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Getting to the Festival


Most events will be on Campus in the King's Pavilion (shown on the map below). Your tickets will include maps for non-campus venues. You can reach King's Pavilion from 2 directions: from University Road (past the tennis courts) or from Regent Walk (past the playing fields). The main entrance to the building is on the side nearest Regent Walk.

Some events will take place in off-campus venues, these will be shown on the event page and on your ticket information. You can find a map of all off-campus venues here.

Reaching Campus by Bus 

You can take the number 1 or 2 and get off at School Drive to the north-east of the campus,   

number 20 to King's College in the centre of campus or number 19 to the campus’s Sir Duncan Rice Library

Park and Ride facilities are available at the Bridge of Don (to the north of Aberdeen). The 1B bus from the Park and Ride will take visitors directly to the Old Aberdeen campus.

Reaching Campus by Car

There is no parking on the university campuses on week days. Visitors are advised to travel by public transport or use the park and rides located within the city. There are also car parks around the city and buses can be used to travel to the King’s campus. 

Blue Badge holders are able to park on campus without a permit 7 days a week. Blue badges must be clearly displayed.

There is ticketed on-street parking on University Road, High Street Old Aberdeen, College Bounds, Regent Walk, and surrounding streets. There is limited free on-street parking on School Road, The Spital, and surrounding streets.  There is no parking on campus during week days, although it is free after 5pm Mon-Fri and all day Saturday and Sunday. 


Find a map of King's College Campus in Old Aberdeen below, with a list of facilities and venues. 

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