Tynecastle DigiFest, the online Festival of Learning, is on until 13th August with an amazing line-up of guest speakers and workshops guaranteed to get you thinking about how you can use technology.
Join the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh for this free event looking at the cultural history of virginity and the medicinal preparations used to fake virginity in Early Modern society!
Head along to the Stand Edinburgh on July 28th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!
This lecture given by Belinda Thomson, Honorary Professor in art history at the University of Edinburgh, examines the influences of French Art in the work of Charles H. Mackie.
In ‘The Shift’, writer and journalist Sam Baker seeks to empower and give voice to women to create a new narrative. Sam talks here to Jennifer Crichton, editor of The Flock.
Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife.
West Lothian meets West Donegal as shale miner Patrick Gallagher (John McColl) returns to his native sod to spread social revolution, imbued with the co-operative principles he’s learned in Scotland
Join Jane Neil-MacLachlan, writer and novelist under the pen name of Jane Tulloch, for this lecture on Hydropathic institutions in Scotland in the 19th Century!
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.
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.
This series explores how the West’s traditional narratives around race and colonialism are increasingly agreed to be toxic and unacceptable.
This year’s series of events for young adults takes a fearless and unflinching look at the issues affecting young people today.
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.
Join us for our series celebrating the stories and voices blazing a trail for the LGBTQIA+ community today.
Join us for a captivating look into the past, present and future of Scottish writing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In addition to an array of immersive evening events filled with music, spoken word and storytelling, these are literary events to lose yourself in.
Led by expert journalists and editors from The New York Times, we talk about the actions, decisions and revolutions that got us to where we are today, and where we could potentially go from here.
Dr Antonia Laurence Allen will share collections, stories and projects from properties as diverse as Canna House, Brodie Castle and Tenement House at Lauriston Castle on 19th August.
Awarded young performers Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala unleash dynamism in this exciting A Toast to the People offering.
Inua Ellams and Saul Williams bring their own distinct styles to this interactive and not-to-be-missed A Toast to the People event.
Join Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.
Join Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
This talk offers a different account of urban reform in Edwardian Edinburgh. It explores the many people who worked together to change the living conditions of the communities in the city’s Old Town
Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, now indelibly part of Leith’s legacy with international recognition, deserves more credit and study than it gets. Tim Bell will explore how Leith is presented.
This lecture explores the influence of both Scottish and French art on Charles Mackie through a consideration of the work he produced in the 1890s.
William McGonagall has long been regarded as ‘the worst poet in the history of the English language’. Join Scots actor Jock Ferguson for an evening of anecdotes and stories and a wee dram in betwe
Join Elis, Mike and Steff as they take their smash hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar out on the road for the first time!
Fraser Parkinson will illustrate the rich heritage of Leith through photographs, showing the history and changing face of Leith from the mid-1850s to the present day.
In 1860 Capt. F.W.L. Thomas sailed to St Kilda to take the first ever photographs of St Kilda. This is the story of the quest to give these St Kildans back their identity and to tell their story.
This lecture investigates a range of artworks by artists including S.J. Peploe, Dorothy Johnstone, Eric Robertson and William McCance, and places them within the context of their times.
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for an exploration of the 19th century Christmas through antique objects, many from her own collection which inspire her intricate etchings.
Vicky Garrington explores a variety of historic dress from a much-mended maid’s uniform of the early 20th century to a sumptuous 18th century silk dress scattered with tulips.
It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.
If your child or young person has recently been diagnosed with autism or is on the diagnostic pathway, join NAS East Renfrewshire for their Stepping Stones project.
Join NAS East Renfrewshire for 'What *is* Autistic experience really?' a talk delivered by Dr Chloe Farahar, an autistic educator who is part of Aucademy.
Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.
Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.
Pop star Will Young will speak on the evolution of pop, gay rights and wellbeing in this spoken word show.
Former professional motorcycle and truck racer turned TV commentator and speaker/entertainer, Steve Parrish will share the uncut version of his hilarious biography The Parrish Times.
In Living Dangerously, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from his early years to the present day. Join him for an inspiring evening at the Alhambra Theatre!
A celebration of the life of Doris Day, featuring over 24 popular hits from the Doris Day Songbook, the songs interwoven with stories, anecdotes and facts about the life of this special lady.
Whether it's an invention, design, brand name, literary work or a song, this session will give you the knowledge to identify the Intellectual Property assets contained within your business!
