Local History Awards of 2004.

12 Oct 2004
Sophie Stephenson of Kilchuimen Academy is the overall winner of The Highland Council's Am Baile competition aimed at schools throughout the Highlands.

20 May 2004
Am Baile is a 'cool' site
At least that is what the children from Lochcarron Primary 6/7 had to say about Am Baile when they took part in the recent children's competition run by Highland Libraries.

12 Mar 2004
Bi-lingual website on history and culture of the Highlands and Islands
Article published in the March/April 2004 edition of the History Scotland magazine

05 Jan 2004
Primary 4 to 7 children in the Highland Council area are being invited by Highland Libraries to take part in the Am Baile Children's Competition.

22 May 2003

13 May 2003

27 Mar 2003
Snow Kids

14 Mar 2003
Aden House

19 Aug 2002
The Shipping Registers - A Venture with Am Baile
A copy of a letter sent to the Editor of the Ross-shire Journal on 25th July 2002.

09 Aug 2002
Highland website will celebrate Gaelic culture
Article from the Inverness Courier, Friday 090802

05 Aug 2002

03 Jul 2001
Highland Council to Lead Gaelic Virtual Village Project
Announcement of Grant Award

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