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Postcard Art Postcard Art
8th December - 24th December 2016
Postcard sized original artwork for sale in our Christmas Exhibition for just £15. Donated by artists to support our fundraising campaign. All work is anonymous, until sold. Take a chance and... view event »
Scotstyle Scotstyle
5th November - 26th November 2016
A nationwide touring exhibition showcasing Scotland’s best architecture from the past 100 years, will be coming to Dunoon Burgh Hall's pop up Gallery, as part of a tour of over thirty... view event »
Dunoon Film Festival 2016 Dunoon Film Festival 2016
11th November - 13th November 2016
It's time for our annual extravaganza of film!
See the full programme here:
http://dunoonfilmfestival.org/
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Stravaigin Local Art Exhibition Stravaigin Local Art Exhibition
8th October - 5th November 2016
Be part of our 'Stravaigin' exhibition for Cowalfest 2016
Local artists, both amateur and professional, are invited to submit original pieces of work for our 'Stravaigin',...
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Dunoon Book Festival Dunoon Book Festival
28th October - 30th October 2016
We are delighted to be programming partners in Dunoon Book Festival with Bookpoint independent book shop and Dunoon Presents.
Check out the full programme at
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Dunoon Book Festival - Illustration workshop Dunoon Book Festival - Illustration workshop
29th October - 30th October 2016
Images are an important part of telling a story, and can help bring the words to life. Come along and have a shot at illustrating your own story and learn about different visual storytelling... view event »
Luminate Photography Challenge: pop-up exhibition Luminate Photography Challenge: pop-up exhibition
22nd October - 29th October 2016
A pop-up exhibition of architectural photographs created by older people living across Scotland. The exhibition features photographs taken by people who took part in the Luminate Challenge over the... view event »
Glasgow School of Art Open Day Glasgow School of Art Open Day
27th October 2016
A visit to Glasgow School of Art Open Day to see what this prestigious institution has to offer. Five places are available to young people from Helensburgh area. GSA visit is a partnership with... view event »
As the Crow Flies by Greg Sinclair As the Crow Flies by Greg Sinclair
22nd October 2016
There’s a man alone on stage ready to play the cello. There are also some children on the west coast of Scotland, and some teenagers from Belgium who want to be a part of the show. And they all... view event »
Luminate Design Workshop Luminate Design Workshop
22nd October 2016
Create a 3D paper building for our model Dunoon town of the 21st Century! Re-imagine Dunoon with fabulous buildings that you would want to see and use, live and play in. With artist Sandi Kiehlmann.... view event »
3-day filmmaking workshop 3-day filmmaking workshop
17th October - 19th October 2016
Argyll Youth Arts are running a 3-day filmmaking workshop for participants aged 9-15. At the end of the workshop you will have produced a short film which will be presented as part of the Dunoon... view event »
A Space to A Space to
19th October 2016
Argyll Youth Arts Festival presents.....Comar Young Company, A Space To…

