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What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 14th – 20th December 2019

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What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 14th – 20th December 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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Breakfast or Tea with Santa

Organiser: Dobbies Garden Centre

Where: Dobbies Garden Centre, Lang Stracht, Aberdeen AB15 6AX

 

Date: Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th, Friday 20th – Tuesday 24th December 2019

Description: Make it a Christmas to remember and see your little ones eyes light up as they tuck into breakfast or tea with Santa. Our popular family events includes a meal for each child followed by fun activities and a gift from Santa himself. This event is suited to families with children aged 12 years and under. To relax and fully enjoy the experience families will be seated and served at their own table.

https://www.dobbies.com/content/events.html

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/762569217517081/


Carols by Candlelight

Organiser: Trinity Church Aberdeen

Where: Queen Street Buildings, Aberdeen

 

Date: Sunday 15th December 2019

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Description: An evening of carols by candle light at Trinity Church (Queen Street Church) all welcome – there will be refreshments afterwards.

https://trinityaberdeen.churchsuite.co.uk/events/76ha5wgr?signup_form=0


CLAN Santa’s Grotto  

Organiser: CLAN Cancer Support

Where: The Den & The Glen  

Date:   Friday 15th November – Tuesday 24th December 2019

Description: Experience the magic this year at the CLAN Santa’s Grotto which returns to the Royal Deeside at Den & the Glen!

The enchanting location transports both adults and children to a truly magical and authentic Christmas wonderland, where professional photos are taken for you to treasure the memories forever.

Opening Times: November 15th – December 8th Friday – Sundays 10am-5pm December 13th – 24th Every day 10am-5pm December 24th 10am-2pm

Ticketing: Available on the door, tickets are £6.45 per child which includes a gift

By visiting the CLAN Grotto you are directly helping us support local people affected by cancer in the North East, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. From everyone at CLAN Cancer Support, we look forward to welcoming you and your family for an unforgettable experience with Santa and his elves.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/744796482646937/


Festive Silent Disco Walking Tour

Organiser: Friends of Anchor

Where: Christmas Village Aberdeen

Description:  IT’S CHRISTMAAAAAAAAS – and what better way to get in the festive mood, than to sing and dance through the Christmas Village with the city’s first festive silent disco walking tour!

This winter, Friends of ANCHOR is the chosen charity of the Christmas Village.

Every weekend, we will be bringing back the old fashioned tradition of carol singing… with a modern twist!

The 30-minute silent disco adventure tour will take place every hour, on the hour, on Fridays from 5pm to 9pm inclusive, Saturdays 2pm to 8pm inclusive and Sundays 1pm to 5pm inclusive.

Gather together your family, friends or workmates and grab one of our headsets to rock around every Christmas tree! Celebrating the festivities in style, you’ll join your tour guide from the famous Silent Adventures – the team who brought you this year’s Edinburgh Fringe silent disco.

Let the tempo build with a half hour of hand-picked festive tunes to get you in the spirit as you dance your way around the Christmas village and the winter wonderland of the Marischal College quad and Square.*

With all profits going directly to Friends of ANCHOR as a local charity, your festive party will also benefit a great cause.

Running from Friday 22nd November to Sunday 22nd December.

Tickets will be available at Aberdeen Christmas Village or can be pre-booked by emailing info@friendsofanchor.org. Email pre-booking will close each Thursday at 12pm for the coming weekend. From then, tickets will be available to purchase on the day, from the Christmas Village bar area.

Ticket prices are, £10 per adult, £7.50 per child (aged 5-12) or £25 for a family of four (two adults and two children).

Unfortunately we cannot control the North-east weather and regret that refunds will not be available if the event is cancelled due to poor weather. If this does happen, your generosity will be treated as a kind donation to the charity.

Please note this attraction is recommended for children over the age of five. Buggies and pushchairs will not be permitted. Babes in arms are welcome.

