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Events in Edinburgh on 28 April 2024

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Events in Edinburgh

A Certain Ratio

28th April 2024

A Certain Ratio have announced details of a new album produced by Dan Carey, and an extensive UK tour for spring 2024 including a date at Summerhall on 28th April.

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Afternoon Delight

28th April 2024

Enjoy a saucy sundae of new music brought to you by SheBeat's Scottish Music Scene on 28th April at Leith Depot!

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Arthur’s Amble

Selected dates between 28th April 2024 - 7th July 2024

Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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Arthur’s Secrets

16th April 2024 - 26th September 2024

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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‘Le Monde sans fin’: An exhibition on the ecological transition

10th April 2024 - 10th May 2024

Le Monde sans fin is an original and eco-designed exhibition constituting a visual variation of the comic strip Le Monde sans fin by Jean-Marc Jancovici and Christophe Blain.

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Brighde Chaimbeul

28th April 2024

Don't miss award-winning smallpipes player Brìghde Chaimbeul at Summerhall on Sunday 28th April!

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Castle Street Market

1st April 2024 - 13th October 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Held in brightly coloured gazebos in the heart of central Edinburgh, Castle Street Market is filled with top quality products and has something to satisfy every taste!

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Coding After-School Club at The Pavilion, Myreside

29th February 2024 - 27th June 2024
Edinburgh South

Code Cadets are looking for young tech minds to join their after-school coding club on Thursdays at The Pavilion, Myreside!

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Comedy At Canon’s Gait

Selected dates between 6th April 2024 - 28th July 2024

Don't miss out on the uproarious experience that has Edinburgh and beyond rolling in laughter at The Canon's Gait every weekend!

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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

1st January 2024 - 31st August 2024

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

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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

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

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Daily Tours at St Giles’ Cathedral

10th December 2023 - 1st December 2024

Join a volunteer guide for a 45 min to 1 hour glimpse into the history, heraldry and life of our historic Cathedral and Thistle Chapel!

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Drama Classes for Children and Young People in Central Edinburgh

14th August 2023 - 23rd June 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Parents, do you want to help your child grow their confidence and make new friends in a fun and creative way? The Blossom Theatre Project drama classes are the perfect way to do this.

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Eala Shàilein / The Swan of Salen

20th April 2023 - 20th April 2029
Broxburn

Swan of Salen is A Multimedia Folk Ballet inspired by Tchaikovsky’s iconic Swan Lake and the parallel Gaelic legend, Eala Shàilein. Catch it at Ecclesmachan & Threemiletown Village Hall in April!

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Edinburgh ‘Open House’ Ceilidhs

19th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Join Edinburgh ‘Open House’ Ceilidhs for their Friday Ceilidhs held in the Royal British Legion Hall! If you love to dance or want to learn this event is for you.

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Edinburgh Beer Tour

6th March 2024 - 28th April 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Discover the enchanting history and vibrant beer culture of Edinburgh's Old Town with ScotBeer Tours!

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Edinburgh Folk Club

7th February 2024 - 3rd July 2024

We've been the home of regular folk nights in the capital for 50 years. Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm. All welcome!

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Edinburgh Opera Company Seeking New Singers For Carmen

20th November 2023 - 18th August 2024

Aria Alba is looking for new members to join our exciting production of Georges Bizet's Carmen at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2024.

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Elisa Giardina Papa ‘U Scantu’: A Disorderly Tale

1st March 2024 - 19th May 2024

Collective presents the first solo presentation in the UK of Sicilian artist Elisa Giardina Papa's work, in an exhibition titled "U Scantu": A Disorderly Tale (2022).

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Empathy Café

Selected dates between 25th February 2024 - 26th May 2024

Join us for these cosy, safe and fun monthly Empathy Café meetings where we practice embodied self-empathy, empathic listening and communicating, and resolving conflicts in real-time.

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Escape the Past: The Anatomist

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.

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Friday Friends

6th October 2023 - 7th June 2024

Our Friday Friends programme offers a welcoming space for visually impaired and D/deaf children and their families.

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Fused Glass course

20th March 2024 - 13th June 2024

Join Honey Pot Creative Cafe for 6 weeks or individual workshops to learn how to create art using different techniques with fused glass.

