What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (7th – 13th April 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**


Easter Holiday Activities: Easter Movies

 Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen,  AB25 1HZ

Date:  Monday 2nd, Wednesday 4th, Friday 6th, Monday 9th, Wednesday 11th, Friday 13th & Sunday 15th April 2018
Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: Looking to keep the kids entertained this Easter? Hop along to watch some of our favourite movies (including The Secret Life Of Pets, Monsters University, Minions The Movie, and Moana) at our indoor Easter garden. What’s your favourite Easter movie?

Find out more here: https://goo.gl/wXNEjD

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1840055699349838/


MiniFest 2018

Organiser: The Barn

Where: The Barn, Burn o Bennie, Banchory,  AB31 5QA

 Date:  Thursday 5th – Sunday 8th April 2018
Description: MiniFest is back this Spring with a packed festival of wonderful theatre performances for young children. Book your tickets early to avoid missing out!

Thursday 5 April, 2pm

Grandad and Me

Tickets £5 per person

Age 5+

The Letter J presents a charming, living storybook about loss, longing and the treasures of memory and imagination. We meet a young girl who is missing her Grandad – he has gone, even though his favourite job was being her Grandad. Led by found objects and her imagination, she traces his footsteps on a magical adventure through time and space. A mosaic of live music, movement and animation engage the audience in this adorable, moving story.

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Friday 6 April, 11.30am & 2.30pm

The Attic

Tickets £5 per person

Age 2-5

The Attic is a magical place where hidden treasures come to life as the imagination of the two characters come together. Set to a live original piano score, with a chance to take tea and a chance to dance, The Attic invites little ones and their carers to watch and join in the story, bringing generations together.

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Saturday 7 April, 11am

Snigel and Friends

Tickets £5 per person

Age 0-1

Join Snigel, the inquisitive snail, in their cozy home underneath the leafy canopy; a colourful and sensory world where Snigel’s insect friends come to visit. They dance, play, sing and make music in the undergrowth while uncovering secret treasures. Running time 40 minutes.

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Saturday 7 April, 2.30pm

The Adventures of Snigel

Tickets £5 per person

Age 1-8

Join Snigel the curious snail on an interactive adventure around the Barn. Play in Snigel’s bubbles, join them for a picnic, help them clean their shell and even learn some snaily dance moves. A promenade performance by award winning performance artist Caroline Bowditch. Running time 30 minutes.

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Sunday 8 April, 1pm

Four Go Wild In Wellies

Tickets £5 per person

Age 3-5

A whimsical adventure featuring bobble hats, scarves, tents that have a life of their own and, of course, lots of fun in wellies! Four Go Wild In Wellies is a brand new show for audiences aged 3-5 years from Indepen-dance4, Scotland’s inclusive professional dance company.

There will also be a workshop led by Indepen-dance4 at 3pm.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/364400647366899/


Messy Play Huntly-Eggstravaganza Party

 Organiser: Mess Around North Aberdeenshire and Mess Around Ltd

Where: Stewarts hall, Huntly, 15-17 Gordon street, AB54 8AJ

 Date:  Friday 6th April 2018
Time:  10:30AM – 11:30AM

Description: Spring into our Eggstravaganza Party where your little chicks can have some Messy Easter fun with Egg Rolling, Easter Rice and Feathers. Or explore nature at its messy best with Gloopy Ducks, Bunny Tails and Spaghetti Birds Nests. So get prepared to get MESSY and have fun and leave the cleaning up to us!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/416571622090176

 


Easter Holiday Activities: Arts & Crafts

 Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen,  AB25 1HZ

 Date:  Thursday 5th, Saturday 7th, Tuesday 10th, Thursday 12th & Saturday 14th April 2018

Time:  12:00PM – 4:00PM

Description: Crayons at the ready – we’re getting creative with Easter arts & crafts (meaning there’s no need to worry about sticky paws at home).

Find out more here: https://goo.gl/JTFGu7

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/353075565192932/


Easter Holiday Activities: Easter Egg Hunt

Organiser: Bon Accord Aberdeen

Where: Bon Accord Aberdeen, George St, Aberdeen AB25 1HZ

 Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018 – Friday 13th April 2018
Time:  09:00AM – 8:00PM

Description: Keep your eyes peeled for our Easter egg hunt throughout the centre. Clue: They’re humongous and covered in glitter. Have you spotted any yet?

