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282 MAR18 - Gryffe Advertizer

The Advertizer - Your local community magazine to the Gryffe area. The Advertizer is a local business directory including a what's on guide and other local information and an interesting mix of articles.

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14 the advertizer March Fri 2 Feb - Fri 2 Ma r c h Carrick Nights - Alison McNeill & Sacha Savaloni Carrick Centre, Main St, Houston 8pm Alison (soprano) and Sacha (guitar) perform a variety of Spanish, Latin American, French, Italian, Contemporary and Scots Song repertoire. They have performed recitals in Spain and throughout Scotland at various prestigious events and are passionate about expanding and enriching the repertoire for voice and guitar and transcribe a lot of music for their performances. Ticket Prices (single concert): Adults £12, Children/ Student £5. Call 01505 229597 or e mail thecarrickcentre@gmail.com Th u 1 - Th u 15 Ma r c h Rosemary Beaton Art Exhibition No. 9, George Square Glasgow G2 1DY 10am to 6pm A large retrospective exhibition. Opening times Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm Th u 1 Ma r c h Outlook Kidston Hall, High Street, Kilmacolm 2pm to 4pm ‘Music on piano and violin’ with William Kean St Columba’s School Open Day St Columba’s Junior School, Knockbuckle Rd, Kilmacolm 9am to 3pm There is no better way to experience the true atmosphere of St Columba’s School than to come and see it for yourself. Open Day provides the perfect opportunity for prospective and current families to see our Early Years, Junior and Senior Schools in action. Please do come along from 9am- 3pm and let our pupils show you what makes St Columba’s so special. www. st-columbas.org Fri 2 Ma r c h Kilbarchan Fairtrade Group Curry Night Bobbins Cafe, 25 Steeple Street, Kilbarchan 7pm Last minute tickets may still be available at Bobbins. Local Lepidoptera - Moths and Butterflies of Glasgow McMaster Centre, Donaldson Drive, Renfrew 7.30pm Richard Sutcliffe will deliver an illustrated talk entitled “Local Lepidoptera - Some Butterflies and Moths of the Glasgow area”. All welcome. Fri 2 Ma r c h Carrick Nights - Kentigern Quartet + Maria Wilson and Accompanist Carrick Centre, Main St, Houston 8pm Works by Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Britten and Ravel. Recent performances include Glasgow cathedral, St Mary’s Cathedral, the BBC Club at City Halls, Renfield St Stephen’s, and the Drake Chamber Series in Glasgow. Come along and enjoy a varied selection of music. Ticket Prices (single concert): Adults £12, Children/ Student £5. Call 01505 229597 or email thecarrickcentre@gmail.com Fri 2 - Sa t 3 Ma r c h SAMA 2018 Paisley - various venues Scottish Alternative Music Awards 2018 Paisley Takeover Friday 2nd March 19.00 – 22.00 Paisley Arts Centre Acts: To Be Announced Saturday 3rd March 13.00 – 14.30 Paisley Arts Centre Music workshop with The Vegan Leather 16.00 – 17.30 Paisley Arts Centre Music Seminars 14.00 – In conversation: Speaker TBA 15.00 – When is the best time to showcase your music to the industry? 16.30 – How do you DIY in 2018? 18.12 – 19.00 Feel The Groove, Record Store SAMA Live Sessions: Acts TBA 19.00 – 22.00 Paisley Arts Centre Acts: To Be Announced Sign up via Eventbrite UK. Evening tickets include a complimentary drink on arrival (over 18s). For more info visit officialsama.co.uk Fri 2 - Sun 4 Ma r c h OK Fest Kilmacolm Old Kirk, High St, Kilmacolm A weekend community event, in association with the Old Kirk, celebrating music and the spoken word. Programme details on Kilmacolm & Quarriers pages. (p36) Sa t 3 Ma r c h MND Coffee Morning Kilmacolm Community Centre, Lochwinnoch Road, Kilmacolm 10am to 12noon 2nd Floor. All welcome. Cost: £3 Curry and Quiz Night Scout Hall, Kilmacolm 7.30pm Tickets £10 which includes your curry. There will be a bar on the night selling beer, wine, spirits, prosecco and soft drinks. There will be great food, quizzing, music and maybe even some dancing! We always appreciate the support. Money raised goes to help support our local scouts activities. Kilmacolm Scouts. Doors open at 7pm. £10 Sa t 3 Ma r c h RIPPED UP by ReMode University of the West of Scotland, Student Union, Storie Street, Paisley PA1 2HB 7pm to 9pm A group of Renfrewshire teenagers will be hitting the catwalk this spring with a very different look. The models walking the runway at fashion show Ripped Up by ReMode will all be wearing clothes they’ve re-made from discarded fabric, whether donated or rescued from landfill sites. Tickets at the Eventbrite link: https://tinyurl.com/remode-ripped - £2 suggested donation Sa t 3 - Sun 4 Ma r c h Binocular & Telescope Open Day RSPB, Largs Rd, Lochwinnoch 10am to 4pm Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March Come and peruse a range of telescopes and binoculars, with knowledgeable staff on hand to help you find the right one for you! Our optics are competitively priced, with the added bonus that you are helping conservation. Cost: FREE Book Fayre Weekend Accord Store, 110 Abercorn St, Paisley PA3 4AY 10am to 4pm Thousands of books and cd’s for sale – all genres. Refreshments will be available. Saturday 3rd from 10am and Sunday 4th from 12noon BCU 3 Star Sea Kayak Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, Calder Glen Road, Lochwinnoch Take your kayak out on open water, more challenges await. T n T B i r d R i n g i n g Demonstration The Cut Visitor Centre, Cornalees Bridge, Greenock A chance to see our native woodland birds up close and literally ‘in the hand’ while they get their identification rings. WHERE: Sat 3rd Greenock Cut Visitor Centre Sun 4th Muirshiel Visitor Centre WHEN: Sat 11am – 3pm, Sun 10.30am – 3.30pm MORE INFO: tel 01505 614 791 in office hours Sun 4 Ma r c h Mothers Day Gift and Craft Fayre Kilbarchan Guide Centre, Barn Green, Kilbarchan 1pm to 4pm Come along and browse our fantastic local crafter stalls. More than 20 to choose from; jewellery, soaps, art work, sweets, cards, books and much more... Something for everyone! We would love to see you there! All funds raised will go towards World Challenge Bolivia. Adults £1.50 Children £0.50 deadline date for our april issue - Friday 16th March - You don’t want to miss it!!

