Social Groups

We have started these social groups for our members to meet other members within the club that share the same interests. Make new friends and try something new!


Book Group
Book Group have chosen The Gathering by Anne Enright for their next book.  It won the 2007 Booker Prize. It was also the Irish Novel of the Year, and won the Irish Fiction Award. The next meeting will be on Thursday 5th March at 7pm.  All welcome to come along.

Table Tennis 

We have 2 tables in the Studio .
Equipment, rules and coaching for beginners are provided.
We play from 8.15pm on Tuesday .
The studio is also booked from 8.00pm on Thursday but we are short of numbers that night.
Any new players interested – please email or text Iain Clark or 07885270951) to let him know when you intend to attend.
The regular players communicate via a WhatsApp group so we know who and how many are coming each evening.

Beginners Art Class

Come along on Sunday 1st March from 10am – 4pm.

Bring along paper, pencils, paintbrushes and watercolours.  £25 per person which includes lunch.  Contact for booking information.


Singing Group
Our singing group meets every Thursday evening at 7pm in the Lodge and we currently have one of our members, Morag Simpson,  leading the choir.  Please come along and join in the fun, the cost is £6 per week. The session lasts no longer than an hour. No need to be a ‘singer’ or read music, we learn by ear. Many people in this group have experienced a great boost in confidence and wellbeing.

Hill Walking Group

The Hill Walking Group meet on the first Friday on every month. For further information, please contact

Low Level Walking Group

This walking group have decided to walk on the 3rd Friday of the  month and their next walk is on Friday 21st February.  The proposed walk is the ‘7 Bridges of Ballater’ approximately 6 miles and should take around 2.5 hours.  If you would like to join in or would like more information, please contact