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Events in Edinburgh on 24 July 2024

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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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AI, Cryptocurrency and the Third Sector

24th July 2024

The fourth and final event in The Melting Pot's AI & Social Innovation series is a roundtable and workshop presenting expectations and uses of cryptocurrency in the third sector!

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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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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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Daring & Delicious - Private Walking Tour

18th July 2024 - 27th October 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Come to wander through the secret alleyways of old Edinburgh - come to listen, come to share your own daring stories. This private tour is unmissable!

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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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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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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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Here You Come Again - The New Dolly Parton Musical

23rd July 2024 - 27th July 2024

The new official Dolly Parton musical, Here You Come Again, arrives in Edinburgh in July, featuring all of her greatest hits, don't miss this rollicking and joyous new show!

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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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Laura Davis: Work In Progress

24th July 2024

Don't miss new material from nominee for Most Outstanding Show at MICF 2022 and 2023 and internationally acclaimed cult comedy favourite Laura Davis at Monkey Barrel on 24th July!

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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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Matisse inspired collage workshop at Counter Edinburgh

24th July 2024

Join Concrete Nature at Counter in Edinburgh on Wednesday 24 July for a Matisse inspired collage workshop!

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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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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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Plume Art Exhibition

23rd July 2024 - 28th July 2024

PLUME is a multimedia exploration of ritualised idolatry and the perils of human folly and expectation told through the lens of imagined folklore. Catch it at Leith Makers in July!

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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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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 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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SummerFest

18th July 2024 - 18th August 2024

It's Festival Season, so celebrate in style with SummerFest at Volcano Falls Adventure Golf in Edinburgh!

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Teddy Bears Picnic

Selected dates between 9th July 2024 - 25th July 2024

Join us in the customer restaurant as we Celebrate National Picnic month with a very special visit from Bjorn the Bear!

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The Bright Club

Selected dates between 24th July 2024 - 18th December 2024

The freshest thing in stand-up – straight from the (research) field to funny with a new crop of comedic academics from Scotland's universities every month.

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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 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 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 - Cargilfield School

22nd July 2024 - 9th August 2024
Edinburgh West

Discover the magic of summer at The Wild Outdoors Camps nestled in the breathtaking grounds of Cargilfield School! Suitable for ages 5-11 Years.

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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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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:

Vision Coaching School Holiday Multi-Sports Camp

Vision Coaching School Holiday Multi-Sports Camp

15th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Vision Coaching has been delivering high quality multi-sports camps for over a decade and this Summer they are returning to Giffnock!

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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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Kids and Teens Summer Art Classes

Kids and Teens Summer Art Classes

1st July 2024 - 8th August 2024

The Wee Art Studio in Clarkston are running a variety of classes for kids and teens over the summer 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:

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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Kipper’s Summer Club

Kipper’s Summer Club

4th July 2024 - 15th August 2024

Join Kipper the Cat’s Summer Club at The Scottish Fisheries Museum every week for a different drop-in or workshop.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

27th April 2024 - 31st August 2024

Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.

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Events in Glasgow

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

Journey

Journey

Selected dates between 3rd January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Journey is one of Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre's two shows. It features a wide selection of kinetic sculptures including the most recent works by Eduard Bersudsky made in Scotland.

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A Night At The Musicals

A Night At The Musicals

24th July 2024 - 28th July 2024

From the producers that brought you Girls' Night Oot! Insideout Theatre Productions proudly presents A Night At The Musicals at Oran Mor Glasgow!

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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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Events in Lanarkshire

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

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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Newmains & District Gala Day - The Big Lunch

Newmains & District Gala Day - The Big Lunch

2nd June 2024 - 2nd June 2025

Join Newmains & District Gala Day on Sunday 2nd June for The Big Lunch, a fantastic community event for the whole family featuring inflatables, races, stalls and more!

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ML2 Gamers Board Game Evening

ML2 Gamers Board Game Evening

Selected dates between 1st May 2024 - 24th July 2024

ML2 Gamers are a friendly boardgaming group that meet fortnightly at The Steelworks Bar & Grill in Motherwell, bring your own games or join in with what they have on offer!

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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:

Wild Wild Wednesdays

Wild Wild Wednesdays

Selected dates between 15th May 2024 - 18th December 2024

Calling all Country fans, it may not be Texas but Paisley's oldest pub, The Old Swan will bring you the newest Country music every week at their Wild Wild Wednesdays night!

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Starlight Swim Sessions

Starlight Swim Sessions

Selected dates between 15th May 2024 - 25th September 2024

Experience the magic of swimming under the stars this summer at Gourock Pool's Starlight Swim Sessions!

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Summer Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

Summer Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

1st July 2024 - 31st July 2024

Explore the woodland trails at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve this Summer on this family-friendly Scavenger Hunt!

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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:

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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An Exhibition by Peter Hancock - In and around campus

An Exhibition by Peter Hancock - In and around campus

19th July 2024 - 29th September 2024

To mark his retirement, Peter Hancock, a professor in Psychology, presents a selection of photographs taken in and around the university campus since his arrival in 1987.

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Art Competition

Art Competition

24th June 2024 - 31st August 2024

TreeLink Stirling is running an Art Competition with the theme of ‘Your Favourite Tree’. The competition is free to enter and open to everyone.

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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

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

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!
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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!
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