Category: Events

SLLC fitness day success

Well done to everybody who attended the South Lanarkshire Leisure fitness day today Saturday 12 January 2019. Many people from Blantyre and surrounding towns met up to join in the activity day showcasing all things fitness! Events were held at 3 locations…Lanark Memorial Hall, Hamilton Town House & John Wright Sports Centre. By all accounts […]

Crossbasket Traditional Party

The beautiful luxury venue of Crossbasket Castle, High Blantyre was the location for a traditional Scottish Hogmanay Party. Revellers brought in the New Year with friends, family and other guests in the grand ballroom, complete with pipe band! The whole event deemed a marvellous success with a buzz already created as to where tickets can […]

Aladdie Sell out Success

Didn’t they do well! Oh yes they did! A real highlight for December was the fantastic pantomime “Aladdie” which ran for a fortnight at Carrigans, Blantyre just before Christmas. The panto was warmly received and selling out, was JUST what we all needed on the run up to Christmas. Aladdie was written and directed by […]

80’s night Success!

PH Promotions pulled off yet another successful 80’s night last weekend. ‘Electro 80’s’ band visited the Miners Welfare on Calder Street and thrilled a delighted, packed audience with “the sounds of the 80s”. A great night was had by all. PH Promotions are back in 2019 with further events. You can see all the photos […]

Blantyre Toy Drive

BLANTYRE TOY DRIVE Just 12 days left Here’s another reminder that theres just 12 days left to hand in a brand new toy for the annual “Blantyre Toy Drive”. For the last 6 weeks, kind people all over Blantyre have been handing in new toys worth £5 or less to Glen Travel, who are collecting […]

Remembrance Services & Events

Great attendance Blantyre people came out in droves to attend the two remembrance services earlier today at 3pm. Both Auchentibber War Memorial and High Blantyre Cemetery were well attended, (with up to 180 people at the latter). As families and organisations paid their respects to Blantyre’s war dead in front of TWO renovated memorials, the […]

Remembrance Event

Priestfield Hall, High Blantyre People are invited back to Priestfield Hall, High Blantyre at 3.30pm today, Sunday 11th November 2018 to hear Gordon Cook’s presentation about Auchentibber history. The event marking 100 years since the end of WW1 is being celebrated in true style, with the Community Council doing a fantastic job in decorating the […]