Events in Glasgow on 17 August 2020

View all the upcoming events in Glasgow on the 17 August 2020 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Art for Erskine Online Exhibition & Sale

Art for Erskine Online Exhibition & Sale

27th July 2020 - 27th August 2020
Online Event

View contemporary artwork and sculpture by acclaimed and up and coming artists at the annual Art for Erskine Exhibition & Sale, taking place online between the 27th July and 27th August!
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Beatson Cancer Charity: Online Art Exhibition

Beatson Cancer Charity: Online Art Exhibition

4th May 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

Beatson Cancer Charity would like to invite you to view pieces from over 30 artists as their annual Art Exhibition goes online!
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Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

Selected dates between 17th August 2020 - 3rd December 2020
Various Locations Glasgow

Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
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Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Summer Online Classes

Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Summer Online Classes

6th July 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

With the help of expert tutors, the Centre for Lifelong Learning at University of Strathclyde have developed an exciting range of classes to help keep you busy during July and August!
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City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

17th July 2020 - 20th December 2020
Various Locations Glasgow

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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Clara Ursitti: Roots/Routes

Clara Ursitti: Roots/Routes

26th June 2020 - 24th January 2021

Glasgow-based artist Clara Ursitti presents 'Roots/Routes' an exhibition of new work following research residencies with communities in North Eastern Ontario, Canada.
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Coming into View: Photographing Glasgow

Coming into View: Photographing Glasgow

27th June 2020 - 27th July 2021

The 'Coming into View: Photographing Glasgow' exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery celebrates the work of amateur photographer Eric Watt through the mid-late 20th Century.
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Cranside Kitchen

Cranside Kitchen

6th July 2020 - 31st August 2020

Cranside Kitchen is a new free-to-enter outdoor venue, open seven days a week with a food market and beer garden located at Rotunda North!
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Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
Various Locations Glasgow

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

8th March 2019 - 31st December 2020

Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space!
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Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

4th June 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

Impact Arts are offering drop-in, virtual, creative and well-being sessions led by experienced artists and youth workers for anyone aged 14-26 living in Scotland's Central Belt!
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Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st August 2020 - 20th December 2020

Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
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Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

1st August 2020 - 13th December 2020

This is a 2.5-3 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 International 2020 Director’s Programme

Glasgow International 2020 Director’s Programme

24th April 2020 - 4th October 2020

Canadian artist Nep Sidhu brings his first solo exhibition in Europe to GoMA Glasgow as part of the Glasgow International 2020 Director's Programme!
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Glasgow Short Film Festival

Glasgow Short Film Festival

17th August 2020 - 23rd August 2020
Online Event Glasgow

Glasgow Short Film Festival returns (online) for a glorious 13th edition of boundary-crossing genre-defying new cinema between the 17th and 23rd August!
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GoMA Talks & Tours

GoMA Talks & Tours

1st August 2020 - 31st August 2020

Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
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Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
Various Locations Glasgow

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
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Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond - CANCELLED

Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond - CANCELLED

11th May 2020 - 31st August 2020

Take a personal tour around RSPB Loch Lomond with a guide looking for wildlife and discovering the unique history and management of the reserve!
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Kirkintilloch BabyCafe

Kirkintilloch BabyCafe

Selected dates between 3rd August 2020 - 21st December 2020

Come for help with breastfeeding issues or just to have coffee, cake and chat at the Kirkintilloch BabyCafe.
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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

3rd July 2020 - 30th September 2020

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is open for the Summer with a new trail mystery, new trail decorations and a wonderful new trail activity booklet!
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Lockdown Virtual Tour and Tasting

Lockdown Virtual Tour and Tasting

23rd April 2020 - 3rd April 2021
Online Event

Come and join us at Stirling Distillery as our team take you on a virtual tour and tasting from the comfort of your own home!
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Love Letter to Glasgow

Love Letter to Glasgow

17th May 2020 - 24th December 2020
Online Event Glasgow

Local artist Lee Robertson has been working on 'Love Letter to Glasgow' an exhibition which was due to be held in Sogo Arts on the Saltmarket, he's now taken his exhibition online!
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Street Soccer Scotland Street45

Street Soccer Scotland Street45

Selected dates between 3rd August 2020 - 22nd February 2021

Street Soccer Scotland run FREE weekly football sessions specifically for women over the age of 16 on Mondays at Powerleague Glasgow.
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TASTE!

TASTE!

18th February 2020 - 31st August 2020

TASTE! is an exhibition of artworks from Glasgow Museums’ collection displayed alongside material from our archive!
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The Lincoln Lovelies

The Lincoln Lovelies

Selected dates between 3rd August 2020 - 21st December 2020

The Lincoln Lovelies is a weekly friendship club held in the Lincoln Inn on Mondays supplying soup, sandwiches & entertainment for anyone looking for some companionship!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Friends Online Sessions

Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Friends Online Sessions

17th June 2020 - 31st December 2020

Alzheimer Scotland's Dementia Advisor is now delivering free, interactive and informative online Dementia Friends information sessions throughout East Renfrewshire.

