FORTHCOMING BUTE EVENTS

On This Week

Nov28Mon

Board Games NightThe Anchor Tavern and Hub


Mondays are board and dice games nights at the Anchor! Choose from a range of inhouse games or bring your own...

Regular event on Mondays

Nov29Tue

Live music / Quiz at The AnchorThe Anchor Tavern and Hub


Live music with Andy Walters on Tuesdays at the Anchor. Half-time pop-up pop quiz too!

Regular event on Tuesdays

Nov29Tue

Arts and Crafts HangoutThe Anchor Tavern and Hub


FORTNIGHTLY arts & crafts session hosting a variety of activities - just come along to hang out and create with other artists. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own materials. Activity suggestions welcome. This is a FORTNIGHTLY session so please check which week is which before attending for the first time.

Regular event on Tuesdays

Nov29Tue

Hatha YogaUnited Church of Bute


Hatha yoga sessions, Tuesdays for 6 weeks beginning 8th November with Laura McGlennon

Regular event on Tuesdays

Nov30Wed

Live Music The Anchor Tavern and Hub


Live music with a Scottish twist!

Nov30Wed

Free Soup at the AnchorThe Anchor Tavern and Hub


Winter Warmer at the Anchor - children also welcome. Pop along for a bowl of hot soup, some company and a bit of warmth. You are welcome to sit in the heated space and meet other villagers for a char, or play board games, use the wifi or just sit by yourself. The soup is FREE but please give a donation if you can to help others.

Regular event on Wednesdays

Dec01Thu

Christmas FayreNorth Bute Primary School


Christmas Fayre at North Bute Primary School on Thursday 1st December between 11:00 and 12:00, then 13:00 to 14:00

Dec01Thu

Live music at The AnchorThe Anchor Tavern and Hub


Regular live music on Thursdays at Port Bannatyne's community-owned pub The Anchor, with probably the best pub views on Bute!

Regular event on Thursdays

Dec02Fri

Cantilena - Viennese TrioTrinity Church Rothesay


Viennese program performed by this popular trio

Dec02Fri

Pop-up Mill ShopBute Fabrics


Bute Fabrics are hosting pre-Christmas pop-up shops on Fridays between 09:00 and 11:30 (11:00 on 23rd December). Please note that the shop will be cashless.

Dec02Fri

Karaoke at the PalacePalace Bar


Come and enjoy the fun with karaoke at the Palace Bar

Regular event on Fridays

Dec02Fri

Yin YogaUnited Church of Bute


POSTPONED - classes now start in January 2023. Yin yoga sessions, Fridays beginning 18th November with Laura McGlennon

Regular event on Fridays

Dec03Sat

Live Music with Lomond CampbellIsle of Bute Sea Sports Club


To celebrate the launch of his new album, Lomond Campbell is appearing at Isle of Bute Sea Sports Club on Saturday 3rd December as part of his UK wide tour

Dec03Sat

Christmas MarketCabbies Rest


Christmas Market at the Cabbies Rest (opposite ferry terminal) in Rothesay on Saturday 3rd December 2022. Stallholders see Bute BID website for application form.

Dec03Sat

Craft Fair21 Mount Stuart Road


Craft Fair at Bayview, 21 Mount Stuart Road, Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas

Dec03Sat

Karaoke at the PalacePalace Bar


Come and enjoy the fun with karaoke at the Palace Bar

Regular event on Saturdays

Dec04Sun

Christmas Food & Craft MarketMount Stuart House & Gardens


Mount Stuart are hosting a Christmas Food and Craft Market on Sunday 4th December

Dec04Sun

Craft Fair21 Mount Stuart Road


Craft Fair at Bayview, 21 Mount Stuart Road, Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas

Dec04Sun

Karaoke at the PalacePalace Bar


Come and enjoy the fun with karaoke at the Palace Bar

Regular event on Sundays

Dec06Tue

Xmas Lights at the PortPort Bannatyne Esplanade


Port Bannatyne's Christmas Lights switch-on is at 6pm on Saturday 3rd December. Meet santa, take part in the raffle and carol singing. Refreshments available.

Dec09Fri

Christmas ConcertRothesay Joint Campus


Bute Community Band are performing a Christmas Concert on Friday 9th December. Admission is £5 per person, under 12s are free.

Dec09Fri

Pop-up Mill ShopBute Fabrics


Bute Fabrics are hosting pre-Christmas pop-up shops on Fridays between 09:00 and 11:30 (11:00 on 23rd December). Please note that the shop will be cashless.

Dec10Sat

Community Toy SwapArdbeg (Bute) Baptist Church


Looking for an eco friendly or cost saving way to source toys and games? Come along to the community top swap and sale organised to help families leading up to Christmas.

Dec10Sat

Christmas Market with SantaThe Discovery Centre (Winter Gardens) and Cinema


Isle of Bute Discovery Centre presents Winter Wonderland 2022! Christmas market (free to attend) alongside Santa's Grotto at £6.50 per child.

Dec10Sat

Craft Fair21 Mount Stuart Road


Craft Fair at Bayview, 21 Mount Stuart Road, Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas

Dec11Sun

Christmas Craft FairLodge Rothesay St John No. 292 (292 Club)


Christmas Craft Fair at the 292 Club on Sunday 11th December - buy your Christmas gifts from local craft makers

Dec11Sun

Christmas Market with SantaThe Discovery Centre (Winter Gardens) and Cinema


Isle of Bute Discovery Centre presents Winter Wonderland 2022! Christmas market (free to attend) alongside Santa's Grotto at £6.50 per child.

