What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (18th – 24th March 2017)

Whats On For Kids and Families in Aberdeen City and Shire 18th - 24th March 2017

What’s on in Aberdeen City & Shire

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**

Haddo Children’s Theatre – Bugsy Malone

Organiser: Haddo House & Country Park

Where: Haddo House & Country Park, Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 7EQ

Date:  Thursday 16th – Sunday 19th March 2017

Description: Haddo Children’s Theatre are coming back to Haddo for their annual performances! This year they have been working hard on a version of BUGSY MALONE! An action packed gangster musical!

Words and Music by PAUL WILLIAMS

Libretto by ALAN PARKER

By arrangement with Warner / Chappell Music Ltd administered by Faber Music Ltd.

The show dates are as follows:

Friday 17th @ 7pm – Saturday 18th @ 2.30pm – Sunday 19th @ 2.30pm

Tickets are £7.50 per adult, £5 for children and concessions.

Tickets are available from the Haddo NTS Shop, Formartines, J&K Shoes 9Ellon), Spar (Tarves), cast members and Claire Murphy on 07855790444

Website:  http://visithaddo.com/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/261332814313170/

Bridge of Don Baby Carrier Drop In March

Organiser: Close and Calm

Where: St. Columba’s Church, Braehead Way, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen 

Date:  Friday 17 March 2017
Time: 9:15 AM – 10:30 AM

Description: We’re delighted to announce the start of a new baby carrier / sling meet in Bridge of Don! This will be held one Friday morning a month, from 9:15 – 10:45 at St. Columba’s Church, Braehead Way, Bridge of Don.

There will be trained baby carrying advice from Jess Hippey, owner of Close and Calm, and a sling library with a large selection of rentals available. 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 but will serve you tea, coffee and yummy cakes in exchange. Children , partners and family are welcome, and there is an unsupervised creche area available.

We’re very lucky to also have a breastfeeding peer supporter Lynn Miller present at most meetings, as we recognise advice and support for this is often needed too 🙂

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.

Website:  http://www.closeandcalm.co.uk/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1519071431734745/

Discovery Day: British Science Association

Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen,  AB24 5TU

 Date:  Saturday 18 March 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Description: Join us for a day of discovery as part of British Science Week! Brought to you by the British Science Association Branch in Aberdeen with Aberdeen Science Centre.

We will bring you special stalls from Opal Community Scientists, Biological records for the North East of Scotland, the Countryside Rangers, Techfest, RSPB, and more this day will be hands-on and suitable for all the family.

There will be shows, and activities on the floor all day. We ask for just a £1 donation at the door from visitors.

This event is part of British Science Week in Aberdeen. Check out the full programme at http://www.abdn.ac.uk/engage/bsw

Website:  http://aberdeensciencecentre.org/

Facebook Page/Event: http://aberdeensciencecentre.org/events/british-science-week-discovery-day/

Slow Motion  – Family Fun Day

Organiser: Woodend Barn

Where: The Barn, Woodend Barn, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 5QA 

Date:  Saturday 18 March 2017
Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Description: Family Fun Day

Exhibition Explorers Fun for all the family. Explore our current exhibition ‘Slow Motion’ and create your own artwork using a variety of techniques and materials. Free, just drop-in.

Website:  http://www.woodendbarn.co.uk/

Positive Birth Meeting – March

Organiser: Positive Birth Movement Aberdeen

Where: Books and Beans, 22 Belmont Street, Aberdeen,  AB10 1JH 

Date:  Saturday 18 March 2017
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Description: The Positive Birth Movement believes that communication is the key to shaking up birth.

By coming together, in real life and online, and sharing experiences, feelings, knowledge and wisdom, women can take back childbirth. That’s why Aberdeen mums come together once per month to share their positive experiences about childbirth/parenting.

This months topic: “Positive Birth” and the launch of the Positive Birth Book by Milli Hill!

Our group is free to attend and we welcome all expectant couples, birth professionals/workers and babies/children. Space is limited so if you would like to join us please confirm your spot asap!

We are meeting at: Books and Beans | Barbers Area

Website:  http://grantmethod.wixsite.com/pbmaberdeen

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/746801052152529/

Coffee Morning in Aid of Kiddiwinks

Organiser: Kiddiwinks of Kemnay

Where: Kemnay Village Hall, 8 Aquithie Rd, Kemnay, Aberdeenshire AB51 5SS 

Date:  Saturday 18 March 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Description: Kiddiwinks are holding a coffee morning on Saturday 18th March at Kemnay Village hall from 10am until 1pm.

No admission fee but donations are welcome.

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/Kiddiwinks.of.Kemnay/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1442393526059195/

Have you checked out our giveaway section?

Why not enter our competition to win a family meal for five from Thaikhun?

Charity Screening – Jurassic Park

Organiser: Christopher’s CLAN Challenge

Where: Belmont Cinema, Belmont Street, Aberdeen,  AB10 1JH

 Date:  Sunday 19 March 2017
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:45 PM

Description: Join us for an adventure 65 million years in the making and help raise money for Christopher’s CLAN Challenge, a 12 month effort to raise £20k for teenagers and their families affected by cancer.

All money raised will be used by CLAN to support teenagers here in North East Scotland.

Adults £10 inc. popcorn & drink

Children £5 inc. snack bag & drink

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/ChristophersCLANChallenge/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1894678164085092/

Bumps, Buggy and Babywearing Walk

Organiser: NCT Aberdeen City & Shire

Where: Duthie Park, Polmuir Road, Aberdeen,  AB11 7 

Date:  Friday 24 March 2017
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Description: Join us for our first bumps, buggy and babywearing walk of the year!

If you’re expecting a baby and want to meet others mums and mums to be, or are a mum/parent already, then you are all very welcome to join us on Friday 24th March from 1.30 onwards, at Duthie Park.

Get some spring time fresh air, stretch your legs and enjoy a gentle stroll with other parents. Whether your wee one is in a bump, buggy, baby carrier or running under their own steam, we’d love to see you there! Pm the Facebook page or email aberdeen@nct.org.uk for more information


Website:  https://www.facebook.com/nctaberdeencityandshire/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1821404831517436/

Little Explorer Day: Weird Weather

Organiser: Aberdeen Science Centre

Where: Aberdeen Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5TU  

Date:  Saturday 25 March 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Description: Join us on the 25 March to discover what extreme weather means to us! With hands-on activities, storytelling, colouring and play, this is best suited for little scientists AGED 3-5 YEARS as we explore how rain works and play with thermochromic paper!


Little Explorer Days offer fun, hands-on science based activities that encourage learning through play and are suited for little scientists aged 3-5 years.

Each Little Explorer Day workshop lasts approximately 30 minutes and is supported by related activity tables on the Exhibition Floor.

These days are open to both the public and groups however if you are wishing to attend with a group then we would recommend you book in advance. Please contact a member of the STEM Learning Team on 01224 640 340 for more details.


On Little Explorer Days, normal entry prices apply.

Website:  http://aberdeensciencecentre.org/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1894421857491686/

We hope this has given you some inspiration for the week ahead. Let us know in the comments below or over on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter what you get up too!

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Whats On For Kids and Families in Aberdeen City and Shire 18th - 24th March 2017