Talks And Lectures events in Lanarkshire

View all the upcoming Talks And Lectures events taking place throughout Lanarkshire below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Lanarkshire

RSPB Wild Webinars

RSPB Wild Webinars

Selected dates between 22nd February 2021 - 7th April 2021
Online Event

Join the RSPB for their Wild Webinares, four evening events covering birds, mammals, gardening and community projects!
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A Gray Day Broadcast - Celebrating Alasdair Gray

A Gray Day Broadcast - Celebrating Alasdair Gray

25th February 2021
Online Event

Don't miss an hour of readings, conversation and music in celebration of Alasdair Gray online on Thursday 25th February!
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Beatson Banter with Andy Nicol

Beatson Banter with Andy Nicol

25th February 2021
Online Event

Beatson Cancer Charity welcome former Scottish Rugby Union player Andy Nicol to kick off the first Beatson Banter of the second series on Thursday 25th February!
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Blood Transfusion: Where are we now?

Blood Transfusion: Where are we now?

25th February 2021
Online Event

Dr Katie Hands of the Scottish Blood Transfusion Service will be looking at the changes that will be happening in the service in summer 2021.
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Purple Powerpoint Party

Purple Powerpoint Party

26th February 2021
Online Event

The University of Dundee is thrilled to host a PowerPoint Party for LGBT+ History Month alongside LGBT Youth Scotland and guarantee you’ll learn things you never expected!
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Wonderfully Weird Wildlife Nature Talk

Wonderfully Weird Wildlife Nature Talk

3rd March 2021
Online Event Lanarkshire

On 3rd March 'World Wildlife Day', join Stuart Ritchie, Educational Gardener at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for a virtual tour of the most wonderfully weird living things on Earth!
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Beatson Banter with Steve Cram

Beatson Banter with Steve Cram

11th March 2021
Online Event

Part 2 of Beatson Cancer Charity's second series of Beatson Banter welcomes British retired track and field athlete Steve Cram CBE on Thursday 11th March!
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Digital Lecture: Through the Artist’s Gaze: The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work

Digital Lecture: Through the Artist’s Gaze: The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work

11th March 2021
Online Event

Marianne Fossaluzza, a PhD student in Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen, gives this lecture on The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work.
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How To Grow Your Own Veg, Fruit & Herbs At Home

How To Grow Your Own Veg, Fruit & Herbs At Home

11th March 2021
Online Event Lanarkshire

Stuart the Educational Gardener at Castlebank Horticultural Centre, Lanark will lead this virtual workshop on 'How to grow your own Veg, Fruit & Herbs at home' on 11th March!
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Digital Talk: Introduction to the Japanese Art of Tea (Chado) – A Cup of Peace and Simplicity

Digital Talk: Introduction to the Japanese Art of Tea (Chado) – A Cup of Peace and Simplicity

14th March 2021
Online Event

Mio Shudo, an Edinburgh based Urasenke Japanese Tea Master will give a talk on the history, relevance and impact of the tea ceremony on Japanese culture.
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Beatson Banter with John Hartson & Mark Hateley

Beatson Banter with John Hartson & Mark Hateley

25th March 2021
Online Event

Beatson Cancer Charity's 3rd Old Firm Special of the Beatson Banter Series brings you an evening with John Hartson and Mark Hateley on Thursday 25th March!
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Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

9th April 2021

Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to Motherwell Concert Hall for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!
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Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

28th April 2021

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!
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BAFTA Scotland: Guru Live Online

BAFTA Scotland: Guru Live Online

4th May 2021 - 7th May 2021
Online Event

BAFTA Scotland will host its flagship festival for aspiring creatives, Guru Live, online for 2021 between the 4th & 7th May!
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Proposed and Seconded: The Royal Scottish Academy Nomination Books of the 1920s

Proposed and Seconded: The Royal Scottish Academy Nomination Books of the 1920s

13th May 2021
Online Event

This talk given by Alice Strang will focus on the women artists proposed and seconded for election by male allies, including Dorothy Johnstone, Cecile Walton and John Duncan.
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Lecture: Working with Ian Hamilton Finlay

Lecture: Working with Ian Hamilton Finlay

29th May 2021
Online Event

Robin Gillanders gives this talk on his experience working on collaborative projects with Ian Hamiton Finlay between 1994 until his death in 2006.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Autism: Post-school Transition

Autism: Post-school Transition

3rd March 2021

The East Renfrewshire Branch of the National Autistic Society are hosting an online session providing advice and support to young autistic people and their families on post-school transition.

