Evening Express Christmas Concert

Sunday 11th December 2022

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Evening Express Christmas Concert

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Sunday 11th December 2022

Show Times: 2pm / 7pm


Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult 18+

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Show 1:

  • Box Office: 13:00
  • Doors open: 13:30
  • Show Start: 14:00
  • Interval: 14:40
  • Show End: 15:30

Show 2:

  • Box Office: 18:00
  • Doors open: 18:30
  • Show Start: 19:00
  • Interval: 19:45
  • Show End: 20:30

More than 700 young people from 21 schools and community groups are dusting off their instruments, breaking in their dancing shoes and warming up their windpipes in preparation for the 2022 Evening Express Christmas Concert.

More than 50 years after the first concert premiered, the annual show has continued to grow. Last year, the first year since the concert’s move to its new home at P&J Live, 300 performers took part.

But the number has more than doubled this year, and there will be two shows on December 11, one at 2pm and another at 7pm.The Evening Express Christmas Concert is sponsored by International School Aberdeen. Proceeds will go towards the Evening Express Pounds for Primaries initiative.

Tickets will go on sale on Friday 11th November 2022.

Schools and groups participating this year include:

  • Aberdeen City Music School
  • Fraserburgh Academy
  • Glashieburn School
  • Portlethen Primary School
  • Hazlehead Academy
  • Strathburn School
  • Orchard Brae Makaton Choir
  • Brimmond School
  • Insch School
  • St Peter’s School
  • Kintore School
  • Hillside School
  • Kellands Primary School
  • Hazlehead School
  • Ballater School
  • Music4U
  • Sharon Gill Dance
  • Danscentre
  • RG Pipe Band
  • International School Aberdeen
  • AYMT
  • Charleston Primary School
  • Inverurie Academy

All You Need to Know - Sunday 11th Dec 2pm

Find out everything you need to know ahead of the Evening Express Christmas Concert



All You Need to Know - Sunday 11th Dec 7pm

Find out everything you need to know ahead of the Evening Express Christmas Concert


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Is there parking available at P&J Live?

Yes, there is parking available on-site at P&J Live.

There are various ways to pay for your parking at P&J Live

On site payment machines: We accept both cash and card payments on site, pay on exit is required by entering your vehicle registration at any one of our machines located in the car parks. Please note payment machines only take coins and not notes.

APCOA Connect App: Up to 24 hour after you have left the venue, you can pay for your parking on the APCOA Connect App. Once you have downloaded the app, use location code 6680 for the Sub-T Car Park (underground) and location code 2356 for the Surface Car Park.

You can also pay for parking via the APCOA website here, click which car park you parked in and then you will be able to pay for parking.

Can I pay by cash within P&J Live?

At P&J Live it is our aim to be completely cashless, all of our bars, kiosks and restaurants accept card and contactless payments. This is more efficient, safe and ensures a speedy transaction.

There are no cash machines on the TECA sites.

What bus can take me to P&J Live?

Regular buses will be coming in and out of the complex daily for public use. Details on bus routes and operators are still in discussion and any updates will be posted on the getting here page of the website.

Currently, the Stagecoach Bluebird Jet Service 727 runs regularly from Aberdeen City Centre to Aberdeen Airport, stopping in the TECA site.

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Further information on accessibility at the Venue can be found on our Accessibility page.

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