Events

Coming up

Tea and Toast

Take a Break Craft Group and Timebank will be hosting a Tea & Toast to raise funds for Poppy Scotland in The Hub, 10 Main Street, Fauldhouse

Friday 27 October 2017
10am-1pm


Remembrance Sunday Service

Fauldhouse Community Development Trust invite all members of the community, especially ex-service men and women, to join us at Fauldhouse War Memorial, Bridge Street, Fauldhouse

Sunday 12 November 2017
1pm

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Watch this space for more of this year’s FCDT events, including

  • Official opening of the Eastfield Development Centre

For information on any of our events, please contact The Hub 01501 773 699


Recent Events

FCDT’s Annual Fair Day 2017

It was FCDT’s Annual Fair Day on Saturday 2 September from 11am-2pm.

There was T- Rex fun, face painting, magicians, Samba music, storytelling, information stalls, baking, refreshments, crafts, bouncy castle and slide, children’s yoga, den building and baby sensory activities.

Activities were held at The Hub, St Andrew’s Church Hall, Salvation Army, the village green and Sheephouse Nursery gardens. It was a great day!

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September saw a month of musical events in Fauldhouse. Septemberfest kicked off with FCDT’s Annual Fair Day on Saturday 2 September.

Saturday 2 September
11am – 2pm
FCDT’s Annual Fair Day
Fauldhouse Village Green, The Hub, The Salvation Army and St Andrew’s Church Hall and Sheephouse Nursery garden
Free event
Included face painting, magicians, Dinosaur Encounters, Samba music, storytelling, information stalls, baking, refreshments, crafts, bouncy castle, giant slide, children’s yoga, den building and baby sensory activities

Saturday 2 September
9pm – late
Charity Night
Greenburn Golf Club, Greenburn Road, Fauldhouse
Tickets £5
Local entertainment with proceeds going to ERI Transplant Unit, Royal Hospital, Edinburgh. In Memory of Colin Hamilton.

Wednesday 13 September
7pm
Penicuik Community Choir
St John the Baptist Chapel, Main Street, Fauldhouse

Thursday 14 September
3pm
An Afternoon of Music
The Bield, Blackfaulds Court, Fauldhouse
Singer and buffet entertained residents of The Bield

Saturday 16 September
7pm
Sportsman’s Dinner
Greenburn Golf Club, Greenburn Road, Fauldhouse
Tickets £25
Fauldhouse United FC Dinner, raffle and auction. Comedian Jimmy Stirling and Jimmy Nicholl

Wednesday 27 September
7pm
Livingston Fiddlers
St John the Baptist Chapel Hall, Main Street, Fauldhouse

Friday 29 September
10am-1pm
Macmillan Coffee Morning
The Hub, 10 Main Street, Fauldhouse
Coffee morning and bake sale raised funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

Saturday 30 September
7.30pm
The South Kirk Singers Concert
Fauldhouse St Andrew’s Church, Main Street, Fauldhouse
Tickets £5 (included refreshments afterwards)

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FCDT’s Fauldhouse Environment Extravaganza!

On Saturday 24 June 2017 from 11am-2pm,  FCDT held a free event

Activities included fun science experiments, planting and decorating your own plant pot, arts and crafts, games, smoothie bikes. There was also recycling and waste awareness and free energy advice.

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FCDT AGM

Fauldhouse Community Development Trust held its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 13 June 2017 at 7pm in The Hub, 10 Main Street, Fauldhouse, EH47 9HX
A full copy of our annual report, financial statement and nomination to the board forms was available at the meeting.

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Fundraising quiz for Eastfield

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Spring Time Fun!

Friday 17 March
1-3pm in The Hub

Time for

  • Animals with Zoo-Ed
    Petting zoo and stories (The Gruffalo and Harry Potter)
  • Magic with Magic Mac
  • Facepainting by Catrina

Time for Adventures

Friday 24 March
Meet at The Hub 1.30pm

Adventures in the forest with the Forestry Commission Rangers

Time to Bake 

Thursday 30 March
10.30am-12.30pm in The Hub

Fundraising event. Raffle, coffee, bake and donate (shop bought accepted too!)

Timebank Social

Friday 31 March
10.30am-12.30pm in The Hub

Santa Parade

Wednesday 14 December 2016
5pm

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Fauldhouse Community Development Trust and Together for Health worked in partnership for a third year organising the Santa Parade.
Following the Christmas Tree light switch on at 6pm, Santa and his sleigh led a parade through the village. Back at The Partnership Centre, there was an opportunity for children to meet Santa in his grotto, have a photo taken with a Frozen character or two, meet a fairy and her helpers and make some fairy reindeer dust. There were stalls and the chance to make some creative Christmas crafts. Mrs Claus was in her igloo in the Library telling winter stories.
The Salvation Army played carols during the evening and there was a debut performance by FCDT Timebank Project’s new community choir.

