It’s the summer season holidays and in the event you’re not planning to jet off then don’t panic as there’s a lot to do to maintain kids entertained round Ayrshire.
So seize your loved ones organisers and prepare for a packed summer season of gala days, golf equipment and festivals to mark in your diaries.
Listed below are a number of the highlights of the pageant calendar that will help you plan your days away.
Kelburn Backyard Get together
July 5-7, Kelburn Fortress
Kelburn Fortress gives the fairytale setting for this eccentric music pageant which boasts a formidable six levels and numerous pop-up nooks host the musical programme, an eclectic mixture of Scottish expertise from the avant garde and experimental to the extremely accessible.
The 2019 line up consists of Leftfield (DJ Set), Gentleman’s Dub Membership, LTJ Bukem, Shooglenifty, Swindle, Bradley Zero, JD Twitch presents Optimo Music 10, Colonel Mustard and The Dijon 5, Aba Shanti-I, Nitewave, Kobe Onyami, Chloé, Bossy Love, Chaos In The CBD, Anu (NTS), Tom McGuire and The Brassholes, Chopstick Dubplate & Natty Campbell, Acid Arab, Callum Easter, Tantz and Athens Of The North.
Competition of the Sea
July 20, Dunure
This boutique pageant is about on and across the lovely historic harbour at Dunure, an ‘Outlander’ movie location. Style the perfect in freshly caught seafood whereas having fun with harbourside stay music and sea shanties. Participate in seafaring actions with the historic Dunure Fortress as a backdrop and finish the day on the bonfire on the seashore.
Household Camp Out at Eglinton Park,
July 27-28, Kilwinning
Be part of the North Ayrshire Ranger Service on their in a single day household camp. Expertise the fun of sleeping underneath canvas and participate in some enjoyable actions. This occasion is aimed toward households who’ve at all times wished to attempt tenting however by no means had the chance. Tents are offered. Put on heat out of doors clothes and comfortable, sturdy footwear.
Sound on the Sand
August three, Saltcoats
Saltcoats seashore entrance is able to rock with bands set to have everybody dancing on the sand. Bands confirmed are Hue and Cry, Hipsway, CAEZAR, The Dunwells, Chris Greig and The Retailers and The Greatest Dangerous Affect. The occasion is a part of the Ardrossan Music Expertise calendar of gigs.
Culzean Canine Jamboree
August 10-11, Culzean Fortress and Nation Park
It is a should for canine lovers and takes place on the swan pond. You possibly can deal with your furry mates to canine water sports activities, a enjoyable canine present, canine agility course and the Doggy Sprint. Go to the canine market marquee packed filled with doggy stalls and luxuriate in demonstrations all through the day.
Ayr and District Flower Present
August 16-17, Ayr Racecourse
The flower present has made a welcome return with points of interest for all ages. In addition to implausible reveals of greens, vegetation, fruit and flowers there can be leisure, foods and drinks and market stalls.
August 17-24, Irvine
Scotland’s greatest free group pageant will run for seven days in August, climaxing with the crowning and parade on Saturday, August 24. Look out for horse racing, a greasy pole problem, horse-drawn floats and extra throughout this must-see pageant.
August 17, Kilmarnock
Calling all Ninja Warriors! The Ayrshire Hospice will host Scotland’s first-ever Ninja Warrior 5k assault course at Ayrshire Athletics Centre in Kilmarnock on Saturday, August 17.
Primarily based on the favored tv programme, Ninja Warrior, you’ll get your likelihood to tackle 10 difficult obstacles on this standard assault course testing your power, timing and willpower similar to the contestants on the ITV present.
Harness your velocity, power and agility on the likes of the quintuple steps, trapeze swing, the recent stepper and big mushrooms earlier than testing out your stamina with the notorious Travellator on the finish of the 5k course.
July 26-28, Rothesay
It is a family-friendly three day pageant which has one thing for everybody to take pleasure in, from stay music to a number of actions and video games in your pageant goers to participate in.
This yr Huge Nation can be headlining the musical stage, assured to get everybody dancing in the summertime solar.
September 7, Ayr
This can be Ayr’s first-ever Scottish Athletics-registered, professionally measured and chip-timed half-marathon race on closed roads. There may even be a 10ok and a chance for households to cycle both distance. The programs are on flat roads and are anticipated to draw some prime athletes from throughout the UK who can be trying to set information. The Go! Competition website opens at 1pm on the Low Inexperienced and Ayr seashore promenade, the place the races will begin and end. The late afternoon and early night begin time of the working and biking occasions presents an incredible alternative for in a single day stays or just travelling to and from the race venue with out problem.
Millport Nation Music Competition
August 30-September 1, Isle of Cumbrae
A rootin’ tootin’ weekend of nation and western gigs throughout a number of venues on Nice Cumbrae. and it is a particular yr as 2019 occasion marks the pageant’s 25th anniversary yr.
If you wish to be actually organised then you may make plans for the October college holidays because it’s Tamfest in Ayr from October 26-27. Tamfest is Ayrshire’s premiere household Hallowe’en pageant. Now in its fifth yr, the pageant is rooted in heritage and impressed by the poem ‘Tam o’ Shanter’ by Robert Burns.
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