What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 18th – 24th January 2020


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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 Headstart – Young Driver Experience 14+ 

Organiser: Roadwise Driver Training

Where: Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre 

Date:  Saturday 18th January 2020 Time:  09:00 – 18:00

Description: This training programme is designed to give young drivers the basics of driving before they obtain a provisional driving licence and start forming positive driving attitudes that will reduce the likelihood of being involved in a collision. Sessions are conducted in Aberdeen! 

If you want to share the experience of the above candidates and receive a Certificate at the end of the training, please call us on 01224 373870 or simply email info@roadwisedrivertraining.co.uk

Who should go?

Anyone who wants to learn to drive and is at least 14 years old

Anyone who wants to learn how to control a vehicle

Anyone who is getting ready for their driving lessons


Why should you try it?

You will learn the basics of vehicle control

You will be better prepared for the challenges of negotiating mainstream road traffic environment

You will get a chance to ask any questions of our friendly and experienced instructor

You will have a good time!

You will help charity – our profits support the work of Aberdeen Foyer in alleviating youth homelessness and unemployment.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/433096764035473/?event_time_id=433096780702138

Wizard School at Aberdeen Science Centre

 Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre

 Date:  Saturday 18th January 2020 Time:  10:00 – 17:00

Description: Allan’s Magic will be at Aberdeen Science Centre for some exciting magic shows!

Each show will be 45 minutes long, and will be at:11:00, 12:30, 14:00 and 15:30 There is no need to book in advance.

Standard entry fees apply

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1000582990317727/

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

 Organiser: Fraserburgh Cinema

Where: Fraserburgh Cinema 

Date:  Saturday 18th January 2020 Time:  15:30 – 18:30

Description: Fraserburgh Cinema returns

Saturday 18th January, 3:30pm at the Dalrymple Hall & Arts Centre.

Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

Tickets available from R & S Dyga, Broad Street, Fraserburgh and Partridges, High Street, Fraserburgh.

Tickets on sale now. Adult ticket: £6 | Children & concessions: £5 | Family Ticket: £20 (2 adults and 2 children)

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1265156420338959/


Organiser: Fraserburgh Cinema

Where: Fraserburgh Cinema

Date:  Saturday 18th January 2020 Time:  19:00 – 22:00

Description: Fraserburgh Cinema returns

Saturday 18th January, 7pm at the Dalrymple Hall & Arts Centre.

Tickets available from R & S Dyga, Broad Street, Fraserburgh and Partridges, High Street, Fraserburgh.

Tickets on sale now. Adult ticket: £6 | Children & concessions: £5 | Family Ticket: £20 (2 adults and 2 children)

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2606488302957248/

Aberdeen Lynx V Paisley Pirates 

Organiser: Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Team

Where: Aberdeen Lynx Ice Hockey Team 

Date:  Saturday 18th January 2020

Description: TICKETS ON SALE NOW! We take on the Paisley Pirates at home at the Aberdeen Linx Arena for the North section of the SNL.

Doors open at 6.15pm with puck drop at 7.15pm. Come and join us for a great night of entertainment on and off the ice!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2677320682360767/

Kids Clothing Kingdom 

Where: Inverurie Town Hall 

Date:  Sunday 19th January 2020 Time:  09:00 – 11:00

Description: Come along and join us at our kids clothing and goods sale where proceeds from table bookings, door entry, raffles and refreshments will be donated to Charlie House.

New and nearly new items at amazing prices.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/780383455750198/

St Combs Beach Clean 

Organiser: RSPB Aberdeen and North East Scotland

Where: Beach at St Combs 

Date:  Sunday 19th January 2020 Time:  10:00 – 13:00

Description: Join us to tidy the beach at St Combs, part of which is on the RSPB Loch of Strathbeg nature reserve.We’ll be out between 10am and 1pm clearing what rubbish we can find.

At 10am, we’ll meet at the far side of the Tufted Duck Hotel car park (look out for the signs!) and then head down to the beach and get started. Bags, gloves and litter pickers will be provided.

Wrap up warm and wear sturdy footwear, bring waterproofs, a snack and something to drink.

Any questions? Contact us on 01346 532017 or strathbeg@rspb.org.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/571222056997387/

Peer support group 

Organiser: Latnem

Where: Home-Start Garioch 

Date:  Monday 20th January 2020 Time:  12:30 – 13:30

Description: Weekly Maternal Mental Health Peer Support group.

If you are a mum or mum to be struggling with your mental health please come along to our new friendly peer support group.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2824751664243536/

Mum and Baby Yoga Kemnay 

Organiser: Paradise Clinic Aberdeenshire

Where: Paradise Clinic Aberdeenshire 

Date:  Tuesday 21st January 2020 Time:  10:30 – 12:00

Description: I am excited to be teaching this uplifting yoga class for mums and babies in Kemnay! I will show you how to do yoga with your baby and also some post natal yoga for you to help you relax and re-energise. T

his class promotes better sleep and enhances development in babies and also helps improve your posture. Please show your interest and tell your fellow mums about this class so more mums could benefit from this wonderfully relaxing class!

