Community Groups

Amateur Dramatics


Meets on an occasional basis. Contact: Marilyn Baker [contact details pending privacy review]




Archery Sessions


For more information: Dave Torrance [contact pending privacy review]




Braemar Royal Highland Society


President: David Geddes
Secretary: Sheena Fraser
Further information: www.braemargathering.org and www.highlandgamescentre.org
[contact details pending privacy review]




Braemar Rural


Meets Braemar Village Hall, 7.30 pm, third Thursday of the month all year. Contact: Susie Farquharson [contact details pending privacy review]




Braemar Tourism Group


A group promoting business opportunities through tourism. Contact: Sarah Hubbard [contact details pending privacy review]




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
[contact details pending privacy review]




Castleton Hall Community Centre Association


Treasurer/bookings: Susie Farquharson [contact details pending privacy review]




Braemar Third Age Lunch Group


Contact: Carole Paterson, Kathleen Kinsella [contact details pending privacy review]




Book Clubs


Braemar Book Club: Selena Hill,
Chapter Two: Susie Farquharson,
Dust Jackets: Mary Stark
[contact details pending privacy review]




Bowling - Carpet Crathie


Takes place at Crathie ’new hall’. Open nights on Tuesdays at 7.00pm - all welcome.
Contact: Jim Stark, [contact details pending privacy review]




Bowling - Carpet Braemar


Castleton Hall, Mon 1.30 pm
Contact: John Kinsella [contact details pending privacy review]




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,
[contact details pending privacy review]




Braemar Local History Group


Regular meetings 3rd Sunday of every month Sept - Apr. Chair: Doug Anderson
Archivist: Roger Sudworth
Web: www.braemarlhg.com [contact details pending privacy review]




Braemar Men’s Shed


Contact: Jim Stark
Email: Braemarmensshed@btinternet.com
[contact details pending privacy review]




Braemar Snow Sports Club


Membership open to all. Children within village very welcome. Contact: Fiona Lawrence
Email: secretaryski@outlook.com [contact details pending privacy review]




Community Garden


Communal gardening in the village. Contact: Aimi Blueman [contact details pending privacy review]




Choir


Sundays 7.15 - 9.00 pm in Castleton Hall Contact: Sue Sherrard [contact details pending privacy review]




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. For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/DeesideKnitwits/




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
[contact details pending privacy review]




Highland Dancing


Highland Games Centre. Contact: Fay Jolly [contact details pending privacy review]




Kindrochit Castle, Friends of


Contact: Pete Mulvey [contact details pending privacy review]




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 [contact details pending privacy review]




Samba drumming


Contact: Marilyn Baker Email: braemarartsfestival@gmail.com [contact details pending privacy review]




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 [contact details pending privacy review]




Scouting Association


Thursdays weekly at Castleton Hall. Contact: Dave Torrance [contact details pending privacy review]




Snooker


Castleton Hall. Contact: John Kinsella [contact details pending privacy review]




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
Buzzard Editor: Liz Robertson
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 [contact details pending privacy review]




Walking Group


Contact: Richard Baker
http://braemarwalkers.blogspot.com




Walking for Health


Short, safe, social, local, low-level walks. Meet Mondays 10 am at the Mews. Contact: Sandra Stewart [contact details pending privacy review]




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 [contact details pending privacy review]




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 [contact details pending privacy review]





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