The Stand Glasgow's award winning, fast, frantic totally improvised comedy show makes its jump online every Monday night where comedians make up comedy live and based totally on your suggestions!
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!
Merchant Voices is a community choir based in the City Halls in Glasgow's Merchant City, they are currently hosting weekly online rehearsals and would love you to join them!
Fore Play Crazy Golf is the ultimate destination offering fun for grown-ups! They've got everything from bespoke, locally-inspired crazy golf to delicious drinks and the finest street food offerings!
Explore the grounds of Inveraray Castle, which are full of rhododendrons and azaleas, as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
Take half an hour out to cultivate inner peace and enjoy the rest of the day with an inspired and positive mind on one of Kadampa Meditaion Centre's Lunchtime Classes!
Whether you're wishing to purchase a few hidden treasures, interested in selling or just wishing for an enjoyable day out, there is something for everyone at Ayr's Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale!
Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets return to Royal Exchange Square with their fabulous pop-up markets full of original pieces of art, jewellery, crafts, and designer products!
Join the Castlemilk Park Project team to find out more about what lives in your woodland, from edible plants to busy bees and species that invade to bats that soar at night!
Get your summer off to a fun start, meet people and keep fit at the same time with these new Cuban Salsa classes from HT Dance!
This series of portraits of Scottish LGBTI+ Elders, reflecting their own personal experiences, will give a sense of the varied, rich and remarkable lives of the many LGBTI+ elders living in Scotland.
Baltic Street Adventure Playground is running a holiday programme until 14th of August, Tuesday to Saturday. It's free to attend (booking required) and has lots for the kids to do!
Whitewin House stands in one acre of formal Victorian gardens, rockeries and beautiful scalloped lawns, come along and explore the grounds for yourself as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
This summer The Tall Shop Glenlee will play host to five performers who will lead exciting, innovative and thought provoking workshops and performances for their visitors!
From 24th July the RGI will be showcasing 10 illustrative, full-scale pastel works by the artist June Carey of her recent work of Sir Walter Scott’s Rob Roy produced for The Folio Society!
Calling all armchair detectives, the game is afoot with another comedy mystery from the award winning MurderedforMoney Team!
Sincere Severity is a duo exhibition of contemporary sculptural works by visual artists Eilidh Reilly and Chandelle Waugh at M Gallery!
Frazi.er returns to SWG3 Glasgow on 31st July and 1st August for two 6 hour, bank-holiday, techno & visual masterclasses!
Scottish Opera Young Company present this brand new production of Weill's absurd, satirical comedy asking questions about identity, power – and just how dangerous a camera can be.
Jonny & The Baptists' Dance Like It Never Happened is the funniest, most joyful and uplifting show you will ever see about feeling totally bereaved.
AR26 Charity are running free Football for All Summer Holiday Camps in North Glasgow between the 2nd and 6th August!
Your favourite movie night is back! Enjoy a line-up of feel-good films and movie classics plus a meal, dessert and drink, all set up socially distanced style in the stunning Grand Ballroom at Sloans!
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
Martyna Maz has been photographing music events for the Skinny, Subcity Radio and various clubs in Scotland since 2015, she'll be exhibiting her work at The Deep End in August!
Glasgow Connected Arts Network are hosting a free Participatory Arts Short Course for 16 - 25 year olds at CCA Glasgow in August!
Forget everything you think you know about magic as Scotland's 'Close-up Magician of the Year' Billy Reid presents his 5-star show WATCH CLOSELY for your entertainment & wonderment!
Gerber Fine Art is proud to present an exhibition by the artist Margot Sandeman, well known for vivid landscapes of the West Coast and interior still lifes influenced by the Arts & Crafts tradition.
Being screened at CCA Glasgow, Dampbusters is the third in a triptych of films exploring the past, present and future of community organising in Glasgow.
Free Your Inner King at AXM Glasgow is a workshop program that will take you from zero to drag king in 4 weeks!
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!
Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!
Swan Loch is an interactive ballet, music and theatre show based on Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, for children aged 5-10!
Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Scottish Opera Production Studios between 13th & 15th August!
Queen's Park Disco Sessions at Queen's Park Band Stand return! After sell out weekends in previous years, they are delighted to be invited back to bring world class disco to the Southside!
The RGI Kelly Gallery are holding a special event on Sunday the 15th August to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott!
On Sunday 15th August, four private gardens in the village of Kilmaurs will open their doors as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
Horatio's Garden Glasgow, designed by acclaimed garden designer and RHS judge, James Alexander-Sinclair, will be open to the public on Sunday 22nd August as part of Scotland’s Garden Scheme!
Jane McDonald, One of the nation's best-loved entertainers, is back with her phenomenal new live show! Catch her at The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Friday 27th August 2021!
Whether you have your own business, you are a blogger or simply want to learn something new, this workshop is designed to equip you to take better food photos for social media!
Gartnavel Royal's hidden walled garden is cared for by a group of loyal volunteers and is an oasis of calm for patients, staff and visitors! Come along and explore for yourself on August 29th!
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Dust down the boots and training shoes, slip or squeeze into your football gear and join Giffnock Soccer Centre's Walking Football section!
Choose How U Move East Ren is running between the 17th May and 31st October 2021! Join the programme today, get active & earn fantastic rewards to support your local community!
The Tuesday Friendship Club is a weekly night for adults with learning disabilities and additional support needs held at St John's Hall, Barrhead on Wednesdays!
Journey from Core Glow is an exciting Meditation, Manifesting and Goal Attainment, Stress Reduction & Relaxation class starting on 9th June at The Moon Rooms in Newton Mearns!
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure's summer sports classes are back! You can book your child into their favourite sports class, available throughout the holidays!
Glasgow's brand new coaching brand PRIME Football Coaching is launching this summer with four weeks of fun football camps at Pro Soccer, Rouken Glen Park!
Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps is a fun and enjoyable class to introduce our pre-school children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!
Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camp is a fun and innovative class designed to give children an enjoyable start to the nation's favourite game!
Join the Whitelee Rangers on their free weekly parent & baby walking group which meets every Friday morning at 10am at Whitelee Windfarm Visitor Centre!
DinoCHUMs East Ren is a family friendly, app-based Treasure Hunt being held in Rouken Glen Park, for residents of East Renfrewshire, as part of the wider Choose How U Move East Ren programme!
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure are running their popular All-Stars camps 5 days a week throughout the Summer Holidays!
Zippy's Gymnastics Academy's Summer Camps are now open for booking! Running on Mondays to Fridays during the holidays and suitable for ages 3+
Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Sunday 1st August as they explore the hilltops near the visitor centre!
Join the Friends of Cathcart Cemetery for a tour of this magnificent late Victorian Garden Cemetery in the Southside of Glasgow!
Support local artisans in your community by popping along to this Craft Fayre being held on Saturday 7th August at Pro Soccer in Rouken Glen Park!
Mearns Castle Golf Academy are running an introductory programme of six one hour group lessons aimed at complete beginners starting on Saturday 7th August!
Join Bébé Serenity for this mellow 5 week course in Clarkston to learn great techniques to help soothe and calm your little one, ease colic and give you both new ways to connect and bond!
Join Bébé Serenity for this mellow 5 week course in Newton Mearns to learn great techniques to help soothe and calm your little one, ease colic and give you both new ways to connect and bond!
Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Sunday 22nd August as they return with their popular wood carving workshop!
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
If your child or young person has recently been diagnosed with autism or is on the diagnostic pathway, join NAS East Renfrewshire for their Stepping Stones project.
Enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented it! James Campbell's show finds The Hilariously Funny Things about everything including pets, yoghurt, bees, and why do we have hair?
