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Friday 23rd June 2023

SOunds from gigha and beyond

A night of musical meanderings from Gigha to the rest of the world.
Come and enjoy music, song and spoken word with James Gray and the Tròpos Ensemble along with special guests
Gigha Village Hall
Friday 23rd June 2023, doors 7pm

Tickets: free entry, donations gratefully received

Disco

Bring your dancing shoes and let loose!
Gigha Village Hall
Friday 23rd June 2023, 10.30pm – 1am

Tickets: £3 entry donation

saturday 24th June 2023

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Foot stomping sets from two fabulous Scottish bands who will then join forces to enable us to ceilidh the night away
BBQ food on sale from 7pm
Gigha Village Hall
Saturday 24th June 2023, Doors 7pm

Tickets: £30, buy in advance here

makers Market @ THe Festival Hub

An outdoor market showcasing local crafts, food and drinks from Gigha, Kintyre and beyond and a Kids’ Fun zone with games and free face painting AND THE lOCH fyNE pIPE bAND WILL BE PERFORMING AT 1PM!
The Craft Workshops, Ardminish
Saturday 24th June 2023, 11am-4.30pm

WORKSHOPS

Music making

A fun and informal music session for all ages. No need for any previous musical skills and you need never have played an instrument before!
Gigha Parish Church
Saturday 24th June 2023,
10-11am
Tickets: No booking required, free entry, donations gratefully received

Comic strip workshop

Come and have a go at creating your own comic strip with resident Gigha comics artist Adam Murphy.
Suitable for children who should be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Location: Fire Station
Saturday 24th June 2023,
11-12.30
Tickets: No booking required, free entry, donations gratefully received

singing

A relaxed and informal session where we’ll warm up our vocal chords and have some fun!
No singing experience or skills required, everyone of all ages welcome – just come and have a go!
Gigha Parish Church
Saturday 24th June 2023,
11.30-12.30
Tickets: No booking required, free entry, donations gratefully received

introduction to conversational gaelic

An introduction to conversational Gaelic – Learn the essentials!
No experience necessary. Come and learn more about the ancient language of our area.
Location GIgha Parish Church
Saturday 24th June 2023,
2-3pm
Tickets: No booking required, free entry, donations gratefully received

Flower crown making

Your chance to have a go at making your very own festival headdress with beautiful fresh flowers and foliage.
Festival Hub @ Craft Units
Saturday 24th June 2023,
Drop in any time between 11am-3pm
Tickets: £15, Book in advance with Uairidh Flowers, or drop in on the day

Other activities

FIka

Per and Monica, the Swedish residents of Achamore House will be serving up delicious traditional Swedish coffee and cakes.
Achamore House
Saturday 24th June 2023,
10.30am-12.30

Children’s storytelling

Storyteller Keri will tell tales for children
1.30pm, THe Festival Hub @ the craft units
No booking required, free entry, children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Belly Dancing Taster class

Have a go at belly dancing, why not?!
2.30pm, Festival Hub @ the craft units
No booking required, free entry, children must be accompanied by a responsible adult

Adult’s storytelling

THe Story telling will be taken up a notch with stories for adults only!
3.30pm, Festival Hub @ the craft units
No booking required, free entry, suitable for 16 years plus only

Heritage walk

A guided walk along some of our easy access paths, taking in some of the key historical attractions around Ardminish Village.
Meet at the flag poles at the festival hub
Saturday 24th June 2023,
3-4.30pm
Tickets: No booking required, free entry, donations gratefully received

sunday 25th June 2023

Mindful Walk and Forest Bathing

The very lovely Morven of Gigha’s Natural Skincare will lead us on a mindful walk with forest bathing and short meditation.
Meet at Gigha’s Natural Skincare
Sunday 25th june 2023,
10.30am
Tickets: Book in at GNS on Saturday 24th june, free entry, donations gratefully received

Songs of praise church service

A musical church service will be lead by the church elders
gigha parish church
Sunday 25th june 2023, 11am

survivors’ picnic

A chance to chill out and reflect on the fun of the weekend.
Bring along your musical instrument and we can have a wee jam!
Sandcastle and sand sculpture competition
Minister’s Beach (weather dependent)
Sunday 25th June 2023,
from 12noon