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Lossie Seafest begins in jewel of Moray days after visit from The Crown


By Chris Saunderson

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LOSSIE Seafest is underway.

The festival returns to the local calendar after being postponed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Asda Foundation donates £910 to the Lossiemouth Seafest...Left to right: Donna Milne, Asda Community Champion Kaye Macleod and Helen O'Neill...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Asda Foundation donates £910 to the Lossiemouth Seafest...Left to right: Donna Milne, Asda Community Champion Kaye Macleod and Helen O'Neill...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

Chairwoman Donna Milne said a lot of hard work had been put in by the committee to organise a Covid-secure programme of events.

These included a sandcastle competition today from 2-5pm on the West Beach.

There is a dolphin hunt on Saturday, August 7 from 9am to 5pm, with entry forms available from Miele's.

Free archery and tennis taster sessions will take place at Marine Park on Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

A shop window display with a sea theme will see judging take place from Monday, August 9.

The garden of the year takes a sea inspiration theme and judging begins on Monday. Email seafest@lossietrust.org to register your garden.

On Monday, from 11am to 3pm at Station Park, Outfit Moray will have a collection of novelty bikes.

Yoga Tasters is from 11am to noon on Tuesday.

You can pick up a clue sheet for the heritage hunt on Friday, August 13 from 11am to 4pm, from the harbour office.

An amateur seascape painting competition will take place on Saturday, August 14 from 11am to 4pm. Email admin@morayartcentre.org to sign up.

The festival will conclude with the summer fayre on Saturday, August 14 from 11am to 4pm at Station Park, where there will be over 40 stalls plus children's activities.

Funding for the festival came from the National Lottery Awards for All, the CORRA recovery fund, Event Scotland, NESS waste energy and Asda Elgin.


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