Playing alongside this renowned company will be a performance by newly formed youth theatre group, Comar...
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The Burgh Hall Players Debut The Burgh Hall Players Debut
15th October 2016
Inspired by the discovery of old scripts beneath the stage, a new adult drama group has been formed to revive the tradition of performing short plays at Dunoon Burgh Hall. To whet your appetite for... view event »
Artmap Argyll at Cowal Open Studios Artmap Argyll at Cowal Open Studios
10th September - 26th September 2016
Each year we work in partnership with Cowal Open Studios to exhibit the work of a guest artist with an Argyll connection in the run up to the Open Studios weekend. This year we are delighted to... view event »
Brian Phillips Solo Exhibition Brian Phillips Solo Exhibition
4th August - 27th August 2016
We are delighted to present this solo exhibition of the highly distinctive artwork of our very good friend, the lovely Mr Brian Phillips. Come along and see if your can find the hidden features in... view event »
Presenting Cowal's very own Harris Tweed Presenting Cowal's very own Harris Tweed
25th August 2016
Dunoon Burgh Hall Trust is delighted to announce the launch of 'Cowal Tweed' our newly created Harris Tweed alongside the Sunset Ceremony on Thursday 25th August, 7.30 to 9.00pm. Join us... view event »
Brian Phillips Live Painting Demonstration Brian Phillips Live Painting Demonstration
20th August 2016
Join us for a fascinating afternoon in the company of Brian Phillips and watch as he creates some of his distinctive and colourful works of art. Free. view event »
Vegan Food Taster & Information Stall Vegan Food Taster & Information Stall
20th August 2016
Joyce and Barry Chapman will be tempting us with some sweet and savoury vegetarian and vegan nibbles and providing information to raise awareness about vegan food options. Drop by to find out more.... view event »
Highdays and Holidays: Summer Play days at the Pier Highdays and Holidays: Summer Play days at the Pier
1st August - 5th August 2016
Dunoon Burgh Hall is delighted to bring this Theatre and Arts summer school in the newly refurbished Pier Building in Dunoon. Inspired by vintage stories of Dunoon and the Burgh Hall –... view event »
'The Bouquet of Life' Photography by Fura Helena 'The Bouquet of Life' Photography by Fura Helena
8th July - 30th July 2016
Come and see this beautiful series of photographs by Fura Helena, a Polish artist living and working in Cowal. These delicate images are the result of a ten-month project with residents of a Ardenlee... view event »
Paintings by Andrew Bryant MacDonald Paintings by Andrew Bryant MacDonald
8th July - 30th July 2016
Born in Glasgow, but far-travelled, Andrew Bryant MacDonald has recently arrived in Cowal. With avery distinctive theme to the paintings included in this exhibition, this is a must-see for anyone... view event »
A blether about volunteering A blether about volunteering
28th July 2016
Are you interested in volunteering with Dunoon Burgh Hall Trust?
We have lots of opportunities coming up including:
heritage research
oral history recording
plays and...
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Family Fun Session - Play with Clay Family Fun Session - Play with Clay
28th July 2016
A family fun drop in session for the summer holidays. Bring the kids along and have a 'Play with Clay' with the expert help of Pauline Beautyman of Sea Drift, Argyll

Just...
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Art Flash Mob - just add teens! Art Flash Mob - just add teens!
26th July 2016
It's a Teen Takeover! Argyll Youth Arts are plotting an Art Flash Mob to take over the walls and windows of our Pop Up Gallery. So, if you are secondary school age and above come along and get... view event »
Dunoon Link Club Exhibition Dunoon Link Club Exhibition
14th June - 2nd July 2016
We are really pleased to welcome Dunoon Link Club to the Pop Up Shop until Saturday 2 July. We are hosting an exhibition of creative work from this self-help group for adults who have a mental health... view event »
Build a plinth for the Burgh Hall Gallery Build a plinth for the Burgh Hall Gallery
11th June 2016
A practical woodwork session with Jackie Mollison
Help to make plinths, browsers and presentation racks for the Burgh Hall gallery at Argyll College's Sandbank workshop.
FREE (booking...
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High Days and Holidays High Days and Holidays
6th May - 11th June 2016
Famous ancestors, funny archives and the making of Dunoon Burgh Hall. This exhibition shines a light on the heritage of Dunoon, Cowal and the Burgh Hall in particular, and invites you to fill in the... view event »
Gargoyle and Grotesque Making Gargoyle and Grotesque Making
4th June 2016
Gargoyle and Grotesque Making with Moira Ferguson A pottery workshop for the whole family.
FREE (booking essential)
To book contact jenny at jennydunoonarts@gmail.com
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Learning about Lime Mortar Learning about Lime Mortar
1st June - 2nd June 2016
A practical, hands-on two day workshop with Eland Stuart
Participants will learn how to make a lime mortar, rake out joints correctly, point them and then what to do to achieve a successful...
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Stained Glass Making with Annie Ferguson Stained Glass Making with Annie Ferguson
21st May 2016
Practical Hands on Stained Glass workshop with Annie Ferguson.
Inspired by our Viking Stained Glass in the Burgh Hall make simple pieces within this one day workshop.
FREE (booking...
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Beginners Pottery Course Beginners Pottery Course
16th April - 14th May 2016
Release your inner potter on this introductory five-week course with Michaela Goan and Pauline Beautyman from The Collective. Based in our Pop Up Shop, you will learn a variety of pottery techniques... view event »
Steamships and the Pier – the making of Dunoon Steamships and the Pier – the making of Dunoon
14th May 2016
A presentation by Ian McCrorie. Come along to our Pop Up Shop to hear about Dunoon's fascinating maritime history. view event »
Elsewhere and Other Places Elsewhere and Other Places
26th March - 30th April 2016
An exhibition of new work by four artists: Colm Docherty, Anoushka Havinden, Jenny Hunter and Sandi Kiehlman.
Open Tuesday to Saturday, 12noon to 4pm.
The exhibition runs from 26 March to...
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'Pop up' Burgh Hall Programme 'Pop up' Burgh Hall Programme
2nd March - 29th April 2016
Watch this space for details of our 'pop up' programme of activities and events, which will be running in a variety of spaces while the major refurbishment is underway at Dunoon Burgh Hall.... view event »
The Collective Come & See - Weaving Demonstration The Collective Come & See - Weaving Demonstration
1st April 2016
Come & See Elizabeth Polland weaving some of her distinctive scarfs at our Pop Up Shop, 33 Argyll Street, Dunoon as part of The Collective Craft Shop. view event »
Painting Demonstration with Colm Docherty Painting Demonstration with Colm Docherty
26th March 2016
As part of 'Elsewhere and Other Places' exhibition Colm Docherty will be giving a painting demonstration in our Pop Up Gallery at 33 Argyll Street. Come along, watch and learn. There is... view event »
Cowal Artists Selection Cowal Artists Selection
3rd March - 23rd March 2016
See a beautiful selection of work from Cowal artists, both professional and amateur, at our Pop Up Gallery, 33 Argyll Street, Dunoon.

