Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Beacon Arts Centre as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!
Hear the story of Agnes Sampson, a woman from East Lothian, and discover the events which led to her being accused of witchcraft and questioned by the King himself.
Scottish hosts invite international storytellers to gather round the digital hearth for relaxed sessions of stories from home and abroad. The perfect way to end (or begin) your day!
The Festival’s famous Open Hearth returns to the Netherbow Theatre for a relaxed traditional session of stories and music.
Global Lab is an open community of creativity and co-learning, hosted by the Scottish International Storytelling Festival
Enjoy family and adult sessions of stories in some of Edinburgh's community gardens. Suitable for accompanied children 3-7, or for adults interested in garden settings and lore.
Head of Creative Programmes, Emma Nicolson and organic food grower and writer Claire Ratinon talk about the possibility and necessity of bringing a decolonial lens to the practice of horticulture.
An evening of humorous, inspiring and informative contemporary collected tales about sex, presented for the wellbeing and inspiration of other women, and for those who care about them.
The Institut Francais d'Ecosse is delighted to welcome back Stéphanie Trouillard, journalist at France24, for an in-person talk on Tuesday 19th October.
Spend an evening in the company of one of Britain’s favourite (and naughtiest) national treasures, Miriam Margolyes, as she shares stories from her remarkable life with broadcaster Fi Glover.
Dan Snow brings his award-winning, chart-topping podcast and online TV channel 'History Hit' live to The Queen's Hall.
Hillfoots Tales welcome a host of guest storytellers for a special week of events celebrating the stories and legends of our people and landscape including:
'BLIND' is an audio horror experience that takes place in your own home. Come sit in the dark with us... If you dare...
Join Greyfriars Kirk and other guests, for a weekend of events that celebrate what happens when experts and those interested in a variety of fields seek knowledge and truth together!
Join us online for three sessions of Edinburgh’s long-running storytelling night, with a special guest storyteller each time!
Oracles is a story about family, legacy, womanhood and traditional storytelling, grounded in a mix of traditional storytelling and spoken word.
Celebrate World Champagne Day with Bonnie & Wild and Inverarity Morton and indulge in this exclusive tasting of three delicious champagnes!
This film tells the story of the great philosophical thinker, poet and Sufi, Yunus Emre. An online Q&A will follow with the film producer and director - Kürşat Kızbaz.
Discover James Croll, the Scottish janitor born into poverty and dogged by ill health who became the self-taught father of climate science.
Join Elis, Mike and Steff as they take their smash hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar out on the road for the first time!
Join Khloud Ereksousi (Arabic), Craig McCulloch (BSL), Ailsa Dixon (English), Jackie Ross (Doric) and Alex Thomson (Visual) as they retell the family story of Fittie's Purse, in multiple languages.
With great warmth and precision, Johannes Geworkian Hellman and Tine Winther delve into some of life’s great events - birth, love and death – weaving story and music together.
New Media Art Curator Tal Michael Haring in discussion with Sonia Levy and Jakob Kudsk Steensen on the value of more-than-human worlds.
We are delighted to welcome Odile Hughson on Tuesday, 26th October at the Institut français d’Ecosse to present her book, Royal Friendships.
Join the Royal Collection Trust at The Palace of Holyroodhouse for short talks revealing the stories behind some of Scotland's most famous symbols this November!
Doug Allan looks back over his successes and setbacks during 35 years of natural history film making with this special event at Assembly Roxy Edinburgh!
Rediscovering the 17th and 18th century townships of Glencoe at this talk on 4th November at Gladstone's Land!
Nick Butter, the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world, tells tales of muggings, war zones, dog attacks, extreme exhaustion, and the sheer scale and diversity of our planet.
Join multi-award-winning actor and Sunday Times bestselling author Alan Cumming, as he celebrates the publication of his new book, Baggage: Tales from a Fully Packed Life.
Join stars of the hit TV show Outlander, Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish, for this exclusive event to celebrate the publication of their new book, The Clanlands Almanac!
In 1860 Capt. F.W.L. Thomas sailed to St Kilda to take the first ever photographs of St Kilda. This is the story of the quest to give these St Kildans back their identity and to tell their story.
Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for an awe-inspiring ride when Tim Peake shares his experience of life in space when he brings his UK tour to the Usher Hall Edinburgh on 11th November 2021!
Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, now indelibly part of Leith’s legacy with international recognition, deserves more credit and study than it gets. Tim Bell will explore how Leith is presented.
This lecture investigates a range of artworks by artists including S.J. Peploe, Dorothy Johnstone, Eric Robertson and William McCance, and places them within the context of their times.