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Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

A Poisonous Method Part 2: Opium

A Poisonous Method Part 2: Opium

22nd February 2021 - 1st March 2021

Join the Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part two Opium!

Find out about A Poisonous Method Part 2: Opium on What's On Edinburgh
A Special Q&A with Enda Wlash

A Special Q&A with Enda Wlash

25th February 2021

Acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Enda Walsh takes questions from you about writing, theatremaking and his illustrious career.

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Documentation and Digitisation of Historic Photographs at the National Trust for Scotland Lecture

Documentation and Digitisation of Historic Photographs at the National Trust for Scotland Lecture

25th February 2021

In this talk, Lily Barnes will pull back the curtain on the intricacies of working hands-on with historic photographs.

Reading Double Bill with Q&A: Hel and A Foreign Lanquage

Reading Double Bill with Q&A: Hel and A Foreign Lanquage

25th February 2021

As part of the First Stages Festival, extracts from plays by writers who entered scripts to Open Submissions 2019 receive their first public readings on their journey towards the stage.

Find out about Reading Double Bill with Q&A: Hel and A Foreign Lanquage on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas: An Introduction

Lecture: E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas: An Introduction

26th February 2021

Join curator Ben Reiss for an introduction to the exhibition E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas.

Reading Double Bill with Q&A: Game and Blue Departed

Reading Double Bill with Q&A: Game and Blue Departed

26th February 2021

As part of the First Stages Festival, extracts from plays by writers who entered scripts to Open Submissions 2019 receive their first public readings on their journey towards the stage.

Find out about Reading Double Bill with Q&A: Game and Blue Departed on What's On Edinburgh
First Women of the Royal Scottish Academy

First Women of the Royal Scottish Academy

4th March 2021

In this online talk, Alice Strang, Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Galleries of Scotland, will discuss the ‘First Women of the Royal Scottish Academy’.

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Digital Talk: Introduction to the World of the Japanese Kimono

Digital Talk: Introduction to the World of the Japanese Kimono

6th March 2021

Edinburgh based Japanese Tea Master Mio Shudo, an expert on the diverse cultures of Japan, will present an online talk aided by an illustrated powerpoint presentation.

Digital Lecture: Aunts: In Fact and Fiction

Digital Lecture: Aunts: In Fact and Fiction

8th March 2021

On International Women’s Day we are going to explore and celebrate Aunts, in fact and in fiction.

Find out about Digital Lecture: Aunts: In Fact and Fiction on What's On Edinburgh
Digital Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Digital Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

12th March 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts: This lecture explores the events, ideas and styles that shaped Scottish art during this fascinating decade.

Digital Lecture: Victorian Spiritualism: The Fox Sisters and the World they Created

Digital Lecture: Victorian Spiritualism: The Fox Sisters and the World they Created

13th March 2021

Ash Pryce is a stage mentalist and founder of the Edinburgh Skeptics society. In his first traditional lecture in more than a decade, he will be looking at the world of the Victorian Occult.

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

20th March 2021

Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to the Howden Park Centre for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!

Find out about Still Gaun! - CANCELLED on What's On Edinburgh
Cultural Biography of the Prostate

Cultural Biography of the Prostate

24th March 2021

In this presentation of her book, A Cultural Biography of the Prostate, Ericka Johnson discusses what we think the prostate is and what we use the prostate to think about.

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William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - CANCELLED

William Shatner and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - CANCELLED

28th March 2021

Set your phasers to fun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with the original ‘Captain James T. Kirk’, award-winning actor William Shatner.

A Poisonous Method Part 3: Acid

A Poisonous Method Part 3: Acid

29th March 2021 - 5th April 2021

Join Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for the last of three talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part three Acid!

Find out about A Poisonous Method Part 3: Acid on What's On Edinburgh
Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour

Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour

12th April 2021

An exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Yotam Ottolenghi about his life in flavour, and find inspiration for your own cooking.

Find out about Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour on What's On Edinburgh
Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

14th April 2021

Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!

