Messy Church

The next Messy Church meets on Saturday May 20 in Fairlie Church from 4pm to 6pm. Everyone is welcome to go along - families, neighbours, friends - for a time of fun, crafts and activities, finishing with a meal together.

Church Guild

The Guild from South Beach House will be visiting Fairlie Guild on Wednesday May 24 at 2pm. All members are invited to go along to support the team and to give the members from South Beach House Guild an enjoyable afternoon. There will be entertainment and afternoon tea.

Litter Pack

Many thanks from Ann Gregory to all who helped with the litter pick, with special thanks to those who pick up throughout the year and to the Brownies. There is a recognisable difference in and around the village - what a great team you are!


The 'Bring and Buy' sale for Eco-Congregation raised the sum of £160.20, a very acceptable sum. Without the generosity of many in Fairlie and Largs, the sale would not have been such a success. Thanks to all involved.


General Yoga classes are held at Fairlie Parish Church on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9.45am to 11.15am. Drop-in and try a class – no experience is required and mats, belts and blocks are provided. Enquiries to Dai-An on 07855 989656 (Yoga Scotland Qualified Teacher).


The Semple Centre is open for playing snooker on Monday to Friday from 2pm to 4pm - if you are interested in playing, contact Bill Hastie on 568617 or Joe Brown on 568200.


Zumba dance fitness classes are held in the Village Hall on Tuesday mornings from 10am to 11am. Zumba is great fun, and you can put in as much (or as little!) energy as you want. There’s no need to book, just go along and pay at the door (£4) – all welcome! If you have any queries, contact Fairlie Community Association on 07958 048908 or at


Ballet classes for youngsters aged 3+ years are held in the Village Hall on Tuesday afternoons. If interested, please contact Fairlie Community Association on 07958 048908 or at for further details and application form.


The Toddlers group meets in the Village Hall on Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10am to 11.30am with toys and activities for babies and young children under five (and a cuppa and chat for the accompanying adults). There’s a mix of mums, dads and grandparents, and everyone’s welcome. Just drop in and join them, or contact Kimberley on 07812 356664 if you have any queries.


Bill Lowrie’s Pilates class is in the Village Hall on Wednesdays from 1.45pm to 2.45pm. The class is suitable for all ages and all levels of experience, so why not drop in and breathe your way to improved posture, muscle tone and core strength during the routines. The class costs £4, which is payable at the door – no need to book. For more information, contact Bill on 07769 624342.

Youth Club

Fairlie Youth Club, which meets in the Village Hall on Wednesday evenings for ages 10 and over, is currently at full capacity. If you’d like to be added to the waiting list for when places become available, please contact Heidi on 568631.


Fairlie Badminton Club play in the Village Hall on Thursdays from 8pm to 9.30pm. New members are welcome – contact Eva on 568809 for more information.

Village Hall

Fairlie Village Hall can be hired for family parties, discos, fundraisers, meetings, classes, etc. There’s a large hall with stage and a small meeting room, and a PA system, urn, crockery, table linen, etc. are available for lessees’ use. Contact Fairlie Community Association on 07958 048908 or e-mail for details of availability and cost.

News Items

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