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Taking place at the University of Aberdeen’s stunning King’s College campus in Old Aberdeen,the May Festival offers more than 120 events spanning popular themes including literature, music, film, science, visual arts and sport.
Cruickshank Botanic Garden Tour
Join Mark Paterson, Curator of the Cruickshank Botanic Garden, for a tour of the UK's most northerly botanic garden.
Look Again Festival invites you to ‘become a tourist in your own city’ by seeing Aberdeen city centre through fresh eyes. This visual festival is a celebration of the very best contemporary visual art and design, showcasing both local and internationally acclaimed talent in Aberdeen.
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival
In 2019 Aberdeenshire celebrates 26 years of the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival (STBF) in Portsoy, showcasing an action-packed weekend of boats, crafts, live music, food and drink.
Art continues to oil the cogs of our imagination as Scotland’s most prolific and long running contemporary dance festival is set to return in 2019. DanceLive embraces a broad programme of contemporary dance, performance and live art that celebrates creativity, diversity and experimentation within the framework of a dynamic programme of movement, dance and visual performance.
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