Most artworks are available for sale, with 25% of the...
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The Collective Come & See - Pottery Demonstration The Collective Come & See - Pottery Demonstration
18th March 2016
Come & See Moira Ferguson making some of her distinctive pottery items in our Pop Up Shop at 33 Argyll Street, Dunoon. view event »
Argyll Youth Arts Hub - Drum Clinic Argyll Youth Arts Hub - Drum Clinic
19th February 2016
Free workshop for 13-25 year olds.
Come along and polish up your drumming skills with session drummer, producer, composer and digital sound artist, Danny Grant. Danny has performed and recorded...
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Photography Exhibition - A Focus on Cowal Camera Club Photography Exhibition - A Focus on Cowal Camera Club
14th January - 6th February 2016
We are delighted to present our first exhibition of 2016 in partnership with Cowal Camera Club. Drop by our Pop Up Gallery to enjoy a variety of beautiful images taken by very talented local... view event »
Watch this space.... Watch this space....
8th June - 31st December 2015
Things may seem very quiet at the moment, but we are all beavering away behind the scenes working on all of the tasks needed by our various funders to get the big build underway. But, never fear! ... view event »
Everyone is an Artist—The Exhibition Everyone is an Artist—The Exhibition
26th November - 24th December 2015
We have invited all of our many supporters to submit postcard-sized works of art for this fundraising Christmas exhibition.

This exhibition of unique, original and remarkable work will be...
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Christmas Outdoor Cinema - 'Elf' Christmas Outdoor Cinema - 'Elf'
20th December 2015
So, here's our latest crazy plan - Christmas Outdoor Cinema on Sunday 20 December in Argyll Gardens, Dunoon, 4pm for 4.30pm. Bring your thermals, waterproofs, blankets, flasks & camping... view event »
HARRIS TWEED Weaver Public Talk HARRIS TWEED Weaver Public Talk
21st November 2015
Dunoon Burgh Hall Trust are delighted to welcome HARRIS TWEED Weaver Rebecca Hutton to Dunoon on Saturday 21 November at 1pm.

