Ardoch Area Organisations and Societies
Local Authority/Public Services
King Street, Crieff, Perthshire PH7 3SA
Pittenzie Road, Crieff, Perth and Kinross, PH7 3JN
Please refer to the Perth and Kinross Council
The Institute, High Street, Dunblane FK15 OER.
Postal services are available in the Braco Store.
Local Societies and clubs
Active Ardoch is an independent community organisation working towards ensuring the health and safety of the Ardoch Community.
It liaises directly with other organisations, including Perth and Kinross Council and Community Team Police Scotland.
It is a member organisation of Perth and Kinross Community Watch and publishes regular updates on Facebook.
For further information, please access Active Ardoch on Facebook or contact by email.
The Society is responsible for organising the Braco Show held annually in July
in Lodge Park.
The Society aims to produce two productions a year and welcomes members to join
them whether they have acting experience or not. There are plenty of behind the
scenes activities to cater for all. Meetings are held in the Braco Hall
generally on a Monday evening. Further details about the Society may be had by contacting
The Parish of Ardoch comprises the villages of Braco and Greenloaning and the
surrounding rural areas. The Church was originally built in 1780 and has been
open for worship since 1781.
The Braco Art Class meets in the Church Hall on Wednesday afternoons. The group
is small but very enthusiastic and get tremendous enjoyment from a wonderful
Established in 1901, the Bowling Club is affiliated to the SBA.
The Community Council consists of a minimum of six locally elected
representatives who get involved in a variety of local issues, to develop local
projects and activities (on their own or with others), and to represent
community opinion to local authorities and public bodies. The Council meets on
the second Thursday of the month, members of the public are most welcome.
Braco Primary School is a rural, non-denominational school with 3 multi-composite classes.
The Braco Table Tennis club meets periodically on a Thursday evening in the Braco village hall.
The Gardening Club is an enthusiastic group of local volunteers who have created
and improved the landscaping of the Village. Meetings are held on a regular
basis to discuss further projects or listen to informative talks on a variety of
The Greenloaning Burns Club traditionally holds its Burns Supper on the first
Friday in February every year and enjoys a couthy atmosphere with good company
and entertainment that would make the Bard proud if he was still around today.
The Guild has been active in Ardoch parish for over 75 years. Founded in The
Guild meets on the first Thursday of each month from October to April and has a
very varied programme of speakers. All are welcome to attend the meetings in the
Church Hall, starting at 7.30 pm.
The Hot Chocolate Club operates every second Friday during school term time from
7 – 9pm and caters for children from P7 to S2/3. A variety of activities are
enjoyed and guest presenters are particularly welcomed.
The Scottish Country Dance Class meets on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm in the
Church Hall. The aim of the club is to use Scottish Country Dancing as a way of
having a sociable and pleasant evening whilst enjoying a little physical and
mental exercise. New members are always very welcome.
The local Rural, part of the Stirling, Clackmannan and West Perth Federation,
meets on the third Thursday of the month from September to April. Baking and
Handicraft activities feature prominently with classes, demonstrations and
competitions being an important part of the rural year.
The Singing group usually meets on a Thursday evening at 7.30 in the Church
Hall. It is mainly made up of Church Choir members, but is open to all who like
The Sunshine Club meets during term time on the last Tuesday of the month from
3pm to 4.30pm. All children of primary school age are welcome, as well as older
children who might want to act as ‘helpers.’ Adult helpers are most welcome too!
Catering for the 0 - 5 year olds, Toddlers meets every Wednesday in the Village
Hall for the benefit of young Mums (and Dads). The group is run by parent
A very enthusiastic group of sewers, knitters and quilters meets in the Church Hall on Monday
afternoons to share their talents in the production of beautiful and useful
works. A tutor visits the group periodically to give help and encouragement with
new ideas and techniques. New members are always welcome.