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Quay Zone folk night for St Andrew’s Day

“Barnaby Rudge” by Charles Dickens was the latest first for The Quay Zone in Girvan, and there’s more to come for the venue.

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Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

A new BBC show hosted by Michael McIntyre is looking for new talent - but the nominees can’t find out…

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Shanna.

Shanna set to take music world by storm

Ayrshire based singer-songwriter Shanna, is taking the UK Music Scene by storm with her debut single ‘Survivors’, released on Sun Turtle Records.

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Xmas

Get in some early Christmas shopping at church craft sale

On Saturday 4th November from 10am to 2pm Girvan South Parish Church is holding a craft fair and car boot sale in the church hall.

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Cafe orchestra for folk club

Cafe orchestra for folk club

Girvan Folk Club is delighted to welcome John Duffy’s café orchestra to the club on Friday 27th October.

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The new Little Stars Light up Ayr competition is looking for nominations for children or young people with the winner having the honour of switching on Ayrs Christmas lights.

Little Xmas Stars to take centre stage

Ayr town centre is set to celebrate its very own little stars with a brand new approach for the annual Christmas switch-on.

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Last year's procession. Picture by Barry Dawson

Festival bringing a river of light

The 13th Carrick Carnival of Light will take place on Saturday 21st October 2017 in Girvan.

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Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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The Remembering Acker band.

Remembering Acker at jazz club gig

The next Ayr Jazz Club gig is on Friday 20th October at Ayr Rugby Club, Millbrae, Alloway with Hamish McGregor - Remembering Acker.

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Ray Mears

Ray Mears explores Australia’s wilderness

This coming week Ray Mears, the famous woodsman, instructor, businessman and author will be presenting the first in a new series of seven half-hour programmes.

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New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

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Northumberland Theatre Companys adaption of the classic Charles Dickens novel, Barnaby Rudge.

Carrick tour for rural theatre

Following its successful launch night on September 19 The Gaiety in Ayr is looking forward to its first rural theatre event.

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The carnival of light.

Countdown to Carnival of Light

The countdown to the Carnival of Light on 20th and 21st October continues. You are never too old or young to make a magical lantern house for the River of Light Lantern Parade.

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Margaret Davidson.

Age Concern welcome for all aged from nine to 90

The Rotary Club of Girvan has just made a small donation to Age Concern Girvan who operate from Duff Street in the town.

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The Sophie Oliver School of Dance helped launch the new fun-filled facility

Burns play area is ‘first footed’

A new play area inspired by the life, works and words of the bard opened at the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway on Saturday 23 September.

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Staff stage a purple dress rehearsal for Go Purple day on Friday 13th October

Get ready to go purple for Hospice

Ayrshire Hospice staff are getting ready for the sixth anniversary of their annual Go Purple Day which this year will take place on Friday 13th October during Hospice Care Week.

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Crossraguel Abbey

Extended tourism season for Crossraguel Abbey

One of Ayrshire’s best-loved historic attractions will be keeping its doors open for longer this year, as Historic Environment Scotland (HES) announced extended seasonal opening at Crossraguel Abbey.

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Wonderful pictures from Ballantrae's past will be on show.

Best of Ballantrae on show

Ballantrae Parish Church is hosting an afternoon of historical items and local memorabilia from 1.30pm – 4pm on Saturday 30th September in the church building to show what is and has been the “Best of Ballantrae” over the years. The church has wheelchair access. Admission is free. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

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The new Burns-inspired playpark

First foot Burns inspired play area

A new play area inspired by the life, works and words of the bard opens at the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway on Saturday 23 September.

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Some of the hooses all ready for the festival.

Festival set to put Carrick on the map

Putting Carrick on the map the CRAG Community Arts team have been busy making a host of of ‘Hooses’ for the ‘Heids ‘n Hooses’ Carnival of Light on October 21st.

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