Join NAS East Renfrewshire for 'What *is* Autistic experience really?' a talk delivered by Dr Chloe Farahar, an autistic educator who is part of Aucademy.
To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.
The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!
Namaste All....! Join us online for the Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka each Saturday!
Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith!
A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!
Experience Edinburgh's original Farmers' Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am - 2pm!
Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.
Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts.
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.
This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.
Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!
Come along to Lauriston Castle to hear about your local feathered friends and to get a chance to do a quick art activity with the RSPB.
Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.
Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to the rooftop at Waverley Mall once again this Summer!
Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
This major exhibition at City Art Centre focuses on the maritime theme in Ian Hamilton Finlay's work. It was a central element of his art, and one to which he returned throughout his life.
Feast your eyes on stunning, macro-photographic studies of seeds and fruits from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Herbarium Collection.
These practical sewing courses will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.
This is the first major exhibition Donald Smith's work, in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway and is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2021.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.
Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours events return for summer 2021 giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!
‘After Zooms’ are a re-invention of Capital Theatres popular play days and they are happening live and in-person in Festival Theatre's Courtyard this summer.
This summer Capital Theatres are delighted to be returning with Wee Creatives, live and in person, delivered in the newly transformed courtyard space at the Festival Theatre!
This Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.
Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.
Come and visit Humbie Dean, a two-acre ornamental and woodland garden sandwiched between two burns at 600 feet with interest throughout a long season!
This summer Dovecot Studios celebrates the artist Jock McFadyen’s 70th birthday year with Lost Boat Party an exhibition of paintings which describe the romance and grandeur of the Scottish landscape
Come along and see the sights of the castle as never seen before – hear the history of the castle and ghostly tales of the city with your professional tour guide.
Search Party Edinburgh is back for Summer 2021! Race against the clock around the streets of Edinburgh and help Professor Artie Fact find the missing city mascot.
Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!
Explore the mysteries of the deep ocean in this outdoor photography exhibition that tells the story of marine science in Scotland, from its earliest beginnings to the present day.
Experience the work of visual artists Beverley Hood, Victoria Evans and Sneha Solanki, working across the fields of art, science and technology in this exhibition at Summerhall.
We Began As Part of the Body is an immersive series of artworks that reflect complex human and ethical questions about our relationship between the body, science and technology.
2021 is a very special summer, and at Almond Valley we're doing even more than usual to ensure that everyone enjoys a brilliant time with our range of activities for children of all ages!
With complimentary audio guides available in both adult and children’s versions, step aboard the Best UK Attraction (Which? Magazine, 2020) this summer, The Royal Yacht Britannia!
Tynecastle DigiFest, the online Festival of Learning, is on until 13th August with an amazing line-up of guest speakers and workshops guaranteed to get you thinking about how you can use technology.
Every Wednesday from July 7th - August 11th a variety of artists will be hosting sessions for young people (age 11+) to explore different art making techniques.
Can You Escape? is a family friendly escape room venue in the heart of Edinburgh. Book now to experience Edinburgh's most magical escape rooms this summer!
Get ready for an amazing night you really don’t want to miss. We’ve got the bands, we’ve got the music, we’ve got the drinks, all that’s missing is you!
Pentlands Activity Camps (PAC) offers school holiday fun, adventure and activity for school aged children (5+/nearing the end of Primary 1) and young teenagers.
Looking for free fun activities for children over the summer holidays? Come along to 'A Summer to Remember' at The Wee Museum of Memory in Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, Edinburgh!
Join Dogs Trust West Calder for an afternoon of learning all about safe behaviour around dogs. Suitable for children 7-11 years old and their families.
Crochet a playful sculpture or a collection of tactile shapes over the summer holidays on this 5 week online summer course run by AlmaBorealis! Suitable for children aged 6-12 years.
Join us at Greyfriars Kirk for a series of special evenings of quietness and reflection – a time for sharing our loss, for healing and hope.
Taylor's Of Edinburgh return to Kings Park, Dalkeith with their Mega Value Fun Fair from Thursday 22nd July to Sunday 1st August!
Do you want to explore Edinburgh's top sights in one evening AND discover gruesome secrets about the city that Scotland would rather keep hidden? Well then, this is the tour for your!
Celebrate all things great in food & drink when the Edinburgh Food Festival returns to George Square Gardens IN 2021!
Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!
Our squib guide will show you Edinburgh's must-see landmarks and key locations from the Harry Potter book and film series. What are you waiting for? Potterheads assemble!
Gallery Close is holding a general photography exhibition featuring various works from Brian Aris, Julian Calverley, Chris Close, Paul Kenny, Saskia Koerner and all work is for sale.
It's back! The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show ruturns in July.
Meander Apparel Sunday Socials are free weekly bike rides leaving from the George Street store, providing the chance for any casual cyclists to meet new people with common interests.
Join The Edinburgh Sewcial Club for 6 evenings in the studio and learn how to make your own clothes. You can choose any garment you'd like to make!
Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Edinburgh's Festival Theatre between 29th July & 1st August!
Marking the centenary of Joan Eardley’s birth, The Scottish Gallery will present a major exhibition of Joan Eardley’s paintings and drawings this Summer as part of Edinburgh Art Festival.
The legendary Slam Tent is returning to Edinburgh this summer - from 30th July to 1st August.
Upright Gallery's next exhibition is by Emma-Louise Grady entitled 'Wanderings'. Emma is an exciting, up and coming artist who exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy 'New Contemporaries 2020'.
It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY at Howden Park Centre and you're invited!
Set within 200 acres of private parkland, The Preston Hall Walled Garden is opening for the month of August only for all to come and enjoy!
Learn, create and perform your own magic in this workshop at Lauriston Castle this summer for Ages 7 - 11!
Filled with an abundance of beautiful crafted gifts and delicious foodies, Castle Street Festival Fair is one not to be missed this summer!
Discover what lives in our wonderful pond in the Japanese Garden and like a scientist record what you have found in a special little book.
Enjoy your Bank Holiday at Hopetoun House with a Ranger-led stroll along the foreshore exploring part of the best of West Lothian's geological resource!
Jonny & The Baptists' Dance Like It Never Happened is the funniest, most joyful and uplifting show you will ever see about feeling totally bereaved.
Full of tenderness and humour, and woven through with a live, folk-rock inspired, musical score, Still is a cathartic story of life, loss and joy.
MOVE is about migration, loss and communal healing. Weaving storytelling, choral soundscape and Gaelic song, five women portray the ebb and flow of people across the globe throughout the ages.
Shedinburgh Fringe Festival is back in 2021 celebrating and preserving the best of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival...in sheds!
This is the first major solo show in five years from Bulgarian-born, Edinburgh-based artist Diana Savova, featuring over 30 new works in ink, oil and acrylic with surreal motifs.
Join Theiya Arts for this 4 week beginners Kathak Dance class starting on 4th August at Granton Parish Church!
James Gaughan (Baritone) and Matthew Collins (Piano), present a song recital on 4th August as part of the series of Lunchtime Recitals at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral.
Writer and director Enda Walsh’s dark and frequently absurdist new play receives its highly anticipated world premiere at the International Festival.
Don't miss Craig Hill when he brings his 'Pumped' show to Edinburgh Corn Exchange as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
The all-new, 11th solo show by Scotland's international comedy star, hot on the heels of his ground-breaking, global smash-hit 'Daniel Sloss: X', comes to Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August!
Watch Henning give everything a good rinse and witness him wring sense out of the nonsensical at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August!
Take a walking tour through time, seeing Edinburgh's Old Town as it was when the Jacobites were there from September 17th to October 31st 1745.
