Between the wars there were regular dances in the hotel tearoom. In the summer there were evening cruises and frequent dances on the pier. Concerts were held in the tearoom. “Mrs Burnley Campbell opened the programme with a few words in Gaelic. She then called on Mr Archie Baxter to lead the singing of ‘ Suas leis a Gaidhlig’. A Gaelic dialogue by Misses MacPherson and MacDonald, a recitation by little Miss Louisa MacKellar and songs by Misses Ruby Helm and Louisa MacKellar completed the programme.” Noted by Daisy Black
In 1946 “Colintraive Players” won the Cowal Drama Festival Drama Cup for their performance of “Campbell of Kilmhor”. In 1948 they won the Comedy, Drama and Supreme Award Trophies.