Festival Finale

Nairn Links,
8 Sep – 8 Sep


Join us for our Finale Day – a fun, family friendly day celebrating nature, creativity and just some of Nairn’s amazing green spaces.

The day starts with our Beasties and Butterflies Ball – come dressed up, or arrive early at 10.30am to pick up and decorate some wings! Meet at the Links Car Park. The parade will be led by environmental artist Gordon Maclellan, a stilt walker, and ‘Guarana Street Band’. We will also be joined by Nairn’s own samba group, The Penguin’s Tuxedo. All welcome! The parade ends at Viewfield Park, where there will be creative activities and some fun outdoor cookery for families with Nature 4 Health until 2.00pm. Various environmental groups will have stalls and activities in the Putting Green area, including Green Hive, the Butterfly Conservation Trust, the WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre, and more...

Amy Neville 
11.30am – 4.30pm
Always wanted to have a go at working with willow? Amy from Naturally Useful is going to be guiding you through some weaving techniques to make dragonflies. All welcome between 11.30am and 4.30pm – drop in and try your hand. These dragonflies look beautiful hung inside or out in the garden or displayed on a stick above your flower pot.

Guarana Street Band
Join Guarana Street Band for banging beats and good vibes as they lead our Finale Day parade! Established in 2003 in Aberdeen, Guarana Street Band are a community samba drum and wind band that has no barriers to participation in practice and performance, in terms of age, ability or finance. Promoting fantastic music for all abilities, the band boasts 30-40 members, encouraging audience participation at every gig.

Music at James’s
From 1.00pm

Music at James’s on the Putting Green – enjoy a curated afternoon of music by local musicians.

‘Final Finale’ at the Bandstand Bar and Restaurant
Check the Bandstand Bar’s Facebook page for details @bandstandbar

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for timings and locations.


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