Aberdeen Performing Arts
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With venues across the city centre you can find a range of performances including musical theatre, music, dance, comedy, theatre and festivals with popular bars open for pre-show and interval refreshments.
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This majestic theatre is located next to Aberdeen Central Library on Rosemount Viaduct. HMT is known for opening their curtains for grand performances from international touring companies, nationally renowned artists and Scottish homegrown talent.
Visit the brand new cafe and bar with views across Union Terrace Gardens.
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Situated right behind Marischal College on West North Street. The Lemon Tree brings unforgettable experiences to visitors with small-scale performing arts. Grab a drink from the venues bars - The Lounge and Kate's Bar to enjoy your show with.
📍 Get service 11,19, 20, 23, 172 right to the door! OR, this venue is a short walk from Union Street.
Sitting right on Union Street, the Music Hall is one of the oldest and most historic concert halls in Scotland!
You can also grab a bite to eat for lunch at the Music Hall's Coda Cafe Bar during the day and enjoy a pre-show meal at the Rondo.
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