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Events in Edinburgh on 29 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Nature Photography Workshop

Selected dates between 8th April 2024 - 4th October 2024

Join renowned professional photographer Laurie Campbell for these Nature Photography Workshops at Edinburgh Zoo!

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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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Pip Blom

29th July 2024

Dutch singer-songwriter Pip Blom has announced the band will play The Mash House Edinburgh on Monday 29th July!

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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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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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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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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 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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Tom Davis: Underdog

29th July 2024

Embarking on his biggest tour to date with his brand new show, ‘Underdog’, Tom will be exploring life as the longshot. Catch him at The Queen's Hall Edinburgh on 29th July!

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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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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 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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Share a Song and Sing Along

Share a Song and Sing Along

Selected dates between 8th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Enjoy a good old sing-along and ‘gie it laldy’ at Share a Song and Sing Along at libraries across East Renfrewshire!

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Events in Fife

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

Crail Brushstrokes - Art Exhibition

Crail Brushstrokes - Art Exhibition

3rd July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Beautiful scenes and still lifes captured in a range of styles by a community of artists based in Crail are on display at The Scottish Fisheries Museum.

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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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Burntisland Fairground

Burntisland Fairground

25th May 2024 - 18th August 2024

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

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Events in Glasgow

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

Weekly Swing Dance Classes

Weekly Swing Dance Classes

Selected dates between 22nd January 2024 - 16th December 2024

Glasgow Lindyhoppers hold weekly drop-in Beginners & Improvers Swing Dance Classes at Community Central Hall, Maryhill!

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Charlie Miller Football Academy Summer Camp

Charlie Miller Football Academy Summer Camp

1st July 2024 - 9th August 2024

Charlie Miller Football Academy will hold their fantastic summer football camp for children ages 5 to 12 at Toryglen Regional football Centre over the school holidays!

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Comics Stripped!

Comics Stripped!

22nd June 2024 - 15th August 2024

Oor Wullie, Judge Dredd and Rupert the Bear are at the 'art' of a new exhibition which focuses on comic strips and creators at The Lillie Art Gallery in Milngavie!

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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:

Lauder On Tour

Lauder On Tour

25th July 2024 - 25th August 2024

South Lanarkshire's Sir Harry Lauder Collection Exhibition showcases the famous stage performer's life and work, and his influence at the birth of the modern age of communication!

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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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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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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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

The Anything Place

The Anything Place

1st July 2024 - 17th August 2024

The Anything Place is a FREE interactive play experience for children age 9 and under being held in the centre of Paisley throughout the summer!

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DBAA Disney Mashup Summer Camp

DBAA Disney Mashup Summer Camp

29th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Calling all princes, princesses, and magical beings aged 3 to 12 years old, get ready for a week filled with enchantment and wonder at Dream Believe Achieve Academy's Disney Mashup Week Summer Camp!

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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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Events in Stirling

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

Summer Beach

Summer Beach

3rd July 2024 - 10th August 2024

Get your little ones ready to put their sandcastle building skills to the test at Thistles indoor beach this summer!

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Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

10th February 2024 - 27th October 2024

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

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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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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

Escape The Past
Clann An Drumma
Paisley First
Kids Pass
Edinburgh Dungeons
ATG

Sponsored Links

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