Sat Afternoon Up the Close Event

Up the Close 2021 will be on Aug 21st

Springbank Distillery Car Park, Campbeltown (Donations towards the running costs of the event are welcome)

The MOK Fest Saturday afternoon event ‘Up the Close’ on Aug 22 will once again take place in the car park at Springbank Distillery.  The fun starts at 1.00pm and runs until 4.30pm with a great mixture of local and visiting bands, children’s entertainment as well as the usual community group, craft and food stalls   


The 2021 event will feature: a great selection of bands including FLING, Kintyre Schools Pipe Band and children’s entertainment from the Funky Chicken.



FL!NG: ‘a period of enjoyment or lively behaviour’.  That’s all you need to know about this 5-piece party band from Campbeltown comprising of Erin Ferguson, David Cosgrove, Sam Hales, Mark Leishman, James Murdoch.

The band performed a specially recorded set for the 2020 Virtual MOK Fest which you can view at MOK Facebook Page


The afternoon will be packed with activities including children’s entertainer Funky Chicken and a dance performance from  Dance Legacy.    Any community groups who wish to book a stall or a food stand please email

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Kintyre Schools Pipe BandThe Saturday entertainment starts on the waterfront this year with a performance by Kintyre Schools Pipe Band at the head of the Quay before the band open the Up the Close event. 


There will also be exciting  new event that will start the Sat activities. Details on this will be announced shortly.



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