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More details - IMPRINT WRITING AWARD
Attention all creatives! Change is on the way… Look out for breaking news on the Imprint Writing Award competition for 2019. Check the website: eastayrshireleisure.com for updates and entry form - or ask at your local library.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Today to Wed 28 Aug

More details - THE PRINTED LINE
The Printed Line showcases the work of nearly 60 artists who have used a variety of printmaking techniques to exploit the potential of the printed line, from the thick velvety line of drypoint and the heavy cross-hatching of etching to delicate wood engraving and boldly coloured screenprints and lithographs.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Today to Mon 2 Sep

More details - TIMELINES OF THE SCOTTISH HARP, FROM BEFORE BURNS TO THE 21ST CENTURY
Henry and Fleetwood will guide the audience through an evening of Scottish music from the ancient, through the era of Robert Burns, to the contemporary.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Today

More details - RUN4HIIT
New for Autumn 2019, this programme is primarily for people looking to get back into fitness but also those looking to progress on from just a running session. Combining running and HIIT (high intensity interval training) we will take you on a programme which will combine cardio training and body weight training.
Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Queens Drive, Kilmarnock
Today to Wed 16 Oct

More details - AYRSHIRE COLLEGE GRADUATE SHOW
This exhibition features a range of specially selected creative work from a variety of disciplines that have been developed and produced by students of Art and Design at Ayrshire College.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Today to Sun 25 Aug

More details - An Audience With Graeme Clark
This is a fantastic opportunity to catch a very special and intimate performance on the acoustic stage from a legendary pop name. Graeme is best known for being the bass player and songwriter in Wet Wet Wet but in recent years he has enjoyed developing his solo career away from the hustle and bustle of the band.
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Murdoch’s Lone, Alloway, Ayr
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - MAGIC DRIFTERS
Collectively and individually, they have appeared in some of the most prestigious venues on both sides of the Atlantic. They have worked with artists such as Tina Turner, The Three Degrees, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Olivia Newton John, Dionne Warwick and Benny E King to name a few.
Cumnock Town Hall, Glaisnock Street, Cumnock
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - Heritage Steam and Diesel Train Ridesl
2 Mile Steam and Diesel train rides on Scotlands only preserved industrial railway. Museum, Shop, Cafe on site. Special Fireless loco demonstrations on selected dates - see Website www.scottishindustrialrailwaycentre.org.uk/home/4586272038
Dunaskin, Dalmellington Road Waterside, Patna, nr Ayr Ayrshire
Sun 25 Aug, Sun 29 Sep

More details - AYRSHIRE COLLEGE GRADUATE SHOW
This exhibition features a range of specially selected creative work from a variety of disciplines that have been developed and produced by students of Art and Design at Ayrshire College.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Mon 26 Aug 19 and Tue 27 Aug

More details - RABS GABS! AT THE BURNS HOUSE MUSEUM
Come along and have a fun-packed time with your friends exploring the museum with Michaella! Bring the past to life through drama, performance, story creation and creative movement, sharing what you’ve discovered with friends and family at the end of each block.
Burns House Museum, Castle Street, Mauchline,
Wed 28 Aug 19 to Fri 25 Oct

More details - DO ART AT THE DI! Children’s Art Classes
Get creative and DO ART! Be inspired by our visual art exhibitions in the galleries and create yourown works of art using a range of mediums such as paint, print and ceramics! All materials included.
Dick Insitute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock,
Wed 28 Aug 19 to Fri 25 Oct

More details - IMPRINT WRITING AWARD
Attention all creatives! Change is on the way… Look out for breaking news on the Imprint Writing Award competition for 2019. Check the website: eastayrshireleisure.com for updates and entry form - or ask at your local library.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Thu 29 Aug 19 and Fri 30 Aug

