What To Do In Ayrshire This Weekend

Looking for things to do in Ayrshire this weekend? Here’s a selection of a few events coming up this weekend, visit the main website for lots more!

 

THE MCDOUGALLS’ SUMMER SIZZLER SHOW

Friday 17th & Saturday 18th August: 2pm

Venue: Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

 

 

Max, Auntie Aggie and Morag the Rabbit head out for a picnic in the park, jam-packed with singalong songs and musical mayhem. But will the grumpy Queen Bee spoil their lovely lunch?

An interactive show from Scotland’s 5-Star Children’s Theatre Company, sure to put a sunny smile on the faces of weans and grown-ups alike. Come dressed for the sun!

For tickets and more info visit facebook

 

CULZEAN’S BIG BAT WEEKEND – RELAXED AUTISM FRIENDLY SESSION

Friday 17th August: 8pm

Venue: Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole

Children on the autism spectrum, those with sensory disorders and communication disorders or a learning disability and their families can come along and discover more about these fascinating nocturnal creatures. Discover which bats live in Culzean and learn more about their behaviour on this late night walk with the rangers.

Tickets: Adults £3.50 – Children – £2.50 (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

For tickets and more info visit the website.

 

AYRSHIRE FARMERS MARKET

Saturday 18th August: 9am

Venue: The Cross, Kilmarnock

 

ayrshire farmers market

When you buy from a farmers market, you can talk directly to the producer, be sure that the produce is fresh and prepared to the highest standard.

You can also be sure that the sum paid is going to the farmer / producer and not to middlemen or on unnecessary packaging. It is important to remember that by using these venues that you are supporting the local economy and sustaining local jobs.

Visit them on facebook for more info

 

AYR AND DISTRICT FLOWER SHOW

Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th August: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Ayr Racecourse

 

 

There will be a rage of exhibits on show from begonias to pansies, vegetables to bonsai and floral art to photography, as well as entertainment through the day and garden related stalls outside.

Tickets only £5 on the gate. For more info visit the website.

 

GARY FAULDS LIVE!

Saturday 18 August: 8.30pm

Venue: Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

 

 

Join the Glaswegian funny man on a journey of madness.

Relatable comedy delivered with a rapid fire of punchlines. 2018 is a massive year for Gary because it’s preparation for his show at Glasgow’s SECC. With hilarious stories of relationships, his time in the Army, being a dad and the struggle of being a wee fat guy with a yum yum addiction.

You’re in for a fun packed hour

For more info visit the website.

 

EXPLORE CULZEAN’S CAVES

Sunday 19th August: From 11.30am

Venue: Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole

 

 

Book a place on one of our guided tours behind the locked doors of the caves below the Castle. Explore the different chambers and hear tales of the smugglers who used them, learn about their ancient history and some facts about their formation.

Please note: these tours are not suitable for anyone under 8 years of age or anyone with mobility issues. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please meet the rangers at the Ranger Hub in the Home Farm Courtyard.

More info on the website

 

SUNDAY JAZZ WITH THE NEW ORLEANS JOYMAKERS

Sunday 19th August: From 2pm

Venue: Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

 

 

The best of traditional jazz played by some of Scotland’s leading musicians.

For tickets and more info Tel: 01294 274059 or visit the facebook page

 

 

STEAM DAYS

Sunday 19th August: 11am – 4pm

Venue: Scottish Industrial Railway Centre at Dunaskin

 

steam-days

 

Unlimited steam train rides over 1/3 mile track, plus shop, café, museum. Experience a taste of times gone by visiting our steam railway centre, watching our steam and vintage diesel locomotives at work in an authentic setting.

On the last Sundays of each month we will have our unique fireless locomotive performing demonstration runs.

Entirely operated by volunteers of the Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group.

For more info visit the website.

 

Please visit the main  website  for lots more events.

 

 

 

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