Tourism Award for Theatre Group Leader?

Item Posted: Tuesday 27th October, 2009

Tourism Award for Theatre Group Leader?

The shortlist for the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards has been announced, and the winners will be announced at a ceremony at Drumossie Hotel, Inverness on 20th November. Including dinner of great Highland fare and magnificent entertainment from the ubiquitous Red Hot Chilli Pipers and the Bruce McGregor Ceilidh band.
More informatio
info@highland-tourism-awards.uk

The Dining Out Award received a record number of public votes with people flocking to support their good local restaurants, but the Green Award and the Leadership Award attracted the highest number of entries.
Glendaruel’s Sadie Dixon-Spain, who runs the successful Walking Theatre Company, has been short listed. The Company have had a ‘high-exposure’ year already, being involved in a large number of Homecoming projects, such as the The Hidden Jewel and events at Dunollie (which have themselves been short listed in the Best Community Event category.) As Catherine Gillies, project manager of the Macdougall Trust says: ‘It is also a huge tribute to The Walking Theatre Company from Cowal which is consistently showing itself to be both a huge asset within Argyll and excellent ambassadors outside the area. Their director Sadie Dixon-Spain has been short listed for the Leadership Award, which all of you who have met her will agree is richly deserved.’
The Majestic Line, based in Dunoon, is also in the running in the ‘Best Visitor Experience’ category, despite having only been in operation since 2005. They offer cruises and trips from Holy Loch and Oban to see the coast line of Argyll and the Inner Hebrides.
These two shortlist places are a terrific boost for Cowal, demonstrating that we have organisations and personnel capable of delivering a product which competes with the best in the Highlands and Islands.
More information on the awards, or to book a place at the dinner, at www.highland-tourism-awards.co.uk


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