Previous Events

Scottish Cocktails with Orchid

This event was on: Saturday 01 February 2020

Chapelton invites you to come on a journey of Scottish spirits through the years. From the comfort of the AJC Homes Scotland showhome you’ll learn about the art of mixology and sample cocktails, expertly made before you by Orchid Aberdeen. Following that, you can choose to continue your evening with a four course meal at Teacake Bistro in Chapelton. Using locally sourced produce and fresh ingredients, Chef Bob Miller has created a Scottish menu that’s sure to mak’ ye sleber!

Mixology sessions will last approximately 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes before your chosen start time of 18:30 or 19:15. You will receive a welcome drink on arrival, 3 tasting cocktails and a highball cocktail to finish, made for you by the expert staff of Orchid Aberdeen. £12 per person. Over 18’s only.

Optional 4 course meal at Teacake at 20:00hrs. £35 per person (£30 vegetarian option.) Please advise us of any special dietary requirements. Bring your own bottle! Guests will make their own way from the AJC Homes showhome to Teacake Bistro – a short 2 minute walk.

Tickets available on our Facebook page.


SOLD OUT – Cosy Clothes Swap Shop with Swish Swish Bish

This event was on: Sunday 26 January 2020

We’re having a Cosy Clothes Swap Shop!

Do you have winter clothes tucked away at the back of your wardrobe that you just never wear anymore? Why not swap them for a Pre-Loved piece of winter clothing by coming along to our Cosy Clothes Swap at The Hut, Chapelton with Swish Swish Bish.

Swap your items for some new to you pieces of winter clothing and get a savoury scone and a bowl of warming soup from Teacake whilst you swap. Together we can fight fast fashion one swish at a time.

Tickets £6 per person and available at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chapelton-cosy-clothes-swap-shop-with-swish-swish-bish-tickets-83132775369?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR3R5_kXGx68K65JY42uVVOl4wUALgE-Cs51LzoTEPkUd8hqMb1_dBuHy9s


Christmas Lights Switch On

This event was on: Monday 02 December 2019

Monday 2 December, 18:00 – 19:00

Join us at Hume Square in Chapelton for the community annual Christmas lights switch on!

We’ll have a very special guest joining us, ho ho ho, and make sure you bring your singing voice along as we’ll be getting festive with some Christmas carolling. Slate & Grain Brasserie and Bar will be staying open late for the occasion, serving up post switch on mulled wine and mince pies.

This year our trees will feature decorations crafted by children living in Chapelton as well as Chapelton Baby & Toddler Group, 1st Newtonhill Girls’ Brigade, 1st Newtonhill & Muchalls Brownies and 1st Muchalls & Newtonhill Scout Group.

Christmas lights will be switched on at 18:30 hrs.


SOLD OUT – Christmas Lino Printing Workshop with Juniper Press

This event was on: Sunday 01 December 2019

Sunday 1 December, 10:00 – 13:30

Learn the art of lino cutting and make your own Christmas cards, envelopes and tags.

Whether you are a complete beginner or someone who has dabbled in printmaking before, come let your creativity flow at The Hut, Chapelton.

Using traditional lino cutting techniques, you will learn how to create your own printing blocks in this fun, easy workshop. Along the way you will gain invaluable tips from Laura, who is an illustrator and printmaker.

During this workshop you will print your own cards, envelopes and tags. You will also take away your lino blocks, an info sheet and the skills to carry on your new hobby at home.

Lots of examples and inspiration will be available in the workshop to get those artistic juices flowing. Do feel free to bring along sketchbooks/ideas for your stamp too. Simple large block designs and silhouette shapes work best for this type of printmaking.

Mince pies and refreshments are included. £36 per person. Booking essential.

Level: Beginner/Refresher

Tickets available at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chapelton-christmas-lino-printing-workshop-with-juniper-press-tickets-79318625143?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR2dr5aomZxPy94AXfP5Hc4i8Vh5HRXzUbf9oT5iSTnuZjUJ8zL_LOwl6Vw


Chapelton Autumn Ranger Walk & Storytelling Adventure

This event was on: Sunday 06 October 2019

Countryside Ranger Helen and Storyteller Diana will be coming to Chapelton to take preschoolers and young children on an Autumnal adventure!

Come for a wild walk with Kincardine and Mearns Countryside Ranger Helen Young who will lead us on a trail around Chapelton looking for crunchy leaves, muddy puddles and Autumnal colours.

Afterwards, return to The Hut for a hot chocolate and an interactive Autumn story with Diana Peers from the Grampian Association of Storytellers.

The event starts at 2pm at The Hut and will finish at 4pm.

Tickets required for children only and can be purchased from EventBrite here.

Parents/carers must supervise children at all times on the walk.


Festive Farmers’ Market

This event was on: Sunday 17 November 2019

Sunday 17 November, 11:00 – 15:00

Our popular Farmers’ Market will be returning to Chapelton on Sunday 17th November with a festive twist. Stalls with Christmas gift ideas, decorations and treats will be joining your favourite suppliers, who will of course be along with local produce and hot food too.


SOLD OUT – Christmas Wreath Making Workshop with This is 36 Florals

This event was on: Sunday 15 December 2019

Sunday 15 December, 14:00 – 16:30

Get creative in Chapelton this Christmas as Karen from This is 36 Florals will be hosting a wreath making workshop at The Hut.

All materials will be provided for you to make your very own luxury wreath using seasonal foliage, trimmings and ribbon. Karen will demo the process and be on hand to provide expert guidance so you can take home a Christmas wreath to be proud of. No experience required! Tea/coffee and mince pie included. Over 16’s only.

Tickets available at http://bit.ly/2m18zPS


September Farmers’ Market

This event was on: Sunday 22 September 2019

Sunday 22 September, 11:00 – 15:00

Due to popular demand after our hugely successful first Farmers’ Market we’re having another one! Come to Hume Square on Sunday 22nd September 2019, 11am-3pm for a range of top quality suppliers bringing you their local produce.

Vendors include:

From Bakery Lane
The Bread Guy
The Principled Pig
Letty’s Fruit Vinegars & Sauces
The Devenick Dairy
A Portuguese
All About Lemons
Wrapr
The Baldwin Baker
Granite City Fish Ltd
Cove Honey Bees
Sillyflatt Fare, Flowers and Gatherings

NEW for September:
The Liberty Kitchen
Solstice Nurseries
Enzos Empawrium
Scouller Pups Tug Toys
Unravel Tea


Chapelton Easter Egg Hunt

This event was on: Saturday 20 April 2019

Come and join our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday 20th April.

We’ve hidden eggs all around the town and you’ll need to solve the clues to know where to find them before collecting your prize!

There will be egg decorating and face painting for the kids as well.

11am-2pm.

£2 per child (all money raised going to Abbie’s Sparkle Foundation.)