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Sunday 22nd October

Sunday 22nd October
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Biggar Art Group Exhibition 2-3 Days

Biggar Art Group Exhibition

Works by members in a variety of mediums. These include watercolours, acrylics, pen and ink and collage. Members have many different styles which make for an interesting exhibition. All works will be for sale...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Biggar Camera Club Photographic Exhibition 2-3 Days

Biggar Camera Club Photographic Exhibition

Exhibition of photographs by members of Biggar Camera Club...

Date: Sat 21st & Sun 22nd October

Biggar Day Out 2-3 Days

Biggar Day Out

Street entertainment, food, crafts and all the fun of the fair at Biggar Day Out. Biggar Little Festival pulls out all the stops for its biggest and best day out ever! Together with the town’s shops, cafes, arts groups and street entertainment our aim is to provide a feast of fun for all the family. There are events for everyone to enjoy. You can sample the taste of the food and craft fair, let the kids explore our storytelling trail with The Three Biggar Goats Gruff & The Biggarty Pigs or let off steam on the bouncy castle. For the more adventurous and back by popular demand, test your head for heights on our climbing ice wall!  Or for those who want to keep their feet on the ground what about visiting an exhibition, enjoying a sh..

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Biggar Gasworks Steam Day 2-3 Days

Biggar Gasworks Steam Day

Enter the last remaining town gasworks in Scotland – the only surviving example of a once familiar sight. For more than 130 years, this industrial plant made coal gas for Biggar and beyond before the advent of natural gas in the 1960s.See the coal fired boiler put to work and the steam driven machinery in action. Learn the secret of how gas was produced from coal from our guides on site.  Please purchase tickets on  entry to Biggar Gasworks Museum...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Biggar Little Beer Festival 2017 2-3 Days

Biggar Little Beer Festival 2017

Biggar little beer festival is in it’s third year at the CAMRA Glasgow and West of Scotland pub of the year, The Crown Inn Biggar. This year a total of 40 real ales will be showcased with the emphasis being our great local breweries such as Broughton, Stewarts, Strathaven, Freewheelin’ Peebles, Campervan and many more. Festival starts Thursday night each weekend and finishes Sunday night. Casks start flowing 6pm Thursday and from midday Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Craft beers and ciders also showcased to make this a festival not to be missed...

Date: Thur 19th Sun 22nd & Thur 26th-29th Oct

Book Fair & Flea market 2-3 Days

Book Fair & Flea market

Book lovers and collectors - come and grab an amazing bargain from our wide range of prints, art, books and collectables. A large selection to suit all budgets. Stay a while and have tea and cake in our wonderful theatre tearoom. ..

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Burnside Crafters 2-3 Days

Burnside Crafters

A showcase of handmade pottery and textile gifts.Earthenware Pottery As an experienced potter I produce a selection of original thrown and hand built items including bowls, candle holders, vases and other unique pieces all made in my garden studio.Braw TweedsA pair of Scottish sisters making handmade tweed scarves, cushion covers and baby booties...

Date: 21st, 22nd, 28th & 29th October

Butterfly & Out Of The Bad

Two one act plays centered around the Caterpillar Plant Closure in 1987Butterfly1987- Jamie is facing redundancy and a life-shattering discovery. In an attempt to get away from everything Jamie climbs the factory’s water tower. However, he soon discovers he’s not alone, or the only one with problems.Out Of The Bad2017- Mary has the hangover from hell. The last thing she needs is her daughter Danni to come round uninvited with bad news. But Mary soon becomes determined that Danni should know her heritage. As she reminisces she realises the factory closure of 1987 may not have been a total disaster and life must go on. Suitable for 14 plus...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Chorale Le Chene De Brundy 2-3 Days

Chorale Le Chene De Brundy

A community choir from the outskirts of Paris are here to entertain you with songs of all styles, folk,shows and classical. Pop in to the church and spend some time with us!  Come and go as you please - stay for 5 minutes or an hour!   Admission Free - Donations to local charity...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Claire Wilson Art Exhibition at Daisy Frame  2-3 Days

Claire Wilson Art Exhibition at Daisy Frame

Claire is a local, young self taught graphite pencil artist. Having been brought up in the farming industry the focus of her artwork is farm animals, wildlife and pet portraits through commission work. Claire spends 6 months of the year working for a Livestock Artificial Breeding Company and is also heavily involved in Sheering Sheep in Norway and New Zealand…all of which increases her passion for drawing through meeting many potential clients and their animals from all corners of the world. Join us 10 to 4pm daily from the 19th to 29th October where you can enjoy some refreshments while you browse Claire’s original drawings, limited edition prints and wide selection of homeware that is all for sale...

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

Dancing Light Gallery Festival Exhibition 2-3 Days

Dancing Light Gallery Festival Exhibition

An exhibition of art celebrating the Biggar Little Festival.Lead Artist Amy Marshall returns to the gallery for the first time since relocating from Biggar to Fort William. We are delighted that she has agreed to exhibit with us in what will be an exciting mix of styles and techniques. Throughout the festival enjoy some refreshments while you browse the art by Amy Marshall, Grace Cameron, Hannah Longmuir, Dionne Sievewright, Sheena Christie, Claire Beattie, Neil Pettie, Linda Lewin, Val Ferguson and many many more. We look forward to welcoming you...

