The popular Christian Aid Week’s Book and Music Sale is back to Queen’s Cross this year. From Thursday, May 18 to Sunday, May 21 included, the Big Book and Music Sale will take place in the Main Hall and Garden Room at Queen’s Cross (Queen’s Cross Roundabout, Albyn Place, same entrance as Cognito at the Cross).

During this long weekend in May, you will have the opportunity to browse through a wide range of second-hand books, from classics to almost new releases, as well as games, music and video items. The opening times of the Big Book & Music Sale at Queen’s Cross are: Thursday 18 May from 2 pm to 8 pm, Friday 19 May from 10 am to 8 pm, Saturday 20 May from 10 am to pm and Sunday 21 May from Noon to 4 pm.

Organised this year by Holburn West, Midstocket, Rubislaw and Queen’s Cross Church, all the proceeds from the Big Book and Music Sale will be donated to the charity Christian Aid which works with local partners to fight injustice, respond to humanitarian emergencies and help eradicate poverty across the world. To know more about the different projects Christian Aid is working on, visit their website on

Located in the heart of Aberdeen’s West End, Queen’s Cross has hosted the Big Book and Music Sale for more than 15 years, becoming an important destination for all book lovers in the area. Queen’s Cross is an exceptional and dynamic venue that offers flexible space to hire for formal and informal gatherings, from concert and theatre events to conferences, training days and workshops. Accommodating groups from 4 people up to 350 people, most of the rooms are equipped with the latest AV technology and can benefit from the hospitality services of Cognito at the Cross, the onsite café.

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