Prestonpans Tapestry Exhibition open from

Prestonpans Tapestry Exhibition open from 27th January 2015

The Institute, New Lanark

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Tuesday 27th January - Thursday 19th March 2015 at The Institute
Following on from the success of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, we are delighted to be exhibiting the Prestonpans Tapestry which celebrates the enduring triumph of youthful Hope and Ambition. The journey 25-year-old Bonnie Prince Charlie made from France then through the Scottish Highlands to Victory at Prestonpans is depicted in 104 metre-wide embroidered panels. Each has been created by volunteer embroiderers along the route.
Free Entry!

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Biggar Ramblers: Carlops-Reservoir walk and lunch

Biggar Corn Exchange

Friday 27th February 2015

9.15am

01899 860 364 Biggar Ramblers: Carlops-Reservoir walk and lunch more

Carlops-Reservoir walk and lunch at Allan Ramsey Hotel 
  5 miles     GradeSC
 Leader J.Hart 01899 860 364

 
The Memphis Belles

Lanark Memorial Hall

Friday 27th February 2015

7.30pm

£14/£12

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Rotary Club of Lanark: Casino Royale

The Harry Smith Complex

Friday 27th February 2015

7.30pm

£25

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An evening with Michael Buble and The Mazdas

Stanmore House School

Friday 27th February 2015

7.30pm

£10

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Inflatable Fun Sessions

Lanark Lifestyles Leisure Centre

Saturday 28th February 2015

1.45pm onwards

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The inflatable session is for under 16s.
Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult (over 16). The maximum ratio is 1:2.
The inflatable ends at the deepest point of the pool (1.4m). Children who cannot swim in the deep water can be assisted along the unit by a competent adult.
During the session the floating floor will be raised and the floats will be available.

Session times are 1:45pm-2:30pm and 2:45pm-3:30pm. The swimming pool closes at 1:30pm for set up. The health suite will close at 1:30pm.
Standard swim prices apply.
For more information please call us on 01555 666 800.

 
Wedding Open Day

New Lanark Mill Hotel

Sunday 1st March 2015

Free!

01555 667 200 Wedding Open Day more

View our stunning facilities and talk with our wedding suppliers.
Free entry, Prize draw

 
Music in Lanark presents: Mike Whellans

St Mary's Clubrooms

Friday 6th March 2015

7.45pm

£10/£1

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“…One of Scotland’s heroes, a bluesman of amazing ability…a totally brilliant one man band.” Mike Harding’s review of ‘Fired-Up & Ready’ BBC Folk and Acoustic website.
"Just about the best time you can have while staying within the bounds of decency… I can’t recommend it highly enough." Zeitgeist Review, reviewing ‘Fired-Up & Ready’.
"If he was American he would probably be hailed as a folk hero and ride to gigs in the back of a freight train…a man that knows his craft and really puts his heart, soul and everything into his blues." Fatea review.

Click here to find out more about Mike Whellans and click here to buy your tickets on the Music in Lanark website.

 
Biggar Ramblers: Meigle Hill Clovenfords

Biggar Corn Exchange

Saturday 7th March 2015

9.15am

01721 720 981 Biggar Ramblers: Meigle Hill Clovenfords more

6miles      Grade SB
Leader B.Henry  01721 720 981

 
Composting Course

Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Sunday 8th March 2015

1pm - 3pm

Free!

01555 890 673 Composting Course more

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Biggar Ramblers: Carnwath Village Trail

Biggar Corn Exchange

Wednesday 11th March 2015

9.30am

01899 308 769 Biggar Ramblers: Carnwath Village Trail more

Carnwath Village Trail (walk and talk)
3miles       Grade SD
Leader R.Turpie 01899 308 769

 
Family History Course

Lanark Library

Thursday 12th March 2015

10am - 12 noon

£4

01555 661 144 Family History Course more

As part of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s Young at Heart festival for the 50+ age group which runs this year from 12 – 21 March, Lanark Library is offering the opportunity to take part in a Family History course.
The two part course will take place in the library on Thursday 12 March and Thursday 19 March between 10am and 12 noon.
The course is intended for those who are new to researching their family tree, and covers both general and on-line resources.

The fee for the whole course is £4. To book a place, contact Lanark Library on 01555 661 144 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 
Arran Johnston: The Battle of Prestonpans and the Prestonpans Tapestry

Robert Owen School for Children

Friday 13th March 2015

6.30pm for 7pm

£4

01555 661 345 Arran Johnston: The Battle of Prestonpans and the Prestonpans Tapestry more

In 1745 Bonnie Prince Charlie led an army of Highlanders to victory at Prestonpans. Two hundred and sixty five years later, an army of volunteers assembled to commemorate this story in stitches. Since then, the PrestonpansTapestry has amazed and inspired audiences across the land. Join historian Arran Johnston to discover the story of the Battle of Prestonpans and the remarkable tapestry which records it.

