Events in Lanarkshire on 29 August 2021

View all the upcoming events in Lanarkshire on the 29 August 2021 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Lanarkshire

#StreamMyStory

#StreamMyStory

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Online Event

Scottish Public Libraries will host #StreamMyStory author events online for children to enjoy in the summer holidays!
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Active@Home North Lanarkshire

Active@Home North Lanarkshire

4th January 2021 - 23rd December 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

If you are over the age of 65 and live in the North Lanarkshire area The Fair Play Foundation's Active@Home programme is the one for you!
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American Football For Under 16s

American Football For Under 16s

Selected dates between 4th July 2021 - 31st October 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

The East Kilbride Pirates and Hamilton Buccaneers offer weekly American Football sessions on Sunday mornings for under 16s!
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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!
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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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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!
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Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

Jurassic Adventures - Kids Craft & STEM Workshops (Part of Jurassic Lanark’s Dinosaur Trail)

26th June 2021 - 29th August 2021
Lanark

Material Geeks are running a series of workshops in Lanark this summer to compliment Discover Lanark with their 'Walking in their Footsteps' Dinosaur trail!
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Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th June 2021 - 29th August 2021
Lanark

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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Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!

Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!

28th May 2021 - 5th September 2021

Learn about the community spirit and passion that surrounds Lanimers at New Lanark's brand new exhibition, Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!
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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!
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Leadhills Miners Library

Leadhills Miners Library

Selected dates between 31st July 2021 - 26th September 2021

Leadhills Miners Library is the oldest subscription library in the British Isles and is now a museum of literature and village life, open weekends May to September!
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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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New Paintings

New Paintings

21st August 2021 - 12th September 2021

Don't miss an exciting exhibition of recent paintings in Mixed Media by Artist Douglas Davies RSW at Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum between the 21st August and 12th September!
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Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

29th August 2021
Online Event

Join Drawing and Painting Studio on Sunday 29th August for their Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras online workshop!
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Sunday & Wednesday Worship Services

Sunday & Wednesday Worship Services

Selected dates between 28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021
Online Event Lanarkshire

St Andrew's Parish Church and Livingstone Memorial Parish Church in Blantyre invite you to join them on Sundays and Wednesdays for their live stream worship services.
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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!
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WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021
Various Locations Lanarkshire

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

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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Events in 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
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

3rd August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On 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
James Campbell: The Funny World of… - POSTPONED

James Campbell: The Funny World of… - POSTPONED

29th August 2021

Enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented it! James Campbell's show finds The Hilariously Funny Things about everything including pets, yoghurt, bees, and why do we have hair?

Find out about James Campbell: The Funny World of… - POSTPONED on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

1:1 Textile Printing Session

1:1 Textile Printing Session

16th June 2021 - 31st December 2021

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!

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A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail

A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail

13th July 2021 - 31st August 2021

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!

Find out about A Summer To Remember - Bobby’s Heritage Trail on What's On Edinburgh
Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021

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.

Find out about Air and Space Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

28th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Alan Cumming employs his usual charm and wit through story and song in a wickedly memorable performance.

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Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

26th April 2021 - 30th August 2021

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.

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Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos

25th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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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Éowyn Emerald and Dancers – Your Tomorrow

Éowyn Emerald and Dancers – Your Tomorrow

24th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

An entertaining and deeply intimate jazz dance for two performers, celebrating the private moments, uplifting intimacies and companionable bliss of the relationships that unite us.

Find out about Éowyn Emerald and Dancers – Your Tomorrow on What's On Edinburgh
Bicycle Boy

Bicycle Boy

27th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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

Find out about Bicycle Boy on What's On Edinburgh
Big Band Buble

Big Band Buble

29th August 2021

Scotland's number one Buble tribute act, Michael Hastie invites you to a night full of seductive songs and big band classics as he brings 'Big Band Buble' to The Brunton!

Find out about Big Band Buble on What's On Edinburgh
Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

15th May 2021 - 10th October 2021

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.

Find out about Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light on What's On Edinburgh
Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Oh No (Work in Progress)

Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Oh No (Work in Progress)

13th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Don't miss a new hour of stand-up from Christopher Macarthur-Boyd, the biggest wee fanny in Scottish comedy!

