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Fellowship and Fun in Armaddy’s Glorious Sun!

By Liam Griffin I’m pleased to let you all know that we raised  £546.89 (net)  for the Preservation Fund from the Clay Pigeon shoot on Saturday. Our thanks are due to Mr and Mrs Charles Struthers, Ardmaddy Castle who hosted and managed the event. We are grateful also for the organisational skills of Mr Charlie Boyd and his […]

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Friends of Kilbride Raise Funds at The Barn’s Fun Day

By Liam Griffin Each year, Mary Macleod and The Barn Bar organises a FUN(d) Raising day for a local charity, and this year, Friends of Kilbride were delighted to be the reipient of Mary’s endevours. Well known for its home-style-cooking, its conviviality and not least its extensive single malt gantry, the award-winning Barn Bar is managed […]

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Happy New Year from Kilbride!

Thanks to all of our Friends for your help and support throughout 2017. This was an exciting year for us and we could not have gotten our capital preservation fund project off the ground without you. We look forward to working with you in 2018. Best wishes for the New Year to you and yours! […]

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A Kilbride Christmas

By Liam Griffin Around seventy people gathered at historic Kilbride on Saturday for the switch on of the Christmas star, as well as have their say on the site’s future. Benderloch-based architect Shauna Cameron has developed a preservation plan which, when brought to fruition, will ensure Kilbride can be safely accessed by coming generations of […]

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Join Friends for the lighting of the Christmas star!

  Roll up, roll up! Everyone is invited to join Friends of Kilbride on Saturday, December 2, starting at 2pm. There will be mulled wine, tea and cakes and Santa Claus will visit with the children. At dark, the Christmas star will be lit as the festive season kicks off in Kilbride. We’ll see you […]

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Survey Monkey: Help Friends with a few minutes of your time

Have an opinion about Kilbride? Please take a few moments to help us!  Friends of Kilbride’s  goal is to reveal the wealth of historical importance contained within this historic site for the education and interest of visitors, including tourists, local people, genealogists, archaeologists, historians and others.   Once preserved so that visitors may safely access the […]

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Kilbride commemorates WWI soldiers

  By Myra Griffin, Secretary / Treasurer Friends of Kilbride On Sunday 1st of October, two months of planning came to fruition, when, at the invitation of Friends of Kilbride, some 50 folk gathered at Kilbride historic site, Lerags, to commemorate the lives and deaths of three World War I soldiers, whose untimely ends are commemorated […]

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Kick it Up for Kilbride raises funds for preservation work

By Michelle McAnally Friends of Kilbride, the charity dedicated to the preservation of the important historic site centred on the mediaeval kirk and Clan MacDougall sacred aisle in Lerags, raised £1834.50p at a céilidh that kicked off their capital fundraising campaign. Kilbride was the main parish for Lorne until the 18th century, and was the site […]

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