Bookbug session with Lynda Cooper
Oct
1
3:00 PM15:00

Bookbug session with Lynda Cooper

Come and join Lynda Cooper from Adult Learning, Argyll and Bute Council, for some Bookbug fun on a Sunday afternoon! Bookbug sessions are friendly events for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their families to enjoy together.

The session will include some songs, stories and rhymes for parents and little ones to enjoy together in a very relaxed environment. And look out for the Bookbug, who will be making a personal appearance!

This is a free event. Booking is not required, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Drop-in Bookbinding
Oct
1
11:00 AM11:00

Drop-in Bookbinding

  • Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle, Bowmore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join our bookbinder Corinna Krause for an informal family drop-in session. Come along and have a play around with some bookbinding materials to find out how it's all done!

This is a free event. Booking is not required, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Leugh & Seinn Le Linda: Gaelic Storytelling and Song Workshop
Sep
30
2:00 PM14:00

Leugh & Seinn Le Linda: Gaelic Storytelling and Song Workshop

  • Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle, Bowmore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and join Linda Macleod for some fun Gaelic storytelling and songs for parents and their under-5s! Parents will have the opportunity to learn some songs to sing at home with their little ones.

Booklets will be provided for you to take away with you. No knowledge of Gaelic required!

This is a free event. Booking is not required, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Puppetry with Barbara Henderson
Sep
30
11:30 AM11:30

Puppetry with Barbara Henderson

  • Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle, Bowmore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us for lots of fun and a storytelling experience with a difference from puppeteer extraordinaire Barbara Henderson! Barbara will use shadow puppets to bring to life scenes from her book, Fir for Luck, and will throw in a bit of Punch and Judy too in anticipation of her new book, Punch, which is due out in October.

Why not have a go at some puppetry yourself? Audience members will have the opportunity to make their own shadow puppets and take part in their own performance. That's the way to do it!

Suitable for mid to late primary / early high school.

This is a free event. Booking not required.

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Alan Windram: One Button Benny
Sep
30
10:00 AM10:00

Alan Windram: One Button Benny

  • Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle, Bowmore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Benny was different. Benny was special. Benny was a robot.

Benny had a bright red button in the middle of his tummy. On the button, written in big, bold letters were the words 'Only press in an emergency'. Benny had never pressed his button, but often wondered what would happen if he did. One day he finds out!

Join the ever lively Alan Windram as he enthusiastically reads from his new picture book One Button Benny about an intergalactic robot! Come and try a spot of robot dancing and robot karaoke!

For children aged 3 to 7.

This is a free event. Booking not required.

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School Event: Drama workshop
Sep
29
2:00 PM14:00

School Event: Drama workshop

Fun drama workshop and dressing up with Barbara Henderson based on readings from her popular book, Fir for Luck.

Sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust.

This event is hosted within local schools and is not open to the public.

*Please note: All school events are subject to change.

 

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School Event: Colin MacIntyre
Sep
29
2:00 PM14:00

School Event: Colin MacIntyre

Musician and author Colin MacIntyre visits Islay High School's advance higher English students to discuss how his island heritage has inspired his writing and his music.

This event is hosted within local schools and is not open to the public.

*Please note: All school events are subject to change.

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School Event: Mac and Bob
Sep
29
1:00 PM13:00

School Event: Mac and Bob

Alan Windram visits our primary schools for some lively interactive sessions based on readings from his very popular Mac and Bob books.

Sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust.

This event is hosted within local schools and is not open to the public.

*Please note: All school events are subject to change.

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School Event: Drama workshop
Sep
29
11:00 AM11:00

School Event: Drama workshop

Fun drama workshop and dressing up with Barbara Henderson based on readings from her popular book, Fir for Luck.

Sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust.

This event is hosted within local schools and is not open to the public.

*Please note: All school events are subject to change.

 

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School Event: Mac and Bob
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

School Event: Mac and Bob

Alan Windram visits our primary schools for some lively interactive sessions based on readings from his very popular Mac and Bob books.

Sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust.

This event is hosted within local schools and is not open to the public.

*Please note: All school events are subject to change.

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Jura Day: Introduction to Bookbinding
Sep
28
5:00 PM17:00

Jura Day: Introduction to Bookbinding

  • Jura Care Centre (Croit à Chala) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our bookbinding workshop leader, Corinna Krause, is coming over to Jura to talk about her work in an informal session. All are welcome! Come along to find out more about Corinna's bookbinding, and have a play around with some of the materials to find out how it's all done!

This is a free event. Booking is not required, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Jura Day School Event: Small Isles Poetry Workshop
Sep
28
2:15 PM14:15

Jura Day School Event: Small Isles Poetry Workshop

  • Small Isles Primary School, Jura (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As part of Jura Day and National Poetry Day, poet Ryan Van Winkle will be holding a lively poetry workshop at Small Isles Primary School.

Sponsored by the Scottish Book Trust.

This event is hosted within local schools and is not open to the public.

*Please note: All school events are subject to change.

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