Find out about Still Gaun! - CANCELLED on What's On Edinburgh
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

3rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.

Find out about Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: Roaring Sound: The Instruments of the Jazz Era

Lecture: Roaring Sound: The Instruments of the Jazz Era

19th May 2021

This talk will give a brief introduction of jazz as a style of music and explore the different instruments played in a typical jazz band of the 1920s.

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Lecture: The Four Seasons in Full Sail: A Year in the Garden at Little Sparta

Lecture: The Four Seasons in Full Sail: A Year in the Garden at Little Sparta

2nd June 2021

The garden at Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, gives a brief description of its themes, content & planting.

Lecture: Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie

Lecture: Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie

3rd June 2021

Murdo Macdonald gives this talk on Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie at City Art Centre on Thursday 3rd June.

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Lecture: The Brave New World of Edwardian Book Illustration and Design

Lecture: The Brave New World of Edwardian Book Illustration and Design

4th June 2021

Join Jonathan Wild, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, for this talk on the design and illustration of books during the Edwardian period.

In Conversation with the Sopranos

In Conversation with the Sopranos

14th June 2021

Get the real story behind what Vanity Fair called “the greatest pop-culture masterpiece of its day” when three of The Sopranos’ most iconic cast members sit down for a chat.

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Leith 2020: An Archival look at Leith

Leith 2020: An Archival look at Leith

16th June 2021

This talk at Lauriston Castle explores the rich heritage of Leith and its unique identity.

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Leith 2020: Leith Theatre Past Present and Future

Leith 2020: Leith Theatre Past Present and Future

23rd June 2021

The joint speakers will outline the chequered history of Leith Theatre, where it is now and where it might go in the future.

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Lecture: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Lecture: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

25th June 2021

This lecture will set Charles H. Mackie’s art in the context of his life. His Scottish artistic roots underpinned his engagement with French art and continental ideas.

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Lecture: Addressing slavery and Empire at the National Trust for Scotland

Lecture: Addressing slavery and Empire at the National Trust for Scotland

29th June 2021

Join Jennifer Melville, Head of Curatorial & Conservation Services at the National Trust for Scotland, for this lecture at Lauriston Castle!

Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

2nd July 2021

This tour will focus on key aspects of Charles H. Mackie’s development as an artist, highlighting his range and versatility in oil, watercolour and print.

Find out about Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: With the Royal Scots in Gallipoli

Lecture: With the Royal Scots in Gallipoli

5th July 2021

This lecture explores the journey of The Dardenelles - Edinburgh's Royal Scots Territorials - who were the first waves of the seaborne offensive that aimed to end WW1.

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Lecture: Playing with the Past

Lecture: Playing with the Past

7th July 2021

What can Archaeology tell us about the world’s most popular sport? Archaeology Scotland will discuss some of its and others recent work on the archaeology and history of Football.

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Lecture: Murder, Power and … Pineapples?

Lecture: Murder, Power and … Pineapples?

21st July 2021

Come along for a talk from archaeologist Doug Rocks-Macqueen about recent excavations of pineries in the Lothians and Falkirk!

Find out about Lecture: Murder, Power and … Pineapples? on What's On Edinburgh
Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

28th July 2021

Head along to the Stand Edinburgh on July 28th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!

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Lecture: Playing Cricket with the Nabis: Charles H. Mackie’s French Connections

Lecture: Playing Cricket with the Nabis: Charles H. Mackie’s French Connections

30th July 2021

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.

Lecture: A Curious Flowering: The Hydros in Scotland in the 19th Century

Lecture: A Curious Flowering: The Hydros in Scotland in the 19th Century

10th August 2021

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!

Lecture: The Morton Photography Project at the National Trust for Scotland

Lecture: The Morton Photography Project at the National Trust for Scotland

19th August 2021

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.

Lecture: Earls, Maids, Dames and Gardeners

Lecture: Earls, Maids, Dames and Gardeners

24th August 2021

Vicky Garrington shares some key pieces from Edinburgh Museums & Galleries large and important costume collection.

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Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

27th August 2021

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.

Find out about Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: Ghosts of Edinburgh

Lecture: Ghosts of Edinburgh

4th September 2021

Join Ash Pryce, stage mentalist and former Ghost Tour Guide, as he tells tales of Edinburgh’s old and ghostly world!

