The Comrie Fortnight is an annual festival held in the village annually on the last week in July and the first week in August. The Comrie Fortnight was originally started by Jack Elliot and Mrs Palmer, in the late 1960’s, to coincide with the traditional Glasgow Trades Fortnight. Scotland has local holidays at various times of the year, (eg September) and also trade fairs fortnight. Edinburgh’s is the first two weeks in July, Glasgow’s is the 3rd and 4th weeks in July.
The traditional has evolved over the years and the festival now runs a whole range of activities from competitions to outings, from dances to the parade ensure that there is something to suit everybody.
The final day of the Fortnight consists of a float parade through the village to the Laggan Park where an afternoon of fun events takes place.
The booking office opens in the White Church on Saturday, June 23.
Saturday 23rd July: 2pm-4pm.
Sunday 24th July to Thursday 4th August: 10am-noon & 2pm-4pm
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