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|BURNS AN A THAT FESTIVAL|
BURNS AN A THAT FESTIVAL FEATURING WEEKEND IN THE PARK
The Burns an' a' that! Festival is an annual tribute to Scotland's internationally acclaimed poet Robert Burns.
In 2013 the festival will celebrate both its twelfth anniversary and The Year of Natural Scotland with a special 'Weekend in the Park' celebration at Belleisle Park, Ayr (Sat 25 & Sun 26 May). Join us for an amazing line-up of live music, visual and performance art, family entertainment, food and drink and much more!
The festival begins with a special FESTIVAL FRIDAY (Fri 24 May) launch in Ayr Town Centre where you can find out all about the weekend ahead and get a taste for some of the treats on offer. The weekend completes with a brilliant FESTIVAL FINALE gig in our live music tent where Justin Currie (ex Del Amitri) will perform tracks from his solo and band career. Justin will be supported by Rachel Sermanni.
Bring your friends, bring a picnic and join us for an unforgettable weekend packed full of unique surprises!
Entry to the Burns an' a' that! Festival Weekend in the Park is free!
|Fri 24th - Sun 26th May 2013||Various|
|MAUCHLINE HOLY FAIR|
|MAUCHLINE HOLY FAIR.
|Sat 25th May 2013||11am|
|MONKTON GALA DAY|
MONKTON GALA DAY .
A fun family day out.. Come along to see our queen being crowned..
With lots to do,stalls, children's entertainers,bouncy castle,bungee trampoline,stage shows.
Organised by Moncton village festival group.
|Sat 25th May 2013||12noon - 4pm|
|CARRICK 800 – THE VIKINGS HAVE LANDED|
CARRICK 800 – THE VIKINGS HAVE LANDED
Historical enactment on the Fountain Court below the Castle. The Vikings have landed - Come and see how they lived and experience full on battle. Can they stay on Scotland's west coast?
On the Fountain Court below the Castle.
Ticket price is included in admission cost.
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|Sun 26th May 2013||2.30pm - 3.30pm|
After the overwhelming success of previous visits, the GLOBAL MARKET is returning to Kilmarnock.
Featuring over 50 traders from around the world, the Global shopping experience will include an amazing French patisserie, Dutch cheeses, German speciality sausage, Spanish paella, Greek deli produce, Belgian chocolate and from further afield – Wild boar and Ostrich from South Africa, Thai and Indian food and much, much more.
Apart from the mouth watering food there will also be traditional crafts from countries as far apart as Finland and Peru and once again, Kilmarnock's Cross will be transformed into a spectacular Floral display.
|Thur 30th May - Sun 2nd June 2013||10am - 5pm|
A fun filled seaside event to celebrate over 100 years of Prestwick Promenade.
With stalls, dance shows, food stalls and so much more.
Come to Prestwick Promenade and enjoy an excellent family day out.
|Sat 1st June 2013||11am|
|the auto collection|
THE AUTO COLLECTION
Classic, performance and exotic cars and motor cycles gather in the grounds of Malcolm Sargent House as part of the Prestwick Prom Day celebrations.
The CLIC Sargent Trophy will be awarded to the owner of the vehicle named best in show.
|Sat 1st June 2013||12noon - 4pm|
|BREAKTHROUGH BREAST CANCER WALK|
BREAKTHROUGH BREAST CANCER WALK
This is the 9th annual sponsored walk, jog or run in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer. This event takes place on the first Saturday in June every year and has raised £50,000 to date. The walk is ten miles long but there are two shorter routes of 6 miles and 2 miles. Sponsor forms are available from Elaine Mitchell.
The entry fee is £10 for adults and £3 for children. Registration is at 5.30pm and the walk begins at 6pm. There are various refreshment stops available all the way round the route and there is a goodie bag at the end of the night.
More details are also available from Elaine Mitchell. Tel: 07807177897
|Sat 1st June 2013||5.30pm|
|SORN TO MUIRKIRK SPONSORED WALK|
SORN TO MUIRKIRK SPONSORED WALK
We invite you to join Ayrshire Cancer Support once again for our popular annual sponsored walk from Sorn to Muirkirk.
The 13.5 mile moderate route starts from The Cabin, Sorn and sets off along the River Ayr Way taking in some of the finest scenery that Ayrshire has to offer. It will finish up at The Day Centre in Furnace Road, Muirkirk. where tea, coffee and snacks will be provided for hungry walkers.
There is limited transport back to Muirkirk. All we ask is that you raise a minimum of £20 in sponsorship.
|Sun 2nd June 2013||9.30am|
Come and enjoy the Highland games. Pipe band competitions, Highland dancing, heavy weights events and trade stalls.
|Sun 2nd June 2013||12noon|
|ENTERKINE RIVER AYR WALK FOR AYRSHIRE CASH FOR KIDS|
ENTERKINE RIVER AYR WALK FOR AYRSHIRE CASH FOR KIDS
Join us for a 9 mile walk from Dam Park in Ayr to Enterkine.
Hog Roast and light entertainment in the marquee at the end!
