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.
Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Airdrie Town Hall as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
Sir Ranulph Fiennes' endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration join him for an evening at Motherwell Concert Hall!
Don't miss an evening of conversation with Jonathan Watson hosted by Graham Spiers streamed live from Eastwood Park Theatre on Saturday 22nd May!
Join the East Renfrewshire branch of the National Autistic Society as they present 'Gender, Sexuality and Autism', a talk by Dr Chloe Farahar and Annette Foster.
Surgeons Hall Museums are delighted to offer this specialist short with Curator Jim Edmonson.
The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!
Join Dr Patricia Whatley on 12th May when she will discuss the role of the GP in Victorian remote & rural medicine and the challenges faced by the sick poor in Scotland!
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.
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.
Health Click is an online charity fitness event that will include a variety of fun classes and educational mindfulness talks to help kick start your health journey after lockdown!
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.
Murdo Macdonald gives this talk on Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie on Thursday 3rd June.
This online lecture, on 5th June, is about a natural Path to health for body and soul through the teaching of Bruno Groening.
Join Surgeons Hall Museums Research Fellow Professor Donaldson as he explores the history of the use of deadly toxins in domestic life!
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.
Surrounded by the exhibition Victoria and Albert, come along and find out more about what life was like at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the nineteenth century!
The joint speakers will outline the chequered history of Leith Theatre, where it is now and where it might go in the future.
Take a walk with Scran by meandering from Laursiton Castle to Trinity House in Leith - finding our way by using aerial photography, old maps and archive images.
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.
Join Jennifer Melville, Head of Curatorial & Conservation Services at the National Trust for Scotland, for this lecture at Lauriston Castle!
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.
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.
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.
Caitlin Moran is back on the road, and coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh and this time she’s celebrating getting older!
Come along for a talk from archaeologist Doug Rocks-Macqueen about recent excavations of pineries in the Lothians and Falkirk!
Head along to the Stand Edinburgh on July 28th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!
This lecture given by Belinda Thomson, Honorary Professor in art history at the University of Edinburgh, examines the influences of French Art in the work of Charles H. Mackie.
Gail Porter speaks from the heart about the highs and lows of her life and career – and in particular her experiences of mental health illness.
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!
Helen McClory, one of the most talented, innovative and original new fiction voices of the decade, will be in conversation with Jennifer Crichton, founder of The Flock.
Join Irvine Welsh at Fringe By The Sea as he chats about his books, film, career and life!
Join us at Fringe by the Sea for this talk with Paul Murton, presenter of the acclaimed BBC series Grand Tours of Scotland!
Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea.
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.
Vicky Garrington shares some key pieces from Edinburgh Museums & Galleries large and important costume collection.
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.
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
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.
Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, now indelibly part of Leith’s legacy with international recognition, deserves more credit and study than it gets. Tim Bell will explore how Leith is presented.
This lecture explores the influence of both Scottish and French art on Charles Mackie through a consideration of the work he produced in the 1890s.
An exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Yotam Ottolenghi about his life in flavour, and find inspiration for your own cooking.
Join critically acclaimed author and explorer Levison Wood as he takes to the stage for his third UK tour, The Art of Exploration.
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
This lecture given by Laragh Quinney will consider how Leith has been depicted on maps from the 16th century to the present day.
Join Psychological Therapist Emma Kenny as she takes you on a journey looking at what ingredients of possibility lead to body counts by serial killers.
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.
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!
Dan Snow brings his award-winning, chart-topping podcast and online TV channel 'History Hit' live to The Queen's Hall.
Join Elis, Mike and Steff as they take their smash hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar out on the road for the first time!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This lecture investigates a range of artworks by artists including S.J. Peploe, Dorothy Johnstone, Eric Robertson and William McCance, and places them within the context of their times.
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for an exploration of the 19th century Christmas through antique objects, many from her own collection which inspire her intricate etchings.
Vicky Garrington explores a variety of historic dress from a much-mended maid’s uniform of the early 20th century to a sumptuous 18th century silk dress scattered with tulips.
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 Usher Hall!
Celebrity chef James Martin is hitting the road with a brand-new tour for 2022 and stops off at the Usher Hall on Thursday 10th March.
