Final preparations for Braw Weekend
Sep30

Final preparations for Braw Weekend

WITH just a few days to ’til Balmaha’s Braw Weekend Festival, the lochside site is a hive of activity as final preparations are made for the event. Gates open at 11am on Saturday (3 October) and Sunday…and there’ll be plenty happening for all the family to enjoy – fairground ride, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party on a vintage bus, food, drink and cookery demonstrations plus daytime and evening entertainment. An...

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Mick Hargan – 45
Sep04

Mick Hargan – 45

GLASGOW-based singer/songwriter Mick Hargan is a true troubadour of our time and his latest release – the 45 EP – brings us six songs that have been written since his 2005 album Conversations Between Us. Although produced in just a  few hours, there’s nothing lacking here – the songs, pulled from a bank of 30-odd unreleased pieces of work – are poignant, well-written and performed with passion and conviction form beginning to...

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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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