Giles Perring has been running Sound of Jura, a recording studio and music production house on Jura since 2005. Giles has produced a World Music Charts number 1 at the studio & received a Music Producers Guild award nomination in 2012. Giles has played key roles in the annual music festival for several years. 2011 [...]
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The artists featuring in Tip of the Tongue – Bàrr mo Theanga have been announced along with ticket details. The festival of oral culture will be held on Jura over Easter weekend, 8 and 9 April 2012. The artists celebrating oral culture in all its forms include: Anne Michaels, prize winning Canadian author of Fugitive [...]
Jura’s first festival of oral culture will be held over Easter weekend, the 8 and 9 April 2012. Jura’s annual September jamboree of Scottish Traditional music has been a must go, must see, must hear event for over a decade and a half. Now, that team is bringing their enthusiasm to mounting an Easter holiday [...]
Approximately 80 friends and family attended the Calum Bell Memorial Shoot on Jura on 26 September 2009 with 40 competing. The annual clay pigeon shoot, held last year for the first time, is an idea of Calum Bell’s friends and held in his memory. The results for 2009 are as follows: The Winner of the [...]
In the weekend from 25-27 September the annual Jura Music Festival was held, this year for the 16th time already. Among the many artists such as the Blazin’ Fiddles, Karen Matheson and Michael McGoldrick to name a few were the Islay Pipe Band as well. In the video below you can see and hear the [...]
The Jura half marathon and 10k run is to take place on Saturday July 18th 2009. The half marathon starts at 12noon while runners in the 10k will set out at 1.00pm. Registration for both events takes place from 11am in Craighouse village hall. There will be a barbeque followed by a dance at night [...]