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Haddo Arts Festival

Date: Saturday 7th- Saturday 14th October
Time: Times and prices vary
Price: Times and prices vary


The Haddo Arts Festival returns this year with another packed programme of music, theatre and art. ​With 8 performances, 6 new pieces of public art, 3 exhibitions, 2 new stage productions and 2 new pieces of music specially commissioned for this year’s Festival, the Programme is an exciting combination of classic concerts and new work. It will include music by Mozart, Dvorak, Puccini, Britten and many more.

The Festival will open with Annual Concert by the Haddo house Choral and Operatic Society under their new Director, Dr Paul Tierney. Among the many artists appearing at this year’s Festival are Professor John Butt, Director of the Dunedin Consort, art historian Dr Bendor Grosvenor from BBC4’s ‘Lost Masterpieces’, the Choir of St Machar’s Cathedral, students from Gray’s School of Art and the North East of Scotland Music School, pupils from Aberdeenshire schools and the first-class musicians, actors and performers that you have come to expect at Haddo.

Haddo Arts Festival 2017 will be presented in association with Gray’s School of Art, McOpera, Snape Maltings and the Grampian Decorative and Fine Arts Society.

For updates on the Haddo arts Festival please see haddoartsfestival.org.uk

Established in 2012, the Haddo Arts Festival takes place annually in the grounds of Haddo House. Primarily focussing on music, the Festival programme includes theatre, visual art, literature and conversation. As well as bringing outstanding national and international performers to the North East audience, the Festival is a showcase for the work of local artists and performers. Alongside a strong education programme, the Festival is committed to the support of emerging professional artists from the North East and across Scotland.