Academy Street Quiz (part two) answers revealed!

Thank you to everyone who has taken part in the Inverness Townscape Heritage Project lockdown quizzes. We hope they have provided some entertainment over the past few weeks and helped you discover some interesting facts about our city. Here are the questions and answers for part two… Question oneAcademy Street was once home to three…

Stories and Music of Alexander Battan Grant

The Inverness Townscape Heritage Team invite you to join them to hear more about the legendary Alexander “Battan” Grant. In this talk, Dr Sinclair Gair will bring to life the stories and music of “Battan”, who was known for his superb fiddling and composing, as well as the design & construction of stringed instruments. A…

Burnett’s and Harry Gow

    Academy Street Townscape Heritage Project is working in partnership with Visit Inverness Loch Ness and we invite you to come along for a rare opportunity to hear Master Baker Harry Gow and local historian Norman Newton explore the fascintating history of Burnett Bakery and the path that led Harry to set up his…

Open Evening and Vintage Tea Party

  The Inverness Townscape Heritage Project, HighLife Highland and AOC Archaeology Group warmly invite you to attend their open evening on Thursday 1 June between 5 and 6.30pm.  This is a unique opportunity to view some of the creative outputs of previous heritage engagement workshops and to explore IMAG galleries to pinpoint the exhibits which…

Rose Street Foundry; Past, Present and Future

Academy Street Townscape Heritage Project is working in partnership with Visit Inverness Loch Ness and we invite you to come along to this fascinating talk by local historian, Eileen MacAskill. During this event, Eileen will give a unique insight into the history and heritage of one of Academy Street’s most iconic buildings – the former Rose Street Foundry.