All Events 26 August 2017

View all the upcoming Events taking place throughout Edinburgh on the 26 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.
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.
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 - 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!
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.
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.
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.
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:  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: 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.
Beginners Yoga Course

Beginners Yoga Course

26 August 2017
Come along and try this Beginners Yoga Course with The Yoga Forest starting on 26th August at St Margaret's House!
Border Reiver

Border Reiver

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Various Locations Midlothian
Who Dares Cares invites you to a Border Reiver Weekend on 26th-27th August.
Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

Bronx | Edinburgh’s Ultimate Urban Affair

26 August 2017
Bronx Edinburgh and Subway Cowgate team up every week to provide you a one stop shop for all your urban delights.
Cabareilidh

Cabareilidh

26 August 2017
Have fun this Fringe Festival with Cabareilidh, the first dinner variety cabaret show of its kind, at the Ghillie Dhu!
Cressida Cowell: The Wizards of Once

Cressida Cowell: The Wizards of Once

26 August 2017
Cressida Cowell, author of How To Train Your Dragon, introduces her much-anticipated new series, The Wizards of Once.
Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience

26 August 2017
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

26 August 2017
Edinburgh Old Town
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Edinburgh Gorgie Corps Festival Weekend

Edinburgh Gorgie Corps Festival Weekend

26 August 2017
Edinburgh Gorgie Corps invites you to a concert with music from the Gospel Roots Brass Band on 26th August.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Filarmonica della Scala 1

Edinburgh International Festival: Filarmonica della Scala 1

26 August 2017
Riccardo Chailly conducts the Filarmonica della Scala in the first of two concerts.
Edinburgh Mela

Edinburgh Mela

26 August 2017 - 03 September 2017
Leith
Edinburgh Mela, a multi-cultural festival of music, dance and arts, returns in August to Leith Links.
Free funded CCNA Routing & Switching - V3 course @Edinburgh

Free funded CCNA Routing & Switching - V3 course @Edinburgh

26 August 2017
Free funded CCNA Routing & Switching - V3 training course (17-18 weeks) with IT Professional Training starts August.
Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

Free Playgroups - Dads Rock

26 August 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Dads Rock run free playgroups for dads/granddads and their kids aged (0-5yrs) every Saturday and Sunday.
Furniture Painting Workshop

Furniture Painting Workshop

26 August 2017
Want to try furniture painting? Then come along to a half day furniture painting workshop with Upcycled World.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

26 August 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop

Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop

26 August 2017
Come along to our Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshops to make and decorate your own goodies!
Grassmarket Weekly Market

Grassmarket Weekly Market

26 August 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.
Just Together

Just Together

26 August 2017
Join Just Festival and partner organisations in celebrating our joint efforts in promoting diversity in Scotland!
Leith Farmers‘ Market

Leith Farmers‘ Market

26 August 2017
Leith
A bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith.
Magic Nostalgic

Magic Nostalgic

26 August 2017
The Electric Circus presents: Magic Nostalgic where a spin of the wheel determines the music played.
Margaret Thatcher Queen of Club Nights

Margaret Thatcher Queen of Club Nights

26 August 2017
Edinburgh South
Former Prime Minister and global cabaret superstar Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho will be hosting a club night!
McGregor V Mayweather

McGregor V Mayweather

26 August 2017
Book a table at The Golf Tavern and watch all the live action from the fight of the year, McGregor v Mayweather!
Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime for Age 5+

26 August 2017
Hear tales of stinking streets, terrible tortures and ghostly goings-on with Mercat Tours - Ghosts, Gore & Grime.
Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

Monkey Barrel Comedy’s Big Saturday Show

26 August 2017
Every Saturday Monkey Barrel Comedy brings you a night of premier stand up comedy right in the heart of Edinburgh.
New Towns Very Best of the Fest

New Towns Very Best of the Fest

26 August 2017
New Towns Very Best of the Fest - Eleven superb showcases featuring the very best comedy from across the Fringe.
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

