What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (9th – 15th September 2017)

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events

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**

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Fraserburgh super saturdayFood and Drink

Organiser: Fraserburgh Super Saturdays

Where: Fraserburgh Super Saturdays, The Hub 56 High Street, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire AB43 9HP

 Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM

Description: Foodies won’t want to miss Super Saturdays event in September featuring the wonderful food and drink produced locally. The event will also feature cookery demonstrations, live music, tasting sessions,a gin tasting, stalls and loads of fun activities for the younger ones.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/348332042256719

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Aberdeen University Zoology MuseumDoors Open Day at the Zoology Building

 Organiser: Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre

Where: Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre, Zoology Building, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen  AB24 2TZ

 Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: We are delighted to be opening our doors as part of the city-wide Doors Open Day.  This is a fabulous opportunity to visit us outwith our normal opening hours, and find out more about what happens here in the Zoology Building.

This year we are delighted to open up one of the Zoology teaching laboratories, and will have research scientists from the School of Biological Sciences showcasing their work.  This will include invasive species, bloodsucking insects, disease transmission and tropical rainforests.  There will also be tours of the tropical greenhouse at 11am, 12pm, and 1pm by Professor Adam Price, a rice researcher at the University.

The Zoology Museum and Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre will also be open, allowing the public to get up close to native wildlife and exotic creatures with the hands-on taxidermy collection.

Website: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/biodiversity/abc-events/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1364059830374597

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 eventsDoors Open Day – Society of Advocates

Organiser: Society of Advocates in Aberdeen

Where: Society of Advocates in Aberdeen, Concert Court, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1BS

 Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Part of Aberdeen Doors Open Day when we let the public in to see our beautiful Library and stained glass window on the stairs up.  We are on the first floor of a Listed Building so there is unfortunately no disabled access.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/143747219546009

Did you see what we got up to last weekend? You can check out our post here!

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events thistle street food marketThistle Street Food Market

Organiser: The West End – Aberdeen

Where: Thistle Street, Aberdeen AB10 1

Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time: 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Description: Foodies rejoice! For the Thistle Street Food Market is back next month, showcasing the very best in local food and drink produce. From fresh bread and delicious cakes to a range of fresh game and a fantastic gin and vodka producer, we can’t wait to visit the stalls this time round!

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/526715860993431

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Doors open dayDoors Open Day Aberdeen

 Organiser: Aberdeen Doors Open Day

Where: Venues across Aberdeen City

Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Get into buildings on Saturday 9 September when nearly 50 buildings will be open free of charge many with special events, talks and exhibitions.

Website: http://www.doorsopendays.org.uk/media/3540/aberdeen-city-doors-open-day-2017-web.pdf

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/139488666650718

Aberdeen Doors Open Day – Robert Gordon’s College

 Organiser: Robert Gordon’s College

Where: Robert Gordon’s College, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FE

 Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Robert Gordon’s College is taking part in Aberdeen’s Doors Open Day this Saturday.

Visit the Auld Hoose and be shown around areas such as the Governors’ room, Otaki corridor, The Craig Centre for Performing Arts, Stevenson Lecture Theatre, Junior School and MacRobert Hall. The Robert Gordon’s College Pipe Band will also be performing.

Current staff will be providing tours every hour on the hour from 10am, and the last tour is at 3pm.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/315482068927446

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Doors open day Aberdeen University Rowett Building ForesterhillDoors Open Day – UoA School of Medicine 

Organiser: School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition – University of Aberdeen

Where: Foresterhill Health Campus, Aberdeen AB25 2

Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 5:00PM

Description: As part of the city-wide doors open day we are opening our doors to show off the some of the most recent, up-to-date University of Aberdeen buildings.

Come and hear about the cutting-edge research that goes on in the Rowett Institute and the Institute of Medical Sciences. You can also visit the Suttie Centre and the new Dental School.

All of the buildings are free to enter, but please let us know you’re coming to the Rowettt by emailing us at rowett.enquiries@abdn.ac.uk

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1714084498893811

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Doors open day bucksburn police stationBucksburn Police Office Doors Open Day

 Organiser: North East Police Division

Where: Bucksburn Police Office, Inverurie Road, Aberdeen

Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: We are pleased to advise that we will be taking part in Aberdeen City’s Doors Open Day scheme next weekend.

Our police office in Bucksburn will be open for tours between 12.00pm and 4.00pm on Saturday (9 September) where community and specialist officers will be available to talk about life as a police officer and their individual roles.

The tour will include the opportunity to see around the cells and there will also be the chance to see some of the vehicles and equipment used by specialist teams such as our Dive and Marine Unit and Road Policing.