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

Eastfield and Harthill Flute Orchestra in Concert

An evening of music from one of Lanarkshires finest flute ensembles.Interval Refreshments included in ticket price...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Festival Service 2-3 Days

Festival Service

This family friendly service has become a regular feature of  Biggar Little Festival, acknowledging and celebrating the spiritual side of the arts in Biggar.    All are welcome. Free Admission (offerings for the work of the church gratefully received)..

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Living on the Land 2-3 Days

Living on the Land

An exhibition of photography and poetry celebrating nature, the seasons and the farming community who live on the land in and around Crawfordjohn. A collaboration between artist Carol Taylor and published writer Dee Yates, with film contributions from David Barton. Limited edition Giclee prints, framed and unframed, with accompanying poetry; greetings cards; books of photographs and poetry, and aerial films of local landscape. All proceeds of sales to Crawfordjohn Heritage Venture, a registered museum which highlights the rural history of the area. (Charity No. SC030012). Funding support by Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum and Clyde Wind Farm.All welcome. Preview Sunday 3-5pm. 1st October. Free Admission..

Date: Sun 22nd to Sun 29th Oct

Medwyn Art Group Exhibition 2-3 Days

Medwyn Art Group Exhibition

Our group is made up of a number of artists working in many media from pencil and pen to pastel, water colour and acrylic. The styles stretch from fine art to fractured. The standards vary too from amateur to almost professional with a wide variety of subjects...

Date: Sat 21st & Sun 22nd October

Mindfulness 2-3 Days

Mindfulness

You are invited to experience how the simple technique of mindfulness & concentrating on your breath, can give you so many benefits in life: Less stress, anxiety & depression, better relationships, more focused, improved digestive and immune system, more energy, better sleep, the list goes on…. If major corporations like Google are now offering this to their staff, there must be something in it! So come along and see how you feel after 30 to 45 minutes...

Date: 21st, 22nd & 29th October

Sewing Workshop - Christmas Crafts 2-3 Days

Sewing Workshop - Christmas Crafts

Come and sew with us for Christmas. Choose from a variety of projects including an advent calendar and stocking. All levels of experience welcome. Adults only. Cost £30 - £40 depending on project chosen. Includes materials, home baking and refreshments. Places limited. To book a place please contact Susan on 01899 850614 or e-mail susan@sewmuchpleasure.co.uk ..

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Sterling Silver Pendant / Earring making Workshop 2-3 Days

Sterling Silver Pendant / Earring making Workshop

Come and join this fabulous new workshop, a first for the festival! Make your own Sterling Silver Pendant / Earrings with tuition from qualified silversmith.   Refreshments provided. Please bring a packed lunch.Suitable for adults.Places limited, please book directly with the event organiser on 07763221256 or notinthecardshop@outlook.comNon-refundable deposit of £50 required to secure place. ..

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Stone Carving Workshop 2-3 Days

Stone Carving Workshop

Stone carving is engaging, fun, challenging and therapeutic ! This one day workshop introduces participants to stone carving techniques using hand tools. The workshop is held in a warm, well equipped studio near Broughton.  No experience necessary.Suitable for age 15 plus. Price includes all materials, teas, coffees and home baking. Places limited, please contact Susheila on 01899 830443 or susheila@rachan.co.uk to book...

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Story Trail - The Three Biggar Groats Gruff & The Biggarty Pigs 2-3 Days

Story Trail - The Three Biggar Groats Gruff & The Biggarty Pigs

Join us for a fun story trail. This year it's traditional stories adapted for Biggar! Meet outside Atkinson-Pryce Bookshop. This is suitable for pre-school and infant children.  All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Be prepared for audience participation!..

Date: Sunday 22nd October

Street Gallery - The World of Work 2-3 Days

Street Gallery - The World of Work

Street Gallery featuring art work from Biggar Primary and High School  pupils focussing on The World of Work.   ..

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

The Art in Architecture 2-3 Days

The Art in Architecture

Biggar Little Festival Guest Artist Jennifer Court will be showcasing her work at Biggar Corn Exchange during the Festival. Throughout her life Jennifer Court has been fascinated by medieval and religious architecture, and dedicates her time to exploring the complexities, idiosyncrasies and history found within such structures. Her pen drawings celebrate the character and stories contained in the facades of these historic buildings through unique detail and realism...

Date: Thurs 19th to Sun 29th October

Theatre Open Doors Day 2-3 Days

Theatre Open Doors Day

You're welcome to pop in and we will show you around our wonderful Victorian-style theatre. Guided tours start at 11am, 1.30pm & 3pm. Tearoom will be open selling lunches and cakes! The Flea Market & Book Fair  is also on the same day, in the tearoom. Puppet Shop, gardens and our own car park on site...

Date: Sunday 22nd October