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AUTHOR EVENT: HIDDEN ABERDEEN THE BOOK - FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017

Company director and author, Dr Fiona-Jane Brown will be doing some readings from her original book on Aberdeen's forgotten stories and hidden secrets as well as from her EE column.  Hidden Aberdeen: History on your doorstep and under your feet was first published in 2013.  It is now in its THIRD reprint, so to celebrate, Waterstones Aberdeen have invited Dr Brown to talk about the book, sign copies and generally share more of our incredible "hidden" history!

Free event - refreshments available!

VENUE: Waterstones, Union Bridge 
DOORS OPEN: 7pm
STARTS: 7.10pm
DURATION: approx 90 min
Booking is not necessary, but you can contact Waterstones for more details on 01224 592440


DUTHIE PARK: SECRETS & STORIES (MINI TOUR) - TUESDAY 22 AUGUST 2017

A new mini-tour set in Ferryhill's pleasure park, which was given to the city by Miss Elizabeth Crombie Duthie in 1881. Further details here. Have a dessert at the Inn at the Park after your tour - tell Ronnie and Steph we sent you!

Meet: Polmuir Road Gates (Map)
Starts: 2pm N.B. AFTERNOON TOUR
Ends: Hygeia's Statue
Duration: approx 65min

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street
Special price for smaller tour - £5 each.

Suitable for wheelchairs/ mobility scooters and dogs!


STAFF HOLIDAYS 23-27 AUGUST - NO TOURS AVAILABLE 


ABERDEEN'S BLITZ: REMEMBERING 21 APRIL 1943 - MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2017

Revisiting the sites of devastation from Aberdeen's worst air raid of WW2.  A poignant look back at one of the city's darkest hours. More details here

Meet: Aberdeen Environmental Services Depot, Kittybrewster, 38 Powis Terrace. (Map)
Ends: John Street
Starts: 7.30pm
Duration: approx 2hrs 15min

Tickets: Click HERE to book online or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street


DUTHIE PARK: SECRETS & STORIES (MINI TOUR) - TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2017

A new mini-tour set in Ferryhill's pleasure park, which was given to the city by Miss Elizabeth Crombie Duthie in 1881. Further details here. Have a dessert at the Inn at the Park after your tour - tell Ronnie and Steph we sent you!

Meet: Polmuir Road Gates (Map)
Starts: 2pm N.B. AFTERNOON TOUR
Ends: Hygeia's Statue
Duration: approx 65min

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street
Special price for smaller tour - £5 each.

Suitable for wheelchairs/ mobility scooters and dogs!


DUTHIE PARK: SECRETS & STORIES (MINI TOUR) - WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2017

A new mini-tour set in Ferryhill's pleasure park, which was given to the city by Miss Elizabeth Crombie Duthie in 1881. Further details here. Have a dessert at the Inn at the Park after your tour - tell Ronnie and Steph we sent you!

Meet: Polmuir Road Gates (Map)
Starts: 2pm N.B. AFTERNOON TOUR
Ends: Hygeia's Statue
Duration: approx 65min

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street
Special price for smaller tour - £5 each.

Suitable for wheelchairs/ mobility scooters and dogs!


LOST CINEMAS OF ABERDEEN - WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2017

Div ye mind gaun tae the picters? Paying with jam jars? Saturday morning specials? Then this tour is bound to appeal! For more details click here

Meet: Nellfield Health Club (Old Odeon), Justice Mill Lane (Map)
End Point: Belmont Filmhouse
Starts: 7.30pm
Duration: approx 2hrs

Tickets: Click HERE to book  or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street


DUTHIE PARK: SECRETS & STORIES (MINI TOUR) - THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2017

A new mini-tour set in Ferryhill's pleasure park, which was given to the city by Miss Elizabeth Crombie Duthie in 1881. Further details here. Have a dessert at the Inn at the Park after your tour - tell Ronnie and Steph we sent you!

Meet: Polmuir Road Gates (Map)
Starts: 2pm N.B. AFTERNOON TOUR
Ends: Hygeia's Statue
Duration: approx 65min

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street
Special price for smaller tour - £5 each.

Suitable for wheelchairs/ mobility scooters and dogs!


ABERDEEN'S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE - THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2017

A brand-new walk for 2017 focusing on some of Aberdeen's industrial past including the mills of Gilcomston, C&M Morton's Jam Factory, Broadfords, the Combworks and the Porthill Textile Works.  A must for industrial heritage fans!  Full description HERE.

