Upcoming events

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016

    'Journeys'
    'Journeys'

    Where:
    Arbuthnot Museum, St Peter Street, Peterhead, AB42 1QD | Map

    The exhibition looks at the responses from four crucial questions:  Why do people from other countries move to Scotland? What would you say to welcome new people to Scotland? What makes a place feel like home? How can we make... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016

    DICK MCWHITTINGTON (2016 PANTO)
    DICK MCWHITTINGTON (2016 PANTO)

    Where:
    His Majesty's Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1GL, United Kingdom | Map

    Qdos Pantomimes & Aberdeen Performing Arts presents The record-breaking trio return for Aberdeen’s premier family pantomime in another unmissable show which features all of His Majesty’s Theatre’s panto hallmarks which audiences have come to expect. Staged by the same team... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016

    Lighting of Marischal College
    Lighting of Marischal College

    Where:
    Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen | Map

    See Aberdeen’s most iconic building illuminated for the winter period in traditional festive colours. Christmas trees will brighten Broad Street while Littlejohn Street will see the much-loved leopard in his favourite spot on the grassy mound. After you've seen the... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016

    Twelve Days of Christmas Wooden Carvings Trail
    Twelve Days of Christmas Wooden Carvings Trail

    Where:
    12 various locations, Aberdeen | Map

    New for 2016! Local chainsaw wood carver, Garry Shand has been commissioned to create 12 unique wooden totem pole sculptures based on the theme of the popular carol The Twelve Days of Christmas. Located across the city centre, this... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016

    Aberdeen’s Christmas Tree Maze
    Aberdeen’s Christmas Tree Maze

    Where:
    Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen | Map

    Prepare to get lost in our own magical Christmas Tree Maze. A joy for children and adults alike - can you make your way to the elves workshop and back? When you enter the maze, pick up a... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016

    Aberdeen Christmas Village
    Aberdeen Christmas Village

    Where:
    Union Terrace, Aberdeen | Map

    This year the Christmas Village includes a larger open-air ice, there will be double the number of market stalls, plus the return of the fairground rides and entertainment marquee!  *Open-Air Ice Rink * This year’s larger ice rink is made... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016 9:00am — 5:00pm

    Being and Becoming: exploring the creative balance of the artist teacher
    Being and Becoming: exploring the creative balance of the artist teacher

    Where:
    MacRobert Building | Map

    An exhibition of an ongoing research study exploring the creative balance of being an artist and teacher. This work in progress unveils the unique socially-shaped histories of six artist teachers based in North East Aberdeen. Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016 9:30am — 5:30pm

    Printland // Print Sale Extravaganza
    Printland // Print Sale Extravaganza

    Where:
    21 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BQ, Aberdeen City, Scotland | Map

    Peacock Visual Arts’ end of year exhibition and print sale ‘Printland’ opens Friday 25th November 2016, 6-8pm and then runs until the 14th January 2017, Tuesday to Saturday, 09.30-17.30. The exhibition provides an opportunity to own a unique, limited... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    Tales from the Tolbooth
    Tales from the Tolbooth

    Where:
    The Tolbooth Museum, Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BQ | Map

    2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the building of Aberdeen’s Tolbooth. The exhibition explores this historic building through the experiences of five of the Tolbooth’s early residents, drawing on material from our collections in collaboration with the Aberdeen City... Read more…

  • Sat, Dec. 3, 2016 10:00am — 5:00pm

    THE GATEWAY TO THE NORTH: ABERDEEN HARBOUR 1136-1660
    THE GATEWAY TO THE NORTH: ABERDEEN HARBOUR 1136-1660

    Where:
    Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY | Map

    This new display presents the early history of Aberdeen Harbour. Highlights on show include, 800 year old leather and textile clothing and everyday items from food bowls and gaming dice to brooches and combs giving a fascinating insight into... Read more…

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