The Arran Rock and Blues Festival 2019

Following last year’s inaugural Arran Rock ‘N’ Blues Festival the event is back in bigger and bolder style for 2019. Organised by Lamlash Events in conjunction with The Pierhead Tavern (PHT) the 2019 festival, hosted by Scotland’s ‘Godfather of Rock,’ Tom Russell, will take place in its own marquee on Lamlash Green on Saturday 27th …

Music Arran presents Les Trois Blondes

French Cafe Music in Whiting Bay Hall Saturday 13th July, 7.30pm Les Trois Blondes are the only band in Scotland specialising in Bal Musette, the French café music of Paris. Perhaps to one’s surprise, there is a very strong tradition with Scottish accordionists of playing this style of music which is mostly in waltz tempo. …

25th Arran Folk Festival 7th – 9th June 2019

Here is some news from Arran Events about the upcoming Folk Festival, with details on the exciting evening concerts. There are still tickets left, including the 2-day passes, but they are selling fast! Tickets are available to buy online from www.arranevents.com or in person from Brodick Post office. Friday 7th June Jenn Butterworth and Laura-Beth …

Summer snorkelling with COAST

Looking for the chance to learn to snorkel safely, build your confidence and have fun, whilst being taught by fully qualified BSAC instructors? Then join COAST for one of our snorkel taster sessions! Participants will learn how to use and fit equipment, how to snorkel safely and then be taken on a snorkelling session to …

Investing in Arran’s Mountain Biking Success

Arran’s MSP Kenneth Gibson reports on the recent further investment in mountain biking by the Scottish government. He points to how this will help expand the island’s established biking trails, support more adventure tourism, and benefit the local thriving mountain biking community. Arran is already home to an enviable network of mountain bike trails. These …