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  • Crowds sitting on a hillside looking towards the Braemar Games
    Braemar Gathering
  • Highland dancers compete at the Lonach Gathering
    Highland dancers at the Lonach Gathering
  • The façade of His Majesty's Theatre located on Rosemount Viaduct in Aberdeen city centre.
    His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen
  • The exterior of the Lemon Tree, an arts venue in Aberdeen city
    The Lemon Tree, an arts venue in Aberdeen city

Enjoy a variety of arts and culture events in Aberdeen City and Shire. Celebrate Hogmanay at an ancient fire festival, enjoy music and literature in the Granite City and see amazing boats.

Aberdeen City and Shire offers visitors of all ages a dazzling array of arts and culture events throughout the year.

One of the oldest universities in the UK, the University of Aberdeen also boasts WORD – one of the most exciting literary events in the country. Head to the beautiful King’s College and other venues located throughout the city to enjoy readings by acclaimed authors.

At the Stonehaven Fire Festival, join the locals in watching a spectacular procession of smoldering fireballs make their way down the high street before being flung in the harbor just before the old Town House bell strikes midnight. 

Get into the festive spirit during the Aberdeen Winter Festival and watch as the city’s Christmas lights are turned on, browse for stocking fillers in traditional street markets and listen to your favourite carols.

Or why not see talented young musicians from around the world perform at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival?

One of the more traditional but perennially popular events in Aberdeenshire are its Highland games. Witness everything from caber tossing to piping and Highland dancing, and come to the famous Braemar Gathering in September for the chance to see members of the Royal Family in attendance.

Embrace the region’s proud maritime history at the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy which celebrates its 20th anniversary in May. Admire traditional vessels from Scotland and beyond in the historic town harbor while enjoying great food and drink and live music.

Join in the creative side of this north east part of Scotland by attending an arts and culture event in Aberdeen City and Shire.

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  1. Below Another Sky

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    This exhibition presents new work in print by 20 outstanding national and international artists commissioned by the Scottish Print Network.

    Dates

    11 Oct 2014 to 24 Jan 2015
  2. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    The Bangkok beauties perform their cabaret & comedy turns, with musical contributions & impressions

    Dates

    17 Jul 2015 to 26 Jul 2015
  3. To Kill A Mockingbird

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    An adaptation of Harper Lee's great book.

    Dates

    16 Feb 2015 to 21 Feb 2015
  4. The Fair Intellectual Club

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    A tale of teenage love, friendship and betrayal set at the dawn of the Scottish Enlightenment.

    Dates

    26 Feb 2015
  5. Susan Calman: Lady Like

    Type

    Comedy Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Feisty and caustic wit.

    Dates

    28 Mar 2015
  6. Sanitise

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    A physical and visual production, based around insecurity.

    Dates

    18 Feb 2015
  7. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Stand-up comedy featuring anecdotes from his life.

    Dates

    14 Feb 2015
  8. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    In this brand new show, Shuttleworth will perform classic tunes such as Two Margarines and I Cant Go Back To Savoury Now as well as new ditties like Bitter Sweet Memories and Relatives In Rotherham.

    Dates

    14 Mar 2015
  9. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    New theatre from some of the country's best talent.

    Dates

    24 Feb 2015 to 28 Feb 2015
  10. Butterfly

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    A striking adaptation of Madame Butterfly from the award-winning Ramesh Meyyappan.

    Dates

    31 Jan 2015
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