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Welcome to Biggar Little Festival

A family-friendly festival in the historic market town of Biggar - a small town at large!

Join us to celebrate music, dance, arts and crafts, literature, and drama. Biggar will be filled with an eclectic programme of workshops, exhibitions, children's events, performances, a craft and food fair, and festival clubs.

Discover what brought well-known performers such as Ian Rankin, Kevin Bridges, Old Blind Dogs, Fred McCauley and Alexander McCall Smith to the festival in previous years.

Take your pick from more than 50 events spread across 10 days in October. Many events are free!

So start planning your visit to the Biggar Little Festival now!

The Festival Blog

Down with the Kids

Down with the Kids

bamfordn 01/09/2018 0
Are you looking for activities for youngsters at weekends or during the October school holidays?  Biggar Little Festival has the answers.The world famous Purves Puppet Theatre gives you magical children's puppet shows throughout the Festival. Old favourites such as Nessie the Loch Ness Monster and Pips and Panda in Magicland get things going.  Do your children fancy learning the skills of the Purves Puppet team? Then get them signed up for the Puppeteering Day.  There's also a Puppetry Museum to...
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The Written Word

The Written Word

bamfordn 29/08/2018 0
With freedom, books, flowers and the moon, who could not be happy?        What could be better than a good read? Meeting the people who create the books we love perhaps. Getting under the skin of the writing and the psyche of the creator. This year the Festival offers you the opportunity to meet some of Scotland's most lauded and respected writers of our time.Val McDermid needs little introduction. The very name causes an anticipatory tingle down the spine of lovers of crime writing. You can joi...
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