Ross of Mull & Iona Gala

 

Gala 2016 Programme: Friday 22nd July to Friday 5th August

For more detailed information about all these events, please see our brochure, or our facebook page, or contact SWMID: 01681 708000; mgibson@swmid.co.uk or admin@swmid.co.uk

Scarecrow competition: Ongoing throughout Gala 2016. Maps available in local shops, pubs etc. All scarecrows will be in place between Sunday 24th July and Wednesday 3rd August. Please buy a map, take a tour of the scarecrows and vote for your favourites in the different categories.

Friday 22nd July: Keel Row Music afternoon, 1pm, Fionnphort, Box of Bananas & BBQ

Friday 22nd July: Float Parade, Fionnphort, 6pm for 6.30pm

Friday 22nd July: Opening Dance, Crackin’ Craic, 9pm; Creich Hall

Saturday 23rd July – Saturday 6th August: Ross of Mull & Iona Art Exhibition, Pennyghael Community Centre

Saturday 23rd July: Bunessan 5s football, 10.30am; Pitch near Bunessan School

Saturday 23rd July: Family Ceilidh, Bunessan Hall, 7.30pm

Sunday 24th July: 3rd Annual Sound of Iona Dinghy Race, 6.30pm

Monday 25th July: Heart Start events, 3pm to 5pm and 8pm to 10pm

Tuesday 26th July: Ardalanish Nature Event, contact Ardalanish Weavers for more information (01681 700265)

Tuesday 26th July: Open-Air Gaelic-English Service, Kilvickeon Church, Scoor, 12pm

Tuesday 26th July: One Club Golf event, Iona Golf Course, 6.30pm

Wednesday 27th July: Ardalanish Nature Event, contact Ardalanish Weavers for more information (01681 700265)

Wednesday 27th July: Coffee afternoon

Thursday 28th July: Fun in the Sun, Iona NTS shelter, 2pm – 4pm. Booking recommended (01681 700659)

Thursday 28th July: Car Treasure Hunt, Fionnphort Pier, 7pm

Thursday 28th July: Pennyghael Hall BBQ, 7.30pm

Thursday 28th July: Keel Row Music Night, 9pm

Thursday 28th July: Skiff rowing – “Have a go” and team practice, Village Beach and Martyr’s Bay, Iona; evening

Friday 29th July: Skiff rowing – “Have a go” and team practice, Village Beach and Martyr’s Bay, Iona; all day

Friday 29th July to Monday 1st August – Arts & Gardens Trail

Friday 29th July: Pioneering Plant Hunters: Tiroran Community Forest. Booking essential (01681 700659)

Friday 29th July: Jammin’ with Choir; Argyll Arms, Bunessan; 8pm; Ayrshire Infinity Choir

Saturday 30th July: Skiff races; Sound of Iona; 10am

Saturday 30th July: Ayrshire Infinity Choir, Iona Abbey; afternoon

Saturday 30th July: Ayrshire Infinity Choir, Bunessan Hall, 7.30pm

Saturday 30th July: Local Food Ceilidh, Iona Village Hall, 7.30pm; Boat to Mull at midnight, weather permitting

Sunday 31st July: Iona Gala Day; BBQ from 12.30pm; Games from 1.30pm

Sunday 31st July: Uisken Games, RNLI; BBQ from 12.30pm; Games from 2pm; Raft Race from 4pm

Monday 1st August: Willow Weaving Sessions; Creich Hall; 10.30am/12.30pm/2.30pm

Monday 1st August: Gala Pizza Night: from 6pm, Bunessan Bakehouse; booking highly recommended

Tuesday 2nd August: 5K Fun Run; Fidden Farm; register from 1.30pm; race starts 2.30pm

Tuesday 2nd August: Bats of Bunessan, 8.30pm, Ross of Mull Historical Centre, Bunessan

Wednesday 3rd August: Bunessan Biodiversity drop-in 10am to 1pm, Ross of Mull Historical Centre

Wednesday 3rd August: Stock Judging Event; Iona; 6.30pm

Wednesday 3rd August: Amythyst Kiah concert, Bunessan Hall; 8.30pm

Thursday 4th August: Keel Row Music Night, Fionnphort; from 9pm

Friday 5th August: Bunessan Show & Dance