Find out more here: https://goo.gl/MFvonJ

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/223423218208279


Trinity Centre Eggstravaganza

Organiser: Aberdeen Trinity Centre

Where: Aberdeen Trinity Centre, 155 Union Street, Aberdeen AB11 6BE

 Date:  Saturday 7th – Friday 13th April 2018
Time:  09:00AM – 5:00PM

Description: Join us during the Easter Holidays for some FREE Easter Fun including balloon modelling, face-painting and colouring and art activities, as well as an Easter Egg Hunt for the chance to win some goodies!

Face Painting with Kidsize | 6th April | 12pm -3pm

Balloon Modelling with Mr B.loon | 7th April | 15th April | 11am -5pm

Easter Colouring & Art Activities | Easter Egg Hunt Competition | Saturday 31st – Sunday 15th April

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/324257977979406/


Coastal Play

Organiser: Bettridge Centre

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

Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
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/167521157192062


ASV for Free – Open Weekend

 Organiser: Aberdeen Sports Village

Where: Aberdeen Sports Village, Linksfield Road, Aberdeen AB245RU

 Date:  Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th April 2018

Description: ASV for FREE!

The Commonwealth Games kick off this week and we are buzzing at ASV!

So this weekend we are opening our doors and you can experience our Lifestyle membership for FREE!

Gym, pools, diving, classes, squash and track – plus a lot more! We have even laid on a number of different sessions so you can experience more of what we have to offer at ASV! FREE sessions can be booked now so check our timetable out and book your place!

https://memberships.aberdeensportsvillage.com/offers/open-weekend


Have you seen our latest post – Weekend Photos & Vlog | Chiquitos, Soft Play and Exploring Castle Grounds


Aberdeen Gardens and Outdoors 2018, sponsored by Mains of Drum

Organiser: Aberdeen Gardens and Outdoors

Where: Crathes Castle, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5QJ 

Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM

Description: Welcome to the Aberdeen Gardens and Outdoors Roadshow 2018, you are definitely in for a treat!

Standing against a backdrop of rolling hills and set within its own glorious gardens, Crathes Castle is every inch the classic Scottish tower house – and a fantastic day out for all the family. We are offering the unique opportunity to enjoy Crathes’ beauty whilst tapping into the knowledge and experience of local gardening experts, coupled with specialists in outdoor living spaces.

Join us and 30+ outdoor experts who are willing and able to offer you advice on your project to improve upon your outdoor space. The walled garden at Crathes is split into eight sections that encompass every green delight imaginable – a sculpted topiary, soft herbaceous colours and modern exotic blooms. So once you have been inspired and enthused by our exhibitors, you can spend the rest of your day soaking up the magical atmosphere at Crathes.

Source the very best local products for your outdoor space. With a fantastic range of products on offer, you can find exactly what you are looking for and compare the latest and best local products on the market from a range of different suppliers, tailored to your needs and all under one roof.

Demonstrations include beekeeping, starting your vegetable garden, automation in the garden, how to create your own water oasis, garden art, and we even have a Garden Design and Landscaping Workshop running all day, hosted by Beechgrove Gardens Guest Designer, Kirsty McLean and Landform’s Jake Dickie.

So not only can you discover the latest insights into the garden trends, attend educational and inspiration talks on gardening topics, you can get practical advice relevant to your own home in the beautiful surroundings of the wonderful Crathes Castle and Gardens!

This event is kindly sponsored by Mains of Drum Garden Centre. Find out more about Mains of Drum Garden Centre at this link! http://www.mainsofdrum.co.uk

https://etiom.co.uk/gardens-and-outdoors

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/168895237000860


Rebels day!

Organiser: Waterstones

Where: Waterstones, 3-7 Union Bridge, Aberdeen,  AB11 6BG

 Date: Saturday 7th April 2018
Time: 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Description: On this day we’ll be holding a Rebel Girls – themed quiz and a drawing workshop to design your very own Rebel Girl.

Dress up as your favourite Rebel Girl and enter a prize raffle for best costume.

Join us for a day of rebellious fun!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/170379003773382


Open Day

Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Where: Aberdeen Treasure Hub, Aberdeen AB16 7AX

 Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
Time:  10:30AM – 4:00PM

Description: Enjoy a free day of discovery at Aberdeen Treasure Hub! Get your hands on history and handle real treasures from our collections in the company of museum curators. Get creative with fun family craft activities. See behind the scenes on special guided tours of this amazing treasure trove where we store artworks and artefacts.

Drop-in between 10.30am-4pm, admission free, but advance booking required for behind-the-scenes tours.

