What’s On in Clydesdale

Carluke Primrose - Scottish Amateur Flute Band Association 81st Annual Scottish Championship Contest, Carluke Lifestyles Centre'4/12/10'Dykhead Amateurs'Picture by Lindsay Addison
Carluke Primrose - Scottish Amateur Flute Band Association 81st Annual Scottish Championship Contest, Carluke Lifestyles Centre'4/12/10'Dykhead Amateurs'Picture by Lindsay Addison
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Your at-a-glance guide to events in the Clydesdale area in the coming months.

Our picture shows Carluke Primrose in action at the 81st Annual Scottish Championship Contest last year.

The orchestra will be back in action at its ever popular annual concert in Carluke Lifestyle Centre on Saturday, March 26.

Tickets, priced £5, are avaialble now from any orchestra member, William Adam TV and Electrical in Carluke High Street, Davie on 01555 750661 or via the website www.carlukeprimrose.org.uk.

CARLUKE CALENDAR

Feb 26: St John’s Lodge No 187, Carluke, Joe Watt.

Feb 26: St Athanasius Parish Social Dance, St Athanasius Parish Hall, £5.

Feb 26; Trekkers outing to Castle Semple, Lochwinnoch, leaving St John’s Church, 9am.

Feb 26: Lodge St John 187 end of month social with Joe Watt.

Feb 26: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

Feb 28: Castlehill Bowling Club, AGM, Club House, 7pm.

Feb 28: Carluke YFC take part in National Competition in Dundee.

Mar 3: Kilncadzow WRI, Open Meeting with entertainment by the Federation Choir, St John’s Church Hall, 7.30pm.

Mar 4: Lodge St John No 187, Annual Ball, Prestige.

Mar 4: World Day of Prayer Service, St John’s Church, 1.30pm.

Mar 8: Trefoil Guild, Quiz Night, Guide Hall, 7 for 7.30pm.

Mar 8: Carluke Day Centre, Jewellery Party, 1pm.

Mar 10: Carluke Day Centre, Games Open Afternoon, 1pm.

Mar 11: Soup & Sweet Luncheon, United Reformed Church, Carnwath Road, 11.30am-1.30pm.

Mar 11: Carluke Highlanders Association, Ceilidh, Masonic Hall.

Mar 13: Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes take part in Glasgow Music Festival.

Mar 15: Carluke Day Centre, St Patrick’s Day Luncheon/Social, Masonic Hall, 12.30pm

Mar 19: Shine Youth Theatre Dinner Dance, Masonic Hall, contact 01698 357232 for tickets priced £15.

Mar 23: Carluke Parish Historical Society, AGM and illustrated talk by Paul Archibald on the History of the Terracotta Brickworks near Kilncadzow. St Andrew’s Church Hall, 7.30pm.

Mar 26: End of Month Social, Lodge St John No 187, Joe Watt.

Mar 26: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

Mar 26: Carluke Primrose Orchestral Flutes 31st Annual Concert.

Mar 28: Castlehill Bowling Club AGM, 7 for 7.30pm.

Mar 29: Prize Bingo for funds to aid Walk In China , tickets £1.

Apr 8: Kilncadzow WRI, Speaker Rose Clarkson, Orchards of the Clyde Valley & AGM.

Apr 9: Soup & Sweet Luncheon, United Reformed Church, Carnwath Road, 11.30am-1.30pm

Apr 9: Easter Coffee Morning, Lodge St John No 187, 11am until 2pm.

Apr 9: Lodge St John No 187, Cabaret featuring Entertainment Express,

Apr 15: Quiz Fun Night, United Reformed Church, Carnwath Road, 7pm.

Apr 22: Lodge St John No 187, Cabaret tbc.

Apr 30: Lodge St John No 187, Velvet Touch.

Apr 30: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

May 4: Lodge St John No 187, Prize Bingo.

May 14: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Annual Outing to Trossachs and Loch Katrine. Contact John Stevenson.

May 27: Lodge St John No 187, Seniors Members and Widows Night, Johnny Weir.

May 28: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

May 28: Lodge St John No 187, Prestige.

June 25: Lodge St John No 187, Cool Breeze.

June 25: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

July 30: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

July 30: Lodge St John No 187, Sandra & Sol.

Aug 27: Lodge St John No 187, Prestige.

Aug 27: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

Sept 24: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

Oct 29: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

Nov 26: Carluke Parish Historical Society, Open Morning, 10am-12noon, 79 Hamilton Street. All welcome.

Anyone who would like dates included should contact the Gazette office in Carluke on 772226.

LANARK DIARY

Feb 28: Lanark Accordion and Fiddle Club, James Coutts SDB, Ravenstruther Hall, 7.30pm.

Feb 28: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Mar 1: Whuppity Scoorie, Lanark Cross, 5.45pm for 6pm start.

Mar 3: Lanark WRI, Christ Church Hall, 7.30pm.

Mar 7: Dante Alighieri Society, Charles Rennie Macintosh in Italy; Dr George Rawson.

Mar 15- 21: Lanark and District Archaeological Society, Lanark Library, 7.30pm.

