Banff Castle Community and Arts Facilities

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The Kelpie is Back!!!

Posted by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 @ 11:18am

  • Banff Castle Community Association are pleased to announce that they have commissioned Banff Day Services to operate the Kelpie Café located in the grounds of Banff Castle. The cafe will initially be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm.  We will keep you updated with developements!

The Kelpie is back!

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 29th January 2014 @ 11:15am

Banff Castle Community Association are pleased to announce that they have commissioned Banff Day Services to operate the Kelpie Café located in the grounds of Banff Castle. The cafe will initially be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 4pm. A copy of the menu is attached below. We will keep you updated with developements!

Cinema Experience

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Friday, 17th January 2014 @ 10:49am

A bit of fun on a miserable winter's weekend:

Friday Filmnight 17th Jan at 7.30pm - 'The Lone Ranger' cert 12 with Johnny Depp, Amie Hammer and Helena Bonham Carter. 

Saturday Matinee 18th Jan at 2.30pm - 'Rio' cert U. Animated adventures in Rio de Janeiro


The following are films booked for screening as soon as they are out on DVD:


PG - Justin and The Knights of Valour
PG - The Croods
U - Dino Time
12 - White House Down
TBC - Captain Phillips
18 - Blue is the Warmest Colour
U - Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
TBC Free Birds
PG - Saving Mr Banks
PG - Frozen
TBC - 12 Years A Slave
15 - Inside Llewyn Davis
TBC - The Invisible Woman
15 - The Railway Man

We need a rota for the Saturday Matinees, if you are able to help out please contact Banff Castle asap.

Please note that there will be NO CINEMA EXPERIENCE between February 10th and March 11th.

Best Wishes
Jay

 

Gordon Edward Hatha Yoga

  • Monday, 6th January 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 7th January 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 13th January 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 14th January 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 20th January 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 21st January 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 27th January 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 28th January 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 3rd February 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 4th February 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 10th February 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 11th February 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Wednesday, 5th March 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Monday, 10th March 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 11th March 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 17th March 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 18th March 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 24th March 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 25th March 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 31st March 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 1st April 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 7th April 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 8th April 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 14th April 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 15th April 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 21st April 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 22nd April 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Monday, 28th April 2014 at 7pm - 8:15pm, Tuesday, 29th April 2014 at 12:15pm - 1:30pm
    Location: Banff Castle Ground Floor Reception Room

    Hatha yoga is for you if you want to feel good, relaxed, stretched, stronger and…

Saturday Matinee 2.30pm Castle Drawing Room

  • Saturday, 18th January 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 1st February 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 15th February 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 15th March 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 29th March 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 12th April 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 26th April 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 10th May 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 24th May 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 7th June 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 21st June 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 5th July 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 19th July 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 2nd August 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 16th August 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 30th August 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 13th September 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 27th September 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 11th October 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 25th October 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 8th November 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 22nd November 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 6th December 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm, Saturday, 20th December 2014 at 2:30pm - 4pm
    Location: Banff Castle Drawing Room

    Fortnightly cinema for social members.

Friday Filmnight. 7.30pm Castle Drawing Room

  • Friday, 17th January 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 31st January 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 14th February 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 28th February 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 14th March 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 28th March 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 11th April 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 25th April 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 9th May 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 6th June 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 20th June 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 4th July 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 18th July 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 1st August 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 15th August 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 29th August 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 12th September 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 26th September 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 10th October 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 24th October 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 7th November 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 21st November 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 5th December 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday, 19th December 2014 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: Banff Castle Drawing Room

    Fortnightly cinema for Social Members.

    Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Banff and District Tuesday Talks

  • Tuesday, 14th January 2014 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 21st January 2014 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 28th January 2014 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 4th February 2014 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 11th February 2014 at 2pm - 3:30pm
    Location: Banff Castle Ground Floor Reception Room

    A series of five talks will be given in room 1 of Banff Castle commencing on Tuesday, 14th…

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Banff Castle

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Monday, 16th December 2013 @ 10:23am

Dear All,

The castle will be closing its doors on Saturday 21st December after the Saturday Matinee and we will be back on Monday 6th January so.....


We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Hogmanay!



 

Christmas Cinema

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Monday, 16th December 2013 @ 9:14am

Friday Filmnight this week is not Christmassy at all!  It's an action comedy starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg. 


Friday 20th December at 7.30pm

2 Guns Cert 15



Saturday Matinee isn't Christmassy either! From the makers of 'Cars' we have 'Planes'

Saturday 21st December at 2.30pm

Planes Cert U

We need a volunteer for Saturday, please contact Jay (07728405539) if you intend to attend and can work a remote control.
This is the last screening for 2013. We'll be back in the New Year on Friday 17th January.

We aim to set up a rota system in the new year for the Saturday Screenings, please email banffcastle@yahoo.co.uk to put your name on the list. If enough people sign up it may mean you only have to take a turn once or twice a year, and it will ensure the continuation of the Saturday Matinee.

