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Christmas Village Aberdeen Market Union Terrace
Christmas Village Market Aberdeen
Union Terrace Aberdeen has been magically transformed into a delightful Christmas village with a range of market stalls, hot and cold food and drinks and street entertainment designed for all ages.
The Aberdeen Christmas Village forms part of the Aberdeen Winter Festival and runs from Friday 25 November 2016 through to Sunday 8 January 2017.
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The Aberdeen skies are under attack from an enemy jet. It is spilling a strange yellow smoke. Minutes later, people start killing each other.
Former Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner Jason Harper witnesses this and then his wife, Pippa, telephones him, shouting that she needs him. They then get cut off. He sets straight out, unprepared for the nightmare that unfolds during his journey. Everyone seems to want to kill him.
Along the way, he pairs up with fellow survivor Imogen. But she enjoys killing the living dead far too much. Will she kill Jason in her blood thirst? Or will she hinder his journey through this zombie filled dystopian landscape to find his pregnant wife?
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Entertainment includes some thrilling rides from Codonas that will suit all ages from gentle teacup and vehicles rides for youngsters, a giant helter skelter and The Blizzard that spins you around high in the air with daredevil head spinning.
Do try the enchanting Inflatable Snow Globe
which gives you a perfect photo opportunity.
Food stalls in the market area include a hot chestnut stall, well stocked bars with a range of German beers and wines, tasty Bratwurst and Frankfurter sausages.
Visitors will find a wide variety of German style wooden chalets that house different goodies designed to help make your Christmas gift shopping easier. This includes international items as well as daily changing local crafters.
Toilets, including disabled toilets can be found behind the outdoor ice skating rink
Below, in the Union Terrace Gardens, is the fun
Christmas Tree Maze
, which, like the Christmas Market, is best viewed when it gets dark and all the twinkling lights brighten the area.
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We've written a book where I talk about growing up in Aberdeen and then joining the army to be a medic and nurse, and developing military Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
I also talk about losing my son to suicide and the therapy I have had at Royal Cornhill Hospital and grief support groups in Aberdeen.
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