PICTURES: Nairn Book and Arts Festival 'Close to Nature's Heart' has a very successful first weekend and is looking forward to welcoming 10-metre tall STORM this weekend
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Nairn Book and Arts Festival has got off to a flying start.
With a Beach of Dreams, a High Street Takeover, marching Penguins and a specially organised coastal conservation walk, "you name it" it is happening in Nairn this week.
With the rest of the week for the festival to run, there are tickets still available for a number of events.
Festival chairman Alexander Williamson, who leads the organising committee, said: "What a fantastic opening festival weekend.
"It was wonderful to see so many people out for our High Street Takeover on Saturday - particularly with other events going around town - and especially brilliant to see so many of Nairn's young people showcasing their talents and getting creative. "
He continued: "We've had such positive feedback for Kinetika's Beach of Dreams flag installation on Nairn East Beach on Sunday.
"And our coastal conservation walk with Nairn Dunbar Golf Links and the RSPB on the same day was a really lovely event.
"So a great start to festival week, with much more to come.
"Be it author talks, live music, creative workshops, puppetry and writing workshops in local schools. You name it, it's happening in Nairn this week.
"We have a handful of tickets left for our live events at Nairn Community and Arts Centre, which we are running at a limited capacity to keep people safe."
"And not forgetting our online author talks on Saturday and our festival finale on Sunday, with a very special visit from 10 metre tall puppet STORM. Can't wait for that one!
"So check out our website and book your tickets today."
For more visit, nairnfestival.co.uk
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