Events in Renfrewshire in August 2021

View all the upcoming events in Renfrewshire during August 2021 below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Renfrewshire

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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Kilmacolm Farmers Market

Kilmacolm Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 3rd December 2022
Kilmacolm

Kilmacolm Farmers Market is held on the first Saturday each month in the Village Square, featuring a great selection of local Scottish produce!
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Paisley Farmers Market

Paisley Farmers Market

Selected dates between 27th March 2021 - 11th December 2021

Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
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Erskine Riverside Market

Erskine Riverside Market

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 27th November 2022

You'll find range of fresh produce, unique gifts & street food and more at Erskine Riverside Market on the last Sunday of each month!
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#StreamMyStory

#StreamMyStory

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Online Event

Scottish Public Libraries will host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays!
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Little Explorers Trail

Little Explorers Trail

19th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch taking part in one of their self-led Little Explorers Trails this Summer!
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The Ceilidh Craic & Culture Club

The Ceilidh Craic & Culture Club

Selected dates between 24th June 2021 - 26th May 2022
Online Event

The Ceilidh Craic & Culture Club is a monthly online concert series that features the very best musical line-ups from the Scottish Dance Band and Folk music scene!
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BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

26th June 2021 - 15th August 2021
Paisley

Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!
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Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire

Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire

28th June 2021 - 8th August 2021
Various Locations Renfrewshire

5 to 25 year olds can enjoy a wide-range of free and fun-filled summer activities courtesy of Renfrewshire Council as part of the national Get Into Summer campaign!
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PACE Summer Fest!

PACE Summer Fest!

28th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Jam-packed with unique and varied creative performance experiences for ages 3-21, PACE is excited to present their Summer Fest 2021!
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Renfrewshire Leisure Summer Activity Camps

Renfrewshire Leisure Summer Activity Camps

28th June 2021 - 6th August 2021
Various Locations Renfrewshire

Renfrewshire Leisure's summer activity camps are back with a mixture of fun indoor and outdoor sporting activities, arts & crafts, games, and so much more!
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Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

1st July 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Make a fort in your living room, roll your sleeping bag out in your bedroom or pitch a tent out in your back garden and help raise vital funds for Cancer Support Scotland!
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Vacation XSite

Vacation XSite

5th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Vacation XSite is an exciting summer-long event offering customers exclusive retailer discounts as well as an interactive treasure hunt for kids, meaning a summer of fun for all is guaranteed!
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Art By The Burn

Art By The Burn

Selected dates between 10th July 2021 - 12th September 2021

Art by the Burn is an Outdoor Artisan Market featuring local artists, crafters, and designers hosted by Art On Scotland at the Fox & Hounds Car Park, Houston!
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Renfrew Market

Renfrew Market

Selected dates between 11th July 2021 - 12th December 2021

Renfrew Market runs on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 10am until 4pm in Robertson Park showcasing fresh produce, artisan crafts, unique gifts and street food from local businesses!
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Superleague Basketball Sessions

Superleague Basketball Sessions

Selected dates between 11th July 2021 - 9th August 2021
Various Locations Renfrewshire

Basketball Paisley are excited to announce that they are bringing back their Superleague basketball sessions every Wednesday evening or Sunday afternoon!
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Evolve Seedhill Workshops

Evolve Seedhill Workshops

Selected dates between 16th July 2021 - 3rd September 2021
Paisley

RIG Arts are holding two FREE weekly outdoor arts workshops, open to all, at McKerrell Street Playpark, Seedhill on Friday afternoons!
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Installation: Philippa Tomlin

Installation: Philippa Tomlin

19th July 2021 - 7th August 2021

Philippa Tomlin presents MY PLACE IN THE CROWD an installation at artspace37 of paintings and recorded stories of local people's last crowd experiences before COVID.
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Kids Sewing Class

Kids Sewing Class

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 10th September 2021

If you're not sure what to do with your kids this summer then why not introduce them to a new hobby courtesy of Thimbleberry Sewing!
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RAMH Digizone

RAMH Digizone

Selected dates between 22nd July 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Do you want more information on self help resources to improve your mental health? Drop in to RAMH REstore on Thursday afternoons and speak to one of the team!
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Killing Thyme - Comedy Murder Mystery Challenge (Virtual)

Killing Thyme - Comedy Murder Mystery Challenge (Virtual)

27th July 2021 - 1st August 2021
Online Event

Calling all armchair detectives, the game is afoot with another comedy mystery from the award winning MurderedforMoney Team!
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Lampshade Making Class

Lampshade Making Class

Selected dates between 27th July 2021 - 30th September 2021

Learn how to make a beautiful 30cm drum lampshade, for your home or as a gift, at this workshop run by Thimbleberry Sewing!
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Textiles & Weaving Workshop with Florence Dwyer

Textiles & Weaving Workshop with Florence Dwyer

Selected dates between 28th July 2021 - 4th August 2021

Florence Dwyer leads free workshops in textiles exploring the creative potential and possibilities of weaving at artspace37!
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Barnhill Farmers Market

Barnhill Farmers Market

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Barnhill Farm in Inchinnan are holding their next Farmers Market, showcasing the very best from local Renfrewshire producers, on the 31st July & 31st August!
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Ireland: The Show - POSTPONED

Ireland: The Show - POSTPONED

1st August 2021

An all-star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers bring Ireland: The Show to Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 1st August 2021!
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Beginners Sewing Course

Beginners Sewing Course

Selected dates between 3rd August 2021 - 4th September 2021

Always wanted to learn how to sew but just don’t know where to start? Then this four day course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course is for you!
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Skaledonia

Skaledonia

6th August 2021

Don't miss nine piece East Kilbride based Ska and 2Tone Tribute band, Skaledonia, live at The Bungalow Paisley on Friday 6th August!
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Musical Madness - A Priscilla Party

Musical Madness - A Priscilla Party

8th August 2021

Musical Madness invites you to A Priscilla Party – a staged concert – featuring Divas and Queens who have appeared on Glasgow stages in the last few years!
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GirlsHoop

GirlsHoop

9th August 2021

On Monday evenings, Basketball Paisley run GirlsHoop - basketball sessions for young female players aged 4-13 years old of all skill levels!
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The Fine Art of Textiles - Summer School

The Fine Art of Textiles - Summer School

9th August 2021 - 13th August 2021

Create beautiful fine art textiles through felt making, transfer, lino and geli printing on this five day workshop with textile artist Deborah Campbell!
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CarFest

CarFest

14th August 2021

Join St Vincent's Hospice for their annual car extravaganza, Carfest in Paisley Town Centre on Saturday 14th August!
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Dressmaking Course

Dressmaking Course

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 7th September 2021

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? Then this 3 day Dressmaking Course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course for you!
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Mindful Crafting Workshop

Mindful Crafting Workshop

14th August 2021

Join The Butterfly Room for an opportunity to discover and explore the therapeutic benefits of creativity on this three hour Mindful Crafting Workshop!
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De-stress Drawing Group

De-stress Drawing Group

18th August 2021
Online Event

Join the Drawing and Painting Studio online on Wednesday 18th August and enjoy some relaxing drawing and doodling!
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From Benidorm to Paisley Simon Patrick as Elvis

From Benidorm to Paisley Simon Patrick as Elvis

21st August 2021

Straight from sunny Benidorm, the award winning Elvis tribute, Simon Patrick, comes to RocknRollas Paisley on 28th August!
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Japanese Shodo Calligraphy - Zen Brush

Japanese Shodo Calligraphy - Zen Brush

23rd August 2021
Online Event

Learn about Shodo calligraphy using traditional materials such Japanese sumi ink and fude brushes on washi paper on this online course from Drawing and Painting Studio!
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Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 23rd August 2021 - 18th December 2021
Various Locations Renfrewshire

Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
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Club 80s

Club 80s

27th August 2021

Nostalgia Nights Entertainment - in association with Nostalgia Club Nights UK - proudly presents CLUB 80s - an audience immersive journey into your very own musical past at The Bungalow Paisley!
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Spiders On Mars

Spiders On Mars

28th August 2021

Spiders on Mars, the UK's leading David Bowie tribute band, take to the stage at the Bungalow Paisley on Saturday 28th August!
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LNP Presents: Horse

LNP Presents: Horse

29th August 2021

Horse will be performing as part of LNP's Singers and Songs series of gigs at The Bungalow on August 29th 2021, this is an intimate show you'll want to say you attended!
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Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

29th August 2021
Online Event

Join Drawing and Painting Studio on Sunday 29th August for their Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras online workshop!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

Selected dates between 3rd May 2021 - 22nd December 2021

East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!

Find out about East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups on What's On East Renfrewshire
Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Selected dates between 9th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Dust down the boots and training shoes, slip or squeeze into your football gear and join Giffnock Soccer Centre's Walking Football section!

Find out about Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
Choose How U Move East Ren

Choose How U Move East Ren

17th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

Choose How U Move East Ren is running between the 17th May and 31st October 2021! Join the programme today, get active & earn fantastic rewards to support your local community!

Find out about Choose How U Move East Ren on What's On East Renfrewshire
Tuesday Friendship Club

Tuesday Friendship Club

Selected dates between 19th May 2021 - 29th December 2021

The Tuesday Friendship Club is a weekly night for adults with learning disabilities and additional support needs held at St John's Hall, Barrhead on Wednesdays!

Find out about Tuesday Friendship Club on What's On East Renfrewshire
Journey - Meditation, Manifesting and Goal Attainment, Stress Reduction & Relaxation

Journey - Meditation, Manifesting and Goal Attainment, Stress Reduction & Relaxation

Selected dates between 9th June 2021 - 22nd September 2021

Journey from Core Glow is an exciting Meditation, Manifesting and Goal Attainment, Stress Reduction & Relaxation class starting on 9th June at The Moon Rooms in Newton Mearns!

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Classes

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Classes

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure's summer sports classes are back! You can book your child into their favourite sports class, available throughout the holidays!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Classes on What's On East Renfrewshire
PRIME Football Summer Camps

PRIME Football Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Glasgow's brand new coaching brand PRIME Football Coaching is launching this summer with four weeks of fun football camps at Pro Soccer, Rouken Glen Park!

Find out about PRIME Football Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps is a fun and enjoyable class to introduce our pre-school children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camp is a fun and innovative class designed to give children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

Selected dates between 2nd July 2021 - 26th November 2021

Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Friday morning at 10am at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre!

Find out about Whitelee Stroller Striders on What's On East Renfrewshire
DinoCHUMs Treasure Hunt

DinoCHUMs Treasure Hunt

5th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

DinoCHUMs East Ren is a family friendly, app-based Treasure Hunt being held in Rouken Glen Park, for residents of East Renfrewshire, as part of the wider Choose How U Move East Ren programme!

Find out about DinoCHUMs Treasure Hunt on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps

5th July 2021 - 6th August 2021

East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure are running their popular All-Stars camps 5 days a week throughout the Summer Holidays!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Zippys Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps

Zippys Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Zippy's Gymnastics Academy's Summer Camps are now open for booking! Running on Mondays to Fridays during the holidays and suitable for ages 3+

Find out about Zippys Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Hill Top Hike

Hill Top Hike

1st August 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Sunday 1st August as they explore the hilltops near the visitor centre!

Find out about Hill Top Hike on What's On East Renfrewshire
Cathcart Cemetery Summer Tour Programme

Cathcart Cemetery Summer Tour Programme

Selected dates between 4th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Join the Friends of Cathcart Cemetery for a tour of this magnificent late Victorian Garden Cemetery in the Southside of Glasgow!

Find out about Cathcart Cemetery Summer Tour Programme on What's On East Renfrewshire
Craft Fayre

Craft Fayre

7th August 2021

Support local artisans in your community by popping along to this Craft Fayre being held on Saturday 7th August at Pro Soccer in Rouken Glen Park!

Find out about Craft Fayre on What's On East Renfrewshire
Relax & Sing Baby Massage and Yoga

Relax & Sing Baby Massage and Yoga

19th August 2021

Join Bébé Serenity for this mellow 5 week course in Clarkston to learn great techniques to help soothe and calm your little one, ease colic and give you both new ways to connect and bond!

Find out about Relax & Sing Baby Massage and Yoga on What's On East Renfrewshire
Relax & Sing Baby Massage and Yoga

Relax & Sing Baby Massage and Yoga

20th August 2021

Join Bébé Serenity for this mellow 5 week course in Newton Mearns to learn great techniques to help soothe and calm your little one, ease colic and give you both new ways to connect and bond!

Find out about Relax & Sing Baby Massage and Yoga on What's On East Renfrewshire
Carving Concentration

Carving Concentration

22nd August 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Sunday 22nd August as they return with their popular wood carving workshop!

Find out about Carving Concentration on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

23rd August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
Stepping Stones Project - For East Renfrewshire Families New To Autism

Stepping Stones Project - For East Renfrewshire Families New To Autism

24th August 2021

If your child or young person has recently been diagnosed with autism or is on the diagnostic pathway, join NAS East Renfrewshire for their Stepping Stones project.

James Campbell: The Funny World of… - POSTPONED

James Campbell: The Funny World of… - POSTPONED

29th August 2021

Enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented it! James Campbell's show finds The Hilariously Funny Things about everything including pets, yoghurt, bees, and why do we have hair?

Find out about James Campbell: The Funny World of… - POSTPONED on What's On East Renfrewshire
What *is* Autistic experience really? -  Open to anyone living or working in East Ren

What *is* Autistic experience really? - Open to anyone living or working in East Ren

30th August 2021

Join NAS East Renfrewshire for 'What *is* Autistic experience really?' a talk delivered by Dr Chloe Farahar, an autistic educator who is part of Aucademy.

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Scotland’s Precious Seas

Scotland’s Precious Seas

19th August 2020 - 15th August 2021

To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.

Find out about Scotland’s Precious Seas on What's On Edinburgh
The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!

Find out about The Big Escape Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

Namaste All....! Join us online for the Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka each Saturday!

Find out about Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka on What's On Edinburgh
Leith Market

Leith Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith!

Find out about Leith Market on What's On Edinburgh
Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

Selected dates between 10th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!

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Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th February 2021 - 18th December 2021

Experience Edinburgh's original Farmers' Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am - 2pm!

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Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021

Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.

Find out about Air and Space Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

1st April 2021 - 31st December 2021

Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!

Find out about Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes on What's On Edinburgh
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 31st December 2021

A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts.

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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!

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Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

26th April 2021 - 30th August 2021

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.

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Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 20th February 2022

This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.

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Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

Selected dates between 30th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!

Find out about Fore Play Crazy Golf on What's On Edinburgh
Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

3rd May 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!

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RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

Selected dates between 8th May 2021 - 13th November 2021

Come along to Lauriston Castle to hear about your local feathered friends and to get a chance to do a quick art activity with the RSPB.

Find out about RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 13th May 2021 - 9th September 2021

Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood on What's On Edinburgh
Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

14th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

15th May 2021 - 10th October 2021

This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.

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Festival Village: Waverley

Festival Village: Waverley

15th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to the rooftop at Waverley Mall once again this Summer!

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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

20th May 2021 - 31st August 2021

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.

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Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

22nd May 2021 - 3rd October 2021

This major exhibition at City Art Centre focuses on the maritime theme in Ian Hamilton Finlay's work. It was a central element of his art, and one to which he returned throughout his life.

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The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

28th May 2021 - 26th September 2021

Feast your eyes on stunning, macro-photographic studies of seeds and fruits from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Herbarium Collection.

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Selected dates between 29th May 2021 - 21st August 2021

These practical sewing courses will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.

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Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith

Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith

29th May 2021 - 26th September 2021

This is the first major exhibition Donald Smith's work, in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway and is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2021.

Find out about Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith on What's On Edinburgh
Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

1st June 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.

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Wonder Wander

Wonder Wander

3rd June 2021 - 26th September 2021

Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.

Find out about Wonder Wander on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

Edinburgh Zoo After Hours

4th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Edinburgh Zoo After Hours events return for summer 2021 giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!

Find out about Edinburgh Zoo After Hours on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: After Zooms

In Our Yard: After Zooms

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

‘After Zooms’ are a re-invention of Capital Theatres popular play days and they are happening live and in-person in Festival Theatre's Courtyard this summer.

Find out about In Our Yard: After Zooms on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

This summer Capital Theatres are delighted to be returning with Wee Creatives, live and in person, delivered in the newly transformed courtyard space at the Festival Theatre!

