Ardoch Area Organisations and Societies

Local Authority/Public Services

Crieff Medical Centre

King Street, Crieff, Perthshire PH7 3SA
Dunblane Medical Centre
Well Place in Dunblane.
Strathearn Community Library
Pittenzie Road, Crieff, Perth and Kinross, PH7 3JN
Mobile Library
Please refer to the Perth and Kinross Council
Dunblane Library
The Institute, High Street, Dunblane FK15 OER.
Postal Services
Postal services are available in the Braco Store.

Local Societies and clubs

Active Ardoch

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.
Ardoch Agricultural Society Ltd
The Society is responsible for organising the Braco Show held annually in July in Lodge Park.
Amateur Dramatic Society
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 secretary.
Ardoch Parish Church
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.
Art Class
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 hobby.
Braco Bowling Club
Established in 1901, the Bowling Club is affiliated to the SBA.
Braco and Greenloaning Community Council
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 and Nursery School
Braco Primary School is a rural, non-denominational school with 3 multi-composite classes.
Braco Table Tennis Club
The Braco Table Tennis club meets periodically on a Thursday evening in the Braco village hall.
Gardening Club
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 Horticultural subjects.
Greenloaning Burns Club
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.
Guild
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.
Hot Chocolate Club
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.
Scottish Country Dance Club
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.
SWI
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.
Singing Group
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 to sing.
Sunshine Club
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!
Toddlers
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 volunteers.
Pins and Needles Club
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.