Are you looking to see what’s happening that can tempt you out of your cozy armchair, then you are in the right place. Just sit tight for a short while and watch this page. If you are organizing a local event then why not tell us about it you can send us an email and we print the details in the Dunoon Calendar as well as mentioning it on the radio. We shall even be visiting some events with the infamous roving mike reporting for Community News. It could be a fund raiser, coffee morning, car boot sale or even a public awareness meeting. If you want folk to know – this is the place to go! Some weekly events are also listed under the Clubs and Organisations page
LIVE MUSIC SPORT ORGANISATIONS WORKSHOPS CRAFT FAIRS SHOWS
Every Friday April to October
Ardkinglas House Tours which include access to the house garden at 2.00 pm. Please contact us to ensure the tour is going ahead. £7.50 per person, £3.50 primary school children, younger ones free. It is possible to book a private house tour all the year round (minimum charge applies). Booking is essential for all house tours. Please phone 01499 600261 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Woodland Garden & The Gruffalo Trail Open dawn to dusk every day (including the winter months). Admission by donation £5 per person, £15 per family. All donations go towards the ongoing conservation and upkeep of this historic garden.
30th April 2017 – Sunday
SCOTTISH CROSS COUNTRY MOUNTAIN BIKING ROUND 2 The Scottish Country Mountain biking championship Round 2, returns to Dunoon for a second year after the success of the event at the inaugural round in 2016. This is a family friendly sport with classifications across many age groups from age 8 up to veterans class. Bishop’s Glen in Dunoon will be filled with mountain bikers all weekend enjoying the fantastic natural trails that the area has to offer. Visit the SXC website for entries : www.sxc.org.uk Visit www.dunoonpresents.co.uk for further information.
22nd and 23rd July 2017 - Saturday and Sunday
WEST’S BEST CYCLE FESTIVAL
The Dunoon Sportives are part of the “West’s Best” Cycle Festival to be held in Dunoon over the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of July 2017. Visit : www.nofussevents.co.uk for entries and further information. There are four stunning rides to choose from all starting from towns iconc pier in Dunnon, Dunoon is the main resort on the beautiful Cowal Peninsula and the maritime gateway to the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Visit www.dunoonpresents.co.uk for further information.
5th August 2017
DUNOON HALF MARATHON & 10K The ‘Toward for a Tenner’ half marathon race is a classic, fast and flat route on the beautiful coastal road south of Dunoon, passing through the idyllic west coast village of Innellan.The route is officially measured by a Scottish Athletics Federation accredited measurer. Come and join us for a wonderful day of running plus some great family entertainment.
Visit www.dunoonpresents.co.uk for further information.
11th August 2017 – - 12th August 2017
DUNOON REVIVAL WEEKENDER, MOD, SKA & NORTHERN SOUL Get the date of the Dunoon Revival Big Weekender in your diary! It’s going to be another fantastic weekend of Northern Soul, Mod and Ska tunes in Dunoon. We can’t wait to see some of the country’s best Northern Soul, Mod and Ska bands live. Not to mention the stunning Vespa and Lambretta scooters that will be in town! Visit www.dunoonpresents.co.uk for further information.
23rd August 2017 – Wednesday
Kirn Gala Live music, entertainment and a variety of stalls in the village of Kirn
24th August 2017 – Thursday
Sunset Ceremony A fabulous free celebration of Scottish music, culture and sport in Argyll Gardens from 6pm till 10pm.
24th – 26th August 2017
Cowal Highland Gathering Renowned for its unique atmosphere, world-class competitors from the world of Highland Dancing, piping and heavy athletica, beautiful Highland location as well as a wide range of family entertainment. Visit www.cowalgathering.com to see what 2017 has in store
25th – 28th August 2017
Artmap Open Studios showcasing 48 artistes in Argyll. See artmapargyll.co.uk for further information
15th – 17th September 2017
DUNOON BOOK AND LITERARY FESTIVAL This September will see the 2017 Dunoon Book and Literary Festival take place in the beautiful surroundings of the newly refurbished Dunoon Burgh Hall and the iconic Victorian Dunoon Pier building….15/16/17 September 2017. More details about this year’s exciting line up will be announced very soon ! Visit www.dunoonpresents.co.uk for further information.
7th October 2017 – Saturday
DUNOON PRESENTS ULTRA MARATHON A quite stunning route, starting at Benmore Gardens (bus transfer from Dunoon Pier) and finishing back at the iconic Victorian Dunoon pier through a mix of hill, trail and coastal views that are breathtaking from start to finish.
Sign up at : www.racespace.com Visit www.dunoonpresents.co.uk for further information
All information is given in good faith, unfortunately we are unable to accept responsibility for any errors, please contact individual organisers to check details.