In a change to previous Aberdeen Doors Open Day events, there is NO requirement to book a tour as they will be ongoing throughout the afternoon. Simply feel free to turn up anytime between 12pm and 4pm on the day.

Our officers are very much looking forward to the event and highlighting the work they carry out.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1454602237949222

Fyvie Live 2017 with the Shires

 Organiser: Fyvie Castle

Where: Fyvie Castle, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 8

 Date:  Saturday 9th September 2017
Time:  7:00PM – 10:00PM

Description: Summer’s hottest party returns to Aberdeenshire! World class duo THE SHIRES confirmed to top the bill, ”their success is unstoppable!” (The Shires)

***TICKETS ON SALE AT THE GATE (advance tickets now closed) Admission on the gate, £35 (cash only please) Under 5s free. Free parking.***

Join us for this open-air family concert at one of Scotland’s most famous landmarks. Gates open 4pm, show 7pm-10pm.

A packed line-up of live music and entertainment will join the billing for an afternoon and evening of picnics on the lawn at what’s been branded the UK’s ”posh T in the park” with the biggest and best line-up on stage yet. Mass pipes and drums will take to the grounds to open the show in style. Top quality catering and special Fyvie Live ‘Botanical Bar’ open all evening. ‘Best of Scottish’ crafts, shopping, food, drink, and local produce. Spectacular fireworks grand finale!

VIP ticket holders will stay on into the wee small hours at this historic venue for the exclusive Fyvie Live after show party, well known as an occasion everyone wants to be on the guest list for.

Plus, optional reserved gazebo pitches on the lawn for your very own party within the party.

Supporting the wonderful charity Funding Neuro.

Website: http://www.fyvielive.co.uk/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1438209359577366

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Doors open day CLAN charity walkCLAN at the Castle – Walk & Fun Day

 Organiser: CLAN Cancer Support

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

Date:  Sunday 10th September 2017
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Join us at Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate where we play host to CLAN’s newest event within the heart of Aberdeenshire, ‘CLAN at the Castle’, sponsored walk & fun day.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/234611543694875

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Doors open day jack and jill market baby saleThe Jack & Jill Market – Aberdeen

 Organiser: The Jack & Jill Market

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

Date:  Sunday 10th September 2017
Time:  10:30AM – 1:00PM


Shop smartly, be savvy and save. Find everything you need for baby and children up to 9 years of age, all under the one roof, all on the same day. Whether it’s large items from our Large Items Gallery, or clothes, toys, and equipment from our quality nearly-new stalls, you’re guaranteed to find what you’re looking for – why pay more when you can pay less – now that’s being smart!

Entry £1.50 Adults. Children free.

Website: http://www.jackandjillmarket.co.uk

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/196167940918956

What's on for kids and families in Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire 9 - 15 Sept 17 events Doors open day stonehaven family fun dayStonehaven Family Fun Day

 Organiser: Tiksy Art and Craft Fayres

Where: Stonehaven Town Hall, Town Hall, Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire AB39 2BU

 Date:  Sunday 10th September 2017
Time:  11:00AM – 3:00PM

Description: Lots of fun activities for all of the family & not only!! Eat, Play, Win prizes, Shop unique crafts, Choose your Lucky-Dip Prize and just Enjoy Your Time!!  We have plenty of wonderful things prepared for you on a day, fun both for kids and adults, including the following:




Our Family Fun Day event intends to help our own local Aberdeen Cyrenians Charity Organization that is working hard to fight poverty and homelessness for over 15 years now.

Aberdeen Cyrenians will have their own stand on our event, where you can donate wanted item of their need right at the event. The list of needed items is included further on, please see the event page or updates on discription. More information on Aberdeen Cyrenians will be posted on event page.

There also be a **RAFFLE**  with some fantastic prizes up for grabs including winning 2- course dining for two in one of the central restaurants of Aberdeen City.  The raffle can be bought at the door for only £1 and prize draws will take place at 2.30pm. All collections from our raffle will go towards the beautiful charitable cause we are supporting on a day.


Whether you are with your Family or with your Friends you will find plenty of interesting things during this event. Let alone the range of our fantastic Crafts Makers including the following:




…and so much more!! You certainly got to come and see it for yourself, as no description can make justice.


Dress up competition will be taking place during our event for all kids of 3-8 years old, boys and girls. To take part in our “Enchanted Dress-Up Competition” dress up as fairy or fairy tale character and come to Win your Prize! First, Second and Third place – all get the prizes. 🙂 Competiion time is 2pm. Please be at least half and hour prior the competition to register.


FREE ENTRY all time. There is a chance to win a free raffle ticket on a door or online, by just sharing this page, so join in and keep an eye on all the information that’s coming up.



Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1995192890713010

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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