Events

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Aberdeen’s Highland Games returns to Hazlehead Park on Sunday 17 June 2018. A highlight on the Aberdeen summer calendar, it promises to be a day full of family entertainment.
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Develop your genealogical skills in using both digital and traditional resources.
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Learn how to use these leading genealogy websites to search thousands of names and historical records.
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Watch the impressive parade of serving military men and women, veteran associations, cadet and youth organisations accompanied by local pipe bands march down Union Street, finishing at the Castlega
Come join us for a tour led by our very own Braemar Primary School children! The local school have always been involved in Braemar Castle and regularly visit to see what's changed.
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Do you want to learn more about your family or your local history? Join the library's Local Studies team at these free workshops, specially designed to meet your needs!
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Dive in for a weekend of underwater exploration! We’re getting in deep to discover the secrets of the ocean using SCUBA and underwater technology.
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Martin Stepek, co-founder & CEO of the Scottish Family Business Association, joins us to show and discuss his magnificent film about his late father, former Hamilton Academicals owner & suc
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A short introduction to the resources held at Aberdeen City Libraries relating to graves and graveyards.
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Develop your genealogical skills in using both digital and traditional resources.
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6 July 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the Piper Alpha Disaster.
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On 6th July 1988, the oil production platform Piper Alpha was destroyed by an explosion, killing 167 people.
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St Mary's Chapel, opposite Marks and Spencer where Correction Wynd joins St Nicholas Street, dates from about 1450. It will be open to the public between 10am and 12.30pm.
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Historic picture postcards provide a fascinating glimpse at life in times gone by.