Forthcoming events

HighlandLIT programme for 2021

(See below for Festive Meal Booking Details)

Book Week Scotland event at the Glen Mhor Hotel

Celebrate with the winners of the 2021 Writing Competition

Our guest Bob Pegg

 will announce the winners of the HighlandLIT prize writing competition and award the prizes, and the winners will read their work   


Glen Mhor Hotel (and on-line)

Tuesday November 16th 2021 at 6.30pm

Everyone is welcome!  This event, in-person and on Zoom, is free to attend.


In person: just turn up. For a Zoom link: email us on

The then current regulations on face coverings will apply.

See below for our privacy statement covering hybrid events.

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Festive meal and open mic on 21st December. Book now!

How to book for HighlandLIT’s Festive special on Tuesday, 21st December

Please note that bookings for the meal must be received by HighlandLIT by 31st October. Please also let us know your menu choice at the time of booking

Venue - Glen  Mhor Hotel   Menu - see below
Members of HighlandLIT (paid for April 2021 - March 2022) will pay a special price of £17.00, and can bring along one guest at the £17.00 rate. (The second and subsequent guests brought along by a member will pay  £22.)
Non-members who wish to come to this Festive social - and all are welcome - will pay  £22

You can book in one of three ways:

1.   Speak to Trish Salt at the October event, and give her cash, or a cheque made payable to HighlandLIT  Please let Trish know your choice from the menu when booking


2.   Send a cheque made payable to HighlandLIT to Trish at 40, Ardconnel Street, Inverness, IV2 3EX. Please send an accompanying note saying what your cheque covers (eg '1 member at £17.00 plus guest at £17.00'; 'non-member £22') and giving the menu choices of the folk attending.

3.   Transfer your payment to our bank account. Account name: HighlandLIT; Sort Code 87-39-07; Account number: 71821960.  Please put your surname in the 'Reference' field, and send an email to saying you have remitted the funds and giving details as above of exactly what the payment covers, and of the menu choices of the folk attending

And don't forget to write something seasonal for the Open Mic!


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Roast butternut squash and sage soup (VG) (GF)

Scottish salmon gravlax, pickled vegetables, mustard emulsion (GF) (DF)

Black pudding arancini with a fiery tomato relish (DF)




Roast turkey crown, roast potatoes, chipolatas, sprouts, carrots, cranberry sauce, turkey jus (DF)

 Grilled hake, chickpea and tomato ragout, herb pesto (DF) (GF)

 Garden pea and goats cheese risotto, toasted pine nuts, parmesan crisp (V) (GF)

Garden pea risotto with pine nuts (VG)

Chickpea & tomato ragu and pesto  (VG)




Traditional Christmas pudding, warm brandy sauce

Raspberry and cherry trifle topped with chocolate shavings

Chocolate and salted caramel tart, vanilla Chantilly cream

Caramelised banana, toasted coconut, raspberry coulis and raspberry sorbet (VG)

HighlandLIT programme for 2021

November 16th  Book Week Scotland event hosted by Bob Pegg. Prizes will be awarded to winners in the 2021 Writing Competition on the theme 'Celebration' and winners will read their work.  You could be one of the winners:  find out all about competition and how to enter here.

December 21st  Open Mic and Christmas Celebration.


(Further events are to be announced)

Hybrid HighlandLIT events:  privacy note

In order to facilitate access to events from HighlandLIT members and friends across the Highlands they will be livestreamed on Zoom. Access will be restricted to members and friends of HighlandLIT. Please note that we will not be recording the event and that as far as is within our control there will be no copy retained.

The camera may pan across the audience at the Glen Mhor at times during the event. Please note that in attending the event and completing the attendance sheet you are deemed to be accepting this procedure, unless you tell us at the start, in which case you can sit in a part of the audience which the camera will avoid.