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An Annual Celebration of literature, art, music, drama and film in the Scottish Highlands

Welcome to the 19th Nairn Book & Arts Festival

The Festival programme will be announced on the 24th June.

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What's on

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  • Silent film  with accompaniment by Andy May. Book via nairncc.co.uk Photo
    live-performance | 10 Sep - 16 Aug

    Silent film with accompaniment by Andy May. Book via nairncc.co.uk

  • Storytelling:  Margot Henderson - Storytelling for Families. Free entry, no booking required Photo
    kids-family | 27 Aug - 27 Aug

    Storytelling: Margot Henderson - Storytelling for Families. Free entry, no booking required

  • Blether at The Bandstand Photo
    festival | 1 Sep - 1 Sep

    Blether at The Bandstand

  • Nairn Academy student artwork and zines Photo
    fine-art | 27 Aug - 5 Sep

    Nairn Academy student artwork and zines

  • Festival Club at The Bandstand: Samba Sene and Diwan Photo
    festival | 27 Aug - 27 Aug

    Festival Club at The Bandstand: Samba Sene and Diwan

  • Submissions invited - Open Exhibition - Every Picture Tells a Story Photo
    fine-art | 30 Aug - 28 Sep

    Submissions invited - Open Exhibition - Every Picture Tells a Story

Our Sponsors and Funders

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  • Nairns wordmark Aubergine RGB
  • Group 3034
  • Creative Scotland bw
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  • CORE 5036 Community Stories Fund logo panel final