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What's On In Aberdeen

What's On This Week (8/2/2016 to 14/2/2016)

Event: A Lot of Hot Air
A Lot of Hot Air
On 09 Feb 2016 (Tuesday Only)
A night of stand up comedy
(Theme: Performing Arts)
Event: Fortifying Rulership in Pictland: the results of excavations at three fortified enclosures in Northeast Scotland
Fortifying Rulership in Pictland: the results of excavations at three fortified enclosures in Northeast Scotland
On 09 Feb 2016 (Tuesday Only)
Evening Lecture in association with University of Aberdeen Museums and Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
(Theme: Talks, Lectures & Conferences)
Event: Ash Wednesday Service
Ash Wednesday Service
On 10 Feb 2016 (Wednesday Only)
Imposition of Ashes & Holy Eucharist
(Theme: Seasonal,Music)
Event: Wire Work Fun: Make your Own Wire Links
Wire Work Fun: Make your Own Wire Links
On 10 Feb 2016 (Wednesday Only)
A great workshop to show you some of the foundation techniques of wireworking.
(Theme: Crafts,Workshops & Courses)
Event: Crafts workshop: Introduction to earring making
Crafts workshop: Introduction to earring making
On 11 Feb 2016 (Thursday Only)
This is a great introduction to making earrings, from dangles and cute little studs to gypsy style hooped charm earrings.
(Theme: Crafts,Workshops & Courses)
Event: Could you fall in love with a robot?
Could you fall in love with a robot?
On 11 Feb 2016 (Thursday Only)
Join us for a thought-provoking evening of debate focusing on our future as humans alongside artificial intelligence.
(Theme: Talks, Lectures & Conferences)
Event: Composting on a National Scale
Composting on a National Scale
On 11 Feb 2016 (Thursday Only)
Rachael Reid, environmental and compliance officer at Keenan Recycling Ltd, talks about scaling up the natural processes of composting to deliver an organics recycling service for Scotland.
(Theme: Talks, Lectures & Conferences,Environment)
Event: The Social: Superheroes & Comics
The Social: Superheroes & Comics
On 12 Feb 2016 (Friday Only)
Our Young People’s Collective invites you to take part in an evening of creativity and entertainment, inspired by the colourful world of superheroes and graphic novels.
(Theme: Crafts,Young People,)
Event: Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016
Chinese New Year Celebrations 2016
From 08 Feb 2016 To 12 Feb 2016 (Weekdays Only)
The University of Aberdeen will mark the Chinese New Year with traditional activities to welcome the year of the monkey.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly)
Event: Make Your Own Spring Leaf Bracelet
Make Your Own Spring Leaf Bracelet
On 12 Feb 2016 (Saturday Only)
Another great macrame knotted bracelet workshop from Jahan!
(Theme: Crafts,Workshops & Courses)
Event: Classics at Ferryhill
Classics at Ferryhill
On 13 Feb 2016 (Saturday Only)
Grampian Concert Orchestra's February concert features three joyful and magical works to lift the spirits on a winter's evening.
(Theme: Music)
Event: Burlesque and cabaret show
Burlesque and cabaret show
On 13 Feb 2016 (Saturday Only)
An evening of burlesque and cabaret
(Theme: Theatre & Shows,Performing Arts)
Event: Papercut Workshop at Bead Pop
Papercut Workshop at Bead Pop
On 13 Feb 2016 (Saturday Only)
Choose from three designs, then using a scalpel and cutting mat we will help you make a professional looking finished piece that is bound to be admired.
(Theme: Crafts,Workshops & Courses)
Event: MICK FERRY at Breakneck Comedy
MICK FERRY at Breakneck Comedy
On 13 Feb 2016 (Saturday Only)
Aberdeen's Premier Comedy Club
(Theme: Theatre & Shows,Performing Arts)
Event: Spectra Aberdeen's Festival of Light
Spectra Aberdeen's Festival of Light
From 11 Feb 2016 To 14 Feb 2016 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
SPECTRA 2016, Aberdeen’s stunning Festival of Light returns to the city to celebrate the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design!
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Visual Arts,)
Event: Astronaut Training
Astronaut Training
From 16 Jan 2016 To 14 Feb 2016 (Weekend Only)
Join us every weekend in January for our Astronaut Training Programme.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Workshops & Courses)
Event: Photography - Alternative Processes (Advanced/40hr)
Photography - Alternative Processes (Advanced/40hr)
From 17 Oct 2015 To 14 Feb 2016 (Weekend Only)
This course provides an exploration of a variety of alternative photographic processes.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: City of Ghosts: A Dialogue with George Washington Wilson
City of Ghosts: A Dialogue with George Washington Wilson
From 15 Oct 2015 To 21 Feb 2016 (Everyday)
In this exhibition, the contemporary photographer John Perivolaris reaches back in time to the Aberdeen of the late 19th Century to create a new suite of photographs that pay homage to George Washington Wilson and the city he depicted.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Heritage)
Event: An Introduction to Watercolours -Short Course
An Introduction to Watercolours -Short Course
From 02 Feb 2016 To 23 Feb 2016 (Tuesday Only)
A Short Course in Watercolour - running weekly from 2-23 February on Tuesdays 10.30-12.30
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: LUNCHTIME TALKS: BORN AND BAPTISED SEASON
LUNCHTIME TALKS: BORN AND BAPTISED SEASON
From 03 Feb 2016 To 23 Feb 2016
Talks take place on a Wednesday from 12.30-1pm at Aberdeen Maritime Museum or The Tolbooth Museum unless otherwise stated. Admission is free but advance booking is required on 01224 337714.
