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  • 01 Sep
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    • Rothesay Pavilion - Open Studio Weekends 66786778 2363724923709728 4898967297000996864 n dxpba6

      We want everyone with creative passions, skills, ideas and connections to the Pavilion to get involved in our re-opening next year. It’s going to be amazing with the people of Bute at the heart.

      Join us at The Bank of Ideas, 17 High Street, Rothesay on the following times/dates for our Open Studio! We will have lots of activities on the go and plenty of opportunities for you to be involved with the Pavilion! All welcome!

      Saturday 31st August - 10am - 5pm

      Sunday 1st September - 12pm - 5pm

      Activities include...
      Self Portrait studio / Badge making / Pavilion People film screenings / Exhibition / share your memories of the Pavilion and your hopes for the future / record a video portrait / find out what's happening behind the hoardings as the restoration continues and much more!

      For more information, contact: iseult@rothesaypavilion.co.uk

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  • 06 Sep
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    • Palaeography Pointers, or what on earth does that say?Pal poster 2 f7gdty

      A one day workshop, developed by the Scottish Records Association and delivered by archivists, introducing the art of reading secretary hand - 16th and 17th century handwriting. A fun way to improve your skills, based on the documentary sources most used by genealogists: hatches, matches and dispatches and tax records.

  • 07 Sep
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    • Glass Fusing Workshop with Cass PetersImage 9 h7h0pm

      Learn how to make fused glass art!
      In this workshop we will make glass coasters or wall hangings, using glass colours, powders and frits.

      Learn how to make fused glass art!
      In this workshop we will make glass coasters or wall hangings, using glass colours, powders and frits. The glass is then taken to Cass Peters' studio where it will be fired in the kiln overnight, ready to collect the next day.

  • 08 Sep
  • 09 Sep
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    • 'Come and Try Fiddle'

      ‘Traditional’ Fiddle Classes
      Strachurmore Sports Pavilion, Strachur, PA27 8DW

      Did you know that Strachur is the centre of Traditional Scottish Fiddle music teaching in Cowal? Here is your chance to take part.
      Come along on Monday 9th Sept for our ‘FREE’ Come and Try Session for adult beginners aged 16yrs and over.
      And if you have some playing experience and are thinking of taking it up again, your first lesson will be FREE. Get in touch for details.
      Adult classes start w/b 16th Sept. 2019. Fiddles available, and you don’t need to be able to read music.
      Look at our website to see and hear what we do.
      For more info and/or to let us know you’re coming: Email: admin@fiddleworkshop.co.uk

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  • 14 Sep
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    • CHARTS. Showcase 2019Asset 7 wquavq

      The CHARTS. showcase will bring together an exciting programme of exhibitions, experiences, workshops and discussion to a venue in Oban this September. It will create intriguing and immersive environments, intimate atmospheres and space for members to network.

      Participants from the CHARTS. network will have the opportunity to showcase their offer, meet and network with other members, and collaborate to develop new and innovative work.

      The evening will see the premiere screening of five short films, each capturing a different element of what working across culture, heritage and arts in Argyll and the Isles really means, with further performances live-streamed globally.

      Day Programme: 11.00am - 5.00pm
      Evening Programme: 6.00pm - 8.00pm

      Full programme details coming soon!

    • Daoyin Baojian Gong

      Move and Soothe with the gentle movements of Qigong. This 8 exercise form promotes and maintains general health and wellbeing.

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  • 19 Sep
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    • The Taproot festivalTaproot2019 kgzjpw

      The Taproot festival will be from the 19th to the 22nd of September on the Isle of Lismore Argyll. The wee festival that digs deep! Taproot is a music and literature festival that brings a diversity of artists to the Isle of Lismore to celebrate four days of word, film and sound. This year's festival is featuring Gerda Stevenson, an award winning Scottish actor, director and writer; Mairi Campbell with her newest show "Auld Lang Syne", tales of time, love and friendship; Lesley Riddoch exploring Scotland’s inspiring northern European neighbours and what we can learn from them; writer and poet Norman Bissell presenting his new book "Barnhill", a novel telling the story of George Orwell’s time on Jura where he wrote ‘1984’; our very own eclectic Lismore talents and much much more! Join us on this magical island that inspires so many artists and be part of a truly Lismore creative gathering.

