Outdoor events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Outdoor events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!
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Leith Market

Leith Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021
Leith

Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith!
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Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

Selected dates between 10th January 2021 - 18th December 2021
Edinburgh New Town

A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!
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Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th February 2021 - 18th December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Experience Edinburgh's original Farmers' Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am - 2pm!
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West Linton Market

West Linton Market

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 31st December 2021
West Linton

A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts.
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Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 13th May 2021 - 9th September 2021
Various Locations East Lothian

Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.
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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

14th May 2021 - 31st October 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Festival Village: Waverley

Festival Village: Waverley

15th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to the rooftop at Waverley Mall once again this Summer!
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Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

1st June 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.
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Wonder Wander

Wonder Wander

3rd June 2021 - 26th September 2021

Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.
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In Our Yard: After Zooms

In Our Yard: After Zooms

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

‘After Zooms’ are a re-invention of Capital Theatres popular play days and they are happening live and in-person in Festival Theatre's Courtyard this summer.
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In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

This summer Capital Theatres are delighted to be returning with Wee Creatives, live and in person, delivered in the newly transformed courtyard space at the Festival Theatre!
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Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th September 2021

This Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.
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In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 28th August 2021

Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 7th October 2021
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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Search Party Edinburgh

Search Party Edinburgh

14th June 2021 - 29th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Search Party Edinburgh is back for Summer 2021! Race against the clock around the streets of Edinburgh and help Professor Artie Fact find the missing city mascot.
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Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

26th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Explore the mysteries of the deep ocean in this outdoor photography exhibition that tells the story of marine science in Scotland, from its earliest beginnings to the present day.
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Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries

Den Building Adventures and Astounding Discoveries

30th June 2021 - 22nd August 2021

2021 is a very special summer, and at Almond Valley we're doing even more than usual to ensure that everyone enjoys a brilliant time with our range of activities for children of all ages!
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Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

Camp Out for Cancer Support Scotland

1st July 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Make a fort in your living room, roll your sleeping bag out in your bedroom or pitch a tent out in your back garden and help raise vital funds for Cancer Support Scotland!
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Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.
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Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

23rd July 2021 - 10th November 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Do you want to explore Edinburgh's top sights in one evening AND discover gruesome secrets about the city that Scotland would rather keep hidden? Well then, this is the tour for your!
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The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

23rd July 2021 - 31st October 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Our squib guide will show you Edinburgh's must-see landmarks and key locations from the Harry Potter book and film series. What are you waiting for? Potterheads assemble!
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Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Selected dates between 25th July 2021 - 25th June 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials are free weekly bike rides leaving from the George Street store, providing the chance for any casual cyclists to meet new people with common interests.
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Preston Hall Walled Garden

Preston Hall Walled Garden

1st August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Set within 200 acres of private parkland, The Preston Hall Walled Garden is opening for the month of August only for all to come and enjoy!
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Castle Street Festival Fair

Castle Street Festival Fair

2nd August 2021 - 15th August 2021
Edinburgh New Town

Filled with an abundance of beautiful crafted gifts and delicious foodies, Castle Street Festival Fair is one not to be missed this summer!
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Move

Move

3rd August 2021 - 7th August 2021
Edinburgh North

MOVE is about migration, loss and communal healing. Weaving storytelling, choral soundscape and Gaelic song, five women portray the ebb and flow of people across the globe throughout the ages.
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Jacobite Edinburgh - A Healthy Walk through History

Jacobite Edinburgh - A Healthy Walk through History

5th August 2021 - 7th August 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

Take a walking tour through time, seeing Edinburgh's Old Town as it was when the Jacobites were there from September 17th to October 31st 1745.
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Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Welcome back to the Edinburgh International Festival with this opening event of awe-inspiring music and spectacle at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival

6th August 2021 - 16th August 2021

Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2021 at Sighthill Park from 6th to 16th August.
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Hunt for Treasure Island

Hunt for Treasure Island

6th August 2021 - 15th August 2021
Edinburgh New Town

Escape room meets theatre in this interactive, family-friendly adventure around the streets of Edinburgh’s New Town.
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Just the Tonic Comedy Shindig in Linlithgow

Just the Tonic Comedy Shindig in Linlithgow

6th August 2021
Linlithgow

From the home of Just The Tonic comes Comedy Shindig in Linlithgow, featuring some of the best comedians in the country this summer.
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Out East Festival 2021 - CANCELLED

Out East Festival 2021 - CANCELLED

6th August 2021 - 7th August 2021

The Out East Festival has been postponed until August 2022.
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A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window

7th August 2021 - 28th August 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns to Edinburgh this summer with Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window.
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Duncan Chisholm

Duncan Chisholm

7th August 2021

Dubbed ‘the new sound of traditional Scotland’, fiddle player Duncan Chisholm plays authentic Highland music accompanied by a selection of Scottish artists.
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Ronald Brautigam, Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltéra

Ronald Brautigam, Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltéra

7th August 2021

The celebrated Dutch fortepianist returns to the Festival with two esteemed friends and colleagues to perform passionate chamber music.
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The Opening Concert - Edinburgh International Festival

The Opening Concert - Edinburgh International Festival

7th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Dalia Stasevska conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a colourful concert that features PIVOT, a new work by New York-based composer Anna Clyne.
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A Grand Night for Singing

A Grand Night for Singing

8th August 2021 - 13th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Songs from much-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals are reimagined under music director Wayne Marshall in a new staging by Kim Criswell.
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Kathryn Joseph

Kathryn Joseph

8th August 2021
Edinburgh West

The award-winning Scottish singer-songwriter performs her hauntingly beautiful folk melodies at the Edinburgh International Fetival on Sunday 8th August.
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Verdi’s Falstaff

Verdi’s Falstaff

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Scottish Opera returns to live music this summer with a boisterous new outdoor production from world-renowned director, Sir David McVicar!
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Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Fazil Say

Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Fazil Say

9th August 2021

A passionate Romantic concert performed by two daring and pioneering musicians, featuring Brahms’s stormy Third Violin Sonata.
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

9th August 2021
Edinburgh North

A new musical partnership in the making sees Isata Kanneh-Mason and Vasily Petrenko join forces with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
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Rura

Rura

9th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

One of Scotland’s leading instrumental groups, RURA’s performances grip audiences with their uniquely raw yet polished sound.
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Tide Lines

Tide Lines

9th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Scottish Highlands folk rock band Tide Lines will perform their roaring, escapist anthems at Edinburgh International Festival.
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Talisk

Talisk

10th August 2021

Combining concertina, fiddle and guitar, the fiery Talisk trio give a typically fast-paced and genre-bending performance.
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The Staves

The Staves

10th August 2021
Edinburgh West

In their first Scottish show following the release of their new album, The Staves bring their harmonic alternative folk sounds to the Edinburgh International Festival!
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Zehetmair Quartet

Zehetmair Quartet

10th August 2021

The Zehetmair Quartet returns to the International Festival with an exhilarating concert of much-loved Chamber works played from memory.
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Dàimh

Dàimh

11th August 2021

The Gaelic supergroup bring a contemporary take on traditional music to the Festival with a rousing performance including bagpipes, fiddle and Gaelic song.
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Mari Eriksmoen and Daniel Heide

Mari Eriksmoen and Daniel Heide

11th August 2021

Norwegian lyric soprano Mari Eriksmoen gives a rare UK performance, joining prize-winning German pianist Daniel Heide for a recital of Romantic songs.
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Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Thomas Søndergård

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Thomas Søndergård

11th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Mendelssohn’s bewitching A Midsummer Night’s Dream is performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra with the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, narrated by Harriet Walter.
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The Snuts

The Snuts

11th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Indie rising stars The Snuts perform their irresistibly catchy UK number-one debut album at Edinburgh International Festival on Wednesday 11th August!
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Kinnaris Quintet

Kinnaris Quintet

12th August 2021

The technically dazzling quintet draws from a wide range of folk traditions and classical music to create an excitingly unique sound.
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Neu! Reekie!

