Christmas at Columcille

Our focus is now on the many Christmas events at Columcille.  There is carol singing, Santa Lucia, the Advent Garden, Christmas lunch and following party and the Christmas Play.  Most events are for Columcille participants but the Christmas play is open to others but please ring to request a space as it can get over full.



Holiday dates

Columcille closes for Christmas on Friday 22nd December at 3 pm. We reopen on Wednesday 3rd January. We wish you all a happy Christmas and with wishes for world peace

Music for ALL end of term

Music for All term ends during the week of 11th -15th December. The new term starts the week of 15th – 19th January 2018. NB more info is on the Music for ALL page of this website with links to the course programmes.

Have a good Christmas and we look forward to welcoming you all back next term.


21st Anniversary Ceilidh

To celebrate 21 years of Columcille we are hosting a ceilidh on Friday 27th October. This will be in the main hall at Columcille and with the fabulous Columcille Ceilidh Band! It is by invitation but if you are interested in coming please ring the office to see if there is space.

Columcille Autumn Fair

Columcille’s Autumn Fair is on Saturday 30th September from 10.30am to 2pm. There will be a range of crafts and garden handicrafts on sale plus the Art Exhibition for viewing and purchases, and raffle, story telling, and music. the cafe will be serving tea, coffee, home-baking and soups. We hope you will join us for this annual event. Click here to view or download the flier

Columcille Art Exhibition 2017

Columcille Art Exhibition is on Friday 22nd September 7-9pm. it is a great chance to see the art work and enjoy a glass of wine, soft drink and snacks. Please click here to see the invite/flier .  Please ring the office or email the office to book a place, by 18th September.

Music for ALL at the Nelson Hall

We are very pleased and relieved to hear that we will be continuing at The Nelson Hall. Many thanks to Schoosh, CEC, Alison Dickie (Councillor) and the Management Council. There is a small increase in rent as the tenure is changing from CEC to Schoosh and costs need to be met.


Care Inspection

We are happy to share that we had an unannounced Care Inspection on Tuesday 30th May and Thursday 1st June and have been given a positive report with grade 5  (very good) for the qualities themes “Care and Support” and “Management and Leadership”.

Funding update

Scotmid’s East Regional Committee has awarded Columcille with a grant of £500 to go towards the costs of resurfacing our Hall floor and installing a portable wheelchair lift. We have also received support from the Screwfix Foundation, Albert Hunt Trust, Bruce Wake Charity, Gordon Fraser and Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trusts.