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Welcome to the Website of

the Colvend and Southwick Community Council

 

To find out what is happening in the community come along to a Community Council meeting.   Go the Community Council page for the most recent minutes.

 

 It's Spring Fling time from 28th May 2018 with five local artists particpating.  Scroll down for details.

 

We try and feature items relevant to the community area. This comprises:  Barnbarroch, Caulkerbush, Colvend, Kippford, Mainsriddle, Rockcliffe, Portling and Sandyhills.  You can click here for the local BBC weather forecast.

Any feedback on the site is welcome and if you have an event in the area served by the Community Council we are happy to publish it.  Contact us by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Monday 14th May - 5.45pm to 7.00pm

Yoga with Astrid - Colvend Public Hall

Come and get fit and flexible with mind and body.

Beginners and primary series for men and women.

For booking please phone 07920 506345

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

 

Tuesday 15th May 2018 - 7.00pm

"The Art of Seeing" by John Threlfall SWLA - Colvend Public Hall

An illustrated talk focussing on John's work through the eyes of the artist

Refreshments - admission free

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

Wednesday 16th May 2018 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Colvend and District Badminton Club - Colvend Public Hall

Even if you have never played before come and give it a go

Adults £2.00 children £1.00

For more information contact Andrea Robb 0771 375 1987

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

 

Thursday 17th May 2018 - 10.00am

 Holy Communion - Christ Church

All welcome

Coffee is available after the service.

Christ Church is a Scottish Episcopalian Church and a sister church to the Church of England.

For more information visit their website

Christ Church, Dalbeattie DG5 4DT

 

 

 

Saturday 19th May 2018 - 10.00am to 12.00 noon

Saturday Cook Club hosted by Annettes Baking in a Box - Colvend Public Hall

Every third Saturday of the month - with a different theme every month - this month pasta and pizza.

Lots of chat about food plus bakery products to purchase

More information here

Admission £7.00 with tea or coffee included

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD 

 

Sunday 20th May 2018 - 10.00am

Morning Worship - Southwick Church

All welcome.  Join us for tea or coffee after the service.

For more information on the Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean parish go to their website

There is some more information on the church here

Southwick Church, Southwick, Dumfries

 

 

Sunday 20th May 2018 - 10.30am

Sung Eucharist - Christ Church, Dalbeattie 

All welcome

Coffee is available after the service.

Christ Church is a Scottish Episcopalian Church and a sister church to the Church of England.

For more information visit their website

Christ Church, Dalbeattie DG5 4DT

 

 

Sunday 20th May 2018 - 11.30am

Morning Worship - Colvend Church

All welcome.  Join us for tea or coffee after the service.

For more information on the Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean parish go to its website

Southwick Church, Southwick, Dumfries

 

 

 

Monday 21st May - 5.45pm to 7.00pm

Yoga with Astrid - Colvend Public Hall

Come and get fit and flexible with mind and body.

Beginners and primary series for men and women.

For booking please phone 07920 506345

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

 

Saturday 26th May 2018 - 10.00am to 2.00pm

 Produce and Makers Makers Market - Covend Public Hall

Showcasing producers and makers from in and around Dumfries & Galloway

Refreshments. Free parking

More information here

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie  DG5 4QD

 

 

Saturday 26th May to Monday 28th May 2018 - 10.30am to 5.30pm

Spring Fling - Scotland's Premier Art and Craft Open Studios Event

All the information, artists participating, maps, tours etc at the Spring Fling website

Local artists exhibitions below:

 

Christine Hester Smith - Barnbarroch Pottery

Ceramic artist

See Christine's work at her website

Barnbarroch Pottery, Kippford Dalbeattie DG5 4LE

 

Wendy Kershaw - Barnbarroch Pottery

Narrative illustration on porcelain - ceramics - porcelain on terracotta.

See Wendy's work at her website.

Coffee and flapjacks available

Barnbarroch Pottery, Kippford Dalbeattie DG5 4LE

 

Philippa Sinclair - Colvend Church Hall 

Watercolours, local scenes and scenes from abroad - textiles and silk hangings

See Philippa's work at her website

Colvend Church Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QN

 

John Threlfall - The Rockcliffe Gallery, Baron's Craig Hotel

Field work drawings and paintings plus studio oils

See John's work at his website

Baron's Craig Hotel, Rockcliffe, Dalbeattie DG5 4QF

 

Catherine Coulson - The Drawing Room, Baron's Craig Hotel

Oil paintings informed by wild landscapes and ecosystems

See Catherine's work at her website

Baron's Craig Hotel, Rockcliffe, Dalbeattie DG5 4QF

 

 

Monday 28th May - 5.45pm to 7.00pm

Yoga with Astrid - Colvend Public Hall

Come and get fit and flexible with mind and body.

Beginners and primary series for men and women.

For booking please phone 07920 506345

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

Thursday 31st May 2018  - 7.30pm

Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival presents Ben Bryden's Bright Noise - Colvend Public Hall

Bright Noise is the collaborative project of two saxophone players - New York based Doonhamer Ben Bryden and Belgian Steven Delannoye.  "A fluid lyrical band built around two-tenor interplay... Time Out New York.

You can listen to some of Ben's music on his website

Tickets £14.00 under 26 half price.  Ring 01387 253383 or buy them online.

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie  DG5 4QD

 

 

Thursday 7th June 2018 - 7.00pm

Colvend & Southwick Community Monthly Meeting - Colvend Public Hall

All members of the community are welcome to attend - just turn up

Minutes of meetings and other information about the Community Council  here

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

The Colvend & Southwick Community website only features events within the community to search for events further afield click on this link for the Dalbeattie Matters website.  The Kippford Association also publishes a What's On of local events which may have not be featured on this page.  Click here for these.

 

 

 

 

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