Mull of Galloway Festival

10/08/2014 Mull of Galloway

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Venue : Drummore
Contact Website : https://www.facebook.com/mullofgallowaylighthouse

The Mull of Galloway Trust is planning a celebration to mark the first anniversary of the Community Buy-out at Scotland’s most southerly point and to thank the local community for its support.

The 30 acre site and all buildings, with the exception of the Tower which remains operational, were sold by the Northern Lighthouse Board to the Mull of Galloway Trust after it secured more than £300,000 of funding. The official handover took place on 4 July 2013 at the Mull of Galloway with Ian Webster from Northern Lighthouse Board opening the gate for the community.

During the second weekend of August 2014 the Mull of Galloway Trust is planning to celebrate the first anniversary with a special festival weekend.
The Festival will officially be opened on Friday 8 August by Maureen Chand, Chairperson of the Mull of Galloway Trust and, hopefully, a well-known celebrity. Local crafters from the Kirkmaiden area and further afield will be displaying and selling their crafts during the weekend, together with tales from former lighthouse keepers, guided walks, lots of activities for all the family to enjoy and great live music on Sunday 10th August.

The Lighthouse Tower and Exhibition will be operating as usual but will be free of charge throughout the weekend.