It’s £14 per class if it’s a drop in, or get a block booking of 4 classes at £40 and save £16.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/396331791128927/?event_time_id=396331951128911

Storytime & Crafts at Bridge of Don Library 

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Bridge Of Don Library 

Date:  Tuesday 21st January 2020 Time:  15:30 – 16:15

Description: Join us for a Chinese New Year-themed story and craft session at Bridge of Don Library.

Suitable for ages 4-12.

Booking essential. To book, call 01224 702800 or email BridgeofDonLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2806181976093316/

 FACE OFF Class, Bridge of Don, New Term, January 2020 

Organiser: FACE OFF

Where: FACE OFF 

Date:  Tuesday 21st January 2020 Time:  19:00 – 20:00

Description: An evening class to help kids 7-16 develop higher levels of self confidence and self esteem, to overcome anxiety and anger issues  and overcome bullying, harassment and social isolation

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/460155098254433/?event_time_id=460155104921099

Strictly Come Dancing – the Live Tour 

Organiser:P&J Live

Where: P&J Live

Date:  Tuesday 21st & Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Description:  Clear the floor and whip out your score cards, because the Strictly Come Dancing The Live Touris back for 2020 and will waltz its way around the country including Aberdeen for the first time ever for three sequin-filled shows. The tour will be at P&J Live from 21 to 22 January 2020.


?‍♀️1.5 miles (15-minute walk) from both Aberdeen International Airport and Dyce Train Station

Just a few short minutes from the AWPR

Stagecoach Jet Service 727 and First bus operate daily on the site

REMINDER: This venue is cashless.

Find out more about the event here: https://www.pandjlive.com/events/strictly-come-dancing-live-tour/

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/675699006240415/

NCT Volunteer Information Morning

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: John Lewis & Partners, Bon Accord Centre 

Date:  Thursday 23rd January 2020 Time:  09:30 – 11:00

Description: Come along and find out more about what we do and how you can help us grow and make our branch even more successful!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2258922011071990/

NCT Breastfeeding Drop in 

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: Discovery Room at John Lewis   

Date:  Thursday 23rd January 2020 Time:  11:00 – 13:00

Description: NCT Breastfeeding Drop In in the Discovery Room at John Lewis Aberdeen Thursdays 11am until 1pm (term time only)

Are you looking for support with feeding your baby? Come along to our FREE Drop In where you can speak with one of our qualified NCT breastfeeding counsellors, however you feed your baby.

In partnership with John Lewis, come and join us for a coffee and a chat in the Discovery Room on the third floor.

FREE drinks will be provided!

Does your baby have an effective attachment? Are you experiencing pain when breastfeeding? Would you like more information on bottle feeding? Are you worried about whether your baby is getting enough? Are you finding the early days of parenting tough and just want to talk things through?

Would you like an opportunity to meet other new parents? These are some of the things our qualified breastfeeding counsellors can support you with.  All mothers (and fathers!) welcome, however you are feeding your baby

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/498976627418107/

Infant and Child First Aid awareness 

Organiser: Little Lives First Aid

Where: Cults Kirk Centre, Aberdeen 

Date:  Friday 24th January 2020 Time:  09:45 – 12:45

Description: This 3 hour course specifically covers the age range birth to puberty. It is deal for Parents to be, Parents and Grandparents.

A relaxed session with no test papers, but covers key subjects that we all worry about with children.

Young babies are welcome to attend too.

Discount on all Jan courses – now £25pp. This includes refreshments, a certificate of attendance, a memory jogger and a first aid manual.For more info or to book, please check out my website: http://www.littlelivesfirstaid.co.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/450792515848379/

Storytime & Crafts at Kincorth Library

Organiser: Aberdeen City Libraries

Where: Kincorth Library, Provost Watt Drive, Aberdeen, AB12 5NA 

Date:  Friday 24th January 2020 Time:  15:45 – 16:30

Description: Join us for a Burns’ Night-themed story and craft session at Kincorth Library.

Suitable for ages 4-12. Booking essential. To book, call 01224 872572 or email KincorthLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/460547537981621/

Relax Kids – Brilliant Me 

Organiser: Relax Kids Aberdeen with Karen

Where: Corbie Hall, Maryculter 

Date:  Friday 24th January 2020 Time:  16:30 – 17:15

Description: Our Brilliant Me theme is all about celebrating ourselves!

We will use our 7 steps of Move, Play, Stretch, Feel, Breathe, Believe and Relax to take us through our Brilliant class.

£5 per child.

Best suited for ages 5-10 years (approx) PM or email karenrelaxkids@yahoo.com

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/779499982474406/

Chinese New Year Gala Show Aberdeen 

Organiser: Confucius Institute Aberdeen

Where: Tivoli Theatre, Aberdeen 

Date:  Friday 24th January 2020 Time:  19:00 – 21:00

Description:  Chinese New Year celebrations for 2020 Year of the Rat

Chinese music

RedPhoenix dance group

Yee’s Hung Ga Kung Fu and Lion Dancers

Tickets £6/£4*available from APA, or the Confucius Institute, 17 High Street, Old Aberdeen.

Advance purchase recommended.

*Discount price for children aged 3-16, senior citizens and students.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/615926112280073/

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