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St Conan’s, Lochawe, was the venue for a theatrical treat on Saturday night when Classical Musicians Scotland performed the Ivor Novello Story. Last year this production received excellent reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe. In the wonderful script by John Cairney, Ivor Novello’s story and songs are brought to life by an actor, two singers and......

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This year’s primary schools’ art competition organised by the Friends of St Conan’s Kirk saw a strong entry from Dalmally, Taynuilt, Crianlarich and Inveraray. Now in its second year this annual competition for the St Conan’s Cup invites entries on a given theme. This year the schools were asked for artwork inspired by the Community......

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It was difficult to believe that a year had passed since our very well attended Open Weekend last August! The aims of our Open Weekends are to increase awareness of St Conan’s, demonstrate its value for the community, raise some funds, let people know about the Friends of Saint Conan’s and to encourage new members......

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    Over the weekend of 16th and 17th May, enthusiastic volunteers from the Friends of St Conan’s Kirk gathered at the kirk for two days of spring cleaning. Jobs that were tackled included window cleaning, woodwork polishing, dusting, and, outside in the garden, painting and clearing unwanted vegetation. The Friends of St Conan’s Kirk......

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  On the 7th November the Friends of St Conan’s Kirk welcomed local visitors and Friends to an event to commemorate World War 1. Over 100 people enjoyed an evening of music, drama and readings as well as an interval of reviving refreshments (necessary because of the cold!).     The Kirk had been dressed......

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The Friends of Saint Conan’s Kirk will be attending the annual Dalmally Agricultural show which takes place this Saturday 6th September.    It promises to be a fun filled day with a huge array of competitors and visitors celebrating rural community and local produce.   Please come and join us on our stand to learn more about......

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Rain! The weekend could scarcely have been wetter but perhaps this worked out for the best. Perhaps this made our visitors even more enthusiastic about finding an interesting undercover venue! The Friends Committee and the St Conan’s Trustees are delighted by the number of people, both locals and tourists, who visited over the two days.......

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This weekend sees the inaugural open day at St Conan’s Kirk where visitors can enjoy a range of activities: Guided tours of the Kirk hourly – an introduction to the origins and quirks of this amazing building and why your help is needed. Live theatre with the Three Wee Crows – two plays twice daily.......

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Yesterday saw the Friends of Saint Conan’s Kirk joining in the Highland fun at the Inverary Highland Games at the stunning Inveraray Castle. With picture perfect weather, the day started with a pipe band parade from the town centre and provided visitors with highly entertaining day including highland games, dancing, piping and a range of heavy and......

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As part of our events calendar this year, members of the newly formed Friends of Saint Conan’s Kirk attended the recent Taynuilt Games, providing information about the objective of the group preserving the heritage of Saint Conan’s Kirk by providing both education and a focal point for the local community and help raise funds to......

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