The beautiful city of Aberdeen, Scotland is capable of giving you a glimpse of the range of cultural diversity and performing arts in the western world. If you are an art lover and want to experience different art forms even on your trip, Aberdeen is the place to be.
And not just art, music hall to shopping mall, you get it all here.
Aberdeen music hall
Locatedon Union Street in the city centre, Aberdeen music hall is a concert hall. It was previously the city’s assembly rooms. It is now used for different concerts and shows across Scotland.
The Music Hall regularly sees a number of orchestra and pop and rock music performance. From the host to the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the annual Aberdeen International Youth Festival, and various pop/rock artists, such as East Kilbride, Scotland musician Roddy Frame, who played at the venue in December 2014, you can see it all here. If in Aberdeen do not miss this beautiful hub of different music culture.
The venue was designed by a notable Aberdeen architect, Archibald Simpson. It had cost £ 11,500 when it was constructed in 1822. It became a public concert hall in 1859 and was extensively renovated in 1980s.
Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen
Located in Belmont Street, Aberdeen, the Filmhouse shows a mixture of films which is far away from commercial mainstream films. The Filmhouse is now run by the Centre of Moving Image and belonged to the Aberdeen city council previously.
The Filmhouse was originally built as a trade’s hall. The first ever film shown in the Filmhouse featured a footage of Queen Victoria. This feature established the tradition of visiting non-commercial cinema shows.
Only in 1935, it was renamed Belmont Filmhouse. After much turmoil over the years, in April 2014, Centre for the Moving Image took over the lease and renamed the premises Belmont Filmhouse as a sister cinema to the Edinburgh cinema.
When you visit Aberdeen, do not miss enjoying an out-of-the-box film.
Union Square Aberdeen
If you are in Aberdeen, and do not want to miss shopping here, a visit to Union Square is a must.
The place is a shopping centre in Aberdeen which was opened to the public on 29th October, 2009. The centre has a retail park and shopping mall.
At Union Square you cannot just shop your heart out, but eat at over 15 different restaurants and watch movie at Aberdeen’s largest theater, Cineworld Cinema. The mall has over 60 shops which gives you a wide range of options. The place is very closely knit with the bus and the railway station making it an ideal location for connectivity of all kinds.
Some of the stores at Retail Park and shopping mall include Marks & Spencer, JD sports, Hobbycraft, Dreams, Pizza hut, Starbucks, Hugo Boss, New Look and so on.
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