Rebecca is a traditional HARRIS TWEED weaver from Northton,...
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3 VIEWS OF ISLAY COME TO DUNOON 3 VIEWS OF ISLAY COME TO DUNOON
6th November - 19th November 2015
The Burgh Hall Pop Up Shop in Argyll St is the venue for an exhibition with a political difference which has previously been exhibited in the Scottish Parliament and in the Gaelic College on... view event »
Create a Cowal Tweed Create a Cowal Tweed
13th November - 14th November 2015
You are invited to participate in the design of a new cloth “The Cowal Tweed” for the refurbished Dunoon Burgh Hall. The Cowal Tweed will be inspired by the colours and textures of the... view event »
Create a Cowal Tweed Create a Cowal Tweed
6th November - 7th November 2015
You are invited to participate in the design of a new cloth “The Cowal Tweed” for the refurbished Dunoon Burgh Hall. The Cowal Tweed will be inspired by the colours and textures of the... view event »
Oral History Training with Dr Sue Morrison Oral History Training with Dr Sue Morrison
20th October 2015
Dunoon Burgh Hall, is looking for volunteers who would be interested in taking part in an exciting new project. As part of the Heritage Lottery Fund Activity Plan we will be collecting memories of... view event »
Hall things considered: the secret history of Scotland's burgh halls Hall things considered: the secret history of Scotland's burgh halls
17th October 2015
Free Public Talk By Susan O’Connor
All welcome

From dance extravaganzas to flower shows, dinners for hundreds to parades with a cast of thousands, burgh halls have played a...
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Hannah Frew Paterson and Deirdre Nelson Hannah Frew Paterson and Deirdre Nelson
11th September - 28th September 2015
COS Guest Artists 2015

Hannah Frew Paterson MBE DA
Hannah worked as a designer for J&P Coats Ltd. before becoming a student at GSA where she subsequently taught for 22 years,...
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Meet Your Maker Meet Your Maker
26th September - 27th September 2015
Hannah Frew Paterson and Deirdre Nelson.

Exhibition, workshops and informal discussions
more information to follow.

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Dunoon Film Festival 2015 Dunoon Film Festival 2015
18th September - 20th September 2015
Back for its third year! Come and enjoy a fabulous weekend of film, events and fun. The full programme will be announced in August 2015. Watch this space! view event »
In Conversation In Conversation
12th September 2015
Hannah Frew Paterson and Deirdre Nelson

Hannah and Deidre discuss their methods, inspirations and relationship that has taken them from Glasgow School of Art in the embroidery and Woven...
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Dunoon Vintage Dunoon Vintage
10th August - 13th August 2015
Monday 10 - Thursday 13 August 2015 Devised theatre summer school inspired by vintage stories of Dunoon and the Burgh Hall. 'Doon the Watter', Dunoon Lido, ice creams and lollipops. Working... view event »
Film Mash-Ups Film Mash-Ups
30th July - 6th August 2015
Work with a filmmaker and sound artists to create short films. You will use archive film footage of Dunoon to create mash up versions – a day on the beach could turn into a horror film; a... view event »
Found Sounds and Recycled Noise Found Sounds and Recycled Noise
15th July - 31st July 2015
Create and play music using samplers and lap tops, electric paint, recycled materials and more. Then record those sounds using portable digital devices. Each workshop will create a soundscape that... view event »
Recording Dunoon Burgh Hall Recording Dunoon Burgh Hall
30th July 2015
Free Public Talk By RCAHMS*

In the build-up to beginning the restoration of Dunoon Burgh Hall, staff from RCAHMS made a comprehensive photographic record of the building for the national...
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The Micro High Street Exhibition The Micro High Street Exhibition
1st July - 14th July 2015
The High Street exhibition describes the Scottish High Street’s evolution, our changing shops and shopping habits and the impact this has had today. It includes links to specially commissioned... view event »
CARS consultation event CARS consultation event
1st July 2015
Argyll and Bute Council are preparing a conservation area appraisal and management strategy, and are surveying the buildings on Argyll Street as part of a scoping exercise to inform a potential... view event »
Watch this space.... Watch this space....
1st December - 27th February 2015
Dunoon Burgh Hall is now closed for any further events or hires as we enter in to our major refurbishment phase. However, keep an eye on our website or email us to be added to our mailing list,... view event »
The Boy and The Bunnet The Boy and The Bunnet
24th February 2015
The Boy and the Bunnet is the tale o a young laddie cried Neil. He bides in a wee white hoose, aw on its ain beside the sea...

Neil shares his home with his Granny and a wee, grey Cat....
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Xena Gusthart at Dunoon Grammar Xena Gusthart at Dunoon Grammar
23rd February 2015
On Monday 23 February our very own Xena Gusthart from Shift 2 fame will be working with pupils from Dunoon Grammar on hip hop and dance workshops. view event »
Titus Titus
7th February 2015
The story of a 10 year-old boy on the edge - literally on the roof of his school - confronted by a situation that seems hopeless. He can either give up or fight.