*access to Marischal Quad only during the venue’s opening hours

We hope to see you there!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/948566888843176/


Aladdin – The Pantomime You Wished For at Aberdeen Arts Centre 

Organiser: Aberdeen Arts Centre

Where: Aberdeen Arts Centre 

Date:  Sunday 1st – Tuesday 24th December 2019

Description: This November, join Aberdeen Arts Centre and professional pantomime company, TaleGate Theatre Productions, for THE panto you wished for!

Follow our hero, Aladdin, and his troublesome Mum, Widow McTwankey, on a journey full of Eastern promise with a sprinkling of Aberdonian-Charm! Will Aladdin beat the evil Abanazar to the magic lamp and win the hand of Princess Jasmine? Find out in what’s sure to be our funniest and most spectacular pantomime ever! Aladdin‚ is packed with songs, slapstick, silliness, audience participation and all the fairytale magic of a traditional pantomime‚ grab your tickets today for this fun-filled panto extravaganza that’s guaranteed to delight the whole family!

Thursday 12th November at 7pm: RELAXED PERFORMANCE & BSL

£18 Standard | £17 Concession | £16 Child

£60 Family Ticket (2 Adults 2 Children)

Discounts for group bookings available. Aberdeen Arts Centre is an inclusive, community-focused arts venue, committed to providing accessible theatre and arts experiences for all. The team at the Arts Centre and TaleGate Theatre Productions are dedicated to sharing some Festive Magic with as many people as possible this November  – if you are an organisation looking to make a group booking, get in touch with us at stephanie.walls@act-aberdeen.org.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2368769660037284/


Snow White – Tivoli Panto 2019 

Organiser: The Tivoli Theatre and Attic Theatre

Where: The Tivoli Theatre 

Date:  Friday 6th– Sunday 22nd December 2019

Description: Once Upon a Time there lived a lovely princess whose skin was white as snow, lips were as red as a rose and hair as black as ebony. Her name was Snow White.

Snow White lived with her step mother who was a beautiful but wicked, vain woman. Every day her stepmother would ask “Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all” and every day the Mirror would answer “You are” until one fateful day when this was no longer true……

Come along to the Tivoli this December for Attic theatre’s fun filled family panto, full of songs, laughter and 7 vertically challenged men. Make sure it’s on your Christmas list!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/406754076744980/


Santa’s Grotto at Bon Accord 

Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Date:  Saturday 16th November – Tuesday 24th December 2019

Description: Create lasting memories with a visit to Bon Accord’s winter wonderland and support The Archie Foundation whilst doing so. Santa’s Winter Wonderland is open every weekend from 16 Nov and weekdays 16 Dec – Christmas Eve.

A visit is £4.95 per child which includes:

Entry to Santa’s Magical winter wonderland

Say hello to the singing Reindeer

Meet Santa and let him know your wish list

A memorable gift

Photo packages are available starting from £9.95 and all proceeds go to The Archie Foundation.

Party size is limited to 4 children per pre-booked slot. For larger parties walk-ins are welcome.

Please note that the slot is for one child, for additional children please scroll down to additional admissions.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/541607056669846/


Beauty and the Beast – The Magical Pantomime 

Organiser: Acting & Performance – North East Scotland College

Where: North East Scotland College, Gallowgate 

Date:  Thursday 12th – Wednesday 18th December 2019

Description: A vain and arrogant Prince is cursed by an enchantress to spend an eternity trapped in the body of a Beast. The arrival of the beautiful, clever and gutsy, Belle offers the possibility of the curse being lifted.

But can Belle learn to love a Beast?

The show runs from Thursday 12th of December until Wednesday 18th of December 2019. Tickets available from September 1st 2019 via Eventbrite.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/462488011149153/


Christmas Night with Santa – with gift for every child 

Organiser: Brimmond Bistro

Where: Brimmond Bistro, Bucksburn, AB21 9SX Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019

Description: Dear parents / grandparents

As you might remember from the time when you was small and couldn’t wait for Santa … December is a magical time and could be even more magic to have an experience by meeting with Santa, speak with him and receive superb gift.

