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Company number: SC119255
Charity number: SC006027
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Robert McLellan 1907 - 1985
McLellan Arts Festival 2020

This year's McLellan Arts Festival will take place from 29th August to 13th September 2020.

We're excited about the line up this year, with a few changes and some new elements being introduced, including the inaugural Wee Mac Arran Children's book festival.

Click the Squirrel to read more about Wee Mac, and keep an eye out for programme announcements in the coming months.

Previous Festivals



This year's McLellan Arts Festival took place from 30th August to 14th September 2019. Click the button on the right to see the fantastic programme.


We were delighted to announce the return of the McLellan Arts Festival in 2018. 

The festival ran from 31st August - 9th September 2018.

Click the button on the right to see the full programme.


2017's McLellan Festival programme included the international McLellan Poetry Competition, the famous festival ceilidh, Clamjamfry with local artist Tim Pomeroy and much more. To see the full programme click the button to the right. 

Festival Images

2018 Festival Images

2017 Festival Images

 Dramatised reading of 'Sweet Largie Bay'
'Jamie the Saxt' by Robert Mclellan with Borderline Theatre & Arran Community
 Arran's Film Archive  
Dance Company 'Indepen-Dance'
RCS students rehearsing one of their performances for the Festival
Brodick Pier early 1930s
Opera Gala
'A Horse for Every Man'
Simon Armitage presenting Poetry Prize 2015 to John Foggin