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Live Entertainment in the Lounge Bar with Scott Ramsay Singer Guitarist

Join us every Sunday from 8:30pm for our pub quiz. Come and test your knowledge to win prizes!
Family and dog friendly.
We hope to see you there!

Join us for the most anticipated comedy event in the Highlands!

An evening full of laughter and world-class comedy is set to take place at Macdonald Aviemore Resort this summer. The Highland Comedy Club will be hosting its inaugural event on Saturday, June 22, featuring a lineup of the UKs most celebrated comedy acts, including headliner Connor Burns who sold-out his shows at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe.

This premier event is set to captivate and entertain audiences and will be hosted by internationally acclaimed Ray Bradshaw.

For locals of Aviemore, the Resort is pulling out all the stops, with a special ticket offer for the show (£18) or a dinner and show combination (£40). Enjoy being serenaded by local artist Dylan Tierney before heading through for the premier event.

On top of this, the Resort is also offering exclusive getaway packages for the event to complement the comedy experience. Starting from £250, for one or two nights, these packages include top-tier comedy show tickets, dining, breakfast, and 4-star accommodations for two guests.
Guests will also enjoy unlimited access to the Resort’s leisure facilities, with the two-night package offering additional perks such as cinema passes and exclusive entry to the tartan army fan zone for the Scotland vs Hungary Euro 2023 match.

The Macdonald Aviemore Resort offers an array of experiences for everyone, from show-only or show and dinner combo options to complete getaway packages, set against the scenic beauty of Aviemore at the heart of Cairngorm National Park.

Highland Comedy Show Stellar line up:

Your Host for the Evening: Ray Bradshaw

Ray spent 2021/22 touring the UK as John Bishop’s handpicked support act, having previously toured with Frankie Boyle in 2019. Ray was the first comedian to ever win a Scottish Culture Award and is a regular host of Scotland’s most popular radio show, Breaking The News. Having just finished his own UK wide tour, Ray’s brand of charming, clever comedy is not to be missed!

Headliner: Connor Burns

Fresh off a sell-out run at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe, where he added an unprecedented 12 extra shows due to popular demand, Connor has quickly become one of Scotland’s most exciting comedy talents. With millions of views online and performances across the globe, he’s a force to be reckoned with on the comedy scene.

“He is fearless, and it is wonderful”
★★★★★ The Scotsman

Supporting Act 1: Stuart Mitchell

Stuart is now regarded as one of the UK’s top comics with over 50 million views online. Longest running panelist of BBC’s Acclaimed “Breaking the news” Mitchell has also just released a debut comedy special for BBC radio 4!

Supporting Act 2: Gary Little
Recognised as a master storyteller, Gary is a regular headliner at many of the top comedy clubs across the UK. He has a rare gift for turning mundane, every-day experiences into pure comedy gold, leaving his audiences crying with laughter.

“Some of the best stand up I’ve ever seen” – Kevin Bridges

You are invited to celebrate Scotland’s national drink through an inventive and varied programme of whisky-inspired events across Speyside and within the Cairngorms National Park at The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival 2024.

Visit the region’s world famous distilleries, meet the makers, taste the finest whiskies, and discover the passion behind them. That’s not all, there are events fit for a foodie and the outdoor enthusiast, live music, talks, tastings, tours, and more.

Visit the Spirit of Speyside website to see the full itinerary of events.

Discover how to identify the smells & tastes, learn the language & understand what you enjoy!

We invite you to join us for a celebration of Ballindalloch Distillery, Whisky and Estate, an unmissable afternoon of whisky, food, music and fun.

Come and explore our beautiful Single Estate Distillery and discover what makes us unique in Speyside: our traditional manual production process and the circular economy within the Estate of our natural resources and by-products. From the very outset, the production of our Whisky was always destined to be “hands on”. With a clear commitment to tradition, the Single Estate nature of our process allows us to control every aspect of Whisky making. From the barley we grow at our Home Farm to the draff fed back to cattle across the Estate, we craft our Whisky in a way that generations past would have recognised.

Your ticket includes access to the Distillery production and operational areas. You will be joining us for an afternoon of Ballindalloch Single Malt Whisky drams, food from our Ballindalloch BBQ featuring Aberdeen Angus meat, the breed closely associated with Ballindalloch (a delicious vegan option will be available too) and tasty home-bakes from Lagmore Café.

As a family owned and working estate, the Macpherson-Grants invite you to experience many aspects of estate life through various fun activities. We will have archery, fly-fishing demonstrations (and for you to try), golf challenges, live music, and much more. Also, as Chieftain of the Aberlour Highland Games, current Laird, Guy Macpherson-Grant is looking forward to watching you join in some caber tossing and other Games sports. With so much to see & do, we guarantee you a great afternoon at Ballindalloch.

Join us this Easter break from the 29th March- 15th April, where you can explore over 20 attractions and lots of Easter themed activity EGGS-tras all included in the ticket price!

What to expect this Easter?

We have some cool Easter-themed activities lined-up and fab prize giveaways starting with a ‘Chick Colouring Competition’ at The Butterfly House, with three ‘Easter Crafty Bundles’ up for grabs. Our ‘Golden Egg Competition’ in Bamboozeleum. How many golden eggs has the golden bunny collected for Easter…hm it’s anyones guess but if you do manage to work it out we have a ‘Giant Lindt Bunny’ for the lucky winner. The Easter bunny has been busy at Bunny Burrows in Wonderwood, there is one collassal carrot ready for harvest, but can anyone tell us how long it is- we have an 8-tier tower of boxed goodies for the winner of this ‘Giant Carrot Competition’! Enjoy dressing up as your favourite Spring character at Dress Up Corner and take a snapshot of your Landmark moment at our cool Easter display. If you like hunting for clues, follow the ‘Bunny Trail’ in Wonderwood and see if you can find the hidden bunny!!

Our park has over 20 attractions to keep the whole family entertained so your visit this Easter will be a brilliant jam-packed adventure!

A variety of local and talented vendors, from foodies to crafters, drinks, artists and everything in-between. Come support and shop local businesses, alongside providers in Aviemore. Based at The Winking Owl Craft Ale Pub and Bar in the heart of Aviemore. Keep an eye on our facebook page for any updates!

It’s long been said that Cubans sing when they speak, dance when they walk, and woo with a love song.

So it should be of little surprise that The Cuban Brothers’ peerless funk soul review blends sexy, SOULFUL MUSIC, with jaw-dropping B-BOY ACTION and RIOTOUS COMEDY.

From humble beginnings, Miguel Mantovani, Young Dominico and Kengo San have built Los Hermanos Cubanos – The Cuban Brothers – into a legendary outfit that continuously sells out shows across the globe.

The Brothers have recently been extending their family, with Shaka Loves You becoming honorary members and touring together.

This will be kick ass. And will sell out. Don’t hang about for tickets.

Come and spend a night in and around our tipi, enjoying pizzas and drinks and good tunes with friends and family. We have a choice of four different delicious pizzas (vegetarian options available), a range of local drinks, spirits and snacks and some Smores to toast on the fire.

There is plenty of fun around our tipi for the kiddies too. Our next pizza nights are during the Easter holidays on Thursday 4th April and Thursday 11th April, then they will be returning for the summer holidays.

Booking is essential so please get in touch to find a time that suits. We hope to see you there!

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