All Events 25 August 2017

View all the upcoming Events taking place throughout Edinburgh on the 25 August 2017 below or use the calendar to find Events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

01 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

31 March 2017 - 03 September 2017
The Tomb presents the story of one extraordinary tomb, built around 1290BC and reused for over 1000 years.
Golf Hire

Golf Hire

20 April 2017 - 30 September 2017
Want to enjoy Edinburgh's famous 'Pitch & Putt' course but don't have clubs? Hire them from The Golf Tavern for £5.
Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

26 April 2017 - 26 April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
New Hibee Tots Football Toddler Classes for 2-4yrs are starting on 26th April.
Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

01 May 2017 - 31 March 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the rich history of Edinburgh through 101 of its most treasured objects.
Edinburgh Alphabet

Edinburgh Alphabet

19 May 2017 - 08 October 2017
An A-Z of the City's Collections, feature more than 300 objects, is now on at City Art Centre.
Outlander Tour of TV Locations

Outlander Tour of TV Locations

01 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Outlander Tour - Visit Jamie and Claire’s homeland and see the iconic sites from Series 1 & 2 with your own guide.
Scotland’s Gardens - Newhall

Scotland’s Gardens - Newhall

01 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Various Locations Midlothian
Take a Wander around the lovely gardens at Newhall as part of Scotland’s Gardens 2017.
Le Petit Verre Opera Company: Call for Cast

Le Petit Verre Opera Company: Call for Cast

03 June 2017 - 25 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Le Petit Verre, a brand new opera/operetta company is searching for their principal roles in an uncoming production.
Corgi Treasure Hunt

Corgi Treasure Hunt

05 June 2017 - 31 December 2017
We'll be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia toy corgis on board the ship for you to spot.
Fringe Festival Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

Fringe Festival Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

06 June 2017 - 28 August 2017
The winning entries to the 2017 Fringe Schools Poster Competition are on display at Dynamic Earth.
A Tale on the Mile

A Tale on the Mile

09 June 2017 - 25 September 2017
A Tale on the Mile is an exhibition of the work of photographer David Guillen on the streets of The Royal Mile.
The Galloway Hoard

The Galloway Hoard

16 June 2017 - 01 October 2017
Be among the first to see unique and rare Viking-age objects that have lain hidden for a thousand years.
It’s Alive

It’s Alive

22 June 2017 - 18 September 2017
This summer, the Museum of Childhood hosts a marvellous cast of clockwork characters.
Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

23 June 2017 - 12 November 2017
This major new exhibition will tell the real story of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the rise and fall of the Jacobites.
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions!
Polar Extremes at Dynamic Earth

Polar Extremes at Dynamic Earth

01 July 2017 - 28 August 2017
Check out the host of Polar themed activities for the whole family to enjoy at Dynamic Earth this summer!
Age of Oil

Age of Oil

21 July 2017 - 05 November 2017
An exhibition showcasing the work of artist Sue Jane Taylor and the relationship between art, environment & industry.
Let’s Go to a Place

Let’s Go to a Place

27 July 2017 - 04 September 2017
An exhibition of contemporary children, caught between the imaginary digital landscape and the real world.
Richard Wright: The Stairwell Project, 2010

Richard Wright: The Stairwell Project, 2010

27 July 2017 - 27 August 2017
See The Stairwell Project, a permanent work at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art by Richard Wright.
Thomas Cameron: Dream Sequence

Thomas Cameron: Dream Sequence

27 July 2017 - 02 September 2017
Head into The Sutton Gallery for their festival exhibition 'Dream Sequence' by artist Thomas Cameron.
Alison Watt: Still, 2004​

Alison Watt: Still, 2004​

28 July 2017 - 28 August 2017
Still, a monumental painting by Alison Watt, hangs in the Memorial Chapel Old Saint Paul's Scottish Episcopal Church.
Traverse Festival 2017 - Adam

Traverse Festival 2017 - Adam

30 July 2017 - 27 August 2017
If you are born in a country where being yourself can get you killed, exile is your only choice.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

01 August 2017 - 31 August 2017
Check out the daily free guided themed tours for adults and small groups at the National Museum of Scotland in August!
Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

Baby Wants Candy: The Completely Improvised Full Band Musical

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Baby Wants Candy, one of last year’s Top Ten Reviewed Comedy Shows returns to Edinburgh Fringe Festival!
Carla Lippis - Cast A Dark Shadow

Carla Lippis - Cast A Dark Shadow

02 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
The Playhouse on the Fringe 2017 presents: Carla Lippis - Cast A Dark Shadow on from 2nd August.
Colin Cloud: DARE

Colin Cloud: DARE

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Don't miss Colin Cloud when he brings his show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Dan Antopolski: Return of The Dan Antopolski

Dan Antopolski: Return of The Dan Antopolski

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Triple Perrier Award nominee Dan Antopolski returns to the Fringe with a brand new hour of comedy.
Danny Condon: Songs from the Black Sheep

Danny Condon: Songs from the Black Sheep

02 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
The Playhouse on the Fringe 2017 presents: Danny Condon and his hilarious caberet: Songs from the Black Sheep.
Eaten

Eaten

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
What if your food started talking back? Eaten invites children and grown-ups to the fascinating world of the food web.
Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Go on, spoil yourself! when Ed Byrne returns to the Fringe this year with a show called Spoiler Alert.
Gareth Waugh - Honestly?

Gareth Waugh - Honestly?