Jay switches off Zoom, changes out of her loungewear and prepares to say something more than 'cheers, Amazon man'. It's been a year and half and we all have some catching up to do.
Just These Please are back at the fringe with 25 sketches and songs in 55 minutes. They will blow your mind from a safe distance!
Kevin Quantum, Britain's Got Talent 2020 semi-finalist, trained by Penn and Teller, and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out is back with 'Eyes Open Eyes Shut'.
Catch award-winning stand-up Mark Nelson at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August as part of the Fringe Festival!
Shaparak Khorsandi - IT WAS THE 90s! (WIP)- is a show about how 90s kids now look to young people to learn how to take care of ourselves.
Join us at Lauriston Castle for a 2-day workshop making beautiful mosaic panels inspired by the colours of summer with Margaret Findlay.
Nigel Miles-Thomas (Holmes) and Michael Roy Andrew (Watson) return to the fringe after their critical success with Of Mice and Men in 2019.
Welcome back to the Edinburgh International Festival with this opening event of awe-inspiring music and spectacle at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
Making her headline Edinburgh Fringe debut, Alice Rabbit brings some of the best Queens and Kings the country has to offer into the limelight.
Army@TheFringe returns to the stage at Edinburgh in August with a bright and bold programme of theatre, discussions, installation - mixed with magic and variety.
Since starting life as underground producers and party promoters in 1995, Basement Jaxx, have taken the sound of London, SW9 to the world. Cath them at Fringe by the Sea this August!
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.
‘Queen of Scottish comedy’ Janey Godley’s heading back to North Berwick – this time with her soup pot!
In ‘The Shift’, writer and journalist Sam Baker seeks to empower and give voice to women to create a new narrative. Sam talks here to Jennifer Crichton, editor of The Flock.
Funbox have created a sparkling show for families maintaining the balance of traditional singalong songs and brand-new compositions, but with a distinctly Scottish flavour.
Escape room meets theatre in this interactive, family-friendly adventure around the streets of Edinburgh’s New Town.
Andy Cannon returns to the Netherbow stage to tell Shakespeare’s classic, taking audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again.
From the home of Just The Tonic comes Comedy Shindig in Linlithgow, featuring some of the best comedians in the country this summer.
One of the UK's most successful spoken word collectives returns to the Scottish Storytelling Centre. This is poetry for the masses!
Mamoun Elagab and Finlay Christie are rising stars on TikTok and the London scene, come see these young comedy prodigies before they’re famous!
Using original live music, drama and historical material from Glenesk Museum, a lively and moving local story, woven into Scotland’s national identity, reaches across time and continent.
The Out East Festival has been postponed until August 2022.
Feast your senses on this riveting, unique blend as we follow the journey of Indian Classical dance, through to its impact of Spanish Flamenco, Scottish Trad and contemporary dance.
Join us at Shout! Comedy Night on Friday 6th August. The night will be hosted by the hilarious Connor Burns who will be joined by some of Scotland's top acts, all for only £5.
Captivate Theatre's five-star sell-out show returns to the Fringe. It's a jubilant and moving musical written by Stephen Greenhorn and featuring songs of the Proclaimers.
A fringe institution but this time with 4 acts, seating, table service and interval... It's a sell-out show that can't be missed!
The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in Edinburgh with their most sensational show yet, Flight of Fantasy. Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime!
Join us at the Arthur Conan Doyle Centre on Friday 6th August for Tarot Afternoon Tea - a unique and uplifting experience!
St Michael and All Saints Church is delighted to be hosting the WHAT! Art Collective Exhibition through the month of August (6th – 30th).
A Play, A Pie and A Pint returns to Edinburgh this summer with Chic Murray - A Funny Place for a Window.
One of Ciara Harvie’s proudest moments to date is holding her own official Edinburgh Fringe concerts during August 2019 and she is back this year, performing songs from the silver screen!
Dubbed ‘the new sound of traditional Scotland’, fiddle player Duncan Chisholm plays authentic Highland music accompanied by a selection of Scottish artists.
Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife.
Her powerhouse performances have ensured a loyal following of fans who come out year after year to witness a legend at work. Something to shout about? Lulu has plenty!
West Lothian meets West Donegal as shale miner Patrick Gallagher (John McColl) returns to his native sod to spread social revolution, imbued with the co-operative principles he’s learned in Scotland
The award winning Party at The Palace will return in 2021, taking place on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August.
The celebrated Dutch fortepianist returns to the Festival with two esteemed friends and colleagues to perform passionate chamber music.
39 Nantwich Drive is a large friendly garden, run on organic principles. It includes a mini orchard, pond, mixed borders, greenhouse and a secret garden.
Join artist Alaya Ang and Hussein Mitha for this Plot your dream garden workshop and make a collaborative collage that grows across the Sculpture Workshop’s courtyard!
Edinburgh Horror Festival invites you along to Lauriston Castle this August to hear Gothic horror stories from the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.
Terminal V brings a slew of talent from across the techno and house spectrum to Edinburgh for their Summer Series #1 on 7th August 2021.
Dalia Stasevska conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a colourful concert that features PIVOT, a new work by New York-based composer Anna Clyne.
Songs from much-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals are reimagined under music director Wayne Marshall in a new staging by Kim Criswell.
Scotland's best and much-loved stand-up comedian, Fred MacAulay is back at the Fringe with a brand-new comedy show with some of his favourite guests from across the UK.
Fred MacAulay, one of Scotland's best-loved stand-ups, is back with his live chat show. Joining Fred will be stars from the worlds of sport, entertainment, business and politics.
BAFTA nominated international prize-winning writer Lemn Sissay performs a special reading at Fringe By The Sea, reflecting on a childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness.
Enjoy an hour of unsettling stories about settling down. Growing up, growing out, and dropping off (kids at school), getting older dumber and wiser in equal measures.
The award-winning Scottish singer-songwriter performs her hauntingly beautiful folk melodies at the Edinburgh International Fetival on Sunday 8th August.
What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room!
The comic and tragic tale of how the greatest bagpiper of all time rocked the history and traditions of bagpiping and how he changed the life of one young piper forever.
Scottish Opera returns to live music this summer with a boisterous new outdoor production from world-renowned director, Sir David McVicar!
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invites you to a ceilidh in Lauriston Hall with caller Ken Gourlay, ceilidh band and piper.
Esther’s biographical show walks us through what adolescence was like in the 90’s for this Arab Essex Girl and the images of masculinity she was exposed to.
A passionate Romantic concert performed by two daring and pioneering musicians, featuring Brahms’s stormy Third Violin Sonata.
A new musical partnership in the making sees Isata Kanneh-Mason and Vasily Petrenko join forces with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
One of Scotland’s leading instrumental groups, RURA’s performances grip audiences with their uniquely raw yet polished sound.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) will be making us wonder this summer as it launches its third annual events programme, Curious.
Scottish Highlands folk rock band Tide Lines will perform their roaring, escapist anthems at Edinburgh International Festival.
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!
Following its West End and Off-Broadway runs, Olivier Award winning Fishamble presents On Blueberry Hill by current Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry.
Combining concertina, fiddle and guitar, the fiery Talisk trio give a typically fast-paced and genre-bending performance.
In their first Scottish show following the release of their new album, The Staves bring their harmonic alternative folk sounds to the Edinburgh International Festival!
Come and delve deep into the psyche of wolves with Danish storyteller Svend-Erik Engh and Scottish musician Neil Sutcliffe!
The Zehetmair Quartet returns to the International Festival with an exhilarating concert of much-loved Chamber works played from memory.
The Beginners intensive sewing course for adults will teach you all the foundation skills to launch you into the world of sewing.