(Theme: Talks, Lectures & Conferences,)
Event: Printed Textiles (Foundation/40hr)
Printed Textiles (Foundation/40hr)
From 05 Oct 2015 To 29 Feb 2016 (Monday Only)
This course is aimed at complete beginners to fabric printing and offers students the opportunity to explore a range of screen printing processes and fabric manipulation including Devore, Procion and Discharge printing methods.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Printmaking Study (Intermediate/Advanced/40hr)
Printmaking Study (Intermediate/Advanced/40hr)
From 05 Oct 2015 To 29 Feb 2016 (Monday Only)
Explore more fully a range of printmaking applications and processes.This course focuses on developing and advancing printmaking practice.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Creative Bookbinding (Foundation/40hr)
Creative Bookbinding (Foundation/40hr)
From 06 Oct 2015 To 01 Mar 2016 (Thursday Only)
The course offers an introduction to a variety of creative bookbinding techniques and equipment.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Kilt Making (Intermediate/40hr)
Kilt Making (Intermediate/40hr)
From 06 Oct 2015 To 01 Mar 2016 (Tuesday Only)
Course content will include assembly of a sampler miniature kilt to experience all the techniques required before progressing onto making a full sized menswear kilt.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Printmaking (Foundation/40hr)
Printmaking (Foundation/40hr)
From 06 Oct 2015 To 01 Mar 2016 (Tuesday Only)
This Foundation Printmaking course will cover basic processes in Relief and Intaglio Printmaking, including monoprinting, linocut, collagraph, drypoint and hard-ground etching.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: BFI Academy - Film making course for 16-19 year olds
BFI Academy - Film making course for 16-19 year olds
From 26 Oct 2015 To 01 Mar 2016 (Monday Only)
A 12 week course for aspiring film makers that want to learn how to script, produce and make their own short film. The course is taught by Industry professionals and is for those that are serious about a career in the Creative Industries.
(Theme: Education,Young People)
Event: Mini Makers at Bead Pop
Mini Makers at Bead Pop
From 14 Jan 2016 To 01 Mar 2016 (Tuesday and Thursday)
Join us for Mini Maker mayhem! Bring your 18 month - 5 year old and help them to thread a selection of large holed beads and make their very own necklace and bracelet to take home on the day.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Crafts)
Event: Ceramics (Foundation/40hr)
Ceramics (Foundation/40hr)
From 07 Oct 2015 To 02 Mar 2016 (Wednesday Only)
Students will be introduced to all aspects of ceramic processes and construction.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Crafts)
Event: Jewellery (Foundation/40hr)
Jewellery (Foundation/40hr)
From 06 Oct 2015 To 02 Mar 2016 (Tuesday and Wednesday)
This course will introduce students to basic workshop practice and the use of traditional jewellery tools and equipment.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Painting Connect (Foundation/Intermediate/40hr/ONLINE)
Painting Connect (Foundation/Intermediate/40hr/ONLINE)
From 08 Oct 2015 To 03 Mar 2016 (Thursday Only)
This new ONLINE course is an opportunity for students to complete a programme of home-based study.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Jewellery - Wax Carving, Casting and Stone Setting (Intermediate/40hr)
Jewellery - Wax Carving, Casting and Stone Setting (Intermediate/40hr)
From 08 Oct 2015 To 03 Mar 2016 (Thursday Only)
Students will have the opportunity to explore the properties of wax carving and cuttlefish, clay & lost wax casting through to the production of small scale jewellery pieces.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Ceramics (Intermediate/40hr)
Ceramics (Intermediate/40hr)
From 08 Oct 2015 To 03 Mar 2016 (Thursday Only)
Students will be able to develop their skills in ceramic technologies and production techniques.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Crafts)
Event: Painting (Foundation/40hr)
Painting (Foundation/40hr)
From 07 Oct 2015 To 05 Mar 2016 (Wednesday and Saturday)
This course is sympathetic to the needs of those just beginning to discover and develop their interest in painting.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Gray's School of Art Short Course Programme
Gray's School of Art Short Course Programme
From 05 Oct 2015 To 05 Mar 2016 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)
Gray's School of Art, founded in 1886 is one of the oldest established colleges of art in the UK. Gray's has for many years offered evening and weekend courses for part-time students.