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Gareth Waugh: Honestly? is the most dishonest debut you’ll see all Fringe. Don't miss this eagerly-awaited solo debut!
Hyprov: Improvisation Under Hypnosis

Hyprov: Improvisation Under Hypnosis

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Hyprov: Improvisation Under Hypnosis - The undisputed late night hit of 2016's Fringe is back.
Kai Humphries - Punch Drunk

Kai Humphries - Punch Drunk

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Gilded Balloon and MZA present: Kai Humphries - Punch Drunk, a wonderfully affirming and downright hilarious story.
MARK THOMAS  A Show That Gambles on the Future

MARK THOMAS A Show That Gambles on the Future

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Mark Thomas returns to Summerhall with yet another brand new seventy minutes of his famous investigative escapades.
Micky Bartlett - Typical!

Micky Bartlett - Typical!

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Northern Ireland's Micky Bartlett brings 'Typical!' his funniest show yet to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Ongals: Babbling Comedy

Ongals: Babbling Comedy

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Ongals present: Babbling Comedy - A high energy non-verbal comedy spectacular tickling the funny bone of every age.
Oskar’s Amazing Adventure

Oskar’s Amazing Adventure

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Come and enjoy this heart-warming tale, the perfect summer treat for young children and their families.
Shazia Mirza: With Love From St Tropez

Shazia Mirza: With Love From St Tropez

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Lies, lies and more lies when Shazia Mirza brings her brand new show 'With Love From St Tropez' to the Fringe!
TAPE FACE

TAPE FACE

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The long awaited return of the show the world can't stop talking about comes to the Edinburgh Fringe.
The Gardener

The Gardener

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Cumbernauld Theatre present: The Gardener, a play about amateur gardening, growing old, and of a life spent in love.
Thrones! The Musical

Thrones! The Musical

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh South
The acclaimed musical parody phenomenon, Thrones! The Musical, is back with a newly updated and extended version.
Tom Houghton - Class Half Empty

Tom Houghton - Class Half Empty

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Gilded Balloon and MZA Present: Tom Houghton (Comedian of the Year finalist 2017) with his show, Class Half Empty.
Tom Skelton: Blind Man’s Bluff

Tom Skelton: Blind Man’s Bluff

02 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Join character comedy maverick Tom Skelton on a wild gallop through the history of blindness and his own sight loss.
Tom Stade: I Swear

Tom Stade: I Swear

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Canadian tour de force returns with a new show ‘I Swear’, prepare for another epic blast of Tom Stade!
Yvonne Buskie: ....starting to see the end

Yvonne Buskie: ....starting to see the end

02 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Yvonne Buskie: ..starting to see the end - An evolving environment influenced by ideas of piety and vandalism.
Caleidocello

Caleidocello

03 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Viennese Cellist Peter Hudler presents his music show 'Caleidocello'- Ode to the seemingly useless at the Fringe.
Craig Hill: Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt!

Craig Hill: Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt!

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Scotland's kilted comedy treasure Craig Hill brings his latest riotous show Someone’s Gonna Get Kilt to the Fringe!
Daniel Sloss: Now

Daniel Sloss: Now

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Award-winning Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss brings his new show 'Now' to the Edinburgh Fringe.
Design Informatics Pavilion

Design Informatics Pavilion

03 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Step into the future at the interactive pop up Design Informatics Pavilion as part of Futureplay Festival in August!
Edinburgh International Festival: Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid

Edinburgh International Festival: Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Forget the Little Mermaid you thought you knew. Meow Meow’s subversive cabaret is a fairytale gone rogue.
Emotional Terrorism

Emotional Terrorism

03 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Ellyn Daniels puts a hilarious spin on her soul-bearing tale of one girl’s journey from humiliation to liberation.
Enterprise: By Brian Parks

Enterprise: By Brian Parks

03 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Internationally acclaimed playwright Brian Parks brings his brand-new, fast-paced and surreal comedy to the Fringe.
FuturePlay Immersive Gallery

FuturePlay Immersive Gallery

03 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Imagine stepping into a canvas and exploring a visual world in virtual reality... now you can at FuturePlay Festival!
FuturePlay Tech Zone

FuturePlay Tech Zone

03 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Explore an interactive playground, where art meets tech with fun and surprises for all ages at FuturePlay Festival!
FuturePlay Virtual Reality Studio

FuturePlay Virtual Reality Studio

03 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Immerse yourself in virtual worlds from the surreal to the sublime at the FuturePlay Virtual Reality Studio!
Ignorance Is Chris - Edinburgh Fringe

Ignorance Is Chris - Edinburgh Fringe

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Award-nominated Scottish comedian Chris Henry brings his raw and hilarious show, Ignorance Is Chris, to the Fringe.
Jimeoin: Ridiculous

Jimeoin: Ridiculous

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Award winning Comedian Jimeoin brings his new show 'Ridiculous' to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Game Shows

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Multi-award winning Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for her fourth year.
Mary Go Nowhere

Mary Go Nowhere

03 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Mary Go Nowhere - A brand new black comedy and a deliciously dark script for this year’s Fringe-goers.
Massaoke’s Club La La - Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Massaoke’s Club La La - Edinburgh Fringe 2017

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Fringe's number one party just got bigger! Massaoke's new night, Club La La, comes to Assembly's Spiegeltent.
Nick Cody - On Fire!

Nick Cody - On Fire!

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Australia’s acclaimed comedy super-nova Nick Cody is back at the Fringe with a brand-new hour of kickass stand-up.
Njambi McGrath: Breaking Black

Njambi McGrath: Breaking Black

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Breaking Black - An exploration of a black British/African woman’s experience in a hostile post-Brexit Britain.
Quarter Life Crisis

Quarter Life Crisis

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Quarter Life Crisis is a hilarious and cheeky one woman show about hiting the quarter century milestone.
Ross Leslie: Cry Hard

Ross Leslie: Cry Hard

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Catch 60 minutes from Fife comedian Ross Leslie talking about what makes him cry hard, and you laugh hard.
Ruby Redfort by Lauren Child - The First Ever Stage Adaptation!

