ANGUSalive News

ANGUSalive Sports Awards Winners 2019

The ANGUSalive Sports Awards were held on Friday 13 March 2020 at the Reid Hall, Forfar. The awards aim to highlight and celebrate the achievements and success of individuals, teams and clubs across Angus throughout 2019.

ANGUSalive continues to attract over 2.8 million visitors

Over 2.8 million visitors attended ANGUSalive’s venues and events within the period 2018/19. Highlights include an increase in library visitors by 26,000 reaching nearly 360,000; an increase in Countryside Adventure visitors by 37,000 attracting 765,000 people, as well as the Webster Memorial Theatre in Arbroath raising the curtain to nearly 39,000, an increase of nearly 1,000 theatre goers. Sport and Leisure centres attracted over 1.45 million participants.

Transport Scotland grant boosts ANGUSalive’s ‘switched-on’ EV fleet

ANGUSalive has received Transport Scotland funding to support the charity in its ambitions to reduce its carbon footprint and make fuel and mileage cost savings. Transport Scotland awarded ANGUSalive £31,453.92 in funding to enable the charity to lease ultra-low emission vehicles as part of the government’s Switched-on Fleets initiative.

Seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join our Board of Directors

HELP US TO INSPIRE OUR COMMUNITY! Seeking enthusiastic volunteers to join our Board of Directors. The charity ANGUSalive is the culture, sport and leisure trust for the county of Angus and has been operating since December 2015. We offer residents and visitors to Angus a fabulous range of venues, activities and events to enjoy all year.

Angus Library activities timetable updates

From January 2020 updated timetables are in place for adult and children’s library activities across Angus. The same great array of activities are on offer with slight changes to days and times. Activities include Bookbug, Lego in the Library, Chatterbooks, Knit and Natter, Reminiscence Groups and Reading Groups. There are activities for all ages - children from birth to 5 years, Primary 1 – Primary 7 as well as adult activities.

The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Elton John

The Rocket Man – A Tribute to Elton John will take to the stage at the Webster Memorial Theatre in Arbroath on Thursday 5th March 2020 at 7.30pm. To book visit www.angusalive.scot/whats-on or call the box office on 01241 435800.

Buddy Holly: A Legend Reborn

This all new production celebrates an artist who shot straight into the limelight as soon as That’ll Be The Day hit the radio. Though his career was short, this one-man powerhouse gave the world a stack of hits that will never be forgotten. Join Buddy Holly - A Legend Reborn to relive the Rockin’ fifties music scene with classic hits!

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns By Gillian Duffy

The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns will take to the stage at the Webster Memorial Theatre in Arbroath on Sunday 16 February. To book visit www.angusalive.scot/whats-on or call the box office on 01241 435800.

ANGUSalive Sports Awards Nominations – Shortlist Announced!

The ANGUSalive Sports Awards 2019 is an evening to recognise the hard work and sporting talents of athletes, teams, coaches and volunteers - many of whom have gone on to enjoy worldwide success, competing at Commonwealth and Olympic levels. The awards are hosted and delivered by the charity ANGUSalive, the culture, sport and leisure trust for Angus

New Macmillan Move More class at Forfar Community Campus

ANGUSalive in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, have added an additional Move More Circuit-based class, which will start next Tuesday 28th January at the Forfar Community Campus.