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Staying In / Going Out

Our pick of things worth going out or staying in for over October and November… 03-10 OCT Haddo’s annual arts festival is going online. Find out what’s happening at haddoarts.com 11 OCT Scotfreetours.com offers a free, socially distanced walking tour of Old Aberdeen. Pre-booking is essential.  15 OCT Another of the city’s October festivals is…

Christmas Decorators

Christmas trends 2020 Festive Opulence this Christmas Charlotte Garvie, owner of the Christmas Decorators, talks us through the trends that will make our homes look gorgeously luxurious this year. From Christmas trees to Christmas garlands, and everything in between, we are starting to see an emerging trend for over the top opulence this festive season…

History

Indian Peter: A Shameful episode on Aberdeen’s history In 1743, Aberdeen was not always a safe place for children, as a boy called Peter Williamson found out. Peter had travelled from Aboyne to live with his aunt in the city, but instead, he was kidnapped and taken on board a ship called Planter. He was…

The Big Interview

The Big Interview Gerry Jablonski Gerry Jablonski and the Electric Band have been headliners in Aberdeen’s music scene for many years. We caught up with frontman Gerry to find out more about the man behind the microphone… I was born in Banffshire and grew up in the small fishing village of Whitehills. My dad was…

Creative

Out of Africa and into your wardrobe Yekemi Otaru, co-owner of Aberdeen-based Yo Couture is one of those people, bubbling with energy and  enthusiasm, who seems to excel at everything she turns her mind to. After graduating as a Chemical and Petroleum Engineer, she completed an MBA, became a bestselling author in social media and…

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