TamFest Events

It’s spooky how much there is to do this year at TamFest!

Have a look out our three day programme, packed with fun things to do for all ages. Some of these events do require booking so book fast to avoid disappointment.

         

    

Ravenous
The Return of Ayr's Famous Haunted House Experience

Ayr Town Hall - 17:00-22:00 (starting hourly)

It’s the end of the world. The dead roam the streets. The last survivors barricade themselves in Ayr Town Hall...

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Gaiety Main Auditorium - 19:30-21:30

A finely-crafted adaptation that will keep you fastened to your seat - British Theatre Guide.

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY 27th

Ravenous
The Return of Ayr's Famous Haunted House Experience

Ayr Town Hall - 11:00-21:00 (starting hourly, no showings at 13:00 or 18:00, extended showings 19:00-22:00)

It’s the end of the world. The dead roam the streets. The last survivors barricade themselves in Ayr Town Hall...

Children's Zone

Ayr Central - 12:00-17:00

From face painting to interactive 'spooky' sensory activities there is something for everyone.

Street Entertainment

High Street - 12:00-17:00

All manner of street entertainment but watch out for the dreaded zombie lurkers!

Market

Fish Cross - 12:00-17:00

The TamFest market this year will feature hot food stalls, food vans, quality food and craft stalls.

Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario

Gaiety Studio Theatre - 13:00-14:00

A spoof tutorial on the real science behind a disease outbreak.

Zombie Science: Brain of the Dead

Gaiety Studio Theatre - 15:30-16:30

A spoof lecture presented by one of our Theoretical Zombiologists.

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 28th

The Devil's Stage

Across from the Tam o' Shanter Pub - 11:20-15:45

Sponsored by Ayr Through the Ages. Featuring local and Ayrshire community groups and performers.

Tam Stage

Former Clydesdale Bank Building - 11:45-17:30

Sponsored by Beattie Demolition. Featuring high profile and popular Scottish acts and performers. Compèred by Colin Mcardle.

5k Fun Run

Around Ayr Town Centre - From 12:00

Children's Zone

Ayr Central - 12:00-17:00

From face painting to interactive 'spooky' sensory activities there is something for everyone.

Street Entertainment

High Street - 12:00-17:00

All manner of street entertainment but watch out for the dreaded zombie lurkers!

Market

High Street - 12:00-17:00

The TamFest market this year will feature hot food stalls, food vans, quality food and craft stalls.

Ravenous
The Return of Ayr's Famous Haunted House Experience

Ayr Town Hall - 13:00-21:00 (starting hourly, no showing at 18:00)

It’s the end of the world. The dead roam the streets. The last survivors barricade themselves in Ayr Town Hall...

Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario

Gaiety Studio Theatre - 13:00-14:00

A spoof tutorial on the real science behind a disease outbreak.

Emily Middlemas

Former Clydesdale Bank Building - 13:35-14:05

2016 X-Factor finalist performing a special set for TamFest.

Jane McCarry & Mark Cox

Former Clydesdale Bank Building - 14:20-15:00

An exclusive performance specially made for TamFest.

Zombie Science: Brain of the Dead

Gaiety Studio Theatre - 15:30-16:30

A spoof lecture presented by one of our Theoretical Zombiologists.

Day o' the Deid Procession

High Street - 15:45

Everyone please come dressed up and sugar skull faces painted ready to dance your way down Ayr High Street to the carnival sounds of the brilliant Glasgow streetband - SambaYaBamba.

 

 

 

 

SUNDAY 29th

Ravenous
The Return of Ayr's Famous Haunted House Experience

Ayr Town Hall - 17:00-22:00 (starting hourly, extended showings 19:00-22:00)

It’s the end of the world. The dead roam the streets. The last survivors barricade themselves in Ayr Town Hall...

 

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY 31st

Ravenous
The Return of Ayr's Famous Haunted House Experience

Ayr Town Hall - 17:00-21:00 (starting hourly)

It’s the end of the world. The dead roam the streets. The last survivors barricade themselves in Ayr Town Hall...

 

 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY 1st

TamFest Ayr's Tam o' Shanter Festival
TamFest Ayr's Tam o' Shanter Festival
TamFest 2017 logo

It’s spooky how much there is to do this year at TamFest!

Have a look out our three day programme, packed with fun things to do for all ages. Some of these events do require booking so book fast to avoid disappointment.

TamFest Ayr's Tam o' Shanter Festival