MW 2018 - WHAT'S ON DAY TO DAY
Friday 7th June
Flower Festival - St Andrews Church, 10:00-16:00 (also 8th June)All local churches contributing astonishing flower arrangements, to raise money for Water Aid
Lillie Art Gallery - Throughout June
The famed annual art exhibition is again on display in the Lillie, Exhibition is running from 1st June - 4th July.
Saturday 8th June
Highland Games - West of Scotland Rugby Ground, 11:00-17:00 Traditional Highland Games – caber-tossing; haggis-hurling; bagpipe-playing; Scottish dancing; fairgrounds; onsite catering; trade stalls and displays - FREE FUN for the whole family.Raising money for 'Funding Neuro'
Organised Walk - Burncrooks Circular Walk-10:00-17:00, 10km Volunteer led by B&M Ramblers and Hillwalkers, Tel. Phil McElroy 954 9120 for details
Footgolf - Hilton Park Golf Club , 16:30-17:30
Discounted rates for Milngavie Week. Adults £10 and Under 16's £5.
To book a time please contact 0141 956 5125 or email email@example.com
Flower Festival - St Andrews Church, 10:00-16:00 (also 7th June)All local churches contributing astonishing flower arrangements, to raise money for Water Aid
Coffee Morning/Day - Friendship House - tea, coffee and home baking in St Andrews Church Hall 10am - 4pm
Sunday 9th June
Car Boot Sale - Tesco Car Park , 07:00 -12:00 - Over 20 stalls in the Car Boot Sale at Tesco all morning, £10 per car and light van. Proceeds to Charity.
Childrens Treasure Hunt -
Milngavie Precinct, - Age 7 and under 11:00-12:00 & Age 8 to 11 12:00-13:00 - Pick up your quiz sheet (£1.00) from our stall outside the Fraser Center and find the clues around the precinct to win a prize. Sponsored by Allander Rotary Club.
Organised Walk - A Corbet & A Munro, 08:30 start- 14km, 930m ascent, 8 hour, volunteer-led walk with Ramblers and Hillwalkers. Tel. Imogen Johnstone on 956 1476 for details/car share (Beinn nan Imirean and Meall Glas)
Silent Auction-Gavin's Mill,From 14:00, tickets £6 in advance from Gavin’s Mill cafe or on the door.
All proceeds go towards raising funds towards buying the Mill for Milngavie
Pop into the Mill during the week of Saturday 2nd June to view the items and place your bid for a donation of £1.
Monday 10th June
Cat Show - Milngavie Community Library and Education Centre
Cat Show - Registration 18:00-18:30 - For school age children. Cats must be in carriers – categories are kitten; adult; senior; rescue and best in show. FREE entry
Tuesday 11th June
Senior Citizens Bus Trip-13:30-17:00, leaving from Milngavie Station going to Loch Lomond Shores via Riverwood Show Home, returning to Waitrose for tea & cake, Free event sponsored by McCarthy & Stone, Allander Travel and Waitrose milngavie.
Contact Rhona to book 0141-562-9343
Celebrate Carers Week-Milngavie Youth Centre, 12:30-15:00 to celebrate Carers Week at the Youth Centre. The afternoon will include a performance and sing-a-long with our Carer’s Choir, a magician, home baking from Carers Link staff, and sandwiches. Contact Rachel@carerslink.org.uk for more information or to book
Love.Golf Taster Session - Hilton Park Golf Club, 13:30-14:30, Love.Golf aims to increase female participation in golf through an alternative, fun approach, in a supported environment with introduction to golf skills on the golf course.All equipment provided. No dresscode. https://love.golf
Cost £5 per person.
Contact 0141 956 5125 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tablet Tips- Milngavie Library, 10.00– 12:00, do you need help with your hand held tablet? Bring your portable device for help with queries and worries, FREE drop in session, no booking required.
IPad, What Next-Milngavie, Library, 14.00 – 15.30
Confident in use but want to learn more? – gestures, split screen, etc. FREE drop in session, no booking.
Wednesday 12th June
Pond Dipping-Milngavie CE Centre, 18:30-19:30, Tiny creatures looking for Tiny Creatures, find out about the Tiny Creatures in the pond led by Mugdock Rangers, children must be accompanied by an adult - FREE
Gavins Mill Heritage Talk-Gavins Mill, 19:30, Illustrated talk by Professor Paul Bishop on history of our iconic Mill. FREE but donations to Gavin’s Mill welcome Save the Mill
Dog Show - Milngavie Community Library and Education Centre, Registration 19:00 -Dogs must be on leads– categories are puppy; adult; senior; best groomed, best in show, Dog the judge would like to take home and of course waggiest tail FREE entry
- Goodie Bags provided by Creature Comforts, Trophies for winners, lots of rosettes, goody bags for all and face painting.
