Archive for July, 2010

Annie Duggan Band playing Benderloch Sat 7th August

8pm  – Victory Hall , Benderloch Annie Duggan Band

July 31, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Community, Music, Village Halls  No Comments

Local author in running for prize

Alan Warner from Connel is in the running to win the most prestigious award in literature, the Man Booker Prize for fiction. Warner,  probably best known for Morvern Callar, has been included on the longlist for his novel The Stars in the Bright Sky. More in The Herald

July 29, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts  No Comments

Get the fuel good factor!

A presentation by ALI Energy on wood fuel systems and renewable heat for householders. Come along if you are considering replacing your heating system, or are concerned about the rising cost of energy and want to lower your ‘carbon footprint’. Time: July 29, 2010 from 6pm to 7:45pm Location: Victory Hall, Benderloch Website http://www.alienergy.org.uk Phone: 01631 565183 Organized […]

July 26, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

A glorious day at Ardchattan fete

Glorious sunshine, lots of activities and plenty of people, in the beautiful setting of Ardchattan Priory – the perfect summer Sunday. Carriage rides, cacti collection, freshly picked vegetables, beautifully tended grounds, bottle stalls, wildlife treasure hunt, Taynuilt Swing band, welly wanging, home baking, plates of mussels, face painting, tin can alley, and all in aid […]

July 25, 2010   Posted in: Etive, Event, Family  No Comments

Butterfly survey week starts today

your help is requested to find out how many butterflies there are :- Butterfly Conservation is teaming up with Marks and Spencer to launch the biggest ever public butterfly and moth count to date. You can join in and help us track butterflies and moths, so we know where they need our help the most. […]

July 24, 2010   Posted in: Community, Environment, Nature  No Comments

Local Felter – new facebook page

Mairi Stones has been developing her felting skills over the past years, and has just started a facebook page to share some of her designs. so far she has added Cobweb Scarves Seaweed Scarves and Wall hangings book mark the page and visit often to keep track of her new inspirations.

July 19, 2010   Posted in: Arts and Crafts, Benderloch  No Comments

Woolfest – a video

A short film I made at the 2010 Festival of wool held at the local market in Benderloch, We see wool spinning and “waulking” – the ancient process of shrinking the newly woven tweed as practised in the Scottish Highlands and Islands accompanied by traditional Gaelic songs. A short film  made at the 2010 Festival […]

July 19, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Ardchattan Priory Fete – 25th July

Ardchattan Priory Garden Fete Adults £3-50, Children free Stalls, games, entertainment. All proceeds to charity. Date : 25 July 2010 Time: 12:00 to 16

July 18, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Garage Sale, tomorrow – 18th – Benderloch

Garage / Yard Sale Rowena, Benderloch 11am – Sunday 18th as a result of a sudden decision to clear out some treasures!

July 17, 2010   Posted in: Community  No Comments

Dog Agility Classes at Benderloch Equestrian Centre

Lochaber and District Canine Society, who have been training dog owners and their canine friends since 1976 !, are bringing their agility expertise down into the Lorn area this summer.

July 11, 2010   Posted in: Benderloch, Community, Hobbies  No Comments