Events - 2013 past programme

Mount Stuart: Grown Your Own Grub Mount Stuart: Grow Your Own Grub 3 May 2013 Join Davey, an experienced member of the Mount Stuart gardening team, horticulturalist and full time dad to the Mount Stuart kitchen garden, who will take you through the basics. Learn how to grow perfect, healthy and tasty veg!

Isle of Bute: The 26th Isle of Bute Jazz Festival Isle of Bute: The 26th Isle of Bute Jazz Festival 3 - 6 May 2013 The Isle of Bute Jazz Festival continues to attract top class UK and international bands, as well as being a great supporter of young musicians who feature in the annual programme

Bute Fabrics: Proposte Expo, Italy Bute Fabrics: Proposte Expo, Italy 7 - 9th May 2013 Bute Fabrics showcase their diverse range of wool-rich fabrics at Proposte Expo in Lake Como, Italy - a specialized international trade exhibition on furnishing textiles.

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’.

Bute Fabrics: Clerkenwell Design Week 2012 Bute Fabrics: Clerkenwell Design Week 21 - 23 May 2013 Clerkenwell Design Week is a three-day festival celebrating design's creative richness, social relevance and technological advancements through an exciting programme of workshops, presentations, product launches and debates.

Mount Stuart: Primitive Crafts Mount Stuart: Primitive Crafts 25 May 2013 Using native wood, we will be demonstrating and you will be using, woodland, heritage techniques to produce unique and individual antler walking and hill sticks. Join Jessica Herriot on this messy but fun workshop, where you will be hand building small clay pots and using your natural canvas to decorate them.

Mount Stuart: Wood Watch - Nature Detectives Mount Stuart: Wood Watch - Nature Detectives Sundays in May 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: Pre Theatre Dinner Mount Stuart: Pre-Theatre Dinner 26 May 2013 Music, Art or Theatre - Before heading to Mount Stuart House for your evening of entertainment, visit their restaurant, within the award winning visitor’s centre and enjoy a 2 course meal for 2 people plus a glass of wine each for £19.95.

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

eatBute eatBute 2013 25 - 26 May 2013 eatBute is a celebration of fresh, seasonal and locally produced food. Now an annual event in the Island's calendar held at Mount Stuart, it showcases the finest produce from Bute and the surrounding areas of Argyll, as well as showing the importance of eating food that is good, clean and fair.