What’s on for Kids and Families in Aberdeen City & Shire | 26th January – 1st February 2019


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**

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Messy Moments – Messy Play Sessions: Cove Bay, Aberdeen 

Organiser: Messy Moments

Where: Altens Community Centre, Strathburn Street, AB12 3SE Aberdeen 

Date:  Friday 25th January 2019 Time:  10:00AM-11:00AM

Description: Messy Moments – Messy Play Sessions: Cove Bay, Aberdeen

Bookings now open. Come and join us for lots of messy play fun, from spaghetti to colourful custard to crunchy cereal! We offer a variety of sensory/messy play activities for your little ones to explore.

Our classes are suitable from ages 4 months old to 4 years old, older siblings welcome and we can also provide a sand art craft activity if they would prefer.

We offer block bookings or single session booking options, these are our prices below:

Single Session: £6.50

Sibling Single Session: £4.50

Block Booking (All 4 sessions): £25

Sibling Block Booking: £17

All Sessions must be pre-booked, please do not just turn up to a class, as we may not have any spaces available. If you have any questions or would like to get booked in, please do not hesitate to get in touch via messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/MessyMomentsFun/ or emailing us fun@messymoments.co.uk

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/210916096518251/?event_time_id=210916103184917

Messy Play Ellon-Mess Around Party!

 Organiser: Mess Around North Aberdeenshire

Where: Ellon Guide Hut, Station Brae, Ellon, AB41 9DY 

Date:   Friday 25th January 2019 Time:  10:30AM-11:30AM

Description: There ain’t no party like a Mess Around Party! It might be cold outside but join the Mess Around gang and party away those January Blues! All our favourite toy characters will be there, as well as gloop-diving penguins and Soapy Ducks. With lots of favourite activities to explore including our Famous Painting Wall, Play-dough, Slime, Coloured Spaghetti and Rainbow Rice but to name a few, little ones can squelch, pour, mix and get messy till their hearts content. All you have to do is come along MESS AROUND and leave the cleaning up to us!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/546136842459897/

Family Burns Supper 

Organiser: Scallywags

Where: Scallywags, The Promenade, AB39 2RD, Stonehaven Date:   Friday 25th January 2019 Time:  05:00PM-07:00PM

Description: Everyone is welcome to our family friendly burns supper on the 25th January 2019

For your entertainment we will have a piper, a speaker and some highland dancing for you all to enjoy!

This is a catered event and the following will be available

Haggis/ vegetarian haggis neeps and tatties

Mince & tatties

Macaroni Cheese & garlic bread


Followed by trifle, chocolate cake or ice cream

BYOB and toast the celebrations

Tickets are £7 per head please pick up your tickets from Scallywags prior to the event

Its sure to be a great night

There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing  – Rabbie Burns

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2480334281981938/

January market 

Organiser: Belmont St Market Aberdeen

Where: Belmont St Market Aberdeen, Belmont Street, Aberdeen,  AB10 1JH

Date:  Saturday 26th January 2019 Time:  09:00AM- 03:00PM

Description: Local food and drink as well as crafts

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/581166285663650/

Haggis Hunt 2019 

Organiser: Formartine’s

Where: Formartine’s, Tarves, AB41 Aberdeen

Date: Saturday 26th January 2019 Time:  09:30AM-05:30PM

Description: Our annual Haggis Hunt is fast approaching and we are looking forward to seeing some keen spotters out again this year! 2019 marks our 6th haggis hunt, which will take place over the weekend 26th – 27th January – perfect haggis hunting season!

The shop is the perfect place to pick up everything you need to celebrate Burns Night. From a great selection of cheeses and whisky to delicious haggis and vegetarian haggis with all the trimmings.

In the restaurant there will be haggis for breakfast, brunch,  lunch and treats.

Remember to take pictures and send in your best hunting style snap. We hope to see you here for a weekend full of great family fun!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/518769868635608/

Ro & Ru @ Aberdeen Craft Fayre 

Organiser: Ro and Ru Illustrations

Where: Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen, Albyn Place, AB10 1YN Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 26th January 2019 Time:  10:00AM-01:00PM

Description: Come along to see some brand new Ro and Ru work samples and discuss & order your own commission. We’re revamping our stall for this first craft fair of 2019 so would love to see you there!