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Lecture: Heroines of the Canongate: Women as Urban and Social Reformers in the Edwardian Old Town

Lecture: Heroines of the Canongate: Women as Urban and Social Reformers in the Edwardian Old Town

8th September 2021

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

Lecture: Enlightened Golfers

Lecture: Enlightened Golfers

10th September 2021

This talk given by Jim Scanlon, a member of Leith local history society and Leith Rules Golf Society, will explore the variety of notable people who have played golf on Leith Links.

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Leith 2020: Leith: HQ of the Trainspotting Phenomenon.

Leith 2020: Leith: HQ of the Trainspotting Phenomenon.

14th September 2021

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.

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Lecture: Charles Hodge Mackie and the Celtic Revival in Scotland and France

Lecture: Charles Hodge Mackie and the Celtic Revival in Scotland and France

17th September 2021

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.

Levison Wood: The Art of Exploration

Levison Wood: The Art of Exploration

23rd September 2021

Join critically acclaimed author and explorer Levison Wood as he takes to the stage for his third UK tour, The Art of Exploration.

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Burns V McGonagall: An evening with Scotland’s best poet and arguably the worst!

Burns V McGonagall: An evening with Scotland’s best poet and arguably the worst!

24th September 2021

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

Lecture: Discovering Leith through Maps

Lecture: Discovering Leith through Maps

5th October 2021

This lecture given by Laragh Quinney will consider how Leith has been depicted on maps from the 16th century to the present day.

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Lecture: A Guid Cause Maks a Strong Arm

Lecture: A Guid Cause Maks a Strong Arm

7th October 2021

This talk explores the ‘gists, the ‘gettes and the fight for female emancipation, viewed by some as a campaign and by others as a war.

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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

7th October 2021

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 Edinburgh Playhouse on 7th October!

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Dan Snow’s History Hit

Dan Snow’s History Hit

21st October 2021

Dan Snow brings his award-winning, chart-topping podcast and online TV channel 'History Hit' live to The Queen's Hall.

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Lecture: E. A. Hornel: from Camera to Canvas

Lecture: E. A. Hornel: from Camera to Canvas

27th October 2021

This talk by Dr Antonia Laurence Allen is about Scottish artist Edward Atkinson Hornel and illustrates how Hornel’s travels and use of photographs influenced his artistic practice.

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Lecture: Leith 2020: A Photographic Walk Through Time

Lecture: Leith 2020: A Photographic Walk Through Time

2nd November 2021

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.

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An Evening with Nick Butter

An Evening with Nick Butter

6th November 2021

Nick Butter, the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world, tells tales of muggings, war zones, dog attacks, extreme exhaustion, and the sheer scale and diversity of our planet.

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Lecture: Distant lives: The Earliest Photographs of St Kilda

Lecture: Distant lives: The Earliest Photographs of St Kilda

9th November 2021

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.

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

11th November 2021

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 Usher Hall Edinburgh on 11th November 2021!

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Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

16th November 2021

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.

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Lecture: Tokens of Festive Magic: The Victorian Christmas

Lecture: Tokens of Festive Magic: The Victorian Christmas

30th November 2021

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.

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Lecture: Upstairs, Downstairs: Glamorous gowns to working dress

Lecture: Upstairs, Downstairs: Glamorous gowns to working dress

7th December 2021

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.

Test Match Special

Test Match Special

8th May 2022

Join Test Match Special and Ashes stars Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan as they take you inside the famous TMS commentary box!

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Events in Fife

Gaelic in the Fife Landscape

Gaelic in the Fife Landscape

25th February 2021

Enjoy a unique look at the landscape of central Fife and the languages that have helped shape it at this free online event!

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StAnza21: A Tribute to Roddy Lumsden

StAnza21: A Tribute to Roddy Lumsden

7th March 2021

Poets and friends celebrate the life and work of Roddy Lumsden, a son of St Andrews.

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StAnza21: Poetry and Meditation

StAnza21: Poetry and Meditation

7th March 2021

Join John Siddique, a spiritual teacher, poet and the founder of Authentic Living, in an exploration of mindfulness, poetry and imagination!

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StAnza21: The StAnza Masterclass

StAnza21: The StAnza Masterclass

7th March 2021

Join us for our perennially popular Masterclass to consider the nuts and bolts of poetry writing.

