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Christmas tree to light up the Castlegate

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the switch-on ceremony for Aberdeen’s Christmas Tree at the Castlegate on Thursday, November 23.
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Denis will greet the crowds from the Town House balcony upon his arrival.

Join the Denis Law celebration

Denis Law will receive the freedom of the City of Aberdeen this weekend – and the celebrations will culminate with a hero’s reception for the new Freeman at the Town House on Sunday (November 26).
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Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

A new BBC show hosted by Michael McIntyre is looking for new talent - but the nominees can’t find out…

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Joss Rushton, owner of Elemental Crystals

Shop's Christmas event to benefit local charity

A Rothienorman business is holding a Christmas event in aid of a North-east children’s charity.

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Spirit of North Hop will be the stage for some exciting new products, many of which are a first for Scotland

New festival to celebrate Scotland’s innovative spirits industry

This month will see some of the country’s finest distillers descend on Aberdeen for a brand new spirits festival; Spirit of North Hop.

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Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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The F8 group with a selection of their work

Exhibition in Inverurie

Eight friends who share a passion for photography are exhibiting their art throughout October at The Acorn Centre in Inverurie.

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Poppyscotland North Regional Fundraiser Frances Beveridge and Meldrum House General Manager Peter Walker

Carol concerts to raise cash for Poppyscotland

Two Christmas carol concerts are to be held at Meldrum House Country Hotel to raise funds for leading Armed Forces charity Poppyscotland.

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The afternoon tea will feature mini yule logs, mince pies and turkey &cranberry sandwiches

Join a sing-a-long tea at Pittodrie

The walls of Pittodrie Stadium will be alive with music this December, as food and event specialists Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events prepares to host an Afternoon Tea with a twist.

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Festival organisershave urged comedy fans not to miss out on the final shows over the weekend

Aberdeen Comedy Festival pulls in the crowds

Organisers of Aberdeen Comedy Festival have hailed residents and visitors who have flocked to see their favourite comedians and urged people to enjoy the final weekend of shows.

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New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

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Festival! is a melting pot of music, film and science. Belmont Filmhouse staff Caroline Orr (left) and Maria Fowler are looking forward to experimental science event Cheeseology.

Pop-up event aims to bring the buzz and spirit of world-class Edinburgh Festivals to Aberdeen

Festival!, an exciting new event from the organisers of three of Edinburgh’s flagship festivals, is coming to Aberdeen from 16 to 19 November.

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The inaugural Spirit of North Hop launches at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on October 28.

North Hop Launches new festival for Scottish spirits

Organisers of the popular North Hop festivals and events have launched an exciting new festival for its fans celebrating spirits from across Scotland.

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In July, the National Youth Choir of Scotland travelled to Belgium to perform as part of the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele

National Youth Choir of Scotland applications open

NYCoS has announced the opening of applications to its four National Choirs: National Youth Choir of Scotland (ages 16–25), NYCoS Training Choir (ages 16–19), NYCoS National Boys Choir (ages 10–16) and NYCoS National Girls Choir (ages 12–16).

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The ceilidh will take place on Saturday, November 3 at Meldrum House Hotel

North East businesses join forces to boost museum campaign

An historic country house and popular function band are showing their support for The Gordon Highlanders Museum fundraising campaign by offering their services to put on an event in aid of the museum.

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Mr Salmond says he's delighted that Des will be back on the boards with him and his other guests.

'Trump' to make guest appearance at Aberdeen gig

Scots comedian and Capital FM Breakfast host, Des Clarke, is set to reprise his role as Donald Trump during the Aberdeen leg of Alex Salmond…Unleashed.

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The Bennachie Centre

Discover Bennachie Wildlife for free at centre this weekend

The Bailies of Bennachie are encouraging anyone who is interested in finding out more about wildlife to come and take part in a fun day of free activities.

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Mr Salmond will take his Fringe show on tour

Salmond to take Fringe show on tour

Alex Salmond has announced that his sell-out debut show at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Alex Salmond…Unleashed, will go on tour across Scotland and beyond.

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It was non-stop Abba mania right from the off.

Abba-deen goes wild for Mamma Mia

You know when you wait for something for years and then, when it eventually comes your way, the excitement fades and you realise that it wasn’t quite worth all the fuss?

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Meldrum & Bourtie Heritage Society extend their appeal to residents in the local area

Society seeks memories from yesteryear

Meldrum & Bourtie Heritage Society will be holding their annual Coffee Morning this weekend.

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