Aberdeen Arts Centre

Aberdeen Arts Centre
33 King Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5AA
  • Box office 01224 641122
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  • Website www.aberdeenartscentre.com
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Aberdeen Arts Centre

Aberdeen Arts Centre, formerly ACT, has a broad programme of events alongside its long standing role as a commnunity theatre venue.

The first public performance of The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil took place in the venue in 1973.

It has a 350 seat auditorium as well as a studio space.

Events at this venue

There are 30 events at this location

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Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

80s Icons Show

About 80s Icons Show, the sister show of Rock Icons, visits Aberdeen on Sunday 4th September, taking you back to the decade where shoulders were big, clothes were colourful and music was a smorgasbord of many delights.  80s Icons Show celebrates the music of bands such as Duran Duran, Spandau Ballet, Level 42, Nik…

Sun 4 Sep

£20–£22 / 01224 641122

Aberdeen Children's Theatre Reunion

About Calling all members of Aberdeen Children's Theatre and the Longacre Players - we want YOU to join us for a very special reunion in 31 King Street!  You’re invited to explore the newly refurbished Children’s Theatre space, find out more about Aberdeen Arts Centre’s future plans for the building and enjoy an afternoon…

Sat 30 Jul

Free / 01224 641122

Artie's Singing Kettle

The Singing Kettle's founder Artie on the road with his original Kettles Clues to favourite songs inside - Music Man, Bunny Fou Fou, Eelly Alley 0 Bring Granny too and we'll promise not to "Shove Granny off the Bus"

Sat 29 Oct

£12.50 / 01224 641122

Bon Jovi Forever

Bon Jovi tribute act.

Sun 9 Oct

£23 (£22) / 01224 641122

Catching Killers

You will be gripped and fascinated listening to this vastly experienced “real” detective who has 45 years investigating high profile crimes in the police and now in the private sector talking about the cases he has worked on and live cases he is involved in. “Serial Killers are cunning conniving controlling careful and I…

Thu 6 Oct

£21 / 01224 641122


With a bibbidi-bobbidi and a bobbidi-boo, Aberdeen Arts Centre invites you to the greatest pantomime of them all,  Cinderella! Join professional pantomime company, TaleGate Theatre Productions, and have a ball with our beautiful princess and her best friend, Buttons! Help our bonnie wee quine and her best loon get the…

Sat 3 Dec

£16–£60 / 01224 641122

Sun 4 Dec

£16–£60 / 01224 641122

Fri 9 Dec

£16–£60 / 01224 641122

…and 11 more dates until 24 Dec

A Clockwork Orange

Brought to you by Taylormade Productions This electrifying and testosterone-filled physical theatre horror show exquisitely captures and transcends the spirit of Anthony Burgess' original literary masterpiece. A playtime of orgiastic ultraviolence and sexuality, it's the story of little Alex and his Droogs in their battle…

Thu 30 Jun

£13–£15 / 01224 641122

Fri 1 Jul

£13–£15 / 01224 641122

Sat 2 Jul

£13–£15 / 01224 641122

Country Superstars

This truly unique show tells the diverse story of Country Music through incredible impersonations of some of the biggest Country Superstars to have appeared at the Grand Ole Opry. Country Superstars is hosted by TV Dolly star Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for 28 years and is Europe’s Leading Tribute…

Sat 23 Jul

£23 / 01224 641122

Dean Friedman

The pop troubadour who thanked his lucky stars in the 70s is experiencing a revival.

Sat 13 Aug

£27.50 / 01224 641122

Fleeting Rumours

Fleeting Rumours are the North's premier Tribute band to Fleetwood Mac. Getting that special blend of vocals, guitars, keyboards and drums to an exceptional level of authenticity. Every member of the six piece band are seasoned musicians and singers renowned in their own field. Fleeting Rumours cover all decades of…

Sat 10 Sep

£20–£22 / 01224 641122

Gary Faulds Live – Frontier

Age 18 plus Frontier is Gary’s journey into the unknown, will we find aliens on mars? Can I get Turkey teeth? Will I ever call my Mum’s boyfriend Da? Can I do yoga without farting? Will the yoga lassie let me back after fart gate? An action-packed hour of relatable comedy from Gary who just wants to be a better version of…

Fri 6 Oct 2023

£25 / 01224 641122

The George Michael Story

George Michael tribute show.

Thu 8 Sep

£23 / 01224 641122

Harry Panto: Return to Frogwarts

Our audiences were left wanting Volde-more during 2021's Harry Panto, so Aberdeen Arts Centre and TaleGate Theatre Productions are delighted to bring you the sequel for Halloween 2022 - Harry Panto: Return to Frogwarts! Our young magicians are back! Join them as they fight the new mistress of darkness in this spellbinding…

Sat 22 Oct

£13–£15 / 01224 641122

Sun 23 Oct

£13–£15 / 01224 641122

I Am What I Am 2022

Brought to you by Music 4 U "A variety show designed to delight audiences"  - Society Aberdeen With renditions of top hits from musical theatre to chart toppers and everything in between, these stunning performances will have you uncontrollably singing along, and leave you feeling inspired and overjoyed in equal measure.…

Sat 20 Aug

£18–£20 / 01224 641122

I Spy With My Little Eye

The People's Theatre Company presents I Spy With My Little Eye  - Based on the picture book by Steven Lee Molly and Bingo the puppy are having a birthday party and, best of all, you're invited! There'll be a terrific treasure hunt, sensational sing-along songs and lots of fantastic games to play, including Molly's…

Sat 15 Oct

£10–£12 / 01224 641122

The Jersey Beats - Oh What A Nite!

