Festival Events for 2014

Dates Friday 15th August -  Sunday 7th September
Children and young people free at all events.

 

Friday August 15th – Monday August 18th
Arran Open Studios. Studios open around Arran. Bus available. See Arran Open Studios Website www.arranopenstudios.com
 

Friday 22nd August and Saturday 23rd August
A Horse for Every Man.
A new play by Cicely Gill, commissioned by Brodick Castle and Arran Theatre and Arts Trust about the experiences of Arran people during WW1. Both humorous and poignant.
Arran Community Theatre, Arran High School, Lamlash - 7:30pm
Tickets £8.00 at Book and Card (from Friday 15th August), Brodick or online.
 

Friday 29th August
Michael Laskey, poet, founder of the Aldeburgh Poetry Festival and judge of this year's McLellan Poetry Competition will read, and present this year’s winners.
Brodick Hall - 8:00pm. BYOB.
Tickets £6.00 at Book and Card (from Friday 15th August), Brodick or online.
 

Saturday 30th August
Poetry Workshop.
Michael Laskey will lead a poetry writing workshop.
Corrie Hall - 11:00am – 4:00pm
Tickets £10.00 - Including Lunch.
Booking essential. (01770 810640 or 01770 700464)
or by email to arranunderdown@btinternet.com.
 

Saturday 30th August
The Famous McLellan Ceilidh.
Always a great night of music and dance.
Corrie Hall - 7:30pm
Tickets at the door - £6.00 including buffet supper. BYOB.

 

Sunday 31st August
Church Services with students of The Royal Northern College.
Brodick Church 10:30am.
Corrie Church 12:00 noon.
 

Monday 1st September
Lev Atlas and Nigel Clark in performance.
Two stunning musicians in a concert to remember.
Whiting Bay Hall - 7.30
Tickets £8.00

 

Tuesday 2nd September
Daytime Strings Workshop for adults and young people.
(Interested adults please phone Diana Hamilton on 01770 601322)
Arran High School - 11:00 – 13:00.
Free but donations from adults welcome.
 

Tuesday 2nd September
Sonsie Music and Book Event – The Arran launch of Playing for Scotland.
Superb music on a Scottish theme and Mike Alexander talking about Playing for Scotland, the important first complete collection of Robert McLellan's works published in 2014.
In lovely setting of the newly re-furbished Altachorvie.
Altachorvie, Lamlash - 7:30pm
Tickets £8.00
 

Wednesday 3rd September
Arran and Beyond. Award winning poets from Lancashire and Arran contribute to a fun evening of words and music.
Brodick Bar - 8:00pm
Free event.
 

Friday 5th September - Opera Gala

A night to remember with the outstanding young musicians from The Royal Northern College.
Arran Community Theatre - 7:30pm
Tickets £10.00  Book and Card, Brodick  or online.
 

Saturday 6th September
Film: “Shell” - 2012 (Scotland).  Director - Scott Graham. Cert. - 15
Corrie Hall - 8pm.
Entry by donation.
 

Sunday 7th September
Oratorio with solo performances by students of The Royal Northern College and the McLellan Festival Chorus.
Arran Community Theatre - 7:30pm
Tickets £5.00 Book and Card Brodick or online
 

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