TECA - The Event Complex Aberdeen choose to partner with children's charity Charlie House for first two years.
The world-class facility, which opens this summer, has already confirmed various entertainment and exhibitions including, Elton John, Alice Cooper, Jack Whitehall, Nerf War and Dedicated 2 Weddings Show, and is expected to draw visitors from out with the Aberdeen area and boost the local economy.
The two-year partnership with local children’s charity Charlie House includes TECA assisting in raising vital funds and awareness for the charity which supports babies, children and young people with complex disabilities and life-limiting conditions and their families in the North East of Scotland.
Susan Crighton, Director of fundraising at Charlie House, says, “We are thrilled to announce this key partnership for 2019/20 and very much look forward to working with the team. There are key synergies between both organisations in terms of they are bringing this amazing new facility to the North-east for the people of the North-east and that is exactly what we are planning with our specialist support centre, which will be the first of its kind in the North-east of Scotland.”
Charlie House launched a public fundraising campaign in November 2018 to raise £8million for a specialist support centre being built on the ground of Woodend Hospital.
Louise Stewart, Head of entertainment, sales and marketing, says, “The new venue is set to make concert attendance much more accessible for the families Charlie House support, with a specific changing place being installed which is essential to enable the families to spend extended time away from home. We are also thrilled to continue to be part of ‘Attitude is Everything’ which improves Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry to implement a Charter of Best Practice across the UK, while we work towards achieving our gold standard.”
Frequently Asked Questions
- Is there parking available at TECA?
Yes, there is parking available onsite at TECA.
Parking charges will apply.
- How can I purchase tickets for a concert at TECA?
Tickets are available from our ticketing agent Ticketmaster on www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 08444 77 9000.
TECA do not sell tickets directly.
- What time is the Box Office open?
Our box office at TECA will be open on concert days only. This will be open from 17:30 on the date of the show only and closes once the main act comes on stage.
If you have any ticketing or box office queries contact [email protected]
- Will I be able to purchase food at TECA?
There is a wide range of food and beverage options available to purchase for concerts and events, including catering outlets offering a variety of hot food options.
Please note - it is against venue policy to allow patrons to bring in their own food and drink to the venue.
- Are there cash machines available at TECA?
There will be no cash machines on site, however contactless payments are welcome.
- Do you have a cloakroom during concerts?
We do not have cloakroom or storage facilities at TECA for concerts and shows.
- Can I bring my camera to a concert?
Compact cameras and camera phones are permitted at concerts unless otherwise stated. Any camera which has a removable lens is not permitted within the venue. This is a stipulation of the acts and their promoters, due to copyright issues.
Photographers must contact TECA (who will pass the request on to the relevant promoter) to request a press pass which, if granted, will allow access with a professional camera.
- How do I get to TECA from outside Aberdeen?
Getting into Aberdeen has never been easier with the completion of the new Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route.
TECA is located close to Aberdeen airport, six miles northwest of the city centre you can reach the venue using a range of transport options.
For more details see our Visiting page.
- Where can I stay while visiting TECA/Aberdeen?
Here at TECA we have 3 onsite hotels with a total of 350 rooms available to the public.
4 Star Hilton, A loft and another hotel to be confirmed. There are also over 11 hotels within a 5 minute drive from TECA available for use.
Bookings for these hotels are not open yet - don't worry, we will let you know when you can book!
- How do I purchase accessible seating for a show at TECA?
All the tickets for our Special Access Platform are sold via our ticket agent Ticketmaster.
In order to purchase tickets for this, please call 0800 988 4440 then be put through to an operator who can assist.
Further information on accessibility at the Venue can be found on our Accessibility page.