Leisure review 2017

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As 2018 gets underway, the Courier takes a look back at some of the top photographs from the leisure pages.

In a never-to-be-repeated show, some of rock’s giants hammered out numbers at Campbeltown Bowling Club, at a special Stars In Their Eyes fundraiser for James McCorkindale’s School of Dancing. Is this Kirsteen Anderson or is it Beyoncé? 25_c12stars11

Pink sparkly tiger, Eva McKinven, 4, and Cara McKinven, with rainbow face paint, Rosie Paterson, 5, was a ballerina and Jack Barr, 4, joined the girls at a Wee Toon Tumblers frozen weekend. 25_c28tumblers06

Chrissy Barnacle displayed some candid and unique song writing at the tenth annual Kintyre Songwriters Festival. 20_c18songwriters03_chrissy barnacle

Revellers packed the Victoria Hall and danced the night away after the success of the Campbeltown Highland Games. This shot includes ladies’ heavy events winner, Susan Gilchrist, who was also in the winning ladies’ tug of war team, as well as her husband Andy Gilchrist, and Archie Johnston who were in the winning men’s tug of war team. 20_c20ceilidh10_group

As members of Campbeltown Flower Club put their green fingers to the test to display some of the things they love most, Karen Kendrick stands beside her boot scootin’ line dancing display. 20_c24flowers01_karen kendrick

Lynn Wilson, Neil Mathieson, Donna McMillan, Richard Mathieson and Lynn McKay had fun at Gigha Music Festival. 20_c27gigha09

Dancers pack the floor for Heron Valley at the 25th annual Mull of Kintyre Music Festival. 25_c34mokfestceilidh14

Comedy hypnotist Richard Roberts puts participants under his spell at an event in Campbeltown’s St John’s 141st lodge. 50_c39hypnotist04