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New festival to celebrate Scotland’s innovative spirits industry

This month will see some of the country’s finest distillers descend on Aberdeen for a brand new spirits festival; Spirit of North Hop.

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Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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The afternoon tea will feature mini yule logs, mince pies and turkey &cranberry sandwiches

Join a sing-a-long tea at Pittodrie

The walls of Pittodrie Stadium will be alive with music this December, as food and event specialists Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events prepares to host an Afternoon Tea with a twist.

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Festival organisershave urged comedy fans not to miss out on the final shows over the weekend

Aberdeen Comedy Festival pulls in the crowds

Organisers of Aberdeen Comedy Festival have hailed residents and visitors who have flocked to see their favourite comedians and urged people to enjoy the final weekend of shows.

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New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

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Festival! is a melting pot of music, film and science. Belmont Filmhouse staff Caroline Orr (left) and Maria Fowler are looking forward to experimental science event Cheeseology.

Pop-up event aims to bring the buzz and spirit of world-class Edinburgh Festivals to Aberdeen

Festival!, an exciting new event from the organisers of three of Edinburgh’s flagship festivals, is coming to Aberdeen from 16 to 19 November.

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The inaugural Spirit of North Hop launches at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on October 28.

North Hop Launches new festival for Scottish spirits

Organisers of the popular North Hop festivals and events have launched an exciting new festival for its fans celebrating spirits from across Scotland.

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In July, the National Youth Choir of Scotland travelled to Belgium to perform as part of the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele

National Youth Choir of Scotland applications open

NYCoS has announced the opening of applications to its four National Choirs: National Youth Choir of Scotland (ages 16–25), NYCoS Training Choir (ages 16–19), NYCoS National Boys Choir (ages 10–16) and NYCoS National Girls Choir (ages 12–16).

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The ceilidh will take place on Saturday, November 3 at Meldrum House Hotel

North East businesses join forces to boost museum campaign

An historic country house and popular function band are showing their support for The Gordon Highlanders Museum fundraising campaign by offering their services to put on an event in aid of the museum.

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It was non-stop Abba mania right from the off.

Abba-deen goes wild for Mamma Mia

You know when you wait for something for years and then, when it eventually comes your way, the excitement fades and you realise that it wasn’t quite worth all the fuss?

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Union Street in Aberdeen. A small Camorra cell operated in the city for more than a decade.

Homecoming Parade to take place on Union Street

On Friday, September 22, the public are encouraged to come out and support The Highlanders, 4th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland as they march down Union Street in Aberdeen as part of their Homecoming Tour following their tours of Iraq and Ukraine.

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The pioneering research has already uncovered that the condition dramatically changes the shape of the heart.

TechFest explores the truth behind a broken heart

Many people question whether you can really die of a broken heart and TechFest 2017 will be exploring the reality behind this mystery with cardiovascular scientist, Dr Dana Dawson.

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The presentation will include a series of short talks followed by questions to find out more about the students research interests.

Doctors of tomorrow share their research at TechFest 2017

Aberdeen medical students will take the stage at this year’s TechFest to show how their research could revolutionise the way common acute and chronic diseases are treated in the future.

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The Alford event is famous for the variety of parts to be found

Alford Autojumble this weekend

Held annually since 1983 the Alford Autojumble is a keenly anticipated fixture in the museum’s seasonal events programme.

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Salmond on Sunday promises a packed programme full of fiery debate, intelligent discussion, breaking news and informed opinion.

Alex Salmond to host weekend radio show on LBC

Former First Minister of Scotland and Banff and Buchan and Gordon MP, Alex Salmond is to join Global station LBC to present a brand new show starting on Sunday (September 17). Mr Salmond will host his own show on Britain’s biggest commercial news talk radio station every Sunday between 3pm and 6pm.

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Oscar winner Kate Winslet will voice Mrs Fillyjonk

Kids’ classic the Moomins is coming back with an amazing A-List cast

Everyone’s favourite trolls are being brought back to life for the small screen and an all-star cast has just been announced.

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Scenes from ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools And Horses to air for the first time

Viewers are to get a glimpse of a ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools and Horses for the very first time.

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Six out of 10 (61 per cent) Scottish  food and drink firms are pursuing new international customers.

Scottish food and drink firms targeting international expansion

Scottish food and drink firms are targeting new international customers outside of the European Union (EU), according to a new report by Bank of Scotland.

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Scots have named Sir David Attenborough as the guest they would most like to share a takeaway with.

Sir David Attenborough named as Scots’ ultimate dinner party guest

Scots have named veteran broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough as their top dinner date to enjoy a takeaway with.

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The SSE Scottish Music Awards are returning to Glasgow this December in support of the countrys largest music therapy charity.

Scottish Music Awards return to Glasgow

The SSE Scottish Music Awards are returning to Glasgow this December in support of the country’s largest music therapy charity.

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