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Sunday 18th October

Sunday 18th October
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The Concert for Brownsbank 2020 2-3 Days

The Concert for Brownsbank 2020

This year’s Concert for Brownsbank will take place on Saturday 19 September at The Corn Exchange Biggar. An outstanding programme has been organised - Students from Biggar High School will read Hugh Mac-Diarmid’s work as well as other Scottish poetry. Alan Riach and James Robertson will present pieces from their own work. Carolyn Scott and Andy Sim’s film of James Robertson, shot at the cottage, remembering his time as writer-in-residence at Brownsbank 1993-1995 will be shown. In the second half MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank is delighted to announce that the quartet THE GALLOWAY AGREE-MENT will perform. The group is a collaboration featuring Wendy Stewart (clarsach, vocals), Ruth Morris (alto and tenor sax and nykel harpa) Gavin Marwick (fiddle..

Date: Saturday 19 September

Landmarks Exhibition: The Biggar Years 2-3 Days

Landmarks Exhibition: The Biggar Years

MacDiarmid’s Brownsbank will present the work of artists Sandy Moffat and Ruth Nicol with visual realisations of the poetry of Professor Alan Riach in the gallery at the Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum. The show will contain the twin themes of Hugh MacDiarmid and the town of Biggar. A number of outreach events during the course of the event will be held at the venue. These will include the artists meeting with students from Biggar High School Art and English Department, a talk by Alan Riach titled ‘MacDiarmid The Biggar Years’ ‘In Conversation with Sandy Moffat, Ruth Nicol and Alan Riach’ and Alan reading from ‘The Flyting’, the letters from the Scotsman newspaper from Hugh MacDiarmid and Hamish Henderson. A new film made at Brownsba..

Date: Friday 2 October - Sunday 15 November

Street Gallery - Biggar Supports Bees 2-3 Days

Street Gallery - Biggar Supports Bees

Following on from the successes of previous years, artwork from nursery to P7 and the art & design department from Biggar High will be displayed in shop windows during the festival. The theme this year is Bees, an area close to our identity as a school community and one of environmental concern for us as an ECO school...

Date: Thursday 15 - Sunday 25 October

Biggar Camera Club Photographic Exhibition 2-3 Days

Biggar Camera Club Photographic Exhibition

Exhibition of Photographic prints and images by members of Biggar Camera Club...

Date: Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 October

Medwyn Art Group Exhibition 2-3 Days

Medwyn Art Group Exhibition

Exhibition of work from fine art to fractured and everything in between by the members of the group. ..

Date: Sat 17 & Sun 18 October

  CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation New 2-3 Days

CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation

No one knows who the killer is, not even the cast! (“The slickest and quickest improv at the Fringe” - Wee review) Crime Scene Improvisation creates a 100% brand-new who-dunnit every show to solve an outlandish murder invented by the audience. Someone’s kicked the bucket. But who, what and how? The choice is yours, the problem is theirs. "Innovation and top-tier entertainment" ***** The Wee Review "A spectacular must see" ***** Bunbury Magazine..

Date: Sun 18 October

Biggar Art Group Exhibition 2-3 Days

Biggar Art Group Exhibition

A small but long established group of Hobby Artist's, using a range of mediums and subjects to find their own artistic style. Most of the work on display will be for sale, either mounted or framed, and at affordable prices. Do come and visit our exhibition and see what we do!..

Date: Sunday 18 October

Biggar Day Out 2-3 Days

Biggar Day Out

This is an all-day great family occassion, with all the fun of the fair! Enjoy the Food & Craft Fair with afternoon teas, and find a welcome in shops, bars and restaurants. Visit the Gasworks Museum and get a tour from a Victorian guide. Take a break and rest your feet at the free Open Mike Concert. For children, there is a wide range of events from Puppet Shows to the popular Story Trail. Look out for our Free Street Entertainment for all the family to enjoy!..

Date: Sunday 18 October

Food & Craft Fair New 2-3 Days

Food & Craft Fair

Fine foods, arts, crafts, jewellery and much more are to be found at the Fairs in both the Municipal Hall and St Mary's Hall providing a superb shopping experience and a chance to sample local handicraft and quality produce. We will also be serving teas, coffees and scrumptious home baking in St Mary's Hall. Please note there may be a small charge for some events. ..

Date: Sunday 18 October

Open Stage 2020 2-3 Days

Open Stage 2020

Local bands and performers providing free entertainment for your pleasure on Biggar Day Out from 1pm onwards. If you would like to take part and show off your talent please get in touch!..

Date: Sunday 18 October

Story Trail - Biggar Little Dragons and Unicorns 2-3 Days

Story Trail - Biggar Little Dragons and Unicorns

Let’s Share a Story. Dress up and join us for tales of Dragons and Unicorns. Listen to our magical storyteller luring you into a world of imagination and fun. This suits preschool and infant primary school children. All children need accompanying adults. Please come! Audience participation is required!!!..

Date: Sunday 18 October