02 - Apr - 2020


Braemar News Group

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Regular Events

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts

Meet on Thursdays in the Castleton Hall. For more information contact Jim Wood on 013397 41527

Scottish Country Dancing

19:30 - 21:00

Every Wednesday - social dancing. Open to all (adults). Full instructions given and partner not required. Come and join us! Cost £2 towards for hall hire. For more information contact Marilyn on 013397 41225. Note - there will be a short break in Dec 2013, group will start again in January 2014.

Walking Group

The walking group meets regularly. Members take it in turns to lead walks in and around Braemar. Walks are varied in length and interest to suit a range of abilities. For more information contact Richard 013397 41225 http://braemarwalkers.blogspot.com

Castleton Dancers

Meets in Castleton Hall. Performances most Mondays (Monday over the summer, other times of year, Wednesdays) in the Fife Hotel 9.15 pm. For more information about the team contact Marilyn 013397 41225.


The choir - 'Wheest' -  meets in Castleton Hall every Sunday 7.15-9pm. Cost £2/session.  All welcome. For more information contact Sue 013397 41516

Explorer Scouts

19:30 - 21:00

The Explorer Scouts meet every second Thursday in the Guide Sheiling. Young people from 14 to 18 years old interested in adventurous activities should come along. Contact Duncan on 013397 41030 for more info.

Traditional Music

Group meets every Monday at 7.30pm.  All traditional instruments welcome (regardless of standard!) - tin whistle, bodhran, guitar, fiddle, accordion etc.  More information contact Dave Sherrard 013397 41516

Walking for Health

Every Monday morning, meet at the Braemar Mews. The group is led by Alan Melrose, health walks co-ordinator. Short, safe, social, low-level. More information contact Sandra & Derick Stewart tel 013397 41426

Braemar Bairns


Meets every Wednesday at 10.00 -1230 noon upstairs in Castleton Hall  (apart from school holidays). All welcome - mums, dads, residents, visitors, babies, toddlers, bumps! £2 for tea/coffee and kids snack. 


Bowling Club


Bowling for all comers - 7.0 pm every Monday at the Bowling Green, Glenshee Road. More info contact Kathleen Kinsella 013397 41309.



The SWI meet from September through to Easter on the third Thursday of every month at Invercauld Arms Hotel in the Colonels Bed. For more information contact Marilyn on 41225

Braemar Third Age Lunch Club

Meets every second Wednesday in the Invercauld Hotel at 12.30 for lunch and a chat. Open to over 60s. £5 per person for 3 course lunch.  Contact Carole Paterson tel 013397 41493 or Kathleen Kinsella 013397 41679 for more information.  Resumes end September 2019

Keep Fit

18:00 - 18:45

Meets every Monday and Thursday in the Primary School.  Enter from the back door.  Bring mat and a bottle of water and two small hand wieghts if you have them. Cost £1 per session. Contact Susie  013397 41382 for more information.

Clay Pigeon Club

All are welcome. Contact Neal Gregory at Mar Lodge for further details.

Comunity Council


Meets bi-monthly on the Third Monday of every month at Braemar School. Observers welcome.  

Mobile Library

Visits Braemar every two weeks on a Tuesday (from 10 Sept 2019) and carries a wide range of books, audio books and DVDs.  Find the library between 10-1030am at Kindrochit Court, 1035-1045 at the bottom of Chapel Brae, 1050-1120 am outside St Margarets.  For more information visit Aberdeenshire Council website.

Braemar Village History Walks

Join a walk around the village and discover its history.  Walks depart weekly - Tuesdays at 8.0 pm and Wednesdays at 3pm.  Meet outside the Invercauld Hotel. 

Deeside Knitwits

Meets every Tuesday from 2-4pm at Kindrochit Court.  All welcome to drop in and come along to knit, crotchet, sew .. or just natter over a cuppa!  £2 contribution towards tea and coffees.  Tuition, wool and pins available.  More information contact Rosy at roysathome@btinternet.com or visit the Deeside Knitwits Facebook page

Highland Dancing Display


Every Thursday throughout July and August in the Village hall.  Entry free.

Ukulele Group

Meets at the Moorfield Hotel on Friday evenings from 7.30pm.  New strummers  welcome.  Music accessible on dropbox.  Contact Liz for more information 013397 41030.

Braemar Mens Shed

Meets in the Fire Station on Fridays between 1-4pm.  All (men!) welcome.

Indoor Bowling

Indoor carpet bowls in Castleton Hall, Braemar.  Monday afternoon 1.30pm  £2/session.  Information John Kinsella 41309 or Doug Anderson 07585 122730

Braemar Local History Walk

Take a guided history walk around Braemar, tour guides from the Braemar Local History Group.  Starting:  Tuesday evenings at 8pm; Wednesday afternoons at 3pm  Meet outside the Invercauld Arms Hotel.  Tour free but donation to BLHJG group appreciated. 

Whist night

19:00 - 21:00

Thursday evenings at Kindrochit Court.  £2.  All welcome.