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What's On Next Week (31/7/2017 to 6/8/2017)

Event: Up Close & Musical: Roslin String Quartet
Up Close & Musical: Roslin String Quartet
On 31 Jul 2017 (Monday Only)
Royal Conservatoire graduates bring their string quartet to Aberdeen as part of Aberdeen International Youth Festival.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: AIYF Welcome Concert
AIYF Welcome Concert
On 31 Jul 2017 (Monday Only)
For the second year our annual event that welcomes International visitors to Aberdeen and the North-East of Scotland will be held in the iconic Beach Ballroom.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Performing Arts)
Event: Power up your business!
Power up your business!
On 31 Jul 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Free interactive workshop. Discover how to take the best advantage of your free access to our premium business eResources.
(Theme: Business,Workshops & Courses,)
Event: Decorate Bunting (Culter Library)
Decorate Bunting (Culter Library)
From 01 Jul 2017 To 31 Jul 2017
What does the library mean to you?
(Theme: Crafts,)
Event: Decorate Bunting (Cults Library)
Decorate Bunting (Cults Library)
From 01 Jul 2017 To 31 Jul 2017
What does the library mean to you?
(Theme: Crafts,)
Event: Library Bear's Picnic (Kaimhill)
Library Bear's Picnic (Kaimhill)
On 31 Jul 2017 (Monday Only)
Come along to Kaimhill Library where Library Bear will be helping them celebrate 125 years of the Central Library.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Storytelling,)
Event: Summer Reading Challenge 2017 - Animal Agents at Torry Library
Summer Reading Challenge 2017 - Animal Agents at Torry Library
On 31 Jul 2017
Take part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland and spend a Super Sleuthing Summer with Aberdeen City Libraries.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,)
Event: Summer Reading Challenge 2017 - Animal Agents at Cove Library
Summer Reading Challenge 2017 - Animal Agents at Cove Library
On 01 Aug 2017
Take part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland and spend a Super Sleuthing Summer with Aberdeen City Libraries.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,)
Event: Creators' Club Taster Session (Bridge of Don)
Creators' Club Taster Session (Bridge of Don)
On 01 Aug 2017
Come along to Bridge of Don Library to celebrate 125 years of the Central Library.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Crafts,)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Students from North of Scotland School of Music (NESMS)
Up Close & Musical: Students from North of Scotland School of Music (NESMS)
On 01 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
AIYF continues our partnership with NESMS with a showcase concert featuring some of the most talented young musicians from the region.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Tim Kadlec (Czech Republic) and Daria Trofimova (Russia)
Up Close & Musical: Tim Kadlec (Czech Republic) and Daria Trofimova (Russia)
On 01 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
Flute player Tim Kadlec and singer Daria Trofimova perform at Cults Parish Church as part of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Choral Concert: RCS Voices & Hamrahlídarkórinn (Iceland)
Choral Concert: RCS Voices & Hamrahlídarkórinn (Iceland)
On 01 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
Both choirs are sure to enchant with their mix of music that will perfectly fit the Cathedral's ambiance and acoustics beautifully.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Encore's Rock 'N' Roll American Circus (USA)
Encore's Rock 'N' Roll American Circus (USA)
On 01 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
Talented dance group from California perform as part of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Dance)
Event: Big Band and Jazz Night
Big Band and Jazz Night
On 01 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
Featuring timeless Big Band music in Aberdeen's premier dance venue make this a concert for all jazz lovers.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music,)
Event: A FREE monthly comedy night dedicated to developing and showcasing local comedic talent.
A FREE monthly comedy night dedicated to developing and showcasing local comedic talent.
On 01 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
Want to see comedians testing and honing their craft but can't afford (or be bothered) to travel to Edinburgh and pay extortionate prices for everything?