It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.
Join Test Match Special and Ashes stars Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan as they take you inside the famous TMS commentary box!
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.
Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.
Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.
Pop star Will Young will speak on the evolution of pop, gay rights and wellbeing in this spoken word show.
Former professional motorcycle and truck racer turned TV commentator and speaker/entertainer, Steve Parrish will share the uncut version of his hilarious biography The Parrish Times.
In Living Dangerously, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from his early years to the present day. Join him for an inspiring evening at the Alhambra Theatre!
A celebration of the life of Doris Day, featuring over 24 popular hits from the Doris Day Songbook, the songs interwoven with stories, anecdotes and facts about the life of this special lady.
Whether it's an invention, design, brand name, literary work or a song, this session will give you the knowledge to identify the Intellectual Property assets contained within your business!
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!
The Alliance Française Glasgow is excited to invite you to a presentation and a virtual tour of one of the most beautiful monuments in France: La Sainte Chapelle!
Join Potential In Me for their free online programme for parents and carers to help you understand your tweens and teens better!
Craig Lamont and Alex Renton will be joined by Glasgow councillor Graham Campbell and Naomi Shoba for an important discussion about an uncomfortable period in our history as part of Aye Write 2021.
Ivor Novello Award-winning and Grammy Award-nominated legend Richard Thompson will discuss his new book, Beeswing, with James Yorkston as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join authors Imran Mahmood and Erin Kelly as they discuss their latest books with Ayo Onatade as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join authors Monique Roffey and Leonie Ross for some captivating Caribbean fiction as they discuss their new books with Rodge Glass as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Tawseef Khan and Zeba Talkhani as they discuss challenging Muslim stereotypes chaired by Kirsteen Paterson as part of Aye Write 2021.
Join music journalist and broadcaster Pete Paphides as he discusses his memoir Broken Greek, a story of chip shops and pop songs, as part of Aye Write 2021!
Gerry Hassan, Katherine Trebeck, Joyce McMillan, Alan Bissett join Simon Barrow to discuss what Scotland could look like after the pandemic as part of Aye Write 2021.
Discover how to explore our beautiful world sustainably and responsibly with these two new books from authors Emma Gregg and Nina Karnikowski as part of Aye Write 2021!
Vikki Reilly from Publishing Scotland introduces a diverse range of new Scottish writing talent including Fiction, Memoir, short stories and crime as part of Aye Write 2021!
Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu and Emily Bernard discuss racism and anti-blackness in the UK and the US chaired by Amna Saleem as part of Aye Write 2021.
Ahead of the 'Big Ideas To Carry In Your Pocket' series launch in summer 2021, a trio of Inklings authors will be coming to Aye Write to preview their work!
Join Chris Leslie and John McDougall for an illustrated talk discussing A Balkan Journey, a photographic tour through the towns and cities of post-conflict former Yugoslavia, as part of Aye Write!
Join Niall Ferguson, one of Britain's most renowned historians, as he discusses his latest book, Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe, as part of Aye Write 2021!
Prize-winning Scottish authors, Helen McClory and Ruth Thomas will discuss their latest books with Sara Davies as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join authors Chris Dolan and Kieran Cunningham as they discuss their latest books with Vanessa Collingridge as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join award-winning comedian and writer Katy Wix as she discusses her memoir Delicacy with Kirsteen Paterson as part of Aye Write 2021!
Novelists Peter Hain, James Brabazon and Sarah Sultoon have all used aspects of their day jobs when creating their thrillers, join them as they discuss their writing with Louise Fairbairn!
Louise Welsh, author of The Cutting Room amd The Plague Times Trilogy introduces some of the finest new writers in crime fiction as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join autors Jenni Fagan and Irenosen Okojie as they discuss their latest work with Rodge Glass as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join comedian, writer, actor and presenter Mel Giedroyc as she discusses her debut novel, The Best Things, with Gabriella Bennett as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Nicky Campbell as he discusses his brave and moving memoir, One of the Family, with Siobhan Synnot as part of Aye Write 2021!
Kirsteen Paterson is joined by Madeline Bunting and Gavin Francis as they discuss the crisis in care facing Britain as part of Aye Write 2021.
