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ABOUT TARVES

Tarves, Scotland where quality of life is the prize in a rural setting just 30 minutes drive from one Europe’s beautiful small cities – Aberdeen.

Our community has always welcomed visitors to Aberdeenshire. Some have passed through, some have stayed awhile, and others have settled amongst us.

We are happy to welcome you to Tarves on the web. We hope your virtual visit will encourage you to find out more about our real village and the leisure and business benefits it can offer.

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Herbal Workshop – Nutrition of Wild Food – 12 August 2017


AUG12

Herbal Workshop – Nutrition of Wild Food

Public

Hosted by Pitmedden Garden

Saturday at 10:0016:00

Herbal Workshop this Saturday!

Book your tickets online https://nts.cloudvenue.co.uk/herbalworkshopnutritionofwildfood or phone Pitmedden Garden 01651 or visit our shop, open daily 10am-5:30pm

Come along and learn the nutrition of wild and foraged foods. An interesting and fun day learning what nutrients are in foraged plants, led by Eleanor Brown and Natasha Lloyd BSc NIMH AOF. Eleanor has many years experience of foraging from the local area and creating interesting and tasty condiments from the plants she finds. Natasha is a Medical Herbalist and member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists and a member of the Association of Foragers. She has many years experience of foraging and making medicine from the wild.

The day will be split into two sessions with a tasty herb lunch in between. The first session will be learning and watching some practical demonstrations. The second half will be a herb walk around Pitmedden’s excellent Herb Garden and the woods surrounding the Garden.

Saturday 12th August 10am-4pm
£45 a person inc. a herb-based lunch

ELLON COMMUNITY CINEMA – 13 AUG 2017 VICTORIA HALL

The Ellon community cinema is on in the Victoria Hall, Ellon on 13 August. Cars 3 for the kids amongst us and the BlockBuster Dunkirk. Enjoy a different cinema experience and support the community hall in Ellon.

TARVES COMEDY NIGHT – FRIDAY 1st SEPT 2017 – MELVIN HALL

The Breakneck Comedy Club people present a Tarves comedy Night in the Melvin Hall on Friday 1st September. The line is Stuart Mitchell plus support. The evening kicks off at 8pm and there is a licensed bar. Tickets are just £15 and can be booked online. Go to www.breakneckcomedy.co.uk

VINTAGE AND VETERAN CAR RALLY IN OLDMELDRUM – TODAY SUNDAY 6th AUGUST 2017

Garioch Vehicle Restoration Society

Classic Vehicle Club and organisers of the

Vintage and Veteran Rally in Oldmeldrum

on the first Sunday in August- all day 10am to 4pm

Oldmeldrum Pleasure Park,

The highlight of the year is, of course, our own Garioch Vintage & Veteran Rally,
held in the pleasure Park in Oldmeldrum. This always takes place on the
1st Sunday in August. We don’t charge an entry fee for entrants or spectators.
There aren’t many Clubs who can say that.
In 2016 we had 351 entries on the field.

TREOL AND FOLK BAND NORTH PLAY AT TARVES MELVIN HALL AS PART OF THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVAL

The Tarves Heritage project this year has again organised to host Aberdeen International Youth Festival, with a concert locally. The Melvin hall welcomed, TREOL from Edinburgh and FOLK BAND NORTH from Norway. Both traditional music bands made up of young performers in the festival played on Wednesday August 2nd to a delighted audience.

A short taste of the music finale is online below. if you want to know more and help Tarves Heritage project go to http://www.tarvesheritage.org.uk/ 

TARVES FLOWER SHOW – 2017 – SAT 12 AUGUST

The Tarves Flower Show  is Saturday 12 August.  Entries are very welcome to all the classes.  Remember this is called a flower show but is for handicrafts, baking and produce as well as flowers and vegetables and fruit. Please get a schedule from the committee. shop or online at:

http://tarves.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/2017-Tarves-Flower-Show-Schedule.pdf

All the competition classes and instructions are there.  Look forward to your entries in the morning. The judging takes place late morning and lunchtime.  The doors open at 2pm and the prizes awarded at 2:15pm

JONATHAN MERES – AUTHOR AT MELDRUM LIBRARY – 10th AUGUST 2017

‘ World of Norm’ Author Jonathan Meres comes to Meldrum Library to talk about his books. Booking essential for the 10th August 2017 at 10am

PUTTING THE SOCIAL INTO SOCIAL MEDIA PROJECT – FREE 50+ OPPORTUNITY

Scotland’s new voluntarily arts project ” putting the social into social media ” for the 50+ age group in any creative group or project. Click on the poster to find out more on how to arts and learn new digital skills to help run your group.

This is free digital training for those in your group. So register your interest online or phone the number at the bottom of the poster below.