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Events in Edinburgh on 08 July 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 Evening Walk

9th June 2024 - 25th August 2024

Enjoy an evening stroll around Holyrood Park as you join our Rangers to learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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Arthur’s Secrets

16th April 2024 - 26th September 2024

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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Ben Ottewell & Ian Ball

8th July 2024

Don't miss your chance to see Ben Ottewell and Ian Ball from Gomez perform live at La Belle Angele on Monday 8th July!

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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 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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Chris Ofili: The Caged Bird’s Song

28th June 2024 - 5th October 2024

The Caged Bird’s Song, Dovecot Studios' major tapestry with Chris Ofili, returns to Scotland in Summer 2024.

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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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Cultivating the Power of Resilience

8th July 2024

Join Inner Space Edinburgh for a blend of insights and meditation with Sister Jayanti to discover how to increase our resilience and help others do the same.

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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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Davidson’s Mains Health Walk

Selected dates between 1st April 2024 - 16th December 2024
Edinburgh West

Join Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland’s Walking for Health Project for this free weekly walk in Davidson’s Mains! It's a low level, inclusive health walk open to everyone!

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Dennis Buchan

29th June 2024 - 28th July 2024

The Academicians’ Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of selected paintings by the renowned Arbroath-born artist Dennis Buchan RSA (1937-2023).

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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 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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Edinburgh Royal Mile International Piano Series 2024 (Concert 8)

8th July 2024

Enjoy an outstanding evening of classical piano in the beautiful setting of St Giles' Cathedral with pianist Christina Lawrie on 8th July!

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Edinburgh Summer Camp 2024 at George Watson’s College

1st July 2024 - 12th July 2024

Miniversity Holiday Camps are returning to George Watson’s College this Summer and are specifically designed for children age 5-12 years!

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Elements

6th July 2024 - 31st July 2024

&Gallery is delighted to present a group exhibition featuring the work of three artists who are known for their minimal aesthetic: Jonathan Barber, David Quinn and Adam Taylor.

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Emily Powell: The Land Below the Waves

29th June 2024 - 13th July 2024

Morningside Gallery is hosting a new solo exhibition from artist Emily Powell, following her painting residency on the isle of Tiree.

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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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Family Fun Summer Crafts

Selected dates between 8th July 2024 - 29th July 2024

Free Family Fun Summer Crafts from Parental Employability Support Midlothian. Come along and meet us at IKEA on Mondays from the 8th July.

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For You Blue

8th July 2024

Following on from two hugely successful collaborations, The Bootleg Beatles and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra are coming together again!

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Game On

29th June 2024 - 3rd November 2024

Get set for Game On - the largest interactive exhibition of the history and the culture of video games.

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Garment Making - 6 Week Evening Class

26th June 2024 - 31st July 2024

Spend 6 consecutive Wednesday evenings in the sewing studio with an expert tutor and make any garment of your choosing!

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Hands On History

Selected dates between 8th July 2024 - 26th August 2024

Join us in the Family Room at The Palace of Holyroodhouse to get up close to some historical and replica objects.

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Japanese language for kids age 6 -13

8th June 2024 - 27th July 2024

This is a special chance in Edinburgh for kids (Age 6 - 13) to learn Japanese language, crafts, food, art, and culture from a qualified Japanese teacher.

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Learn French - Small Group Classes in Brunstfield

10th June 2024 - 22nd July 2024

Join Bonjour French Classes and give yourself a real chance of learning French properly! It's a new French course for 5 levels (beginners to advanced) held in La Barantine, Bruntsfield.

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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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Lizzie No + Nate Bergman

8th July 2024

Don't miss New York singer-songwriter, harpist and guitarist Lizzie No plus American singer-songwriter Nate Bergman at Sneaky Pete's on Monday 8th July!

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Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

1st July 2024 - 23rd December 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Every week at various Libraries, 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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Moyna Flannigan: Space Shuffle

28th June 2024 - 15th September 2024

In our 40th year, Collective is delighted to welcome back renowned Scottish artist, and early committee member Moyna Flannigan to present an exhibition of new work.

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Neuk Perspectives

4th July 2024 - 28th July 2024

Join us for a captivating exhibition featuring the diverse talents of 41 neurodivergent artists from across Scotland, brought to you by Neuk Collective in July!

