14 APR  

Cairngorm CC Hill Climb

6.30pm - 8pm, Aviemore Retail car park (nr Tisos) to ride the ski road to the top


A social ride as far as Hayfield but gets more competitive from then on

15 APR  

Nairn U3A Talk on "Studying Moray Firth Dolphins" by Lorna Hall, Spey Bay.

1.45pm for 2.00pm, Nairn Community & Arts Centre, King Street, Nairn IV12 4BQ

£2 (members) £4 (non-members)

Lorna Hall, Education Officer from Scottish Dolphin Centre, will talk about their work followed by tea & a wee blether.
Pauline Ross

15 APR  

Leafy Trails Forest School s Workshop: The Gruffalo

9am - 10.30am & 11am - 12.30pm, Aden Country Park, Mintlaw AB42 5FQ


A read & activity session in the woods. Create your own Gruffalo character wood cookie. You might prefer to make a pine cone mouse or make animal tracks using clay
15 APR  

Elgin Writers Group: Mandy Haggith (Poet)

7.30pm - 9.30pm, Elgin Library, Cooper Park IV30 1HS

TBC. See website for details
15 APR  

Huntly Acoustic Music Session

8pm - 11pm, Harry's Bar, The Crown, Huntly

Traditional & Contemporary Folk, Blues, Easy listening, Poetry. Performers & listeners all welcome.
John McPherson
01466 792279

15 APR  

How the Light Gets In

7.30pm, An Lanntair, Kenneth Street, Stornoway HS1 2DS

£10; £8

A new musical about compulsive hoarding, performed in English & Gaelic. created by Lewis-based writer-director Laura Cameron-Lewis & visual theatre-maker Shona Reppe.
01851 708480

16 APR  

Cycle Trainer Assistant Course

9am to 5pm, tbc


This (SQF level 5) course that enables you plan and deliver cycle training sessions using Bikeability Scotland 1 and 2
Donna Brown
01343 549571

16 APR  

Monthly Wildlife Wander

10am - 1pm, Insh Marshes Reserve Car Park

£4 members £5 non-members Under 16s Free

Come & let us take you on a leisurely walk exploring the natural wonders that Spring brings to Insh Marshes Reserve
Louise Hughes
01540 661518

16 APR  

Kerry Godliman

8pm, An Lanntair, Kenneth Street, Stornoway HS1 2DS


See website for details
01851 703307

16 APR  

Business Workshop (LINA - Robert Gordon University)

9.30am - 4.30pm, Turriff Library


Interested in starting a business or scaling an existing business? This one-day, standalone workshop will help you develop your entrepreneurial skills, knowledge & mindset to accelerate your ideas
16 APR  

The Astonishing Adventures of the Chevalier Johnstone

6pm - 9pm, Culloden Battlefield & Visitor Centre, Culloden IV2 5EU

Tickets from website

An evening of swash-buckling derring-do, in a reading of a new play by local playwright & theatre-maker, Phil Baarda.
16 APR  

British Watching & WIldlife Club: Scotland's Rare Breeding Birds

8.30pm, The Grant Arms Hotel, The Square, Grantown on Spey PH26 3HF


Speaker - Dr Mark Eaton, Principal Conservation Scientist, RSPB