Ruby Redfort by Lauren Child - The First Ever Stage Adaptation!

03 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Escapade Productions brings an adaptation of the Ruby Redfort series by Lauren Child to George Square Theatre!
Set List - Stand Up Without a Net

Set List - Stand Up Without a Net

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Literally as they walk on stage, comedians must instantly create a spontaneous and original NEW stand-up set!
Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Missfit

Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Missfit

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Fringe favourite Shappi Khorsandi is back with a brand new show for the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Sunil Patel: Titan

Sunil Patel: Titan

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Sunil Patel brings his second hour of nihilistic gags to the Edinburgh Fringe this August with 'Titan'.
The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Introducing the worldwide premiere of ‘The Rise And Fall Of Marcus Monroe’ hitting the stage for the first time.
Traverse Festival 2017 - Eve

Traverse Festival 2017 - Eve

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Eve is the story of a child raised as a boy but who became one of the 10 Outstanding Women in Scotland in 2017.
Traverse Festival 2017 - Letters to Morrissey

Traverse Festival 2017 - Letters to Morrissey

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Award-winning playwright Gary McNair returns to the Traverse Theatre with his new one-man show - Letters to Morrissey.
Traverse Festival 2017:  Lilith: The Jungle Girl

Traverse Festival 2017: Lilith: The Jungle Girl

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Lilith: The Jungle Girl is an explosively messy mash-up of satire, slime and queer rage. See it at Traverse Theatre!
Traverse Festival 2017: Jess and Joe Forever

Traverse Festival 2017: Jess and Joe Forever

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Jess and Joe Forever is a coming of age tale that explores rural life and what it means to belong.
Traverse Festival 2017: Nassim

Traverse Festival 2017: Nassim

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Nassim Soleimanpour returns with an audacious theatrical event in which you will transcend borders and languages.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

03 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Hosted by Clive Anderson, a live extravaganza of the improvisational comedy show is coming to the Fringe this August!
Bill Martin: The Stories Behind the Songs

Bill Martin: The Stories Behind the Songs

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Bill Martin MBE will be appearing at The Dome during the Fringe, telling the stories behind the songs that he wrote.
BrickCity – The Backstage Tour

BrickCity – The Backstage Tour

04 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
Join LEGO artist Warren Elsmore and his team for a backstage tour and experience an amazing LEGO city built live!
Circus Hub

Circus Hub

04 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Underbelly's Circus Hub is back at The Meadows bigger and better than ever before!
Cirkopolis

Cirkopolis

04 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Cirkopolis - Quebec's Cirque Éloize transform classic film Metropolis into a virtuosic spectacle for the whole family.
Craft Scotland Summer Show

Craft Scotland Summer Show

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
The Craft Scotland Summer Show returns again this year to the second floor of White Stuff during the Festival Fringe.
Edinburgh Cocktail Festival

Edinburgh Cocktail Festival

04 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Come along to Edinburgh Cocktail Festival this August with its cocktail bars, food-stalls, pop-up events and more!
Edinburgh International Festival: Flight

Edinburgh International Festival: Flight

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Renowned Scottish theatre company Vox Motus adapts Caroline Brothers’s 2012 novel Hinterland, in a magical experience.
Edinburgh International Festival: Krapp’s Last Tape

Edinburgh International Festival: Krapp’s Last Tape

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Samuel Beckett’s moving meditation on time, memory and ageing is performed by renowned Irish actor Barry McGovern.
Edinburgh International Festival: Meet Me at Dawn

Edinburgh International Festival: Meet Me at Dawn

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Meet Me at Dawn is about two women wash up on a distant shore following a violent boating accident.
Goblin Market

Goblin Market

04 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
A spellbinding solo performance of Christina Rossetti’s poem, Goblin Market for both children & adults alike.
Jesus

Jesus

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Nebiyu Assefa's paintings of Jesus are interwoven with Joanna Brown's photosgraphs of modern day Israel & Palastine.
Legacy of Balfour

Legacy of Balfour

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Just Festival: Exhibition of work by the Network of Photographers for Palestine on the Legacy of Arthur Balfour.
Mimi's Suitcase

Mimi's Suitcase

04 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
This one-woman play follows Iranian teen Mimi's return to her war-torn homeland after a happy childhood in Barcelona.
Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Get your disco-dancing-booties on! Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall is back at Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Princes of Main: New Year’s Eve

Princes of Main: New Year’s Eve

04 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Join Princes of Main for the funniest, weirdest, most cathartic New Year’s Eve party you’ve ever been to.
Protestimony

Protestimony

04 August 2017 - 28 September 2017
Protestimony is a visual and interactive art exhibition using artworks etc. created by refugees in the Calais Jungle.
The Best of Irish Comedy

The Best of Irish Comedy

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Best of Irish Comedy featuring four top comics for the price of one returns to Stand 3, The Stands largest venue.
The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Best of Scottish Comedy

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
See the best comics on the contemporary Scottish circuit with at least four acts on every bill at The Stand Fringe.
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

04 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
The 2017 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo embraces a colourful theme, Splash of Tartan at Edinburgh Castle this year.
Traverse Festival 2017: Frogman

Traverse Festival 2017: Frogman

04 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
A coming-of-age, supernatural thriller, experienced in VR headsets from Curious Directive and Hull 2017.
Cally Beaton: Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