Behind the scenes tours 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/117203675755144


April AMoC Market

Organiser:  Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts

Where: Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts, Methodist Church ‚Äì Crown Terrace, Aberdeen AB11 6HE

 Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
Time:  11:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Our monthly indoor arts & crafts market will have over 20 stalls. Discover unique design led handmade products sold directly by the makers. It is a friendly and relaxed market and showcases an eclectic mix of artists and makers from the local area and with new makers and crafters every month, there will always be something new to see.

Interested in selling at one of our events. Click on the link below to find out more and apply

https://www.aberdeenmoc.co.uk/apply

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/210266579545522


Love Rara Egg-citing Disco!

 Organiser: Love Rara

Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Aberdeen City Centre, Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen AB24 5EF

 Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
Time:  11:00AM – 5:00PM

Description: Love Rara’s Easter Disco is a fun event for all ages with games, dancing and entertainment all included it really is a fun day out for all the family!

We have two discos running at 11am-1pm and 3pm-5pm

Our Easter Disco is a great way to spend your Easter weekend with the family and you will get to met some well-known Love Rara Characters, do lots of dancing, play games, win prizes, do some Easter Crafts, enter our best dressed competition and see some live performances! We will also be offering Love Rara Face Painting and Glitter Tattoos on the day for £2 each to add some dazzle to the disco. Food and drink is available to purchase from the Hilton Hotel as well.

Tickets are £7 per person + eventbrite booking fee. Both children and adults need to purchase a ticket due to room size capacity for health and safety.

Tickets can be purchased from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/love-rara-easter-disco-tickets-43135097237

Please contact:loveraraltd@yahoo.com to book your tickets now. Don’t leave it too late as last year this event sold out in 3 hours!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2063948593834328


Belwade Experience

 Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

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

Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
Time:  11:15AM – 15:45PM

Description: Our Belwade Experience days give you the opportunity to enjoy a fun packed, insightful and interactive day at World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm.  With a variety on mini workshops which you can take part in throughout the day-the Belwade Experience offers something for everyone and promises to be a day you will never forget!

Activities are on throughout these two days could be subject to change however we plan to include the following.  Tour, meeting the ponies, visit the forge, pony grooming, pony colours and wardrobe.

Tickets are available here: http://tickets.worldhorsewelfare.org/activity/1

Please come in appropriate clothing for the weather conditions on the day with boots or wellingtons.

For further information please call 013398 85398 or email lisagardiner@world horsewelfare.org

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/186329221984888


Family Concert: The Bear and the Piano

 Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

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

 Date: Saturday 7th April 2018
Time:  2:00PM – 3:00PM

Description: A special family concert based on David Litchfield’s award-winning picture book, The Bear and the Piano. With Margaret Hearne (Narrator), Margaret Preston (Flute), Pandy Arthur (Soprano) and Roger B Williams (Piano).

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 is a fantastic feature of the Aberdeen music scene.

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

http://www.aagm.co.uk/WhatsOn/Events/36193-LUNCHBREAKCONCERTS201718.aspx

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/335867303532000


Create your own horse

 Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

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

Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
Time: 2:00PM – 3:30PM

Description: Help make our invisible horses visible. Come along and enjoy today’s fun crafty afternoon and decorate your very own paper mache horse, which you can take home with you.

While you are here you can have a go at our Invisible Horse Hunt. How many will you be able to find hidden around the visitor centre.

This is an indoor activity. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before start time.

£3.50 per person. Get your tickets here: http://tickets.worldhorsewelfare.org/activity/8

To book a space or find out more please email lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org or call 013398 85398

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/405800713199561


SUPER SK8-Family Roller Disco

Organiser: United SK8S

Where: Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen AB24 5NR

 Date:  Saturday 7th April 2018
Time: 4:00PM – 5:30PM

Description: Get those Capes and those Skates on! Calling all Superheroe’s little and large. Let’s all be our own SKATING SUPERHEROS and swoop on down to The Beach Centre and join us for this Fun Family session. Prizes given for the best dressed Superhero KAPOW! zap! BOOM. Let’s Roll again SUPER Families of Aberdeen. We can’t wait!

Session ONE runs from 4-5.30pm.

Session TWO runs from 6-7.30pm.

