Outdoor events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming Outdoor events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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The Big Escape Glasgow

The Big Escape Glasgow

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021
Glasgow City Centre

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!
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Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
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Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Selected dates between 5th January 2021 - 31st December 2021
Glasgow East End

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the twice weekly City Markets Bridgeton Cross Retail Market!
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Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Selected dates between 6th January 2021 - 29th December 2021
Glasgow West End

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market!
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Govan Retail Market

Govan Retail Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021
Glasgow South Side

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets retail market and car boot sale in Govan (opposite the Govan Shopping Centre)!
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Kilmarnock Farmers Market

Kilmarnock Farmers Market

Selected dates between 20th February 2021 - 17th December 2022

Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Kilmarnock town centre on the third Saturday of each month!
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Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Selected dates between 27th February 2021 - 11th December 2021

This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!
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Park Lane Market

Park Lane Market

Selected dates between 7th March 2021 - 5th December 2021

Park Lane Market is a pop-up market held on the first and last Sunday of each month in Shawlands, featuring a range of boutique stalls!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glenarn

1st April 2021 - 21st September 2021
Helensburgh

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Glenarn in Rhu, Helensburgh, a complete example of a ten-acre garden which spans from 1850 to the present day!
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Milngavie Market

Milngavie Market

Selected dates between 2nd April 2021 - 17th December 2021

You'll find meat, fish, game, Cheese, home baking, plants, Organic soap, jewellery, and more at Milngavie Market on the first and third Friday of each month!
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Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!
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Helensburgh Market in the Square

Helensburgh Market in the Square

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 11th December 2021

Buy the best of seasonal local produce at Helensburgh Market in the Square held on the second and last Saturdays of each month in Colquhoun Square!
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City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021
Various Locations Glasgow

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!
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Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

This is a 1.5 - 2 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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Street Art Walking Tour

Street Art Walking Tour

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Walking Tours in Glasgow is now offering a Street Art tour! This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow!
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AR26 Football For All - Glasgow South

AR26 Football For All - Glasgow South

Selected dates between 30th April 2021 - 2nd July 2021

Every Friday between 30th April and 2nd July, Scotland and Liverpool footballer Andy Robertson's new charity, AR26, will be bringing free football sessions to the heart of the Southside community!
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AR26 Football For All - North Glasgow

AR26 Football For All - North Glasgow

Selected dates between 30th April 2021 - 2nd July 2021

Every Friday between 30th April and 2nd July, Scotland and Liverpool footballer Andy Robertson's new charity, AR26, will be bringing free football sessions to the heart of the North Glasgow community!
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Culzean By The Sea

Culzean By The Sea

1st May 2021 - 26th September 2021

To celebrate Scotland's Year of Coasts & Waters Culzean Castle have created a fantastical trail of willow sculptures depicting creatures, real and mythical, of the sea and water!
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Glasgow Music City Tours: Merchant City Tour

Glasgow Music City Tours: Merchant City Tour

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 11th September 2021
Glasgow City Centre

Get under the skin of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of Merchant City and the East End from Glasgow Music City Tours!
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Glasgow Music City Tours: Music Mile Tour

Glasgow Music City Tours: Music Mile Tour

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 11th September 2021
Glasgow City Centre

Feel the beat of Glasgow's vibrant music scene with this entertaining, guided walking tour of the city centre with Glasgow Music City Tours!
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Largs Market

Largs Market

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 18th December 2021

You'll find fresh produce and sweet treats, handmade crafts, jewellery, artwork, gifts, pet supplies and more at Largs Market every Saturday in Gallowgate Square!
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The Barras Market

The Barras Market

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 18th December 2021

With it's iconic archways The Barras Market it is a Glasgow institution, open to the public every weekend, come along and grab yourself a bargain or two!
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Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

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!
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The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' regular Market Days every Sunday!
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Erskine’s Big Picnic

