Upcoming Local Events

  • Thu, Jun. 2, 2016 5:00pm — 8:30pm

    The Mains of Drum Gardening Club Summer Evening

    A wonderful summer evening for our Garden Club Members and friends where you can enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco while enjoying special on the night discounts on your shopping. The restaurant will be serving early evening meals between 5.00 - 6.30pm (call 01330 811000 to reserve a table) and our gardening expert Jimmy McRae will be giving a talk following his visit to Chelsea this year. Read more…
  • Sun, Jun. 5, 2016 4:00pm — 6:00pm

    Sunset Song at Braemar Castle

    Enjoy free tea and scones and a talk on the Royal Deeside buildings used in the recent filming of the northeast’s classic novel Sunset Song. Director, Terence Davies, chose to film his intimate epic of hope, tragedy and love at the dawning of the Great War, not in the Mearns where Lewis Grassic Gibbon set the original, but in the protected environment of the Cairngorms National Park. Could it be that the absence of windfarms may have influenced that decision? Whatever the influence, the ancient architecture of the Park provides a powerful backdrop for the film and gives the right setting for young Chris Guthries’s endurance against the harshness of rural Scotland and her struggle between tradition and change. In an entertaining talk, Professor of History of Art at Aberdeen University, Janes Geddes will explore the different approaches to architecture by Grassic Gibbon in Sunset Song, Nikolaus Pevsner in Buildings of Scotland and by Terence Davies in his film. Each man’s story is driven by a sense of place but what unites these three, is a sense of exile. Tea and scones from 4pm followed by Jane’s talk at 4.30 To book a place (so we know how many scones to bake) please ring Braemar Castle on 013397 41219 or visit www.braemarcastle.co.uk The event is free, but donations are welcome. Look forward to seeing you Read more…
  • Jun. 11 - 12, 2016 All Day

    Banchory River Festival

    Banchory’s River Festival – creating connections Read more…
  • Sat, Jun. 18, 2016 9:00am — 1:00pm

    Banchory Farmers Market

    Locally produced food at reasonable prices. Read more…
  • Sat, Jul. 16, 2016 9:00am — 1:00pm

    Banchory Farmers Market

    Locally produced food at reasonable prices. Read more…
  • Sat, Aug. 20, 2016 9:00am — 1:00pm

    Banchory Farmers Market

    Locally produced food at reasonable prices. Read more…
  • Sat, Sep. 17, 2016 9:00am — 1:00pm

    Banchory Farmers Market

    Locally produced food at reasonable prices. Read more…
  • Sat, Oct. 15, 2016 9:00am — 1:00pm

    Banchory Farmers Market

    Locally produced food at reasonable prices. Read more…
  • Sat, Nov. 19, 2016 9:00am — 1:00pm

    Banchory Farmers Market

    Locally produced food at reasonable prices. Read more…
  • Sat, Dec. 17, 2016 9:00am — 1:00pm

    Banchory Farmers Market

    Locally produced food at reasonable prices. Read more…
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