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Shop Local this Festive Season, in Aberdeen

  Many of our winter guests fit in a little Christmas shopping during their stay in Aberdeen. Skene House is ideal for shopping breaks as our properties are so central, we’re close to all the shops, and a short walk from the ferry terminal, railway and bus station. With secure, free parking it’s easy to […]

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    Have the Best Night Out in Aberdeen

    A long awaited Night Out, be it with colleagues or pals, is one of life’s pleasures. The time of year when photocopiers and dares should potentially be avoided so here’s how to make it a relaxed evening to remember. Make your Celebration Easy – The biggest headache about a night out is getting home at the end of […]

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    HERE COME THE GIRLS – A Christmas Shopping Break in Aberdeen

    Christmas shopping is meant to be fun, so rather than packing it into one exhausting day, pack your suitcase, gather your girls and make a break for it. SHOPPING!!! Aberdeen has excellent shopping hours all year round and, as a compact city, it’s ideal for those big shopping sprees when you aim to find everything […]

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    Aberdeen, Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Aberdeen Performing Arts and QDos Entertainment- official launch of Aberdeen’s largest-selling panto, Dick McWhittington, which will run at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen from Saturday, December 3 to Sunday, January 8, 2017

For more info contact Erica Banks, Communications Officer, Aberdeen Performing Arts, Tel 01224 337641 Mob 07919 565156 Email

Pictured is (l to r): Elaine C Smith, Alan McHugh, Jordan Young,  

Picture by Michal Wachucik / Abermedia

    Plan Your Christmas Panto Break in the Granite City

    Book a Christmas panto for a festive family-friendly weekend away, see a great show and watch children’s faces light up as they holler, ‘OH NO SHE ISN’T’ and ‘IT’S BEHIND YOU!!!’   Aberdeen’s renowned His Majesty’s Theatre is undoubtedly one of the most handsome and luxurious auditoriums in Scotland, so opulent it was once described […]

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