Camphill School Open Day on September 20

Camphill School Aberdeen will be holding an Open Day on Saturday, September 20 from 2pm to 5pm at the school’s Camphill campus on Milltimber Brae in the Milltimber area of Aberdeen.

As well as a chance to see and hear about the work of Camphill School Aberdeen with children and young people who have additional support needs, there will be activities to be enjoyed by visitors of all ages.

Camphill School Aberdeen Open Day 20 Sep 14

One of the highlights at will be the final exhibition of Aberdeen Chair Art, which has been touring the city for the last month.

Other activities will include a barbecue and refreshments, craft demonstrations, art studios and exhibition, open classrooms, therapy experience, face painting for the children, circus skills and donkey rides. There will also be music from Culter Pipe Band.

During the afternoon, there will be a silent auction of the chairs in the Aberdeen Chair Art exhibition and a live auction for the remaining chairs. The proceeds of this auction will be split between the Nature Nurture Project for disadvantaged local children and a hospital in Nepal.

The Camphill Campus, is where the Camphill movement began in 1940 when the Camphill founders were invited to the North-east to begin their work with children who had special needs.

From Aberdeen, the Camphill Movement has spread across Europe, Africa and North America and now encompasses more than 100 centres in 23 countries.