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Banffshire Coast Event Guide

September 2015 Events

Bring in the Spirit at Folk at the Salmon Bothy

Bring in the Spirit at Folk at the Salmon Bothy3rd Sep

BRING IN THE SPIRIT combines the incomparable, sophisticated vocal abilities of Rod Paterson and Kirsten Easdale, with the sublime, sensitive accordion playing of Gregor Lowrey and the extraordinary multi-instrumental talents of Marc Duff, for an entertaining and memorable performance of Scots song and verse, full of warmth and humour.

Sponsored 1-Round Golf Open at Cullen Golf Club

Sponsored 1-Round Golf Open at Cullen Golf Club5th Sep

For more information, phone 01542 840685 or e-mail info@cullengolfclub.co.uk  or visit www.cullengolfclub.co.uk

Gents Open - Turriff Golf Club

Gents Open - Turriff Golf Club5th Sep

For more information, phone 01888 562982 or e-mail secretary@turriffgolf.sol.co.uk or visit www.turriffgolfclub.com

Crafty Beggars at Beggars Belief

Crafty Beggars at Beggars Belief6th Sep

Hosted by Anne Doble, Crafty Beggars is a gathering of artists and crafters who get together to work on their projects in like-minded company, share ideas and get inspiration. 

The session is free and everybody is welcome to join in. 

You never know what you can learn.

Open Mic Sundays at Beggars Belief

Open Mic Sundays at Beggars Belief6th Sep

Come along to our Sunday afternoon entertainment, you just never know who's going to join us. 

We've had poets, story tellers, French piano accordionists, Australian ukelele players, beautiful Japanese ladies teaching us traditional folk dances in the courtyard and of course our faithful locals entertaining us with everything from their own tunes to the Rolling Stones. 

Come along if you would like to join in or just come to relax and be entertained.  This session is free and everybody's welcome.

Free Concert at Boyndie Visitor Centre

Free Concert at Boyndie Visitor Centre6th Sep

Free Concert at Boyndie Visitor Centre - Deveron River Brass - Music from 1940s to the more modern. 

Outside, but under a canopy just in case!

Mixed Golf Week - Duff House Royal Golf Club

Mixed Golf Week - Duff House Royal Golf Club7th Sep - 11th Sep

Ladies/Gents/Singles - Golf Competitions, PGA Tuition and Entertainment

For more information, phone 01261 812062 or e-mail info@duffhouseroyal.com or visit www.duffhouseroyal.com

FishFest

FishFest12th Sep - 13th Sep

Join us for a weekend celebrating fish - from their lives in the sea to the journey they make to our plates. There will be cooking demonstrations throughout the weekend, offering a programme of entertaining presentations of fish recipes, promoting sustainable fishing and local seafood, with a chance to sample fantastic seafood on offer.

Fishing heritage displays, art and craft activities, fish biology workshops and presentations from fish research scientists will all contribute to making it a top event.

Gents Senior Open - Duff House Royal Golf Club

Gents Senior Open - Duff House Royal Golf Club17th Sep

For more information, phone 01261 812062 or e-mail info@duffhouseroyal.com or visit www.duffhouseroyal.com

Monthly Club Nights at Folk at the Salmon Bothy

Monthly Club Nights at Folk at the Salmon Bothy18th Sep

Free tea and coffee are served at the break. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments.

Doors open at 7pm and we normally finish between 10.30 and 11.00.

Please park down in the open area in front of the Bothy.  Thank you.

Senior Open - Turriff Golf Club

Senior Open - Turriff Golf Club18th Sep

For more information, phone 01888 562982 or e-mail secretary@turriffgolf.sol.co.uk or visit www.turriffgolfclub.com

Am/Am Team Golf Open at Royal Tarlair Golf Club

Am/Am Team Golf Open at Royal Tarlair Golf Club19th Sep

For more information, phone 01261 832987 or e-mail info@royaltarlair.co.uk or visit www.royaltarlair.co.uk


Ladies 18 Hole (3-Ball) Open - Duff House Royal Golf Club

Ladies 18 Hole (3-Ball) Open - Duff House Royal Golf Club19th Sep

For more information, phone 01261 812062 or e-mail info@duffhouseroyal.com or visit www.duffhouseroyal.com

Beachwatch at Banff

Beachwatch at Banff19th Sep

On the weekend when beach litter surveys are happening all over the world, why not come along and do your bit for your local beach?

Organised by the Marine Conservation Society in Britain, this annual event monitors litter found on beaches and uses the information collected to improve the state of our beaches for people and wildlife. Join in the UK’s biggest beach clean and help to remove and record the rubbish from a beach near you.

A fun and rewarding morning for all the family. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Gloves and rubbish bags will be provided.

All welcome, children must be accompanied.

Contact the Banff and Buchan Ranger on 01261 813299 or banffandbuchan.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

For the full progamme of Ranger summer events, click here

Castle of Park Vintage Fair

Castle of Park Vintage Fair20th Sep

Teas, coffees, homebakes and lunches.

Unusual Vintage and Retro Collectables - Kitchenalia - Fashion - Home Furnishings - Upcycled & Unique Gift Ideas

Croquet at Duff House

Croquet at Duff House20th Sep

A fun and relaxed game of Croquet on the lawns by Friends of Duff House.

Although often thought of as a sedate game, come and judge for yourselves – others have been
surprised!

Open to all from 2pm.

Jack Vettriano Exhibition at Duff House Banff

Jack Vettriano Exhibition at Duff House Banff25th Jul - 27th Sep

A new exhibition showcasing a small collection of original works by renowned Scottish artist, Jack Vettriano, will be on display for 10 weeks. The exhibition will feature four original oil-on-canvas art works by the contemporary artist, Union Jack 2, Future world, Suddenly One Summer and the Covert Caller. Drawn from a private collector for this exhibition, they showcase the retro-inspired style that Vettriano is famous for.

A series of limited edition prints and silk screen printings, depicting some of Vettriano’s best-known scenes, will also go on display as part of the exhibition. Including Dancer in Emerald and The Singing Butler – arguably one of his most iconic works, showing a butler holding an umbrella over a dancing couple on a windswept beach.

A selection of prints from his more recent Red Room Collection will also be on display.

Cost: Included in admission costs.

Rotary Charity Texas Scramble Open - Duff House Royal Golf Club

Rotary Charity Texas Scramble Open - Duff House Royal Golf Club26th Sep

For more information, phone 01261 812062 or e-mail info@duffhouseroyal.com or visit www.duffhouseroyal.com

Footsteps through Forglen - Scottish Archaeology and Heritage Festival

Footsteps through Forglen - Scottish Archaeology and Heritage Festival27th Sep

Enjoy a 4-mile circular walk through this beautiful estate, with sightings of red squirrels and other wildlife always a possibility.

There will also be an opportunity to take a step back in time as we take a closer look at life in times gone by as part of the Scottish Archaeology and Heritage Festival.

Sturdy footwear and suitable clothing required. This walk is only suitable for adults and booking is essential.

Meet at Forglen Hall – Landranger Map 29 Grid Ref: NJ683519

Contact the Banff and Buchan Ranger on 01261 813299 or banffandbuchan.ranger@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

For the full progamme of Ranger summer events, click here

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