Colonsay’s annual Food & Drink Festival

Next festival is on 9th to 23rd October 2019.

Colonsay Gin Tasting at the Colonsay Festival of Food and Drink
Offering cooking classes from renowned experts; whisky, gin and wine tasting; foraging for a delicious lunch; bottling and preserving; bread baking and talks from local food and drink producers. The programme had something for everyone including talks, guided walks, and children’s baking and craft workshops.
2018 was another delicious year for our food & drink festival and to get a taste for events on offer, see the full two week 2018 programme at

Scottish Land Fund Award

Colonsay Community Development Company (CCDC) is excited to be able to announce that they have been awarded £395,000 by the Scottish Land Fund towards the cost of land purchase in Scalasaig. This is for the development of much needed new community-led housing and business space. A substantial award from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) also helped towards the total sum required.
We owe a lot of thanks to The Highlands Small Community Housing Trust, HIE and MOWI for their help and support in getting us to this point. We would also like to acknowledge Colonsay Estate's commitment to our project.
Please go to the Colonsay Community Development Company page for further details:
Kilchattan Primary Search for New Head Teacher

The 7 pupils of Kilchattan Primary are on the hunt for a new Head Teacher. A social media campaign is now underway titled "Hebridean Headteacher Wanted." The story has also been featured in the national media,

For more information please visit the facebook page and follow the link bellow for the job advert.…/argyll-bute-council/jobs…

Scalasaig housing development site