What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire (5th – 11th 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 **

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 10.00am – 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/

2016 Inverurie Bonfire & Fireworks

Where: Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire AB51 5

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 5.30pm

Price: Suggested donation on entry £5 per car or £1 per pedestrian.

Description: 2016 Inverurie Bonfire and Fireworks organised by Inverurie and District Round Table.

Featuring a display by Fireworks Scotland.

Gates open at 5.30pm, Fireworks at 7pm.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1173610946046766/

Newtonhill Village Association Fireworks Display

Where: Bettridge Centre, Coastal Park, Stonehaven AB39 3UL

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 6.30pm

Price: Entry by Donation

Description: BBQ, glow sticks, tuck stall from 6.30pm


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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/197005470740986/

Aberdeen Fireworks Spectacular

Where: Beach Boulevard, Aberdeen

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 7.00pm – 8.20pm

Price: Free

Description: Hosted by the team from Micky in the Morning on Northsound 1. Micky Gavin, Suzie and Pete…

* Fire jugglers and a charity firewalk from 7pm * 20 minutes fireworks display set to music from 8pm *

Park and Ride from Bridge of Don, Kingswells & Souter Head Road at Aberdeen Altens Hotel (formerly Altens Thistle Hotel)

Disabled parking on Links Road with access via Urquhart Road. Space is limited and is available on a first come first served basis.

The best vantage points for the display are around the Beach Boulevard, Queen’s Links and Esplanade areas.

Remember to wrap up warmly, leave dogs at home and please don’t bring lanterns, fireworks or alcohol. Sparklers are permitted, please use the sparkler bins provided.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1127154470699248/

Haddo House Christmas Fair

Where: Haddo House, Methlick,  Ellon, Aberdeenshire AB41 7EQ

Date: Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Price: £3 per person

Description: With a large selection of handcrafted products ranging from jewellery and toiletries to confectionery and woodwork, there’s something for everyone!

To get you in the Christmas mood we will be serving warming festive refreshment. Visit the courtyard gift shop for some last minute bargains and the tearoom will be open selling lunches and refreshments

Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/Property/Haddo-House/Events/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1749279341976085/

Banchory Bonfire + Fireworks Display

Where: King George V Park, Dee Street, Banchory AB31 5HS

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 6.00pm – 10.30pm

Price: Donations

Description: Banchory’s annual Bonfire and Fireworks extravaganza with all money raised being re distributed to local charities and organisations so please come along and support your local community.

For more information visit http://www.banchorybonfire.com/

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1118804998190022/

Last years bonfire in Banchory when we took S along

Premnay Bonfire and Fireworks

Where: Premnay, Insch AB52 6

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Description: Field opposite Premnay Village Hall. 10th bonfire this year!

Here is how the night is set: 6.30 – Open to the public, 7.00 – Lighting of the bonfire, 7.30 – Fireworks display

We will have a piper to get us going and fantastic fire performers. We will have food and refreshments available too. Please make sure you are dressed appropriately for the weather and have good shoes on since it is in a field. We also ask that no personal fireworks or sparklers are taken to the event. Looking forward to seeing you all.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/889945901054020/

Buchanhaven Harbour Firework Display

Where: Buchanhaven Harbour, Harbour Street, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire AB42 1NN

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 8.00pm

Description: Come along and have a great night out have some good food and watch our amazing firework display

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/357438597938643/

St Combs Bonfire, Fireworks & Fire Dancing Display

Where: St Combs Beach

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Description: 6.15pm MODO start ** 6.40pm Bonfire is lit ** 6.55pm 5 minute countdown air horn

7.00pm Fireworks display

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/184252201983053/

Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts November Event

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

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm

Description: Check out our Aberdeen Ministry of Crafts Facebook page below to find out a bit more about the stallholders!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1793492940926831/

Me Too! Christmas Fair

Where: Danestone Community Centre, AB22 8

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Price: Entry is £1 for everyone over the age of 2 years

Description: Remember remember the 5th November! Come join Me Too! for our Christmas Fair

Over 35 Stalls to browse as well as face painting, bouncy castle, candy floss.

Delighted also to offer 10 minute Spiritualist Readings. Raffle Tickets available also for £1 a strip

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/178707285872498/

Rosehearty Bonfire and Firework Display

Where: Rosehearty Beach

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 6.30pm

Description: Annual firework and bonfire display.

There will be hot snacks and refreshments available. If you want to help out leading up to the event or on the night please get in contact through the Facebook event below.

The more help we have the bigger a success the Bonfire can be. Working together we can make this a brilliant night out for the whole family.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/935249489952476/

Ballater Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Where: Monaltrie Park, Ballater

Date: Saturday 5th November 2016
Time: 7.00pm – 10.00pm

Price: Free entry

Description: Come along and watch our spectacular Fireworks display.

7.00pm Lighting Of Fire, 7.30pm Fireworks Display

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/188950128214725/

Christmas Fayre

Where: Macdonald Norwood Hall Hotel, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen AB15 9FX

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 12.00pm – 4.00pm

Price: Free Entry

Description: ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Why not come along to our Christmas Fayre for the quintessential festive experience. Peruse some of the finest Christmas stalls in the North-east, enjoy some delicious mulled wine or indulge in a comforting hot chocolate.

No ATM facility at venue, please ensure you bring cash for payment of goods.

