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Events in Edinburgh on 30 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-Ki

27th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024

An-Ki is an immersive theatrical experience about the origin and destiny of humankind, set in an intimate and magical tent.

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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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Be Kind

30th May 2024 - 1st June 2024

Be kind is an intimate theatre experience for babies. In this sensory performance of sound, colour and movement, children experience acrobatics and juggling up close.

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Big Kid Circus: Livingston

29th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town! Catch them at The Centre Livingston between 29th May and 2nd June!

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Black

30th May 2024 - 1st June 2024

Black is a reflection on the violence and emancipation of being Black in today’s world, through a body that narrates, challenges and disturbs – a body that is both wounded and celebrated.

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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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Castle Chorus weekly rehearsal

Selected dates between 11th April 2024 - 27th June 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Castle Chorus is a small, friendly choir open to anybody who loves singing. If you’re interested in coming along, singing some songs and meeting new people, feel free to just turn up on a Thursday!

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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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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

28th May 2024 - 1st June 2024

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the most fantasmagorical musical of all time, flies into Edinburgh Playhouse for one week only!

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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 21st March 2024 - 25th July 2024

Get ready for a rib-tickling night of laughter with "The Good, The Bad and The Irish," a weekly comedy showcase hosted by the hilarious Michael Porter every Thursday at The Canons Gait.

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Country Roads

30th May 2024

Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready as, for one night only, hit producers Entertainers celebrate the Kings and Queens of country music at the Festival Theatre!

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Cracking New Jokes Show

Selected dates between 21st March 2024 - 25th July 2024

Scotland's Best Comedians Live are proud to bring a new weekly showcase to the Dragonfly Cocktail Bar in Edinburgh.

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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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EP Culture Conversations

Selected dates between 30th May 2024 - 27th June 2024

As part of their current interactive exhibition Whose Gallery Is It Anyway? Edinburgh Printmakers are hosting a series of panel conversations with invited expert speakers.

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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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Free Book Club at Fort Kinnaird

Selected dates between 1st May 2024 - 28th November 2024

Fort Kinnaird is hosting a free monthly book club in partnership with Musselburgh Library to bring the community together over the joy of reading.

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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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Globe Bar World Famous Karaoke

Selected dates between 1st March 2024 - 30th May 2024

Get yourself down to The Globe Bar Edinburgh for the best fun you can have with a microphone on a Thursday!

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Hel Cabaret - Nocturnal Rites

30th May 2024

Hel Cabaret returns to La Belle Angele on Thursday 30th May bring you Nocturnal Rites!

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Kish Kush

30th May 2024 - 1st June 2024

Kish Kush traces the journey of two characters as they progress from solitude to connectedness, offering a unique and eloquent portrayal of diversity.

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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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Luisa Omielan: Bitter (Special Live Recording)

30th May 2024

If following the rule book doesn't work for us any more, maybe it's time we write some new ones. Welcome to Bitter. The brand new show from Luisa Omielan!

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Makers Market at St Giles Cathedral

30th May 2024 - 31st May 2024

Don't miss the very first makers market in the iconic St Giles' Cathedral in the heart of Edinburgh on 30th and 31st May!

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Makers Market The Lothians: Exclusive Ladies Shopping Event

30th May 2024
Lasswade

The Makers Market The Lothians is holding an exclusive Shopping Event on Thursday 30th May. Come along and feel like a proper VIP and enjoy a browse of amazing Stalls!

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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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Orienteering Edinburgh

Selected dates between 2nd May 2024 - 11th July 2024
Edinburgh South

Join Orienteering Edinburgh for these Thursday lunchtime runs, it's a great way to get outside and active during your working day!

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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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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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Shō and the Demons of the Deep

27th May 2024 - 30th May 2024

Shō and the Demons of the Deep by Zoë Bullock is a visual adventure story about overcoming fear, climate crisis and how the actions of one generation can affect the next.

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So Far So Good

30th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024

So Far So Good, an adventurous new contemporary circus show for 3 - 6 year olds, comes to the Assembly Roxy as part of the Edinburgh International Children's Festival.

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Storyteller Claire McNicol at JoJo Family Festival!