We would like to invite you to a fantastic event to be held on Saturday 14th December, (meals served from 5.30pm till 7.00pm) come for Xmas dinner with your little ones (Children’s Christmas menu also available) get your dinner and meet Santa – is that not simple?

We will also have kids activity corner- with lots of attractions, games and colouring books to occupy your little ones during this event.

(High chairs and baby changing room available)

Santa will have gift for every child and there is NO EXTRA COST for this event.

This is an amazing opportunity to give your kids a great surprise and leave them with nice memories of an amazing Christmas experience.

All of us love Santa are we not right?

This event is very popular and there are limited spaces available so don’t leave this to last moment book your space now on 01224 716777 and make a big surprise to your kids / grand kids.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/767787467025697/


 Breakfast With Santa 

Organiser: The Harbour Spring

Where: The Harbour Spring, Invernettie, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire AB42 3GT

Date:  Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  09:00 – 11:00

Description: Come and join Santa and his elves for breakfast!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/438567553671585/


 Second December market

 Organiser: Belmont St Market Aberdeen

Where: Belmont St, Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  09:00 – 15:00

Description: Local food, drink, crafts and gift ideas

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/388018008780941/


 The Crafters Roadshow 

Organiser: Organica J

Where: Union Square Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  09:00 – 19:00

Description: Organica J will be back again at with The Crafters Roadshow for the Christmas Fayre on Saturday 15th, Sunday 15th, Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th December.

Our stall will be packed with all our range everything from soaps and bath & body oils to the hugely popular rollerballs, plus ready made organic gift boxes- great for gifting!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2516643941993591/


 Festive Fun Day 

Organiser: University of Aberdeen Museums

Where: The Sir Duncan Rice Library

 Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  09:30 – 12:30

Description: Drop in to the Sir Duncan Rice Library for seasonal crafts and activities for all ages! No booking required.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/422993245033523/


 Breakfast With Santa

Organiser: The Devenick Dairy

Where: Tin Coo, Bishopston Farm, Banchory Devenick, Aberdeenshire AB12 4

 Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  09:30 – 11:30

Description: Come along for a buffet breakfast and give Santa and his elves your Christmas list. We are sure you will all be on the nice list so each child will receive a small gift from Santa.

Buffet style cooked breakfast, booking required. Please call 07546979510 or message to book a table. Tables required back after 1 hour.

Adult – £8.00 including tea or filter coffee | Child £5.50 including fresh orange or apple juice

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/469552987032510/


 Garioch Heritage Centre Christmas 

Organiser: Exclusively Highlands

Where: Garioch Heritage Centre 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 16:00

Description: We are back at Garioch Heritage Centre and even bigger than before.

For this one day event we will be joined by over 40 of the best local arts and crafts creators, so finding that last minute Christmas gift will be easy!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/963656400649935/


 Coastal Play Christmas Special 

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

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

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 12:30

Description: Join us for a fantastic Coastal Play Christmas Special!

£7 per child for 2.5 hours play, including gift from Santa.  Must be booked and paid for in advance.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1017054951960165/


 Santa at Crathes Castle

 Organiser: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

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

Date:  Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 16:00

Description: Add some magic to this Festive Season and make sure to bring your little ones to see Santa in Crathes Castle! The jolly man himself has just confirmed that, together with his helpful elves, he will be returning to Deeside this year bringing gifts and smiles to our youngest visitors.

Book your dedicated slot (available half hourly between 10am and 4pm) Remember that Santa only rewards those who stayed off the naughty list!

Tickets: £6 per child  Santa sees our youngest visitors at the Castle on 14th, 15th,  21st, 22nd and 23rd!!!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/541898696601608/


 Who Let The Dads Out?! 

