b'THE CARNEGIE CLUBJANUARY glasshouses to the walled garden,Skibos Alan Grant takes time offsegment on Club member to grow in time for summer. from hosting to have an ankleNeil McArthur, who has Work begins on the operation. Despite his absenceinvested over 20 million to redevelopment of the stables.The castles Billiard Roomfrom the Club, he keeps everyonereinvigorate his hometown ofgets a brand-new set of lightsentertained with updates via hisIrlam, Greater Manchester. Glasshouse Gin wins silver in theinstalled over the antique Ormeblog on the members website. Contemporary Style Gin category& Sons billiard table. Club chairman Peter Crome and at the World Gin Awards.JULY archivist Dr Victoria Connor visitBicycle racks are created bythe Peace Palace in The Hague, An impressive 144 fruit treesthe Clubs estate team outActivities instructor Shirleythe creation of which was funded are planted in the estates walledof Scots Pine felled at Skibo,Smart wins the Ladies Clayby Andrew Carnegie in 1903. garden, supplying the kitchenensuring they blend beautifullyPigeon Shooting title at thewith apples, apricots, gages,with their surroundings. Scottish Game Fair at SconeActivities manager Michael plums and pears. Palace in Perth, beating someGallon spots a kingfisher on MAY of the top guns in the country,Loch Evelix, a hugely rare sight FEBRUARY including national titleholders. for this part of the world.One of the dry-stone dykes inMylo Mahon joins the team asthe castles garden is rebuiltThe estate basks in a gloriousNOVEMBERthe Clubs operations manager. using traditional techniques,heatwave, and Skibos beesand utilising as much originalproduce a bumper crop of honey. The Club wins an Excellence Equestrian manager Amandamaterial as possible. award at the annual Luxury Waugh attends a masterclass Golfing members enjoy playingBriefing Awards held at The with Olympic event riderThe new Equestriansome of Scotlands finest courses,Savoy hotel in London, where Pippa Funnell MBE. Centre opens to members.including Broras ancient links, we were described by the judgesA welcoming reception areaas well as a breathtakingas The Gucci of luxury travelPhil Shaws Shelf Obsessionfeatures comfortable changinghelicopter trip to The Machrieexhibition goes on display atfacilities and a fully stockedon Islay as part of our Three- Bespoke Carnegie Club-exclusive 7 7 the Skibo Gallery. refreshment bar, while theCourse Challenge event. print pyjamas by designer horses enjoy the specially builtDesmond & Dempsey are MARCH Monarch stables.AUGUST launched at the Skibo Shop.The Beast from the East hitsRoyal Ascots Gold Cup makesHead greenkeeper Chris MaileyDECEMBERthe UK the same week the Cluba guest appearance at the Clubwins the Carnegie Shield, Royal reopens after its winter closure.over the bank holiday weekend,Dornoch Golf Clubs mostSections of the castle terraces However, one member stillcourtesy of House of Garrard.prestigious open tournament,coping stones are replaced, and manages to make it here all theMembers are also invited tofor the fourth time.I will lift up mine eyes unto the way from Italy and is presentedborrow pieces from its fabuloushills (Psalm 121) is chiseled with a certificate and bottle offine jewellery collection to wearSEPTEMBER into the new sandstoneafter champagne for their efforts! to dinner on Saturday evening. Andrew and Louises original The Club takes delivery of twoinscription from the early 1900s A new selection of Hunter welliesSkibo employees take partelectric bikesjust the thingwas worn away over time.is made available for membersin the Macmillan Cancer Supportfor getting you back from theand guests to borrow from theCoast to Coast bike ride fromClubhouse after a hearty lunch! Christmas comes to Skibo, castles Boot Room. Ullapool to Bonar Bridge, with members enjoyingraising an impressive 1,500And talking of cycling, Skibosa fun-filled programme of Dornoch bedroom enjoysfor the charity. Gary Gruber covered 528km intraditional seasonal fare, the addition of a shower inthree days when he took part inincluding the return of its luxurious bathroom. JUNE the Master Innholders Londonpantomime Sleeping Beauty.to Reims Cycle Challenge.APRIL Members set off on a once-in- We ring in the New Year ina-lifetime trip to the ChampagneOCTOBER style with a traditional Scottish A vast selection of salad andregion in north-west France,Hogmanay celebration, vegetable crops are transplantedvisiting the houses of Krug,An episode of BBCs The Onecomplete with cilidh dancing from their home in the VictorianRuinart and Taittinger.Show features an inspiringand a firework display.'