Events

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

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(E-mail details of your event to editor.mak.news@southknapdale.plus.com)

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PAST EVENTS

Saturday 14 May 2011

1000 hrs: Beach Clean (Tarbert Conservation Initiative), Tarbert Loch Fyne Yacht Club, Pier Rd., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6

Wednesday 18 May 2011
1930 hrs: Concert (Karen Matheson & Special Guests), Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD

Friday 27 – Monday 30 May 2011
Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series (Clyde Cruising Club), Tarbert Loch Fyne (Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6)

Sunday 29 May 2011
1030 hrs: Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon & 10k Race, Campbeltown

Monday 13 June 2011
1900 hrs: Tarbert Village Hall AGM, Tarbert Village Hall, Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6

Wednesday 15 June 2011
1930 hrs: Concert (Alessandro Taverna (piano)), Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD

Saturday 18 June 2011
Armed Forces Day, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8

Wednesday 22 June 2011
2000 hrs: Concert (Joy Dunlop), Lochgilphead Parish Church, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 (Tickets at the door)

Wednesday 22 June 2011
Stage 2, Digital TV Switchover, South Knapdale Relay

Wednesday 29 June 2011
PS Waverley  –  Visit to Tarbert (East Pier) and cruise to Arran coast.  For the Arran Coast cruise, any adult joining at Tarbert may take along one child free of charge.  This is a special offer on this date only, to celebrate the return of the Waverley to Tarbert’s newly-refurbished East Pier.  Arran Coast cruise departs Tarbert 1445 hrs, returns to Tarbert 1645 hrs.  Advisable to be at East Pier, Tarbert, from 1430 hrs.
EVENT CANCELLED

Saturday 2 – Sunday 3 July 2011
Tarbert Seafood Festival, Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6
Click here for poster
Click here for programme

Sunday 3 July 2011
South Knapdale Sheepdog Trials, Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD

Wednesday 6 July 2011
1445 hrs: PS Waverley  –  Cruise from Tarbert to Arran coast, and return to Tarbert.  This visit marks the return of the Waverley to Tarbert’s newly-refurbished East Pier.  Waverley arrives Tarbert 1445 hrs and departs as soon as passengers have embarked, returning to Tarbert 1645 hrs.  Advisable to be at East Pier, Pier Rd., Tarbert, from 1430 hrs.  Click here for further info.

Wednesday 6 July 2011
1930 hrs: Concert (Steven Osborne (piano)), Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD (a Piano in Peril Fund concert)

Thursday 7 July 2011
1930 hrs: Concert (Scottish Chamber Orchestra Winds & Brass), Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD

Saturday 16 July 2011
Raft Race, Harbour St., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6 (Click here for more info)

Monday 18 July 2011
1400-1600 hrs: Afternoon Tea Party in aid of Marie Curie Nurses
Tarbert Community Garden, adj to Tarbert Health Centre, Campbeltown Rd., Tarbert PA29 6TY
(If weather inclement, event will be held within the Health Centre itself)

Wednesday 27 – Saturday 30 July 2011
Tarbert Fair, Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6

Saturday 13 August 2011
1800 hrs: Concert (Paco Peña (guitar)), followed by
2030 hrs: Island Poetry/Literature Across Frontiers (Poets)/Scottish Poetry Library, Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD (Tel: 01880 770369, E: info@crear.co.uk)

Sunday 14 August 2011
1200 hrs onwards: Sunday Fiddle Fest in aid of Crear’s Piano in Peril
Archie McAllister with fifteen fiddlers from across Argyll
In conjunction with the Artmap Argyll Crear Open Studio
All very welcome.  Entry by donation.
Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD (Tel: 01880 770369, E: info@crear.co.uk)

Thursday 18 – Sunday 21 August 2011
Mull of Kintyre Music Festival, Campbeltown

Wednesday 24 August 2011
1930 hrs: Concert (Lisa Milne (soprano) and Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Click here to view Programme
Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD (Tel: 01880 770369, E: info@crear.co.uk)
Advance tickets only: £22 (Under-18s free)
“Friends of Crear” season ticket: £65
Pre-concert supper from 1800 hrs, with Alan Boslem at Crear Kitchen: £15