(Theme: Performing Arts,Theatre & Shows)
Event: Theatre Double-Bill: Foreign Language School (Russia) and Variant (Ukraine)
Theatre Double-Bill: Foreign Language School (Russia) and Variant (Ukraine)
From 31 Jul 2017 To 01 Aug 2017 (Monday and Tuesday)
This double bill is aimed at young audiences and families, and introduces two new companies to AIYF. Suitable for young children 6+.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Theatre & Shows,)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Rosewood Duo
Up Close & Musical: Rosewood Duo
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Glasgow based Classical Guitar & Flute Duo who work with Live Music Now perform in Aberdeen for the International Youth Festival.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Open Singing Masterclass with RCS Voices and AIYF Ensemble
Open Singing Masterclass with RCS Voices and AIYF Ensemble
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
A chance to see the young singers from the UK's top conservatoires be put through their paces and get advice from one of the country's leading professional singers.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Daria Trofimova (Russia) and Tatiana Serova (Russia)
Up Close & Musical: Daria Trofimova (Russia) and Tatiana Serova (Russia)
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Performers from the St Petersburg Forum collaborate as part of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Encore's Rock 'N' Roll American Circus (USA)
Encore's Rock 'N' Roll American Circus (USA)
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Talented dance group from California perform as part of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Dance)
Event: Theatre Double-Bill: Dramatic Troop for Artistic Creation (Morocco) and Jamaica Youth Theatre
Theatre Double-Bill: Dramatic Troop for Artistic Creation (Morocco) and Jamaica Youth Theatre
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Two of Aberdeen International Youth Festival's theatre groups present their shows in Aberdeen's very own Lemon Tree.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Theatre & Shows)
Event: Evening of World Dance and Music
Evening of World Dance and Music
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
A celebration evening of local and visiting groups as we take a trip around the world and sample the cultures and creativity of the places and people through dance and music.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Performing Arts)
Event: Song Night
Song Night
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
The National Youth Choir of Scotland regional choirs perform and collaborate together in this evening of song in the atmospheric St Machar Cathedral.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Curator’s Tours of ‘Incidental Interiors’
Curator’s Tours of ‘Incidental Interiors’
On 02 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
an alternative tour of the hospital, using Rachel Barron’s unique map, made for the exhibition ‘Incidental Interiors’.
(Theme: Visual Arts,Guided Walks/Tours)
Event: Summer Reading Challenge 2017 - Animal Agents at Culter Library
Summer Reading Challenge 2017 - Animal Agents at Culter Library
On 02 Aug 2017
Take part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland and spend a Super Sleuthing Summer with Aberdeen City Libraries.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,)
Event: Fun with Fossils Day
Fun with Fossils Day
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
Come along to our Fun with Fossils day to explore the giants that once roamed the Earth.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Education)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Pupils from Douglas Academy Music School, Glasgow
Up Close & Musical: Pupils from Douglas Academy Music School, Glasgow
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
This concert presents some of the talented young musicians that attend the school with a mix of solo and duo performances.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Up Close & Musical: RCS Voices
Up Close & Musical: RCS Voices
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
RCS voices show their versatility as they present a concert of contemporary jazz and pop, in an unaccompanied more informal style.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Ensembles from the Chamber Music Project
Up Close & Musical: Ensembles from the Chamber Music Project
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
This concert marks the end of the AIYF Chamber Music project and features music played by ensembles from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and also from the project leader Hebrides Ensemble.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland (NYoS) start their 2017 tour at AIYF under conductor Thierry Fischer.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Double-Bill: Dance Studio Light (Czech Republic) and Jamaica Youth Theatre
Double-Bill: Dance Studio Light (Czech Republic) and Jamaica Youth Theatre
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
Two of Aberdeen International Youth Festival's talented groups present their shows in Aberdeen's very own Lemon Tree.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Performing Arts)
Event: Castlegate Theatre: Teechers
Castlegate Theatre: Teechers
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
ACT Aberdeen's own young people's company perform their take of a classic play as part of the Aberdeen International Youth Festival
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Theatre & Shows)
Event: Mezcla in Concert
Mezcla in Concert
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
Aberdeen International Youth Festival & Jazz at the Blue Lamp present the band led by the BBC Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year 2017.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Signed Stories for Families
Signed Stories for Families
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
Signed stories for families
(Theme: Storytelling,Children & Family-Friendly,)
Event: Telling the Time
Telling the Time
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
We will help you on your way to understanding the big and little hand, becoming a master of time!
(Theme: Education,Children & Family-Friendly)
Event: A Squire's Journey to Knighthood
A Squire's Journey to Knighthood
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
Join us in the medieval times as we help you on your quest to become a grammar knight!
(Theme: Education,Children & Family-Friendly)
Event: Put a Spring in your Step!
Put a Spring in your Step!
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
Jump straight into this comprehension workshop and learn some fantastic skills that you can apply to any text you read. Can you help us predict what will happen next?
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Education)
Event: Piece of Cake
Piece of Cake
On 03 Aug 2017 (Thursday Only)
Join us for a fun day at the maths bakery, as we divide up our favourite treats to help you master fractions and decimals!
