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Events in Edinburgh on 22 May 2024

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Events in Edinburgh

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 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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Baby and Toddler Music Group

Selected dates between 1st May 2024 - 26th June 2024

Our Smaland creche team welcome you all to our FREE Baby and Toddler Music Group every Wednesday morning at Ikea Edinburgh!

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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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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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Catherine Bohart: Again, With Feelings

22nd May 2024

Catherine Bohart is back with her new show 'Again, With Feelings'. Catch her at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh on Wednesday 22 May!

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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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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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Dead Girls Rising

21st May 2024 - 23rd May 2024

Dead Girls Rising is a furious coming-of-age punk cabaret show about trying to survive in a violent patriarchy, our deepest fears, and how we seek to control them.

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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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Dyslexia Scotland Summer Lectures: Jennifer Ewan and Kim Tebble (from the Jennifer Ewan Band)

22nd May 2024
Nationwide

This four-part series of lectures on dyslexic thinking examines the innate gifts of dyslexic minds and the constraints that society unwittingly places on them.

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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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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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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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Love Wednesdays at Why Not Nightclub

Selected dates between 17th April 2024 - 28th December 2024

Come along to Love Wednesdays, Scotland's BIGGEST Wednesday night, hosted in the award winning WhyNot Nightclub!

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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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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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Oliver

22nd May 2024 - 25th May 2024

Join the Livingston Players at the Howden Park Centre in May as they present their production of Oliver!

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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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Open Mic Night

Selected dates between 31st January 2024 - 31st July 2024

Join host Michael Dodds every Wednesday at The Three Sisters for an evening of music, singing, poetry, comedy and much more!

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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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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: 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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Spring Market

22nd May 2024
Edinburgh West

The Spring Market is back at Edinburgh Park! Join us in the Civic Square on Wednesday 22nd May!

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Stories on the Way: When Yellow’s On the Broom

22nd May 2024

Come and enjoy live storytelling in the relaxed setting of the Netherbow Theatre on 22nd May, where our amazing apprentice storytellers will show off their skills!

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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 Music Man

21st May 2024 - 25th May 2024

After a show-stopping, high-flying performance of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang last year. Southern Light is back at the Festival Theatre with Meredith Willson’s The Music Man.

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The Searchers ‘Thank You’ Tour

22nd May 2024

Don't miss your very last chance to catch the final appearance of a truly legendary band when The Searchers bring their farewell tour to The Queen's Hall on 22nd May!

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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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Fayre Play
Scottish Refugee Council
ACME Comic Con

Events in East Renfrewshire

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

Alpha Course

Alpha Course

Selected dates between 10th April 2024 - 19th June 2024

Barrhead and Neilston Churches of Scotland invite you to join them for Alpha... a series of group conversations that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith in an open, friendly environment.

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Live Cinema Screening: The Winter’s Tale

Live Cinema Screening: The Winter’s Tale

22nd May 2024

Shakespeare's profound story of love and loss, artfully adapted into a contemporary three-act narrative ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, returns to the Main Stage!

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Craft Workshop

Craft Workshop

Selected dates between 22nd May 2024 - 16th October 2024

Join Of Make Believe for their weekly adult only craft workshop at Auchenback Resource Centre in Barrhead on Wednesdays!

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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:

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kirklands Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kirklands Garden

1st April 2024 - 30th September 2024

Enjoy a day out at Kirklands, built in 1832, it has been the Hart family home for 45 years!

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Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Selected dates between 13th January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart, indoor and outdoor every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday... all welcome!

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James V: Katherine

James V: Katherine

21st May 2024 - 22nd May 2024

Rona Munro’s renowned James Plays continue with this fifth standalone production, presenting an up close and intimate performance, with focussed, raw storytelling.

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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:

Morgan Rees: Turning Thirsty

Morgan Rees: Turning Thirsty

22nd May 2024

Award-nominated online sensation Morgan Rees embarks on his first ever UK tour with Turning Thirsty, don't miss him live at The Stand Glasgow on Wednesday 22nd May!

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Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands

21st May 2024 - 25th May 2024

Matthew Bourne's magical dance production of the classic Tim Burton movie Edward Scissorhands is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in May!

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SoulINQUEST

SoulINQUEST

20th April 2024 - 29th June 2024

SoulINQUEST is a powerful touring photography exhibition that sheds light on state-related deaths and provides the opportunity for bereaved families to express their experiences.

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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:

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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Cinema Live: The Winter’s Tale

Cinema Live: The Winter’s Tale

Selected dates between 22nd May 2024 - 26th May 2024

Shakespeare's profound story of love and loss, artfully adapted into a contemporary three-act narrative ballet by Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, returns to the Main Stage!

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Cancer Tapestry Exhibition and Workshops

Cancer Tapestry Exhibition and Workshops

18th May 2024 - 26th May 2024

Be amongst the first to experience the beginnings of a poignant new tapestry when Dr Andrew Crummy's Cancer Tapestry comes to New Lanark Mills from Saturday 18th to Sunday 26th May.

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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:

Ladies Rugby Fit

Ladies Rugby Fit

Selected dates between 8th May 2024 - 30th October 2024

Ladies Rugby Fit is running every Wednesday evening at Birkmyre Park, Kilmacolm. It is a fun introduction to rugby basics and a great way to meet some new friends and get some exercise!

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Free Hockey Sessions For Renfrewshire School Children

Free Hockey Sessions For Renfrewshire School Children

Selected dates between 24th April 2024 - 26th June 2024

Kelburne Hockey Club are running free hockey sessions for Renfrewshire School children... come along, try a new sport, stay healthy and meet new friends!

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West College Scotland HNC Fashion Makeup Graded Showcase

West College Scotland HNC Fashion Makeup Graded Showcase

22nd May 2024

The talented Makeup Artistry students from West College Scotland will be at Braehead on Wednesday 22nd May presenting their looks, inspired by their favourite makeup and fashion brands.

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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 Canoe Tours Full Day

Loch Ard Canoe Tours Full Day

14th March 2024 - 31st August 2024

Enjoy a history siteseeing canoe tour run by Loch Ard Adventure Centre and explore Loch Ard and all the beautiful scenery!

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Yoga Classes in Stirling

Yoga Classes in Stirling

18th April 2024 - 23rd December 2024

Join Roz Yoga Lifestyle for these weekly mat and chair yoga classes at The Dunblane Centre!

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Happy Chinese Classes

Happy Chinese Classes

11th March 2024 - 31st December 2024

These fun Happy Chinese Classes for pre-school age children are run by Yan An at The Raploch Community Campus on Monday mornings.

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Events in Other Areas

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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Sponsored Links

Renfrewshire Council
St Mary's Music School
Escape The Past
Fiona Stewart Williams
Cinema Attic
ATG

Sponsored Links

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

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