Sounding Boards and Landing Boards

‘Sounding Boards and Landing Boards’
The Suttie Arts Space and The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
28 September – 17 November 2019

This year Grampian Hospitals Art Trust (GHAT) announced the first of its annual exhibition prize for new graduates from Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen and Moray School of Art UHI in Elgin. Meg Miller and Kim Welch were awarded opportunity to exhibit across both galleries, The Suttie Arts Space and The Small Gallery, in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Mud Pies on Monday afternoons

Engaging activities for 2 to 5 year olds to discover nature and play and explore outdoors!
Come along to this 8 week course and find out about autumn wildlife, collect natural things in the woods, find out about and use them to make things to take home, play with toys and possibly the best bit have a (cosy) drink and biscuit outdoors!
Mondays 28 October to 16 December - 1pm to 2.30pm

Mud Pies on Friday mornings

Engaging activities for 2 to 5 year olds to discover nature and play and explore outdoors!
Come along to this 8 week course and find out about autumn wildlife, collect natural things in the woods, find out about and use them to make things to take home, play with toys and possibly the best bit have a (cosy) drink and biscuit outdoors!
Fridays 1 November to 20 December - 10am to 11.30am

Alchemy - Inspiring Art, Inspiring Science

The first exhibition in our new gallery showcasing work by local schools, colleges, arts organisations and artists presents work by Aberdeen school pupils inspired by objects borrowed from our collection during the Art Gallery redevelopment. This innovative cross-curricular project encouraged young minds to explore links between art and science through real artworks and artefacts which were displayed in school and brought to life through sessions with artists, our curators and University of Aberdeen scientists.

supported by CNOOC

Martin Parr - Think of Scotland

Martin Parr loves Scotland. The world-renowned photographer has been visiting for over 25 years, taking pictures the length and breadth of the country, from Ayrshire to Aberdeenshire and from Orkney to the Western Isles.

Presented for the first time at Aberdeen Art Gallery, 'Think of Scotland' explores leisure, landscape, food and community with Parr's characteristic twist.

Also on display is 'Aberdeen at Leisure', a new series of portraits of the city commissioned by Aberdeen Art Gallery to celebrate its landmark redevelopment. Will you spot someone you know?

KG Hypnobirthing weekend by Empower: Parenting Consultants

KG Hypnobirthing is a comprehensive antenatal course. Many women have anxiety around giving birth but this does not have to be the case. Our course will provide you and your birth partner with the tools and confidence to plan for the birth of your baby.

Weekend course: 26th and 27th October 10am-4pm.
Evening course: 7th, 14th,21st and 28th November 7pm-9pm

Our course includes: learning more about how your body works and your choices during pregnancy and labour; the role of your birth partner; addressing and releasing fears; breathing and relaxation techniques.

Nomads Tent Roadshow

By popular demand, The Nomads Tent Roadshow is heading back to Kincardine Castle this year!

The castle will be transformed into an eastern Bazaar by the popular Edinburgh-based company Nomads Tent selling a range of items, including carpets, rugs, furniture, pottery, lanterns, Christmas decorations, scarves and jewellery. All of which is sourced from markets and bazaars in countries including India, Turkey, Vietnam and Morocco.

Tea and cake and light lunches will be available in the castle each day during the roadshow,

Take One Action Film Festival | Aberdeen

Take One Action – Scotland’s global change cinema project – returns to Aberdeen from the 15-17 November to premiere the most acclaimed international documentaries focusing on social and environmental justice.

At a time of heightened polarisation, punishing austerity and climate emergency, the challenges to social and environmental justice can seem impossible to overcome. To help combat this sense of overwhelm, our programme provides a tangible source of inspiration and a much-needed antidote to powerlessness.

Christmas Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning with Christmas items for sale, home baking, crafts, tombola, raffles etc. There will also be crafters in the hall exhibiting their goods.
There will be floral demonstrations on how to make decorations for Christmas as well as a stall for children to make a decorations

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.

Our flagship history tour takes in the Castlegate, the harbour, Marischal College, Provost Skene's House, Union Terrace Gardens and St Nicholas Kirk. It focuses on the old (although now largely demolished) parts of the Aberdeen, as well as some of the most scenic parts of the city centre. Come on this tour to hear about the city's colourful past and quirky characters.