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Strathaven Town Mill

ARTS AND HERITAGE CENTRE

The Town Mill exists to support the community of Strathaven and the surrounding area by offering rooms and halls to hire for events and exhibitions. Both the Granary and the Town Mill are run by members, who maintain it and also staff it during events.

Known throughout the county for years as a focal point for community gatherings and particularly musical clubs and groups, it has had many uses throughout its life, even housing the local tourist information office for a short time.

Strathaven Town Mill was built in the 17th century in the shadow of Strathaven Castle, another well known historic landmark. 

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Our Upcoming Events

Please see below information for some of our upcoming events or click to see our full calendar.

Wonka

THURSDAY 18 APRIL, 7:30PM

Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book and one of the best-selling children’s books of all time, “Wonka” tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.

AcousticCafeNight presents Claire Coupland (Canada)

Friday, 19th APRIL  8.00pm-10pm The Granary at the Town Mill
We are super excited to be hosting the hugely talented Claire Coupland from Toronto, Canada for the first part of her UK tour at the Granary on Friday 19th April, 2024.
Claire Coupland has been singing professionally since studying Performing Arts in 1998. An accomplished singer / songwriter and confident performer you can be assured that she will hit the right note.
There is a pureness to Claire's voice that can silence a room. A moving songwriter and compelling guitarist, Claire combines her smooth signature folk finger picking, jazz influenced progressions and soaring melodies. With a powerful yet tender vocal delivery comparable to Eva Cassidy and Susan Tedeschi, Claire has been relentlessly touring her new album, ‘New Light’, and drawing audiences into her intimate and heart warming performances. Her new album “New Light” delivers carefully crafted songs with a hope for the future. Claire Coupland brings a graceful contemporary feel to indie folk music, always with a touch of her “wicked sense of humour” (Rik Emmett, Triumph). Her music has been receiving rave reviews on CBC Radio Canada and BBC UK.
"Claire's silky voice has a rich and compassionate tone, a voice with unwavering power and strength" -The Permanent Rain Press
“Coupland delivers a highly professional, and astonishingly polished production with both a powerful and tender delivery” -Americana UK
Entry £10 including filter coffee, tea and tasty home baking.
Doors open 7.30pm
Children under 16 free.
Limited seating.
With support
Come early to avoid disappointment.

Comedy Club at Strathaven Town Mill with Gareth Mutch & friends

SATURDAY 27th APRIL-  STRATHAVEN TOWN MILL 8PM

March to July shows all on sale now!

We are at the town mill the last Saturday of each month starting on the 30th of March and are delighted to be welcoming first timers Gareth Mutch, Paul McDaniel and Rachel Jackson alongside comedy club regular Gary Little!

We have a number of new and familiar faces returning to the club this year and will be announcing line up news on this page. Our July show is a bit different, we are running our fringe preview night which will see 2 acts showcasing their new show before taking it to the Edinburgh fringe.
The rest of the shows will run in our usual format with our host and 3 acts.
Tickets for all of our shows up until July are on sale now from the TICKET link below. Hope to see you all there. ☺️
TICKETS  £16.50 (£15 with booking fee)

Out of The Blue - A Celebration of Joni Mitchell : Anne Gair

Saturday 4th May 2024, Strathaven Town Mill. 7.30pm-10.30pm

After a sell out shows at Biggar Little Festival and East Kilbride Arts Centre, Anne Gair and her band are taking the show on the road in 2024.

Here is what our audience members have said:

"Brilliant gig, super band!"

"It was absolutely brilliant!. Who knew someone other than Joni could do justice to Blue, I even said to the man next to me... I thought I preferred your take on her songs more "

"Thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish. You (Anne) and the band were absolutely superb"

"Thank you for an amazing show! We loved every minute. Now we're sorry we can't make the next one"

Come and hear the whole of 'Blue' and other favourites inc Big Yellow Taxi, Both Sides now, River and many more with a full band inc Joni's trademark Appalachian Dulcimer.

Anne Gair - Vocals, Acoustic guitar, DulcimerMaria Quinn - PianoIan Murray - Double bass, GuitarJohn Inglis - Guitars, electric BassBilly Bowes - Drums, Percussion

The Stephen Gaughan School of Performing Arts Presents OLIVER!

 

Saturday 1st JUNE 2024, Strathaven Town Mill. 7.00pm-21.00pm
The Stephen Gaughan School of Performing Arts is a Hamilton based school offering industry focused training for children and adults in Dance, Singing and Acting.

 We offer a range of classes in various techniques, including: Classical Ballet, Modern/Jazz and Acro.  Learners have the option of participating in examinations by some of the leading syllabi for performing arts training, such as: Acrobatic Arts, ABRSM and SQA.

Our History

An Integral Part of Working Life

The Mill was built in 1650 by William, the Second Duke of Hamilton, who was then resident in Strathaven Castle which sits adjacent to the Mill. It played an integral part in the working life of Strathaven for three and a quarter centuries.

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Strathaven Town Mill

Stonehouse Road, Strathaven, Lanarkshire. Registered charity number: SC010579