01261 394015

MAY 2023

Banff

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary
of Scotland’s Favourite Film.

WELCOME To OUR

LOCAL HERO FESTIVAL

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Scotland’s favourite movie we’re hosting the greatest festival the beautiful costal town of Banff and its surrounding villages have ever seen. This is for the community and by the community.

Film fans from all over the world are invited to join us in Aberdeenshire this May. “It’s coming home…”

Visit our EVENTS page to find out what’s happening, when and how you can attend. BOOK EARLY, we fully expect to sell out!

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EXCITING EVENTS EVERYDAY
PLUS FOUR FABULOUS WEEKENDS

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MAY 6/7 • IT’S LAUNCH WEEKEND!

A first look at the Local Hero Exhibition and the opening of N/ine. The Local Hero Immersive Dining Experience and a chance to see what all the local shops and food establishments are creating to celebrate Local Hero’s Homecoming.

Local Hero Rabbit Pie Competition
MAY 13/14 • Cinema Launch & National Rabbit Pie Bake Off

Join us as we launch The Scottish Classic Film Festival in partnership with INDY Cinema Group of Edinburgh along with a selection of current cinema releases. The popcorn is on us! Get ready for The Live finals of the ‘National Rabbit Pie Bake Off’.

Music of Mark Knopfler for The Local Hero Festival
MAY 20/21 • Local Hero, The Music of
Mark Knopfler

A weekend of Music and Theatre featuring the Mark Knopfler soundtrack to Local Hero and the Anthem “Going Home” to his score from Local Hero – The Musical,  featuring “Only Rocks and Water”  We host our first Local Hero Ceilidh  at the location used in the film.

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MAY 27/28 • Local Hero Farmers and Makers Market, Northern Lights Experience & Closing Ceilidh

The last day of the festival and its going to be a cracker of day, Our Local Hero Farmers and Makers Market open for one day only and still be confirmed Northern Lights Experience followed by the closing Ceilidh.

Business Directory

The Broken Fiddle

Broken Fiddle Cafe

10% discount off the evening menu including homemade desserts served Thursday, Friday & Saturday 4.30pm to 7pm

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REBEL YELLS

Visit our stall or our website to receive 10% off our beautiful range of children's boutique style clobber at amazing...

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Tuleni

10% Off all costume jewellery. Beautiful & Stylish designs by Indulgence, Gracee & Gaby.

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The Platform

We would like to offer visitors 20% off full priced Ladies & Mens Clothing on show of wristband

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Ivy’s Emporium

FREE “I ❤️ Vintage” badge per customer. These are exclusive to our shop and not generally available.

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Market Arms

10% discount on our popular Cullen Skink, Haggis ( Incl Vegetarian Option), Neeps & Tatties, and Local Hero Amber Cask...

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WHERE ARE WE LOCATED?

FESTIVAL HQ & TICKET OFFICE

OPEN EVERY DAY FROM 09:00 TO 19:00
ALL VISITOR ENQUIRIES & INFORMATION
TICKET & WRISTBAND COLLECTION POINT

PHONE

01261 394015

ADDRESS

Local Hero Co-operative HQ
The Old Bank Building
40 High Street, Banff, AB45 1AJ.

EMAIL

hello@localherofestival.com

THANK YOU TO THE

Principal SPONSORS