Meet: Outside Bon-Accord Free Church, Rosemount Viaduct/ Gilcomston Park (Map)
End Point: Loch Street by Bon-Accord Centre Car Park
Starts: 7.30pm
Duration: approx 2hrs

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland's iCentre, Union Street. 
N.B. also not suitable for those with mobility problems, long walk


DUTHIE PARK: SECRETS & STORIES (MINI TOUR) - FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2017

A new mini-tour set in Ferryhill's pleasure park, which was given to the city by Miss Elizabeth Crombie Duthie in 1881. Further details here. Have a dessert at the Inn at the Park after your tour - tell Ronnie and Steph we sent you!

Meet: Polmuir Road Gates (Map)
Starts: 2pm N.B. AFTERNOON TOUR
Ends: Hygeia's Statue
Duration: approx 65min

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street
Special price for smaller tour - £5 each.

Suitable for wheelchairs/ mobility scooters and dogs!


OLD ABERDEEN'S ARCHITECTURAL SECRETS - FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2017

LAST PUBLIC EVENING TOUR OF THE SEASON! Your last chance in 2017 to see the full Old Aberdeen history walk - for more details, click here.

Meet: Kings College, entry path, High Street, Old Aberdeen (MAP
End Point: Brig o' Balgownie
Starts: 7.30pm
Duration: Approx 2hrs

Tickets: Click HEREto book  or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street


END OF PUBLIC EVENING HISTORY TOURS 


MINI TOUR FESTIVAL - SEPT 5-8 2017

Offshore Europe is back at the exhibition centre this year, so we welcome visitors from afar with a whole four days of our mini tours! At £5 each, these tickets are an absolute gift - and your reward is a pleasant zip through four areas of the city's history - dates below, booking open now!

OLD ABERDEEN'S HISTORICAL SECRETS - TUESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER

Read more about this tour here
Meeting Point: Elphinstone Hall, Kings Lawn, Old Aberdeen (MAP)

10.30am - 11.30am    BOOK HERE
12 noon - 1pm             BOOK HERE
2.30pm - 3.30pm        BOOK HERE

CASTLEGATE'S MEDIEVAL PAST - WEDNESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER

Read more about this tour here:
Meeting Point: Mercat Cross, Castlegate (MAP)

10.30am - 11.30am     BOOK HERE
12 noon - 1pm              BOOK HERE
2.30pm - 3.30pm          BOOK HERE

DUTHIE PARK: SECRETS & STORIES - THURSDAY 7 SEPTEMBER

Read more about this tour here:
Meeting Point: Polmuir Road Entrance, Duthie Park, Ferryhill (MAP)

10.30am - 11.30am     BOOK HERE
1pm - 2pm  
                  BOOK HERE

OLD TORRY: LOST VILLAGES - FRIDAY 8 SEPTEMBER

Read more about this tour here:
Meeting Point: Old St Fittick's Kirk, St Fittick's Road, Torry (MAP)

10.30am - 11.30am     BOOK HERE
1pm - 2pm                    BOOK HERE


ghostbusters logoSPOOKY SEASON BEGINS!!!

Yes folks, the nights are drawing in and the spirits are abroad! Our ever-popular ghost tours are back for September and October. More dates will be confirmed very soon. Join us for a frightfest!

BURKERS & BODYSNATCHERS: MURKY MEDICAL MISDOINGS IN ABERDEEN - 
WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER

Learn about the disturbing lengths that medical students and surgeons went to in the 18th century to acquire cadavers for study.  Read more about this tour here.

Meet: Bruce's Statue, outside Marischal College, Broad Street (MAP
End Point: Littlejohn Street, near Six Degrees North 
Starts: 7.30pm
Duration: Approx 2hrs

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street


BLOOD & GRANITE: THE MURDER HISTORY TOUR - WEDNESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER

The original ghost tour with gruesome tales of murder and death in Aberdeen's murder central - and meet Johnny Milne, the last civic hangman.  More details here.

Meet: Trinity Cemetery, Park Road Gates by Pittodrie South Stand entry (MAP)
End Point: Park Street near Saltoun Bar
Starts: 7.30pm
Duration: approx 2hrs

Tickets: Click HERE to book or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street


BURKERS & BODYSNATCHERS: MURKY MEDICAL MISDOINGS IN ABERDEEN - 
THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER

Learn about the disturbing lengths that medical students and surgeons went to in the 18th century to acquire cadavers for study. Read more about this tour here.

Meet: Bruce's Statue, outside Marischal College, Broad Street (MAP
End Point: Littlejohn Street, near Six Degrees North 
Starts: 7.30pm
Duration: Approx 2hrs

Tickets: Click HERE to book  or in person at Visit Scotland’s Information Centre, Union Street



 

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