FESTIVAL-GOERS enjoyed a full day of sunshine as the Tiree Music Festival (TMF) drew to a close yesterday.

Undeterred by poor weather earlier in the week, people travelled from far and wide for the eighth annual staging of the event, which featured performances from the likes of Scouting For Girls, Dougie MacLean and Jam Sandwich.

The weekend was closed with a performance from the Tiree’s own Skipinnish.

More campers than ever before stayed for the full five nights the campsites were open, rather than just coming for the weekend. This included an increased capacity family campsite, campervan site and glamping tents, which all completely sold out.

The final day of sunshine was a welcomed reward for those who had braved the damp conditions earlier in the weekend. On the first night of the festival one group of campers were displaced due to their tents being damaged by the weather.

These attendees were “re-homed” before being provided with an alternative tent until theirs was repaired.

Mother-of-three Claire Meikle from Lesmahagow, who was part of the group, said: “I came along for the first time last year and we had a couple of rainy and windy nights but our tent held out against the elements. This year it succumbed to them but, as I thought, the TMF team swooped in and went out of their way to make sure we were all looked after and warm and dry!”