Canaletto in Aberdeen

Recent research in the University of Aberdeen has confirmed that the collection includes a painting by Italian artist Giovanni Antonio Canal (1695-1798), better known as Canaletto. This work will be shown in a small display alongside other related works in the collection.

Learn to Crochet

Come along to learn the basics of crochet!

This class is suitable for complete beginners. I will provide all the materials you need and you will learn the three cornerstone stitches for all your future crochet projects – chain, double, and treble crochet. We will use these stitches to make your first project, a cute bunny rabbit!

This class has online after-class support via a closed Facebook group - allowing you to share your progress and seek advice as your crochet skills develop.

Aberdeen City Centre Free Walking Tour with Scot Free Tours

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.

Polish Scottish Folk Night

Performance of 'Iona Fyfe Trio', 'S.H.A. Hanka Wojciak & Susanna Jara' and 'Bogdan Holownia'

This event is a part of 'Polish Scottish Mini Festival'

'Iona Fyfe Trio'
Iona Fyfe is an Aberdeenshire folksinger. Has become one of Scotland’s finest young ballad singers, rooted deeply in the singing traditions of the North East of Scotland. Scots Singer of the Year at MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards.

Iona has been described as “one of the best Scotland has to offer.” (