Neu! Reekie!

12th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Neu! Reekie!, a prize-winning literary collective and arts production house, presents a one-off happening in their distinct avant-garde style.
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Steven Osborne

Steven Osborne

12th August 2021

The celebrated Edinburgh-based pianist brings together four contrasting pieces, ranging from Beethoven to experimental US composer George Crumb.
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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

13th August 2021

Shared Melodies opens A Great Disordered Heart’s concert series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, with a mesmerising, stripped-back take on traditional Irish and Scottish melody.
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Maxim Emelyanychev & Principals of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Maxim Emelyanychev & Principals of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

13th August 2021

Maxim Emelyanychev conducts two dynamic pieces for piano and winds by Mozart and Thuille – one much-loved, one rarely heard.
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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing

13th August 2021

Murderous rage is unleashed, and death can be the only solution...Or can it? In their 29th open-air touring season, Illyria stick to their home-turf: Shakespearean comedy.
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Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson

13th August 2021
Edinburgh West

The avant-garde Northumbrian folk storyteller combines an incredible singing voice, gritty subject matter and dark humour to create his unforgettable style.
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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

14th August 2021

Some of the world’s most powerful Gaelic voices come together for Shared Songs – the second concert in the Aidan O’Rourke-curated series A Great Disordered Heart.
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Benedetti Baroque Orchestra

Benedetti Baroque Orchestra

14th August 2021
Edinburgh North

In the first of three concerts at this year’s International Festival, Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti leads an ensemble of period-instrument players in a vivid rediscovery of Baroque works.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Poetry - The Art of the People

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Poetry - The Art of the People

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

This year’s poetry series celebrates those poets whose collections work to fill in the gaps in our understanding of ourselves, our society and communities and our planet.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Stories and Ideas for a Changing World

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Stories and Ideas for a Changing World

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

How do we begin to make sense of the ever-changing world we are living in? In this series we look at stories and ideas that offer positive prescriptions for a better future.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Blood Legacies - Confronting our Colonial Past

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Blood Legacies - Confronting our Colonial Past

14th August 2021 - 28th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

This series explores how the West’s traditional narratives around race and colonialism are increasingly agreed to be toxic and unacceptable.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

This year’s series of events for young adults takes a fearless and unflinching look at the issues affecting young people today.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

This series looks at stories of migration: from the often brutal catalysts for moving, to the arduous journeys undertaken, to the process of trying to adapt to a new home.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Pride and Prejudice - Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Voices

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Pride and Prejudice - Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Voices

14th August 2021 - 28th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join us for our series celebrating the stories and voices blazing a trail for the LGBTQIA+ community today.
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Floating Points

Floating Points

14th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Composer, electronic musician and producer Sam Shepherd (aka Floating Points) crafts a euphoric live show, immersing the audience in spontaneous energy. 
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Malcolm Martineau and Friends

Malcolm Martineau and Friends

14th August 2021

Distinguished pianist Malcolm Martineau and a gathering of musical friends perform a concert of songs based on the poetry of Sir Walter Scott.
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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

14th August 2021

It’s pirate ships, pieces of eight and salty old sea dogs at Newhailes House in Quantum Theatre’s swashbuckling new adaptation of the classic pirate adventure, Treasure Island.
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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

15th August 2021

The final concert in the A Great Disordered Heart series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, presents two of the most thrilling acts in Scottish and Irish folk music today.
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

15th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Festival favourite Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a joyful concert including Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Scotland - Exploding the Myths?

Edinburgh International Book Festival Online Themes: Scotland - Exploding the Myths?

15th August 2021 - 30th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join us for a captivating look into the past, present and future of Scottish writing.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: A Planet in Crisis - Ideas for Action

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: A Planet in Crisis - Ideas for Action

15th August 2021 - 31st August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

In this series of events we turn to those who offer positive calls to action and creative perspectives for protecting our planet – giving us hope that it’s not too late.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Body Matters

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Body Matters

15th August 2021 - 26th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Expect fun and frank discussions about a subject integral to almost everything we do as we consider the all-important role our bodies play in our sense of self.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

15th August 2021 - 30th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Book Festival has long been a champion of new writing and new writers and this year we welcome a host of authors whose dazzling debuts are already making big waves in the literary world.
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Erland Cooper

Erland Cooper

15th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Multi-instrumentalist and composer Erland Cooper takes inspiration from his native Orkney to create a thought-provoking sonic experience.
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Fringe by the Sea: Storm

Fringe by the Sea: Storm

15th August 2021
North Berwick

Giant puppet Storm will walk around the streets of North Berwick and gaze down upon both the beauty and the mess strewn at her feet.
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Breabach

Breabach

16th August 2021

Breabach’s five multi-instrumentalist members combine tradition and innovation in their imaginative and highly skilled performances.
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Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

16th August 2021

The Chineke! Chamber Ensemble performs two rarely heard pieces by composers Coleridge Taylor and Vaughan Williams.
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Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Influence - The Art that Shapes Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Influence - The Art that Shapes Us

16th August 2021 - 30th August 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

In this series, we take a close look at the art and artists who have been a source of inspiration to others. From musicians and painters to writers and poets.
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Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Elim Chan

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Elim Chan

16th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Principal Guest Conductor Elim Chan leads the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in an electrifying concert featuring cellist Sol Gabetta.
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Shona the Musical Choir

Shona the Musical Choir

16th August 2021
Edinburgh West

The Scottish-African choir present upbeat, vibrant songs from a new musical set in Scotland and Zimbabwe as part of Edinburgh International Festival.
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Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

17th August 2021

Master kora player Ballaké Sissoko and cellist Vincent Ségal perform their own unique blend of West African troubadour songs and Baroque music.
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Chineke! Orchestra and William Eddins

Chineke! Orchestra and William Eddins

17th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Chineke! Orchestra joins dynamic mezzo soprano Andrea Baker to perform the trailblazing song cycle woman.life.song, featuring influences of pop, blues and jazz.
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Moses Boyd

Moses Boyd

17th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Multi-award-winning artist and producer Moses Boyd brings his genre-crossing fusion of jazz improvisation and dancefloor beats to Edinburgh.
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Nicola Benedetti: The Story of the Violin

Nicola Benedetti: The Story of the Violin

17th August 2021

Nicola Benedetti performs a new multimedia concert, journeying through the musical history of the violin from Bach to the present day.
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Elisabeth Leonskaja

Elisabeth Leonskaja

18th August 2021

Legendary Soviet pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja is one of the most widely respected pianists performing today. Don't miss her performance at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!
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Fara

Fara

18th August 2021

It's an exciting new chapter for FARA as they welcome young Highland pianist Rory Matheson to the line-up. Catch them at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!
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Nadine Shah

Nadine Shah

18th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Indie powerhouse Nadine Shah brings her politically charged post-punk music to the Festival, following the massive success of her latest LP, Kitchen Sink.
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Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Valery Gergiev

Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Valery Gergiev

18th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Conductor Valery Gergiev and pianist Daniil Trifonov return to the International Festival with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for a radiant concert.
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black midi

black midi

19th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Expect freewheeling improvisations and post-punk, jazz and prog rock influences in one exciting, blistering performance from Mercury nominees black midi.
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Goldmund Quartet

