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Events in Edinburgh on 17 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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Beginners Intensive Sewing Course

17th July 2024 - 19th July 2024

This beginners intensive sewing course run by Artisan Stitch will teach you all the foundation skills to launch you into the world of sewing.

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Botanical Bookbinding - Day Workshop

17th July 2024
Leith

Join Cass, of Bookbinding with Cass, for a creative day of mark making and bookbinding inspired by local flora and fauna on 17th July at INK on MESH!

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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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Cold War Scotland

13th July 2024 - 26th January 2025

Exploring Scotland’s critical position on the frontline of the Cold War, a new exhibition will tell the stories of the Scots at the centre of this global conflict.

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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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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 Castle Gun Salutes

Selected dates between 6th May 2024 - 14th November 2024

Edinburgh Castle hold a number of gun salutes throughout the year to mark various special occasions!

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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 Jazz & Blues Festival

12th July 2024 - 21st July 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival returns from 12th to 21st July 2024, presenting a programme that spans the entire history of the music from ragtime to modern jazz to Chicago blues and beyond.

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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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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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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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Evening Sound Immersion

Selected dates between 17th July 2024 - 28th August 2024

Come and join the the Universal School of Holistic Therapies for 90 minutes of complete relaxation, sound immersion, meditation and reiki at the Out of the Blue Drill Hall.

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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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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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Love Wednesdays at Why Not Nightclub

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

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

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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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Mark Hearld at Dovecot: In Conversation

17th July 2024

Come along and meet Meet artist Mark Hearld on 17th July, while he undertakes the last few days of his residency at Dovecot Studios!

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Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance

16th July 2024 - 18th July 2024

After celebrating the 25th anniversary of Lord of the Dance in 2022, Michael Flatley is back with a dazzling revival of his iconic dance extravaganza. Catch it at Edinburgh Playhouse in July!

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Midweek makes: Collage crowns

Selected dates between 10th July 2024 - 28th August 2024

Join us in the Family Room at The Palace of Holyroodhouse to discover the stories behind some special crowns. Get creative by decorating your own crown to wear as you visit the rest of the Palace.

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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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Open Mic Night

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

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

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Pauline Caulfield Textiles

8th March 2024 - 20th July 2024

This exhibition features over 20 large pieces ranging from fans, chasubles and fabric panels, illuminating Pauline Caulfield’s versatile yet distinctive work!

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Pedal Power: Cycling and Activism in Edinburgh

27th April 2024 - 22nd September 2024

This exhibition at Museum of Edinburgh has been created by groups in Edinburgh who are campaigning to make our city a safe place for cycling.

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Personal PhotoShoot Experience

1st November 2023 - 1st November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Join professional local photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh's Old Town for your Personal PhotoShoot Experience! It's a fun outdoor experience perfect for couples, families and solo travelers alike.

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Photography Tuition in Edinburgh’s Old Town

1st November 2023 - 1st November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Learn to use your camera in one of the most beautiful cities in the world from a working photographer and film maker! Perfect for solo travellers, couples and families.

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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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Quiz Night!

Selected dates between 17th July 2024 - 21st August 2024

Join us in our customer restaurant at IKEA Edinburgh on the third Wednesday of the month for our new quiz night with fun IKEA prizes.

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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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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: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 20th March 2024 - 2nd October 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!

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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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Stuart McPherson: Work in Progress

17th July 2024

Don't miss this brand new hour of jokes from Stuart McPherson, the co-host of the Some Laugh podcast and Scot Squad star, ahead of this year's Fringe.

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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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Summer Woodland Explorers

9th July 2024 - 8th August 2024

Pack your child off to join us for a full immersion into Jupiter Artland’s magical landscape! it's a full day of creative activities and adventurous play.

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The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas

Selected dates between 20th March 2024 - 23rd July 2024

Take two top academics, some dangerous ideas, add one comedian and you have the force of nature that is the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas (CODI)!

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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 - Fettes College

15th July 2024 - 6th August 2024
Edinburgh North

Come join The Wild Outdoors for some fun this Summer. With activities such as mastering bushcraft skills to conquering ninja lines, archery, and tomahawk throwing!

