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Wednesday 24th October

Wednesday 24th October
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Absolutely (not) Free - An Evening of Zappa with Pygmy Twylyte 2-3 Days

Absolutely (not) Free - An Evening of Zappa with Pygmy Twylyte

So prolific was Frank Zappa that it is nearly impossible to present a representative sample of his work in just one concert. Nevertheless, Pygmy Twylyte present you with an unmissable evening of Zappa 'classics', if indeed such things exist. Zappa's 70's and 80's work is the main showcase, with occasional forays into 60's material. Expect “well known” tunes such as "Cosmik Debris", "Stinkfoot" and “Outside Now”, interspersed with instrumentals like "Black Napkins" and “Zoot Allures”. This seven-strong band will surely bring something to suit everyone’s tastes (and maybe even a little of Zappa's trademark wit on the side...) ARF!Suitable for age 14 plus  Buy Tickets..

Date: Wednesday 24 October

Biggar Little Beer, Cider & Gin Festival New 2-3 Days

Biggar Little Beer, Cider & Gin Festival

Our 3rd year running this festival, the beer cider & gin festival runs throughout the duration of Biggar Little festival. This year will see an amazing 40 real ales showcased during the festival with 8 ciders and approximately 70, yes 70 gins!Strictly over 18's...

Date: Thur 18th to Sun 28th October

Moishe's Bagel presented by Biggar Music 2-3 Days

Moishe's Bagel presented by Biggar Music

Moishe’s Bagel began in 2003, the lucky accident of an Edinburgh-based Chilean tango singer and four like-minded musicians. A shared love of klezmer, jazz and latin music soon saw them onstage at Henry’s Cellar Bar with a few tunes and a lot of enthusiasm. Since then, the band has regularly toured the UK, Ireland, and the Czech Republic, notching up sellout gigs at the Jazz Cafe, Sage Gateshead, St George’s Bristol, Edinburgh Queens Hall and many many more. We’re delighted to welcome these virtuoso musicians to Biggar. Buy Tickets..

Date: Wednesday 24th October

Pencil Drawing Workshop with Kay 2-3 Days

Pencil Drawing Workshop with Kay

You are never too old or too young to draw. This is your chance to come along and learn, or refresh, your pencil drawing skills in a fun and informal 3 hr workshop. Following requests at previous Open Studios, Kay is arranging a number of 3hr workshops suitable for all ages and abilities. Advance booking is essential as spaces are limited. Call Kay Booton on 07814258495 or e-mail sabhalmorarts@gmail.com  Follow on Facebook or Instagram. Just search for Sabhal Mor Arts.Workshop dates and timesSaturday 20 October  Morning workshop 9.30am to 12.30pm  Afternoon workshop 1.30pm to 4.30pm Sunday 21 October     Morning workshop 9.30am to 12.30pm  Afternoon workshop 1.30pm to 4.30pm Wednesday 24 Oct..

Date: Sat 20th , Sun 21st and Wed 24th October

Polly Pullar presents "A Richness of Martens: Wildlife Tales From Ardnamurchan" 2-3 Days

Polly Pullar presents "A Richness of Martens: Wildlife Tales From Ardnamurchan"

Polly Pullar, naturalist and photographer visits Atkinson-Pryce Books to share the remarkable story of wild pine martens who frequent a garden in Ardnamurchan. In “A Richness of Martens”, natural history coupled with Pullar’s own wildlife experiences, result in a fascinating glimpse of a much misunderstood animal and a passionate portrait of one of Scotland’s richest habitats. Buy Tickets..

Date: Monday 22nd October

Robin A Crawford visits Atkinson-Pryce for a launch of his recently published book "Into the Peatlands" 2-3 Days

Robin A Crawford visits Atkinson-Pryce for a launch of his recently published book "Into the Peatlands"

The peatlands of the Outer Hebrides are half land, half water and from time immemorial they have been places of seasonal human habitation. In this fascinating book Robin A. Crawford explores the peatlands over the course of the year, describing the seasonal processing of peat as fuel and revealing one of the key rhythms of island life.  It is also an exploration of the wildlife, folklore, history and culture associated with these lonely, watery places.  Buy Tickets..

Date: Wednesday 24th October

Street Gallery - Celebrating 100 years since the end of World War 1 2-3 Days

Street Gallery - Celebrating 100 years since the end of World War 1

Street Gallery featuring a wide variety of art work based around poppies as a celebration of the end of World War 1. The gallery can be viewed in the shop windows along the High Street.   ..

Date: Thurs 18th to Sun 28th October

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