Virtual Acts and Activities

Tamfest Virtual Parade

Every year the procession is our finale to Tamfest and this year wouldn’t be the same without it!

Jane McCarry – Walk The Tam o’ Shanter Trail

Jane McCarry one of Scotland’s most popular actresses (Isa- Still Game) will be walking the Tam o’ Shanter trail! For what is sure to be a hilarious journey, Jane will follow in the footsteps of Tam’s journey home immortalised in Robert Burns epic poem Tam o’ Shanter!

Grado – Tam o’ Ranter

Scottish wrestler and media personality will be performing a hilarious take on one of Robert Burns most epic poems Tam o’ Shanter. Called Tam o’ Ranter, this will be one of the highlights of Virtual Tamfest!

Ben Haenow Exclusive Set From X-Factor Winner!

What an amazing career Ben has had including a Number 1 Single, a duet with Kelly Clarkson and the second fastest-selling single of 2014!

Soprano Lucy Kay

Lucy scored her first number one after her stunning debut album Fantasia shot straight to the top of the Classical Album Charts!

ili (X-Factor)

After finishing 4th in the 2016 X-Factor and performing at many exclusive and major events ili’s career continues to rise.

Kerr James (Britain’s Got Talent)

Kerr was only 13 years old when he reached the live semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent last year with his fantastic voice. What a feat!

Nicola Cassels

An exclusive spooky set from the award-winning Ayrshire soprano!

Blair Gilmour (The Voice)

At only 14, Blair from Ayrshire recently got through to the semi-finals of the Voice Kids UK tv show stunning the judges with his singing, guitar playing and drumming skills!

Mya

Rising Scottish songwriter who is a talent to watch out for with her powerful vocals and uplifting original songs.

Sean Kennedy

One of Scotland’s most popular pipe and drum bands and current virtual sensations!

The Ronains

One of Scotland’s most popular pipe and drum bands and current virtual sensations!

Drums N Roses

One of Scotland’s most popular pipe and drum bands and current virtual sensations!

Kenny Boyle – A Cold Light in the Darkness

A true story of a haunting experience on the isle of Lewis by award-winning actor and playwright Kenny Boyle!

Sean Lionadh – Short Poems

Sean is poet, writer, filmmaker and musician from Glasgow. Sean’s poems are studied as part of the English curriculum in International schools!

Tracy Harvey – “It’s No Potato It’s Tattie”

Ayrshire poet Tracy will be reciting her own unique poem called “It’s No Potato It’s Tattie” and will have a touch of Burns to it!

Cameron Hill – Tam o’ Shanter

Cameron’s performance will be a young twist on the bard that is not be missed!

George Cameron – Holy Wullie

Aka as Holy Wullie performed last year at Tamfest and we enjoyed it that much we had to get Wullie back!

Shona Cowie – “Oatmeal and Blood”

Shona performs internationally and, in the UK, performing in theatre. She will be performing her own poetry performance piece called “Oatmeal and Blood” which is not for the faint-hearted!

Simon Lamb – Mat o’ Shanter

A brand new modern narrative verse inspired by the plot of Tam o’ Shanter.

Jolyn Crawford – Maggie’s Tale

A fantastic performance piece called “Maggie’s Tale”, which is the Tam o’ Shanter poem viewed from the perspective of Tam’s Horse.

Ken O’Hara as Tam o’ Shanter

Popular actor, musician and artist Ken has been a part of Tamfest from the very start. Ken will be performing his unique version of Tam o’ Shanter!

Christopher Tait as Robert Burns

Scotland’s leading Robert burns performer will be reciting a powerful version of Robert Burns – To a Mouse and To a Louse!

Alan Rorrison Magic Show

One of the top creative magicians in the UK with multiple sell-out tours and tv appearances!

Tamfest A Go Go

Family-friendly vintage burlesque by Agatha Frisky one of Scotland’s leading burlesque performers!

Fire Performance

Mia Meow, one of Scotland’s leading fire performers dazzles us with her fire skills!

The Misunderstood Monster Story

**SUITABLE FOR AGES 7 AND UPWARDS** A story about lily, some not-so-friendly fairies and a misunderstood monster in a poem about friendship, positivity and never judging a book by its cover!

Spooky Stories and craft Aurora and Maleficent

Halloween fun for children.

Karen Douglas Dancers

Halloween and spooky dance-inspired performance by Karen Douglas Dancers.

D.A. Dance

Halloween and spooky dance-inspired performance by D.A. Dance.

Aileen Robertson School of Highland Dancing

Aileen Robertson School Of Highland Dancing The Witches.

Alloway Performing Arts

Halloween and spooky dance-inspired performance by Alloway Performing Arts.

The History of Witches in Ayr – Part 1

Auld Ayr walking tours will take you on a journey through Ayr to show you that the truth is both stranger and more sinister than fiction!

The History of Witches in Ayr – Part 2

Auld Ayr walking tours will take you on a journey through Ayr to show you that the truth is both stranger and more sinister than fiction!

The History of Witches in Ayr – Part 3

Auld Ayr walking tours will take you on a journey through Ayr to show you that the truth is both stranger and more sinister than fiction!

The History of Witches in Ayr – Part 4

Auld Ayr walking tours will take you on a journey through Ayr to show you that the truth is both stranger and more sinister than fiction!

Jamie McGeechan – Glakit Readings

Jamie, a popular Ayrshire performer and ambassador for American Scottish Foundation recites 3 readings from his fantastic new book called Glaikit!

Kenny Boyle Fleeting Fabels

Award-winning actor and playwright Kenny Boyle brings us five short and unique plays!

Pumpkin Carving

Carve your own spooky pumpkin from the comfort of your own home!

Ayr Active Travel Hub – Gruesome Cycle Tour Of Ayr

The Hub promotes active travel to help you walk and cycle more in South Ayrshire and we hope you get on your bikes and follow Gruesome Cycle Tour Of Ayr! It is a self guided tour with a map that you can access to take yourself on the tour after you watch the video!

Fraser Stokes Magician

Multi-award winning (inc Scottish Stage Magician of the year in 2016 and 2018) Ayrshire magician Fraser Stokes amazes us with his magic skills!

Sing and Dance with the Wicked Kids

Sing and dance along with the wicked kids from the comfort of your home!

Halloween Fitness with LivFit

Join if you dare, the Ladder To Hell workout with LivFit Training Academy! A fun but very gruelling fitness activity to take part in from the comfort of your home!