Banff Castle Community and Arts Facilities

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March Movies and Music!!!!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 27th February 2013 @ 10:29am

Friday 1st March at 7.30pm and Saturday 2nd March at 2.30pm

Films are on in the Castle Drawing room

Coming up..

 Friday 1st March at 7.30pm

After the huge success of "Music at The Kelpie" on Friday 1st February, they are back with another night that promisies to be a belter...more info below

Friday Filmnight. 7.30pm Castle Drawing Room

  • Friday, 1st March 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 15th March 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 29th March 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 12th April 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 26th April 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 10th May 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 7th June 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 21st June 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 5th July 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 2nd August 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 16th August 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 30th August 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 13th September 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 27th September 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 11th October 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 8th November 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 22nd November 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 6th December 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 20th December 2013 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: Banff Castle Drawing Room

    Enjoy a selection of films at the Castle.

    Social membership is required to attend…

    • 5 people attended

Tuesday Talks at Banff Castle

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Friday, 15th February 2013 @ 10:42am

 ‘BANFF & DISTRICT TUESDAY TALKS’

2.00pm Tuesdays at Banff Castle
 

Salmon Fishing Starts at Portsoy’ 19th February

tells of the mysterious image of the salmon and how, against all odds, Portsoy came to be an important centre of the commercial salmon fishing industry. 

By Lorna Summers 

‘Kids Boatbuilding at the Bothy’ 26th February 

which also  includes Community Boatbuilding in Portsoy. Kids Boatbuilding is now part of the school curriculum for all 8 feeder schools for Banff Academy.

By Peter Danks

‘The Building of Banff – 800 years’ 5th March

tells of the development of Banff over the centuries from a small Royal Burgh to a large and busy Victorian fishing port.He will be talking about the growth of the town and the architecture.

By Julian Watson

‘Walk along The Fife Coastal Path’ 12th March

Illustrated talk

By Mr & Mrs Pickford
 

The fee for all five talks is £9.00 with a payment of £3.00 for any individual talk. Tea is served and meetings end at 3.30pm.

The Annual General Meeting is on Tuesday 12th March following the talk.

New Members always welcome – for all 5 talks or only one.

 Transport is available in Banff and Macduff for a small charge. Ample parking within grounds. For further details phone Mrs Isobel Watt on 01261 861404.

Music at The Kelpie

  • Friday, 1st March 2013 at 7:30pm - 11:30pm
    Location: Upstairs at The Kelpie

    Music at The Kelpie

Yoga Classes

  • Tuesday, 26th February 2013 at 10:15am - 11:30am, Tuesday, 26th February 2013 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Tuesday, 5th March 2013 at 10:15am - 11:30am, Tuesday, 5th March 2013 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Tuesday, 12th March 2013 at 10:15am - 11:30am, Tuesday, 12th March 2013 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Tuesday, 19th March 2013 at 10:15am - 11:30am, Tuesday, 19th March 2013 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Tuesday, 26th March 2013 at 10:15am - 11:30am, Tuesday, 26th March 2013 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Location: Banff Castle Drawing Room

    Two types of Yoga class will be held on Tuesdays Feb 26, March 5, 12, 19 & 26. Fee for each…

Fantastic February Films!!!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 13th February 2013 @ 10:12am

As the snow gently falls around us, its time to think of the weekends entertainment!

Friday 15th February at 7.30pm and Saturday 16th February at 2.30pm

Films are on in the Castle Drawing room

Coming up..

 Friday 1st March

After the huge success of "Music at The Kelpie" on Friday 1st February, they are back with another night that promisies to be a belter...more info soon!

Cast off the chilly conditions - Cinema Experience is back at the Castle!!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Friday, 1st February 2013 @ 10:04am

A continuing Happy New Year to you all!!

The castle is back in full swing and the Cinema Experience is on this weekend!

Apologies for the lack of e mail for 18th/19th Jan films...it would appear that a gremlin held it back in our system!

Tonight is also Music at The Kelpie...first Friday every month for musicians and music lovers...more of that later!

And if you need to renew your social membership or joing us for the first time, you can do this online or at the Castle ...further details below...

Its Time for Music Upstairs at The Kelpie!

  • Friday, 1st February 2013 at 7:30pm - 11:30pm
    Location: Upstairs at The Kelpie, Banff Castle

    Starting 2013 off with a blast, Upstairs at The Kelpie is hosting the opening night of a new…

    • 7 people attended

Brave is coming to Banff Castle! Dreich House is coming to the Town Hall!!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 5th December 2012 @ 10:54am

Christmas is getting closer so dont miss the pre Christmas entertainment at the castle before the festivities start!