 Skates for hire and SUPER cool music to skate to. Superheroes lets unite and fly on down to the Beach Centre!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/728584264003940


The Jack & Jill Market – Aberdeen

Organiser: The Jack & Jill Market

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

 Date:  Sunday 8th April 2018
Time:  10:30AM – 1:00PM

Description: SAVVY SHOPPERS

 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.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/405346183223773


April Nappy Library & Meet

 Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: St Francis of Assisi Church, 231 Deeside Gardens, Aberdeen AB15 7

 Date:  Monday 9th April 2018
Time: 10:00AM – 11:30AM

Description: Join us for our April Nappy Library and Meet that will be running in conjunction with the NCT Waddling to Toddling playgroup. Again this month, we hope to have some quiet space for hires and demos. As always; there will be tea, cake and toys for the little ones.

If you are wishing to hire, please get in touch with one of the Nappy Volunteers before the meet, so we can be sure we have the right kit for you on the day. Hire fees etc are all listed in the groups pinned post.

To join our NCT Nappy Library Facebook Group – click here: https://m.facebook.com/groups/249076735497385?__tn__=R

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/182939862503033


Easter Event: Child Geniuses Wanted

Organiser: Union Square Aberdeen

Where: Union Square Aberdeen, Union Square, Guild Square, Aberdeen AB11 5RG

Date: Monday 9th April 2018 – Tuesday 10th April 2018
Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM

Description: Bring your wee one to Little Labs this 9th & 10th of April from 10am-4pm for a slime-tastic time! Self inflating balloons, ice clouds and colour changing potions await…

Each slot is absolutely free and is available for children from 3-12 years! Simply book your slot on our website.

10:00 – 11:00 Drop in session

12:00 – 12:30 Live science show

13:30 – 14:30 Drop in session

14:30 – 15:00 Live science show

15:00 – 16:00 Drop in session

Don’t forget to download the Union Square PLUS app for exclusive family dining deals as part of our event! #yum

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2027773304215700


Melting Medals

Organiser: The Gordon Highlanders Museum

Where: The Gordon Highlanders Museum, St. Luke’s, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen AB15 7XH

 Date:  Monday 9th April 2018
Time: 1:00PM – 3:00PM

Description: Join us at The Gordon Highlanders Museum and have a go at creating your very own medal! See up close some of the medals awarded to Gordon Highlander soldiers and have a go crafting a gallantry or campaign medal of your own to take home.

Booking Required. £3.00 per child 5+ (no charge for accompanying adults).

This session will be hosted in our specially designed Education Room.

The Museum has free parking onsite and free gardens. Refreshments are available in the Museum’s Duchess Jean Tea Room’s which has a range of light lunches, cakes and its own children’s menu.

How to book:

Please contact the Museum’s Learning Officer Lewis Gibbon via email: Lewis.Gibbon@gordonhighlanders.com or telephone: 01224 498922.

Booking is essential

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1761040693918457


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


The McDougalls Singalong Show comes to Marykirk!

Organiser: Marykirk bumps, babies and toddlers

Where: Marykirk Village Hall, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire

 Date:  Tuesday 10th April 2018
Time: 10:30AM – 12:00PM

Description: We are super excited to have The McDougalls returning to Marykirk this Easter Holiday for another great show of songs, dancing and fun!

 Join us on Tuesday 10th April from 10.30am.
Doors open at 10.15am

 Refreshments will be available to purchase.
This is a ticket only event. Please PM to Facebook page on Facebook event link to reserve your tickets.
Tickets are £4 children, £2 adults, Under 1s are free. There will be some seating available but we encourage the children to sit on mats at the front of the hall to be closer to the action!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/142926999868490


The Worm – puppet show

Organiser: Aden Country Park

Where: Aden Country Park, Station Rd, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire AB42 5FQ

 Date:  Tuesday 10th April 2018
Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM

Description: Underneath your feet in the muddy brown soil squirms the world’s best kept secret… a wonderful, magical creature called the Worm. Join Wilma and William, two nature lovers, on a journey underground as they discover a family of friendly, musical worms and their colourful miniature world. With laugh-out-loud songs, including one about worm poo. The Worm is a fun-filled musical tale guaranteed to make everyone giggle, wiggle and love the squirmy wonders beneath our feet. After each performance, the audience is invited to see some real worms in a specially designed wormery.

http://www.ecodrama.co.uk/productions/the-worm-an-underground-adventure/

Puppet Animation Festival.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1721095717937403


Nursery Rhymes & Story Time

 Organiser: Waterstones

Where: Waterstones, 3-7 Union Bridge, Aberdeen,  AB11 6BG

 Date:  Wednesday 11th April 2018
Time:  10:30AM – 11:00AM

Description: Come along every Wednesday for a fun half-hour of Nursery Rhymes and story time in the Children’s department!

