Members Showcase and Arts directory

Name and Description BBAF page Own or other website
Music
     
Visual Arts
David Watson Hood
contemporary artist working in digital and traditional media.
  www.twocrows.co.uk
William John Moreton
self-taught, professional artist in Peterhead
  www.artoyd.com
Frank Bruce
An honoured ex-member and noted outsider artist
see pages in the AITE database  
Dalziel and Scullion
honoured ex-members and noted international contemporary artists
  www.dalzielscullion.com
Dianne Sutherland
Botanical artist and illustrator
  www.diannesutherland.com
Dance
     
     
     
Drama
Rhona Mitchell School of Drama
a drama school / youth theatre based in Inverurie but we have participants from all over the North East.
  Rhona Mitchell School of Drama
     
     
     
     
     
Literature
John Mackie
Writer of poetry, songs, libretti, screenplays and children's stories and storyteller.
John Mackie John Mackie - lyrics from the dolphin coast
Stanley Bruce
  The Bard of Banff on 'Electric Scotland'
Wordfringe, Festival of New Writing in Aberdeen and North-East Scotland   www.wordfringe.co.uk
Crafts
     
     
     
Arts Groups and Organisations
Fraserburgh & District Community mosaic June 2008 details  
The Buchan Heritage Society
Motto: "Dinna Tine't"
Aims: To retain the traditional music, song, verse and drama of Buchan The society runs a programme of monthly events and an annual 'Festival of Music, Song and Verse' in May.
  Buchan Heritage Society Website
The Annual Scottish Traditional Boat Festival Portsoy   Portsoy traditional boat festival
COAST Festival of the visual arts Banff-Macduff
"Revealing the Unseen" 23rd to 26th May 2008
  COAST
Garioch Festival
An annual Drama Festival (along with some other Arts) now in its 4th year.
  www.gariochtheatrefestival.org.uk
The Doric Festival
A twa wikk lang splore o the tung, sangs, music and traditions o oor byous Doric culture
  www.thedoricfestival.com
North East Open Studios (NEOS)
is an award winning collective of artists, makers and galleries based in northeast Scotland, who open their doors to the public yearly.
  North East Open Studios (NEOS)
Venues
The Salmon Bothy Portsoy   www.salmonbothy.co.uk
Delgatie Castle
see pages in the AITE database
www.delgatiecastle.com