Previous Events

Christmas in Chapelton

This event was on: Thursday 06 December 2018

Date: Thursday 6th of December

Time: 5.30-8pm

Location: Hume Square

Join us for an evening of festivities in Chapelton as we spread some seasonal cheer. Starting at Hume Square, we will be switching on Christmas trees, decorated by the children of Newtonhill Primary School, before hosting the town’s very first Christmas fair at Nether Cairnhill Steading. Delicious food and drinks will be on offer including mince pies and a festive tipple, as well as a selection of Christmas crafts for those looking to treat loved ones to an extra special gift.

 Christmas is a time for giving back, so all proceeds raised from the event will go towards Pillar Kincardine, a charity dedicated to promoting positive mental health.

Tickets for this event are free but we expect it  to be popular so make sure to register your space by emailing

Halloween at Chapelton

This event was on: Saturday 27 October 2018

We have a spooky programme of activities in store for residents and visitors to Chapelton over the Halloween weekend. Prepare to be treated (not tricked) to a whole host of fun events suitable for all ages.

Saturday 27th October

We will kick things off on Saturday the 27th of October, where Hume Square will be transformed into a pumpkin patch filled with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes allowing visitors to select their own pumpkin before heading to the carving workshop which will take place in the Chapelton Community Interest Cabin.

Carving sets and templates will be provided to help you and / or your children get creative and make your scariest, or most beautiful, design! Or alternatively – if you’d like to freestyle it – you are very welcome to design your own.

Delicious and healthy refreshments will be available throughout the day courtesy of the Liberty Kitchen’s food truck pop-up, serving up tasty autumnal vegetable soups, seasonal bakes and hot drinks.

Tickets for the pumpkin patch and carving workshop cost £5 per person and can be purchased by emailing Carol Leslie at

Sunday 28th of October

 To round up our eerie weekend, join us on our Bat and Moth Walk as we take on Chapelton after dark. Led by the Ranger Service, we will be setting off at 6pm with our Halloween lanterns guiding the way.

Timetable of Events for Halloween at Chapelton

Sat 27 October, 12 – 1400: Pumpkin patch (Hume Square) & carving workshop (The Cabin)

Sat 27 October, 1200 – 1700: Liberty Kitchen providing autumnal refreshments

Sun 28 October, 1800 – 1845: Bat and Moth Walk with Halloween lanterns


Chapelton Family Fun Day

This event was on: Saturday 11 August 2018

Join us for a summer extravaganza which is set to make the town buzz as residents come together to throw an afternoon of fun-filled activities for the whole community.

Throughout the course of the afternoon there will be a number of activities which both residents and visitors can drop into including:

  • Face painting in the Chapelton Community Interest Cabin
  • Cove Honey Bees – come along and visit their stall with a range of locally sourced products including their own honey. They will also have a display hive on show so that people can learn more about life inside the hive, whilst they all remain safely enclosed.
  • Treasure Hunt – clue sheets will be handed out to attendees on the day
  • One Pet Vet Stop Shop

Donations made on the day will go to Mrs Murray’s Cat and Dog Home

Timetabled events in Liddell Park

1200 – 1400 – Teddy Bear’s picnic – please provide your own food, drinks and picnic blanket

1300 – 1330  Storytelling with Diana Peers from Once Upon a Tune

1400 – 1430 Storytelling with Diana Peers from Once Upon a Tune

Tickets for the storytelling sessions are priced as follows: Adult + 1 child £3 / Family ticket £5 – email to book in advance. There will also be the opportunity to purchase tickets on the day.

The Locked Door Escape Games at Chapelton

This event was on: Thursday 01 November 2018

Think you’ve got what it takes to race against the clock and save Aberdeen from an evil genius? Then Chapelton needs you!

The Locked Door will be running its latest mini game series this November in The Cabin, giving you and your friends the chance to solve clues and engage in some friendly competition.

Mission D.A.S.H will put your knowledge to the test, splitting you into two teams of security services tasked to solve clues and help stop evil Dr. Paine from targeting Aberdeen’s oil bases with satellite missiles.

Escape Games is perfect for families, friends and even make corporate team building events.

The Rooms

  • Two mini games will run at the same time in Room 1 and Room 2 in The Cabin
  • Each game lasts 30 minutes
  • There are five available spaces in each room

Important Info

  • Mission D.A.S.H will run from 1st – 4th November
  • To ensure a private game simply book all five spaces
  • If you want to race friends, make sure to book out both Room 1 and Room 2
  • Make sure to arrive 5 – 10 minutes before the game for briefing


Tickets cost £5 and can be booked here 

Summer Wine Tasting

This event was on: Thursday 05 July 2018

Join Cairn O’ Mohr for an evening of summer wine tasting. Learn about a selection of grapes grown across the globe as well as the history of this Perthshire winery whilst sampling seven wines, a non-alcoholic drink and some bubbly.

The staff from Cairn O’ Mohr will take guests through a tutoured wine tasting in an events marquee located alongside the Brio sales suite, at Liddell Hut. The perfect way to spend a summer’s evening.

This event follows the extremely successful drinks tasting in February and places are expected to sell out fast. Tickets are priced at £5 per person with more details to follow. To book your space, email

Chapelton Bike Ride

This event was on: Sunday 02 September 2018

The Chapelton Bike Ride is set to return for its third year on Sunday 2nd September.

People of all ages are welcome to enjoy this fun-filled day which will once again raise much-needed funds for local charity North East Sensory Services.

The Routes

  • The Bike Ride, sponsored by Burness Paull, will begin at 10:30am with the 42 mile route taking in Chapelton, Durris Forest and the village of Stonehaven
  • A shorter 12 mile route will start at 12pm with participants cycling in and around Chapelton’s roads and pathways
  • A 5km Chapelton Trail walk, sponsored by Brio Retirement Living, will begin shortly after 12pm offering those keen to take part in a less strenuous challenge to stretch their legs and also provide younger children with an activity through the grounds of nearby Elsick House

Food, Drink and Entertainment

  • The cycling and walking activities will be followed by live music, a selection of stalls selling local produce and entertainment from Northsound’s Michael Macdermid

Entry Fees

  • Individual registration costs £15 for the 42 mile route per person or £5 per person for the 12 mile route
  • Team entry for four people is available at a reduced rate of £50 for the longer route and £15 for the 12 mile route
  • All pre-registered riders will receive a free T-shirt and goodie bag
  • An additional fee of £5 will be applied to those registering on the day. Registration closes on 31st August
  • The Chapelton Trail walk is free for all participants

For more information or to register for the Chapelton Bike Ride, visit

Prosecco and Cake Afternoon

This event was on: Saturday 09 June 2018

Join Portlethen and District Rotary Club in Chapelton for an afternoon of Prosecco, cake and live music.

Although this event isn’t ticketed, donations are welcome. To register your interest, email Margaret Kennedy at

Chapelton 10k Fun Run and Children’s Races

This event was on: Sunday 15 July 2018

Chapelton is set to host its first 10k fun run on Sunday 15th July. Part road, part trail, the race will begin in Chapelton before following past nearby Elsick House.

With all entry proceeds going towards local schools and charities, the adult’s race is now full however separate children’s events have been added to the day.

Organised by Newtonhill School, there will be two races – a 1k for those aged five years and up and a 100m toddler dash for those aged under five years. The 1k is £2 to enter and the toddler dash £1 to enter, with races starting at 10am. To find out more or register, email

If you would like to be added to the waiting list for the adult’s race, please visit Entries are priced at £12 per person.