Cally Beaton: Super Cally Fragile Lipstick

05 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Cally Beaton is ready to come out about her double life in her hilarious brand-new stand-up show at the Fringe!
Free Fringe Music at the Museum

Free Fringe Music at the Museum

05 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Experience the joy of live music with different performers every day in partnership with Live Music Now Scotland.
Hero

Hero

05 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Heroes Theatre presents: Hero, an uplifting, live illustrated, storybook adventure for ages 8+ at Black Market.
Laugh Begins at Forty

Laugh Begins at Forty

05 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh South
A new age is dawning for the Edinburgh Fringe ... and it begins at 40 with a fantastic line-up of stand-up comedians.
The Drunk and Heckle Show

The Drunk and Heckle Show

05 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Fringe Festival: The Drunk and Heckle show hosted by Canadian comic David Tsono is back!
Traverse Festival 2017: The Whip Hand

Traverse Festival 2017: The Whip Hand

06 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Whip Hand is an explosive new play about power, privilege, blood ties and our inescapable past.
Paolozzi @ The Arches

Paolozzi @ The Arches

08 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh Beer Factory brings together creative talent from the world of food, drink & art at The Arches this August.
Wild Bore

Wild Bore

08 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Wild Bore: Three masters of smart, spiky, political performance who are not afraid to talk out of their arses!
Juliana Capes: Earthly Bodies

Juliana Capes: Earthly Bodies

09 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
A street based artwork, exhibition and tour that charts the significance of the city’s chewing gum constellations.
The Polar Bears Go Up!

The Polar Bears Go Up!

10 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Polar Bears are back for the Festival Fringe and they are moving up in the world. See them at the EICC.
Jimeoin - Even More Ridiculous!

Jimeoin - Even More Ridiculous!

11 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Jimeoin - Even More Ridiculous! Extra Friday & Saturday night 9pm shows! Later, ruder, sillier and absolutely full-on.
Stand By

Stand By

11 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh North
Stand By, written by former Police Officer Adam McNamara, shows the modern-day Police Service laid bare.
Edinburgh International Book Festival - Afternoon Tea with.....

Edinburgh International Book Festival - Afternoon Tea with.....

12 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Listen to a fabulous selection of Authors and tuck into a classic British afternoon tea, what more could you want?
Edinburgh International Book Festival - Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series

Edinburgh International Book Festival - Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series

12 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Check out the Amnesty International Imprisoned Writers Series events that are on each day of the festival.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Age of Political Earthquakes

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Age of Political Earthquakes

12 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Age of Political Earthquakes - Authors from across the world share their insights of this year’s seismic shocks.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - India & Pakistan: 70 Years On

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - India & Pakistan: 70 Years On

12 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
This series is explores the 70th anniversary of the Indian subcontinent’s independence from British rule.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Playing with Books

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Playing with Books

12 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Innovative events which play with the idea of using performance and music to discuss books on stage.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Reading the Final Chapter

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Reading the Final Chapter

12 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
This series explores death, one of the hardest things to deal with, a taboo we rarely fully explore.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - This Woman Can

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - This Woman Can

12 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
This series is all about phenomenal women. Dynamic women who are taking (or have taken) on the world.
Nairn’s Are You Sitting Comfortably?

Nairn’s Are You Sitting Comfortably?

12 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Start your day with a magical trip into the world of words with one of our Festival authors. For children of all ages.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Taking the Air

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Taking the Air

13 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
A series of truly fascinating events looking at sighing, singing, poetry, air quality and taking our last breath.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Unbound

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Unbound

13 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
An eclectic line-up of top talents plays with words, music and much more every night for your entertainment.
A Boy Named Cash

A Boy Named Cash

14 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
A one-man band greatest hits tribute to the legend Johnny Cash featuring Monty Cotton, as seen on The Voice.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Stripped 2017

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Stripped 2017

14 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Comics, graphic novels and the writers and illustrators who create them are the focus of our popular Stripped strand.
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Visions of the Future

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes - Visions of the Future

14 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Leading authors and public intellectuals consider the seismic shifts in society and how we can adapt in the future.
Dance Classes Hillside & Meadowbank

Dance Classes Hillside & Meadowbank

15 August 2017 - 13 October 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
The McPherson Dance Studio's new term dance classes are starting in Hillside & Meadowbank (preschool to adults).
Freedom

Freedom

15 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
'Freedom' powerfully depicts the themes of sex slavery, domestic violence, and the worst kind of misogyny.
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

15 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk is a story of the incredible life and love of artist Marc Chagall and his wife Bella.
Traverse Festival 2017:   Breakfast Plays: B!RTH

Traverse Festival 2017: Breakfast Plays: B!RTH

15 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Breakfast Plays: BIRTH - Four female playwrights present plays questioning their country’s approach to birth pracice.
Homework Club

Homework Club

21 August 2017 - 11 June 2018
Kids taking too long to get their homework done? Bring them along to the Homework Club at Wonder World, Edinburgh!
Row Your Boat

Row Your Boat

21 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Join Grinagog Theatre and help Daphne row her boat in this rollicking adventure full of live music and interaction.
The Gin Whore Tour

The Gin Whore Tour

21 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Historical tales of hooch & harlots, paired with the very best gins, in this slightly naughty one woman show.
Traverse Festival 2017: An Evening with an Immigrant

Traverse Festival 2017: An Evening with an Immigrant

21 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
Award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams presents: An Evening with an Immigrant.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Real Magic

Edinburgh International Festival: Real Magic

22 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Real Magic takes you on a hallucinatory journey, in a performance about struggle, optimism and the desire for change.
Edinburgh International Festival: Oresteia: This Restless House