Erskine’s Big Picnic

1st June 2021 - 30th June 2021
National Event

Grab your family and friends for a Big Picnic and help raise money to support Erskine's Veterans!
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March for Erskine

March for Erskine

1st June 2021 - 30th June 2021
National Event

Join up this June and March For Erskine! March towards Armed Forces Day on 26th June 2021! Show your support and take on a March in honour of our Veterans.
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Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 5th September 2021

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!
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Walking Tour

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 30th October 2021
Glasgow City Centre

Join Walking Tours in Glasgow to explore the streets of Mackintosh's home city to experience and witness his lasting legacy!
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Outdoor Nature Art Workshops for Kids

Outdoor Nature Art Workshops for Kids

Selected dates between 6th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

Every Sunday in June, MAKE at Dumbreck Stables will host outdoor nature art workshops for your mini creatives aged 5 - 11!
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Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Selected dates between 7th June 2021 - 7th March 2022

This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!
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Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Woodland Wildlife Workshops

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 10th September 2021

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!
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Open Goal Summer Football Festival

Open Goal Summer Football Festival

11th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Celebrate the football party season with Open Goal as they host 22 Outdoor Live Shows across Euro 2020 at SWG3 Glasgow!
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UEFA Euro 2020 Glasgow Green Fan Zone

UEFA Euro 2020 Glasgow Green Fan Zone

11th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Be part of the UEFA Euro 2020 experience by enjoying the matches live at the Glasgow Green Fan Zone open between 11th June and 11th July!
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Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
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Refugee Festival Scotland

Refugee Festival Scotland

14th June 2021 - 20th June 2021
National Event

Refugee Festival Scotland is back with a packed programme of online and outdoor events showcasing refugee arts and culture!
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Festival Village: Merchant City

Festival Village: Merchant City

17th June 2021 - 26th September 2021

The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to Glasgow's Candleriggs Square!
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Firewalk for Beatson Cancer Charity

Firewalk for Beatson Cancer Charity

18th June 2021
Glasgow City Centre

Can you stand the heat? Walk over fiery coals and raise vital funds for Beatson Cancer Charity to support patients and their families!
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Summer Solstice Story Time

Summer Solstice Story Time

18th June 2021

Celebrate the Summer Solstice, enjoy hot drinks and listen to local stories over a fire at Castlemilk Park on Friday 18th June!
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Butterflies of RSPB Loch Lomond

Butterflies of RSPB Loch Lomond

19th June 2021

This workshop will help you identify some of the common butterfly species found at RSPB Loch Lomond, as well as going in search of the more unusual species like the small pearl-bordered fritillary!
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Vinicombe Street Gala

Vinicombe Street Gala

19th June 2021
Glasgow West End

Join Halo Arts on Saturday 19th June at the top of Byres Road for the annual Vinicombe Street Gala... an afternoon of festival fun!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 4 Cairndhu Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 4 Cairndhu Gardens

20th June 2021
Helensburgh

Join Kathleen Murray as she opens her garden in Helensburgh as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme on 20th June, the open day will include a large plant sale, including locally grown plants!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnweil Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Barnweil Garden

20th June 2021
Kilmarnock

Barnweil Garden near Kilmarnock has been in development for 50 years, come and explore the grounds as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme 2021!
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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Hidden Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Hidden Gardens

20th June 2021

The Hidden Gardens offer a calm, green space where you can relax away from the busy city streets... come along and explore them on Sunday 20th June as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme 2021!
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SEATrave Euro 2021 Summer Special

SEATrave Euro 2021 Summer Special

25th June 2021

STREETrave are kicking off their first gig of the year with a very special SEATrave Euro 2021 Summer Special on Friday 25th of June!
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GVVT Centre Circle Day

GVVT Centre Circle Day

26th June 2021
Glasgow City Centre

See a fleet of vintage buses from Bridgeton Bus Garage running on a circular route around Glasgow City Centre on Saturday 26th June!
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Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Culzean Castle

Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Culzean Castle

26th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

There are 26,000 Mackie's chocolate treats waiting to be claimed at 13 famous locations across Scotland on the 26th & 27th June including at Culzean Castle!
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Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Geilston Garden

Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Geilston Garden

26th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

There are 26,000 Mackie's chocolate treats waiting to be claimed at 13 famous locations across Scotland on the 26th & 27th June including at Geilston Garden!
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Mansfield Park Street Festival

Mansfield Park Street Festival

26th June 2021

Join Halo Arts for a day of festival fun at Partick's Mansfield Park! Featuring live music, street play, samba bands, circus performers, stalls and more!
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Wild Food Foraging

Wild Food Foraging

26th June 2021

Join the team at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond in Gartocharn and go in search of some natural foodie delights!
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Early Summer Foraging Walk

Early Summer Foraging Walk

28th June 2021

As the plants come in to their Summer season, join herbalist and foraging tutor Catriona Gibson on a guided walk around Queen's Park!
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Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

Summer Holiday Adventure Camps

28th June 2021 - 11th August 2021
Luss

This Summer, West End Adventure are running six weeks of fun and action packed adventurous activities in Luss!
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Summer Holiday Programme

Summer Holiday Programme

29th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

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!
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Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

Outdoor Summer Art Camp!

30th June 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join MAKE at Dumbreck Playbarn for their Outdoor Art Camp where 5 - 11 year olds can be creative and make new friends this Summer!
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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

30th June 2021

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 Queen's Park Arena, Glasgow on 30th June!
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Verdi’s Falstaff

Verdi’s Falstaff

Selected dates between 3rd July 2021 - 17th July 2021

Scottish Opera returns to live music this summer with a boisterous new outdoor production from world-renowned director, Sir David McVicar!
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The Orchestra of Scottish Opera Summer Concerts

The Orchestra of Scottish Opera Summer Concerts

Selected dates between 5th July 2021 - 16th July 2021

As part of this Summer's must-see festival of live performance, Live at No. 40, The Orchestra of Scottish Opera returns to the stage with a programme of three deliciously diverse concert performances!
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Bard in the Botanics

Bard in the Botanics

7th July 2021 - 28th August 2021

Bard in the Botanics are delighted to be returning to Glasgow Botanic Gardens for their 20th anniversary season with brand new productions of 'Twelfth Night' and 'The Winter's Tale'!
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Folksy Theatre presents: Little Red

Folksy Theatre presents: Little Red

7th July 2021

Filled with live music, colourful characters and puppetry, this wonderful outdoor family musical from Folksy Theatre at Queen's Park Arena has something for everyone!
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Surge Festival

Surge Festival

10th July 2021 - 11th July 2021

Surge Festival, is back with a bunch of weird and wonderful acts, on a rolling schedule, so you can see everything over an hour and a half visit. It’s like Supermarket Sweep but in a zoo!
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Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

Volunteer Action Day: Woodland Clean-up and Pizza

10th July 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a community clean before heading back to the stables to try an amazing wood-fired pizza using their outdoor pizza oven!
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The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

11th July 2021 - 24th July 2021

Citizens Theatre presents The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's riotous tale of mistaken identity and reunited families, as part of the Live at No.40 outdoor festival!
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Outdoor Summer Drama Camp

Outdoor Summer Drama Camp

12th July 2021 - 16th July 2021

What Happens Now? are excited to announce that they'll be running a bumper week-long Outdoor Summer Drama Camp for kids and young people ages 3-16!
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Doggy Day

Doggy Day

14th July 2021

Fun for all the family awaits at the annual Doggy Day in Castlemilk Park on Wednesday 14th July!
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Glasgow Riverside Bungee Jump

Glasgow Riverside Bungee Jump

17th July 2021

Are you looking for your next adventure? Glasgow's Golden Generation have the answer! A bungee jump at the Riverside Museum on 17th July!
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Sound Bites

Sound Bites

18th July 2021 - 19th July 2021

Scottish Ensemble and Social Bite partner to bring you Vivaldi's Four Seasons with a curated picnic as part of the Live at No.40 outdoor festival!
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Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

