Community Groups

Amateur Dramatics


Meets on an occasional basis. Contact: Marilyn Baker Tel: 013397 41225




Archery Sessions


Information: Dave Torrance Tel: 013397 41549




Braemar Royal Highland Society


President: David Geddes, Tel: 013397 41654
Secretary: Sheena Fraser, Tel: 013397 56207
Further information: www.braemargathering.org and www.highlandgamescentre.org




Braemar Rural


Meets Braemar Village Hall, 7.30 pm, third Thursday of the month all year. Contact: Susie Farquharson, Tel: 013397 41382
Email: susie@farkys.net




Braemar Tourism Group


A group promoting business opportunities through tourism. Contact: Sarah Hubbard, Tel: 013397 41675




Braemar Village Hall


Situated on Mar Road, Braemar. Used for public meetings, social activities,functions and entertainment. Well equipped stage and wi-fi. Bookings: Susan Farquharson. Email: victoriahallassociation@btinternet.com
Tel: 013397 41220




Castleton Hall Community Centre Association


Treasurer/bookings: Susie Farquharson Tel: 013397 41382 / 07756 843544 Email: susie@farkys.net




Braemar Third Age Lunch Group


Contact: Carole Paterson, Tel: 07708 001798
Kathleen Kinsella, Tel: 013397 41309




Book Clubs


Braemar Book Club: Selena Hill, Tel: 07751 279843
Chapter Two: Susie Farquharson, Tel: 013397 41382
Dust Jackets: Mary Stark, Tel: 013397 41122




Bowling - Carpet Crathie


Takes place at Crathie ’new hall’. Open nights on Tuesdays at 7.00pm - all welcome.
Contact: Jim Stark, Tel: 013397 41122/07500 047 282




Bowling - Carpet Braemar


Castleton Hall, Mon 1.30 pm
Contact: John Kinsella, Tel: 013397 41309




Bowling Club - Outdoor


Glenshee Road. Open April to September. Club night on Mondays at 7pm. Junior and Adult sections. Visiting bowlers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Contact: John Kinsella,
Tel: 013397 41309




Braemar Local History Group


Regular meetings 3rd Sunday of every month Sept - Apr. Chair: Doug Anderson, Tel: 07585 122730
Archivist: Roger Sudworth, email: rn@sudworth.force9.co.uk
Web: www.braemarlhg.com




Braemar Men’s Shed


Contact: Jim Stark Tel: 013397 41122 / 07500 047282
Email: Braemarmen’sshed@btinternet.com




Braemar Snow Sports Club


Membership open to all. Children within village very welcome. Contact: Fiona Lawrence, Tel: 07702 042 169
Email: secretaryski@outlook.com




Community Garden


Communal gardening in the village. Contact: Aimi Blueman, Tel: 07725 001817




Choir


Sundays 7.15 - 9.00 pm in Castleton Hall Contact: Sue Sherrard, Tel: 013397 41516
Email: susan_sherrard@hotmail.com




Curling Club


Meets when suitable weather conditions prevail. Contact: Graeme McCabe, Tel: 013397 41959




Deeside Knitwits


Community knitting group that uses knitting to raise awareness and money for local charities. Meets every Tuesday, 2-4 pm, at Kindrochit Court. Contact: Rosy Wood, Tel: 013397 41003 / 07901 515209




Guide Sheiling


The Guide Sheiling on Broombank Terrace was demolished in Spring 2020. A fundraising campaign is in progress to rebuild a 28 bed facility for use of youth groups and the
community.
Web: www.braemarsheiling.org.uk




Braemar Outdoor Group (BOG)


A BCL initiative working to maintain and enhance outdoor activities and access in the vicinity of Braemar.
Co-ordinator: Rhi Turner, Tel: 013397 41112 / 07939 344182
Email: skiing.rhi@gmail.com




Highland Dancing


Highland Games Centre. Contact: Fay Jolly Tel: 07808 539041
Email: jolly@btinternet.com




Kindrochit Castle, Friends of


Contact: Pete Mulvey Tel: 013397 41079
Email: themulveys@hotmail.com




Orienteering


Permanent courses at: Creag Choinnich; Linn of Dee Maps available online: www.marocscotland.org.uk




Piping/Chanter


Wednesdays in the Highland Games Pavilion. Beginners 6.00 pm, Intermediate 6.30 pm Contact: Diane Wright, Tel: 07554 267712




Samba drumming


Contact: Marilyn Baker, Tel: 013397 41225 Email: braemarartsfestival@gmail.com




Saint Margaret’s, Braemar


Former Scottish Episcopal Church, now run by the St Margaret’s Trust as a performing arts and exhibition venue.
Contact: admin@stmargaretsbraemar.org.uk
Web: www.stmargaretsbraemar.org.uk




Scottish Country Dancing


Castleton Hall, Wednesdays, 7.30pm All levels welcome, no partner required. Contact: Marilyn Baker,
Tel: 013397 41225




Scouting Association


Thursdays weekly at Castleton Hall. Contact: Dave Torrance, Tel: 013397 41549




Snooker


Castleton Hall. Contact: John Kinsella, Tel: 013397 41309




The Braemar News Group


Keeping Braemar informed of what is taking place in and around the village via the Buzzard newsletter and the Community Matters leaflet. Chair: Peter Mulvey, Tel: 013397 41079
Buzzard Editor: Liz Robertson, Tel: 013397 41030
E-mail: info@braemarbuzzard.org.uk
Web: www.braemarbuzzard.org.uk




Traditional Music Club - Blaeberries


Weekly, 7.30 pm. Open sessions. For joining information contact: Dave Sherrard, Tel: 013397 41516




Ukulele Group - G7


Friday evenings from 7.30pm. Open sessions. All levels welcome. Contact: Liz Robertson, Tel: 013397 41030




Walking Group


Contact: Richard Baker, Tel: 013397 41225
http://braemarwalkers.blogspot.com




Walking for Health


Short, safe, social, local, low-level walks. Meet Mondays 10 am at the Mews. Contact: Sandra Stewart, Tel: 013397 41426




Braemar Pop-Up Pantry


Open 3-4 times a week (times posted on Braemar Community Facebook
page). Situated on Hillside Road in old Highland Society office.
Social enterprise venture supported by Cfine. Everybody welcome.
Contact: Carole Paterson, Tel: 07708 001798




Braemar Community Ltd (BCL)


A not for profit enterprise developing and operating projects for the community of Braemar. Membership is open to all residents of Braemar. Chair: Simon Blackett, Tel: 07971 287366





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