The Gaelic supergroup bring a contemporary take on traditional music to the Festival with a rousing performance including bagpipes, fiddle and Gaelic song.
2020 saw The Blues Band Celebrate their 40th year together. 40 years on, they are still dazzling audiences with their showmanship and virtuosity.
Jack Docherty, the BAFTA award-winning star of Scot Squad and Absolutely, and one of Scotland's favourite comic performers, returns to the festival with a tender, playful, darkly comic tale.
Jason Byrne is back for more comedy chaos! Don't miss him when he brings his new show, Audience Precipitation, to the Multistory at the Edinburgh Fringe!
Norwegian lyric soprano Mari Eriksmoen gives a rare UK performance, joining prize-winning German pianist Daniel Heide for a recital of Romantic songs.
Mendelssohn’s bewitching A Midsummer Night’s Dream is performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra with the Edinburgh Festival Chorus, narrated by Harriet Walter.
Indie rising stars The Snuts perform their irresistibly catchy UK number-one debut album at Edinburgh International Festival on Wednesday 11th August!
Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!
In his Lunchtime Blether…series for Fringe By The Sea, Brian welcomes guests from the literary and political worlds to chat about the issues of the day.
Get into the Festival spirit at The Balmoral this August with late night comedy events hosted by the one and only Fred MacAulay!
Just the Tonic Comedy Club brings mixed bill comedy ‘By The Sea’ and headlined by the spectacular laid-back Reginald D Hunter!
The technically dazzling quintet draws from a wide range of folk traditions and classical music to create an excitingly unique sound.
Neu! Reekie!, a prize-winning literary collective and arts production house, presents a one-off happening in their distinct avant-garde style.
Writer Sara Shaarawi and director Catrin Evans present an experiential performance in reaction to recent mob assaults in Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
One of Scotland's best creative spaces – Out of the Blue - will be hosting the PMW Private View of their Gallery launch. Tickets are free but booking is required.
The celebrated Edinburgh-based pianist brings together four contrasting pieces, ranging from Beethoven to experimental US composer George Crumb.
Return to a time when skirts got shorter and hair got longer at this fun-packed musical journey back to the swinging sixties!
Shared Melodies opens A Great Disordered Heart’s concert series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, with a mesmerising, stripped-back take on traditional Irish and Scottish melody.
Award winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this evening of stand-up and music at Edinburgh Playhouse!
A joyous showcase of music, dance and song by 13-piece African Groove Machine honouring the late Okoe Ardyfio - A Ghanaian master drummer.
Don't miss a new hour of stand-up from Christopher Macarthur-Boyd, the biggest wee fanny in Scottish comedy!
The Grande Dames of Scottish comedy triumphantly return to the fringe, just as funny and feisty as ever.
Dean Friedman, one of the pre-eminent songwriters of his generation, will be premiering his new album release, ‘American Lullaby’ with a ‘virtual’ six-night run at the Edinburgh Fringe.
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.
Peat & Diesel are back in 2021 and stop off at Fringe by the Sea on Friday 13th August.
Maxim Emelyanychev conducts two dynamic pieces for piano and winds by Mozart and Thuille – one much-loved, one rarely heard.
Murderous rage is unleashed, and death can be the only solution...Or can it? In their 29th open-air touring season, Illyria stick to their home-turf: Shakespearean comedy.
This talented cast and their phenomenal band take to the stage to bring you a show dedicated to celebrating these giants of the pop world.
The avant-garde Northumbrian folk storyteller combines an incredible singing voice, gritty subject matter and dark humour to create his unforgettable style.
Writer Ahlam and director Katie Posner present the award-winning You Bury Me as a poignant snapshot of post-Arab-Spring Cairo.
Some of the world’s most powerful Gaelic voices come together for Shared Songs – the second concert in the Aidan O’Rourke-curated series A Great Disordered Heart.
In the first of three concerts at this year’s International Festival, Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti leads an ensemble of period-instrument players in a vivid rediscovery of Baroque works.
Scotland's finest singer-songwriter, Dougie MacLean, comes to The Brunton on Saturday, 14 August 2021!
This year’s poetry series celebrates those poets whose collections work to fill in the gaps in our understanding of ourselves, our society and communities and our planet.
How do we begin to make sense of the ever-changing world we are living in? In this series we look at stories and ideas that offer positive prescriptions for a better future.
This series explores how the West’s traditional narratives around race and colonialism are increasingly agreed to be toxic and unacceptable.
This year’s series of events for young adults takes a fearless and unflinching look at the issues affecting young people today.
This year we are delighted to welcome some of the most exciting voices of literature to our stages and screens to impart their wisdom with us.
This series looks at stories of migration: from the often brutal catalysts for moving, to the arduous journeys undertaken, to the process of trying to adapt to a new home.
Join us for our series celebrating the stories and voices blazing a trail for the LGBTQIA+ community today.
Composer, electronic musician and producer Sam Shepherd (aka Floating Points) crafts a euphoric live show, immersing the audience in spontaneous energy.
DJ, raconteur, author, producer, broadcaster and fun lovin’ criminal, Huey Morgan presents NYC Block Party with support from Dat Brass, a high octane, eleven-piece hip hop outfit.
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!
This show is an engaging event which reflects their shared abilities, attitudes and enthusiasm with great singing and musicianship.
As the public discourse on trans people becomes more toxic in the UK, comedian and trans-woman Jen Ives is here to sort it all out, hun.
Distinguished pianist Malcolm Martineau and a gathering of musical friends perform a concert of songs based on the poetry of Sir Walter Scott.
Prepare for a collective celebration that we've all deeply needed in the past year. Jump, laugh, cry, sing and join us in the Rituel.
St Michael and All Saints Church invites you to enjoy an afternoon of uplifting sacred classical mass setting Concerts this August.
This four hour, short printing course knows no bounds and only cares about you creating something special and going home with something beautifully wearable.
Adam Beyer brings the mighty DRUMCODE to Scotland for the 1st time in a decade as part of the new Terminal V Summer Series.
The Klones are delighted to be back with three Edinburgh dates in August at Gilmerton Bowling Club, Finnegans Wake and Brewhemia!
Perthshire maverick Gussie McCraig joins No.10 as a Scottish adviser. Mayhem ensues, Gussie spills the beans, is sacked, and emerges as Boris's not-so-hidden hand for COP26.
It’s pirate ships, pieces of eight and salty old sea dogs at Newhailes House in Quantum Theatre’s swashbuckling new adaptation of the classic pirate adventure, Treasure Island.
The final concert in the A Great Disordered Heart series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, presents two of the most thrilling acts in Scottish and Irish folk music today.
Renowned comedians Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Rachel Fairburn bring their Live podcast 'All Killa No Filla' to the Edinburgh Fringe!
Come along and support the incredibly talented Makers at the August Summer Market at The Old Dr Bells Baths in Leith on Sunday 15th August from 10am - 6pm!
Festival favourite Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a joyful concert including Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
Circa Waves have announced new tour for 2021 which includes a date at The Liquid Room on Sunday 15th August!
Join us for a captivating look into the past, present and future of Scottish writing.
In this series of events we turn to those who offer positive calls to action and creative perspectives for protecting our planet – giving us hope that it’s not too late.
Expect fun and frank discussions about a subject integral to almost everything we do as we consider the all-important role our bodies play in our sense of self.
The Book Festival has long been a champion of new writing and new writers and this year we welcome a host of authors whose dazzling debuts are already making big waves in the literary world.
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Erland Cooper takes inspiration from his native Orkney to create a thought-provoking sonic experience.
Eddi Reader is perhaps Scotland’s greatest living female voice. Don't miss her perform at Fringe by the Sea on 15th August!
Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea.