Get Close To Nature: Stream Dipping

21st July 2021

Get close to nature and find out all about Castlemilk Park stream's inhabitants on this dipping workshop!
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Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day

Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day

28th July 2021

Head along to Castlemilk Park on Wednesday 28th July for the annual Cassiltoun Family Forest Fun Day, this year's theme is Fairies & Goblins!
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The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken

The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

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.
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Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

Castlemilk Park Community Cinema

6th August 2021

New for this season's events programme, Castlemilk Park Project proudly present The Stables Garden Outdoor Cinema!
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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

13th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

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!
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Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

Get Close To Nature: Wildflower Walk

14th August 2021

Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for a walk around Castlemilk Park whilst learning how to identify wildflowers or refresh your existing identification skills!
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Glasgow Shine Night Walk

Glasgow Shine Night Walk

14th August 2021

Join Cancer Research UK on Saturday 14th August for the annual Glasgow Shine Night Walk and join in the fight to beat cancer!
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Break The Cycle

Break The Cycle

5th September 2021

Sir Chris Hoy and Social Bite are challenging you to Break the Cycle of homelessness by taking part in their charity cycling event on Sunday 5th September!
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Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

Volunteer Action Day: Wildflower Meadow

11th September 2021

Your Community Wildflower Meadow needs some annual TLC! Join the Castlemilk Park Project team for their Volunteer Action Day on Saturday 11th September!
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Glasgow Funk & Soul Festival

Glasgow Funk & Soul Festival

12th September 2021

Get ready for the inaugural Glasgow Funk and Soul Festival coming to Queen's Park Arena on Sunday 12th September!
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Walk The Flames

Walk The Flames

9th October 2021
Glasgow South Side

Get fired up and join Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland at Pacific Quay for their new fundraising event, Walk the Flames!
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Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

Castlemilk Park Pumpkin Festival

24th October 2021 - 28th October 2021

Castlemilk Park will be holding their annual Pumpkin Festival between the 25th and 29th October featuring carving and a parade!
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The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips

27th May 2022

Playground of Sound presents The Flaming Lips live at Junction 1, Glasgow's newest outdoor music venue, with support from Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions

Selected dates between 9th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Dust down the boots and training shoes, slip or squeeze into your football gear and join Giffnock Soccer Centre's Walking Football section!

Find out about Giffnock Soccer Centre Walking Football Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
Choose How U Move East Ren

Choose How U Move East Ren

17th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

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!

Find out about Choose How U Move East Ren on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Listening Tree

The Listening Tree

26th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

Explore the woodland of Eastwood Park with Sithy The Tree Spirit, learn how to listen to the trees, and find a new way to play in the green spaces all around us!

Find out about The Listening Tree on What's On East Renfrewshire
PRIME Football Summer Camps

PRIME Football Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 14th August 2021

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!

Find out about PRIME Football Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

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!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Minis Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

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!

Find out about Pro-Soccer Skills School Summer Camps on What's On East Renfrewshire
DinoCHUMs Treasure Hunt

DinoCHUMs Treasure Hunt

5th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

DinoCHUMs East Ren is a family friendly, app-based Treasure Hunt being held in Rouken Glen Park this summer as part of the wider Choose How U Move East Ren programme!

Find out about DinoCHUMs Treasure Hunt on What's On East Renfrewshire
Run the Blades

Run the Blades

16th July 2021 - 18th July 2021

Run the Blades returns to Whitelee Windfarm for 2021 in July with three events... a 10K, Half Marathon and the 50K Ultra!

Find out about Run the Blades on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

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!

Find out about The Big Escape Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Leith Market

Leith Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith!

Find out about Leith Market on What's On Edinburgh
Stockbridge Market

Stockbridge Market

Selected dates between 10th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

A foodie heaven, creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!

