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Welcome to our Events Calendar, where you can see all upcoming events by date. Just click on a date you are interested in to show all events happening on that date. If you want to view our events by category, visit the What's On! Guide

Saturday, September 23, 2017

KNIT 1, BIKE 1 EXHIBITION

Last year Janet Renouf-Miller not only Cycled 800 miles around Scotland but she knitted the sights she saw on her way too. Knit 1, Bike 1 exhibition showcases her amazing crocheted artwork including the Brompton bicycle she used to get around, a strawberry sponge cake, the Isle of Mull ferry, ...and her biggest project of all- the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

The Knit 1, Bike 1 exhibition will be showcased at the Active Travel Hub for 2 weeks. Opening hours will be Monday-Friday 9-5 (excluding bank holidays). The Hub will also be open 10-5 on Saturday 23rd September. Admission is free and there will be books available to buy.

Wed 20th Sept - Tue 3rd Oct: 11am - 4pm Daily (Except Sun)

Venue: The Active Travel Hub, Kilmarnock Train Station

Tel: 07920233085

createwithfibre.co.uk


‘STYLE AT SEA’ EXHIBITION

Explore the golden age of ocean travel enjoyed on board Clydebuilt luxury liners in‘Style at Sea’. The exhibition charts the changing role of liners across the twentieth century and the style and grandeur of the ocean liners built for Cunard by John Browns on the Clyde. Discover the opulence of the interiors, the glamorous, era-defining clothes worn by passengers and some of the famous faces that were closely associated with these floating palaces. 

Included in Museum Admission: Adult: £7.50, Concession: £5.50, Children FREE (up to three children go free with each accompanying adult)

Ongoing until Mon 25th Sept: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Scottish Maritime Museum, Harbourside, Irvine

www.scottishmaritimemuseum.org

Tel: 01294 278283


TIDELINES BOOK FESTIVAL

Eighteen exciting events over four days in Irvine Harbourside. From world champion cycling to crime thrillers, Nordic Noir to lost villages and banned books to 21st Century Women, there’s something for everyone – including stories and fun for the wee ones!

Thur 21st Sept – Sun 24th Sept

Venue: Irvine Harbourside

For more information please visit www.tidelinesbookfest.com


BUDDY HOLLY & THE CRICKETERS

For a quarter of a century, this breathtaking show has rock ’n’ rolled audiences across the globe from Cardiff to California, Barking to Bangkok and Swindon to Sweden! 

Tickets: £15.50 to £21.50.

Sat 23rd Sept: 7.30pm

Venue: Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Tel: 01292 288235. 

www.thegaiety.co.uk


WILLIAM HILL AYR GOLD CUP 2017

THE biggest, best and richest Flat day’s racing in Scotland with many leading jockeys and trainers heading to the Ayrshire coast where there is £420,000 of prize-money on offer.The 25 runner Class 2 William Hill Ayr Gold Cup is worth £200,000 in prize-money and in 2016 this was won by Brando – the highest ever rated horse to land the Cup. 

There is fantastic entertainment before, during and after racing with a live band in the Club stand and a dj in the Grandstand for three hours following the last race. 

Tickets sell fast for this day – so book early and enjoy a discount!

Sat 23rd Sept: Gates Open 11am

Venue: Ayr Racecourse, Whitletts Road, Ayr

www.ayr-racecourse.co.uk


TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC AT HEADS OF AYR

Perfect for the little ones, this fun day at Heads of Ayr Farm Park is not to be missed! Bring your teddies for fun, games, and teddy-themed activities! 

With lots of friendly animals to meet, play areas to explore, and fun to be had, it’s sure to be a great day out! 

No booking required. Standard prices apply.

Date(s): Sat 23rd Sept: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Heads of Ayr Farm Park, Ayr

www.headsofayrfarmpark co.uk


RED ROSE CRAFT FAIRS

Visit the craft fair in the Robertson Room and browse the best from local crafters and artists. 

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th Sept: 10am – 3pm

Venue: Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Murdoch's Lone, Alloway, Ayr

www.burnsmuseum.org.uk


PRO WRESTLING ELITE

Come and join the action at Ayr Town Hall.

Tickets from £13.75.

Sat 23rd Sept

Venue: Ayr Town Hall

Doors open 6pm. Show starts 7pm

Book online at the link below.

www.prowrestlingelite.com/events.php


VINTAGE FESTIVAL

Join us to celebrate the brilliance of the 20th century design, fashion, vehicles and entertainment - a free, family friendly event!

The fantastic setting of Culzean Castle & Country Park provides the backdrop that transforms in to a multi-venue playground where visitors can learn dances, enjoy live performances, listen to exclusive DJ sets, enjoy evocative fashion, brilliantly conceived food and cocktails, beautiful vintage vehicles or take advantage of the hair and beauty makeovers and all the wonderful vintage shopping that will be on offer. 

Sat 23rd & Sun 24th Sept: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole

Normal admission prices apply. 

www.nts.org.uk