Arts and Music

Saltfishforty w200Today the award winning Banchory Strathspey and Reel Society continue the tradition of Banchory born Scott Skinner, who was one of the most influential fiddlers in Scottish traditional music.

Details of the concert listing are available at

The Banchory Accordian and Fiddle Club meet every month at the Burnett Arms Hotel. Meeting dates can also be found at

Woodend Barn, the local arts venue, offers a full and diverse programme throughout the year. Events vary widely from Art Exhibitions and Theatre Performances to Cookery Workshops and Folk Music sessions for all to enjoy. Programme details are available at

The Deeside Sessions run from from July to September where some of the north-east’s top musicians show off their talents and celebrate the heritage of traditional Scottish folk music. Live music sessions take place in various pubs and hotels in Royal Deeside as part of special two and a half month programme, during July, August and September. Visit for more information.