Find out about Christopher Macarthur-Boyd: Oh No (Work in Progress) on What's On Edinburgh
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

20th May 2021 - 31st August 2021

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.

Find out about Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt on What's On Edinburgh
Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

14th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

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

Design Your Own Perfume Workshop

Design Your Own Perfume Workshop

29th August 2021

Step into the world of fine fragrance and design your own couture fine fragrance at this fun aromatic experience taking place in Edinburgh on 29th August!

Find out about Design Your Own Perfume Workshop on What's On Edinburgh
Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

23rd July 2021 - 10th November 2021

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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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!

Find out about Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market on What's On Edinburgh
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

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.

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

Join us for a captivating look into the past, present and future of Scottish writing.

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

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.

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

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.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Dazzling Debuts

15th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

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.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Generation Next - Empowering Voices

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

This year’s series of events for young adults takes a fearless and unflinching look at the issues affecting young people today.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Giants of Literature: Wisdom in Fiction

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Giants of Literature: Wisdom in Fiction

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

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.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: On Belonging - Migration Stories

14th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

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.

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

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.

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Performing Stories

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Performing Stories

18th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

In addition to an array of immersive evening events filled with music, spoken word and storytelling, these are literary events to lose yourself in.

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.

Find out about Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs on What's On Edinburgh
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!

Find out about Festival Village: Waverley on What's On Edinburgh
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.

Find out about Field - Something for the Future Now on What's On Edinburgh
Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

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

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!

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Fred MacAulay In Conversation

Fred MacAulay In Conversation

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

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Henning Wehn: It’ll All Come Out In The Wash

Henning Wehn: It’ll All Come Out In The Wash

Selected dates between 5th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Watch Henning give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August!

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Is This a Dagger?

Is This a Dagger?

6th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

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Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith

Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith

29th May 2021 - 26th September 2021

This is the first major exhibition Donald Smith's work, in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway and is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2021.

Find out about Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith on What's On Edinburgh
Jack Docherty - Nothing But?

Jack Docherty - Nothing But?

11th August 2021 - 29th August 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.

Find out about Jack Docherty - Nothing But? on What's On Edinburgh
Jay Lafferty: Blether

Jay Lafferty: Blether

5th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

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Jock McFadyen: Lost Boat Party

Jock McFadyen: Lost Boat Party

11th June 2021 - 25th September 2021

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

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Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula

29th August 2021

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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Leah MacRae: My Big, Fat, Fabulous Diary – The Best Bits!

Leah MacRae: My Big, Fat, Fabulous Diary – The Best Bits!

23rd August 2021 - 29th August 2021

After a sell-out Scottish tour, Leah MacRae brings her hilarious, rip-roaring, uplifting show for it's Fringe debut.

Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

22nd May 2021 - 3rd October 2021

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.

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Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Selected dates between 25th July 2021 - 25th June 2022

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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Medicine

Medicine

4th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Writer and director Enda Walsh’s dark and frequently absurdist new play receives its highly anticipated world premiere at the International Festival.

Find out about Medicine on What's On Edinburgh
Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

29th August 2021

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

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Miss Lindsay’s Secret

Miss Lindsay’s Secret

6th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

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.

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Paddy the Cope

Paddy the Cope

7th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

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

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Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

3rd May 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!

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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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Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 20th February 2022

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.

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Rich Wilson WIP

Rich Wilson WIP

23rd August 2021 - 29th August 2021

This year sees Rich embark on building a brand new hour show starting off with six days of work in progress shows at the mighty Gilded Balloon in the Dining Room.

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Search Party Edinburgh

Search Party Edinburgh

14th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

Find out about Search Party Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Shedinburgh Fringe Festival

Shedinburgh Fringe Festival

3rd August 2021 - 30th August 2021

Shedinburgh Fringe Festival is back in 2021 celebrating and preserving the best of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival...in sheds!

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Spontaneous Potter

Spontaneous Potter

22nd August 2021 - 29th August 2021

An entirely improvised wizarding comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. With live musical accompaniment!