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Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th September 2021

This Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.

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In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 28th August 2021

Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.

Find out about In Our Yard: Family Takeovers on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 7th October 2021

Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean on What's On Edinburgh
Jock McFadyen: Lost Boat Party

Jock McFadyen: Lost Boat Party

11th June 2021 - 25th September 2021

This summer Dovecot Studios celebrates the artist Jock McFadyen’s 70th birthday year with Lost Boat Party an exhibition of paintings which describe the romance and grandeur of the Scottish landscape

Find out about Jock McFadyen: Lost Boat Party on What's On Edinburgh
The Lauriston Horror Tour

The Lauriston Horror Tour

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 24th October 2021

Come along and see the sights of the castle as never seen before – hear the history of the castle and ghostly tales of the city with your professional tour guide.

Find out about The Lauriston Horror Tour on What's On Edinburgh
Search Party Edinburgh

Search Party Edinburgh

14th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

Search Party Edinburgh is back for Summer 2021! Race against the clock around the streets of Edinburgh and help Professor Artie Fact find the missing city mascot.

Find out about Search Party Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
1:1 Textile Printing Session

1:1 Textile Printing Session

16th June 2021 - 31st December 2021

Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!

Find out about 1:1 Textile Printing Session on What's On Edinburgh
Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

26th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Explore the mysteries of the deep ocean in this outdoor photography exhibition that tells the story of marine science in Scotland, from its earliest beginnings to the present day.

Find out about Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Syncrasy

Syncrasy

26th June 2021 - 12th September 2021

Experience the work of visual artists Beverley Hood, Victoria Evans and Sneha Solanki, working across the fields of art, science and technology in this exhibition at Summerhall.

Find out about Syncrasy on What's On Edinburgh
We Began As Part of the Body

We Began As Part of the Body

26th June 2021 - 12th September 2021

We Began As Part of the Body is an immersive series of artworks that reflect complex human and ethical questions about our relationship between the body, science and technology.

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Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries

Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries

30th June 2021 - 22nd August 2021

2021 is a very special summer, and at Almond Valley we're doing even more than usual to ensure that everyone enjoys a brilliant time with our range of activities for children of all ages!

Find out about Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia

Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia

1st July 2021 - 31st August 2021

With complimentary audio guides available in both adult and children’s versions, step aboard the Best UK Attraction (Which? Magazine, 2020) this summer, The Royal Yacht Britannia!

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Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning

Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning

5th July 2021 - 12th August 2021

Tynecastle DigiFest, the online Festival of Learning, is on until 13th August with an amazing line-up of guest speakers and workshops guaranteed to get you thinking about how you can use technology.

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Art Map Making - Summer Workshops

Art Map Making - Summer Workshops

Selected dates between 7th July 2021 - 11th August 2021

Every Wednesday from July 7th - August 11th a variety of artists will be hosting sessions for young people (age 11+) to explore different art making techniques.

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Summer Holidays at Can You Escape? Edinburgh

Summer Holidays at Can You Escape? Edinburgh

8th July 2021 - 1st September 2021

Can You Escape? is a family friendly escape room venue in the heart of Edinburgh. Book now to experience Edinburgh's most magical escape rooms this summer!

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The Belhaven Sessions

The Belhaven Sessions

Selected dates between 9th July 2021 - 26th November 2021

Get ready for an amazing night you really don’t want to miss. We’ve got the bands, we’ve got the music, we’ve got the drinks, all that’s missing is you!

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Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.

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A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail

A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail

13th July 2021 - 31st August 2021

Looking for free fun activities for children over the summer holidays? Come along to 'A Summer to Remember' at The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, Edinburgh!

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Family Dog Safety Workshops

Family Dog Safety Workshops

Selected dates between 14th July 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join Dogs Trust West Calder for an afternoon of learning all about safe behaviour around dogs. Suitable for children 7-11 years old and their families.

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Kids Funky Wonky Crochet Sculpture - 5 week holiday course

Kids Funky Wonky Crochet Sculpture - 5 week holiday course

14th July 2021 - 14th August 2021

Crochet a playful sculpture or a collection of tactile shapes over the summer holidays on this 5 week online summer course run by AlmaBorealis! Suitable for children aged 6-12 years.

Music, Poetry and Silence for Healing

Music, Poetry and Silence for Healing

Selected dates between 18th July 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Join us at Greyfriars Kirk for a series of special evenings of quietness and reflection – a time for sharing our loss, for healing and hope.

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Taylor’s Of Edinburgh Present: Dalkeith Mega Value Fun Fair

Taylor’s Of Edinburgh Present: Dalkeith Mega Value Fun Fair

22nd July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Taylor's Of Edinburgh return to Kings Park, Dalkeith with their Mega Value Fun Fair from Thursday 22nd July to Sunday 1st August!

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

23rd July 2021 - 10th November 2021

Do you want to explore Edinburgh's top sights in one evening AND discover gruesome secrets about the city that Scotland would rather keep hidden? Well then, this is the tour for your!

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Edinburgh Food Festival

Edinburgh Food Festival

23rd July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Celebrate all things great in food & drink when the Edinburgh Food Festival returns to George Square Gardens IN 2021!

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The Friday Show

The Friday Show

Selected dates between 23rd July 2021 - 17th December 2021

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!

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The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

23rd July 2021 - 31st October 2021

Our squib guide will show you Edinburgh's must-see landmarks and key locations from the Harry Potter book and film series. What are you waiting for? Potterheads assemble!

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Photography Exhibition

Photography Exhibition

24th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Gallery Close is holding a general photography exhibition featuring various works from Brian Aris, Julian Calverley, Chris Close, Paul Kenny, Saskia Koerner and all work is for sale.

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The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

Selected dates between 24th July 2021 - 18th December 2021

It's back! The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show ruturns in July.

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Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Selected dates between 25th July 2021 - 25th June 2022

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials are free weekly bike rides leaving from the George Street store, providing the chance for any casual cyclists to meet new people with common interests.

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Dressmaking Course

Dressmaking Course

Selected dates between 27th July 2021 - 19th August 2021

Join The Edinburgh Sewcial Club for 6 evenings in the studio and learn how to make your own clothes. You can choose any garment you'd like to make!

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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

29th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre between 29th July & 1st August!

Joan Eardley I Centenary

Joan Eardley I Centenary

30th July 2021 - 28th August 2021

Marking the centenary of Joan Eardley’s birth, The Scottish Gallery will present a major exhibition of Joan Eardley’s paintings and drawings this Summer as part of Edinburgh Art Festival.

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Slam Tent

Slam Tent

30th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

The legendary Slam Tent is returning to Edinburgh this summer - from 30th July to 1st August.

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Wanderings by Emma-Louise Grady

Wanderings by Emma-Louise Grady

30th July 2021 - 20th August 2021

Upright Gallery's next exhibition is by Emma-Louise Grady entitled 'Wanderings'. Emma is an exciting, up and coming artist who exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy 'New Contemporaries 2020'.

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Funbox Presents Jungle Party - POSTPONED

Funbox Presents Jungle Party - POSTPONED

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY at Howden Park Centre and you're invited!

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Preston Hall Walled Garden

Preston Hall Walled Garden

1st August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Set within 200 acres of private parkland, The Preston Hall Walled Garden is opening for the month of August only for all to come and enjoy!

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Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

1st August 2021

Learn, create and perform your own magic in this workshop at Lauriston Castle this summer for Ages 7 - 11!

Castle Street Festival Fair

Castle Street Festival Fair

2nd August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Filled with an abundance of beautiful crafted gifts and delicious foodies, Castle Street Festival Fair is one not to be missed this summer!

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Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

2nd August 2021

Discover what lives in our wonderful pond in the Japanese Garden and like a scientist record what you have found in a special little book.

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Groovy Geology

Groovy Geology

2nd August 2021

Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun House with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring part of the best of West Lothian's geological resource!

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Jonny & The Baptists - Dance Like It Never Happened

Jonny & The Baptists - Dance Like It Never Happened

2nd August 2021

Jonny & The Baptists' Dance Like It Never Happened is the funniest, most joyful and uplifting show you will ever see about feeling totally bereaved.

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Still

Still

2nd August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Full of tenderness and humour, and woven through with a live, folk-rock inspired, musical score, Still is a cathartic story of life, loss and joy.

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Move

Move

3rd August 2021 - 7th August 2021

MOVE is about migration, loss and communal healing. Weaving storytelling, choral soundscape and Gaelic song, five women portray the ebb and flow of people across the globe throughout the ages.

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Shedinburgh Fringe Festival

Shedinburgh Fringe Festival

3rd August 2021 - 30th August 2021

Shedinburgh Fringe Festival is back in 2021 celebrating and preserving the best of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival...in sheds!

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Thistles, Sunflowers and Dreamscapes

Thistles, Sunflowers and Dreamscapes

3rd August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This is the first major solo show in five years from Bulgarian-born, Edinburgh-based artist Diana Savova, featuring over 30 new works in ink, oil and acrylic with surreal motifs.

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Lunchtime Recital - James Gaughan, Baritone

Lunchtime Recital - James Gaughan, Baritone

4th August 2021

James Gaughan (Baritone) and Matthew Collins (Piano), present a song recital on 4th August as part of the series of Lunchtime Recitals at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral.

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Medicine

Medicine

4th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Writer and director Enda Walsh’s dark and frequently absurdist new play receives its highly anticipated world premiere at the International Festival.

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Craig Hill: Pumped

Craig Hill: Pumped

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Don't miss Craig Hill when he brings his 'Pumped' show to Edinburgh Corn Exchange as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

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Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland's international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit 'Daniel Sloss: X', comes to Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August!

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Henning Wehn: It’ll All Come Out In The Wash

Henning Wehn: It’ll All Come Out In The Wash

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Watch Henning give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August!

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Jacobite Edinburgh - A Healthy Walk through History

Jacobite Edinburgh - A Healthy Walk through History

5th August 2021 - 7th August 2021

Take a walking tour through time, seeing Edinburgh's Old Town as it was when the Jacobites were there from September 17th to October 31st 1745.

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Mark Nelson - Don’t Call It A Comeback

Mark Nelson - Don’t Call It A Comeback

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 28th August 2022

Catch award-winning stand-up Mark Nelson at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August as part of the Fringe Festival!

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Summer Mosaics

Summer Mosaics

5th August 2021 - 6th August 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle for a 2-day workshop making beautiful mosaic panels inspired by the colours of summer with Margaret Findlay.

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Aye, Elvis

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Aye, Elvis

6th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns to Edinburgh this summer with Aye, Elvis, an alternative love story about escapism, identity and a Doric Elvis.

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Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Welcome back to the Edinburgh International Festival with this opening event of awe-inspiring music and spectacle at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Army@TheFringe

Army@TheFringe

6th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Army@TheFringe returns to the stage at Edinburgh in August with a bright and bold programme of theatre, discussions, installation - mixed with magic and variety.

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Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 6th, 7th and 8th August 2021!

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Fringe by the Sea: Basement Jaxx - DJ Set

Fringe by the Sea: Basement Jaxx - DJ Set

6th August 2021

Since starting life as underground producers and party promoters in 1995, Basement Jaxx, have taken the sound of London, SW9 to the world. Cath them at Fringe by the Sea this August!

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Fringe by the Sea: Gail Porter

Fringe by the Sea: Gail Porter

6th August 2021

Gail Porter speaks from the heart about the highs and lows of her life and career – and in particular her experiences of mental health illness.

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Fringe by the Sea: Janey Godley

Fringe by the Sea: Janey Godley

6th August 2021

‘Queen of Scottish comedy’ Janey Godley’s heading back to North Berwick – this time with her soup pot!

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Fringe by the Sea: Sam Baker ‘The Shift’ in Conversation with The Flock

Fringe by the Sea: Sam Baker ‘The Shift’ in Conversation with The Flock

6th August 2021

In ‘The Shift’, writer and journalist Sam Baker seeks to empower and give voice to women to create a new narrative. Sam talks here to Jennifer Crichton, editor of The Flock.

Hunt for Treasure Island

Hunt for Treasure Island

6th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Escape room meets theatre in this interactive, family-friendly adventure around the streets of Edinburgh’s New Town.

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Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

6th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Andy Cannon returns to the Netherbow stage to tell Shakespeare’s classic, taking audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again.

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Just the Tonic Comedy Shindig in Linlithgow

Just the Tonic Comedy Shindig in Linlithgow

6th August 2021

From the home of Just The Tonic comes Comedy Shindig in Linlithgow, featuring some of the best comedians in the country this summer.

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Loud Poets

Loud Poets

Selected dates between 6th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

One of the UK's most successful spoken word collectives returns to the Scottish Storytelling Centre. This is poetry for the masses!

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Miss Lindsay’s Secret

Miss Lindsay’s Secret

6th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

Using original live music, drama and historical material from Glenesk Museum, a lively and moving local story, woven into Scotland’s national identity, reaches across time and continent.

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Out East Festival 2021 - CANCELLED

Out East Festival 2021 - CANCELLED

6th August 2021 - 7th August 2021

The Out East Festival has been postponed until August 2022.

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Shout! Comedy Night

Shout! Comedy Night

6th August 2021

Join us at Shout! Comedy Night on Friday 6th August. The night will be hosted by the hilarious Connor Burns who will be joined by some of Scotland's top acts, all for only £5.

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The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Best of Scottish Comedy

Selected dates between 6th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

A fringe institution but this time with 4 acts, seating, table service and interval... It's a sell-out show that can't be missed!

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The Ladyboys of Bangkok: Flight of Fantasy

The Ladyboys of Bangkok: Flight of Fantasy

6th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in Edinburgh with their most sensational show yet, Flight of Fantasy. Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime!

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The Tarot Afternoon Tea Experience

The Tarot Afternoon Tea Experience

6th August 2021

Join us at the Arthur Conan Doyle Centre on Friday 6th August for Tarot Afternoon Tea - a unique and uplifting experience!

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window

7th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns to Edinburgh this summer with Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window.

Ciara Harvie - Cinema Paradiso

Ciara Harvie - Cinema Paradiso

7th August 2021

One of Ciara Harvie’s proudest moments to date is holding her own official Edinburgh Fringe concerts during August 2019 and she is back this year, performing songs from the silver screen!

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Duncan Chisholm

Duncan Chisholm

7th August 2021

Dubbed ‘the new sound of traditional Scotland’, fiddle player Duncan Chisholm plays authentic Highland music accompanied by a selection of Scottish artists.

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Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

7th August 2021

Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife.

Fringe by the Sea: Lulu

Fringe by the Sea: Lulu

7th August 2021

Her powerhouse performances have ensured a loyal following of fans who come out year after year to witness a legend at work. Something to shout about? Lulu has plenty!

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Paddy the Cope

Paddy the Cope

7th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

West Lothian meets West Donegal as shale miner Patrick Gallagher (John McColl) returns to his native sod to spread social revolution, imbued with the co-operative principles he’s learned in Scotland

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Party at the Palace - CANCELLED

Party at the Palace - CANCELLED

7th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

The award winning Party at The Palace will return in 2021, taking place on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August.

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Ronald Brautigam, Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltéra

Ronald Brautigam, Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltéra

7th August 2021

The celebrated Dutch fortepianist returns to the Festival with two esteemed friends and colleagues to perform passionate chamber music.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 39 Nantwich Drive

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 39 Nantwich Drive

7th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

39 Nantwich Drive is a large friendly garden, run on organic principles. It includes a mini orchard, pond, mixed borders, greenhouse and a secret garden.

Sculpture Saturday: Plot your dream garden with Alaya Ang & Hussein Mitha

Sculpture Saturday: Plot your dream garden with Alaya Ang & Hussein Mitha

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Join artist Alaya Ang and Hussein Mitha for this Plot your dream garden workshop and make a collaborative collage that grows across the Sculpture Workshop’s courtyard!

Spirits of the Dead: The Terror of Edgar Allan Poe

Spirits of the Dead: The Terror of Edgar Allan Poe

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Edinburgh Horror Festival invites you along to Lauriston Castle this August to hear Gothic horror stories from the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.

