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Events Around Ayrshire

Today to Tue 18 Jun    

More details - TEENY EXPLORERS
Block 1: 23 April - 21 May ? Block 2: 28 May - 25 June ? Ignite your curiosity with our weekly EXPLORERS club Engage the senses with creative fun, story, song, imagination, discovery, explorations and tactile sensations. For children and their grownups!
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Today to Thu 20 Jun

More details - EXPLORERS
Ignite your curiosity with our weekly EXPLORERS club for children to enjoy a creative interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces in and around our wonderful Arts & Museums venues WEE 5 - 7 YEARS Burns House Museum Join in with performance, movement, storytelling, arts & crafts to
Burns House Museum, Castle Street, Mauchline
Today to Fri 21 Jun

More details - THE POTTER’S CRAFT - AN AYRSHIRE STORY
During the 19th century, Ayrshire was at the forefront of Scotland’s industrial revolution. The key to the region’s industrial development lay below the ground where valuable minerals had been deposited over three hundred million years ago.
Baird Insitute, Lugar Street, Cumnock
Today to Mon 8 Jul

More details - TEENY EXPLORERS 3-5 YEARS
Ignite your curiosity with our weekly EXPLORERS club for children to enjoy a creative interactive experience that immerses them in the stories, objects and spaces in and around our wonderful Arts & Museums venues.
Baird Insitute, Lugar Street, Cumnock
Today to Sat 22 Jun

More details - ADULT & YOUNG PEOPLE’S ART CLASSES
Block 1: 18 Apr - 16 May ? Block 2: 23 May - 20 June ? Block 1. Watercolour Develop your skills using this versatile and flexible medium, as artist Fiona Fleming helps you to understand how watercolour really works.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Today to Sat 15 Jun

More details - DO ART AT THE DI! Children’s Art Classes
Block 1: 18 Apr - 16 May ? Block 2: 23 May - 20 June ? Get creative and DO ART! Be inspired by our visual art exhibitions in the galleries and create your own works of art using a range of mediums such as paint, print and ceramics! All materials included.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Today to Sat 15 Jun

More details - GAELIC VISUAL ART: PROJECT EXHIBITION
This exhibition highlights artwork produced in response to the Dick Institute’s exhibition programme over the past school year, by pupils from East Ayrshire’s Gaelic language provision primary school ‘Sgoil na coille nuaidhe’, translated as ‘New Beginnings School’.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Thu 23 May 19 to Sat 22 Jun

More details - LEAH MACRAE – MY BIG FAT FABULOUS DIARY
She’s Back!!! After sell out performances in Glasgow and Ayr, Leah MacRae is returning to a Scottish theatre near you!! Join the star of BBC’s River City, Gary Tank Commander and the huge hit stage comedy ‘51 Shades Of Maggie’ as she delves into the hilarious pages of her ‘BIG, FAT, FABULOUS DIARY’.
The Palace Theatre, 9 Green Street, Kilmarnock
Thu 23 May 19

More details - THE BENNY LYNCH STORY
The story of Scotland’s first ever boxing world champion. It is a poignant and entertaining look at his life - from his childhood in the Gorbals’ slums to his boxing success and global stardom, and ultimately to his demise and untimely death at only 33. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a boxing fan.
The Palace Theatre, 9 Green Street, Kilmarnock
Fri 24 May 19

More details - Daks Over Prestwick
The DC3 Squadron are proud to be going to France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D Day landings. In the planning for this journey over the Atlantic we looked back at the routes flown by the original crews going to war in Europe.
Watson’s Car Park 7 Baird Street Monkton
Fri 24 May 19 and Sat 25 May

More details - MAUCHLINE HOLY FAIR
East Ayrshire Leisure is happy to announce that the Burns House Museum & Library and Nance Tinnock’s will once again be open as part of the annual Mauchline Holy Fair.
Burns House Museum, Castle Street, Mauchline
Sat 25 May 19

More details - DARLING BUDS OF MAY
To many people they are simply weeds, but to us they are simply wonderful. Why not join us for a wander round the wonderful wild flowers of the Dean? Some smell great, others not so! Some can heal us when we’re sick, and many have great stories to tell.
Dean Castle Country Park Dean Road, Kilmarnock
Sun 26 May 19