Thursday 13th June
Meet David Manderson-Local Author - Waitrose Communnity Room, 10:00-12:00. Author and University Lecturer David Manderson on his “Publishing Journey” and reading from critically acclaimed psychological thriller “Lost Bodies” FREE
Silent Disco-at The Fraser Centre - 14:00-16:00 - Join us with Ya Dancer and get your groove, put a headset on and dance away to 50s,60s,70s or Chart music in a mind of your own. Ponchos provided if wet FREE
Hobbies R Us - Fraser Centre, 14:00-16:00 Come and watch members of local craft groups show you how to be creative in a range of crafts – embroidery, knitting, weaving, spinning and dying, silk painting, painting and craft stalls FREE entry
The Trojans - Douglas Academy-19:30, A moving film of a haunting and uplifting adaptation of Euripides’ anti-war tragedy, written and acted by a cast of Syrian refugees living in Glasgow. Free Donations to charities in Syria
Football festival-Douglas Academy, from 18:30, Local Milngavie and Bearsden football clubs play a Primary 7 age football festival. Teams include MFC, Westerton, Baljaffray and St Joseph’s FC.
Friday 14th June
Saturday 15th June
Craft Activities-St Andrews Church Hall, 11:00-15:00 Join the Dorcas Group and try your hand at a new craft - FREE
Fun in the Precinct-12:00-16:00, a whole range of stalls and activities to entertain all ages, FREE
Heritage Walk to Carbeth, from 10:00, join The Heritage Team for this historical walk via The West Highland Way, the Waterworks and Mugdock to book contact 0141-956-3541
Childrens Treasure Hunt -
Milngavie Precinct, Age 7 and under 11:00-12:00 & Age 8 to 11 12:00-13:00, Pick up your quiz sheet (£1.00) from our stall outside the Fraser Center and find the clues around the precinct to win a prize. Sponsered by Allander Rotary Club
Duck Race - From Precinct Depart at 2.45pm Sponsor your plastic duck (£1.00) from Rotary Stall at Highland Games and on the day, Ducks travel down the River Allander from bridge at Gavin's Mill at 3.00pm to bridge in Lennox Park. Proceeds to local and national charities.
Footgolf - Hilton Park Golf Club from 16:30-17:30
Discounted rates for Milngavie Week. Adults £10 and Under 16's £5.
To book a time please contact 956 5125 or email email@example.com
Scavenger Hunt-Gavin's Mill, 11:00-16:00, explore the Mill and picturesque surrounds and have fun searching for clues in our scavenger hunt.
Entry sheets £1 per person available from Gavin’s Mill on the day.
(All children receive a delicious choccy treat on submission of completed entry!)
Debating Competition- Douglas Academy, all day, Team event with final in the afternoon. Public welcome as audience. FREE
IPad for Beginners- Milngavie Library, 14:00 – 15:30, drop-in for beginners, no booking required. Basics like setting up, navigating, WiFi, Home page, App Store. All your questions answered. FREE
Food Hub Taster Session-Fraser Centre, 16:00–18:00, Usual sales plus FREE tasting of products that can be ordered weekly.
Pond Dipping-Allander Water at Cloberfield, 18:30-19:30, More Tiny creatures looking for more Tiny Creatures, find out about the Tiny Creatures in the pond led by Mugdock Rangers, children must be accompanied by an adult - FREE
In Addition to all these events we have some that run all week!
Display of Finalists in the Photography Competition - Marks & Spencer Foyer
Photography exhibition of the ten finalists in this year’s photography competition. Do you agree with the judge?!
Spot the Error - The return of the popular competition for young people (adults keep out of it!). Buy your entry form (£1.00) from any event throughout the week, Baxter's Newsagents and The Iron Chef. Then go round the precinct and find the 20 items that should not be in these shop windows. Completed entries to Marks & Spencer
Primary Art Exhibition - Local shop windows - All Primary Six pupils in local schools have submitted art work to be displayed in shops throughout the precinct. Come and spot everyone’s work.
Quiz and Raffell - available from Rotary Stall and any event throughout the week.
Buy your Quiz Sheet (£2.00 )on Scottish Railway Stations. All sheets are also entered into a raffle (First Prize a bottle of Glengoyne 10 year old malt whisky)
Flash Fiction -
Pupils at Douglas Academy invited to write a 500 word imaginative essay on “Climate Change”. Winner to be published in M & B Herald on Thursday.
Golf at Hilton Park Golf Club-ALL WEEK!!
Reduced visitor rates at Off Peak times in association with Milngavie Week.
£20 per round per person
Monday, Wednesday and Friday subject to availability.
Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday after 13:00 only and subject to availability.
Contact 0141 956 5125 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a tee-off time