Annanhill Golf Course is now open. Read more here 

The Phase 1 re-opening of Dean Castle Country Park took place on Friday 29 May. Read more here

The play park at Dean Castle Country Park re-opened on Mon 29 June. Read more here

We've launched a new Facebook page to capture your memories of lockdown. Read more here

Panto postponed until 2021. Read more here

Cairn Table Run & River Ayr Way Challenge postponed. Read more here

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Imprint Book Festival

Imprint 2019

Imprint, East Ayrshire’s annual book festival has been a great success welcoming a varied and engaging group of authors.

Book Week Scotland 2019

During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading. This year we were joined by Denise Mina plus some of Scotland's finest emerging talent. 

Congratulations to 2019's Imprint Writing Competition Winners, click below to read excerpts from their work:


First prize – Caroline Johnstone – The Dash

Runner-up – Joan Elliott – Blooms


First prize – Kirsty Hammond – Drafts

Runner –up – John Hodgart – Tam an’ the Husky Man


First prize – John Hodgart – The Gift o’ God

Runner - Kirsty Hammond – Dear Skinny Me


A Suitable Arrangement by Maggie Bolton

Widow's Walk