Mar 17: Lanark & District Floral Art Club, Marilyn Bevan, Helensburgh, Born to Shop, Kirkfieldbank Village Hall, 7.30pm.

Mar 18: Lanark VIP Support Group, Alvo Offices, 2 Hope Street, Lanark, from 2-4pm.

Mar 28: Lanark Accordion and Fiddle Club, Ian Cruickshanks SDB, Ravenstruther Hall, 7.30pm.

Mar 28: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Mar 29: SWT, St Nicholas Church Hall, 7.30pm, Widlife Conservation of Ailsa Craig, Dr Zonfrillo.

Mar 31: Lanark Garden Club, David Ferguson of Greenbank Garden in Glasgow on Climbing plants, Christ Church Hall, Lanark, 7.30pm.

Apr 7: Lanark WRI AGM, Christ Church Hall, 7.30pm.

Apr 15: Lanark VIP Support Group, Alvo Offices, 2 Hope Street, Lanark, 2-4pm

Apr 18: Lanark and District Archaeological Society, Lanark Library, 7.30pm.

Apr 18: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Apr 19: Lanark Trefoil Guild, Guide Hall, Jerviswood Road, 7.30pm.

Apr 19: SWT, St Nicholas Church Hall, 7.30pm, AGM & Talk Gallapagos Islands, Bob Barr.

Apr 21: Lanark & District Floral Art Club, Ann Buchan, Crieff, Ladies In The Garden, Kirkfieldbank Village Hall, 7.30pm.

Apr 23: Lanark Accordion and Fiddle Club, end of season dance, Nicol McLaren and Glencraig,Ravenstruther Hall, 7.30pm.

Apr 28: Lanark Garden Club, AGM, Plant Exchange and presentation about the Gardens visited during 2010 garden trips, Christ Church Hall, Lanark, 7.30pm.

May 7: Lanark Garden Club, trip to Scottish Mining Company Garden, Leadhills. Contact Roger Evans on 01899 308695 to book your seat.

May 16: Lanark and District Archaeological Society, Lanark Library, 7.30pm.

May 19: Lanark & District Floral Art Club, AGM, demonstration and light supper, Kirkfieldbank Village Hall, 7.30pm.

May 20: Lanark VIP Support Group, Alvo Offices, 2 Hope Street, Lanark, 2-4pm

May 23: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Jun 9: Lanark Lanimer Day.

Jun 17: Lanark VIP Support Group, Alvo Offices, 2 Hope Street, Lanark, from 2-4pm

Jun 18: Lanark Garden Club, Trip to Sheperds House, Inveresk, Musselburgh, Garden of Lady Fraser. Contact Roger Evans on 01899 308695 to book your seat.

Jun 27: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm. June 25: Lanark Accordion and Fiddle Club, Charity Dance, Steven Carcary SDB, Ravenstruther Hall, 7.30pm.

July 15: Lanark VIP Support Group, annual outing.

Aug 4: Dante Alighieri Society, AGM Lanark Golf Club, 7.30pm

Aug 7: Lanark Garden Club, Trip to Culter Allers, Coulter, Biggar. Contact Roger Evans on 01899 308695 to book your seat.

Aug 29: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Sep 26: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Nov 28: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Dec 19: Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Harry Smith Complex, 7pm.

Submit dates to the Lanark Gazette office, 5 Wellgate, clearly marked Lanark Diary.

CLYDESDALE CALENDAR

Mar 5: Biggar Ramblers, 9.15am at Biggar. Elsrickle five miles Grade SB. Contact J E Airlie 01899 221431.

Mar 8: Biggar Ramblers, 9.30am at Biggar. Biggar two miles Grade SLOW. Contact R Miller 01899 220621.

Mar 9: Biggar Ramblers, 9.15am at Biggar. Hamilton 10 miles Grade SC+. Contact I MacDonald 01555 661748.

Mar 10: Roberton Garden Club, The Roof Garden, Ainsley Gough, New Lanark Trust.

Mar 11: Crawfordjohn Heritage Venture, Quiz Night 7.30pm, Crawfordjohn hall. Contact 01864 504265 for details and to book teams.

Mar 13: Biggar Accordion and Fiddle Club, Ian Kirkpatrick Scottish Dance Band.

Mar 18: Nethan Valley Sugar Art, Mini Dems, Brocketsbrae Hall, 7.30pm.

Mar 20: Upperward Mountaineering Club, Ben Achaladair.

Mar 20: Biggar Ramblers, 9.15am at Biggar. Hartree seven miles Grade SB+. Contact J Hart 01899 860364.

Mar 24: Biggar Ramblers, 1 pm at Biggar. Biggar five miles Grade SC+. Contact W Aitken 01899 220988.

Apr 6: Clydesdale Retired Teachers and Friends, Popinjay Hotel, 10.30am.

Apr 10: Biggar Accordion and Fiddle Club, Steven Todd Scottish Dance Band.

Apr 14: Roberton Garden Club, Small Gardens of Dalkeith, Tom Hardwick.

Jun 4: Roberton Garden Club, Coffee Morning and Plant Sale, 10.30am.

Jun 4: Carstairs Junction Gala Day.