NEWS & FORTHCOMING EVENTS
LATEST NEWS - Preparations are well in hand for the 2013 MAYFEST (12th to 19th May).
has become an extremely popular annual mini-festival of art and music
held in Milton of Campsie which is well worth attending.
The following poster gives details - there's bound to be something there that will interest you!
St ANDREWS FESTIVAL, NOV
- Promoted by MoC Village Hall Trust and supported by G66 Live and East Dunbartonshire
1. As always, a fine exhibition of paintings, was organised by
Milton of Campsie Art Club which took place from 23rd to 25th
Nov 2012. 12% of the 73 pictures on the
wall were sold and and 35% from
the bargain tables. The Club is rightly proud
to have once again put on a high-quality show. Visitors were provided
with refreshments at all times. At the free Exhibition Opening two
violinists 2. The Concert &
Ceilidh, with music by Campsie Scottish Folk Players and the 9-piece Campsie
Ceilidh Band, was greatly enjoyed by a full house. There were some moving songs
from four fine singers interspersed with the dancing.
provided some fine Scottish fiddle music to set the atmosphere.
3. A large audience enjoyed the Sunday jazz afternoon. JazzCo
gave a terrific swinging performance. Chris Clark's songs from the Great
American Songbook, were particularly appreciated. Picture -viewing during the
refreshment breaks resulted as always in increased sales of art-work.
great work-team of 13 villagers helped to make the
Festival an amazing success with over £200 being raised for the Village
Trust. The excellent photos shown on this page are by Zak Hughen,
talented local photographer. Thanks as usual is due to Milton of Campsie
Village Hall Trust and
"G66+live" for their support in enabling us to present a great St
Festival which attracted many art, music
and dance enthusiasts.
5. The secrets of our Art Club Exhibition Successes? Milton of Campsie Art Club
combines its exhibitions with Musical performances including Ceilidhs,
Jazz and Baroque orchestral
concerts and live music at the Openings. The Campsie Scottish Folk Players band makes a
significant contribution. We believe this combination of art with music greatly
contributes to the Art Club's sales successes in the bi-annual festivals in Milton
of Campsie Village Hall, the St Andrew's Festival at the end of November and
you've visited one of our exhibitions or musical events before, why not
give us your constructive feedback and comments by using the "Contact
Us" button? We'd love to hear from you.
Members of the Art Club continue to meet on Wednesday evenings at
Milton of Campsie Village Hall to paint. Last meeting of 2012 will be
19th Dec, resuming on 9th Jan 2013 after the festive season. The club
AGM will be held in late January, date to be decided and circulated.
Following that, we'll be able to give dates for 2013 exhibitions and
other club events.