What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (21st -27th October 2017)

What’s on in Aberdeen City & Shire for Kids and Families

Looking for something to do over the next week with the kids in Aberdeen City & Shire, then why not check out one of these family friendly events?

** Mummy Mimi provides this page for information only and cannot guarantee accuracy. Events are subject to change and/or cancellation. If any doubt, please contact the event organisers for confirmation**


Halloween Crafts at Bon Accord

Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen AB25 1HZ

Date:  Monday 16th – Saturday 28th October 2017
Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: Join us from 16th – 29th October in our Halloween Garden. Every day we have a different activity planned to trick or treat the family this Halloween.

On Mondays and Saturdays, we will be hosting Halloween Crafts!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/849734921871782


Spooktacular Films at Bon Accord

 Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen,  AB25 1HZ

Date:  Wednesday 25th & Sunday 29th October 2017
Time: 12:00PM  – 4:00PM

Description: Join us from 16th – 29th October in our Halloween Garden. Every day we have a different activity planned to trick or treat the family this Halloween.

On the 25th and 29th of October, we will be showing a range of spooktacular films!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/120182882007481


Create Your Own Horse

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

Where: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm, Belwade Farm, Dess, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 5BJ

 Date:  Wednesday 18th – Wednesday 25th October 2017
Time:  2:00PM – 3:30PM

Description: Help make our invisible horses visible.  Come along and enjoy today’s fun crafty afternoon and decorate your very own paper mache horse, which you can take home with you.

While you are here you can have a go at our Invisible Horse Hunt.  How many will you be able to find hidden around the visitor center.

This is an indoor activity.  Please arrive at least 10 minutes before start time.

£3.50 per person.

To book a space or find out more please email lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org or call 013398 85398

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1473334726096568


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Halloween Face Painting & Games at Bon Accord

Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen AB25 1HZ

Date:  Sunday 22nd & Thursday 26th October 2017
Time:  12:00PM  – 4:00PM

Description: On the 22nd & 26th of October, we will be hosting Halloween themed face painting and games!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/129585774365155


Horse Shoe Design & Decorate

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

Where: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm, Belwade Farm, Dess, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 5BJ

 Date:  Thursday 19th – Thursday 26th October 2017
Time:  2:00PM – 3:30PM

Description: Come along to Belwade Farm and decorate your very own horse shoe that you can take home with you.

Horse Shoes, paints and craft materials are provided.

Please take an apron along or wear clothes that you do not mind becoming messy.  Warm clothes are recommended.

Price £6.50 per person.

To reserve spaces for this activity please call 013398 85398 or email: lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/488129078247091


October Bridge of Don Drop In Session

Organiser: Close and Calm

Where: St. Columba’s Church, Braehead Way, Aberdeen AB22 8RR

Date:  Friday 20th October 2017
Time:  9:15AM – 10:30AM

Description: There will be trained baby carrying advice from Jess Hippey, owner of Close and Calm, and a sling library with a large selection of rentals available. Should you wish to go on to buy a carrier after this, please inform Jess as discount codes are available for customers.

We will charge a £2 entry fee to cover room hire, insurance and professional fees but will serve you tea, coffee and yummy cakes in exchange. Children, partners and family are welcome, and there is an unsupervised creche area available.

We’re very lucky to also have a breastfeeding peer supporter Lynn Miller present at most meetings, as we recognise advice and support for this is often needed too 🙂

We’re a friendly, welcoming bunch and look forward to meeting you. Our hope is to try and build an informative and supportive community so the more the merrier.

More info available here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1519071431734745

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/409045176161969


October Holiday Stay & Play Sessions

 Organiser: Denman Playgroup

Where: Denman Pre-School Playgroup, 4 Westdyke Avenue, Aberdeen AB32 6QX

 Date:  Friday 20th October 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: Looking for something to do with the kids during the October holidays? Denman Playgroup are hosting a range of Stay & Play Sessions over the two week holiday.

Only £3 per session which includes a snack.

Activities include sand/water table, play dough, crafts, books, scooters and much more!

Siblings welcome.

Pay at the door on the day.

