Local exhibition showcases needlework artistry
Mar21

Local exhibition showcases needlework artistry

AN embroidery exhibition at Drymen Library is showcasing work from members of the Strathendrick branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild – Britain’s biggest craft organisation. The exhibition runs until 12 April during library hours and features examples of many different aspects of needlework from cross-stitch and canvas work to quilting  and metal thread work – and everything in between. With nearly 50 members from the G63 area and beyond,...

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June date for second Weirfest
Mar15

June date for second Weirfest

BALMAHA’S second annual Weirfest is set to take place on Saturday 18 June. Following the success of last year’s inaugral event, Weirfest and Scotland’s Red Toorie Hat Festival will once again celebrate Scotland’s most-loved mountain man Tom Weir Last year’s family fun day of music, competitions, cooking and outdoor craft demonstrations, was a hit with visitors to his iconic statue at Balmaha bay – this year....

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69th Buchanan flower show
Aug29

69th Buchanan flower show

BUCHANAN Memorial Hall was busy today (Saturday) with visitors to the annual Buchanan flower show which was opened by Ruth McKenzie. But it wasn’t just the visitors that made the 69th show such a success – the entries in all categories indicated that it takes more than poor weather to hold back Buchanan’s champion growers. After an inspirational speech to open the show, Ruth presented the prizes before visitors enjoyed...

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Call for entries!
Jul28

Call for entries!

INTO gardening, crafts or baking? Then it’s time to think of your entry for Buchanan Flower Show! There’s entry classes for all kinds of exhibits – vegetables, fruit, cut flowers and flower arrangements as well as rural industries including baking, housewifery and other crafts…not forgetting children’s sections. Some of the classes are only open to exhibits from Buchanan residents (Buchanan Smithy to...

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