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Terminal V Summer Series #1 - Patrick Topping presents Trick Scotland

Terminal V Summer Series #1 - Patrick Topping presents Trick Scotland

7th August 2021

Terminal V brings a slew of talent from across the techno and house spectrum to Edinburgh for their Summer Series #1 on 7th August 2021.

The Opening Concert - Edinburgh International Festival

The Opening Concert - Edinburgh International Festival

7th August 2021

Dalia Stasevska conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a colourful concert that features PIVOT, a new work by New York-based composer Anna Clyne.

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A Grand Night for Singing

A Grand Night for Singing

8th August 2021 - 13th August 2021

Songs from much-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals are reimagined under music director Wayne Marshall in a new staging by Kim Criswell.

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Fringe by the Sea: Lemn Sissay

Fringe by the Sea: Lemn Sissay

8th August 2021

BAFTA nominated international prize-winning writer Lemn Sissay performs a special reading at Fringe By The Sea, reflecting on a childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness.

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Kathryn Joseph

Kathryn Joseph

8th August 2021

The award-winning Scottish singer-songwriter performs her hauntingly beautiful folk melodies at the Edinburgh International Fetival on Sunday 8th August.

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MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room!

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Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

8th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

The comic and tragic tale of how the greatest bagpiper of all time rocked the history and traditions of bagpiping and how he changed the life of one young piper forever.

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Verdi’s Falstaff

Verdi’s Falstaff

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Scottish Opera returns to live music this summer with a boisterous new outdoor production from world-renowned director, Sir David McVicar!

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Edinburgh Ceilidhs: Lauriston Hall

Edinburgh Ceilidhs: Lauriston Hall

9th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper.

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Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Fazil Say

Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Fazil Say

9th August 2021

A passionate Romantic concert performed by two daring and pioneering musicians, featuring Brahms’s stormy Third Violin Sonata.

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

9th August 2021

A new musical partnership in the making sees Isata Kanneh-Mason and Vasily Petrenko join forces with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Rura

Rura

9th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

One of Scotland’s leading instrumental groups, RURA’s performances grip audiences with their uniquely raw yet polished sound.

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The Royal Society of Edinburgh: Curious

The Royal Society of Edinburgh: Curious

9th August 2021 - 27th August 2021

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) will be making us wonder this summer as it launches its third annual events programme, Curious.

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Tide Lines

Tide Lines

9th August 2021

Scottish Highlands folk rock band Tide Lines will perform their roaring, escapist anthems at Edinburgh International Festival.

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Lecture: A Curious Flowering: The Hydros in Scotland in the 19th Century

Lecture: A Curious Flowering: The Hydros in Scotland in the 19th Century

10th August 2021

Join Jane Neil-MacLachlan, writer and novelist under the pen name of Jane Tulloch, for this lecture on Hydropathic institutions in Scotland in the 19th Century!

On Blueberry Hill

On Blueberry Hill

10th August 2021 - 16th August 2021

Following its West End and Off-Broadway runs, Olivier Award winning Fishamble presents On Blueberry Hill by current Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry.

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Talisk

Talisk

10th August 2021

Combining concertina, fiddle and guitar, the fiery Talisk trio give a typically fast-paced and genre-bending performance.

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The Staves

The Staves

10th August 2021

In their first Scottish show following the release of their new album, The Staves bring their harmonic alternative folk sounds to the Edinburgh International Festival!

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Wolves Within

Wolves Within

10th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Come and delve deep into the psyche of wolves with Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish musician Neil Sutcliffe!

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Zehetmair Quartet

Zehetmair Quartet

10th August 2021

The Zehetmair Quartet returns to the International Festival with an exhilarating concert of much-loved Chamber works played from memory.

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Beginners Intensive Sewing Course - Summer School

Beginners Intensive Sewing Course - Summer School

11th August 2021 - 13th August 2021

The Beginners intensive sewing course for adults will teach you all the foundation skills to launch you into the world of sewing.

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Dàimh

Dàimh

11th August 2021

The Gaelic supergroup bring a contemporary take on traditional music to the Festival with a rousing performance including bagpipes, fiddle and Gaelic song.

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Fringe by the Sea: The Blues Band

Fringe by the Sea: The Blues Band

11th August 2021

2020 saw The Blues Band Celebrate their 40th year together. 40 years on, they are still dazzling audiences with their showmanship and virtuosity.

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Mari Eriksmoen and Daniel Heide

Mari Eriksmoen and Daniel Heide

11th August 2021

Norwegian lyric soprano Mari Eriksmoen gives a rare UK performance, joining prize-winning German pianist Daniel Heide for a recital of Romantic songs.

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Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Thomas Søndergård

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Thomas Søndergård

11th August 2021

Mendelssohn’s bewitching A Midsummer Night’s Dream is performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra with the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, narrated by Harriet Walter.

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The Snuts

The Snuts

11th August 2021

Indie rising stars The Snuts perform their irresistibly catchy UK number-one debut album at Edinburgh International Festival on Wednesday 11th August!

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Woodland Treasure Box

Woodland Treasure Box

11th August 2021

Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!

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Brian Taylor’s Lunchtime Blether With Vince Cable

Brian Taylor’s Lunchtime Blether With Vince Cable

12th August 2021

In his Lunchtime Blether…series for Fringe By The Sea, Brian welcomes guests from the literary and political worlds to chat about the issues of the day.

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Fred MacAulay and Friends at The Balmoral

Fred MacAulay and Friends at The Balmoral

Selected dates between 12th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Get into the Festival spirit at The Balmoral this August with late night comedy events hosted by the one and only Fred MacAulay!

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Just the Tonic Comedy Club presents Reginald D Hunter

Just the Tonic Comedy Club presents Reginald D Hunter

12th August 2021

Just the Tonic Comedy Club brings mixed bill comedy ‘By The Sea’ and headlined by the spectacular laid-back Reginald D Hunter!

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Kinnaris Quintet

Kinnaris Quintet

12th August 2021

The technically dazzling quintet draws from a wide range of folk traditions and classical music to create an excitingly unique sound.

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Neu! Reekie!

Neu! Reekie!

12th August 2021

Neu! Reekie!, a prize-winning literary collective and arts production house, presents a one-off happening in their distinct avant-garde style.

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Niqabi Ninja

Niqabi Ninja

12th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Writer Sara Shaarawi and director Catrin Evans present an experiential performance in reaction to recent mob assaults in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.

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PMW Gallery Launch - Private View

PMW Gallery Launch - Private View

12th August 2021

One of Scotland's best creative spaces – Out of the Blue - will be hosting the PMW Private View of their Gallery launch. Tickets are free but booking is required.

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Steven Osborne

Steven Osborne

12th August 2021

The celebrated Edinburgh-based pianist brings together four contrasting pieces, ranging from Beethoven to experimental US composer George Crumb.

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Twist and Shout - POSTPONED

Twist and Shout - POSTPONED

12th August 2021

Return to a time when skirts got shorter and hair got longer at this fun-packed musical journey back to the swinging sixties!

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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

13th August 2021

Shared Melodies opens A Great Disordered Heart’s concert series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, with a mesmerising, stripped-back take on traditional Irish and Scottish melody.

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Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt - Secret Diaries of A Junior Doctor

Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt - Secret Diaries of A Junior Doctor

13th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Award winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this evening of stand-up and music at Edinburgh Playhouse!

Dean Friedman

Dean Friedman

Selected dates between 13th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation, will be premiering his new album release, ‘American Lullaby’ with a ‘virtual’ six-night run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Fringe by the Sea: Helen McClory

Fringe by the Sea: Helen McClory

13th August 2021

Helen McClory, one of the most talented, innovative and original new fiction voices of the decade, will be in conversation with Jennifer Crichton, founder of The Flock.

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Fringe by the Sea: Peat & Diesel

Fringe by the Sea: Peat & Diesel

13th August 2021

Peat & Diesel are back in 2021 and stop off at Fringe by the Sea on Friday 13th August.

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Maxim Emelyanychev & Principles of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Maxim Emelyanychev & Principles of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

13th August 2021

Maxim Emelyanychev conducts two dynamic pieces for piano and winds by Mozart and Thuille – one much-loved, one rarely heard.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

13th August 2021

Murderous rage is unleashed, and death can be the only solution...Or can it? In their 29th open-air touring season, Illyria stick to their home-turf: Shakespearean comedy.

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Oh Carol! The Story Of Neil Sedaka - POSTPONED

Oh Carol! The Story Of Neil Sedaka - POSTPONED

13th August 2021

This talented cast and their phenomenal band take to the stage to bring you a show dedicated to celebrating these giants of the pop world.

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Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson

13th August 2021

The avant-garde Northumbrian folk storyteller combines an incredible singing voice, gritty subject matter and dark humour to create his unforgettable style.

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You Bury Me

You Bury Me

13th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Writer Ahlam and director Katie Posner present the award-winning You Bury Me as a poignant snapshot of post-Arab-Spring Cairo.

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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

14th August 2021

Some of the world’s most powerful Gaelic voices come together for Shared Songs – the second concert in the Aidan O’Rourke-curated series A Great Disordered Heart.

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Benedetti Baroque Orchestra

Benedetti Baroque Orchestra

14th August 2021

In the first of three concerts at this year’s International Festival, Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti leads an ensemble of period-instrument players in a vivid rediscovery of Baroque works.

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Dougie MacLean in Concert

Dougie MacLean in Concert

14th August 2021

Scotland's finest singer-songwriter, Dougie MacLean, comes to The Brunton on Saturday, 14 August 2021!

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Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Poetry - The Art of the People

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Poetry - The Art of the People

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This year’s poetry series celebrates those poets whose collections work to fill in the gaps in our understanding of ourselves, our society and communities and our planet.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Stories and Ideas for a Changing World

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Stories and Ideas for a Changing World

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

How do we begin to make sense of the ever-changing world we are living in? In this series we look at stories and ideas that offer positive prescriptions for a better future.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Blood Legacies - Confronting our Colonial Past

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Blood Legacies - Confronting our Colonial Past

14th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

This series explores how the West’s traditional narratives around race and colonialism are increasingly agreed to be toxic and unacceptable.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This year’s series of events for young adults takes a fearless and unflinching look at the issues affecting young people today.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Giants of Literature: Wisdom in Fiction

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Giants of Literature: Wisdom in Fiction

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This year we are delighted to welcome some of the most exciting voices of literature to our stages and screens to impart their wisdom with us.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This series looks at stories of migration: from the often brutal catalysts for moving, to the arduous journeys undertaken, to the process of trying to adapt to a new home.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Pride and Prejudice - Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Voices

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Pride and Prejudice - Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Voices

14th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Join us for our series celebrating the stories and voices blazing a trail for the LGBTQIA+ community today.

Floating Points

Floating Points

14th August 2021

Composer, electronic musician and producer Sam Shepherd (aka Floating Points) crafts a euphoric live show, immersing the audience in spontaneous energy. 

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Fringe by the Sea: Huey Morgan presents NYC Block Party PLUS Dat Brass

Fringe by the Sea: Huey Morgan presents NYC Block Party PLUS Dat Brass

14th August 2021

DJ, raconteur, author, producer, broadcaster and fun lovin’ criminal, Huey Morgan presents NYC Block Party with support from Dat Brass, a high octane, eleven-piece hip hop outfit.

Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

14th August 2021

Join Irvine Welsh at Fringe By The Sea as he chats about his books, film, career and life!

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Fringe by the Sea: Paul Murton

Fringe by the Sea: Paul Murton

14th August 2021

Join us at Fringe by the Sea for this talk with Paul Murton, presenter of the acclaimed BBC series Grand Tours of Scotland!

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Fringe by the Sea: Rab Noakes & Jill Jackson

Fringe by the Sea: Rab Noakes & Jill Jackson

14th August 2021

This show is an engaging event which reflects their shared abilities, attitudes and enthusiasm with great singing and musicianship.

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Malcolm Martineau and Friends

Malcolm Martineau and Friends

14th August 2021

Distinguished pianist Malcolm Martineau and a gathering of musical friends perform a concert of songs based on the poetry of Sir Walter Scott.

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Print Your Own Silk Scarf or Tie

Print Your Own Silk Scarf or Tie

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 13th November 2021

This four hour, short printing course knows no bounds and only cares about you creating something special and going home with something beautifully wearable.

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Terminal V Summer Series #2 - Drumcode Scotland

Terminal V Summer Series #2 - Drumcode Scotland

14th August 2021

Adam Beyer brings the mighty DRUMCODE to Scotland for the 1st time in a decade as part of the new Terminal V Summer Series.

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The Laird Strikes Back

The Laird Strikes Back

14th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Perthshire maverick Gussie McCraig joins No.10 as a Scottish adviser. Mayhem ensues, Gussie spills the beans, is sacked, and emerges as Boris's not-so-hidden hand for COP26.

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

14th August 2021

It’s pirate ships, pieces of eight and salty old sea dogs at Newhailes House in Quantum Theatre’s swashbuckling new adaptation of the classic pirate adventure, Treasure Island.

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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

15th August 2021

The final concert in the A Great Disordered Heart series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, presents two of the most thrilling acts in Scottish and Irish folk music today.

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All Killa No Filla Live

All Killa No Filla Live

15th August 2021

Renowned comedians Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Rachel Fairburn bring their Live podcast 'All Killa No Filla' to the Edinburgh Fringe!

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August Summer Market

August Summer Market

15th August 2021

Come along and support the incredibly talented Makers at the August Summer Market at The Old Dr Bells Baths in Leith on Sunday 15th August from 10am - 6pm!

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

15th August 2021

Festival favourite Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a joyful concert including Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.

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Circa Waves

Circa Waves

15th August 2021

Circa Waves have announced new tour for 2021 which includes a date at The Liquid Room on Sunday 15th August!

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Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Scotland - Exploding the Myths?

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Scotland - Exploding the Myths?

15th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

Join us for a captivating look into the past, present and future of Scottish writing.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: A Planet in Crisis - Ideas for Action

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: A Planet in Crisis - Ideas for Action

15th August 2021 - 31st August 2021

In this series of events we turn to those who offer positive calls to action and creative perspectives for protecting our planet – giving us hope that it’s not too late.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Body Matters

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Body Matters

15th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Expect fun and frank discussions about a subject integral to almost everything we do as we consider the all-important role our bodies play in our sense of self.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

15th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

The Book Festival has long been a champion of new writing and new writers and this year we welcome a host of authors whose dazzling debuts are already making big waves in the literary world.

Erland Cooper

Erland Cooper

15th August 2021

Multi-instrumentalist and composer Erland Cooper takes inspiration from his native Orkney to create a thought-provoking sonic experience.

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Fringe by the Sea: Eddi Reader

Fringe by the Sea: Eddi Reader

15th August 2021

Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice. Don't miss her perform at Fringe by the Sea on 15th August!

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Fringe by the Sea: Gavin Francis

Fringe by the Sea: Gavin Francis

15th August 2021

Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea.

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Fringe by the Sea: Storm

Fringe by the Sea: Storm

15th August 2021

Giant puppet Storm will walk around the streets of North Berwick and gaze down upon both the beauty and the mess strewn at her feet.

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Fringe by the Sea: The Poozies

Fringe by the Sea: The Poozies

15th August 2021

The Poozies have toured worldwide, attracting recognition and appreciation for their eclectic choice of material, unusual and exciting arrangements, and notable vocal harmonies.

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Kiri Pritchard-McLean

Kiri Pritchard-McLean

15th August 2021

Don't miss multi award winning Welsh Comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean when she returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Sunday 15th August!

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Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole Cameras

15th August 2021

To celebrate World Photography Day (19 August), join us at Lauriston Castle for a special workshop exploring pinhole cameras!

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Scottish Festival of Motoring

Scottish Festival of Motoring

15th August 2021

Brand new 'Scottish Festival of Motoring' is coming to the Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh on Sunday 15th August 2021, it's a must go event for all the family!

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Breabach

Breabach

16th August 2021

Breabach’s five multi-instrumentalist members combine tradition and innovation in their imaginative and highly skilled performances.

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Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

16th August 2021

The Chineke! Chamber Ensemble performs two rarely heard pieces by composers Coleridge Taylor and Vaughan Williams.

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Crochet Club! Make your own Cotton Face Scrubbies

Crochet Club! Make your own Cotton Face Scrubbies

16th August 2021

Learn how to crochet useful cotton Face Scrubbies on this workshop at Gooey Events Limited, Livingston on 16th August!