Find out about Stockbridge Market on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Farmers Market

Edinburgh Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th February 2021 - 18th December 2021

Experience Edinburgh's original Farmers' Market at Castle Terrace every Saturday from 9am - 2pm!

Find out about Edinburgh Farmers Market on What's On Edinburgh
West Linton Market

West Linton Market

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 31st December 2021

A monthly market for West Linton, held on the first Saturday of the month, showcasing artisan foods, produce and crafts.

Find out about West Linton Market on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

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!

Find out about Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House

20th April 2021 - 22nd July 2021

Visit Shepherd House, a constantly evolving artist’s garden that never stands still, with lots of surprises including a shell house built in 2014, lavender parterres, a rill and fountains!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House on What's On Edinburgh
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 27th June 2021

Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden

Selected dates between 9th May 2021 - 4th July 2021

Enjoy a visit to Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden, awarded ‘Outstanding’ for every category in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes of Scotland!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood

Selected dates between 13th May 2021 - 9th September 2021

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.

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longwood on What's On Edinburgh
Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

14th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

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

Festival Village: Waverley

Festival Village: Waverley

15th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

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!

Find out about Festival Village: Waverley on What's On Edinburgh
Wonder Wander

Wonder Wander

3rd June 2021 - 26th September 2021

Wonder Wander, by Edinburgh-based sculptor Andrea Geileis, is the first extensive display of outdoor sculptures in the grounds of Waterston House.

Find out about Wonder Wander on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: After Zooms

In Our Yard: After Zooms

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

‘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.

Find out about In Our Yard: After Zooms on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

In Our Yard: Wee Creatives

Selected dates between 4th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

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!

Find out about In Our Yard: Wee Creatives on What's On Edinburgh
Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th September 2021

This Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.

Find out about Hopetoun Grounds Walk on What's On Edinburgh
In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

In Our Yard: Family Takeovers

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 28th August 2021

Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.

Find out about In Our Yard: Family Takeovers on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 7th October 2021

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!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Humbie Dean on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 89 Ravenscroft Street

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 89 Ravenscroft Street

12th June 2021 - 19th June 2021

89 Ravenscroft Street is a large walled garden, full of surprises, in the old mining village of Gilmerton. There are plenty of seats so bring a thermos and sit and enjoy the garden!

Search Party Edinburgh

Search Party Edinburgh

14th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

Find out about Search Party Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Dads in the Wood

Dads in the Wood

Selected dates between 19th June 2021 - 26th June 2021

Dads! Come join Dads Rock for some fun with your children. In small, safe groups, we will discover bugs, do some digging, take part in some art, storytelling, and more.

Find out about Dads in the Wood on What's On Edinburgh
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Even More Gardens of the Lower New Town

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Even More Gardens of the Lower New Town

20th June 2021

Not to be missed - an even wider variety of horticultural creations than last year bringing fresh air and wildlife into the heart of the city!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Meadow Place

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Meadow Place

20th June 2021

The secret garden of Meadow Place is a walled garden of a Georgian house that was built in 1816 and planted with a mixture of trees, shrubs and herbaceous flowers.

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Meadow Place on What's On Edinburgh
Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

Discovering the Deep Outdoor Exhibition

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

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.

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Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

This summer marks the ten-year anniversary of Ellie Harrison's artistic project Early Warning Signs, and the first opportunity to see the artwork reunited.

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Exploring Edinburgh’s Volcano - Adults and Young People

Exploring Edinburgh’s Volcano - Adults and Young People

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Explore the evidence for these ancient volcanoes in Edinburgh on this self-led walking tour and learn how geology still shapes the city and landscape we see today!

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

26th June 2021 - 9th July 2021

In Memoriam is a new touring artwork by Luke Jerram. The installation is a temporary memorial for the public to visit and remember all those we have lost from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Newhailes House and Gardens

Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Newhailes House and Gardens

26th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

There are 26,000 Mackie's chocolate treats waiting to be claimed at 13 famous locations across Scotland on the 26th & 27th June including at Newhailes House and Gardens!