Giant puppet Storm will walk around the streets of North Berwick and gaze down upon both the beauty and the mess strewn at her feet.
The Poozies have toured worldwide, attracting recognition and appreciation for their eclectic choice of material, unusual and exciting arrangements, and notable vocal harmonies.
Don't miss multi award winning Welsh Comedian Kiri Pritchard-McLean when she returns to Edinburgh Festival Fringe on Sunday 15th August!
To celebrate World Photography Day (19 August), join us at Lauriston Castle for a special workshop exploring pinhole cameras!
Brand new 'Scottish Festival of Motoring' is coming to the Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh on Sunday 15th August 2021, it's a must go event for all the family!
Breabach’s five multi-instrumentalist members combine tradition and innovation in their imaginative and highly skilled performances.
The Chineke! Chamber Ensemble performs two rarely heard pieces by composers Coleridge Taylor and Vaughan Williams.
Learn how to crochet useful cotton Face Scrubbies on this workshop at Gooey Events Limited, Livingston on 16th August!
In this series, we take a close look at the art and artists who have been a source of inspiration to others. From musicians and painters to writers and poets.
Join us at the Fringe for this classic fairy tale with a Pantomimic twist. A fun-filled, family-friendly extravaganza full of laughs, interaction, singing, dancing and fun!
Principal Guest Conductor Elim Chan leads the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in an electrifying concert featuring cellist Sol Gabetta.
The Scottish-African choir present upbeat, vibrant songs from a new musical set in Scotland and Zimbabwe as part of Edinburgh International Festival.
Master kora player Ballaké Sissoko and cellist Vincent Ségal perform their own unique blend of West African troubadour songs and Baroque music.
Chineke! Orchestra joins dynamic mezzo soprano Andrea Baker to perform the trailblazing song cycle woman.life.song, featuring influences of pop, blues and jazz.
The world’s very first Ukulele Orchestra is not just about ukuleles; it is about entertainment, joy, fun, strum and artistry. Come along and tap your toes at The Queen's Hall!
Multi-award-winning artist and producer Moses Boyd brings his genre-crossing fusion of jazz improvisation and dancefloor beats to Edinburgh.
Nicola Benedetti performs a new multimedia concert, journeying through the musical history of the violin from Bach to the present day.
As seen as Bottom in Upstart Crow (BBC) and a sell-out run of Upstart Crow The Play, in London's glittering West End, Rob is thrilled to be back arsing around live in person.
In addition to an array of immersive evening events filled with music, spoken word and storytelling, these are literary events to lose yourself in.
Led by expert journalists and editors from The New York Times, we talk about the actions, decisions and revolutions that got us to where we are today, and where we could potentially go from here.
Legendary Soviet pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja is one of the most widely respected pianists performing today. Don't miss her performance at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!
It's an exciting new chapter for FARA as they welcome young Highland pianist Rory Matheson to the line-up. Catch them at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!
Jason Byrne is back for more comedy chaos. Catch him at Edinburgh Corn Exchange in August as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Indie powerhouse Nadine Shah brings her politically charged post-punk music to the Festival, following the massive success of her latest LP, Kitchen Sink.
His inaugural show at the Fringe, Worst Case Scenario gives us an insight into the self-pity and self-party that guided him through lockdown
Paul Sinha brings his new show, Hazy Little Thing Called Love, to the Stand Edinburgh as part of the Fringe Festival!
Conductor Valery Gergiev and pianist Daniil Trifonov return to the International Festival with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for a radiant concert.
Join Northern club comedian and 90s light entertainment TV host Pat Bashford and over-woke enthusiastic barmaid Cheri-Anne for a raucously daft hour.
BHARATANATYAM is a highly stylised dance form from Tamil Nadu in the South of India. Join Karen from Theiya Arts for this 4 week online dance class starting on Thursday 19th August!
Expect freewheeling improvisations and post-punk, jazz and prog rock influences in one exciting, blistering performance from Mercury nominees black midi.
2021 will see Gene Loves Jezebel embark on their 40th Anniversary UK Tour and play Bannermans Bar on 19th August!
The award-winning Munich-based Goldmund Quartet makes its International Festival debut with Schubert and Haydn on 19th August.
Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid and pianist Harris Playfair join the genre-defying string ensemble Mr McFall’s Chamber on 19th August.
Join Brand Ambassador Madeleine St Clair as we discover some of the finest wines and fizz from the Kylie Minogue Wine collection. Plus, sample a tasting plate from our Forth Floor Window Bar!
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.
A spirit-lifting concert from the celebrated orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle as conductor on 19th August.
Storyteller Alice Fernbank and musician Graham Dickson lead you on a storytelling voyage laden with song and myth, presented through flute and voice.
International Festival favourite Anna Meredith returns to Edinburgh to perform her second album accompanied by her live band.
Rio de Janeiro-based choreographer Alice Ripoll presents her celebratory film about the lives of her company’s dancers.
Choreographer Gregory Maqoma presents his explorative and transformative film Retrace-Retract on life in Soweto alongside poet Jefferson Tshabalala.
Choreographer Janice Parker presents her reflective filmic series Small Acts of Hope and Lament, shot in Edinburgh on her iPhone 6.
Beirut-based choreographer and dancer Omar Rajeh presents a micro to macro view of his home city, featuring a solo dance performance.
Composer Errollyn Wallen continues Henry Purcell’s great operatic tragedy Dido and Aeneas in Dido’s Ghost, a new concert performance featuring Golda Schultz.
Writer Jaimini Jethwa and Director Caitlin Skinner bring to life a story of love and restoration, as two Hindu deities suddenly find themselves in the city of Dundee.
Would you like to learn a new form of dance or improve your already dance skills? Then join this 4 week block of Kandyan dance classes, starting via zoom on 20th of August!
Join Barrie Kosky and Katharine Mehrling in an intimate soirée and discover the songs of German composer Kurt Weill.
The International Festival debut of the award-winning Georgian-born pianist, in a concert showcasing her technical brilliance.
The Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival returns in 2021 with a world class line-up of breweries, headline music acts and Scotland’s finest street food!
Award winning Tray Hawke comes to the Edinburgh Corn Exchange on Friday 20th August as part of the Edinburgh Fringe!
For just three special shows, newly created for 2021, Carol Ann Duffy and John Sampson are together again to celebrate the return of the Fringe.
TrueFaith Promotions in association with Purple Orange Arts Venue presents a tribute to Oasis and Noel Gallagher with an acoustic set performed by Chris Duncan.
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light exhibition!
‘I Blame the Parents’ is the fourth national tour for Geoff Norcott and you can catch him at Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 21st August as part of the Fringe Festival!
AGMP Concerts presents Roy Ayers UBIQUITY 'Mystic Voyage' 45th Anniversary Tour + DJ Simon Hodge at The Liquid room on 21st August!
Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at Musselburgh Racecourse on 21st & 22nd August!
During this Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop we will be making live works using our own bodies and objects together, with your family, around the question: What are we doing when we aren’t doing anythin
Don't miss the final Terminal V Summer Series on 21st August at The Royal Highland Showground. Expect all the extravagance, energy and vibe of Terminal V!
A darkly humorous musical storytelling performance combining dance, theatre and International Festival resident artist Nicola Benedetti’s superb violin playing.
Chrissie Hynde will be playing four dates at the Queen's Hall Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!
Directed by Christine Devaney and featuring an ensemble of Edinburgh-based performers, Field is an immersive, uplifting work that has Arthur’s Seat as its backdrop.
Legendary singer-songwriter Karine Polwart returns to the International Festival in a special performance with jazz pianist and composer Dave Milligan.