We look forward to seeing you!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1800002343347278


Speyside Falconry Return to Easter Anguston Farm

 Organiser: VSA Easter Anguston Farm

Where: Easter Anguston Farm, Easter Anguston, Peterculter, Aberdeen AB14 0PJ

 Date:  Friday 20th October 2017
Time:  10:15AM – 3:15PM

Description: The Owls are Coming back !!

We are delighted as part of our holiday program to welcome back Claire and the team from Speyside Falconry who have become a firm favourite with our visitors this year.

They will run meet and greet the birds free educational sessions at 10.15am -11.15am and 2pm-3pm plus…………………………………….

A VERY SPECIAL HANDS ON OPPORTUNITY at 11.30 am-12.15pm for a very restricted number of children (5yrs old plus) to put on the gloves and work with the team to fly 2 of the birds.

This needs to be booked and will have a charge per child of £5.50 for this special experience

Please note this is weather permitting

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/214069099130883


Explore Learning workshops

 Organiser: Waterstones

Where:  Waterstones, 3-7 Union St, Aberdeen AB11 6BG

 Date:  Friday 20th October 2017
Time:  12:00PM – 2:30PM

Description: Explore Learning workshops are back this October!

From 12-1pm we have Intro to Phonics: working through the phonemes and digraphs children are taught at school and practising blending and segmenting in learning to read and spell.

This is for children working around a P1/P2 level.

From 1:30-2:30 there is Grammar and Punctuation 1: introducing the basics of grammar and punctuation, this workshop is designed to encourage good grammar practice right from the start.  This is for children working around a P2/P3 level.

If you’d like to sign up to any of the Explore Learning workshops please contact the shop on 01224 592440 or get in touch with them.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1950854028504463


Halloween Storytelling at Bon Accord

Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen AB25 1HZ 

Date:  Friday 20th, Tuesday 25th & Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: On the 20th, 24th and 27th of October, we will be hosting Halloween themed storytelling!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1571832376207620


Bird Feeding Workshop 

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

Where: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm, Belwade Farm, Dess, Aboyne,  Aberdeenshire AB34 5BJ 

Date:  Friday 20th October 2017
Time:  2:00PM – 3:30PM

Description: Winter is now fast approaching and here on the farm we feed the birds who live within our magical woodland.

We would love you to join us and help us fill up our Belwade Bird Feeders and use our bird spotting sheet to see which species you can spot on the farm.

You will be able to make your very own bird feeder while you are here, which you can take home to feed the birds in your garden.

Full materials will be provided.  Children to be accompanied by an adult at all times.  Please come wearing appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear.

Price £3 per person

To book spaces or find out more please call 013398 85398 or email lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/315017295640410


Coastal Play

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

Where: Bettridge Centre, Greystone Pl, Newtonhill, Aberdeenshire AB39 3UL

 Date:  Saturday 21st October 2017
Time:  9:45AM – 11:00AM

Description: Coastal Play is a children’s soft play area for children aged toddler to 10 (height restrictions will apply and take precedence over age).

We provide a huge play area that includes 2  Bouncy Castles, one with slide, Soft Play Pods & Shapes, plus Bouncers, Inflatable Pitch and toddler area. It’s a great space for running around and letting off some steam – especially when the weather outside’s not so nice!

Coastal Cafe provides a seating area  where parents can see children at all times while enjoying a coffee and snack.

Numbers are limited, so please call us on 01569 731320 to reserve your space.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/107187583326706


 Dig the Past at Crathes Castle 

Organiser: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5 

Date:  Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd October 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Fancy being an archaeologist for the day?

As part of Archaeology Month, we will be digging on Crathes Castle’s Estate to see what we can unearth.

Join our NTS Archaeologist for a weekend of excavation and start digging up the past!

No experience necessary, open to all ages and abilities. All tools will be provided.

Please don’t forget to wear warm, waterproof clothing and suitable footwear for digging.

This event is free for everyone.

https://nts.cloudvenue.co.uk/digatcrathes

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/171664230071300


Torcher Parade 2017 

Organiser: Aberdeen University Raising and Giving – AUSA RAG

Where: Union Street, Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 21st October 2017
Time:  6:00PM – 8:00PM

Description: TORCHER IS BACK!

AUSA is delighted to announce the return of the historic Torcher Parade to the streets of Aberdeen. The parade will be making its way down Union Street on Saturday 21st October at 6pm and will feature students from Aberdeen University Students’ Association, RGU:Union and NESCol Students’ Association.

