Drama-free coffee morning

Organisers’ roles included providing for and manning baking, raffle and bottle stalls at the Campbeltown Town Hall event last Saturday.

Glasgow festival promotes Argyll and Bute

Wild About Argyll is the face of Argyll and the Isles Tourism Co-operative Ltd (AITC), which works at a local and national level promoting Argyll and the Isles as a must-visit destination.

Peploe painting loaned to Campbeltown

Frank Chinn the museum’s temporary curator said: ‘The painting is deceptively simple but it is the simplicity of a master who can reduce a complex living subject to a few brush strokes.’

Designer pens plans for art shows

Mr Russell said: ‘There used to be a vibrant art scene in Campbeltown with shows in the town hall and work by artists such as Rosslyn Oman.’

Two Burns concerts for U3A choir

It was almost exclusively Burns songs which were performed, except for specific requests including ‘Zip-a-dee-doo-dah’ which brought everyone alive and got everyone involved.

MOK Fest finance

The grant was part of a total of £113,000 awarded to 12 events and festivals which are seen as helping to boost tourism.

FROM OUR FILES, February 8 2019

The Campbeltown Grammar School pupil, aged 14, beat off stiff competition to win a place in the Springboard FutureChef 2009 cookery competition.

Bus book author’s offer

Dr Sinclair told the Courier on Monday that he retains a soft spot for Campbeltown where he used to consult every three months before retiring in 2005.

Ice, ice baby

Although they may not win ITV’s Dancing on Ice any time soon, they had no trouble gliding from one side of the ice to the other.

Snow is no problem in Kintyre

Despite carnage caused by snow on roads across Argyll and Bute this week, most of Kintyre had only a light dusting on the hills.