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Arts & Climate Change Mini-Festival – Aberdeen

Arts & Climate Change Mini-Festival - Aberdeen

You’re invited to a day of free art, music and theatre workshops for adults (16+), creatively exploring what climate change means for local communities in Middlefield, Cummings Park, Marchburn and Heathryfold, in Aberdeen.

Workshops will be run throughout the day by four exciting artists from across Scotland, exploring in new and unexpected ways, how climate change will impact on Aberdeen’s communities.

Free lunch and refreshments will be available to you from the Middlefield Hub Café, and support to cover local travel expenses can also be provided if you require it.

Through the workshops, your views and experiences will be captured and fed into Aberdeen City Council’s climate change strategy which will set forth the city’s plan to adapt to the impacts of climate change in the years to come.

You’re welcome to bring your children along, we’ll have play areas and space for pushchairs and buggies.

Schedule of activities

Audience members are welcome to attend one, two or all three of the workshops.

10:30 – 11:00: Morning teas and coffees, welcome
11:00 – 12:30: Music workshop with musician Simon Gall
12:30 – 1:30: Lunch provided by Middlefield Community Hub Café
13:30 – 3:00: Museums of FutureNow with visual artists Jo Hodges and Robbie Coleman
3:00 – 3:15: Break with refreshments
3:15 – 4:45: Theatre workshop with theatre-maker Alice Mary Cooper

Event enquiries

If you have any enquiries about the event, please contact Gemma Lawrence (Creative Carbon Scotland) on either 0753383467 or gemma.lawrence@creativecarbonscotland.com

Drop in on the day or register to attend, either online or right here:

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This event is part of a research project led by environmental charity Sniffer, through the Adaptation Scotland programme, in partnership with Aberdeen City Council, Creative Carbon Scotland and Robert Gordon University. Its key aim is to understand how the arts can act in a powerful way to address the impacts of climate change.

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April 22
10:30 am - 5:30 pm


Middlefield Community Hub
Manor Avenue
Aberdeen, AB16 7UR United Kingdom
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