Singer-songwriter Siobhan Miller performs traditional, contemporary and self-penned songs in her award-winning soulful style.
An entirely improvised wizarding comedy play, based on an audience suggestion of a fanfiction title. With live musical accompaniment!
The Northumbrian folk collective is fronted by sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank and they bring their intricate harmonies and home-grown style to a wide range of genre-crossing music.
Awarded young performers Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala unleash dynamism in this exciting A Toast to the People offering.
‘Britain’s best new band’ offer a fiercely energetic sonic time capsule merging the past, the present and the future.
Gerald Finley and Julius Drake give a powerful recital of Romantic song based around verse on love, desire and loss by German poet Heinrich Heine.
Mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato joins Italian period instrument ensemble Il Pomo D’Oro to perform her chosen opera arias.
After a sell-out Scottish tour, Leah MacRae brings her hilarious, rip-roaring, uplifting show for it's Fringe debut.
This year sees Rich embark on building a brand new hour show starting off with six days of work in progress shows at the mighty Gilded Balloon in the Dining Room.
Inua Ellams and Saul Williams bring their own distinct styles to this interactive and not-to-be-missed A Toast to the People event.
An entertaining and deeply intimate jazz dance for two performers, celebrating the private moments, uplifting intimacies and companionable bliss of the relationships that unite us.
The Traverse is delighted to be bringing Class Act to our August Festival programme for the first time, featuring live performance as well as short films, animation and more.
The Blur and Gorillaz frontman follows up his Mercury nominated first solo album with a brand-new show. Catch him at Edinburgh Internation Festival on Tuesday 24th August!
Vicky Garrington shares some key pieces from Edinburgh Museums & Galleries large and important costume collection.
Twenty-year-old violinist Noa Wildschut makes her International Festival debut, joined by remarkable young pianist Elisabeth Brauß, in an upbeat and expansive recital.
At once timely and timeless in its nuanced observation of the fragility of peace, This is Paradise is a powerful monologue exploring what it takes from us to begin again.
Bass-baritone and jazz singer Thomas Quasthoff joins three German jazz stars in For You, a concert dedicated to his listeners.
Join Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in a concert performance of Richard Strauss’s comedy Ariadne auf Naxos.
Writer and Director Hannah Lavery leads an artistic yet grief-filled response to the 2015 death in Scottish police custody of Sheku Bayoh.
Grammy award-winning American soprano Renée Fleming joins German pianist Hartmut Höll for a wide-ranging concert of classical song.
Blow away your Covid cobwebs with an exuberant performance by Shooglenifty, one of Scotland's best-loved bands!
Join this cosmic trio for psychedelic rock, jazz and electronica, or as they describe it, ‘the music of the future, but backwards’.
Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.
Del Amitri are pleased to announce three special Edinburgh Festival Fringe concerts at the Queen’s Hall on the 26th, 27th and 28th August 2021.
Led by international violin soloist Ilya Gringolts, the Gringolts Quartet performs a dazzling concert with pieces ranging from melancholic to euphoric.
This young London-based collective combines jazz improvisation with Afrobeat rhythms and three-part harmonies to create intricate, mellow compositions.
Pioneering Gambian kora player Sona Jobarteh draws from her Griot lineage in a performance of technically intricate melodies accompanied by her five-piece band.
Gilded Balloon are delighted to be bringing the UK's longest running comedy newcomer competition back for its 33rd year!
Join Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
Comedian Andrew Maxwell has swapped creepy crawlies, rice and beans for Guinness, good grub and a posh hotel, don't miss him live at Edinburgh Corn Exchange as part of the Fringe!
Packed with songs and humour, Bicycle Boy explores themes of sustainability in an engaging, interactive performance.
Egyptian soprano Fatma Said makes her International Festival debut with Edinburgh-born pianist Malcolm Martineau, featuring Mozart and Spanish songs by Lorca and Falla.
Malian actress, musician and activist Fatoumata Diawara blends ancient and modern African styles on her latest album FENFO.
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 is a tilted show, raw, sometimes wild, but never far away from our intuitions. It aims to bring people into a mood from which there is no escape.
Join the stunning musicians of the Piccadilly Sinfonietta for a magical, candlelit evening in Edinburgh's St Giles Cathedral!
Alan Cumming employs his usual charm and wit through story and song in a wickedly memorable performance.
Canadian composer, musician and recording artist Dan Snaith, aka Caribou, brings his distinct sound to his highly anticipated Edinburgh International Festival debut on Saturday 28th August.
Join us for a day full of activities, for all ages to enjoy, inspired by the garden at The Palace of Holyroodhouse!
Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 28th August with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s!
Join legendary bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff to discover how to create an exceptional performance, as he gives public masterclasses to two emerging duos of young singers.
The final orchestral concert of the Festival is a magical performance of works from Japan, France and Russia, conducted by Kazushi Ono.
This Sculpture Saturday workshop on 28th August is designed specifically for young people with Autism or additional support needs and their families.
Scotland's number one Buble tribute act, Michael Hastie invites you to a night full of seductive songs and big band classics as he brings 'Big Band Buble' to The Brunton!
Step into the world of fine fragrance and design your own couture fine fragrance at this fun aromatic experience taking place in Edinburgh on 29th August!
Soulful singer Laura Mvula pays homage to the sounds of 80s new wave and dance-pop, as heard in her upcoming new album Pink Noise.
The Edinburgh Festival Chorus return in smaller form, with a concert as wide-ranging as in previous years.
The genre-defying Tune-Yards combine unapologetically political lyrics with a unique pop sound.
Enjoy this 3 hour Ranger-led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun this summer!
Jane McDonald is back at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 30th August 2021 with her brand new show 'Let the Light In'!
For over a decade Passenger has been performing his much loved one-man show across the globe, don't miss him live at Edinburgh's Usher Hall!
These weekly online Bookbug sessions are fun for little ones aged 0-4 and their grownups, using Zoom.
Artisan Fridays is a weekly hot & cold food market, held every Friday on Kirkcaldy High Street!
Get along to Cupar Farmers Market, offering a great range of produce, on the third Saturday of every month!
Come along to St. Andrews Farmers Market and find a wide range of artisan producers come together selling delicious food and specially made crafts!
Explore Glassmount House gardens, a densely planted walled garden and surrounding woodland with an A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot.
Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.
Let us take you on an epic adventure! Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our hands-on, family friendly exhibition!
Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.
Max McCance, one of Scotland’s leading furniture makers, is pleased to announce a special exhibition of unique and extraordinary works for sale to the public in his Kinloch Gallery.
In this workshop, run by East Nook Studio, you will design and create your own simple pendant from a piece of silver, before connecting it to a chain.
Create hammered texture rings using both traditional and contemporary jewellery techniques in this workshop run by East Nook Studio!
Bowhouse Market Weekends are a celebration of the best food and drink from Fife and beyond with a host of food and drink producers and the opportunity to try a great selection of street food.
Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart, indoor and outdoor every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday... all welcome!
Enjoy a great day out at Deep Sea World and learn all about snakes in their Summer of Snakes exhibit along with fun activites for children and adults of all ages.
The Trail of Thought is a meandering journey of playful, typographic carvings, designed to encourage mindfulness and celebration of the landscape underneath the Lomond Hills.
An incredible large-scale tapestry, created by a Dunfermline community weaving project, has gone on show at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries.
Burntisland Fairground returns this summer! Situated on the links just yards from a Blue Flag beach, this traditional funfair provides all you need for a great family day out.
Come along to Leven Artisan Market 2021! Just like our 2020 markets we will have a variety of stalls selling, artisan crafts, homewares, cosmetics and speciality food and drink.
Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.
The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!
