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YOUR LEGACY

Help us to build a legacy in Tranent! Support our project to build a community centre for everyone by visiting our fundraising page.

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Do you want to see a new state of the art community centre in Tranent? So do we and we are fundraising now - visit our page to donate

TO PROVIDE A LEARNING,DEVELOPMENT,ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE AT THE HEART OF THE COMMUNITY.


THE FRASER CENTRE COMMUNITY TRUST'S VISION

The Fraser Centre Community Trust (FCCT) was formed in 2011 and aims to provide a Learning, Development, Arts and Entertainment Centre at the heart of the Community of Tranent

  • CINEMA

    REGULAR FILM SCREENINGS

    See family-focused movies at more affordable prices. CLICK HERE to book tickets.

  • CLASSES

    LEARNING ACTIVITIES

    We aim to coordinate training and education activities to engage all community members of all ages

  • ENTERTAINMENT

    PERFORMANCES AND WORKSHOPS

    We aim to provide theatre, music and comedy shows as well as youth theatre & music workshops with help from the Brunton Theatre Outreach Programme

  • VENUE HIRE

    FACILITIES FOR HIRE

    Tasteful and private function room available with newly refurbished adjoining stainless steel self-catering kitchen for hire.

Cinema – See the latest blockbusters with some old classics mixed in.Continue reading
Classes – Various learning and development initiatives available.Continue reading
Entertainment – Theatre, Comedy, Puppet Theatre, Live Bands, Ceilidh’s and more.Continue reading
Venue Hire – Space available for children’s parties and other small functions, self-catering kitchen also available for hire.Continue reading
Want to Book Our Venue ? – Simply click here to complete our Booking Form. Venue hire prices can be found here.
Want to become a Volunteer ? – Simply click here to complete our Volunteer Application Form.

Check out the latest news for The Fraser Centre and see what events and activities are coming up. Also check out any new classes being held in the near future.

  • SUMMER ARTS PROGRAMME

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  • SUMMER PROGRAMME

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  • M&F FUNERAL SERVICES CINEMA SPONSORSHIP

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    7th June 2017

    The Fraser Centre Community Trust are delighted to announce that M&F Funeral services have once again shown their support to our community by sponsoring our cinema programme with a donation of over £400.

    The sponsorship allows The Fraser Centre Community Trust to continue its popular film programme.

    David Orr Development Manager for the Trust said: “We are delighted that M&F Funeral Services have continued their support. We are delighted to have such good neighbours in M&F Funeral Services, and Barbara Innes has been incredibly supportive to us and we also look forward to working with them once again at the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in September.”

    A spokeswoman for M&F Funeral Services said: “As the only independent Funeral Directors in Tranent M&F Funeral Services are pleased to be part of the Community and to again be given an opportunity

    to support The Fraser Centre’s cinema programme.  This project has proved to be very successful and of benefit to many local groups. M&F Funeral Services welcome and applaud the work undertaken by The Fraser Centre and we look forward to our representative, Barbara Innes, continuing to work closely with The Fraser Centre and the Community in the future, for the benefit of all.”

    For more details of the cinema programme at The Fraser Centre please visit www.thefrasercentre.com.

  • CAFE CLOSED

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    Our Cafe will be closed due to holidays on the 13th and 20th June. We will reopen on the 27th June for one week before taking our summer break. We hope to see you on the 27th. Thank you.

  • GENERAL MEETING

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    Thursday 29th June, 6.45pm

    The Fraser Centre, Tranent

    General Meeting to approve amendments to our constitution.

    This will be followed by a open fundraising meeting and an update on our capital project.

  • THE FRASER CENTRE COMMUNITY TRUST RAISE £2 MILLION!

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    TYNE ESK LEADER AWARD £200,000 TO THE TRANENT PROJECT

    Tyne Esk Leader have given their support to The Fraser Centre Community Trust by awarding the Tranent capital project £200,000. The Trust have now raised over £2 million towards their £2.4 million funding target.

    The Fraser Centre capital project aims to rebuild the former picture house into a community hub for learning, development, arts & entertainment.