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Starting From First Position

Starting From First Position

27th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

This is a tilted show, raw, sometimes wild, but never far away from our intuitions. It aims to bring people into a mood from which there is no escape.

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Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

Selected dates between 10th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

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

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Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia

Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia

1st July 2021 - 31st August 2021

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!

Find out about Summer Holidays Aboard Britannia on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Holidays at Can You Escape? Edinburgh

Summer Holidays at Can You Escape? Edinburgh

8th July 2021 - 1st September 2021

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!

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Sunshine on Leith

Sunshine on Leith

6th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

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Syncrasy

Syncrasy

26th June 2021 - 12th September 2021

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.

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The Best of Scottish Comedy

The Best of Scottish Comedy

Selected dates between 6th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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!

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The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

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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The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

The Hidden Beauty of Seeds & Fruits: The Botanical Photography of Levon Biss

28th May 2021 - 26th September 2021

Feast your eyes on stunning, macro-photographic studies of seeds and fruits from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Herbarium Collection.

The Ladyboys of Bangkok: Flight of Fantasy

The Ladyboys of Bangkok: Flight of Fantasy

6th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

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!

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The Return of Sherlock Holmes

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

5th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Nigel Miles-Thomas (Holmes) and Michael Roy Andrew (Watson) return to the fringe after their critical success with Of Mice and Men in 2019.

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The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

The Ultimate Harry Potter Walking Tour

23rd July 2021 - 31st October 2021

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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This is Paradise

This is Paradise

24th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

At once timely and timeless in its nuanced observation of the fragility of peace, This is Paradise is a powerful monologue exploring what it takes from us to begin again.

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Thistles, Sunflowers and Dreamscapes

Thistles, Sunflowers and Dreamscapes

3rd August 2021 - 30th August 2021

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.

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Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck

8th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

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Tune-Yards

Tune-Yards

29th August 2021

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

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Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

1st April 2021 - 31st December 2021

Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!

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We Began As Part of the Body

We Began As Part of the Body

26th June 2021 - 12th September 2021

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.

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WHAT! Art Collective Exhibition

WHAT! Art Collective Exhibition

6th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

St Michael and All Saints Church is delighted to be hosting the WHAT! Art Collective Exhibition through the month of August (6th – 30th).

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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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Events in Fife

A Treat for Lovers of Wood, Design, and Fine Craftsmanship

A Treat for Lovers of Wood, Design, and Fine Craftsmanship

15th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

26th April 2021 - 29th August 2021

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!

Find out about Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers on What's On Fife
Falkland Estate Trail of Thought

Falkland Estate Trail of Thought

3rd July 2021 - 26th September 2021

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.

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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
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.

The Dunfermline Tapestry

The Dunfermline Tapestry

5th July 2021 - 24th October 2021

An incredible large-scale tapestry, created by a Dunfermline community weaving project, has gone on show at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.

Find out about The Dunfermline Tapestry on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

30 Minute Meditation Lunchtime Classes

30 Minute Meditation Lunchtime Classes

30th May 2021 - 17th December 2021

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!

Find out about 30 Minute Meditation Lunchtime Classes 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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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!

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Big Feed Street Food Social

Big Feed Street Food Social

Selected dates between 3rd July 2021 - 26th September 2021

Enjoy the best of Scotland's street food at the Big Feed Street Food Social, Glasgow's indoor, fully licensed street food market!

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Bowie Experience

Bowie Experience

29th August 2021

Take an unforgettable journey of sound and vision through David Bowie's golden years from Space Oddity through to Let's Dance when Bowie Experience comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow!

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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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Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

29th August 2021

Don't miss a truly special 'Funk and Soul Club' Party full of funk, soul & disco hosted by DJ, Actor & BBC Radio 6 presenter Craig Charles at SWG3 on Sunday 29th August!

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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!

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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!

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Daily Potions Cocktail Making Session 18+

Daily Potions Cocktail Making Session 18+

17th May 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Be immersed in a world of magic making your very own potions cocktail at The Root Of Magic!

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Dried Flower Masterclass

Dried Flower Masterclass

29th August 2021

Join Beewild Blooms for their dried flower bouquet masterclass where you will be surrounded by pampas, bunnytails and eucalyptus!