More details - TEEN & YOUNG PEOPLE’S ART & DESIGN CLASS
Aimed at young artists keen to develop their art and design skills. Each 6 week block will include opportunities to learn new techniques through both disciplined and experimental processes, and work in a range of artforms such as illustration, painting, printmaking, animation and graphics.
Dick Insitute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock,
Thu 29 Aug 19 to Sat 26 Oct

More details - BAY CITY ROLLERS
Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is at it again! Les is bringing his fantastic show to venues across the UK!! The tour promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s, when Les and his legendary band ruled the world’s pop charts and The Bay City Rollers’ music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers.
The Palace Theatre, 9 Green Street, Kilmarnock
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - AFTERNOON TEA DANCE WITH MIKE GILL
If you like to dance, enjoy good music and good company then look no further! Our Afternoon Tea Dances afternoons are the perfect way to enjoy everything about dance.
Cumnock Town Hall, Glaisnock Street, Kilmarnock,
Fri 30 Aug, Fri 20 Sep, Fri 25 Oct

More details - HOTEL CALIFORNIA
Hotel California Scotland return to perform their concert experience of 100 minutes of pure Eagles nostalgia.
The Palace Theatre, 9 Green Street, Kilmarnock
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - THE PRINTED LINE FAMILY DAY
Explore the exhibition through themed family friendly creative workshops and drop-in activities suitable for age 3+, including Create Corner, Explorers Session & Printmaking Workshop. All activities are free and drop-in.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - THE PRINTED LINE
The Printed Line showcases the work of nearly 60 artists who have used a variety of printmaking techniques to exploit the potential of the printed line, from the thick velvety line of drypoint and the heavy cross-hatching of etching to delicate wood engraving and boldly coloured screenprints and lithographs.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Tue 3 Sep 19 and Wed 4 Sep

More details - IMPRINT: MICK ASHWORTH Why North Is Up: Map Conventions and Where They Came From
Many people have a love of maps. But what lies behind the process of map-making? How have cartographers through the centuries developed their craft and established a language of maps which helps them to better represent our world and users to understand it?
Dick Insitute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock,
Thu 5 Sep 19

More details - WHITNEY QUEEN OF THE NIGHT
Experience a magical rollercoaster ride through three decades of classichit’s that include, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, One Moment In Time, I’m Every Woman, Saving All My Love and so much more.
Palace Theatre, 9 Green Street, Kilmarnock
Fri 6 Sep 19

More details - TWILIGHT BAT WALK
Meet at Dalmellington Community Centre for a Bat Walk into Craigengillan Estate. Bat detectors are provided but please bring a torch and wear warm clothing. Booking Essential - T: 01563 554734 or E: rangers@eastayrshireleisure.com to book your place.
Dalmellington
Fri 6 Sep 19

More details - CLASSIC CLAPTON unplugged in Irvine
Mike Hall and Adam Howells from CLASSIC CLAPTON the World’s No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will perform a rare acoustic concert at Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine on Saturday 7 September.
Harbour Arts Centre, Harbour Street, Irvine
Sat 7 Sep 19

More details - RHINNS O’ KELLS CHALLENGE
A Strenuous 17.5 mile walk over 9 tops in the Galloway hills from forest lodge to Loch Doon. Contact Cllr Drew Filson T: 07772871946 Further guided walks and events will be taking place over the weekend. Check online and local press for details.
Dalmellington
Sat 7 Sep 19

More details - LIVE AT THE DEAN
Live music in the Visitor Centre Courtyard and Café of Dean Castle Country Park.
Dean Castle Country Park, Dean Road, Kilmarnock,
Sun 8 Sep, Sun 29 Sep, Sun 13 Oct

More details - ONE GIANT LEAP - Visual Art Competition and Exhibition
CALLING ALL SPACE RANGERS! In conjunction with the SPACE CHASE Summer Reading Challenge and ILLUMINIGHT 2019, we want your out of- this-world adventure artworks inspired by the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing.
Dick Insitute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock,
Tue 10 Sep 19 to Fri 27 Sep

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