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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Influence - The Art that Shapes Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Influence - The Art that Shapes Us

16th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

In this series, we take a close look at the art and artists who have been a source of inspiration to others. From musicians and painters to writers and poets.

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Elim Chan

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Elim Chan

16th August 2021

Principal Guest Conductor Elim Chan leads the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in an electrifying concert featuring cellist Sol Gabetta.

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Shona the Musical Choir

Shona the Musical Choir

16th August 2021

The Scottish-African choir present upbeat, vibrant songs from a new musical set in Scotland and Zimbabwe as part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

17th August 2021

Master kora player Ballaké Sissoko and cellist Vincent Ségal perform their own unique blend of West African troubadour songs and Baroque music.

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Chineke! Orchestra and William Eddins

Chineke! Orchestra and William Eddins

17th August 2021

Chineke! Orchestra joins dynamic mezzo soprano Andrea Baker to perform the trailblazing song cycle woman.life.song, featuring influences of pop, blues and jazz.

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George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

George Hinchliffe’s Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

17th August 2021

The world’s very first Ukulele Orchestra is not just about ukuleles; it is about entertainment, joy, fun, strum and artistry. Come along and tap your toes at The Queen's Hall!

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Moses Boyd

Moses Boyd

17th August 2021

Multi-award-winning artist and producer Moses Boyd brings his genre-crossing fusion of jazz improvisation and dancefloor beats to Edinburgh.

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Nicola Benedetti: The Story of the Violin

Nicola Benedetti: The Story of the Violin

17th August 2021

Nicola Benedetti performs a new multimedia concert, journeying through the musical history of the violin from Bach to the present day.

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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Performing Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Performing Stories

18th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

In addition to an array of immersive evening events filled with music, spoken word and storytelling, these are literary events to lose yourself in.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The New York Times Series

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The New York Times Series

18th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Led by expert journalists and editors from The New York Times, we talk about the actions, decisions and revolutions that got us to where we are today, and where we could potentially go from here.

Elisabeth Leonskaja

Elisabeth Leonskaja

18th August 2021

Legendary Soviet pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja is one of the most widely respected pianists performing today. Don't miss her performance at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!

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Fara

Fara

18th August 2021

It's an exciting new chapter for FARA as they welcome young Highland pianist Rory Matheson to the line-up. Catch them at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!

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Jason Byrne

Jason Byrne

18th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Jason Byrne is back for more comedy chaos. Catch him at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

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Nadine Shah

Nadine Shah

18th August 2021

Indie powerhouse Nadine Shah brings her politically charged post-punk music to the Festival, following the massive success of her latest LP, Kitchen Sink.

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Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

Paul Sinha: Hazy Little Thing Called Love

18th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Paul Sinha brings his new show, Hazy Little Thing Called Love, to the Stand Edinburgh as part of the Fringe Festival!

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Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Valery Gergiev

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Valery Gergiev

18th August 2021

Conductor Valery Gergiev and pianist Daniil Trifonov return to the International Festival with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for a radiant concert.

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black midi

black midi

19th August 2021

Expect freewheeling improvisations and post-punk, jazz and prog rock influences in one exciting, blistering performance from Mercury nominees black midi.

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Gene Loves Jezebel

Gene Loves Jezebel

19th August 2021

2021 will see Gene Loves Jezebel embark on their 40th Anniversary UK Tour and play Bannermans Bar on 19th August!

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Goldmund Quartet

Goldmund Quartet

19th August 2021

The award-winning Munich-based Goldmund Quartet makes its International Festival debut with Schubert and Haydn on 19th August.

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Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

19th August 2021

Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid and pianist Harris Playfair join the genre-defying string ensemble Mr McFall’s Chamber on 19th August.

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Kylie Minogue Wine Tasting

Kylie Minogue Wine Tasting

19th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Join Brand Ambassador Madeleine St Clair as we discover some of the finest wines and fizz from the Kylie Minogue Wine collection. Plus, sample a tasting plate from our Forth Floor Window Bar!

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Lecture: The Morton Photography Project at the National Trust for Scotland

Lecture: The Morton Photography Project at the National Trust for Scotland

19th August 2021

Dr Antonia Laurence Allen will share collections, stories and projects from properties as diverse as Canna House, Brodie Castle and Tenement House at Lauriston Castle on 19th August.

London Symphony Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra

19th August 2021

A spirit-lifting concert from the celebrated orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle as conductor on 19th August.

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The Golden Fly

The Golden Fly

19th August 2021 - 27th August 2021

Storyteller Alice Fernbank and musician Graham Dickson lead you on a storytelling voyage laden with song and myth, presented through flute and voice.

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Anna Meredith

Anna Meredith

20th August 2021

International Festival favourite Anna Meredith returns to Edinburgh to perform her second album accompanied by her live band.

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Dancing in the Streets: Alice Ripoll

Dancing in the Streets: Alice Ripoll

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Rio de Janeiro-based choreographer Alice Ripoll presents her celebratory film about the lives of her company’s dancers.

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Dancing in the Streets: Gregory Maqoma

Dancing in the Streets: Gregory Maqoma

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Choreographer Gregory Maqoma presents his explorative and transformative film Retrace-Retract on life in Soweto alongside poet Jefferson Tshabalala.

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Dancing in the Streets: Janice Parker

Dancing in the Streets: Janice Parker

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Choreographer Janice Parker presents her reflective filmic series Small Acts of Hope and Lament, shot in Edinburgh on her iPhone 6.

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Dancing in the Streets: Omar Rajeh

Dancing in the Streets: Omar Rajeh

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Beirut-based choreographer and dancer Omar Rajeh presents a micro to macro view of his home city, featuring a solo dance performance.

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Dido’s Ghost

Dido’s Ghost

20th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Composer Errollyn Wallen continues Henry Purcell’s great operatic tragedy Dido and Aeneas in Dido’s Ghost, a new concert performance featuring Golda Schultz.

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Hindu Times

Hindu Times

20th August 2021

Writer Jaimini Jethwa and Director Caitlin Skinner bring to life a story of love and restoration, as two Hindu deities suddenly find themselves in the city of Dundee.

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Lonely House

Lonely House

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Join Barrie Kosky and Katharine Mehrling in an intimate soirée and discover the songs of German composer Kurt Weill.

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Mariam Batsashvili

Mariam Batsashvili

20th August 2021

The International Festival debut of the award-winning Georgian-born pianist, in a concert showcasing her technical brilliance.

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Troy Hawke - Sigmund Troy’d

Troy Hawke - Sigmund Troy’d

20th August 2021

Award winning Tray Hawke comes to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on Friday 20th August as part of the Edinburgh Fringe!

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Chris Duncan: Oasis - Noel Gallagher Tribute

Chris Duncan: Oasis - Noel Gallagher Tribute

21st August 2021

TrueFaith Promotions in association with Purple Orange Arts Venue presents a tribute to Oasis and Noel Gallagher with an acoustic set performed by Chris Duncan.

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Digital event: Descriptive tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Digital event: Descriptive tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

21st August 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light exhibition!

Geoff Norcott - I Blame The Parents

Geoff Norcott - I Blame The Parents

21st August 2021

‘I Blame the Parents’ is the fourth national tour for Geoff Norcott and you can catch him at Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 21st August as part of the Fringe Festival!

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Roy Ayers Ubiquity ‘Mystic Voyage’ Tour

Roy Ayers Ubiquity ‘Mystic Voyage’ Tour

21st August 2021

AGMP Concerts presents Roy Ayers UBIQUITY 'Mystic Voyage' 45th Anniversary Tour + DJ Simon Hodge at The Liquid room on 21st August!

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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Musselburgh Racecourse on 21st & 22nd August!

Sculpture Saturday: What are we doing when we aren’t doing anything? with Andrew Gannon

Sculpture Saturday: What are we doing when we aren’t doing anything? with Andrew Gannon

21st August 2021

During this Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop we will be making live works using our own bodies and objects together, with your family, around the question: What are we doing when we aren’t doing anythin

Terminal V Summer Series #3 - Terminal V Presents

Terminal V Summer Series #3 - Terminal V Presents

21st August 2021

Don't miss the final Terminal V Summer Series on 21st August at The Royal Highland Showground. Expect all the extravagance, energy and vibe of Terminal V!

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The Soldier’s Tale

The Soldier’s Tale

21st August 2021

A darkly humorous musical storytelling performance combining dance, theatre and International Festival resident artist Nicola Benedetti’s superb violin playing.

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Chrissie Hynde

Chrissie Hynde

22nd August 2021 - 25th August 2021

Chrissie Hynde will be playing four dates at the Queen's Hall Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

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Field - Something for the Future Now

Field - Something for the Future Now

Selected dates between 22nd August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Directed by Christine Devaney and featuring an ensemble of Edinburgh-based performers, Field is an immersive, uplifting work that has Arthur’s Seat as its backdrop.

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Karine Polwart with Dave Milligan

Karine Polwart with Dave Milligan

22nd August 2021

Legendary singer-songwriter Karine Polwart returns to the International Festival in a special performance with jazz pianist and composer Dave Milligan.

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Siobhan Miller

Siobhan Miller

22nd August 2021

Singer-songwriter Siobhan Miller performs traditional, contemporary and self-penned songs in her award-winning soulful style.

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The Unthanks

The Unthanks

22nd August 2021

The Northumbrian folk collective is fronted by sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank and they bring their intricate harmonies and home-grown style to a wide range of genre-crossing music.

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A Toast to the People: Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala

A Toast to the People: Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala

23rd August 2021

Awarded young performers Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala unleash dynamism in this exciting A Toast to the People offering.

Black Country, New Road

Black Country, New Road

23rd August 2021

‘Britain’s best new band’ offer a fiercely energetic sonic time capsule merging the past, the present and the future.

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Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

23rd August 2021

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake give a powerful recital of Romantic song based around verse on love, desire and loss by German poet Heinrich Heine.

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Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo D’Oro

Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo D’Oro

23rd August 2021

Mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato joins Italian period instrument ensemble Il Pomo D’Oro to perform her chosen opera arias.

Find out about Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo D’Oro on What's On Edinburgh
A Toast to the People: Inua Ellams and Saul Williams

A Toast to the People: Inua Ellams and Saul Williams

24th August 2021

Inua Ellams and Saul Williams bring their own distinct styles to this interactive and not-to-be-missed A Toast to the People event.

Find out about A Toast to the People: Inua Ellams and Saul Williams on What's On Edinburgh
Class Act Showcase 2020

Class Act Showcase 2020

24th August 2021

The Traverse is delighted to be bringing Class Act to our August Festival programme for the first time, featuring live performance as well as short films, animation and more.

Find out about Class Act Showcase 2020 on What's On Edinburgh
Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

24th August 2021

The Blur and Gorillaz frontman follows up his Mercury nominated first solo album with a brand-new show. Catch him at Edinburgh Internation Festival on Tuesday 24th August!

Find out about Damon Albarn on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: Earls, Maids, Dames and Gardeners

Lecture: Earls, Maids, Dames and Gardeners

24th August 2021

Vicky Garrington shares some key pieces from Edinburgh Museums & Galleries large and important costume collection.

Find out about Lecture: Earls, Maids, Dames and Gardeners on What's On Edinburgh
Noa Wildschut and Elisabeth Brauß

Noa Wildschut and Elisabeth Brauß

24th August 2021

Twenty-year-old violinist Noa Wildschut makes her International Festival debut, joined by remarkable young pianist Elisabeth Brauß, in an upbeat and expansive recital.

Find out about Noa Wildschut and Elisabeth Brauß on What's On Edinburgh
This is Paradise

This is Paradise

24th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

At once timely and timeless in its nuanced observation of the fragility of peace, This is Paradise is a powerful monologue exploring what it takes from us to begin again.

Find out about This is Paradise on What's On Edinburgh
Thomas Quasthoff Quartet

Thomas Quasthoff Quartet

24th August 2021

Bass-baritone and jazz singer Thomas Quasthoff joins three German jazz stars in For You, a concert dedicated to his listeners.

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A Toast to the People: Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang

A Toast to the People: Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang

25th August 2021

Join Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!

Find out about A Toast to the People: Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang on What's On Edinburgh
Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos

25th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in a concert performance of Richard Strauss’s comedy Ariadne auf Naxos.

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Lament For Sheku Bayoh

Lament For Sheku Bayoh

25th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Writer and Director Hannah Lavery leads an artistic yet grief-filled response to the 2015 death in Scottish police custody of Sheku Bayoh.

Find out about Lament For Sheku Bayoh on What's On Edinburgh
Renée Fleming and Hartmut Höll

Renée Fleming and Hartmut Höll

25th August 2021

Grammy award-winning American soprano Renée Fleming joins German pianist Hartmut Höll for a wide-ranging concert of classical song.

Find out about Renée Fleming and Hartmut Höll on What's On Edinburgh
The Comet is Coming

The Comet is Coming

25th August 2021

Join this cosmic trio for psychedelic rock, jazz and electronica, or as they describe it, ‘the music of the future, but backwards’.

Find out about The Comet is Coming on What's On Edinburgh
A Toast to the People: Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair

A Toast to the People: Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair

26th August 2021

Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.

Del Amitri: The Whole World Is Quiet - A Series of Acoustic Shows

Del Amitri: The Whole World Is Quiet - A Series of Acoustic Shows

26th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Del Amitri are pleased to announce three special Edinburgh Festival Fringe concerts at the Queen’s Hall on the 26th, 27th and 28th August 2021.

Gringolts Quartet

Gringolts Quartet

26th August 2021

Led by international violin soloist Ilya Gringolts, the Gringolts Quartet performs a dazzling concert with pieces ranging from melancholic to euphoric.

Find out about Gringolts Quartet on What's On Edinburgh
Kokoroko

Kokoroko

26th August 2021

This young London-based collective combines jazz improvisation with Afrobeat rhythms and three-part harmonies to create intricate, mellow compositions.

Find out about Kokoroko on What's On Edinburgh
Sona Jobarteh

Sona Jobarteh

26th August 2021

Pioneering Gambian kora player Sona Jobarteh draws from her Griot lineage in a performance of technically intricate melodies accompanied by her five-piece band.

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A Toast to the People: Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah

A Toast to the People: Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah

27th August 2021

Join Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!

Find out about A Toast to the People: Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah on What's On Edinburgh
Andrew Maxwell: Reality

Andrew Maxwell: Reality

27th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Comedian Andrew Maxwell has swapped creepy crawlies, rice and beans for Guinness, good grub and a posh hotel, don't miss him live at Edinburgh Corn Exchange as part of the Fringe!

Find out about Andrew Maxwell: Reality on What's On Edinburgh
Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

27th August 2021

Egyptian soprano Fatma Said makes her International Festival debut with Edinburgh-born pianist Malcolm Martineau, featuring Mozart and Spanish songs by Lorca and Falla.

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Fatoumata Diawara

Fatoumata Diawara

27th August 2021

Malian actress, musician and activist Fatoumata Diawara blends ancient and modern African styles on her latest album FENFO.

Find out about Fatoumata Diawara on What's On Edinburgh
Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

27th August 2021

Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock'n'roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.

Find out about Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much on What's On Edinburgh
Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight - 27th August

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight - 27th August

27th August 2021

Join the stunning musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta for a magical, candlelit evening in Edinburgh's St Giles Cathedral!

Find out about Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight - 27th August on What's On Edinburgh
Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

28th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Alan Cumming employs his usual charm and wit through story and song in a wickedly memorable performance.

Find out about Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age on What's On Edinburgh
Caribou

Caribou

28th August 2021

Canadian composer, musician and recording artist Dan Snaith, aka Caribou, brings his distinct sound to his highly anticipated Edinburgh International Festival debut on Saturday 28th August.

Find out about Caribou on What's On Edinburgh
Family Festival: Summer Garden Party

Family Festival: Summer Garden Party

28th August 2021

Join us for a day full of activities, for all ages to enjoy, inspired by the garden at The Palace of Holyroodhouse!

Find out about Family Festival: Summer Garden Party on What's On Edinburgh
Let’s Rock Scotland

Let’s Rock Scotland

28th August 2021

Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 28th August with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s!

Find out about Let’s Rock Scotland on What's On Edinburgh
Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff

Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff

28th August 2021

Join legendary bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff to discover how to create an exceptional performance, as he gives public masterclasses to two emerging duos of young singers.

