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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Rossano Sportiello explains Stride Piano

April 25, 2019

As a child I was fascinated by the joy and freedom that jazz pianists show and feel while performing their improvisations. My inspiration is constantly fed by virtually all the […]

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Why study art history? Interview with Prof. Murdo Macdonald FRSA HRSA

March 14, 2019

In advance of the David and June Gordon lecture on March 24, we meet this year’s speaker, Professor Murdo Macdonald, FRSA, HRSA, Emeritus Professor of the History of Scottish Art, […]

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A festival of variety and quality performances- Elijah

October 13, 2018

On setting off to Haddo for the first performance of this year’s festival, I can honestly say that a number of us thought two hours of Mendelssohn choral music, in […]

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Haddo Arts News

Why Tip the Hat to Flanders and Swann? Interview with John Bett

September 25, 2018

The last event in this year’s Festival is the premiere of the two act version of “Tipping the Hat to Flanders and Swann”, after its outing in Play Pie and […]

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Prioritising Poetry

September 2, 2018

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 […]

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Artist Bibo Keeley writes about her experiences of participating in the Haddo Arts Festival 2017

March 4, 2018

In the summer of 2017 I was one of the artists who were invited to create a sculpture for the Haddo Arts Festival which would be held in mid-autumn. The […]

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Tales from the Fairports

August 15, 2017

Every August, I take off with t’other Dr. G to spend three days and nights in farmers’ fields in Cropredy, Oxfordshire, and it is one of the highlights of my […]

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