Do you want to know...
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Dunoon Dazzles Lantern Parade Dunoon Dazzles Lantern Parade
29th November 2014
The lantern parade will start from outside the Beatuy Box, go down to Argyll Gardens and back to the stage in the centre of Argyll Street between 4pm and 4.30pm. Anyone who has decorated a lantern... view event »
Impressions of the Burgh Hall Impressions of the Burgh Hall
29th November 2014
Dunoon Burgh Hall will be closing its doors for renovation at the end of October and before we do so we hope your will come and make your mark on the building. Working with professional artists,... view event »
YouthSTUFF presents 'Peter Pan' YouthSTUFF presents 'Peter Pan'
7th November - 8th November 2014
Youth STUFF presents
Peter Pan
(Piers Chater Robinson adapted from the play by J M Barrie)

Friday 7 & Saturday 8 November 2014
7.30pm (Doors open 7.15pm)
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PA23 Bid present 'Bombscare' PA23 Bid present 'Bombscare'
1st November 2014
Private hire.

PA23 Bid, Dunoon's Business Improvement District initiative, presents this live music event as part of 'Dunoon Revival Big Weekender' music festival.
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Stravaigin Art Exhibition Stravaigin Art Exhibition
3rd October - 1st November 2014
As part of Cowalfest 2014 we are delighted to present this exhibition of work by local artists. This annual open exhibition features the work of both professionals and amateurs and offers an eclectic... view event »
Vintage Big Band Night with Capitol Big Band Vintage Big Band Night with Capitol Big Band
25th October 2014
Get ready for a great vintage night out in Dunoon and support our fundraising drive to refurbish Dunoon Burgh Hall. We have a 17-piece big band with singers and demonstration dancers coming. There... view event »
Fifth & Sixth Year Dance Event Fifth & Sixth Year Dance Event
23rd October 2014
Private Hire.

Dunoon Grammar School's S5/6 Committee start fundraising for their Leavers' Dance with this event at Dunoon Burgh Hall with support from Cowal DJ Academy. For more...
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Drop in for a look around Drop in for a look around
1st December - 30th September 2014
Whenever our doors are open you are welcome to pop in and see around our marvellous old building. Have a chat with one of our volunteers and find out about our work-in-progress to refurbish and... view event »
The Airdrie Boys The Airdrie Boys
12th September - 30th September 2014
Dan Ferguson and John Cunningham were born in Lanarkshire and educated at Airdrie Academy where their life-long friendship was formed.

Both studied drawing and painting at Glasgow School...
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COS weekend COS weekend
26th September - 29th September 2014
Jimmy O Neil, Susan Turmeau and Colm Docherty engaging with our visitors and selling work! Great to have the Burgh Hall buzzing. view event »
Dunoon Film Festival 2014 Dunoon Film Festival 2014
12th September - 14th September 2014
We are delighted to announce that the Dunoon Film Festival will be returning for a second year, running 12 – 14 September 2014. The 3-day event will, once again, be taking place at the Dunoon... view event »
Dunoon Film Festival 2014 Countdown Dunoon Film Festival 2014 Countdown
1st August - 12th September 2014
We are super-excited waiting for the arrival of our second Dunoon Film Festival. Running from Friday 12 September to Sunday 14 September 2014, it promises to be a thrilling weekend of films and... view event »
Creative Words in Cowal - A Mini Book Festival Creative Words in Cowal - A Mini Book Festival
5th September - 6th September 2014
Creative Words in Cowal is a new group of interested groups and individuals working together to bring new writing, story-telling and literary events for all ages to the area. Over two days in... view event »
Mackintosh School of Architecture in Dunoon 2014 Mackintosh School of Architecture in Dunoon 2014
9th August - 31st August 2014
The Mackintosh School of Architecture (MSA) is part of the Glasgow School of Art, affectionately known as ‘the Mac’, the spirit of the design studio work is very much rooted in the idea... view event »
Made in Cowal Craft Fayre Made in Cowal Craft Fayre
30th August 2014
Pop in on Cowal Gathering Saturday and feast your eyes on a great range of local crafts, then enjoy a rest from all the excitement of the day with a cuppa and some home baking.

