Thursday, 9 July 2015

Annual Summer Events

2015 pram race
The annual round of summer events starts on Friday 24th July with the West Ardnamurchan Show & Sports. Stock judging takes place in the morning, followed by races at 11am and a barbecue afterwards. 

Tickets for the raffle are now on sale. Prizes include a star prize of £100 cash, a meal for two at Meall mo Chridhe, a meal for two at Glenborrodale Castle, a meal for two with wine at Kilchoan Hotel, a portrait of your choice painted by Rachel Kidd, and much more.

The sixth Kilchoan Pram Race, in aid of the West Ardnamurchan Jetty Association, is on the following Friday, 31st July. This year's theme is 'The Sea'. There's a Facebook event page here, which has full details.

Kilchoan Regatta is on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th August, with sailing races taking place on the Thursday and the main events on the Friday. Open to all, races include sailing, rowing, kayaking, power boats, and a raft race. Dance follows on the Friday evening. Contact Alastair MacColl on 510 318 for details.

The archaeologists of the Ardnamurchan Transitions Project will be working at Swordle again this year. Their dates are 12th July to 1st August. Open Days at the Swordle dig will be Sundays 19th and 26th July, there's a talk in the Kilchoan Learning Centre on 21st July, and they will have a 'stall' at the Kilchoan Show. Volunteers are welcome on the site.

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