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Two North-east arts organisations join forces for new exhibition

Two key North-east arts organisations have joined forces for the first time for a new exhibition.

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Stuart Johnston, Mr Blackett, Mrs Islam, Deputy Lord Provost of Aberdeenshire Mrs Kalam, Mr Grant, Mr McCarthy, Syada, Hazera, Bushra, Jamila, Maryam and Raj Hamid.

India on the Green chef wins award

The owner and chef of a restaurant in Ballater is celebrating after scooping the Chef of the Year at Aberdeen’s Best Curry Awards.

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Shappi Khorsandi

Banchory tour date for comedian Shappi Khorsandi

Comedian Shappi Khorsandi is bringing her show ‘Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing To Morrissey’ to Banchory.

Theatre and Comedy
Mairi Campbell

Trad musician Mairi Campbell visiting Banchory and Tarland on Scottish tour

Musician Mairi Campbell is touring her critically acclaimed one-woman theatre show Mairi Campbell: Pulse around Scotland from March.

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What’s on in the Deeside and Donside area

What’s on in the Deeside and Donside area

We’ve complied a handy list of events going on in the Deeside and Donside area.

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Roisín Walsh, Elgan Llyr Thomas and Adam Gilbert in rehearsals for Opera Highlights 2017.

Opera Highlights 2017 to visit Banchory

Scottish Opera’s annual Opera Highlights tour to smaller, more remote venues the length and breadth of Scotland kicked off this month.

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Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

Arts
Strictly Come Dancing rumbas north of the border as the second stop on its UK live tour this weekend (January 27-28).

Facts about Strictly as the live tour comes to Scotland this weekend

Scots are in for a real treat when Strictly Come Dancing rumbas north of the border as the second stop on its UK live tour this weekend (January 27-28).

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Amy Macdonald releases her new album on February 17.

Amy Macdonald: I want to write songs that mean something

It was a very cheery Amy Macdonald that came on the phone when I grabbed her for a chat about her new upcoming album. But then, she has a lot to be happy about.

Music 1
Rewind Scotland Festival 2017 taking place once again at Scone Palace in Perthshire from Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July 23.

Rewind Scotland Festival 2017 line-up announced

Fans of 1980s music are in for a real treat this summer when the Rewind Scotland Festival returns for its seventh consecutive year.

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Arts
Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join the Celtic Connections line up next week.

Billy Bragg’s American obsession

Like many a British musician before him, Billy Bragg, bard of Barking, singer songwriter, political activist, and musical historian has made no secret of his obsession with the songs and the mythology of the Americas, not least those of his artistic and philosophical forebear Woody Guthrie. With his friend and collaborator, US singer songwriter Joe Henry, he has made an album that focuses on the transformative part the railroad played in disseminating the songs that gave birth to the rock’n’roll era.

Music
Brendan Cole is returning to Scotland with his new show

All Night Long is ‘Strictly’ the hottest ticket in town

One of Strictly’s most charismatic stars will be waltzing his way north of the border when he brings his new show to Scotland this year.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Arts
Strathspey and Surreal play Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Main Auditorium on January 23.

Brazilian beats to warm up Celtic crowd

For most cities, January is a time to bring normality back to life after the festivities of Christmas and New Year.

Music
Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Ben Watt – stripped back, fresh and alive

Following sell-out shows with his band in 2016, Ben Watt returns in early 2017 with a new stripped-back approach.

Music
Entries from statutory records have been released onto ScotlandsPeople - the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

Latest birth, death and marriage records released

Entries from important statutory records have been released today onto ScotlandsPeople – the family history website operated by the National Records of Scotland.

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New creme egg campaign rolls in

New creme egg campaign rolls in

The Christmas decorations may only just have come down, but the countdown to Easter is underway after Cadbury launched its first Creme Egg ad campaign for four years.

Arts
Gok Wan brings his Fashion Brunch Club to Scotland next month.

Fashion and fizz

Hello my darling! Gok Wan greeted me when I grabbed him for a chat ahead of his new fashion shows coming to Scotland next month.

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Scottish Ballet's Hansel and Gretel takes to the stage at His Majesty's Theatre

A tale of mischief and magic

Once upon a time, there was a town where children had mysteriously been disappearing, one by one, ever since the arrival of a new, young and beautiful teacher at the lcoal school.

Theatre and Comedy
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