Haddo News

Our 10th Anniversary Festival has started!

October 9, 2021

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 […]

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Matron of the Arts

September 1, 2021

Matron of the Arts – June Gordon  An inspiration to Haddo Arts  As we look forward to our 10th Haddo Arts Festival in 2021, it seems a fitting time to […]

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Ten Years in the Making!

August 23, 2021

From the seed of an idea from our first Chairman, Jerry Dennis, and Artistic Director, Alice Dennis BEM, we have had an unbelievable 10 years of festivals here at Haddo. […]

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Coming Soon to the Haddo Arts Festival – the Whistlebinkies and the Bach Players

June 18, 2021

Two more concerts are confirmed for our 10th Haddo Arts Festival in October. The Whistlebinkies, currently an 8 piece ensemble of mainly classically trained musicians, come to Haddo for a […]

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Joanna MacGregor at 10th Anniversary Festival - credit Pal Hansen

10th Anniversary Festival features Joanna MacGregor CBE

April 20, 2021

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 […]

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Hardy, happier and hungry for art

October 11, 2020

People in North East Scotland are a hardy lot and well over 500 of them made the effort to visit the thought-provoking and eye-catching visual art exhibition displayed in the […]

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Song for Haddo – the perfect finale

October 9, 2020

You can learn from stories. That was the overarching message coming out loud and clear in the fantastic production of Fables and Foibles featuring hundreds of talented musical children from […]

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An Evening of Words and Music

October 7, 2020

In the third concert of Haddo’s virtual arts festival, Jamie McDougall introduced Laura Smith and Colin Sinclair who played Heinrich Baermann’s Adagio from Septet Op 23 setting in motion a […]

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Myrtle’s Tour de Force!

October 6, 2020

Thwarted by nothing, champion blagger and intrepid explorer, Myrtle Throgmorton made us view Haddo House with different eyes as she burst through the heavy wooden doors of this much-loved venue […]

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Richard Michael Opens Haddo Arts Festival 2020 Online in Style

October 4, 2020

What a great way to spend a rainy Autumn evening…listening to Richard Michael present his ‘It’s all Music Folks’ in the atmospheric surroundings of Haddo’s wooden hall. While we missed […]

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Guest of Honour

June 4, 2020

Were you at our lecture in the 2014 Haddo Arts Festival about the painting ‘Dinner at Haddo House’ by Alfred Emslie? You may like this article from the National Trust […]

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