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During lockdown we managed to arrange to have the damaged lion from the cloisters, retrieved from its location for many years leaning against a wall in one of the chapels,and sent off for repair. A few images of the repairs to the base and also the damaged jaw. Post-lockdown the plinth in the cloisters is......

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Some images of the completed first phase of the Kirk lighting scheme, including images of the Nave and South Aisle. The lighting has transformed these areas and revealed new details of the Kirk. Completed with the support of visitor donations, fundraising by the Friends of St Conan’s Kirk and the LEADER Rural Development program. Work......

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Regular visitors to the Kirk will have seen the major changes in the gardens, with new garden areas, seating, paths and the clearance of Rhododendrons and more. Many of these improvements have involved local schools participating in the gardening or willing volunteers. At the end of October we received great news that the Baillie Gifford Community Awards Programme......

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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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