Thursday 1 September 2011
1700-1800 hrs: Advice Surgery  –  David Stewart MSP (Regional MSP for the Highlands & Islands)
Argyll Arms Hotel, 60 Main St., Campbeltown PA28 6AB
No appointment required

Friday 16 – Sunday 18 September 2011
Tarbert Music Festival, Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6
Check out the poster here, and the programme here
Click here for Facebook, and here for website

Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 September 2011
Saturday: 1200-1800 hrs
Sunday: 1200-1600 hrs
Best of the West (Food – Drink – Music & Crafts Festival), Inveraray Castle, Inveraray, Argyll PA32 8XE
Click here for Inveraray Castle website

Wednesday 21 September 2011
1930 hrs: Concert (Scottish Ensemble)
Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD (Tel: 01880 770369, E: info@crear.co.uk)
View the programme here

Saturday 24 – Sunday 25 September 2011
Doors Open Days 2011
Kintyre

Sunday 25 September 2011
Mid-Argyll Triathlon 2011
Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31

Tuesday 4 October 2011
1800-1900hrs: Meet Your Local MP  –  Alan Reid MP will hold a surgery at the Templars’ Hall (Templar Arts & Leisure Centre), Harbour St., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6UD
To arrange an appointment, call 01369 704840.

Monday 7 November 2011
0930 hrs: Meeting (Argyll & Bute Council  –  Social Affairs Thematic CPP Group)
Venue: Council Chambers, Kilmory Castle, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RT
Via Twitter (@argyllandbute), Argyll & Bute Council invites members of public to “Have your say on budget consultation at meeting 9.30am, Mon 7 Nov, council chambers, Lochgilphead”.
Contact: Fiona McCallum (Tel: 01546 604406)
For agenda, see http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/moderngov/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=423&MId=4853&Ver=4

Wednesday 9 November 2011
1930 hrs: Concert (Hebrides Ensemble)
Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD
(Tel: 01880 770369, E: info@crear.co.uk)

Thursday 17 November 2011
1930 hrs: Annual Public Meeting, Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Harbour Authority
Templar Arts & Leisure Centre (TALC), Harbour St., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6UD
All interested parties are invited to attend.
Copies of the Annual Accounts are available from the Harbour Office, Garvel Rd., Tarbert PA29 6TR.

Wednesday 23 – Thursday 24 November 2011
0900-1700 hrs: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Venue: Whitehouse Village Hall, Whitehouse, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6XR
Imagine a suicide-safer community…..
A two-day skills-based workshop to help you recognise when someone is at risk of suicide; how to talk about suicide, intervene, and get further help.
This training is free and is open to all community members, volunteers, voluntary organisations and NHS and local authority staff.
To book your place, contact the organisers (ChooseLife) via:-
Tel: 01546 604976 XT24804
Email: AC-UHB.ChooseLife@nhs.net
“chooselife – A national strategy and action plan to prevent suicide in Scotland”

Friday 25 November 2011
Quiz Night (in aid of Tarbert Music Centre)
Tarbert Bowling Club, Campbeltown Rd., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6TY
Entry fee: £20 per team of six
Twitter: @TarbertMusicCen

Tuesday 6 December 2011
1930 hrs: Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Tarbert & Skipness Community Trust (TSCT), followed immediately by AGM of Tarbert Conservation Initiative (TCI).
Templar Arts & Leisure Centre (TALC), Harbour St., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6UD
Further info: (e-mail) sonamarg at btinternet dot com

Sunday 11 December 2011
1430 hrs: Concert (Steven Osborne (piano))  –  a Piano in Peril Fund concert
Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD (Tel: 01880 770369, E: info@crear.co.uk)

Thursday 19 January – Sunday 5 February 2012
Celtic Connections 2012  –  Glasgow’s annual folk, roots, and world music festival, celebrating Celtic music and its connections to cultures across the globe
Venue: Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (and others across Glasgow)

Thursday 9 February 2012
1930 hrs: Tarbert & Skipness Community Council regular meeting, Templar Arts & Leisure Centre (TALC), Harbour St., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6UD
Arrangements have been made for Scotland’s national transport agency  –  Transport Scotland  –  to be represented at this meeting.  The Community Council hopes that all members of the community who wish to air their views in relation to the condition, maintenance, and management of the A83 trunk road (Tarbet – Kennacraig) also will find time to attend.

