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For the Community of Methlick in Aberdeenshire

Archive for Oct, 2018

NEW LEARNING OPPORTUNITY LOCALLY

New Free Adult Learning opportunity starting in Ellon. Give us a call or just come along to find out more

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METHLICK HERITAGE SCOCIETY.

METHLICK HERITAGE SCOCIETY

In conjunction with Methlick Parish Church the Society is putting on a

Service in Doric on Sunday 18th November at 7.00pm in the Kirk.

Society members and guests will participate in the service with readings,

prayers and musical items.

We are hoping you will come along and fill the kirk for a service with traditional music and words

in the “Mither Tongue”

SUNDAY WHITTLING – 4 NOV 2018 AT HADDO

Come and join us for a relaxing afternoon of whittling in the woods…

We will have a fire to sit around and a tarpaulin should it be raining. Tea, coffee and hot chocolate will be provided to keep us warm and you are welcome to take food to cook over the fire whilst you whittle. The ranger will teach us how to sharpen our knives (please take your own knife if you have one) and show us some of his projects. He will guide you through how to get started and show you little tips on how to get the best from your work. If you have a specific project in mind you may want to take your own piece of wood. You are welcome to scavenge for wood as there is a lot of it at Haddo, but if you want to do a staff or something of a particular shape then it’s best to take a suitable piece of wood.

We have a limited supply of sheath knives and folding saws – please let us know in advance if you would like to use any of these.

Everyone is welcome, although we would ask that children are accompanied (and supervised) by an adult.

Please email vsohaddo to book. The session is £5 per person including hot drinks and a biscuit.

Sunday from 14:00-16:00

Haddo House & Country Park AB41 7EQ Ellon, Aberdeenshire

THE BIG ANNUAL FAIRTRADE SALE IS NEAR!! – 7 TO 11 NOV 2018

10 days to go to this years Fair Trade Open House. Lots of parcels are arriving and we are unpacking some beautiful goods. Here is the latest box, full of scarves and hand knits from Nepal. Really colourful and cosy, perfect for today’s weather! Hope you can come and see for yourself. Open Wednesday-Sunday –7th-11th November.

CAN YOU SHOW WHAT YOU HAVE? – TALENT WANTED 11 NOV 2018

In aid of Legion Scotland. Step up to the mic or join the audience in the Oldmeldrum Legion’s Talent event….click on the picture for the details.

HADDO CHORAL REHEARSALS – 1st NOV 2018

Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society

For anyone new intending to come along to our first rehearsal after the holidays please see our website at www.hhcos.org.uk

where you will find all the information you need regarding membership fees, rehearsals etc. On the first night we will be giving out some of the sheet music for a £5 deposit. In addition, you will need a copy of ‘Carols for Choirs 100’. Don’t worry if you don’t have this book on the first night as someone will share with you.

We look forward to welcoming you to Haddo on Thursday 1st November. We start at 7.30pm sharp so please arrive in plenty of time, especially if you are coming for the first time.


Methlick Heritage Society

Methlick Heritage Society

The next meeting of the Society will take place on Tuesday 6th November in Beaton Hall.

This will be the first function in the newly refurbished Hall.

The Speaker will be Tamsin Morris.

She will give a presentation on her recent trip to Bhutan.

This promises to be a very exciting and thought provoking talk and everyone is most welcome.

As usual refreshments will be available.

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