This talk given by Jim Scanlon, a member of Leith local history society and Leith Rules Golf Society, will explore the variety of notable people who have played golf on Leith Links.
Ahead of this St Andrew’s Day, discover the myths, legends and Royal stories behind several famous Scottish symbols, from thistles to unicorns!
Graeme Souness welcomes John Barclay, former Scotland captain and stars of Scottish Rugby to his charity lunch in aid of DEBRA at Prestonfield House Hotel, Edinburgh on 28th November.
The Holyrood Ordinal dates back to the fifteenth century. Discover this extraordinary Scottish liturgical manuscript up close for one day, with short talks from our curator.
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for an exploration of the 19th century Christmas through antique objects, many from her own collection which inspire her intricate etchings.
This lecture describes some recent discoveries of highly decorated interiors, as well as the challenges facing conservators in caring for and displaying these rare survivals in the 21st century.
Vicky Garrington explores a variety of historic dress from a much-mended maid’s uniform of the early 20th century to a sumptuous 18th century silk dress scattered with tulips.
Legendary Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson brings his critically acclaimed ‘An Evening With’ spoken word show to the Usher Hall on Friday 10th December!
In Living Dangerously, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from his early years to the present day. Join him for an inspiring evening at the Usher Hall!
Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 22nd February!
Celebrity chef James Martin is hitting the road with a brand-new tour for 2022 and stops off at the Usher Hall on Thursday 10th March.
It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.
Join Test Match Special and Ashes stars Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan as they take you inside the famous TMS commentary box!
Get the real story behind what Vanity Fair called “the greatest pop-culture masterpiece of its day” when three of The Sopranos’ most iconic cast members sit down for a chat.
Fran Lebowitz, the star of Netflix’s Pretend It’s A City, will be live in conversation at the Usher Hall Edinburgh on Sunday 26th June 2022. Do not miss it!
David Sedaris will take An Evening With David Sedaris across the UK and Ireland in summer 2022. Catch him live at the Usher Hall on Sunday 10th July!
Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new Arena show for 2022 which will come to the Edinburgh Playhouse!
Join former England international and true giant of the game Martin Bayfield at the Festival Theatre as he embarks on his ‘Rugby Legends’ UK tour.
Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood is hitting the road with a brand-new tour for 2022. Catch him at the Usher Hall on Saturday 12th November!
Check out The Arts Society Fife's online lectures taking place over the coming months where lecturers share their specialist knowledge on the arts!
Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.
Join The Arts Society Fife online and listen to lecturers share their specialist knowledge on the arts. Members also have the opportunity to join in local arts and heritage projects.
Former professional motorcycle and truck racer turned TV commentator and speaker/entertainer, Steve Parrish will share the uncut version of his hilarious biography The Parrish Times.
Don't miss behind the scenes stories from Still Game and more as Ross Owen hosts An Evening with Still Game stars Gavin Mitchell and Sanjeev Kohli!
In Living Dangerously, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from his early years to the present day. Join him for an inspiring evening at the Alhambra Theatre!
Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at the Alhambra Theatre on January 30th 2022!
A celebration of the life of Doris Day, featuring over 24 popular hits from the Doris Day Songbook, the songs interwoven with stories, anecdotes and facts about the life of this special lady.
Forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees is an expert in the dark underbelly of murder and in this fascinating talk she will be revealing the results of years of research.
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!
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
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!
After over 18 months, Inside The Ropes is finally back with a brand new tour, this time featuring the legendary giant himself, Paul Wight!
Join Glasgow CAN for their FREE online networking event on Wednesday 20th October, where they'll be joined by guest speaker Felix Gilfedder from Mobile Film School!
On Wednesdays the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns, join them on October 27th for Welcome Back To Robert Burns!
Join Glasgow CAN for a 2 hour online training session on positive practices for readjusting to face-to-face delivery.
Join author Lea Taylor on October 30th at The Language Hub for a reading from her book, The House Beside the Cherry Tree!
Redhanded is a true crime podcast hosted by Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala, join the duo as they bring their live tour to Oran Mor Glasgow on 31st October and 1st November!
City of Glasgow College is hosting a series of innovative workshops in conjunction with Climate Fresk aimed at raising awareness and understanding of the impact of climate change!
Being hosted at The Glasgow Academy during COP26, The WildHearts Global Youth Summit is the world's largest, free, youth-led, climate event!
Join Psychological Therapist Emma Kenny at Oran Mor Glasgow as she takes you on a journey looking at what ingredients of possibility lead to body counts by serial killers.