26 August 2017
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market.
Robert Burns and Edinburgh

Robert Burns and Edinburgh

26 August 2017
Prof. D.W.R. Purdie gives a talk on the activities of Robert Burns during the two years he spent in Edinburgh.
The Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show

The Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show returns to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh on 26th - 27th August.
The Soul Foundation at La Belle Angele

The Soul Foundation at La Belle Angele

26 August 2017
Join The Soul Foundation at La Belle Angele for a Live extravaganza of classic Soul, Motown, Northern Soul & Disco.
The Stand Late Club

The Stand Late Club

26 August 2017
Late-night comedy at its best, five comics, two hours and a late bar at The Stand Comedy Club Festival Fringe!

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+!
Clarkston Food and Drink Festival

Clarkston Food and Drink Festival

26 August 2017
I Love Clarkston are proud to present the second annual Clarkston Food & Drink Festival on August 26th!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

26 August 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Giffnock Beer Festival

Giffnock Beer Festival

26 August 2017
The Giffnock Beer Festival returns for a third year to GHA Rugby Club on Saturday the 26th August!
Hand Made Sale

Hand Made Sale

26 August 2017
The first ever Clarkston 'Hand Made Sale' featuring over 20 local crafters will take place on August 26th!
Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night

26 August 2017
Come along to a great night's entertainment at The Traveller's Rest in Neilston every Saturday from 9pm!
Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time

26 August 2017
Starlight Youth Theatre are back at Eastwood Park Theatre with their new production, Once Upon a Time!
Pedalwise ER Bike Rental Service

Pedalwise ER Bike Rental Service

26 August 2017
Enjoy a hassle-free bike ride exploring Rouken Glen Park with Pedalwise ER's Bike Rental Service!
Tennis For Free

Tennis For Free

26 August 2017
If you're free on a Saturday afternoon and would like to give tennis a try then 'Tennis For Free' is for you!
The Great Clarkston Bake Off 2017

The Great Clarkston Bake Off 2017

26 August 2017
I Love Clarkston will once again host the Great Clarkston Bake Off as part of the annual Food & Drink Festival!

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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
2 Day - Molding & Casting Workshop

2 Day - Molding & Casting Workshop

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Join Sorenzo Props for a Brush-Up Mold Making and Resin Casting two day workshop on August 26th & 27th!
A Night at the Opera

A Night at the Opera

26 August 2017
Don't miss a spectacular concert of opera classics at New Kilpatrick Church, Bearsden on August 26th!
Anderston Family Fun Day

Anderston Family Fun Day

26 August 2017
Come along to Anderston Primary School on August 26th for their Family Fun Day... everyone is welcome!
Anipals Youth Group - Community Garden Project

Anipals Youth Group - Community Garden Project

26 August 2017
Join Anipals Youth Group on Saturdays as they help out at Linn Park Adventure Playground's Community Garden Project!
Aquarian Morning Sadhana

Aquarian Morning Sadhana

26 August 2017
Cultivate your spiritual practice and amplify the benefits of Kundalini Yoga with an intro to Aquarian Sadhana!
Art On the Exchange Summer Outdoor Markets

Art On the Exchange Summer Outdoor Markets

26 August 2017
Summer is here and Art On Scotland is bringing you their regular pop-up markets to celebrate!
Banfi - Wine Lunch

Banfi - Wine Lunch

26 August 2017
Enjoy an exceptional wine lunch of three courses each paired with wines from Castello Banfi at Malmaison Glasgow!
Beer and Gin Pop Up with Jaw Brew and Hazell & Hazell

Beer and Gin Pop Up with Jaw Brew and Hazell & Hazell

26 August 2017
lululemon Glasgow are holding a Beer and Gin Pop Up with Jaw Brew and Hazell & Hazell on August 26th!
Big Feed Street Food Social

