If you tire of culture and seek refuge in a sanctuary of birds (of the feathered variety) then you may find your haven here. The site is maintained by a good musical friend of ours.
Here are links to some websites that we have looked at and found interesting. If you know a good site please email us and we will include it here. Or, if you have administrative privileges, you may add it yourself.
Gives details and news about the Biggar Little Festival which runs annually in October.
Border Events is a similar site to clydevelley.net in that it promotes all types of events in the Scottish Borders, Berwickshire & North Northumberland areas. All their events appear in a bi-monthly magazine.
This is a useful website for finding out what is going on and has been happening in the thriving rural community of Douglas in the Clyde Valley. Well illustrated by photographer and council member Lindsay Addison. Also contains interesting links to other local interests, including how to get a free website for your community or parish council.
The DVRAP (Douglas Valley Rural Activity Partnership) is a charity based in Douglas, South Lanarkshire. The DVRAP puts on a variety of classes and events for adults and children, such as childrens arts classes, glass painting, salsa and keep fit. Contact Sarah Peters (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
This is the website of an organisation dedicated to increasing the profile and visibility of Scottish traditional music through 'information, education and advocacy'. Simon Thoumire runs the show and he is based in Lamington..
The Rural Community Gateway is a portal for people living and working in rural areas in Scotland. The site was established in March 2003 and has an online community of over 1,800 users around and beyond rural Scotland. Over 20,000 pages are being viewed on average each month on the Rural Gateway.
A key site if you want to find out who's who and what is going on among camera clubs.
Craftspeople and artists are listed on this very comprehensive website. It includes details of crafts trails, courses and informal workshops.
Andrew McCallum, a member of Biggar Writers, tells us that the Scottish Poetry Library website is worth a visit.