What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (29th October – 4th November 2016) | Mummy Mimi


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?

** Event details as at time of posting, please check through relevant links for more details **

Movie Night – Hotel Transylvania 2

Where: Portlethen Academy, Bruntland Road,  Portlethen, Aberdeenshire AB12 4

Date: Friday 18th October 2016
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Price: £3 for Adults, £2 for Children – Children’s tickets include a drink and snack

Description: Joint fundraising event between Portlethen Primary School PIP and Fishermoss Primary PSA

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Portlethen-Primary-Parent-Partnership-PIP-443848792338878/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/987068894756019/


Halloween party fundraser 2016 – Friends of the Special Nursery – Aberdeen Neonatal Unit

Where: Portlethen Academy, Bruntland Road,  Portlethen, Aberdeenshire AB12 4

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Price: Children £5, Adults £1 (tea & coffee included), under 1 year olds free of charge

Description: For the 4th year in a row our sell out Halloween fundraising party is back!! A new venue with more space! Same as previous years with lots included in the entry price. No need to buy tickets in advance, just pay at the door.

This year will see the inclusion of – Teddy bear hospital play corner where you can take teddy’s to be mended ect. Fingers crossed we can raise as much as possible for the Neonatal unit!

Website: http://www.specialnursery.org/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1791859551030173/

Ellon Bonfire and Fireworks Display!

Where: Gordon Park Ellon, Aberdeenshire

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 5.00pm

Description: This year we’ll be doing a Halloween themed evening along side our usual bonfire and stunning fireworks display!

5.30pm park opens with fun fair rides and BBQ

6.30pm bonfire will be lit

7.30pm fireworks display

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/295005967498669/

Room on the Broom

Where: Leith Hall Gardens & Estate, Kennethmont, Huntly, Aberdeenshire AB54 4NQ

Date: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Price: £4.50 per child, adults free. Parking £2 (free to NTS members)

Description: Face Paint will make you a dog or a frog, Or a cat or a bird, but not from the bog, Then to the woods, To follow the clues, Then create a lily with tissue and glues, Now you’re ready, To help with “spelling”, And visit the Witch for story telling!

Children to be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. The event is partially outdoors.

Website: https://nts.cloudvenue.co.uk/roomonthebroom

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/337728346560469/

Children’s Traditional Scottish Hallowe’en

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

Date: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: Session 1: 11.00am – 12.30pm Session 2: 1.30pm – 3.00pm

Price: Event limited to 20 children per session, £6 per child

Description: Come dressed for guising, be prepared to make a tattie boggle and see if you can trick your way into the Castle for a ghostly tour!

Event for 5 to 11 year olds. Sessions will last up to 1 hour and 30 minutes

Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Crathes-Castle-Garden-and-Estate/Events/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/544787669048990/

The Jack & Jill Market – Aberdeen

Where: Hilton Aberdeen Treetops, 161 Springfield Road, Aberdeen

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 10.30am – 1.00pm

Price: Entry £1.50 Adults. Children free.

Description: 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 its 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!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1817004688530222/

Halloween Weekend @ Coffee n Kidz

Where: Coffee n Kidz, South Bogton, Turriff, Aberdeenshire AB53 4LA

Date: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 12.00pm – 6.00pm

Price: Under 1’s = FREE, 1 – 5 = £4, 5 & Overs = £5

Description: On the Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of October we are holding a Halloween Weekend.

No added costs to the standard entry fee into the frame, just added extras and getting more for your money. In the play frame there will be a ghost hunt that the children can join in offering lots of prizes.

Each child that is dressed up for Halloween will get a scary goodie bag to take home with them, Over the weekend there is going to be a witching screaming hour this will take place at : 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm

Also there will be competitions for the mums and dads to join in with a grand prize. We hope to see you all at our Halloween Weekend were fun is not optional !!!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/203851046695081

Denman Playgroup Halloween Spooktacular

Where: Westdyke Leisure Centre, Westhill, Aberdeen, AB32 6

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm

Price: 1st child £5, Additional Children £3 each, Adults free (pay at door)

Description: Come along and join in Denman Playgroups Halloween Spooktacular!!

There will be lots of fun things to do, Free bouncy castle, Mini disco, Spooky games, Fancy dress, Drinks and home bakes.

If you don’t quite know what to do with your kids this Halloween or you just want a safe, warm, fun environment for them to enjoy Halloween, come along and help support a local playgroup at the same time.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/220711985011200/

Halloween Family Disco

Where: Kinellar Community Hall, Fintray Road, Blackburn, Kinellar, Aberdeenshire, AB21 0JQ

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm

Price: Adults £4 Children £2.50

Description: B.Y.O.B, Best fancy dress, tuck shop & much more!!

Rainbow Dropz are excited to be at the Halloween Disco with Slush, Popcorn Candy floss (*adults why not add a splash of vodka, gin or Malibu whatever your spirit is to our slush!! Frozen cocktails!!)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Kinellar-Community-Hall-122529048117/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1600067066974848/

Kiddiwinks of Kemnay – Halloween Party!

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

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 2.00pm – 3.30pm

Price: Adults £3, Children £2 (inc tea/coffee & biscuit)

Description: Including: Disco, Glow Sticks, Lucky Dip, Best Fancy Dress Prizes and more!

