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  • The Highland Dancing Competition at the Cowal Games in Dunoon, Argyll & The Isles
    The Highland Dancing Competition at the Cowal Games in Dunoon
  • Audience enjoying Mogwai concert, Argyll & The Isles
    Audience enjoying Mogwai concert
  • Idlewild performing during music festival, Argyll & The Isles
    Idlewild performing
  • A lone piper photographed in the evening sunshine framed against blue skye
    A lone piper photographed in the evening sunshine
  • A woman sniffs at a glass of whisky while participating in a tasting session
    A woman sniffs at a glass of whisky in a tasting session

Experience a cultural treat with the many arts and culture events in Argyll & The Isles and explore the creative side of this stunning region.

The calendar of Argyll & The Isles arts and culture events offers numerous fascinating exhibitions along with vibrant traditional and contemporary music and dance events which reflect the rich Scottish culture and heritage.

Cowalfest offers a more peaceful way to experience the region’s scenery, offering a variety of tranquil walking routes for all abilities with many arts activities and exhibitions to uncover along the way.

Enjoy the Cowal and Artmap Argyll Open Studio weekends in August and September, and treat yourself to your very own piece of art, inspired by the stunning landscapes and wildlife of Argyll & The Isles. Indulge in a number of different cultural and creative Heart of Argyll events over the course of 2013.

Highland games abound here with unusual settings, including the games at Inveraray in July, held with the backdrop of the magnificent castle. This is a fantastic opportunity to watch traditional dancing, heavy athletics contests, pipe band displays and much more. One of the world’s largest Highland games can be experienced at the Cowal Highland Gathering in August.

Browse the information listings of arts and cultural events in Argyll & The Isles and start planning a creative trip to Scotland today.

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  1. Seanachaidh

    Type

    Literary

    Gradings

    Mull

    Listen to traditional clan tales.

    Dates

    4 May 2014 to 10 Aug 2014
  2. Ross Noble: Tangentleman

    Type

    Comedy Event

    Gradings

    Mull

    Fast-paced improv from the Newcastle-born stand-up.

    Dates

    14 Sep 2014
  3. Ross Noble: Warm Up

    Type

    Comedy Event

    Gradings

    Oban

    Improvisational humour.

    Dates

    16 Sep 2014
  4. Gradings

    Rothesay

    A series of new sculptural works.

    Dates

    6 Jul 2014 to 31 Oct 2014
  5. Artmap Argyll Open Studios 2014

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Lochgilphead

    Paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture, glasswork, and mixed-media creations from local artists.

    Dates

    22 Aug 2014 to 25 Aug 2014
  6. Cowal Open Studios 2014

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Dunoon

    Explore various art mediums.

    Dates

    26 Sep 2014 to 29 Sep 2014
  7. Gradings

    Mull

    A fresh look at Robin Hood and his Merry Men by Visible Fictions.

    Dates

    20 Sep 2014
  8. Rob Mulholland's The Gathering

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Lochgilphead

    Contemporary sculpture.

    Dates

    29 May 2014 to 28 Aug 2014
  9. Rachel Maclean: The Weepers

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Mull

    The artist presents a short film based on the myth of the Bean Nighe or Washer Woman.

    Dates

    7 Aug 2014 to 27 Sep 2014
  10. Gradings

    Mull

    Stories which bring the history of the castle to life.

    Dates

    29 Jun 2014 to 24 Aug 2014
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