Goldmund Quartet

19th August 2021

The award-winning Munich-based Goldmund Quartet makes its International Festival debut with Schubert and Haydn on 19th August.
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Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

19th August 2021

Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid and pianist Harris Playfair join the genre-defying string ensemble Mr McFall’s Chamber on 19th August.
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London Symphony Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra

19th August 2021
Edinburgh North

A spirit-lifting concert from the celebrated orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle as conductor on 19th August.
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Anna Meredith

Anna Meredith

20th August 2021
Edinburgh West

International Festival favourite Anna Meredith returns to Edinburgh to perform her second album accompanied by her live band.
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Dido’s Ghost

Dido’s Ghost

20th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021
Edinburgh North

Composer Errollyn Wallen continues Henry Purcell’s great operatic tragedy Dido and Aeneas in Dido’s Ghost, a new concert performance featuring Golda Schultz.
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Lonely House

Lonely House

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Join Barrie Kosky and Katharine Mehrling in an intimate soirée and discover the songs of German composer Kurt Weill.
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Mariam Batsashvili

Mariam Batsashvili

20th August 2021

The International Festival debut of the award-winning Georgian-born pianist, in a concert showcasing her technical brilliance.
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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Musselburgh Racecourse on 21st & 22nd August!
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The Soldier’s Tale

The Soldier’s Tale

21st August 2021
Edinburgh North

A darkly humorous musical storytelling performance combining dance, theatre and International Festival resident artist Nicola Benedetti’s superb violin playing.
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Field - Something for the Future Now

Field - Something for the Future Now

Selected dates between 22nd August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Directed by Christine Devaney and featuring an ensemble of Edinburgh-based performers, Field is an immersive, uplifting work that has Arthur’s Seat as its backdrop.
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Karine Polwart with Dave Milligan

Karine Polwart with Dave Milligan

22nd August 2021

Legendary singer-songwriter Karine Polwart returns to the International Festival in a special performance with jazz pianist and composer Dave Milligan.
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Siobhan Miller

Siobhan Miller

22nd August 2021

Singer-songwriter Siobhan Miller performs traditional, contemporary and self-penned songs in her award-winning soulful style.
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The Unthanks

The Unthanks

22nd August 2021
Edinburgh West

The Northumbrian folk collective is fronted by sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank and they bring their intricate harmonies and home-grown style to a wide range of genre-crossing music.
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A Toast to the People: Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala

A Toast to the People: Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala

23rd August 2021

Awarded young performers Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala unleash dynamism in this exciting A Toast to the People offering.
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Black Country, New Road

Black Country, New Road

23rd August 2021
Edinburgh West

‘Britain’s best new band’ offer a fiercely energetic sonic time capsule merging the past, the present and the future.
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Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

23rd August 2021

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake give a powerful recital of Romantic song based around verse on love, desire and loss by German poet Heinrich Heine.
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Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo D’Oro

Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo D’Oro

23rd August 2021
Edinburgh North

Mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato joins Italian period instrument ensemble Il Pomo D’Oro to perform her chosen opera arias.
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A Toast to the People: Inua Ellams and Saul Williams

A Toast to the People: Inua Ellams and Saul Williams

24th August 2021

Inua Ellams and Saul Williams bring their own distinct styles to this interactive and not-to-be-missed A Toast to the People event.
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Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

24th August 2021
Edinburgh West

The Blur and Gorillaz frontman follows up his Mercury nominated first solo album with a brand-new show. Catch him at Edinburgh Internation Festival on Tuesday 24th August!
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Noa Wildschut and Elisabeth Brauß

Noa Wildschut and Elisabeth Brauß

24th August 2021

Twenty-year-old violinist Noa Wildschut makes her International Festival debut, joined by remarkable young pianist Elisabeth Brauß, in an upbeat and expansive recital.
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Thomas Quasthoff Quartet

Thomas Quasthoff Quartet

24th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Bass-baritone and jazz singer Thomas Quasthoff joins three German jazz stars in For You, a concert dedicated to his listeners.
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Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos

25th August 2021 - 29th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in a concert performance of Richard Strauss’s comedy Ariadne auf Naxos.
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Renée Fleming and Hartmut Höll

Renée Fleming and Hartmut Höll

25th August 2021

Grammy award-winning American soprano Renée Fleming joins German pianist Hartmut Höll for a wide-ranging concert of classical song.
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The Comet is Coming

The Comet is Coming

25th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Join this cosmic trio for psychedelic rock, jazz and electronica, or as they describe it, ‘the music of the future, but backwards’.
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A Toast to the People: Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair

A Toast to the People: Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair

26th August 2021

Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.
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Gringolts Quartet

Gringolts Quartet

26th August 2021

Led by international violin soloist Ilya Gringolts, the Gringolts Quartet performs a dazzling concert with pieces ranging from melancholic to euphoric.
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Kokoroko

Kokoroko

26th August 2021
Edinburgh West

This young London-based collective combines jazz improvisation with Afrobeat rhythms and three-part harmonies to create intricate, mellow compositions.
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Sona Jobarteh

Sona Jobarteh

26th August 2021
Edinburgh North

Pioneering Gambian kora player Sona Jobarteh draws from her Griot lineage in a performance of technically intricate melodies accompanied by her five-piece band.
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Bicycle Boy

Bicycle Boy

27th August 2021 - 29th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Packed with songs and humour, Bicycle Boy explores themes of sustainability in an engaging, interactive performance.
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Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

27th August 2021

Egyptian soprano Fatma Said makes her International Festival debut with Edinburgh-born pianist Malcolm Martineau, featuring Mozart and Spanish songs by Lorca and Falla.
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Fatoumata Diawara

Fatoumata Diawara

27th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Malian actress, musician and activist Fatoumata Diawara blends ancient and modern African styles on her latest album FENFO.
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Caribou

Caribou

28th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Canadian composer, musician and recording artist Dan Snaith, aka Caribou, brings his distinct sound to his highly anticipated Edinburgh International Festival debut on Saturday 28th August.
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Let’s Rock Scotland

Let’s Rock Scotland

28th August 2021

Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 28th August with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s!
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Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff

Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff

28th August 2021

Join legendary bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff to discover how to create an exceptional performance, as he gives public masterclasses to two emerging duos of young singers.
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

28th August 2021
Edinburgh North

The final orchestral concert of the Festival is a magical performance of works from Japan, France and Russia, conducted by Kazushi Ono.
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Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula

29th August 2021
Edinburgh West

Soulful singer Laura Mvula pays homage to the sounds of 80s new wave and dance-pop, as heard in her upcoming new album Pink Noise.
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Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

29th August 2021
Edinburgh North

The Edinburgh Festival Chorus return in smaller form, with a concert as wide-ranging as in previous years.
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Tune-Yards

Tune-Yards

29th August 2021
Edinburgh West

The genre-defying Tune-Yards combine unapologetically political lyrics with a unique pop sound.
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Autumn Wander

Autumn Wander

30th August 2021

Enjoy this 3 hour Ranger-led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun this summer!
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My Zen Run

My Zen Run

1st September 2021 - 30th September 2021
Nationwide

Join My Zen Run during September and give your mind and body some self care, whilst helping to provide vital services for families living with Huntington's disease (HD).
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Battle of Prestonpans - Re-enactment Weekend

Battle of Prestonpans - Re-enactment Weekend

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021
Prestonpans

This large-scale living history event will bring the past to life as visitors get the chance to meet re-enactors in full period dress and witness history being made.
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Holyrood Stroll

