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The Skirling Honeybees' Story Continues

The two colonies of Skirling honeybees have been enjoying the weather, busy collecting pollen and one colony has already started producing honey. The other colony has been a bit rash in replacing their queen!

Hive visits will follow soon.

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6th June

Skirling Village Hall

12.00pm to 1.15pm


Skirling First Thursday Lunch Club

Join your neighbours for the First Thursday Lunch Club on Thursday 6th June from 12.00pm.

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


8th June

Skirling Village Hall

Workshop from 9.30am

Performance from

12pm to 2.15pm



Eastgate Theatre on the Road (Bite Sized Entertainment)

Eastgate on the Road is a series of combined workshop/ performances being presented by the Eastgate Theatre, Peebles in partnership with community organisations.

Skirling’s singers and performers (aged 12-18) are invited to enrol in a workshop and Skirling residents are invited to buy tickets for £6 each to enjoy their performance, lunch, entertainment by Heather Yule and afternoon tea.

Click here for the poster.

For more details on how to enrol in the workshop and attend the afternoon performances, please click here.

Eastgate Theatre Logo

22nd June

Broughton Village Hall

7.30pm to 9.30pm


Forró Fiesta with the Bristol Branch

A chance to enjoy an evening of lively South American music by the band Bristol Branch in Broughton Village Hall on Saturday 22nd June. A family friendly event brought to you by Eastgate on the Road. Cash bar and lots of fun. Tickets are available in the Laurel Bank Tearoom or from the Eastgate Theatre at £10 per person, £6 for under 15s and £25 for a family of 4. More details available by clicking here.

If you fancy getting in the mood a little earlier there is a free Forró dance workshop from 6-7pm in the hall...

Forro Fiesta

28th July

The Schoolhouse

2pm to 5pm


Scotland's Garden Scheme Open Day at Schoolhouse Flowers

Schoolhouse Flowers is opening up its doors on Sunday 28th July - a beautiful informal village garden which is home to Annie's cut flower business. In addition to the cutting beds there are herbaceous borders, a vegetable patch, young orchard and a recently created wildlife pond. Visit the scheme's website here to find out more.

There will be plants for sale as well and teas in the village hall. Tickets to the garden cost £4, children are free and all proceeds from ticket sales, teas in the village hall and plant sales go to Skirling Village Hall and SGS for their 3 charities.



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:

4th August 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:

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

Event Calendar (Skirling Village Hall)