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Dunkeld and Birnam Festival.The 2002 Festival will take place from Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th June 2002.

Dunkeld Community Land Trust 2002
Angela Ferns, 19 Cathedral Street, Dunkeld.
Tel: 01350 727715

Birnam Games Committee, David Shilliday, Birnam, Perthshire. Plans, organises and hosts the annual Birnam Highland Games on the last Saturday of August each year in the Recreation Park, Little Dunkeld. Tel: 01350 727643

Dunkeld Cathedral Chapter House Museum, Dunkeld, Perthshire. Books, papers, pictures, photographs and objects of Dunkeld and Birnam interest. Archive open 2nd Monday of Month 10am - 12noon. Other times by arrangements. Memorabilia always welcome.
Tel: 01350 728971 or 728732

Dunkeld and Birnam Angling Association, Contact Ian Donald. Provides the approx 300 members with fishing in season on Club waters, for trout, graying, perch and pike, and for certain members to fish for salmon and sea trout. Organises competitions for Club members. Tel: 01350 727262

Dunkeld and Birnam Badminton Club, Contact Chris Wylie.
Employs a car-sharing scheme to travel to the Atholl Leisure Centre in Pitlochry on Mondays 8pm -10pm in autumn and winter. Tel: 01350 727693

Dunkeld and Birnam Bowling Club, The Clubhouse, Recreation Ground, Little Dunkeld. April - September, outdoors. Winter months indoor bowls in the clubhouse. Provides facilities for bowls and organises fixtures. Tel: Bill Forsyth 01350 728884

Dunkeld and Birnam Golf Club, Fungarth, Blairgowrie Road, Dunkeld. Provides facilities for members.
Tel: 01350 727524

Dunkeld and Birnam Historical Society, Birnam Institute, Station Road, Birnam. Promotes interest in and encourages the study of local history in the Dunkeld and Birnam area, with the 70 members. Field excursions and outings in the summer. Contact Elma Wood.
Tel: 01350 727250

Dunkeld and Birnam Leisure Group, Contact Rosemary Preston. To achieve the establishment of a dry sports facility for the Dunkeld and Birnam area.
Tel: 01350 727749

Dunkeld and Birnam Recreation Club, The Clubhouse, Recreation Ground, Little Dunkeld. Supervises the provision of recreational sport in the area including tennis, bowls and football. Contact Brig. R. Tweedie.
Tel: 01350 727725

Dunkeld and Birnam Tennis Club, Recreation Club, Little Dunkeld. Contact Linda Winton or Jackie Stock. All weather courts open to all on payment. Adult and junior membership. Tel: 01350 728631 or 01350 723213

Murthly Table Tennis Club, Murthly Village Hall
Fridays 6.30 - 9.30pm. For adults and young people.

Dunkeld Community Education Base
Royal School of Dunkeld, Dunkeld
PH8 0AB, Tel: 01350 727669

Dunkeld and Birnam Community Council, Janet Blakely, Birnam. Meets regularly to consider local needs and the welfare of the community and to act upon them.
Tel: 01350 728912

Dunkeld Retained Fire Brigade, Contact Rae Pattillo (Sub Officer) Volunteer firefighters. Tel: 01350 727554

Birnam Institute, Station Road, Birnam, Perthshire
Registered charity, community based centre for a wide range of social, educational and recreational activities.
Tel:01350 728970

Dunkeld and Birnam Adult Education Assoc, Royal School of Dunkeld, Dunkeld Perthshire. Promotes classes for adults and older teenages in a variety of subjects during the autumn and winter months.
Tel: Lynn Ford 01350 728960

Dunkeld Cathedral Art Exhibition Committee, Duchess Anne Hall, The Cross, Dunkeld. Annual exhibitions of contemporary paintings by professional and amateur artists. All works are for sale. Donation to the Cathedral and parish funds from the proceeds. Contact Betty Given. Tel: 01350 727708

Dunkeld and Birnam Arts Festival Society, Plans, organises and hosts the annual Arts Festival held in June, promoting the arts to the district. Tel: 01350 723205