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A Pioneer of Social Justice: Exploring The Legacy of Jennie Lee

A Pioneer of Social Justice: Exploring The Legacy of Jennie Lee

8th March 2021

This is a panel discussion celebrating the remarkable life and achievements of Jennie Lee this International Women’s Day.

StAnza21: Meet the Artist – Marina Kazakova

StAnza21: Meet the Artist – Marina Kazakova

8th March 2021

Join Marina Kazakova, poet and researcher, to learn about her work on symphonic poetry!

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StAnza21: Round Table with Imtiaz Dharker

StAnza21: Round Table with Imtiaz Dharker

9th March 2021

Don’t miss this rare chance for an intimate audience with Imtiaz Dharker, holder of the Queen’s Gold Medal for poetry and also acclaimed as an artist and filmmaker!

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StAnza21: Meet The Artist – Bàrd, File, Bardd

StAnza21: Meet The Artist – Bàrd, File, Bardd

10th March 2021

Join Ifor ap Glyn, to hear him talk with Peter Mackay, Ciara ní É and Pól Mag Uidhir about ‘Bàrd- File – Bardd’.

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StAnza21: Round Table with Roger Robinson

StAnza21: Round Table with Roger Robinson

11th March 2021

Don’t miss out on this rare chance for an intimate audience with poet, musician and activist Roger Robinson!

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StAnza21: The StAnza Lecture: Access All Areas

StAnza21: The StAnza Lecture: Access All Areas

11th March 2021

The StAnza Lecture: Access All Areas with Jacqueline Saphra on form and revolution.

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StAnza21: Round Table with Tishani Doshi

StAnza21: Round Table with Tishani Doshi

12th March 2021

Enjoy a chance for an intimate audience with Indian poet and journalist Tishani Doshi, on a welcome return to StAnza!

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StAnza21: Breakfast at the Poetry Cafe – Make It New

StAnza21: Breakfast at the Poetry Cafe – Make It New

13th March 2021

Our breakfast panel events offer a relaxed start to the day, with a group of poets and other festival participants discussing all things poetical.

StAnza21: Breakfast at the Poetry Cafe – Translation

StAnza21: Breakfast at the Poetry Cafe – Translation

14th March 2021

Wake up and smell the Poetry Café! Our breakfast discussion events offer a relaxed start to the day, with a group of poets and other festival participants discussing all things poetical.

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

15th April 2021

Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to the Alhambra Theatre for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!

Find out about Still Gaun! - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
The Psychology Of Serial Killers

The Psychology Of Serial Killers

13th May 2021

Forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees is an expert in the dark underbelly of murder and in this fascinating talk she will be revealing the results of years of research.

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Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much

Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much

28th August 2021

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.

Find out about Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much on What's On Fife
An Evening with Will Young - CANCELLED

An Evening with Will Young - CANCELLED

14th September 2021

Pop star Will Young will speak on the evolution of pop, gay rights and wellbeing in this spoken word show.

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The Parrish Times

The Parrish Times

22nd October 2021

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.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

2nd November 2021

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!

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Day At Night: The Doris Day Songbook

Day At Night: The Doris Day Songbook

4th March 2022

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.

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Events in Glasgow

Get a Grip on Grants: Discussion & Guide to GCHT’s Grant Programme

Get a Grip on Grants: Discussion & Guide to GCHT’s Grant Programme

Selected dates between 24th September 2020 - 31st March 2021

Have you always wanted to know more about how GCHT's grants scheme works? Do you have a project in mind but are not sure if it would be eligible? Then this surgeries series is for you!

Introduction to IP: How to Identify and Protect your IP Assets

Introduction to IP: How to Identify and Protect your IP Assets

Selected dates between 11th February 2021 - 9th December 2021

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!

Old Ways New Roads Talk Series

Old Ways New Roads Talk Series

Selected dates between 16th February 2021 - 30th March 2021

The Hunterian are hosting a series of weekly talks in celebration of their online exhibition Old Ways New Roads: Travels in Scotland 1720-1832!

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Artist Talk: Fiona Jardine

Artist Talk: Fiona Jardine

26th February 2021

CCA Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art present, The Congest & The Square: Land, Labour and a missing carpet, an artist talk by Fiona Jardine.