Oscillation in Light and Sound

Oscillation in Light and Sound

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Explore light and sound with our interactive crystals situated in St Andrews Square, consists of five giant crystal blocks that come alive through movement.

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Outdoor Family Walks

Outdoor Family Walks

Selected dates between 26th June 2021 - 4th July 2021

Join the Dynamic Earth team for these family-friendly walks in Holyrood Park exploring Edinburgh's past.

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Rockpool Rambles

Rockpool Rambles

26th June 2021 - 29th June 2021

Join the wild side of life on this informative walk along the North Berwick shoreline with the team at the Scottish Seabird Centre!

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Belhaven House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Belhaven House

26th June 2021

Join Mr and Mrs Bruneau as they open their four acres of formal Georgian gardens as part of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme on 26th June!

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Secrets of Healthy Cognitive Ageing

Secrets of Healthy Cognitive Ageing

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

On this self-led walk around George Square and the local neighbourhood you will hear about the project’s unique history and its people, and learn about the secrets of healthy cognitive ageing.

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Sherlock Holmes and the Biofilms Mystery

Sherlock Holmes and the Biofilms Mystery

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Calling all budding detectives! Sherlock Holmes needs your help to find out who broke into his apartment and why they did it...can you examine the clues and identify the burglar?

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The Dead Interesting Tour

The Dead Interesting Tour

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Take a journey back in time along the pathways of Warriston Cemetery to hear tales of its fascinating tenants and the trails they blazed during their time on earth.

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The James Clerk Maxwell Edinburgh Walking Tour

The James Clerk Maxwell Edinburgh Walking Tour

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Join us for a walking tour of Edinburgh City Centre, taking in the homes of James Clerk Maxwell and some of his closest friends and relatives, his school, university and the churches he attended.

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Urban Fossil Detective

Urban Fossil Detective

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Become a fossil detective and discover what ancient creatures can be found in rocks, buildings and even pavements right here in Edinburgh in this self-guided walking trail!

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Walking Through the COVID-19 Vaccine

Walking Through the COVID-19 Vaccine

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Watch the story of the COVID-19 vaccine development unfold by following our treasure trail through the city, pausing to watch animations that reveal the science behind the vaccine.

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Women in STEM Street Art Trail

Women in STEM Street Art Trail

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

Join us on this trail as we celebrate amazing women who have passionately contributed to the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longniddry Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Longniddry Gardens

27th June 2021

Longniddry is an attractive village with extensive green spaces and outstanding sea views. The gardens offer a wonderful variety of size, layout and planting ensuring something for visitor to enjoy.

Digital Outdoors: Satellites and Environmental Science

Digital Outdoors: Satellites and Environmental Science

Selected dates between 28th June 2021 - 2nd July 2021

Discover how satellite technology can be used by environmental scientists to learn about our planet.

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Introduction to self-defence for Girls aged 14-17  -  Krav Maga

Introduction to self-defence for Girls aged 14-17 - Krav Maga

30th June 2021 - 14th July 2021

This course gives an introduction to some key elements of self-defence training that can help girls feel safer and more confident, using the reality based self-defence system Krav Maga.

Family Bushcraft

Family Bushcraft

2nd July 2021

In this workshop you will try your hand at some essential survival skills while testing your family’s ability to light fires and create tools to hunt and cook the elusive... marshmallow!

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Seaweed Excursion

Seaweed Excursion

2nd July 2021

Come along for an introductory seaweed foray at North Berwick with Greg Kenicer on 2nd July and find out all about these incredible organisms in real-life!

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Outdoor Family Walk: A Tropical Land

Outdoor Family Walk: A Tropical Land

3rd July 2021

Join the Dynamic Earth team for a family-friendly walk in Holyrood Park, exploring Edinburgh's tropical past as part of Edinburgh Science Festival.

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Tough Mudder Scotland

Tough Mudder Scotland

3rd July 2021 - 4th July 2021

Tough Mudder is coming to Dalkeith Country Park this July. Will it be the classic 10 mile series of obstacles and mud runs or the shorter, 5k course? Both will push your physical and mental limits!

