Arts & Culture

Douglas Maxwell

A Respectable Widow Takes To Vulgarity, Fatbaws, Build Your Own Utopia, The Backpacker Blues. Just some of the uniquely titled plays and musicals written by the hugely successful, Girvan-born playwright, Douglas Maxwell.

The Iris – Kelly Craig

There’s a real buzz about Fresh Ayr Fest, Ayrshire’s new Folk Music Festival. Leafy Rozelle Park will come to life this summer to host a brand-new family-friendly music festival and everybody’s talking about it. There’s going to be camping, live music workshops, outdoor activities for the wee ones, circus workshops and over 25 world-class music acts taking to the three stages that will bring this natural theatre to life in August 2023.

The Iris

Six Upcoming Movies To Keep An Eye Out For In 2023 Ross Hunter With 2022’s overwhelming box office success in Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick, we are starting to see the film industry looking a little more assured and audiences looking for their next big screen experience. And 2023 has plenty to offer. Expect to…

Ayr Academy

The Art and Design department at Ayr Academy was approached by Active Schools to be involved in the creation of a mural. This mural was to be painted on a retaining wall at the side of the running track, on a wall that faces towards the spectator stand so would be seen by many people using the facility.

Modern Artisan Merie Philips sketching at Highgrove Gardens

Artisans Go Green At Dumfries House

Creating communities for a more sustainable world

Downs With Love - Rachel Still, Abigail Brydon, Calum Barbour

Downs With Love

A powerful and emotive story of love and diversity

Eddie Pollock

Eddie Pollock

Collector Of Fairground And Rolling Stones Memorabilia

Richie Cameron

Richie Cameron

Meet The Prestwick-Based Artist Specialising In Ceramics