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2023 Bingo Season Under Way

25th Jan 2023

A great start to 2023 with 53 followers in the Hall for the Burns Night Bingo Tea. Prizes were well spread around the room although some tables did definitely do better than others!!! A few usual faces not with us tonight and to those who are unwell we send our best…

Record Breaking Prize Bingo Tea

29th Nov 2022

The wise folk of the County came along on Wednesday 23rd November to the Cochrane Hall for the Festive Prize Bingo Tea. Just over 60 enthusiasts packed in to take part in the festivities with extra games and huge numbers of raffle prizes. Extra, hot mini mince pies were served with…

Walter McAdam MBE

22nd Nov 2022

The Games Committee has just learned, with much sadness, of the death of Walter McAdam MBE of Tillicoultry. He was formerly a local Councillor of many years standing (in both the old Regional Council as well as its successors) and represented his town until he retired after decades of loyal service. He…

Junior Heavyweight Competition Launched for 2023

5th Nov 2022

At the recent AGM, the Committee agreed to introduce a new Junior Heavyweight Competition. This has been trialled at a number of Games for a few seasons and has been well attended and well received. Securing the future of the Games is vital and this is a sure way of…

AGM Report - Guest of Honour Chosen

30th Oct 2022

The Annual General meeting of the Alva Games Committee took place earlier tonight at the Cochrane Hall. The Committee was delighted to be able to report on a hugely successful Games in 2022, even if they did record a rather later than normal finish and were pleased to answer the…

Bingo is Back for the New Season

28th Sep 2022

On a wild and windy night, we welcomed fifty supporters back to the first Prize Bingo of the new season. A fine array of prizes was on offer and the usual interval treats, including Border Biscuits, all added to the overall enjoyment of the night. The sum of £388.50 was raised…

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second

9th Sep 2022

The Alva Games Committee was deeply saddened to learn on Thursday of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second. She was a keen follower of sport, both equine and human, and her passing leaves us all with a huge void to fill. We borrow from the words of our…

2022 Games the "Best Ever"

10th Jul 2022

Well, we were truly back yesterday with what was the most successful Games in recent memory. 89 runners in the Championship Hill Race, 28 in the Under 12 version, 153 dancers from across the globe, an international field of heavyweight athletes and track runners and the best grass track cyclists…

Ticketing Information

4th Jul 2022

For the avoidance of any doubt, ALL tickets will be on sale at the gates on the day. We will accept payment in cash or by card. Card payments will be subject to the availability of a suitable signal for the card machines so please make sure that you do…

Bingo Teas Set New Records

22nd Jun 2022

The brightness of the sun outside matched the atmosphere inside the Cochrane Hall tonight for the final Prize Bingo Tea before the 164th Famous Alva Games. 55 contestants took part in the evening's events and many went home with some of the best prizes on offer on the prize bingo circuit. Games…