Events in and around Forres

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Art Exhibition: Mary Black and Jenny Ebdy

Logie Steading Art Gallery Logie Steading, Logie

Mary and Jenny are Moray based artists who have collaborated on exhibitions on arts projects over the past 15 years. They first met as tutors in a community based art therapy project supporting people with mental health issues and went on to tutor art classes in the community. While Mary specialises in oil and acrylic ... Read more

Free

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival

Moray

A week of whisky-related events. Programme currently being planned. See https://www.spiritofspeyside.com/festivals/whisky for more details

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Roseisle Distillery Tour

Roseisle Distillery Roseisle, Roseisle

This is a rare opportunity to be guided through the distillery by your host, who will share the story of its innovative process. A distillery built to meet demand, here is a chance of a lifetime to see one of the largest distilleries built in Speyside in recent years. Due to popular demand and exclusively ... Read more

£60
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Classic Tour of Benromach Distillery

Benromach Distillery Invererne Road, Forres

Experience firsthand how we make our Single Malt Scotch Whisky by joining us on a tour through our traditional distillery.  Delve into our history and heritage and let your experienced host immerse you in our handcrafted methods of whisky. Tours aisting one hour start at: 10.00am 11:30am 1:30pm 3:00pm

£10
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Mini Market at Logie Steading

Logie Steading Dunphail, Forres

A weekly market featuring local stalls, every Saturday at Logie Steading till mid-September Including: Logie Steading Bookshop Logie Steading Farm & Garden Shop Iolaire The Hellygog Shop Logie Whisky & Spirits Shop Logie Steading Art Gallery Timleless The Cafe at Logie Green Designs by Sharon Lorien Glass Coast Candle Co. Spindrift of Tomintoul Travelling Art ... Read more

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Single Journey by train from Dufftown to Keith

Dufftown Station Station Road, Dufftown

Take a heritage train from Dufftown station to Keith Town station along a beautiful 10-mile track through forest and field and enjoy a wee dram on the way. The journey last about 40 minutes. This line is a heritage railway and is run entirely by volunteers who are passionate to keep it going. Please note ... Read more

£8
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Single Journey by train from Dufftown to Keith

Keith Railway Station Keith, Moray

Take a heritage train from Dufftown station to Keith Town station along a beautiful 10-mile track through forest and field and enjoy a wee dram on the way. The journey last about 40 minutes. This line is a heritage railway and is run entirely by volunteers who are passionate to keep it going. Please note ... Read more

£8
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Keith to Dufftown return by train with lunch

Keith Railway Station Keith, Moray

THE WHISKY LINE RETURN FROM KEITH TO DUFFTOWN WITH LUNCH   Take a 1959 heritage diesel train from Keith Town station at 11.30 and savour a wee dram along the way while enjoying the beautiful countryside along this 10-mile route. On arrival at Dufftown station at 12.10 you will be served a light lunch at ... Read more

£27
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Beach Huts Whisky Picnic–Findhorn Beach

Findhorn Beach Huts West Beach, Findhorn

Come and join the Murray McDavid team for lunch in our brand new beach huts, which sit on the breathtaking Findhorn Beach, overlooking the Moray Firth. We’ll be providing a light lunch, some stunning drams and a glass of wine. Why not bring along your beach wear, you could even go for a dip in ... Read more

£25

Sneak Preview Drams with Stephen Woodcock

Glen Moray Distillery Elgin, Elgin

Get a sneak preview of new and upcoming releases with our Head of Whisky Creation Stephen Woodcock in the lab at Glen Moray House. A unique opportunity to ask all the behind the scenes questions you always wanted to ask and hear stories from the front line of whisky creation. Expect a fun and insightful ... Read more

£60

Heritage Tour

Benromach Distillery Invererne Road, Forres

Learn firsthand about the rich history and heritage of our distillery before enjoying a tutored tasting of Benromach’s liquid history -  a range of unique and rare whiskies, personally selected by our Distillery Manager.  Sit back and relax with your drams, while your host regales you with tales of Benromach past and present.  

£75
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Archive tasting

The Glenlivet Distillery Glenlivet, Ballindalloch

Explore the art of maturation with an 'exclusive' tour* of our traditional bonded warehouses at The Glenlivet. Immerse yourself in the finely tuned process of cask selection and learn how the oak plays a vital role in defining our whisky. In one of our private tasting rooms, you'll enjoy an exclusive tutored tasting of a ... Read more

£100
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“I did it Malt Way” by Hans Offringa: Writer in Residence

Dowans Hotel Dowans Road, Aberlour

The Dowans Hotel is proud to have a writer-in-residence this year in the person of Hans Offringa. Don’t be afraid, Hans promises not to croon like Ole’ Blue Eyes. Instead he will take you on an entertaining journey through his more than 30 year career as a whisky writer and connoisseur. Along the way, he ... Read more

£35

The Perfect Half & Half

Highlander Inn 10 Victoria Street, Craigellachie

John Dewar & Sons are back once again, in partnership with the team at Spey Valley Brewery, as they continue their search to find the perfect half and half whisky and beer pairing. John Dewar & Son’s Ambassadors Matthew Cordiner and Gary Ross will be joined by David MacDonald from Spey Valley Brewery in their ... Read more

£20

Whisky Tasting Dinner

The Boat Country Inn Deshar Road, Boat Of Garten

Do you want to increase your knowledge of whisky? Enjoy a 3 course meal all centred around whisky and at the end of the event know which style of whisky you enjoy? Join our 3 course whisky tasting dinner, where you will be guided through four different expressions of whisky. At the end of the ... Read more

£55