Banffshire Coast Event Guide

February 2017 Events

Duff House Guided Tours

Duff House Guided Tours1st Jan - 28th Feb

Duff House Guided Tours
Jan - Feb, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 2.15pm and 3.15pm

Throughout January and February, visits to Duff House will be by guided tour only. Tickets can be booked in advance by calling 01261 818 181 or at the shop on the same day of the tour. Booking also applies to Historic Scotland members and Explorer Pass holders (entry is free as normal).


Throughout March, access will be available to the shop and tearoom only.

'Unearthing the past' - Friends of Duff House Spring Talk

'Unearthing the past' - Friends of Duff House Spring Talk2nd Feb

This is the first of the Friends of Duff House Spring Talks that place place in the Long Gallery in Duff House in Banff.

This talk is by the BA Dowsing Team.  They talk about far more than water divination, to include buried metals and ores, gemstones, gravesites and other projects - all without the use of scientific apparatus.  They will shed light on their commitment to unearthing the past using their skills.

All welcome, no booking required.

The Bard in the Nor' East

The Bard in the Nor' East10th Jan - 6th Feb

The Bard in the Nor' East exhibition is taking place as part of the Year of history, heritage and archaeology. 

In 1787 Robert Burns toured the North East of Scotland to collect poems and songs and to meet local writers and this exhibition focuses on this.

The exhibition is open during library usual opening hours:

Tuesday: ➔ 3pm to 8pm

Wednesday: ➔ 3pm to 5pm

Thursday: ➔ 10am to 12pm & 6pm to 8pm

Friday: ➔ 3pm to 5pm

Saturday: ➔ 10am to 4pm

Treasures of Historic Banffshire

Treasures of Historic Banffshire28th Oct - 28th Feb

An exhibition of national importance is now open at Duff House in Banff.  The 'Treasures of Historic Banffshire' exhibition celebrates Celtic metalwork and the archaeological heritage of the Banffshire region.  

Artefacts on display include the famous Deskford Carnyx, an ancient musical instrument and the Gaulcross Hoard, a collection of Pictish jewellery, discovered locally.

Full details at http://duffhouse.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/treasures/

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