A traditional Irish Dance Group
from Edinburgh has developed an international reputation for exciting and
innovative performances .Inspired by the Irish hard and
soft shoe traditions, Absolutely Legless perform original dances in a relaxed
and informal manner while remaining faithful to their roots. The dancers
combine the grace of the soft shoes with the power and rhythmic precision of the
hard shoes to provide a truly exhilarating experience.
This is reflected in the live music,
which seamlessly weaves the evocative melodies and driving rhythms of Irish
This charismatic comic performs in comedy clubs
worldwide where she is in as much demand for her compere abilities as she is
for her comedy routine. Her natural stage presence alongside her "healthy
neglect" attitude to life proves extremely popular amongst many and varied
audiences including the armed forces where she remains as one of the few women
to go to military bases to entertain the troops. She is regularly requested to
support other comics on tour the likes of which have included Jenny Éclair, US
Comic Louis Ramey, 4 poofs and a piano and Tom Stade. She is also a popular TV
Warm up artist for studio based shows which have included the BBC1 sitcom The
Old Guys and Badults on BBC Three.
A contemporary art exhibition to celebrate the Biggar Little Festival showcasing work by Christopher Nugent, Christina Woodrow, Jenny Handley, Claire Blyth, Juliette Scott, David Holmes, Jo Verity, Sheena Spacey, Becca Macdonald and many more. Wine Reception both afternoons of 26th & 27th to celebrate OPEN STUDIOS.. We look forward to welcoming you...
A photography exhibition celebrating the partnerships of twenty local couples who have a combined married life of over five hundred years. Enduring Love shares their stories of falling in love and staying in love through thick and thin...
Come and join Patricia West Textile Artist at her free motion machine embroidery workshop in Biggar Stitches. Suitable for everyone, you will learn how to use a sewing machine to ‘draw’ a picture which can be framed or incorporated into future sewing projects. You’ll have time to practice and experiment before diving into designing and making your final picture to take home. Lots of tea/coffee and biscuits will help the creative stitching flow. All equipment, materials and sewing machine provided. Please bring lunch.
Places limited to 4.
Tickets from Patricia on 07818055068 or www.patriciawesttextileartsist.co.uk
An exhibition of new original oil paintings
inspired by the beautiful local landscape of Douglas and Angus Estate. Carol is
a former lecturer & graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and the Royal
College of Art, London. Her painting Studio & Gallery is adjacent to the
Scrib Tree and is also open during the BLF Open Studios Trail, where you can
browse through a variety of her recent artwork.
The Scrib Tree offers a relaxed atmosphere where
you can view the exhibition while enjoying a dining experience from breakfast
through lunch and on Friday evenings, a “Supper Club”. Their “Local Larder”,
event celebrates our local and regional produce showcasing the quality food and
drink offering available from this charming..
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 www.purvespuppets.com...
Date: Sat 12, Tue 15, Fri 18, Sat 19 & Sat 26 October