Dunkeld Bellringers, Dunkeld Cathedral Belltower, Dunkeld
To ring for church services, and weddings if requested. Membership 14 plus 6 in junior section. Tied bells practise for learners on Thursdays 7pm - 9pm. Contact Kitty McIntosh.
Tel: 01350 727399

Dunkeld and Birnam Music Club, Duchess Anne Hall, The Cross, Dunkeld. Promotes the enjoyment of music through performance and illustrated talks. 40 members. Oct - April on 2nd Monday of month 7.30. Summer concerts in Cathedral. Tel: 01350 727544

Dunkeld and District Strathspey and Reel Soc., Royal School of Dunkeld. To make music and share it with others. Contact Gordon Walker. Tel: 01738 787371

Dunkeld and Birnam Theatre Group, Contact Margaret Scott. Promote interest in and arranges visits to the theatre three times per annum. Approx 100 members.
Tel: 01350 727330

Institute Players, Birnam Institute, Station Road, Birnam
To enjoy, promote and participate in amateur dramatic productions at the Birnam Institute.
Tel: 01350 728970

Scottish Wildlife Trust, Dunkeld and Birnam Group, Contact Michael Given. Scotland's leading voluntary organisation in conserving Scotland's wildlife and the natural environment. Tel: 01350 727708

Dunkeld Bridge Club, Taybank Hotel, Dunkeld. To play bridge. Approx 14 members. October - March, Wednesday evenings. Contact Ella MacGregor. Tel: 01350 727519

Dunkeld and Birnam Conservatives Assoc., Contact Hilary Rennie. Political party support. Tel: 01350 727771

Dunkeld and Birnam Horticultural Society, Birnam Institute, Station Rd, Birnam. To stimulate local interest in horticultural bi-monthly lectures, summer outings and by holding an annual Flower and Vegetable Show on the second last Saturday in August. Contact John Dickson. Tel: 01350 727382

Dunkeld and Birnam in Bloom, Contact Fiona Robertson
Committee and volunteers work throughout the year to enhance the appearance of the villages, particularly the floral aspects.
Tel: 01350 727656

Dunkeld and Birnam Probus Club, Atholl Arms Hotel, Dunkeld. To foster good fellowship among its members (40) through regular meetings and promotion of common interest. Contact Philip Borrowman. Tel: 01350 723248

Dunkeld and District Strathspey and Reel Society., Contact Hilary Rennie. The Dunkeld orchestra raise a considerable amount of money for charity. Membership has varied over the years from 15 to 30 players with ever-changing ranks from Perth, Crieff, Aberfeldy, Blairgowrie, Pitlochry, Alyth and Dunkeld. New members are always welcome and at present there are at least eight under-16s playing with the present 21 seniors. Ron Hobson, Secretary 01796 472349

Dunkeld and Birnam Young Women's Group, Duchess Anne Hall, The Cross, Dunkeld. For young women to meet regularly and hear speakers. Has connection with the Guild. Contact Barbara Cassidy. Tel: 01350 727584

Highland Perthshire Herb Group, from Killin to Moulin & Bankfoot to Calvine.. . . and all places in between, we welcome everyone interested in matters "herbal". This includes: history, gardening, cooking, medicine, cosmetic and decorative uses. Meetings are held 10 times per year with guest speakers, a "herb of the month", refreshments and a wealth of experience and information. Membership is £3 per year. See posters locally & check "Comment" for coming events, or contact our Secretary (Cath McGregor).. Tel:01887 830 805

Ladies Swimming, Erigmore House Caravan Park, Birnam
Indoor pool swimming for women on Mondays, 8pm - 9pm. Contact Lesley Haxton.
Tel: 01350 727718

Over 60s Club, Duchess Anne Hall, The Cross, Dunkeld
Meeting, under the auspices of the WRVS, for friendly company and entertainment. Fortnightly Tuesdays 2pm - 4pm. Contact Shirley Gillies. Tel: 01350 727383

Parent Teacher Association, Royal School of Dunkeld, Dunkeld. Provides support to the school through meetings and fund-raising and fosters common interest in the education of the children. Tel: 01350 727237

