How to Buy
Information Centre and Box Office
You can pop into our Festival Information Centre and Box Office in Biggar to buy tickets from Saturday 8th October. It is located within the Gillespie Centre which sits next to the zebra crossing in the middle of the High Street. The Box Office is open from 10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday. It will also be open on Sunday 23rd October from 12noon to 4pm.
Information on festival events can be obtained by telephoning 07593 344065 from 8th October onwards. This is an information service only and tickets can no longer by purchased over the phone.
Tickets for most events will be available to purchase on line from 20th August 2016
Finding your events online
Navigate using the drop down menu at the top of the site using the 'what's on' button. The events are split into date or genre.
How to Order Online
* When you have found the event(s) of your choice, simply select the event you wish to purchase, ticket type, number of tickets required and click on the 'Book Tickets' button. This event will then be added to the shopping basket for you. Please feel free to carry on browsing - you can add further events to your shopping bag at any time.
* Once you have finished selecting your purchases, you can view your selected products in your cart and at this stage you can amend any quantities, remove any items or empty the shopping basket completely.
* Now you are happy with your selections, please click on either the 'Checkout' link directly under your basket or 'Proceed to Checkout' link on the bottom right hand side of the page.
* Here you will be taken through to our customer area where you can login to your account, open an account with us or checkout without opening an account, if you prefer.
* Next you will be prompted to enter your billing and delivery addresses.
* Then you will be transferred through to Paypal to complete you payment. You can select your preferred payment method at this stage.
* This is the end of the ordering process. An email confirmation will be sent to you with details of the order.
All orders are sent by second class post. Tickets should be received within 14 days of your order being placed. An administration charge of 50p per ticket will automatically be added to all on-line tickets sales.
Please ensure that your delivery address matches your Paypal account or card billing address. If you wish to arrange delivery to other addresses, please contact us.
Site and customer security is of prime importance to us. Biggar Little Festival has chosen Paypal as its preferred payment method.
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It's time to start planning your 2017 event. Registrations are now invited for BLF 2017. To obtain a registration form or to discuss your proposed event please contact Lesley at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01899 220980.
BLF are delighted to announce that they have been awarded £1500 from the Co-op Community Fund. We are very grateful to the Co-op and would like to thank everyone who voted for BLF. The money will assist us with the cost of the 2016 Festival.
During the 2015 Festival the Committee commissioned an appraisal from the independent consultancy company EKOS to gauge the success of the festival and lessons to be learned. The resulting report is available here. The Committee is now considering how to take forward the issues raised.
Registrations are now invited for the Artists Open Studio Trail 2017 which will take place on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th October. If you are a local artist and would like more information and a registration form please contact the festival administrator, Lesley Armstrong.