2016 Exhibitors – A Jewel Affair by Rachel Reid, Arbonne UK, Barra Bronzes Free Range Turkeys, Beauty Forever, Butterfly Bags, Candy Coated by Fiona Thomson, chameleon, Claire Paul Illustration, Claremont Gallery ‘pop-Up’ Events, Cocoa Ooze Chocolates, DoTerra Oils, Eighty7 Design + Living, Everlongart Studio & Gift Shop, Feather & Grey Candles, Helen Jardine, Helen Ruth Scarves, I GOT WOOD, Jamberry Nails, Knittykittybangbang, LindsayAndYoshi, Lochter Activity Centre, Mine, Milton Art Gallery, Moccstars, Nick Nairns Cookery School, Orchid Aberdeen, Powderpuff Gifts, Scentsy by Gillian, Stella & Dot by Colleen Urquhart, Thefusedbox, The Platform, Treehouse, Waxcetera Aberdeen and Zoe Rae Photography

Website: http://trendmagazine.co.uk/event/christmas-fayre/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1120001088057828/

Aberdeen Children’s Hospital Lego Show 2016

Where: Airyhall Community Centre, Countesswells Road, Aberdeen AB15 8AD

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 1.30pm – 4.30pm

Price: £3.25

Description: Lego Fundraiser day at Airyhall community centre.

All money raised will go to purchasing new sets for the Children’s Hospital in Aberdeen.

There will be displays from around the North East inc from the Tartan Lug & Buchan Builders.We will have a free build area, design a mini figure as well as Lego movies on show. There will also be a cafe.

Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aberdeen-childrens-hospital-lego-show-2016-tickets-26039621208

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1304818326212423/

Would you like to win £75 of Argos vouchers, then check out our Chad Valley Play Panel post! Ends 23:59 11/11/16



Stonehaven Bonfire and Fireworks 2016

Where: Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven AB39 2

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm

Price: £3 for adults and £1 for children

Description: The Roundtable will be running the bonfire and fireworks on Sunday 6th November at Mineralwell Park.

Gates open at 6.00pm, Bonfire lit at 6:30pm

Fireworks start at 7.00pm

Novelty light up swords on sale for £4. Food and drink will be available to buy on site,.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/698517946970734/

Alford Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Where: Grampian Transport Museum, Montgarrie Road, Alford, Aberdeenshire AB33 8

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Description: Alford Scouts are again running the very popular Bonfire and Fire work Display at Grampian Transport Museum on Sunday 6th November.

Gates open at 6.30pm with the bonfire being lit at 7.00pm. Hot food & drinks and lightsticks will be on sale.

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/997878803671501/

Free Bonfire & Fireworks Display

Where: Deeside Activity Park, Dess, Aboyne  AB34 5BD

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 5.00pm – 8.00pm

Price: EVERYONE IS INVITED Free Family Event

Description: Our plan is to make a Big Bang at Deeside Activity Park, with our Biggest Bonfire yet.

Deeside Activity Park, at Dess in between Banchory and Aboyne on Royal Deeside, will be hosting its annual Free Bonfire Night on Sunday 6th November at 5pm.

This amazing event will see the park, which is usually better known for delivering a wide range of outdoor activities, such as Clay Shooting and Quad Bike Trekking, to name only two, turned into a Social Hub for everyone to meet up with friends and family, watch a great show and be able to get a real fine feed off Farmer Ken’s Cairnton Aberdeen Angus Beef Burgers and new for this year we are supporting local farmer Louise Urquhart, from Milton of Auchinhoveo, she is bringing along a Hot Roast for you to try.

Bonfire will be lit at 5.00pm with firework display at 6.15pm

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1099086360205932/

Ballogie & Birse Bonfire Night

Where: Ballogie, Aberdeenshire

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 5.30pm – 8.00pm

Description: Come and join us in the Bonfire field at the end of the lane by Market Stance for this years bonfire. Fireworks are from 6pm. Stovies will be available to purchase.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Ballogie-Phone-Bothy-1468403033432387/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1593042347657918/

5-15 Nearly New Sale

Where: The Aberdeen Altens Hotel, Souterhead Road, Aberdeen AB12 3LF

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 11.00am  – 1.00pm

Description: Nearly New Sale of Toys, Clothes and Equipment for children aged 5-15

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Five2Fifteen/

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3278867445731765/

Maud Fireworks Event 2016

Where: Maud, Aberdeenshire

Date: Sunday 6th November 2016
Time: 6.00pm – 7.00pm 

Description: A spectacular community event for the whole family! Fireworks, Fun and Food!

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1635987753366570/

Crathes Castle Christmas Craft and Food Fair

Where: Crathes Castle, Garden & EstateBanchory, AB31 5

Date: Friday 11th – Sunday 13th November 2016
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Price: Entrance is £3.00 Children Free

Description: Exclusively Highlands is holding its largest ever Christmas Fair in the stunning Crathes Castle and the adjacent horse mill. Over 50 makers will be exhibiting arts, crafts and food and once more it will be held over three days – Friday 13, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15.

From sculptures, glassware, jewellery, knitwear, harris tweed and preserves, to pottery, hand-reared meats, patisserie and cakes and a host of other goodies will be available. Visitors have the opportunity to chat to exhibitors about their art and the opportunity to purchase unique goods beautifully crafted in Scotland.

Refreshments will also be available from the Courtyard Cafe throughout the event.

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

Facebook Page/Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/933142770131740/

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!

If you have an event you would like listed in a future ‘What’s on’ post drop us an email at mimi@mummymimi.co.uk