Find out about Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff on What's On Edinburgh
Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

28th August 2021

The final orchestral concert of the Festival is a magical performance of works from Japan, France and Russia, conducted by Kazushi Ono.

Find out about Scottish Chamber Orchestra on What's On Edinburgh
Sculpture Saturday: Paper Clay Play with Ashleen Lewis

Sculpture Saturday: Paper Clay Play with Ashleen Lewis

28th August 2021

This Sculpture Saturday workshop on 28th August is designed specifically for young people with Autism or additional support needs and their families.

Find out about Sculpture Saturday: Paper Clay Play with Ashleen Lewis on What's On Edinburgh
Big Band Buble

Big Band Buble

29th August 2021

Scotland's number one Buble tribute act, Michael Hastie invites you to a night full of seductive songs and big band classics as he brings 'Big Band Buble' to The Brunton!

Find out about Big Band Buble on What's On Edinburgh
Design Your Own Perfume Workshop

Design Your Own Perfume Workshop

29th August 2021

Step into the world of fine fragrance and design your own couture fine fragrance at this fun aromatic experience taking place in Edinburgh on 29th August!

Find out about Design Your Own Perfume Workshop on What's On Edinburgh
Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula

29th August 2021

Soulful singer Laura Mvula pays homage to the sounds of 80s new wave and dance-pop, as heard in her upcoming new album Pink Noise.

Find out about Laura Mvula on What's On Edinburgh
Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

29th August 2021

The Edinburgh Festival Chorus return in smaller form, with a concert as wide-ranging as in previous years.

Find out about Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus on What's On Edinburgh
Tune-Yards

Tune-Yards

29th August 2021

The genre-defying Tune-Yards combine unapologetically political lyrics with a unique pop sound.

Find out about Tune-Yards on What's On Edinburgh
Autumn Wander

Autumn Wander

30th August 2021

Enjoy this 3 hour Ranger-led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun this summer!

Find out about Autumn Wander on What's On Edinburgh
Jane McDonald: Let the Light In

Jane McDonald: Let the Light In

30th August 2021

Jane McDonald is back at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 30th August 2021 with her brand new show 'Let the Light In'!

Find out about Jane McDonald: Let the Light In on What's On Edinburgh
Passenger

Passenger

30th August 2021

For over a decade Passenger has been performing his much loved one-man show across the globe, don't miss him live at Edinburgh's Usher Hall!

Find out about Passenger on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Bookbug Online Group Session

Bookbug Online Group Session

Selected dates between 25th January 2021 - 23rd August 2021

These weekly online Bookbug sessions are fun for little ones aged 0-4 and their grownups, using Zoom.

Find out about Bookbug Online Group Session on What's On Fife
Artisan Fridays Market

Artisan Fridays Market

Selected dates between 19th February 2021 - 24th December 2021

Artisan Fridays is a weekly hot & cold food market, held every Friday on Kirkcaldy High Street!

Find out about Artisan Fridays Market on What's On Fife
Cupar Farmers Market

Cupar Farmers Market

Selected dates between 20th February 2021 - 17th December 2022

Get along to Cupar Farmers Market, offering a great range of produce, on the third Saturday of every month!

Find out about Cupar Farmers Market on What's On Fife
St Andrews Farmers Market

St Andrews Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 4th December 2021

Come along to St. Andrews Farmers Market and find a wide range of artisan producers come together selling delicious food and specially made crafts!

Find out about St Andrews Farmers Market on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

1st April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Explore Glassmount House gardens, a densely planted walled garden and surrounding woodland with an A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

24th April 2021 - 30th August 2021

Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

26th April 2021 - 29th August 2021

Let us take you on an epic adventure! Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our hands-on, family friendly exhibition!

Find out about Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

1st May 2021 - 21st August 2021

Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.

A Treat for Lovers of Wood, Design, and Fine Craftsmanship

A Treat for Lovers of Wood, Design, and Fine Craftsmanship

15th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

Max McCance, one of Scotland’s leading furniture makers, is pleased to announce a special exhibition of unique and extraordinary works for sale to the public in his Kinloch Gallery.

Silver Pendant Workshop

Silver Pendant Workshop

Selected dates between 21st May 2021 - 6th August 2021

In this workshop, run by East Nook Studio, you will design and create your own simple pendant from a piece of silver, before connecting it to a chain.

Find out about Silver Pendant Workshop on What's On Fife
Rings with Things Workshop

Rings with Things Workshop

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 7th August 2021

Create hammered texture rings using both traditional and contemporary jewellery techniques in this workshop run by East Nook Studio!

Find out about Rings with Things Workshop on What's On Fife
Bowhouse Market Weekends

Bowhouse Market Weekends

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Bowhouse Market Weekends are a celebration of the best food and drink from Fife and beyond with a host of food and drink producers and the opportunity to try a great selection of street food.

Find out about Bowhouse Market Weekends on What's On Fife
Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Selected dates between 16th June 2021 - 29th December 2021

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart, indoor and outdoor every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday... all welcome!

Find out about Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart on What's On Fife
Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World

Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World

27th June 2021 - 21st August 2021

Enjoy a great day out at Deep Sea World and learn all about snakes in their Summer of Snakes exhibit along with fun activites for children and adults of all ages.

Find out about Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World on What's On Fife
Falkland Estate Trail of Thought

Falkland Estate Trail of Thought

3rd July 2021 - 26th September 2021

The Trail of Thought is a meandering journey of playful, typographic carvings, designed to encourage mindfulness and celebration of the landscape underneath the Lomond Hills.

Find out about Falkland Estate Trail of Thought on What's On Fife
The Dunfermline Tapestry

The Dunfermline Tapestry

5th July 2021 - 24th October 2021

An incredible large-scale tapestry, created by a Dunfermline community weaving project, has gone on show at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.

Find out about The Dunfermline Tapestry on What's On Fife
Burntisland Fairground

Burntisland Fairground

6th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Burntisland Fairground returns this summer! Situated on the links just yards from a Blue Flag beach, this traditional funfair provides all you need for a great family day out.

Find out about Burntisland Fairground on What's On Fife
Leven Artisan Market

Leven Artisan Market

Selected dates between 10th July 2021 - 11th September 2021

Come along to Leven Artisan Market 2021! Just like our 2020 markets we will have a variety of stalls selling, artisan crafts, homewares, cosmetics and speciality food and drink.

Find out about Leven Artisan Market on What's On Fife
Death Cafe at the Botanics

Death Cafe at the Botanics

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 25th August 2021

Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.

Find out about Death Cafe at the Botanics on What's On Fife
Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

30th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!

Find out about Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED on What's On Fife
Kirkcaldy Walking Festival 2021

Kirkcaldy Walking Festival 2021

31st July 2021 - 8th August 2021

We are delighted to announce that Kirkcaldy Walking Festival is back for summer 2021 with a programme of led walks taking place from 31st July – 8th August.

Find out about Kirkcaldy Walking Festival 2021 on What's On Fife
Ladyboys Of Bangkok: Flight Of Fantasy - CANCELLED

Ladyboys Of Bangkok: Flight Of Fantasy - CANCELLED

2nd August 2021 - 4th August 2021

Book your tickets and step aboard our FLIGHT OF FANTASY.. A new sensational show for 2021 from the Ladyboys of Bangkok!

Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera

Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera

4th August 2021 - 5th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at St Andrews Band Stand.

Find out about Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera on What's On Fife
Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham - CANCELLED

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham - CANCELLED

5th August 2021

Enjoy an intimate evening at Carnegie Hall celebrating over 30 years on the road with Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham!

Find out about Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
‘‘Ireland The Show’’ - CANCELLED

‘‘Ireland The Show’’ - CANCELLED

5th August 2021

Join an all star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Keltic Fusion dancers for an unmissable "Ireland The Show"!

Find out about ‘‘Ireland The Show’’ - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
Small Business Market

Small Business Market

Selected dates between 6th August 2021 - 7th November 2021

Small Business Market is a monthly market based within the Kingsgate Shopping Centre with over 20 traders each month selling handmade crafts.

Find out about Small Business Market on What's On Fife
Clocks and Automata - A hands-on exhibition!

Clocks and Automata - A hands-on exhibition!

7th August 2021

Don't miss Quirky Clocks and Amazing Automata, the results of woodcrafter Ian Graham’s Lockdown Labours, now brought together in a hands-on exhibition where the visitors do the work!

Find out about Clocks and Automata - A hands-on exhibition! on What's On Fife
10CCLO - POSTPONED

10CCLO - POSTPONED

14th August 2021

10CCLO share a collective love and passion for the music of 10CC and ELO and bring you a night of music to remember at Carnegie Hall!

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BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Kirkcaldy

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Kirkcaldy

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Mercat Shopping Centre, Kirkcaldy!

Find out about BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Kirkcaldy on What's On Fife
Crafty Workshops

Crafty Workshops

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 11th December 2021

Enjoy a crafting experience with friends or family, a cuppa and homebaking in your own personal booth at The Stables, Falkland Estate!

Find out about Crafty Workshops on What's On Fife
Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship

Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship

14th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Enjoy an action-packed day of entertainment for the whole family at the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship held in Knockhill on 14th & 15th August!

Find out about Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship on What's On Fife
St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition

St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition

14th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

St Andrews Art Club is holding its Summer Exhibition in August with a wide range of original artworks for sale - ready framed or mounted.

Find out about St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition on What's On Fife
Shakespeare’s Henry V at Falkland Palace & Garden

Shakespeare’s Henry V at Falkland Palace & Garden

15th August 2021

Against the dramatic backdrop of one of the former homes of Mary Queen of Scots, the stirring tale of the charismatic king will be brought to life over a summer’s evening.

The Duran Duran Experience - CANCELLED

The Duran Duran Experience - CANCELLED

20th August 2021

Enjoy a brilliant night of 80s nostalgia with the UK's recognised top tribute to Duran Duran at PJ Molloys!

Find out about The Duran Duran Experience - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
Funbox Presents Jungle Party - CANCELLED

Funbox Presents Jungle Party - CANCELLED

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY in Lochgelly - and you're all invited!

Find out about Funbox Presents Jungle Party - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
Illegal Eagles

Illegal Eagles

21st August 2021

The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute returns in 2021 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess!

Find out about Illegal Eagles on What's On Fife
LIVE Family Wrestling - Glenrothes - CANCELLED

LIVE Family Wrestling - Glenrothes - CANCELLED

22nd August 2021

Enjoy an action-packed, top-rated, must-see show suitable for all ages when LIVE Family Wrestling comes to Rothes Halls!

Find out about LIVE Family Wrestling - Glenrothes - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
Andy Hughes

Andy Hughes

27th August 2021

Don't miss country singer/songwriter Andy Hughes when he comes to Methilhill Bowling Club on Friday 27th August!

Find out about Andy Hughes on What's On Fife
Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much

Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much

28th August 2021

Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.

Find out about Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
The Big Escape Glasgow

The Big Escape Glasgow

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!

Find out about The Big Escape Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

19th December 2020 - 31st December 2021

Flair Gymnastics Club have just opened a new facility within The Pitches in the Southside of Glasgow and have a range of new classes available for kids 5+!

Find out about Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes on What's On Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2021

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!

Find out about Good Move Glasgow Health Walks on What's On Glasgow
Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Selected dates between 5th January 2021 - 31st December 2021

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the twice weekly City Markets Bridgeton Cross Retail Market!

Find out about Bridgeton Cross Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Selected dates between 6th January 2021 - 29th December 2021

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market!

Find out about Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
Govan Retail Market

Govan Retail Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets retail market and car boot sale in Govan (opposite the Govan Shopping Centre)!

Find out about Govan Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
Monday Night Improv

Monday Night Improv

Selected dates between 18th January 2021 - 27th December 2021

The Stand Glasgow's award winning, fast, frantic totally improvised comedy show makes its jump online every Monday night where comedians make up comedy live and based totally on your suggestions!

Find out about Monday Night Improv on What's On Glasgow
Introduction to IP: How to Identify and Protect your IP Assets

Introduction to IP: How to Identify and Protect your IP Assets

Selected dates between 11th February 2021 - 9th December 2021

Whether it's an invention, design, brand name, literary work or a song, this session will give you the knowledge to identify the Intellectual Property assets contained within your business!

Merchant Voices - Online Choir Rehearsal

Merchant Voices - Online Choir Rehearsal

Selected dates between 17th February 2021 - 18th August 2021

Merchant Voices is a community choir based in the City Halls in Glasgow's Merchant City, they are currently hosting weekly online rehearsals and would love you to join them!

Find out about Merchant Voices - Online Choir Rehearsal on What's On Glasgow
Kilmarnock Farmers Market

Kilmarnock Farmers Market

Selected dates between 20th February 2021 - 17th December 2022

Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Kilmarnock town centre on the third Saturday of each month!

Find out about Kilmarnock Farmers Market on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Selected dates between 27th February 2021 - 11th December 2021

This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!

Find out about Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park on What's On Glasgow
Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops

Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops

Selected dates between 5th March 2021 - 10th December 2021

Explore how to live more intentionally and incorporate nature and the seasons into your daily life on a Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshop with Debbie Innes.

Find out about Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops on What's On Glasgow
Park Lane Market

Park Lane Market

Selected dates between 7th March 2021 - 5th December 2021

Park Lane Market is a pop-up market held on the first and last Sunday of each month in Shawlands, featuring a range of boutique stalls!

Find out about Park Lane Market on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

1st April 2021 - 21st September 2021

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Glenarn in Rhu, Helensburgh, a complete example of a ten-acre garden which spans from 1850 to the present day!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn on What's On Glasgow
Milngavie Market

Milngavie Market

Selected dates between 2nd April 2021 - 17th December 2021

You'll find meat, fish, game, Cheese, home baking, plants, Organic soap, jewellery, and more at Milngavie Market on the first and third Friday of each month!

Find out about Milngavie Market on What's On Glasgow
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!

Find out about Loch Lomond Faerie Trail on What's On Glasgow
Helensburgh Market in the Square

Helensburgh Market in the Square

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 11th December 2021

Buy the best of seasonal local produce at Helensburgh Market in the Square held on the second and last Saturdays of each month in Colquhoun Square!

Find out about Helensburgh Market in the Square on What's On Glasgow
Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 21st April 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Held on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Polmadie Car Boot Sale is Scotland's only fully undercover car boot sale!

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City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!

Find out about City Sightseeing Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

This is a 1.5 - 2 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!

Find out about Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour on What's On Glasgow
Street Art Walking Tour

Street Art Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Walking Tours in Glasgow is now offering a Street Art tour! This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow!

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Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 27th April 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

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Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

Selected dates between 30th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Fore Play Crazy Golf is the ultimate destination offering fun for grown-ups! They've got everything from bespoke, locally-inspired crazy golf to delicious drinks and the finest street food offerings!

Find out about Fore Play Crazy Golf on What's On Glasgow
Culzean By The Sea

Culzean By The Sea

1st May 2021 - 26th September 2021

To celebrate Scotland's Year of Coasts & Waters Culzean Castle have created a fantastical trail of willow sculptures depicting creatures, real and mythical, of the sea and water!

Find out about Culzean By The Sea on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Music City Tours: Merchant City Tour

Glasgow Music City Tours: Merchant City Tour

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 11th September 2021

Get under the skin of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of Merchant City and the East End from Glasgow Music City Tours!

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Glasgow Music City Tours: Music Mile Tour

Glasgow Music City Tours: Music Mile Tour

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 11th September 2021

Feel the beat of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of the city centre with Glasgow Music City Tours!

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Largs Market

Largs Market

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 18th December 2021

You'll find fresh produce and sweet treats, handmade crafts, jewellery, artwork, gifts, pet supplies and more at Largs Market every Saturday in Gallowgate Square!

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The Barras Market

The Barras Market

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 18th December 2021

With it's iconic archways The Barras Market it is a Glasgow institution, open to the public every weekend, come along and grab yourself a bargain or two!

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Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Selected dates between 14th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Join Spin for a two hour pottery workshop and create at your own socially distanced table with staff on hand to help bring your vision to life!

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Daily Potions Cocktail Making Session 18+

Daily Potions Cocktail Making Session 18+

17th May 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Be immersed in a world of magic making your very own potions cocktail at The Root Of Magic!