Dec11Sun

Craft Fair21 Mount Stuart Road


Craft Fair at Bayview, 21 Mount Stuart Road, Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas

Dec12Mon

Carols by Candlelight at Mount StuartMount Stuart House & Gardens


Carols by Candlelight at Mount Stuart's Marble Hall in aid of charity Mercy Ships UK. Tickets £6 per person.

Dec14Wed

Christmas Choir ConcertTrinity Church Rothesay


Ballianlay Choir's Christmas concert takes place on 14th December 2002 at Trinity Church. More details to follow.

Dec16Fri

Pop-up Mill ShopBute Fabrics


Bute Fabrics are hosting pre-Christmas pop-up shops on Fridays between 09:00 and 11:30 (11:00 on 23rd December). Please note that the shop will be cashless.

Dec17Sat

Christmas CeilidhIsle of Bute Shinty and Amateur Athletics Club


Family friendly Christmas ceilidh featuring Scottish and Irish dancing. Tickets are £7 for adults, £3 for children. Buffet included.

Dec23Fri

Pop-up Mill ShopBute Fabrics


Bute Fabrics are hosting pre-Christmas pop-up shops on Fridays between 09:00 and 11:30 (11:00 on 23rd December). Please note that the shop will be cashless.

Dec31Sat

Hogmanay Party at the GalateaThe Galatea Bar


Visit the Galatea this hogmanay - £10 per person (over 18s only) featuring a buffet, free fizz at midnight and live music with Jimmy Macaulay.






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Regular weekly events are not included in the following section for brevity

Dec06Tue

Xmas Lights at the PortPort Bannatyne Esplanade


Port Bannatyne's Christmas Lights switch-on is at 6pm on Saturday 3rd December. Meet santa, take part in the raffle and carol singing. Refreshments available.

Dec09Fri

Christmas ConcertRothesay Joint Campus


Bute Community Band are performing a Christmas Concert on Friday 9th December. Admission is £5 per person, under 12s are free.

Dec09Fri

Pop-up Mill ShopBute Fabrics


Bute Fabrics are hosting pre-Christmas pop-up shops on Fridays between 09:00 and 11:30 (11:00 on 23rd December). Please note that the shop will be cashless.

Dec10Sat

Community Toy SwapArdbeg (Bute) Baptist Church


Looking for an eco friendly or cost saving way to source toys and games? Come along to the community top swap and sale organised to help families leading up to Christmas.

Dec10Sat

Christmas Market with SantaThe Discovery Centre (Winter Gardens) and Cinema


Isle of Bute Discovery Centre presents Winter Wonderland 2022! Christmas market (free to attend) alongside Santa's Grotto at £6.50 per child.

Dec10Sat

Craft Fair21 Mount Stuart Road


Craft Fair at Bayview, 21 Mount Stuart Road, Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas

Dec11Sun

Christmas Craft FairLodge Rothesay St John No. 292 (292 Club)


Christmas Craft Fair at the 292 Club on Sunday 11th December - buy your Christmas gifts from local craft makers

Dec11Sun

Christmas Market with SantaThe Discovery Centre (Winter Gardens) and Cinema


Isle of Bute Discovery Centre presents Winter Wonderland 2022! Christmas market (free to attend) alongside Santa's Grotto at £6.50 per child.

Dec11Sun

Craft Fair21 Mount Stuart Road


Craft Fair at Bayview, 21 Mount Stuart Road, Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Christmas

Dec12Mon

Carols by Candlelight at Mount StuartMount Stuart House & Gardens


Carols by Candlelight at Mount Stuart's Marble Hall in aid of charity Mercy Ships UK. Tickets £6 per person.

Dec14Wed

Christmas Choir ConcertTrinity Church Rothesay


Ballianlay Choir's Christmas concert takes place on 14th December 2002 at Trinity Church. More details to follow.

Dec16Fri

Pop-up Mill ShopBute Fabrics


Bute Fabrics are hosting pre-Christmas pop-up shops on Fridays between 09:00 and 11:30 (11:00 on 23rd December). Please note that the shop will be cashless.

Dec17Sat

Christmas CeilidhIsle of Bute Shinty and Amateur Athletics Club


Family friendly Christmas ceilidh featuring Scottish and Irish dancing. Tickets are £7 for adults, £3 for children. Buffet included.

Dec23Fri

Pop-up Mill ShopBute Fabrics


Bute Fabrics are hosting pre-Christmas pop-up shops on Fridays between 09:00 and 11:30 (11:00 on 23rd December). Please note that the shop will be cashless.

Dec31Sat

Hogmanay Party at the GalateaThe Galatea Bar


Visit the Galatea this hogmanay - £10 per person (over 18s only) featuring a buffet, free fizz at midnight and live music with Jimmy Macaulay.

Jan 202314Sat

Reiki Level 1 TrainingUnited Church of Bute


Want to learn reiki? Need a refresher course?

Aug 202312Sat

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!

The date for the 2023 games is confirmed as Saturday 12th August. More details will follow closer to the event date.

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