Haddo Arts brings a unique artistic experience to Haddo House and its environs.
Working with world-class artists and makers, with local professionals and communities, schools and other arts organisations, Haddo Arts will create a distinctive annual programme across the whole of Haddo – the House, the Hall and the Country Park.
Haddo Arts hopes to create opportunities for everyone to enjoy the arts, providing them with the space, the time and the freedom to enjoy the very best artistic experience and to develop their own ideas – to make their own art.
BBC Radio Scotland’s Jamie MacDougall is the virtual host for this year’s Haddo Arts Festival which is moving online in the face of the coronavirus. He came to Haddo late last month to record a special preview for the eight performances which will be presented as Premieres on the Haddo Arts YouTube channel from 3 – 8 October. The preview can be seen here: https://youtu.be/xHKWkxKpADc.
Haddo Arts Trustees realised back in April/May that the odds were against being able to stage the annual Haddo Arts Festival in the traditional way, welcoming audiences to the Hall, House and Chapel at Haddo. They took the decision to continue Haddo’s long heritage of bringing the community together to experience and enjoy wonderful musical and spoken word performances by taking the 2020 Haddo Arts Festival online.