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Events in Glasgow on 16 May 2024

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Events in Glasgow

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

19th February 2024 - 22nd June 2024

A Play, A Pie and A Pint's fabulous Spring Season features 18 wonderful new plays which will shine a spotlight emerging writers, many of whom have never written for them before!

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A Wee Walk & A Whisky (or three!)

13th January 2024 - 14th December 2024

Enjoy a wee walk and a premium whisky tasting in a local pub with a fun, local guide and see a new side to the city on your trip with this small group tour with Walking Tours in Glasgow!

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Abacus Craft Nights

Selected dates between 21st December 2023 - 19th December 2024

Bring along your knitting, crochet, cross stitch or any other craft you are working on and join Abacus Coffee for their weekly Craft Nights on Thursday evenings!

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All Ages Retro Gaming Sessions At R-CADE

Selected dates between 11th January 2024 - 1st December 2024

Get your game on at Glasgow's only family friendly retro gaming venue by booking one of their Retro Gaming Sessions!

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All Ages Retro Quiet Gaming Sessions At R-CADE

Selected dates between 11th January 2024 - 1st December 2024

R-CADE host Quiet Gaming Sessions, suitable for all ages, every Thursday afternoon!

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Awakenings: Six Foot Gallery’s Annual Spring Show

10th May 2024 - 24th May 2024

Six Foot Gallery is delighted to present its annual spring show, featuring work from twenty-seven artists across a diverse range of mediums and disciplines.

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Bailey Zimmerman

16th May 2024

In support of his debut album, 'Religiously. The Album', Bailey Zimmerman has announced Religiously. The Tour which includes a night in Glasgow at SWG3 Glasgow on Thursday 16th May!

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BBC SSO 2023/24: Thursday Night Series - Dvořák’s New World Symphony

16th May 2024

Join the BBC SSO for Dvořák's much-loved symphony 'from the New World'.

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Beermats For Balls Art Exhibtion

15th May 2024 - 16th May 2024

Featuring over 650 captivating exhibits of beermat art from more than 200 talented artists, illustrators, and celebrities, this event promises to ignite your imagination and touch your heart!

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Beginner Drop In Swing Dance Classes

Selected dates between 4th April 2024 - 13th June 2024

Glasgow Jitterbugs return to Garnethill Multicultural Centre with their Thursday night Lindy Hop, Charleston and Collegiate Shag drop-in classes!

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Black Edition: International Photography (Digital) Exhibition

13th April 2024 - 25th May 2024

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography presents a six week long exhibition called The Black Edition, themed on the colour black.

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Bluevale Kidz Nights

Selected dates between 28th August 2023 - 21st June 2024

Bluevale Community Club runs a completely FREE kids club for 5-10 year olds every Monday, Thursday & Friday afternoon!

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Boat Trips Helensburgh

30th March 2024 - 3rd November 2024

Join Boat Trips Helensburgh for a tour of the Clyde Estuary, round the Sugar Boat Wreck, to the Holy Loch, up the River Clyde, and a variety of other places!

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Carmunnock Heritage Trail

29th March 2024 - 31st December 2024

Take a unique, free, self-guided, multi-media tour around Glasgow's last village - Carmunnock by following the Carmunnock Heritage Trail!

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Celtic Park Stadium Tour

1st January 2024 - 30th June 2025

Experience the magic within, soak up the history and feel the passion at Celtic Park Stadium, Scotland's largest football stadium, on this one hour guided tour.

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Curious About Glasgow - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

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

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Dea Matrona

16th May 2024

Dea Matrona are heading out on tour across the UK! Catch them live at The Cathouse on Thursday 16th May!

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East Park: 150th Anniversary Exhibition

6th October 2023 - 6th October 2024

This exhibition explores the long history of East Park through a series of never-before-seen photographs at Maryhill Burgh Halls!

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

13th May 2024 - 18th May 2024

The smash-hit and critically acclaimed musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie returns to Glasgow in 2024, don't miss it at the King's Theatre in May!

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Free Health Checks, Lifestyle Support & Advice With Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Selected dates between 22nd April 2024 - 24th December 2024

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland's Health Defence team is here to help you make positive changes to your health – starting today!

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Galvanize Glasgow: Y2K Icons Pub Quiz

16th May 2024

Galvanize Glasgow are back in August House but this time to celebrate the 2000s with their Y2K Icons Pub Quiz!

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Gin Tour and Tastings

6th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Isle of Cumbrae Distillers' Gin Tour and Tastings highlight the important role women played in the history of gin and showcase the colourful smuggling history of the Clyde and the history of Millport!