Holyrood Stroll

18th September 2021

Join Deaf Action's 5k challenge around beautiful Holyrood Park and Queens Drive in Edinburgh on Saturday 18th September!
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Scotland’s Memory Walk

Scotland’s Memory Walk

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021
Nationwide

Alzheimer Scotland’s Memory Walk is back for 2021 on Saturday 18th & Sunday 29th September and this year it's your walk, your route, your way!
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Tracks, Trail and Signs

Tracks, Trail and Signs

20th September 2021

A Ranger-led guided walk to help you investigate the tracks, trails and signs of the Hopetoun wildlife.
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Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular

Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular

9th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

This Halloween, Edinburgh Zoo is opening its gates after dark to invite you on a family friendly spooktacular trail through the zoo!
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Fascinating Fungi

Fascinating Fungi

16th October 2021

Come along for a gentle Ranger-led walk on to explore the fascinating world of fungi at Hopetoun House.
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Wondrous Woods

Wondrous Woods

21st October 2021 - 14th November 2021

Don't miss a stunning creative lighting journey through the winding mystical pathways of the amazing Wondrous Woods when it returns to the grounds of Hopetoun House in 2021!
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Hop Run 2021

Hop Run 2021

23rd October 2021
Loanhead

Hop Run, in partnership with Stewart Brewing, after a covid-19 break, will be back for its second year on Saturday 23rd October 2021!
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Men’s 10K Edinburgh

Men’s 10K Edinburgh

24th October 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Men's 10K Edinburgh returns on Sunday 24th October 2021! Get healthier, raise awareness for Men’s Health, and enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer!
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Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

19th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!
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Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!
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Rachel Sermanni

Rachel Sermanni

3rd December 2021

Catch Rachel Sermanni, a Scottish based contemporary folk musician, singer and songwriter, at Summerhall on Friday 3rd December!
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Olly Murs

Olly Murs

8th July 2022

Pop superstar Olly Murs will be heading out on a tour of stunning outdoor venues across the UK in 2022, catch him live at Edinburgh Castle on Friday 8th July 2022!
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Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

5th August 2022 - 7th August 2022

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 5th, 6th and 7th August 2022!
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Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2022

Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2022

7th August 2022 - 14th August 2022

Taking place in the heart of Scotland’s capital city, the third edition of Edinburgh Summer Sessions pops up against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Selected dates between 9th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Dust down the boots and training shoes, slip or squeeze into your football gear and join Giffnock Soccer Centre's Walking Football section!

Find out about Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
Choose How U Move East Ren

Choose How U Move East Ren

17th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

Choose How U Move East Ren is running between the 17th May and 31st October 2021! Join the programme today, get active & earn fantastic rewards to support your local community!

Find out about Choose How U Move East Ren on What's On East Renfrewshire
PRIME Football Summer Camps

PRIME Football Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Glasgow's brand new coaching brand PRIME Football Coaching is launching this summer with four weeks of fun football camps at Pro Soccer, Rouken Glen Park!

Find out about PRIME Football Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps is a fun and enjoyable class to introduce our pre-school children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camp is a fun and innovative class designed to give children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Whitelee Stroller Striders

Whitelee Stroller Striders

Selected dates between 2nd July 2021 - 26th November 2021

Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Friday morning at 10am at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre!

Find out about Whitelee Stroller Striders on What's On East Renfrewshire
Cathcart Cemetery Summer Tour Programme

Cathcart Cemetery Summer Tour Programme

Selected dates between 4th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Join the Friends of Cathcart Cemetery for a tour of this magnificent late Victorian Garden Cemetery in the Southside of Glasgow!

Find out about Cathcart Cemetery Summer Tour Programme on What's On East Renfrewshire
Golf Beginners Group Lessons

Golf Beginners Group Lessons

7th August 2021

Mearns Castle Golf Academy are running an introductory programme of six one hour group lessons aimed at complete beginners starting on Saturday 7th August!

Find out about Golf Beginners Group Lessons on What's On East Renfrewshire
Try Bowls

Try Bowls

14th August 2021

Always fancied trying bowls? Join Giffnock Bowling Club on Saturday 14th August for one of their popular Try Bowls sessions!

Find out about Try Bowls on What's On East Renfrewshire
Carving Concentration

Carving Concentration

22nd August 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Sunday 22nd August as they return with their popular wood carving workshop!

Find out about Carving Concentration on What's On East Renfrewshire
Run the Blades

Run the Blades

3rd September 2021 - 5th September 2021

Run the Blades returns to Whitelee Windfarm for 2021 in September with three events... a 10K, Half Marathon and the 50K Ultra!

Find out about Run the Blades on What's On East Renfrewshire
Lochgoin Circuit Hike

Lochgoin Circuit Hike

12th September 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on the Lochgoin Circuit, the third walk in a series of hikes to build up the distance and your stamina for walking!

Find out about Lochgoin Circuit Hike on What's On East Renfrewshire
Across The Site Hike

Across The Site Hike

3rd October 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for an 11 mile 'Across The Site Hike' starting at the Visitor Centre and ending at Ardochrig!

Find out about Across The Site Hike on What's On East Renfrewshire
Cycle The Circuit

Cycle The Circuit

9th October 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on the first day of the October break for a led cycle around Lochgoin reservoir!

Find out about Cycle The Circuit on What's On East Renfrewshire
Bird Box Build

Bird Box Build

16th October 2021

Get a head start on next year's nesting season and build your own bird box with the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Saturday 16th October!

Find out about Bird Box Build on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival

The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival

16th October 2021 - 30th October 2021

All About Barrhead have announced that their Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival is making a return for 2021 and they're inviting all residents and businesses within the town to take part!

Find out about The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival on What's On East Renfrewshire
History Ride

History Ride

24th October 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for a leisurely cycle to some of the historic points in the windfarm such as Dunwan Hill, Lochgoin monument and everything inbetween!

Find out about History Ride on What's On East Renfrewshire
Halloween Headtorch Hike

Halloween Headtorch Hike

29th October 2021

Bring your headtorch and join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers for a walk on the wild side this Halloween!

Find out about Halloween Headtorch Hike on What's On East Renfrewshire
Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade

Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade

30th October 2021

Get ready for the return of the annual Big Barrhead Hallowe'en Parade on Saturday 30th October featuring their spooktacular parade and huge firework finale!

Find out about Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade on What's On East Renfrewshire
A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas

A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas

20th November 2021

The most popular festive event in East Renfrewshire, 'A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas', makes its return to Clarkston Halls & Car Pak on Saturday 20th November!

Find out about A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Cupar Farmers Market

Cupar Farmers Market

Selected dates between 20th February 2021 - 17th December 2022

Get along to Cupar Farmers Market, offering a great range of produce, on the third Saturday of every month!

Find out about Cupar Farmers Market on What's On Fife
St Andrews Farmers Market

St Andrews Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 4th December 2021

Come along to St. Andrews Farmers Market and find a wide range of artisan producers come together selling delicious food and specially made crafts!

Find out about St Andrews Farmers Market on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

1st April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Explore Glassmount House gardens, a densely planted walled garden and surrounding woodland with an A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

24th April 2021 - 30th August 2021

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

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

1st May 2021 - 21st August 2021

Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.

Bowhouse Market Weekends

Bowhouse Market Weekends

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Bowhouse Market Weekends are a celebration of the best food and drink from Fife and beyond with a host of food and drink producers and the opportunity to try a great selection of street food.

Find out about Bowhouse Market Weekends on What's On Fife
Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Selected dates between 16th June 2021 - 29th December 2021

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart, indoor and outdoor every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday... all welcome!

