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Events in Edinburgh on 24 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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An Evening with Amor Towles

24th May 2024

Topping & Company Booksellers of Edinburgh are delighted to be hosting Amor Towles on 24th May to celebrate publication of his latest story collection, Table for Two!

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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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Avital Ash: Workshops Her Suicide Note

24th May 2024

Avital Ash's debut at Monkey Barrel Comedy explores explores growing up a Hasidic Jew, depression, queer identity, and generational Holocaust trauma, all while being hilarious.

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BRICKLIVE Zoo Safari

24th May 2024 - 31st July 2024

Experience Edinburgh Zoo's Brick Safari! Explore the trail and come face-to-face with over 25 impressive life-sized animal models!

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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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Candlelight Spring: A Tribute to Taylor Swift

24th May 2024

Discover the music of Taylor Swift at St Marys Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh under the gentle glow of candlelight at this live, multi-sensory musical experience!

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Candlelight Spring: Coldplay and Ed Sheeran

24th May 2024

Discover the music of Coldplay and Ed Sheeran at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, bathed in a lush, floral display dedicated to spring.

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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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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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Curtain Up! by Peter Quilter

23rd May 2024 - 25th May 2024
Leith

The St Serf's Players present 'Curtain Up!', a madcap play full of vitality, quickfire dialogue and several surprises, at Inverleith St Serf's Church Centre from 23rd to 25th May!

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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 Napier University Degree Show 2024

24th May 2024 - 30th May 2024

The Edinburgh Napier Degree Show is a week-long celebration of our students' talent as they present their final projects to friends, family, industry and the public.

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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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Falastin Film Festival: 3000 Nights ٣٠٠٠ ليلة A Film by Mai Masri

24th May 2024

3000 Nights (12A) tells the story of a young Palestinian school teacher who gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison, where she fights to survive, protect her son and maintain hope.

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Falastin Film Festival: R21 AKA Restoring Solidarity - A Film by Mohanad Yaqubi

24th May 2024

R21 AKA Restoring Solidarity (12A), is a collection of 16mm films by militant filmmakers from various countries.

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Falastin Film Festival: Time-Space - A Collection of Short Films

24th May 2024

This is a collection of short films exploring themes and experiences of time and space. All films are subtitled in English.

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Falastin Film Festival:: Infiltrators متسللون A Film by Khaled Jarrar

24th May 2024

Infiltrators is a visceral “road movie” that chronicles the daily travails of Palestinians of all backgrounds as they seek routes through, under, around, and over a bewildering matrix of barriers.

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Fierce Friday - TJTV

Selected dates between 5th April 2024 - 24th May 2024

Fierce Friday returns with your Majesty season 2 winner Tina Justina, bringing her very own show to debut at The Three Sisters!

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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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H. Samuel Edinburgh Wedding Event

23rd May 2024 - 27th May 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Have you got everything sorted for your Wedding? H. Samuel Edinburgh Princes Street are hosting a wedding event showcasing local vendors as well as hosting some brilliant in store offers.

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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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McFleetwood

24th May 2024

Don't miss McFleetwood, one of Scotland's brightest tributes, when they perform live at Reconnect Regal Theatre on 24th May!

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Midnight Ambulance

24th May 2024

Catch alternative rock duo Midnight Ambulance when they play The Mash House on Friday 24th May!

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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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PAGES.

24th May 2024

Alternative pop-rock trio PAGES. are enjoying a growing presence in the thriving Scottish music scene and you can catch them when they headline Legends Edinburgh on 24th May!

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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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Slug & Lettuce: Flamingo Bingo

Selected dates between 19th April 2024 - 21st June 2024

Get ready for a night of bingo with a twist, where you can dance, party, win prizes and fla-mingle with friends!

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Sour Beer Festival

23rd May 2024 - 26th May 2024

Discover sour beer on a journey of puckering perfection at Moonwake taproom's Sour Beer Festival from Thursday 23 May to Sunday 26th May!

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Swiftogeddon: Eras Tour Pre Party - Debut/Fearless

24th May 2024 - 1st June 2024

The clubnight dedicated to worshipping at the altar of Taylor Swift is coming to La Belle Angele Edinburgh for 5 very special pre parties in the run up to the Eras Tour dates!

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Tales from the Towpath

23rd May 2024 - 25th May 2024

Citadel Arts Group present 'Tales of the Towpath', a series of short plays exploring the story of the Union Canal and people connected to it. Catch them at the Lochrin Belle 23rd - 25th May!

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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 Comedy Cellar - Edinburgh

Selected dates between 10th May 2024 - 26th July 2024

Get ready for a rib-tickling night of laughter with "The Good, The Bad and The Irish," a comedy showcase hosted by the hilarious Michael Porter every Friday at The Canon's Gait!