We are delighted to announce that Kirkcaldy Walking Festival is back for summer 2021 with a programme of led walks taking place from 31st July – 8th August.
Book your tickets and step aboard our FLIGHT OF FANTASY.. A new sensational show for 2021 from the Ladyboys of Bangkok!
Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at St Andrews Band Stand.
Enjoy an intimate evening at Carnegie Hall celebrating over 30 years on the road with Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham!
Join an all star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Keltic Fusion dancers for an unmissable "Ireland The Show"!
Small Business Market is a monthly market based within the Kingsgate Shopping Centre with over 20 traders each month selling handmade crafts.
Don't miss Quirky Clocks and Amazing Automata, the results of woodcrafter Ian Graham’s Lockdown Labours, now brought together in a hands-on exhibition where the visitors do the work!
10CCLO share a collective love and passion for the music of 10CC and ELO and bring you a night of music to remember at Carnegie Hall!
The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Mercat Shopping Centre, Kirkcaldy!
Enjoy a crafting experience with friends or family, a cuppa and homebaking in your own personal booth at The Stables, Falkland Estate!
Enjoy an action-packed day of entertainment for the whole family at the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship held in Knockhill on 14th & 15th August!
St Andrews Art Club is holding its Summer Exhibition in August with a wide range of original artworks for sale - ready framed or mounted.
Against the dramatic backdrop of one of the former homes of Mary Queen of Scots, the stirring tale of the charismatic king will be brought to life over a summer’s evening.
Enjoy a brilliant night of 80s nostalgia with the UK's recognised top tribute to Duran Duran at PJ Molloys!
It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY in Lochgelly - and you're all invited!
Enjoy an action-packed, top-rated, must-see show suitable for all ages when LIVE Family Wrestling comes to Rothes Halls!
Don't miss country singer/songwriter Andy Hughes when he comes to Methilhill Bowling Club on Friday 27th August!
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.
If you are over the age of 65 and live in the North Lanarkshire area The Fair Play Foundation's Active@Home programme is the one for you!
Pain Association Scotland run professionally-led monthly groups across Lanarkshire for people living with all forms of chronic pain.
St Andrew's Parish Church and Livingstone Memorial Parish Church in Blantyre invite you to join them on Sundays and Wednesdays for their live stream worship services.
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!
Join the Scottish Equestrian Hotel for a woodland adventure exploring their Gruffalo Trail on the ponies!
Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!
An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!
Learn about the community spirit and passion that surrounds Lanimers at New Lanark's brand new exhibition, Lanark Lanimers: A Wee Look Back!
A Treasure Trail App game has been launched to offer summer fun in the area around the Hamilton Palace Grounds and Strathclyde Country Park!
After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!
Low Parks Museum have a whole host of quizzes and trails in place over the summer which are guaranteed to keep young and old entertained, even the youngest of time detectives!
Material Geeks are running a series of workshops in Lanark this summer to compliment Discover Lanark with their 'Walking in their Footsteps' Dinosaur trail!
Looking for activities to entertain your children during the summer? SLLC will have a variety of ACE and Tiny ACE activities available at a range of venues across South Lanarkshire!
Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays with seven weeks of multi sport camps between the 28th June and 13th August!
Explore the walking and cycling route between two of South Lanarkshire's historic buildings, enjoying local heritage, whilst benefitting your health and wellbeing!
The East Kilbride Pirates and Hamilton Buccaneers offer weekly American Football sessions on Sunday mornings for under 16s!
Immersed in nature, your child will learn how to utilise the resources around them on OutLET: Play Resource's Bushcraft Academy at RSPB Barons Haugh!
OutLET: Play Resource's Nature Club for under 5's is a gentle parent and child group where children can play, get muddy and learn about the natural world!
Art On The Wild Side is a unique exhibition of Wildlife Art in Watercolour by artist Linda Latham at Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum!
Organised by Biggar Little Festival, Biggar Links is a community art project celebrating the resident's precious links!
Browse over 20 stalls selling a range including jewellery, butchers meat, sweet treats, artisan goods and more at The Market At EK!
Scotland's award winning rock festival, WildFire Festival, makes a welcome return between the 30th July and 1st August to Scotland's highest village, Wanlockhead!
Biggar Little Festival is pleased to announce that they will be holding an outdoor summer music event in the grounds of Loaningdale House on the 31st July & 1st August!
Leadhills Miners Library is the oldest subscription library in the British Isles and is now a museum of literature and village life, open weekends May to September!
Get ready for a day full of family fun when Summerlee Museum's annual Classic Car Show returns on Sunday 1st August!
Explore the redesigned and planted 200-year-old walled garden at Quothquan as part of this year's Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at Lanark Memorial Hall on Sunday 1st August!
The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at Rutherglen Town Hall on Tuesday 3rd August!
Join us in celebrating children's right to play with a fun filled day including stories, face painting, outdoor games, arts and crafts and all the usual Summerlee fun!
The Pure Amazing Wiz of Oz is an all singing, all dancing show for all the family not to be missed at East Kilbride Village Theatre on Thursday 5th August!
FRETS CONCERTS is delighted to announce RODDY WOOMBLE will be performing an acoustic concert on Friday 6th August in the Strathaven Hotel!
The BGCP is back for 2021 but on a smaller socially distanced scale! Don't miss them when they bring their Comic and Toy Market Tour to the Cumbernauld Centre!
Hamilton BID are holding a new market featuring local artisan businesses every Saturday during August in Quarry Street in the town centre!
Pop-up Opera is back on the road for Summer 2021 with a bumper tour featuring Gilbert & Sullivans' best-loved hits! Don't miss it at East Kilbride Arts Centre on 7th August!
Strathclyde Parkrun is a weekly, free 5km timed run held on Saturday mornings at Strathclyde Country Park!
Whirly Gig are bringing their interactive outdoor event, which tells the famous story of the tiny brown mouse & a very large gruffalo, to Langloch Farm, Lanark on 8th August!
Carluke's Market Square will be taken over by some of the finest local traders and fun activities for all the family when the Summer Markets are held in August and September!
Join Wee Cycle Cumbernauld CIC at Palacerigg Country Park on the 14th and 15th August for their free cycling event, Pedal In the Park!
An all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late sixties!
Anyone else missing their holidays abroad? Join the Alona Hotel for their Spanish Fiesta where they'll serve up your holiday favourites - paella, sangria, Flamenco dancers and disco!
Come and explore 'The Good Life Garden' on Sunday 15th August when owners Paul and Sheona Brightey open it to the public as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
Explore two delightful gardens in the highest villages in Scotland, Wanlockhead and Leadhills, on 21st & 22nd August as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!
The Lanarkshire Wedding Exhibition is returning to Hamilton Park Racecourse on Sunday 22nd August! Get your hands on tickets now for the BIGGEST wedding show in the area!
Janey Kirk is without doubt Scotland's fastest growing country stars, catch her live at Motherwell Theatre on 27th August 2021!
Elvis tribute act, Johnny Lee Memphis will perform with his ten-piece band at Rutherglen Town Hall on Friday 27th August 2021!
Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on a journey to the highest point in the windfarm - and bring along some lunch to enjoy the view from it!
Kilmacolm Farmers Market is held on the first Saturday each month in the Village Square, featuring a great selection of local Scottish produce!
Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
You'll find range of fresh produce, unique gifts & street food and more at Erskine Riverside Market on the last Sunday of each month!
Spend some quality family time together at RSPB Scotland Lochwinnoch taking part in one of their self-led Little Explorers Trails this Summer!
Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!
5 to 25 year olds can enjoy a wide-range of free and fun-filled summer activities courtesy of Renfrewshire Council as part of the national Get Into Summer campaign!
