Scottish Open Golf Accommodation

Open Golf Accommodation

Due to a cancellation the Bannerman B&B now has 3 rooms available from 4 – 10 July 2011 perfect for anyone attending, playing or working at the Barclays Scottish Open Golf Championship at Castle Stuart near Inverness.

For more information or to book please visit the Bannerman B&B or telephone Alison on 01463 -259199. Please note that bookings must be for a minimum of 3 nights.


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Simple Minds – Inverness

Simple Minds in Inverness – The Northern Meeting Park in Inverness will be the host for Simple Minds one and only Scottish gig on Saturday 16th July 2011. Big Country famous for the songs “In A Big Country” and “Look Away” have been scheduled as the support act.

Simple Minds are said to be the most successful Scottish rock band with over 40 million album sales and 21 UK top twenty singles with 8 reaching the top ten. Highland music lovers will enjoy hits like “Waterfront”, “Alive & Kicking”, UK chart topper “Belfast Child” and worldwide No.1 smash, “Don’t You (Forget About Me)” with the stunning Inverness Cathedral as a backdrop.

The event is being billed as Summer In The City 2011 and is being promoted by Inverness-based CK Events. CK promoted the Rod Stewart concert at Caledonian Stadium last July and they have also recently announced that Rod will be appearing at Pittodrie Stadium in Aberdeen on 5th June 2011 and Cawdor Castle has been earmarked for another event on 27th July 2011. Details of the artist has yet to be released but it is sure to be a big name following on from last year’s stars Westlife and the X-Factor Finalists.

Simple Minds have a hectic summer schedule as they play their Greatest Hits UK Forest Tour in England and Wales Forestry Commission forests during June and July plus European dates including Belgium and Germany later in July.

Simple Minds‘ current line-up is front man Jim Kerr and his fellow band founder Charlie Burchill plus Mel Gaynor and the most recent additions Andy Gillespie on keyboards and Ged Grimes formerly of Danny Wilson.

Tickets cost £36.00 and can be purchased from the Ticketmaster Website or by telephone on 08444 99 99 90.

Accommodation will need to be booked early as Inverness is always busy during the summer months anyway. To book an Inverness B&B please check out our selection of top rated Guest Houses and B&Bs.


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Peter Pan – Eden Court Theatre

Peter Pan is being performed at Eden Court Theatre Inverness from 1st to 5th June 2010.

The National Theatre of Scotland presents a brand new version, especially for families, of the Peter Pan story one the most magical stories ever told by a Scottish writer, in what will be 150th anniversary of the birth of JM Barrie.

Directed by the National Theatre of Scotland’s own Olivier Award-winning John Tiffany and written by multi award-winning Scottish playwright David Greig this Peter Pan reimagines the Darling family in Victorian Edinburgh with all its mists, gas-lamps, bridges and mystery.

Peter Pan is suited to anyone young at heart aged 5 and over.

Peter Pan is presented by arrangement with the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Samuel French Limited.

Tickets are available now from the Eden Court Theatre Box office.

Why not spend a day or so in Inverness and book your Inverness B&B with the Inverness Guest House Association.


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Forthcoming exhibitions in Inverness – contemporary fine and applied art at the Castle Gallery

As described in the Independent newspaper, the Castle Gallery on Castle Street is one of the best reasons to visit Inverness.

With gallery space located over 2 floors, the Castle Gallery offers a wonderful selection of works from both established artists and emerging talent. Its constantly changing exhibitions feature contemporary paintings, sculpture, hand-made prints, crafts and designer jewellery.

A joint exhibition of the works of Bronwen Sleigh and Samantha Bryan takes place from 5 to 26 September. An exhibition of Shazia Mahmood’s paintings follows, from 3 to 24 October.

For art lovers looking for an Inverness B&B, Trafford Bank guest house has an extensive and exciting collection of works (paintings, ceramics and sculptures) from many Castle Gallery featured artists such as Jonathon Shearer, Dorothy Stirling, Katy Spong, Michael Ross, June Carey, Ian McWhinnie, Eoghan Bridge and Marie Prett.

Works by other fine Castle Gallery artists, including Shazia Mahmood, Bronwen Sleigh, Nicola Slattery and Donald Hamilton Fraser can be enjoyed by guests staying at Moyness House B&B.


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