The 2019 Arran Engineering Competition

Announcement 2019 Arran Engineering Competition – to be held in the Church Hall, Lamlash, on Saturday 20th July 2019. Entries are invited from individuals or teams of people living on the Isle of Arran. We all take engineering for granted, however few people actually realise how much the engineer supports our daily lives. It would …

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 Matters in Lamlash

MUSIC MATTERS AT LAMLASH CHURCH HALL By the Rev. Lily McKinnon Research shows that people living with dementia (and their carers) can become isolated and disconnected from the outside world. This can lead to frustration, depression, and aggression. Being more active in participation with others in stimulating activities has an uplifting effect, calms people and …

Messy Church starting in Lamlash

Messy Church sessions are starting at Lamlash Church this autumn. Messy church – is a way of being church for families involving fun is found across the world values are about being Christ-centred, for all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebration

Hiroshima Memorial Event – Sunday 5th August Lamlash Green

Two Important Events with Arran CND Coming Up Hiroshima Commemoration Long standing Arran residents will know that there has been a tradition on the island of witnessing for peace on Hiroshima Day (6th August). There is a Peace Tree and plaque near the car park in Whiting Bay. A quiet reflection will take place at …

Island Porcelain

The Voice went to visit the newly re-opened Island Porcelain, now settled in its Lamlash home at Studio 4. Since its opening on Easter weekend, and the launch of the website last week, business owner, artist and now miniature figure maker, Tracy Gibson, has had her hands full, and not just with puffins and guillemots! …

News from COAST

Coastal communities turning the tide SEPA’s CEO Terry A’Hearn and Aquaculture Specialist Mike Montague accepted our public invitation on social media to visit COAST this month. During a full day of discussion there were many straight questions from members of our community about SEPA’s regulatory role and the proposed expansion of Lamlash Bay Salmon Farm. …

Arran’s weekend of Drama

Arran’s annual one act drama festival took place this weekend, presenting 5 plays from Lamlash, Whiting Bay and Shiskine drama groups. The Lamlash Juniors presented the hilarious and bizarre Platform Party in which Shannon Galbraith won best actor for her part as Madge Davenport. This was followed by Happy Deathday which won best play and …

COAST News

Are we pleased that Lamlash Bay Community Marine Reserve has been featured in Greenpeace International’s campaign video showcasing three marine reserves that work on our planet! Why ocean sanctuaries are so important When we create marine sanctuaries, we help restore the oceans for wildlife to thrive.Make history by helping to create the biggest protected area …