Edinburgh International Festival: Oresteia: This Restless House

22 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
A compelling, brutal soap opera, exposing the fragility of a family’s bonds.
Spect-Act

Spect-Act

22 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
A series of interactive plays presented by Active Inquiry, the Bethany, the Alma and the Shakti Theatre Companies.
Portrait of Her // Elaine Speirs

Portrait of Her // Elaine Speirs

24 August 2017 - 17 September 2017
'Portrait of Her' is an exhibition by Edinburgh based artist Elaine Speirs showing Aug/Sep at the Arusha Gallery.
Showhawk Duo at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Showhawk Duo at Edinburgh Fringe 2017

24 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
The Showhawk Duo's live show knows no boundaries and will leave you amazed. Watch them at Stramash in August!
3 Course Dining Experience featuring telepathic duo The Anomaly

3 Course Dining Experience featuring telepathic duo The Anomaly

25 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Enjoy a 3-course dinner and Telepathy Magic show featuring 'The Anomaly' the world's most baffling telepathic couple.
Cabareilidh

Cabareilidh

25 August 2017
Have fun this Fringe Festival with Cabareilidh, the first dinner variety cabaret show of its kind, at the Ghillie Dhu!
Chloë Inkpen & Mick Inkpen: Animal Mayhem

Chloë Inkpen & Mick Inkpen: Animal Mayhem

25 August 2017
Flap, waddle and hop along with Chloë Inkpen and her dad, Mick Inkpen in this animal-packed storytelling event.
Crowdfunding for Social Causes Workshop with ACOSVO

Crowdfunding for Social Causes Workshop with ACOSVO

25 August 2017
A Crowdfunding for Social Causes workshop presented by Chuffed.org in partnership with ACOSVO at Eric Liddell Centre.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

25 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh International Book Festival - Guest Selector: David Mitchell

Edinburgh International Book Festival - Guest Selector: David Mitchell

25 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
David Mitchell explores the border and interplay between music and words with his Guest Selection.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Edinburgh International Festival: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

25 August 2017
Two muscular celebrations of America launch a powerful programme featuring works of Bernstein, Copland and Brahms.
Edinburgh International Festival:  La bohème

Edinburgh International Festival: La bohème

25 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
La bohème is a sumptuous, visually magnificent new production direct from the Teatro Regio, Turin.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Venera Gimadieva & Pavel Nebolsin

Edinburgh International Festival: Venera Gimadieva & Pavel Nebolsin

25 August 2017
Venera Gimadieva and pianist Pavel Nebolsin present a dazzling recital of songs.
Edinburgh International Festival: Rain

Edinburgh International Festival: Rain

25 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Rain is a powerfully emotional dance creation set to music by Steve Reich at Playhouse.
Edinburgh International Festival: The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir

Edinburgh International Festival: The Magnetic Fields: 50 Song Memoir

25 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
A magical mystery tour through Stephen Merritt’s life to celebrate his 50th birthday.
Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

25 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Penicuik
Wild Food Uk invite you to their Edinburgh Summer Foraging Courses at Flotterstone Inn in August.
Explorers Outdoors

Explorers Outdoors

25 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Art Festival is hosting free outdoor art workshops for ages 3-7 in the Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden.
Festival Ceilidh

Festival Ceilidh

25 August 2017
Join the RSCDS Edinburgh at Greyfriars Kirk on Friday 26th August for a fun Festival Ceilidh for all the family!
Fifty Shades Ladies Night

Fifty Shades Ladies Night

25 August 2017
Move over Christian Grey, Bring on Magic Mike for a Fifty Shades Ladies Night at Village Hotel Edinburgh in August!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

25 August 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Lauriston Castle: Who Shot the Red Fox?

Lauriston Castle: Who Shot the Red Fox?

25 August 2017
Ian Logan will be discussing the events around the murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure aka "The Red Fox".
Mental Notes from Harmony Choir

Mental Notes from Harmony Choir

25 August 2017
HarmonyChoir once again bring you an evening of inspirational and uplifting music as part of the Just Festival.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Friday Show

25 August 2017
Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a cracking Friday night of premier stand up comedy.
New Towns Very Best of the Fest

New Towns Very Best of the Fest

25 August 2017
New Towns Very Best of the Fest - Eleven superb showcases featuring the very best comedy from across the Fringe.
Seriously Funny

Seriously Funny

25 August 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Spare an hour for quality comedy that educates and entertains as it explores healthcare, gender identity and politics.
Storytime at Charwood with Jenny & Usborne Books

Storytime at Charwood with Jenny & Usborne Books

25 August 2017
Are you sitting comfortably??? Get ready to enjoy Story Time with Jenny and Usborne Books.
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

25 August 2017
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe!
Waverley Market @ Platform 2

Waverley Market @ Platform 2

25 August 2017
Edinburgh New Town
Make Waverley Market @ Platform 2 your Friday destination for gifts & produce.
Who Has Your Back

Who Has Your Back

25 August 2017
Stockbridge and Canonmills
A 4-session reflective practice group for people looking for support in a variety of work roles.

