The Highland Dancing Competition at the Cowal Games in Dunoon
Audience enjoying Mogwai concert
A lone piper photographed in the evening sunshine
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.