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February

THE DROVING PROJECTS PRESENTS IMBOLC

Outside the Community Library, Dalmellington Community Centre, Ayr Road, Dalmellington, KA6 7SJ

droving projectTHE DROVING PROJECT PRESENTS IMBOLC

Spring is coming. Time to celebrate light and fire! Cow willow lantern procession by the pupils of Doon Academy

Drumming performance from young people of Dalmellington and Bellsbank

Fire performance from the Imbolc maidens

AND The Dalmellington Silver Brass Band!

The days are growing longer and the cows are looking forward to sweeter grass. Come along, help celebrate the beginning of spring and enjoy the show.

All welcome. Free entry.

07727 127 997 www.thedrovingproject.org
Sunday 1st February 2015 6.30pm

HOME ENERGY FAIR

University of West of Scotland, University Ave, Ayr, KA8 0SX

HOME ENERGY FAIR

The Energy Agency, in conjunction with the University of West of Scotland, is once again holding the ever popular Home Energy Fair.

This free event focuses on saving energy, renewable energy and sustainable transport. 25 stands and presentations throughout the day. 'Ask an Advisor' surgeries offering free one to one impartial advice.

Dr Bike will provide free cycle checks and service minor repairs. Test drive electric cars provided by Parks, Ayr and Vehicles4work. See how fuel efficient your driving is by trying out the simulator or test your stamina by pedalling your own smoothie.

01292 521896 www.energyagency.org.uk
Saturday 7th February 2015 10am - 3.30pm

May

BOSWELL BOOK FESTIVAL 2015

Auchinleck House, Ayrshire, KA12 2LR

BOSWELL BOOK FESTIVAL 2015

The World’s only literary festival devoted to biography and memoir.

A brilliant day out with talks, workshops, house tours, café and bookshop.

Set in the grounds of the stunning Auchinleck House.

For the full programme visit the website.

 

www.boswellbookfestival.co.uk

Friday 8th - Sunday 10th May 2015 Various

AYR COUNTY SHOW

Ayr Racecourse, Whitletts Road, Ayr

AYR COUNTY SHOW 2015

Ayr County Show At Ayr Racecourse is a fun day out with animals, entertainment, education, trade stands,food, crafts, vintage tractors, Tug O War & much much more.

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

Dogs allowed at show as long kept on leash.

0845 2011 460

www.ayrcountyshow.co.uk

Saturday 9th May 2015 9am - 5pm

SCOTTISH WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015

Largs Sailing Club, Largs Yacht Haven, Irvine Road, Largs. KA308EZ

SCOTTISH WINDSURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015

The Scottish Sailing Institute hosts some of the best windsurfers in the country competing for the scottish title.

 

01475 670011

www.scottishsailinginstitute.com

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th May 2015  

July

SCOOTAYR 2015

Ayr Racecourse, Whitletts Road, Ayr

SCCOTAYR 2015

ScootAyr is a scooter rally hosted by the Honest Men Scooter Club Ayr. Live bands & DJ's will be playing music ranging from 60's mod to ska, northern soul, punk, indie & more.

Ticket costs £15.00

07885931672  
Friday 31st July - Sun 2nd August 2015 From 12 noon

August

BALLANTRAE SMUGGLER'S FESTIVAL 2015

Ballantrae

BALLANTRAE SMUGGLER'S FESTIVAL 2015

Ballantrae celebrates its' colourful smuggling history with a week of events and activities for all ages. Go to YouTube and key in Ballantrae Smugglers Festival 2014 for a short video clip of the 2014 Smugglers Festival (our second) and go to our website www.ballantrae.org.uk/smugglers for a gallery of pictures from our 2013 and 2014 festivals.

Keep watching our website for updates as our 2015 festival programme develops.

01465 831122 www.ballantrae.org.uk/smugglers
Saturday 16th - Sunday 22nd August 2015 Various

September

SEPTEMBER WEEKEND/MILLPORT ILLUMINATIONS

Millport, Isle Of Cumbrae

SEPTEMBER WEEKEND/MILLPORT ILLUMINATIONS

Description of event Starting on Saturday and ending on Sunday this annual event traditionally marks the end of the Tourist season on The Isle of Cumbrae. A family weekend with lots of events including sandcastle competitions, crabbing for the kids, fancy dress, Millport's got Talent plus Grand evening firework display. Houses, shops, restaurants and pubs join the fun on Saturday evening with themed windows and street entertainmanti and street theatre.

01475 530865 www.millport.org
Friday 25th & Sat 26th September 2015 Various

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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!