I want to be a … musician
Try your hand at creating rhythm and music with our expert from the Laidlaw Music Centre.
Thursday 19 October 2023 4:30 pm
Native Oysters! Valuing Scotland’s coastal environments through place-names, stories and songs
Come and find out with us the value of coastal environments within Scotland, both to ecosystems and people!
Saturday 23 September 2023 2:00 pm
Medieval Tongue Twisters
Would you like to try a new skill that not many people you know have ever tried? Come to this workshop and learn to sing some medieval songs – in a friendly atmosphere. You will also be able to find out about some of the least known aspects of medieval music – including tongue twisters, sung consonants and other special vocal effects.
No previous experience of medieval music, musical notation or singing necessary. Recommended for age 16+.
This workshop is programmed alongside the Doors Open Day and Explorathon festival which will run at the ARC from 16-17 September.
Saturday 16 September 2023 11:00 am
ACE Voices Intergenerational Choir
Don’t miss this performance by Aberdeen’s own intergenerational choral, whose members range from 8 to almost 80, and formed on the basis that ‘Everyone can sing, everyone is musical, and everyone has a voice worth hearing.’
Saturday 30 September 2023 4:00 pm
ARCADIA CLOSING GIG WITH HEN HOOSE
In partnership with music collective Hen Hoose, a specially curated evening of discussion, live music and celebration for the ARCadia closing event. Special guests and tickets to be announced soon, watch this space!
Friday 30 September 2022 7:00 pm
Drag 101 is a cutting-edge drag show hosted by Glasgow’s dysfunctional dynamic duo Dharma Geddon & Alana Duvey.
Tuesday 27 September 2022 7:00 pm
THE CANNY BAND
We are delighted to welcome the The Canny Band to ARCadia, who will perform two sets for our festival. The Canny Band, a rare fusion of piano, diatonic button accordion and bodhran, has stormed the Glasgow trad scene and gained them numerous high profile BBC TV Radio appearances and the Up and Coming Award at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Award awards in Dec 2021.
Saturday 24 September 2022 2:30 pm