It's the night out not to be missed - wowing crowds in Blackpool since 2014, and now touring the country -  Oh What A Nite! is a different style of tribute show to any other you have seen or heard of before. This tribute to Frankie Valli tells the story of how the band reached the dizzying heights of television…

Fri 3 Feb 2023

£23–£25 / 01224 641122

Leo Houlding – Closer to the Edge

Leo Houlding is one of the world's best climbers; big walls, Everest, triple peaks in as many days, you name it, Leo's probably climbed it! With a brief overview of his life, Leo's brand new show will follow on from his previous tour (The Spectre Expedition, 2019) bringing audiences up to date with his audacious…

Thu 13 Oct

£15–£18 / 01224 641122

The Lesson by Eugène Ionesco

“ It is impossible not to enjoy Icarus Theatre’s production of Ionesco’s one-act play. ” The Stage ‘ In this world of ours, Mademoiselle, one can never be sure of anything… ’‍ Icarus’ blistering and award-winning production of Eugène Ionesco’s classic dark comedy returns to the stage. Following sold out runs at Teatrul de…

Fri 14 Oct

£14–£16 / 01224 641122

The McDougalls: Party Time

EVERYONE’S FAVOURITE CHILDREN’S THEATRE COMPANY RETURN WITH A SINGALONG SHOW FOR ALL THE FAMILY. Join Max, Auntie Aggie and Morag the Rabbit as they get ready to throw the biggest and best party ever – and you’re invited to join the celebrations!  There will be games, songs, dances and lots of fantastic family fun.   The…

Sun 16 Oct

£9–£34 / 01224 641122

Piaf Written and Performed by Christine Bovill

No glamour. No gimmicks. No pretence. Nothing but a voice, singing of life’s triumphs and tragedies. Who was Edith Piaf? And how did she come to represent the spirit of Paris like no-one before or since? Christine Bovill hated French at school; a fact she was happy to share with anyone who would listen. That is, until the…

Fri 28 Oct

£20 / 01224 641122

The Queen's Knickers

Brought to you by TaleGate Theatre Productions Ltd It's a busy year for the Queen - she has lots of important events to attend. But disaster has struck the palace as Her Majesty’s knickers have been nicked - call the royal guard!  Meanwhile, a little girl is wondering what knickers Her Majesty will choose to wear on a…

Wed 20 Jul

£13–£15 / 01224 641122

Ready Steady 60's (The Mod 60's)

The ex members of Pilot, Hotel California, Albert Hammond Band, Blues n Trouble perform songs from their new touring show READY STEADY 60’s - bringing alive the magic of the era with their salute to The Mod 60’s and British Beat Boom Bands. The show encompasses a kicking live band with stunning vocals. The fantastic music…

Fri 2 Sep

£18–£20 / 01224 641122

Riding Out: Cycling 3,500 Miles Around Pandemic Britain

About Riding Out: A night of adventure: Cycling 3,500 miles around pandemic Britain is a multimedia presentation of short films, photos, audio clips and anecdotes where Simon Parker talks about cycling 3,427 miles around Britain during the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020 and 2021. Originally from Oxfordshire, Simon Parker is…

Sun 11 Sep

£12–£14 / 01224 641122

Rock Icons Show

Rock Icons Show returns to Aberdeen Arts Centre on Sunday 9th April 2023 with their Classic Rock Odyssey. This energetic rockin’ live touring show takes you on a journey through the eras of some of the World's Greatest Classic Rock bands and albums, featuring the music of Icons such as Def Leppard, Free, Bon Jovi…

Sun 9 Apr 2023

£22.50–£25 / 01224 641122

Rolling Back the Years

About The ultimate feel good show! Another sensational show from the producers of Memory Lane, All our Yesterdays, and  Memories Are Made of This. One of the biggest shows of its kind in the UK, taking the audience on a breathtaking musical journey through the 50s, 60s, and some of the brilliant sounds of the 1970s.

Sun 2 Oct

£23 / 01224 641122

The Spice of Life 2022

Brought to you by the Maitland/Seivwright Dancers The MS Dancers are delighted to be back on the stage at Aberdeen Arts Centre with pupils entertaining you with an evening of dance in all styles for everyone to enjoy. Sit back and enjoy a great family night out with music going through the ages something for everyone.

Thu 29 Sep

£15 / 01224 641122

Fri 30 Sep

£15 / 01224 641122

Sat 1 Oct

£15 / 01224 641122

Stars In Our Eyes

Brought to you by Natalie Tough School of Dance Back in the spotlight for our second show with  Stars In Our Eyes and dance very much in our veins! Come and see all of our dance stars, from our cute little Pre-Schools right up to our sparkling Seniors! We promise to provide you with an evening of dazzling entertainment!

Wed 6 Jul

£16–£18 / 01224 641122

Thu 7 Jul

£16–£18 / 01224 641122

Fri 8 Jul

£16–£18 / 01224 641122

Sat 9 Jul

£16–£18 / 01224 641122

Tupelo to Vegas – A Tribute to Elvis

International Elvis Masters Champion Jared Lee recreates the electrifying career of Elvis Aaron Presley. The Early Years, The Movie Years, NBC 68 Comeback Special and The Concert Years 1969-1977.  All faithfully recreated by Jared & his band including all of the hits from 1954 to 1977. The Wonder Of You, Heartbreak…

Fri 5 Aug

£15–£18 / 01224 641122

The UK Monsters of Rock

Tribute to the greatest hits of the 80s.

Sat 8 Oct

£23 (£22) / 01224 641122

Ultimate 70s Show

It was the decade that fashion forgot - but dust off your lurex loons, the Seventies are back in town. The Ultimate 70s Show will arrive at Aberdeen Arts Centre to recreate one of the glamest periods in music! Martin Metcalf, a former guitarist with legendary group  Geordie, is one of the seven 70's rockers and session…

Sat 3 Sep

£18–£20 / 01224 641122