WildHearts Highland Santa Run 2009

WildHearts Highland Santa Run 2009 takes place in Inverness on 29th November 2009. The Santa Run takes a scenic 5km route along the River Ness, below Inverness Castle and along through the Ness Islands. The event is open to all age groups and the money raised is for WildHearts, a Scottish charity that provides microloans and business training to help people in the developing world work their own way out of poverty.

Participants can raise as much as they want but there is a minimum of £30. Participants get a medal, goody bag, and of course costume for their registration fee.  For more information or to register visit the WildDayOut website.

If you are planning to stay in the City choose your Guest House In Inverness with the Inverness Guest House Association.


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Loch Ness Marathon Accommodation in Inverness – B&B Available

Due to a cancellation Avalon Guest House in Inverness now has a room available for the Loch Ness Marathon weekend.

The room is an En Suite Super King Double or Twin priced at £70.00 per night including breakfast and must be booked for a minimum of 2 nights including Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October 2009.

For more information please visit Avalon’s website by clicking here, telephone 01463-239075 or email [email protected]


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Belladrum Festival – Beauly 2009

On the 7th & 8th August one of the Highlights of the Scottish festival calendar, Belladrum 2009 takes place at Beauly. This family friendly event will  include more than 90 acts on 5 different stages and will  feature local and internationally renowned artists. Reformed million sellers Toploader have been confirmed and other artists include indie newcomers Little Comets and Official Secrets Act as well as ska band Kid British who recently supported reformed The Specials. There will also be Glaswegian noisy popsters Dananananakroyd.

This year’s cabaret presentation in the Venus Flytrap features The Swinging Salami Showcase Spectacular featuring artsists Le Gateau Chocolat, Boogaloo Stu, Fake Bush, Captain Kidd, Miss Dolly Rocket, Team Mud and The Sparklemotion Showponies.

Tickets should be available on the gates @ £90 adult weekend and £60 adult saturday. You can stay nearby at an Inverness B&B which is a short way from Beauly.


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