Running for Neil McNicol

On 22nd September, local Arran lady Sarah Thomson will be running the Scottish 10K in Edinburgh raising funds for British Heart Foundation in memory of one of her best friends, Neil McNicol, who sadly died before his 60th birthday last year. Sarah has set up a Just Giving page to help raise money for the …

Arran Geofest 2019

A weekend of walks, talks, and activities celebrating the island’s unique geology, organised by the Arran Geopark Project This year’s Geofest is taking place over the weekend of 13th – 15th September Tickets available from Facebook or Eventbrite Arran is well known for it’s exceptional geology. The Arran Geopark project aims to explain, protect and …

A Play by Mamoru Iriguchi

Independent Arts Projects, with Arran Theatre and Arts Trust, presents Eaten by Mamoru Iriguchi Whiting Bay Hall Saturday 28th September at 2pm The award-winning performance artist, Mamoru Iriguchi, is back out on tour this autumn with Eaten, a show for children aged 6 yrs+ about food, eating and being eaten! Tickets are £5 from Arran …

Opera Bohemia to perform in Arran

Music Arran and the McLellan Festival are very excited to present the Scottish opera company, Opera Bohemia, who will be performing their latest production The Merry Widow Saturday 14th September at the Arran High School, 7.30pm Opera Bohemia celebrates its 10th anniversary with one of the world’s best loved operettas, The Merry Widow by Franz …

News from the Eco Savvy Food Programme

Jess Wallace, sustainable food coordinator at Eco Savvy, updates us on the latest events to take place on the new Food Programme. It’s been an exciting start to the Eco Savvy Food Programme! A few weeks back we had our ‘Fermentation station’ workshop. This was a well attended evening where participants learnt the basics of …