Forres Foot-Tapper: The ‘Real’ Ale Festival

Forres

02/04/2020 - 05/04/2020

Probably the first beer festival of the season in Scotland, the Forres Foot-Tapper, now in its third year, is becoming a key date for craft beer enthusiasts. Now established in the first weekend of April every year, the Foot-Tapper brings an amazing 80 beers, ciders and lagers from all around the country, with a stonking […]

The Selfish Giant (puppet theatre for families)

Forres

05/04/2020

Inspired by the touching children’s story The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde, Bristol’s two leading family theatre experts use powerful storytelling, captivating puppetry, beautiful design, enchanting music and a sprinkling of audience interaction magic to explore an unusual friendship about how even the grumpiest giant’s heart can melt when Spring finally comes. Part of the […]

Brian Ó hEadhra and Fiona Mackenzie (music)

Forres

08/04/2020

Brian Ó hEadhra and Fiona Mackenzie are acclaimed singers/songwriters who draw upon their traditional Gaelic roots as well as from other musical genres including Nordic, Eastern European and Americana. Their live set features soaring harmonies and exquisite arrangements of ancient and new material whilst their stunning debut album TÌR was nominated for album of the […]

Easter Eggsplorer Trail

Elgin

10/04/2020 - 13/04/2020

All planned public events will also be postponed until further notice – full details of these can be found on our events page in the coming days: historicenvironment.scot/whats-on. Join in our Easter eggsploration through some of our most iconic castles, abbeys, forts and palaces. Can you find all the clues to complete the challenge? Drop-in […]

Storytelling Inspired by Nature

Findhorn

18/04/2020

Telling stories is a useful communication skill to communicate effectively, whether you are a teacher, a countryside ranger or just want to engage your group round the camp fire. Spend an afternoon in Roseisle woods and along the coast learning new stories and how to tell them, and how to create your own stories to […]

Painting Outdoors with Jonathan Shearer

Forres

18/04/2020 - 19/04/2020

The aim of this workshop is to explore the versatility of painting and drawing through the process of mark making and how to translate our direct response to the landscape .Working directly in the landscape we will explore ways of working in sketchbooks up to how to work on a large scale outdoors. During the […]

Rapunzel (puppet theatre for families)

Forres

19/04/2020

Narrated by a wonderful frog, this adaptation has all the elements of the traditional fairy tale…the witch, the beautiful girl locked in a tall tower and, of course, the handsome prince who attempts to save Rapunzel… Presented by Clydebuilt with specially recorded music, beautifully made rod puppets, and Steve Smart’s masterly puppetry skills, this is […]

Aquarela (film and talk)

Forres

01/05/2020

This is a special event including a Q&A session with Aimara Reques producer/co-writer of the film who will be here in person. AQUARELA takes audiences on a deeply cinematic journey through the transformative beauty and raw power of water. Filmed at a rare 96 frames-per-second, the film is a visceral wake-up call that humans are […]

Angels’ Nectar Whisky Tasting at Brodie Countryfare

Brodie

01/05/2020

Join us at Brodie Countryfare for a free in-store tasting of Angels’ Nectar Whisky. Inspired by the Angels’ share, the traditional name given to the whisky lost to evaporation during maturation, Angels’ Nectar whiskies are vibrant and fresh, and bottled at natural colour, just the way the Angels enjoy their dram. On taste will be […]