My weekly events round-up, 11-17 September 2017

This week is a good one for those looking for unique festivals and events… start by following the yellow NEOS signs to meet artists and makers, up your science game, learn about our local produce, step foot inside some of our most hidden venues and take a tour of a famous town!


Meet 233 artists, makers and designers this weekend as they open up their studio doors to the public for one of the UK’s largest Open Studios events! This is your chance to check out the best of the best local producers in North-east Scotland.

Date: 9-17 September 2017. Location: Various, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire


Ever thought about the science behind everyday life? Now it's time to discover the science behind everything! TechFest, our festival of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, returns to Aberdeen later this month.

Date: 11-25 September. Location: Various, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

The unique food culture of the North-east

As part of the Hungry Histories project join local celebrity chef Craig to find out all about our larder – discovering what makes it so unique and why our food heritage is so rich!

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017. Time: 12.30-1.30pm. Venue: Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Doors Open Day

This is your chance to find out what’s really behind those closed doors… over these two days visit some of Aberdeenshire’s most hidden buildings and step inside to find out what really goes on! Some of the buildings will only open their doors once to the public in a lifetime…

Date: 16-17 September 2017. Time: 9am-5pm. Location: Various, Aberdeenshire

Scot Free Tours Stonehaven

Do you want to learn more about the beautiful town of Stonehaven? It has a long, and famous, history from religious strife to royalty and even mars bars – this is your chance to find out about all the little quirks of Stonehaven!  

Date: Sunday 17 September 2017. Time: 12-1.30pm. Venue: Market Square, Stonehaven

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To find out what else is on throughout the year just check out our what’s on calendar!