What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 13th – 19th April 2019

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**

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Easter Egg Hunt 

Organiser: Rosemount rocks

Where: Rosemount, Aberdeen   

Date:  Friday 12th – Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  09:30AM-05:00PM

Description: Come and join in the Easter Egg Hunt! IT’S FREE! Local retailers in the Rosemount area are getting together for our annual Easter egg hunt. Local schools and nurseries in the community will be decorating eggs to be displayed in some of the shops. Grab your activity sheet from one of the cafes and get hunting! Find a decorated egg in the shop window and get a stamp. Once you’ve collected your stamps pop over to the Rosemount Community centre and claim your prize! Our Sainsbury’s local have very kindly sponsored prizes for the event.

The Rosemount community centre will also have Easter themed art and craft activities for the kids to participate in too from 9.30-12.30 on both days.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/778615205843364/


Easter Holiday Woodland Fun 

Organiser: Haddo House & Country Park

Where: Haddo House & Country Park, AB417EQ, Ellon, Aberdeenshire   

Date:  Friday 12th April 2019 Time:  10:00AM- 12:00PM

Description: Join Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service at Haddo Country Park to learn essential woodland and camping skills, or to improve on your existing skills. Each session will have a range of activities (some weather dependent) but could include tarpaulin set-up/take down; knots and ropes; basic knife skills; saws and other hand tools and the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

Sessions cost £5 per child, paid in advance.  Please book by emailing Suzanna on vsohaddo@gmail.com The activities are suitable for children of seven years plus and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Younger children may come along but may not be able to take part in any/some activities.

MEET: The Pheasantry at Haddo Country Park.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/382704048960092/


Busy Birds Children’s Walk Haddo House 

Organiser: North East Ranger Service

Where: Haddo House, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB417LD

Date:  Friday 12th April 2019 Time:  10:30AM-12:00PM

Description: Join the rangers and see what the birds are up to at this busy time of year. Could you make your own nest and find lots of tasty food for your chicks to eat? Come with us to find out.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1181992585303476/


Easter Butter slime classes at Tick Tock Play Alford 

Organiser: Splat Messy Play Aberdeen & Shire

Where: Tick Tick Play Alford

Date:  Friday 12th April 2019 Time:  10:30AM-11:30AM & 01:00PM-02:00PM

Description: Easter BUTTER slime class with an Easter touch of Eggs, feathers, Bunnies, Chicks and so much more…… ONLY £6:50 Per child which includes their containers and a few Easter surprise treats…

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/365295094078757/?event_time_id=365295100745423


Mammal Detectives 

Organiser: Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service

Where: Haughton Country Park, Haughton Country Park, AB33 8NA Alford, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Friday 12th April 2019 Time:  02:00PM-04:00PM

Description: Mammal Detectives

Find out who has been about in the park as we look for clues of animal fur, food, prints and poo on a short walk (up to 2 miles/3km), including checking squirrel feeder boxes to see who has visited. We will also see what has been caught on camera traps set up previously. Meet at scout hut car park. Under 16’s must be accompanied. Bring outdoor clothing suited to weather, stout footwear + if you have them, binoculars.

N.B. Unsuitable for anyone with severe peanut allergy (i.e. reaction to being in close proximity).

Event organised in partnership with Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels project. Booking essential.Each public event costs us on average £3.13 per attendee. If you would like to make a donation to Aberdeenshire Council, we accept cash on the day or contact ranger.service@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or 01467 534333. Any donations made would be most welcome. Thank you.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2276122575968289/


Bohemian Rhapsody 

Organiser: Lumphanan Moving Pictures

Where: Lumphanan 

Date:  Friday 12th April 2019 Time:  07:30PM-10:30PM

Description: 12A (children to be accompanied)

Doors Open 7:10pm

Popcorn & ice cream will be on sale

Raffle with various prizes incl Queen T-Shirt & DVD

Suggested donation Adult £5, Under 16s £2

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/802460166783805/


Coastal Play 

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

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

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  09:45AM-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/2319712041648964/