Join authors Dean Burnett and Robin Dunbar for a reassuring look at mental health as part of Aye Write 2021.
Theresa Talbot is joined by Dr Bill Mitchell and Linda Gask as they discuss the importance of prioritising your mental health.
Join Aye WRite's panel of politicians, cultural commentators, and writers as they wrestle with all of the big questions as part of Beyond Yes and No: What Next For Scotland?
Zoe Venditozzi is joined by authors Mona Elthaway and Koa Beck for a discussion exploring 'Feminism Without Borders' as part of Aye Write 2021.
Glasgow Makar Jim Carruth once again welcomes two poets who have not appeared at Aye Write before... Fred D’Aguiar & Kayo Chingonyi!
Janice Forsyth will be joined by stars of Outlander, Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish as they discuss their adventure of a lifetime exploring the majesty of Scotland as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join political journalist Andrew Marr as he shares his favourite books with Ruth Wishart as part of Aye Write 2021!
Sean McNamara is joined by Tracey Follows and Sam Gilbert as they dicuss 'The Future Of Your Data' as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Robert Jones, Jnr and James Campbell as they discuss the life and legacy of James Baldwin with Zoe Venditozzi as part of Aye Write 2021.
Don't miss this exciting and interactive event hosted by the University of Strathclyde on our post-Covid future, focusing on lessons learned from the pandemic and how we can move forward.
Curious About: Innovation is a three-day online science festival from Glasgow Science Centre that explores how technology & innovation are being used to solve global challenges!
Live and Online with the Age-Friendly Academy is a free online event giving attendees a flavour of what the University of Strathclyde has to offer for older adults across Scotland and beyond!
Join the Astronomical Society of Glasgow for their latest free online lecture, Solar Observing On a Budget, on Thursday 20th May!
Experience the wild beauty of Scotland as authors Elizabeth Reeder and Elizabeth Haynes discuss their latest novels as part of Aye Write!
Nancy Birtwhistle and Jen Gale share their top eco tips for your home and your family in this special event as part of Aye Write 2021!
Bob Stanley and Tessa Norton discuss EXCAVATE! a vivid, definitive record - an illumination of the dark corners of the Fall's wonderful and frightening world as part of Aye Write 2021!
ES Thomson will be joined by authors Craig Russell, Robbie Morrison and SG MacLean as they discuss their latest thrillers as part of Aye Write 2021!
Authors Simon Scarrow, Jack Grimwood and Kjell Ola Dahl discuss their gripping, wartime thrillers with Jacky Collins as part of Aye Write 2021!
Lee Randall is joined by authors Salena Godden and Courttia Newland as they discuss their latest work as part of Aye Write 2021!
Zoe Venditozzi will be joined by authors Maggie O'Farrell and Kate Mosse as they discuss their latest novels as part of Aye Write 2021!
Nicola Meighan is joined by singer/songwriter Tracey Thorn as she discusses her book, My Rock 'n' Roll Friend, which explores 37 years of friendship between Thorn and drummer Lindy Morrison!
Maureen MacLeod is joined by Calum L. MacLeod and Iain F. MacLeod to discuss their new crime novels as part of Aye Write 2021!
Legendary journalist Kate Adie will be joined by Dr Jim Swire and co-author Peter Biddulph as they discuss the campaign to uncover the truth behind the Lockerbie bombing.
Douglas Skelton will be joined by authors Catriona Ward, Will Dean and Sarah Pearse as they discuss their latest thrillers as part of Aye Write 2021!
Winner of the coveted Man Booker Prize in 2020 for Shuggie Bain, author Douglas Stuart will join comedian and writer Janey Godley for an evening of conversation as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join SAS hero Chris Ryan and SAS: Who Dares Wins star Mark ‘Billy’ Billingham as they discuss their new thrillers as part of Aye Write 2021!
Susan Dalgetty is joined by Todd Westbrook and Stephen Peake as they discuss their books and the renewable energy revolution as part of Aye Write 2021!
Lee Randall will be joined by authors Clare Chambers and Emma Stonex as they discuss their new books as part of Aye Write 2021!
Vanessa Collingridge is joined by authors Tabitha Lasley and Musa Okwonga as they discuss their memoirs as part of Aye Write 2021!
