Tickets are no longer on sale online or by phone, but will be back on sale at the May Festival Box Office over the weekend.

Please visit the May Festival Box Office in King's College Conference Centre at the University of Aberdeen or call 01224 272462 from Friday 26th at 9am onwards.

We cannot reserve tickets via this line, tickets must be purchased in person, but can advise on availability!


Browse the events here or download the printed programme.

Don't Miss... 

Tony Robinson An audience with
Sir Tony Robinson

Laura Main

Call the Midwife

star Laura Main


Man Booker Prize nominee
Wyl Menmuir


 Wyl Menmuir

Edinburgh Fringe

favourites Scottish Falsetto Socks

Scottish Falsetto Socks
Science & Magic Science and Magic 
with Kevin Quantum
Murderous Maths

Kjartan Poskitt's 

Murderous Maths


Have you considered joining our May Festival Friends Scheme?

By becoming a Friend of the May Festival you will be directly supporting one of the city's most vibrant and exciting events, and will also receive several great benefits on the weekend of the May Festival. If you would like to become a friend in time for this year's May Festival then please click HERE to find out more information. Or contact us by email at or call us on 01224 273233. 

Check out the 2016 Festival Highlights