Corinne Marshall

Moray art graduate gets second chance at degree show in new high street gallery

A Moray-based art graduate who missed her opportunity to have a degree show due to Covid restrictions, is now showing it in a new gallery and exhibition space in Forres town centre. Corrine Marshall, 28, originally from Glasgow, studied BA Fine Art at the Moray School of Art, and now lives in Moray and works … Read more

Festive market, Forres

Festive pop-up shop is a marketplace for local artists, designers and food producers

A pop-up festive shop has opened in Forres bringing a wide and varied selection of locally made food and festive gifts. The high street outlet, operated by Findhorn Bay Arts at 86 High Street, will open from Wednesday to Saturday every week until Christmas, where several pop-ups have operated recently, including The Bakehouse in Findhorn … Read more

Finishing Touches, Forres

Interior designer says ‘sense of community’ is vital as she opens high street shop

A shop in Forres high street which has been a butchers, dry cleaners, antique shop and hairdressers is now seeing a new lease of life as it re-opens as Finishing Touches, selling interior and lifestyle goods. Isobel Kirkland, originally from the West Coast, moved to Forres to ‘retire’ near the sea. But as a lifelong … Read more

Carrie Custodio, 1496

Cafe customers are paying it forward by buying coffee and cake for strangers

A high street cafe is ‘banking’ the kindness of local folk who want to pay the cost of a snack for strangers who can’t afford it themselves. If you’re passing the 1496 cafe on Forres high street, you may have spotted a row of miniature pegs on a string across the window. Customers can pay … Read more