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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!

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Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

19th December 2020 - 31st December 2021

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+!

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Flo Brooks: Angletwich

Flo Brooks: Angletwich

7th August 2021 - 4th October 2021

Tramway presents Angletwich, the first solo exhibition in Scotland by artist Flo Brooks, realised in partnership with Brighton CCA!

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Food Photography Workshop 2 - Aperture & Speed

Food Photography Workshop 2 - Aperture & Speed

Selected dates between 29th August 2021 - 3rd October 2021

Join Karené at Soul Food Kitchen for a practical workshop on taking photos of food with a DSLR camera!

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Fore Play Crazy Golf

Fore Play Crazy Golf

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

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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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Glasgow Photo Journey: 1978 by Jos Treen

Glasgow Photo Journey: 1978 by Jos Treen

5th July 2021 - 17th November 2021

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.

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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!

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Great Stadiums of the North

Great Stadiums of the North

1st July 2021 - 7th September 2021

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!

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Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 27th April 2021 - 23rd December 2021

Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

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King Tut’s Summer Nights

King Tut’s Summer Nights

4th August 2021 - 31st August 2021

King Tut’s Summer Nights festival returns showcasing over 70 acts across August in the UK's best live music venue!

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Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire

28th August 2021 - 5th September 2021

The 2021 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs, will be held between the 28th August and 5th September!

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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!

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Margot Sandeman SSA 1922-2009 Poetry & Harmony - Works On Paper And Oils

Margot Sandeman SSA 1922-2009 Poetry & Harmony - Works On Paper And Oils

5th August 2021 - 1st September 2021

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.

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.

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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!

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Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 21st April 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Held on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Polmadie Car Boot Sale is Scotland's only fully undercover car boot sale!

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Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation

Portraits of an LGBTI+ Generation

26th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

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Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Selected dates between 14th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

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!

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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!

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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!

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!

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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Summer Schools at RCS

Summer Schools at RCS

1st July 2021 - 31st August 2021

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!

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Ted’s Teddy Bear Picnic

Ted’s Teddy Bear Picnic

28th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Are you ready to take part in Ted's Teddy Bear Picnic? Join Ted and friends for a virtual afternoon of fun, games and food all in aid of Ronald McDonald House Glasgow!

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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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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!

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The Dockyard Social

The Dockyard Social

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 19th December 2021

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!

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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!

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Winnie Herbstein: Dampbusters

Winnie Herbstein: Dampbusters

6th August 2021 - 4th September 2021

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.

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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!

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Little Explorers Trail

Little Explorers Trail

19th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch taking part in one of their self-led Little Explorers Trails this Summer!

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LNP Presents: Horse

LNP Presents: Horse

29th August 2021

Horse will be performing as part of LNP's Singers and Songs series of gigs at The Bungalow on August 29th 2021, this is an intimate show you'll want to say you attended!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Art Club with Baeberry River Art

Art Club with Baeberry River Art

Selected dates between 29th August 2021 - 24th October 2021

Come along and chill out for a morning of art with the support of tutor Fiona at Blaeberry River Art’s brand new art club held in Made in Stirling!

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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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Roaches Coaches

Roaches Coaches

9th December 2020 - 1st December 2021

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!

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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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The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

30th April 2021 - 1st January 2022

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

Watercolour Classes - Painting Seasonal Flowers

Watercolour Classes - Painting Seasonal Flowers

16th August 2021 - 6th September 2021

Join Clare Robinson for these Watercolour Classes starting on 16th August at the lovely Lecropt Kirk Hall, Bridge of Allan!

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Events in Other Areas

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Lanark Market Car Boot Sale
An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!
Jurassic Lanark Trail
After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!
New Lanark Markets
New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
Dalzell At Dusk
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!
Jurassic Encounter
An interactive installation of 50 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Triassic and Cretaceous periods is coming to Cuningar Loop this October!

Popular Venues

Airdrie Town Hall East Kilbride Arts Centre East Kilbride Village Theatre Lanark Memorial Hall Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre Rutherglen Town Hall The Town House Hamilton