Events

Coming Soon – Pop-up Opera!

After the success of Scottish Opera’s Pop-up Opera visit to Haddo last year we are delighted that they are returning in June with different operas Experience all the drama and wonder of grand opera on a miniature scale, with intimate open-air performances brought to life by a storyteller, two singers, instrumentalists – and a sumptuous…

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Haddo Arts Festival 2022 Preview

As part of Scotland’s Year of Stories, our Festival events will feature the spoken word of Scotland in verse, song and story. Full details will be released in early summer but for now, here is a preview of our programme. Haddo Arts Festival 2022 Programme outline Saturday 8 October: Haddo House Operatic and Choral Society …

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Our first event of 2022

We are pleased to announce that our first event of 2022 is now on sale. Join us for an intriguing afternoon as Invernessian author, Jennifer Morag Henderson will be giving a talk on her fascinating book, Daughters of the North. The book explores the incredible life of Jean Gordon, first wife of the infamous Earl…

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Our 10th Anniversary Festival has started!

The 10th Haddo Arts Festival started last night with a spectacular sound and light show at Haddo. Images of festivals past and present were projected onto the front of Haddo House, accompanied by music from the festivals. Guests were able to visit the Art in the Park, presented by Haddo Country Park and featuring an…

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Joanna MacGregor at 10th Anniversary Festival - credit Pal Hansen

10th Anniversary Festival features Joanna MacGregor CBE

Haddo Arts are thrilled to welcome internationally celebrated pianist Joanna MacGregor CBE, to play Bach, Beethoven, Schumann and Piazzolla. Joanna will also explore the Art of Piano Transcription, through an illustrated talk, as this year’s David & June Gordon Lecture. We welcome for the first time at Haddo Festival, the professional drama group Ten Feet…

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Prioritising Poetry

The first time I remember the dramatic impact of poetry was when I went along to Riverside Studios to hear Ted Hughes read poems from his collection on the theme of animals. In the darkened and atmospheric surroundings of the former TV studio, he radiated an air of intensity as he spoke, creating images that…

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