Who Let the Dads Out? – Hebron Evangelical Church 

Organiser: Community Work Hebron Aberdeen

Where: Hebron Evangelical Church Aberdeen, Summer Street, AB10 1RR, Aberdeen  

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  10:00AM-12:00PM

Description: A fun free group for dads/grandad’s/father figures plus their kids aged 0-11 to socialise, eat and play.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/335015684015700/?event_time_id=335015700682365


Thistle Street Food Market – April 

Organiser: The West End – Aberdeen

Where: Thistle Street   

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  10:00AM-03:00PM

Description: Spring is finally here and we can’t wait for our Easter edition of the Thistle Street Food Market!

Come along with your family or friends to discover some of the best local producers in the North East, offering up some delicious food and drink for you to enjoy! Stalls will be confirmed soon so keep checking back here.

Would you like to exhibit at Thistle Street Food Market? We’d love to hear from you! Please email AberdeenWestEnd@outlook.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1214111742063441/


Inverurie Easter Craft Fair 

Organiser: Focus Craft Fairs

Where: Inverurie Town Hall, Market Place, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: All gifts are beautifully handmade by our talented members

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/386362022180404/


Messy Play Fraserburgh-Eggstravaganza Party!

 Organiser: Mess Around North Aberdeenshire

Where: Fraserburgh Old Parish Church, 5 Barrasgate Road, AB43 9 Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  10:30AM-11:30AM

Description: Spring into our Eggstravaganza party where your little chicks can have some Easter fun with egg rolling, spaghetti nests and lots of CHOCOLATE! Little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy till their hearts content! So get prepared to get messy and have fun, and leave the cleaning up to us!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/802863750047626/


Easter Songs and Stories 

Organiser: Westhill Library

Where: Westhill Library, Westhill Drive, Westhill, Aberdeenshire AB32 6FY   

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  10:30AM-11:00AM

Description: A fun, free session suitable for all the family.  Come along and listen to stories and join in with songs and rhymes.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/352320155381237/


Great British Spring Clean with The Rubbish Club

Organiser: The Rubbish Club

Where: River Dee   

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-01:00PM

Description: As part of the Great British Spring Clean 2019 Thomas wants to finish the job be started at the River Dee behind Sainsbury’s Garthdee. In February we removed 18 bags plus extras from the area but that was just the tip of the iceberg! The whole area between Sainsbury’s and Boots next to the the Bridge of Dee is full of careless litter just waiting to be blown into the Dee and our to sea…. Thomas want to stop this but needs your help.

Please come along and make a difference. Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/414646985965564/


Football Time 

Organiser: PlayitLoveit LTD

Where: Duthie Park 

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-01:00PM

Description: To promote our awesome new term and classes, we are gonna host some fun in Duthie Park.

Come along for a chance to win prizes including:

– Footballs

– Playit Loveit Tops

– A Free 1-2-1 Session

Hang out listen to great tunes, see what we are all about!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2691229124227762/


Workshop – Fairy Door and Toadstools 

Organiser: Geek Bothy

Where: Geek Bothy, 1 High Street, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5NB

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-01:30PM

Description: WORKSHOP – Fairy Door and Toadstools with Heevis Miniatures

AGE – Suitable for adults, and children over 6 years (Under 10’s must be accompanied by an adult however you do not need to pay for a space unless you would like to make your own one)

COST – £20 per person

This 2 hour workshop held in Geek Bothy will show you how to texture clay and shape it into a door for a fairy garden, along with creating spiral patterns. The door can then be decorated with flowering bushes. We will then make mushrooms, either singly or in clumps with colours of our own choice.

Made from polymer clay, the doors are suitable for both indoor and outdoor fairy gardens.

Included: All tools, materials, tuition and a small snack.

Please note that workshops are non refundable and dates can not be swapped, you are welcome to give your place to someone else, it doesn’t have to be the named person that booked the workshop attending. If the workshop is cancelled by the maker and/or Geek Bothy a full refund will be issued

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/381331235774219/


Ceramic Egg Painting for Kids at Foodstory 

Organiser: Hearty Arts & Crafts

Where: F o o d S t o r y, 13-15 Thistle Street, Aberdeen Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  12:00PM-02:00PM

Description: This class is created to guide kids to Design & Paint  their own Ceramic Eggs Money Box (choose from Unicorn Egg or Conventional Egg designs when booking your space).

