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Culture & Arts
Embrace Scottish culture in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Join us as we celebrate ancient traditions and spark new ones at our vibrant year-round calendar of festivals and events.
Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC), His Majesty’s Theatre, Music Hall, Lemon Tree and The Barn regularly welcome the biggest names in music, West End shows and comedy , as well as up-and-coming local talent. The brand new The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) will open its doors in Autumn 2019 welcoming even more big names in entertainment.
One of the city’s quirkiest venues is the independently owned Belmont Filmhouse. Built in 1896 as a trades hall the cinema is now well known in the cultural sector for not only showing the newest releases but classic favourites and international films too.
Learn more about this part of Scotland at our key museums found in the city, and in towns and villages across Aberdeenshire. Discover stories of local history from our maritime past, farming and agriculture, writing and art in our visitor centres and heritage museums.
If the fine arts scene is more your thing, find internationally acclaimed artworks and masterpieces at art galleries across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.