Sunday 12 February 2012
In 2012, Crear celebrates 10 years of concerts.  To kick off the celebrations, you are warmly invited to this very special, musical double bill to blow away the winter blues.
You are welcome to attend for all, or part of, the day.
1130 hrs: Steven Osborne (piano) playing a programme of Ravel
1400 hrs: The 5th Malcolm Martineau International Masterclass Concert for professional singers and pianists.
This year’s Masterclass singers & pianists are:- Cathy Bell (mezzo), Judy Brown (mezzo), Nicola Corbishley (soprano), Tine Deckers (piano), Ann De Renais (soprano), Angela Estrada (soprano), Kristoffer Hyldig (piano), Helen Maddox (piano), Siobhain O’Higgins (piano), Hetna Regitze Bruun (mezzo), Adam Riis (tenor), Philip Smith (baritone) & Lucy Taylor (mezzo).
If you would like a soup & sandwich lunch, please e-mail or phone.
Coffee, tea, and cakes will be served throughout.
Admission is by donation, on the day, to the Piano in Peril fund.
Crear, Kilberry, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6YD (Tel: 01880 770369, E: concerts@crear.co.uk)

Saturday 25 February 2012
1930 hrs: Quiz Night, Skipness Village Hall, Skipness, Argyll PA29 6XT
£3 per person
Biscuits & Cheese, BYO, Raffle

Sunday 29 April 2012
1000 hrs: Scottish Sea Farms Crinan Puffer 8.5 running race
Starts at Pier Sq., Ardrishaig, Argyll PA30 8DZ
Finish line at Crinan Basin, Crinan PA31 8SR
Click here for official updates on Facebook

Friday 1 – Monday 4 June 2012
Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series (Scotland’s premier yacht racing event)  –  Tarbert Loch Fyne
Organised by Clyde Cruising Club
Hosted by Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Harbour Authority
Shoreside entertainment supported by Tarbert Festivals

Saturday 7 – Sunday 8 July 2012
Tarbert Seafood Festival, Tarbert Loch Fyne

Friday 13 – Sunday 15 July 2012
Traditional Boat Festival 2012  –  Tarbert Loch Fyne
Further info: Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Harbour Authority, Harbour Office, Garvel Rd., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6TR
E: info@tarbertharbour.co.uk
T: 01880 820344
F: 01880 820719
W: www.tarbertharbour.co.uk/

Saturday 21 July 2012
Tarbert Raft Race, Tarbert Loch Fyne

Thursday 26 – Saturday 28 July 2012
Tarbert Fair, Tarbert Loch Fyne

Friday 14 – Sunday 16 September 2012
Tarbert Music Festival, Tarbert Loch Fyne

Friday 7 December 2012
Christmas Fair, Tarbert Loch Fyne

Friday 24 – Monday 27 May 2013
39th Scottish Series (Scotland’s premier yacht racing event)  –  Tarbert Loch Fyne PA29 6
Organised by Clyde Cruising Club
Hosted by 
Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Harbour Authority
Shoreside entertainment supported by 
Tarbert Festivals

Saturday 1 June 2013
1000 hrs: Medieval Melee, Tarbert Castle, Harbour St., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6

Saturday 17 August 2013
1000 hrs: Tarbert 10k Race
Start: tbc
Finish: Harbour Pontoons, Garvel Rd., Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6TR

Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 September 2013
Best of the West Festival, Inveraray Castle, Inveraray PA32 8XF

Thursday 7 May 2015
Westminster Parliamentary Elections, UK-wide

Friday 5 – Sunday 7 June 2015 (dates t.b.c.)
SOMME 1940 Commemoration, Abbeville, Picardie, France
(see: SOMME 1940 COMMEMORATION: FRENCH INVITATION TO FAMILIES OF ARGYLL & SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS)
Contact: Mathieu Lecul matt.reunion@yahoo.fr for further information.

Sunday 4 September 2016

1400-1700 hrs: Live Piano & Organ Music (Liz Robertson, Gordon Hunter, Jim Walker), St Brendan’s Church, Skipness, Argyll PA29 6XT (raising funds for St Brendan’s Church and Marie Curie)

Friday 16 – Sunday 18 September 2016

Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Music Festival

Friday 28 – Sunday 30 October 2016

Tarbert (Loch Fyne) Book Festival

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