You’d be surprised just how much is going on in East Kintyre.

Want to find out more? Well, here you can find the details of local clubs, community groups, societies and associations.  

If you are running a club in East Kintyre which you wish included please contact a representative of the East Kintyre Community Council or Carradale Community Trust.

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic regular activities are not currently taking place.  Details of dates and times below are for reference only when the activities start up again.

Carradale Amateur Football Club

Date/Time: Please contact Nonnie

Venue: Wellpark Playing Fields, Carradale 

It would be great to see more football happening again at Wellpark playing fields. The club has a very good set of movable goals which can be used by juniors and adults; as well as junior and senior footballs.  The pavilion has changing and toilet facilities.  For further details please contact  Nonnie MacAlister on 07969564987 Facebook Page

Carradale Angling Club

Date/Time: Season 1 May to 31 October

Venue: River Carra

Carradale Angling Club Season is from 1st May - 31st October.  Daily- Weekly- Season permits are available at 'Hardware store' Campbeltown or Carradale BayCaravan Park reception.  Fly fishing and spinning permitted. No bait fishing. Permit also allows access to Tangy Loch. Open day is 1st Saturday in June at 'Glen Bar and Restaurant'.  Carradale is a catch and release river.  Club Secretary: David Shaw, 17 Castle Park, Campbeltown. 07909991388

Carradale Baby & Toddler Group

Date/Time: Currently "resting"

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Main Hall

Set up in 2010, for locals and visitors to the area. Wednesday & Friday sessions, 1.30pm - 3.30pm at the Village Hall. Various activities including baby massage, bookbug, Yoga and dance classes. Lots of toys and crafts available. A great opportunity for the kids to play and carers to have a cuppa and a chat. Currently on hold - please contact Fiona Lavery-Jones : 07976 9014650 for further details.

Carradale Badminton Club

Date/Time: Thursday 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Main Hall

The Badminton Club welcome holiday makers and residents of Carradale and District alike. Contact: Catriona Trott(Village Hall Sec) Tel: 01583 431115 carradalevh@gmail.com

Carradale Bowling Club

Date/Time: Tuesday 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Main Hall

The Bowling Club welcomes holiday makers and residents of Carradale and District alike.   Contact: Catriona Trott (Village Hall Sec) Tel: 01583 431115 carradalevh@gmail.com

Carradale Camera Club 

Date/Time: Wednesday 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm (Fortnightly Sept-May)

Venue: The Glen Bar & Restaurant

The Camera Club is open to anyone interested in photography and includes members with differing levels of experience and ability.  In the summer a  Photographic Exhibition is held in the Village Hall showcasing the members' photos. Anyone wishing to join should contact the secretary at carradalecameraclub@live.co.uk Website  Facebook

Carradale Cricket Club

Date/Time: TBC

Venue: Wellpark

The Cricket Club is always welcome to new players!
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Carradale Drama Group 

Date/Time: Currently "resting"

Venue: Carradale Village Hall

Carradale Drama Club was very active for almost 40 years competing in local festivals in Campbeltown, Ardrishaig, Oban and Arran.  For several years we had enough members to put on 2 plays each year, finishing off the season with a performance in Carradale.  Every one or 2 years we also did a pantomime.  This was great fun and was much appreciated by the local audience. Sadly the club is "resting" just now, but should some younger enthusiastic talent come along, it can be woken up!  Anyone wishing to be notified of renewed activity please contact: Mary Macalister Hall Tel: 01583 431707 Email: machall@torrisdalecastle.com

Carradale Drama Group - Juniors

Date/Time: Wednesday 7.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall

Emma Cairns recently started a Junior Drama Club for youths P6 - S6.

"I got so much from it when I was younger and I know that we have some fab talent in the village". We are entering the drama festival in February. For more details please contact: Emma Cairns on 07920 024265

Carradale Gets Fit 

Date/Time: Monday 6.00 pm -7.00 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Main Hall

Fitness group, open to all fitness levels and abilities.  These sessions are led by Emma Cairns and are £3 per week - please bring a mat and water. This is a great opportunity to keep fit and socialise.

(There are occasionally Family Fitness sessions on a Friday).  

