Events in and around Forres

We publish details of events based on the knowledge we have available to us and hold no responsibility for their accuracy. Details do change from time to time and events can be cancelled without notice. Please double check with organisers directly if travelling or making arrangements.

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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

Keith Dufftown Railway Nosing & Tasting Special

Dufftown Station Station Road, Dufftown

Join Steve Oliver in the train’s first class saloon for a nosing and tasting en route to Keith and return. Before your departure a light lunch will be provided in the Sidings Cafe and is included in the ticket price. Steve Oliver has been offering tastings on the Keith & Dufftown Railway for many years. ... Read more

£55

Speyside Trail & Paddleboard

Alice Littler Car Park Aberlour, Aberlour

Join Skedaddle North as we guide you along The Speyside Way, passing several world famous whisky distilleries and enjoying a picnic lunch before paddle boarding down The River Spey with an experienced guide to ensure safety among the group (providing all your essential kit and equipment for your safety and peace of mind) Suitable for ... Read more

£90
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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

Whisky Auction 2022

Craigellachie Village Hall 1 John Street, Craigellachie

Returning after a break due to covid pandemic the Craigellachie Village Council will be holding a Whisky Auction in the Craigellachie Village Hall to raise funds for the village hall and recreation facilities in the village. Viewing of Lots will be from noon on Sunday 1st May and the auction will commence at 2pm. Entry ... Read more

Free
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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

Whisky & Antiques Valuation & Consignment Day

Mansfield Hotel 2 Mayne Road, Elgin

Bring along jewellery, watches, coins, silver, ceramics, glass, Asian art, pictures, clocks, instruments and, of course, whisky for complimentary, no obligation auction valuations from our friendly specialists. Consignments are welcome for upcoming international auctions in Glasgow this winter. Every auction is hosted live online to an international bidding audience. Appointments are not needed for the ... Read more

Free
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Age Matters vs Cask Matters with Peter Klas

Knockomie Inn Grantown Road, Forres

A Masterclass hosted by Peter Klas of Scotia Spirit, Cologne What makes a good whisky? The age of the whisky or the cask that the whisky has matured in? At the beginnig of the new century the industry told us that "the age matters" because of overloaded warehouses after the downturn in the ninties. Nowadays, ... Read more

£25
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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

Keith Dufftown Railway Nosing & Tasting Special 2

Keith Railway Station Keith, Moray

Join Steve Oliver in the train’s first class saloon for a nosing and tasting en route to Keith and return. Before your departure afternoon tea will be provided in the Sidings cafe and is included in the ticket price. Steve Oliver has been offering tastings on the Keith & Dufftown Railway for many years. Join ... Read more

£55
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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