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The comedy evening in aid of David Hayman’s Spirit Aid will be held this year in the 292 hall on Thursday 2nd April. The comedians are Patrick Rolink, a great friend of Spirit Aid and now Rothesay, having been at all the comedy evenings, Graham Mackie, Ross Leslie and Carina MacLeod. Tickets are only £10 and are available at Bute Tools and The Taverna. Doors open at 7pm.
Should be a great evening of laughs with a charity auction thrown in for good measure. strictly over 18s

Light Up  Bute  Easter Fair …Rothesay Prom  Sunday, April  5th


Save the date – Monday 13th April 2015
Moat centre, Main Hall, Rothesay
Volunteering 4 Bute – Bute Needs You event.
10am till 1pm drop in and see what is on offer
Refreshments soup, tea coffee and cakes.

A group of agencies who are looking to recruit more volunteers have decide to get together on Monday 13th April to raise awareness of what their organisations provide in the community and also to show how the benefits of volunteering



Jazz Festival….May  1  –  4


Beach Watch Bute Open Day at Ettrick Bay…Monday, May 4, sponsored by Ettrick Bay Tearoom…face painting, crafts, dream catchers, willow wands, amulets, stick making…family beach cleans and introduction to shore biodiversity and wildlife


Triathlon  May 10th

Port Bannatyne Gala Day…June  7th

ButeFest  July 17 – 19 at Charlie’s Park next to Leisure Centre..3 days of great music and food…tickets  www.butefest.co.uk   from Musicker and Sophies

(First Monday of every month, 3.15 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. (after school!)MESSY CHURCH – monthly ecumenical event in the United Church Centre for ALL primary-age children;  worship through stories, crafts, food and fun.)…

X factor.s 2014 finalist NICHOLAS MCDONALD will be appearing at this years rock the prom on the 7th November . , Nicholas will be joined by BGT semi finalist Alex Keirl , local acts dark Stanly, Beth swan, Bob Asher . more acts to follow so watch our page or webiste www.lightupbute.co,uk for more info

Tak Tent Cancer Support Group meets last Thursday of every month in Ardbeg Baptist Church, King Street…open to anyone touched by cancer….have a cuppa  and chat

MacMillan Information Service is in the Rothesay Library every Tuesday..service is available during library open hours  but  volunteers are there between 11am and 1pm and 2pm and 3.30pm on Tuesdays…open to anyone touched by cancer  patients; carers; families ; friends etc.. “”””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””””

Transclyde Music gigs

18th April – Stefan Grossman @ Craigmore Bowling Club

Friday 1st May – Ben Bedford @ St. Paul’s Church Hall Saturday

2nd May – Blues Event for the Bute Jazz Festival Gus Munro plus Alan Murphy with Martin Bryne

Saturday 23rd May – Eleanor McEvoy @ Craigmore

Saturday 13th June – Sally Spring & Ted Lyons plus Gary Hall

Saturday 1st August – The Red Dirt Skinners @ Craigmore

Saturday 26th September – Steve Tilston @ Craigmore Saturday 10th October – Joe Topping @ Craigmore


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