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Midge’s embroidery has healing power
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Midge’s embroidery has healing power

Midge Gourlay has just published a commemorative book telling the story behind the making of her two pieces of ecclesiastical stitching that were commissioned as part of Greyfriars Kirk’s 400th anniversary in the heart of Edinburgh.

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St Conan’s lights up

The Friends of St Conan’s wanted to do something else to mark the start of Yuletide in place of the Christmas Tree festival that regularly attracts scores of entries from groups, charities, schools and organisations all vying for first prize.

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James is roaring to return St Conan’s lion

Nowadays James MacMillan’s presence at the historic Lochawe kirk is in an official capacity as one of its chief builders working on a massive restoration project – but that was not always the case.

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Chef Ian puts fundraising on his menu

The former Duart Castle chef who has served VIPs at St James’ Palace in London and fed a Spanish ambassador at a banquet spread fit for royalty is now running the Kirk Tearoom at the historic church on the shores of Lochawe.

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Trees spruce up Kirk festival

The 2019 St Conan’s Kirk Christmas Tree Festival at Lochawe opens its doors to visitors on Friday November 29 until Sunday December 1 from 1.30pm to 6pm.

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Let there be more light at St Conan’s

Towers of scaffolding have filled the church’s nave and south aisle reaching 40ft up to the timber ceiling so lights can be installed along the high-up ledges illuminating carvings and other features that have been lost in the shadows until now.