(Theme: Education,Children & Family-Friendly)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Hamrahlídarkórinn (Iceland)
Up Close & Musical: Hamrahlídarkórinn (Iceland)
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
The Cathedral should provide the perfect setting for this Icelandic choir. With a style that resonates and speaks of their homeland, this is a great setting to hear them create their beautiful collective sound.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Daklen Difato (Italy)
Up Close & Musical: Daklen Difato (Italy)
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
Italian Consulate bring to the Aberdeen International Youth Festival talented pianist Daklen Difato.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Scotia's Realm
Up Close & Musical: Scotia's Realm
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
These concerts will take the audience on a grand tour of Scotland in music, verse and song, highlighting the rich language and dialects that define the different regions.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Rehearsed Reading: Belonging
Rehearsed Reading: Belonging
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
This new music theatre play, written by Jamie Drummond, uses AIYF as its setting and explores the international connections and understanding it can bring for groups and individuals.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Performing Arts)
Event: Dance with Project Y
Dance with Project Y
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
Y Dance, Scotland's national dance agency for young people, once again brings some of the brightest talent from across Scotland to AIYF for an evening of new contemporary dance.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Dance)
Event: Orchestra Concert featuring Govani Musicisti Ossolani (Italy)
Orchestra Concert featuring Govani Musicisti Ossolani (Italy)
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
This regional youth orchestra hails from the North of Italy and also features players from across the border in Switzerland and comes to AIYF as part of a UK tour.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: International Traditional Music Night
International Traditional Music Night
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
Expect fantastic tunes played with a real youthful energy and contemporary twists.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Extended Festival: AIYF Ensemble and NYCoS Edinburgh
Extended Festival: AIYF Ensemble and NYCoS Edinburgh
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
Both choirs will have a wide range of repertoire from the more traditional church through to contemporary choral music.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
Event: Tor Na Coille Whisky Club
Tor Na Coille Whisky Club
On 04 Aug 2017 (Friday Only)
Join whisky connoisseurs Sandy Kenneway and Steven McConnachie for a guided tour of Scotland’s national drink, sampling malts from across the country and learning about what makes good whisky.
(Theme: Heritage)
Event: Joseph Wilson at Breakneck comedy
Joseph Wilson at Breakneck comedy
On 05 Aug 2017 (Saturday Only)
Aberdeen premier comedy club
(Theme: Performing Arts)
Event: Aberdeen International Youth Festival
Aberdeen International Youth Festival
From 28 Jul 2017 To 05 Aug 2017 (Everyday)
AIYF is a multi-arts festival which allows for young performers from all over the world to showcase their talents at different locations across Aberdeenshire.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Performing Arts)
Event: Up Close & Musical: Students from North of Scotland School of Music (NESMS)
Up Close & Musical: Students from North of Scotland School of Music (NESMS)
On 05 Aug 2017 (Saturday Only)
AIYF continues our partnership with NESMS with a showcase concert featuring some of the most talented young musicians from the region.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music)
The AIYF International Variety Gala
On 05 Aug 2017 (Saturday Only)
The 2017 Aberdeen International Youth Festival is sure to conclude with a bang at the city's His Majesty's Theatre.
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Performing Arts)
Sessions Festival
From 04 Aug 2017 To 05 Aug 2017 (Friday and Saturday)
Sessions Festival, Aberdeen’s first outdoor craft beer and music festival, is set to rock the city this summer
(Theme: Fairs, Festivals, Galas,Music,)
Incidental Interiors by Rachel Barron and Anna Shirron
From 09 Jun 2017 To 06 Aug 2017 (Everyday)
Incidental Interiors is a site-specific installation in The Suttie Arts Space in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary by artists Rachel Barron and Anna Shirron, which takes the hospital’s interior as its starting point.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Visual Arts)
Walking the West Highland Way 2017
From 01 Aug 2017 To 08 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
We are organising this event called "Walking the West Highland Way 2017", in order to raise awareness of what we do and for whom, and of course to raise funds to continue providing the activities to those individuals and further the charity aims.
(Theme: Fundraising,Countryside)
Pickleball
From 09 Aug 2016 To 08 Aug 2017 (Tuesday Only)
Pop along and be one of the first to try Pickle Ball in Aberdeen
(Theme: Sport & Games)
Say it Aint Sew
From 12 Apr 2017 To 16 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Say It Ain't Sew Aberdeen is a free sewing and craft class every Wednesday in Brewdog Aberdeen.
(Theme: Crafts,Workshops & Courses)
Dolphinwatch Aberdeen
From 28 Apr 2017 To 20 Aug 2017 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
Come and spot Dolphins with us. Free event, open to all every Thurs - Sun during summer.
(Theme: Environment,)
Exhibition: Cooking The Books
From 05 Jun 2017 To 20 Aug 2017 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)
Cookery books from the University of Aberdeen's Special Collections.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Children & Family-Friendly)
Catherine Redgate: Open Night & Exhibition
From 13 Jul 2017 To 23 Aug 2017 (Weekdays Only)
Join us for the open night of Catherine Redgate's work: Thursday 13th July 6.30pm - 8pm
(Theme: Exhibitions,Fundraising)
Scot Free Tours: Crime Pays Tour
From 29 Apr 2017 To 26 Aug 2017 (Saturday Only)
Tales from the darkest annals of Aberdeen's history.
