Material Geeks are running a series of workshops in Lanark this summer to compliment Discover Lanark with their 'Walking in their Footsteps' Dinosaur trail!
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!
Join the Friends of Cathcart Cemetery for a tour of this magnificent late Victorian Garden Cemetery in the Southside of Glasgow!
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!
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Dust down the boots and training shoes, slip or squeeze into your football gear and join Giffnock Soccer Centre's Walking Football section!
Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!
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.
A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns to Edinburgh this summer with Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window.
Looking for free fun activities for children over the summer holidays? Come along to 'A Summer to Remember' at The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, Edinburgh!
Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.
Renowned comedians Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Rachel Fairburn bring their Live podcast 'All Killa No Filla' to the Edinburgh Fringe!
Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.
Army@TheFringe returns to the stage at Edinburgh in August with a bright and bold programme of theatre, discussions, installation - mixed with magic and variety.
Come along and support the incredibly talented Makers at the August Summer Market at The Old Dr Bells Baths in Leith on Sunday 15th August from 10am - 6pm!
Festival favourite Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a joyful concert including Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
Multi-award winning Pete Storm and Pete Sinclair bring two of America’s music legends together with their amazing tribute show to Frankenstein Pub Edinburgh as part of the Fringe!
Filled with an abundance of beautiful crafted gifts and delicious foodies, Castle Street Festival Fair is one not to be missed this summer!
A joyous showcase of music, dance and song by 13-piece African Groove Machine honouring the late Okoe Ardyfio - A Ghanaian master drummer.
This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.
Don't miss a new hour of stand-up from Christopher Macarthur-Boyd, the biggest wee fanny in Scottish comedy!
Circa Waves have announced new tour for 2021 which includes a date at The Liquid Room on Sunday 15th August!
Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland's international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit 'Daniel Sloss: X', comes to Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August!
Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation, will be premiering his new album release, ‘American Lullaby’ with a ‘virtual’ six-night run at the Edinburgh Fringe.
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!
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!
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.
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2021 at Sighthill Park from 6th to 16th August.
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!
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.
Join us for a captivating look into the past, present and future of Scottish writing.
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.
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.
This series explores how the West’s traditional narratives around race and colonialism are increasingly agreed to be toxic and unacceptable.
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.
This year’s series of events for young adults takes a fearless and unflinching look at the issues affecting young people today.
This year we are delighted to welcome some of the most exciting voices of literature to our stages and screens to impart their wisdom with us.
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.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Erland Cooper takes inspiration from his native Orkney to create a thought-provoking sonic experience.
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!
Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
Scotland's best and much-loved stand-up comedian, Fred MacAulay is back at the Fringe with a brand-new comedy show with some of his favourite guests from across the UK.
Fred MacAulay, one of Scotland's best-loved stand-ups, is back with his live chat show. Joining Fred will be stars from the worlds of sport, entertainment, business and politics.
Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice. Don't miss her perform at Fringe by the Sea on 15th August!
Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea.
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.
The Poozies have toured worldwide, attracting recognition and appreciation for their eclectic choice of material, unusual and exciting arrangements, and notable vocal harmonies.
Funbox have created a sparkling show for families maintaining the balance of traditional singalong songs and brand-new compositions, but with a distinctly Scottish flavour.
Watch Henning give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August!
Escape room meets theatre in this interactive, family-friendly adventure around the streets of Edinburgh’s New Town.
Andy Cannon returns to the Netherbow stage to tell Shakespeare’s classic, taking audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again.
This is the first major exhibition Donald Smith's work, in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway and is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2021.
Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of Scot Squad and Absolutely, and one of Scotland's favourite comic performers, returns to the festival with a tender, playful, darkly comic tale.
Jay switches off Zoom, changes out of her loungewear and prepares to say something more than 'cheers, Amazon man'. It's been a year and half and we all have some catching up to do.
As the public discourse on trans people becomes more toxic in the UK, comedian and trans-woman Jen Ives is here to sort it all out, hun.
Marking the centenary of Joan Eardley’s birth, The Scottish Gallery will present a major exhibition of Joan Eardley’s paintings and drawings this Summer as part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
This summer Dovecot Studios celebrates the artist Jock McFadyen’s 70th birthday year with Lost Boat Party an exhibition of paintings which describe the romance and grandeur of the Scottish landscape
Just These Please are back at the fringe with 25 sketches and songs in 55 minutes. They will blow your mind from a safe distance!
Kevin Quantum, Britain's Got Talent 2020 semi-finalist, trained by Penn and Teller, and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out is back with 'Eyes Open Eyes Shut'.
Don't miss multi award winning Welsh Comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean when she returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Sunday 15th August!
This major exhibition at City Art Centre focuses on the maritime theme in Ian Hamilton Finlay's work. It was a central element of his art, and one to which he returned throughout his life.
