Events

The Board of Cormonachan Community Woodlands Ltd. encourages and permits special events in the woodlands:-

  1. Artwork & Sculpture events
    Previous one – Argyll Arts Collective – 3rd to 31st October 2020 – ‘Cormonachan Woodlands Art Trail’ – 1,125 people attended.
    Last one – Argyll Arts Collective – 2nd October to 7th November 2021 – ‘The Woodlands Art Trail – 2021’ – 1,415 people attended.


    Next one – Argyll Arts Collective – 1st to 30th October 2022 – ‘The Woodlands Art Trail – 2022’.
  2. Live theatrical events in the woodlands
    Previous one – Walking Theatre Company – Sunday 15th April 2018, one for children at 2 pm ‘The Celtic Tree Walk’ and another at 6.30 pm for adults – William Shakespeare production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
    Last one – Walking Theatre Company – on 3th June 2022 for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with another William Shakespeare production and another special performance for the children. We obtained funding for this event from Argyll & Bute Council’s Supporting Communities Fund so attendance was FREE… The children’s performance was at 2 pm – “The Wonderland Adventure” and the adults performance was at 7 pm – “Macbeth the Red” – Free transport was provided from the Lochgoilhead car park. These performances were organised in conjunction with Argyll Arts Collective and were very well attended with 71 attendees enjoying the events.


    The Wonderland Adventure

     

    Macbeth the Red

     

    Marriages In Contemplation Shelter
    Last ones – 20th October 2020 & 13th April 2021.

  3. Memorial & other events in the Contemplation Shelter
    Last ones – 6th June 2018 – Memorial Event For Liz Evans with the opening of the Contemplation Shelter
    & 7th November 2021 – Planting of an Oak tree by the indigenous Amazonians and a blessing of the Rain Forest by them.

  4. Special events, such as Guided walks, Bat walks, Easter Egg walks & Halloween walks. Apply to the Secretary for further details – Secretary@cormonachan-woodlands.co.uk.On 17th March 2022, Students from Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh had a guided walk lead by Dee Locke, our Secretary, around the 2.5 km circular paths in Cormonachan Community Woodlands which included them filming the trees and nature within these ancient woodlands in conjunction with Cove Park, Cove by Helensburgh.
  5. Outside Broadcasts
    BBC iPLAYER – “Loggerheads” – episode 5 (28 minutes filmed in Cormonachan Community WoodlandsWatch Loggerheads Episode 5 here

Where To Go Locally In Loch Goil 2022 – a leaflet about Lochgoilhead and Carrick Castle for printing…

Also, visit WHAT TO DO in Loch Goil on The Wee Goil’s website, our local monthly magazine.