Aberdeenshire Council

Cairngorms Trust Projects Celebration 2024

The Cairngorms Trust is hosting its second annual event to celebrate and share the stories of the variety of projects supported. By sharing their stories we’re looking to attract more donations to support more community-led projects this year.

Throughout the afternoon you’ll hear from projects that have benefited from the Trust's:

Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition Community Workshop - Huntly

Please join us in a community workshop and help us shape and inform our approach to the Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition.

Land Use & Agriculture Community Workshop - Aberdeenshire

Join us for an exciting and informative community workshop on the topic of Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition. This in-person event will be held on Thursday, 27th July, 2023 at the Dickson Hall, Station Road, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, AB30 1BE.

Scottish Agritourism Roadshow visits Aberdeenshire

This agritourism networking event is open to anyone with an interest in growing agritourism in Scotland including members of Scottish Agritourism.

You can attend any one of our events regardless of where you live in Scotland.

“Carols at the Mart” at Huntly

United Auctions Huntly is to host its first Carols at the Marts event on Monday 19th December and is inviting the local agricultural community to come together and connect as part of RSABI’s #KeepTalking campaign. 

Agriculture Bill Consultation - Aberdeenshire

The aim of this event is to gather initial views on the Scottish Government’s proposals outlined in the consultation, “Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture, Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill”.

Scottish Rural & Islands Housing Conference 2018

This year’s RIHAF Conference will be in Aberdeenshire and is a must attend for rural housing association leaders and board members, as well as anyone with an interest in rural housing issues, including staff and committee members from housing providers. Hosted by Osprey Housing, Grampian Housing Association and Castlehill Housing Association, they will be discussing the key role of rural housing associations in sustaining communities, providing care and support for residents and employment opportunities for young people.

Basic Seed Production Training Day

A Basic Seed Production Training Day at Newton Dee Camphill Village near Aberdeen. The training will be delivered by Neil Munro, former head of the Heritage Seed Library and manager of the Seed Sovereignty Programme, and Maria Scholten. The training will include some basics of seed production including;

Basic seed saving: biology of seed plants
Basic genetics and number of seed plants
Isolation distances and techniques
Crop Specific roguing and selecting
Drying and Storage

Banchory Beer Festival 2018

The festival runs for 3 days at Deeside Rugby Club pitches, promising a weekend of beer, cider, gin, prosecco, Banchory’ s local rum, street food and live music. There are several bands already lined up, including The Mad Ferret Band and Sea Bass Kids, with more to be announced.

Small town art biennial

We are looking for international platforms to exchange artists through biennial style events.

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