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Aden-een, The Shell Fireworks Parade 2016

Date: Friday, 28th October, 2016 Time: 6.30pm – 9pm Walks open: 6.30-7.30pm & 8-9pm. Fireworks: 7.45pm. FACEBOOK   Join a celebration of culture and community in the beautiful surrounds of Aden Country Park as young people bursting with energy and... read more

Theatre in Schools

National Theatre of Scotland and Imaginate in partnership with Catherine Wheels Theatre Company, Starcatchers and Visible Fictions, launch Theatre in Schools Scotland; an exciting new initiative for theatre in Scotland’s schools.   Supported by The Scottish Salmon... read more

Garioch Theatre Festival 2016

23 June – 3 July 2016 The Garidge Theatre Company was set up in 2004 by Rhona Mitchell with the express purpose of running a theatre festival in Inverurie bringing a mix of amateur and professional work to the town. As well as providing an opportunity for her... read more

Epic Adventures

by Mel Shand On the 2nd April 2016 Guy and I had the honor of representing POOT (Portrait of our Time) at the EPIC awards. Epic stands for Enterprise, Participation, Innovation and Creativity, although Community would also apply – it certainly does in our case!... read more

Young Promoters Programming Theatre & Gigs

The Young Promoters have been busy beavering away and organising 4 events for summer 2016. The music promoters have booked two gig nights at The Lemon Tree to showcase local musical talent from the North East. Our film promoters will be programming five films at The... read more

Johnshaven Golden Ticket

Willy Wonka famously offered golden tickets to visit his fabulous chocolate factory.  At its 30th birthday party last year, NEAT ran a special golden ticket draw for its volunteer promoters.  A little less chocolatey but still delicious as it entitled its lucky winner... read more

RISE 2016 Brings Acclaimed Contemporary Dance To Findhorn

RISE 2016 BRINGS ACCLAIMED CONTEMPORARY DANCE TO FINDHORN  Igor & Moreno, Liz Aggiss & Robbie Synge among festival highlights Rise, an acclaimed festival of contemporary dance and performance on the Findhorn peninsula, is to return from Friday 6 to Sunday 8... read more

Young Promoters Scheme

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Lynn Shaw as our Young Promoters Coordinator at NEAT/AIYF to develop and deliver our exciting collaborative Young Promoters Scheme, which will engage young people between the ages of 14-25 years interested in... read more


Imagine you and your family are fleeing refugees. It is late December, you have been instructed to go to Finzean Home Farm Steading. It will be very cold. You will need to carry everything you need to keep you warm, blankets, sleeping bags, hot water bottles, hats,... read more

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