Events in East Renfrewshire

Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition

01 August 2017 - 30 September 2017
Browse some beautiful paintings courtesy of Neilston Artists at the Bank Cafe until the end of September!
Guitar 53 Beginners Guitar Classes

Guitar 53 Beginners Guitar Classes

22 August 2017 - 03 October 2017
Join Guitar 53 at St Ninians High School for their guitar classes for beginners! Suitable for ages 8+!
Cheese & Wine Tasting

Cheese & Wine Tasting

25 August 2017
Join the team at Wholefoods Giffnock for a fun and in depth talk (and tasting) on why wine costs what it does!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

25 August 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Karaoke Night at Keays

Karaoke Night at Keays

25 August 2017
Come along to a great night's entertainment at The Kelburn Bar in Barrhead every second Friday!

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

01 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Have fun discovering Glasgow with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt from Curious About!
Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

10 March 2016 - 27 August 2017
Moments in History displays an outstanding collection of over 900 16th to 18th century Historical medals!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

08 August 2016 - 31 December 2017
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

01 September 2016 - 31 December 2017
Glasgow Central Tours offers you the chance to explore one of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks!
Clyde Life

Clyde Life

06 December 2016 - 06 December 2017
Clyde Life is a stunning, nostalgic photography display capturing the ever-changing landscape of Glasgow’s River Clyde
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Kelvingrove has daily, delightful recitals given by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Discover Charles Rennie Mackintosh's story at The Glasgow School of Art, from student to master architect!
Polygraphs

Polygraphs

17 February 2017 - 17 September 2017
The Polygraphs exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art includes some of the most compelling artists working today!
A Fair Life

A Fair Life

04 March 2017 - 21 January 2018
Riverside Museum's A Fair Life exhibition captures the rich hidden history of Scottish Showmen and women!
Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

31 March 2017 - 14 January 2018
Art of Power is a two venue exhibition showcasing masterpieces from Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute.
Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

01 April 2017 - 01 October 2018
Kelvingrove hosts the largest collection of Frank Quitely's work ever displayed in The Art of Comics!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

01 April 2017 - 18 December 2017
Rediscover Kelvin Hall with a tour of the new venue! Free 45 minute tours are running most days until December 18th!
Sailors and their Dark Side

Sailors and their Dark Side

20 May 2017 - 31 August 2017
Sailors and their Dark Side is an exhibition about pirates, buccaneers and privateers at The Tall Ship!
Celtic Football Club Stadium Tour

Celtic Football Club Stadium Tour

01 June 2017 - 31 December 2017
Learn all about the colourful history and heritage of Celtic Football Club on one of the regular stadium tours!
Outlander Tour of TV Locations

Outlander Tour of TV Locations

01 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Outlander Tour - Visit Jamie and Claire’s homeland and see the iconic sites from Series 1 & 2 with your own guide.
Escape Games at ClueHQ Glasgow

Escape Games at ClueHQ Glasgow

09 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Clue HQ is the perfect exhilarating, exciting, entertaining team building, escape the room experience!
Brick History

Brick History

16 June 2017 - 02 September 2017
Walk through history in LEGO® bricks when Warren Elsmore's, Brick History comes to Clydebank Town Hall this Summer!
What’s on for Families at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

What’s on for Families at Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

17 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Bring the family along to the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre for a day crammed with fun events!
What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum

What’s on for Families at Riverside Museum

17 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
The Riverside Museum hold a fantastic programme of activities for all the family throughout the year!
What’s on for Families at Scotland Street School Museum

What’s on for Families at Scotland Street School Museum

17 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Scotland Street School Museum hold a fantastic programme of activities for all the family throughout the year!
What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace

What’s on for Families at the People’s Palace

17 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
The People’s Palace holds a fantastic programme of activities for all the family to enjoy throughout the year!
Lost Glasgow - More than just Memories

Lost Glasgow - More than just Memories

29 June 2017 - 31 August 2017
Glasgow City Heritage Trust and Lost Glasgow have teamed up to bring you the 'More than just Memories' exhibition!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

01 July 2017 - 31 December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
What’s on for Families at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

What’s on for Families at Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

01 July 2017 - 31 August 2017
Bring the family along to the Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for a day crammed with fun events!
What’s on for Families at St Mungo Museum

What’s on for Families at St Mungo Museum

01 July 2017 - 31 August 2017
Take part in fun family activities and crafts including storytelling and mask making at St Mungos Museum!
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Summer Schools: Music for Adults

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Summer Schools: Music for Adults

05 July 2017 - 04 September 2017
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland are running several music courses for adults throughout the summer!
Riverside Museum Summer Beach

Riverside Museum Summer Beach

13 July 2017 - 25 September 2017
Glasgow's only beach is back for the summer holidays - grab your bucket and spade for lots of sandy fun!
Spider-Man: Homecoming in 4DX

Spider-Man: Homecoming in 4DX

26 July 2017 - 01 October 2017
Cineworld Glasgow is set to alert your 'spidey' senses with the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming in 4DX!
The Summer Show 2017

The Summer Show 2017

10 August 2017 - 02 September 2017
Cyril Gerber Fine Art have a selection of 19th-21st century British paintings on display as part of their Summer show!
This Restless House

This Restless House

15 August 2017 - 09 September 2017
Don't miss Zinnie Harris' adaptation of the Greek tragedy The Oresteia, This Restless House, at the Citizens Theatre!
The Many Faces of Les Donaghy

The Many Faces of Les Donaghy

18 August 2017 - 16 September 2017
Don't miss 'The Many Faces of Les Donaghy' a solo exhibition of portraits by the award-winning artist!
Gallowgate Artists Studios Exhibition

Gallowgate Artists Studios Exhibition

20 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Four local artists will be exhibiting their work at Gallowgate Artists Studios between the 20th & 27th August.
2017 TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships

2017 TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships

21 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Champions from 44 countries will compete in the TOTAL BWF Badminton World Championships this August!
International Festival Encounters

International Festival Encounters

21 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
RCS offers an immersive five-day programme for ambitious producers, programmers, creative artists and performers.
Joe Heenan’s Pick Of The Fringe