    Tyne Esk Leader Project Officer, Angela Lamont said, “Tyne Esk LEADER are happy to be supportive of such a community orientated project which will fit well with the other developments in Tranent”

    The Fraser Centre Community Trust Chairman Jonny Russell said, “To reach £2 million is a fantastic achievement and it means we have now raised 85% of our total funds. We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at Tyne Esk Leader for all their support and we look forward to working with them to build a new Fraser Centre for Tranent.

    Development Manager David Orr said: “The award from Tyne Esk Leader is another great example of the support our project has been able to gather. It’s a project that will turn a semi-derelict building into a modern multi-purpose building that will benefit the whole community and we are delighted our vision has been shared by everyone at Tyne Esk Leader.

    We still have significant funds to raise before any work can begin and we will be working hard to achieve this over the coming months. There are several ways to help and if you are interested in finding out more please visit www.friendsofthefrasercentre.com”.

  • THE IMLAY FOUNDATION AWARD $25,000 TO THE FRASER CENTRE

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    The Fraser Centre Community Trust is delighted to announce The Imlay Foundation have awarded $25,000 towards our capital project to rebuild The Fraser Centre into a modern community hub for learning, development, arts & entertainment in the heart of Tranent.

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    The project will embrace the history of the old building by continuing to screen a community cinema programme and will also offer social, health, educational and business opportunities in the new hub.

    The Imlay Foundation financially support the people who demonstrate the passion, principles and leadership to create better lives in our communities. Through charitable giving they aim to make a positive impact that will pay dividends for years to come.

    “We are pleased to support the redevelopment of The Fraser Centre as a true community asset and focal point for the residents of Tranent,” said Mary Ellen Imlay, board chairman of The Imlay Foundation.

    Development Manager David Orr said: “The Imlay Foundation have been very helpful and enthusiastic in supporting our project. It has been a pleasure to work with them and on behalf of the Trust I would like to thank them for this generous award.

    This award takes us another step closer to our fundraising target of £2.4 million. If you want to get involved in helping us reach our target please visit www.friendsofthefrasercentre.com and find out how you can help or what fundraising initiatives we have that you can get involved with”.

    For more information on The Fraser Centre capital project please visit www.friendsofthefrasercentre.com or email david@thefrasercentre.com.

  • HELP REQUIRED!

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    Can you help us?! Two of our popular activities are in need of help to keep them going.

    Table Tennis (Voluntary)

    Friday morning’s 9.30am-12. (Activity 10am-1130am)

    Volunteer required to help run the group which includes:

    • Opening the venue;
    • setting up the equipment (inc tables);
    • taking the register;
    • clearing the equipment away;
    • closing venue;
    • promoting the activity.

    Enquiries please to David Orr at david@thefrasercentre.com or call 01875 617444.

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    Over 50’s Gentle Exercise (Paid)

    Thursday mornings 9.30am-10.30am

    Our Gentle Exercise class is looking for a new fully qualified tutor.

    For job details please contact Avril McKenzie, Ageing Well Co-Ordinator at East Lothian Council amckenzie@eastlothian.gov.uk.

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  • RESILENCE TO BE SCREENED AT THE FRASER CENTRE

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    CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

  • BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE PROJECTOR AWARD FOR THE FRASER CENTRE

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    The Fraser Centre is delighted to have been awarded a new projector by the British Film Institute Neighbourhood Cinema Equipment Fund.

    The 5200 Lumens Projector, is supplied in partnership with Saville Audio Visual. 

    The Fraser Centre Community Trust Development Manager, David Orr said, “This is a great award which will provide essential equipment for now and the proposed new building.

    We are very grateful to the BFI for recognising our film programme and the audiences we have attracted to The Fraser Centre and hope to develop into an expanded programme in our new facility.”

    The Fraser Centre Community Trust manage a range of Cinema programmes including: Tranent Cinema Club featuring mainstream films; Dementia Movie Club for people with Dementia; and family friendly screenings such as: Family Cinema; Toddler Cinema; Baby Cinema. 

    For further information on The Fraser Centre project to build a new centre for learning, development, arts & entertainment in the heart of Tranent please visit www.friendsofthefrasercentre.com or email david@thefrasercentre.com

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Address 3a Winton Place, Tranent EH33 1AF

Telephone 01875 617444

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