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Purves Puppets presents 'Pips and Panda in Circusland' 2-3 Days

Purves Puppets presents 'Pips and Panda in Circusland'

Another adventure from the famous pair. This time Panda finds an unusual basket. Who does it belong to? Where did it come from? We’ll have to wait and see! They visit the circus, where they meet two funny geese called Jiffy and Jaffy, and Sugar the dancing horse. There are many songs for you to join in and lots of fun too! Especially for ages 1-7 years Tickets available from the Puppet Theatre on 01899 220631 or email: admin@purvespuppets.com..

Date: Sat 12, Tue 15, Fri 18, Sat 19 & Sat 26 October

Street Gallery - Biggar Supports Fairtrade 2-3 Days

Street Gallery - Biggar Supports Fairtrade

A variety of art work based around the theme of Fairtrade which will be displayed in the shop windows along the High Street...

Date: Saturday 12 - Sunday 27 October

Wellbeing Day for World Mental Health Day 2-3 Days

Wellbeing Day for World Mental Health Day

Drop in event at Gillespie Centre To mark World Mental Health Day, Biggar Mental Health Network invites you to a‘Wellbeing Day’. This will be a relaxed, informal drop in event to promote health, happiness and mental resilience! We will have taster sessions of creative arts, mindfulness, music, children’s activities and more. There will also be information and stalls from local and national projects, which are there to provide help and support when you might need it most. The Gillespie Café will be open as usual for refreshments. A more detailed programme will be given online nearer the time. See: Biggar Mental Health Network on Facebook. Please note a change of finishing time..

Date: Saturday 12 October

Hapa Zome Leaf Printing Workshop New 2-3 Days

Hapa Zome Leaf Printing Workshop

Come and meet in the forest for a family friendly event exploring the Japanese art of flower and leaf printing. Hapa Zome uses a hammering technique to imprint the pigment of the leaves or flowers onto cloth. We will choose materials from the natural autumnal pallet and create designs to be mounted on cards or cotton bags to take home at the end of the session.We will then gather by the fire to have herbal fruit tea’s and croissants to round up our time in the forest! Suitable for 4+ years. Buy Tickets Once you have selected the buy button, click on the time to purchase tickets..

Date: Tuesday 15 October

Puppetry Museum Tour at Biggar Puppet Theatre 2-3 Days

Puppetry Museum Tour at Biggar Puppet Theatre

Come along and enjoy an interesting guided tour of our extensive puppetry collection from all over the world. As seen in BBC’s ‘Antiques Road Trip’.  Meet some familiar faces: Pelham Puppets, TV characters and a Fairy Godmother who is over 200 years old! You can also have a go at working some puppets. Tickets available from the Puppet Theatre on 01899 220631 or email: admin@purvespuppets.com..

Date: Thursday 17 October

Biggar Little Orchestra 2-3 Days

Biggar Little Orchestra

A chance for all the family to come and enjoy live orchestral music with some of the world's most beautiful music performed by Biggar's very own orchestra. Kindly sponsored by SSE Clyde Wind Farm Buy Tickets Once you have selected the buy button, click on performance time to purchase tickets..

Date: Sunday 20 October

Henna Painting 2-3 Days

Henna Painting

Used since the bronze ages to adore hands and feet in celebration of festivals. We offer you the chance to celebrate Biggar Little Festival by getting a non-permanent tattoo with an elaborate Indian style design. Prices start from £3 and all money raised will be donated to charity. Lend us a hand and help out in a great cause too! Please contact the Taj Mahal for further information on 01899 220801 (Under 16 must be accompanied by adult. Everyone getting a tattoo will be patch tested to eliminate the possibility of allergy to Henna. Also wear suitable clothing, preferably something with a loose sleeve)...

Date: Sunday 20 October

Story Trail - The Biggar Little Giants 2-3 Days

Story Trail - The Biggar Little Giants

Where do all these Giants come from?  Unravel the mysteries of the Storyteller and find the answers to The Biggar Little Giants. Have fun with us and take part in this magical mystery tour. It’s specially tailored for accompanied preschool and infant primary school children.  Audience participation is required!!!..

Date: Sunday 20 October

Young Musician Competition New 2-3 Days

Young Musician Competition

This annual event is arranged by Biggar High School, and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Biggar. It is a unique and enjoyable opportunity to hear and see some of our talented young people performing for us. Buy Tickets Once you have selected the buy button, click on performance time to purchase tickets..

Date: Thursday 24 October

Morag Hood Workshop 2-3 Days

Morag Hood Workshop

Award-winning children’s author and illustrator Morag Hood joins Atkinson-Pryce in Biggar Library for story-telling and an illustration workshop. Join us for an afternoon of fun. Her favourite things to draw are eyebrows! Tickets Available through Atkinson-Pryce Books on 01899 221225 email: tomes@atkinson-pryce.co.uk or Biggar Library on 01899 222060 email:biggar@library.s-lanark.org.uk..

Date: Saturday 26 October

Biggar Babies Toddlers & Playgroup - Mask Making & Halloween Games New 2-3 Days

Biggar Babies Toddlers & Playgroup - Mask Making & Halloween Games

Mask Making workshop and Halloween Games for all ages. Come and join us to make a face mask of your own creation, using recycled cardboard and any other suitable materials to bring the faces to life, followed by Halloween Games. Biggar, Babies Toddlers & Playgroup is a parent led Charity. On Mon & Thurs mornings we provide independent play for age 2yrs, and on Tues Babies, Toddlers and Parents-to-be, are all welcome. Buy Tickets Once you have selected the buy button, click on the time to purchase tickets..

Date: Tuesday 29 October

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