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Once Upon a Time: A History of Children and Young People’s Nursing exhibition

27th June 2024 - 24th October 2024

This exhibition at the Royal College of Nursing explores the history of children and young people's nursing from the first children's hospitals in the 1800s to the development of family-centred care.

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Outside the box: Andrew Radford

22nd June 2024 - 12th July 2024

Don't miss the first public gallery exhibition by Andrew Radford showing at Upright Gallery from 22nd June!

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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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Play With Plants

15th June 2024 - 1st September 2024

This summer experience the joy of the botanical world at Play with Plants, RBGE’s hands-on play experience at the John Hope Gateway.

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Ramsay & Edinburgh Fashion

7th June 2024 - 24th November 2024

A collection of Allan Ramsay’s portraits of women from NTS properties are brought together at the Georgian House for the first time.

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Red Raw

Selected dates between 22nd January 2024 - 29th July 2024

Red Raw, our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. It’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today.

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Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

19th June 2024 - 19th July 2024

City Music Promotions presents the stunning programme of music for solo piano including Gerswhin's iconic Rhapsody in Blue in St Giles' Cathedral!

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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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RZSS Summer School

1st July 2024 - 26th July 2024

Discover amazing animals and cultures from around the world and connect with nature at the RZSS Summer School!

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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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Summer Art Camp

8th July 2024 - 26th July 2024

Join Little Plaza in our cafe space while your kids are engaged in summer camp and other single sessions in the summer! Suitable for P2 - P7 kids.

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Summer Days at The Royal Yacht Britannia

29th June 2024 - 30th August 2024

Fun for all the family, explore the five decks of The Royal Yacht Britannia this summer, it's Tripadvisor’s No. 1 UK Attraction!

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Summer Exhibition at Leith Makers

3rd July 2024 - 21st July 2024

Come along to Leith Makers Summer Exhibition in July with it's richly diverse preview exhibition of original and locally hand-made work by resident artists!

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Summer Family Fun

1st July 2024 - 12th August 2024

Drop-in for some holiday fun and games at the National Museum of Scotland this summer.

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Summer Outdoor Club

8th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Dynamic Earth’s Summer Outdoor Club is back. Join us for a week of fun and adventure in Holyrood Park, perfect for kids aged between 7 to 12 who love being outdoors and exploring the natural world!

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Summer Printmaking Courses

6th July 2024 - 19th August 2024

Edinburgh Printmakers have a range of courses this summer taking place over 3 or 4 days, including screenprinting, etching, relief printing, and the protected heritage craft of stone lithography.

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The Dark Side of Edinburgh

1st July 2024 - 1st September 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

The Dark Side of Edinburgh is a historic tour of the city that doesn't leave out all the gory details. Are brave enough to learn the truth?

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The Things You Forgot to Imagine

8th July 2024 - 16th August 2024
Leith

‘The Things You Forgot to Imagine’ is Joanne Pemberton’s newest body of work and will be showing at Leith School of Art from 8th July.

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - St George’s School

1st July 2024 - 23rd July 2024
Edinburgh West

Discover the magic of summer at The Wild Outdoors Camps nestled in the breathtaking grounds of St. Georges School! For children ages 5-11 Years.

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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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Watch UEFA EURO 2024 at Roxy Lanes

14th June 2024 - 14th July 2024

Roxy Lanes Edinburgh, the home of ‘Booze & Ball Games’, will be showcasing all the UEFA EURO games this year, to commemorate this summer’s football centrepiece!

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Wildlife Printmaking Exhibition

15th June 2024 - 28th July 2024

This exhibition at the Scottish Ornithologists Club presents the work of 4 printmakers inspired by wildlife and working with different printmaking techniques.

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Sponsored Links

Renfrewshire Council
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Escape The Past
Hilton Glasgow
Scottish Rugby
Paisley First

Events in East Renfrewshire

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

Kids Summer Golf Camps

Kids Summer Golf Camps

26th June 2024 - 16th August 2024

Join Mearns Castle Golf Academy throughout the summer for their Kids Summer Golf Camps covering all aspects of golf including putting, chipping, pitching, irons and driving!

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Summer Fun at The Avenue

Summer Fun at The Avenue

2nd July 2024 - 31st July 2024

Join the team at the Avenue for a summer full of free fun every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout July!

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Children’s Library Summer Events

Children’s Library Summer Events

22nd June 2024 - 31st August 2024

The East Renfrewshire Libraries team have a whole summer of events for kids planned including family fun days, storytime, arts and crafts and not forgetting the annual Summer Reading Challenge!

