Local Groups

 Short Mat Indoor Bowling Club

The club was started up in January 2004 with financial help from the local community council, the local church and the community centre. Its aim is to promote and encourage the game of bowls and social participation. Membership is open to all ages and abilities. New players are welcome at all times. There is no membership fee - pay and play only. There are 3 mats and bowls of varying sizes to suit all.

Since 2004 the club has gone from strength to strength with approximately 30 people playing on a regular basis. At the end of the playing year, usually around early April, the members have an internal club competition, followed by an evening meal.

The bowling season is every Thursday evening, 7.30pm – 9.30pm, from early October until April with a break for Christmas / New Year.            See the "What's On" page  (3rd link from top of Main Menu).

1. Pay on arrival. (Currently £1.50 per 2 hour session)
2. Play and teams determined by selection of coloured disc.
3. Flat shoes (ie without heels) to be worn at all times
4. Refreshments at half time
5. Have fun & enjoy yourselves!
6. Hall and equipment to be treated with respect at all times.


Village Lunch 

In 1990/91 Duror church undertook a Parish review and one of the findings was that people wanted somewhere to meet that was warm and friendly and they could have a chat and so the Soup Lunch was started by Mrs Billy Cameron.

The church is lucky to have a bequest which is used to fund the lunches, ie hire of hall, heating and the food .
We now have a group of about 20 helpers who make the soup and fill the rolls on a rota basis. Volunteers come from all over the village and not just from the church. All newcomers are always welcome.

At Christmas we also do a Village Christmas Lunch. Again this is produced by the small army of volunteers with turkey and all the usual accompaniments  -   and then there are the puddings, with usually about 6 or 7 to choose from.

We ask for a donation of about £2.50 for the Village lunch and about £5 for the Christmas lunch.

Community Choir

The community choir aims to put on two or three performances a year , with a varied repertoire.

Rehearsals are held weekly, on Tuesdays at 7.30pm  in Kentallen & Duror Community Centre, for approximately seven weeks prior to a performance.    

For rehearsal dates  -  see the "What's On" page  (3rd link from top of Main Menu).

Performances consist of a Spring Concert of secular music in Kentallen & Duror Community Centre, a Songs of Praise service in Duror Church, in late summer, and a Carol service in Duror Parish Church in December.

All are welcome – there are no auditions and you don’t need to be able to read music.  Contact the choir master, Mr. Terry Goodwin (01855 811 104) or the secretary, Pat Young (01855 811830) for  information about the choir.

The cost is approx £7 or £8 per block of rehearsals,  paid in one lump sum at the start of the block.


Church of Scotland Guild  -  Duror Branch

Duror Guild meets in Duror Church Hall at 2.30pm on the second Tuesday of each month, October - April.

We are a small and welcoming group of approx 12 members, who meet to enjoy talks and discussions, friendship and laughter, tea and biscuits -  and sometimes cake.

Come and join us  - all welcome, all ages, men and women, any denomination or none.

Nobody will press you to go to church.


Womens Group
Christmas Lunch
Womens Group walk
Yoga in Hall
Community Soup Lunch
Christmas Lunch 2
Community Soup Lunch 2