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Colin North: Guitar Man

Colin North became fascinated by the guitar in his early teens, starting out with small repairs to his own guitars before improving friends’ instruments and rebuilding others. After a long career offshore, he learned how to build his own acoustic guitar on a course in Sweden with an established luthier.  Now retired, he builds guitars…

Skin & Bones

While it is undeniable that humans dominate other species on planet Earth, it is interesting to consider how we have managed to achieve this when taking into account just how grossly outnumbered we are. There are more than eight million species of animals on land, in the air and in the seas, and most Homo…

On Song…

Aberdeen’s Lyric Musical Society prepare to take the stage with a new production. For the past 64 years, the Lyric Musical Society has been delighting audiences across the North-east with their fabulous musical theatre shows. Productions rival professional shows thanks to a host of superbly talented amateur performers and a backstage crew that brings the…

Renaissance: An update on Aberdeen Art Gallery

Aberdeen’s Art Gallery has spent over a year under a shroud of scaffolding and wraps while undergoing a transformation that will see a reborn gallery open in November 2017. The new gallery will feature 21 exhibition spaces and we’re promised that we’ll have one of the best regional galleries in the world, showcasing some of city’s…

A wild city…

Once described as ‘Manhattan with mountains’ by The New York Times, Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Kuoni Aberdeen recommends visiting in summer to make the most of the thriving foodie scene, surprising beaches and utterly gob-smacking wildlife. Vancouver is one of the best bases in the world for whale…

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