Braemar festival dates

THE new Braemar Arts Festival has got off to a flying start with workshops in art, literature and music attracting locals and visitors alike.

The evening programme includes a festival quiz with wine and nibbles at the Moorfield Hotel tonight (Thursday, October 18), starting at 7.30pm; a festival concert starring Paul Anderson and Shona Donaldson on Friday in the Village Hall, also at 7.30; and a Curry Supper (7.30pm) and Sessions Night (8.30pm) at the Moorfield on Saturday night, marking the end of the festival.

For full details of these entertainment events, and for news of last-minute places in the remaining workshops, phone 013397 41225, text 07817 595341 or go to http://braemarartsfestival.blogspot.co.uk or email mjdante@hotmail.co.uk.