Organiser: Hebron Evangelical Church Aberdeen

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

 Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 12:00

Description: A group for Dads/Grandads/father figures with their children aged 0-11yrs old.

Food, fun and a place for kids (and dads) to be kids – and give mum a morning off! 🙂

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2520333204919652/?event_time_id=2520333234919649


 Breakfast with Santa 

Organiser: Cafe Ahoy

Where: Cafe Ahoy, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen AB24 5HP 

Date:  Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 12:00

Description: Breakfast with Santa at Cafe Ahoy 14th, 15th & 21st of December 10am until 12 noon

Join Santa & his little Elf for a tasty breakfast, some festive cheer & an early Christmas Gift.

Child 10.00 includes breakfast, juice & a gift from Santa

Adult 7.00 includes breakfast & tea or coffee

This event is only available by booking. Email hello@cafeahoy.co.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/692886467878805/


 Aboyne Farmers Market – Christmas Market

Organiser: Aboyne Farmers Market

Where: Aboyne Green

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 14:00

Description: Variety of stalls and some festive entertainment

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/964684803909538/


 Elf Workshop 

Organiser: Aden Country Park Fairy Woods

Where: Aden Country Park Fairy Woods 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  10:30 – 12:30

Description: Kids make a personalised elf with our elves, after enjoying drinks and treats around the camp fire, they receive a wristband, certificate and sticker…..and a candy cane for the kids! Tickets are £10 per child

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/529072951259596/


 Santa Specials – Saturday 14th December 2019 

Organiser: Milton of Crathes Station

Where: Milton of Crathes Station, The Royal Deeside Railway, Milton of Crathes, Banchory AB31 5QH 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  10:30 – 15:30

Description: Santa will be at the Milton of Crathes again this year with a sack full of presents for the children, and hot mince pies and drinks for the adults.

He will again be handing out presents to the children in the coaches during the steam train ride from the Milton station.

Festive singing on all services, which will be steam hauled.  The whole Santa experience will last approximately 45 – 60 minutes.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/991857627827411/


 Carols in the park 

Organiser: Bon-Accord Silver Band

Where: Winter Gardens. Duthie Park 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  11:00 – 15:00

Description: Part of the Aberdeen winter festival.  Joined this year by the Coro Piccolo choir from Westhill.

Come and join us for festive music and Christmas carol singing.  Again 2 separate “sittings” 11:00-12:00, and 14:00-15:00.  Pre concert carols also provided by the granite city chorus.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/479612356225141/


 Christmas Storytelling at Michies 

Organiser: Charles Michies

Where: Charles Michies, 391 Union Street, Aberdeen

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  11:00 – 14:00

Description: Join Fairy Godmother as she whisks your imagination away on a Christmas adventure. Storytelling for all ages at Michies, Cafe.

ENTRY FREE – BOOKING NOT NECESSARY

Hosted by Fiona-Jane Brown from Hidden Tours Aberdeen. Fiona-Jane is a Scottish author, local historian and storyteller.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/727867771021816/


 Christmas at the Castle 

Organiser: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate

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

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  11:00 – 16:00

Description: Join us on the 14th December for a wonderful day of Christmas joy.  Santa and his elves will be at Castle Fraser to give all the good boys and girls a special gift.  Their will be music and shopping, pies & warm drinks, and even some storytelling in the Library.

All children’s admissions will receive a gift from Santa (pre-booking is essential).  Please contact Santa’s Elf at castlefraser@nts.org.uk to let us know the age and gender of your child to ensure Santa can bring along the correct gifts.  There will also be 2 story telling sessions for children, 11.30 & 12.30.  Santa will be available between 11am – 4pm (during peak times their could be a wait).

Entrance into the event will allow you to roam the Castle, get exclusive access to music performances, deals in our shop, and more.

The event is open between the hours of 11am – 4pm (with last entry at 3.30pm).