Suitable for kids 6-12y/old. Parents are welcome to stay or leave during the class, however we appreciate your decision being made on their ability to work independently and following the guidance.

The class/session is approximately 1,5 hour up to 2 hours long. Please allow a couple of 10 min breaks during our session.  All materials included in a price.  Please be aware that the work would need careful treatment 6-8 hours after the end of class to allow paint to set. Additional instruction will be given to those who would like to have it oven-baked.

Fee: £15

*Group of 3 Discount and Group of 5 Discount available

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Additional information on tutoring:

All art and craft workshops presented by RA will be provided with consideration of therapeutic art approach.

Therapeutic art can be described as creative and expressive form of therapy. The therapeutic creative process of self-expression can improve one’s physical and mental health. It will also make an impact on our emotional well-being.

Creating art through Therapeutic Art provides an outlet to express oneself freely, which will encourage and promote healthier and happier life.

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Spaces to this workshop are non-refundable once purchased. However you can pass your space/e-ticket to any of your friends/family, if unable to attend. Official explanatory email (to: pr.raent@gmail.com ) should be send to us to confirm such arrangement

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1006601099536483/


Rock Pooling at Cove 

Organiser: Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service

Where: Cove Bay, Balmoral Terrace Cove, AB12 3NP Aberdeen   

Date:  Saturday 13th April 2019 Time:  01:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Residents of the rock pools need to be tough where life is constantly changing, and every tide may bring in new arrivals.  Join a Countryside Ranger at Cove for an opportunity to explore the rock pools, meet some of the rock pool residents and create some wild beach art.

This is a family friendly event all children under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please wear wellies or sensible footwear and dress for the weather.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2527716190788589/


Strichen Playgroup’s Easter Hunt 

Where: Strichen Lake, Fraserburugh, Aberdeenshire   

Date:  Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-01:00PM

Description: The annual Strichen Playgroup Easter Hunt will take place on

Sunday 14th April 2019 at The Strichen Lake and Community Park

Family Hunt through the woods

Hot dog/tuck shop Stall

Chocolate Tombola

Best decorated Egg competition

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/778249229204421/


The Whirlybird 

Organiser: Creative Aberdeenshire

Where: Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, AB42 4, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-12:00PM

Description: The whirlybird can’t fly like the rest of the birds. It’s clumsy, loud and doesn’t like straight lines!For the whirlybird everything happens in circles and twirls, flips and tumbles, but it longs to be part of the flock.

Come and enjoy this ugly-duckling tale told through puppets and music, set in a beautiful birds nest made of willow.

Part of the Puppet Animation Festival, performed by Eco Drama for ages 3-7 and their families.

Tickets – £8 adult, £6 child, £27 family (2 adults 2 children)

To reserve tickets call 01467 536544. Payments and tickets also available on the door.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2343386092339356/?event_time_id=2343386099006022


Fit Mum (to be) 

Organiser: Strongmamamoves.Aberdeen

Where: Warehouse Health Club, 20 Mearns Street, AB11 5AT Aberdeen

Date:  Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-02:00PM

Description: Trial of the class – Fit mum (2 be)

What?

An pregnancy exercise class working on muscle strength/endurance and cardio fitness for varying fitness levels.

