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Events in Edinburgh on 19 May 2024

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Events in Edinburgh

80’s Drag Brunch

19th May 2024

Join us at Leith Arches on Sunday 19th May for a day filled with fizz, fierce brunch dishes, and enough drag entertainment to make Madonna jealous!

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Adam Bruce Thomson: The Quiet Path

11th May 2024 - 6th October 2024

The forthcoming exhibition Adam Bruce Thomson: The Quiet Path aims to bring this talented artist back to public attention.

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Art Classes for Adults and Kids

13th May 2024 - 20th December 2024

Join Livia for these fun, informal, chilled and small painting classes for adult and kids at Cramond Kirk Hall.

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Arthur’s Adventure

Selected dates between 21st April 2024 - 23rd June 2024

Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn 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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Artist Open Call: Dalkeith Palace

8th May 2024 - 9th June 2024

Visual Arts Scotland are inviting creatives across the globe to apply to our centenary exhibition (part two) which will take place in Scotland’s historic Dalkeith Palace this August.

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Dvořák’s New World Symphony

19th May 2024

Expect freshness, fire – and a few surprises too – when Sanderling conducts Dvořák’s much-loved symphony 'from the New World'.

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Beautiful Bluebells

19th May 2024

Join Ranger Emma on Sunday 19th May for a late spring exploration of Hopetoun’s Grounds and delve into the folklore and natural history of the collections of Bluebells!

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Boiler Room Scotland

19th May 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

We’re bringing an all-star roster to our huge knees-up in Edinburgh as the Boiler Room World Tour touches down on Sunday 19 May.

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Bright & Wild 2024

17th May 2024 - 25th May 2024

Bright & Wild 2024, a festival with children and teens at its heart, celebrates the talent and creativity of young people who take part in Lyra’s Young Artists programme.

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Cab-arette Showtour

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

Enjoy a unique comedy musical Showtour in a taxi... be driven around Edinburgh, whilst entertained by Lola and her variety of characters!

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Candle Painting Boat Trip Experience

19th May 2024

Join TAIGA Design Co and spend a serene 2 hour cruising along the tranquil waters of the Union Canal while unleashing your artistic side painting candles on 19th May!

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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 1st May 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!

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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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David Lemm | Fixings

2nd May 2024 - 15th June 2024

Fixings is an exhibition of recent work by David Lemm taking place in Detail Framing & Gallery from 2nd May.

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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 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 Food Tour

11th May 2024 - 29th November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Eat and drink your way through Scotland’s history and culture on a carefully curated wander through the cobbled streets and historic alleys of Edinburgh.

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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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Edinburgh Rising from the Ashes: 200 Years of the Scottish Fire Service

3rd May 2024 - 22nd September 2024

Journey through two centuries of firefighting legacy with our special exhibition created in partnership with the Museum of Scottish Fire Heritage.

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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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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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Exhibition ‘Windswept Land’

18th May 2024 - 14th June 2024

Windswept Land is an exhibition at Birch Tree Gallery by two female artist who work in different locations but share a passion for outdoors and nature.

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FISHING: An Exhibition by Stephanïe Vandëm

3rd May 2024 - 15th June 2024

FISHING is a modern exploration of contemporary identities and heritage from artist Stephanïe Vandëm at the Scottish Storytelling Centre from 3rd May!

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Flowers from Jericho Exhibition

4th May 2024 - 30th June 2024

Flowers from Jericho is a new exhibition of riso prints created by Matilda Bull during her residency at Out of the Blueprint in the Spring of 2024.

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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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Hand Embroidery Class - Make your own pendants

19th May 2024

Learn the fundamentals of embroidery in this workshop led by Amy Lowson at Leith Makers on Sunday 19th May!

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Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Selected dates between 4th February 2024 - 15th December 2024
Edinburgh South

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at The Open Door Community Centre, Edinburgh on various dates throughout the year.

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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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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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Macbeth (an undoing), 2024

14th May 2024 - 25th May 2024

The five star smash hit returns to the Lyceum Theatre in 2024 for two weeks only due to popular demand.

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Mary Bourke - The Best Of Me!

19th May 2024

Irish Comic Mary Bourke is taping her comedy special! It's one hundred per cent pure comedy gold that is rammed full of top quality jokes and storytelling.

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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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Newhailes Market

Selected dates between 20th April 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Come along to Newhailes monthly market where you'll find a fine selection of handmade goods; from jams and chutneys to pies and candles!

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OnOne Salsa: 6 week Salsa Beginners Course

6th May 2024 - 10th June 2024

Join OnOne Salsa for these 6 week Monday Salsa Dance Classes for Beginners starting on 6th May at The Mash House!

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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 19th May 2024 - 14th July 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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Reassembled

4th May 2024 - 29th May 2024

Reassembled, presents a group exhibition featuring new works by JFK Turner, Laura Jane Scott and Derek Wilson, showing at &Gallery from 4th to 29th May.

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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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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: Broadwoodside

19th May 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

Enjoy a day out as you visit the garden of Broadwoodside in East Lothian on 19th May!

