The Christmas Theatre trip funding has been approved from the Crystal Rig Windfarm Fund so booking is now open for ‘Wendy and Peter Pan’ at Royal Lyceum Theatre on Saturday 15th December at 2pm, suitable for 5+ years. Show info is here.
For families with younger children, we could also offer ‘Poggle’ at the Festival Theatre, bus will go there on route to Lyceum and pick up before returning to Lyceum. Suitable for 6 months – 5 years. Let me know asap if this is of interest so I can reserve some tickets. Show info here.
Cost is £5 per head.
Bus transport from Morham and Garvald is included. The trip is limited to 84 people and funding is for Morham and Garvald ward residents only. Booking closes 6 October.
Please let me know via the contact form below (accessed via the website) if you are interested.
Finlay Hay, local Garvald lad and student of the Yehudi Menuhin school, will be performing in the Edinburgh’s Canongate Kirk and Duddingston Kirk in August as part of the Votadini Guitar Duo. All welcome!
Saturday 16th June, come and enjoy live music in Haddington in the one-day Haddstock Music Festival. Including local young people in their bands from Lamp House Music studio, to celebrate Year of Young People (YOYP 2018).
This month, Robin Bellamy, who lives in Garvald, is doing a sponsored walk (the 195-mile Coast-to-Coast walk) to raise funds for Raleigh International’s rainforest conservation work in Costa Rica (for whom she is volunteering later in the year). To find out more visit Robin’s Just Giving page: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/robin-bellamy
If anyone has any seedlings, cuttings, plant divisions etc that you can donate to the plant stall at the Yester Primary Summer Fair (9th June), please let Viki know (830260) and she will collect them, or please deliver them to her prior to 9th June. Thank you!
Summer activities run by East Lothian Rangers. If you are interested, please book in advance.
Here’s some dates for your diary of village events happening later this year:
- Garvald Fun Day – Sat 11 August
- Village Show – Sat 25 August
- Christmas Fair – Sat 24 November
PRESERVING GARVALD’S HERITAGE
Garvald Village Hall, WEDNESDAY 6th JUNE, 7.30 pm until 9 pm
- Information about an exciting oral history project and the chance to get involved
- Return visit from John Gray Centre archivist with new photograph collection
- Update on plans for restoration of Garvald Church (including 1960s film footage of the Church)
- Launch of a new Community Group and an opportunity to share your ideas
REFRESHMENTS – ALL WELCOME!
Ironman Edinburgh triathlon returns to Garvald this year on Sunday 1st July.
Travel information can be found here: http://eu.ironman.com/triathlon/events/emea/ironman-70.3/edinburgh/road-access.aspx#axzz5GVY23hio
A leaflet was delivered to all local residents this week, to help you make alternative travel plans on the day, if necessary. Here’s a digital copy of the ironman route leaflet.
A reminder that there will be a defibrillator training session at the village hall on this Wednesday the 16th May, 7.00 – 9.00 pm.
Please do come along – it could help save someone’s life!