Events and Walks


Summer Friday Walk Series

Join Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums staff to explore different areas of Aberdeen and the hidden gems they have to offer.

18 July
City Centre
Explore city centre highlights, meet in front of the Tolbooth Museum.

25 July
Learn about Aberdeen's sporting heritage. Meet in front of Pittodrie Stadium, please note that this walk finishes at the Chanonry.

1 August
Crown Street
Explore the different buildings and diverse history of this area. Meet at the old General Post Office Building, nos 24-28.

All tours start at 2.30pm and last around 90 minutes. Sensible shoes recommended.
All tours are one-way, i.e. they start and end in different places.

Tickets £5 (£4 Accord Card holders)

Booking in advance is essential by calling 01224 523677.

Payment can be made on the day.




Thursday 28 August - 7pm
Cowdray Hall
Life in Colour: An Evening with Kaffe Fassett
This lecture promises to inspire and motivate with highlights from Kaffe's latest projects, including patchwork, fabric, needlepoint, mosaic, painting and knitting designs. A book signing follows the lecture.
Cost: £8 (£6) (Doors open 6.30pm)

Friday 29 August - 10.30am-4.30pm
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Overlapping Squares Patchwork Workshop
Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably will take you through the same process used for designing quilts at the Kaffe Fassett Studio, arranging fabrics on a design wall, ready for you to take home and sew. They will help you to develop your own personal colour palette and create an 'overlapping squares' patchwork design. No sewing takes place during the class.
Cost: £100

Saturday 30 August - 10.30am-4.30pm Aberdeen Art Gallery
Persian Poppies Knitting Workshop
with Brandon Mably
Join Brandon Mably from the Kaffe Fassett Design Studio in this workshop for knitters who are interested in sharpening their colour observation in design. Participants should know how to knit and purl.
Cost: £45 (£40)

Saturday 30 August - 11am
Gallery Shop
Kaffe Fassett Book Signing

Sunday 31 August - 10.30am-4.30pm
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Snowball Patchwork Workshop
Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably take the traditional patchwork pattern of the snowball and make it fabulous simply by the use of colour.

Suitable for beginners who know how to sew a seam and use a rotary cutter. Also for more advanced quiltmakers who wish to concentrate on complex colour development. No sewing takes place during the class.
Cost: £100

For further information on all events and to book please call 01224 523677.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.  



Have you always wanted to knit or crochet, but not known where to start? Have you got a knitting or crocheting problem that you don't know how to solve? You've come to the right place!

Every Saturday while Kaffe Fassett: 50 Years in Colour is on display there will be friendly help on hand in Cast On Corner. From 10am-12noon and 2-4pm you can drop into the Art Gallery Shop to get advice from one of our team of local knitting and crochet experts. If you just want to come and get creative with some like-minded people, that's fine too! All levels of experience
are welcome.

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