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Start 8 Feb
End 11 Feb
SPECTRA

SPECTRA

For four nights, from 8-11 February 2018, SPECTRA, Aberdeen’s award winning and stunning Festival of Light, will return to brighten up the winter evenings in Aberdeen's city centre.

Location: Various, Aberdeen

Cost: Free

Start 14 Mar
End 18 Mar
Aberdeen Jazz Festival

Aberdeen Jazz Festival

This 2018 programme includes a headline concert at His Majesty’s Theatre, and concerts at Queens Cross Church, The Lemon Tree, The Blue Lamp, and Carmelite, as well as the highly popular multiple stage city centre event, Jazz On The Green! 

Location: Various, Aberdeen

Start 25 May
End 27 May
May Festival

May Festival

May Festival is a vibrant melting pot of creativity, culture and learning, brought to you by the University of Aberdeen! 

Location: University of Aberdeen

Start 14 Jun
End 17 Jun
Look Again Festival

Look Again Festival

Aberdeen's festival of contemporary visual art & design. 2018 promises another unmissable programme of exhibitions, public art installations, workshops, talks and events!

Location: Various, Aberdeen

Start 30 Jun
End 1 Jul
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

The Scottish Traditional Boat Festival celebrates Scotland’s rich cultural and maritime heritage with a range of events taking place over its two-day long festival! 

Location: Portsoy, Aberdeenshire

Start 27 Jul
End 4 Aug
Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Aberdeen International Youth Festival

Aberdeen International Youth Festival is one of the biggest celebrations of youth arts in the world! 2018 will welcome a rich and diverse range of performances, productions and projects bringing together young performing artists from across the globe.

Location: Various, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Start 8 Sep
End 16 Sep
NEOS

NEOS

Local artists and makers will open their studios to the public. Festival visitors are invited to a unique opportunity to see creative juices flowing.

Location: Various, Aberdeen & Aberdeenshire



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