'This lovely book festival in the pretty fishing village of Tarbert is a cracker. Hear book readings by a selection of authors and meet the people behind the characters. There's lots to enjoy for adults and children across various venues.' - More info from Explore Kintyre Website
The picturesque town of Tarbert is about 40 minutes drive from Dunlossit house. From the Explore Kintyre Website 'A fantastic weekend of live music in the hotels and bars in the fishing village of Tarbert in Kintyre, Argyll.' More info can be found here http://www.tarbertfestivals.co.uk/festival-music.php
'The Open Studio event sees Artmap Argyll's many painters, sculptors, glass artists, wood turners, weavers and more open their creative spaces for anyone to drop in, take part, have a look and buy art.
Follow the trail through Argyll's stunning, nature rich landscape and discover the region's artists, from Dalmally to Campbeltown and across to Jura, Luing and Mull.
Whether you are keen to buy or to learn more of the processes
involved in making, painting, printmaking, glass fusing, working with wood, wool or willow to name a few of the chosen mediums, you are sure to find much to please so step through those doors and indulge your curiosity!' information taken from Explore Argyll, see more on their website here
The music festival is hugely popular in the 'wee toon' so it's important to book your tickets and accommodation early! From the Mull of Kintyre Festival website 'The Mull of Kintyre, a region brought to prominence in song by Sir Paul McCartney, has held this annual music festival, which has grown each year since it’s inception in 1993. Set in the community of Campbeltown, the festival has become the region’s top cultural event, which encourages people to visit Kintyre from all parts of the globe. Satisfying an ambition of the Festival to showcase the very best in traditional and contemporary music worldwide whilst also displaying the region’s cultural individuality through the talents of the local musicians of all ages.' See more here