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Arts, crafts and such in Thurso, Caithness*

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Arts, crafts and such
  • Durrans is good anything they don't have they will get
  • Swanson Gallery(inside Library),has occasional display(Poncey rubbish). Museum next to Town Hall,(rather appropriate when you see the people that frequent said hall).Durrans great for craft materials.Hobgoblin equally as good for Hippy stuff i.e. incense sticks,wind chimes etc.
  • allsorts provide a lovely selection with friendly advice and service, wee bitty dear though!!!!!!!!!
  • whats art??
  • in the liberly, at the back, there is the swanson gallery. not much, a few bits a bobs if you are bored. free entry, but can be quite good.
  • Nice shop for bits and bobs...Hobgobblin...I think thats how you spell it????
  • The Toll Gallery has some amazing art work and Frank Begg one of the artists is really nice and happy to tell you about the work.
  • Hobgoblin. Amazingly weird assortment of everything from lavalamps through XXL skins to Christmas Cards. Get a piercing here!!!!!
  • The Thurso museum in the Old Library had a strange collection of objects apparently taken at random from whatever happened to end up on the beach after high tide following a particularly bad shipwreck
  • Miss Demeanour for fetish art - see internet-promotions web site.
  • Lots of the usual - knitted pastel coloured kiddies clothes, goth's jewellery, wood turning, glassware. Check out Northshore Ceramics in Wick for decent pottery, and there's a shop called Hobgoblin in Thurso which sells all your usual hippy gear and moonbeam wrapping paper, man.
  • Thurso Museum, Hobgoblins (mystical, Indian, Incense, Wizards Hats),Glass Creations down by the river.

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Last updated: 2008-10-14

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