It will be a class to gauge interest for ongoing classes so the dates going forward can be discussed.  All participants will need to book in advance and take part in an in person or on the phone consultation and get clearing from relevant health professionals

Message me on Facebook at StrongMamaMoves or email me at StrongMamaMoves@gmail.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/229253607925829/


Charity Family Fun Day 

Where: Inchgarth Community Centre, Aboyne Place, ab107dr Aberdeen   

Date:  Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  12:00PM-02:00PM

Description: Family Fun Day raising money for Aberdeen Sands

In memory of Angel Hauzaree born sleeping on 10.4.09

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2535207439855289/


Easter 

Where: Newburgh Village Hall, Aberdeen AB41 6

Date:   Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  12:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Newburgh Preschool Easter Family Fun Day @ Newburgh Village Hall

Children £6 includes Bouncy Castle use, Easter bunny hunt in the playpark (completed entries handed in will also get an Easter egg) juice scone and homemade shortbread there will also be a craft table where kids can decorate a hard boiled egg, do some colouring inn including other Easter crafts

Adults free and under ones free

Tea Coffee Juice Scones & homemade shortbread available on the day

Bouncy Castle

Easter Bunny Hunt in the playpark (Easter egg for all completes entries)

Face painting (small charge)

Glitter Tattoos (small charge)

Chocolate/Sweet Tombola

Bottle Tombola

Raffles

Homes Bakes

Easter Bonnet Competition (adults & kids – prizes to be won)

Decorated Hard Boiled Egg Competition (adults & kids – prizes to be won)

Kids Craft table

Refreshments –

Tea/Coffee/Juice and Scones & Shortbread

Plus more

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2008967269408244/


Cardio? I have a toddler. 

Organiser: Strongmamamoves.Aberdeen

Where: Warehouse Health Club, 20 Mearns Street, AB11 5AT Aberdeen

Date: Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  12:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Trial of the class – Cardio? I have a toddler

What?

A graduation parent and toddler exercise class working on muscle strength/endurance and cardio fitness for varying fitness levels, it is the next level up from the current mama moves and strong mama classes.

Whilst still working on moves to improve parental agility and strength for life and injury prevention, it will be a little more challenging than its predecessor.

Only open to those who have recovered

fully from birth and have already gained some strength back, it will also be open to dads and toddlers.  So if whole families want to come along get involved!

It will be a class to gauge interest for ongoing classes so the dates going forward can be discussed.  All participants will need to book in advance and take part in an in person or on the phone consultation and get clearing from relevant health professionals

Message me on Facebook at StrongMamaMoves or email me at StrongMamaMoves@gmail.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2171610676251519/


Easter Trail

 Organiser: Kirkton Of Skene Playgroup

Where: Kirkton Of Skene Playgroup, Milne Hall, AB32 6XE Kirkton Of Skene, Aberdeenshire

 Date:  Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  01:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Let the kids have some fun on the last day of the holidays and join us in Kirkton of Skene for our Easter trail.

Only £2 per child!!

Follow the trail, answer the clues and win a treat at the end.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/585992255253445/


Sunday Whittling 

Organiser: Haddo House & Country Park

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

Date:  Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  01:00PM-03:00PM

Description: Come and join us for a relaxing afternoon of whittling in the woods…

We will have a fire to sit around and a tarpaulin should it be raining.  Tea, coffee and hot chocolate will be provided to keep us warm and you are welcome to take food to cook over the fire whilst you whittle.  The ranger will teach us how to sharpen our knives (please take your own knife if you have one) and show us some of his projects.  He will guide you through how to get started and show you little tips on how to get the best from your work.  If you have a specific project in mind you may want to take your own piece of wood.  You are welcome to scavenge for wood as there is a lot of it at Haddo, but if you want to do a staff or something of a particular shape then it’s best to take a suitable piece of wood.

We have a limited supply of sheath knives and folding saws – please let us know in advance if you would like to use any of these.

Everyone is welcome, although we would ask that children are accompanied (and supervised) by an adult.

Please email vsohaddo@gmail.com to book.  The session is £5 per person including hot drinks and a biscuit.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2096285383751635/


Spring Forager

 Organiser: Aberdeenshire Council Ranger Service & The Bennachie Visitor Centre

Where: The Bennachie Visitor Centre,  AB51 5HY Pitcaple, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Sunday 14th April 2019 Time:  02:00PM-04:00PM

Description: Spring Forager

What foods can the forest supply and what might our distant ancestors including the Colonists who lived on Bennachie have eaten?  A short walk with the Aberdeenshire Council Garioch Ranger and Forest Enterprise Visitor Services Ranger to look at some of the spring edibles that can be found in the forest.  This time of year is great for fresh salad type leaves.   Edible plants that are not yet in season, foraging etiquette and possible uses and recipes will be discussed.

