Events

Please check regularly to find out what’s happening in and around Coigach. If you would like to have your event listed here, please contact us.

Manran

When - Friday 8th June, 2018 , 8:00pm
Where - Coigach Community Hall

The first visit to Coigach for this great band.

“With a central ethos built around the band’s traditional Celtic roots, fiery tunes from fiddle, accordion, flute, uillean and Highland bagpipes bind powerfully to a rhythm section awash with elements of funk, jazz and rock to create some of the most innovative and uplifting instrumental music around.”

The local ceilidh trail with Kim Maclennan on accordion, Anna Buxton on fiddle and voice and Rory Matheson on piano will be providing the support for this concert.

Tickets – £15/£12 under 16 – £8 available from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/manran-tickets-44878445639

Website http://manran.co.uk/

 

Guided Walk on the Postie’s Path

When - Wednesday 13th June, 2018 , 10:00am
Where - Achduart

A guided hike along the Postman’s path to discover the plants, birds and other wildlife of Ben Mor Coigach. This upland walk is medium-difficult so you need to be in good health with a good level of fitness, suitable warm outdoor clothing and good sturdy walking boots. You must also bring sufficient food, snacks and water to drink. This walk is weather-dependent so you must get in touch with Michelle Henley (contact details below) if you intend to come.

Meet 10am at Achduart car park.

 

WHAT TO BRING: Warm outdoor clothing including waterproofs, sturdy boots or wellies, lunch, snacks and a drink.

CONTACT: Michelle Henley E mhenley@scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk or 07920 468567

For more on the Scottish Wildlife Trust visit their website at https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/reserve/ben-mor-coigach/

The Coigach Gathering 2018

When - Saturday 30th June, 2018
Where - Coigach Community Hall & Playing Field

achiltibuie bagpipe specialistsThe Coigach Gathering is an annual get together in the community. Initially started to raise funds for our new hall it remains the main fund raising event to support it.

Centred around the hall and playing field with competitions, races, games, music, local food and activities indoors and out and some great raffle prizes.

All rounded off with a dance in the evening. A day out for all the family.

Jazz in the Village

When - Thursday 5th July, 2018 , 8:00pm
Where - Coigach Community Hall

The popular jazz duo of Ian Millar (saxophone) & Dominic Spencer (piano) performing at the Coigach Hall.

Tickets £10 at the door.

 

http://www.millarandspencer.co.uk/index.htm

 

Traditional Music Session with Bob Massie

When - Tuesday 24th July, 2018 , 7:30pm
Where - Coigach Community Hall

fiddle and mandolinAn evening session in the hall with special guest Bob Massie.  All welcome.

Drop in any time between 7.30 and 10.30 for as long as you like. Play,sing or just have a drink and a chat.

“A music session, traditional music session or simply session is a term often used to describe a social gathering of musicians. Sometimes a music session is referred to as a jam session. Much of the music at such events revolves around traditional music for the area or popular songs. A suitable venue might be a local hotel, public bar, village hall or private home. At a session musicians usually play or sing for pleasure and simply socialise with each other.”

This event is sponsored by Coigach Community Hall. Any donations to help cover our expenses will be welcome if you enjoy the evening.

Ceilidh Dance

When - Thursday 9th August, 2018 , 7:30pm
Where - Coigach Community Hall

Come along and try some highland ceilidh dancing with the amazing Ruairidh Maclean.

Fun for all the family. No experience necessary.

 

 

Seventh Coigach Half Marathon

When - Saturday 13th October, 2018
Where - Achiltibuie

“The route takes you on a fantastic rollercoaster ride round the most beautiful peninsula on Scotland’s North-West coast.“

coigach half marathon

Achiltibuie Playing Field,  by Primary School  IV26 2YG
01854 622 419 Angus MacLeod

More details and entry forms here (opens in a new window)

 

Ceilidh Dance

When - Saturday 13th October, 2018
Where - Coigach Community Hall

Dance to the music of Ruairidh Maclean for those with energy to spare after a busy day running or climbing.