Published: 29/10/2015 12:49 - Updated: 21/10/2015 12:58

5 things to check out this weekend

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Halloween at Ness Islands
Halloween at Ness Islands

1 – Ness Islands Halloween Show (Friday 30th-Saturday 31st)

Ness Islands, Inverness, 6.30-8.30pm

This year's Halloween Show features the scariest creature ever to visit Ness Islands - the legendary Headless Horseman who terrorised the villagers of Sleepy Hollow. Come and enjoy the creative magic of Arts in Motion and the wonderful young performers of Eden Court Theatre Outreach as Ness Islands is transformed into the one place that you really don't want to be alone on Halloween weekend. Free event. Call Gerry Reynolds on 01463 785006, email or go to

2 – RNLI Quiz Night and Fish Supper (Friday 30th)

North Kessock Hall, Marine Park, North Kessock, 7.30pm

Book your Place at RNLI's fundraising quiz night – and enjoy a fish supper while you're at it! All money raised will go towards helping the station's volunteer crew. Bring a team of up to six quizzers with you or just come along and join in the fun! Tickets £12 – fish supper included in price. Call Alison Marr 01463 250821

3 – Colin Cloud: Forensic Mind Reader (Saturday 31st)

Eden Court, Inverness, 8pm

Colin Cloud is a forensic scientist who mixes mind magic and brain science with his love of Arthur Conan Doyle’s works – he’s the closest thing around to the real life Sherlock Holmes. Mind reader and spoon-bender Uri Geller described him as one of the greatest thought readers of all time. Tickets £13. Call 01463 234234, email or go to

4 – Monster Mash Halloween Bash (Saturday 31st)

Scottish Dolphin Centre, Spey Bay, Fochabers, 6-7.30pm

Come and join Scottish Dolphin Centre for a spooktacular night at the Ice House! There will be lot's of spooky fun including games, cakes, crafts, stories, a fancy dress competition and a monster mash disco! Make sure you come dressed to scare! £2.50 per child. Booking is essential, and all children must be accompanied by an adult)

5 – Highland Wedding Fair (Sunday 1st)

Strathpeffer Pavilion, Strathpeffer, 11am-4pm

This Autumn the Pavilion is holding its wedding fair in association with Scottish Provincial Press (that'll be us). Pop along and meet the exhibitors from all walks of the wedding trade, covering food to fashion, photography to live music, travel, accessories and much more. Whether you’re recently engaged, planning your big day, or just looking for ideas, there is something for every bride and groom to enjoy. Free entry. Call 01997 420124, email or go to

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