What To Do In Ayrshire This Weekend

Looking for things to do in Ayrshire this weekend?  January can be a bit of a slow month while people recover from the festive period so we have chosen a few key events coming up over the next few weeks.

For more events visit the main website.



Friday 18th January: 7.30pm

Venue: Gaiety Theatre, Ayr



Now seen by over 250,000 fans direct from Ireland Europe’s No 1 Country music show “The Legends of American Country ” returns for another fantastic night of toe tapping Country classics. The 2019 tour will showcase highly acclaimed tributes to Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Tammy Wynette and Kenny Rogers and 5 brand new tributes to icons Jim Reeves, Charley Pride, Patsy Cline, Glen Campbell and Don Williams and countless other well-known hit songs in this must-see extravaganza.

The show features 4 fantastic singers all backed by the superb Country Storm band and coupled with an authentic stage set that will transport you all the way to Nashville and back. One things for sure if you like Country music this is the only show in town!

Tickets: £20.50 – £25.50

Buy Tickets HERE



Friday 18th January: 7.30pm

Venue: Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr



Celebrate the Bard’s birthday in style at our informal nod to a Burns Supper!

The Borland Ceilidh Band and a variety of talented local musicians will perform while you enjoy traditional Burns Supper fare. Then, let the band ‘put life and mettle’ in your heels as the dancing gets going. T

ickets: £24.50 (adult) £16.50 (child) – includes 3-course Burns Supper (vegetarian options available) Please let us know of any dietary requirements in advance.

If you are booking separately but wish to sit with friends then drop us an email at burns@nts.org.uk and we will ensure that you are seated together.

Buy Tickets HERE



Friday 18th January: 8pm

Venue: Parkstsone Hotel, Prestwick



Rod Stewart Tribute Evening. Come and enjoy a fantastic night of entertainment and food.

8pm – Midnight

Overnight Dinner Bed Breakfast + Tribute Package Available
Single Room £49.50

Call 01292 477286

Ticket & Buffet £16 (8pm-Midnight)  Purchase Tickets HERE



Saturday 19th January: 11am

Venue: Carnegie Library, Main Street, Ayr



Come and join us at Carnegie Library at 11am for our Bookbug session. Recommended from birth to 4 years.

This is a free event. There is no need to book for this session.

Telephone 01292 286385

More info on facebook



Saturday 19th January – Sunday 3rd March: 10am – 5pm

Venue: Rozelle House Galleried, Rozelle House, Ayr



Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed. This exhibition offers a genuinely ground-breaking and comprehensive history of British tattooing, allowing cutting edge designers, leading academics and major private collectors to tell a story that challenges long-standing myths and pre-conceptions about tattooing when it comes to class, gender and age, whilst at the same time giving a voice to and celebrating the astonishingly rich artistic heritage of tattooing as an art form in the UK.

The exhibition showcases the work of major tattoo artists, includes items from three of the most important private collections of tattoo material in Britain, presents previously unseen private archives that reveal hidden histories, and looks to the future, with the ‘100 Hands Project’ – original designs by leading tattoo artists working across the UK.

Exhibition is at Rozelle House, set within Rozelle Park, Monument Road, Ayr KA7 4NQ – Last entry to the exhibition is 3.45pm – Under 12’s Free

Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm

Tickets £5. Buy HERE


Sunday 20th January: Gates Open: 11am

Venue: Ayr Racecourse



The first Sunday fixture of 2019 and there are some exciting races scheduled for what should be a competitive afternoon’s sport.

With the jumps season in full swing there will be several horses competing who have good course form to their name.

This is the time of year the Lucinda Russell yard is in full swing and the Perthshire based trainer very rarely leaves the track without a winner.

It’s also the third and final meeting of January.

Gates Open: 11am

First Race: 12.50pm

Last Race: 4.10pm

For tickets and more info visit the website.



Wednesday 23rd January: 7.30pm

Venue: Gaiety Theatre, Ayr



Robert Burns and Neil Gow met in Dunkeld in 1787.

Now violins played by Burns and Gow will meet on the stage of Ayr Gaiety Theatre played by fiddling supremos Alistair McCulloch and Pete Clark supported by The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra.

A night of superb Scottish Fiddling!

Tickets: £8 – £16. Buy HERE



Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th January: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Ayr Racecourse



The biggest and best yet!!  The Ayrshire Wedding Show, two fabulous days showcasing some of the finest suppliers to help you plan that special day.

In addition to our many exhibitors, there will be three breathtaking catwalk shows on throughout the day. Where you will see beautiful models male and female, showcase the stunning Bridalwear from a large selection of local companies.

There is also our band showcase which will be held in the catwalk area, all three bands will perform prior to each catwalk, performing this year are Highway Wedding Band, Fusion and The Hustle.

The event will be held in The Ayrshire Suite at Ayr Raecourse.

Book tickets now!



Sunday 27th January: 12pm – 5pm

Venue: Various Ayr Town Centre



Burns Hame Toun (Sun 27 Jan 12-5pm) is a brand new Ayr town centre event in celebration of 260 years since Burns birth.

The Wallace Tower stage will be hosted by Rabbie Burns himself and will feature The MacDonald Brothers, Clanadonia and more!

Also featuring Burns Bairns Stage, Poet’s Podium, Horse & Cart Rides, Landmarks Alive, Scottish Street Food, Country Dancing, An Awfy Braw Adventure Tour and much more family fun. The day ends with a Burning Burns Finale on the historic Auld Brig.

More info on facebook



Please visit the main  website  for lots more events.




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