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Wednesday 21st October

Wednesday 21st October
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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

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke 2-3 Days

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke

Have you been missing the Dukes of Uke. Have they been out of sight, out of mind? Well, in the blink of an eye, they are back with their new show, which features all of our senses. So, follow your nose to the Corn Exchange to have your senses assaulted. This ukulele sensorama will feature songs related to all 5 senses (and possibly even a 6th sense!!). You may find there is more ukulele than sense on show, but touch wood, you will feel all the better for it....and rest assured, it will all be done in the best possible taste. Uke know it makes sense! ..

Date: Sunday 1 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 Music presents The Classical Connection 2-3 Days

Biggar Music presents The Classical Connection

A fascinating insight into the relationship between classical and jazz music from Euan Stevenson (piano) and Konrad Wiszniewski (sax). Imagine an improvised arrangement of the Duke Ellington Orchestra’s theme tune, “Take The A Train” in the style of a Mozart Sonata, learn why Miles Davis and Eric Satie were kindred spirits of a pioneering nature in this superb informal duo. ..

Date: Wednesday 21 October

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke New 2-3 Days

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke

Have you been missing the Dukes of Uke. Have they been out of sight, out of mind? Well, in the blink of an eye, they are back with their new show, which features all of our senses. So, follow your nose to the Corn Exchange to have your senses assaulted. This ukulele sensorama will feature songs related to all 5 senses (and possibly even a 6th sense!!). You may find there is more ukulele than sense on show, but touch wood, you will feel all the better for it....and rest assured, it will all be done in the best possible taste. Uke know it makes sense! (also on Saturday 31 October Sunday 1 November) ..

Date: Wednesday 21 October

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke New 2-3 Days

Senses and Nonsenses with the Sense-sational Dukes of Uke

Have you been missing the Dukes of Uke. Have they been out of sight, out of mind? Well, in the blink of an eye, they are back with their new show, which features all of our senses. So, follow your nose to the Corn Exchange to have your senses assaulted. This ukulele sensorama will feature songs related to all 5 senses (and possibly even a 6th sense!!). You may find there is more ukulele than sense on show, but touch wood, you will feel all the better for it....and rest assured, it will all be done in the best possible taste. Uke know it makes sense! ..

Date: Saturday 31 October

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