Friends of the Corn Exchange

Friends of the Corn Exchange is a community organisation set up to raise funds to contribute towards the maintenance and development of the Corn Exchange as a cultural hub and performing arts centre. The organisation is independent of Biggar Corn Exchange Ltd and is a registered charity (SC046590).

The Corn Exchange is a community facility, and needs ongoing financial support to maintain the fabric of the building and develop and improve the facilities.

You can support the Corn Exchange by becoming a Friend for as little as £10 a year. If you are a UK tax payer, your donation can be boosted by 25 pence for every £1 you donate because, as a registered charity, we can reclaim the tax you pay.

For more information, download the Friends of the Corn Exchange leaflet HERE.

To become a friend, complete the form HERE, and send it to:

Lesley MacLachlan, Red House, 197, High Street, Biggar, ML12 6DJ

or scan and email it to

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who runs Friends of the Corn Exchange?

Friends of the Corn Exchange is run by a committee including a Chair (Gil Dunn), Secretary (Susan Godfrey), Treasurer (Lesley Maclachlan) and 2 committee members without portfolio (Rosemary Leitch and Judy Jordan). We meet regularly to organise fund-raising events and make decisions about how our funds are allocated to the Corn Exchange trustees for the benefit of the Corn Exchange.

How are the funds distributed?

The trustees of Biggar Corn Exchange must make a written application to the Friends of the Corn Exchange for funds to support specific projects. These applications will have been discussed and minuted at a Biggar Corn Exchange trustees’ meeting. The FotCEx committee will decide about allocation of funds in accordance with the organisation’s objectives and funding guidelines.

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