The Pier cafe bistro was always a favourite of ours on family visits to Aberdeen beach, so I was saddened when it was destroyed by a fire at a neighbouring restaurant.
When choosing a restaurant to visit, I always like to act on recommendations. So after finding out that a friend used to work at the Learney Arms in Torphins, I marked it down as next on our list to visit.
“Anchors away!” is usually the cry that signals a safe and welcoming haven for ships at sea, but we bumped into not one but two anchors on sentry duty just inside the entrance to The Silver Darling restaurant at Aberdeen Harbour.
Brace yourself as the feel-good musical Hairspray makes a triumphant return to Aberdeen after a one-year hiatus.
There’s one sound I hear that takes me back to my childhood in an instant - the distinctive “clanging” sound of rigging hitting masts.
Stan Arnaud watched the Classic Rock Show - Guitar Greats World Tour 2018 at Inverness's Eden Court.
Susan Welsh saw You’ve Got A Friend at Eden Court in Inverness.
The pantomime season has kicked off in style in the Highland capital with a mixture of magic and humour – and a few surprises on the way.
Christmas is all about wishes, from adult’s hopes and dreams of a better year to come, to children hoping to get everything on their Santa list.
It has been a big week for north-east music fans with US superstars The Killers filling the AECC on Tuesday night and Kasabian playing the same venue last night.
Thousands of music lovers smiled like they meant it last night as The Killers returned to rock the Granite City.
Claire Richards, Lisa Scott-Lee, Faye Tozer, Lee Larchford-Evans and Ian ‘H’ Watkins formed pop group Steps 20 years ago and went on to achieve phenomenal global success.
His was meant to be purely a straight acting role - but former Spandau Ballet singer and film star Martin Kemp couldn’t help but join in the singing at the end of the feel-good show, Million Dollar Quartet, currently running at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.
"Nothing is impossible."
Watching Tony Roper’s classic comedy play, can make you feel a bit like an eavesdropper.
Kelp by boab! Funbox has brought its latest show, Underwater Adventure to Eden Court.
Look out your platform heels, flared jumpsuits and lashings of sequins as Mamma Mia hits the stage for a month-long run at HMT in Aberdeen.
If you are a Fleetwood Mac fan, chances are you were part of the crowd who thronged into Aberdeen’s His Majesty’s Theatre on Saturday night.
Children’s entertainers Funbox made a splash at HMT in Aberdeen over the weekend with their new stage show Underwater Adventure.
It’s incredible to believe it was eight years ago that cheeky chappie Olly Murs came runner-up in The X-Factor, impressing us all with his funky dance moves and charismatic personality.
Stuart Mitchell comedian. Remember the name because I suspect you'll hear much more of him in the months to come.
American pop-punk trio Blink 182 were at the AECC last night promoting their acclaimed and chart-topping comeback album California on their first tour with guitarist and vocalist Matt Skiba, who replaced Tom DeLonge in 2015.
There have been two occasions in my life when I have decided to brave the opera and they both ended in disaster.
They are widely hailed as one of the UK's most influential bands, but The Smiths' time in the sun lasted just five years in the 1980s.
With a new home under construction, the current AECC will at some point come down.
A night in Wonderland left a city audience of mad hatters smiling like Cheshire cats at Aberdeen’s HM Theatre.
Two prolonged standing ovations captured the mood of a full house at Eden Court after a fantastic performance of Dirty Dancing reached its all-singing, all-dancing feel-good finale.
As somebody who visited Captain Tom's recording studio in Aberdeen many times, there was a sense of nostalgia attached to attending their 20th anniversary night on Saturday.
Having been promised a night described as "the most terrifying live theatre experience in the world" it was with some degree of trepidation that I took my seat at The Woman in Black, which is enjoying a week-long run at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness.
Looking back over my notes, one word jumps out - wow.
Critically acclaimed Funny Girl had the audience roaring with approval last night, following rave reviews on the west end.
He might not be everybody’s Flava, but noughties garage sensation and comeback kid Craig David showed he could Re-Rewind back to his heyday with a show-stopping performance in the city.