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The Wild Outdoors Summer Camps - Colinton Road

15th July 2024 - 30th July 2024
Edinburgh South

Come join The Wild Outdoors for some fun this Summer, filled with excitement, learning, and lifelong memories for children ages 5-11 Years.

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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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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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Withnail and I Photography Exhibition

10th July 2024 - 7th August 2024

Murray Close is one of the most prominent and successful film stills photographers working today. This is a chance to see photographs from one of the greatest British films 'Withnail and I'.

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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:

Summer Science Workshops

Summer Science Workshops

Selected dates between 1st July 2024 - 7th August 2024

Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre will once again be holding their Summer Science Club Workshops throughout July and the start of August!

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Off Grid After School Summer Camps

Off Grid After School Summer Camps

Selected dates between 15th July 2024 - 8th August 2024

Looking for something different for your kids during the Summer Holidays? Off Grid After School are running their outdoor camps for primary school children!

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PRIME Football Summer Camps

PRIME Football Summer Camps

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Glasgow's coaching brand PRIME Football is back with their biggest and best summer schedule yet featuring four weeks of footballing fun over the holidays!

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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:

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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Exhibition – Lauren Morsley

Exhibition – Lauren Morsley

17th April 2024 - 30th July 2024

Lauren Morsley is an Illustrator, Muralist and Printmaker based in Fife. She specialises in bold and colourful designs which create other worlds to explore.

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Summer Holidays Crafternoons

Summer Holidays Crafternoons

Selected dates between 3rd July 2024 - 14th August 2024

Come along to the Learning Room at The R & A World Golf Museum in St Andrews to create some fun summer themed crafts!

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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:

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 Family Fun at the Scottish Maritime Museum

Summer Family Fun at the Scottish Maritime Museum

11th July 2024 - 31st August 2024

The Scottish Maritime Museum (Denny Tank) has lined up some great family activities to help keep the children entertained over the summer holidays!

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Summer Morning Cartoons & Games at R-CADE

Summer Morning Cartoons & Games at R-CADE

Selected dates between 2nd July 2024 - 14th August 2024

Join R-CADE for the first hour of the day for some classic Saturday morning style cartoons and retro toys & games in their cafe!

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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:

Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde

Badger Watch at Falls of Clyde

Selected dates between 11th May 2024 - 14th August 2024

View badgers, bats and other nocturnal creatures on a Badger Watch event organised by the Falls of Clyde Rangers!

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Uddingston Sports Club Multi-Sport Summer Camp

Uddingston Sports Club Multi-Sport Summer Camp

8th July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays offering a fantastic mix of Hockey, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket and Football!

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EK Summer Of Sport

EK Summer Of Sport

29th June 2024 - 10th August 2024

With a perfect storm of major sporting events taking place this summer, EK, East Kilbride is marking the occasion with a programme of action packed holiday activities for young sports fans!

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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:

Summer Cricket Camp

Summer Cricket Camp

Selected dates between 15th July 2024 - 7th August 2024

Join Ferguslie Cricket Club for their Summer Cricket Camp coached by South African First Class Professional Mekyle Pillay!

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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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YI Summer Connections

YI Summer Connections

Selected dates between 6th July 2024 - 4th August 2024

YI Summer Connections 2024 is back for a third year offering free trips, activities and a safe space to be for young people aged 11 plus!

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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:

ParkRide Gravelfoyle & Bairns on Bikes

ParkRide Gravelfoyle & Bairns on Bikes

23rd June 2024 - 21st July 2024

ParkRide is a pilot project aimed at getting more people riding bikes on car free gravel trails amongst nature in our National Park. Join us on Sunday mornings in Aberfoyle!

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Scotlands Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Thorntree

Scotlands Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Thorntree

1st May 2024 - 1st September 2024

Thorntree is an inspiring garden to visit at any time of the year. From the garden you can see panoramic views from Ben Lomond to Doune.

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Beginners Summer School

Beginners Summer School

15th July 2024 - 19th July 2024

This week-long beginners summer school at Central Scotland School of Jewellery is a fantastic introduction to the world of silver jewellery making!

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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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