Events

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In 1918, as WW1 approached its end, nothing could have prepared the world’s population for the even more deadly event that was about to engulf the
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Here in the Granite City we have granite buildings and monuments all around us. By the end of the 19th century Aberdeen was the world centre of the granite trade.
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The amazing life story of Hollywood screenplay writer and author Lorna Moon, whose books so enraged the people of her native Strichen that they were banned for fifty years, told by local playwright
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A4 Pacific Steam Locomotive Union of South Africa is coming to the Aberdeen Ferryhill Turntable on Sunday 5th of May. It should arrive at approximately 2.30pm.
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Historic Plaster- Care and Conservation Lecturer: Dr William Napier, Adams Napier Partnership
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Come along to Cove Library and see the Meeting Room we have available for hire.
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Do you want to learn more about your family or your local history?
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Granite is the most unyielding of building materials but from the mid-18th century the granite men of the North East hewed this material from the
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An introduction to building conservation and regeneration, with lectures from a selection of highly experienced conservation professionals.
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Thermal Improvement of traditional and historic buildings Roger Curtis, Historic Environment Scotland
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Explore Victorian life through museum objects including a 'trundling' hoop, a Noah's Ark toy and everything the gentleman needed for a day at the office including a pocketwatch and spectacles.
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Two hundred years before the advent of oil platforms in the North Sea, whaling was Aberdeen's original oil industry.
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Andrew Taylor and Celeste-Marie Bernier from the University of Edinburgh will join us at Cen
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Discover Aberdeen Maritime Museum's fishing displays and handle real objects from the collection, including a Norwegian Rotary Foghorn and modern-day fishing gear.
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Dr Ken McHardy, Aberdonian and retired Diabetes Consultant, will outline his city’s pre-eminent place in the history of diabetes, a condition now affecting more than 1 in 20 of the population.
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Join us at Central Library for a journey through the archives of Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
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Enjoy a very special experience of the Castle as our local primary school pupils welcome you and guide you round the Castle.
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Over 3,000 ships were built in Aberdeen during the 19th and 20th centuries. This session explores the city's shipbuilding heritage through ships' plans and models and workers' tools.
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Our population is aging, obesity levels are increasing, and the number of patients with Type 2 Diabetes is growing world-wide.
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Do you want to learn more about your family or your local history?
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Relive the splendour of the 1906 royal opening of a new extension to Marischal College by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
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The past will come alive at Braemar Castle. Ever fancied an encounter with Queen Victoria or how about Robert Louis Stevenson?