Reminder: street party this weekend

The Bute Community Band playing in the Montague Street performance space in Rothesay town centre last August - both band and performance area are set to feature in the Bute street party in June to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.
The Bute Community Band playing in the Montague Street performance space in Rothesay town centre last August - both band and performance area are set to feature in the Bute street party in June to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.

The island community is invited to a street party in Rothesay to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday this weekend.

The party on Sunday, June 12, will kick-off at 12.50pm with the arrival of the Lord Lieutenant of Argyll and Bute who will officially open the day.

Members of the public can take advantage of picnic benches in Guildford Square and Montague Street by bringing along a lunch, and can browse the stalls of island charities hoping to raise some money.

Entertainment will be provided by Bute Community Band, Bute Ceilidh Band, the Ballianlay Choir, Rothesay and District Pipe Band, Daniel Sweet, among others, and there will be fun activities for the whole family.

The day will be brought to a conclusion with a Big Dougie’s Family Party.

The full itinerary for the day is as follows:

1250 - 1300 Arrival of Lord Lieutenant

1300 – 1330 Bute Community Band

1330 – 1400 Rothesay Academy: The Red Hearted Vibes, Layla Templeton, Beth Swan

1400 - 1420 Bute Primary Schools

1420 – 1450 Bute Ceilidh Band

1450 - 1510 Ballianlay Choir

1510 – 1520 Anna Harrison

1520 - 1530 Daniel Sweet

1530 - 1600 Rothesay and District Pipe Band

1600 – 1615 Anne McIlroy’s Highland Dancers

1615 - 1700 Big Dougie’s Family Party