Guest of Honour 2019

25th Oct 2018

Tom Paterson accepts the invitation to return to Johnstone Park 

The Games Committee is delighted to report that former Committee member and doyen of the Games' commentators, Tom Paterson, has very kindly agreed to accept our invitation to join us in July 2019 as our Guest of Honour.  Tom is a well kent face in the County and beyond. He is…

October Prize Bingo

24th Oct 2018

Numbers were down a little tonight due to another attraction but those who came along enjoyed once again a full evening of competition with the usual treats on offer by way of refreshments. £303.15 was the final total raised towards the 2019 Games which is most welcome with the expenditure to…

Annual General Meeting 2018

10th Oct 2018

Sunday 28th October 2018 @ 7.15pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Alva Games Committee will take place on Sunday 28th October at 7.15pm in St John Vianney Church Hall, East Stirling Street, Alva to which all exisitng committee members and all interested parties are invited. Any one with any business relevant to the AGM should submit…

Prize Bingo Season Gets Under Way

26th Sep 2018

Opening night of the 2018 - 2019 Season

On a very mild evening, the new season of fund raising Prize Bingo Teas got under way tonight in St. John Vianney Church Hall. Over 50 players, old and new, turned out to sample the opening night and the new prizes and plates which were on offer. Just over £400.00…

Prize Bingo Tea Season 2018 - 2019

5th Sep 2018

Monthly fund raisers start up this month 

It's that time of year again, so a reminder for the diary that the first Prize Bingo Tea of the new season will take place at 7.30pm on Wednesday 26th September in the St John Vianney Church Hall. Hope to see you all there again supporting the 163rd Famous Alva…

Quiz Night Announced

15th Jun 2018

The Alva Games Committee is delighted to announce that it will be holding its first Quiz Night at 7.30pm on Tuesday 10th July 2017 at the No. 5 Inn in Alva. Teams can have up to four members and expressions of interest should be passed to Committee member, Jamie Sharp, by email…

Going Report 2018

9th Jun 2018

Regular update on the ground conditions in the Johnstone Park

Fourth regular Going Report. The Clerk of the Course writes:- A further inspection took place this afternoon. There has still been no rainfall at all since the report last week. The official going remains HARD although the grass itself remains remarkably fresh and green except in one or two minor areas which…

Alva Games Funfair

19th May 2018

Fair will operate normally during Games Week 

Some people have been asking so, for the avoidance of any doubt whatsoever, the Funfair will be operating as normal during Games Week commencing at 6pm on the Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and from around midday on Games Day itself.…

Ina Glencross

7th May 2018

The Games Committee has to announce with deep shock and sadness the passing last night of Ina Glencross, Committee member and mother of the Treasurer John Glencross. Although her health had not been at its best during the last month or so, this news was certainly not expected. A local girl, Ina…

May Prize Bingo

5th May 2018

The best ever night's fundraising is well received.

As the bingo tea evenings go from strength to strength, 70 enthusiastic supporters filled the hall on Wednesday 25th April for the monthly renewal of this ever popular event. The new format has now bedded in and is proving to be a big crowd pleaser. The record sum of £487 was…