Find out about Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart on What's On Fife
Leven Artisan Market

Leven Artisan Market

Selected dates between 10th July 2021 - 11th September 2021

Come along to Leven Artisan Market 2021! Just like our 2020 markets we will have a variety of stalls selling, artisan crafts, homewares, cosmetics and speciality food and drink.

Find out about Leven Artisan Market on What's On Fife
Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED

30th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

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

Find out about Aberdour Festival - POSTPONED on What's On Fife
Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera

Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera

4th August 2021 - 5th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at St Andrews Band Stand.

Find out about Scottish Opera: Pop-Up Opera on What's On Fife
Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship

Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship

14th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Enjoy an action-packed day of entertainment for the whole family at the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship held in Knockhill on 14th & 15th August!

Find out about Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship on What's On Fife
Shakespeare’s Henry V at Falkland Palace & Garden

Shakespeare’s Henry V at Falkland Palace & Garden

15th August 2021

Against the dramatic backdrop of one of the former homes of Mary Queen of Scots, the stirring tale of the charismatic king will be brought to life over a summer’s evening.

Arab Strap

Arab Strap

3rd September 2021

Scottish indie-rockers Arab Strap have announced a UK and Ireland tour for 2021 including a show at the Glen Pavilion, Pittencrieff Park on Friday 3rd September!

Find out about Arab Strap on What's On Fife
Horr’Ore

Horr’Ore

29th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Are you really brave? Then Horr'Ore is the Halloween event for you. Created within the eerie woodland at Lochore Meadows.

Find out about Horr’Ore on What's On Fife
Spook’Ore

Spook’Ore

29th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Spook'Ore is a family friendly Halloween event at Lochore Meadows. Something for everyone and don’t worry it’s not that scary!

Find out about Spook’Ore on What's On Fife
Prog in the Park 2.0

Prog in the Park 2.0

2nd April 2022

PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 is taking place at the Glen Pavilion, Pittencrief Park Dunfermline in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support Scotland. Don't miss 12 hours of quality prog rock Live!

Find out about Prog in the Park 2.0 on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
The Big Escape Glasgow

The Big Escape Glasgow

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!

Find out about The Big Escape Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2021

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!

Find out about Good Move Glasgow Health Walks on What's On Glasgow
Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Selected dates between 5th January 2021 - 31st December 2021

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the twice weekly City Markets Bridgeton Cross Retail Market!

Find out about Bridgeton Cross Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Selected dates between 6th January 2021 - 29th December 2021

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market!

Find out about Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
Govan Retail Market

Govan Retail Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets retail market and car boot sale in Govan (opposite the Govan Shopping Centre)!

Find out about Govan Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
Kilmarnock Farmers Market

Kilmarnock Farmers Market

Selected dates between 20th February 2021 - 17th December 2022

Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Kilmarnock town centre on the third Saturday of each month!

Find out about Kilmarnock Farmers Market on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Selected dates between 27th February 2021 - 11th December 2021

This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!

Find out about Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park on What's On Glasgow
Park Lane Market

Park Lane Market

Selected dates between 7th March 2021 - 5th December 2021

Park Lane Market is a pop-up market held on the first and last Sunday of each month in Shawlands, featuring a range of boutique stalls!

Find out about Park Lane Market on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

1st April 2021 - 21st September 2021

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Glenarn in Rhu, Helensburgh, a complete example of a ten-acre garden which spans from 1850 to the present day!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn on What's On Glasgow
Milngavie Market

Milngavie Market

Selected dates between 2nd April 2021 - 17th December 2021

You'll find meat, fish, game, Cheese, home baking, plants, Organic soap, jewellery, and more at Milngavie Market on the first and third Friday of each month!

Find out about Milngavie Market on What's On Glasgow
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!

Find out about Loch Lomond Faerie Trail on What's On Glasgow
Helensburgh Market in the Square

Helensburgh Market in the Square

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 11th December 2021

Buy the best of seasonal local produce at Helensburgh Market in the Square held on the second and last Saturdays of each month in Colquhoun Square!

Find out about Helensburgh Market in the Square on What's On Glasgow
City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!

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Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

This is a 1.5 - 2 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!

Find out about Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour on What's On Glasgow
Street Art Walking Tour

Street Art Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Walking Tours in Glasgow is now offering a Street Art tour! This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow!

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Culzean By The Sea

Culzean By The Sea

1st May 2021 - 26th September 2021

To celebrate Scotland's Year of Coasts & Waters Culzean Castle have created a fantastical trail of willow sculptures depicting creatures, real and mythical, of the sea and water!

Find out about Culzean By The Sea on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Music City Tours: Merchant City Tour

Glasgow Music City Tours: Merchant City Tour

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 11th September 2021

Get under the skin of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of Merchant City and the East End from Glasgow Music City Tours!

Find out about Glasgow Music City Tours: Merchant City Tour on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Music City Tours: Music Mile Tour

Glasgow Music City Tours: Music Mile Tour

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 11th September 2021

Feel the beat of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of the city centre with Glasgow Music City Tours!

Find out about Glasgow Music City Tours: Music Mile Tour on What's On Glasgow
Largs Market

Largs Market

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 18th December 2021

You'll find fresh produce and sweet treats, handmade crafts, jewellery, artwork, gifts, pet supplies and more at Largs Market every Saturday in Gallowgate Square!

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The Barras Market

The Barras Market

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 18th December 2021

With it's iconic archways The Barras Market it is a Glasgow institution, open to the public every weekend, come along and grab yourself a bargain or two!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Inveraray Castle Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Inveraray Castle Gardens

27th May 2021 - 31st August 2021

Explore the grounds of Inveraray Castle, which are full of rhododendrons and azaleas, as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

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!

Find out about Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale on What's On Glasgow
The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' regular Market Days every Sunday!

Find out about The Market at Loch Lomond Shores on What's On Glasgow
Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 5th September 2021

Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets return to Royal Exchange Square with their fabulous pop-up markets full of original pieces of art, jewellery, crafts, and designer products!

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 30th October 2021

Join Walking Tours in Glasgow to explore the streets of Mackintosh's home city to experience and witness his lasting legacy!

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Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Selected dates between 7th June 2021 - 7th March 2022

This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!

Find out about Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group on What's On Glasgow
Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 10th September 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team to find out more about what lives in your woodland, from edible plants to busy bees and species that invade to bats that soar at night!

Find out about Woodland Wildlife Workshops on What's On Glasgow
Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!

Find out about Castlemilk Explorers on What's On Glasgow
Festival Village: Merchant City

Festival Village: Merchant City

17th June 2021 - 26th September 2021

The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!

Find out about Festival Village: Merchant City on What's On Glasgow
Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School

28th June 2021 - 6th August 2021

Start sailing or improve your skills at Clyde Cruising Club's dinghy training centre at Bardowie Loch, near Milngavie, where children and adults have been learning for over 80 years!

Find out about Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Sailing Summer School on What's On Glasgow
Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

28th June 2021 - 11th August 2021

This Summer, West End Adventure are running six weeks of fun and action packed adventurous activities in Luss!

Find out about Summer Holiday Adventure Camps on What's On Glasgow
Summer Holiday Programme

Summer Holiday Programme

29th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 14th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend (booking required) and has lots for the kids to do!

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Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

30th June 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn for their Outdoor Art Camp where 5 - 11 year olds can be creative and make new friends this Summer!

Find out about Outdoor Summer Art Camp! on What's On Glasgow
Bard in the Botanics

Bard in the Botanics

7th July 2021 - 28th August 2021

Bard in the Botanics are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Botanic Gardens for their 20th anniversary season with brand new productions of 'Twelfth Night' and 'The Winter's Tale'!

