Events - 2013 past programme

Mount Stuart: Pond Dipping for Families Mount Stuart: Pond Dipping for Families 14 April 2013 Dig out your old clothes, pull on your wellies and grab your fishing net, the residents of Calvary pond are waiting to say hello!

Mount Stuart: Ancient Trees, Identification & Folklore Mount Stuart: Ancient Trees, Identification & Folklore 27 April 2013 Beech or Birch? Alder or Elder? Go on an ancient tree hunt, identifying as many different tree types that you can and discover the local customs and folklore surrounding trees.

Mount Stuart: Textile Demonstration Mount Stuart: Textile Demonstration 27 April 2013 An opportunity to see local textile designer Alison Clarke working with a sewing machine with various different materials to produce exciting new fabrics which can be made into book-covers, bags, jewellery or wall hangings.

Mount Stuart: Wood Watch - Nature Detectives Mount Stuart: Wood Watch - Nature Detectives Sundays in April 2013 Wood watch are inviting nature detectives of all ages to explore the hidden secrets of the Mount Stuart woodlands during a relaxing afternoon stroll.

Mount Stuart: Woodland Meditation Mount Stuart: Woodland Meditation Sundays in April 2013 Woodland meditation can be a wonderful blessing in your busy and stressful life. Join Mount Stuart on Sunday mornings to reconnect with the woods.

Mount Stuart: Behind the Scenes Tour Mount Stuart: Behind the Scenes Tour Wednesdays & Sundays in April 2013 Your Guide will take you on a private Behind the Scenes tour of Mount Stuart viewing rooms such as the Swimming Pool, the Burges Chapel, the Billiard Room and other treats not normally open to the general public.

Mount Stuart: Sunday Roast Dinner Mount Stuart: Sunday Roast Dinner Sundays in April 2013 What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than coming to enjoy a 2 course roast in Mount Stuarts relaxed and stylish restaurant.

Rothesay Library: Scotty@seventy Art Exhibition Rothesay Library: Scotty@Seventy Art Exhibition 16 April - 10 May 2013 Ian McLachlan Scott, a former Rothesay Academy art teacher, will be marking 45 years of painting on the Isle of Bute at an exhibition held at Rothesay Library titled ‘Scotty@Seventy’.

Mount Stuart: Afternoon Tea from a Bygone Era Mount Stuart: Afternoon Tea from a Bygone Era Daily in April 2013 Enjoy Victorian Afternoon tea at Mount Stuart, complete with dainty sandwiches and mouth watering, homemade cakes. Relax and spend the afternoon surrounded by spectacular views. Better still; why not add a glass of bubbly for a truly indulgent afternoon.

Mount Stuart: Young Explorers Mount Stuart: Young Explorers Daily in April 2013 Let your children follow the map and join in the scavenger hunt around the Mount Stuart gardens. Finish the trail and become an official Mount Stuart Young Explorer.