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Glasgow Antiques & Fine Arts Society: Atkinson Grimshaw: Master of Moonlight

17th May 2023 - 17th May 2030

Glasgow Antiques & Fine Arts Society present a talk by Alexandra Epps, Accredited Art Society lecturer, on painter Atkinson Grimshaw.

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Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

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

13th January 2024 - 15th December 2024

This is a 1.5 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 Life Museums Annual Art Competition

19th March 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow Life Museums' prestigious Annual Art Competition is open to children aged 3-18 who are invited to visit their museums to paint or draw!

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Glasgow Street Art Walking Tour

13th January 2024 - 15th December 2024
Glasgow City Centre

Immerse yourself in a different side to Glasgow on this unique street art and modern culture tour, a popular tour for those looking to go off the beaten track!

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Glass Fusing Classes

Selected dates between 7th September 2023 - 27th June 2024

Make your own fused glass masterpiece with Kiln time at Partick Burgh Hall on a Thursday evening!

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Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Good Move Glasgow's Health Walks are easy, fun and free. What's more, with over 50 walks taking place each week, there's bound to be one near you!

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Gothic Glasgow

Selected dates between 3rd April 2024 - 30th December 2024

Join Gothic Glasgow's sinister host Vincent (The Man in the Hat), for a unique evening walking tour uncovering Glasgow's ghostly, strange, supernatural, creepy history!

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GT Karber - How To Solve A Murdle

16th May 2024

Calling all armchair detectives. There's been a Murdle! Who better to help us solve it in Waterstones Sauchiehall Street than G. T. Karber?

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Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 5th January 2024 - 15th December 2024

Join a historic walking tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

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James Grant: 60 - A Celebration With Friends

Selected dates between 15th May 2024 - 19th May 2024

Scottish singer songwriter James Grant celebrates a special birthday in style with three special shows at Cottiers in May!

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Journey

Selected dates between 3rd January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Journey is one of Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre's two shows. It features a wide selection of kinetic sculptures including the most recent works by Eduard Bersudsky made in Scotland.

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Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

8th January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!

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Kontemporary Korea: A Double Bill of K:Dance

16th May 2024

Kontemporary Korea is a double bill of K:Dance at Tramway featuring Sung Im Her and Melancholy Dance Company!

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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

28th March 2024 - 31st August 2024

Located in one of Scotland's most charming villages, join Loch Lomond Faerie Trail for a delightful adventure through our enchanting woodlands!

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Mini Museum Explorers at The Burrell Collection

Selected dates between 21st March 2024 - 19th December 2024

Do you know an intrepid explorer who would love to get involved with a mix of structured and free play? Join The Burrell Collection for their Mini Museum Explorers sessions!

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Modern Ballet Annual Performance

16th May 2024 - 18th May 2024

Be swept away by Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's BA Modern Ballet students as they take to the New Athenaeum stage for their annual dance showcase!

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Movement In Nature - Writing Workshop

16th May 2024

In this creative writing workshop from National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall, the theme of movement is the starting point for thinking about how we interact with the natural world in our lives.

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Movement: International Photography Exhibition

3rd May 2024 - 30th May 2024

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography are hosting a month long photography exhibition, showcasing Movement in photography at their exhibition space on High Street during May.

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New Year, New Work - A Night of New Music & Theatre

16th May 2024

After a twice sold out event back in January, Wonder Fools are excited to announce the return of New Year, New Work for another night of exciting new music and theatre!

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Nickelback

16th May 2024

Nickelback's Get Rollin' World Tour rolls into Glasgow on Thursday 16th May with a show at the OVO Hydro, support comes from special guests Lottery Winners!

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Oasus: the Oasis Tribute Band

16th May 2024

Oasus are 'Definitely Maybe' one of the best tributes around to the Manchester legends, catch them live at Saint Luke's on Thursday 16th May!

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Paisley Art Institute Annual Exhibition

13th April 2024 - 8th June 2024

Over 400 contemporary artists show their art, in Paisley Art Institute's answer to Royal Academy summer show, at Glasgow Art Club!

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Pottery Wheel: Group Introduction Class

Selected dates between 7th April 2024 - 30th June 2024

Join The Craft Pottery Studio for one of their regular introduction to making ceramic forms using the potter's wheel sessions!

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R-CADE Over’s Gaming Sessions

Selected dates between 16th May 2024 - 30th November 2024

Enjoy three hours of gaming in R-CADE's retro video game arcade with access to their specialised table top party games as part of their Over 18's Retro Gaming Sessions!

