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Yuletide Night returns!

Move over, Largs Yuletide Event- the traditional late night Thursday Evening is back! After all, you can’t fight tradition… Local businesses requested the Largs Initiative to scrap the 3 day long yuletide weekend event in order to bring back the traditional Thursday Evening with extended opening hours, and they have finally agreed. The three day long [...]

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Come to Church as you are

Come to Church as you are

Churches in Largs are trying out a new “no need to dress up” policy to encourage a more informal and welcoming atmosphere as part of a nationwide “Back to Church” drive. Largs ministers are urging residents throughout their respective parishes to return to the church for worship. Gordon Fife, of St. Columbia’s Episcopal Church stated “It [...]

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The Viking Festival’s Continental Fair a smashing hit

The Viking Festival’s Continental Fair a smashing hit

Chocolate croissants, pastas, prawns, frankfurters… There were flavours of every kind to tantalize the taste buds while taking in the delights of the arts and crafts flown in by traders from all corners of the globe, from as far away as Spain, Ecuador and South Africa. The Viking Festival is the biggest and most important in [...]

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The Battle of Largs

The Battle of Largs

The Largs Viking Festival is already underway this weekend, in memory of the historical Battle of Largs, so what better way to get into the Viking spirit than a short impromptu history lesson? The Battle of Largs was fought 2nd October, 1263, between the forces of Norway (led by king Håkon Håkonsson) and Scotland (led by [...]

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