St Andrew’s Day Celebrations

ST ANDREW’S DAY

YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS’ market
Come along to Oban Distillery and marvel at the talent of our up and coming young
entrepreneurs. All the young entrepreneurs are under the age of 30.
2pm-4pm Free Event

JUNIOR ENTREPRENEURS’ MARKET
Come and see the creative junior entrepreneurs showcase their talent!
Free entry and hot spiced apple punch! Age 10-16. 4.30pm-6pm
Oban Chocolate Company, Esplanade, Oban

CREATE and MAKE IT FOR CHRISTMAS
Create unique gifts for friends and family. Tutor led workshops. All materials supplied.
Workshops suitable for all ages in a fun, festive environment.
Festive cards . . . Christmas decorations . . . Snow scenes . . . Wreaths . . .
Stocking fillers . . . Notebooks . . . plus lots, lots more. Places on workshops are limited so
please book to avoid disappointment. The Rockfield Centre 10am – 4pm
Booking via website. FREE

LET’S MAKE A SCENE – WINTER SPECIAL
Song /comedy / spoken word. This is a relaxed open mic night for new writing, music and
comedy being created right here in Oban. Join us! This month is a winter-themed special,
so come along to share or to hear songs, stories and poetry about all things wintry.
All welcome. The Rockfield Centre, Oban. Entry by Donation

LOCAL HEROES – LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS’ LUNCH
Come and meet your local heroes of the sea.
Stalls, Food, Exhibition, Video Display, Live Music.
Entry £2 Selection of food available to purchase.
Workshop – ‘Nautical Knots and Necklaces’
Combine traditional skills with a 21st century design
flair to create jewellery with a distinctly modern twist!
The Scottish Fisheries Museum will show you knotting techniques that will help you create
your very own accessories, whether that be a necklace, earrings or keyring.’
Book for workshop via website.

GAELIC BOOKBUG
10.30am Furan Centre, Oban

CEARCALL COMHRAIDH
(Gaelic Conversation Group) suitable for all levels of fluency
Furan Gaelic Centre, Corran Halls, Oban 12pm-1.30pm. Free Entry

GLENCRUITTEN CATHEDRAL of TREES
Open Day 11am -4pm
Join one of our guided tours (12 noon, 2pm and 3pm) and learn about the history of the
Cathedral, the recent restoration work and plans for the future.
Visit our newly installed workshop and see the displays of the groups and activities
taking place at the site. Check out our table with small items for sale.
Enjoy a cup of soup and chat around the fire. Support the Cathedral of Trees by
becoming a Member or Volunteer. Suggested donation for the day: £5.00
Tickets with option to join a tour are available online

WREATH MAKING & EARRING WORKSHOP
Wreath Making and Earring Workshop, Make your own Winter Wreath and Earrings.
Mulled Non- Alcoholic Fruit Punch, Homemade Mince Pies and Sweet Treats.
All materials supplied, no experience needed. Hope Kitchen, Oban.
Donations to Hope Kitchen. New Hope, 2 Soroba Road, Oban 01631 565730

OBAN PHOENIX CINEMA
THE VANISHING CERT 15
Three lighthouse keepers on the remote Flannan Isles find a hidden trunk of gold,
leading to their mysterious disappearance. Stars Gerard Butler and Peter Mullan
Check cinema website www.obanphoenix.com for prices, films and
times over the Winter Festival.

St. ANDREW’S DAY FIREWORKS
Gather for Winter Festival Special Firework Finale @ 6.30pm
Views of McCaig’s Tower & NLB pier advised

THE BIG ST. ANDREW’S BASH
Featuring, Oban Gaelic Choir, Lovat & Tullibardine winners at this year’s Royal National Mod
with groundbreaking arrangements by conductor Sileas Sinclair,
Oban Pipe Band, OHS Trad School of Music
With special guests: OHS Pipe Band, Award winning Junior World Champions,
led and inspired by the legendary Angus MacColl
Dance the night away to Trad Award Winners Deoch n Dorus (Ceilidh & Country)
7.30pm Start. Tickets Adults: £7 Concessions: £5 Family (of 4): £20
To Book tickets visit website or on sale at Oban Music, Argyll Square

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