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Biggar Little Festival Blog

The time is approaching...

The time is approaching...

bamfordn 14/08/2019 0
The 17th - yes, really, the SEVENTEENTH - Biggar Little Festival is fast approaching and, as usual, we've got a great line-up of events to tickle your fancy. Not least is the appearance of Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes at the Municipal Hall on 19th October. There's a whole load of literature, drama, music, dance, exhibitions, workshops and more for all ages coming up - not forgetting the very pop...
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BARBARA AND RAB TO HEADLINE BIGGAR LITTLE FESTIVAL 2019

BARBARA AND RAB TO HEADLINE BIGGAR LITTLE FESTIVAL 2019

bamfordn 23/04/2019 0
We are thrilled to be able to announce that heading the bill at 2019's festival will be Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes. The two have been friends since teenagers, singing and playing in venues around Scotland. Since then each has gone on to carve out spectacular careers for themselves, winning awards and praise for their solo work in many fields.:Barbara Dickson OBE 17 platinum and gold albums, 2 ...
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Tickets 2019

Tickets 2019

bamfordn 10/04/2019 0
TICKETS FOR 2019's BIGGAR LITTLE FESTIVAL.........will go on Sale in August. Please check nearer the time for details.  Go 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-m...
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Kind Donation - Norma Love 2019

Kind Donation - Norma Love 2019

Tracey 21/03/2019 0
The trustees and committee of Biggar Little Festival would like to pass on their sympathies to the family of Norma Love, who passed away on the 1st January 2019. She unfortunately had cancer and was looked after by friends and family prior to being admitted to The Kello Hospital Biggar a few days prior to her death.Norma was keen supporter of Biggar Little Festival who gave up her time to voluntee...
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Beyond the Headlines

Beyond the Headlines

bamfordn 13/10/2018 0
We all know the headline acts are great for raising the profile of festivals such as ours. Sometimes, though, going 'off the beaten track' can reveal little nuggets:those unexpected gems that make you say "I'm glad I bought a ticket for that." Here's a selection we hope will do just that:Moishe's Bagel have been touring the UK for many years, selling out at venues like the Sage and the Jazz Cafe. ...
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Grab your ticket

Grab your ticket

bamfordn 03/10/2018 0
If you haven't yet got tickets for your chosen event(s) at this year's Festival - and it kicks off in just TWO WEEKS - you'll be able to buy them at our Box Office which opens this Saturday, 6th in the Corn Exchange. Details of opening hours are below. We're using a new, hi-tec ticketing system this year so please go easy on our trusty volunteers who staff the office - it's new to them too!You can...
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Take Flight

Take Flight

bamfordn 28/09/2018 0
 When Heron Valley take the stage at our festival they'll be fresh back from their second 11-date tour of the USA...this year!  Before that they took the Cowal Highland Gathering by storm. Folk Music Radio says their set "...[builds] up the energy incrementally, in a series of waves, taking the audience along with them every step of the way." Layers of fiddle, accordion, pipes, banjo build a sound...
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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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