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Tuesday Friendship Club

Tuesday Friendship Club

Selected dates between 20th May 2021 - 30th December 2021

The Tuesday Friendship Club is a weekly night for adults with learning disabilities and additional support needs held at the Fairfield Club, Govan on Thursdays!

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Friday Night Comedy

Friday Night Comedy

Selected dates between 21st May 2021 - 26th November 2021

Glee Club Glasgow's Friday Night Comedy is the perfect way to end the working week! Four superb stand-up comedians and a great range of tasty food offerings!

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Children’s Potions & Science Class

Children’s Potions & Science Class

Selected dates between 22nd May 2021 - 18th December 2021

Join The Root of Magic for a magically awesome time in their weekly potions and science workshop, held on Saturdays!

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Potions Cocktail Class 18+

Potions Cocktail Class 18+

Selected dates between 22nd May 2021 - 18th December 2021

Join The Root Of Magic on a Friday or Saturday for their Potions Cocktail Class for adults and be immersed in a world of magic!

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Saturday Night Comedy

Saturday Night Comedy

Selected dates between 22nd May 2021 - 27th November 2021

Treat yourself to an evening of award-winning comedy at Glee Club Glasgow, featuring four superb stand-up comedians that will keep you laughing until Monday!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Inveraray Castle Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Inveraray Castle Gardens

27th May 2021 - 31st August 2021

Explore the grounds of Inveraray Castle, which are full of rhododendrons and azaleas, as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

30 Minute Meditation Lunchtime Classes

30 Minute Meditation Lunchtime Classes

30th May 2021 - 17th December 2021

Take half an hour out to cultivate inner peace and enjoy the rest of the day with an inspired and positive mind on one of Kadampa Meditaion Centre's Lunchtime Classes!

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Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Whether you're wishing to purchase a few hidden treasures, interested in selling or just wishing for an enjoyable day out, there is something for everyone at Ayr's Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale!

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The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' regular Market Days every Sunday!

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All the Young Nudes’ Online Life Drawing Club

All the Young Nudes’ Online Life Drawing Club

Selected dates between 31st May 2021 - 31st October 2021

Join All the Young Nudes on Monday nights for their Online Life Drawing Club, a weekly, accessible, affordable and fun life drawing session!

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A Flag For Maryhill: Public Vote

A Flag For Maryhill: Public Vote

5th June 2021 - 16th August 2021

Maryhill Museum invites you to cast your vote in the 'A flag for Maryhill' competition which runs until August 16th!

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Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 5th September 2021

Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets return to Royal Exchange Square with their fabulous pop-up markets full of original pieces of art, jewellery, crafts, and designer products!

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 30th October 2021

Join Walking Tours in Glasgow to explore the streets of Mackintosh's home city to experience and witness his lasting legacy!

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Handmade in Ayr Market

Handmade in Ayr Market

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 4th December 2021

Handmade in Ayr is a creative monthly market showcasing the best of Ayrshire arts and crafts at The Grain Exchange, featuring quality Ayrshire & Scottish makers!

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The Big Zero Waste Market

The Big Zero Waste Market

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 4th September 2021

Held on the first Saturday of each month at The Deep End, The Big Zero Waste Market is a treasure trove of vintage, antique and collectables!

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The Dockyard Social

The Dockyard Social

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 19th December 2021

The Dockyard Social brings together the best street food traders Scotland has to offer all under one roof... everyone is welcome from families and foodies, to dates and dogs!

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Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 10th September 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team to find out more about what lives in your woodland, from edible plants to busy bees and species that invade to bats that soar at night!

Find out about Woodland Wildlife Workshops on What's On Glasgow
Cuban Salsa Classes With HT Dance

Cuban Salsa Classes With HT Dance

Selected dates between 11th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

Get your summer off to a fun start, meet people and keep fit at the same time with these new Cuban Salsa classes from HT Dance!

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Index Cards and Letters

Index Cards and Letters

11th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

As part of Glasgow International 2021, The Modern Institute presents Luke Fowler's exhibition - Index Cards and Letters.

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Peak Times

Peak Times

11th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

For Glasgow International, The Modern Institute presents a new exhibition by Eva Rothschild at its Aird's Lane gallery, which extends the artist's interest in reinvigorating conventional sculpture.

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Festival Village: Merchant City

Festival Village: Merchant City

17th June 2021 - 26th September 2021

The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!

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This Is Not A Craft Market

This Is Not A Craft Market

Selected dates between 19th June 2021 - 18th September 2021

Held at The Deep End, This is Not a Craft Market is a monthly market hosting some of Glasgow's most brilliant local makers and creatives!

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Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation

Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation

26th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

This series of portraits of Scottish LGBTI+ Elders, reflecting their own personal experiences, will give a sense of the varied, rich and remarkable lives of the many LGBTI+ elders living in Scotland.

Find out about Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation on What's On Glasgow
Wester Distillery Tours

Wester Distillery Tours

Selected dates between 26th June 2021 - 18th December 2021

Take a look behind the scenes of Wester Distillery and enjoy a guided tasting of the range of spirits produced at this microdistillery!

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Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

28th June 2021 - 6th August 2021

Start sailing or improve your skills at Clyde Cruising Club's dinghy training centre at Bardowie Loch, near Milngavie, where children and adults have been learning for over 80 years!

Find out about Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School on What's On Glasgow
Kingston Gymnastics Summer Camp

Kingston Gymnastics Summer Camp

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Kingston Gymnastics Club are running a summer camp over the summer holidays, open to members and non-members from age 5 upwards!

Find out about Kingston Gymnastics Summer Camp on What's On Glasgow
Sense Your Self - Kundalini Yoga Online

Sense Your Self - Kundalini Yoga Online

Selected dates between 28th June 2021 - 2nd August 2021

Join certified Kundalini Yoga, meditation and gong teacher, Carolyn McTaggart on Mondays for Sense Your Self, online Kundalini Yoga sessions!

Find out about Sense Your Self - Kundalini Yoga Online on What's On Glasgow
Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

28th June 2021 - 11th August 2021

This Summer, West End Adventure are running six weeks of fun and action packed adventurous activities in Luss!

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Summer Holiday Programme

Summer Holiday Programme

29th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 14th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend (booking required) and has lots for the kids to do!

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Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

30th June 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn for their Outdoor Art Camp where 5 - 11 year olds can be creative and make new friends this Summer!

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Summer Schools at RCS

Summer Schools at RCS

1st July 2021 - 31st August 2021

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's exciting programme of online summer schools, featuring a range of courses designed to keep you learning and creating at home, will run throughout July and August!

Find out about Summer Schools at RCS on What's On Glasgow
Big Feed Street Food Social

Big Feed Street Food Social

Selected dates between 3rd July 2021 - 26th September 2021

Enjoy the best of Scotland's street food at the Big Feed Street Food Social, Glasgow's indoor, fully licensed street food market!

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Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays

Selected dates between 4th July 2021 - 5th September 2021

The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust opens its Bridgeton Bus Garage to the public on selected Sundays throughout the year!

Find out about Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust Open Sundays on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Photo Journey: 1978 by Jos Treen

Glasgow Photo Journey: 1978 by Jos Treen

5th July 2021 - 17th November 2021

Taken over the span of one year, 'Glasgow Photo Journey:1978' perfectly encapsulates the hardships, resilience and humour of the people living in our city at the time.

Find out about Glasgow Photo Journey: 1978 by Jos Treen on What's On Glasgow
Bard in the Botanics

Bard in the Botanics

7th July 2021 - 28th August 2021

Bard in the Botanics are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Botanic Gardens for their 20th anniversary season with brand new productions of 'Twelfth Night' and 'The Winter's Tale'!

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Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays

Selected dates between 9th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Platform Glasgow are turning every Friday throughout the summer holidays into Fun Fridays with different performances running each week!

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Get Active Glasgow

Get Active Glasgow

10th July 2021 - 30th September 2021

Glasgow residents are invited to sign up to Glasgow City Council's exciting new 'Get Active, You Can Do It!' challenge, which runs until Thursday 30 September!

Find out about Get Active Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Toddler Tuesdays and Thursdays

Toddler Tuesdays and Thursdays

Selected dates between 13th July 2021 - 12th August 2021

Song, rhymes, puppets, music, games and imaginative play... it's Toddler Tuesdays and Thursdays onboard The Tall Ship Glenlee!

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Bongo’s Bingo Glasgow

Bongo’s Bingo Glasgow

Selected dates between 15th July 2021 - 22nd October 2021

Bongo's Bingo takes on Scotland and SWG3 Glasgow! Join us at our infamous bingo show for a unique twist on the traditional past time!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitewin House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitewin House

Selected dates between 17th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Whitewin House stands in one acre of formal Victorian gardens, rockeries and beautiful scalloped lawns, come along and explore the grounds for yourself as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Tom H Shanks RSW RGI PAI Centenary Exhibition

Tom H Shanks RSW RGI PAI Centenary Exhibition

17th July 2021 - 14th August 2021

Gerber Fine Art are celebrating the life and work of Tom Hovell Shanks who would have been 100 this year with a special exhibition!

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Summer Programme - Artist-led Workshops

Summer Programme - Artist-led Workshops

Selected dates between 19th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

This summer The Tall Shop Glenlee will play host to five performers who will lead exciting, innovative and thought provoking workshops and performances for their visitors!

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GoMA Outdoor Summer Programme

GoMA Outdoor Summer Programme

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 14th August 2021

Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art is running several fun-filled family sessions outdoors during the Summer Holidays!

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Pirate Treasure Hunts!

Pirate Treasure Hunts!

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join The Tall Ship pirates on a treasure hunt to find Captain Scallywag's loot, hidden somewhere on-board, during the Summer holidays!

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Ice Box Challenge Glasgow

Ice Box Challenge Glasgow

23rd July 2021 - 6th August 2021

The Ice Box Challenge Glasgow is a public installation and contest taking place from 23rd July 23 until 6th August in St Enoch Square!

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The Friday Show

The Friday Show

Selected dates between 23rd July 2021 - 17th December 2021

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Glasgow!

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BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Loch Lomond

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Loch Lomond

Selected dates between 24th July 2021 - 21st August 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to Loch Lomond Shores!

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Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse

Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse

24th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

Join Websters Theatre for their very first Summer panto extravaganza, Little Red and the Kelvinbridge Curse!

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The Rob Roy Drawings

The Rob Roy Drawings

24th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

From 24th July the RGI will be showcasing 10 illustrative, full-scale pastel works by the artist June Carey of her recent work of Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy produced for The Folio Society!

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The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

Selected dates between 24th July 2021 - 18th December 2021

The Glasgow Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show has been sold out every week for the past five years!

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Sincere Severity - An Exhibition By Chandelle Waugh and Eilidh Reilly

Sincere Severity - An Exhibition By Chandelle Waugh and Eilidh Reilly

30th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Sincere Severity is a duo exhibition of contemporary sculptural works by visual artists Eilidh Reilly and Chandelle Waugh at M Gallery!

Frazi.er Open To Close - the Galvanizer Experience

Frazi.er Open To Close - the Galvanizer Experience

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Frazi.er returns to SWG3 Glasgow on 31st July and 1st August for two 6 hour, bank-holiday, techno & visual masterclasses!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barochreal

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barochreal

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Barochreal near Oban is a haven of tranquillity with a new section added every year since 2006, come along and explore for youself as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

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The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken

The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Scottish Opera Young Company present this brand new production of Weill's absurd, satirical comedy asking questions about identity, power – and just how dangerous a camera can be.

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Jonny & The Baptists - Dance Like It Never Happened

Jonny & The Baptists - Dance Like It Never Happened

1st August 2021

Jonny & The Baptists' Dance Like It Never Happened is the funniest, most joyful and uplifting show you will ever see about feeling totally bereaved.

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Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - CANCELLED

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - CANCELLED

1st August 2021

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas return to Glasgow for their annual concert of all the hits in the fitting musical East End Quarter in BAaD!

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AR26 Charity - Football for All - FREE Summer Holiday Camps

AR26 Charity - Football for All - FREE Summer Holiday Camps

2nd August 2021 - 6th August 2021

AR26 Charity are running free Football for All Summer Holiday Camps in North Glasgow between the 2nd and 6th August!

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

2nd August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is a cultural celebration of our unique community, including a Carnival Parade on Saturday 7th August and a whole host of other events!

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Insight Talks at the Hunterian

Insight Talks at the Hunterian

Selected dates between 3rd August 2021 - 14th December 2021

Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!

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PASC Summer School: Participatory Arts Short Course for 16 - 25 year olds

PASC Summer School: Participatory Arts Short Course for 16 - 25 year olds

3rd August 2021 - 5th August 2021

Glasgow Connected Arts Network are hosting a free Participatory Arts Short Course for 16 - 25 year olds at CCA Glasgow in August!

King Tut’s Summer Nights

King Tut’s Summer Nights

4th August 2021 - 31st August 2021

King Tut’s Summer Nights festival returns showcasing over 70 acts across August in the UK's best live music venue!

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Learn to Sew - Visible Mending Workshop

Learn to Sew - Visible Mending Workshop

4th August 2021

Join the Remade Network and learn how to repair your clothes whilst injecting colour into your garments from the comfort of your own home!

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Watch Closely - An Evening of Magic

Watch Closely - An Evening of Magic

Selected dates between 4th August 2021 - 1st December 2021

Forget everything you think you know about magic as Scotland's 'Close-up Magician of the Year' Billy Reid presents his 5-star show WATCH CLOSELY for your entertainment & wonderment!

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Brooke Combe

Brooke Combe

5th August 2021

Brooke Combe has announced a gig at King Tut's Glasgow on Thursday 5th August!

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Margot Sandeman SSA 1922-2009 Poetry & Harmony - Works On Paper And Oils

Margot Sandeman SSA 1922-2009 Poetry & Harmony - Works On Paper And Oils

5th August 2021 - 1st September 2021

Gerber Fine Art is proud to present an exhibition by the artist Margot Sandeman, well known for vivid landscapes of the West Coast and interior still lifes influenced by the Arts & Crafts tradition.

Road to RHC

Road to RHC

5th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Take part in a brand new virtual cycling challenge this August and support Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity!

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The Crafters Roadshow - Silverburn

The Crafters Roadshow - Silverburn

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 3rd October 2021

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow returns to Silverburn!

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Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

6th August 2021

New for this season's events programme, Castlemilk Park Project proudly present The Stables Garden Outdoor Cinema!

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Winnie Herbstein: Dampbusters

Winnie Herbstein: Dampbusters

6th August 2021 - 4th September 2021

Being screened at CCA Glasgow, Dampbusters is the third in a triptych of films exploring the past, present and future of community organising in Glasgow.

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Brodick Highland Games - CANCELLED

Brodick Highland Games - CANCELLED

7th August 2021

The 2021 Brodick Highland Games will be held at Ormidale Park on Saturday 7th August, they're a great day out for all the family!

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Dean Friedman

Dean Friedman

7th August 2021

Catch a rare performance by legendary singer-songwriter, Dean Friedman, at Oran Mor Glasgow on August 7th!

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Flo Brooks: Angletwich

Flo Brooks: Angletwich

7th August 2021 - 4th October 2021

Tramway presents Angletwich, the first solo exhibition in Scotland by artist Flo Brooks, realised in partnership with Brighton CCA!

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Free Your Inner King - A Workshop Program Taking You From Zero to Drag King in 4 Weeks

Free Your Inner King - A Workshop Program Taking You From Zero to Drag King in 4 Weeks

7th August 2021

Free Your Inner King at AXM Glasgow is a workshop program that will take you from zero to drag king in 4 weeks!

Hollywood Vampires - CANCELLED

Hollywood Vampires - CANCELLED

7th August 2021

Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp AKA American rock supergroup Hollywood Vampires will return to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on August 7th!

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Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 28th November 2021

The Merchant Square Craft Fair & Design Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!

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Piping Live!

Piping Live!

7th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Piping Live! Glasgow's International Piping Festival is a 9-day celebration which will see events such as concerts, talks, recitals and more take place across the city!

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Pollok Parkrun

Pollok Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Pollok Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Pollok Country Park in the Southside of Glasgow!

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Springburn Parkrun

Springburn Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Springburn Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Springburn Park in the North of Glasgow!

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STREETrave

STREETrave

7th August 2021

The MASSIVE STREETrave Summer Alldayer returns to SWG3 on August 7th with an epic lineup which includes some lockdown heroes and some very special guests!