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Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays

Selected dates between 9th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

Platform Glasgow are turning every Friday throughout the summer holidays into Fun Fridays with different performances running each week!

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Get Active Glasgow

Get Active Glasgow

10th July 2021 - 30th September 2021

Glasgow residents are invited to sign up to Glasgow City Council's exciting new 'Get Active, You Can Do It!' challenge, which runs until Thursday 30 September!

Find out about Get Active Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitewin House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whitewin House

Selected dates between 17th July 2021 - 15th August 2021

Whitewin House stands in one acre of formal Victorian gardens, rockeries and beautiful scalloped lawns, come along and explore the grounds for yourself as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

GoMA Outdoor Summer Programme

GoMA Outdoor Summer Programme

Selected dates between 21st July 2021 - 14th August 2021

Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art is running several fun-filled family sessions outdoors during the Summer Holidays!

Find out about GoMA Outdoor Summer Programme on What's On Glasgow
Free OVO Bikes in Glasgow

Free OVO Bikes in Glasgow

26th July 2021 - 1st October 2021

OVO is on a mission to zero carbon. Our next step? We're launching OVO Bikes in Glasgow – bringing pedal power to the people. So you can start your journey towards easier, greener living!

Find out about Free OVO Bikes in Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Road to RHC

Road to RHC

5th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Take part in a brand new virtual cycling challenge this August and support Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity!

Find out about Road to RHC on What's On Glasgow
Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

6th August 2021

New for this season's events programme, Castlemilk Park Project proudly present The Stables Garden Outdoor Cinema!

Find out about Castlemilk Park Community Cinema on What's On Glasgow
Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

7th August 2021

Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to the Hidden Gardens on 7th August!

Find out about Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event on What's On Glasgow
Kames Classic Car Show

Kames Classic Car Show

8th August 2021

Join East Ayrshire Car Club for the annual Kames Classic Car Show on Sunday 8th August at Kames Motorsport Complex, Muirkirk!

Find out about Kames Classic Car Show on What's On Glasgow
Wildflower Wander

Wildflower Wander

8th August 2021

Join the team at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond for a guided walk which will show you how to identify some of the wildflowers on the reserve and hear about their historical uses!

Find out about Wildflower Wander on What's On Glasgow
GZL x GAMIS Local Shorts

GZL x GAMIS Local Shorts

11th August 2021

Join GZL and GAMIS for a night of strange, touching and timely short films by some of Glasgow's talented DIY filmmakers at Bat Lab as part of Govanhill International Festival!

Find out about GZL x GAMIS Local Shorts on What's On Glasgow
Niqabi Ninja

Niqabi Ninja

12th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Combining street artwork, audio-story performance and a walk through your city, you are invited to immerse yourselves in Hana's world when Niqabi Ninja comes to Tramway!

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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

13th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Scottish Opera Production Studios between 13th & 15th August!

Antonine Guided Walk

Antonine Guided Walk

14th August 2021

Did you know that Old Kilpatrick is brimming with history? Join local historian Stuart Forsyth for an afternoon exploring the site of the Roman fort, accompanied by a delicious afternoon tea!

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Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

14th August 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a walk around Castlemilk Park whilst learning how to identify wildflowers or refresh your existing identification skills!

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Pitch & Stitch - Textile Repair Picnic

Pitch & Stitch - Textile Repair Picnic

14th August 2021

As part of the Govanhill International Festival, Remade Network is hosting an in-person repair picnic for all the community on Saturday 14th August!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilmaurs Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilmaurs Gardens

15th August 2021

On Sunday 15th August, four private gardens in the village of Kilmaurs will open their doors as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

The Great Outdoor Cinema

The Great Outdoor Cinema

16th August 2021 - 18th August 2021

The Great Outdoor Cinema returns to Pollok Park this August with screenings of Dirty Dancing, The Lion King and Jurassic Park!

Find out about The Great Outdoor Cinema on What's On Glasgow
Battlefield in Bloom

Battlefield in Bloom

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Being held on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd August, Battlefield in Bloom is a daylight Window Wanderland event!

Find out about Battlefield in Bloom on What's On Glasgow
Bushcraft for Beginners

Bushcraft for Beginners

21st August 2021

Reconnect with your wild side and join TCV Scotland for a morning in the woods and learning basic survival skills!

Find out about Bushcraft for Beginners on What's On Glasgow
Big Dog Walk

Big Dog Walk

22nd August 2021

The Big Dog Walk is coming to Pollok Park on Sunday 22nd August, you and your pooch will enjoy a venture around the stunning grounds before exploring the fantastic event village!

Find out about Big Dog Walk on What's On Glasgow
Fleetwood Mac Disco in the Park

Fleetwood Mac Disco in the Park

22nd August 2021

Don't miss the disco part of the Summer when all the Fleetwood Mac classics will be played to perfection in one incredible evening at Queen's Park Arena!

Find out about Fleetwood Mac Disco in the Park on What's On Glasgow
Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

22nd August 2021

Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to The Old Barn this August!

Find out about Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Horatio’s Garden

22nd August 2021

Horatio's Garden Glasgow, designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair, will be open to the public on Sunday 22nd August as part of Scotland’s Garden Scheme!

Nutshell Theatre presents Allotment

Nutshell Theatre presents Allotment

24th August 2021 - 25th August 2021

Allotment follows sisters Dora and Maddy and their complex and quirky relationship as they live out the seasons and play out their rivalries among the plants!

Find out about Nutshell Theatre presents Allotment on What's On Glasgow
Meat Your Persona

Meat Your Persona

27th August 2021 - 5th September 2021

Meat Your Persona is a new touring pop-up created by Oxford University and Liminal Space designed to get people talking about how meat and dairy affects us and the environment.

Find out about Meat Your Persona on What's On Glasgow
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden:Gartnavel Secret Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden:Gartnavel Secret Garden

29th August 2021

Gartnavel Royal's hidden walled garden is cared for by a group of loyal volunteers and is an oasis of calm for patients, staff and visitors! Come along and explore for yourself on August 29th!

Glasgow’s Pride March and Mardi Gla

Glasgow’s Pride March and Mardi Gla

4th September 2021

Glasgow's Pride March and Mardi Gla will be held on Saturday 4th September kicking off in front of The SSE Hydro before weaving its way into City Centre!

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Break The Cycle

Break The Cycle

5th September 2021

Sir Chris Hoy and Social Bite are challenging you to Break the Cycle of homelessness by taking part in their charity cycling event on Sunday 5th September!

Find out about Break The Cycle on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Walk to Beat Blood Cancer

Glasgow Walk to Beat Blood Cancer

5th September 2021

Walk in memory of a loved one or to celebrate a life saved on the annual Glasgow Branch Walk to Beat Blood Cancer on Sunday 5th September!

Find out about Glasgow Walk to Beat Blood Cancer on What's On Glasgow
Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

11th September 2021

Your Community Wildflower Meadow needs some annual TLC! Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for their Volunteer Action Day on Saturday 11th September!

Find out about Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Funk & Soul Festival

Glasgow Funk & Soul Festival

12th September 2021

Get ready for the inaugural Glasgow Funk and Soul Festival coming to Queen's Park Arena on Sunday 12th September!

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Glasgow Shine Night Walk

Glasgow Shine Night Walk

18th September 2021

Join Cancer Research UK on Saturday 18th September for the annual Glasgow Shine Night Walk and join in the fight to beat cancer!

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Walk The Flames

Walk The Flames

9th October 2021

Get fired up and join Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland at Pacific Quay for their new fundraising event, Walk the Flames!

