RSNOchallenge (every Wednesday)

RSNOchallenge (every Wednesday)

We are excited to tell you that the Royal Scotland National Orchestra (RSNO) is bringing music-making to households with a new #RSNOchallenge initiative. Launching today and continuing every Wednesday at 10.30AM (GMT), RSNO musicians will issue a family-friendly...
PAV-i Short Film

PAV-i Short Film

This short film by Basharat Khan was made last year and is featured on our home page. For the last few months I have had the absolute pleasure to travel and work in Bute for the Rothesay Pavilion project. Meeting the amazing community, exploring the stories about the...
PAV-i Colour it! Challenge

PAV-i Colour it! Challenge

For this challenge we want you to use your imagination and do things a little differently… so, instead of a conventional colour-in illustration where there are strict boundaries, we asked Glasgow-based artist Ally Wallace to let us use his drawing. The PAV-i...
PAV-i-Synthpop Challenge

PAV-i-Synthpop Challenge

From the early experiments of Simple Minds, through Altered Images and all the way up to modern day and the Chvrches, many Scottish bands have created hits using synthesizers. Although hardware could set you back thousands, some things in life are FREE (at least for a...
PAV-i-Portraits Challenge

PAV-i-Portraits Challenge

If you like to draw, paint, make prints, or collages this is the PAV-i Challenge for you! @RothesayPav challenges you to create a portrait. It can either be a self-portrait or a portrait of someone in your family. Upload it to INSTAGRAM or your favorite social media...
PAV-i-Poetry Challenge

PAV-i-Poetry Challenge

OK, here goes…. So we have to tip our hats to Rabbie Burns And not just by feasting at his supper So write a new poem or recite an old fav Just don’t give up on your Pav ’cause you’re scupper’d Now we know you can do better than...
PAV-i-Kitchen Sink Challenge

PAV-i-Kitchen Sink Challenge

So this is where you get to contribute activities we haven’t thought of (and there are many!) The RothesayPavilion challenges you to invent something new, or suggest a family favourite activity that can be done at home while isolating from the Coronavirus. You...
PAV-i-Design Challenge

PAV-i-Design Challenge

Here are three great ideas for DIY iPhone tripods that you can make at home. @RothesayPav challenges you to design you own tripod out of repurposed materials. Share your ideas with us on Instagram or Facebook by tagging us @RothesayPav and using the hashtag...
PAV-i-Percussion Challenge

PAV-i-Percussion Challenge

@RothesayPav challenges you to watch the video (below) from @NewVictoryTheater on Broadway, New York and create your own body-percussion-fruit-salad-beat (at least four bars or 16 counts) and post it on your preferred social media platform (eg Instagram, Youtube,...
PAV-i-Jitterbug Game

PAV-i-Jitterbug Game

The rules are easy and anyone can play. Print out our game sheet (as many sheets as there are players). Or if you don’t have a printer, use blank sheets of paper and sketch out a grid with twelve squares. You’ll need a game sheet each, one dice each (or...

Picture Your Family in the 1930s

AUGUST 25, 2019 —The Pavilion’s shout out for memories and memorabilia of the past has seen us uncover some fantastic images of life on Bute, its people and their relationship with Pavilion. Apart from revealing aspects of Bute’s social history, these photographs give...

The Pavilion People’s Story Unfolds

AUGUST 21, 2019  —  If you are attending the Highland Games this Saturday, why not pop into Rothesay town centre and catch a glimpse of what’s been happening over the summer. The Pavilion team will be featuring some of the photos captured from last year’s Games by a...

All aboard on Bute! Travelling Gallery comes to town.

MAY 6, 2019  — This week, in Rothesay and Port Bannatyne, a new free contemporary art exhibition opens its doors. In ‘Displaced’, school children, young people, locals and visitors can see how 5 contemporary artists from across the world are responding to current...