Cromar group events

Tarland’s McRobert Hall will host two events next week involving Cromar Future Group and Cromar History Group.

The future group will have as guest speaker Dr Alan Bowman, of Aberdeen University’s School of Biological Studies, on Wednesday, September 21, at 7.30pm.

He will answer questions on the topic “What’s up with our Bees and how can we Help”?

His talk will explore the full range of problems affecting bees, whether environmental, pest-related, farming practices, pesticide.

Entry is £4 for adults, under 18s and students in full-time education are free.

The hall is accessible to disabled people and has recently added an induction loop for hearing air users.

For further details email

Meanwhile, the history group begins its new session of talks and events with a Hairst (Harvest) Supper on Friday, September 23, at 7.30pm.

The event is part of Tarland Food and Music Festival weekend.

Join the group for a traditional three-course Hairst Supper prepared by the Commercial Hotel in Tarland.

The hall will be open at 7pm and food will be served at 7.30.

After the meal, singer Jenny Sturgeon and musician Jonny Hardie will celebrate the harvest and the food in music. Advance booking is required for the event. Entry is £20, concessions £18 and children £16.

To reserve seats go to the on-line ticketing page at