Joe Heenan’s Pick Of The Fringe

24 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Fed up missing out on all the Fringe action in Edinburgh? Joe Heenan hosts four top acts at the Stand Glasgow!
An Evening with Gary Maclean

An Evening with Gary Maclean

25 August 2017
City of Glasgow College is hosting an Evening with Gary Maclean, MasterChef: The Professionals Champion 2016!
Bank Holiday Shenanigans with Gold Standard 1am License

Bank Holiday Shenanigans with Gold Standard 1am License

25 August 2017
Come join us this bank holiday Friday at the Grosvenor Cafe for some great drinks specials & some great tunes!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

25 August 2017
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children 3 or under ran weekly in Glasgow Libraries
Cocktails in the City Glasgow

Cocktails in the City Glasgow

25 August 2017
Sample some of the world’s finest cocktails as 16 of the city's best cocktail bars pop up at The Briggait!
Ex-Lowland Tour

Ex-Lowland Tour

25 August 2017
The Royal Regiment of Scotland are on Exercise Lowland Tour and are holding an open day at Glasgow Green.
Glasgow Unity Festival

Glasgow Unity Festival

25 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Glasgow Unity Festival at Queen's Park Arena is a three day celebration of our city’s multicultural heritage!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

25 August 2017
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Jack Daniel’s comes to Glasgow for Cocktails in the City

Jack Daniel’s comes to Glasgow for Cocktails in the City

25 August 2017
Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey are inviting cocktail lovers to join them at Cocktails in the City on August 25th!
Land and Sky

Land and Sky

25 August 2017 - 21 October 2017
Land and Sky is a solo exhibition of new paintings by Glasgow artist Rosi Nyamakanga at Clydebank Art Gallery!
Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

25 August 2017
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market!
Meet the Piper Tours

Meet the Piper Tours

25 August 2017
Come to The National Piping Centre this summer for a very special Scottish experience... Meet the Bagpiper!
Merchant City Music Tour

Merchant City Music Tour

25 August 2017
Join Glasgow Music City Tours for a guided walking tour of iconic Merchant City and East End music venues!
Project Craft

Project Craft

25 August 2017
Learn new skills, create something unique and have lots of fun along the way with Project Craft at Paperchase!
St. Mirren Warriors Charity Race Night

St. Mirren Warriors Charity Race Night

25 August 2017
Support St. Mirren Warriors Wheelchair Basketball Club by coming along to their Charity Race Night on August 25th!
The Drag-Opticon Show

The Drag-Opticon Show

25 August 2017
The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall are proud to present to you the best of the flourishing Glasgow drag scene!
The Early Show

The Early Show

25 August 2017
The Early Show at Yesbar showcases some of the funniest comedians around every Friday & Saturday night!
The Glasgow Pub Crawl

The Glasgow Pub Crawl

25 August 2017
Bar hop your way down Sauchiehall Street on the Glasgow Pub Crawl - your go-to night out in city centre!
The Great Scottish Beer Celebration

The Great Scottish Beer Celebration

25 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
The Great Scottish Beer Celebration returns for 2017 and this year will be held at the Glasgow School of Art!
The Jazz Pack Band

The Jazz Pack Band

25 August 2017
Catch a live performance from jazz sextet, The Jazz Pack Band, once a month at the Merchant City's Avant Garde!
The Late Show

The Late Show

25 August 2017
Enjoy late night comedy every Friday and Saturday with your host Viv Gee in Yesbar Comedy Club!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

25 August 2017
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

25 August 2017
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly in Glasgow Libraries!

Events in Lanarkshire

Air Space Little Ones Toddler Sessions

Air Space Little Ones Toddler Sessions

06 March 2017 - 31 December 2017
Air Space hold Little Ones Toddler Sessions for children aged 5 and under on weekdays during term time!
Lanarkshire’s War

Lanarkshire’s War

03 April 2017 - 29 October 2017
Lanarkshire’s War at Low Parks Museum explores the war not only from those on the front line but by those back home.
The 1950s: Having It So Good!

The 1950s: Having It So Good!

26 May 2017 - 26 August 2017
The 1950s: Having It So Good! is a must see family exhibition for lovers of all things kitsch and retro!
Biscuit & Donut Making For Kids

Biscuit & Donut Making For Kids

31 May 2017 - 31 December 2017
Come along to Coopers Coffees in Hamilton and bake biscuits or doughnuts with your family!
The Big Stampede

The Big Stampede

23 June 2017 - 27 August 2017
The streets and open spaces of Hamilton and South Lanarkshire will come alive with giant safari animals this summer!
High Diving Pirates

High Diving Pirates

24 June 2017 - 03 September 2017
Shiver me timbers, the High Diving Pirates return to M&Ds Scotlands Theme Park, with a whole NEW show!
Summer Pirate Hunt

Summer Pirate Hunt

24 June 2017 - 27 August 2017
Come along and join in the fun, search the Conservatory, gardens and zoo solving the clues on our Pirate Hunt!
Brick City

Brick City

28 June 2017 - 10 September 2017
Brick City, the must-see exhibition for fans of LEGO young and old, is coming to New Lanark this summer!
Summer at M&D’s

Summer at M&D’s

31 July 2017 - 31 August 2017
Scotland’s Theme Park is a must-visit destination this summer with plenty of activities for kids to keep them busy!
70’s & 80’s Party Night

70’s & 80’s Party Night

25 August 2017
Dance the night away to your favourite tunes at The Bruce Hotel's 70's & 80's Party Night on August 25th!
Boogie Beat Music & Movement - Carluke

Boogie Beat Music & Movement - Carluke

25 August 2017
Boogie Beat Music & Movement have a new block of classes starting at St. John's Church Hall Carluke on August 25th!
Classic Clapton

