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    Ayr Races
  • The Burns an a' that! Festival gala concert at Ayr Racecourse
    The Burns an a' that! Festival gala concert at Ayr Racecourse
  • Burns storytelling festival at the Brig o' Doon, Alloway
    Burns storytelling festival at the Brig o' Doon, Alloway
  • The fireworks display following the Festival of Light Procession, part of the Marymass Festival
    The fireworks display following the Festival of Light Procession, part of the Marymass Festival
  • The Singing Kettle perform a show at the Festival Club in the Bon Vivant Spiegeltent, Ayr
    The Singing Kettle perform a show at the Festival Club in the Bon Vivant Spiegeltent, Ayr

From Robert Burns to Vikings, Ayrshire & Arran is a vibrant part of Scotland all year round and is alive with events and festivals.

Fans of the arts should navigate their way to the annual Burns an’ a that! Festival where many top venues pay tribute to Scotland’s National Bard. Fans of folk music simply cannot afford to miss out on the very best of local talent at the Arran Folk Festival. For even more variety, including soul, indie-pop, country rocks and blues as well as performances by international artists, check out the friendly ambience at the Darvel Music Festival.

The Boswell Book Festival in May is a charming cultural event with performances, live talks and discussions from a sparkling line-up of writers and artists.

Watch or participate in top sporting events such as Troon Golf Week, and the Scottish Sailing Institute (SSI) regularly hosts competitive events at Largs. Have a punt at the Scottish Grand National or the Ayr Gold Cup at Ayr Racecourse or simply take in the relaxed atmosphere of the Ayr Country Show.

Explore magnificent landscapes and stunning views during the Arran Mountain Festival in May. With a varied programme including glens, ridges, mountains, wildlife and geology, this is your perfect opportunity to discover Arran.

Uncover the delightful spectacle of traditional Highland games across the region during the summer, including the Brodick Highland Games on Arran.

Back in Ayrshire, the Ayr Flower Show is also well worth a visit in August or enjoy top live music from talented Scottish musicians at Live@Troon.

For a fantastic family event, the Largs Viking Festival has battle re-enactments and living history displays which mark the end of Viking rule on Scotland’s west coast. The festival commemorates the Battle of Largs in 1263, the last skirmish between the Scots and the Norse, culminating in a grand Viking galley burning and firework display.

Use the detailed listings which provide details such as locations, contact details, dates and more on events and festivals in Ayrshire & Arran.

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  1. Gradings

    West Kilbride

    An opportunity to see two of Scotland's best silverware.

    Dates

    5 Nov 2014 to 1 Mar 2015
  2. We’ll Meet Again

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Ayr

    A wartime cavalcade of music, song and comedy.

    Dates

    31 Mar 2015
  3. Gradings

    Irvine

    Ladies Open golf from the East Lothian course.

    Dates

    24 Jul 2015 to 26 Jul 2015
  4. Gradings

    Ayr

    The Strictly Come Dancing professional performs his brand of ballroom and Latin.

    Dates

    16 Apr 2015
  5. Murder Mystery Evening

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Ayr

    An interactive theatre experience with a chance to interrogate each subject in turn in order to catch a killer.

    Dates

    28 Mar 2015
  6. Gradings

    Ayr

    Featuring Scotch Bonnet Ceilidh band.

    Dates

    23 Jan 2015
  7. Gradings

    Ayr

    Join Mole, Ratty, Badger and the boisterous, bumptious, loud and lovable Toad.

    Dates

    14 Feb 2015
  8. Jurassic Adventures

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Ayr

    An exciting family show set on a magical island, where anything might happen.

    Dates

    8 Mar 2015
  9. Hero Worship

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Ayr

    A one-man show about superheroes.

    Dates

    12 Mar 2015
  10. Crazy For You

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Ayr

    A high-energy, romantic comedy musical.

    Dates

    25 Mar 2015 to 27 Mar 2015
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