Get outdoors with Cowalfest
2015 sees the 14th Cowalfest take place and the festival has grown in range and strength since its tentative beginnings.
But what is Cowalfest? Walking? Arts? History? It’s a combination of all those and much more.
As one Dunoon festival ends another begins, this time we welcome the Dunoon Book Festival which starts this Friday October 2.
THIS September weekend Dunoon’s waterfront was supposed to be ablaze with noise and colour as Evans Funfair set up its rides and attractions. On Tuesday, however, Evans Funfairs issued a notice on social media saying that it would not be able to come to the town as “we can’t afford to pay the rental that the council are asking for.”
A dog which joined its owner at language classes has impressed neighbours in Strone by learning a set of Gaelic commands - in just three weeks.
CASTLE Toward’s preferred bidder, Denice Punler (nee Purdie), has responded to stylist and youth arts facilitator Kerry Nixon’s recent plea to save the estate as a place to nurture the arts.
Planning permission to store demolition materials at the site of McColl’s Hotel has been refused by Argyll and Bute Council.
The archives at Inveraray Castle are participating in Doors Open Day on the afternoon of September 26, when visitors will have the choice of two free guided tours and a small exhibition. This is a rare opportunity to see treasures from one of Scotland’s most important private archives. Doors Open Day is an annual, free event which gives people access to interesting or historic buildings normally closed to the public. This is the first time that it has run in Argyll for several years.
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