Tag: miners welfare

Complete Madness

The Miners Welfare was packed out on Saturday evening 22nd February 2020, as PH Promotions hosted yet another successful event! The theme was ‘Madness’ and its clear everybody who attended had a wonderful time enjoying the band and giving it ‘their all’ on the dance floor! It’s great to see regular, quality entertainment like this in […]

Prize Bingo Night

A fantastic Prize bingo night (over 18’s only) is being held for 6th Blantyre Girl Guides as their primary fundraiser for a trip to Switzerland in July/August 2020. It’s being held in Blantyre Miners Welfare at 7pm next week on Monday 3rd February 2020 with the first game starting at 7.30pm. There’s a £3 entry […]

Congratulations to Miners Welfare

A celebration takes place today, Wednesday 22 January 2020 as staff and customers mark 60 years of trading of the ‘Blantyre Miners Welfare Social Club’ at Calder Street, Blantyre. The club, which opened in 1960 grows from strength to strength and as popular as ever with recent beautiful renovations to the function halls guaranteeing its […]

Welfare Front Lounge Overhaul

Blantyre Miners Welfare is renovating its front lounge! After the success of the beautiful renovation of the large function hall, it’s time for the front lounge (which admittedly looks a little tired), to get a similar makeover! Works are imminent with a grand opening planned, all being well sometime in July. How amazing it is […]

Miners Welfare Progress

A few people have recently asked for an update on the proposals to rebuild the Community Resource Centre at Blantyre Miners Welfare. If you recall, the resource centre burned down on 13th November 2017 (as pictured), displacing many organisations and clubs in what was a popular, well used building. We met up with senior staff […]

Fundraiser for Fibromyalgia

A fantastic fundraiser takes place in the Miners Welfare as part of FFU Scotland Fibromyalgia awareness week 2019. Come and join in with friends and family on a fun afternoon and help raise awareness of fibromyalgia in Scotland.  An afternoon of tea, Prosecco, Bingo and Karaoke. Fibromyalgia Merchandise and information also available on the day.  […]

Remembering Ben Mason

We’re saddened to hear of the passing of Ben Mason, a local boy. Ben, aged 10 was a pupil at the Craighalbert Centre and sadly passed away this week on Wednesday 30th January 2019. The family have planned a celebration of his life, which will take place on Friday 8th February. Starting at 1pm at […]