Victoria Week

Days of fun in Royal Deeside's most resilient village.

Second week of August every year. Be Amused.


Here's the Programme as its stands at the moment and is subject to change...  The Dates for this years BVW is 3rd to 11th August 2019....


PDF of 2018 Programme

Friday 2

Night Hunters and their Prey:8pm – late, CV


Saturday 3

Potted Sports: CG, 2.30pm, F

Film: Stan & Ollie, VH 7pm for 8pm, £13


Sunday 4

Book Fair: VH, 10am-5pm, £1

Sunday Fayre: from 11am, F entry

Vehicle Parade: BS, 1pm, F

Cartie Race: BS, after parade

Cheils Challenge: CG, 2:30pm

Songs of Praise: GC, 6.30pm, D


Monday 5

Messy Play: VH, 10-11.30am, £2

Remembering The Past: CG, 11-3pm, D

Small Pet Show, AH, 12 noon, £1

Rufts Dog Show: CG, 2pm, £varies

Hobby Horse Trials


Tuesday 6

Lego Playtime: MS 10-12am D

Remembering The Past: CG, 11-3pm, D

Tartan on the Green: CG

Buttony Bear’s Picnic: CG, 12-2, F

Bonnie BVW Baby: CG, 1pm, F

Strawberry Tea: ?? GC, 2-4pm

History at the Halls:MS,2pm, D

Edibles and Medicinals: BoV, 2-4

Highland Hustle: ???PS, 7.30pm

TV Quiz Show Quiz: VH, 7.30pm



Wednesday 7

Storytelling: BL, 10am, F

Samba Band Workshops:

MS, 10am-12pm, 2-4pm

Remembering The Past: CG, 11-3pm, D

Family Putting: BG, 11am-4pm, F/£1

Bowling Club Open Day (tbc): BG, 11 - 3 £1

Fishing: CL, 11-2pm, F

Samba on the Green: 1pm CG

Board Games: BL, 2-4pm, F


Thursday 8

Ballater Highland Games:

MP, 10am, £8/£2

Beat Retreat:  CG, 7pm, D

Ceilidh: VH, 7.30pm, £10/5


Friday 9

CLAN Afternoon Tea: DI, 2-4pm, £6

It’s A Knockout: CG, 6.30pm, F

Games Stewards Funcy Dress Friday


Saturday 10

Car Boot Sale: CG, 10.30am>

Antiques Fair: VH, 10am-4pm, £1

Family Disco: AH, 6.30-8pm, u11s, £2


Sunday 11

Focus Craft Fair: VH, 10-4pm

Ecumenical Church Service: GC, 11am

Duck Race: CG, 1pm, £2.50/F

Queen Victoria’s 200th

Anniversary  Flotilla: TBC RD 3pm

3-11 August 2019