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Banffshire Coast Event Guide

July 2017 Events

Pop Up Free Play Session

Pop Up Free Play Session3rd Jul - 1st Jan

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL POP UP FREE PLAY SESSIONS
Aberdeenshire Council is developing a Play policy and as part of this we are running 12 pop up free play sessions across Aberdeenshire in Council Park spaces. The sessions will use loose parts and are free for children and families to come along to. We will also be using the sessions to consult with children and parents on a range of aspects relating to play.
These play sessions are free of charge and there is no need to book, just come along and join us for some play time.

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL POP UP FREE PLAY SESSIONS

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL POP UP FREE PLAY SESSIONS3rd Jul

Aberdeenshire Council is developing a Play policy and as part of this we are running 12 pop up free play sessions across Aberdeenshire in Council Park spaces. The sessions will use loose parts and are free for children and families to come along to. We will also be using the sessions to consult with children and parents on a range of aspects relating to play.
These Play sessions are free of charge and there is no need to book, just come along and join us for some play time.

Pop UP Free Play Session

Pop UP Free Play Session4th Jul

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL POP UP FREE PLAY SESSIONS
Aberdeenshire Council is developing a Play policy and as part of this we are running 12 pop up free play sessions across Aberdeenshire in Council Park spaces. The sessions will use loose parts and are free for children and families to come along to. We will also be using the sessions to consult with children and parents on a range of aspects relating to play.
These Play sessions are free of charge and there is no need to book, just come along and join us for some play time.

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL POP UP FREE PLAY SESSIONS

ABERDEENSHIRE COUNCIL POP UP FREE PLAY SESSIONS4th Jul

Aberdeenshire Council is developing a Play policy and as part of this we are running 12 pop up free play sessions across Aberdeenshire in Council Park spaces. The sessions will use loose parts and are free for children and families to come along to. We will also be using the sessions to consult with children and parents on a range of aspects relating to play.
These Play sessions are free of charge and there is no need to book, just come along and join us for some play time.

Fraserburgh Super Saturday

Fraserburgh Super Saturday8th Jul

Fraserburgh Super Saturdays are back, bigger and better than ever in 2017.

Super Saturdays are themed street market events which take place in Fraserburgh on the 2nd Saturday of each month from May to September and a festive special in Dec. The 2017 dates and themes are:

Saturday 13th May - Fraserburgh Celebrates

Saturday 10th June - International Market

Saturday 8th July - Get Fit Fraserburgh

Saturday 12th August - Back to the Future (History and Heritage)

Saturday 9th September - Taste of Fraserburgh

Saturday 8th December - Christmas event including an ice skating rink.

Exhibition: D.Y Cameron: The Sprit of Line

Exhibition: D.Y Cameron: The Sprit of Line8th Apr - 30th Jul

Celebrate the work of one of Scotland’s most influential and prolific artists, Sir David Young Cameron (1865 – 1945). Featuring around 30 outstanding prints, drawings and watercolours on loan from the National Galleries of Scotland, The Spirit of Line focuses on his renowned work as a draughtsman, printmaker and leading member of the international etching revival at the turn of the 20th century.

Zippos Circus Big Top Tour

Zippos Circus Big Top Tour10th Jul - 12th Jul

For its 2017 tour, family favourite, Zippos Circus, presents Jigit! – celebrating the show’s sensational new equestrian and fearless acrobatic marvels.

Highights include acrobatic Cossack riding from Kazakhstan and, back by popular demand, the legendary motorbike Lucius Troupe, in the Globe of Death.

Plus comic hilarity, swinging trapeze, real knife throwing, and more, presented by the world’s greatest Ringmaster, Norman Barrett MBE.

Zippos is at Banff Links, Banff, AB45 2JJ.

Book online at http://zippos.seetickets.com/venue/banff-links-banff/12075/list/1/100 or 0871 210 2100

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night14th Jul

Shipwrecked Viola has lost her twin brother, Sebastian. Disguised as a boy for protection she becomes a page in the service of Orsino, the Duke. Bring your picnic and enjoy a Shakespearean classic brought to you by Folksy Theatre.

Introduction To Book Folding : : One Day Course : :

Introduction To Book Folding : : One Day Course : : 16th Jul

Introduction To The Art Of Book Folding
One Day Workshop

One day course for absolute beginners, at Imagine At Twentyseven, Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AU.
All materials are included for you to use and keep.

Learn how to select a suitable book, how to read a book folding pattern, and be guided through creating your first piece of folded book art.

You'll leave our workshop with all the know how you need to go on and create any design you fancy - yes, really!

Perfect for absolute beginners -
○ Are you mystified by the art of book folding?
○ Perhaps you've had a go and it came out upside down?
○ Want to learn something brand new that you've never even thought about before?

Then this one day intro to folded book art is for you!

