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Bute Events

A comprehensive guide to all the events

big and small on Bute.

  • IBAC's Bute Studio Trail 2024
    IBAC's Bute Studio Trail 2024
    Sat, 20 Jul
    All around the Isle of Bute
    20 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 21 Jul 2024, 17:00
    All around the Isle of Bute, Bute, Isle of Bute PA20, UK
    20 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 21 Jul 2024, 17:00
    All around the Isle of Bute, Bute, Isle of Bute PA20, UK
    The Isle of Bute's Artists' Collective annual open studio trail where doors are flung wide to welcome those who love to see artists and creatives do their thing!
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  • The Adventures of Dr. Dolittle
    The Adventures of Dr. Dolittle
    Tue, 23 Jul
    Rothesay
    23 Jul 2024, 18:00 – 22:00
    Rothesay, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    23 Jul 2024, 18:00 – 22:00
    Rothesay, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    Illyria Outdoor Theatre Co presents this Gala concert at the Rothesay Joint Campus. Doors open at 5pm for a 6pm start.
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  • Tea in the Gardens
    Tea in the Gardens
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, 24 Jul
    Ardencraig Gardens
    24 Jul 2024, 12:00 – 16:00
    Ardencraig Gardens, 6 Ardencraig Ln, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9EZ, UK
    24 Jul 2024, 12:00 – 16:00
    Ardencraig Gardens, 6 Ardencraig Ln, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9EZ, UK
    Between 12pm until 4pm come and enjoy tea, coffee, soup and homemade cakes in the Ardencraig Garden's Tearoom! A lovely chance to enjoy the gardens, the aviary and the bountiful Victoria Glasshouses run by Ardencraig Gardens Friends Group.
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  • Babies In The Bothy! Family Fun Series @ Mount Stuart
    Babies In The Bothy! Family Fun Series @ Mount Stuart
    Fri, 26 Jul
    Mount Stuart House Front Lawn
    26 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 11:00
    Mount Stuart House Front Lawn, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute PA20 9NA
    26 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 11:00
    Mount Stuart House Front Lawn, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute PA20 9NA
    Come along for some family fun, mini-edition @ Mount Stuart! Our Babies in the Bothy session will be held in Alberta's Bothy, located by the front lawn in front of Mount Stuart House. Suitable for children aged 0-3 years old & their carers. Sessions are free, but booking is essential.
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  • Butefest
    Butefest
    Fri, 26 Jul
    Ettrick Bay
    26 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 28 Jul 2024, 01:00
    Ettrick Bay, Isle of Bute PA20 0QX
    26 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 28 Jul 2024, 01:00
    Ettrick Bay, Isle of Bute PA20 0QX
    Family friendly weekend Festival by the sea on Ettrick Bay!
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  • Bute Noir Crime Writers' Festival
    Bute Noir Crime Writers' Festival
    Fri, 02 Aug
    The Glenburn Hotel
    02 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 04 Aug 2024, 19:00
    The Glenburn Hotel , Mountstuart Rd, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JP, UK
    02 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 04 Aug 2024, 19:00
    The Glenburn Hotel , Mountstuart Rd, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JP, UK
    The annual Bute Noir Crime Writers' Festival returns to Bute and this year in a dramatic new venue! The Glenburn Hotel will host the various exciting events over three days of collaboration and thrilling crime insights from famous writer from Scotland and abroad.
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  • Mount Stuart - A Spiritual Journey
    Mount Stuart - A Spiritual Journey
    Sat, 03 Aug
    Mount Stuart House
    03 Aug 2024, 09:45 – 11:30
    Mount Stuart House, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute PA20 9NA
    03 Aug 2024, 09:45 – 11:30
    Mount Stuart House, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute PA20 9NA
    Tickets must be pre-booked online. A 90 minute tour detailing the 3rd Marquess of Bute's devotion to architecture and his Christian faith.
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  • Bute Agricultural Show
    Bute Agricultural Show
    Wed, 14 Aug
    Rothesay
    14 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Rothesay, High St, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20, UK
    14 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 16:00
    Rothesay, High St, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20, UK
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  • Isle of Bute Seasports Club Raft Race
    Isle of Bute Seasports Club Raft Race
    Sun, 18 Aug
    Rothesay
    18 Aug 2024, 13:00 – 17:00
    Rothesay, West Bay, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 0AZ, UK
    18 Aug 2024, 13:00 – 17:00
