Leisure Activities

Leisure Activities

Arts & Handycrafts
Alford Mens Shed
Contact: John McMillan; Tel 019755 62885; email: john-millbrech@hotmail.co.uk
This exciting new development for men will be opening soon.

Howe Trinity Craft Group
Contact: Aileen Low; Tel 019755 62106; email: 33aileen@gmail.com
A group for all types of craft including knitting, sewing and beadwork.

Monymusk Arts Trust
Monymusk Arts Centre, Monymusk, AB51 7HJ.
Contact: Office, Tel: 01467 651513
1st May – 30th September, 10am – 4pm
Click for web site: Monymusk Arts Trust

Scottish Sculpture Workshop
Scottish Sculpture Workshop, 1 Main Street, Lumsden, AB54 4JN.
Contact: Christine Muller, Tel:01464 861372, email:office@ssw.org.uk
Click for web site: Scottish Sculpture Workshop

Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions
Go for Gold! Expeditions Ltd
Based in Cushnie near Tillylodge
Contact: Simon Sawers, Tel: 01339 883748 or 07785762797 email:Simon.sawers@btconnect.com
Click for website: Go for Gold! Expeditions

Fifty Plus/Over 50s

Alford Over 50s Stretch & Tone
Community Room, Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Flora Caron, Tel: 019755 63360, email: jeanc@belbron.freeserve.co.uk
1st Monday of the month at 2.00 – 4.00pm

Alford Over 50s Scrabble Group
Community Room, Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Sheena Esson, Tel: 019755 62341 .
2nd Monday of the month

Alford Over 50s Whist Group
Community Room, Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Brenda Glass
3rd Monday of the month 2.00 – 4.00pm

Alford Over 50’s Anything Goes
Library, Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Flora Caron, Tel: 019755 63360, email: jeanc@belbron.freeserve.co.uk
4th Monday of the month at 2.00 – 4.00pm

Cushnie & Tough Evergreens
Tough Church Vestry, Alford
Contact: Jean Mortimer, Tel: 019755 62850.
Friday, 2-4pm.

Bridge
Alford Bridge Club
Alford Golf Clubhouse, Alford.
Contact: Walter Michie, Tel: 019755 62692
Wednesday 6.50pm between October and April

Camera Club
Donside Camera Club
Alford Public Hall, Kingsford Road, Alford, AB33 8HH.
Contact: Vivien MacKinlay, Secretary, 019755 81352;
For meeting details see website
Click for web site: Donside Camera Club

Dance
Leanne Macveigh Dance Academy
Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Leanne Mackay; Tel: 07845 048495; Email: lmdance@btinternet.com
For session times click on this link Dance Academy

Highland & Country Dancing
Ann Murray School of Highland Dancing
Alford Public Hall, Kingsford Road, Alford, AB33 8HH.
Contact: Ann Murray, Tel: 01224 741745, email: amsod@hotmail.co.uk
Mondays, 3.15pm –7.15 pm

Scottish Country Dancing Group
Howe Trinity Parish Church Hall, 110 Main Street, Alford.
Contact: Mrs Alice Kemp, Tel: 019755 63459.
Wednesday, 8pm – 10pm

Gardening
Alford & District Garden Club
Community Room, Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Anne Stallard, Tel: ;
email: adgc@mail.com
Every 3rd Tuesday in the month.

Film Club
Tullynessle Film Club
Tullynessle Hall, Alford
Contact: , Tel:
email: Tullynesslehallfilmclub@gmail.com
Click for website: Tullynessle Film Club

Handbell Ringing
Cushnie Handbell Ringers
Cushnie Church, Alford.
Contact: Mrs Mary Penny; Tel:01339 883271;
Monday, 6:30pm

Local and Historical Interests
Alford Genealogy Group
Library, Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Val Lyons, Tel: 019755 62003, email: valerie.lyons25@btinternet.com
Last Saturday of month at 10.30am to 12.00 noon

Alford Heritage Museum
1 Mart Road, Alford
Contact: Tel: 01975 562906; email: alfordheritagemuseum@yahoo.co.uk
Click for website: Alford Heritage Museum

Alford Local History Group
Community Room, Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford AB33 8TY
Contact: Liz Law, Tel: 019755 62803; email: Ian.chapelmoss@btopenworld.com
1st Wednesday of every month during winter months, 7.30pm.

Walking & Ramblers
Alford Ramblers
meets at Transport Museum Car Park, Alford.
Contact: Jean Peat, Tel: 019755 62947;  or
Fiona Robertson; email: toughfiona@hotmail.com
Friday, 9.25 am.
Millbank Ramblers
meets at the east end of Transport Museum car park, Alford
Contact: Mabel Stuart  Tel: 019755 62082
Friday, 9.30 am
Walking for Health
meets at Golf Club Car Park, Alford.
Contact: Anne Smith Tel: 019755 63176
Wednesday, 11.30am.
Women’s Outdoor Group
Contact: Rosalind Bramley, 019755 63636.

Organisations

Alford Fairtrade
Contact: Ann Wilkinson; Tel: 019755 62382; email: annwilkinson81@hotmail.com

Multiple Sclerosis Society
Contact: Anne Ferguson; Tel: 019755 63404; email:annelferguson@gmail.com
Phone for details of meetings.

Rotary Club
Alford & District Rotary Club
Alford Community Campus, Greystone Road, Alford, AB33 8TY
Contact: David Dawson (Sec.), Tel: 019755 63352, email:dawsons3@btinternet.com
Almost every Tuesday, 7.00pm for 7.15pm

Scottish Women’s Rural Institute (SWRI)
Alford SWRI
Alford Upper Public Hall, Kingsford Road, Alford, AB33 8HH
Contact: Mrs Anne Stallard, Tel: 019755 63859; email:anne_stallard@sky.com
Meetings on 2nd Thursday of the month, 7.30pm.

Tullynessle & Forbes SWRI
Tullynessle & Forbes hall
Contact: Shiela Taylor ;Tel: 019755 62798; email: staylor019@btinternet.com
Meetings on first Tuesday of the month 7.30pm

Slimming World
Tullynessle & Forbes hall
Contact:Julia; Tel: 07972 353104; email: alfordslimmingworld@outlook.com
Meeting every Monday at 3:30pm, 5:30pm or 7:30pm

Young Farmers Group
Vale of Alford YFG
Contact: David Marshall, Tel: 019755 71330
Tuesday 7.30pm.

Vehicles, Cars, Railway & Steam Engine

Grampian Transport Museum
Contact: Cheree Ruthie; Tel: 019755 62292; email: events@gtm.org.com
Click for web site: Grampian Transport Museum

Bon Accord Steam Engine Club Ltd
Contact: Miss Jill Standing, Tel: 01467 642472, email: secretary@bonaccordsteamclub.co.uk
Click for web site: Bon Accord Steam Club

Kildrummy Veteran & Vintage Vehicle Club (KVVVC)
Kildrummy Castle, Kildrummy, Alford, AB33 8RA.
Contact: Harvey Pole, Tel: 01224 321779, email: dmpole@hotmail.com
Click for web site: Kildrummy Veteran & Vintage Vehicle Club