"Aberdeen"

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Aberdeen's War

An exhibition drawing on the city’s rich collections to explore different aspects of Aberdeen’s involvement with the Great War including work by war artist James McBey.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 31 Aug

Aberdeen's 50+ Festival

A widely-varied programme of events aimed at people over 50, with equal emphasis on entertainment and education. Workshops, cookery demonstrations, art classes and keep fit sessions are complemented by live music performances, walks, exhibitions and plays, both in public venues around Aberdeen and on site in nursing homes.

Various venues: Aberdeen

Mon 1 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01224 641122

Tue 2 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01224 641122

Wed 3 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01224 641122

…and 11 more dates until 14 Sep

Aberdeen Film Festival

The very first Aberdeen Film Festival promises to take advantage of the city's cultural connections to bring in films and filmmakers from across the globe. Expect feature films, shorts and docs, plus workshops, Q&As and a web series night.

Various venues: Aberdeen

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 28 Sep

Times & prices vary

Mon 29 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 13 more dates until 12 Oct

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 17 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 24 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 1 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

…and 27 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Aberdeen International Market

Street market with over 70 stalls selling produce from all over the world.

Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01224 522984

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01224 522984

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01224 522984

  • 09:00 – 18:00
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Bright Club Aberdeen

Researchers go stand-up. Q: How many mathematicians does it take to change a lightbulb? A: None. Changing the lightbulb is trivial and is left to the reader as an exercise.

Cafe Drummond, Aberdeen

Fri 26 Sep

£6 (£4) / 01224 619930

Part of TechFest.

  • 20:30

Aberdeen Country Fair

Attracting over 30,000 visitors on the last Saturday of every month, the market boasts 36 – 40 stalls including a mix of over 25 local and guest producers, and local craft products. Stallholders include family-run butchers HM Sheridan; Hubertus Game; Ingram's Homecure (bacon, pork, sausages and cured meats); Cove Bay…

Belmont Street, Aberdeen

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01224 649000

  • 09:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

West Aberdeen Rock Choir

The West Aberdeen Rock Choir is led by singer/pianist Chris Mutch. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadn't found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I don't think any of us expected to make the huge number of great friends we have along the way not just…

Peterculter Parish Church

Thu 18 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 735845

Thu 25 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 735845

Thu 2 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 735845

…and 27 more dates until 25 Jun 2015

Aberdeen City Doors Open Day

One of a series of events giving free access to some Scotland's most historic and extraordinary places, many of which are not usually open to the public.

Various venues: Aberdeen

Sat 13 Sep

Times vary / Free

Sun 14 Sep

Times vary / Free

Aberdeen Art Fair Preview Evening

A preview of the highly regarded AAF, featuring work from local and national galleries and artists. Booking is essential.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Fri 5 Sep

£13.20 / 01224 641122

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Hidden Aberdeen: The Union Street Tour

Union Street is an interesting focal point for a tour of Aberdeen, as it cut through the old, crowded streets and led the way to a new development. This tour looks at what was there before, and tells of why the business community were so keen to press ahead with the development. The tour begins outside the Town House, and…

Union Street, Aberdeen

Sat 23 Aug

£11

  • 10:30
  • 14:00

Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open

The Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open, the only professional ladies' golf tournament to be played in Scotland, returns to Archerfield Links this summer. The event features some of the top players on the Ladies' European Tour, and Scottish golfer Catriona Matthew returns this year as reigning champion to…

Archerfield Links, North Berwick

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01620 897050

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 01620 897050

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 01620 897050

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Marion Patterson's Medals: Courageous Rescue in Wartime Aberdeen

Over 70 years ago, Aberdeen-born Marion, a Senior Fire Guard, was awarded the George Medal for risking her life to save a trapped serviceman after a Second World War bombing in South Market Street. This small display provides a rare chance to see all her medals, along with photographs and other memorabilia giving an…

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Tue 26 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 82 more dates until 29 Nov

Engage Worship Concert

A night of unrestrained praise and worship featuring Steph Macleod (Edinburgh), Isabella (London), Anna Barton (Aberdeen), Sola Okunuga (Aberdeen), The Kings Community Church Band and hosts Heartsong.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Sat 23 Aug

Free (donations welcome) / 01224 641122

  • 18:30

Breakneck Comedy

A night of comedy with open mic opportunities and a different line-up every time.

Blue Lamp, Aberdeen

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 07702 305532

Patrick Rolink, Nancy Clench, Gus Lymburn plus guests.

  • 20:00

Tue 26 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 07702 305532

JOEL DOMMETT, Jim Smith, Peter Wood plus guests

  • 20:00

Sat 30 Aug

£10 / 07702 305532

With Raymond Mearns, Billy Kirkwood, Anna Devitt, Peter Wood plus guests.

  • 20:00
…and 35 more dates until 23 Dec

Patrice and McRuvie: GADS – In Benachie No One Can Hear You Scream

Aberdeen Hairdresser to the Stars, Patrice, joins up with his old pal John McRuvie for a night of laughs.

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Fri 5 Sep

£12 / 01224 641122

  • 19:30

Sat 6 Sep

£12 / 01224 641122

  • 19:30

The Lord Provost's Charitable Trust Concert

Concert tarring classical tenor Russell Watson accompanied by the Aberdeen Sinfonietta, in aid of the Scottish social care charity Cornerstone.

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Thu 21 Aug

£40–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 19:30
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Lunchtime Talks

A series of free lunchtime talks held at museums in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Wed 20 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

James McBey War Artist by Ann Steed, Curator

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

From Bon Accord to St Helena: The First and Last Ships Built in Aberdeen by Jason Finch, Curator

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Danny Bhoy

Observational wit and dry humour from the Dumfriesshire stand-up.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Thu 18 Sep

£15 / 01224 641122

Neslta Red U8 Tournament

Under 8's mixed doubles competition.

Westburn Indoor Tennis Centre, Aberdeen

Sat 30 Aug

  • 16:00 – 18:00

Aberdeen Squash Raquets Club

Sat 20 Sep

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Tragic

Iain Heggie's one man humorous and moving adaptation of Hamlet.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Fri 3 Oct

£12 (Children £7; School Group £7) / 01224 642230

  • 19:00
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