On Sunday we said farewell to our dear friends Liz and George Farrow, sending them off with a special lunch and our love and thanks both in words from Andrea as Rector and Steve as People’s Warden and also with gifts including books: RHS Scottish Flowers for Liz and History… read more >>
If you passed St. Andrew’s on Saturday and noticed the heady mix of harmonious voices with the aroma of geranium, rose and amber, then you caught a taste of a singing workshop in the church organised by Milngavie Choir and a craft session on candle-making in the hall. There… read more >>
After the previous Sunday’s successful Talent Auction when members of the congregation offered a wide variety of skills as a way of fund-raising, including ice-cream workshops, history walks, bobble hat-making, jam, tablet and afternoon tea with Mozart, Jane set the ball rolling with a Cake Walk. It’s noticeable that food… read more >>
On Saturday, our busy crafters produced a number of different recycled items from upholstery and curtain material samples, including place mats, bags, dish covers, a pencil case and – after some determined wrestling with a wooden spoon to turn them inside… read more >>
Some beautiful & unique bracelets and necklaces were created with some already being worn as matching accessories, by the end of the session! Thanks to Morag for guiding us. Next month we look forward to experimenting… read more >>
We met at Pamela and Gordon’s and had an enjoyable evening discussing The Temptations of Gracie by Santa Montefiore. Set in the enchanting Italian countryside on a week-long cookery course, as well as looking back to the earlier secret years of the central character Gracie, the book incorporated themes of… read more >>
The Fellowship had a successful outing to Luss, including lunch at the Coach House café, on what turned out to be a lovely sunny afternoon. Many thanks to Ruth for organising the trip.
Last Saturday still feeling a little bleary eyed, we had an early start to meet Tim at 7 am outside Tesco as three of us missed Tim’s two earlier expeditions. Equipped with binoculars we ventured along beside the River Allander through Lennox Park and then continued in the direction towards… read more >>
The craft group welcomed new faces on Saturday, who visited the hall to observe and sample our activities as part of Milngavie Week’s Dorcas open day. The church itself was also open as a quiet space, with areas set up for prayer and reflection.
As a Milngavie Week event, a number of our congregation were privileged to be present as well as helping with the organisation of the premier film showing of the stage play adaptation of Euripides’ The Trojan Women in Douglas Academy last week. After the film there was a question and… read more >>