Contact us...
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A Celebration of 7:84 Theatre Company A Celebration of 7:84 Theatre Company
15th August 2014
On Friday 15th August we are hosting A Celebration of 7:84 Theatre Company in partnership with Dalriada Fencibles . The event will include a display of memorabilia, posters and programmes from the... view event »
Ken Maybury Comedy Hypnotist Ken Maybury Comedy Hypnotist
9th August 2014
Ken Maybury 'Laugh Till You Cry Show'
Comedy Hypnosis Show

A very funny night out

Tickets £12 (buy one get one free)
Available from The Observer...
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Pass The Baton Pass The Baton
4th August - 8th August 2014
How seriously do you play a game? Are you in it to win it or just happy to be one in a team? How hard do you push yourself to succeed and is the pull for victory the only thing to keep you going in a... view event »
Pass The Baton Pass The Baton
7th August 2014
Family Theatre workshop for all ages with the Royal Conservatoire of scotland.

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Part Seen, Imagined Part: GSA in Dunoon Part Seen, Imagined Part: GSA in Dunoon
4th July - 26th July 2014
This exhibition of selected work from The Glasgow School of Art’s 2014 Degree Show, curated by GSA alumni Theresa Moerman Ib and Colm Docherty, brings together Art and Design in a context... view event »
Simon Roberts - Pierdom Simon Roberts - Pierdom
4th July - 26th July 2014
A National Exhibition
Simon Roberts has spent the last 3 years travelling the coastline of Britain photographing the last remaining pleasure piers. Culminating in a comprehensive and fascinating...
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Meet Your Maker - Stefanie Cheong and Soozie Turmeau Meet Your Maker - Stefanie Cheong and Soozie Turmeau
11th July - 12th July 2014
Meet your Maker is part of Craft Scotland’s flagship campaign to connect craft makers at work with the public. It’s a campaign that aims to showcase the skill, design and quality of... view event »
Homeland Argyll and Bute Homeland Argyll and Bute
13th June - 28th June 2014
Deserted settlements, people and community: An interactive exhibition for the Year of Homecoming

Community film exploring stories of deserted settlements in Argyll is at...
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Meet Your Maker - Orains and Sarah Sumsion Meet Your Maker - Orains and Sarah Sumsion
27th June - 28th June 2014
Meet your Maker is part of Craft Scotland’s flagship campaign to connect craft makers at work with the public. It’s a campaign that aims to showcase the skill, design and quality of... view event »
Primary Schools' Crofting Project Exhibition Primary Schools' Crofting Project Exhibition
13th June - 28th June 2014
Three local primary schools have been undertaking a long-term project researching crofting history.

Strachur, Toward and Tighnabruaich Primary schools are working with local artists Sam...
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Streetball - Demetrius Wren Streetball - Demetrius Wren
25th June 2014
Years after the end of apartheid South Africa remains one of the most unequal countries in the world. In 2008, as the country prepares to host the FIFA World Cup, everyone is brimming with... view event »
Made Unmade - Julie Brook Made Unmade - Julie Brook
26th April - 7th June 2014
Julie Brook is a British artist who for twenty years and more has roamed, lived and sculpted in a succession of uninhabited and remote landscapes. From the black volcanic desert of central Libya and... view event »
New Life Church Praise Event New Life Church Praise Event
7th June 2014
Organised by The New Life Church as a private hire. view event »
Grandad and me Grandad and me
21st May 2014
Using original music, choreography and animation inspired by the illustrations of Jon Bishop [AKA The Grey Earl] Grandad and Me creates a world in which anything is possible and the big questions are... view event »
Slam in the Town Slam in the Town
17th May 2014
Being organised as a private hire. Tickets sold out. view event »
Kris Drever Live Kris Drever Live
14th May 2014
Kris Drever’s voice and guitar forms part of the backbone of today’s contemporary roots scene. Widely admired as a solo artist, collaborator, and member of folk superstars Lau, he is a... view event »
The Saltire Club Table Top Sale The Saltire Club Table Top Sale
10th May 2014
Organised by The Saltire Club. To book a table email Dave Hill at markewan2001@yahoo.co.uk view event »
Fundraising Family Ceilidh Fundraising Family Ceilidh
2nd May 2014
Join us for a great family night out dancing to the music of 'Canned Haggis'. Follow Alistair's clear instructions and you too can experience the joy of ceilidh dancing - no... view event »
Artist's Talk with Julie Brook Artist's Talk with Julie Brook
26th April 2014
Come to Dunoon Burgh Hall to see the Julie Brook Exhibition and gain personal insights from the artist herself. view event »
Family workshop with Julie Brook Family workshop with Julie Brook
26th April 2014
Made Unmade
Family Workshop with Julie Brook
suitable for all ages. Come and join in this fun drawing workshop at Dunoon Burgh Hall
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Shift 2 Shift 2
14th April - 18th April 2014
Youth Dance Residency for 10-19 Year olds
Parkour
Contemporary Dance
Digital Music
Filmmaking
Free event!
To book a place contact Jenny on Jenny@dunoonburghhall.org.uk
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Alan Bissett - Ban This Filth Alan Bissett - Ban This Filth
17th April 2014
Andrea Dworkin: radical feminist. Alan Bissett: man. One microphone. Bissett plays ‘himself’ and one of the most original, reviled women in history, telling stories from his own life,... view event »
Shift 2 Family workshop Shift 2 Family workshop
17th April 2014
Work with the team who are delivering the easter dance Residency to try your hand at contemporary dance, parkour, digital music and film. view event »
John 'Hoppy' Hopkins - talk John 'Hoppy' Hopkins - talk
12th April 2014
John 'Hoppy' Hopkins 'Pop, Politics, Art'