Thank you and have a very happy and relaxing time over the festive period.

Regards

Jay







 


Castle Cinema

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Friday, 6th December 2013 @ 9:55am

This weekend's Cinema at Banff Castle begins tonight (6th Dec) with


Friday Filmnight at 7.30pm

Stand Up Guys cert 15 - a comedy with Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin

followed by the 

Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm

Nativity 2 - Danger in the Manger cert U, a British seasonal comedy with David Tenant

If anyone is able to volunteer for the projection of Saturday's film please contact Jay on 07728405539.
We greatly value our volunteers as without them there would be no Cinema Experience. So thank you to all who do help out.

Regards
Jay

Music At The Kelpie

  • Friday, 6th December 2013 at 7:30pm - 11:30pm
    Location: Upstairs at The Kelpie, Banff Castle

    R.D. Wyness and Robbie Flanagan return to give us an evening of excellent music.  Come along…

Cinema Experience

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Thursday, 21st November 2013 @ 11:17am

Yes, we are continuing to offer a diverse cinema experience at Banff Castle.


This week's Friday Filmnight at 7.30pm is the Emmy Award Winning Drama Behind The Candelabra
with Matt Damon, Rob Lowe, Michael Douglas and Dan Aykroyd. BYO drinks and snacks - coffee/tea available.


Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm is a film for all the family, Monster University.

Would a volunteer projector button presser who is available for the matinee please call Jay on 07728405539.

Best wishes
Jay Wilson
 

Banff Castle Cinema Experience

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Thursday, 7th November 2013 @ 11:26am

Back after a short break for the Halloween Fun Day

Cinema Experiences for all the family:

Friday Filmnight - 8th November at 7.30pm

Django Unchained cert 18

Saturday Matinee - 9th November at 2.30pm

Robosapien cert PG


We need a volunteer 'projectionist' for Saturday Matinee :) - please contact Jay on 07728405539 or at the Spindrift Studio




 

Music at The Kelpie Open Mike Night

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

    Bring your instrument....bring your voice....or just bring a bottle of wine and enjoy the…

    • 1 person attended

Halloween Fun Day This Weekend at Banff Castle....

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Monday, 21st October 2013 @ 9:56am

There will not be any films this weekend...we are having a Halloween Fun Day instead!!!!

There are various performances, stalls, and attractions. The Kelpie Cafe is being run by Lockhart's Event Catering offering a fantastic selection of light bites and halloween treats.
Also night time tours available for the more brave and adventurous among you!

On the day we will have:
Ghost tours,
Spooky stories and terrifing tales
Face painting,
Inflatables
Various games- lucky dip, tombola
Your chance to design the Banff Castle Ghost!!!
Interactive Arena Performances.
Fire performance
Fancy dress Photobooth
Wandering Rhynie Fairies 

Fancy Dress is very much encouraged....adults too!!!


And of course 3 haunted ghost tours at 6:30, 7:30 amd 8:30 for the big kid in you!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/606472092741753/

Weekend Cinema Experience

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Thursday, 10th October 2013 @ 11:15am

Two fantastic films being screened this weekend at Banff Castle:

Friday Filmnight 11th October at 7.30pm

Cloud Atlas - cert 15

Saturday Matinee 12th October at 2.30pm

Epic - cert U

We need a volunteer 'projectionist' for the Saturday Matinee. Please contact Jay at the Spindrift Studio on tel. no. 07728405539 by Friday evening.

Thank you
Jay

Banff and District Tuesday Talks

  • Tuesday, 1st October 2013 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 8th October 2013 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 15th October 2013 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 at 2pm - 3:30pm, Tuesday, 29th October 2013 at 2pm - 3:30pm
    Location: Banff Castle Ground Floor Reception Room

    The Banff and District Tuesday Talks re-assemble for the first of its autumn series of five…

    • 2 people attended

Huntly Writers Weaving Words (as part of Huntly Book Festival)

  • Sunday, 6th October 2013 at 7:30pm - 10pm
    Location: Tin Hut, Gartly

    Huntly Writers launch their latest anthology Weaving Words at the Tin Hut, Gartly on Sunday 6th…

Music at The Kelpie Open Mike Night

  • Friday, 4th October 2013 at 7:30pm - 11:30pm
    Location: Upstairs at The Kelpie, Banff Castle

    Bring your instrument....bring your voice....or just bring a bottle of wine and enjoy the…

    • 3 people attended

Weekend Cinema Experience

E-mail sent by Banff Castle, Wednesday, 25th September 2013 @ 12:24pm

Friday Filmnight 27th September @ 7.30pm

Side Effects cert15

Saturday Matinee 28th September @ 2.30pm

From Up On Poppy Hill cert U

The Cinema Experience is brought to you by the 'Spindrift Studio

Come for Coffee, It's For MacMillan
Friday 27th/Saturday 28th,10am-4pm,
Spindrift Studio 8b Quayside, Banff Harbour, Banff.


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