CHRISTMAS FAYRESt Columba's Christmas Fayre

We are looking forward to hosting our Christmas Fayre at Senior School on Saturday 8th December from 2pm to 5pm. Entry to this family event is free and open to the wider community.

If you or someone you know is interested in taking a stall please contact Kay Cameron on who will be happy to book it for you and discuss any requirements you may have. The cost for an L-shape stall (180cm x 120cm) is £35 and we offer free stalls to charitable organisations.



St Columba's Bookbug Sessions

Pop along to our weekly term-time Bookbug sessions on Fridays from 9.00-9.45am in the Livingstone Hall at St Columba’s Junior School, Knockbuckle Road, Kilmacolm.

Bookbug sessions are free, fun and friendly events for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their families to enjoy together. Each session lasts around 45 minutes and includes songs, stories and rhymes. Our session is hosted by Miss Victoria Jones who works in our Early Years department and is a Scottish Book Trust Bookbug session leader.

We look forward to welcoming you and your little ones. 



Our popular Art Evening Classes return on Tuesday 28th August for 10 weeks and will cover five different aspects of painting, starting with acrylics and oils and ending with mixed media painting. All abilities are welcome as are our stalwart members of the group whose work will be exhibited in September. Lessons take place in the School’s art rooms and are relaxed and friendly. Led by artist and former teacher Helen Mathie, our classes are suitable for artists of any level, including beginners.

The 10-week session cost £90 and runs on a Tuesday evening from 7-9pm at Senior School: Tuesday 28th Aug - Tuesday 4th Dec (closed for Oct holiday). Spring dates TBC.

To find out more please contact Mrs Helen Mathie ( or call 01505 872238.

You can download your booking form here.


Creative Communities, which is hosted by St Columba’s, aims to encourage people, especially young people, to enjoy the power of storytelling. It offers a programme of events and workshops facilitated by Victoria Finnigan and open to any member of the community free of charge.

Story Detectives:

Story Detectives is a free creative writing club for children. There are two classes, one for Junior 5 – Transitus (P7), and for Senior I – Senior III. It’s open to all children who live locally. We have an exciting programme lined up, including short story writing, writing for comics, screen writing (TV and film), and creating super heroes and villains. 

The club runs on a Thursday from 4pm – 5.15pm in the Kilmacolm New Community Centre - dates for the autumn term TBC. For further details and to register your child for this unique opportunity, please email

Creative Communities Programme:

All events are free - programme TBC. Please email to register you place.

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