Family event, all children must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome but must be kept under close control at all times.Forestry Commission car park charges apply.Each public event costs us on average £3.13 per attendee. If you would like to make a donation to Aberdeenshire Council, we accept cash on the day or contact ranger.service@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or 01467 534333. Any donations made would be most welcome. Thank you.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1032870686913581/


Kids at Ferryhill – Monday

 Organiser: Kids at Ferryhill Baby and Toddler Groups

Where: Ferryhill Parish Church, Fonthill Road, AB11 6UD Date:  Monday 15th April 2019 Time:  09:15AM-11:15AM

Description: Drop in session for babies up to pre-school age.  Relaxed and informal session where parents/carers can have a chat and watch kids play.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2168798893433593/?event_time_id=2168798916766924


The Critter Keeper Open Session 

Organiser: Torphins Playgroup Pre-School

Where: Torphins Playgroup Pre-School, St Marnan Road, AB31 4JQ Torphins

Date:  Monday 15th April 2019 Time: 01:30PM-02:30PM

Description: We are delighted that The Critter Keeper will be visiting Torphins Playgroup with his exotic animals

Please join us for an Open Session, All Welcome

£5 per child.

Contact enquiry@torphinsplaygroup.co.uk to reserve a place.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/487131465165574/


Little Stars age 3-5 Free Launch Session 1

Organiser: Relax Kids with Jennifer

Where: The Den & The Glen 

Date:  Tuesday 16th April 2019 Time:  09:45AM-10:30AM & 10:45AM-11:30AM

Description: Relax Kids for smaller children, best suited for children aged 3-5 years but all children welcome. Each fun 45 minute session is themed differently and teaches the Award Winning Relax Kids 7 steps to help children learn to self-regulate.  Each session includes; dance and movement, singing, relaxation games, yoga, gentle peer or parent massage, positive self-talk and story visualisation.  With regular practice of the self- soothing techniques taught; tantrums, anxiety, hyperactivity and sleeping problems can be reduced. Children can also improve confidence and feelings of value.

Free sessions on our launch day 9:46-10:30am or 10:45-11:30am on Tuesday 16th April. Booking advised.

Free taster session for new children available each week.  Reduced entry of £2 into The Den when attending Little Stars.

Block 1 – April 23rd, 30th, May (off 7th) 14th, 21st & 28th

Block 2 – June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th & July 2nd

£24 per block (includes first free class)

Please get in touch to book, a registration form will be sent on request.

Younger siblings are free to attend.

Jennifertaylor@relaxkids.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/324917064829494/


Kids at Ferryhill – Friday Fun

 Organiser: Kids at Ferryhill Baby and Toddler Groups

Where: Ferryhill Parish Church, Fonthill Road, AB11 6UD, Aberdeenshire.   

Date:  Friday 19th April 2019 Time:  09:15AM-11:15AM

Description: Friday Fun is drop in group with a variety of activities for babies and kids up to pre-school.

It’s £3 a session and as it’s parent-led activities please do help out and get stuck in.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/954976888046963/?event_time_id=954976911380294


Good Friday Egg Hunt 

Organiser: Kids at Ferryhill Baby and Toddler Groups

Where: Ferryhill Parish Church, Fonthill Road, AB11 6UD, Aberdeen

Date:  Friday 19th April 2019 Time:  09:15AM-11:15AM

Description: We will start off at the church for some play/crafts then move to Albury Park for the egg hunt and games. The park is a short distance away.

It is £4 per child and booking is essential. Email kidsatferryhill@gmail.com  or message us on Facebook.

Please let us know if your child has allergies so we can prepare special eggs for them.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1837440653026692/


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Castle Fraser

Organiser: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate

Where: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate, Sauchen, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 7LD

Date:  Friday 19th – Monday 22nd April 2019 Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: TICKETS ONSALE NOW!

Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt! Get ready for a weekend of fun as you and your family discover the special places the National Trust for Scotland looks after. Follow bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize.

We have Party Time Events coming along with bouncy castles and a face painter.

Price: £3 per child*

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

*For any adults or children under 5 who would like to take part and enjoy a Cadbury’s Chocolate egg during the Hunt admission is £3.00

N.B. property entry fees apply to non-members. Details found here https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/castle-fraser

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/785715935128586/


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Haddo House 

Organiser: Haddo House

Where: Haddo House, AB41 7LD, Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Date:  Friday 19th – Monday 22nd April 2019 Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt! Get ready for a long weekend of fun as you and your family discover the special places the National Trust for Scotland looks after. Follow bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize.

On Easter Sunday 21st April, anyone visiting Haddo House & Country Park needs to apply in advance for a parking pass to enter the Estate  at a cost of £7.52 (including booking fee), which will be available via: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3924494?fbclid=IwAR2iS10LSUrNYRzTatg7fQjQ2MlhjHRlf0HTDbKVamlPB-mu401ES5FhwhA

There are two time slots in 2019 (9:30 & 12:00) so we can accommodate more families and make finding eggs throughout the day a little easier. Please buy one pass per car.

Price: £3 per child

N.B. property entry fees apply to non-members. Details found here [link to website ‘Entry prices’] https://www.nts.org.uk/visit/places/haddo-house/planning-your-visit

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/392454614655575/


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Crathes Castle 

Organiser: Crathes Castle, Garden  Estate

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

Date:  Friday 19th – Monday 22nd April 2019 Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt! Get ready for a long weekend of fun as you and your family discover the special places the National Trust for Scotland looks after. Follow bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize!

PARTICIPANTS MAY START THE HUNT AT ANY POINT BETWEEN 10am and 4pm

Price: £3 per child

Book now or pay on the day!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/324395361753079/


Easter Fun Weekend 

Organiser: Garioch Heritage Centre

Where: Garioch Heritage Centre, Loco Works Road, AB514FY Inverurie, Aberdeenshire   

Date:  Friday 19th April 2019 Time:  10:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Easter Bunny hunt, face painting, crafts, and much more.

Tickets £2

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/469516126916790/?event_time_id=469516130250123


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Drum Castle 

Organiser: Drum Castle, Garden & Estate

Where: Drum Castle, Banchory, AB31 5, United Kingdom  

Date:  Friday 19th – Monday 22nd April 2019 Time:  10:30AM-04:00PM

Description: Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt! Get ready for a long weekend of fun as you and your family discover the special places the National Trust for Scotland looks after. Follow the bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize.

Price: £3 per child

N.B. For those visiting the castle, property entry fees apply to non-members.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/258255308405562/


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Pitmedden Garden 

Organiser: Pitmedden Garden

Where: Pitmedden Garden, Pitmedden House, AB41 7PD Pitmedden 

Date:  Friday 19th – Monday 22nd April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt! Get ready for a long weekend of fun as you and your family discover the special places the National Trust for Scotland looks after. Follow bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize.

There will be a trail of hidden clues starting in the Walled Garden and leading you through our woodlands around Pitmedden Garden. Once you’re back at the house, there’ll be a wee surprise waiting for you!

Price: £3 per child

*** Please note, tickets are non-refundable ***

Please note: the trail will be sectioned off from the rest of the Walled Garden and Museum of Farming Life. For entry to the property only, usual entry fees apply to non-members.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/302319516977137/


Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Fyvie Castle

 Organiser: Fyvie Castle

Where: Fyvie Castle, A947, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 8

Date:  Friday 19th – Monday 22nd April 2019 Time:  11:00AM-04:00PM

Description: Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt!

Get ready for a long weekend of fun as you and your family discover the special places the National Trust for Scotland looks after.

  Follow bunny’s clues and complete your adventure to win a delicious chocolatey prize.

Book online now or pay for your trail sheet on the day

Trail Sheet – £3

**Property entry fees apply to non-members*

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1973074719656160/


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

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