More details - AFTERNOON TEA DANCE WITH ALAN MCPIKE
If you like to dance and enjoy good music and good company then look no further. Our Afternoon Tea Dances afternoons are the perfect way to enjoy everything about dance. Dance the afternoon away with Alan McPike.
Cumnock Town Hall, Glaisnock Street, Cumnock
Fri 31 May, Fri 21 Jun

More details - DOGTOOTH (Plus The Underscene)
***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*** Dogtooth formed in 2013. Like most bands they started out playing covers of their favourite bands, playing well over 300 gigs all over the UK in some great venues.
Bakers Nite Club 17 Fowlds St, Kilmarnock
Fri 31 May 19

More details - Newmilns Show
Our annual show will have fun for all the family! There will be the dairy, beef, sheep and Clydesdale competitions along with the unaffiliated jumping and showing, BSJ classes and Young Farmers’ activities also!
Loudoun Castle, Galston
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - THE LABYRINTH CHALLENGE
The world’s longest, continuous, widest inflatable obstacle course is coming to Ayrshire Athletics Arena this June and we can’t wait! Take part in a series of interactive and wacky obstacles spread across five unique themed zones - The Lava Zone, Jungle Zone, Toxic Zone, Combat Zone and Ocean Zone.
Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Queens Drive Kilmarnock
Sat 1 Jun 19 and Sun 2 Jun

More details - Mini Labyrinth Challenge
Welcome to The Mini Labyrinth Challenge. Young people can choose to make their way through The Mini Labyrinth Challenge in the quickest time possible and have as many goes as they like within the hour timeslot.
Scott Ellis Playing Field.
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - Labyrinth Challenge
Welcome to The Labyrinth Challenge – the World’s longest, continuous, widest inflatable obstacle course! A series of interactive and wacky obstacles spread across five unique themed zones. The Labyrinth Challenge features the Lava Zone, Jungle Zone, Toxic Zone, Combat Zone and Ocean Zone.
Scott Ellis Playing Field.
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - Zippos Circus 2019 'The Magnificent Top Hat'
Zippos Circus is back on the road for 2019 with a new show titled The Magnificent Top Hat, celebrating 21 years since ringmaster Norman Barrett first appeared at Zippos Circus.
Scott Ellis Playing Fields, New Mill Rd., KILMARNOCK
Thu 6 Jun 19 to Sun 9 Jun

More details - ROON THE TOON
The Roon the Toon 10K road race starts and finishes at Kilmarnock’s Ayrshire Athletics Arena. The route takes competitors through the town centre and surrounding countryside, over a fast predominantly flat course.
Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Queens Drive Kilmarnock
Sun 9 Jun 19

More details - Race for Life - Irvine 10k
Race for Life 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 10k at your own pace while raising valuable funds for Cancer Research UK’s lifesaving work.
Beach Park, Beach Drive
Wed 12 Jun 19

More details - Race for Life - Irvine 5k
Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k at your own pace while raising valuable funds for Cancer Research UK’s lifesaving work.
Beach Park, Beach Drive
Wed 12 Jun 19

More details - DEAN CASTLE COLLECTIONS
Dean Castle is currently undergoing major repair and refurbishment works. As a result, the Castle’s fabulous and important collections of early musical instruments, arms and armour, tapestries and more have been brought to the Dick Institute for safekeeping.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Fri 14 Jun 19 and Sat 15 Jun

More details - NATIONAL READING GROUPS DAY With Mary Paulson-Ellis, Author of The Other Mrs Walker, Waterstones Boo
Love books? Enjoy reading and discussing books? Then you won’t want to miss our first celebration of National Reading Groups Day. Maybe you are already in a book group or would like to join one; perhaps you would like to set up one of your own?
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Sat 15 Jun 19

More details - DO ART AT THE DI! Children’s Art Classes
Block 1: 18 Apr - 16 May ? Block 2: 23 May - 20 June ? Get creative and DO ART! Be inspired by our visual art exhibitions in the galleries and create your own works of art using a range of mediums such as paint, print and ceramics! All materials included.
Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue
Sun 16 Jun 19 and Mon 17 Jun

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