march 2018 t: 01505 613340 e: info@advertizer.co.uk 15 Sun 4 Ma r c h Paisley Abbey Concert Paisley Abbey, Abbey close, Paisley 7.30pm Paisley Abbey Choir featuring Pamela Hay - Mezzo Soprano, Colin Murray - Baritone, Ewan Robertson - Bass Flute and Conductor George McPhee perform Three Donne Lyrics by Edward McGuire, Mass for Double Choir by Frank Martin and Requiem Op9 by Maurice Durufle. Tickets available from Abbey shop or call 0141 889 7654 £15 Wed 7 Ma r c h 2018 Kilmacolm Civic Trust AGM and Public Talk Kilmacolm Community Centre, Lochwinnoch Road, Kilmacolm Kilmacolm Civic Trust Members’ AGM, followed at 7.45pm by an illustrated talk, open to all residents - “The end of the beginning” on the resurgence of shipbuilding at Port Glasgow by Mr John Morgan, Director of Business Development at Ferguson Marine. Refreshments will be served, entry free, donations welcome. Solas Bereavement Group Kidston Hall, High Street, Kilmacolm 2pm to 4pm Solas Bereavement Group Th u 8 - Sun 25 Ma r c h Glasgow International Comedy Festival Glasgow - various venues Whyte & Mackay Glasgow International Comedy Festival 8th – 25th March 2018 Sa t 10 Ma r c h Kilmacolm Girl Guiding Spring Fayre St Columba Church Hall. Kilmacolm 10am to 12.30pm Come along and support our local Rainbows, Brownies and Guides at the Girl Guiding Daffodil Spring Fayre. Crafts, Tombola, Easter Eggs, Home baking, Mother Day’s Gifts, Bacon rolls and more.. Adults £2.50/Children £1.50 - refreshments included. Paisley Friends of ACCORD Coffee Morning Lylesland Church, 123 Rowan St, Paisley Come along and sample some fabulous baking and have a coffee with friends Sa t 10 Ma r c h Kilbarchan Singers Coffee Morning Kilbarchan Parish Church Hall, Steeple Street 10am to 12noon Entry includes coffee/tea & cakes. And have the chance to win a prize in the tombola. £2.50 Sun 11 Ma r c h Wildlife Photography Workshop: Beginners RSPB, Largs Rd, Lochwinnoch 1pm to 4.30pm Learn how to take great outdoor and wildlife photographs with your own camera. Led by David Palmer, who has over 30 years experience and is a volunteer photographer with the RSPB. For more info: rspb.org.uk/ lochwinnoch. £25, RSPB members £20 Angel Voices and Voices + St Fillans Church, Kilmacolm 6pm A Musical Celebration for Mothering Sunday. For more information please contact organiser: Maureen Russell land line: 01505- 872905 / mobile 07905950028. email: maureenmrussell@hotmail.com Spring Walk/Mother’s Day Finlaystone Country Estate - Langbank 1pm to 3pm Join the Rangers for a gentle stroll through the forest with moderate slopes. Bring boots and coats. Bring Mum for a garden stroll followed by a cream tea in the Tea Room. Mo n 12 Ma r c h Stargazing Evening Castle Semple Visitor Centre, Lochlip Road, Lochwinnoch 7pm to 9pm A evening of galactic exploration! MORE INFO: tel 01505 842 882 or book online Tue 13 Ma r c h Kilbarchan Beekeepers Kilbarchan Steeple Hall, Steeple Square, Kilbarchan 7.30pm to 10pm Microscopy, Ian Craig & Peter Stromberg: You can come along and find out more about Honeybee husbandry and related topics. Wed 14 Ma r c h Gateway Garden Free Drop In Session Cartside Terrace, Kilbarchan from 2pm Gateway Garden, All welcome to visit for a relaxing time, with the option to join in easy gardening and bird feeding activities and to bring your gardening questions to our experts. For more information, contact 07952169341 or hello@kilbarchansmile.co.uk or join the group Kilbarchan Smile on Facebook. Th u 15 Ma r c h Outlook Kidston Hall, High Street, Kilmacolm 2pm to 4pm ‘Holidays 2018 with Charlotte’ from Travel Actually. @GryffeAds www.advertizer.co.uk

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