Culture, Heritage & Art in Argyll & the Isles

Scotland's Creative Coast

Argyll & the Isles boasts a growing network of cultural organisations, artists and makers inspired by the environment and communities they live within.

Similar in number, our farmers and crofters are passionate about producing the highest quality food and drink, and are committed to caring for our environment and protecting Argyll’s landscapes and island seascapes for everyone to enjoy responsibly.

Here you can discover a selection of remarkable Argyll businesses, and learn how to live like a local.

Culture, Heritage & Arts Assembly

Argyll has one of the highest concentrations of artists anywhere in Scotland. With expansive coastlines and 23 Islands, it's no wonder people gravitate here to find inspiration in its heritage-steeped landscape.

CHARTS (Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles) fosters collaborative working and help showcase the rich culture, heritage, and arts activities happening across Argyll & the Isles.

Search their website of 500 cultural and creative practitioners and places across Argyll & the Isles.

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Campbeltown Picture House

Campbeltown Picture House, designed by Albert V Gardner of Glasgow in 1913 in Glasgow School Art Nouveau style, is a Category A Listed building and one of th...

26 Hall Street
Campbeltown
Argyll
PA28 6BU

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Campbeltown Museum

Campbeltown Museum tells the story of Kintyre through its collection of archaeology, fine art, natural sciences, and social history. Highlights include a Bro...

Shore Street
Campbeltown
Argyll
PA28 6BS

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CHARTS (Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles)

CHARTS is a growing network of artists, makers, producers and spaces, who value creativity and the impact it has on individuals, communities and visitors to...

c/o Mackay & Co CA
120 George Street
Oban
PA34 5NT

Tel: 01499 305 055

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Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles

CHARTS

Visit CHARTS (Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles) to explore more than 500 arts, heritage and museum practitioners and places.

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Gaelic

In modern times, Scottish Gaelic thrives within heartland communities and plays a significant role in enriching the visitor experience through a wealth of Gaelic songs, choirs, music and events across Argyll & the Isles.

Today you can see the Gaelic language on road signs across the region, hear it on radio and television, or by locals chatting in pubs!

Gaelic is still spoken by Scots, but many more embrace the rich heritage of traditional music, bagpiping and cultural experiences, such as ceilidhs.

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Blogs to spark your creative spirit

All you need to know on where to go, when and why!

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3700km of coastline, 23 inhabited islands, major towns and villages are all waiting for you.

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