Young have fun with the oldies

Lamlash early years youngsters with the oldies at the lunch club.

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There was a meeting of young and old minds when pre-school children from Lamlash early years visited the lunch club at the McKelvie Road sheltered housing complex this week.

The event, which was Hallowe’en themed, echoed the TV show Old Folks Home for Four Year Olds with the youngsters telling of their Hallowe’en highlights and hearing from the older people their stories of yesteryear.

Arran High School pupils Sophie Clark, Alice Lockhart and Lewis Thomson, with teacher Jen Christie, were also on hand to organise Hallowe’en games and dancing which the young and old alike were encouraged to take part in.

The lunch club for the over 60s meets every fortnight in Lamlash, with the other week at Glen Estate in Brodick. The venue had been specially decorated for the day with Hallowe’en decorations by high school pupils Jemma Totty, Kaitlyn Haddow, Caitlin Frazer, Catherine Smith and Neha Bino.

The volunteers would like to thank Dean Coulson of ITS private hire who provides free transport for the lunch club.


The lunch club enjoy the children’s stories. 01_B45lunch02

Julia le Masurier tells a Hallowe’en tale from yesteryear. 01_B45lunch03

The high school pupils with teacher Jen Christie. 01_B45lunch04

Two youngsters attempt to catch the apples. 01_B45lunch05

Another youngster has a shot at catching an apple. 01_B45lunch06