Braw festival nights in Balmaha
Sep04

Braw festival nights in Balmaha

TWO special evening events are sure to be amongst the highlight’s of Balmaha’s Braw Weekend festival in a few weeks’ time. For as well as two full days of free family entertainment on the Saturday (1 October) and Sunday (2 October) the Braw Weekend festival programme also features a special five course meal on the opening night (Friday 30 September) and an exciting line-up of live music on the Saturday night. The Friday...

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Get involved in the Braw Weekend!
May18

Get involved in the Braw Weekend!

BALMAHA’S Braw Weekend is coming back on 1 and 2 October 2016 and is offering a fantastic opportunity to work on the event. Run by the Oak Tree Inn, the Braw Weekend has a vacancy for a part time event assistant to work in the run up to the event and over the weekend itself. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and a good knowledge of social media as well as previous events experience The successful candidate...

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Foodbank contributions made easy
Mar29

Foodbank contributions made easy

THE enthusiasm and hard work of fundraisers at St Mungo’s Church in Alexandria has inspired Balmaha’s Liz Bates to encourage neighbours and folks from nearby villages to contribute to Lomond Foodbank. “I started spreading the word at Buchanan Church and already had some donations to get things rolling – but there’s many more people in the area who I’m sure would be keen to donate,” explains Liz who...

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A braw weekend
Oct05

A braw weekend

AROUND 5000 folks flocked to Balmaha over 3 and 4 October to enjoy a fun packed weekend of food, drink, cookery demos, daytime entertainment and live music. Perfect weather and a stunning lochside festival site completed the ingredients for Balmaha’s Braw Weekend – an event hailed by all as a tremendous success. While everyone enjoyed sampling the great local produce on offer, kids were entertained by regular performances from...

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A braw weekend unveiled for Balmaha
Sep03

A braw weekend unveiled for Balmaha

BALMAHA’S Braw Weekend has unveiled a programme of events that promise a feast of food, drink, music and entertainment in an exclusive loch-side setting over the first weekend in October. Inspired by Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink, the free-entry festival will take place on a large field, behind Balmaha’s Oak Tree Inn, the event organiser, which is bringing together a number of leading food and drink producers as well...

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