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Groove Back Dance Class

Selected dates between 21st January 2024 - 2nd June 2024

Join Pirita Tuisku for these weekly Groove Back Dance Classes taking place in Blazin' Studios at St. Margaret's House from Sunday 21st January!

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Japan Sakura at Lauriston Castle

Selected dates between 20th April 2024 - 28th April 2024

Join us at Lauriston Castle over 2 weekends for the return of the Japan Sakura in Scotland festival on 20th/21st and 27th/28th April.

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Jewellery Class - Make a set of skinny stacking rings

Selected dates between 24th March 2024 - 22nd June 2024
Edinburgh South

Learn to make a set of three different sterling silver skinny stacking rings in this workshop run by Ali Bali Jewellery!

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John Robertson’s The Dark Room

28th April 2024

Comedian John Robertson's The Dark Room is a gut-busting rock n' roll experience for everyone who buys a ticket! Don't miss it at Monkey Barrel Comedy on 28th April!

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John Robertson’s The Dark Room (For Kids!)

28th April 2024

John Robertson’s terrifying, live-action videogame 'The Dark Room’ now comes with a family-friendly flavour! Part stand-up comedy show, part theatre; all interactive and insane!

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Live events at McGonagall’s

24th March 2024 - 1st May 2024

Enjoy Live music and quiz nights at McGonagall's Gin and Whisky Emporium in Edinburgh's Old Town!

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Live Music

7th January 2024 - 31st July 2024

Come and enjoy all your favourite singalongs and some of Scotland's best musical talents at The Three Sisters Edinburgh!

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Live music at Bar 13

30th November 2023 - 30th November 2024

Join us early evening at Bar 13 for live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday with Rory & The Island!

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Live Music at George IV Bar

23rd March 2024 - 28th April 2024

Come along and check out the Live music at George IV Bar, everything from Rock and Pop to Traditional Folk, Scottish, Irish and Blues!

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Live Music at Stramash

26th March 2024 - 30th April 2024

Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash - Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and much more....

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Live Music at Whistle Binkies

26th March 2024 - 30th April 2024

Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies - Rock, Pop, Blues and much more....

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Mitski

27th April 2024 - 28th April 2024

Songwriter, musician and performer Mitski brings her 2024 tour to the Usher Hall on 27th & 28th April.

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MnB Craft Market at Leith Arches

28th April 2024

Makers 'n Bakers Scotland is back in 2024 and better than ever, showcase the unique and exceptional work of local artisans, designers, and makers at our latest venue, Leith Arches!

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Nature Re-imagined

17th April 2024 - 2nd June 2024

This exhibition at the Scottish Ornithologists Club presents the work of three artists who apply unusual approaches and media to the subject of wildlife.

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Northern Streams Festival

26th April 2024 - 28th April 2024

Northern Streams is a festival celebrating Nordic & Scottish music, song and dance and this year's edition is taking place from 26th - 28th April at The Pleasance Edinburgh.

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Open Mike

Selected dates between 3rd March 2024 - 28th April 2024

Rock out on the Legends Stage every Sunday at Legends Edinburgh!

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Pauline Caulfield Textiles

8th March 2024 - 20th July 2024

This exhibition features over 20 large pieces ranging from fans, chasubles and fabric panels, illuminating Pauline Caulfield’s versatile yet distinctive work!

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Pedal Power: Cycling and Activism in Edinburgh

27th April 2024 - 22nd September 2024

This exhibition at Museum of Edinburgh has been created by groups in Edinburgh who are campaigning to make our city a safe place for cycling.

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Personal PhotoShoot Experience

1st November 2023 - 1st November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Join professional local photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh's Old Town for your Personal PhotoShoot Experience! It's a fun outdoor experience perfect for couples, families and solo travelers alike.

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Photography Tuition in Edinburgh’s Old Town

1st November 2023 - 1st November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Learn to use your camera in one of the most beautiful cities in the world from a working photographer and film maker! Perfect for solo travellers, couples and families.