Royal British Legion Society, Dunkeld & Birnam Memorial Club, Atholl Street, Dunkeld. To provide a meeting place for ex-service men and women, to care for needy members and to nurture remembrance of the fallen in the line of duty. Weds, Fri, Sat and Sun nights and Sat & Sun lunchtimes. Contact Lachie Fullarton. Tel: 01350 727777

Scottish National Party Strathtay & Dunkeld Branch,
Independence for Scotland.
Branch Secretary: Lesley Haxton, Macbeth Cottage, Birnam tel. 01350 727718
Convener: Iain Macdonald, Sundial House, Dunkeld. tel. 01350 727245

The Guild (Church of Scotland), Duchess Anne Hall, The Cross, Dunkeld. To provide fellowship for women, in what was formerly known as the Womens Guild, and to support the work of the church. Meeting open to all women and men. Contact Christina MacNicoll Tel: 01350 727500

WRI, Scottish Women's Rural Institute, Butterstone: monthly 3rd Wed at 7.30pm. (01350 724251. Dalguise 2nd Wed at 7.30pm (01350 727372). Dunkeld and Birnam 3rd Tues at 7.30pm (01350 727382). Murthly 3rd Tues at 7.30. (01738 828322) To enhance the "quality of life of women in rural areas" by meetings, demonstrations etc.

Army Cadets, Black Watch Battalion, Training Centre, Cathedral Street, Dunkeld. Youth organisation for ages 13 - 18, male and female, to provide opportunites to participate in sports activities, develop character and skills in a fairly disciplined environment. 25 members.

Brownies, Guide Hall, Little Dunkeld, Perthshire
"To encourage the physical, mental and spiritual development of girls" (Baden Powell) aged 7-10.
Tel: 01350 727456

Creative Children's Group, Royal School of Dunkeld, Dunkeld. Organised by the members of the PTA to encourage children's interests and skills in the arts. Contact Jeanette Ebdy. Tel:01350 728870

Dalguise Youth Club, Daguise Public Hall, Dalguise, Dunkeld, Perthshire. For young people aged 5 -12. Alternate weeks, Friday evenings.
Contact Pamela Carr, Secretary, (01350 727799).

Dunkeld and Birnam Kids Club, Community Lounge, Royal Dunkeld School, Dunkeld. Before and after school care for the school children. 8a.m. to 9a.m. and 3pm - 6pm.
Tel: 01350 727361

Dunkeld and Birnam Playgroup, Community Lounge, Royal School of Dunkeld, Perthshire. Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri 9.45 - 11.45a.m. Thurs pm. For children aged 2 1/2 - 4yrs. Contact: Iona Lancaster Tel: 01350 727436

Dunkeld and Birnam Mother and Toddlers Group, Birnam Institute, Station Road, Birman. Playgroup for pre-school toddlers and their mothers. Tel: 01350 727301

Girl Guides, Guide Hall, Little Dunkeld.
"To encourage the physical, mental and spiritual development of girls". About 20 members, aged 10 - 14 years. Tel: 01796 474020

Murthly Youth Group, Murthly Village Hall
Thursdays 6.30pm - 8p.m. For ages 5 -15. Contact Harry Dunn.Tel: 01738 827390

Nursery School, Royal School of Dunkeld, Dunkeld
For pre-school children c. 4 years. Term-time, mornings 9.15am - 11.45am, afternoons 12.45pm - 3.15pm
Tel: 01350 727237

Rainbows, Guide Hall, Little Dunkeld
To encourage all round development for ages 5 -7. Tuesdays 6pm - 7pm. Contact Margaret Drysdale.
Tel: 01350 72467

Youth Club, Royal School of Dunkeld, Dunkeld
Organised by Head teacher and parents to provide a meeting place for ages 8 -12. Oct - April, Mondays 6.30 - 8.15pm. Contact Helen Flatley.
Tel: 01350 727669

Dalguise Public Hall, Bill Stevenson and Hazel White. Booking Secretaries (01350 727754) This lovely hall, situated in Dalguise, near Dunkeld, is the venue for a variety of activities including folk concerts, traditional music concerts, Scottish Country Dancing throughout the winter, Dalguise WRI and Whist Drives throughout the winter. Visitors are always very welcome! The Hall is available for hire at very reasonable rates!

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