A Big Thank You to Crerar Hotels Trust

30th January 2016 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Everyone at The Rockfield Centre would like to say a big thank you to Crerar Hotels Trust. We are thrilled to have been awarded £18,000 from the Crerar Trust, which will go towards building a pilot programme of cultural activities and events at the Centre, for the whole community to enjoy. Sharon Houston, General Manager • Read More »

Design Team sought for next phase of development

11th January 2016 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Well, it’s a new year and an exciting new phase for The Rockfield Centre. Thanks to successful grant applications to Architectural Heritage Fund and Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Oban Communities Trust is now able to bring on board some architecture and design expertise to help us with the next step for the regeneration of the • Read More »

Social Investment Scotland sessions

7th December 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

This week we’re delighted to be hosting two sessions with Social Investment Scotland. Social Investment Scotland is a charity and social enterprise that provides loans to other charities, social enterprises and community groups across Scotland. On Thursday 10th December, they’ll be running their short Professional Insights workshop from 8am to 9:45am, as well as the • Read More »

Join us for our 1st AGM!

26th November 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Oban Communities Trust will be holding our first AGM on Wednesday 2nd December. This will be a great opportunity to hear about the progress we’ve made over this first year, find out where we are now and have a chat about plans for the future. All Trust members are automatically invited but we’d also like • Read More »

Fantastic items for auction!

11th November 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Local businesses have been incredibly generous and donated the following fantastic items for auction at our fundraising event on 25 November. The event kicks off at 7pm at Oban Bay Hotel, with wine on arrival and a selection of Scottish cheeses. The auction will be interspersed with live music from some of Oban’s most talented • Read More »

The Rockfield Centre November Events

9th November 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Well, with our sell-out run of Grid Iron theatre shows under our belt we’re already looking forward to our next events! As part of Oban Winter Festival we’ll be hosting the final exhibition of our oral history project, entitled A Postwar Childhood, which will look at the period 1945-55 through the eyes of children. Based • Read More »

Award-winning theatre at The Rockfield Centre

19th October 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

We are very excited to announce that acclaimed Edinburgh-based theatre company, Grid Iron, are bringing their Fringe hit, The Devil’s Larder, to the Highlands for the first time this November – and The Rockfield Centre will be their first stop! One of the company’s most successful and best-loved shows, The Devil’s Larder explores the impact of • Read More »

Memories Matter – come and share yours!

13th October 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

Come and hear the stories, and share some of your own On Thursday and Friday of this week, we’re hosting a special preview exhibition of our oral history project, Memories Matter. It’s a chance to come see and hear the stories we’ve been gathering about childhood in Oban just after the war. We also hope • Read More »

Join The Big Draw at The Rockfield Centre

6th October 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

  We’re delighted to be hosting a Big Draw event on Sunday 18th October – save the date! The Big Draw is the world’s biggest drawing festival and sees events taking place all over the globe. Our gathering on Sunday 18th will be the first big community art event staged at The Rockfield Centre and • Read More »

Rockfield Huts the place to meet for the Mòd!

5th October 2015 | By Oban Communities Trust | Comments Off | Filed in: Uncategorised.

The huts at The Rockfield Centre will be buzzing with activity during the forthcoming Royal National Mod in Oban. The huts will be open on during the Children’s Mòd on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th from 10am to 4pm, offering activity sessions for youngsters and as well as an art competition. Pictures entered in the • Read More »

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