Chefs & Musicians making their way to Tarland this month

Tarland is well­placed for local produce and a thriving music scene, which will both be showcased at the end of September in the second Tarland Food and Music Day.

This festival will be held on Saturday September 26 (with events kicking off on Friday September 25), at venues throughout the village, including the wonderful two year­old community garden (as recently featured on the Beechgrove Garden).

A weekend of fantastic music is planned, with performances all around the village.

World renowned local fiddler Paul Anderson will kick off the activities on Friday with a guided local walk, featuring musical interludes and local heritage tales (2­5pm, advanced bookingrequired by emailing: tarlandfoodandmusicday@gmail.com).

The Food and Music Day itself will open with the established food and local produce market in theMacRobert Hall (10am – 12 midday, free entry), featuring Crannach Bakery, Mortlach Game,Deeside Brewery, Cambus o’ May Cheese, Wark Farm, Tarland Community Garden produce and much more.

The full programme of events can be found at www.tarland.org.uk and all tickets can be booked by emailing tarlandfoodandmusicday@gmail.com or bought in person from Tarland Spar andPaper Shop and Strachans, Aboyne, at the Tarland Local Produce Market and on­the­door.