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/531607114073333/


 Fishmas Fun and Diving Santa 

Organiser: Macduff Marine Aquarium

Where: Macduff Marine Aquarium, 11 High Shore, Macduff, Aberdeenshire AB44 1SL

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  11:00 – 16:00

Description: Ho ho ho… Santa Claus is surfing into Macduff for his annual visit to feed the fish their Christmas treats.

Come and see Santa swim in his favourite watery winter wonderland on Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th and Saturday 21st December at 2pm and enjoy fishy festive fun in the aquarium each day from 11am until 4pm.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/432028184360458/


 Kids Christmas Party 

Organiser: Newburgh Inn

Where: Newburgh Inn, Main St, Newburgh, Aberdeen AB41 6BP

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  12:00 – 14:00

Description: Last year this event could have opened up 3 or 4 more dates and still not had enough room..We are offering an exciting line up for a great price of £2.50 per child!

Christmas Party Games

Festive sing along

Buffet (Sandwiches, ciabatta pizza, sausage rolls and juice.

Children only.

Hungry adults can book a table in the restaurant online or by calling 01358 578888

Visit from Santa-Selection box for every child

There will be spaces for adults around the room.

Tickets will be available to purchase from the restaurant form the 1st of November. Tickets are sold on a first come first serve basis

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2724589104238473/


 Santa’s arriving at Stonehaven Harbour 

Organiser: Charles Michies

Where: Stonehaven Harbour 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  12:00 – 15:00

Description: Come along to Stonehaven Harbour on Saturday 14th December and see Santa arriving by the RNLI Stonehaven lifeboat.

Olaf, Sven, Elsa and Anna from Frozen will also be there to join in the festive fun!Snacks and refreshments will be available at the Harbour front from 12 onwards.

Then join the procession as the Huskyhaven team take Santa through the town to his ‘Frozen’ themed Grotto at Charles Michies, 24 Market Sq, Stonehaven. The town will be buzzing, festive decs up and all the shops open for business so this is the perfect start to your Christmas festivities!

Everyone is welcome! Remember to wrap up warm!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/475683939959340/


 Santa at The Sand Bothy 

Organiser: The Sand Bothy

Where: The Sand Bothy, Balmedie Country Park, Balmedie AB23 8XG 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  12:00 – 16:00

Description: Santa in his Grotto, Mrs Claus telling stories and Christmas Crafts, all for £5 per child.

Also on sale: Christmas Raffle, Christmas Refreshments and Sand Bothy Calendars

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/684038682087288/


 LPP Christmas Fayre 

Organiser: Laurencekirk Primary Partnership

Where: Laurencekirk Primary School 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  13:00 – 16:00

Description: The Laurencekirk Primary School Christmas Fayre is back!

The LPP elves are busy planning this fun event! Keep checking back for more details! Wishing you lots of festive cheer, Team LPP

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/510997233089975/


 Children’s Christmas Party 

Organiser: Scallywags

Where: Scallywags, Stonehaven 

Date:  Saturday 14th December 2019 Time:  17:00 – 19:00

Description: Bring your littles ones for our children’s Christmas party on Saturday 14th December 5-7pm

Party includes

Hot & Cold Buffet

Unlimited diluting juice

Visit  & present from Santa

Party Games

Child / Adult  £7.00 per ticket

*PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS BY TICKET ONLY*

Tickets can be purchased from Scallywags from Mon 16th October

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2476934289184640/


 Aberdeen Santa Run 2019 

Organiser: Aberdeen Sports Village

Where: Aberdeen Sports Village, Linksfield Road, Aberdeen 

Date:  Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  09:00 – 13:00

Description: The Aberdeen Santa Run is being jointly organised by charities Aberdeen Sports Village and Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS).

Now in its 4th year, the Aberdeen Santa Run, which takes place at Aberdeen Sports Village, is a fantastic fun-filled event and a great way to get you, your friends and family into the festive spirit. Join with other Santas to run, jog or walk the 5km race or take part in the Santa Mile Dash‚ a fully accessible track event to suit everyone!

