Upcoming events

  • Fri, Sep. 4, 2015 10:30am — 4:30pm

    Flower Painting - Intermediate
    Flower Painting - Intermediate

    Where:
    Aberdeen Maritime Museum , Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY, Aberdeen | Map

    Join botanical artist Fiona Swapp to make a watercolour study of plants and flowers associated with the Jacobite cause such as the Morning Glory or the Oak and Acorn. No prior experience of botanical painting required, but participants must... Read more…

  • Fri, Sep. 4, 2015 7:00pm — 9:00pm

    Poetry In The Park
    Poetry In The Park

    Where:
    Haddo House & Country Park Methlick, Haddo House & Country Park, Ellon, AB41 7EQ, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom | Map

    Join us for an evening of poetry and folk music at Haddo. Local community artist, Petra Vergunst will be leading a short evening stroll through the Park followed by traditional songs and poetry in the Peatyards.  Read more…

  • Sun, Sep. 6, 2015 12:15pm — 1:30pm

    Scottish Archaeology and Heritage Festival: Stones Great and Small

    Come and take a fresh look at Daviot Recumbent Stone Circle, hear the latest theories about these enigmatic megaliths and learn about the objects from Aberdeenshire’s prehistoric past that will be brought along courtesy of The Museum Service.  MEET: Daviot... Read more…

  • Thu, Sep. 10, 2015 2:30pm — 4:00pm

    How it all Began: The Story Behind the Brand
    How it all Began: The Story Behind the Brand

    Where:
    Aberdeen Central Library, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1GW | Map

    Our Business and Enterprise staff will explain, in fascinating detail, the stories behind some of the country's most popular brands and shops.  Come along to learn something new and sample some of the edible brands discussed during the... Read more…

  • Fri, Sep. 11, 2015 7:00pm

    TechFest - Faulty Communications: Why Earthquake Science is Failing At-Risk Communities
    TechFest - Faulty Communications: Why Earthquake Science is Failing At-Risk Communities

    Where:
    Pitfodels House, North Deeside Road, Aberdeen, AB15 9PN | Map

    Seismic fault lines present a fatal attraction for human settlement. For millennia we have been lured to grow our villages, then towns and now cities along their traces. The result is that across the globe, countless major population centres now lie within... Read more…

  • Sun, Sep. 13, 2015 5:00pm

    TechFest - Demystifying BMI and the Truth about Fat
    TechFest - Demystifying BMI and the Truth about Fat

    Where:
    Garthdee Campus, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB | Map

    How controversial are BMI measurements; do they take all lifestyle factors into consideration? How can some people be a healthy weight but have an unhealthy level of fat around their middles? How can you have low body fat levels but still be considered obese? Join us... Read more…

  • Wed, Sep. 16, 2015 7:00pm

    TechFest - Cafe Scientifique - Designer Babies - Don't Believe the Hype
    TechFest - Cafe Scientifique - Designer Babies - Don't Believe the Hype

    Where:
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen | Map

    The first babies created with DNA from two women and one man could be born next year. We will explore the implications of this new treatment and separate the hype from the reality. Read more…

  • Fri, Sep. 18, 2015 10:30am — 4:30pm

    Get Creative - Flower Painting (Advanced)
    Get Creative - Flower Painting (Advanced)

    Where:
    Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY | Map

    Fiona Swapp returns to lead you in creating a watercolour study of more complex flowers linked to Jacobites and the Highlands such as the White Rose and the Thistle. Some prior experience of botanical painting is required - participants... Read more…

  • Sat, Sep. 19, 2015 10:30am — 4:30pm

    Get Creative - Making Brooches (Beginners)
    Get Creative - Making Brooches (Beginners)

    Where:
    Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen, AB11 5BY | Map

    Inspired by the Jacobites' White Cockades, this workshop will lead you through making your own mixed textile brooch. Pauline and Paula will use traditional tartans and tweeds alongside other fabrics in this fun workshop. No prior experience necessary. All materials... Read more…

  • Mon, Sep. 21, 2015 6:00pm

    TechFest - Hollywood Science
    TechFest - Hollywood Science

    Where:
    Lemon Tree | Map

    Based on the BBC/Open University TV series Hollywood Science. How realistic is the science behind some of Hollywood’s classic movies and stunts? We will take a number of Hollywood films and look in more detail to find out. Depending on time... Read more…

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