For Children 0 to P7.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1781492918789292

Marykirk Bumps, Babies and Toddlers – Halloween Fair

Where: Marykirk Village Hall, Marykirk, Aberdeenshire

Date: Saturday 29th October 2016
Time: 10.00am – 2.00pm

Price: Admission is free so come along and start your christmas shopping early!

Description: Marykirk Bumps, Babies and Toddlers present a Halloween Fair!

Come along to our fair where we will have lots of interesting stalls including Partylite, Usborne Books, Bluebird Arts (including Bosie Hug Children’s Clothing), Princess Bows and Feather Braiding, The Wee cub co children’s clothing, Bags of Accessories and Children’s Crafts with Mini Messers (small charge).

There will also be a bouncy castle, raffle and cakes and candy as well as refreshments.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/633104493528747/

Wickedly Wonky Chocolate Challenge

Where: Castle Fraser, Garden & Estate, Inverurie AB51 7

Date: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Price: Online Discount Applies:Adult: £7, Child: £5, Family: £21

Entry on the door:Adult: £8, Child: £6, Family: £25

Description: There’s chocolate and gobstoppers and sweeties galore! There’s challenges to be done and rooms to explore.

Do you have what it takes to earn your ticket of gold? Can you create the most lavish candy to behold?! The castle is home to the Wickedly Wonky today

There’s fun to be had – what more can we say. There’s more than just chocolate for you to see. So come on down for Halloween with me!

Fancy Dress Competition at 1pm and 3.30pm

Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Events/Ticket/Buy/5447/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/918581314916576/

Dance Explosion – Craft Fayre

Where: Danestone Community Centre

Date: Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm

Description: ⭐️DANCE EXPLOSION⭐️ are holding a craft fayre and preloved goods sale to raise funds for the dance school!

Lots going on throughout the day for adults and children with some fantastic stalls for you all to visit.

See Facebook event for a list of confirmed stalls

We will have a bouncy castle on the day to keep all kids entertained. Danestone Community Centre will be running their cafe bar ☕️

DANCE EXPLOSION will also have a few tables : Princess hair ups, Kids tombola, Adults tombola, Preloved clothes, games, books ect

Cakes and sweet treats plus there will also be a raffle!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/146768395768369/


Nearly New Sale

Where: Ferryhill Community Centre, Albury Road,  Aberdeen City

Date: Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 12.00pm – 3.00pm

Price: Door entry £1 (all proceeds to be donated to Home start Aberdeen)

Description: Nearly New Sale – men’s, women’s and children’s clothing.

Tea, Coffee and Fancy Pieces Available

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1112080702172420/

Halloween Fun Day at Kirktown Garden Centre

Where: Kirktown Garden Centre & Restaurant, Fetteresso, Stonehaven AB39 3UP

Date: Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 12.00pm – 3.00pm

Description: Come along to enjoy a family day for all with;

Harry Potter Owls & Birds of Prey, Face Painting Pumpkin Hunting, Fancy Dress Competition for Adults & Kids, Colouring-in competition, BBQ

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1776860059248309/

Banff Playgroup & Toddlers – Halloween Party

Where: Deveronside FC Social Club, Banff, Aberdeenshire AB45 1

Date: Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

Price: Tickets are £5 per child a snack for each child will be provided. If you wish to purchase a ticket please message the playgroup page. All tickets must be paid for and collected before the event.

Description: Banff Playgroup & Toddlers are hosting a Halloween party at the Deveronside club.

The party is open to everyone even if your child doesn’t attend playgroup or 2s group. There will be a prize for the best dressed child and also some Halloween themed games.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Banff-Playgroup-Toddlers-192241950792819/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1859767547591726/

Car Boot Sale

Where: Portlethen Primary School, Portlethen, Aberdeenshire AB12 4PT

Date: Sunday 30th October 2016
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm

Description: Car boot sale organised by Portlethen Primary School PIP

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Friends-of-Portlethen-Primary-Parent-Partnership-PIP-443848792338878/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/182127962218408


Mearns Monsters Halloween Party

Where: Dickson Hall, Station Road, Laurencekirk AB30 1BE

Date: Monday 31st October 2016
Time: 10.00am – 11.30am

Price: £2.50 per family with includes a snack and drinks

Description: Mearns Monkeys (for one day only) will be changing its name to Mearns Monsters for our Halloween Party.

The morning will be filled with spooky arts and crafts and activities for all ages! Fancy dress preferred but not essential. Prizes will be awarded for best costume!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/608547312650850/

Mud Pies – Garden Tots Winter Special

Where: Woodend Barn Banchory

Date: Friday 4th November 2016
Time: Times – 10.00am to 11.15am, 11.45am to 1.00pm or 1.30pm to 2.45pm

Description: Come for a Winter explore around the Wild Garden at Woodend Barn and have some bonfire fun! Gather sticks to help build a fire and warm up with a hot drink and toasted marshmallows.

Ages – 2 to 5 Contact the Barn on T: 01330 825431 for more information.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1154824741273600/

Thainstone Centre Christmas Craft Fayre

Where: Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5XZ

Date: Friday 4th – Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: Friday 3.00pm – 8.00pm, Saturday 10.ooam – 4.00pm

Price: Admission: £2.50 on the door (free parking)


Cards · Jewellery · Ceramics · Gifts Art · Crafts · Decorations Live Music · Entertainment · Food

Website: http://www.thainstoneevents.co.uk/downloads/Thainstone%20Centre%20-%20Christmas%20Fayre%202016.pdf

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/458420571023075/

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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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