Previous Events

Autumn Scavenger Hunt 12th – 25th October

This event was on: Sunday 25 October 2020

Discover Autumn on The Chapelton Trail, a 4.5km walk which leads you over an ancient drovers’ road, down The Duke’s Walk at Elsick House and over the bridge at the burn. Spot the signs of Autumn along the way and see if you can find some of our newest residents in our woodland fairy village.

From Monday 12th October, Scavenger Hunt activity sheets can be collected from Slate & Grain in Chapelton or download and print here.

Share your creative Autumn pictures or photos with us for the chance to win a prize – details on the activity sheet.


Festive Farmers’ Market – November

This event was on: Sunday 22 November 2020

The next edition of our popular farmers’ market returns to Chapelton on Sunday 22nd November 2020 at Burgess Park. 11am-2:30pm.

We’re bringing back all of your favourite regular stallholders and hot food, plus some new additions with a festive feel.

Marshals, social distancing, increased hygiene measures and a one-way system will be all in place again for your safety.

Like and follow the Chapelton Facebook page for updates. See you there!

Farmers’ Market – September 20th

This event was on: Sunday 20 September 2020

11am – 2.30pm

The September Market will be held again at Burgess Park where we will have all your favourite regular stallholders and some new additions too, including more hot food and cakes!

Like and follow the Chapelton Facebook page for updates.


Farmers’ Market – July

This event was on: Sunday 19 July 2020

11am – 2pm

Our popular farmers’ market returns to Chapelton on Sunday 19th July 2020.

We’ll have all your favourite regular stallholders and some new additions too, including more hot food!

Like and follow the Chapelton Facebook page for updates.

Chapelton Bike Ride 2020

This event was on: Sunday 06 September 2020

A new format for 2020

Between 6th August and 6th September we are asking people to cycle 12 or 42 miles (can be the routes on or one of their own choosing.) to raise some money for our local charity North East Sensory Services. Individuals, families and teams can enter to donate by going to the website. When you have finished you can upload videos and photos to the Bike Ride Facebook and we hope to create a  video montage.  Sponsored by Burness Paull, WM Donald, Elsick Development Company, Portlethen Financial Services and ZeroC at Chapelton, participants will receive voucher emails – adults receive 2 for 1 coffee and cake at Slate & Grain (for use when it reopens), kids receive free ice cream from Fits the Scoop.

Online Escape Room Weekend (Timed Fundraiser)

This event was on: Thursday 21 May 2020

Thursday 21st – Monday 25th May

Together with Elgin Escape, we’re bringing you something that’s sure to beat the lockdown boredom  – compete against your family, friends and neighbours. Which team will solve the clues, puzzles and brainteasers to complete our ‘Murder Mansion’ online escape room in the quickest time?

Proceeds from this game will be going towards the purchase of a defibrillator for Chapelton so get your household together, have fun and raise money for a great community cause too.

The details…
• Teams of 1-6 players (1 person required to register per team.)
• Internet connected device required (computer, laptop, phone or tablet. Will not work on Smart TV or console.)
• Register to play before midnight on Wednesday 20th May.
• Games to be played between Thursday 21st May 9am and midnight on Sunday 24th May. (You choose!)
• Entry is £10 per team.
• Access codes to play will be emailed to players by 21/5/20
• Game can only be played once (Please do not register if you have already played this game.)
• League table will be published on Monday 25th May – who will come out on top?

To register…

Please message the Chapelton Facebook page with the following information:

• Your name
• Team name
• Email address
• When would you like to play? (Thu 21st, Fri 22nd, Sat 23rd or Sun 24th May?)

Chapelton Easter Egg Hunt 2020

This event was on: Sunday 05 April 2020

After the success of last year, the hunt is on again in Chapelton this Easter. Find the hidden eggs by solving the clues, then unscramble the secret word to collect your prize! The fun doesn’t stop there though, on top of the Easter Egg Hunt there will also be egg decorating and face painting at The Hut for the kids.

On the day you will collect a clue sheet from The Hut in Chapelton’s Liddell Park at any time between 11 am and 2 pm. Then you can begin your search around the town, writing down the letters as you find each egg to make up a secret word! After you’ve found them all return to The Hut to collect your prize.

Registration is free with a £3 per child payable on the day. Adults are not required to register.

For more information and to secure your place click here.

Chocolate Making in Chapelton

This event was on: Sunday 01 March 2020

The best chocolate the North East has to offer is coming to town. The wonderful chocolatiers from Aberdeen’s Cocoa Ooze are bringing their popular chocolate making experiences to Chapelton. With workshops for both adults and children, there will be fun for all the family.

The children’s workshop lets kids get creative with their tasty treats. The children will be guided through the process of making their own personalised chocolate bar, lollipops and marshmallow creations.

At our adults workshop you will learn the art of chocolate making and create your own chocolate truffles to take home on the day. Be sure to experiment with flavours and of course, make sure they pass the taste test!

Kids Workshop 11am-12:30pm (90mins approx.) Children must be accompanied by an adult. £16.50 per child.

Adult Workshop 1:30pm-3:30pm (90mins approx.) £30 per adult.

For more details and to book your place click here.