Prepare for a collective celebration that we've all deeply needed in the past year. Jump, laugh, cry, sing and join us in the Rituel.
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.
Writer and director Enda Walsh’s dark and frequently absurdist new play receives its highly anticipated world premiere at the International Festival.
Using original live music, drama and historical material from Glenesk Museum, a lively and moving local story, woven into Scotland’s national identity, reaches across time and continent.
Writer Sara Shaarawi and director Catrin Evans present an experiential performance in reaction to recent mob assaults in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
Following its West End and Off-Broadway runs, Olivier Award winning Fishamble presents On Blueberry Hill by current Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry.
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
Gallery Close is holding a general photography exhibition featuring various works from Brian Aris, Julian Calverley, Chris Close, Paul Kenny, Saskia Koerner and all work is for sale.
To celebrate World Photography Day (19 August), join us at Lauriston Castle for a special workshop exploring pinhole cameras!
The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!
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!
This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.
To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.
Brand new 'Scottish Festival of Motoring' is coming to the Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh on Sunday 15th August 2021, it's a must go event for all the family!
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.
Shedinburgh Fringe Festival is back in 2021 celebrating and preserving the best of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival...in sheds!
Full of tenderness and humour, and woven through with a live, folk-rock inspired, musical score, Still is a cathartic story of life, loss and joy.
A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!
With complimentary audio guides available in both adult and children’s versions, step aboard the Best UK Attraction (Which? Magazine, 2020) this summer, The Royal Yacht Britannia!
Can You Escape? is a family friendly escape room venue in the heart of Edinburgh. Book now to experience Edinburgh's most magical escape rooms this summer!
Captivate Theatre's five-star sell-out show returns to the Fringe. It's a jubilant and moving musical written by Stephen Greenhorn and featuring songs of the Proclaimers.
Experience the work of visual artists Beverley Hood, Victoria Evans and Sneha Solanki, working across the fields of art, science and technology in this exhibition at Summerhall.
A fringe institution but this time with 4 acts, seating, table service and interval... It's a sell-out show that can't be missed!
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!
Feast your eyes on stunning, macro-photographic studies of seeds and fruits from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Herbarium Collection.
The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in Edinburgh with their most sensational show yet, Flight of Fantasy. Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime!
Perthshire maverick Gussie McCraig joins No.10 as a Scottish adviser. Mayhem ensues, Gussie spills the beans, is sacked, and emerges as Boris's not-so-hidden hand for COP26.
Nigel Miles-Thomas (Holmes) and Michael Roy Andrew (Watson) return to the fringe after their critical success with Of Mice and Men in 2019.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) will be making us wonder this summer as it launches its third annual events programme, Curious.
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!
This is the first major solo show in five years from Bulgarian-born, Edinburgh-based artist Diana Savova, featuring over 30 new works in ink, oil and acrylic with surreal motifs.
The comic and tragic tale of how the greatest bagpiper of all time rocked the history and traditions of bagpiping and how he changed the life of one young piper forever.
Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
Upright Gallery's next exhibition is by Emma-Louise Grady entitled 'Wanderings'. Emma is an exciting, up and coming artist who exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy 'New Contemporaries 2020'.
We Began As Part of the Body is an immersive series of artworks that reflect complex human and ethical questions about our relationship between the body, science and technology.
St Michael and All Saints Church is delighted to be hosting the WHAT! Art Collective Exhibition through the month of August (6th – 30th).
Come and delve deep into the psyche of wolves with Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish musician Neil Sutcliffe!
Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.
Max McCance, one of Scotland’s leading furniture makers, is pleased to announce a special exhibition of unique and extraordinary works for sale to the public in his Kinloch Gallery.
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.
Burntisland Fairground returns this summer! Situated on the links just yards from a Blue Flag beach, this traditional funfair provides all you need for a great family day out.
Let us take you on an epic adventure! Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our hands-on, family friendly exhibition!
The Trail of Thought is a meandering journey of playful, typographic carvings, designed to encourage mindfulness and celebration of the landscape underneath the Lomond Hills.
Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart, indoor and outdoor every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday... all welcome!
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!
Explore Glassmount House gardens, a densely planted walled garden and surrounding woodland with an A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot.
Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.
Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.
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.
St Andrews Art Club is holding its Summer Exhibition in August with a wide range of original artworks for sale - ready framed or mounted.
Enjoy a great day out at Deep Sea World and learn all about snakes in their Summer of Snakes exhibit along with fun activites for children and adults of all ages.
An incredible large-scale tapestry, created by a Dunfermline community weaving project, has gone on show at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.
Take half an hour out to cultivate inner peace and enjoy the rest of the day with an inspired and positive mind on one of Kadampa Meditaion Centre's Lunchtime Classes!
