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CULTURAL EVENTS

  • Shinrin-Yoku (by donation)
    Shinrin-Yoku (by donation)
    Fri, 12 Apr
    Aberfoyle
    12 Apr 2024, 07:00 – 8:00
    Aberfoyle, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8, UK
    12 Apr 2024, 07:00 – 8:00
    Aberfoyle, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8, UK
    Shinrin-Yoku is the Japanese practice of forest bathing, or forest therapy - the antidote to modern life. Working with the belief that we are part of nature, and practised in Japan as a method of preventative health care, forest bathing is believed to bring mental, physical and spiritual benefits.
  • Yoga for Taiko Players (donations welcome)
    Yoga for Taiko Players (donations welcome)
    Fri, 12 Apr
    Aberfoyle Memorial Hall
    12 Apr 2024, 08:00 – 8:50
    Aberfoyle Memorial Hall, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    12 Apr 2024, 08:00 – 8:50
    Aberfoyle Memorial Hall, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    In this workshop, we will learn and practise a specific set of yoga asanas that are essential for taiko players. Taught by Razz Purcell.
  • Festival Banquet (£22)
    Festival Banquet (£22)
    Fri, 12 Apr
    Aberfoyle
    12 Apr 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Aberfoyle, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    12 Apr 2024, 19:30 – 20:30
    Aberfoyle, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    Join us for a Scottish and Japanese themed buffet meal.
  • Hachijo Party (free)
    Hachijo Party (free)
    Fri, 12 Apr
    Aberfoyle
    12 Apr 2024, 20:30 – 22:00
    Aberfoyle, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    12 Apr 2024, 20:30 – 22:00
    Aberfoyle, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    Come and hang out Hachijo Island-style!
  • Shinrin-Yoku (by donation)
    Shinrin-Yoku (by donation)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Aberfoyle
    13 Apr 2024, 07:00 – 8:00
    Aberfoyle, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 07:00 – 8:00
    Aberfoyle, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8, UK
    Shinrin-Yoku is the Japanese practice of forest bathing, or forest therapy - the antidote to modern life. Working with the belief that we are part of nature, and practised in Japan as a method of preventative health care, forest bathing is believed to bring mental, physical and spiritual benefits.
  • Yoga for Taiko Players (donations welcome)
    Yoga for Taiko Players (donations welcome)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Aberfoyle Memorial Hall
    13 Apr 2024, 08:00 – 8:50
    Aberfoyle Memorial Hall, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 08:00 – 8:50
    Aberfoyle Memorial Hall, Trossachs Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SW, UK
    In this workshop, we will learn and practise a specific set of yoga asanas that are essential for taiko players.
  • Face Painting (Donations welcome)
    Face Painting (Donations welcome)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Aberfoyle Primary School
    13 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    Japanese-themed face painting for the little ones, where they can become a mythical kitsune (fox), Raiijin (god of thunder), or their favourite Japanese anime character!
  • Origami (free)
    Origami (free)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Aberfoyle Primary School
    13 Apr 2024, 12:00 – 13:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 12:00 – 13:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    Learn Origami - Japanese paper crafts!
  • Japanese caligraphy (free)
    Japanese caligraphy (free)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Aberfoyle Primary School
    13 Apr 2024, 13:00 – 14:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 13:00 – 14:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    Japanese calligraphy (書道, shodō) is a form of calligraphy, or artistic writing, of the Japanese language.
  • Yukata dressing (free)
    Yukata dressing (free)
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Aberfoyle Primary School
    13 Apr 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 14:00 – 15:00
    Aberfoyle Primary School, Lochard Rd, Aberfoyle, Stirling FK8 3SZ, UK
    Try out the Japanese 'Yukata' (festival wear) with your family and take a picture as a memento of the Festival!
  • Taiko Festival Cèilidh (Free)
    Taiko Festival Cèilidh (Free)
    Sun, 14 Apr
    Gartmore Village Hall
    14 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 23:30
    Gartmore Village Hall, Main St, Gartmore, Stirling FK8 3RW, UK
    14 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 23:30
    Gartmore Village Hall, Main St, Gartmore, Stirling FK8 3RW, UK
    Dance the night away in traditional Scottish fashion after your taiko related exertions. We'll also be dancing the Bon Odori from the afternoon workshop.
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