Cadenza are presenting a Spring Serenade on Saturday 18th May at 19.30. The collection at the end will be divided between Music for ALL and Bethany Trust. Many thanks to Cadenza for their generous offer of support and to Lindsey Rowlands , our Music for ALL volunteer who also works at Broughton St Mary’s Church. Lindsey suggested Music for ALL as a beneficiary.
3 people from Columcille will attend this event on 3rd May in the morning. We will update after the event
Columcille is closed on Good Friday – the 19th April and on Easter Monday.
Before we shut for Easter we will have an Easter Celebration.
Columcille is shut on Friday 5th April for the staff training day. Business as usual on Monday 8th!
Over the last several months we have been purchasing new items for Columcille. The cafe has new flooring, new cutlery and beautiful new aprons. The craft room has new shelving, flooring and new paint work. More work is planned to upgrade the joinery area and change the ffice space. We very much appreciate the income form charitable trusts that enables us to make these improvements.
On Tuesday 26th February at 2pm the Inclusion Alliance drama group will perform Alistair In Wonderland! You are welcome to join us but please do ring or emal the Columcille office first to book your space. There is no charge fortickets but a limited number availble.
On Friday 22nd February, Music for ALL band Coracle is playing for a family ceilidh at Braidburn School. We have been working with Braidburn in developing some accessible dances and look forward to performing on the night. We are hoping that some of the pupils who participate in M4ALL will jion in the band for the evening.
NB this is a ceilidh for Braidburn families and not open to others.
In January we said farewell to Grace Canham who has been fundraising for Columcille for 3 years. Grace has raised a substantial amount of money over this time – many thanks to Grace and to the charitable trusts and other donors who have supported us. Grace has moved on to work as a fundraiser for the Homeless World Cup.
We have settled back into the post- Christmas way of life at Columcille and now look forward to our Burns Lunch on Tuesday 29th January and the St Brides play and celebration on Tuesday 5th February
please click here for a list of holiday and other dates.2019 Columcille Holidays
In December 2018 we produced a newsletter reflecting on some of the events of this year at Columcille and including several photos. Please follow links through to the newsletter
To celebrate Advent and look forward to Christmas we organise several celebration events. The Nativity Play is open to everyone, the other celebrations are open to Columcille participants. Click here for more info Advent 2018