Upcoming Local Events

  • Sep. 2 - Dec. 9, 2015 7:30pm

    Scottish Country Dancing (some experience)

    Classes for dancers with some experience - Wednesdays 7.30 pm Banchory Town Hall from 2 September. Free taster on the first night. No partner required. Details from Cathy on 01330 824180 or Clare on 01330 822333. Read more…
  • Fri, Sep. 4, 2015 7:00pm — 10:00pm

    Woodend Barn | Curious: Falling in Love with Frida

    Caroline Bowditch presents her intimate and enticing show exploring the life, loves and legacy of painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), exposing little-known facts about the infamous woman, remembered for her art. A reclaiming of a disabled artist, a love like obsession, an enquiry into how we shape what we are remembered for. Affinities and parallels are drawn and the tale of ‘the great concealer’ is skillfully revealed through powerful yet fragile bodies. Age: 16+ Running time: 55 minutes £12, £8 students, £43 Season Ticket for 4 performances June to Sept. Price includes a simple bowl of something hearty and delicious served in the barn. Food is served at 7pm, followed by the performance and conversation. Read more…
  • Sat, Sep. 5, 2015 8:00pm — 11:00pm

    Gili-Romani Hot Jazz Cats at Crathes Hall

    Trumpeter/singer Ricard Gili (La Locomotora Negra) and clarinetist Oriol Romaní (Barcelona Swing Serenaders) are two of the outstanding classical jazz musicians of today. They join with the greatly experienced pianist Alain Guiu and bassist Queralt Camps at Crathes Hall. Hot Jazz is that kind of warm swinging music that makes everybody move and dance. Their repertoire is based on jazz tunes made popular in the 20’s, 30’s and 40’s in New Orleans and Chicago. Supported by Woodend Barn as part of our Beyond the Barn outreach programme. £12.00, £10.00 conc. £5 U16 in advance £13.00, £11.00 conc. £6 U16 on the door Read more…
  • Sep. 7 - Dec. 7, 2015 8:00pm

    Scottish Country Dancing

    Beginners' class - Mondays 8 pm East Church Hall from 7 September. Free taster on the first night.No partner required. Details from Isobel on 01330 850249 Read more…
  • Wed, Sep. 9, 2015 7:30pm — 9:30pm

    Film: Artist's Choice: Bal

    Chosen by our artist in residence Tom Pritchard who notes “For me, Bal was one of those filmic experiences that shifted my viewing of the outside world. It created spaces between spaces, reminding us that what affects another may pass us by seemingly without comment. A beautiful piece very much related to a way of living with nature, this film has always stayed with me and I’m delighted to offer the experience to some others!” Bal follows the quiet life of a boy as his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest. Running time: 102 minutes £6.00, £5.00 conc. Read more…
  • Wed, Sep. 9, 2015 7:30pm — 9:15pm

    Woodend Barn | Film: Artist's Choice: Bal

    Chosen by our artist in residence Tom Pritchard who notes “For me, Bal was one of those filmic experiences that shifted my viewing of the outside world. It created spaces between spaces, reminding us that what affects another may pass us by seemingly without comment. A beautiful piece very much related to a way of living with nature, this film has always stayed with me and I’m delighted to offer the experience to some others!” Bal follows the quiet life of a boy as his family is endangered when his father does not return home from his work collecting honey in the forest. Running time: 102 minutes £6.00, £5.00 conc. Read more…
  • Fri, Sep. 11, 2015 7:30pm — 8:30pm

    Tom Pritchard "IT"

    “it” asks us to consider what is “it” that remains unspoken in our society. Spoken from a young male perspective we will refocus on gender inequality and question whether there may be more to be understood in making this conversation accessible and encouraged within ‘male’ culture. This work is a co-production with Birds of Paradise Theatre Company and includes an innovative approach to working with BSL. Generously supported by Creative Scotland, Woodend Barn and The Work Room. Age: 14+ Running time: 45-60 minutes £12.00, £10.00 conc. £5.50 U16 in advance £13.00, £11.00 conc. £6.50 U16 on the door Read more…
  • Fri, Sep. 11, 2015 7:30pm — 8:30pm

    Woodend Barn | Tom Pritchard: "IT"

    “it” asks us to consider what is “it” that remains unspoken in our society. Spoken from a young male perspective we will refocus on gender inequality and question whether there may be more to be understood in making this conversation accessible and encouraged within ‘male’ culture. This work is a co-production with Birds of Paradise Theatre Company and includes an innovative approach to working with BSL. Generously supported by Creative Scotland, Woodend Barn and The Work Room. Age: 14+ Running time: 45-60 minutes £12.00, £10.00 conc. £5.50 U16 in advance £13.00, £11.00 conc. £6.50 U16 on the door Read more…
  • Sat, Sep. 12, 2015 7:30pm — 9:30pm

    Woodend Music Society: Julija Sadaunykaite

    Julija is an outstanding Lithuanian pianist, winner of international competitions and a Masters student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. During last season she won the Grand Prix at the Valletta international piano competition in Malta and the Ramsay Calder Debussy prize. Julija has given concerts in Lithuania, Austria, Poland, Italy, Sweden, Malta and the UK. Prices: £4.99 to £11.99 Read more…
  • Sat, Sep. 12, 2015 7:30pm — 9:30pm

    Woodend Barn | Woodend Music Society: Julija Sadaunykaite

    Julija is an outstanding Lithuanian pianist, winner of international competitions and a Masters student at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. During last season she won the Grand Prix at the Valletta international piano competition in Malta and the Ramsay Calder Debussy prize. Julija has given concerts in Lithuania, Austria, Poland, Italy, Sweden, Malta and the UK. £12.00, £10.00 seniors, £5 students, U18 and jobseekers Read more…
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