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Banffshire Coast Event Guide

July 2014 Events

Durer's Fame - Exhibition at Duff House

Durer's Fame - Exhibition at Duff House3rd Apr - 13th Jul

Explore the work of the 16th century German artist Albrecht Durer .

This exhibition will include many of Durer's famous prints, like his iconic Melancholy, Saint Jerome in his Study and Knight, Death and the Devil. Durer (1471-1528) was the most important artist of the Northern Renaissance and is one of the most celebrated artists of all time.

Beggars Belief Coffee Cove - An Evening of Blues and Bluegrass Music

Beggars Belief Coffee Cove - An Evening of Blues and Bluegrass Music5th Jul

Our regular band, The Red Blues, will be entertaining us with an evening of Blues and Bluegrass music.

Our daytime menu will be available throughout the evening and raffle tickets will be sold - the proceeds of which go towards the band's transport cost.  Loads of prizes to be won. 

Free entry and everybody welcome.

Folk Sunday at Beggars Belief

Folk Sunday at Beggars Belief6th Jul

Come and join us for folk music, story telling, poetry and a delicious cup of coffee.

Join in or just relax and enjoy the vibes.

Knitting Workshop

Knitting Workshop7th Jul,  14th Jul,  21st Jul,  28th Jul

Come and join the Bothy Knitters - suitable for any level from beginners to advanced - from 10.00 to 12.00.

Learn new techniques and take a sneaky peak at some of the projects coming up for the group.

Join this informal get together, share thoughts, ideas and a blether.

George's Marvellous Medicine

George's Marvellous Medicine11th Jul

It's the first day of half-term and George’s Grandma is coming to stay. It wouldn't be so bad if Grandma were a nice Grandma, but George's Grandma is horrible!

So George creates a special concoction to give Grandma - with hilarious results!

Illyria returns with another Roald Dahl classic full of larger-than-life characters, plenty to join in with, and just a twist of malicious fun! It's guaranteed to send you through the roof! Suitable for ages 5+.

Whitehills Gala

Whitehills Gala12th Jul

Football - BBQ - Wheel of Fortune - Tractor Road Run - Win a Goldfish - Fancy Dress Parade - Music - Refreshments and loads more

Organised by  Whitehills Playing Field Association

Pop Up Vintage Shop

Pop Up Vintage Shop16th Jul

Curtiss and Clementine - Clutterhound Vintage

Summer Ceilidh

Summer Ceilidh16th Jul

Music from the Danelaw S.D.B

Organised by the Banff and District Accordion and Fiddle Club

Folk at the Salmon Bothy - Open Mic Night

Folk at the Salmon Bothy - Open Mic Night18th Jul

Come along - bring a friend, bring an instrument, bring your voice, bring a bottle!

We open the doors at 7:00pm and look to start by 7:30pm. Don't forget the raffle!

Family Fun Day at Banff Castle

Family Fun Day at Banff Castle19th Jul

Family Fun Day at Banff Castle

Busking Competition:  ££ cash prize for winner ££

Mini Music Festival in the Evening:  tickets on sale soon

Stalls - Music - Food - Messy Games - Bouncy Castles - Free Entry

Turra Market

Turra Market19th Jul

Market Day in the Heart of Aberdeenshire

From its historic origins, Turriff is once again The Market Town at the heart of rural Aberdeenshire. 

Farmers Market, Arts, Crafts and Entertainment make Turra Market the destination of choice every 3rd Saturday of the month.

A great family day out.

Gala Day at Cullen Golf Club

Gala Day at Cullen Golf Club20th Jul

Come for a fun day in Cullen.  More information to follow.

Olivia Irvine - Coming Home - Exhibition at Duff House

Olivia Irvine - Coming Home - Exhibition at Duff House24th May - 27th Jul

"They speak not so much of the physical reality of a place, but of a personal connection and fascination with it."

In this year of Homecoming Scotland 2014, Olivia Irvine’s exhibition will look at the theme of Coming Home. Her paintings are heavily influenced by rooms, gardens, holidays – places where the artist has visited or places in which she has lived. 


GENERATION

GENERATION26th Jul - 23rd Aug

A new solo exhibition from Glasgow based artist Katy Dove, as part of Generation, a national programme of events featuring 100 international artists celebrating contemporary art in Scotland.

Katy Dove - Exhibition at Duff House

Katy Dove - Exhibition at Duff House26th Jul - 23rd Aug

A new solo exhibition from Glasgow-based artist Katy Dove, as part of Generation, a national programme of events featuring 100 international artists celebrating contemporary art in Scotland.

The exhibition will include a new film which focuses on the link between Duff House and the grounds with a particular focus on the House's time as a sanatorium.


The Hot Seats at Folk at the Salmon Bothy

The Hot Seats at Folk at the Salmon Bothy26th Jul

From the USA - The Hot Seats - a 5 piece Red Hot Old Time/Bluegrass Band

"Full of virtuosity and reverent irreverence, they are a sight to behold.” - Relix Magazine

Amersfoort Jeugd Orchestra (Netherlands)

Amersfoort Jeugd Orchestra (Netherlands)28th Jul

The Orchestra will perform under its conductor Rolf Buijs.

Billed as a vibrant concert, the evening's repertoire will include pieces by Tchaikovsky and Franck.

Tickets available from Alistair Mason, Deveron Music: 01261 812941 or on the door.

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