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December films at the Volunteer Hall

Duns Community Cinema will show two recent releases at the Hall on Saturday 22 December: 5.30pm  The Grinch Film based on the classic Dr Seuss tale of a cynical grump who goes on a mission to steal Christmas, only to have … Continue reading

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Hogmanay Family Ceilidh

Bring in the New Year with the Jiginaboot Ceilidh Band at the Volunteer Hall on Monday 31 December. Doors open 7.30pm; dancing from 8.15pm until midnight. Licensed bar until 12.30am; bring your own snacks. Please feel free to wear tartan … Continue reading

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A Heart for Duns celebrates purchase of the Volunteer Hall

A Heart for Duns, the charity which manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community, became the new owner of the venue on 12 April 2018. It had leased the building since May 2016 and last September was … Continue reading

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Scottish Land Fund cash secures future of Duns Volunteer Hall

The future of a thriving community hub in Duns has been secured, thanks to Scottish Land Fund cash announced today. A Heart for Duns manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community and has leased the building since … Continue reading

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A Heart for Duns appoints Development Manager

A Heart for Duns, which manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community, has appointed Lindsay Wood as its first full-time Development Manager. This new post was advertised in April and is funded for three years by the … Continue reading

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Duns Volunteer Hall to benefit from Big Lottery Fund

A Heart for Duns, which manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community, has been awarded a grant of £88,660 from the Big Lottery Fund. This will fund recruitment of a full-time Development Manager and a part-time Finance … Continue reading

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New Duns Film Club

Would you like to join the new Duns Film Club? Then come along to the Volunteer Hall for a free viewing of  A United Kingdom on Sunday 26 March, at 4pm. A discussion afterwards will enable you to tell A … Continue reading

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A Men’s Shed in Duns?

You are cordially invited to a public meeting to look into setting up a Men’s Shed in Duns. The meeting will be held at the Volunteer Hall at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 February. What is a Men’s Shed? It is … Continue reading

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Thanks from A Heart for Duns

Many thanks to all who supported and voted for the Duns Community Theatre bid in The People’s Millions competition. Although we did not win the head-to-head with the Peebles music project, we did gain the bonus award for the runner-up … Continue reading

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Duns Community Theatre in bid for lottery funding

A bid from Duns has been shortlisted for the People’s Millions competition, which could secure funding to turn the Volunteer Hall into a vibrant community theatre for Berwickshire. The effort is being led by A Heart for Duns, with support … Continue reading

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