Big Feed Street Food Social

26 August 2017
Enjoy the best of Scotland's street food at the Big Feed, Glasgow's indoor, fully licensed Street Food Market!
Boy Legends

Boy Legends

26 August 2017
The Village Hotel Club host a number of tribute and party nights, join them on July 28th for their Boy Legends Night!
Byres Road Makers Market

Byres Road Makers Market

26 August 2017
The Byres Road Makers Market is held on the last Saturday of every month, from Feb - Nov, in Hillhead Library!
Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

Cahoots at Sweeneys On The Park

26 August 2017
Sweeney's On The Park have regular live music every Saturday from 4pm to 7pm courtesy of Cahoots!
Creationfest Scotland

Creationfest Scotland

26 August 2017
Join Creation Fest for music, talks, pro-skater demos and skate ramp and family fun in George Square on 26th August!
Creative Quilting Weekender!

Creative Quilting Weekender!

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Learn how to create a gorgeous, totally unique quilt on Sew Confident's Creative Quilting Weekender!
Creature Comrades: Animals in WW1

Creature Comrades: Animals in WW1

26 August 2017
Find out about the important role animals played during WW1 at Digging In in Pollok Country Park on August 26th!
Damsels and Dragons

Damsels and Dragons

26 August 2017
Go in search of the dragonfly and damselfly nymphs that lie within the Dams to Darnley Country Park ponds!
Glasgow City Centre Readings

Glasgow City Centre Readings

26 August 2017
Joan Charles will be at United Healing in St Enoch's Square providing Tarot, Angel, Spiritual Readings.
Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

26 August 2017
This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!
Glasgow’s Music Mile Tour

Glasgow’s Music Mile Tour

26 August 2017
Join Glasgow Music City Tours for a guided walking tour of venues past and present on Glasgow's Music Mile!
GoMA Guided Tours

GoMA Guided Tours

26 August 2017
Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
Govan Retail Market & Car Boot Sale

Govan Retail Market & Car Boot Sale

26 August 2017
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets retail market and car boot sale in Govan!
Govanhill Against Racism Festival

Govanhill Against Racism Festival

26 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Celebrate Govanhill, Scotland's most diverse community at the Govanhill Against Racism Festival!
Great Scottish Swim

Great Scottish Swim

26 August 2017
The Great Scottish Swim returns to the majestic surroundings of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park!
Great Scottish Swim (1 Mile) for Erskine

Great Scottish Swim (1 Mile) for Erskine

26 August 2017
Take on the challenge and join the Great Scottish Swim 1 Mile for Erskine at Loch Lomond on August 26th!
Guns Or Roses

Guns Or Roses

26 August 2017
Guns Or Roses are the UK's ultimate tribute to Guns 'N' Roses! Catch them at The Shed on August 26th!
Hidden Lane Saturdays

Hidden Lane Saturdays

26 August 2017
Over 20 shops, studios and the Hidden Lane Tearooms will be open throughout the Summer for Hidden Lane Saturdays!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

26 August 2017
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
In Search of Saint Patrick Guided Walk

In Search of Saint Patrick Guided Walk

26 August 2017
Go on search of the story of Saint Patrick in Old Kilpatrick on this guided tour with Glasgow Historic Walks!
James Dinnen Art: Exhibition and Sale

James Dinnen Art: Exhibition and Sale

26 August 2017
Head into the Merchant Square on a Saturday or Sunday and browse Glasgow artist James Dinnen's Limited Edition Prints!
Jurassic Kingdom

Jurassic Kingdom

26 August 2017 - 10 September 2017
The animatronic outdoor dinosaur experience, Jurassic Kingdom, is coming to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens this summer!
Karybdis & Internal Conflict

Karybdis & Internal Conflict

26 August 2017
Catch London based Karybdis and Leicester based Internal Conflict as they play Ivory Blacks on August 26th!
Mammal Tracking

Mammal Tracking

26 August 2017
Join ecologist Dan Brown for an afternoon of mammal tracking at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond on August 26th!
Meet the Piper Tours

