Scotland’s First Oyster Festival

Stranraer, in South West Scotland, is stunningly situated, around the sweeping bay at the head of Loch Ryan with beautiful views to distant Ailsa Craig, and beyond to the Irish Sea. The Stranraer Oyster Festival 2017 was inspired by the annual ...

It’s that time again!

Our town centre is once again looking lovely, bright and colourful with our summer plants. We’ve got even more planters arriving soon.  We want the town to look fabulous its 400th Royal Burgh anniversary celebrations and of course for the ...

Festival General Assistant wanted

We are looking for a temporary General Assistant to assist the Festival Officer organise the first Stranraer Oyster Festival. This is a full time but temporary position for three months commencing in July 2017 until end September 2017. Annual ...

New Festival Office

As from the 1st May 2017 we have our own dedicated office in Castle Court, Castle Street! This will be used as the Oyster Festival Office where Becky Toon, our Festival Officer will be based along with other support staff to the Trust. The address ...

New Job Opportunity

Job Advertisement – Festival Youth Activities Coordinator We are looking for a Youth Activities Coordinator for the development of the youth activities and youth training element of the Stranraer Oyster Festival. Working with young people of ...

2nd Round of Resilience Fund Launches 1st May 2017

The second round of the Stranraer Resilience Fund opens on the 1st May 2017. This fund makes small grants to local community groups who are working with people in hardship. The funding has come from the Scottish Government through the Development ...