July 2012

  • Performing Arts Group: at Aberdeen College Saturday morning 11am – 1pm booking essential. Call or email us for more detail or to book a place.

  • Shmu fm: Philippa Roberts and members of Mixed Fish will be interviewed by Shmu fm for their afternoon programme on Wednesday 25th July to talk about being part of the Insight Aberdeen: Third Sector and Volunteering Fayre on the 28th July 2012. So don’t forget to tune in.

  • Active Citizen Award: We are delighted to announce that Philippa Roberts was nominated and is now a finalist for this Award. The results of which will be announced at the Volunteer Fayre hosted by ACVO on Saturday 28th July. Good luck Philippa.

  • Insight Aberdeen: Third Sector and Volunteering Fayre – Music Hall Aberdeen on Saturday 28th July. We will be hosting a stall hoping to attract enthusiastic and talented people to come along and volunteer at our many sessions. Also we will be providing the entertainment at 12pm and 1pm. Our performing Arts group will be singing the songs from our original musical “Diamond”, a story based on the group’s thoughts on coalition. We have worked hard to find a choir to partner with to perform at the music hall on the 28th July. We are very excited that the Jesus House Choir have agreed to perform with us. We will also be using the occasion to premiere our first piece of original animation “Ask Me” bringing to life our hopes for Self Directed Support which comes from collaboration with Edward Campbell. There will also be a dance from our drama arts groups to augment the animation.

August 2012

  • Fundraising: We have The Charity Shop on George Street for a week starting the 20th August. We are looking for good quality, clean clothes, household items and bric a brac (no electrical items thank you). Please contact us if you would like to donate or bring them along to the shop on Sunday 19th August, time to be confirmed or anytime during opening times that week. We are also looking for volunteers to help set up and serve in the shop. Could this be you? If so please get in touch.

September 2012

  • Art Exhibition & NEOS: Between the 2nd and 28th September Mixed Fish will be exhibiting in the Art Gallery within Aberdeen Arts Centre in partnership with North East artist Cath Roberts. ‘Collaborative IDENTITies’ is an exhibition of works that explore association & alliance, unveiling our connections with others, objects and events.
    In addition to work created by members of Mixed Fish there will be personal works from the artists who have worked in partnership with Rhiannon Wilmott Roberts, Edward Campbell and Philippa Roberts. Fine arts graduate Andrew Boyd will curate the exhibition. We are also very happy to be part of North East Open Studios 2012 (NEOS) at the same venue over the week starting on the 15th September.

November 2012

  • On Sunday 25th November at The Beach Ballroom there will be a big event to launch Phase 2 of the work of the Aberdeen Arts Coalition. This will include performances from CREATE, MIXED FISH & MIXIT and an exhibition and film showing. More detail coming soon. Don’t miss out, find out more about this event.


Coming soon…..

  • Film & Animation Workshops: More opportunities to get involved with film making in partnership with Shmu fm and for those interested in animation with Edward Campbell. Dates & venues to be announced soon. If you are interested in taking part booking is essential call or email us for more details.

  • Cookery Courses with a twist of drama: Following on from our successful Come Dine with Me sessions at Aberdeen College. This 4 week course will be available again in the coming months. Booking is essential call or email us for more details.

  • Grow your Own: Landscaping, painting & planting a good introduction to gardening. Get involved in building a wall, painting and developing a garden space into something worth relaxing in. Booking is essential call or email us for more details.

  • Music Workshops: including singing & choir practice may be available soon due to high demand as soon as we have someone to work in partnership. More information will follow soon. Call us or email us if you are interested.

  • WALK THIS WAY: an opportunity to take part in a residential walking short break. Staying in the sea side town of Stonehaven. This will only go ahead if there is enough interest to make it worthwhile. If you are interested give us a call or email us to note your interest.

And there is more coming……..Art classes, Performance workshops & Jewellery making classes dates to be announced soon, give us a call or email if you want to be contacted about these activities.