Special Events

Noir At the Bar

Craig Robertson, Chris Brookmyre, James Oswald
Noir At The Bar

Round off Friday night by joining several authors in The Black Bull Inn from 10.15p.m for an open mic event! Tickets are priced at £5 each available from Print Point and include your first drink when your ticket is redeemed at the bar (soft drink, spirit, wine, beer).

The Brookmyre Cup

Rothesay Putting Green will once again host the “Usual Suspects” on Saturday morning from 10.30a.m as they compete for the Brookmyre Cup. Pop along and cheer on your favourite.

Meet The Author

Alexandra Sokoloff and Myra Duffy talk murder at Print Point, Bute Noir 2016

Join various authors throughout the day on Saturday 3rd August as they pop into Print Point to sign copies of their latest books. This is a great opportunity to meet and chat to your favourite writers in Bute’s cosy independent bookshop. A timetable will be posted on our website and social media and we guarantee you there will be cake!

The Bute Noir Bus Tour

See Bute in the Open Top Bus Tour!

Discover the hidden stories of the people and the places of the Isle of Bute on this special one off bus tour with Paul Duffy (Brandanii Archaeology and Heritage).

Find out why author Myra Duffy sets her crime novels on the island and see some of the locations she uses.

You may even be lucky enough to see the seals basking on the rocks! Places are limited so book early.

The 2 hour bus tour will start at Guildford Square on Sunday 4th August at 10.15a.m.

This bus tour has been kindly sponsored by Visit Bute and West Coast Motors.