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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:

The Hickory Golf Workshop at Rusacks St Andrews

The Hickory Golf Workshop at Rusacks St Andrews

17th May 2024 - 22nd September 2024

In this interactive one-hour workshop, you’ll learn how golf clubs used to be made and work hands-on with real antique hickory clubs, helping restore them to their former glory.

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Pride in the Seas

Pride in the Seas

26th June 2024 - 16th September 2024

Pride in the Seas is an inspiring photography exhibition shining a light on the lives of Scotland's fishing communities. Catch it at The Scottish Fisheries Museum!

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Planet Botanic Summer Adventures

Planet Botanic Summer Adventures

8th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Planet Botanic Holiday Club is back for Summer 2024 at St Andrews Botanic Garden. Join us every weekday from Monday 8th July to Friday 2nd August!

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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:

North Kelvin - 6 Week Summer Football Camp

North Kelvin - 6 Week Summer Football Camp

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

North Kelvin Sports Development Group are hosting a Summer Football Camp at Garscube Sports Complex for boys and girls from ages 5 - 12!

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Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

8th January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!

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Summer Of Fun At Glasgow Museums

Summer Of Fun At Glasgow Museums

6th June 2024 - 7th August 2024

Glasgow Museums have a whole 'Summer of Fun' planned to keep the whole family entertained across the Summer Holidays!

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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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Amazing Mini Golf

Amazing Mini Golf

17th June 2024 - 18th August 2024

Drive into summer with EK, East Kilbride's tee-riffic mini golf experience. Navigate bridges, hills, tunnels and other tricky obstacles on the challenging nine hole course spread across Centre West!

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Valley View at Goulding’s Summer Pantos

Valley View at Goulding’s Summer Pantos

3rd July 2024 - 11th August 2024

This summer Valley View at Goulding's joins forces with local company Stagecraft Entertainment to bring you two brand new family shows... Old McDonald's Farm and The Ginger Bread Man!

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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:

Monthly Meditation

Monthly Meditation

Selected dates between 12th February 2024 - 9th December 2024

The Butterfly Room in Paisley hold monthly meditation sessions where you can explore and enjoy the benefits of meditation and mindfulness practices.

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Foxbar Elderly Forum

Foxbar Elderly Forum

Selected dates between 18th September 2023 - 31st December 2024

Foxbar Elderly Forum is a friendly group which meet on Monday afternoons (except bank holidays) at Foxbar Community Centre!

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Making Memories Childcare Summer Holiday Club

Making Memories Childcare Summer Holiday Club

1st July 2024 - 14th August 2024

Making Memories Childcare in Paisley are running a Holiday Club for primary school age children during the Summer Holidays!

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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 Kayak Tours Half Day

Loch Ard Kayak Tours Half Day

6th March 2024 - 29th September 2024

Enjoy a tour of Loch Ard in Kayaks with a guide and instructor and immersive yourself in the natural beauty of the Loch!

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Navigation Skills For Beginners

Navigation Skills For Beginners

Selected dates between 15th April 2024 - 2nd November 2024

Join Gaby from Skylark Guiding for a one day course in Mugdock Country Park for women who want to grow their confidence using maps and compass for navigating in the countryside, on paths and tracks.

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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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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

Clann An Drumma
Fayre Play
The Straits
ATG
Kids Pass
Edinburgh Dungeons

Sponsored Links

Renfrewshire Council
Open Pass Scotland
Escape The Past
Hilton Glasgow
Scottish Rugby
Paisley First
Clann An Drumma
Fayre Play
The Straits
ATG
Kids Pass
Edinburgh Dungeons

Popular Events

Castle Street Market
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!
Look Who It Isnae - An Audience with Gavin Mitchell
Gavin Mitchell, acclaimed actor & comedian, presents an exclusive up close and personal show, offering audiences an unforgettable journey through his illustrious 30-year plus career in entertainment!
Causeway Awards 2024
Join Causeway, our members, partners and supporters for our flagship, Gala Black Tie Celebration of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland Awards' Night, in Edinburgh on 10th October 2024!
Game On
Get set for Game On - the largest interactive exhibition of the history and the culture of video games.
Edinburgh Steiner Teacher Development
Edinburgh Steiner School is offering this Teacher Development course starting on 13th September.

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