Jam-packed with unique and varied creative performance experiences for ages 3-21, PACE is excited to present their Summer Fest 2021!
Renfrewshire Leisure's summer activity camps are back with a mixture of fun indoor and outdoor sporting activities, arts & crafts, games, and so much more!
Vacation XSite is an exciting summer-long event offering customers exclusive retailer discounts as well as an interactive treasure hunt for kids, meaning a summer of fun for all is guaranteed!
Art by the Burn is an Outdoor Artisan Market featuring local artists, crafters, and designers hosted by Art On Scotland at the Fox & Hounds Car Park, Houston!
Renfrew Market runs on the 2nd Sunday of each month from 10am until 4pm in Robertson Park showcasing fresh produce, artisan crafts, unique gifts and street food from local businesses!
Basketball Paisley are excited to announce that they are bringing back their Superleague basketball sessions every Wednesday evening or Sunday afternoon!
RIG Arts are holding two FREE weekly outdoor arts workshops, open to all, at McKerrell Street Playpark, Seedhill on Friday afternoons!
Philippa Tomlin presents MY PLACE IN THE CROWD an installation at artspace37 of paintings and recorded stories of local people's last crowd experiences before COVID.
If you're not sure what to do with your kids this summer then why not introduce them to a new hobby courtesy of Thimbleberry Sewing!
Do you want more information on self help resources to improve your mental health? Drop in to RAMH REstore on Thursday afternoons and speak to one of the team!
Learn how to make a beautiful 30cm drum lampshade, for your home or as a gift, at this workshop run by Thimbleberry Sewing!
Florence Dwyer leads free workshops in textiles exploring the creative potential and possibilities of weaving at artspace37!
For a whole hour, you can get away from terra firma and find out just what's up there beyond the leaves thanks to Treetop Rocks' Tree Climbing sessions at Boden Boo!
Barnhill Farm in Inchinnan are holding their next Farmers Market, showcasing the very best from local Renfrewshire producers, on the 31st July & 31st August!
An all-star cast of Ireland's most talented singers and performers bring Ireland: The Show to Beacon Arts Centre on Sunday 1st August 2021!
Always wanted to learn how to sew but just don’t know where to start? Then this four day course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course is for you!
Don't miss nine piece East Kilbride based Ska and 2Tone Tribute band, Skaledonia, live at The Bungalow Paisley on Friday 6th August!
Musical Madness invites you to A Priscilla Party – a staged concert – featuring Divas and Queens who have appeared on Glasgow stages in the last few years!
On Monday evenings, Basketball Paisley run GirlsHoop - basketball sessions for young female players aged 4-13 years old of all skill levels!
Create beautiful fine art textiles through felt making, transfer, lino and geli printing on this five day workshop with textile artist Deborah Campbell!
Join St Vincent's Hospice for their annual car extravaganza, Carfest in Paisley Town Centre on Saturday 14th August!
Ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? Then this 3 day Dressmaking Course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course for you!
Join Evelyn Laurie at The Bungalow Paisley on Saturday 14th August for the launch of her second album, My Scottish Heart!
Join The Butterfly Room for an opportunity to discover and explore the therapeutic benefits of creativity on this three hour Mindful Crafting Workshop!
Straight from sunny Benidorm, the award winning Elvis tribute, Simon Patrick, comes to RocknRollas Paisley on 28th August!
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Nostalgia Nights Entertainment - in association with Nostalgia Club Nights UK - proudly presents CLUB 80s - an audience immersive journey into your very own musical past at The Bungalow Paisley!
Spiders on Mars, the UK's leading David Bowie tribute band, take to the stage at the Bungalow Paisley on Saturday 28th August!
Horse will be performing as part of LNP's Singers and Songs series of gigs at The Bungalow on August 29th 2021, this is an intimate show you'll want to say you attended!
Join Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society for Roaches Coaches, a radio comedy set in a small-town bus depot, in a magical time before COVID-19 was invented!
Stirling Farmers’ Market will be back on Port Street to help you keep that resolution to eat better in 2021!
From food to sweets and treasures to junk, Stirling Car Boot is open every Sunday regardless of the weather!
Come and visit Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale, the biggest and best car boot sale in the region, every Sunday... all welcome!
This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.
Come join us at the Made in Stirling store and make your own Stop Motion Animation short film with Indie Flynn from local charity Square Peg SCIO!
Join us at The Battle of Bannockburn over the summer holidays for a dazzling array of exciting activities!
Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!
Fancy an outing to something a bit different, why not join Rubber Chicken Theatre up on the beautiful Holmehill in Dunblane for one of their Summer 'show in a week' performances!
Come along to Macrobert Arts Centre to see some truly epic artworks! This year we had over 150 artist submissions all creating art centred on the theme –‘The Most Incredible Thing’.
Are you between the ages of 13-25 & living in Stirling? Then don’t miss out on Creative Stirling's Youth Summer Programme with a variety of fun and educatinal skills classes!
Join Natasha for a mini-retreat in which you will get the opportunity to take some time out from the busyness of life to unwind, de-stress and recharge your batteries.
Enjoy a wander around a delightful hidden garden in Alva behind the primary school on 1st August as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme.
Come along to a FREE jewellery skills workshop delivered by local makers at Made In Stirling on 3rd August! Have fun, learn some new skills and meet new people in a relaxed environment!
As part of Summer of Activities, Transition Stirling is delighted to bring you a foraging event for children aged 12 to 14 years old on 6th August!
Learn how to forage safely, how to identify plants and enjoy some foraging games too at this event run by Transition Stirling!
Join us on Saturday 7th August for a day of family fun at The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Our garden will be full of exciting performances!
Join Lone Vigils Paranormal Investigations for a night of ghost hunting at Stirling Old Town Jail on Saturday 7th August!
Want to give your old furniture a new lease of life but don’t know how to upcycle, then join Michaella as she leads this two-part online workshop on Saturday 7 August 2021.
Join Chris Knapman on a journey of discovery through Dollar Glen SSSI as we explore the glorious Summer woodland to reveal unusual trees and abundant wildlife.
Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow returns to The Thistles, Stirling!
Come and enter our world of The Swings. - A 5m high giant swing set, 2 swings, 2 aerialists and a sound installation where you can play, watch, and listen. An interactive event for all the family!
Learn how paint an image from blank canvas to beautiful work of art in just 2 hours in this relaxing workshop at Made in Stirling!
Join Clare Robinson for these Watercolour Classes starting on 16th August at the lovely Lecropt Kirk Hall, Bridge of Allan!
Join Orla Stevens for expressive painting and drawing workshops, exploring the landscape of your favourite places through mixed media acrylics, oil pastel, ink, chalks and collage.
Dare you join Lone Vigils Paranormal Investigations for this ghost hunt at Bo’ness Town Hall on Friday 20th August!
Join us for an embroidery workshop with a difference! Bring some bling to your embroidery with stitcher to the stars, Chloe Patience. This workshop will be chock full of techniques.
The annual Stirling Highland Games returns for its 150-year celebration on Saturday 21st August 2021, promising a great day out for all the family!
This 1 day workshop is the perfect introduction into how you can help your best friend at home!
Learn how to make a fabulous and funky, A5 size, recycled rubber covered journal or sketchbook using one of the oldest types of bookbinding stitches – the coptic stitch.
Join Fiona from Blaeberry River Art for an intensive day learning to sculpt and shade vibrant blooms at Made in Stirling on 22nd August!
This half day workshop run by TCV Scotland Stirling Branch will introduce you to the most common species of bumblebee found in the UK.
Come along and chill out for a morning of art with the support of tutor Fiona at Blaeberry River Art’s brand new art club held in Made in Stirling!