Draft Programme

 

Braemar Gala Week

2001

 

 

Friday 6th July

Hill-top Safari to Morrone : 6.30pm Meet Opposite Fife Arms Hotel

(Tickets can be bought in advance from Tourist Information Centre, TIC)

Line Dancing: 9.00pm Fife Arms Hotel

 

Saturday 7th

Craft Fair : 10.00am - 4.00pm Village Hall

Face Painting for Children : 11.00am onwards Outside Braemar TIC

Falconry Display: Highland Games Park: Flying displays at 12 noon and 2.00pm. Birds on show 11.00am until 3.00pm approx.

 

Family Ceilidh : 8.00pm-midnight, Castleton Hall, dancing displays, licensed bar and stovies!!

Purple Helix Disco Band : 9.00pm Fife Arms Hotel

Sunday 8th

 

Church Services (details see end of programme)

Braemar Mens 36 hole Open Golf Tournament Braemar Golf Club

Mar Lodge Open Day Famous National Trust of Scotland House 11.00am - 4.00pm

Face Painting for Children : 11.00am onwards Outside Braemar TIC

 

Mountain Rescue Open-day: 12Noon-4pm Mountain Rescue Centre, Glenshee Road; frequent transport from Braemar TIC

Afternoon Tea by Braemar Church Guild: 2.00pm-4.00pm Village Hall

Ellon Pipe Band: from 3.00pm Village Centre

 

Queen Victoria's Artists Views of Deeside: Evening Talk by Andrew Manwell 8.00pm Colonels Bed at Invercauld Arms Hotel

Monday 9th July

 

Walk led by Aberdeenshire Country Ranger : Check at TIC for details

 

Bowling Open Evening: 7.00pm onwards Braemar Bowling Club

Toning Session by Karen Corrigan 7.30pm Village Hall

Eddie Esson Scottish Dance Band : 9.00pm Fife Arms Hotel

Around Braemar : Talk and Slide Show by Phil Glennie 8.00pm Colonels Bed at Invercauld Arms Hotel

 

Tuesday 10th

Walk led by Aberdeenshire Country Ranger : Check at TIC for details

All-day activities for under 12s : starts 10.30am Village Hall; sports, crafts, stories and lots of fun (Caroline Henry; Aboyne Community Centre)

 

Fungus Foray : 2.00pm Braemar TIC

 

Highland Dancing Display: 8.30pm Village Hall

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 11th

Castle of Invercauld, Seat of the Clan Farquharson Open Day 11.00am - 4.00pm

Short Walks at Castle of Invercauld led by Aberdeenshire Country Ranger : Check at TIC for details

 

Aerobics/ Keep Fit : 7.30pm Village Hall

Everest 2000 Talk and Slide Show by Phil Glennie 8.00pm Colonels Bed at Invercauld Arms Hotel

Line Dancing Teach-in: 8.00pm Village Hall

Terry McBain Scottish Folk Music: 9.00pm Invercauld Arms Hotel

Thursday 12th

Walk led by Aberdeenshire Country Ranger : Check at TIC for details

Librarian: stories / puppets :11.00am-12noon

and 1.30pm-2.30pm Village Hall

Archery for beginners: 10.00am - 12.30pm and 2.30pm until late Moorfield House Hotel

 

Scottish Country Dance Teach-in :7.30pm-9.00pm Village Hall

Joss and Sandra, Scottish Cabaret: 9.00pm Fife Arms Hotel

Friday 13th July

Walk led by Aberdeenshire Country Ranger : Check at TIC for details

Play Activity Surprise: 10.00am Village hall

Tartan Tea Special: Free cup of Tea or Coffee if you wear some tartan 2.00pm-5.00pm Gordon's Tea Rooms, Old Bakery Cafe or Braemar Takeaway

 

Barbecue and Safari: 7.00pm Gelder Shiel (6.30pm at Braemar TIC for those needing transport. Advance tickets sales at TIC)

Dry Slope Grass Sledge Derby: 7.00pm onwards Check TIC for details

Gill and Bob Country Folk: 9.00pm Fife Arms Hotel

Saturday 14th

 

Braemar Gardens Open Day 10.30am - 3.30pm, Check TIC for details

Face Painting for Children : 11.00am onwards Outside Braemar TIC

 

Ready, Steady, Cook 3.00 Village Hall

In Soul (popular modern music band): 9.00pm Fife Arms Hotel

 

  

Sunday 15th

 

Church Services (see below)

Face Painting for Children : 11.00am onwards Outside Braemar TIC

 

W.R.I Display 1.00 - 4.00pm Village Hall

 

Australia.Scots College Pipes and Drums

and Inverurie Pipe Band from 3,00pm Village Centre

 

Family Fun Afternoon starting with

Duck Race : 3.00pm at Clunie River Bridge then

Karaoke for Children 3.30 - 5.30pm Fife Arms Hotel

 

Karaoke for Adults 9.00pm-midnight Fife Arms Hotel

 Also daily: Putting at the Highland Games Park, Aberdeenshire Countryside Ranger Display at the Village Hall, Braemar Castle, Braemar Village Trail and Quiz- start at Braemar TIC

Do not forget to visit the many delightful shops and tea-rooms.

A leaflet and map is available at Braemar TIC (1) detailing some of the fine local walks and cycle rides.

 

There may also be other events, not shown in the programme. Check notice boards and with Braemar T.I.C.

 

Programme notes:

Some events are free but there will be a collection for local causes.

For walks outside the village centre stout shoes are advised.

Children under 12 attending evening events should be accompanied by an adult.

Braemar has two Village Halls - here the Village Hall is that opposite the Police Station in Mar Road. Castleton Hall is on the Glenshee Road (A93).

Sunday Church Services: Church of Scotland 10.00am. St Andrews R.C. 10.00am.

St Ninian's Chapel Mar Lodge(Episcopal) 6.00pm

 

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