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The Friday Show

Selected dates between 19th January 2024 - 26th July 2024

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!

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The Late Show @ The Comedy Attic

Selected dates between 30th June 2023 - 31st December 2024

Join us in the wee hours in The Comedy Attic in Edinburgh, where every weekend we deliver nights packed full of unadulterated comedy mayhem!

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The Lovely Eggs

24th May 2024

The Lovely Eggs are on tour in May 2024 including a date at La Belle Angele on the 24th!

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The Monochrome Set

24th May 2024

The Monochrome Set return to Scotland to promote their new album of 'Marc Riley Sessions from 2011 to 2022 with a date at The Voodoo Rooms on 24th May!

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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 Sensational 60’s Experience

24th May 2024

The biggest and best 60's show touring the UK, will be appearing at Corn Exchange Haddington for one night only on Friday 24th May!

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Tourist

24th May 2024

English songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist William Phillips aka Tourist has announced a show at Cabaret Voltaire on Friday 24th 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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Vivaldi’s Four Seasons by Candlelight

Selected dates between 24th May 2024 - 24th September 2024

Enjoy Vivaldi's timeless classic, The Four Seasons, and other magnificent works by Candlelight at St Giles' Cathedral, performed by The Piccadilly Sinfonietta!

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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:

Share a Song and Sing Along

Share a Song and Sing Along

Selected dates between 8th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Enjoy a good old sing-along and ‘gie it laldy’ at Share a Song and Sing Along at libraries across East Renfrewshire!

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Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Selected dates between 5th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Every week, trained Macmillan volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.

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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:

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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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: South Flisk

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: South Flisk

1st April 2024 - 30th June 2024

The spectacular views over Fife to Perthshire and Angus and the large flooded quarry full of fish, planted with impressive marginals, make the garden at South Flisk very special in the area.

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Veterans Supper Club

Veterans Supper Club

12th December 2023 - 10th December 2024

The Knights Templar Goodwill Charity of Scotland are hosting suppers for Veterans, Serving Personnel and Reserves every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

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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:

Teenage Dads

Teenage Dads

24th May 2024

Beyond Presents is proud to announce Teenage Dads will play The Attic, Glasgow on Friday 24th May!

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Peace & Jam Presents: Open Stage Jam

Peace & Jam Presents: Open Stage Jam

Selected dates between 10th May 2024 - 27th December 2024

Peace & Jam's Open Stage Jam at Nice N Sleazy provides artists with an open stage to plug in and jam with the house band at this iconic Glasgow venue.

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Awakenings: Six Foot Gallery’s Annual Spring Show

Awakenings: Six Foot Gallery’s Annual Spring Show

10th May 2024 - 24th May 2024

Six Foot Gallery is delighted to present its annual spring show, featuring work from twenty-seven artists across a diverse range of mediums and disciplines.

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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:

Acoustic Cafe Nights at the Granary presents Beki Hemingway and Randy Kerman

Acoustic Cafe Nights at the Granary presents Beki Hemingway and Randy Kerman

24th May 2024

Acoustic Cafe Nights @ The Granary are excited to present Beki Hemingway, and her musical partner Randy Kerkman on Friday 24th May!

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The Boy George Experience

The Boy George Experience

24th May 2024

Whiskey Jar Tenerife Nights Presents Keith George and The Boy George Experience live at Glencairn Venue in Rutherglen on Friday 24th May!

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Exhibition: Between Tweed and Clyde by Douglas Davies

Exhibition: Between Tweed and Clyde by Douglas Davies

27th April 2024 - 26th May 2024

Renowned artist, presents his exhibition of new work 'Between Tweed and the Clyde', celebrating the local landscapes which inspire him, at Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum.

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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:

The House-Proud Mouse

The House-Proud Mouse

24th May 2024 - 29th May 2024

With heart-warming lessons about acceptance, cooperation, and the beauty of imperfection, The House-Proud Mouse will delight its littlest audience members and their grownups!

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The Teardrop Explodes - A Paisley Pattern Exhibition

The Teardrop Explodes - A Paisley Pattern Exhibition

1st May 2024 - 28th June 2024

The Teardrop Explodes, an exciting new exhibition for 2024 at The Art Department, explores all things Paisley Pattern!

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Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 4th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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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:

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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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

10th February 2024 - 27th October 2024

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

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Hogmanay Ceilidh (Gartmore) 2023

Hogmanay Ceilidh (Gartmore) 2023

31st December 2023 - 31st December 2024

Step into 2024 in style with the fabulous Burns Brother Ceilidh Band at Gartmore’s sensational foot stomping interactive Hogmanay Ceilidh!

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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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ATG

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