Maryhill Museum invites you to cast your vote in the 'A flag for Maryhill' competition which runs until August 16th!
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!
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'!
Enjoy the best of Scotland's street food at the Big Feed Street Food Social, Glasgow's indoor, fully licensed street food market!
Chris McQueer, award-winning author of Hings and HWFG, takes a look at social media celebrity culture with the story of Scotland’s most famous influencer, Agnes Aratoria.
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!
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!
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Be immersed in a world of magic making your very own potions cocktail at The Root Of Magic!
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!
Flair Gymnastics Club have just opened a new facility within The Pitches in the Southside of Glasgow and have a range of new classes available for kids 5+!
Tramway presents Angletwich, the first solo exhibition in Scotland by artist Flo Brooks, realised in partnership with Brighton CCA!
Fore Play Crazy Golf is the ultimate destination offering fun for grown-ups! They've got everything from bespoke, locally-inspired crazy golf to delicious drinks and the finest street food offerings!
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!
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!
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!
Taken over the span of one year, 'Glasgow Photo Journey:1978' perfectly encapsulates the hardships, resilience and humour of the people living in our city at the time.
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
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!
Sogo Arts presents 'Great Stadiums of the North' an exhibiton of 25 years of photography covering the Northern Hemisphere's (wee-est) team's pitches by Brian Sweeney!
Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
As part of Glasgow International 2021, The Modern Institute presents Luke Fowler's exhibition - Index Cards and Letters.
Enjoy a superb score and supreme musicianship with the ultimate tribute to two country music legends, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers when 'Islands in the Stream' comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow!
King Tut’s Summer Nights festival returns showcasing over 70 acts across August in the UK's best live music venue!
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!
If you're a Love Island fan, Sunday nights at brel on Ashton Lane are 100% your type on paper!
Gerber Fine Art is proud to present an exhibition by the artist Margot Sandeman, well known for vivid landscapes of the West Coast and interior still lifes influenced by the Arts & Crafts tradition.
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!
For Glasgow International, The Modern Institute presents a new exhibition by Eva Rothschild at its Aird's Lane gallery, which extends the artist's interest in reinvigorating conventional sculpture.
Piping Live! Glasgow's International Piping Festival is a 9-day celebration which will see events such as concerts, talks, recitals and more take place across the city!
Held on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Polmadie Car Boot Sale is Scotland's only fully undercover car boot sale!
This series of portraits of Scottish LGBTI+ Elders, reflecting their own personal experiences, will give a sense of the varied, rich and remarkable lives of the many LGBTI+ elders living in Scotland.
Join Spin for a two hour pottery workshop and create at your own socially distanced table with staff on hand to help bring your vision to life!
Queen's Park Disco Sessions at Queen's Park Band Stand return! After sell out weekends in previous years, they are delighted to be invited back to bring world class disco to the Southside!
Take part in a brand new virtual cycling challenge this August and support Glasgow Children's Hospital Charity!
The RGI Kelly Gallery are holding a special event on Sunday the 15th August to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott!
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!
Explore the grounds of Inveraray Castle, which are full of rhododendrons and azaleas, as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
On Sunday 15th August, four private gardens in the village of Kilmaurs will open their doors as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
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!
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!
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!
Take part in Belong Summer of Esports by heading down to Belong Glasgow inside GAME on Union Street between now and August 22nd!
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's exciting programme of online summer schools, featuring a range of courses designed to keep you learning and creating at home, will run throughout July and August!
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!
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!
The Dockyard Social brings together the best street food traders Scotland has to offer all under one roof... everyone is welcome from families and foodies, to dates and dogs!
Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' regular Market Days every Sunday!
From 24th July the RGI will be showcasing 10 illustrative, full-scale pastel works by the artist June Carey of her recent work of Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy produced for The Folio Society!
Being screened at CCA Glasgow, Dampbusters is the third in a triptych of films exploring the past, present and future of community organising in Glasgow.
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!
Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!
Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch taking part in one of their self-led Little Explorers Trails this Summer!
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!
Vacation XSite is an exciting summer-long event offering customers exclusive retailer discounts as well as an interactive treasure hunt for kids, meaning a summer of fun for all is guaranteed!
Come along to Macrobert Arts Centre to see some truly epic artworks! This year we had over 150 artist submissions all creating art centred on the theme –‘The Most Incredible Thing’.
Come and visit Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale, the biggest and best car boot sale in the region, every Sunday... all welcome!
Join Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society for Roaches Coaches, a radio comedy set in a small-town bus depot, in a magical time before COVID-19 was invented!
From food to sweets and treasures to junk, Stirling Car Boot is open every Sunday regardless of the weather!
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow returns to The Thistles, Stirling!
This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.