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SATURday 8th June 2024

A day of free fun and activities – no booking required
Donations are gratefully received

Makers’ Market

local food produce, handmade crafts, spotlighting local skills and talent as well as a licensed bar and delicious lunch options
The Craft Workshops, Ardminish
Saturday 8th June 2024, 11am-4pm

Kids’ Zone

Funky ChiCKEn fun, face painting, Furboch Fun and dancing and music games

Saturday 8th June 2024, 11am-4pm

our climate parade

The children of Gigha will be showcasing their amazing self-made banners and sculptures raising awareness of the importance of protecting our island and planet
10.45am from GIgha Parish Church to the Festival Hub

Tanya Ward

Banjo player and vocalist from Tarbert will regale us with original and old-timey songs – blues, folk, roots and jazz
11.45am performance at the festival Hub

Loch Fyne Pipe Band

Back by popular demand, The fabulous Loch Fyne Pipe Band will join us from Tarbert to Pipe the parade into the Festival Hub and open the Makers’ Market
Performances at 11am and 1pm


Esperanza are a nine-piece ska collective from Glasgow, famed for live shows where their infectious rhythm has the crowd involuntarily jumping in time. In several hectic years of gigging around the UK, they have honed and perfected a high-tempo set, with superb self-penned songs, until there isn’t an ounce of fat left on it.

Performances at 2pm and 3.15pm

Head, neck and back MASSAGE

The island’s very own Morven Beagan of Gigha’s Natural Skincare will be offering Head, neck and back massages, alongside Corrinna who joins us from Glasgow to allow us to sample Shiatsu massage Shiatsu and acupressure for health and well-being on a massage chair. Relax and release stress and tension with 10 minutes working with your back, head, neck and shoulders. Pay What You Can, suggested donation £10. 
Available all day at Gigha’s Natural Skincare
Small fee applies


Talented artists from Gigha will display their arts in our art gallery exhibition and The very talented children of Gigha Primary School and other primary schools from around kintyre will display their fantastic photographs. A very special judge will award the prize for best photograph at 1.45pm
Open all day

Horse & Trap

Enjoy a ride on a horse and trap from outside the front of the hotel


Join the Countryside Ranger for a fun of nature nonsense activities and campfire treats aimed at families and children aged 5-10.
In the Kids’ Zone 11.30am

Zest for Life Session

Zest for Life – group session to relax and re-energise using gentle, fun playful movements for body, mind and breath. All ages welcome. 
Festival Hub Stage, 2.45pm


ONce you’ve warmed up at the zest for life session, it’s time to show off your dance moves to some groovy tunes at our dance battle. An upstanding member of the community will judge your skills and award a prize.
Festival Hub Stage, 3.15pm

Heritage Walk

Our Countryside Ranger will take you on a walk to learn about the way Gigha was – from ancient standing stones to foraged medicinal plants. Wear good footwear, not suitable for pushchairs or wheelchairs.
Meet at the flag poles at the festival hub
Saturday 8th June 2024,
Tickets: No booking required, free entry, donations gratefully received