Coldstream has a branch of the Scottish Womens' Rural Institute (SWRI) and the contact is Ella Purves on 01890-882551. Scottish Women's Rural Institutes are groups of women who meet together in centres throughout Scotland.The aims of the organisation are:
1. to advance the education and training of those who live and work in the country or are interested in country life home skills family welfare Citizenship
2. promote the preservation and development of Scotland's traditions, rural heritage and culture
The SWRI meets monthly on the third Thursday of the month.in the British Legion Hall. The new session starts on 18th September.