(Theme: Workshops & Courses,Visual Arts)
Event: Chris Wells & Mario Sughi 'Escape'
Chris Wells & Mario Sughi 'Escape'
From 06 Feb 2016 To 08 Mar 2016 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)
'Escape' is a joint exhibition of work by Chris Wells and Mario Sughi aka Nerosunero. These multi-award artists have come together to showcase their recent work.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Visual Arts,)
Event: Nicola Bonner: Advance Preview Open Night & Exhibition
Nicola Bonner: Advance Preview Open Night & Exhibition
From 04 Feb 2016 To 09 Mar 2016 (Weekdays Only)
Meet the artist and enjoy a special viewing of our new exhibition with first choice of the artwork available to purchase. Refreshments provided! 25% of all sales go directly to support CWT and its various projects.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Fundraising)
Event: BORN AND BAPTISED
BORN AND BAPTISED
From 12 Dec 2015 To 13 Mar 2016 (Everyday)
Aberdeen born artist John Phillip’s magnificent painting, Baptism in Scotland, gives us a glimpse into highland life in the mid 19th century and is the focus of this exhibition.
(Theme: Exhibitions,Heritage,)
Event: Maths & English Tuition - Free Trial!
Maths & English Tuition - Free Trial!
From 24 Jan 2016 To 31 Mar 2016 (Everyday)
Inspiring maths and English tuition for children age 5-14. Free trial! Could your child benefit from: • Increased confidence? • New skills in Maths & English? • Entrance Exam preparation? • Being stretched and challenged in new areas?
(Theme: Education,Children & Family-Friendly)
Event: Destination Space - Join The Crew!
Destination Space - Join The Crew!
From 10 Nov 2015 To 31 Mar 2016 (Everyday)
Celebrates astronaut Tim Peake's Principia mission with this series of space-themed activities and events
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly,Education)
Event: Learn Igbo & Yoruba Now: 
Igbo & Yoruba Language Clubs
Learn Igbo & Yoruba Now: Igbo & Yoruba Language Clubs
From 09 Jan 2016 To 02 Apr 2016 (Saturday Only)
We are delighted to inform you about our Yoruba and Igbo Language Clubs in Aberdeen.
(Theme: Education)
Event: Evening Beach Health Walk
Evening Beach Health Walk
From 15 Apr 2015 To 15 Apr 2016 (Wednesday Only)
Health walks are easy walks at an acheivable pace, designed for those wishing to get active and last from 30 - 60 min
(Theme: Guided Walks/Tours,Health)
Event: The Northern Dance Club
The Northern Dance Club
From 24 Aug 2015 To 18 Apr 2016 (Monday Only)
A well established dance club that gives tuition in latin and ballroom dance for complete beginners and improvers.
(Theme: Dance)
Event: “Working 9 to 5 …”
“Working 9 to 5 …”
From 31 Oct 2015 To 30 Apr 2016 (Everyday)
Office work has changed fundamentally since the days of quill and parchment.
(Theme: Exhibitions,)
Event: AbacusAdventure - Abacus & Mental Maths Class for Kids
AbacusAdventure - Abacus & Mental Maths Class for Kids
From 03 May 2015 To 03 May 2016 (Tuesday Only)
This is a unique maths enrichment course including maths, and mental maths, for children aged 4-12 based on the use of the ancient Chinese/Japanese Abacus.
(Theme: Children & Family-Friendly)
Event: Imperial Possessions: Sir William MacGregor, doctor, governor, explorer and collector
Imperial Possessions: Sir William MacGregor, doctor, governor, explorer and collector
From 05 Feb 2016 To 29 May 2016 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday)
‘More to the world than Aberdeen and twal mile roon’: highlights from the nineteenth century collections of Sir William MacGregor
(Theme: Exhibitions)
Event: Over 60s Exercise Class
Over 60s Exercise Class
From 01 Feb 2016 To 06 Jun 2016 (Monday Only)
Gentle excercise to music.
(Theme: Senior Citizens/50+,Dance,)
Event: ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES WITH TANGO ABERDEEN
ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES WITH TANGO ABERDEEN
From 06 Jan 2016 To 29 Jun 2016 (Wednesday Only)
Tango Aberdeen offer weekly Argentine tango classes catering for the complete beginner through to the intermediate dancer, advanced dancers are also welcome. Our classes are sociable and we encourage participants to change partners regularly.
(Theme: Dance,Music)
Event: Shazam Theatre company scio
Shazam Theatre company scio
From 24 Aug 2015 To 01 Jul 2016 (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday)
Shazam Theatre company scio are starting back this week. We provide quality theatre groups for young people 8-30 years old
(Theme: Performing Arts,Children & Family-Friendly)
Event: Bridge of Don Health Walk
Bridge of Don Health Walk
From 03 Aug 2015 To 03 Aug 2016 (Monday Only)
Short, easy walk around the local community lead by a trained volunteer walk leader finishing with a cup o tea!
(Theme: Health,Guided Walks/Tours)
Event: Helicopter Lessons Aberdeen
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,)
Event: Aberdeen Aeromodellers Flying Club @ Banchory Devenick Airfield near Portlethan Aberdeen.
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)
Event: Swing Dancing in Aberdeen!
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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