Meet the Piper Tours

26 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

26 August 2017
Join Glasgow Music City Tours for a guided walking tour of iconic Merchant City and East End music venues!
Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

26 August 2017
The Merchant Square Craft Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!
Munro Challenge for Cancer Sciences

Munro Challenge for Cancer Sciences

26 August 2017 - 28 August 2017
Are you ready to take on the University of Glasgow's Munro Challenge on 26th - 28th August?
Music Hall Memories

Music Hall Memories

26 August 2017
Enjoy some old time music hall shows and get a taste of the entertainment of the day at The Britannia Panopticon!
Oxjam Swing Thing!

Oxjam Swing Thing!

26 August 2017
It's time to get your vintage on at Oxjam's Swing Thing event being held at The Space on August 26th!
Pater Patter

Pater Patter

26 August 2017
PATER PATTER is a weekly group run by Dads for Dads, they meet on Saturday mornings at Merry-Go-Round!
Planetarium Lates

Planetarium Lates

26 August 2017
Travel to the rings of Saturn, land on the moon and explore beyond our solar system every Saturday night at GSC!
Project Craft

Project Craft

26 August 2017
Learn new skills, create something unique and have lots of fun along the way with Project Craft at Paperchase!
Royal Regiment of Scotland 5-A-Side-Football Tournament

Royal Regiment of Scotland 5-A-Side-Football Tournament

26 August 2017
The Royal Regiment of Scotland football teams come to together to play local teams in 5-A Side Football Tournament!
Saturday Morning yoga with Sue Morris

Saturday Morning yoga with Sue Morris

26 August 2017
Join Sue Morris at lululemon Glasgow for a complimentary Saturday Morning Yoga class on August 26th!
Sculpture Club

Sculpture Club

26 August 2017
Got creative kids? Bring them along to Glasgow Sculpture Studio for their free Saturday Sculpture Club!
Shiverin’ Sheiks Live

Shiverin’ Sheiks Live

26 August 2017
Catch the dynamite live band Shiverin’ Sheiks live at the Grosvenor Cafe on the August Bank Holiday weekend!
Singing Workshop - Rhythm & Timing

Singing Workshop - Rhythm & Timing

26 August 2017
Join the Dynamic Meladies for their 'Rhythm & Timing Singing Workshop' at Glasgow Unitarian Church!
Sloans Market

Sloans Market

26 August 2017
Pop along to Sloans Market any weekend and you will find a brilliant and exciting selection of stalls and traders!
Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

Take 2: Family-Friendly Films

26 August 2017
Glasgow Film Theatre's Take 2 Family-Friendly Film Screenings will keep even the littlest film fans entertained!
Tenerife Reunion 2017

Tenerife Reunion 2017

26 August 2017
The annual Tenerife Reunion show featuring a live performance from ASWAD will be held at the Crowne Plaza in August!
Tennent’s Comedy Basement

Tennent’s Comedy Basement

26 August 2017
Don't miss eight up and coming acts headlined by Stuart Mitchell at this month's Tennent's Comedy Basement!
The Early Show

The Early Show

26 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

26 August 2017
Bar hop your way down Sauchiehall Street on the Glasgow Pub Crawl - your go-to night out in city centre!
The Late Show

The Late Show

26 August 2017
Enjoy late night comedy every Friday and Saturday with your host Viv Gee in Yesbar Comedy Club!
The Resting Place of King Robert the Bruce Guided Walk

The Resting Place of King Robert the Bruce Guided Walk

26 August 2017
Hear the story of Robert the Bruce and explore his resting place on this guided tour with Glasgow Historic Walks!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

26 August 2017
You'll find RSPB Glasgow holding events every weekend at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 1pm - 4pm!
The West End Shuttle Bus

The West End Shuttle Bus

26 August 2017
In celebration of the holidays, Visit West End are running a free shuttle bus every weekend in July & August!
Titan Crane Charity Bungee Jump

Titan Crane Charity Bungee Jump

26 August 2017
Bungee Jump from the iconic Titan Crane in aid of The Mungo Foundation on this once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Transformations in Drawing

Transformations in Drawing

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Join Alastair Payne and Stuart MacKenzie at Art Park Glasgow for a workshop based on Transformations in Drawing.

