|See the calendar on the left for regular
events in the Hall
Innellan Village Hall Family Ceilidh with music by Canned Haggis - Saturday 2nd
SCCDC Community Buy out of Lido shop - Thursday 14th
Inspiring Innellan Quiz night - Friday 15th
SWI Quiz with fish 'n chips. - Friday 22nd
Xmas lights switch-on
and party 2nd Dec
Panto "Beauty and the Beast" by Hopscotch Theatre
Christmas Party (Innellan nursery) 15th Dec
Christmas Film show (Dunoon Grammar) 16th Dec
Art Exhibition (old pier art group)
Commemoration of the end
of World War I. Following on from the talk in the hall in
March to raise funds for the cadets to go to the
battlefields of Belgium and France, they came to talk
about their experience there. There was also a short talk
on the work being done to aid soldiers locally. The
formal part of the evening concluded with a commemoration
event and this was followed by a light supper.
Jumble sale run by SCCDC
Matheson Church Fair
Halloween party (nursery)
Silent Auction (Inspiring Innellan)
August 18- 25
July 6 - There was a quiz night run by Inspiring Innellan
July 7th - Acoustic Innellan - A gathering of local musicians showcased their talents in a myriad of genres.
July 14th - There was a coffee morning run by Inspiring Innellan
Community Engagement - On June 27th and June 30th - Discussion of the possibility of a buy out of the Lido
South Cowal Community Festival ran from 11th May to 19th May.
13th May - A Heritage Walk ended at the hall for refreshments
14th May - Art group Exhibition
16th May - Art
Exhibition with crafters at work
17th May - Inspiring Innellan open night and art exhibition
18th May -Yoga
A Heritage Walk finished in the hall for refreshments,
Funky dancing for children
19th May -Jack and Jill afternoon tea
9th March - Quiz Night run by Inspiring Innellan
10th March - Daffodil Tea run by Innellan Nursery
16th March Talk by Margaret Hubbard on World War I as a fundraiser for the Cadets who are planning a visit to the Batltefields of the Western Front, particularly where the Argylls fought, later in the year.
17th March - Matheson Church Spring Fair
24- 25th March -
The Church held an
Easter Labyrinth in the Hall.
2nd February - A Quiz night was run by the Group Inspiring Innellan
23rd February - A Quiz with fish and chips took place run by the WI
20th January - Innellan Village Hall AGM There was a coffee morning and the AGM followed. This was an opportunity to hear what goes on in the hall- -it is a very busy place- and enjoy a coffee and scone.
21st January - Soup and Sandwiches for Wild Animal Rescue
26th January A Scottish Night was run by the Group Inspiring Innellan
1st December - Beer Festival hosted by Osborne Hotel (evening)
2nd December - Toward Sailing Club party(evening)
On 3rd December at 6pm there was a family event where the Christmas tree was erected opposite the hall. Santa and his two helpers were there and there was carol singing. Again, this is part of the Inspiring Innellan project.
10th December - Wizard of Oz pantomime by Hopscotch Theatre. There were 2 performances of this show.
17th December - Christmas party for Innellan Nursery
4th November - Community
Engagement Event promoted by South Cowal Community
"Inspiring Innellan" - This is a new project which comes under the umbrella of the Community Council. The aim of the project is to look at what makes Innellan so attractive. There was a Quiz night in the hall on 17th November linked to the new project.
On 19th November the Community Council held a meeting in the hall at 3pm. to explain the purpose of Inspiring Innellan.
12th November - Remembrance Sunday. Refreshments were available in the hall after the ceremonies.
18th November - Matheson Church Christmas Fair
On 6th October There was Scottish Entertainment and a buffet featuring Tom Irvine and Two fiddler groups.
The Hall was being used on 13-15th Oct in the afternoon following the Innellan Heritage walks which were part of Cowalfest.
The annual Children's Halloween party took place on 30th October. The proceeds went to the Innellan nursery.
There was be a coffee morning (for cat rescue) on Sat 30th September.
Innellan Village Hall AGM
The trustees were busy this year with the garden project, as well as the management of all the groups who meet in the hall on a regular basis. All were invited to attend to hear the annual reports, and also what is planned for the next financial year.
The trustees would welcome new members on to the management committee. Please do come along and join us.
The Church held an
Easter Labyrinth in the Hall.
At the end of March the Hall was full of people who came together to celebrate the late Margaret Winning. She was a well known figure in the village and a very keen country dancer. Friends and family gathered to dance and to sing.
annual Church Fair took place in the Hall.
Jenny and Andy Phillips, who live in Greenock but have family in Innellan, put on a film show in the hall. They have a collection of 16mm cine film which they show for charity. They have already shown films in the primary school and the old black and white movies were a great hit with todays youngsters. The film shown was called 'Passage to Pimlico'.
Fund raising Daffodil
Tea put on by Innellan and Toward Family Centre.
Guys and Dolls -
This highly successful venture began last year
and is now going to take place on the last Thursday of
Quiz with Fish and Chip Supper - Did you think the WI was only about home baking? Not so.
Tickets were £8 per
person and included supper.
Valentine's Tea - This took place for the WI in mid February. Love was definitely in the Innellan air
Dr Phil, the Mechanic and Friends - In early February Dr Phil, the Mechanic and Friends, a local band, came along and played for Guys and Dolls. Their material was a variety of musical genres including Scottish and Irish Folk, American Country and Country Blues, ragtime and Old times music. It was a great afternoon.
There was a soup and
sandwich lunch in aid of Dunoon Cat Rescue.
Beer Festival hosted by Osborne Hotel.
Aladdin Pantomime by Hopscotch Theatre.
Matheson Church Christmas Fair - 2pm to 4pm.
"The Underground Man" performed by AJTC Theatre Group
St Andrews Night Dinner
Christmas craft fair hosted by Riverbank Surgery
Party - 2pm to 3.30pm - £2 per child
groups start back in September
Innellan Village Hall Garden
Thanks to substantial contributions from The Big Lottery Fund and Foundation Scotland (Baillie Gifford Community Awards), local contractor Willie Donn is working hard to turn the ground at the back of the hall into an attractive garden area.
The Rose Fletcher Pipe band who use the hall during the Cowal Games Week, is also contributing to the purchase of pots and plants.
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