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Winter Exhibition – Wishing the Wind

December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Lyth Arts Centre, Lyth Arts Centre
Wick, Caithness KW1 4UD United Kingdom
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The ancient folklore tradition of ‘buying the wind’ was common across Caithness and the fishing routes of the North Atlantic. The tradition involved sailors purchasing 3 knots of thread, rope or fabric, to be undone as wind is required, but the mariner is instructed on no account to untie the third knot, as it may […]

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