Fintry Past

Fintry Clubs Societies Groups

This is not an exhaustive list!  It simply shows the diversity of activities over the years.

Accordion and Fiddle Club – in Sports Club

Baseball  1990 – around 1992 Sports Field

Badminton –  Menzies Hall

Best Kept Village Committee – met in pubs and homes

Bowling Outdoor 1923 -2015

Bowling Indoor – started 1979

Boy Scouts – began 1949 in upstairs of 115 Main Street,  then old Mill, then hut opposite Fintry Inn

Wolf Cubs, Girl Guides, Brownies – some in Community Centre (former Stewart’s School.)

Burns Suppers  – many places like: Clachan Hotel, Fintry Inn, Culcreuch Castle, Sports Club

Curling Outdoor – from at least 1874 at Lade Pond

Curling Indoor  (Ladies from 1964)

Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society founded 1977   Menzies Hall

Fishing Club – Endrick

Fintry Focus magazine began 1975

Community Council from around 1975

Fintry Development Trust established 2007

Fintry Resilience Team established 20

Football Team – from pre- 1940s

Rugby  Strathendrick Club-   1975

Golf Club 1922 – 1939 Nine hole course

Kirk Session  1600s

Kirk Women’s Guild

Men’s Recreation Club pos 1920s Menzies Hall

PTA  at School

Nursery 1992

Playgroup 1970 in Menzies Hall and old Stewart’s School

Busy Bees 1990-1993  pre-school at Culcreuch

Mothers and Toddlers – Hall and Nursery

Ploughing Matches – at Bogside and other farms

Sheepdog Society – 1961 at Bogside

Squash Club – 1979

Sunday School at the Kirk

Young Ornithologists Society

Riding for the Disabled

Youth Hostel  1935-1981

Youth Club

RSPB Wildlife and Explorers Club

Pool/Billiards – Fintry Inn

Table Tennis

Exercise Classes – many types and locations

Country Dancing – Menzies Hall

Line Dancing – Menzies Hall

Zumba – Menzies Hall

Young Farmers – Menzies Hall

Book groups – various homes

Bridge Club

WRI – “The Rural” – 1926

Young Men’s Club – from 1920s

WVS Meals on Wheels – from 1963 – made in school

Fintry Show (The Flower Show) Hall

Folk Club –  Inn and Sports Club

Sewing Group.

Knitting Group

Sea Scouts early 1970s in Community Centre

Guitar Lessons mid 1970s – Hall

Pub Quiz from around 2000


Fintry Fling and Dunmore Hill Race – 1973 – around 2015.

Ceilidh – 2nd Jan from 1973 in Hall

Whole Village Photo  – 2000, 2010, 2022

Millennium Celebration – 2000 At the Cross, Midnight party

Queen’s Silver Jubilee Party 1977 Menzies Hall

Fintry Fun Day from 2017  – Bowling Green

Football Dances from 1950s – Hall

Duck Race (plastic)  –  around 2000  on-  in Endrick

Drawings by Mairi Noonan