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Flora Medica: Foraging Walk

Flora Medica: Foraging Walk

10th July 2021

Join Anna Canning, an expert botanist and wild plant forager, on this guided walk around Hopetoun and collect some wild ingredients to make a delicious snack or herbal remedy.

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Watercolours for wee ones

Watercolours for wee ones

10th July 2021

Become an artist like Queen Victoria and paint your own watercolour as you join us in the ancient abbey to create your own work of art to take home!

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Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

Pentlands Activity Camps - Summer

12th July 2021 - 13th August 2021

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.

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Edinburgh Food Festival

Edinburgh Food Festival

23rd July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Celebrate all things great in food & drink when the Edinburgh Food Festival returns to George Square Gardens IN 2021!

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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

28th July 2021

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 Zoo on 28th July!

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

29th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

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!

Groovy Geology

Groovy Geology

2nd August 2021

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!

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Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

Aberdeen Standard Investments Opening Event: Night Light

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Welcome back to the Edinburgh International Festival with this opening event of awe-inspiring music and spectacle at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

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Foodies Festival

Foodies Festival

6th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 6th, 7th and 8th August 2021!

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Out East Festival 2021 - CANCELLED

Out East Festival 2021 - CANCELLED

6th August 2021 - 7th August 2021

The Out East Festival has been postponed until August 2022.

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Duncan Chisholm

Duncan Chisholm

7th August 2021

Dubbed ‘the new sound of traditional Scotland’, fiddle player Duncan Chisholm plays authentic Highland music accompanied by a selection of Scottish artists.

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Ronald Brautigam, Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltéra

Ronald Brautigam, Esther Hoppe and Christian Poltéra

7th August 2021

The celebrated Dutch fortepianist returns to the Festival with two esteemed friends and colleagues to perform passionate chamber music.

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A Grand Night for Singing

A Grand Night for Singing

8th August 2021 - 13th August 2021

Songs from much-loved Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals are reimagined under music director Wayne Marshall in a new staging by Kim Criswell.

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Edinburgh Summer Sessions

Edinburgh Summer Sessions

8th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

Taking place in the heart of Scotland’s capital city, the third edition of Edinburgh Summer Sessions pops up against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle!

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Kathryn Joseph

Kathryn Joseph

8th August 2021

The award-winning Scottish singer-songwriter performs her hauntingly beautiful folk melodies at the Edinburgh International Fetival on Sunday 8th August.

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Verdi’s Falstaff

Verdi’s Falstaff

Selected dates between 8th August 2021 - 14th August 2021

Scottish Opera returns to live music this summer with a boisterous new outdoor production from world-renowned director, Sir David McVicar!

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Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Fazil Say

Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Fazil Say

9th August 2021

A passionate Romantic concert performed by two daring and pioneering musicians, featuring Brahms’s stormy Third Violin Sonata.

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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

9th August 2021

A new musical partnership in the making sees Isata Kanneh-Mason and Vasily Petrenko join forces with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Rura

Rura

9th August 2021 - 8th August 2021

One of Scotland’s leading instrumental groups, RURA’s performances grip audiences with their uniquely raw yet polished sound.

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Tide Lines

Tide Lines

9th August 2021

Scottish Highlands folk rock band Tide Lines will perform their roaring, escapist anthems at Edinburgh International Festival.

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Talisk

Talisk

10th August 2021

Combining concertina, fiddle and guitar, the fiery Talisk trio give a typically fast-paced and genre-bending performance.

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The Staves

The Staves

10th August 2021

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!

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Dàimh

Dàimh

11th August 2021

The Gaelic supergroup bring a contemporary take on traditional music to the Festival with a rousing performance including bagpipes, fiddle and Gaelic song.

