4th to 8th October are the dates for The Wild Assynt Festival, part of the Wild North Festival which began in June with wildflower events. Details are to be found at www.facebook.com/assyntfestival and on the Events page at http://northhighlandsscotland.com
On Saturday 16th August there was a “FREE Intro to Fly Tying & Casting” followed on Sunday 17th August by an “Assynt Open Fishing Competition”.
There are plenty of other activities and festivities leading up to the Festival and details can be found at www.discoverassynt.co.uk
Wild Assynt Festival events will include:
A Taste of Assynt at Gencanisp Lodge
Heritage trails and guided walks
Community Arts Building Grand Opening at Glencanisp Lodge
Dark Sky event
Torchlight Parade & Piper
Plate painting at Highland Stoneware
Ceilidh-disco at Lochinver Village Hall
More info on Assynt events can be found at: facebook.com/assyntfestival.