Classic Clapton

25 August 2017
The World's No1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band, Classic Clapton, will make their Lanark Memorial Hall debut in August!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

25 August 2017
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire for their health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Kirk Brandon (aKoustiK) with Sam Sansbury (Cello) + Support

Kirk Brandon (aKoustiK) with Sam Sansbury (Cello) + Support

25 August 2017
Hashtag Management have announced the return of Kirk Brandon to The Village Inn, East Kilbride on August 25th!
Ladbrokes Lanark Silver Bell Racenight with GBX Anthems

Ladbrokes Lanark Silver Bell Racenight with GBX Anthems

25 August 2017
The historic Ladbrokes Lanark Silver Bell Racenight returns to Hamilton Park followed by a GBX Anthems slot!
The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

25 August 2017
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at EK, East Kilbride!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Roar Do Feet Clinic

Roar Do Feet Clinic

12 January 2017 - 16 November 2017
Roar Do Feet clinics run in a number of venues around Renfrewshire throughout the year.
Explorer Challenge

Explorer Challenge

29 June 2017 - 27 August 2017
Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch on one of their Wild Challenges!
Art Off The Square

Art Off The Square

24 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Art Off The Square at Kilbarchan Parish Church promises another excellent show of artwork and jewellery!
Bat and Moth Night

Bat and Moth Night

25 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Join RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch staff as they delve into the nocturnal world of moths & bats!
NNE Presents The Smyths

NNE Presents The Smyths

25 August 2017
NNE presents The Smyths, the foremost tribute to The Smiths, at The Bungalow Paisley on August 25th!
Paisley Friday Night Magic

Paisley Friday Night Magic

25 August 2017
Every Friday evening is Friday Night Magic Draft at Comicrazy in Paisley!
Paisley International Tango Festival

Paisley International Tango Festival

25 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Paisley International Tango Festival is being held between August 25th & 27th in the heart of historic Paisley!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

25 August 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Renfrewshire Business Network - August Meeting

Renfrewshire Business Network - August Meeting

25 August 2017
Increase your business contacts and grow your network at the August Renfrewshire Business Network meeting!
Summer Concert Collaboration

Summer Concert Collaboration

25 August 2017
Tickets are now on sale for the Brian Laurie Accordion Showband‎ Summer Concert Collaboration on August 25th!
The Pearl Fishers

The Pearl Fishers

25 August 2017
Opera Bohemia returns to the Beacon Arts Centre on August 25th with Bizet's masterpiece, The Pearl Fishers!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Parent and Child weekday sessions at The ZooLab Junge Room

Parent and Child weekday sessions at The ZooLab Junge Room

01 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Introduce your little ones to new, exciting aspects of the world around them at our Parent and Child sessions.
Scotland’s Gardens - Duntreath Castle Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens - Duntreath Castle Gardens

01 February 2017 - 30 November 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Visit Duntreath Castle Gardens with lake, woodland walk & 15th century keep and chapel.
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

01 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow is a colourful garden with unusual specimens overlooking Dollar Glen.
Scotland’s Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden

Scotland’s Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden

13 March 2017 - 30 September 2017
Scotland's Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden with large mature garden, house garden & woodland walks.
Flights into Scotland’s Past

Flights into Scotland’s Past

01 April 2017 - 31 October 2017
An exhibition of Kieran Baxter’s aerial photographs & visualisations of Scotland’s historic monuments and landscapes
Scotland’s Gardens - Kilbryde Castle

Scotland’s Gardens - Kilbryde Castle

01 April 2017 - 30 September 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Enjoy the formal, woodland & wild gardens of Kilbryde Castle.
Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree

Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree

01 April 2017 - 15 October 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree is a charming garden with views from Ben Lomond to Ben Ledi.
Scotland’s Gardens - Gardener’s Cottage Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens - Gardener’s Cottage Walled Garden

01 May 2017 - 31 October 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Wander through the Gardener’s Cottage Walled Garden with fine views of the Campsie Hills.
Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors

Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors

01 May 2017 - 30 September 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors is an award winning Victorian garden of just over one acre.
Under-Mined

Under-Mined

23 August 2017 - 01 September 2017
Artist Philip Gurrey has produced an exhibition that examines Scotland’s mining past, present and future.
Baking for Good! Charity of the Year Fundraiser

Baking for Good! Charity of the Year Fundraiser

25 August 2017
Join STEP Scotland on August 25th for their final fundraiser for STEP’s Charity of the Year the Ripple Retreat!
Gourmet Evening - A Taste of Spain - Wine & Tapas

Gourmet Evening - A Taste of Spain - Wine & Tapas

25 August 2017
Get together to enjoy great food, company and conversation at Inglewood House and Spa's Gourmet Evening on August 25.
Recyke-a-bike Open Days

Recyke-a-bike Open Days

25 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
Back by popular demand - Recyke-a-bike Open Days with activities for all the family on 25th and 26th August!
Skipinnish

Skipinnish

25 August 2017
Skipinnish, named ‘Live Act of the Year’ at the Scottish Trad Awards, play at The Albert Halls on 25th August.
Stirling GhostWalk

Stirling GhostWalk

25 August 2017
Join the Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul - the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin - on a creepy, comic guided tour!
Summer Family Nature Club

Summer Family Nature Club

25 August 2017
Check out The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre fun activities at their Summer Nature Club this year!

Events in Other Areas

Summer Event Program

Summer Event Program

08 July 2017 - 27 August 2017
The team at Kelburn have put together an incredibly exciting mix of events just in time for the Summer holidays!