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Polymer Clay Jewellery Workshop

Selected dates between 11th February 2024 - 28th April 2024

Join Mud & Marsh Jewellery Design for this two and a half hour Polymer Clay Jewellery Workshop for beginners at The Crannie!

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Pomegranates Festival

25th April 2024 - 30th April 2024

The Scottish Storytelling Centre welcomes the return of Pomegranates, the annual springtime festival sowing the seeds of international traditional dance!

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Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Antiquaries Exhibition

9th November 2023 - 1st October 2024

Historic Environment Scotland Archives acquired the Rosslyn Album in 2021 and this exhibition presents images from the archive collections relating to Rosslyn Chapel and the contents of the album.

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S h i f t i n g | Hazel Frost & Kim Minuti

13th April 2024 - 3rd May 2024

This exhibition at Upright Gallery brings together two Edinburgh based artists, ceramicist Hazel Frost and printmaker Kim Minuti.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 101 Greenbank Crescent

28th April 2024 - 31st July 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

101 Greenbank Crescent hides a fascinating garden on a steeply sloped site, with views over Braidburn Valley Park to the Pentland hills.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Hunter’s Tryst

1st April 2024 - 30th September 2024
Edinburgh South

Hunter’s Tryst is a well-stocked and beautifully designed, mature, medium-sized, wildlife-friendly town garden.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House

6th February 2024 - 25th July 2024
Musselburgh

Visit Shepherd House, a constantly evolving artist’s garden that never stands still, with lots of surprises including a shell house built in 2014, lavender parterres, a rill and fountains!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

3rd April 2024 - 25th September 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

The garden at Stobshiel House is effectively split into four main parts and The extensive collection of shrubs and mature trees offer a fantastic backdrop during all seasons.

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Seinnidh Sinn

16th April 2024 - 25th June 2024

Air Dimàirtean bho seo a mach bhith seisean ‘Seinnidh Sinn’ a’ tòiseachadh aig Leith Depot bho 5-6 uairean feasgar. (Seinnidh Sinn is a Gaelic Singing Circle)

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Shifting Vistas: 250 Years of Scottish Landscape

24th June 2023 - 2nd June 2024

250 Years of Scottish Landscape spans artistic production from 18th century to present day, with a selection of historic and contemporary artworks drawn from City Art Centre’s permanent collection.

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SI-FAN Film Festival: Edinburgh

25th April 2024 - 30th April 2024

SI-FAN aims to bring the most exciting genre feature and short films on the film festival circuit to genre loving Scottish audiences from all over!

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Stockbridge Market

Selected dates between 1st January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

The weekly Stockbridge Market is a foodie heaven featuring creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!

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Sunday Service

31st March 2024 - 28th April 2024

Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate, it's the perfect way to round off the weekend!

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Susan Morrison is historically funny

Selected dates between 25th February 2024 - 29th December 2024

Susan Morrison, host of BBC Radio Scotland's 'Time Travels', will take you through some of Scotland's seediest, skankiest and scandalous history. And the funniest.

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Tamagotchi Tuesdays

26th March 2024 - 30th April 2024

Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.

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The Edit

Selected dates between 24th January 2024 - 25th June 2024

The Edit provides audiences with the opportunity to see several comedians trying out new political gear at the end of each month.

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The Girls of Slender Means

13th April 2024 - 4th May 2024

The Girls of Slender Means is a story of glamour in austerity, women at work, women at play, and women’s wit.

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Tracks Mondays

1st April 2024 - 29th April 2024

Each week we are bringing Scotland’s most beautiful queens to Edinburgh’s biggest drag stage. As always the drinks are cheap and the queens are ready to party.

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Treasures of the National Library of Scotland

30th March 2024 - 30th April 2025

The National Library of Scotland's permanent exhibition provides a unique insight into Scotland’s history, culture and people and its place in the world.

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UNMASKED: Real stories of Nursing in COVID-19

30th November 2023 - 16th May 2024

This exhibition looks behind the masks, to explore the thoughts, feelings and experiences of nursing staff during COVID-19 and past pandemics.

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Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

8th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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Encore Cinema Screening: Swan Lake

Encore Cinema Screening: Swan Lake

28th April 2024

Don't miss a special performance of Swan Lake, the best-known and most-loved classical ballet, at a special screening at Eastwood Park Theatre!