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Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Glasgow Film Theatre's weekly Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!

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The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!

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Tollcross Parkrun

Tollcross Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Tollcross Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Tollcross Park in the East End of Glasgow!

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Victoria Parkrun

Victoria Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Victoria Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Victoria Park in the West End of Glasgow!

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Wasps Summer Artist & Maker Market

Wasps Summer Artist & Maker Market

7th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Join Wasps Artists' Studios at the Briggait for their annual Summer Market which will showcase the work of their studio holders from across Scotland!

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Kames Classic Car Show

Kames Classic Car Show

8th August 2021

Join East Ayrshire Car Club for the annual Kames Classic Car Show on Sunday 8th August at Kames Motorsport Complex, Muirkirk!

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Wildflower Wander

Wildflower Wander

8th August 2021

Join the team at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond for a guided walk which will show you how to identify some of the wildflowers on the reserve and hear about their historical uses!

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Circus of Horrors

Circus of Horrors

9th August 2021

Catch some of the greatest and most bizarre circus acts on earth as the Circus of Horrors comes to The Barrowlands with their 25th Anniversary Show!

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Improv Killed My Monday

Improv Killed My Monday

Selected dates between 9th August 2021 - 13th December 2021

Don't miss an evening of unscripted comedy with Improv Killed My Dog and special guests at The Amsterdam on the second Monday of each month!

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Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

9th August 2021

Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!

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Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical

9th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Pack up your wigs, heels and all the glitter you can find, because the iconic, joyous and award-winning musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is back! Catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in August!

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Beginner’s Lampshade Printing Workshop

Beginner’s Lampshade Printing Workshop

10th August 2021

Learn how to screen print and construct your own lampshade on this beginner's evening course with Print Clan!

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Los Fastidios

Los Fastidios

10th August 2021

Italian anti-fascist street punks, Los Fastidios will be live at Audio Glasgow on Tuesday 10th August 2021!

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Swan Loch

Swan Loch

10th August 2021

Swan Loch is an interactive ballet, music and theatre show based on Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, for children aged 5-10!

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Another Sky

Another Sky

11th August 2021

Don't miss indie four-piece band from London, Another Sky, live at King Tuts Glasgow on Wednesday 11th August!

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Nature And Climate: An Emergency Response

Nature And Climate: An Emergency Response

11th August 2021

The Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow are joined by Francesca Osowska, CEO of NatureScot for online talk 'Nature And Climate: An Emergency Response' on 11th August.

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City of Glasgow College - Virtual Clearing Day

City of Glasgow College - Virtual Clearing Day

12th August 2021

Sign up for City of Glasgow College's free Virtual Clearing Day and their friendly staff will guide you through and help you to make the right choice for your future.

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Niqabi Ninja

Niqabi Ninja

12th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Combining street artwork, audio-story performance and a walk through your city, you are invited to immerse yourselves in Hana's world when Niqabi Ninja comes to Tramway!

Find out about Niqabi Ninja on What's On Glasgow
Martin Kemp: Back To The 80s

Martin Kemp: Back To The 80s

Selected dates between 13th August 2021 - 8th January 2022

Martin Kemp brings his famous 80s DJ PARTY to Oran Mor Glasgow for the first time ever on 13th August and 8th January!

Find out about Martin Kemp: Back To The 80s on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

13th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Scottish Opera Production Studios between 13th & 15th August!

The Gin & Rum Festival

The Gin & Rum Festival

13th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

The UK's largest Gin & Rum Festival tour is coming to Glasgow! If you're thirsty for knowledge or just want to party the night away, the Gin and Rum Festival is for you!

Find out about The Gin & Rum Festival on What's On Glasgow
Antonine Guided Walk

Antonine Guided Walk

14th August 2021

Did you know that Old Kilpatrick is brimming with history? Join local historian Stuart Forsyth for an afternoon exploring the site of the Roman fort, accompanied by a delicious afternoon tea!

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Flo and Joan: Before The Screaming Starts

Flo and Joan: Before The Screaming Starts

14th August 2021

Musical comedy sisters Flo & Joan have a new hour of their dark and waggish songs to parade about the place, catch 'Before The Screaming Starts' at the Stand Glasgow!

Find out about Flo and Joan: Before The Screaming Starts on What's On Glasgow
Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

14th August 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a walk around Castlemilk Park whilst learning how to identify wildflowers or refresh your existing identification skills!

Find out about Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk on What's On Glasgow
Pitch & Stitch - Textile Repair Picnic

Pitch & Stitch - Textile Repair Picnic

14th August 2021

As part of the Govanhill International Festival, Remade Network is hosting an in-person repair picnic for all the community on Saturday 14th August!

Find out about Pitch & Stitch - Textile Repair Picnic on What's On Glasgow
Queen’s Park Disco Sessions

Queen’s Park Disco Sessions

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 19th September 2021

Queen's Park Disco Sessions at Queen's Park Band Stand return! After sell out weekends in previous years, they are delighted to be invited back to bring world class disco to the Southside!

Find out about Queen’s Park Disco Sessions on What's On Glasgow
Chris McQueer: Runner

Chris McQueer: Runner

15th August 2021

Chris McQueer, award-winning author of Hings and HWFG, takes a look at social media celebrity culture with the story of Scotland’s most famous influencer, Agnes Aratoria.

Find out about Chris McQueer: Runner on What's On Glasgow
Islands In The Stream

Islands In The Stream

15th August 2021

Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers when 'Islands in the Stream' comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow!

Find out about Islands In The Stream on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilmaurs Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilmaurs Gardens

15th August 2021

On Sunday 15th August, four private gardens in the village of Kilmaurs will open their doors as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

The Great Outdoor Cinema

The Great Outdoor Cinema

16th August 2021 - 18th August 2021

The Great Outdoor Cinema returns to Pollok Park this August with screenings of Dirty Dancing, The Lion King and Jurassic Park!

Find out about The Great Outdoor Cinema on What's On Glasgow
Circa Waves

Circa Waves

17th August 2021

Circa Waves have announced new tour for 2021 which includes a date at 02 Academy Glasgow on 17th August!

Find out about Circa Waves on What's On Glasgow
The Vivienne & Baga Chipz Show

The Vivienne & Baga Chipz Show

17th August 2021

The winner of RuPaul's Drag Race, The Vivienne and audience favourite Baga Chipz join forces for a full 90-minute production show at Glee Club Glasgow!

Find out about The Vivienne & Baga Chipz Show on What's On Glasgow
Annie Lennox and The Eurythmics Tribute

Annie Lennox and The Eurythmics Tribute

20th August 2021

Join Lets Go Events for an incredible tribute night to Scottish icon Annie Lennox & The Eurythmics at BAaD on Friday 20th August!

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Gene Loves Jezebel

Gene Loves Jezebel

20th August 2021

2021 will see Gene Loves Jezebel embark on their 40th Anniversary UK Tour, which includes a night at Audio Glasgow on August 20th!

Find out about Gene Loves Jezebel on What's On Glasgow
John Rush

John Rush

20th August 2021

On Friday 20th August, join John Rush and some special guests as they play an intimate and all seated gig at Saint Luke's Glasgow!

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Patawawa - CANCELLED

Patawawa - CANCELLED

20th August 2021

Derbyshire three-piece, Patawawa, have crafted a sound that stays true to the neon roots of funk and disco! Catch them live at The Poetry Club Glasgow on Friday 20th August!

Find out about Patawawa - CANCELLED on What's On Glasgow
Roy Ayres Ubiquity ‘Mystic Voyage’ Tour

Roy Ayres Ubiquity ‘Mystic Voyage’ Tour

20th August 2021

Roy Ayers Ubiquity celebrate the 45th anniversary of their seminal 1975 album 'Mystic Voyage' with a special tour, catch them live at Oran Mor Glasgow on August 20th!

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Ainsley Hamill Album Launch

Ainsley Hamill Album Launch

21st August 2021

Join Ainsley Hamill at Tramway Glasgow for an audio visual experience as she launches her new Album 'Not Just Ship Land'!

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Battlefield in Bloom

Battlefield in Bloom

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Being held on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August, Battlefield in Bloom is a daylight Window Wanderland event!

Find out about Battlefield in Bloom on What's On Glasgow
Bushcraft for Beginners

Bushcraft for Beginners

21st August 2021

Reconnect with your wild side and join TCV Scotland for a morning in the woods and learning basic survival skills!

Find out about Bushcraft for Beginners on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Songwriting Festival

Glasgow Songwriting Festival

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Glasgow Songwriting Festival returns for 2021 with a variety of online workshops plus an opening concert featuring Reg Meuross, Donna Maciocia, Emily Barker and Findlay Napier!

Find out about Glasgow Songwriting Festival on What's On Glasgow
Prince’s Purple Disco Live in the Park

Prince’s Purple Disco Live in the Park

21st August 2021

Lets Go Back presents Prince's Purple Disco Live in the Park, a stunning disco tribute to the legendary star, being held in the stunning surroundings of Queen's Park!

Find out about Prince’s Purple Disco Live in the Park on What's On Glasgow
Still Marillion

Still Marillion

21st August 2021

StillMarillion pay tribute to the classic Eighties 'Fish era' of Marillion at Oran Mor Glasgow on August 21st!

Find out about Still Marillion on What's On Glasgow
Big Dog Walk

Big Dog Walk

22nd August 2021

The Big Dog Walk is coming to Pollok Park on Sunday 22nd August, you and your pooch will enjoy a venture around the stunning grounds before exploring the fantastic event village!

Find out about Big Dog Walk on What's On Glasgow
Fleetwood Mac Disco in the Park

Fleetwood Mac Disco in the Park

22nd August 2021

Don't miss the disco part of the Summer when all the Fleetwood Mac classics will be played to perfection in one incredible evening at Queen's Park Arena!

Find out about Fleetwood Mac Disco in the Park on What's On Glasgow
Insane Championship Wrestling: Fight Club

Insane Championship Wrestling: Fight Club

Selected dates between 22nd August 2021 - 3rd October 2021

Insane Championship Wrestling returns to The Garage with Fight Club, a massive night of over-18s pro wrestling!

Find out about Insane Championship Wrestling: Fight Club on What's On Glasgow
Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

22nd August 2021

Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to The Old Barn this August!

Find out about Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event on What's On Glasgow
Phil Kay

Phil Kay

22nd August 2021

Come and hear all the best stories from very creative comedian, Phil Kay... the legendary Scottish Storyteller and master of mirth!

Find out about Phil Kay on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

22nd August 2021

Horatio's Garden Glasgow, designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair, will be open to the public on Sunday 22nd August as part of Scotland’s Garden Scheme!

8-Week Mindful Eating Course

8-Week Mindful Eating Course

23rd August 2021

Join Joanne Moller at The Wellbeing Centre for an 8-Week Mindful Eating Course and learn how to end mindless and emotional eating for good!

Find out about 8-Week Mindful Eating Course on What's On Glasgow
Nutshell Theatre presents Allotment

Nutshell Theatre presents Allotment

24th August 2021 - 25th August 2021

Allotment follows sisters Dora and Maddy and their complex and quirky relationship as they live out the seasons and play out their rivalries among the plants!

Find out about Nutshell Theatre presents Allotment on What's On Glasgow
The Big Push

The Big Push

24th August 2021

Scruff of the Neck presents The Big Push live at The Garage Attic on Tuesday 24th August!

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David Kay: Cooked Tomatoes

David Kay: Cooked Tomatoes

25th August 2021

David Kay is one of the hidden gems of the Scottish comedy circuit, quirky, surreal, unexpected, laconic and awesome... don't miss him at the Stand Glasgow on August 25th!

Find out about David Kay: Cooked Tomatoes on What's On Glasgow
Miz Cracker’s Comedy Funhouse

Miz Cracker’s Comedy Funhouse

25th August 2021

Join Miz Cracker, Thorgy Thor, Rock M Sakura, Lawrence Chaney and Mutha Tucka for an evening of side-splitting laughter, drag comedy and mischief at Glee Club Glasgow!

Find out about Miz Cracker’s Comedy Funhouse on What's On Glasgow
The Dunts

The Dunts

25th August 2021

'Council punk' four piece The Dunts have announced a gig at Oran Mor Glasgow on Wednesday 25th August!

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Retro Video Club

Retro Video Club

26th August 2021

Don't miss Edinburgh's high-octane indie/rock band Retro Video Club live at SWG3 Galvanizers on Thursday 26th August!

Find out about Retro Video Club on What's On Glasgow
Tide Lines

Tide Lines

26th August 2021

The new 'sound of young Scotland' Tide Lines will bring their 2021 tour to Ayr Town Hall on Thursday 26th August!

Find out about Tide Lines on What's On Glasgow
Two Door Cinema Club

Two Door Cinema Club

26th August 2021

Northern Irish trio, Two Door Cinema Club, are back on tour and coming to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Saturday 26th August!

Find out about Two Door Cinema Club on What's On Glasgow
BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Ayr

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Ayr

Selected dates between 27th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to The Grain Exchange in Ayr!

Find out about BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Ayr on What's On Glasgow
I Don’t Know How But They Found Me

I Don’t Know How But They Found Me

27th August 2021

Salt Lake City duo I Don’t Know How But They Found Me will play SWG3 Glasgow on Friday 27th August!

Find out about I Don’t Know How But They Found Me on What's On Glasgow
Jane McDonald - Let the Light In

Jane McDonald - Let the Light In

27th August 2021

Jane McDonald, One of the nation's best-loved entertainers, is back with her phenomenal new live show! Catch her at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Friday 27th August 2021!

Find out about Jane McDonald - Let the Light In on What's On Glasgow
Meat Your Persona

Meat Your Persona

27th August 2021 - 5th September 2021

Meat Your Persona is a new touring pop-up created by Oxford University and Liminal Space designed to get people talking about how meat and dairy affects us and the environment.

Find out about Meat Your Persona on What's On Glasgow
Bat Night

Bat Night

28th August 2021

Embrace the darkness and go in search of some nocturnal nature at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond on Saturday 28th August!

Find out about Bat Night on What's On Glasgow
Beginner’s Stained Glass Workshop

Beginner’s Stained Glass Workshop

Selected dates between 28th August 2021 - 30th October 2021

Learn how to make your very own stained glass panels on this one day weekend workshop at RDW Glass Studio!

Find out about Beginner’s Stained Glass Workshop on What's On Glasgow
Daniel Sloss: Hubris

Daniel Sloss: Hubris

28th August 2021

The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland's international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit 'Daniel Sloss: X', comes to the SEC Armadillo on 28th August!

Find out about Daniel Sloss: Hubris on What's On Glasgow
Does it Fry? Live!

Does it Fry? Live!

28th August 2021

The hit online series 'Does it Fry?' steps out of the kitchen and on to the stage for their first ever live show, catch it at Websters Theatre Glasgow on 28th August!

Find out about Does it Fry? Live! on What's On Glasgow
Dream Evil

Dream Evil

28th August 2021

Swedish metallers Dream Evil have announced a headline Scottish show at the Cathouse Glasgow on Saturday 28th August with support from Shrapnel!

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Go Swim Loch Lomond

Go Swim Loch Lomond

28th August 2021

Go Swim Loch Lomond on Saturday 28th August is an open water swimming experience you'll never forget!

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Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

28th August 2021 - 5th September 2021

The 2021 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs, will be held between the 28th August and 5th September!

Find out about Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire on What's On Glasgow
Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience

Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience

28th August 2021

Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience is a joyous, up-tempo feel-good celebration of classic pop music, catch it at the O2 Academy Glasgow on August 28th 2021!

Find out about Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience on What's On Glasgow
Sausage and Cider Fest

Sausage and Cider Fest

28th August 2021

The Sausage and Cider Fest will arrive in Glasgow for the very first time at the amazing Briggait on Saturday 28th August!

Find out about Sausage and Cider Fest on What's On Glasgow
SWG3 Presents Eats Everything + Nightwave

SWG3 Presents Eats Everything + Nightwave

28th August 2021

SWG3 presents one of the world's top-ranking DJs, Eats Everything, for a super special three hour set on Saturday 28th August with support from Glasgow legend Nightwave!

