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Events in Edinburgh on 26 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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‘HARK!’ Soundwalk Launch with Earth in Common and Deborah Shaw

26th May 2024

Join Earth in Common for the launch of Soundwalk "HARK!", with live performances, and a guided tour of the new installation with Deborah Shaw on Sunday 26th May!

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Bathgate Dog’s Day Out

26th May 2024
Bathgate

Join us for the annual Bathgate Dog's Day Out on Sunday 26th May, a celebration of all things canine at Bathgate Market!

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Brewhemia’s Scottish Fling!

26th May 2024

Laddies and lassies, gather 'round! It’s time to don your finest tartan and prepare for a night of Scottish revelry that’ll leave you grinning like a contented Highland coo!

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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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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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Cafe Mambo - Ibiza Weekender

26th May 2024

Cafe Mambo Ibiza will be taking over The Three Sisters on Sunday 26th May for the ultimate Bank Holiday Ibiza Weekender!

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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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Cinetopia:DOC Presents The March On Rome + Q&A With Mark Cousins

26th May 2024

Join Cinetopia for this DOC: Club screening of 'The March On Rome' and a post-film Q&A with director Mark Cousins at the Cameo on Sunday 26th 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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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 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: Amreeka امريكا امريكا A Film by Cherien Dabis

26th May 2024

Muna and her teenage son leave the West Bank, dreaming of an exciting future in the promised land of small-town Illinois, USA. But starting a new life proves harder than they could have imagined.

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Falastin Film Festival: Children & Family Day

26th May 2024

Join in with craft activities, colouring books, storytelling, henna, reading materials for all ages, and children's books in Arabic!

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Falastin Film Festival: Lyd لد A Film by Rami Younis and Sarah Friedland

26th May 2024

The story of a city that once connected Palestine to the world, Lyd (15) explores what it once was, what it is now, and what it could have become.

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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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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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Listening Gaza - Part of the Falastin Film Festival

26th May 2024

Gazelleband present the music of Palestine and beyond through the medium of traditional string instruments, the oud and buzuq.

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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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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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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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Paul Kenny - Seaworks, Cameraless Photography

25th May 2024 - 15th June 2024

Paul Kenny developed a unique take on photography whilst at Art School. Is it photography? You need to decide for yourself at this exhibition on now at Gallery Close!

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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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Quiet: Charlene Scott & Roanne O’Donnell

25th May 2024 - 14th June 2024

This exhibition at Upright Gallery brings together two Scottish based artists, Charlene Scott and Roanne O'Donnell, whose works are calm, contemplative and understated. 


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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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Screening of Documentary TO SEE OURSELVES in Livingston

26th May 2024

10 years after the vote on independence, a documentary set in 2014 is touring Scotland and will be screened at Murieston Village Hall on Sunday 26th May.

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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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Sister Madds: ‘The Teeny Tiny Tour’

26th May 2024

Sister Madds, an alt pop-rock 5 piece from Glasgow, play Leith Depot on Sunday 26th May as part of their Teeny Tiny Tour!

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Skillz ‘n’ Billz Breakin’ Battle

26th May 2024

Join us this May as we bring Breakin’ back to Dance Base with the Skillz ‘n’ Billz Breakin’ tournament, hosted by Lee Crosby, aka DunLee!

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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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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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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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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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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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The Bechdel Cast

26th May 2024

The Bechdel Cast is coming to Monkey Barrel Comedy on 26th May for a special live show!

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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 Old Barn Pop Up Spring Makers Market

26th May 2024
Edinburgh South

Makers Market The Lothians welcome you to our very lovely Spring Makers Market Pop up at the beautiful The Old Barn on 26th May!

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The Tortoise and the Hare

26th May 2024

The perfect introduction to live ballet and music, your little ones will be cheering along as a playful cast of characters re-tell this classic tale.

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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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Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding)

26th May 2024

The talented singer songwriter and author Wesley Stace (aka John Wesley Harding) makes his first live appearance in Edinburgh for 15 years at The Waverley Bar on Sunday 26th May!

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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:

Christie Couture Closing Down Event

Christie Couture Closing Down Event

Selected dates between 5th May 2024 - 26th May 2024

After many years serving East Renfrewshire, Christie Couture Clarkston is closing down, they'll be hosting their closing down sales on Sundays through May with dresses available from £50.

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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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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:

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Pitlochie House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Pitlochie House

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

This established garden has year-round interest. A restoration project with quirky features, characters and surprises!

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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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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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Events in Glasgow

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

Glasgow Blythswood Festival

Glasgow Blythswood Festival

23rd May 2024 - 9th June 2024

Glasgow Blythswood Festival Fortnight blends arts, music, performance, exhibitions, heritage and culinary delights in this celebrated area of Glasgow city centre!

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The Dark Side Of Glasgow

The Dark Side Of Glasgow

1st May 2024 - 30th August 2024

Want to know about Bible John? The Human Crocodile? The Gorbals Vampire? Arthur Thompson and his kin? Look no further! take a trip through Glasgow's macabre past with The Dark Side Tours!

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Pollok United Community Football Sessions

Pollok United Community Football Sessions

Selected dates between 29th October 2023 - 22nd December 2024

Join Pollok United at Nethercraigs every Sunday for their Community Football Sessions, and get your child started on their football journey in a friendly and fun environment!

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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:

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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Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway Season

Selected dates between 30th March 2024 - 29th September 2024

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2024 season in March and will run every weekend until the end of September!

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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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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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

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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Caroline Gormley: A Kitchen Sink Drama

Caroline Gormley: A Kitchen Sink Drama

26th May 2024 - 31st May 2024

Caroline Gormley's solo exhibition 'A Kitchen Sink Drama' is free-to-attend at Made in Paisley between Sunday 26th and Friday 31st May!

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Spring Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

Spring Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024

Explore the woodland trail and see how many items you can find on the Spectacular Spring Scavenger Hunt with your family at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve!

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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:

Dunblane Road Race

Dunblane Road Race

26th May 2024

Planning your race calendar for 2024? The Dunblane Road Race takes place on Sunday 26th May 2024 so save the date!

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Stirling Ghostwalk

Stirling Ghostwalk

5th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!

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Sunday Pub Quiz

Sunday Pub Quiz

Selected dates between 22nd October 2023 - 29th December 2024

Join us at The Crook Bar & Bistro for our weekly fun quiz, free to enter and with a weekly prize and also cash raffle!

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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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