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Imaginarium Kids Club

Imaginarium Kids Club

Selected dates between 4th February 2024 - 10th November 2024

Looking for something to do with the weans on a Sunday morning? Then bring them along to The Capelrig for the Imaginarium Kids Club!

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Events in Fife

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Falkland Estate Monthly Makers and Producers Market

Falkland Estate Monthly Makers and Producers Market

Selected dates between 28th April 2024 - 24th November 2024

Enjoy browsing the monthly Makers Market held in our beautiful and unique spaces here at the Stables on the gorgeous Falkland Estate!

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Fusion

Fusion

10th February 2024 - 30th April 2024

Photographer Jim Duffy realises a 50 year dream by opening his first exhibition 'Fusion' - a series of unique and surreal images - at Rothes Hall, Glenrothes!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

27th April 2024 - 31st August 2024

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

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Events in Glasgow

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Glasgow Bach Cantata Project: Concert Number 12

Glasgow Bach Cantata Project: Concert Number 12

28th April 2024

Glasgow Bach Cantata Project is an exciting venture aimed at bringing the glory of J.S. Bach's cantatas to Glasgow, join them for Concert Number 12 on Sunday 28th April!

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Nadine Shah

Nadine Shah

28th April 2024

British singer-songwriter Nadine Shah headline SWG3 Glasgow on Sunday 28th April in support of her new album, Filthy Underneath!

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Dogs Trust Dog Training Classes

Dogs Trust Dog Training Classes

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

The Dogs Trust offer training classes for dogs at all stages of their lives, in a relaxed and enjoyable environment at Mount Vernon Community Hall!

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Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Drumpellier Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Drumpellier Country Park!

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Strange Horizons - Millie Frood

Strange Horizons - Millie Frood

3rd February 2024 - 6th May 2024

This exhibition brings together a collection of Millie Frood's work as well as oral history and objects from her life as an artist in Motherwell and beyond!

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Cinema Live: Swan Lake

Cinema Live: Swan Lake

Selected dates between 24th April 2024 - 28th April 2024

Don't miss a special performance of Swan Lake, the best-known and most-loved classical ballet, screened live at Airdrie Town Hall cinema!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Try Bowls For Kids

Try Bowls For Kids

Selected dates between 21st April 2024 - 6th October 2024

Bowls is a great sport open to girls and boys aged 8 and upwards that gets them out in the fresh air and is fully inclusive, why not join Ralston Bowling Club for one of their free Try Bowls sessions!

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Silver Spur Country & Western Club

Silver Spur Country & Western Club

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Silver Spur Country & Western Club is held at Linwood Welfare & Recreational Social Club every Sunday night featuring live bands, gun slinging and line dancing!

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Battery Park Junior Parkrun

Battery Park Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Battery Park Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Battery Park, Greenock!

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Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Loch Ard Kayak Tours Full Day

Loch Ard Kayak Tours Full Day

6th March 2024 - 29th September 2024

Visit sites of interest, explore and immersive in the natural beauty, learn the history on and around the Loch with the Loch Ard Adventure Centre!

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Canoe and Cliff Jumping

Canoe and Cliff Jumping

7th March 2024 - 30th September 2024

This is not for the faint hearted. Travel to the cliff by Canoe, explore the Buchanan Castle Cliffs on the loch and then take a deep breath and leap into the unknown!

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The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

1st March 2023 - 31st December 2024

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

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Events in Other Areas

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

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

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Big Kid Circus: Ayr

Big Kid Circus: Ayr

25th April 2024 - 28th April 2024

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town with their brand new show ILLUMINATION! Catch them at Ayr United Football Stadium between Thursday 25th and Sunday 28th April!

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History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

28th December 2023 - 31st October 2024

Prestwick Airport, just 30 miles south west of Glasgow has had a colourful history since aviation activity was first recorded over 110 years ago in 1913, find out more on one of these walking tours!

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Edinbrick is back for 2024 at a new venue! Edinburgh's biggest LEGO Model Show, will be held on the weekend of the 20th and 21st of April at McEwan Hall.
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