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Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

24th October 2021 - 28th October 2021

Castlemilk Park will be holding their annual Pumpkin Festival between the 25th and 29th October featuring carving and a parade!

Find out about Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival on What's On Glasgow
Helensburgh Winter Festival

Helensburgh Winter Festival

27th November 2021 - 28th November 2021

Helensburgh Winter Festival, one of the most popular events on the local calendar, returns in a slightly scaled down, but no less fun version on 27th & 28th November!

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The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips

27th May 2022

Playground of Sound presents The Flaming Lips live at Junction 1, Glasgow's newest outdoor music venue, with support from Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5!

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Events in Lanarkshire

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 2021 - 24th December 2021

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

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New Lanark Markets

New Lanark Markets

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 19th December 2021

New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!

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The Gruffalo Trail

The Gruffalo Trail

Selected dates between 23rd April 2021 - 28th November 2021

Join the Scottish Equestrian Hotel for a woodland adventure exploring their Gruffalo Trail on the ponies!

Find out about The Gruffalo Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 25th September 2021

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!

Find out about Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season on What's On Lanarkshire
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 2nd May 2021 - 19th December 2021

An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!

Find out about Lanark Market Car Boot Sale on What's On Lanarkshire
WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

A Treasure Trail App game has been launched to offer summer fun in the area around the Hamilton Palace Grounds and Strathclyde Country Park!

Find out about WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!

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Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays with seven weeks of multi sport camps between the 28th June and 13th August!

Find out about Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer on What's On Lanarkshire
Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail

29th June 2021 - 30th December 2021

Explore the walking and cycling route between two of South Lanarkshire's historic buildings, enjoying local heritage, whilst benefitting your health and wellbeing!

Find out about Chatelherault to Low Parks Heritage Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Bushcraft Academy

Bushcraft Academy

Selected dates between 5th July 2021 - 9th August 2021

Immersed in nature, your child will learn how to utilise the resources around them on OutLET: Play Resource's Bushcraft Academy at RSPB Barons Haugh!

Find out about Bushcraft Academy on What's On Lanarkshire
Nature Club

Nature Club

Selected dates between 6th July 2021 - 5th October 2021

OutLET: Play Resource's Nature Club for under 5's is a gentle parent and child group where children can play, get muddy and learn about the natural world!

Find out about Nature Club on What's On Lanarkshire
The Market At EK

The Market At EK

Selected dates between 29th July 2021 - 19th August 2021

Browse over 20 stalls selling a range including jewellery, butchers meat, sweet treats, artisan goods and more at The Market At EK!

Find out about The Market At EK on What's On Lanarkshire
Games On The Green

Games On The Green

Selected dates between 2nd August 2021 - 30th August 2021

David Livingstone Birthplace will have a variety of lawn games available for you to play with on Mondays during August!

Find out about Games On The Green on What's On Lanarkshire
Crafts at David Livingstone

Crafts at David Livingstone

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 26th August 2021

Get creative at David Livingstone Birthplace on Thursday afternoons by joining one of their free craft sessions!

Find out about Crafts at David Livingstone on What's On Lanarkshire
Nature Explorers

Nature Explorers

Selected dates between 6th August 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join the David Livingstone Birthplace team for one of their Nature Explorers sessions and explore the meadows and parklands surrounding the museum!

Find out about Nature Explorers on What's On Lanarkshire
Hamilton Market

Hamilton Market

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 28th August 2021

Hamilton BID are holding a new market featuring local artisan businesses every Saturday during August in Quarry Street in the town centre!

Find out about Hamilton Market on What's On Lanarkshire
Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

7th August 2021

Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at East Kilbride Arts Centre on 7th August!

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event

8th August 2021

Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to Langloch Farm, Lanark on 8th August!

Find out about Meet the Gruffalo Storytelling Event on What's On Lanarkshire
Carluke Summer Market Fair

Carluke Summer Market Fair

Selected dates between 13th August 2021 - 26th September 2021

Carluke's Market Square will be taken over by some of the finest local traders and fun activities for all the family when the Summer Markets are held in August and September!

Find out about Carluke Summer Market Fair on What's On Lanarkshire
Pedal In the Park

Pedal In the Park

14th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Join Wee Cycle Cumbernauld CIC at Palacerigg Country Park on the 14th and 15th August for their free cycling event, Pedal In the Park!

Find out about Pedal In the Park on What's On Lanarkshire
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Good Life Garden

15th August 2021

Come and explore 'The Good Life Garden' on Sunday 15th August when owners Paul and Sheona Brightey open it to the public as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Gardens of the Highest Villages

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Explore two delightful gardens in the highest villages in Scotland, Wanlockhead and Leadhills, on 21st & 22nd August as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Ardochrig Hike

Ardochrig Hike

29th August 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on a journey to the highest point in the windfarm - and bring along some lunch to enjoy the view from it!

Find out about Ardochrig Hike on What's On Lanarkshire
Dalzell At Dusk

Dalzell At Dusk

1st September 2021

Join NLC Countryside Rangers on a guided walk through this historic estate, where the mature woodlands provide an excellent habitat for night-loving creatures like bats, badgers, owls and more!

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Maggie’s Scottish 3 Peaks Challenge

Maggie’s Scottish 3 Peaks Challenge

4th September 2021

Join Maggie's on Saturday 4th September and take on Lanarkshire's three highest peaks to help them support people with cancer in your local area.

Find out about Maggie’s Scottish 3 Peaks Challenge on What's On Lanarkshire
Autumn Equinox Amble

Autumn Equinox Amble

22nd September 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on a walk to Corse Hill to see the sunset on the first day of Autumn!

Find out about Autumn Equinox Amble on What's On Lanarkshire
Carluke Jam & Ham Festival

Carluke Jam & Ham Festival

26th September 2021 - 2nd October 2021

The Carluke Jam & Ham Festival is a festival of food and music, celebrating the towns rich history in food products!

Find out about Carluke Jam & Ham Festival on What's On Lanarkshire
Carluke On The Run

Carluke On The Run

26th September 2021

Dig out your running shoes, Carluke On The Run is back on Sunday 26th September kick-starting a week of activities for the Jam and Ham Festival!

Find out about Carluke On The Run on What's On Lanarkshire
Dickman’s Glen Wander

Dickman’s Glen Wander

26th September 2021

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers and get off the beaten track for a saunter through Dickman's Glen, one of the prettiest areas of the windfarm!

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Jurassic Encounter

Jurassic Encounter

2nd October 2021 - 17th October 2021

An interactive installation of 50 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Triassic and Cretaceous periods is coming to Cuningar Loop this October!

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Tracks And Signs

Tracks And Signs

16th October 2021

Join the Countryside Rangers in Palacerigg Country Park as they go in search of the tracks, trails and signs our wild mammals leave behind.

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Kilmacolm Farmers Market

Kilmacolm Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 3rd December 2022

Kilmacolm Farmers Market is held on the first Saturday each month in the Village Square, featuring a great selection of local Scottish produce!

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Paisley Farmers Market

Paisley Farmers Market

Selected dates between 27th March 2021 - 11th December 2021

Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!

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Erskine Riverside Market

Erskine Riverside Market

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 27th November 2022

You'll find range of fresh produce, unique gifts & street food and more at Erskine Riverside Market on the last Sunday of each month!

Find out about Erskine Riverside Market on What's On Renfrewshire
BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

26th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!

Find out about BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise on What's On Renfrewshire
Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire

Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire

28th June 2021 - 8th August 2021

5 to 25 year olds can enjoy a wide-range of free and fun-filled summer activities courtesy of Renfrewshire Council as part of the national Get Into Summer campaign!

