What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (6th – 12th January 2018)


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**

Enchanted Fairy Wood 

Organiser: VSA Easter Anguston Farm

Where: Easter Anguston Farm, Peterculter, Aberdeen

Date:  Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th January 2018
Time:  10:30 – 15:00


Description: We are delighted our Enchanted Fairy wood be open next week (Weather permitting) with some new trees recently added, Visitors will get a special chance to see all the stunning work our volunteers are doing to develop this attraction. We still have our special story books and fairy dust available in the farm shop for the children to enjoy as they go round the area. Our cafe will be open so come in for a fairy cake or a bowl of hot soup after your walk (The area is suitable for buggies but please bring appropriate footwear – walking boots advised)

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1200853903382296

Why not check out our video of the Enchanted Fairy Wood at VSA’s Easter Anguston Farm – well worth a visit!

Family Concert with Sonsie Music 

Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Where: Aberdeen Citadel Salvation Army, 28 Castle Street, Aberdeen, AB11 5BG

Date:  Saturday 6th January 2018
Time:  14:00 – 15:00

Come flying through the sky on a magical musical starlicht journey of storytelling, twinkles and song for 3-6 year olds and their families. With live clarinet music and the chance to find your Dad’s lost keys! Written and performed by Joanna Nicholson.
Suitable for – absolutely everyone (maybe not astrophysicists).

Free Admission

We are delighted to present this concert series free of charge. We actively encourage donations, which will help ensure that we can continue to offer, in the words of one concert-goer, this “fantastic feature of the Aberdeen music scene.”

Visit our website to see the full programme of concerts and download a pdf:

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1479971822071743

Family Roller Disco – The Beach Centre, Aberdeen

Organiser: United Sk8school

Where: Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen AB24 5NR

Date:  Saturday 6th January 2018
Time:  15:00 – 16:45

Description: United SK8S are Rolling back into The Beach Leisure Centre on Saturday 6th January from 3-4.45pm.

We are excited to bring you another fabulous Family Roller Disco with skates for hire and great music to SK8 to.

Fun for all the family and giggles guaranteed! So why not join us, learn a new skill and keep fit while you don’t even know you are.

Let’s Roll Aberdeen! Cant wait to SK8 you all again soon.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/142467159745060

Family Roller Disco – 2nd SK8 Session,The Beach Centre, Aberdeen

Organiser: United SK8S

Where: Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen AB24 5NR

Date:  Saturday 6th January 2018
Time:  17:00 – 18:30

Description: United SK8S presents the 2nd SK8 Session on January 6th 5-6.30pm at The Beach Leisure Centre. Due to demand we have planned another fabulous Family Roller Disco. Skates for hire and great music to skate to. Lets start 2018 as we mean to go on, guaranteed giggles and fun for all of the family. Lets Roll Aberdeen!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/137923173663615

Don’t forget you can also check out ourevents calendar for planning ahead with events in Aberdeen City & Shire.

Mud Pies on Mondays 

Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen. The small swing park on Groats Road, in between Hazlehead Academy and the main park itself 

Date:  Monday 8th January 2018
Time:  10:00 – 11:30

Description: 5 weeks of Winter outdoor fun at Hazlehead Park! Jump in piles of leaves, find out about wildlife, drink hot chocolate and lots more!

Mondays 8 January to 5 February,

Morning Sessions – 10am to 11.30am

Afternoon Sessions, 1pm to 2.30pm

Book online at http://www.mudpieadventures.co.uk/our-classes/#mud%20pies.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1186412701490624 & https://www.facebook.com/events/1758680341103104

January Sling Library & Meet 

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: Crown Terrace Methodist Church, 8 Crown Terrace, Aberdeen AB11 6HE

 Date:  Wednesday 10th January 2018
Time:  10:00 – 12:00

Description: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 10 AM – 12 NOON

Methodist Church, 8 Crown Terrace, Aberdeen.

It’s time for our January sling meet! Christmas will be finished and with the days being so cold, we are inviting you to join us for sling chat, hires, help with your own carrier and demonstrations.

We will also have our popular “try me” table: a table full of our personal stashes for you to try out with the aim of finding your perfect carrier or just to try something new!

As the days get colder we will also have information and items to look at on suitable clothing for your little ones in the chilly weather.

Older siblings, family and friends as always are welcome. As always, there will be lots of tea, coffee and cake!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/860720734089944

Looking for places to visit in Aberdeen City & Shire? Why not check out some of our ideas here – Things to See & Do with Kids in Aberdeen City & Shire

Things to see & do with kids in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire

Mud Pies on Thursdays Morning

Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen. The small swing park on Groats Road, in between Hazlehead Academy and the main park itself

Date:  Thursday 11th January 2018
Time:  10:00 – 11:30

Description: 6 weeks of Winter outdoor fun at Hazlehead Park! Jump in piles of leaves, find out about wildlife, drink hot chocolate and lots more!

Thursdays 11 January to 15 February,

Morning Sessions – 10am to 11.30am

Afternoon Sessions – 10am to 11.30am

Book online at http://www.mudpieadventures.co.uk/our-classes/#mud%20pies

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/150467852258801

Messy Play Peterhead – Mess Around Party 

Organiser: Mess Around North Aberdeenshire

Where: Rescue Hall, 25 Prince St, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire AB42 1QE

Date:  Friday 12th January 2018
Time:  10:30 – 11:30

Description: With lots of activities to explore including our Famous Painting Wall, Sparkle Cloud-doh, Slime, Coloured Spaghetti, Rainbow Rice, Soapy Ducks and Jelly to name a few little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy till their hearts content. All you have to do is come along and MESS AROUND and leave the cleaning up to us!

What makes us special is everyone is welcome to join in including older siblings up to the age of 12 as we have a Big Kids Create & Make Corner which includes Arts & Crafts and Junk Modelling activities to keep them busy!

 Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/134129883972517

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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