We are also delighted to have the support of Aberdeen Inspired, Colin Lawson Transport and Aberdeen City Council!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/156373501622587


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 Grease @ Jump In!

 Organiser: Jump In Trampoline Parks: Aberdeen

Where:  Jump In Aberdeen, Craigshaw Rd, Aberdeen AB12 3AP

Date:  Sunday 22nd October 2017
Time:  9:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: MORE FUN AT JUMP IN!

Our next dress up event is Grease themed! So T-birds, grab your hair gel and leather jackets! Ladies, grab your pink coats and gets ready for a day of singing and dancing to your favourite Grease tunes!

Facepaints and Glitter Tattoos on the day!! Donations are greatly appreciated as this is a charity event in aid of Me Too!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/500550473637134


 Love Rara Chillin Like a Villain Workshop 

Organiser: Love Rara

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops, 161 Springfield Road, Aberdeen

Date:  Sunday 22nd October 2017
Time:  10:30AM – 3:30PM

Description: Come along to our Chillin Like a Villain Workshop! Our Villain Princesses can’t wait to meet you and show you all the ways to be wicked!

£15 per child What’s Included : Crafts, games, dancing, glitter tattoo, snack and juice.

Times

Session 1 – 10:30-12:00

Session 2 – 12:30 – 2:00

Session 3 – 2:00 – 3:30

This is a drop off session, therefore your child must be confident by themselves in the workshop, we recommend over the age of 3.

Please pm the Love Rara facebook page for tickets or send us an email on loveraraltd@yahoo.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/169844590247706


Mushroom Magic

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

Where: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm, Belwade Farm, Dess, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire AB34 5BJ 

Date:  Sunday 22nd October 2017
Time:  2:00PM – 3:30PM

Description: Do you know the difference between a Chanterelle and a Cortinarius limonius? One is delicious to eat and the other may make you ill.

You can learn how to recognize mushrooms and fungi that you can collect and eat for free. Come and walk our mushroom trail and spot the good, the bad and the ugly.

Make a spoor print card and create and decorate your very own mushroom. Finally get to taste some wild Chanterelles cooked by our Chef in our Bistro and see how tasty they are.

Just a word of warning never pick mushrooms or fungus unless you know what you are doing.

If you are interested in attending this activity please call 013398 85398 or lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org

Cost for this activity is £3 per person.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/125281634763330


Explore Learning workshops 

Organiser: Waterstones

Where:  Waterstones, 3-7 Union St, Aberdeen AB11 6BG 

Date:  Monday 23rd October 2017
Time:  12:00PM – 2017 2:30PM

Description: Explore Learning workshops are back this October!

From 12-1pm we have Developing Comprehension: this workshop focuses on identifying the main ideas of passages, learning how to summarise and draw inference from text, all of which are vital comprehension skills. This is for children working around a P4/P5 level.

From 1:30-2:30 there is Comprehension: developing advanced comprehension skils through identifying fact and opinion, summarising main ideas and comparing texts. This is aimed at children working around a P6/P7 level.

If you’d like to sign up to any of the Explore Learning workshops please contact the shop on 01224 592440 or get in touch with them.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/118311592199881


 NCT Bump Club Baby Fair – October

 Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where:  Cults Kirk Centre, 404 N Deeside Rd, Cults, Aberdeen AB15 9TD

Date:  Monday 23rd October 2017
Time:  7:00PM – 9:00PM

Description: Join us on Monday 23rd October from 7pm to 9pm at Cults Kirk Centre for our Bumper Bump Club Baby Fair!

Bringing you a wealth of local pregnancy, birth and baby professionals and businesses in one place, as well as guest speakers, demos, local information and chance to meet other parents to be! If you’re expecting a baby, or have just had a new baby, you won’t want to miss it.

Join our Bump Club group to get updates on stallholders, speakers and ticket release first! NCT Aberdeen Bump Club

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/700658106805128


 October Holiday Stay & Play Sessions

Organiser: Denman Playgroup

Where: Denman Pre-School Playgroup, 4 Westdyke Avenue, Aberdeen,  AB32 6QX 

Date:  Tuesday 24th October 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: Looking for something to do with the kids during the October holidays? Denman Playgroup are hosting a range of Stay & Play Sessions over the two week holiday.

Only £3 per session which includes a snack.

Activities include sand/water table, play dough, crafts, books, scooters and much more!

Siblings welcome.

Pay at the door on the day.

We look forward to seeing you!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1645057972212541


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 Love Rara Slipper Princess and Charming Pumpkin Workshop

Organiser: Love Rara

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen Treetops, 161 Springfield Road, Aberdeen

Date:  Tuesday 24th October 2017
Time:  Various Sessions – see below

Description: Our Slipper Princess and her Prince Charming are excited to host their pumpkin decorating workshop! Transform the princesses pumpkins into amazing halloween decorations (no carving needed!)

This is a drop off session therefore your child should be confident being dropped off for the duration of the workshop.

What’s included: crafts, pumpkin decorating for each child with help from the Slipper Princess and Charming, glitter tattoo, dancing, party games and a snack.

 Session 1: 10:30-12:30 SOLD OUT

Session 2: 1:00 – 3:00

Session 3: 3:30 – 5:30

Price is £15 per child.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1543746185686507


 Crathes Castle: Children’s walk: Animal Tracking 

Organiser: North East Ranger Service

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5 

Date:  Tuesday 24th October 2017
Time:  10:30AM – 12:00PM

Description: Crathes Castle Estate is home to badgers, otters, red squirrels, Roe deer, foxes and now we even have pine martens recorded here. But how do we know? Come along and learn how to read the signs and the clues that the animal leave behind. Then help the rangers set up a remote camera to see if we can get a glimpse of these secretive creatures.

Children £5.00 Booking essential.

Aimed at families and children aged 5-11 years

For more information and to book visit http://www.nts.org.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/510000472683993


 Whittling and Woodcraft

 Organiser: Haddo House & Country Park

Where: Haddo House & Country Park, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 7EQ

Date:  Tuesday 24th October 2017
Time:  11:30AM – 1:00PM & 2:00PM – 3:30PM

Description: Come and join us in the woods for an introduction to basic knife skills and try your hand at whittling some tent pegs, mushrooms, or feather sticks for your fire.

Suitable for anyone aged 8 or older.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

£5 per participant (no charge for non-participating adults/younger siblings).

Booking is essential – please email svsohaddo@gmail.com

Please note that we are running this session twice (11.30-1.00 and 2.00-3.30) – please specify when booking which session you would prefer.

In partnership with Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1248210001947783 & https://www.facebook.com/events/130655477663049


 Explore Learning workshops

 Organiser: Waterstones

Where:  Waterstones, 3-7 Union St, Aberdeen AB11 6BG 

Date:  Tuesday 24th October 2017
Time:  12:00PM – 2:30PM

Description: Explore Learning workshops are back this October!

From 12-1pm we have Grammar and Punctuation 2: this workshop develops grammar (understanding noun, noun phrases and preposition phrases), punctuation (when and how to use commas) and spelling (commonly misspelt words). This is for children working around a P4/P5 level.

From 1:30-2:30 there will be Comprehension: developing advance comprehension skills through identifying fact and opinion, summarising main ideas and comparing texts. This is aimed at children working around a P6/P7 level.

If you’d like to sign up to any of the Explore Learning workshops please contact the shop on 01224 592440 or get in touch with them.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/102335130516783


 Medal Making 

Organiser: The Gordon Highlanders Museum

Where: The Gordon Highlanders Museum, St. Luke’s, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen AB15 7XH 

Date:  Tuesday 24th October
Time:  2:30PM – 3:00PM

Description: Join us at The Gordon Highlanders Museum and have a go at creating your very own medal! See up close some of the medals awarded to Gordon Highlander soldiers and have a go crafting a gallantry or campaign medal of your own to take home.

Booking Required. £3.00 per child 5+ (no charge for accompanying adults).

 This session will be hosted in our specially designed Education Room.

The Museum has free parking onsite and free gardens. Refreshments are available in the Museum’s Duchess Jean Tea Room which has a range of light lunches, cakes and its own children’s menu.

 How to book:

Please contact the Museum’s Learning Officer Lewis Gibbon via email: Lewis.Gibbon@gordonhighlanders.com or telephone: 01224 498922.

Booking is essential, as there are limited spaces.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/156510518268403


Fyvie Castle Children’s Event: Simply Squirrels

Organiser: North East Ranger Service

Where: Fyvie Castle, Fyvie, Aberdeenshire AB53 8

Date:  Wednesday 25th October 2017
Time:  10:30AM – 12:00PM

Description: Join the Ranger for a walk round Fyvie Estate to learn all about our native red squirrels.There will be games and activities to help us learn all about the squirrels and with any luck we may actually see some.

Aimed at 5-11 year olds

Online booking essential 01330 844810

For further information or queries 01330 844810

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/259718104549039


Make your own Morse code machine

Organiser: The Gordon Highlanders Museum

Where: The Gordon Highlanders Museum, St. Luke’s, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen AB15 7XH 

Date:  Wednesday 25th October 2017
Time:  2:30PM – 3:00PM

Description: This is a hands-on workshop where attendees will have a go at making a small Morse code machine similar to the one shown in the image!

At the end of the session attendees will be encouraged to attempt to send a secret message to another member of the group.

Booking Required. £6.00 per child 8+ (no charge for accompanying adults).

This session will be hosted in our specially designed Education Room.

How to book: Please contact the Museum’s Learning Officer Lewis Gibbon via email: Lewis.Gibbon@gordonhighlanders.com or telephone: 01224 498922.

Booking is essential, as there are limited spaces.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/209364602936769


The Stoats Creepy Crawl at Crathes Castle 

Organiser: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5 

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Get set for a weekend of family fun at our brand new Halloween event taking place at eleven spooky NTS sites throughout Scotland.

Put on your bravest face as you take on 8 spine-chilling challenges including Apple Dooking, Grave Grabbing and The Enormous Neep Heap.

On completion of these terrifying tasks you’ll need to ‘guise’ to claim your prize! Sing a song or tell a joke in order to collect your prize!

Here at Crathes, The Stoats Creepy Crawl will take place on Halloween Weekend in the grounds of the estate!

There will be plenty of spooky activities to keep your little ghouls and ghosties entertained but don’t forget to come disguised in your scariest costume as there will be prizes for the best dressed!

Tickets – Children aged 3 and over – £5.00 per child | Children under 3 – Free (unless prize is wanted then £5) | Adults – Free

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Times – 10am – 1pm (Last entry 12:15)

&

1pm – 4pm (Last entry 15:15)

Please note activities should take around 1 hour to complete.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/258091274690685


 Hallowe’en Stay & Play 

Organiser: Denman Playgroup

Where: Denman Pre-School Playgroup, 4 Westdyke Avenue, Aberdeen  AB32 6QX

 Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: Join us for our spooktacular Hallowe’en Stay & Play session at Denman Playgroup!

Only £5 per child (includes snack)

Fancy dress is encouraged and there will be a bouncy castle, games, tattoos, crafts and more!!

Pay at the door | Siblings welcome

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/119995742048749


 Inverurie – October Baby Carrier Drop In Session 

Organiser: Close and Calm

Where: St Andrews Church Inverurie, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  1:00PM – 2:30PM

Description: We’ll be meeting at St Andrew’s Church Hall at 1-2:30pm

As we have to vacate the hall by 2:30pm last hires will be at 2:15.

A £2 entry fee per family will help us cover room hire costs.

With this move to a new place we’d love to have a few more volunteers to give us a hand – please get in touch if you’re able!

Join the group here for more information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/inverurie

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/170662220132950


 Halloween Craft & Activity Afternoon

Organiser: Grampian Transport Museum

Where: Grampian Transport Museum, Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire AB33 8AE

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  1:00PM – 3:30PM

Description: Round off the school holidays with an afternoon of Halloween themed crafts and quizzes. Other activities include Balloon Modelling and face painting.

The Critter Keeper will be here with a selection of creepy crawlies.

Halloween Costumes optional but encouraged!

Our Junior Driving School will also be open (weather permitting)

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/234241777103520


 Wicked Haddo 

Organiser: Haddo House

Where: Haddo House, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 7LD

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  3:00PM – 8:00PM

Description: Love Rara and NTS would like to welcome you to Haddo House Halloween event for children.

Come along to Haddo’s historic House to meet its wicked residents!

