Find your beat with our drum facilitators during an exhilarating taster session.Drum circles are great for strengthening friendships, finding connections and developing the imagination. They are the basis of story telling and a powerful way to find a new voice. No experience is necessary as our facilitators will lead.The session will bring our separate Halloween afternoon event to a close, but participants wishing to take part in just the drumming drop-in can arrive from 5.15pm.Suitable for all ages.
Grassroots music is the heart and soul of a good Scottish festival and we are thrilled to have three great bands on one ticket for a great final night. Opening with our newest young band from Peebles, 8 Days, rocking on with Biggar’s own fabulous Mighty Joes and closing BLF 2023 on a high with the incredible Coaltown Daisies.Arrive anytime, but be sure get your tickets early so you don’t miss out.8 Days8 Days are a young alternative rock band from Peebles composed of Fin Price (vocals and guitar), Sam Jones (bass/vocals) and Ailsa Jarvis (drums). 8 Days have played MacArts, Galashiels, The Innerleithen Music Festival and Maroon’d festival.The Mighty Joes The Mighty Joes mix guitar, mandolin, harmonica, shruti box and percussion with ti..
Join award-winning comedian and Biggar resident Stuart Mitchell - who you may have seen on TV or in the Spar - as he teaches the art of using humour in your everyday life. Whether you are in theatre, a writer or thinking about trying stand-up comedy, this workshop is for you. Stuart has coached business leaders on how to increase their likeability factor so sign-up and find out why humour is a secret weapon in business, the arts and in life.Suitable for 16+
A seemingly unremarkable man in his 60s named Harold one day learns his old friend Queenie is dying. He embarks on a walk, only to keep going for 450 miles until he reaches Queenie's hospice, much to the despair of his wife Maureen.An intriguing British drama with an excellent cast based on the 2012 book of the same name.Who better to fill the leading role than Jim Broadbent.Cert 12A.Tickets available at Brownlies of Biggar...
Spooky fun including story telling, scary trail, pick a pumpkin to carve, facepainting, dooking for doughnuts, and toasting marshmallows around the firepit.This family event has activities for all ages, but use judgement for younger children on the scary trail.Join us as twilight descends over the woods at Wiston Lodge for another frightfully fun Halloween afternoon! Brave the Tricky Trail, a spooky woodland walk that will scare you silly.Our fantastic story-teller will weave spell-binding tales.Families can pick a pumpkin to carve either here or at home. There will be food avaiable for purchase.The afternoon will finish with the community drum circle drop-in, also listed separately in music as ‘Drums in the Dark’ (see p24) and is included ..