Find out about Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Friends Online Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

17th August 2020 - 13th December 2020

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
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

Selected dates between 17th August 2020 - 18th December 2020

East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!

Find out about East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups on What's On East Renfrewshire
Macmillan East Ren Move More

Macmillan East Ren Move More

9th July 2019 - 1st February 2021

Move More is a programme of physical activity, advice and support for people at all stages of the cancer journey, contact the Macmillan East Ren team and find out how to get involved.

Find out about Macmillan East Ren Move More on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Market Place Barrhead: Quilting for Beginners

The Market Place Barrhead: Quilting for Beginners

Selected dates between 6th August 2020 - 17th December 2020

Do you want to quilt but are not sure where to start? The Market Place Barrhead have fabulous sewing instructors who can take you through all the steps you need to get started!

Find out about The Market Place Barrhead: Quilting for Beginners on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Market Place Newton Mearns: Knit ‘n’ Chat

The Market Place Newton Mearns: Knit ‘n’ Chat

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 16th December 2020

Do you knit, crochet or stitch or would you like to learn how? Come along to The Market Place Newton Mearns on a Monday or Wednesday for their Knit ‘n’ Chat group!

Find out about The Market Place Newton Mearns: Knit ‘n’ Chat on What's On East Renfrewshire
Wedding Open Evening

Wedding Open Evening

17th August 2020

Meet the wedding team and discover the perfect venue for your perfect day at Dalmeny Park House Hotel's Wedding Open Evening on August 17th!

Find out about Wedding Open Evening on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Allan Kaprow Season

Allan Kaprow Season

1st June 2020 - 27th September 2020

Scottish and international artists will reinvent artworks from American artist Allan Kaprow’s career across Jupiter Artland this summer.

Find out about Allan Kaprow Season on What's On Edinburgh
Army@TheFringe

Army@TheFringe

10th August 2020 - 20th August 2020

Between 10th & 30th August Army@TheFringe will be running more than 40 free online events including workshops, readings, performances and discussions for the arts community and the public.

Find out about Army@TheFringe on What's On Edinburgh
Arthur’s Adventure - POSTPONED

Arthur’s Adventure - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 6th July 2020 - 29th August 2020

Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

Find out about Arthur’s Adventure - POSTPONED on What's On Edinburgh
Blazin’ Fiddles - CANCELLED

Blazin’ Fiddles - CANCELLED

17th August 2020

Blazin' Fiddles are celebrating 22 years of touring and recording and honour this birthday with a string of special performances with special guest singer Hannah Rarity.

Find out about Blazin’ Fiddles - CANCELLED on What's On Edinburgh
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

27th July 2020 - 31st October 2020

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

Curious About Edinburgh

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020

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

Find out about Curious About Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS

6th August 2020 - 23rd August 2020

The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland's international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit 'Daniel Sloss: X', comes to The Queen's Hall!

Find out about Daniel Sloss: HUBRIS on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Summer Sessions - Postponed until August 2021

Edinburgh Summer Sessions - Postponed until August 2021

8th August 2020 - 20th August 2020

Tom Jones, Michael Kiwanuka, The 1975, McFly and Travis all set to headline at Edinburgh Summer Sessions in August!

Find out about Edinburgh Summer Sessions - Postponed until August 2021 on What's On Edinburgh
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe 2020 - CANCELLED

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe 2020 - CANCELLED

6th August 2020 - 31st August 2020

Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns to the Edinburgh Fringe this August!

Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

7th August 2020 - 29th August 2020

Come along for some good exercise and great fun with Edinburgh Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall during the Festival Fringe!

Find out about Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall on What's On Edinburgh
Harnessing the Power of Water - POSTPONED

Harnessing the Power of Water - POSTPONED

7th April 2020 - 25th September 2020

In Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters, join us for a new exhibition at John Sinclair House where we showcase fantastic material from the HES archives.

Find out about Harnessing the Power of Water - POSTPONED on What's On Edinburgh
House of Jack Online Dance Classes

House of Jack Online Dance Classes

1st June 2020 - 31st August 2020

House of Jack is offering free, live and interactive online dance classes for adults and kids.

Find out about House of Jack Online Dance Classes on What's On Edinburgh
Intro to Japanese: Survival and Beyond

Intro to Japanese: Survival and Beyond

30th June 2020 - 24th September 2020

Intro to Japanese is a fun introduction for anyone looking to travel to Japan, explore Japanese culture, learn the language or just try something new!

Find out about Intro to Japanese: Survival and Beyond on What's On Edinburgh
Modern Masters Women

Modern Masters Women

30th July 2020 - 29th August 2020

The Modern Masters Women exhibition at The Scottish Gallery seeks to look back as well as forward, celebrating major female artists throughout their history.

Find out about Modern Masters Women on What's On Edinburgh
National 5 and Higher Summer Preparation Courses

National 5 and Higher Summer Preparation Courses

17th August 2020 - 21st August 2020

GetAhead Edinburgh is offering National 5 and Higher preparation courses this summer to give children the extra confidence to start their courses this year.