Perfect for those planning their 2019 gifts! Our diary is open!! As always you can pay by card or cash, whichever is easier for you

Help support lots of other local artists and crafters too and don’t forget to enjoy the delights of the Cognito at the Cross coffee shop whilst you’re here

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/273702023324026/

Music from the Movies – 2019 

Organiser: Bon-Accord Silver Band

Where: Queen’s Cross Church, Aberdeen, Albyn Place, AB10 1YN Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 26th January 2019 Time:  03:00PM-05:00PM

Description: Music from the Movies returns – bigger and better for 2019! Presented by TAQA and raising money for the fantastic charity ‘Charlie House’ come along to hear music from some of your favourite blockbusters including Indiana Jones, Superman, Brassed Off and a whole host of Disney magic! Suitable for all ages!

Tickets are £8 & £5 – these can be reserved by messaging the band through Facebook or on the door (subject to availability). We look forward to seeing you there!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/324246255094536/

Multicultural Burns Night 

Organiser: Aberdeen Multicultural Centre

Where: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, North Anderson Drive, Aberdeen AB15 6DD, North Anderson Drive, 

Date:  Saturday 26th January 2019 Time:  04:00PM-08:00PM

Description: Multicultural Burns Night is to celebrate Robert Burns Birthday with diverse communities in Aberdeen. The main aim is to promote native Scottish Cultures with Immigrant communities.

The Robert Burns works have influenced to different International communities like Bengali, Polish, Ukrain, Romania, Jamaica, Caribbean, Canada, USA, Australia & New Zealand etc.

This event is to explore local immigrant communities talent perform Robert Burns poetry and share the Scottish traditional cultures.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/188107095437490/

Coding Club at Powis Community Centre (9-12) 

Organiser: GG Lounge

Where: Powis Community Centre, 11 Powis Circle, AB24 3YX Aberdeen

Date:  Saturday 26th January 2019 Time:  06:00PM-08:00PM

Description: At a Code Club, young people learn to program and develop websites, apps, programs, and games, they build things with code and electronics, and much more. We aim to make learning to code a fun, sociable, and creative experience.

What should I bring to the event? All children should bring a laptop. In case you cannot provide one, we have a small number of computers (first come basis) offered by the centre. Please add that your child requires one to the ‘additional notes’ section when booking a ticket.

Should my child or I have prior coding knowledge?

No, the club is open to complete beginners as well as to young people who have coded before: we have skilled mentors who will help with technical questions.

Please note that we have a limited amount of spaces, so remember to sign your child up in advance for each session. We look forward to welcoming you both to our club!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/563971644052046/?event_time_id=563971737385370

Sunday Gaming Club @ Engage Gaming 

Organiser: Engage Gaming

Where: Engage Gaming, 26 North Silver Street, AB10 1RL Aberdeen

Date: Sunday 26th January 2019 Time:  09:30AM-11:00AM

Description: Sunday Morning Gaming Club

Are you a Fornite Fanatic? Do you know your Mario from your Minecraft? Not 100% sure on PCs or consoles yet?

Could you spend some time in an awesome venue learning how to play the latest games, racing cockpits and VR?

Of course you could!…

If you are age 7 and up – join in the fun. Staff at Engage Gaming and appointed Gaming Ambassadors will be on hand to instruct you each week as we concentrate on genres/types of games and look into them further together.

Book Now!

For more details email: team@engagegaming.gg

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/584767495274572/?event_time_id=584767515274570

Children’s Bookclub 

Organiser: Waterstones

Where: Waterstones, 3-7 Union Bridge, Aberdeen,  AB11 6BG

Date:  Monday 27th January 2019 Time:  11:00AM-12:00PM

Description: For January our bookclub choice is A TRAVELLER IN TIME BY ALISON UTTLEY.

The event is aimed at children aged 8+

Due to popular demand there are limited spaces in this bookclub. Please message the store or ask a bookseller about availability.

We look forward to seeing everyone at 11 in the cafe.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/748229088887577/

YogaBellies for Pregnancy 

Organiser: YogaBellies Aberdeen North East

Where: Urban Wellness Hub, 6 Balgownie Drive, AB22 8FD Aberdeen 

Date:  Monday 27th January 2019 Time:  07:00PM-08:15PM

Description: YogaBellies for Pregnancy class, booking essential.  Email leah@yogabellies.co.uk and I’ll get all of the information to you 🙂

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/319508942181778/?event_time_id=319509098848429

Mud Pies on Monday afternoons 

Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen – the small swing park on Groats Road in between Hazlehead Academy and the rugby pitch. 

Date:  Tuesday 28th January 2019 Time:  01:00PM-02:30PM

Description: Engaging weekly woodland classes for 2 to 5 year olds to discover nature and play and explore outdoors!

Come for a dose of Vitamin N(autre) to this 5 week course and explore a secret wood in Hazlehead Park! Hopefully play in the snow, squelch in mud, jump off rocks and in leaves, climb mountains, make things, AND have cosy drinks and biscuits outdoors!

Mondays 7 January to 4 February, 1pm to 2.30pm

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1133156230184632/?event_time_id=1133156246851297

FACE OFF Bridge of Don Class 2019 

Organiser: FACE OFF

Where: Lord Provost Alex Collie Sports Centre, AB22 8PE

Date:  Wednesday 29th January 2019 Time:  07:00PM-08:00PM

Description: Face Off Is a programme aimed at teaching children and young people how to react, confidently and responsibly, towards anyone they have an awkward relationship with at home, at school, in the street or online.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/523668374804061/?event_time_id=523668558137376

Baby Discover at Danestone CC 

Organiser: The Creation Station Aberdeen North and Shire

Where: Danestone Community centre, Fairview St, Danestone, AB22 8 Aberdeen

Date:  Thursday 30th January 2019 Time:  10:00AM-10:45AM

Description: Baby Discover is a unique baby learning & development experience with inspiring creative play, sensory activities, music & treasured artworks.

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/213967669524478/?event_time_id=213967692857809

Parent and baby yoga 

Organiser: Jaybee Yoga Classes

Where: Foodstory, 13-15 Thistle Street, AB10 1XZ Aberdeen 

Date:  Thursday 30th January 2019 Time:  10:10AM-10:55AM

Description: A yoga class especially for new parents and babies from 8 weeks upwards to not yet crawling. The class includes lots of lovely postures for both you and your baby. It’s a great way to bond with your baby and meet other parents in a relaxed environment. The class has some clothed baby massage and baby yoga which help your baby to sleep and really helps with digestion and requires no previous experience.

 You just need yourself and baby in comfortable clothes, a blanket and a mat if you have one. The class runs every Wednesday at 10.10am-10.55am and cost £6 per class and runs upstairs in Foodstory cafe on Thistle street so perfect place to have a coffee and chat after class. Feel free to stop to breastfeed, bottle feed and change nappies anytime during class.

Please pre book your space with me so I know how many to expect and if you know any new mums or dads please pass on the details

I also have padded flooring for the rollers so they can be free to show us their new cool tricks

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/767285836960470/?event_time_id=767707646918289

Little Explorers at Danestone CC 

Organiser: The Creation Station Aberdeen North and Shire

Where: Danestone Community centre, Fairview St, Danestone, AB22 8 Aberdeen

Date:  Thursday 30th January 2019 Time:  11:15AM-12:00PM

Description: Our award winning Little Explorers art classes for toddlers and preschool children provide the perfect solution for all your child’s creativity needs, with no stress or mess for you!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/563018810791466/?event_time_id=563018814124799

Mud Pies on Thursday mornings 

Organiser: Mud Pies

Where: Countesswells Wood, AB15 8QD

Date:  Friday 31st January 2019 Time:  10:00AM-11:30AM

Description: Engaging activity classes for 2 to 5 year olds to discover nature and play and explore outdoors!

Come for an adventure around the lovely Countesswells Woods. Look for red squirrels, find our resident ladybirds hibernating for the winter, have cosy drinks and biscuits for snack and make things to take home!

Thursdays 10 January to 14 February, 10am to 11.30am – 6 weeks

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/801901090202756/?event_time_id=801901103536088

Dance Energy Aberdeen: Crazy Inflatable Party (Ages 13-17) 

Organiser: Dance Energy U18’s Clubbing

Where: The Shack Aberdeen, 56 Justice Mill Lane, AB11 6EP Aberdeen 

Date:  Saturday 1st February 2019 Time: 06:30PM-09:30PM

Description: Our first ever CRAZY INFLATABLE PARTY is coming to Aberdeen on Friday 1st February

Tickets are on sale NOW >> www.skiddle.com/e/13399510/?skrep=2476861









Date: FRIDAY 1ST FEBRUARY 2019 (6:30PM – 9:30PM)

Ages: 13 – 17

FOR TICKETS & INFO GO TO www.danceenergy.co.uk



Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2104279406262011/

Don’t forget you can also check out our events calendar for planning ahead with events in Aberdeen City & Shire.