Courses for all at the Barn

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Courses, workshops and groups covering a variety of interests are available for all at Woodend Barn in Banchory.

A number of events are coming up, including the following for children and adults: Wednesday, April 11, (11am - 12.30pm) at Logie Coldstone School, puppet animation workshop. In conjunction with the Puppet Animation Festival at Woodend Barn, youngsters can go along and make and play with puppets. £5 + booking fee.

On Tuesday, April 24, May 1, 8 & 15 (4pm – 5.30pm) in the Lang Byre, Cool Art For Kids, age 8-12 years. Youngsters can join Hilary and Zena and make two mosaics – a paving stone using coloured pebbles and a mirror frame using broken china and glass mosaic tiles. £45 + booking fee for four weeks, including materials.

Sundays, April 8, May 13, June 10 (10.30am – 1pm) Woodend Barn; Dancing on Sundays. Martin Julich leads this regular 5 Rhythms dance class to loosen your Sunday.

£12.50 + booking fee per session. Contact: to book.

Monday, May 14 (10am-12.30pm) Lang Byre and Friday, June 8 (10am-12.30pm) Crathes Hall; Wood engraving with Hilary Paynter. Two linked workshops with leading printmaker Hilary for intermediate wood engravers or those with some knowledge of linocut or woodcut. £80, £60 conc. + booking fee, materials not included. Contact

Woodend Barn on (01330) 825431 or