Festival! 2017

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A pop-up music and arts festival will be coming to Aberdeen from the 16th to the 19th of November. ‘Festival!’ will be holding several events throughout the city in partnership with Belmont Filmhouse.  

 

From science workshops to live music, there is something for everybody. The four-day festival will take place in various locations across Aberdeen, including The Blue Lamp, Belmont Filmhouse and Tunnels. The event celebrates the 70th anniversary of Edinburgh’s famous festivals and is a collaboration between the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival and the Edinburgh International Science Festival.  

 

To celebrate the Edinburgh International Film Festival, award-winning films including ’45 Years’ and ‘Edie’ will be playing at Belmont Filmhouse. EIFF is the world’s longest-running film festival and showcases talent from around the globe. A variety of genres will be playing, from thrillers to kids movies.  

 

If you like jazz music be sure to head down to The Blue Lamp over the weekend. A variety of jazz and blues acts will be performing across the city each day. The first music act of the festival is The Joy Ellis band at 8pm. The festival closes on Sunday with Becca Stevens, who has been renowned by The New York Times.  

 

Whether you’re interested in film, music or science, you will find something to suit you. Some events are child-friendly and many of the tickets have student discount options. The festival kicks off on Thursday with ‘Cheesology’, a workshop on how cheese is made. There will be workshops, film screenings and musical performances every day of the festival at various times throughout the day.  

 

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