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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: Moray Place and Bank Gardens

19th May 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Visit the amazing communal gardens for the Residents of the Moray Estate. Between them they stretch over 9 acres offering an atmosphere of tranquillity within the city centre!

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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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Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners

19th May 2024

Direct from the West End and having sold out venues worldwide, Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners returns to theatres in 2024 with a date at Edinburgh Playhouse on 19th May!

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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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Some Kind of Tours: Dark Historic Walking Tours of Edinburgh

Selected dates between 12th May 2024 - 21st July 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Discover 5 million years of Scotland's history in 90 minutes on this unique, dark and funny tour of Edinburgh's Old Town!

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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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The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - Edinburgh

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

This May, join the movement to create safer, more bike-friendly streets with the Bike Month Challenge and #MakeEveryRideCount!

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The Crafters Roadshow - The Centre Livingston

Selected dates between 8th February 2024 - 20th October 2024

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow comes to The Centre Livingston!

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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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World Bee Day at Lauriston Castle

19th May 2024

Join John Jeffrey our resident Beekeeper at Lauriston Castle for a morning of creative fun exploring our buzzy friends and their importance in our environment.

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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:

Cinema Screening: 42nd Street

Cinema Screening: 42nd Street

Selected dates between 19th May 2024 - 21st May 2024

Starring national treasure Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock and featuring iconic songs 42nd Street, We're In The Money and Lullaby of Broadway, this is pure magic on the big screen!

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Rouken Glen Junior Parkrun

Rouken Glen Junior Parkrun

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

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

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The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - East Renfrewshire

The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - East Renfrewshire

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024

This May, join the movement to create safer, more bike-friendly streets with the Bike Month Challenge and #MakeEveryRideCount!

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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:

100 Species

100 Species

29th March 2024 - 10th June 2024

Curated and presented by Edinburgh Shoreline, the 100 Species Exhibition celebrates the life that thrives on our coast and in our seas. Catch it at The Scottish Fisheries Museum!

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The Leonarda Trio

The Leonarda Trio

19th May 2024

Enjoy a Baroque repertoire from The Leonarda Trio, performed in the wonderful Abdie & Dunbog Church on Sunday 19th May!

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Family Days Out in in Fife

Family Days Out in in Fife

30th November 2023 - 31st May 2024

Come along to St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre and enjoy a great family golf day out!

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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:

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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East Park: 150th Anniversary Exhibition

East Park: 150th Anniversary Exhibition

6th October 2023 - 6th October 2024

This exhibition explores the long history of East Park through a series of never-before-seen photographs at Maryhill Burgh Halls!

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Boat Trips Helensburgh

Boat Trips Helensburgh

30th March 2024 - 3rd November 2024

Join Boat Trips Helensburgh for a tour of the Clyde Estuary, round the Sugar Boat Wreck, to the Holy Loch, up the River Clyde, and a variety of other places!

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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:

Woolly Weekend

Woolly Weekend

18th May 2024 - 19th May 2024

See a shearer at work with Scottish Blackface sheep and enjoy wool-themed family crafts and activities at the Museum of Rural Life's annual Woolly Weekend!

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ArtyKids Club

ArtyKids Club

Selected dates between 5th May 2024 - 3rd November 2024

Calling all dabbers, splatterers, painters, sketchers and make and menders! ArtyKiDs Club meets every Sunday morning to share ideas and get creative!

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Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

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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:

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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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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Gryffe Valley 10K Run

Gryffe Valley 10K Run

19th May 2024

The annual Gryffe Valley 10K Run, for all abilities from serious runners to novices & joggers, will take place on Sunday 19th May!

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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:

Born To Move Kids Fitness

Born To Move Kids Fitness

2nd May 2024 - 1st July 2024

Born To Move, a Les Mills program, offers our children the opportunity to participate in a group fitness class that is FUN, engaging and age appropriate.

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Big Kid Circus: Falkirk

Big Kid Circus: Falkirk

15th May 2024 - 19th May 2024

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town with their brand new show ILLUMINATION. Catch it at the Forth Centre, Falkirk from 15th - 19th May!

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Liquid Enamel Bowl Weekend with Elizabeth Jane Campbell

Liquid Enamel Bowl Weekend with Elizabeth Jane Campbell

18th May 2024 - 19th May 2024

Join us at Central Scotland School of Craft for a two day liquid enamel bowls workshop and explore enamel on a larger, more sculptural scale!

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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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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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Loch Leven Walkathon

Loch Leven Walkathon

19th May 2024
Kinross

Step out this spring with your family and friends at the Loch Leven Walkathon in support of Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland on Sunday 19th May 2024!

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Sponsored Links

Fiona Stewart Williams
Kevin Quantum
TGC Leisure
Renfrewshire Council
Fayre Play
ATG

Sponsored Links

ACME Comic Con
Renfrewshire Council
Escape The Past
St Mary's Music School
Scottish Refugee Council
Cinema Attic
Fiona Stewart Williams
Kevin Quantum
TGC Leisure
Renfrewshire Council
Fayre Play
ATG

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