Curious About Aberdeen

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!

Spring into Summer

As we look forward to the warmer weather let's appreciate all that our beautiful coasts have to offer. Join us for this special event weekend to get insider info on rock pooling, sea shore safari and learn how to stay safe while enjoying the beach from the RLNI, RLSS and Coast Guard. We will be joined by Whale and Dolphin Conservation on Saturday the 23rd for dolphin spotting and games.

Aberdeen City Centre Free Walking Tour - Español/Spanish

¿Te gustaría aprender más sobre Aberdeen? En este recorrido, verás los aspectos más destacados del centro de la ciudad de Aberdeen, mientras descubres la historia social de Aberdeen, sus peculiares habitantes y sus fascinantes historias en un viaje por el pasado, presente y futuro por la ciudad del granito.

Todos los tours comienzan desde el Mercat Cross en Castlegate.

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Of Dice & Men - Board Game Club

Join us at the Makerspace in the Media Centre, Central Library for Of Dice And Men - Aberdeen City Libraries weekly free board game club for adults.
We will have copies of Cluedo, The Chase, Sudoko, Chess, Backgammon, Dominoes and Monty Python's Really Silly Board Game to play but the club is also BYOBG - Bring Your Own Board Game.
Leave a comment with what game you would like to bring and how many players you need, and people wanting to play can reply.
Feel free to bring refreshments.

Festival Indonesia 2019

Experience Indonesia here in Aberdeen

With the theme "Emerald of The Equator," Festival Indonesia 2019 Aberdeen is an annual event held by Aberdeen Indonesia Students' Association aimed to promote the diversity of Indonesia. Indonesia has thousands of Island, with different cultures and languages that make Indonesia very colourful.

You can experience varieties of Indonesian culinary, art workshops, and amazing traditional performances.

Granite City Roller Derby host a British Championships Double Header

Granite City Roller Derby host a double header, as part of the British Championships Tier 2 North!

Come along for an awesome day of roller derby at the Aberdeen Beach Leisure Centre.

If you don’t know the game, don’t worry! There will be a brief explanation of the rules and plenty of friendly people to chat to! There will also be a raffle and a cake stall. All proceeds of the cake stall will go to charity.

Granite City Roller Derby - Home Game!

Granite City Roller Derby host a double header, as part of the British Championships Tier 2 North!

Come along for an awesome day of roller derby at the Aberdeen Beach Leisure Centre.

If you don’t know the game, don’t worry! There will be a brief explanation of the rules and plenty of friendly people to chat to! There will also be a raffle and a cake stall. All proceeds of the cake stall will go to charity.

Aberdeen Standard Investments Boat Race

The Aberdeen Standard Investments Boat Race returns to the River Dee this March, as Aberdeen’s two universities go head-to-head once more in Scotland’s longest running boat race. The University of Aberdeen will challenge its rival Robert Gordon University (RGU).
The annual boat race is now in its 24th year and is often regarded as Scotland’s equivalent to the Cambridge-Oxford Boat Race.
In last year’s race, RGU’s mixed crew of eight emerged triumphant by 6.1 seconds against their rivals. The University of Aberdeen crew last won the race in 2017.

Concordia String Orchestra – March 2019 Concert

Concordia String Orchestra's next Concert is on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at 7.30pm, in Midstocket Parish Church.
Conducted by Tim Tricker and joined by Cellists Kara Taylor and Clara Daley, Concordia’s spring concert includes the following programme:
Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No.3
Tartini - Sinfonia in A
Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Cellos
Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Vaughan Williams - Charterhouse Suite