BIG Lottery Funding News

25th August 2017 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Have you heard?! Oban Communities Trust has been granted a National Lottery award from the Big Lottery Fund of £946,000! This is the first step toward raising the funds required to refurbish and develop the beloved Rockfield Centre main building, contributing about one third of the total amount needed. So we’re off to a flying • Read More »

Refugee Visits – Can You Help?

4th March 2017 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

The Rockfield Centre is going to be hosting some visiting groups of refugees on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of March. These day trips are being organised by Paul Gibson, originally from Oban and now working for Rabbie’s Tours. Rabbie’s are providing the buses and drivers and The Rockfield Centre is hosting the lunch stop. • Read More »

Women’s Day Celebration

26th February 2017 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

The Rockfield Centre would like to invite everyone (including men!) to come along and celebrate International Women’s Day with us. All proceeds from the day will be donated to Argyll & Bute Rape Crisis Oban office. Join us on Saturday 11th March 2pm – 4pm for: > a talk delivered by Catherine Gillies on an • Read More »

Coworking Fridays – try our space!

20th February 2017 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

For all the freelancers out there who fancy trying out a co working atmosphere away from the distractions of home, look no further! Every Friday, The Rockfield Centre will be hosting a pop-up coworking space in the Community Hut. If you usually work from the kitchen table, the back bedroom or a noisy cafe and fancy • Read More »

Calling aspiring young artists, designers and architects!

20th February 2017 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Are you a young person aged 16 to 25? Would you like to go on to a career in art, design or architecture? If so, our upcoming Plug-in workshops could well be for you. From Wednesday 22nd February, we will be hosting a series of free digital arts workshops in partnership with talc. Open to aspiring • Read More »

2nd Oban Open Art Exhibition

11th February 2017 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

The Oban Open Art Exhibition is back! After a fantastic first year we’re excited to extend another invitation to local artists working in any media to submit their work for consideration. Submissions are also welcome from those who were brought up in the area but who may now be living elsewhere. Our aim is to • Read More »

Development Funding Approved

20th January 2017 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

We’re ending the week with another bit of good news: Our application for development funding to Big Lottery has been approved! This is an important step towards our long-term goal of redeveloping the beloved main building. The Rockfield Centre will receive £32,423 which will enable us to do all the technical investigations needed at this • Read More »

Work with us | Short-term Exhibition Attendant

14th July 2016 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Short-term, Part-time Exhibition Attendant Prospect North Exhibition at The Rockfield Centre, Oban Part-time, fixed term contract for 22 days at £8.50 per hour Starts 28th July and ends 21st August Hours of work: 12:30 – 18:30 (off Tuesdays + 1 other day, job share considered) Oban Communities Trust is looking for a friendly, tech-savvy individual • Read More »

Festival of Architecture comes to Oban!

6th July 2016 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

From 30 July Oban residents and visitors are invited to Say Hello to Architecture at The Rockfield Centre! We’re delighted to be welcoming three exhibitions, including the Scottish Premiere of the Prospect North exhibition, which was first on show at the prestigious Venice Architecture Biennale.  The exhibition will run from 30 July – 21 August. Open • Read More »

Come & Create at our Drawing Class!

19th February 2016 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

We’re delighted to present the first in our series of creative classes at The Rockfield Centre. Well-known local artist and teacher Val Hamilton will lead the group in four introductory sessions where participants can share and develop their drawing skills. This is the first of what we hope will be a growing programme of creative classes workshops • Read More »

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