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Cyber Security Seminar by Youngsters

Cyber Security Seminar by Youngsters

28th February 2021

As part of Cyber Scotland Week, join Dhruv and Abhishek from British Youth International College for a Cyber Security Seminar for youngsters!

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Insight Talks at the Hunterian

Insight Talks at the Hunterian

Selected dates between 2nd March 2021 - 14th December 2021

Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!

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Invizear Online Tinnitus Support Group Meeting

Invizear Online Tinnitus Support Group Meeting

Selected dates between 10th March 2021

Join The Invisible Hearing Clinic for one of their regular online Tinnitus Support Group Meetings on Wednesday 10th March.

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The Dark Philosophers Book Group: The Meat Tree by Gwyneth Lewis

The Dark Philosophers Book Group: The Meat Tree by Gwyneth Lewis

10th March 2021

The Dark Philosophers are a regular, open reading group which aims to bring the literature of Wales out of the shadows, join them for their next online meeting on March 10th!

How to Build an Effective Advertising Strategy

How to Build an Effective Advertising Strategy

18th March 2021

Join BIPC Glasgow for an online session exploring how to build an effective advertising strategy to reach your target audience at the right time and place!

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The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 18th December 2021

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!

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The Dark Philosophers Book Group: Stillicide by Cynan Jones

The Dark Philosophers Book Group: Stillicide by Cynan Jones

21st April 2021

The Dark Philosophers are a regular, open reading group which aims to bring the literature of Wales out of the shadows, join them for their next online meeting on April 21st!

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

26th April 2021

Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!

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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

3rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.

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Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

Kendal Mountain Festival Tour - Glasgow

12th May 2021

Join the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour in Glasgow for a one-of-a-kind evening, celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth, as they screen some of the world's best adventure films!

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Hollie McNish

Hollie McNish

13th May 2021

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!

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Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

26th July 2021

Head along to the Stand Glasgow on July 26th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!

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Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

10th September 2021

Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 10th September 2021.

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Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

11th September 2021 - 12th 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!

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Bob Dylan’s Greatest Rejected Album Tracks: An Evening with Michael Gray

Bob Dylan’s Greatest Rejected Album Tracks: An Evening with Michael Gray

14th 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!

An Evening With Debbie Harry and Chris Stein in Conversation

An Evening With Debbie Harry and Chris Stein in Conversation

15th September 2021

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.

An Evening with Karl Kennedy - The Doctor Will See You Now!

An Evening with Karl Kennedy - The Doctor Will See You Now!

26th September 2021

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!

Ben Fogle: Tales From The Wilderness

Ben Fogle: Tales From The Wilderness

5th October 2021

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!

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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

9th October 2021

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 9th October!

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The Night Sky Show

The Night Sky Show

30th October 2021

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!

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Ant Middleton: Mind Over Muscle Tour

Ant Middleton: Mind Over Muscle Tour

16th November 2021 - 17th November 2021

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!

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Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

29th November 2021

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!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Selected dates between 28th October 2020 - 23rd June 2021

Join Open Book and Paisley Library for an hour of shared reading on Wednesday mornings!

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A Kist of Thistles: Radical Poetry for a New Future

A Kist of Thistles: Radical Poetry for a New Future

25th February 2021

A Kist of Thistles is a new anthology of radical poetry from contemporary Scotland, join editor Jim Aitken and Paisley based poet Morag Smith as they showcase the collection with live readings.

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Alex Gray and Diarmid MacArthur

Alex Gray and Diarmid MacArthur

25th February 2021

Reflecting on their own terrifying plotlines and eerie projections into the future, Paisley Book Festival welcomes Alex Gray and Diarmid MacArthur in conversation with Professor Rowena Murray!

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Radical Voices with Tannahill Arts and Heritage

Radical Voices with Tannahill Arts and Heritage

25th February 2021

Tannahill Arts and Heritage brings world-class artists to Paisley, including the finest homegrown talent, join them for Radical Voices, a unique collaboration with Paisley Book Festival, on Feb 25th!

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The Fountain’s Evening of Quarantine Dreaming

The Fountain’s Evening of Quarantine Dreaming

25th February 2021

Don't miss this energetic evening featuring some of the UK's finest performers, curated and presented by The Fountain as part of Paisley Book Festival.

