Category Archives: Events

Film night in Gifford – Friday 12th October

This month’s film starts at 8pm in Gifford Village Hall, with doors open at 7.30pm. Find out about membership, film nights and download our 2018 film programme on the Yester Community Movie Association’s website.

Friday 12th October – Lady Macbeth

William Oldroyd – 2016 – 85 mins – (15) – Subtitles
DRAMA with a capital D. In rural England 1865, a young woman sold into a loveless marriage with a much older man, begins a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate. Under the influence of her oppressive in-laws, her actions become increasingly reckless, obsessive and violent. Florence Pugh gives a remarkable performance as Katherine and the audience is witness to the dramatic development of her character and the breathtaking unfolding of the story.

Friday 9th November

Maudie (slightly later start time due to the Yester House Fireworks – exact timing to follow so please check the website, posters & road signs).

From Yester Community Movie Association

http://www.giffordfilms.co.uk/

Another temporary road closure next week

Late notice has been received about another temporary road closure next week (C104 GARVALD GRANGE TO GARVALD BRIDGE & GARVALD CHURCH ROAD). This has been organised to enable road resurfacing works. The message from the council is as follows:

It is the Council’s intention to undertake carriageway resurfacing works at the above locations commencing on Monday 8th October 2018 for approximately 1 week, weather permitting.

In order to comply with current health and safety legislation, it will be necessary to close the road during working hours Monday – Friday 08:00 to 16:30 hours.

No vehicular access/egress or parking will be permitted on the closed road during these hours with the exception of emergency service and construction vehicles.

04 – ROAD CLOSURE – DIVERSION ROUTE

SIGNED TTRO 320-18-R.McN – Kirk Brae to Garvald Bridge road closure notice

SIGNED TTRO 321-18-R.McN – Garvald Church Road road closure notice

Community Council Minutes from 20th August now available

The minutes for the Garvald and Morham Community Council meeting on August 20th are now available on the GMCC meetings and minutes page. Items discussed include an update of 20mph speed limit signs, funding allocations, upkeep of play equipment in the park, village hall news and an update from the Haddington and Lammermuir Area Partnership. The next meeting will be held in Garvald village hall on 1st October. All are welcome to attend.

Christmas is coming!

The Christmas Theatre trip is now booking for ‘Wendy and Peter Pan’ at Royal Lyceum Theatre on 15th December at 2pm, suitable for 5+ years. More here: https://lyceum.org.uk/

For families with younger children, we have also reserved a few tickets for  ‘Poggle’ at the Festival Theatre, bus will go there after Lyceum and pick up before returning to Lyceum. Suitable for 6 months – 5 years. More info here http://www.capitaltheatres.com/poggle

Lyceum cost is £5 per head which must be paid by 31 October.
Actual cost is £30 adult and £20 child at Lyceum.
Children go free to Poggle, please pay for adult places but let me know by email how many children.

Bus transport from Morham and Garvald is included..
The funding is for Morham and Garvald ward residents only.
With thanks to Crystalrig Windfarm Community Benefit Fund.

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Climate Change Consultation

East Lothian Council is developing a strategy to help reduce carbon emissions and wants to hear your views on what the council and the wider community, including local groups and businesses, can do to help achieve this goal and prepare for the future effects of climate change.

Come along to a drop-in consultation event to find out more about what we are already doing, and what we can all do to reduce our carbon footprint.

Haddington drop-in event: Monday 1st October 4pm–6pm (in Buffet Room, Town House)

Pub Quiz Fundraiser

PUB QUIZ AT THE GARVALD INN on Friday, 21st September.

£5 per team. The fun starts at 9pm.

Garvald’s Conal and Robin are travelling to Costa Rica and Tanzania with Operation Raleigh this autumn to volunteer with Raleigh International. They will be holding a pub quiz on Friday 21st September in the Garvald Inn to raise money for their expeditions.

Heads up – there will be some themed questions!