To register go to: www.westfm.co.uk/charity/get-involved/river-ayr-walk
|Sun 2nd June 2013|
|AYR GOLF WEEK|
AYR GOLF WEEK
The 62nd year of Ayr Golf Week which is open to all amateur golfers who are members of a recognised golf club and are holders of a senior club handicap.
Includes the Tam o'Shanter & Handyside Tournaments, David Gemmell Memorial Open, Stableford Competition, Consolation Tournament, Open Mixed Foursomes, Ladies Tri-Am, Ladies Greensomes, R.C. Brown Trophy and Ladies and Gents Senior Strokeplay.
|Mon 3rd – Sat 8th June 2013|
|SCOTTISH CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE SHOW|
SCOTTISH CLASSIC MOTORCYCLE SHOW
The Scottish Classic Motorcycle Show with Bike Jumble and includes classic custom section, Scottish Classic Racing Motorcycle Club competition bikes running, live music , mainly indoors.
This is the 24th annual show run by the well known Ayr Classic Motorcycle Club . They regularly have over a hundred motorcycles on show dating from the 1920s through to the 1990s.
Free parking. Organised by the Ayr Classic Motorcycle Club
Show entries and enquiries to 01292 289518 or email@example.com
Admission Adults £5. Under 14s accompanied Free.
|Sun 9th June 2013||10am - 4pm|
|ARDROSSAN HIGHLAND GAMES|
ARDROSSAN HIGHLAND GAMES
Come and enjoy this traditional Highland games.
Including pipe band competitions, highland dancing, heavy events, stalls and arena attractions.
|Sun 9th June 2013||10am - 6pm|
|HOLY FAIR AND PIPES IN THE PARK|
HOLY FAIR AND PIPES IN THE PARK
An afternoon of fun, music & entertainment, side stalls, childrens attractions and dog competition held in the picturesque surroundings of Rozelle Park.
The highlight being "Pipes in the Park", pipe band contest.
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|Sat 15th June 2013||10am - 5pm|
Part of The Cumnock Music Festival. Family fun for everyone.
Come along and enjoy a fun filled day for the entire family.
Fancy dress, face painting and many more activities which will help make this a day to remember!
|Sat 15th June 2013||12noon - 4pm|
|68TH GLASGOW TAXIS OUTING|
68TH GLASGOW TAXIS OUTING
Taxis outing from Glasgow arriving in Troon at 1 pm approx to be welcomed by Provost Helen Moonie and other dignatories before the Parade through the Town to the Concert Hall.
|Wed 19th June 2013||1pm - 5pm|
|WAGGY TAIL WALK|
WAGGY TAIL WALK
VIP's (VERY IMPORTANT POOCHES!) It will be best paw forward when our four-legged friends (and their masters) take a sponsored stroll along the banks of the River Ayr on our annual Waggy Tail Walk. We've had dalmatians, collies, labradors, westies, basenjis, spaniels, shih tzus and jack russels to name but a few.
Why don't you and your dog join us and made new friends along the way. There is a "watering-hole" during the route where Kirsty and Agnes make sure there are drinks and snacks for the two-legged walkers and water and biscuits for the dogs - it's thirsty work for everyone!
There is no registration fee and no minimum sponsorship - we are most appreciative of any amount raised.
Start / Finish Point:Ayr College Car Park. Registration Point: Ayrshire Hospice Trailer based in Ayr College Car Park.
Come along and register any time between 12 noon and 2pm and start the walk at your leisure.
|Sun 23rd June 2013||Between 12noon & 2pm|
An exciting festival of all things Ayshire - including farming, food, arts, history and the environment.
Entertainment and activities for all the family, including musical entertainment with Maybole Pipe Band. Celebrate and support your local heritage at this popular annual event.
In the events field at the Visitor Centre. Ticket Price is included in admission cost
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|Sun 23rd June 2013||11am - 4pm|
|FAYRE IN THE SQUARE|
FAYRE IN THE SQUARE
New for 2013 Fayre in the Square is a seasonal event incorporating a Farmers market, live music, lots of childrens activities and a range of entertainment.
|Fri 28th June 2013||10am - 2pm|
|ARMED FORCES CELEBRATION|
ARMED FORCES CELEBRATION
A fantastic family day out with military based attrations
|Sat 29th June 2013||12noon|
|WEST COAST RALLY|
WEST COAST RALLY
In aid of CLIC Sargent and hosted by AutoScots, the Rally is a fun day out for the family. Classic, performance and exotic cars, commercials and motor cycles, plus children's amusements, trade stands, food and prizes.
Live on stage, breakthrough band All She Knows.
Ticket costs Show vehicles £3 (inc passengers), adults £4, concessions £2, children FREE
|Sun 14th July 2013||10am - 4pm|
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Ayrshire boasts some fantastic festivals and outdoor events, from Burns an A That in May, Ayr Flower Show and Marymass Festival in August, and Septembayr Ayr's Own Festival the list is endless.
There are also travelling events such as the funfair and the circus.
Not to mention the many Ayrshire Gala days and Highland games. Fingers crossed for some good weather this year!