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Folk Club Donation to Shirley’s Space
The Folk Club has donated £100 to Shirley’s Space – a local charity which over the last three years have successfully established a base in Aberdeenshire which can offer individuals suffering from mental health issues the opportunity to speak to trained volunteers when they most need it.
Shirley’s Space is a free walk-in centre, offering individuals the ability to have a discreet and non-stigmatising route to potential help.
Folk Club Donation to Clan North East
As part of our commitment to supporting Local Charities, the Folk Club has donated £100 to Clan North East – a local charity, which supports cancer patients and their families. The cheque was received by one of Clan’s local volunteer’s Paula Webber.
An outreach for Clan , is provided for at Cruden Bay Library on a Monday pm. from 2- 4 pm.
Annual Charitable Donation 2019:
Cruden Bay Folk Club are proud to continue the tradition of making a charitable donation, with the Folk Club December Raffle being topped up to £200 and the proceeds from Brian McAulay’s Christmas Karaoke, and a much appreciated donation from the Folk Clubs hosts, the Kilmarnock Arms in Cruden Bay (The Killie), raised an additioanl £180.
A cheque for £380 was presented to the Salvation Army Food Bank in Peterhead onTuesday the 28th January at the Salvation Army hall in Peterhead.
Michael Bower (left), Joint Treasurer of the Cruden Bay Folk Club, seen presenting a cheque to Alec Sutherland of the Peterhead Salvation Army Core.
Jim was delighted with the generosity of the folk club and said the donation would help towards a much needed new bus.
The folk club meet on the last Friday of each month in The Kilmarnock Arms Hotel, Cruden Bay.
During the evening a raffle is held and some of the proceeds are set aside for good causes in the area.
The folk club is joined by various musicians and singers from Buchan and wider afield. The evenings are full of flair and help keep traditional folk music alive.
An open mike extends a warm welcome to visiting artistes and this enables the club to grow.
Everyone is welcome, performers and guests, to these cultural evenings where locals simply entertain each other and provide great hospitality.