A tour of the show and talk by Gallery Director of Street Level Photoworks Malcolm Dickson.
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John Hoppy Hopkins Exhibition John Hoppy Hopkins Exhibition
27th March - 12th April 2014
This series of photographic works by John ‘Hoppy’ Hopkins date from 1960 to 1966 and capture the vibrancy of the emerging counter-culture in Britain, which was expressed through music,... view event »
Colm Docherty Exhibition - Interpreting Dunoon Burgh Hall Colm Docherty Exhibition - Interpreting Dunoon Burgh Hall
7th March - 23rd March 2014
Talented local artist and Burgh Hall stalwart, Colm Docherty has been commissioned to devise an exhibition showing his interpretation of the many facets of Dunoon Burgh Hall.

Using mixed...
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Shift 2 Taster Workshop Shift 2 Taster Workshop
15th March 2014
Shift is back again for a Second year. Parkour, contemporary Dance, Music and filmmaking. come along to this taster session to find out what it's all about. Free view event »
Cowal Wedding & Events Fair @ Queen's Hall Cowal Wedding & Events Fair @ Queen's Hall
9th March 2014
Being organised by Cromlech Laundry and sponsored by Thomas Cook Travel, this event will showcase some of the variety of local businesses that can help make your special events even more special. view event »
Colm Docherty - Artwork in Progress Colm Docherty - Artwork in Progress
3rd February - 28th February 2014
Colm will be in residence at the Burgh Hall throughout February creating artwork in response to this fabulous building and its heritage. Pop in for a chat and to see Colm's work develop over the... view event »
The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk
21st February 2014
Catherine Wheels Theatre Company
Age suitability: Primary 5 - 7 and S1 or ages 9+

Running time: 50 minutes
When Martin moves to a new school he feels lost in...
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YouthSTUFF presents 'Bugsy Malone' YouthSTUFF presents 'Bugsy Malone'
6th February - 8th February 2014
YouthSTUFF youth theatre presents their latest musical extravaganza - the ever populay 'Bugsy Malone'.

