Cousland Village Events Calendar

What's on...

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Bottle Tombola Collection

Bottle Tombola
Collection
Bottles will be collected on Thursday 23rd of August.
Please feel free to leave bottles on your doorstep.
Thank you!

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Cousland Village Gala Day

The children’s fancy dress parade will leave from the Hall at 1.30pm.

To celebrate the Cousland SWRI’s 100th anniversary, the theme for the fancy dress this year is ‘a step back in time’. A celebration of traditional costume and dress (however all costumes welcome).
The village day will be opened by Isobel Johnstone, Chair of the SWI Midlothian Federation, in the playing field following the arrival of the fancy dress parade. As always, it will be a fun filled afternoon of games, stalls and competitions.

New for this year: Alongside the usual tea and cake full afternoon tea will be on offer – Advanced Tickets required and available from the Post Office, Carol McArthur or any CVHA committee member - £7 for adults / £3 for Children
Village Day competitions will include children’s fancy dress, raffle, children’s races, adult races, throw the welly, etc… as well as the usual baking and craft competitions.

Village Gala Day Competitions:
Please could all entries be taken to the judging tent at the playing field by 1pm on the 25th. Please attach your name (and age for under 16s) to your entries.
Judging will take place shortly thereafter. Please choose your own recipes.
Adults:
Jar of raspberry jam
Swiss Roll
Craft in a tea cup (using a tea cup as base, decorate with anything of your choice)
Children up to 7 years:
Decorated Biscuit (biscuit does not need to be homemade)
Painted Pebble (flat stone)
Children 8 to 15 years:
Melting Moments
Painted pebble (flat stone)

Village Day BBQ
Following the daytime events there will be an evening BBQ from 6pm in the Village Hall.
Come and enjoy delicious hot food, music, a movie quiz and great company.
Main bar and Prosecco Bar open from 7pm
Tickets for the evening party -
£5 Adults/£1 under 16s (available on the door).

 

 

 

Saturday, September 01, 2018

Cousland Community Cafe

Regular Community Cafe at the Village Hall. 10.30 - 12.30pm Breakfast Rolls, fresh coffee & a chinwag - what better way to start the weekend.

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Cousland Smiddy Trust Meeting

Regular meeting of the Trust to which all are welcome 7.30pm Smiddy Cottage

Saturday, September 08, 2018

Midlothian Doors Open Day at Cousland Smiddy

Cousland Smiddy and Heritage Hub

Rural Life in the Past

To celebrate 100 years of 'The Rural' in the village, there will be a Cousland SWRI Centenary Exhibition in the cottage.

Lots of 'retro' activities to try including Carpet Beating, Butter Churning, Granny's Wash Day, Horse Shoe Quoits and more!

Demonstration of Blacksmithing happening throughout the day in the forge.

Soup, tea, coffee and cakes will be available in the marquee and local produce from the organic plots.

Something for everyone, so do drop in for a visit!

Opening times:
Saturday 8 September 2018 - 1000 until 1600 hrs

www.couslandsmiddy.co.uk

Off A6124
East of Dalkeith
31 Hadfast Road
Cousland
Dalkeith 
EH22 2NZ

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Crafting Day

VOLUNTEERS WANTED
Can you sew, cut material, iron?
Come and join us in the Village Hall
Sat 22nd Sept between 10am and 4pm
For a day of Crafting, Chatting and Chilling.
Let’s make new tablecloths and curtains for the Hall.
Teas and Coffees all day, Sandwiches and probably Cake.
Bring your sewing machine, ironing board and scissors, if you have
Tea and cake making volunteers needed too.
Even if you don’t think you have a sewing skill, please come along for the chat and the cake.
For more info contact
Jean 0770953882
Carol 07814703935

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Cousland Smiddy Trust Meeting

Regular monthly meeting of the Smiddy Trust 7.30 at Smiddy Cottage - all welcome.

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Cousland Community Cafe

Regular Community Cafe at the Village Hall. 10.30 - 12.30pm Breakfast Rolls, fresh coffee & a chinwag - what better way to start the weekend.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Cousland Local History Project Meeting

All welcome to come along and join us - these get-togethers are time when we work on the objects in the archive, plan new exhibitions and learn about the village & it's history.10.00 - 12.00 at the smiddy cottage

Saturday, November 03, 2018

Cousland Community Cafe

Regular Community Cafe at the Village Hall. 10.30 - 12.30pm Breakfast Rolls, fresh coffee & a chinwag - what better way to start the weekend.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Cousland Smiddy Trust Meeting

Regular monthly meeting of the Smiddy Trust 7.30 at Smiddy Cottage - all welcome.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Cousland Local History Project Meeting

All welcome to come along and join us - these get-togethers are time when we work on the objects in the archive, plan new exhibitions and learn about the village & it's history.10.00 - 12.00 at the smiddy cottage

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Scottish Rugby Autumn Test Scotland v South Africa

Live on the Big Screen in the Village Hall
Scottish Rugby Autumn Test
Scotland v South Africa
7th November: Hall open from 4.30pm

Saturday, December 01, 2018

Cousland Community Cafe

Regular Community Cafe at the Village Hall. 10.30 - 12.30pm Breakfast Rolls, fresh coffee & a chinwag - what better way to start the weekend.

Saturday, December 08, 2018

Cousland Local History Project Meeting

All welcome to come along and join us - these get-togethers are time when we work on the objects in the archive, plan new exhibitions and learn about the village & it's history.10.00 - 12.00 at the smiddy cottage