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Argyll & the Isles - Scotland's Adventure Coast

The atmospheric landscapes and picture-perfect backdrops of Argyll & the Isles, are the perfect stage for our diverse range of music, cultural, sporting events, and festivals.

All year round you can explore what's on for foodies, whisky aficionados, music enthusiasts, history buffs, cultural admirers, adventurous souls, sport fanatics and everyone in between.

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Go Wild About Argyll's Events & Festivals

Argyll & the Isles has a vibrant cultural heritage, sports and music and food & drink scenes, so it offers the perfect stage for many events, concerts, exhibitions and festivals.

Our annual programme includes many world-class events & festivals that attract visitors and audiences from all over the UK and beyond.  Here are some of our top events, festivals and Highland Games. 

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Clipper Round the World Yacht Race
12th - 21st July 2024

For the first time in its 27-year history, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will be making its penultimate stop in Scotland when it arrives in Oban on 12th July 2024.

The Clipper Race is renowned as one of the toughest endurance challenges on the planet, welcoming adventurers from all walks of life to take on the exceptional challenge of racing across the world’s oceans on board a 70ft yacht. This unique event sees teams battle extreme conditions on its eleven-month circumnavigation. The Clipper 2023-24 Race sees nine Scottish crew taking part over the eight legs of the sailing event, by the time teams arrive in Oban they will have sailed almost 40,000nm and crossed six oceans.

Check back here for how to get involved.

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Music
Bute Arts Society: Presents The Whistlebinkies
19 Apr 2024

The Whistlebinkies is a traditional music group formed in the 1960's. The band is is the most enduring Scottish folk music ensemble and have maintained one o...

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Skerryvore
20 Apr 2024

Since their amped-up ceilidh-band beginnings on the isle of Tiree, Skerryvore's buoyant, tautly crafted folk-rock sound has conquered the world from Chicago...

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Graham & Andre
20 Apr 2024

Live Music With Andre & Graham. Andre & Graham have years of experience between them. They cover a mix of songs from A to Z, or ABBA to ZZ Top.

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Kids
Story Time at Waterstones Oban
20 Apr 2024

Join us every second Saturday for story time, every second Saturday will have a new theme with brilliant stories to share, we can't wait to welcome you and y...

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Days out
Fèis Creamh: A Celebration Of Wild Garlic And Spring
20 Apr 2024, 21 Apr 2024

Each year, our ancestors would have gone out daily to gather a wide variety of wild green plants to revitalise them after the winter.

The herald of Spring,...

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Mull Music Festival
26 Apr 2024, 27 Apr 2024, 28 Apr 2024

A lively weekend of Scottish music in venues throughout Tobermory, featuring folk-rock bands, fiddle, accordion, dance and ceilidh bands.

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Sport
3 night Dip & Chill Retreat
Every day between 26 Apr 2024 and 29 Apr 2024

Our Dip & Chill Retreat is about detoxing from everyday life and reconnecting with nature. We aim to do several dips a day timed around sunrise and sunset (t...

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Theatre
Mad About Musicals
26 Apr 2024, 27 Apr 2024

Helensburgh Savoy present our 40th Anniversary concert - Mad About Musicals. Featuring an array of songs reflecting the clubs history.

Table seating and ba...

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Your destination for a magical wedding

Tie the knot in Argyll & the Isles

Whether you're dreaming of a romantic beach ceremony on a secluded island or a traditional Scottish wedding in a historic castle, there are plenty of venues to choose from.

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The information included in the What's On has been supplied to AITC by The List Limited and is subject to changes. Readers are advised to check with the venue or event organiser before relying in any way on the details published here. AITC and The List Limited are unable to accept responsibility for any loss or liability arising from any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in these listings.

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