Timebank Pamper Evening

Friday 9 December 2016
6.30pm

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Volunteers and Timebank members were invited to a Time to Pamper evening to say thank you for their involvement with the Timebank and volunteering with FCDT.
Those who came along had the opportunity to have their hair and nails done, reiki sessions, massage sessions and angel card readings plus a buffet and stalls.

Remembrance Sunday Service

Sunday 13 November 2016
1pm

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Fauldhouse Community Development Trust invited all members of the community, especially ex-service men and women to our Remembrance Sunday Service at Fauldhouse War Memorial, Bridge Street.

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Musical events in Fauldhouse throughout the month of September

FCDT’s Annual Fair Day

Saturday 3 September 2016
11am – 2pm
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There were crafts, baking, raffle, stalls, refreshments and food.
Free activities included mini zoo, storytelling, Photo Mementos, bouncy castle, giant slide and face painting. Sambalistic played from 11am-1pm.
All activities were at Fauldhouse Village Green, The Hub, The Salvation Army Centre and St Andrew’s Church Hall

FCDT’s Birthday Lunch and Annual General Meeting

Thursday 12 May 2016

FCDT held its Birthday Lunch and AGM in The Hub, 10 Main Street, Fauldhouse, EH47 9HX.
A full copy of our annual report, financial statement and nomination to the board forms was available at the meeting. FCDT’s Annual Report and Accounts available on our document page

FCDT’s Springtime Event

Saturday 7 May 2016

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A FREE family village event with an environmental theme. There was a ranger led walk in the local forest making s’mores at a campfire along the way (leaving from The Hub at 12 noon). At The Hub there was stalls, face painting, Magic Man performances, art workshops, a Bookbug session (11.30am-12 noon), planting spring flowers and wildflower seeds. There was smoothie-making with Together for Health using their new kid’s smoothie bike, an adult cycling challenge with the GRC Triathlon Club plus coffee and cake at a ‘pop-up’ cafe in The Hub. Results of the School’s poster competition was announced at the event.

Santa Parade

Wednesday 16 December 2015

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Fauldhouse Community Development Trust worked in Partnership with Together for Health for a second year to organise a Twilight Santa Parade in Fauldhouse.
People came along, joined in the Festive Fun and were active at Christmas. Everyone met at Fauldhouse Partnership Centre at 5.30pm before going on a torch lit parade through the village with Santa at 6pm.
There was also Christmas entertainment including the Salvation Army band playing Christmas carols and there were stalls at the Partnership Centre. There was an opportunity for children to meet Santa and have photos taken with one of the Frozen characters.
For more information on next year’s event please contact Lindsay, email: lindsay.macgregorwestlothian.gov.uk or Lesley, email: lesley@fauldhouse.org.uk

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Remembrance Sunday Service

Sunday 8 November 2015

Fauldhouse Community Development Trust invited members of the community, especially ex-service men and women to their Inter-Denominational Remembrance Service at Fauldhouse War Memorial, Bridge Street on Sunday 8 November at 1pm.

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Septemberfest15

Saturday 5 September – Tuesday 29 September 2015

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Fauldhouse Community Development Trust’s Septemberfest15 started on Saturday 5th September 2015 and offered a month of musical events in a variety of venues around Fauldhouse until Tuesday 29th September.

Septemberfest15 kicked off with FCDT’s Annual Fair Day on Saturday 5th September where the popular Sambalistic played their distinctive sounds and offered visitors the chance to play along too. There were stalls, food and activities on The Village Green, in The Hub (10 Main Street), the Salvation Army Centre and refreshments were available in St Andrew’s Church Hall.

Local groups and organisations had stalls and provided activities. There were crafts, baking and raffle. Activities for the kids were free including face painting, crafts and activities, cupcake decoration, a bouncy castle and mini zoo.

Septemberfest15 events in the village ranged from Samba drumming workshops to musical movies at The Hub Community Cinema including The Buena Vista Social Club and for the Kid’s Cinema the recent remake of classic story Annie. Entrance was free for the cinema throughout September.

There were also be performances by singers, young and old. New local talent was showcased at a Gala Day Fundraiser in the Fauldhouse Miner’s Welfare on Saturday 12th September. The Choral Highlights Choir performed on Wednesday 9th September at St John the Baptist Chapel Hall and there was an Evening of Music and Song on Wednesday 23rd. Bruce Davies performed at the Salvation Army Centre on Saturday 12th September. The Commercial Inn will had a Charity Day on the 13th and Greenburn Golf Club, a Comedy and Music Night on the 18th.

The entertainment throughout the month should have suited all ages and tastes. The month ended with a Charity Concert at Fauldhouse Miners Welfare Club on Sunday 27th September in aid of The Brain Tumour Charity, the line-up featuring an array of local musicians and entertainers.

See calendar for details of events. Contact The Hub, 10 Main Street, Fauldhouse, EH47 9HX tel: 01501 773 699 or email lesley@fauldhouse.org.uk

Thanks to Foundation Scotland and West Lothian Council Community Arts for their financial support to make the month of events in September in Fauldhouse possible.

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