(Theme: Guided Walks/Tours,Heritage,)
Scot Free Tours: Free Walking Tour
From 01 Apr 2017 To 27 Aug 2017 (Weekend Only)
Learn about Aberdeen's history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord Byron, in this free one and a half hour walking tour.
(Theme: Guided Walks/Tours,Heritage,)
Scottish Country Summer Social Dances
From 03 May 2017 To 30 Aug 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Informal social dancing with live music, run by Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. Open to all but not suitable for complete beginners.
(Theme: Dance)
Seize the Summer with Explore Learning!
From 14 Jul 2017 To 31 Aug 2017 (Everyday)
Join us for a head start to becoming a fearless learner in the summer and beyond! Join today and save on your first three months. Book a free trial and come and visit us!
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Education)
Shazam Theatre Company SCIO
From 03 Sep 2016 To 03 Sep 2017 (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday)
Theatre company for 8-30 year olds.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Theatre & Shows)
Say It Ain't Sew
From 07 Sep 2016 To 06 Sep 2017 (Wednesday Only)
A free sewing and craft class, open to all, every Wednesday from 6:30pm in BrewDog Gallowgate.
(Theme: Crafts,Education,)
Kirk Coffee
From 09 Jun 2017 To 29 Sep 2017 (Friday Only)
Tea, coffee and light refreshments at the Kirk of St Nicholas Uniting, Aberdeen.
(Theme: Fundraising,Children & Family-Friendly)
THE GATEWAY TO THE NORTH: ABERDEEN HARBOUR 1136-1660
From 10 Sep 2016 To 30 Sep 2017 (Everyday)
This new display presents the early history of Aberdeen Harbour.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Heritage,)
Coastline Catherine King at His Majesty's Theatre
From 15 May 2017 To 01 Oct 2017 (Everyday)
An exhibition in The Dress Circle Bar at His Majesty’s Theatre - ‘Coastline’ by Falkirk based artist Catherine King.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Visual Arts)
GALLERY OF MEMORIES
From 26 May 2016 To 31 Dec 2017 (Everyday)
Aberdeen Art Gallery, the Remembrance Hall and Cowdray Hall are currently being redeveloped. Upon re-opening, the Remembrance Hall balcony will have digital exhibitions exploring memories about war and conflict, focusing on people who live or lived in Abe
(Theme: Exhibitions,Heritage,)
Pilates @ Rosemount Community Centre
From 18 Jan 2017 To 31 Dec 2017 (Wednesday Only)
Pilates @ Rosemount Community Centre every Wednesday 6.30-7.30pm with instructor Sharon.
(Theme: Health,Theatre & Shows)
TALES FROM THE TOLBOOTH
From 25 Jun 2016 To 13 Apr 2018 (Everyday)
2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the building of Aberdeen’s Tolbooth.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Heritage,)
The Scottish Warrior Exhibition
From 13 Jun 2017 To 26 May 2018 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)
In the year of History, Heritage and Archaeology a new student-curated exhibition in King's Museum invites visitors to challenge their perceptions of the "Scottish warrior".
(Theme: Education,Exhibitions,)
Helicopter Lessons Aberdeen
From 10 Aug 2015 To 10 Aug 2018 (Everyday)
Choose from the two seater Robinson R22 or four seater R44 Your experience includes a 30 minute ground briefing followed by your chosen flight duration You will also receive a flight certificate on completion of your session
(Theme: Countryside,Guided Walks/Tours,)
Swing Dancing
From 25 Nov 2014 To 01 Sep 2018 (Tuesday and Saturday)
Join us to learn Lindy Hop and Charleston and dance like in the Roaring Twenties!
(Theme: Dance)
Aberdeen Aeromodellers Flying Club @ Banchory Devenick Airfield near Portlethan Aberdeen.
From 25 Nov 2013 To 25 Dec 2018 (Everyday)
12 minutes from the City of Aberdeen. Flying most days especially @ weekends flying Radio Controlled models of Helicopter and fixed wing aircraft. We are looking for new members to join us at the Club - we don't charge for training new pilots.
(Theme: Sport & Games)
Swing Dancing in Aberdeen!
From 12 Jan 2015 To 30 Jun 2020 (Monday and Wednesday)
Join us to learn Lindy Hop and Charleston and dance like in the Roaring Twenties! With us you can be part of the UK swing-dancing scene with workshops in and around Aberdeen.
(Theme: Dance)

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