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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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The castle will host two events in November

Events at the castle

Kincardine Castle is preparing to host two events next month.

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The course will focus on traditional skills

Focus on traditional skills in North-east

The latest training in traditional skills in Aberdeenshire will be given next month.

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The festival runs in the village until Sunday

Creative Arts Festival in Braemar

Braemar is holding its sixth Creative Arts Festival.

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Halloween fun at Crathes Castle

‘Spooktacular’ Hallowe’en family fun at Crathes

Crathes Castle is preparing for its spookiest Halloween this year.

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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 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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The Barn in Banchory

Young composers return to The Barn

A popular programme for young composers is returning to The Barn in Banchory next week.

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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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Last year's steam event at Alford was a huge success

Steaming ahead with Alford spectacular

Grampian Transport Museum is preparing for its final event of the season this weekend.

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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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The sale will take place at the Coo Cathedral in Aboyne

Sale set to give charity a boost

The Deeside Committee of Children 1st is preparing to hold its biggest fund-raiser of the year next week.

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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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