Using CT scans and the latest medical visualisation techniques experts have been able to uncover insights into the life of Ta-Kheru, an Ancient Egyptian woman whose ceremonially mummified remains have been in the University of Aberdeen museums’ collections since the 18th century. The exhibition tells the story of Ta-Kheru, alongside an impressive holographic display of the CT scan and a facial reconstruction of The Lady of the House.
Explore, Discover & Enjoy Aberdeen with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format.
Are you curious about Aberdeen? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Aberdeen an intriguing place to explore!
Hosted at popular child-friendly park Den and the Glen in Maryculter, Santa's grotto is a must for north-east families this festive season.
The grotto is open from 10am to 5pm from Friday to Monday until Friday, December 14, when it will be open every day from 10am to 5pm until Christmas Eve when it will close at 2pm.
Twelve Days Of Christmas Wooden Sculpture Trail
Aberdeen City Centre
Photography courses in Aberdeen
Technical intro + practical field trip
Learn new technical skills to gain creative control of your digital camera and make photographs not possible on your mobile phone.
Photography is more rewarding when you understand the fundamentals and how to use them effectively.
Come along to our Christmas Fair at Solstice to purchase our handmade beautiful Christmas wreaths, Christmas decorations, living Christmas trees in pots. There will also be stalls with Christmas gifts and stocking fillers from other local businesses. Relax and enjoy a cup of tea, homebakes and a chat with us, we look forward to seeing you.
Admission by donation. Refreshments at additional cost from the Maryculter Trinity Church Guild. We are dog friendly.
Learn about Aberdeen's history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord Byron, in this free two and a half hour walking tour around the city centre.
Interested in learning more about Aberdeen? In this tour you will see the highlights of Aberdeen city centre, while you find out about Aberdeen's social history, its quirky inhabitants and how it got to where it is today.
All tours start from the Mercat Cross in the Castlegate. Walk-ups are welcome but to guarantee your place, reserve a space on our website. The tours are free. Donations are welcome.