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Biggar Little Festival Blog

A Taste Adventure

A Taste Adventure

bamfordn 01/09/2018 0
Biggar Little Festival would not be complete without paying particular attention to the discerning palate. Whether your taste is for exotic fare or simple cuisine we've got it all here in Biggar.Biggar Little Beer...and Cider...and Gin Festival For the 3rd year running, this convivial festival-within-a-festival runs throughout the 10 days of celebrations. Get ready to take your pick of an amazing ...
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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 Purv...
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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...
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The Spoken Word

The Spoken Word

bamfordn 27/08/2018 0
It is easy to name Scottish heroes throughout history. However there is one lesser known hero,The Reverend Donald Caskie, otherwise dubbed, The Tartan Pimpernel. A somewhat forgotten man, his WW2 exploits of courage, fortitude and acts of human endeavour deserve to be known.This is the true story of a Scottish Minister in France. In 1940 he helped to arrange the escape of British soldiers. He was ...
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Get Crafty

Get Crafty

bamfordn 26/08/2018 0
Want to hone your skills?  Try something new? Check this list of arts and crafts workshops and take your pick: Biggar Stitches are hosting a number of workshops.  Quilted Patchwork Cushion Cover and Cozies for Microwaveable and Snack Bowls are under the skilled instruction of Kim Higgins.  Or, have fun with Free Motion Embroidery (see illustration, left) guided by experienced artist Patricia West....
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Tickets 2018 On Sale!

Tickets 2018 On Sale!

bamfordn 22/08/2018 0
TICKETS FOR 2018's BIGGAR LITTLE FESTIVAL ARE NOW ON SALE ONLINEGo to the What's On pages, click on the events of your choice and press Buy Tickets. This year we're using a new e-ticketing supplier and, once purchased, the tickets will be delivered to your email Inbox. The e-mail will have details of all tickets ordered so please keep the e-mail and present at each event if you have booked multipl...
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Hit the Road

Hit the Road

bamfordn 21/08/2018 0
Biggar Little Festival supporters: look out for the Open Studios Trail flier as it is now in circulation. The trail is in its fifth year and goes from strength to strength. 2018 sees 20 artists with much to offer and we're delighted to welcome 6 new studios. Have a look at all the artists and their work here.This showcase of amazing talent gives you the chance to visit them at their studios/homes,...
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Will you get INVOLVed

Will you get INVOLVed

allison_s 15/08/2018 0
Will you get INVOLVEd? We don't expect a lot, just as few or as many hours as you can give will be gratefully received. There are all sorts of jobs to be done: staffing the box office; distributing promotional material; assisting at festival events...the list goes on! Whatever you think you can do, let us know. To find out more visit the website or contact us at info@biggarlittlefestival.com Can't...
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Andy Fairweather Low and the Lowriders

Andy Fairweather Low and the Lowriders

allison_s 20/10/2017 0
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  ANDY FAIRWEATHER LOW AND THE LOWRIDERS RETURN TO BIGGAR LITTLE FESTIVAL!They quickly sold out online and it's no surprise given the bands impressive history!  Having played alongside names like Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Nik Kershaw and BB King, Andy is known worldwide as 'guitarist to the stars'!  They are on tour this year and performed earlier this year ...
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A Night of Comedy with Scott Gibson

A Night of Comedy with Scott Gibson

allison_s 20/10/2017 0
   ​A NIGHT OF COMEDY WITH SCOTT GIBSON​Glasgow born and bred comedian Scott Gibson comes to Biggar.  Scott first came onto the comedy scene in 2010 and hasn't looked back!  With his own brand of dark humour, Scott has proven to be a unique story-teller and quickly captures any room! In 2015 his debut show 'Life After Death' sold out and the following year he was awarded 'Best Newcomer' at the Edi...
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