The Aberdeen Santa Run truly is a family event – children of all ages are welcome and our Christmas Market will have a range of gifts and food for sale.

As part of your entry fee, you will receive a full Santa Suit, a Christmas medal, the complete support of our experienced events team and a goodie bag.

 The Aberdeen Santa Run has the following race formats:

10.30am: Santa Mile Dash

11.00am: Santa 5km

The entry fees are:

5km race – £16 for Adults & £9 for Children (under 13’s) (all under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult)

Santa Mile Dash – £8 for everyone (all under 8’s must be accompanied by an adult)

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1273782572793959/


 Breakfast with Santa! 

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

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

Date:  Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 12:00

Description: Come along to Belwade Farm for breakfast & to meet Santa Claus!

On arrival you will be greeted by Dancer our miniature pony.  He loves to meet our visitors to the farm so please stop and say hello.

Every child that attends will receive a glitter tattoo and enjoy a festive craft activity to take home with them.  They will be able to meet Santa Claus who will have a special gift for them. Under 1 year olds are FOC but please let us know they will be attending for a Santa present.

Breakfast is also included within the ticket price from our set menu.

For full information please visit https://tickets.worldhorsewelfare.org/activity/48

For further details contact lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org

By purchasing tickets to attend this event you are supporting the valuable work of the charity.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/382669055979556/


 Santa’s Pony Express 

Organiser: Drumshalloch

Where: Drumshalloch Farm, Banchory 

Date:  Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 11:00

Description: Santa is making a special visit to Drumshalloch – come along for some festive pony fun. The hour session will include riding and helping to add some sparkle to Santa’s very own ‘reindeer’. Before leaving all children will meet with Santa and receive a gift. Hot refreshments will be available along with photo opportunities aplenty.

Suitable for 3yrs upwards and each session is £30 payable at the point of booking.

Please ensure that children wear lots of layers and gloves, jackets should be close fitting and not flap around in case they scare the ponies.  We supply riding hats.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2253631738086704/


Huntly Christmas Craft & Farmers’ Market

 Organiser: Huntly Farmers’ Market

Where: Huntly Farmers’ Market 

Date:  Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  10:00 – 14:00

Description: A Christmas Market as part of a day of Christmas festivities in Huntly in conjunction with Huntlycrafters, Huntly Rotary Club and Huntly Christmas Lights.

The outdoor farmers’ market will run from 10am – 2pm in Huntly Square, alongside a Craft Fair in the Stewarts Hall, Christmas teas and activities in the Gordon Arms Hotel and a visit from Santa’s Reindeer. More details to follow of further Christmassy events….

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/476779313173031/


Children’s Christmas Party 

Organiser: The Deveronside – Banff

Where: The Deveronside – Banff, Tannery Street 

Date:  Sunday 15th December 2019 Time:  14:00 – 17:00

Description: The Deveronside Children’s Party

Santa, games, music, fancy dress and lots more. Tickets £7.50

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/451201768801194/


Baby Carrier / Wrap Session – Inverurie 

Organiser: Close and Calm

Where: St Andrew’s Church Hall, High Street, Inverurie 

Date:  Friday 20th December 2019 Time:  09:45 – 11:00

Description: We’re delighted to be able to hold a Baby Carrier Session every month in Inverurie

Feel free to bring your stretchy wrap from the Scottish Baby Box as we’d love to give you a hand.

There will be trained baby carrying advice from Jess Hippey, owner of Close and Calm, and a large selection of carriers and wraps available for trying and for hiring. 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. Children are always welcome.

We’re very lucky to also have a breastfeeding peer supporter present at most meetings.

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.

You’re also always welcome to bring your own carriers for help too.

For more information about what a drop in session looks like see here: https://www.closeandcalm.co.uk/conversations/what-to-expect-drop-in

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/369616690387954/


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

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