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Bluebird On Bute

On Friday evening, the pier will be the place to be at 6.20pm as Donald Campbell's Bluebird rolls off the Calmac ferry and on to Bute. With interest from The One Show and BBC Reporting Scotland, we are hoping that lots of locals (and visitors!) are there to welcome...

Bute Noir Competition – She’s a Winner!

The Bute Noir sponsored competition has been won by Pauline McGough from Glasgow. Pauline says:" Bute is my not-so-guilty pleasure - I can feel the weight of the day to day lift from my shoulders as soon as I Board that Ferry! P" Pauline wins 2 tickets to " Now for...

Bute Studio Trail Competition

The winners of this fantastic Visit Bute  competition are: Catherine Findlay, from Penicuilk.  Catherine says"  What wonderful news for a wet Monday morning! I have wanted to visit your magical island for so long!  My husband and and I are both interested in crafts -...

Bute Noir Competition

Visit Bute are running another competition! Thanks to the generosity of Bute Noir, we are able to offer two tickets to one event in this all-star weekend as follows: Where?  Rothesay Library. When? Saturday 4 August; 3.30pm. What?  "Now for something completely...

Bute Noir | 2018 Authors Announced

  Bute Noir revealed its line up this morning at 11am and what a fantastic collection of crime-writers they have for us in 2018! It's truly an international gathering with Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurðardóttir and American Alexandra Sokoloff appearing alongside Graeme...

Highland Games/Mount Stuart Competition

We are giving away a chance to win a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) to Bute Highland Games on Saturday 11 August. This ticket will also give you free admittance to Mount Stuart Gardens on 12 August.  On both days, there is a chance to see Bluebird K7 on...

The Bute Gallery | Lindsay Turk Exhibition

Saturday night saw the opening of The Bute Gallery's first exhibition in its new and larger premises on Princes Street. This solo exhibition by Perth-based Lindsay Turk expresses her interest in capturing the most fleeting moments in the natural world; tiny studies of...

Motorhoming on Bute

This is written by Jonty and Morag Clews, who are frequent visitors to Bute. Normally, they come by boat, but here they describe their visit via Freebird 2 - their motorhome, as part of their year-long trip around the UK. We arrived at Wemyss Bay aboard our 6m Hymer...

Visit Bute Winter Competition – She’s a Winner!

The Bute House Party Competition has been won by Sai K from Glasgow.  She says: "Really excited to be the winner for the fantastic opportunity to stay at the house party. I have been planning to visit this wee island from long time. This would be the best opportunity...

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Forthcoming Events on Bute

  1. New Visual Arts Exhibition: to The Power of Twelve – Christine Borland

    June 23 - November 18
  2. Tighnabruich Gallery | Jane Hunter | Hush

    July 28 @ 3:00 pm - September 2 @ 5:00 pm
  3. The Bute Gallery | Stanley Bird

    August 3 @ 7:00 pm - August 31 @ 7:00 pm
  4. Bluebird on Bute

    August 4 - August 18
  5. Glenburn Cabaret Weekend

    August 18 @ 12:00 am - August 19 @ 12:00 am