Menu of Events - Huntly Hairst Programme 2018

Time Event Where
From 8 am onwards
The Ethical Gift Shop will offer Coffee and Tea just down the road from the Square
Ethical Gift Shop 9 Duke Street
9am - 4 pm
Extended Market  For more information on how to book a stall contact
 The  Square
9am - 4 pm Crafts Fair tbc
9am - 4pm Orbs Bookshop stall and face painting The Square

10am - 12pm

DIY Culture: A Fermentation Workshop with Eleanor Brown

Free to attend

Eleanor will share her fermentation wisdom with us, teaching us all about how to get started experimenting with our own ferments. Make your own sauerkraut to take away.

Beyond Local: Alternative Food Economies in a Global Market Economy

8 Castle Street

From 10am onwards

World Stovies Campionship & Shortbread Competition: Stovies and Shortbread can be handed in. Judging from 4 pm Stewarts Hall

10.45am - 1.30pm

Library Talks in the Brander Building The Square

From 10am - 3pm

Plant Drawing Workshops & Pottery Workshops - Drop in sessions The Ethical Gift Shop

11am -1pm

Bairns at the Gordon Arms - face painting, balloons and more The Gordon Arms Hotel

2pm - 4pm

Children's Themed Tea Party Stewarts Hall
1 pm - 4pm Bahill Glass Workshop - Visit Stained Glass for a taster session. For more information get in touch with Carol Deadman: or 07585 895118

Wester Newbigging AB54 4RB

2 - 4pm

Deveron Projects stall

With anthropologist Christina Grasseni and others.

Join us for a discussion exploring local food economies: Why is there currently such a drive to get communities to grow more of their own food and to shop locally, why is this seen as such a good thing?

The Square
3pm - 6pm, Wild Food Stories Foraging Walk : 3pm - 6pm, A guided foraging walk in and around Huntly. £20 each, booking essential - book here: Tour in and around Huntly
9.30pm - 12.30am Beer festival and Barn Dance at the Gordon Arms The Gordon Arms Hotel


2 September

2pm - 4.30pm
Tap o' Noth Permaculture tour, a small Community Supported Agriculture market farm near Rhynie. You will be lead around the expanding permaculture food gardens and animal systems, gaining an insight into how they work with nature to design and operate an ecologically designed smallholding in the north east of Scotland. The tour is free but booking is essential as numbers are limited, please email to book a place.  Tap o' Noth Farm


2 September

10am -12.00 noon

A tour of Coldwells Organic Farm including Megan's Veg, a veg box business, Largie, near Insch. Coldwells is a 200 acre organic family-run mixed farm with a herd of 30 Aberdeen Angus suckler cows and 75 shetland X cheviot sheep. The tour is free but booking is essential as numbers are limited, please email

8.9.2018 Tin Hut Supper (booking essential Gartly

We are adding events as and when they are confirmed.


Room to Run is now sold out.