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Art Boss presents The Attic - a Graphic Novel

Art Boss presents The Attic - a Graphic Novel

26th February 2021

Join the Art Boss Young Producers group as they launch their debut graphic novel 'The Attic' at this year's Paisley Book Festival!

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Janey Godley: Frank Get The Door

Janey Godley: Frank Get The Door

26th February 2021

In a special event for Paisley Book Festival, Janey Godley chats with Jenny Niven about how Frank Get The Door made it into print, as well as some further writing projects she's got in the pipeline!

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Kapka Kassabova and Patrick Laurie: Stories of Land and Water

Kapka Kassabova and Patrick Laurie: Stories of Land and Water

26th February 2021

Join authors Kapka Kassabova and Patrick Laurie in conversation with Paisley Book Festival Guest Curator Malachy Tallack as they discuss our connection to the land surrounding us.

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Radicalism in Stillness: Imogen Stirling in conversation with Sarah Grant

Radicalism in Stillness: Imogen Stirling in conversation with Sarah Grant

26th February 2021

Paisley Book Festival's Writer-in-Residence Imogen Stirling will host a discussion with Sarah Grant exploring productivity in the pandemic and the radicalism of sitting still.

Alastair McIntosh: Climate and Community

Alastair McIntosh: Climate and Community

27th February 2021

Join Alastair McIntosh as he discusses his writing and his activism in conversation with Roxani Krystalli as part of Paisley Book Festival!

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Cal Flyn and Lisa Woollett: What We Leave Behind

Cal Flyn and Lisa Woollett: What We Leave Behind

27th February 2021

Cal Flyn and Lisa Woollett join Paisley Book Festival Guest Curator Malachy Tallack to talk about the things we leave behind.

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Changing the Future in Graphic Form: Kate Charlesworth in conversation with Val McDermid

Changing the Future in Graphic Form: Kate Charlesworth in conversation with Val McDermid

27th February 2021

In advance of Will Eisner week, Kate Charlesworth chats with Val McDermid about how to use your creativity to unearth hidden histories, and in doing so, create new futures.

Virtual Heritage Walk: Johnstone

Virtual Heritage Walk: Johnstone

27th February 2021

Join the Urban Historian on Saturday 27th February for a virtual walk exploring the history of Johnstone and it's early development!

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Fashion & Sustainability - Stories of Change

Fashion & Sustainability - Stories of Change

8th March 2021

ReMode are co-hosting a series of events with Fashion & Sustainability Pioneer and Activist Kate Fletcher, join them on March 8th for a live lecture on Facebook!

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Fashion Mapping, Counting, Loitering

Fashion Mapping, Counting, Loitering

8th March 2021

ReMode are co-hosting a series of events with Fashion & Sustainability Pioneer and Activist Kate Fletcher, join them on March 8th for Fashion Mapping, Counting, Loitering.

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The Sequel - Film Screening with Q&A

The Sequel - Film Screening with Q&A

9th March 2021

Join ReMode for a screening of The Sequel: What Will Follow our Troubled Civilisation? followed by 2 short films and a Q&A with an invited panel of guests.

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Unpicking to Take Action

Unpicking to Take Action

9th March 2021

ReMode are co-hosting a series of events with Fashion & Sustainability Pioneer and Activist Kate Fletcher, join them on March 9th for a hands on day of practice and participatory discussion.

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Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Selected dates between 6th April 2021 - 16th December 2021

Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!

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Mystic & Holistic Festival

Mystic & Holistic Festival

25th April 2021

The Mystic & Holistic Festival, celebrating everything Mind, Body & Soul returns by popular demand to Greenock and a new venue, Cruden Hall!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Online Creative Breakfast Meetup

Online Creative Breakfast Meetup

5th March 2021

Join Macrobert Arts Centre for a virtual chat over breakfast as we take our regular monthly gathering, by and for our creative community, online!

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Film Screening: Guardians Of The Earth

Film Screening: Guardians Of The Earth

9th March 2021

Join Transition Stirling on Tuesday 9th March for a free (or donation) screening of Guardians Of The Earth in conjunction with Take One Action Film Festival's Locals initiative.

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Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

Still Gaun! - CANCELLED

10th April 2021

Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to The Albert Halls for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!

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