Ardrishaig gala weekend delights

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It was sunshine and showers at this year’s Ardrishaig Gala Weekend which saw a host of child-friendly activities organised for local families.

An event which focused on children, the gala weekend kicked off with a family ceilidh on the Friday night and was followed with a Saturday filled with games and activities for youngsters.

See more photos and a round-up of the events in the Argyllshire Advertiser, August 1 2014, also on line at

Mid Argyll Sports Club open day competition success

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After five hours of competition from 120 athletes, Mid Argyll Athletics Club lifted four titles out of a possible 12 in the club’s annual open sports day.

At Lochgilphead Joint Campus in perfect weather, it was Kintyre athletes who were most successful, winning six out of the 12 age categories, with the Oban area taking two.

For more photos and a run-down of prizewinners see the Argyllshire Advertiser, June 20 2014. Also on line at

Kilmartin’s gala day is runaway success

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One of the biggest and most successful gala days got underway in Kilmartin as the sun shone on the green.

Families from Lochgilphead, Ardrishaig and surrounding areas descended on the village for an event inspired by the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

For more photos of the day’s events, see the Argyllshire Advertiser, May 30 2014 – also available on line at

Ardrishaig Gala Day pulls out all the stops


ARDRISHAIG Gala Day was a massive success with families turning out in their droves to support the weekend-long event.

Ceilidh dancing, Ardrishaig’s Got talent, Ardrishaig’s Great Bake Off and Ardrishaig’s Got talent all proved to be a huge hit with locals.

See more photos in the Argyllshire Advertiser, August 2 2013 and in our on line edition at

Count down to Lochgilphead Armed Forces Day


The count down to Armed Forces Day in Lochgilphead began with the official flag being raised on the front green.

The event takes place on Saturday July 6 2013 and more details can be found in the Argyllshire Advertiser, July 5 2013 and on line at

Heart of Kilmartin comes alive

Young and old came together to celebrate Kilmartin Gala Day on Saturday May 25 2013. Mid Argyll folk basked in the sunshine at the event, held in the heart of the village, as people took part in races, fun and games.

See Argyllshire Advertiser’s picture spread in the May 31 2013 edition and on line at

Gala weekend in Mid Argyll


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CROWDS descended on Ardrishaig and Ford on the weekend of Auguts 4-5 2012 as both villages hosted their annual gala days. Continue reading Gala weekend in Mid Argyll

Lochgilphead celebrates Armed Forces Day

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MEMBERS of the armed forces, past and present, descended on Lochgilphead on Saturday, June 23 2012 to take part in the annual armed forces day. Continue reading Lochgilphead celebrates Armed Forces Day

Strachur’s family fun day


FAMILIES from across Loch Fyne descended on Strachur on Sunday afternoon as the village fun day got underway.

Throwing wet sponges at Strachur Primary School teacher John Ferguson proved to be the main attraction at the event as youngsters queued up to take ‘revenge’ on the primary one and two teacher.

For more photos from the event see this week’s Argyllshire Advertiser, September 23 or on line at

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