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BFI Film Academy 2019 - Apply Now!

Aged 16-19? Passionate about film? Want to work in the film industry? 

Applications are now open for our next BFI Film Academy in Aberdeen.  The course if open to young people aged 16-19 living in the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire area.

Date added: 29/08/2019

57 North Presents: Liam Tedcastle

Liam Tedcastle is a singer-songwriter from Aberdeenshire. 

Currently working with Ally Campbell, he recently launched an EP and is working on new material for a forthcoming release.

Date added: 14/08/2019

57 North Presents: Forest Fires

Local alt-rock four-piece Forest Fires originally formed way back in 2011.

They released their debut album ‘Naked Ape’ in mid-July this year, followed by a headline show at Aberdeen’s Tunnels.

Date added: 07/08/2019

57 North Presents: Canary Gold

Indie-rock duo Canary Gold join Alan in the studio on Monday 5th August.

Formed in Aberdeen in 2016 by brothers JP and Spencer O'Grady, they further developed their sound during a spell in Houston, Texas. They’re now back in Scotland and released their latest single ‘Hummingbird’ on 26th July.

Date added: 31/07/2019

57 North Presents: Beth Taylor

Aberdeen-based singer-songwriter Beth Taylor joins Alan in the 57 North Presents studio on Monday the 29th of July. Beth released her debut EP 'Under My Skin' in June.

Date added: 24/07/2019

57 North Presents: The Vapour Trails

57 North Presents returns on Monday 22nd July! Five-piece psych-influenced Aberdeen band The Vapour Trails are Alan's studio guests. The band formed last year and are gearing up to release an album on the USA’s Futureman Records next month. They also play a headline show at Aberdeen’s Cafe Drummond on Saturday 10 August.

Date added: 17/07/2019

Radio: 57 North Presents: Broadsea

Aberdeen’s Broadsea play heavy, atmospheric post-rock. The band join Alan in the 57 North Presents studio on Monday 24th June, before they head out on a short tour.

Date added: 21/06/2019

Koestler Exhibition Entries

The 2019 Koestler Awards opened for submissions in February and HMP & YOI Grampian in partnership with MAP and Fife College supported prisoners to submit their work.

Date added: 14/06/2019

Media Access Project Celebrate YOYP! #2018

2018 saw HMP & YOI Grampian celebrate the Year of Young People. Throughout the year young people 26 and under engaged in various activities which fell under the 6 themes; Equality & Discrimination, Enterprise & Regeneration, Education, Participation, Health & Wellbeing & Culture. 

Date added: 14/06/2019

57 North Presents: Between City Lights

Between City Lights is the new solo project from Connor Rezin.

Melding pop, alt-pop and alt-indie influences into his own unique style, Connor writes, records and mixes everything from the comfort of his own bedroom.

His debut single 'Water' was released in February 2019, with a self-titled EP to follow in July.

Date added: 12/06/2019