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!
Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition

26 August 2017 - 30 August 2017
See some fabulous paintings from some well known artists from Scotland at St Andrew's Hospice Art Exhibition!
Boerboel UK & S.A. Studbook Annual Appraisal and Show

Boerboel UK & S.A. Studbook Annual Appraisal and Show

26 August 2017
Don't miss a great, doggie day out for all the family in Lanark at the Boerboel UK & S.A. Dog Show and Appraisal!
Bothwell Scarecrow Festival

Bothwell Scarecrow Festival

26 August 2017 - 03 September 2017
The Scarecrow Festival is back for 2017 with 9 days packed full of fun things to do and see all over Bothwell!
Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

26 August 2017
North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every Saturday!
Hamilton District Arts Guild New Term

Hamilton District Arts Guild New Term

26 August 2017
Hamilton District Arts Guild would like to welcome new members to join them for their new term starting on August 26th
Kidslingo - Spanish for Kids in East Kilbride

Kidslingo - Spanish for Kids in East Kilbride

26 August 2017
Join Kidslingo Glasgow South for a free taster session of their Spanish classes for kids this autumn!
Lanark Lifestyle Inflatable Fun Sessions

Lanark Lifestyle Inflatable Fun Sessions

26 August 2017
Inflatable Fun Sessions are held on the last Saturday of every month at Lanark Lifestyles Pool!
Love & Light Recovery Cafe

Love & Light Recovery Cafe

26 August 2017
Open on Saturdays the Love & Light Recovery Cafe offers Support for families affected by alcoholism and drug addiction
Motherwell Community Market

Motherwell Community Market

26 August 2017
The Motherwell Community Market is held every Saturday from 9am - 2pm at South Dalziel Historic Building!
Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

Muddy Adventures’ Saturday Club

26 August 2017
Come and have an outdoor adventure at Muddy Adventures' Saturday club in Strathclyde Country Park!
Strathaven Balloon Festival

Strathaven Balloon Festival

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
The 2017 Strathaven Balloon Festival takes place on the weekend of August 26 & 27 in Strathaven's John Hastie Park!
The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

26 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!
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!
24hr Cyclathon in aid of St Vincent’s Hospice

24hr Cyclathon in aid of St Vincent’s Hospice

26 August 2017
Come along to the Houston Inn on August 26th and support a 24 hour Cyclathon in aid of St Vincent’s Hospice!
80’s Revival Boogie Night

80’s Revival Boogie Night

26 August 2017
Head to the Erskine Bridge Hotel on the 26th August for their incredibly popular 80’s Revival Boogie Night!
Arts & Crafts Fair

Arts & Crafts Fair

26 August 2017
Paisley Salvation Army are holding an Arts & Crafts Fair on Saturday 26th August from 11am - 4pm!
Ayrshire Farmers Market

Ayrshire Farmers Market

26 August 2017
Join Ayrshire Farmers Market on the last Saturday of each month in the Fox and Hounds Car Park!
Broadloan Community Gardens Gardening Group

Broadloan Community Gardens Gardening Group

26 August 2017
Got some spare time on a Wednesday or Saturday? Come and volunteer at Broadloan Community Gardens!
Charity Night

Charity Night

26 August 2017
Join K.C Party and Events for their charity fundraiser in aid of Glasgow Children's Hospital and RAH Paisley!
Family Volunteering

Family Volunteering

26 August 2017
Who says volunteering is only for grown ups? Families can come along to RSPB Lochwinnoch and lend a hand!
Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night

