Aden-een, the Shell Fireworks Parade 2018
  • Aden Country Park, Station Road, Mintlaw
    AB42 5FQ
  • Friday 2nd November 6:30pm until 9:00pm
6.30pm - 9pm: Friday 2nd November Walks open: 6.30-7.30pm & 8-9pm. Fireworks: 7.45pm.

Join a celebration of culture and community in the beautiful surrounds of Aden Country Park as young people bursting with energy and enthusiasm create an extravaganza of delight. 

This year's event celebrates the celebrates the 250th anniversary of the creation of circus. In 1768 Philip and Patty Astley established the first permanent circular arena on the banks of the Thames, presenting trick riding and acrobatics – creating what we now consider the first modern circus. 

The Shell Fireworks Parade
Now in its tenth year the Shell Fireworks Parade brings together and engages hundreds of participants from across Aberdeenshire, giving young people real and transferable skills and experiences as they create routines, props and performances for the big event.

Entry: Adults £3 - Children £2. Please bring exact change.

Tickets are on sale online at:

Tickets can also be purchased from MACBI, the Gift Shop at Aden Park, Peterhead Community Centre, BDP office in Maud and R&S Dyga in Fraserburgh!

Bring torches, wellies, fancy dress and a sense of adventure.
Leave plenty of time for parking. Not recommended for under 5s. No alcohol. No dogs.

Aden-een is a youth regeneration project led by Modo in partnership with Shell, Aden Country Park, Buchan Development Partnership, Community Planning Partners and Aberdeenshire Council.

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