Welcome to Colonsay’s annual Food & Drink Festival

The 2021 Festival is on from 9 – 23 October 2021

With gin and whisky tastings, foraging walks, cooking classes and demonstrations, baking and preserving sessions, Colonsay's annual Food and Drink Festival programme has something for everyone – including guided walks and children's activities to help visitors discover Colonsay's wildlife and natural beauty.


what’s on

The 2021 programme of events includes many of the same experts we have each year – plus some new ones! Please click on any event listing for more information.


To book any of the festival events, please email hotel@colonsayholidays.co.uk or call the estate office on 01951 200312.

We would ask that participants take a lateral flow test before arrival at the festival. All indoor events will require masks to be worn when not eating or drinking. Please bring cash to pay for events!

We are grateful to our sponsors

Caledonian MacBrayne


Our experts bring an abundance of talent and experience to Colonsay’s food & drink festival




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