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Colvend Public Hall

Colvend Public Hall Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

Registered charity SCO 47442 Chairman: John Coates email:  john_coates00@hotmail.com  Colvend Public Hall was built in 1933 by fund raising within the local community. It is owned by the community and is operated on their behalf by a management committee, supervised by a group of trustees. The Committee meets most months but on different times of the month to accomodate the various committee members. Everybody in the community is entitled and welcome to attend any meeting - just come along.  Every local organisation is entitled to a place on the management committee. 

 

Regular Events

The principal  regular event is the Colvend Produce and Makers Market. This takes place every fourth Saturday of the month from March to November from 10.00am to 2.00pm.   Last year saw its 10th Anniversary.    A wide variety of local produce and crafts are  on sale.  Admission is free and refreshments  are available.  For an overview of the market go to our market page.  If you are a producer and want to know how to participate please telephone Annette Need 01556 630490 or email annetteneed@btinternet.com.

For Badminton players the Colvend & District Baminton Club Badminton Club meets most Wednesdays, except August, from 6.30pm to 9.00pm.  If you want to have fun and be active come along.  Even if you have never played before come and have a go. New players are welcome. It only costs £2.00 per session for adults and £1.00 for children.   Ring Andrea Robb 0771 375 1987 for more information but you can just turn up and borrow a racquet.

The largest event of the year is the Colvend Southwick and Kirkbean Parish Church Sale.  This has been running for over 100 years and takes place on the second Thursday of August each year.  This means that next year's sale will take place on Thursday 8th August 2019.  There is more information here.

Most years Colvend Public Hall hosts a Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival event.  This year it was the award winning Dutch violinist Tim Kliphuis and his trio featuring Dumfries-born Ron Percy on bass and guitar wizard Nigel Clark.