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3rd March

Skirling Village Hall




Skirling Poetry Circle

The Skirling Poetry Circle will be meeting next on Sunday 3rd March, for the for the reading, writing and general enjoyment of poetry.

Please come along and bring a favourite poem that you have written or read - all welcome!

Any questions, please contact Gavin Mitchell on 07964 667781 or Chris Burn on 07814 074453, or send an email to

Skirling Poetry Circle

7th March

Skirling Village Hall

12.00pm to 1.15pm


Skirling First Thursday Lunch Club

Join your neighbours for this month's First Thursday Lunch Club on Thursday 7th March from 12.00pm.

Delicious soup, sandwich and traybake with coffee or tea all for just £2 per person (50p for under 12s).   


9th March

Skirling Village Hall

7pm to 11pm


Skirling Village Ceilidh

Time to get your dancing shoes on for Skirling's annual ceilidh on Saturday 9th March from 7pm.

Tickets cost just £5 per person or £15 for a family - contact Katy Miller at Bank Cottage on 01899 860252.

BYOB and nibbles...


7th April

Skirling Village

From 1pm


Skirling Village Clean

Please join Skirling residents in our annual clean up of the village. Meet in the village hall at 1pm for warm drinks and equipment and help keep our village beautiful!

Village Clean 2017



Gillespie Centre Biggar

6pm to 7.15pm


Iyengar Yoga Beginners Class

A new beginners' class in Iyengar Yoga is available at the Gillespie Centre in Biggar on Tuesday evenings for £10 per session or £80 for a block of 10 sessions. Excellent for students of all ages and physical condition. Contact Fiona by email or on 07749 947061. Click here for more details.



Biggar Health Practice


Biggar Health Practice - January Newsletter

Please click here for all the latest news from Biggar Health Practice.



Youth Bursary Scheme


Clyde Wind Farm - Borders Youth Bursary Scheme

Skirling Community Council has been provided with a second year of funding for the Borders Youth Bursary Scheme. 

The money is to allow children in Skirling, 18 and under, to participate in sporting and artistic activities that they would otherwise not have access to, due to our rural location and/or lack of funding.

For more details, please click here.

To apply, please download the following:

Guidelines | Application Form



Borders Community Fund

Next deadline:

21st April 2019



Clyde Wind Farm - Borders Community Fund (£25,000)

Grants of up to £25,000 are available for community groups in Skirling to support projects which:

  • enhance quality of life for local residents
  • contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities
  • promote community spirit and encourage community activity

The deadlines for application in 2019 are:

21st April, 4th August and 27th October

If you have an idea for our community and would like the support of a local group, please do not hesitate to get in touch via the Community Council or the Skirling Village Hall Committee.

Application Form | Guidelines | Website



Broughton Village Hall

7pm for 7.30pm



Upper Tweed Community Cinema

The Film Club returns with upgraded projection and surround sound as well as new padded seats!

7 films over 7 months can be yours for a membership fee of just £20 (less than £3.50 per film) or you are welcome to pay £7 on the door as a guest.

Click here for the full listing.


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