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What's It All About?

What's it all about?

Mid-October in Biggar means two weeks of arts highlighting the very best of our local cultural activity together with top class entertainment and artistry from across the country.

We want to see local talent flourish in an atmosphere designed to give it a showcase. Biggar Little Festival sets out to work with the arts and crafts communities around the town to advance the arts by:

  • developing Biggar and its surrounds as a community where the arts are encouraged and promoted
  • encouraging links between local arts groups, artistic understanding and participation
  • promoting exhibitions and performances
  • developing opportunities for local, national and international artists to demonstrate their talents in Biggar and its surrounds

Biggar Little Festival News

Registration forms are now available for the Craft & Food fair which will take place on Sunday 21st October as part of Biggar Day Out. Please contact Lesley Armstrong at info@biggarlittlefestival.com for a registration form or further information. 

Co-Operative

BLF Committee member Alec Taylor dropped by Biggar Co-op to thank Carol for the contribution of £2200 made by local Coop members through the Co-op's Local Community Fund.
This is a remarkable contribution to BLF and we are extremely grateful for it. We urge anyone who isn't a Co-op member already to join up and help local causes through this great initiative.

BLF EKOS Report

During the 2015 Festival the Committee commissioned an appraisal from the independent consultancy company EKOS to gauge the success of the festival and lessons to be learned. The resulting report is available here. The Committee is now considering how to take forward the issues raised.