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Reportage: International Photography Exhibition

3rd May 2024 - 30th May 2024

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography are hosting a month long photography exhibition, showcasing reportage in photography at their exhibition space on High Street during May.

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Roll Wi’ It TTRPG Night

Selected dates between 2nd May 2024 - 27th June 2024

Unleash your inner adventurer at Roll Wi' It's TTRPG night at R-CADE! Explore new worlds & stories in fortnightly campaigns! Come join the adventure!

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Screen Time

Selected dates between 29th January 2024 - 5th December 2024

Join regular host Fearghas Kelly as he presents some of the country's best acts in this exciting new multimedia comedy night at The Stand Glasgow!

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Seed Talks: The Psychology of Fetish & Kink

16th May 2024

Discover what drives fetish and kink behaviours from sex and relationships expert Dr Lori Beth Bisbey at the Glee Club Glasgow's Seed Talk on Thursday 16th May.

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Sensation

27th April 2024 - 1st June 2024

The Project Ability Sensation exhibition features work by Young Scottish Artists, aged 30 and under, who are currently working in their Aspire studios.

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SoulINQUEST

20th April 2024 - 29th June 2024

SoulINQUEST is a powerful touring photography exhibition that sheds light on state-related deaths and provides the opportunity for bereaved families to express their experiences.

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Spring Exhibition: In Full Bloom

23rd April 2024 - 19th May 2024

The Glasgow Gallery is stepping into Spring with their new exhibition: In Full Bloom which runs until Saturday 18th May!

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St Bride’s Knit ‘n’ Natter

Selected dates between 4th January 2024 - 19th December 2024

Held on Thursdays through the year, the Knit and Natter group at St Bride's, Hyndland is a free, drop-in event suitable for beginners and experts alike!

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Supersonic Thursdays

Selected dates between 2nd May 2024 - 16th May 2024

Supersonic Thursdays return to Nice N Sleazy for May, with major tunes for the first set and a huge jam for the second set!

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Thank You For The Music

16th May 2024

Smash-hit tribute show, Thank You For The Music, brings all of ABBA's No. 1 hits to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow in a production like no other!

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The Bar at the Edge of Time

15th May 2024 - 16th May 2024

The Bar at the Edge of Time is a multi-sensory spectacular for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities.

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The Dark Side Of Glasgow

1st May 2024 - 30th August 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Want to know about Bible John? The Human Crocodile? The Gorbals Vampire? Arthur Thompson and his kin? Look no further! take a trip through Glasgow's macabre past with The Dark Side Tours!

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The East Pointers

16th May 2024

The multi-award-winning East Pointers are back on the road with new music from their upcoming EP, catch them live at Glasgow's King Tut's on Thursday 16th May!

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The Eric Andre Show Live

16th May 2024

American comedian, actor, TV and podcast star, Eric Andre is bringing his latest comedy special, the 'Eric Andre Show Live', to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Thursday 16th May!

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The George Ward Collection: Images of Old Maryhill

3rd February 2024 - 15th June 2024

The George Ward Collection exhibition at Maryhill Burgh Halls captures a Maryhill suspended in time, invoking nostalgia for a long-lost city landscape, along Maryhill Road and beyond.

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The Glasgow Food and Drink Tour

8th January 2024 - 1st December 2024
Glasgow West End

Enjoy a walking tour and explore the thriving food scene of Glasgow's leafy west end with The Glasgow Food and Drink Tour!

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Themed Tours at The Burrell Collection

Selected dates between 11th January 2024 - 19th December 2024

Join the Burrell Collection's expert Volunteer Guides as they take you on a journey through the collection with free themed weekly tours.

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Trad Thursdays at Sleazys

Selected dates between 8th February 2024 - 18th December 2024

Brought to you by Falasgair their resident Trad band, come along to Nice N Sleazy every Thursday for knee slapping traditional Scottish music!

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We Make Footballers Glasgow

Selected dates between 15th April 2024 - 27th June 2024

The UK's #1 football coaching academy is coming to Glasgow! Providing high quality football coaching for children aged 4-12 years.

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Wheels Of Life

Selected dates between 3rd January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Wheels of Life at Sharmanka Kinetic Theatre is a special show which features some of the earliest and most exquisite work created by Eduard Bersudsky in Russia.

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White Edition: International Photography Exhibition

13th April 2024 - 25th May 2024

The Glasgow Gallery of Photography presents a six week long exhibition called The White Edition, themed on the colour white.

