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|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
|‘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
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.
|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
|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
|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
|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.
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.