 Bring your wee ones along and we’ll sing along to the most popular and beloved classics!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/248649802343300


Farm Tour & Pony Grooming

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

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

 Date:  Wednesday 11th April 2018
Time: 11:30AM – 1:15PM

Description: As part of our Belwade Experience come along to Belwade Farm and take a tour of the facilities with our guide.  You will be shown around all local areas (including those not normally accessible to the public).  Your guide will be able to provide you with information on the charity, Belwade Farm and the horses and ponies currently in our care.  After your tour join in the pony grooming workshop.

Fun educational way to spend a morning with here at Belwade Farm and visitor centre.

To book for these activities follow this link:  http://tickets.worldhorsewelfare.org/activity/1

Our Bistro is open for lunches between 11.30am and 2.30pm so why not make a day of it and treat yourself to a delicious lunch during your visit.

To book a table please call 013398 85398 or email lizrobinson@worldhorsewelfare.org or lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/151243922235863


OWLS Relaxed ASN Session at Bin Woods

 Organiser: Outdoor Woodland Learning School

Where: Bin Woods, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

 Date: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Time: 1:30PM – 3:30PM

Description: This will be a relaxed session for those with (or without) additional support needs. Take part in some transient art and woodland crafts or chill out in a hammock, read a book or just listen to the relaxing sounds of the woodland.

Campfire snack included.

All ages welcome. Under-fives will require a parent/carer to stay throughout the session.  All parents/carers welcome

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1645706965517467


Springtots! Ranger Guided Pre-School walk

 Organiser: Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate

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

 Date:  Wednesday 11th April 2018
Time:  2:00PM – 3:15PM

Description: Budding explorers – spring is here! Come with us to explore the springtime sensations through sight, touch, smell and sound.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2021679904719449


Ranger Guided Children’s Walk: Pond Dipping

Organiser: Castle Fraser Garden & Estate and North East Ranger Service

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

 Date:  Thursday 12th April 2018
Time: 10:30AM – 12:30PM and 1:30PM – 3:30PM

Description: Join us for some pond dipping and find out more about the amazing world of water creatures in this special pond.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1900691153277110/


OWLS Forest Fun Family Session

Organiser: Outdoor Woodland Learning School

Where: Bin Woods, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

 Date:  Thursday 12th April 2018
Time:  10:30AM – 12:30PM

Description: Come along to this owls session where you will have the opportunity to take part in den building, fire lighting and a natural obstacle course.

Campfire snack included

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/426963187757630


Wee Tales

 Organiser: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Where: Aberdeen Maritime Museum, Aberdeen AB11 5BY

 Date:  Thursday 12th April 2018
Time:  11:00AM – 12:00PM

Description: Award-winning theatre companies 10ft Tall and Frozen Charlotte bring well-loved stories to life for children and their adults. This fun, interactive storytelling session is full of favourites and also reveals some hidden gems.

£3 + booking fee

4 yrs+

10ft Tall Theatre

https://www.frozencharlotte.com/

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/414523175633138


PONY DAY

Organiser: World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm

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

 Date: Thursday 12th April 2018
Time: 11:30AM – 16:00PM

Description: This is an introductory level day covering some of the basics of caring for and owning a pony.
Included in the morning session will be safe handling, leading and tying up of a pony.  Health, Grooming and Colours and Markings.

Lunch at 1.15pm till 2pm.

The afternoon session will cover The Grass Kept Pony, The Stable Kept Pony and finish with Equipment.

This day is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about caring for a pony at an introductory level.  Perhaps you are thinking about rehoming or owning your first pony then this day would be perfect first step to aid your preparations.  You will have plenty opportunities to ask questions both on the day and in the future.

Handouts and learning materials will be provided.

Cost of the Pony Day is £10 per person.

Please come dressed for the weather conditions on the day with appropriate footwear.

If you would like to find out more on our Pony Days and which areas will be covered within these headings or book spaces then please do not hesitate to give us a call on 013398 85398 or email: lisagardiner@worldhorsewelfare.org

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2128605343851641


Paddington 2

 Organiser: Lumphanan Moving Pictures

Where: Lumphanan Moving Pictures, Lumphanan, Aberdeenshire AB31 4SE

 Date:  Friday 13th April 2018
Time:  6:30PM – 8:00PM

Description: It’s free

B.Y.O.B

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/200174070739780


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