Ardentinny has a bright weekend ahead, filled with Easter fun and entertainment.
On Saturday night the village hall will be alive with music and song at its ‘O’er the Hill to Ardentinny’ concert. The programme includes flutes, recorders, fiddles, drums, small pipes, whistles, ukuleles, guitars, double bass, electric bass, mandolin, banjo, and vocals. Transatlantic Sessions eat your heart out!!
Compere Alison Duncan will steer the night filled with accomplished performances by Iain Davidson on fiddle; a medley of Celtic music by Ceol Breagha; Ukes not Nukes with Mike Loochin, Susie Robertson, Clair Tierney and Derek Nelson; The Jubiladas with a selection on the flute; and Ardentinny’s own singer-songwriter, Clair Tierney.
There will be a chance to chat and enjoy tea, coffee or your own bottle and a raffle at the interval and plenty of opportunities to sing along.
Village Hall doors open at 6.30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start on Saturday 20th April. Tickets priced £10/kids free are available at The Ardentinny Bar & Bistro Restaurant, Strone Post Office, Blairmore Gallery, Observer Shop Dunoon with some also available on the door.
Then on Sunday 21st, just down the road, Glenfiinart Walled Garden hosts its annual Easter Fun Day for all the family. There will be crafts, egg painting, flowerpot ping pong, coconut shy and a chance to book your spot in the Quickest Quackers Duck Race in October along with a variety of stalls; tea/coffee/drinks plus Ardentinny’s famous home baking.
The fun kicks off with an Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. followed by egg and spoon races at 2 p.m.and an Easter Bonnet Parade at 2.30. Come along and enjoy the day. Entry is free and the weather is forecast to be fine!