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Forthcoming Events

Information about upcoming events on the Isle of Bute


Bute Agricultural Society Annual BallMount Stuart

The BAS Annual Ball returns


Kowalski Reyes Duo (Cello & Piano)Trinity Church Rothesay

A programme including works by Brahms, Beethoven, Schubert and others performed by two award-winning musicians. Details and pre-book via 07711 421347 or email


Daniel Lebhardt - solo pianistTrinity Church Rothesay


Award-winning Hungarian-born pianist Daniel Lebhardt performs a wide repertoire. Details and pre-book via 07711 421347 or email


The Glory of Brass (Quintet)Trinity Church Rothesay

A Scottish brass quintet, Brass Tracks provide a kaleidoscope of tunes spanning 500 years. Details and pre-book via 07711 421347 or email


Cordes en CielTrinity Church Rothesay

An Estonian lutenist and soprano teamed with a French/American soprano introduce love songs from the 16th and 17th centuries, including famous pieces by Monteverdi, Purcell and others. Details and pre-book via 07711 421347 or email


Octave 8 - songs from the musicalsTrinity Church Rothesay

Octave 8 are a group of experienced musical theatre singers performing a mix of solos, duets and ensemble work from West End and Broadway classic musicals. Details and pre-book via 07711 421347 or email


for 3 days

ButeFest 2022Ettrick Bay

Welcome to the magical world of ButeFest - a non-stop weekend of fun, family and cracking music on the magical and mystical Isle of Bute. Join our carnival of Scottish spirit, cracking bands, delicious grub and wonderful family entertainment which will delight every age group.

Headliners for 2022 include Scouting For Girls, Manran, Red Hot Chilli Pipers. Other confirmed acts include Elephant Sessions, Ardentjohn, Primes, Good Earth Collective, Cutchy Catch, Connor Fyfe, Red Hearted Vibrations, Fallen Arches and Have Mercy Las Vegas.


Bute Highland GamesThe Meadows/Showground, Rothesay

What better way to indulge yourself in the pure flavour of Scotland that to experience at first hand the magic of a Highland Games set on a beautiful Scottish Island? The wonderful and haunting music of pipe bands, the supreme expertise of highland dances, the prowess and strength of heavy event athletes, the energy of track runners and road race competitors, and to find out what shinty is all about!


for 3 days

Bute Manouche Jazz FestivalLodge Rothesay St John No. 292 (292 Club)

Bute Manouche is a 3-day Jazz festival held on the island in October each year and involved artistes and performers from across the UK and sometimes further afield. Planned dates for 2022 are October 21-23. Check back soon for confirmation.

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Welcome to Sheep Island!

Find out where our intrepid Bute explorer Colin and his friends have been recently!

Picture inviting a visit to Sheep Ialand

Spot the Sheep!