50 local children and young people, aged 8 to 18, form YouthSTUFF and are...
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Bag Packing for The Burgh Hall Bag Packing for The Burgh Hall
28th December 2013
Help us to achieve our fundraising target by joining in our bag packing session at Morrisons supermarket in Dunoon. We are looking for as many helpers as possible to do a two hour shift and... view event »
Everyone is an Artist Postcard Art Exhibition Everyone is an Artist Postcard Art Exhibition
14th November - 7th December 2013
A whole range of artists were invited to get creative and be part of our fundraising campaign. Come in and see the results - A6 postcards created by....who knows?
All for sale for only...
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Hopscotch Theatre Company presents 'Cinderella' Hopscotch Theatre Company presents 'Cinderella'
7th December 2013
Panto fun for all the family with the excellent Hopscotch Theatre Company. They will be coming to Dunoon at the end of their primary schools' tour around Scotland and it is guaranteed to be a... view event »
The Harris Collages by Freda Waldapfel The Harris Collages by Freda Waldapfel
21st November - 7th December 2013
A beautiful exhibition of 30 original and affordable images inspired by the landscape of Harris in the Outer Hebrides
by Freda Waldapfel, GSA graduate and student of Robert Stewart.
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Illuminated Umbrella Parade Illuminated Umbrella Parade
30th November 2013
For this year’s Dunoon Christmas Lights Switch-on we want your help to create some colourful fun on Argyll Street.


Join in our free Family Art Workshops and help...
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Robert Stewart Exhibition - Cowal Open Studios Guest Artist Robert Stewart Exhibition - Cowal Open Studios Guest Artist
13th September - 30th September 2013
A rare opportunity to see a retrospective of the work of Robert Stewart in the Cowal Open Studios Guest Artist Exhibition. Stewart was head of Textiles and Design at Glasgow School of Art. He lived... view event »
Sound Track to Your Life Sound Track to Your Life
1st July - 30th September 2013
A devised theatre project for 10 to 16 year olds. Professionals from Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will work with young people over the course of a week to create devised theatre performances...
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Craft Scotland - Meet Your Maker Craft Scotland - Meet Your Maker
7th September - 8th September 2013
Dunoon Burgh Hall is delighted to be part of Craft Scotland ‘Meet Your Maker’ Saturday 7 September 11am to 4pm Sunday 8 September 11am to 4pm Meet your... view event »
Holy Loch Heritage 1960-1990 Holy Loch Heritage 1960-1990
16th August - 31st August 2013
Working in partnership with Castle House Museum, local history and community groups, with added expertise from St Andrews University, and contacts in Washington, D.C. This Oral History heritage... view event »
Dunoon Film Festival Dunoon Film Festival
14th June - 16th June 2013
We are pleased to announce that the first Dunoon Film festival will take place from Friday 14 to Sunday 16 June 2013. Based at Dunoon’s historic Burgh Hall, the festival will celebrate... view event »
Stars in Scotland Stars in Scotland
10th May - 16th June 2013
Many of the biggest stars of Hollywood’s golden age spent time in Scotland. They came to work, to play and to holiday – and their visits were captured by photographers from sister Glasgow... view event »
Helensburgh Orchestral Society Helensburgh Orchestral Society
18th May 2013
We are delighted to welcome back The Helensburgh Orchestral Society for their Summer Concert on Saturday 18th May at 7.30pm. Returning to Dunoon Burgh Hall for another evening of beautiful music... view event »
Shift Shift
1st April - 30th April 2013
Parkour, Contemporary Dance and Music for young people aged10-19 years for 5 days.Young people worked with professionals in Parkour during the Easter holidays.
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Tommy Smith Jazz Quartet Tommy Smith Jazz Quartet
15th March 2013
Smith is one of today’s most internationally renowned jazz musicians, not only for his sax mastery, but for his influence on his homeland’s jazz culture through his direction of the...
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Winter Light Festival Winter Light Festival
1st December 2012
Christmas Lights Switch-On Date: Saturday 1st December 2012
The Burgh Hall Project Group has volunteered once again to organise
Dunoon’s Christmas...
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Kirsty Whither Exhibition Kirsty Whither Exhibition
7th September - 24th September 2012
A rare chance to see Kirsty’s distinctive and colourful work in a unique
setting. As a regular visitor to Cowal and the West of Scotland, Kirsty has
been inspired by the soft light...
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Glasgow School of Art in Dunoon Glasgow School of Art in Dunoon
19th July - 4th August 2012
Graduate-curated exhibition of work by selected 2012 GSA graduates from the School of Fine Art Degree Show at The Glasgow School of Art.
Thursday to Saturday, 19 – 21 July; 26 – 28...
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Robert Mapplethorpe, Artist Rooms Robert Mapplethorpe, Artist Rooms
1st May - 8th July 2012
ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE has proven to be one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century, renowned for his magnificent black and white prints which have stirred artistic debate... view event »
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