Bute’s Christmas build-up gathers pace with Ballianlay Fayre

The Original Ballianlay Christmas Fayre took place at the Straad Hall on Sunday, November 16, 2014.
The Original Ballianlay Christmas Fayre took place at the Straad Hall on Sunday, November 16, 2014.

The build-up to Christmas on Bute gathered pace on Sunday with the Original Ballianlay Christmas Fayre at the Straad Hall.

Following the Bute Arts Club’s Christmas fair last weekend, festive gift-hunters were out in force again on Sunday looking for the perfect hand-crafted presents as made by sisters-in-law Ruth and Hazel Robertson and by Ray and Angela Beverley and their daughter Amy.

Ceviving cuppas and delicious home-baking added to the attractions at Sunday’s event; next up on the island’s Christmas calendar is the Colintraive Christmas Fair, a short hop on the ferry from Rhubodach on Saturday, November 22.