Events

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Whilst working for the BBC, the Daily Telegraph, and the Independent, Simon Parker has visited more than half of the planet's countries.
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As part of Bridge of Don Library's 50th Birthday celebrations, we welcome local author Graeme Milne to the library this November.
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The Scottish Government and Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Councils would like to invite you to an event hosted by a Scottish Government Minister and the Leaders of the Councils, to hear your ex
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Benedict Allen tells the whole unvarnished truth about his most recent adventure - a solo expedition to Papua New Guinea during which he filmed his journey to visit a community he had befriended 3
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Aberdeen City Libraries welcomes local author Andrew Lamont to the Central Library to celebrate the launch of his first book of collected short stories: Miscellany.
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Specially for Halloween, all will be revealed about how Dracula was written in Cruden Bay.
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Cancer will affect nearly everyone in the North East of Scotland and the news can be devastating.
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An informal way to engage with the latest topics in science
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An informal way to engage with the latest topics in science
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It is through life's experiences and the people we have to work alongside, that we find our way to who we truly are.
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The Arctic is 'ground zero' for climate change and polar bears are on the front line. Yet it is remarkable how little we actually know about these 'icons on ice'.
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Find out how COBRA can maximise your chances of business success.
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This Libraries Week, join us on Wednesday 10 October at 6pm in Central Library for an introduction to mindfulness and discover the benefits of reading for relaxation.
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Wednesdays, 12.30pm (30 mins)
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Historic maps are fascinating objects. The surveying of land, with its sense of exploration and assorted instruments, is an evocative part of the cartographic process.
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Explore the Silver City’s stories through our collections of art and social and maritime history in these informal dementia-friendly events featuring talks, tours and Treasure Boxes.
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Guest speaker, writer and science correspondent Neville Hodgkinson explores how pain can often be a signal to teach us something valuable in our lives.
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Join us for a fascinating night of fast paced, visual talks each lasting 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Hear about the exciting fresh ideas and creative projects happening here in Aberdeen.
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Professor Wade Davis explains why every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question "What does it mean to be human and alive ?" Wade leads us on a thrilling journey to celebrate the wisdo
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Join us at Central Library for one of our lunchtime sessions to discover basic information about how to protect your own intellectual property.
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Professor John Morrison discusses Aberdeen’s role in the dramatic change to Scottish painting through the introduction of European influences in the mid-19th century.
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Pop in for pop-ups! Join our staff for informal insights into the Maritime Museum displays, with something new every day.
In 1868, Queen Victoria's government mounted a mission to rescue a small clutch of European hostages in the Abyssinian Highlands.
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According to Sir David Attenborough "Wildlife cameramen don't come much more special than Doug Allan".