  • 20 Sep
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    • A 'Fawlty Towers' Tribute - Murder Mystery Dinner TheatreFtmm glen 200919 c8opwr

      🤩Join The Walking Theatre Company at the Glendaruel Village Hall on Friday 20th of September for an unforgettable night, as we perform their highly sought after FAWLTY TOWERS TRIBUTE Dinner Theatre Murder Mystery!🏨

      ⭐️A fantastic evening experiencing hilarious interactive theatre, great food, and brilliant company - the perfect recipe for a great night out!🎉

      🎭 A 'Fawlty Towers' Dinner Theatre Murder Mystery
      📆 Friday, 20th of September 2019
      🗺Glendaruel Village Hall, PA22 3AE
      🎫 £18 per person - book your ticket in advance!
      🖥 Visit www.murdermystery.world/glendaruel
      ⏰ Doors 7pm for 7.30pm show
      🍽 Two course meal included!
      🍻 BYOB
      📞 for more info call 01369 510 898
      📧 or email alana@thewalkingtheatrecompany.com

    • Sea Change Film FestivalSea change 1 em0u2d

      Sea Change is a professional development lab and public film festival celebrating Women in Film, taking place on the beautiful and remote Isle of Tiree.

      Now in it’s second year, the 2019 public programme will celebrate the life and work of the iconic French film director Agnes Varda and will mark the centenary of Orkney film-maker Margaret Tait with a screening of Blue Black Permanent, the first Scottish feature film directed by a woman. The festival showcases films from around the world with a wide range of screenings, short films, guest speakers, workshops, live music and family events.

      Screenings will take place in An Talla, Tiree’s community hall, where there will be a pop up cafe and bar for the weekend. We are also very pleased to have Cinemor77’s nomadic yurt cinema at An Talla as a super cosy second screen.

      Come and share ideas, gain new perspectives and enjoy film in this unique setting.

      Join Us! Together we will bring change.

  • 21 Sep
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    • St Conan's Open Day 2019: Hidden Heritage & Conservation67364330 2222342904560476 5730055292821962752 n ni939b

      To coincide with Glasgow Doors Open Day, St Conan's are hosting a conservation and doors open day with tours of the kirk and to some of the hidden areas, display and talks on the conservation, repair and future plans for the kirk, as well as activities. Further details including timings to follow.

    • Monoprinting Masterclass with Maeve DixonVictoria halls monoprint nrm7fy

      You may have seen Degas' beautiful monoprints and wondered how on earth he made them?

      Well wonder no longer.

      If you would like to have a go at making some marvellous monoprints please gook in. We will learn how to use multi layers in one print. The tutor Maeve Dixon studied printmaking at Glasgow School of Art. She specialises in relief printmaking.

    • Bookends Festival 201997da791d dda2 4941 86d0 3751c352b6b7 glqt77

      Bookends, the community run book festival with a difference. Visit us in our cosy reading room at The Victory Hall Benderloch from 11am daily. Come to one of our author talks. Featured authors include broadcaster Lesley Riddoch, Haynes Manual for Astronauts writer Ken MacTaggart, historical novelist Liz MacRae Shaw and our storyteller Alison Clark. Kenneth Steven is our poet in residence who will be giving a poetry talk with Q&A as well as his one-to-one online dialogues and we’ve also talks from Angus Peter Campbell reading from “Memory and Straw”, writer Kathie Griffiths from “The Oban Times” and our Performance poet Stuart A. Paterson.

  • 22 Sep
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    • Emma Booth - Artist TalkPossible base canvas 600x852 ag1myd

      Join us for a talk by contemporary artist Emma Booth and learn about her influences and artistic practice. Emma's exhibition 'Life Laundry' is available to view in the Back Room Gallery throughout September.
      This is a free bookable event. Light refreshments included.

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  • 24 Sep
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    • Whitehouse Grow and ShowGrow show poster layers b 2019 t8meye

      An opportunity to share your garden produce with others. Entries in by 12 noon. Gardeners' Question Time, Bioblitz with Heart of Argyll Wildlife, Crafts, Plant Sales, Refreshments and other activities.

  • 25 Sep
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    • BRAWImage gm3rfq

      The culmination of a 2 year experiment into the future of rural touring in Scotland, BRAW is a day of learning, sharing and doing for anyone looking to contribute to the innovation of rural touring

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  • 27 Sep
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    • Cowal Open Studios.Cos2019 flier jpg unzzfa

      From 27 - 30 September explore the beautiful Cowal Peninsula and visit Cowal artists in their studios over this four day event. View or purchase original art works direct from the makers!

  • 28 Sep
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    • 3D Graphics for Creative Project with James Abell01visualisation ncf5cn

      Come to the Helensburgh Art Hub and learn how to make 3D graphics models for your creative ideas using Blender 2.80. Learn how to make a 3D model from a sketch idea or to use a simple 3D scan from real life as a reference.Learn how to "sculpt" your object in 3D. Learn how to add texture to your work Learn how to set up a professional render to present your model.Learn the latest version of Blender 2.80 which is free open-source software but gaining more and more recognition in the creative industry.James Abell the workshop host is a local "tradigital" artist will guide you through the process.
      He has been using 3D graphics for commercial work and his own work since 1999. He is fluent in applications
      including 3ds Max, Blender, Substance Painter/Designer etc.

      He will also give a short surprise demonstration of his latest works at the end of the session.
      Make sure to bring your own laptop.

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