Arts & Screen

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Egg Sheeran

Family tradition is an Easter egg-stravaganza

For many families, Easter is a time of tradition - whether it be an egg hunt, a trip to church for the Easter Sunday service, or a family get-together.

Faubourg dAmiens Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery

Mackie pupils to attend WWI commemorative event in France

Two S3 history pupils from Mackie Academy in Stonehaven are set for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to France to observe the centenary of the Battle of Arras at Scotland’s national commemorations.

Stonehaven beach

Former teacher pens ode to Stonehaven

A former teacher from Dunnottar Primary School has put pen to paper and composed a poem as an ode to Stonehaven.

Johnshaven Primary School pupils Nathan Watson and Aiden Wardrop pictured with  the school's language teacher Frida Mittmann who teaches French and Spanish.

Johnshaven youngsters win in multilingual poetry competition

Two Johnshaven Primary School pupils were named as winners of their category after entering a multi-lingual poetry competition.

Last year's Beer Happening was a sell-out.

Midsummer Beer Happening: Tickets on sale on Thursday

Looking for tickets to one of the biggest and best beer festivals in Scotland? It so happens you’re in luck.

Whats on
Winner of the Advanced Colour Print: 'Fancy a Curry' by Brian Doyle.

Mearns Camera Club ‘Still Life’ competition results

Mearns Camera Club’s second set subject competition of the 2016-76 session was judged on Monday Night at their weekly meeting, in Stonehaven Community Centre.

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

Skateraw Fair has been a regular fixture in Newtonhill for over 30 years

Skateraw Fair appeal

Newtonhill Village Association are appealing for volunteers to come forward to help organise the annual Skateraw Fair, a highlight in the village calendar.

The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Stonehaven Farmer to make TV debut

Stonehaven Farmer to make TV debut

A Stonehaven farmer is set to make his small screen debut next week when he appears on BBC One Scotland’s ‘The Mart.’

Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

Scottish Ballet's Hansel and Gretel takes to the stage at His Majesty's Theatre

A tale of mischief and magic

Once upon a time, there was a town where children had mysteriously been disappearing, one by one, ever since the arrival of a new, young and beautiful teacher at the lcoal school.

Theatre and Comedy
Auchenblae village hall

Auchenblae Christmas Market

Christmas is coming early to Auchenblae where the village hall will be transformed into a festive market place on Friday November 25. Auchenblae Christmas Market will be open from 6.30-8.30pm with around 25 stalls selling a huge variety of goodies for Christmas.

Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick star in The Accountant

Film Review: The Accountant (15)

Starring Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J. K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey Tambor, John Lithgow

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

Which of these TV game shows would you most like to see return?

The Crystal Maze is set to return to our TV screens and that got us thinking - which other game show would you like to see back on TV?

Director of Mearns Heritage Services Dave Ramsay at the plaque commemorating Robert Burns

Mearns area marks Burns connection

An annual memorial service is to take place next month to commemorate the date Robert Burns visited the north-east area.

Stonehaven Art Club Exhibition
Friday's opening evening at the town hall saw the presentation of prizes. 
Rosebowl Award winner Fiona Wadsworth and her painting Craigeven Bay which was judged winner by artist Mike Samson (right). 

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42nd Stonehaven Art Club Exhibition

The 42nd annual Stonehaven Art Club Exhibition opened in the Stonehaven’s Upper Town Hall last week with a private viewing on Friday, July 29.

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