Events – What’s on in Stonehaven

May 2022

Stonehaven Folk Club – various dates

The award-winning club formed in 1987 and meets weekly (with occasional closures) – see program below for the next few months of 2022. The club is open to all – members and non-members; performers and non-performers.

Evenings start at 8:30pm (doors open 8:00); session nights are free, entry for guests nights ranges from about £5 to £12

Note: venue is either the British Legion or Bowling Club, and occasionally may be via Zoom

May 13Said the Maiden – now unfortunately unable to appear – a new guest will be announced asapBritish Legion
May 20Paddy Buchanan Band The band launches their new EP; followed by a sessionBritish Legion
May 27Dan MacKinnon A fine singer/guitarist from Nova ScotiaBowling Club
Jun 3No club 
Jun 10Rebecca Connelly Singer/songwriter from ArbroathBowling Club
Jun 17Session come sing, play, recite, etc – any genre… or just listenBowling Club
Jun 24Jack Badcock Singer/songwriter from the band DallahanBritish Legion
JulClub closed 
AugClub closed 
 Due to Covid, etc all details subject to possible change 

Friday May 13

Saturday May 14

Concert for Ukraine – raising funds for the Red Cross Ukraine Appeal

Tickets are available at Ma Simpson’s Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 11am -1pm, or 3 -8pm; Friday 11am -1pm, 3 – 6.30pm or Saturday 10am – 4pm Or online

Sunday May 15The Royal British Legion – E.G.M

Union Jack in full flutter above building

The Royal British Legion Stonehaven Branch Social Club will be holding an Emergency General Meeting

on Sunday 15 May at noon. This meeting is purely for the adoption of the Social Club accounts.

Monday 23rd May 2022 – Author talk at Stonehaven Library

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Join the Live Life Aberdeenshire library team at Stonehaven Library for an author talk with local author Roy Burnett on Monday 23rd May 7 – 8 pm.

Roy will be talking about his debut novel ‘Eye for an Eye,’ a story of espionage that follows a Scottish ex-army officer as he leads the fight against a key financial source of Middle-East terrorism!

This novel takes the reader from local Royal Deeside, to the Middle-East. Join Roy as he share his journey into writing, including the level of research required for his debut novel.

Booking is essential. To book your place go to

SDCC Public Meeting – 24th May 2022

Stonehaven and District Community Council are holding a Public Meeting on Tuesday the 24th May, starting at 7pm in Stonehaven Town Hall to discuss the current and future provision of support and activities for our older people, now the Invercarron Resource Centre is being converted into a vaccination centre.

The meeting will be split in to three parts:
• Part 1 – Highlighting the local desire for the Invercarron Resource Centre to be retained / returned to its original use.
• Part 2 – This the main focus of our meeting to press Aberdeenshire Council / Aberdeenshire Health and Social Care Partnership (AHSCP) to provide an alternative venue within the town for our older people’s groups and activities. This should be more than a room, preferably the same room: With suitable access; With appropriate seating (firm chairs with high backs / arm rests etc.) and tables etc.; Access to toilets (on same floor) with room for walking aids etc., Plus additional full disables facilities; Access to facilities for making teas and coffees; and Access to facilities to support the serving of food (for Lunch club’s etc.)
• Part 3 – What are the long-term plans to support our older people, including: The provision of a development worker beyond the initial period to support our older people’s groups and the plans for older people’s support, both for thoses needing a lot of support and for thoses who only need a little support with access to clubs and groups for their wellbeing.

All are invited, please share this information widely with older people who may not have access to the internet.