You can book your ticket by clicking here or emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and also by calling 01555 661 345 from Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

 
Horse - The Rise Tour

Lanark Memorial Hall

Friday 13th March 2015

7.30pm

£18.50/£16.50

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Growing Veg and Potatoes Course

Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Saturday 14th March 2015

1pm - 3pm

Free!

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Murder Mystery Night

New Lanark Mill Hotel

Saturday 14th March 2015

£25 per person

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Enjoy an evening of Murder Mystery and Suspense with a three course dinner and watch the drama unfold in front of you
£25.00 per person, £69.00 per person including B&B

 
Calamity Jane

Lanark Memorial Hall

Tuesday 17th March 2015

1.30pm

£6/£4

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Brooks Annual Fashion Show

Lanark Agricultural Centre

Wednesday 18th March 2015

7pm

£10

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Brooks of Lanark will be holding their annual fashion show at Lanark Agricultural Centre in aid of Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and Lanarkshire Cancer Care. Last year the event raised over £3,000 - can it be beaten in 2015?

 
Afternoon Tea with Alastair MacDonald

Lanark Memorial Hall

Thursday 19th March 2015

1.30pm

£6

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Family History Course

Lanark Library

Thursday 19th March 2015

10am - 12 noon

£4

01555 661 144 Family History Course more

As part of South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture’s Young at Heart festival for the 50+ age group which runs this year from 12 – 21 March, Lanark Library is offering the opportunity to take part in a Family History course.
The two part course will take place in the library on Thursday 12 March and Thursday 19 March between 10am and 12 noon.
The course is intended for those who are new to researching their family tree, and covers both general and on-line resources.

The fee for the whole course is £4. To book a place, contact Lanark Library on 01555 661 144 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 
Dean Park

Lanark Memorial Hall

Friday 20th March 2015

7.30pm

£10

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BBC Stargazing Live

Mill 3 & New Lanark Rooftop Garden

Saturday 21st March 2015

5pm - 8pm

£4

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In association with BBC’s Stargazing Live. Join New Lanark and Clydesdale Astronomical Society for a weekend of cosmic discovery coinciding with the next visible total solar eclipse! You can have a go at stargazing on Scotland’s largest roof garden, make your own telescope, find out if you can fly a space probe to the correct planet and take part in some cosmic crafts! Hot drinks and snacks will be available to purchase throughout the evening.
£4 (Booking Essential - spaces limited). Buy your tickets now for Saturday 21st or Sunday 22nd March by clicking here or emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or by calling 01555 661 345, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

If tickets remain to be purchased on the night, only cash payments will be accepted

 
Soul Nation Dancing in the Isles

Lanark Memorial Hall

Saturday 21st March 2015

7.30pm

£15

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Peregrine Watch Launch 2015

SWT Falls of Clyde Visitor Centre

Saturday 21st March 2015

10am - 1pm

Free!

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Biggar Ramblers: Fife Coastal Path Limekilns to Aberlour

Biggar Corn Exchange

Sunday 22nd March 2015

9.15am

01968 660 015 Biggar Ramblers: Fife Coastal Path Limekilns to Aberlour more

Fife Coastal Path Limekilns to Aberlour with a bus back
8 miles      Grade SC
Leader L Glidden 01968 660 015

 
Peregrine Watch

SWT Falls of Clyde Visitor Centre

Sunday 22nd March 2015

10am - 4pm

Free!

01555 665 262 Peregrine Watch more

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Lanark Amateur Musical Society presents: Our House

Lanark Memorial Hall

Wednesday 25th March 2015

7.30pm

£12/£10/Family (2+2) £35

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Biggar Ramblers: Maxton to Melrose

Biggar Corn Exchange

Thursday 26th March 2015

9.15am

01555 661 748 Biggar Ramblers: Maxton to Melrose more

Maxton to Melrose Bus or car back. Can be shortened at Melrose.
10 miles Grade SC+
Leader I. MacDonald 01555 661 748

 
Music in Lanark presents: Elinor Nicholson

Robert Owen School for Children, New Lanark

Saturday 28th March 2015

7.45pm

£10/£1

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Scottish harpist Elinor Nicholson has graduated from the prestigious Royal Northern College of Music where she studied with renowned harpist Eira Lynn Jones. Elinor is a keen orchestral player and gained extensive orchestral experience by performing at the London Proms with the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland. She was recently delighted to be accepted on to the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra’s ‘Professional Experience Scheme’. She is passionate about chamber music and an experienced recitalist, and has been continuing her education at the RNCM this year, studying the Masters of Music course.

Click here to buy your tickets on the Music in Lanark website.