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Writeup kindly provided by Tony Graham. The Rive Gauche, the Left Bank of the Seine, came to Loch Awe on Sunday 23rd June, with the arrival of Les Trois Blondes. The trio, comprising John Burns (lead accordion), George Burns, his brother (2nd accordion) and Fergus Wood (drums and compere) specialise in “bal musette”, the traditional......

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This delightful quartet certainly delivered on their promise to take us on a whirlwind musical tour! Playing a variety of pieces which ranged from true classical to jazz, from old favourites to new contemporary arrangements, they demonstrated how amazingly versatile the bassoon can be. Of course this could only be possible in the hands of......

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Spring 2018 and a number of projects are underway at the Kirk. Following the repairs last year of the Library and Vestry roof which has stopped the water leaks from above this has allowed us to start repairs of damaged timbers and outfitting the library as a meeting and community room. The Vestry toilet is......

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Some images from the amazing Christmas tree festival....

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Our busy schedule of events continues with Part 4 of our World War One series.    “Over There” features local songs and stories of the time, with refreshments provided.  We do hope you can join us. Wednesday 8th November 7pm St Conan’s Kirk, Lochawe Tickets £6 / £5 for Friends...

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Another wonderful musical evening to be enjoyed by all AdLibitum / violin/accordion duo Andrea and Djordje Gajic make up the exciting violin/accordion duo, AdLibitum.  Both extremely proficient artists in their own solo careers, together they perform an exciting repertoire and have given concerts in Scotland, England, Servia, and at the Victoria International Arts Festival in Gozo,......

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The nationwide touring exhibition showcasing Scotland’s best architecture from the past 100 years has arrived at St Conans.  The Festival of Architecture is a celebration of the top 100 most outstanding buildings of the past 100 years and St Conans Kirk is one of them. , Be sure to visit us Programme of Events Daily Guided......

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Join Anna Hill, Medical Herbalist, on a walk and talk through St Conan’s grounds.  Identify and learn our Medicinal plants and their astonishing uses.Find out the secrets that daily pass you by without a thought....

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A fascinating talk by the Reverend Doctor Ian Bradley of the University of St Andrews, on St Conans and the mystical landscape of Argyll. It promises to be a really interesting evening exploring our Celtic origins and how the Saints, and different churches have carved the landscape in Argyll....

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One for the diary, June 18th – July 3rd.  To celebrate being part of Festival of Architecture 2016, we are having the Touring Scotstyle Exhibition of the best 100 building of the last century at St Conans, along with art displays, our NEW St Conans Exhibition, talks and lots more – see the full list......

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The Taynuilt Gaelic Choir gave us a wonderful evening of song, both traditional Scottish songs and more contemporary music.  It was a lovely evening, very well attended and enjoyed by all.  ...

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  Having already acquired a certain air of antiquity and a considerable reputation as one of the “show places” of Argyll, St Conan’s Kirk is delighted to announce that it has been selected among Scotland’s top 100 buildings to participate in the Festival of Architecture’s Scotstyle exhibition and publication. Led by the Royal Incorporation of......

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First Ever Christmas Tree Festival in St Conan’s 2015 PARTICIPANTS The Trustees and Friends of St Conan’s Kirk are grateful to all those who contributed such imaginative, detailed and fun trees. They were as follows, in no particular order: Dalmally Historical Society Taynuilt Primary School Glenorchy Community Orchard (Visitors’ Favourite Tree) Lochawe SWI Glenorchy SWI......

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The community produced a spectacular display of 41 Christmas Trees in St Conan’s Kirk Lochawe over the first weekend in December. These trees were very far from ordinary! Imaginatively themed, skilfully designed and decorated with astonishing care and attention to detail, they were a real treat to see and a tribute to everyone’s hard work.......

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