30th May 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Join us in-store at JoJo Maman Bebe in Edinburgh on 30th May for songs and stories with storyteller Claire McNicol.

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Sunset Song

28th May 2024 - 8th June 2024

Scotland’s most loved literary heroine Chris Guthrie is brought to the stage in this thrilling contemporary adaptation.

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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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Terry Pratchett’s Men at Arms

30th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024

Following their sell-out shows of Guards! Guards! Edinburgh-based company Strawmoddie Theatre return to The Pleasance with Terry Pratchett's Men at Arms!

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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 Edinburgh Sketcher Returns to Lauriston Castle

Selected dates between 30th May 2024 - 18th August 2024

Edinburgh’s favourite sketcher makes a welcome return to Lauriston Castle and we are teaming up with him once again for some sketching workshops.

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The Unexpected Gift

28th May 2024 - 31st May 2024

This highly interactive and inclusive dance-theatre performance is made especially for and with children with complex needs such as autism.

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The White Heather Ceilidh Club

Selected dates between 25th April 2024 - 26th December 2024

Join The White Heather Ceilidh Club for a bonnie (and wild!) evening of Scottish Ceilidh Dancing in the heart of Edinburgh!

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The Yellow Canary

28th May 2024 - 30th May 2024

The Yellow Canary is based on a true story and is a leap into the imagination of a young boy as he attempts to escape the horrors of war, exploring love, loss, and what it means to flee your home.

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TRASHedy

27th May 2024 - 30th May 2024

Using a mix of of animated drawings, dance and sound collages, TRASHedy takes an honest, humorous look at our freedom of choice and consumerist behaviour, and invites us to reflect on our actions.

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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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Events in East Renfrewshire

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

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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And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

27th May 2024 - 30th May 2024

Giffnock Theatre Players return to Eastwood Park Theatre in May with their production of Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None!

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Look Great, Feel Great Charity Event

Look Great, Feel Great Charity Event

30th May 2024

Join The Glen Clinic at Parklands Country Club for 'Look Great, Feel Great' a charity fashion show, aesthetic and health event in aid of Back to SchoolBank East Renfrewshire!

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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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Artist Takeover for World MS Day

Artist Takeover for World MS Day

30th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024

To celebrate World MS Day, visual artist & founder of Charcot, Kirsty Stevens will be holding a 4 day Takeover at Foursticks Gallery from 30th May.

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Burntisland Fairground

Burntisland Fairground

25th May 2024 - 18th August 2024

Burntisland Fairground returns this summer! Situated on the links just yards from a Blue Flag beach, this traditional funfair provides all you need for a great family 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:

Themed Tours at The Burrell Collection

Themed Tours at The Burrell Collection

Selected dates between 11th January 2024 - 19th December 2024

Join the Burrell Collection's expert Volunteer Guides as they take you on a journey through the collection with free themed weekly tours.

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Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

Good Move Glasgow's Health Walks are easy, fun and free. What's more, with over 50 walks taking place each week, there's bound to be one near you!

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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

28th March 2024 - 31st August 2024

Located in one of Scotland's most charming villages, join Loch Lomond Faerie Trail for a delightful adventure through our enchanting woodlands!

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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:

Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

Glitz and Glamour The Golden Age of Cinema in Scotland

25th May 2024 - 17th August 2024

This colourful exhibition at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre showcases artefacts from Scotland's largest cinema collection!

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Message In A Bottle

Message In A Bottle

30th May 2024

The iconic songs of Sting. The electrifying choreography of Kate Prince. This is a tale of hope. Don't miss a special screening of Message In A Bottle at Lanternhouse Cinema!

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Cinema Live: Message In A Bottle

Cinema Live: Message In A Bottle

Selected dates between 30th May 2024 - 2nd June 2024

The iconic songs of Sting. The electrifying choreography of Kate Prince. This is a tale of hope. Don't miss a special screening of Message In A Bottle at Airdrie Town Hall!

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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:

Erskine Health Walk

Erskine Health Walk

Selected dates between 18th April 2024 - 19th December 2024

Join Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland’s Walking for Health Project in Erskine on Thursday afternoons for their inclusive health walk!

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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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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:

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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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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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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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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