26 August 2017
Come along to a great night's entertainment at The Balnagowan Arms in Paisley every Saturday from 8pm!
Opera Bamba - Rags to Riches

Opera Bamba - Rags to Riches

26 August 2017
Opera Bamba is hosting a Summer Concert where they explore the music inspired by the effects of wealth and poverty.
Paisley Board Games Night

Paisley Board Games Night

26 August 2017
Come along for a great evening of playing the board games you love and discover some new ones at Comicrazy!
Paisley Farmers Market

Paisley Farmers Market

26 August 2017
Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market at Paisley Cross on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
Paisley Magic The Gathering Commander

Paisley Magic The Gathering Commander

26 August 2017
Come along to Comicrazy in Paisley on Saturday evenings to play casual Magic the Gathering Commander format.
Paisley Magic The Gathering Standard Tournament

Paisley Magic The Gathering Standard Tournament

26 August 2017
Come along to Comicrazy in Paisley on Saturday afternoons to take part in Magic The Gathering Standard Tournament.
RAMH Canyoning Challenge

RAMH Canyoning Challenge

26 August 2017
Join RAMH for their adrenaline fuelled Canyoning Challenge in Aberfeldy on Saturday 26th August!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

26 August 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
The Brian Rawson Band

The Brian Rawson Band

26 August 2017
Catch Glasgow based contemporary blues band, The Brian Rawson Band at The Bungalow, Paisley on August 26th!

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.
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!
Active Kids Term Time - August to December

Active Kids Term Time - August to December

26 August 2017 - 16 December 2018
Get the school term off to an active start with The Peak NEW Active kids Term time programme, Lots of fun activities!
Caldicot Welsh Male Voice Choir

Caldicot Welsh Male Voice Choir

26 August 2017
Come along to Allan Park South Church for a wonderful opportunity to hear the Caldicot Welsh Male Voice Choir.
Defender Jam

Defender Jam

26 August 2017
Come along to Defender Jam this August Bank Holiday, a relaxed family day bringing together fans of the Land Rover.
Falkirk Town Heritage Tours

Falkirk Town Heritage Tours

26 August 2017
Stroll into the past with our Tour Guides and find out more about the rich heritage of Falkirk Town Centre.
Get Your Hands Dirty, Mugdock

Get Your Hands Dirty, Mugdock

26 August 2017
Join the Mugdock Country Park Rangers and help them take care of Mugdock’s green places. Age 16+.
Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday

26 August 2017
A variety of musicians play some awesome music every Saturday afternoon.
Music at Midday

Music at Midday

26 August 2017
Come along to the "Music at Midday" recitals at Dunblane Cathedral every Saturday until 2nd September!
Outdoor Theatre: Emperors New Clothes

Outdoor Theatre: Emperors New Clothes

26 August 2017
Watch Illyria perform the timeless Hans Christian Andersen story 'The Emperors New Clothes' at Helix Park 26 August.
Saturday Afternoon Mindfulness Course

Saturday Afternoon Mindfulness Course

26 August 2017
Discover the Power of the Mind on this six week Saturday afternoon course in Mindfulness with Britta Schuessler!
Stirling GhostWalk

Stirling GhostWalk

26 August 2017
Join the Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul - the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin - on a creepy, comic guided tour!
Tales from the Battlefield

Tales from the Battlefield

26 August 2017
Enjoy live actor performances of Tales from the Battlefield at The National Wallace Monument.
The Boyz as Totally Take That Tribute Night

The Boyz as Totally Take That Tribute Night

26 August 2017
Looking for a great night out, join us at the Stirling Court Hotel for our fantastic Take That Tribute Night.
Woodland Fairy Experience

Woodland Fairy Experience

26 August 2017
Come and visit our Woodland Fairy Experience at North Ballochruin Farm, Balfron Station!

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!
Regatta GinFest

Regatta GinFest

26 August 2017
Largs
Largs Regatta Week is hosting its first ever Ginfest! Spend the afternoon on August 26th with 10 artisan producers!