As world leaders gather in Glasgow for COP26, join the New York Times for nine days of ideas to remake our future at their Climate Hub in SWG3!
Saint Lukes and the Winged Ox is delighted to host an amazing lineup of artists as part of COP26 and UMA Entertainment on the 6th of November!
Spend an evening with Nigella Lawson at the King's Theatre Glasgow as she shares the rhythms and rituals of her kitchen to celebrate her latest book Cook, Eat, Repeat!
Join Shaun Ryder as he discusses his life, career & the music industry at The Glee Club Glasgow on November 11th!
With fans ranging from Emma Watson, Pink and Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed!
Ant Middleton is bringing his 'Mind Over Muscle Tour' to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on November 16th & 17th, taking the audience through a motivational journey of self-help and self-discovery!
Back for the fifth year running, RESONATE is one of the year's unmissable events for industry professionals, musicians, music students and diehard music fans!
Join Graeme Souness for an evening of entertainment hosted by Jim White (Sky Sports and Talk Sport) with appearances from Ally McCoist, Ian Durrant, Mark Walters and other special guests!
Doug Allan looks back over his successes and setbacks during 35 years of natural history film making with this special event at Oran Mor Glasgow!
Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for an awe-inspiring ride when Tim Peake shares his experience of life in space when he brings his UK tour to the SEC Armadillo Glasgow on 29th November 2021!
Join Rangers legend Kris Boyd and some very special guests for an evening at the SEC Armadillo on Friday 7th January!
Keith Buckley, singer from hardcore act Every Time I Die, is bringing his Q&A tour to the Garage Glasgow on 9th February!
Moderated by Rob Roth, founding members of pioneering new wave band Blondie, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein explore their own history and discuss their lives in music.
Annual technology event Scottish Summit is returning to Glasgow in 2022, the event will be held at Strathclyde University Technology & Innovation Centre on the 25th & 26th February!
Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at The Old Fruitmarket Glasgow on Saturday 26th February!
Following the phenomenal success of his previous tours, celebrity chef James Martin returns to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with his new show!
Bob Harris & Danny Baker have unparalleled experience of witnessing the great names of modern music up close... join them as they spill the beans at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow on 8th April!
The Night Sky Show at the Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow will take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard and across the cosmos!
New York Times Bestselling author Rob Bell brings his 'Everything is Spiritual Tour' to Saint Luke's Glasgow on Saturday 16th July!
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humour writers, catch his live tour at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on 17th July!
Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of September 2022!
Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new Arena show for 2021 which will come to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 2nd October!
Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on 4th October 2022.
Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood is hitting the road with a brand-new tour for 2022, catch him at the SEC Armadillo Glasgow on Friday 11th November!
Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Hamilton Town House as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
The Homebird Sessions with Elaine Lennon and guests at Lanternhouse are a must for music fans and writers everywhere, the event on Sunday 7th November will welcome singer/songwriter Boo Hewerdine!
Sir Ranulph Fiennes' endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration join him for an evening at Motherwell Concert Hall!
Forth Environment Link is working to co-deliver My Bo'ness; a community climate action plan utilizing the 20-minute neighbourhood framework. Come along and share your ideas, enjoy pizza and a film!
Pecha Kucha Stirling, in collaboration with CodeBase Stirling, will finally return this October 27th for our first night since January 2020!
Join The Grail for this Virtual Halloween Tasting featuring 6 gins inspired by mythical creatures encompassing a range of tastes such as London Dry, Spiced and Liqueurs!
The Hippodrome is proud to present ‘Living Proof’ a new release exploring this country’s complex relationship to the global climate crisis, through film and music.
Join The Grail for this Virtual Whisky Tasting with some very delicious drams you might not have had the chance to try or buy!
Join us at The Grail Callander on 11th November for an evening of wine tasting focusing on well known grape varieties from regions they are less commonly associated with!
Join The Grail on 26th November for a Virtual Gin Tasting and Tour of Badachro! It's the perfect cosy night in for any gin lovers.
Join Creative Stirling at 44 King Street on Thursday 2nd December for a screening of the 1930's film 'Morocco', starring Marlene Dietrich and Gary Cooper!
Join Creative Stirling at 44 King Street on Thursday 9th December for a screening of the 1931 film 'Dishonoured', starring Marlene Dietrich!
Join The Grail for a Virtual Whisky Tasting on Zoom! We've got Paul from Spey distillery to talk us through 6 fantastic drams.
Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at Macrobert Arts Centre on Friday 25th February!
Join Pete from the sub culture of underground crack climbing and onto the side of the world’s highest big walls.
It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.