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Upcoming Events

Free Glasgow Gin Tasting
10th December 2022
Like the famous city that inspired it, this gallus gin is bursting with real Glaswegian character. So while it's bold, cheeky and lively, it also has a soft and sweet side, fun, fresh and fruity. Find out more and give it a try at this in-store tasting at ...
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Beauty and The Beast
8th December 2022
Beauty and The Beast 'A Tale as Old as Pantomime' by Tom Whalley. Beautiful Belle dreams of living the adventures she reads about in her books. When she becomes the prisoner of a monstrous beast, her hapless father and best friends Brie and Nanny Nightnur...
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Artie's Singing Kettle Christmas Inverkip
10th December 2022
A Singing Kettle Christmas Show from the show's founder, Artie Christmas Singalong songs and some daft audience games. Bring Granny - we promise not to 'Shove Granny off the Bus' Clues from the Original Singing Kettles WEAR YOUR SANTA HAT ​(adults too!) ...
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Winter Showcase Concert
11th December 2022
North Ayrshire Music Service are hosting their Winter Showcase Concert in Saltcoats Town Hall on Sunday 11 December 2022 at 3pm. The concert will feature the wonderful musicians from North Ayrshire Schools' Senior Orchestra, Junior Orchestra and Chamber S...
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Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra 40th Anniverary Christmas Concert
17th December 2022
Stalls Only. For Balcony/Gallery Tickets please contact Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra via their website or facebook page. The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra is proudly celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year with a series of events. The highlight is their Chris...
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A Very Kelburn Christmas
10th December 2022
Come to Kelburn Castle and Estate for a fun, festive, unique Christmas. Santa and his Elves will be at Santa HQ Packing Depot, The Christmas Fairy will be granting wishes in the magical Secret Forest, and over the course of 2 weekends, the historic Kelburn...
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BBC SSO: Christmas Classics
22nd December 2022
Jamie MacDougall singer and presenter Roderick Dunk conductor If you’re not in the festive mood by the Friday before Christmas, here’s just the concert to add sparkle to your celebrations. Singer and presenter Jamie MacDougall is your host for an even...
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Sleeping Beauty
3rd December 2022
EARLY BIRD AVAILABLE UNTIL 30TH JUNE 2021 The pantomime of your dreams Fresh from the dizzy heights of success of Jack and The Beanstalk, the enchanting writing duo Fraser Boyle and Ken Alexander spin you into the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty. Our fiv...
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Viennese New Year
4th January 2023
Joseph Swensen Conductor Kolja Blacher Violin Come and join the celebrations as the SCO marks the arrival of 2023 in style – with music to lift the spirits and seduce the senses. Passionate, joyful and exuberant, Joseph Swensen is a former SCO Princi...
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RSNO Viennese Gala
14th January 2023
Vienna – the city of dreams, where melodies are as sweet as Sachertorte and dance rhythms sparkle like champagne! It simply wouldn’t be New Year without the music of Vienna’s most famous son Johann Strauss and his friends. Let the Royal Scottish Nati...
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Bye Bye Baby
15th January 2023
Bye Bye Baby is a jaw-dropping tribute to the musical phenomenon ‘Jersey Boys’ and the timeless, iconic music of ‘Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons’. Enjoy a night to remember with incredible four part harmonies, roof raising falsetto and energetic ...
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Romantic Scotland Through a Lens
3rd December 2022
Presenting photography from the archives, this exhibition explores life in 19th century Scotland and how its rugged ruins, fishing communities and rural life have contributed to understandings of Scottish identity and history. Museum opening hours
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Ashara
26th January 2023
Mixing reggae with folk and a multi-national line-up of excellent Canadian, West Indian and Scots musicians, Ashara present a joyful blend of Scottish folk, global roots, funk and reggae. Ashara (meaning: Good Fortune) is the brainchild of Scottish-Canadia...
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The Jerry Taylor Show (Organised Chaos)
28th January 2023
Jerry Taylor, (the eejit formally known as Chris) is back with a brand new variety show jam packed with original comedy sketches, music and dance, with few surprise guests along the way. This is a never seen before show that will have you choking on your o...
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A Journey Into French Music - Fifi La Mer
31st January 2023
A French themed experience with an opportunity to come along and have fun, dress up and perhaps sample some French wine and cheeses and enjoy a wonderfully entertaining and cultural evening with the local community. Half Parisian, half Scottish, Fifi la Me...
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The Best of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
1st February 2023
The Best of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is a spectacular high-pitched celebration of timeless music from one of the biggest selling groups of all time. This nostalgic musical journey pays tribute to the life and career of those four boys from Jersey...
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Hwfg
3rd February 2023
Join us for a fantastic night with HWFG @ The Garage Kilmarnock
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Wrest + Support
5th February 2023
Wrest are a hotly-tipped Scottish indie rock band, making music from Edinburgh 's Old Town. The sound combines soaring guitars with layered lyrics and heartfelt melodies, reminiscent of bands like Frightened Rabbit, The National, Idlewild, Snow Patrol a...
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The Ayrshire Lads
9th February 2023
The Ayrshire Lads are back by popular demand! The true story of 5 ordinary lads who shot to fame on Britain’s’ Biggest TV talent shows and all lived within a 12 mile radius of each other, without ever meeting. The Ayrshire Lads – Jai McDowall (BGT W...
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Madama Butterfly - Giacomo Puccini - Russian State Opera
15th February 2023
No opera can match the tragedy and sorrow of Puccini's Madama Butterfly, one of the most colourful and exotic operas. We are thrilled to welcome Russian State Opera as they visit The Gaiety to delight you with an exquisite production, boasting beautiful se...
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Aida - Giuseppe Verdi - Russian State Opera
16th February 2023
A deeply moving opera overflowing with emotion and containing moments of despair and uncertainty. Aida is an unforgettable, inspiring experience. With the music of Giuseppe Verdi, sung in Italian with English surtitles, Russian State Opera once again guara...
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All mortal greatness is but disease-Exhibition
3rd December 2022
One of the cruellest and most gruesome endeavours inflicted upon the natural world, industrial whaling pushed some species almost to extinction. In the Antarctic alone, nearly 1.6 million whales were killed between 1900-1960. ‘All mortal greatness is b...
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Milton Jones and Friends
25th February 2023
Headlining the show is the messy haired master of the one liner, Milton Jones. Milton is one of the country’s most successful touring comedians. His unique style of comedy has audiences in stitches and the laughs are just as loud as his shirts. He is ...
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An Evening with Megan Murray
25th February 2023
Megan Murray, with renowned session guitarist, Graham Deatcher, bring a blend of acoustic tones together in a varied programme of Scottish Folk, Singer-Songwriter 70s Classis, Country and modern ballads with their own signature style. Megan was raised l...
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Francie and Josie - Pure Nostalgia
3rd March 2023
Having toured Scotland for the past seven years the boys are back in town with their new show “Francie & Josie… Pure Nostalgia” Starring Scottish Variety & Pantomime favourites Liam Dolan as Francie and Johnny Mac as Josie, This new production is ...
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Events Throughout the Year

A collection of William Fife designed classic yachts gathering on the Clyde for a week of spectacular racing. Great for shore and on water viewing. The yachts will race from Largs to Dunoon, Rothesay and Tighnabruaich and return to Largs. The Fife Regatta will see a spectacular fleet of famous Fife Yachts return to their birthplace on the Clyde to participate in a unique regatta.


A sea creature trail for the entire family to explore the stunning scenery around Culzean Castle. Follow the wicker sculpture trail to seek out an array of sea creatures. From mesmerising mermaids to dazzling dolphins, what will you discover?