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November in the North East

This month’s blog sees some of the year’s best festivities beginning to take place with fireworks, photographs and plenty of dancing.

November in the North East

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of ASPC. Over five decades, we have been at the forefront of property marketing in the North East of Scotland. To commemorate this important milestone, our 2019 calendar takes us on a journey around the area to showcase the beautiful location in which we work and live.The calendar features a selection of specially commissioned photographs by the acclaimed Aberdeen-born photographer Ray Smith, who captures the location in a unique and engaging way.Our calendar images for November feature some inhabitants of Aberdeenshire, animals and otherwise, a reminder of the varying walks of life who share this land. This month’s blog sees some of the year’s best festivities beginning to take place with fireworks, photographs and plenty of dancing.

Aberdeen Fireworks Display - 5th November 2019 Remember, remember the fifth of November! Head over to Aberdeen beach on Guy Fawkes night to experience an explosion of colour across the ocean sky. The theme for 2019 is musicals.This is a difficult one to miss for any Aberdonian. Get down to the beach at 7:30pm for the best view, or a little earlier at 6:30pm to witness the fire jugglers and charity fire walk.

Fraserburgh Beach Photography Workshop - 16th November 2019 Kick off your weekend with an early morning photoshoot at Fraserburgh Beach. Whether you’re new to photography or an expert behind the lens, you’re sure to improve your skills and enjoy the sunrise at this Saturday morning photography workshop.Experience the landscape in a new light, under the supervision of an expert instructor. This is an enriching opportunity to admire and capture the local scenery.If planning to attend, remember to dress warmly and bring your own camera.

The Nutcracker - 17th November 2019 The Russian State Ballet are coming to the Tivoli Theatre to present the winter classic The Nutcracker, in partnership with the production company Ballet without Borders.A favourite at this time of year, The Nutcracker is a traditional fairy tale ballet which will enchant and delight audiences of all ages, a highlight of the winter season theatrics.

Aberdeen’s Christmas Tree Switch-On - 21st November 2019 Aberdeen’s twin city, Stavanger, have once again graciously gifted a superb Christmas tree to the City of Aberdeen.A carol service compliments its arrival, before the lights switch-on to mark the beginning of the festive season in Aberdeen. There will be a variety of performers at the event including Tutti Voices, Aberdeen Performing Arts community Choir and Gospelkoret Abraham, a choir group from Stavanger.The exciting event commences at 7pm and is free to attend, so be sure to head down in plenty of time to secure your spot!

St Andrew’s Day Ceilidh - 30th November 2019 Galik Bred ceilidh band are kicking up a storm on St Andrew’s day, with a ceilidh to celebrate our national day. With over 20 years of experience performing, the musicians are masters of the ceilidh dance, and on hand to make sure everybody is confidently stepping.Located in the Music Hall, this party will be sure to keep the warmth going as we approach the colder winter days in the North East. For those who fancy a wee dram prior to the dance, there’ll be a whisky tasting hosted by writer and broadcaster Rachel McCormack beforehand.


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