Keep an eye on Carradale Community Facebook Page for class updates or contact Fiona Lavery-Jones : 07976 901465

Carradale Golf Club 

Date/Time: Dawn to Dusk

Venue: Carradale Golf Course

The nine hole golf course has wonderful 360 degree views and offers something for every ability, yet presenting enough of a challenge for even the most experienced players. Visitors welcome according to current Scottish Golf Rules. Website  Facebook 

Carradale Monday Club - Bowls

Date/Time: Monday 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Main Hall 

For people over 60 who would like to bowl.  Contact: Catriona Trott  (Village Hall Sec) Tel: 01583 431115 carradalevh@gmail.com  

Carradale Scout Group

Date/Time: Wednesday 6.00 pm - 7.30 pm (Term - Time)

Venue: Carradale Primary School

The Scout group is for aged 5.5 to 18 years old.  For full details please contact: Sharon Bell Tel: 01583 431650

Carradale Sewing & Craft Group

Date/Time: Wednesday 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Meeting Room

The Sewing and Craft Club thrives and meets for projects, guidance on crafting techniques and friendly chat. Contact: Catriona Trott (Village Hall Sec) Tel: 01583 431115 carradalevh@gmail.com

Carradale Tai Chi

Date/Time: Thursday 11.00 am - Noon 

Venue: Carradale Village Hall 

Experience the benefits of Tai Chi.  Many have reported improved flexibility, balance and muscle strength, reduced pain and stiffness, uplifting of the overall spirit and an overall increased sense of wellbeing.   All age and experience welcome.  £5 per session. Wear loose clothing and there is a small charge for tea/coffee. Contact: Catriona Trott (Village Hall Sec) Tel: 01583 431115 carradalevh@gmail.com

Carradale Yogacise Club

Date/Time: Wednesday 7.30 - 8.30 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Main Hall 

Yogacise is relaxing and enjoyable.  Stretching exercises are followed by relaxation in a calm atmosphere. Equipment is not essential, just comfortable clothes and something to use as a mat. Held in Carradale Village Hall at 7.30 pm on Wednesdays during term time. Contact: Catriona Trott (Village Hall Sec) Tel: 01583 431115 carradalevh@gmail.com

Elderberries Outreach Group for >60's

Date/Time: 1st & 3rd Friday 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Meeting Room

Elderberries Outreach is a social group for the over 60's which provides a range of activities, entertainment, outings, bookshop service and information sessions. If you are interested in attending Elderberries, you are a carer for someone who is interested, you would like to volunteer to help in someway or you have a skill you would like to share with the group please come and meet Sarah.

Cost: £3 donation. Transport available locally - please call 01586 551600 to arrange.

If you cannot attend and would like more information on any of our services, please contact Sarah on email at sarah@shopper-aide.org.uk or tel: 07895 513686

Kintyre Youth Group

Date/Time: Friday Evening 7.00 - 9.30 pm (Monthly)

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Main Hall 

The Youth Club details can be obtained from the village hall secretary-  Catriona Trott (Tel: 01583 431115) carradalevh@gmail.com

Peninver Players Drama Club

Date/Time:

Venue:

Peninver Players was founded in 1963 by former members of the Campbeltown Young Farmers drama club wishing to continue competing in the local festival, never missing one since 1964. In 2017 the team won 1st place at both Kintyre and Ardrishaig festivals.

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Saddell and Carradale Church Guild

Date/Time: Tuesdays at 2pm (mostly once a month October - March)

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Meeting Room

The Guild has about 20 members male & female. We meet at 3 weekly intervals during October -- March with a Guest Speaker. Anyone is welcome to attend our meetings . During the year we fundraise both for the Church & for our Charities at home & abroad . We also sponsor a schoolgirl in Albania. For more details, contact: Carol Abernethy carradalevh@gmail.com

Singing for Fun

Date/Time: Currently Resting

Venue: Carradale Village Hall - Meeting Room

Singing for Fun is a fun group and musical knowledge is not required, just the desire to sing and enjoy.  The village hall has purchased a new electric piano which will be used for events and for the singing group.  Contact: Catriona Trott (Village Hall Sec) Tel: 01583 431115 carradalevh@gmail.com

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