    Rothesay, West Bay, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 0AZ, UK
    Show your support to the raft builders, setting off from Kiddies Corner in their homemade rafts.
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  • Bute Highland Games
    Bute Highland Games
    Sat, 24 Aug
    Stadium
    24 Aug 2024, 10:30 – 17:00
    Stadium, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20, UK
    24 Aug 2024, 10:30 – 17:00
    Stadium, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20, UK
    The busiest event of the Rothesay calendar!
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  • Bute Forest Wellness Day!
    Bute Forest Wellness Day!
    Sun, 25 Aug
    Bute Community Forest
    25 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 15:00
    Bute Community Forest, Isle of Bute PA20 0QL, UK
    25 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 15:00
    Bute Community Forest, Isle of Bute PA20 0QL, UK
    Come and bathe your soul in the Community Forest on Bute. Time for rejuvenation, relaxation and mindfulness.
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  • The Gondoliers, Gilbert & Sullivan
    The Gondoliers, Gilbert & Sullivan
    Thu, 29 Aug
    Rothesay Joint Campus
    29 Aug 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Rothesay Joint Campus, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    29 Aug 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Rothesay Joint Campus, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    Family friendly version of The Gondoliers, set to be an evening of laughter and music and pure entertainment.
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  • International Recital Duo
    International Recital Duo
    Fri, 06 Sept
    Isle of Bute Parish Church
    06 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    06 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 21:00
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    Hugh McKay, Cello & Junyan Chen, Piano
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  • Bute Festival of Cycling
    Bute Festival of Cycling
    Sat, 14 Sept
    Rothesay
    14 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 15 Sept 2024, 18:00
    Rothesay, Serpentine Rd, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20
    14 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 15 Sept 2024, 18:00
    Rothesay, Serpentine Rd, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20
    A weekend of competitive cycling events around Bute. Also hosting the well known Serpentine Hill climb!
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  • German Baroque Ensemble
    German Baroque Ensemble
    Fri, 11 Oct
    Isle of Bute Parish Church
    11 Oct 2024, 19:00 – 21:30
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    11 Oct 2024, 19:00 – 21:30
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    Chamber Philharmonic Europe with works by Vivaldi, Albinoni, Bach, Delius and Mozart.
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  • Solo Piano & String Quartet
    Solo Piano & String Quartet
    Fri, 08 Nov
    Isle of Bute Parish Church
    08 Nov 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    08 Nov 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    Nikita Lukinov, Piano & Friends
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  • Pocket Opera: CarmenCo
    Pocket Opera: CarmenCo
    Fri, 06 Dec
    Isle of Bute Parish Church
    06 Dec 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    06 Dec 2024, 19:30 – 21:30
    Isle of Bute Parish Church, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9JH, UK
    Two Guitarists & Singer/Dancer
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  • Family Fun Sessions At Mount Stuart!
    Family Fun Sessions At Mount Stuart!
    Tuesday & Thursday 'til 8th August
    Mount Stuart Courtyard Cafe
    Tuesday & Thursday 'til 8th August
    Mount Stuart Courtyard Cafe, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute PA20 9NA
    Tuesday & Thursday 'til 8th August
    Mount Stuart Courtyard Cafe, Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute PA20 9NA
    Family fun sessions are back! Bring the kids along every Tuesday & Thursday 10:30am-12 noon from 2nd July- 8th August.
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Tosca By Puccini
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Bute Yard Sunday Market
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Trials of Bute 2024
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Trials of Bute 2024
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IBAC's Bute Studio Trail 2024
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IBAC's Bute Studio Trail 2024
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The Adventures of Dr. Dolittle
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Tea in the Gardens
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Butefest
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Butefest
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Bute Noir Crime Writers' Festival
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