What kind of world do we want to live in? And what are we going to do about it? Join author Paul Mason as he discusses these questions with Ruth Wishart as part of Aye Write 2021.
Ali Braidwood is joined by writers Charlie Gilmour and Jonathan Meiburg as they discuss their latest books as part of Aye Write 2021!
The novelist and biographer Rodge Glass introduces Helen Fisher, Bryan Washington, Megan Nolan, Mateo Askaripour, Fiona Scarlett and Caleb Azumah Nelson, six vivid new voices in fiction!
The American Way: Stories of Invasion is a new anthology which re-examines the history of America's interventions on foreign soil.
Janet Forsyth is joined by Robert Webb, author of 'How Not To Be a Boy' and star of Peep Show, as he discusses his debut novel 'Come Again' as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join world-renowned scientist Suzanne Simard as she shares the secrets of a lifetime spent uncovering startling truths about trees as part of Aye Write 2021!
Zoe Venditozzi is joined by The Reverend Richard Coles and Sasha Bates as they discuss their books which are personal accounts of how they have found their way through grief.
Ruth Wishart is joined by BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardener as he discusses his latest thriller, Outbreak, as part of Aye Write 2021!
Theresa Talbot is joined by writers Mike Gayle and Matt Cain as they discuss their latest books as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Alan Gillespie, Alison Irvine and Sharon Bairden as they discuss their new thrillers with Aye Write programmer Bob McDevitt!
Mark West is joined by Diane Cook and Ewan Morrison as they discuss their latest books as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Kathleen Hart and Alexis Fleming as they discuss the healing power of nature with Frankie Burr as part of Aye Write 2021!
Join Patrick Barkham as he discusses his book, In The Wild Isles, alongside three of his contributors, Kapka Kassabova, Esther Woolfson & Amanda Thomson!
A Space in Between is a performative installation and panel discussion representing the lived experience of breast cancer treatment.
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
Head along to the Stand Glasgow on July 26th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!
Don Letts will bring his 'There And Black Again' tour, which looks back on his life and career in a series of stories and film clips, to Broadcast Glasgow on Saturday 31st July!
Join Dave Haslam as he discusses his life and career as a DJ and writer at Broadcast Glasgow on Wednesday 8th September!
Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 10th September 2021.
Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of September 2021!
After a sold out gig at the venue last year, the pioneer of Dylan Studies, Michael Gray returns to Oran Mor Glasgow on Tuesday 14th September!
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.
Join Neighbours actor Alan Fletcher at Oran Mor Glasgow as he discusses his life as a musician and actor with particular focus on his 25 years playing the legend that is Doctor Karl Kennedy!
Join Ben Fogle at Ayr Town Hall for his uplifting and exciting show 'Tales From The Wilderness'... from crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take you on an inspiring adventure!
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!
Join Alan McGee as he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship with bands such as Oasis and Primal Scream in a live interview and Q&A at Glee Club Glasgow!
First ever British UFC champion, Michael Bisping, takes to the stage at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 10th October where he'll be recounting tales from his journey to the top of UFC!
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!
Join Shaun Ryder as he discusses his life, career & the music industry at The Glee Club Glasgow on November 11th!
With fans ranging from Emma Watson, Pink and Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed!
Ant Middleton is bringing his 'Mind Over Muscle Tour' to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on November 16th & 17th, taking the audience through a motivational journey of self-help and self-discovery!
Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for an awe-inspiring ride when Tim Peake shares his experience of life in space when he brings his UK tour to the SEC Armadillo Glasgow on 29th November 2021!
Join Rangers legend Kris Boyd and some very special guests for an evening at the SEC Armadillo on Friday 7th January!
Following the phenomenal success of his previous tours, celebrity chef James Martin returns to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with his new show!
Join Open Book and Paisley Library for an hour of shared reading on Wednesday mornings!
Increase your business contacts and grow your network at the next Renfrewshire Business Network meeting which is being held online on Friday 28th May.
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!
Join journalist Loudon Temple on June 3rd for the official launch of his long-awaited book, The Bungalow Bar – Stories from The Venue and Those Who Played There!
Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Beacon Arts Centre as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.