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Theatres in Aberdeen

Welcome to the Aberdeen theatre guide, book theatre tickets, find out what's on and all theatre information for The Garage, The Tivoli Theatre, The Assembly, Queen's Link, The Tunnels, The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen BHGE Arena, His Majesty's Theatre, Krakatoa, Beach Ballroom.


His Majesty's Theatre - Aberdeen

His Majesty's Theatre (HMT) was designed by the eminent theatre architect Frank Matcham and opened in 1906. The Theatre seats around 1470 people and was reopened in September 2005 following a major £8million redevelopment which successfully added a modern aspect to an historic Edwardian building and the new facilities have brought the Theatre to life both day and night offering 21st century Theatre goers a truly memorable experience.

Aberdeen AECC - Aberdeen

The Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre also known as the AECC, is a large exhibition and conference complex in Aberdeen, hosting over 600 events and attracting around 300, 000 visitors each year. The arena currently hosts sporting events and concerts, including the Aberdeen Cup tennis event, Ice Shows, Snooker, Boxing, Wrestling and Darts plus concerts by leading international artists. In recent years the AECC underwent a major refurbishment, with the conference facilities being completely re-built. As part of the redevelopment, a large viewing tower was constructed and is one of the tallest structures in Aberdeen.

The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) - Aberdeen

The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) is Scotland's brand new, state-of-the-art events venue. Opening in 2019, the exciting £333 million development, being delivered by Aberdeen City Council in partnership with Henry Boot Developments, will replace the Aberdeen Exhibition Conference and Centre (AECC) with 48,000 square metres of multi-purpose event space, and will boast world-class conference and exhibition halls, a superior arena, spacious hospitality boxes and a high-end restaurant.

Aberdeen Arts Centre - Aberdeen

The Aberdeen Arts Centre Association or 'AACA' began its life in the early 1950s as a pressure group set up to lobby for an Arts Centre in Aberdeen which would provide a venue both for the city's thriving amateur societies and for visiting professional artists. Its persistence paid off in the early sixties when the Corporation of the City of Aberdeen bought and converted the North & Trinity Church which had recently closed. After the opening in 1963 the Association took an active role in promoting use of the new facilities by organizing poetry readings, art exhibitions, concerts and performances by small scale professional touring companies.

The Tivoli Theatre - Aberdeen

The Tivoli is now under the ownership of the Tivoli Theatre Company Ltd. The Tivoli Theatre Company Ltd. have completely restored the building making it an ideal multi functional venue while at the same time protecting the historic auditorium. It is one of Scotland's most historic buildings and is Grade A Listed but since its restoration it is a useable and sustainable space for modern-day events.

Queen's Link - Aberdeen

The Queens links is situated on the beach front in Aberdeen. It boasts a wide range of entertainment for all ages including Circus events, in an excellent location. There is a multiplex cinema, and a number of restaurants.

The Assembly - Aberdeen

This venue was re-named The Assembly in 2016 and hosts a wide variety of music events.

Beach Ballroom - Aberdeen

The Beach Ballroom is an art deco building on Aberdeen seafront. It has one of Scotland's finest dance floors which bounces as it floats on fixed steel springs. This Category B listed building was built in 1926 and regularly hosts music and dance events, conferences and weddings.

Cafe Drummonds - Aberdeen

Cafe Drummonds in Aberdeen is a casual bar which hosts alternative live music, open mic and comedy events, plus DJ club nights.

The Garage - Aberdeen

The Garage is a live music venue and nightclub attracting a lively crowd for DJ nights and drinks deals. Aberdeen No1 Student Venue.

The Blue Lamp - Aberdeen

The Blue Lamp in Aberdeen is a live jazz venue hosting Scottish and international acts in an intimate, candle-lit space.

The Tunnels - Aberdeen

The Tunnels in Aberdeen is Tunnel-shaped live music venue and nightclub hosting bands and club nights.

The Lemon Tree - Aberdeen

The Lemon Tree began life as St Katherine's Club, built in the 1930s by the Young Woman's Christian Organisation as an activity centre to keep women off the streets of Aberdeen. The decision was taken by Aberdeen City Council at the start of the 1990s to create a permanent home for the burgeoning audience attending the city's rock, theatre and comedy Alternative Festival which is held annually.

Krakatoa - Aberdeen

Krakatoa is located on Trinity Quay in Aberdeen.
Krakatoa is a rock 'n' roll bar and gig venue hosting live music with a pirate-themed interior.

The Shack - Aberdeen

The Shack is located on Justice Mill Lane in Aberdeen and hosts live gigs, club nights, functions and events.
The venue has 3 self contained rooms with varied capacities from 50 - 750 people.