Find out about National 5 and Higher Summer Preparation Courses on What's On Edinburgh
Nature Explorers - Postponed

Nature Explorers - Postponed

29th June 2020 - 18th August 2020

Come along to Almond Valley Heritage Centre during the school summer holidays for experiments and explorations, crafts and creations, and other practical outdoor fun for all the family!

Find out about Nature Explorers - Postponed on What's On Edinburgh
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - CANCELLED

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - CANCELLED

7th August 2020 - 29th August 2020

With the iconic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, 2020 sees The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrate its 70th anniversary with ‘The Platinum Edition’.

Find out about The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - CANCELLED on What's On Edinburgh
Utilita Live From The Drive-In: Edinburgh

Utilita Live From The Drive-In: Edinburgh

1st August 2020 - 6th September 2020

Live Nation has announced the Utilita Live From The Drive-In concert series, set to bring some the biggest names of UK music to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh this Summer!

Find out about Utilita Live From The Drive-In: Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Pregnancy Pilates - Online

Pregnancy Pilates - Online

13th May 2020 - 16th December 2020

Pregnancy Pilates helps to reduce those aches and pains, keep you active and benefit from some social time with other expectant women.

Find out about Pregnancy Pilates - Online on What's On Fife
Seniors Pilates - Online

Seniors Pilates - Online

13th May 2020 - 16th December 2020

Join Sam Mace Wellness for an online weekly Pilates class for the over 60's and strengthen your back and core, rebalance your body and improve posture through re-alignment!

Find out about Seniors Pilates - Online on What's On Fife
Well Being Well Doing

Well Being Well Doing

1st August 2020 - 31st October 2020

Using the labyrinth, earthship, yurt and lochside gardens to mindfully connect with nature, be with others in a like minded community and get creative in a simple and easy way!

Find out about Well Being Well Doing on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Holistic Treatments - Massage & Reiki

Holistic Treatments - Massage & Reiki

Selected dates between 1st July 2020 - 17th December 2020

The Health & Wellness Hub bring weekly holistic treatments, including massage and reiki, to several community venues around Lanarkshire!

Find out about Holistic Treatments - Massage & Reiki on What's On Lanarkshire
National Museum of Rural Life Summer Trail - CANCELLED

National Museum of Rural Life Summer Trail - CANCELLED

27th June 2020 - 28th September 2020

Take a walk in the countryside on the brand new family trail at National Museum of Rural Life, and see what you can spot on the way to the farm!

Find out about National Museum of Rural Life Summer Trail - CANCELLED on What's On Lanarkshire
Taketime Ignatian Meditation Sessions

Taketime Ignatian Meditation Sessions

Selected dates between 17th August 2020 - 21st December 2020

All are welcome to join us on a journey to discover the power of Christian mindfulness meditation using your imagination to provide a calm, reflective space and find peace.

Find out about Taketime Ignatian Meditation Sessions on What's On Lanarkshire
Tenement Through Time

Tenement Through Time

27th March 2020 - 31st December 2020

Tenement Through Time is a new, innovative and interactive exhibition which explores tenement life in New Lanark between 1881-1971!

Find out about Tenement Through Time on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Lockdown Drive-In

Lockdown Drive-In

1st July 2020 - 31st August 2020

intu Braehead and The Catherine McEwan Foundation have teamed up to bring drive-in movies to Renfrew this Summer!

Find out about Lockdown Drive-In on What's On Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 17th August 2020 - 14th December 2020

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

Find out about Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On Renfrewshire
Turning Point Scotland Music Group

Turning Point Scotland Music Group

Selected dates between 3rd August 2020 - 7th December 2020

Have you got the X-factor? Have you got a talent for the tambourine? Then join Turning Point Scotland's music group held on Mondays at Paisley Indoor Bowling Club!

Find out about Turning Point Scotland Music Group on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Alan Dimmick: Photographs at Stirling University, 2017

Alan Dimmick: Photographs at Stirling University, 2017

17th February 2020 - 31st August 2020

This exhibition showcases a selection of the photographs taken during Alan Dimmick’s residency at Stirling University.

Find out about Alan Dimmick: Photographs at Stirling University, 2017 on What's On Stirling
Remembering Empire

Remembering Empire

21st November 2019 - 1st October 2020

Are you interested in recent history? Researchers in French studies at the University of Stirling have launched a new free online course called ‘Remembering Empire' and it's open to everyone.

Find out about Remembering Empire on What's On Stirling
The John Muir Family Award

The John Muir Family Award

27th April 2020 - 31st January 2021

Under The Trees is offering the chance for families to undertake the John Muir Award with them. It's a fantastic outdoor learning award, and is easy to achieve - even under our current situation!

Find out about The John Muir Family Award on What's On Stirling

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Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park
This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is open for the Summer with a new trail mystery, new trail decorations and a wonderful new trail activity booklet!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a seventh year in July and August 2021!

Popular Venues

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro