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Events in Edinburgh on 28 July 2024

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Events in Edinburgh

15 – Equinox

26th July 2024 - 4th August 2024

Contemporary Edinburgh artist Davy Macdonald celebrates his 15th annual solo exhibition with a stunning new collection of abstract, conceptual and figurative oil paintings at Dundas Street Gallery.

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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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Afternoon Delight 3

28th July 2024

SheBeat's Scottish Music Scene presents Afternoon Delight. Live music from Dragged Up, Jeshua and Valensteïn, hosted by SheBeat at The Voodoo Rooms.

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An Irish Impressionist | Lavery on Location

27th July 2024 - 27th October 2024

Indulge your wanderlust when you visit this solo exhibition of paintings by the renowned Belfast born artist, Sir John Lavery!

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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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Citizen Data Agency Exhibition

26th July 2024 - 28th July 2024
Edinburgh South

Join Design Informatics at Inspace Gallery to explore the Citizens Data Agency exhibition, a fictional service provider proposing five speculative data support services.

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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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Comedy At Canon’s Gait

Selected dates between 1st May 2024 - 25th August 2024

Don't miss out on the uproarious experience that has Edinburgh and beyond rolling in laughter at The Canon's Gait!

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Corstorphine Art Group 2024 Exhibition

27th July 2024 - 3rd August 2024

Don't miss the Corstorphine Art Group 2024 Exhibition at St. Ninian’s Church Hall from Saturday 27th July to Saturday 3rd August!

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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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Dare to Rethink Edinburgh - A Quirky Walking Tour

Selected dates between 21st July 2024 - 27th October 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join Daring Women's upbeat Edinburgh female guide for a bit of unusual history and a bit of daring rethinking. All outrageous ideas are welcome!

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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 care homes host sports day for local community

26th July 2024 - 30th July 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Care UK's Edinburgh care homes will be bringing Paris to Edinburgh in July as they open their doors for local people to enjoy their own version of the Games.

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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Selected dates between 3rd February 2024 - 21st December 2024

The Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is the longest running car boot in Edinburgh. Come check us out!

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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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Eric Liddell: Legacy of an Olympic Legend

25th July 2024 - 12th September 2024

This exhibition offers a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the life and legacy of Eric Liddell, nicknamed ‘the Flying Scotsman’.

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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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Free Face Painting at IKEA Edinburgh

Selected dates between 27th July 2024 - 4th August 2024

Join IKEA Edinburgh in the customer restaurant and transform into your favorite character with our talented face painter or how about a balloon creation of your choice from our balloon modeler!

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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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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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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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Moonwake Lunarpalooza Festival

26th July 2024 - 28th July 2024

Moonwake's Lunarpalooza is back for 2024 and it's bigger and better. Join us on the Leith Shore from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th July!

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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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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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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: 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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So Young

25th July 2024 - 25th August 2024

Both touching and funny, So Young is a story about coming back together after time apart.

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Some Kind of Tours: Dark Historic Walking Tours of Edinburgh

Selected dates between 5th May 2024 - 25th August 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Discover 5 million years of Scotland's history in 90 minutes on this unique, dark and funny tour of Edinburgh's Old Town!

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Stockbridge Market

Selected dates between 1st January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

The weekly Stockbridge Market is a foodie heaven featuring creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!

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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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Sunday Dance Classes

Selected dates between 21st July 2024 - 1st September 2024

Are you looking for some Groovy dancing time this July and August? Then join Pirita Tuisku for these Sunday classes open to all adults with experience or not!

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Susan Morrison is historically funny

Selected dates between 25th February 2024 - 29th December 2024

Susan Morrison, host of BBC Radio Scotland's 'Time Travels', will take you through some of Scotland's seediest, skankiest and scandalous history. And the funniest.

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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 Karaoke Crawl

Selected dates between 9th June 2024 - 1st September 2024

Whether you're a seasoned karaoke pro or a first-time singer, The Karaoke Crawl welcomes everyone who's ready to let loose and have a great time.

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The Sound Inside

28th July 2024 - 25th August 2024

Nominated for six Tony Awards, this UK premiere of The Sound Inside will leave audiences feeling haunted and spellbound. Catch it the Traverse Theatre!

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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:

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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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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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:

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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Small Business Market

Small Business Market

29th March 2024 - 24th December 2024

Small Business Market is a monthly market based within Dunfermline's Kingsgate Shopping Centre featuring over 25 small businesses each month selling handmade crafts and more!

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Aberdour Festival

Aberdour Festival

26th July 2024 - 4th August 2024

The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!

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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:

The Dark Side Of Glasgow

The Dark Side Of Glasgow

1st May 2024 - 30th August 2024

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

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Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

11th July 2024 - 26th August 2024

Immerse yourself in Van Gogh's artwork like you've never seen it before when Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience comes to the SEC Glasgow this summer!

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Family Mariokart Tournament

Family Mariokart Tournament

28th July 2024

Join R-CADE for an afternoon of racing with the whole family! We will be hosting a 2 hour Mariokart Tournament with prizes for the top two racers of the day.

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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:

SJK Performing Arts Summer Fair

SJK Performing Arts Summer Fair

28th July 2024

Join SJK Performing Arts for their annual Summer Fair at St Nicholas Parish Church, Lanark on Sunday 28th July!

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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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Time Quest

Time Quest

5th July 2024 - 1st September 2024

This summer, embark on an unforgettable adventure with your family and friends on New Lanark's interactive Heritage trail, Time Quest!

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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:

Paisley’s Iconic Dinosaurs Trail

Paisley’s Iconic Dinosaurs Trail

22nd June 2024 - 19th August 2024

This summer, Paisley First are bringing Iconic Bricks Dinosaurs to Paisley town centre – don’t miss this fun and FREE family day out!

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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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PACE Fest! Summer Activity Programme

PACE Fest! Summer Activity Programme

28th June 2024 - 15th August 2024

Jam-packed with unique and varied creative performance experiences for ages 3-21, PACE is excited to present their Summer Fest for 2024!

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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:

Experiment 626 Themed Afternoon Tea

Experiment 626 Themed Afternoon Tea

28th July 2024

Join our family at Inglewood House for our Experiment 626 Themed Afternoon Tea on Sunday 28th July!

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Stirling Song Club

Stirling Song Club

Selected dates between 29th January 2024 - 24th November 2024

On the last Sunday of every month, Slanj-A-Va hosts the Stirling Song Club, providing a platform for musicians and songwriters to form a community and refine their craft.

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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

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Whether you're wishing to purchase a few hidden treasures, interested in selling or just wishing for an enjoyable day out, there is something for everyone at Ayr's Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale!

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Circus Montini: Beith

Circus Montini: Beith

26th July 2024 - 28th July 2024
Beith

Circus Montini present a fast-paced production packed full of comedy, juggling, balancing, acrobatics, stunts and more at Orr's Trust Park, Beith between 26th and 27th July!

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History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

28th December 2023 - 31st October 2024

Prestwick Airport, just 30 miles south west of Glasgow has had a colourful history since aviation activity was first recorded over 110 years ago in 1913, find out more on one of these walking tours!

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ATG

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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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