Allanton Parish Church service, Discovery club and creche is at 12.30pm in the church on Sunday. Mother and toddlers group meet at 9.30am in the church hall on Thursdays and the women’s guild gather in the annex that afternoon at 2pm. Street dance classes are held in the church hall on Thursdays from 6pm to 7pm and at 7pm to 8pm. All welcome. Miners’ Social Club The country music night on Saturday will see entertainment provided by a guest artist; entry £3. Sunday sees dancing to Bill McFarlane on Sunday nights; the cost of entry is £2.
Camera Club Dummfries-shire wildlife photographer, Mick Durham FRPS judged the James McDowall Nature competition held at Carluke Camera Club last week which attracted a large number of entries. His website illustrates the variety and quality of his work, and in recognition, he has been awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society. This Friday’s meeting will be the annual Knock-Out competition, where pairs of entered images are projected side by side on a screen. The winner of each pair is chosen by the audience through elimination rounds until only the winning entry remains. Meetings are held at 7.30pm on Fridays, in St Andrews Parish Church hall in Mount Stewart Street, and visitors and guests are welcome.