There are many community groups and organisations within the Tomintoul and Glenlivet area providing a range of opportunities for residents to get involved in community life and visitors to enjoy recreation.
We are a craft group that meet every Tuesday from 10am – 12noon in the Community Lounge within Tomnabat court. Every crafter or non crafter are welcome, we can teach you if you want to learn a new skill. Cost is £1-00 per session. This covers refreshments and room use.
Kirkmichael & Tomintoul Community Association
Meets third Wednesday of each February, May, August & November 7.30pm Richmond Hall
Tomnabat Hill Committee
To let Land at Tomnabat Hill for grazing and disperse funds to community groups. Meeting normally once a year end of March 7.30pm normally. Place to be advertised. Membership By appointment
Community Newsletter published 4 times a year January, April, July, October
Glenlivet and Inveravon Community Association
Quarterly Open Meetings on the last Wednesday of January, April, July, with the AGM as well in October. Anyone is very welcome to attend the meetings the only proviso is, unless the person lives in the parish of Glenlivet and Inveravon they will not be able to vote.
The Independent Glenlivet & Inveravon Newsgroup
To entertain and inform those people living and working in or visiting, the Glenlivet and Inveravon area and surrounding district. To provide low cost advertising for local business.
Publishers of THISTLEdown. A quarterly publication sold for £1, which has an average of 48 x A4 pages. It is printed professionally in full colour. It is distributed throughout the area from Tomintoul to Aberlour and Dufftown. We have subscribers from all over the world. The publication is produced by a volunteer team of 5 local people. We are always pleased to receive material, be it stories, news, organisation updates or photos etc. We publish on the first Saturday of March, June, September and December. For deadlines go to our web page.
Kirkmichael Ex-Servicemens Hall
The Cairngorms Astronomy Group
The Cairngorms Astronomy Group are based in Tomintoul and Glenlivet. Membership is currently open to anyone living in the TGLP area.
The objectives of the group are to: Arrange astronomical events and observing sessions. Support the creation of an IDA accredited Dark Sky Park in the area
Members are able to borrow group equipment for private astronomy and astro photography use.
The equipment currently includes:
8” Schmidt Cassegrain Telescope by Celestron
Atik Infinity astro video camera
Ioptron tracker (for astro pics with your own camera)
Tomintoul & Glenlivet History Group
TGHG is an informal, community-led group which meets to organise history and heritage projects which provide sound recordings and historic photographs for the archive in the Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre and Museum, such as Memory Days, and the commemoration of the First World War, in the local area. Please contact the Co-ordinator via Facebook to join.
Tomintoul and Glenlivet Outdoor Bowling Club
Outdoor all weather Bowling club. We are the highest in Scotland, and we believe, the highest in the UK. We meet on Monday afternoons at 2 pm and Wednesday evenings at 7 pm.Friday night is reserved for children from 7 pm until 8 pm. Membership is £35 first year and £45 every succeeding year. We charge £3 for a session for members of the public and £1 for bowls hire and £1 for shoe hire (if required).We are open from Easter until the end of October. We are located at 1 Lecht Drive, Tomintoul, AB37 9EH.