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Start 24 May
End 26 May
May Festival

May Festival

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.

Location: The University of Aberdeen

Start 22 Jun
End 23 Jun
Scottish Traditional Boat Festival

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.

Location: Portsoy, Aberdeenshire

Start 24 Aug
End 21 Sep
TechFest

TechFest

TechFest is Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire’s annual festival of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Marking the festival’s 25th year in 2018, the Activity Weekend and Eureka Family Series provided a diverse opportunity for everyone to enjoy learning about STEM in a memorable, fun and engaging way.

Start 14 Sep
End 23 Sep
NEOS

NEOS

North East Open Studios (NEOS) is one of the UK’s largest open studios events. Discover the diverse range of artists and makers in North-east Scotland as they yet again open their studio doors. Experience the passion of the artists, learn what makes them tick, enjoy hands-on workshops and discover art at its grass roots - NEOS offers a truly unique opportunity.

Location: Various, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

Start 17 Oct
End 27 Oct
DanceLive

DanceLive

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.

Start 23 Oct
End 3 Nov
Sound

Sound

Inviting you on a sonic adventure, soundfestival takes audiences on a journey of discovery exploring new music in unique and iconic venues across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. With world-class artists, cross-art form collaborations, world premieres, family-friendly events, late night soundsessions, talks and workshops there is something for everyone at this original festival.

Location: Various, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire



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