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Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

8th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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Eastwood Art Club

Eastwood Art Club

Selected dates between 21st September 2023 - 23rd May 2024

Eastwood Art Club offers members the opportunity to meet and paint at their own level in a friendly and constructive atmosphere!

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Anything Goes The Musical

Anything Goes The Musical

14th May 2024 - 18th May 2024

Runway Theatre Company are delighted to return to Eastwood Park Theatre with the latest version of modern classic musical, Anything Goes!

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Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

A Vision of Elvis

A Vision of Elvis

16th May 2024

The smash hit show A Vision Of Elvis starring Rob Kingsley, winner of The National Tribute Music Awards "Official Elvis Show" and "No.1 Male Tribute" returns to Howden Park Centre on 16th May!

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Pauline Caulfield Textiles

Pauline Caulfield Textiles

8th March 2024 - 20th July 2024

This exhibition features over 20 large pieces ranging from fans, chasubles and fabric panels, illuminating Pauline Caulfield’s versatile yet distinctive work!

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David Lemm | Fixings

David Lemm | Fixings

2nd May 2024 - 15th June 2024

Fixings is an exhibition of recent work by David Lemm taking place in Detail Framing & Gallery from 2nd May.

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Events in Fife

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Family Days Out in in Fife

Family Days Out in in Fife

30th November 2023 - 31st May 2024

Come along to St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre and enjoy a great family golf day out!

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Exhibition – Lauren Morsley

Exhibition – Lauren Morsley

17th April 2024 - 30th July 2024

Lauren Morsley is an Illustrator, Muralist and Printmaker based in Fife. She specialises in bold and colourful designs which create other worlds to explore.

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

27th April 2024 - 31st August 2024

Willowhill is an evolving three-acre garden with a series of mixed borders designed with different vibrant colour combinations for effect all season.

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Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

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42nd Street The Musical

42nd Street The Musical

16th May 2024

Starring national treasure Bonnie Langford as Dorothy Brock and featuring iconic songs 42nd Street, We're In The Money and Lullaby of Broadway, this is pure magic on the big screen!

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Dogs Trust Dog Training Classes

Dogs Trust Dog Training Classes

Selected dates between 8th January 2024 - 30th December 2024

The Dogs Trust offer training classes for dogs at all stages of their lives, in a relaxed and enjoyable environment at venues across Lanarkshire!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Refractive DOUBLE BILL Screening: Nessie and Loch Ness + They Created a Monster

Refractive DOUBLE BILL Screening: Nessie and Loch Ness + They Created a Monster

16th May 2024

Join Refractive for a DOUBLE BILL screening of films based on the Loch Ness on Thursday 16th May at UWS Paisley as part of their Spring Film Exhibition programme!

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Spring Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

Spring Super Spotter Scavenger Hunt

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024

Explore the woodland trail and see how many items you can find on the Spectacular Spring Scavenger Hunt with your family at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve!

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

16th May 2024 - 18th May 2024

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs!

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Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

29th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Come along to The PEAK, Stirling for three very different, but fun, weekly preschool sports activities!

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Loch Ard Canoe Tours Half Day

Loch Ard Canoe Tours Half Day

8th March 2024 - 31st August 2024

Join us at Loch Ard Adventure Centre for a Half Day Tour of Loch Ard in Canoes with a Guide and Instructor.

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Stirling Folk Club Events 2024

Stirling Folk Club Events 2024

29th January 2024 - 9th December 2024

Check out all the upcoming events at Stirling Folk Club this year!

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Events in Other Areas

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

28th December 2023 - 31st October 2024

Prestwick Airport, just 30 miles south west of Glasgow has had a colourful history since aviation activity was first recorded over 110 years ago in 1913, find out more on one of these walking tours!

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Kelburn Breathwork and Cold Dip Experience

Kelburn Breathwork and Cold Dip Experience

Selected dates between 18th April 2024 - 19th September 2024

Enjoy a fabulous Breathwork and Cold Dip Experience in the magical setting of Kelburn, on the North Ayrshire coast!

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Short Attention Span Theatre

Short Attention Span Theatre

16th May 2024 - 18th May 2024

Six mini masterpieces are on the menu as Ayr’s leading cultural hub serves up another series of treats for theatre fans.

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That’ll Be The Day

That’ll Be The Day

15th May 2024 - 16th May 2024

That'll Be The Day returns to The Gaiety Theatre for another momentous celebration of the most iconic moments in music and comedy from the 50s, 60s, 70s & 80s!

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A Play, A Pie and A Pint's fabulous Spring Season features 18 wonderful new plays which will shine a spotlight emerging writers, many of whom have never written for them before!
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