Our Film of the week is Brave!! (PG)

On Friday 7th December at 7.30pm and Saturday 8th December at 2.30pm we are showing the incredible animation movie Brave. Come along and see if you can spot some familiar Scottish scenery!!

This will be the last cinema showing for this year - we return on 18th January 2013


Dreich House

 A family Pre Christmas show at Banff Town Hall Saturday 15th December 2012 


The Kelpie Cafe will now be closed for this season and will re-open in time for Easter. Thank you all for supporting your communitry cafe this year!





Music, Mystery, Murder and more at Banff Castle!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 21st November 2012 @ 12:36pm

Christmas is just around the corner but there is plenty to keep you entertained at Banff Castle before the festivities start!

No films this week

This week the castle has been booked for a private function so we are unable to show any movies. Movies will be back for 7th and 8th December.

24th November

Iain MacDonald Music Session

1st December

Banff Castle Christmas Fair and Art Exhibition

1st December

Shona MacLean will be in the Drawing Room for Aberdeenshire Libraries & Book Week Scotland


3rd Nov to 22nd December

James Mortimer 'Back to Black' and 'When the Sun Goes Down' Exhibition.




Banff Castle Christmas Community Fair and Art Club Exhibition

  • Saturday, 1st December 2012 at 10am - 4pm
    Location: Banff Castle

    The Christmas Community Fair and Art Club Exhibition is here again with a fantastic exibition…

Iain MacDonald Music Session with Kate James

  • Saturday, 24th November 2012 at 8pm - 11pm
    Location: Upstairs at The Kelpie

    Iain MacDonald doing songs from his new CD Colour of Dreams as well as from his previous…

Dreich House

  • Saturday, 15th December 2012 at 7:30pm - 10pm
    Location: Banff Town Hall

    Dreich House, Adventure Activity Holidays for Children that Nobody Loves is the story of…

Movies and Munchies at The Castle

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Friday, 9th November 2012 @ 11:00am

Films are on as usual this weekend and The Kelpie Cafe is open too so come and relax at The Castle, enjoy a good film and put your feet up with a coffee and freshly baked goodies......

Back to Black and White

  • Saturday, 3rd November 2012 at 11am - 12pm Saturday, 22nd December
    Location: Upstairs at the Kelpie

    A double photographic collection:

    Back to Black and White

    • 4 people attended

Movies, Morocco-ween and James Mortimer!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Monday, 22nd October 2012 @ 11:17am

Thrills and Spills of the Halloween Season!

Cinema Experience - Friday 26th at 7.30. Salmon Fishing in The Yemen (12)
                                Saturday 13th at 2.30. Kiki's Delivery Service (U)


Guest Chef Event

Morocco-ween..a fusion of Moroccan food, music and Halloween. Friday 26th October. 7 for 7.30pm

James Mortimer

3rd Nov to 22nd December. James Mortimer 'Back to Black' and 'When the Sun Goes Down' Exhibition.


Still to come in 2012......

24th November. Iain MacDonald Music Session


1st December. Banff Castle Christmas Fair and Art Exhibition

Movies, Morocco-ween and music

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 10th October 2012 @ 10:35am

Thrills and Spills of the Halloween Season!

Cinema Experience - Friday 12th at 7.30. The Angels' Share (15)
                            Saturday 13th at 2.30. Haunting Hour  (12)


Guest Chef Event - Morocco-ween..a fusion of Moroccan food, music and Halloween. Friday 26th October. 7                            for 7.30pm

Still to come...     - 3rd Nov to 22nd December. James Mortimer 'Back to Black' and 'When the Sun Goes                                  Down' Exhibition.

                         - 24th November. Iain MacDonald Music Session

                         - 1st December. Banff Castle Christmas Fair and Art Exhibition

Halloween Fun at The Fife Lodge!!!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Friday, 5th October 2012 @ 9:34am

The COAST Festival Commitee are hosting a Monster Bash at The Fife Lodge on Saturday 27th October..see attached posted for further details!

The Golden Camel Fundraiser Dinner

  • Friday, 26th October 2012 at 7:30pm - 11:30pm
    Location: The Kelpie Cafe, Banff Castle

    Omar Afif will be Guest Chef at The Kelpie on Friday 26th October.

    Serving up a…

Movies and Music at Banff Castle

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 26th September 2012 @ 11:05am

NEOS is over for another year, the Equinox has blown away the cobwebs and its time to settle in to the Autumn Season of activities at the Castle.

Cinema Experience continues fortnightly and at the end of October Omar Afif is hosting a Moroccan Food and Music event at our very own Kelpie Cafe!

Further ahead, Iain MacDonald will be playing live Upstairs at The Kelpie

For Christmas, we have "Dreich House" being performed at Banff Town Hall

Our annual Christmas Fair is on Saturday 1st December

So, something for everyone !


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