Find out about SWG3 Presents Eats Everything + Nightwave on What's On Glasgow
Ted’s Teddy Bear Picnic

Ted’s Teddy Bear Picnic

28th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Are you ready to take part in Ted's Teddy Bear Picnic? Join Ted and friends for a virtual afternoon of fun, games and food all in aid of Ronald McDonald House Glasgow!

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Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

29th August 2021

Take an unforgettable journey of sound and vision through David Bowie's golden years from Space Oddity through to Let's Dance when Bowie Experience comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow!

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Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

29th August 2021

Don't miss a truly special 'Funk and Soul Club' Party full of funk, soul & disco hosted by DJ, Actor & BBC Radio 6 presenter Craig Charles at SWG3 on Sunday 29th August!

Find out about Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden:Gartnavel Secret Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden:Gartnavel Secret Garden

29th August 2021

Gartnavel Royal's hidden walled garden is cared for by a group of loyal volunteers and is an oasis of calm for patients, staff and visitors! Come along and explore for yourself on August 29th!

Blossoms

Blossoms

31st August 2021

Blossoms have announced details of a new UK tour including a date at Glasgow's O2 Academy on 31st August!

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Declan McKenna

Declan McKenna

31st August 2021 - 1st September 2021

Declan McKenna will be heading out on his 2021 Zeros tour in the Summer, catch him at SWG3 Glasgow on August 31st and September 1st!

Find out about Declan McKenna on What's On Glasgow
Passenger

Passenger

31st August 2021

For over a decade Passenger has been performing his much loved one-man show across the globe, don't miss him live at Glasgow Barrowlands on August 31st!

Find out about Passenger on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Active@Home North Lanarkshire

Active@Home North Lanarkshire

4th January 2021 - 23rd December 2021

If you are over the age of 65 and live in the North Lanarkshire area The Fair Play Foundation's Active@Home programme is the one for you!

Find out about Active@Home North Lanarkshire on What's On Lanarkshire
Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

Selected dates between 13th January 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Pain Association Scotland run professionally-led monthly groups across Lanarkshire for people living with all forms of chronic pain.

Sunday & Wednesday Worship Services

Sunday & Wednesday Worship Services

Selected dates between 28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021

St Andrew's Parish Church and Livingstone Memorial Parish Church in Blantyre invite you to join them on Sundays and Wednesdays for their live stream worship services.

Find out about Sunday & Wednesday Worship Services on What's On Lanarkshire
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 2021 - 24th December 2021

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

Find out about Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks on What's On Lanarkshire
New Lanark Markets

New Lanark Markets

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 19th December 2021

New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!

Find out about New Lanark Markets on What's On Lanarkshire
The Gruffalo Trail

The Gruffalo Trail

Selected dates between 23rd April 2021 - 28th November 2021

Join the Scottish Equestrian Hotel for a woodland adventure exploring their Gruffalo Trail on the ponies!

Find out about The Gruffalo Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 25th September 2021

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!

Find out about Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season on What's On Lanarkshire
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 2nd May 2021 - 19th December 2021

An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!

Find out about Lanark Market Car Boot Sale on What's On Lanarkshire
Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!

Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!

28th May 2021 - 5th September 2021

Learn about the community spirit and passion that surrounds Lanimers at New Lanark's brand new exhibition, Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!

Find out about Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back! on What's On Lanarkshire
WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

A Treasure Trail App game has been launched to offer summer fun in the area around the Hamilton Palace Grounds and Strathclyde Country Park!

Find out about WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!

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Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

Family Fun Quizzes and Trails

26th June 2021 - 18th August 2021

Low Parks Museum have a whole host of quizzes and trails in place over the summer which are guaranteed to keep young and old entertained, even the youngest of time detectives!

Find out about Family Fun Quizzes and Trails on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

26th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

Material Geeks are running a series of workshops in Lanark this summer to compliment Discover Lanark with their 'Walking in their Footsteps' Dinosaur trail!

ACE Summer Programme

ACE Summer Programme

28th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Looking for activities to entertain your children during the summer? SLLC will have a variety of ACE and Tiny ACE activities available at a range of venues across South Lanarkshire!

Find out about ACE Summer Programme on What's On Lanarkshire
Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays with seven weeks of multi sport camps between the 28th June and 13th August!

Find out about Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer on What's On Lanarkshire
Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

29th June 2021 - 30th December 2021

Explore the walking and cycling route between two of South Lanarkshire's historic buildings, enjoying local heritage, whilst benefitting your health and wellbeing!

Find out about Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
American Football For Under 16s

American Football For Under 16s

Selected dates between 4th July 2021 - 31st October 2021

The East Kilbride Pirates and Hamilton Buccaneers offer weekly American Football sessions on Sunday mornings for under 16s!

Find out about American Football For Under 16s on What's On Lanarkshire
Bushcraft Academy

Bushcraft Academy

Selected dates between 5th July 2021 - 9th August 2021

Immersed in nature, your child will learn how to utilise the resources around them on OutLET: Play Resource's Bushcraft Academy at RSPB Barons Haugh!

Find out about Bushcraft Academy on What's On Lanarkshire
Nature Club

Nature Club

Selected dates between 6th July 2021 - 5th October 2021

OutLET: Play Resource's Nature Club for under 5's is a gentle parent and child group where children can play, get muddy and learn about the natural world!

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Art On The Wild Side

Art On The Wild Side

17th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Art On The Wild Side is a unique exhibition of Wildlife Art in Watercolour by artist Linda Latham at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum!

Find out about Art On The Wild Side on What's On Lanarkshire
Biggar Links Community Art Trail

Biggar Links Community Art Trail

17th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Organised by Biggar Little Festival, Biggar Links is a community art project celebrating the resident's precious links!

Find out about Biggar Links Community Art Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Wildfire Festival

Wildfire Festival

30th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Scotland's award winning rock festival, WildFire Festival, makes a welcome return between the 30th July and 1st August to Scotland's highest village, Wanlockhead!

Find out about Wildfire Festival on What's On Lanarkshire
Biggar Little Picnic

Biggar Little Picnic

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Biggar Little Festival is pleased to announce that they will be holding an outdoor summer music event in the grounds of Loaningdale House on the 31st July & 1st August!

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Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show

1st August 2021

Get ready for a day full of family fun when Summerlee Museum's annual Classic Car Show returns on Sunday 1st August!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Walled Garden, Shieldhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Walled Garden, Shieldhill

1st August 2021

Explore the redesigned and planted 200-year-old walled garden at Quothquan as part of this year's Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

1st August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at Lanark Memorial Hall on Sunday 1st August!

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The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

3rd August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at Rutherglen Town Hall on Tuesday 3rd August!

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The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz

5th August 2021

The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at East Kilbride Village Theatre on Thursday 5th August!

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Roddy Woomble Acoustic Concert at FRETS

Roddy Woomble Acoustic Concert at FRETS

6th August 2021

FRETS CONCERTS is delighted to announce RODDY WOOMBLE will be performing an acoustic concert on Friday 6th August in the Strathaven Hotel!

Find out about Roddy Woomble Acoustic Concert at FRETS on What's On Lanarkshire
BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 4th December 2021

The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Cumbernauld Centre!

Find out about BGCP Comic and Toy Market Tour: Cumbernauld on What's On Lanarkshire
Hamilton Market

Hamilton Market

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Hamilton BID are holding a new market featuring local artisan businesses every Saturday during August in Quarry Street in the town centre!

Find out about Hamilton Market on What's On Lanarkshire
Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

7th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at East Kilbride Arts Centre on 7th August!

Strathclyde Parkrun

Strathclyde Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!

Find out about Strathclyde Parkrun on What's On Lanarkshire
Carluke Summer Market Fair

Carluke Summer Market Fair

Selected dates between 13th August 2021 - 26th September 2021

Carluke's Market Square will be taken over by some of the finest local traders and fun activities for all the family when the Summer Markets are held in August and September!

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Pedal In the Park

Pedal In the Park

14th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Join Wee Cycle Cumbernauld CIC at Palacerigg Country Park on the 14th and 15th August for their free cycling event, Pedal In the Park!

Find out about Pedal In the Park on What's On Lanarkshire
Twist and Shout

Twist and Shout

14th August 2021

An all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late sixties!

Find out about Twist and Shout on What's On Lanarkshire
Viva Espana

Viva Espana

14th August 2021

Anyone else missing their holidays abroad? Join the Alona Hotel for their Spanish Fiesta where they'll serve up your holiday favourites - paella, sangria, Flamenco dancers and disco!

Find out about Viva Espana on What's On Lanarkshire
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

15th August 2021

Come and explore 'The Good Life Garden' on Sunday 15th August when owners Paul and Sheona Brightey open it to the public as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Explore two delightful gardens in the highest villages in Scotland, Wanlockhead and Leadhills, on 21st & 22nd August as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Lanarkshire Wedding Exhibition

Lanarkshire Wedding Exhibition

22nd August 2021

The Lanarkshire Wedding Exhibition is returning to Hamilton Park Racecourse on Sunday 22nd August! Get your hands on tickets now for the BIGGEST wedding show in the area!

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Janey Kirk

Janey Kirk

27th August 2021

Janey Kirk is without doubt Scotland's fastest growing country stars, catch her live at Motherwell Theatre on 27th August 2021!

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The Absolute Elvis Show

The Absolute Elvis Show

27th August 2021

Elvis tribute act, Johnny Lee Memphis will perform with his ten-piece band at Rutherglen Town Hall on Friday 27th August 2021!

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Ardochrig Hike

Ardochrig Hike

29th August 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on a journey to the highest point in the windfarm - and bring along some lunch to enjoy the view from it!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Roaches Coaches

Roaches Coaches

9th December 2020 - 1st December 2021

Join Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society for Roaches Coaches, a radio comedy set in a small-town bus depot, in a magical time before COVID-19 was invented!

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Stirling Farmers Market

Stirling Farmers Market

Selected dates between 27th February 2021 - 18th December 2021

Stirling Farmers’ Market will be back on Port Street to help you keep that resolution to eat better in 2021!

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Stirling Car Boot

Stirling Car Boot

Selected dates between 4th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

From food to sweets and treasures to junk, Stirling Car Boot is open every Sunday regardless of the weather!

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Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale

Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 25th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Come and visit Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale, the biggest and best car boot sale in the region, every Sunday... all welcome!

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The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

30th April 2021 - 1st January 2022

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn

Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn

Selected dates between 29th May 2021 - 21st August 2021

Come join us at the Made in Stirling store and make your own Stop Motion Animation short film with Indie Flynn from local charity Square Peg SCIO!

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Summer Holidays Activity Programme

Summer Holidays Activity Programme

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join us at The Battle of Bannockburn over the summer holidays for a dazzling array of exciting activities!

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Stirling Ghostwalk

Stirling Ghostwalk

Selected dates between 2nd July 2021 - 28th August 2021

Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!

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Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’

Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’

23rd July 2021 - 8th August 2021

Fancy an outing to something a bit different, why not join Rubber Chicken Theatre up on the beautiful Holmehill in Dunblane for one of their Summer 'show in a week' performances!

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Epic Art Exhibition 2021

Epic Art Exhibition 2021

24th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Come along to Macrobert Arts Centre to see some truly epic artworks! This year we had over 150 artist submissions all creating art centred on the theme –‘The Most Incredible Thing’.

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HIT PLAY Youth Summer Programme

HIT PLAY Youth Summer Programme

29th July 2021 - 6th August 2021

Are you between the ages of 13-25 & living in Stirling? Then don’t miss out on Creative Stirling's Youth Summer Programme with a variety of fun and educatinal skills classes!

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Retreat, Relax and Restore

Retreat, Relax and Restore

1st August 2021

Join Natasha for a mini-retreat in which you will get the opportunity to take some time out from the busyness of life to unwind, de-stress and recharge your batteries.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 60 Greenhead

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 60 Greenhead

1st August 2021

Enjoy a wander around a delightful hidden garden in Alva behind the primary school on 1st August as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme.

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Foraging for Youngsters (12-14 year olds)

Foraging for Youngsters (12-14 year olds)

6th August 2021

As part of Summer of Activities, Transition Stirling is delighted to bring you a foraging event for children aged 12 to 14 years old on 6th August!

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Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

6th August 2021

Learn how to forage safely, how to identify plants and enjoy some foraging games too at this event run by Transition Stirling!

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Family Garden Party

Family Garden Party

7th August 2021

Join us on Saturday 7th August for a day of family fun at The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Our garden will be full of exciting performances!

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Ghost Hunt: Old Town Jail

Ghost Hunt: Old Town Jail

7th August 2021

Join Lone Vigils Paranormal Investigations for a night of ghost hunting at Stirling Old Town Jail on Saturday 7th August!

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Dollar Glen Ramble

Dollar Glen Ramble

10th August 2021

Join Chris Knapman on a journey of discovery through Dollar Glen SSSI as we explore the glorious Summer woodland to reveal unusual trees and abundant wildlife.

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The Crafters Roadshow - The Thistles Stirling

The Crafters Roadshow - The Thistles Stirling

Selected dates between 12th August 2021 - 12th September 2021

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow returns to The Thistles, Stirling!

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The Swings

The Swings

12th August 2021

Come and enter our world of The Swings. - A 5m high giant swing set, 2 swings, 2 aerialists and a sound installation where you can play, watch, and listen. An interactive event for all the family!

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Paint n Sip Heiland Coo with Blaeberry River Art

Paint n Sip Heiland Coo with Blaeberry River Art

14th August 2021

Learn how paint an image from blank canvas to beautiful work of art in just 2 hours in this relaxing workshop at Made in Stirling!

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Painting Landscapes - A Workshop Series with Orla Stevens

Painting Landscapes - A Workshop Series with Orla Stevens

Selected dates between 18th August 2021 - 8th September 2021

Join Orla Stevens for expressive painting and drawing workshops, exploring the landscape of your favourite places through mixed media acrylics, oil pastel, ink, chalks and collage.

Ghost Hunt: Bo’ness Town Hall Friday 20th August 2021

Ghost Hunt: Bo’ness Town Hall Friday 20th August 2021

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Dare you join Lone Vigils Paranormal Investigations for this ghost hunt at Bo’ness Town Hall on Friday 20th August!

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Embroidered Embellishments

Embroidered Embellishments

21st August 2021

Join us for an embroidery workshop with a difference! Bring some bling to your embroidery with stitcher to the stars, Chloe Patience. This workshop will be chock full of techniques.

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Stirling Highland Games

Stirling Highland Games

21st August 2021

The annual Stirling Highland Games returns for its 150-year celebration on Saturday 21st August 2021, promising a great day out for all the family!

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Beginners Guide to Canine Massage

Beginners Guide to Canine Massage

Selected dates between 22nd August 2021 - 19th September 2021

This 1 day workshop is the perfect introduction into how you can help your best friend at home!

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Coptic Book Binding

Coptic Book Binding

22nd August 2021

Learn how to make a fabulous and funky, A5 size, recycled rubber covered journal or sketchbook using one of the oldest types of bookbinding stitches – the coptic stitch.

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Introduction to Pastels - Flowers with Blaeberry River Art

Introduction to Pastels - Flowers with Blaeberry River Art

22nd August 2021

Join Fiona from Blaeberry River Art for an intensive day learning to sculpt and shade vibrant blooms at Made in Stirling on 22nd August!

Introduction to Bumblebees

Introduction to Bumblebees

27th August 2021

This half day workshop run by TCV Scotland Stirling Branch will introduce you to the most common species of bumblebee found in the UK.

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Art Club with Baeberry River Art

Art Club with Baeberry River Art

Selected dates between 29th August 2021 - 24th October 2021

Come along and chill out for a morning of art with the support of tutor Fiona at Blaeberry River Art’s brand new art club held in Made in Stirling!

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Events in Other Areas

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Harry Potter Day
Wands at the ready! Head along to Braehead Shopping Centre on Friday 30th July for their Harry Potter day in aid of Glasgow Children's Hospital charity!
BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise
Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!
Barnhill Farmers Market
Barnhill Farm in Inchinnan are holding their next Farmers Market, showcasing the very best from local Renfrewshire producers, on the 31st July & 31st August!
Paisley Farmers Market
Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire
5 to 25 year olds can enjoy a wide-range of free and fun-filled summer activities courtesy of Renfrewshire Council as part of the national Get Into Summer campaign!

Popular Venues

Beacon Arts Centre Braehead Arena Johnstone Town Hall Paisley Arts Centre The Bungalow Paisley