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Forthcoming Events

Information about upcoming events on the Isle of Bute


Jimmy Macaulay LiveGalatea Bar

Jimmy is live at the Galatea again!


Hallowe'en at West End CafeWest End Cafe

Kids Hallowe'en night at West End cafe! Fancy dress optional but strongly encouraged - food, games, music, fun for all the family. Free entry.


Trad Gaelic Music with Joy DunlopTrinity Church Rothesay

Vocals, fiddle and stepdance from Joy Dunlop and friends, performing Gaelic song, Scottish folk, rhythmic work songs and puirt a beul mouth music. Details and pre-book via 07711 421347 or email


Les Trois Blondes - cafe musique ParisienneTrinity Church Rothesay

Scotland's only Bal Musette band playing classical Parisian cafe music with a varied programme including classics by Maurice Chevalier and Edith Piaf. Details and pre-book via 07711 421347 or email


Christmas Food & Craft MarketMount Stuart

A celebration of all things festive - unique handmade gifts and stocking fillers, plus the very best locally sourced food and drink. Tickets released early November.


Christmas Craft Fair292 Club

Christmas gifts from local craft makers


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


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


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

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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!