Greeted by your host you will be welcomed into the Halloween House. But oh no! There are supernatural forces at work here, you must complete tasks to escape the House! Who will you meet on your journey? Will you be able to help the ghoulish ghost with his dance moves? Can you help the witch cast her magic spells? See if you can help the forgetful fairy find her magic potions! Will you escape the Haunted House!?

Tickets: £6 per person attending regardless of age (A responsible person must acompany the children at all times, we ask a minimum of 1 adult per 2 children. Please take this into account when booking as adults will also need tickets to get in.)

Recommended for childrens aged 3 to 10

Location: Haddo House main building.

Groups will run every 20 min. Maximum 20 people per group. Duration of event is approximately 55 min per group.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/941673755971692


Halloween Disco at Wynford Farm Park 

Organiser: Wynford Farm Park

Where: Wynford Farm Park, Wynford Farm, Aberdeen AB15 8RQ

Date:  Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October 2017
Time:  5:30PM – 7:30PM

Description: Because one man’s craziness is another man’s reality this Halloween is an ode to all things TIM BURTON!

So bring your Peculiar Children and cast Dark Shadows over our Sleepy Hollow! Peer your Big Eyes all the way Through the Looking Glass and say  Beetlejuice’ three times over – it’s time for all the madness and characters to come to life at Wynford Farm Park!

This year we’re throwing TWO DISCOS for double the scare! BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW!

TICKETS – 01224 745411

£11/Child 2yr+ | £5/Child 1yr & under

Tickets cover one Disco only, for both Discos two must be purchased.

Each child will receive a HOT BUFFET meal, with Themed Games, Dancing, Fun, and Party favours in our Cafe and PlayBarn!

We’ll have a SENSORY ROOM for children 3 AND UNDER to hear, see and feel their own Wonderland!

Children’s food will be served at 6 o’clock, and Adult food will be available to purchase from our Ready-to-Eat Menu.

Please be aware that there will be smoke machines, flashing lights and loud music during the event.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/857147261126595


 Teen Halloween scream! 

Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Where: Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Shiprow, Aberdeen AB11 5BY 

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  5:30PM – 7:30PM

Description: Learn to move like a zombie or cook like a killer. Try out murderous make-up techniques. Make your Halloween 2017 a night to remember!

£3.50 + booking fee | 13-16 yrs

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/121804071880420


Drive-In Cinemas – Hocus Pocus and Scream 

Organiser: Pittodrie Events

Where:  Pittodrie Stadium, Pittodrie Street, Aberdeen AB24 5QH

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  6:00PM – 10:00PM

Description: Drive-in cinema showing the spooky sensations, Hocus Pocus and Scream!

6pm – Hocus Pocus (PG)

9pm – Scream (18)

Tickets must be purchased separately via Eventbrite.

Drinks and snacks will be available to purchase on the day. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the film to park and test your sound. Each person in the car must have their own seat belt. Larger vehicles will be parked at the rear of the car park.

For full terms and conditions, email: salesaberdeen@sodexo.com

Website:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/pittodrie-events-11316904659

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1915868421997777


 Hoodles Halloween Party 

Organiser: Hoodles Playbarn

Where: Hoodles Playbarn and Coffee Shop, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire AB51 0BB

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  6:00PM – 8:00PM

Description: Prizes for fancy dress, best lantern and lucky ticket

Party games, prizes, music and magic shows

Coffee shop will be open for drinks and cakes

In collabroation with Allan’s Magic

Tickets: 1-2 yrs £4.75 | 2yrs + £6.00

No need for adults to pay to attend. Tickets are for children only.

Please bring along PRINTED confirmation of your tickets on the night.

Adult supervision required at all times.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/632617200278699


 Halloween Disco 

Organiser: Beacon & Bucksburn Community Association

Where: Beacon & Bucksburn Community Association, Kepplehills Road, Aberdeen AB21 9PL

Date:  Friday 27th October 2017
Time:  6:30PM – 8:30PM

Description: Message Beacon & Bucksburn Community Association via Facebook page for booking tickets https://www.facebook.com/bucksburncommunity/

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1678690492460663


We hope this has given you some inspiration for the week ahead. Let us know in the comments below or over on FacebookInstagram or Twitter what you get up too!


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