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
The Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow are joined by Pete Smith, FRS, FRSE, Aberdeen University & Director of Scotland's Climate Change Centre of Expertise for this online talk on 28th July.
Taking place online and live at SWG3 Glasgow on Saturday 31st July, HANG is a hybrid music conference dedicated to hip hop and grime music in Scotland!
Don Letts will bring his 'There And Black Again' tour, which looks back on his life and career in a series of stories and film clips, to Broadcast Glasgow on Saturday 31st July!
Govanhill International Festival and Carnival is a cultural celebration of our unique community, including a Carnival Parade on Saturday 7th August and a whole host of other events!
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
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!
The Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow are joined by Francesca Osowska, CEO of NatureScot for online talk 'Nature And Climate: An Emergency Response' on 11th August.
The Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow are joined by Baroness Young, Chair of the Woodland Trust for online talk discussing biodiversity and the challenge of climate change on 1st September.
Join Dave Haslam as he discusses his life and career as a DJ and writer at Broadcast Glasgow on Wednesday 8th September!
Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 10th September 2021.
Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of September 2021!
After a sold out gig at the venue last year, the pioneer of Dylan Studies, Michael Gray returns to Oran Mor Glasgow on Tuesday 14th September!
Join Neighbours actor Alan Fletcher at Oran Mor Glasgow as he discusses his life as a musician and actor with particular focus on his 25 years playing the legend that is Doctor Karl Kennedy!
Join Ben Fogle at Ayr Town Hall for his uplifting and exciting show 'Tales From The Wilderness'... from crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take you on an inspiring adventure!
Join Alan McGee as he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship with bands such as Oasis and Primal Scream in a live interview and Q&A at Glee Club Glasgow!
First ever British UFC champion, Michael Bisping, takes to the stage at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 10th October where he'll be recounting tales from his journey to the top of UFC!
After over 18 months, Inside The Ropes is finally back with a brand new tour, this time featuring the legendary giant himself, Paul Wight!
Redhanded is a true crime podcast hosted by Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala, join the duo as they bring their live tour to Oran Mor Glasgow on 31st October and 1st November!
Join Shaun Ryder as he discusses his life, career & the music industry at The Glee Club Glasgow on November 11th!
With fans ranging from Emma Watson, Pink and Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed!
Ant Middleton is bringing his 'Mind Over Muscle Tour' to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on November 16th & 17th, taking the audience through a motivational journey of self-help and self-discovery!
Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for an awe-inspiring ride when Tim Peake shares his experience of life in space when he brings his UK tour to the SEC Armadillo Glasgow on 29th November 2021!
Join Rangers legend Kris Boyd and some very special guests for an evening at the SEC Armadillo on Friday 7th January!
Moderated by Rob Roth, founding members of pioneering new wave band Blondie, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein explore their own history and discuss their lives in music.
Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at The Old Fruitmarket Glasgow on Saturday 26th February!
Following the phenomenal success of his previous tours, celebrity chef James Martin returns to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with his new show!
The Night Sky Show at the Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow will take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard and across the cosmos!
Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new Arena show for 2021 which will come to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 2nd October!
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!
Behavioural Design Fest 2021 brings you the best and latest techniques from expert practitioners in the emerging fields of Behavioural Design and Decision Science!
Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Airdrie Town Hall as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
Sir Ranulph Fiennes' endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration join him for an evening at Motherwell Concert Hall!
Increase your business contacts and grow your network at the next Renfrewshire Business Network meeting which is being held online on Thursday 29th July.
Join Beacon Arts Centre for a special event as Chris Brickley, author of 16 YEARS: Gigs in Scotland 1974-1990, discusses the live music experience in Scotland!
Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Beacon Arts Centre as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
Join Natasha for her monthly Shambhala Soul Sisters circle! It's an opportunity for like-minded women to consciously connect with each other.
Join Chris Knapman on a journey of discovery through Dollar Glen SSSI as we explore the glorious Summer woodland to reveal unusual trees and abundant wildlife.
The Albert Halls is delighted to welcome Kenton Cool, the British record holder for Everest ascents, in his event 'Everest The Cool Way' this September.
Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at Macrobert Arts Centre on Friday 25th February!
Join Pete from the sub culture of underground crack climbing and onto the side of the world’s highest big walls.
It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.