Find out about Get Into Summer: Renfrewshire on What's On Renfrewshire
Art By The Burn

Art By The Burn

Selected dates between 10th July 2021 - 12th September 2021

Art by the Burn is an Outdoor Artisan Market featuring local artists, crafters, and designers hosted by Art On Scotland at the Fox & Hounds Car Park, Houston!

Find out about Art By The Burn on What's On Renfrewshire
Renfrew Market

Renfrew Market

Selected dates between 11th July 2021 - 12th December 2021

Renfrew Market runs on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 10am until 4pm in Robertson Park showcasing fresh produce, artisan crafts, unique gifts and street food from local businesses!

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Evolve Seedhill Workshops

Evolve Seedhill Workshops

Selected dates between 16th July 2021 - 3rd September 2021

RIG Arts are holding two FREE weekly outdoor arts workshops, open to all, at McKerrell Street Playpark, Seedhill on Friday afternoons!

Find out about Evolve Seedhill Workshops on What's On Renfrewshire
Tree Climbing at Boden Boo

Tree Climbing at Boden Boo

29th July 2021 - 22nd August 2021

For a whole hour, you can get away from terra firma and find out just what's up there beyond the leaves thanks to Treetop Rocks' Tree Climbing sessions at Boden Boo!

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Musical Madness - A Priscilla Party

Musical Madness - A Priscilla Party

8th August 2021

Musical Madness invites you to A Priscilla Party – a staged concert – featuring Divas and Queens who have appeared on Glasgow stages in the last few years!

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The Swings

The Swings

11th August 2021

Edinburgh's All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre will visit Greenock on Wednesday 11th August on the Scottish tour of their new outdoor, interactive and family focused production, The Swings!

Find out about The Swings on What's On Renfrewshire
CarFest

CarFest

14th August 2021

Join St Vincent's Hospice for their annual car extravaganza, Carfest in Paisley Town Centre on Saturday 14th August!

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Textiles & Seedhill Heritage Walk

Textiles & Seedhill Heritage Walk

14th August 2021

Explore Seedhill and its history of textile related businesses on the 'Textiles & Seedhill' Heritage Walk with the Urban Historian!

Find out about Textiles & Seedhill Heritage Walk on What's On Renfrewshire
Paisley Mystery Tour

Paisley Mystery Tour

Selected dates between 21st August 2021 - 18th September 2021

This new mystery heritage walking tour from The Urban Historian is set to introduce you to Paisley as you have never seen it before!

Find out about Paisley Mystery Tour on What's On Renfrewshire
Sir William Wallace and Alexander Wilson Tour

Sir William Wallace and Alexander Wilson Tour

21st August 2021

Join Paisley Darkside Historical Walking Tours for their Sir William Wallace and Alexander Wilson Tour on August 21st!

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The Bishopton & Dargavel Farmers Market

The Bishopton & Dargavel Farmers Market

21st August 2021

The monthly Bishopton & Dargavel Farmers Market returns to Bishopton Train Station Car Park on Saturday 21st August!

Find out about The Bishopton & Dargavel Farmers Market on What's On Renfrewshire
The Threads of Paisley Heritage Walk

The Threads of Paisley Heritage Walk

28th August 2021

Join The Urban Historian for 'The Threads of Paisley' Heritage Walk, exploring the textile heritage of Paisley, from weaving to line, silk and cotton thread making.

Find out about The Threads of Paisley Heritage Walk on What's On Renfrewshire
Erskine Motorbike Meet

Erskine Motorbike Meet

5th September 2021

A date for the diary not to be missed is the Erskine Motorbike Meet on Sunday 5th September in the grounds of the charity's Veterans' Village in Bishopton!

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Early Paisley Heritage Walk

Early Paisley Heritage Walk

11th September 2021

Join The Urban Historian for this Early Paisley Heritage Walk exploring the myths of early settlements in the area!

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Woodside Heritage Walk

Woodside Heritage Walk

25th September 2021

Explore the history and heritage of Woodside in Paisley on this guided walking tour with The Urban Historian!

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Radical Paisley Heritage Walk

Radical Paisley Heritage Walk

2nd October 2021

Paisley is well known for its radical political history from the early 19th Century onwards, join The Urban Historian for the Radical Paisley Heritage Walk as part of Tannahill Arts Festival!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling Farmers Market

Stirling Farmers Market

Selected dates between 27th February 2021 - 18th December 2021

Stirling Farmers’ Market will be back on Port Street to help you keep that resolution to eat better in 2021!

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Stirling Car Boot

Stirling Car Boot

Selected dates between 4th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

From food to sweets and treasures to junk, Stirling Car Boot is open every Sunday regardless of the weather!

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Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale

Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 25th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Come and visit Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale, the biggest and best car boot sale in the region, every Sunday... all welcome!

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Summer Holidays Activity Programme

Summer Holidays Activity Programme

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join us at The Battle of Bannockburn over the summer holidays for a dazzling array of exciting activities!

Find out about Summer Holidays Activity Programme on What's On Stirling
Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’

Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’

23rd July 2021 - 8th August 2021

Fancy an outing to something a bit different, why not join Rubber Chicken Theatre up on the beautiful Holmehill in Dunblane for one of their Summer 'show in a week' performances!

Find out about Rubber Chicken Theatre: Summer ‘Show in a Week’ on What's On Stirling
Foraging for Youngsters (12-14 year olds)

Foraging for Youngsters (12-14 year olds)

6th August 2021

As part of Summer of Activities, Transition Stirling is delighted to bring you a foraging event for children aged 12 to 14 years old on 6th August!

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Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

6th August 2021

Learn how to forage safely, how to identify plants and enjoy some foraging games too at this event run by Transition Stirling!

Find out about Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds) on What's On Stirling
Family Garden Party

Family Garden Party

7th August 2021

Join us on Saturday 7th August for a day of family fun at The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Our garden will be full of exciting performances!

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The Swings

The Swings

12th August 2021

Come and enter our world of The Swings. - A 5m high giant swing set, 2 swings, 2 aerialists and a sound installation where you can play, watch, and listen. An interactive event for all the family!

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Stirling Highland Games

Stirling Highland Games

21st August 2021

The annual Stirling Highland Games returns for its 150-year celebration on Saturday 21st August 2021, promising a great day out for all the family!

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Introduction to Bumblebees

Introduction to Bumblebees

27th August 2021

This half day workshop run by TCV Scotland Stirling Branch will introduce you to the most common species of bumblebee found in the UK.

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Vibration Festival 2021

Vibration Festival 2021

4th September 2021

Join us for Vibration Festival, Scotland's newest boutique awarding winning family friendly music festival, in the stunning grounds of Callendar Park, Falkirk on Saturday 4th September!

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Scottish Wild Food Festival

Scottish Wild Food Festival

18th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

The Scottish Wild Food Festival, set in the delightful grounds of Tir na nOg Holistic Centre just outside Drymen, will return on the 18th and 19th September!

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Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

24th October 2021

It doesn't matter if you are elite runner, fun runner, first timer or a spectator! The Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021 will include something for everyone!

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Supernova Run 2021

Supernova Run 2021

12th November 2021 - 14th November 2021

Take a beautiful iconic venue, wait until dusk, get the family together, grab everything and anything that glows or flashes and then set off on a Supernova 5K!

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A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle

A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle

10th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Enjoy some festive fun with your family and loved ones as Rough Castle Experiences once again brings the woodland to life in a blaze of colour and light!

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Drymen Show

Drymen Show

28th May 2022

Strathendrick Agricultural Society's Drymen Show is taking place on Saturday 28th May 2022. Come along for another great family day out!

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