Please bring a light lunch or snack - and remember your glasses =D

Limited spaces available on: Saturday 16th July 2016
Time: 10.30am - approx 2-2.30pm
Where: Imagine At Twentyseven, Low Street, Banff, AB45 1AU.
Foo muckle: £32 including all materials to use in class and take home with you


Spaces are limited - if you'd like to book more spaces than this listing is allowing, the workshop is close to capacity. Please drop me an email to see if we can shoogle spaces for you :-) info@nobookswereharmed.co.uk

• Jo from nobookswereharmed.co.uk is a full time, dedicated, no-cut, hand folding book artist & workshop facilitator based in Moray, who supplies a number of national & international retailers, private dealers & art galleries with their folded book art needs & exhibits her work at select events throughout Scotland •

In addition to the dates shown here, other dates available throughout Moray & Aberdeen, bookable directly with the venues. Please email info@nobookswereharmed.co.uk or check our Facebook Events for details.
If you'd like to book a workshop for your group, club, guests or clients, please drop me a line for experienced, insured, fun tutoring :-)

Home and Prison

Home and Prison22nd Jul - 23rd Jul

Meet a Scottish soldier of the Highland Division and find out more about the role the house played as an army base and a prisoner of war camp during the Second World War.  Take the chance to get up close to some of the authentic military equipment of the period.

Haddo's Journey through Time

Haddo's Journey through Time22nd Jul - 23rd Jul

Please join us for a weekend of activities to celebrate the year of History, Heritage & Archaeology.

- Pipers: local pipers from Reid Pipers will be setting the scene with beautiful song. They will be piping throughout Haddo all weekend, a perfect setting for such atmospheric music.  

- Mesolithic Calendar: did you know the world's oldest calendar was found in Aberdeenshire? Archaeologist, Dr Pete Klemen will be on hand to tell you about it. 

- Iron Age Settlement: the Rhynie Wifies will be at Haddo giving demonstrations on Iron Age living.

 - Vikings: the Vikings played an important role in shaping Scottish society. Carrick 800 will be at the Pheasantry giving demonstrations and making lots of noise.

 - Story-tellers: the Scots are known for being great story-tellers. Join Joan Anderson and Diana Peers at the amphitheatre for tales of north east Scotland.

 - Nature Detectives: there's been a murder! Help solve the case in the outdoor classroom. 

 - Medieval Blacksmith: Irons in the Fire will be at Haddo to give live blacksmithing demonstrations.

 - Jacobites: The Jacobite Squad are a team of reenactors who specialise in the Jacobite era. They will be doing battle with swords, guns and even letting you have a go! 

 - Carriage rides: two stunning Clydesdale horses will be pulling a carriage through Haddo. For a small fee you can ride around Haddo as though from a different time.

 - Victorian Picnic: don't worry if you get a little peckish. The team at Haddo House will be holding a Victorian picnic on the lawn. You will be able to buy a picnic to enjoy with your family, as Queen Victoria once did.

 - Library Service: Bringing us bang up to date, the Aberdeenshire Council Library Service will be in the Peatyards. They will show you how you can access loads of free online services.

 

Full information at www.visithaddo.com

Cullen Harbour Gala

Cullen Harbour Gala23rd Jul

Are you ready for a tug o' war...between two boats?  The world's slowest duck race? A summer BBQ with smoked kippers and meaty burgers?  Stalls, teas, beautiful views, paddle sports tricks and the chance to get on the water yourself?

Come join as at Cullen Harbour Gala!

Fordyce Village Open Day & Gardens

Fordyce Village Open Day & Gardens23rd Jul

Fordyce Village Open Day takes place on Sunday 23rd July from 12.00pm - 5.00pm.

The residents of Fordyce invite you to walk around and sample the historic atmosphere of this 500 year old village.

Explore the streets, lanes, old buildings and open spaces of this unique environment and enjoy teas and refreshments in the Community Hall courtesy of Fordyce SWRI.

Visit open gardens, plant sales, craft stalls, demonstrations, and explore the community woodland.

Turriff Show

Turriff Show30th Jul - 31st Jul

Turriff Show is the largest two day Agricultural Show in Scotland.

The 2017 dates are Sunday 30th and Monday 31st July 2017.

Sunday is the day for Horses & Ponies, Goats, Rabbits, Cavies & Pigeons, Open Dog Show and Monday is the day for Cattle, Clydesdale Horses, Sheep and this year includes the Ryeland National and Bluefaced Leicester Progeny Sheep Shows, Poultry, Companion Dog Show, Adult and Junior Show Jumping, Highland Dancing competition and much, much more.  300 quality Trade Stands including Food Fayre, Arts & Crafts, Shopping Mall, Ferguson Hall and Exhibition Marquee. 

Main ringside attractions is The Kangaroo Kid Quad Bike Stunt Show and The Drakes of Hazard Dog and Duck Show.

Full show information and discounted advance tickets from http://www.turriffshow.org/

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