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Mari Eriksmoen and Daniel Heide

Mari Eriksmoen and Daniel Heide

11th August 2021

Norwegian lyric soprano Mari Eriksmoen gives a rare UK performance, joining prize-winning German pianist Daniel Heide for a recital of Romantic songs.

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The Snuts

The Snuts

11th August 2021

Indie rising stars The Snuts perform their irresistibly catchy UK number-one debut album at Edinburgh International Festival on Wednesday 11th August!

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Kinnaris Quintet

Kinnaris Quintet

12th August 2021

The technically dazzling quintet draws from a wide range of folk traditions and classical music to create an excitingly unique sound.

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Neu! Reekie!

Neu! Reekie!

12th August 2021

Neu! Reekie!, a prize-winning literary collective and arts production house, presents a one-off happening in their distinct avant-garde style.

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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

13th August 2021

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.

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Maxim Emelyanychev & Principles of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Maxim Emelyanychev & Principles of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra

13th August 2021

Maxim Emelyanychev conducts two dynamic pieces for piano and winds by Mozart and Thuille – one much-loved, one rarely heard.

Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson

13th August 2021

The avant-garde Northumbrian folk storyteller combines an incredible singing voice, gritty subject matter and dark humour to create his unforgettable style.

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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

14th August 2021

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.

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Benedetti Baroque Orchestra

Benedetti Baroque Orchestra

14th August 2021

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.

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Floating Points

Floating Points

14th August 2021

Composer, electronic musician and producer Sam Shepherd (aka Floating Points) crafts a euphoric live show, immersing the audience in spontaneous energy. 

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Malcolm Martineau and Friends

Malcolm Martineau and Friends

14th August 2021

Distinguished pianist Malcolm Martineau and a gathering of musical friends perform a concert of songs based on the poetry of Sir Walter Scott.

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A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

15th August 2021

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.

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

15th August 2021

Festival favourite Marin Alsop conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a joyful concert including Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.

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Erland Cooper

Erland Cooper

15th August 2021

Multi-instrumentalist and composer Erland Cooper takes inspiration from his native Orkney to create a thought-provoking sonic experience.

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Fringe by the Sea: Storm

Fringe by the Sea: Storm

15th August 2021

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.

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Breabach

Breabach

16th August 2021

Breabach’s five multi-instrumentalist members combine tradition and innovation in their imaginative and highly skilled performances.

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Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

16th August 2021

The Chineke! Chamber Ensemble performs two rarely heard pieces by composers Coleridge Taylor and Vaughan Williams.

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Shona the Musical Choir

Shona the Musical Choir

16th August 2021

The Scottish-African choir present upbeat, vibrant songs from a new musical set in Scotland and Zimbabwe as part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

17th August 2021

Master kora player Ballaké Sissoko and cellist Vincent Ségal perform their own unique blend of West African troubadour songs and Baroque music.

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Chineke! Orchestra and William Eddins

Chineke! Orchestra and William Eddins

17th August 2021

Chineke! Orchestra joins dynamic mezzo soprano Andrea Baker to perform the trailblazing song cycle woman.life.song, featuring influences of pop, blues and jazz.

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Moses Boyd

Moses Boyd

17th August 2021

Multi-award-winning artist and producer Moses Boyd brings his genre-crossing fusion of jazz improvisation and dancefloor beats to Edinburgh.

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Nicola Benedetti: The Story of the Violin

Nicola Benedetti: The Story of the Violin

17th August 2021

Nicola Benedetti performs a new multimedia concert, journeying through the musical history of the violin from Bach to the present day.

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Elisabeth Leonskaja

Elisabeth Leonskaja

18th August 2021

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!

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Fara

Fara

18th August 2021

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!

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Nadine Shah

Nadine Shah

18th August 2021

Indie powerhouse Nadine Shah brings her politically charged post-punk music to the Festival, following the massive success of her latest LP, Kitchen Sink.

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black midi

black midi

19th August 2021

Expect freewheeling improvisations and post-punk, jazz and prog rock influences in one exciting, blistering performance from Mercury nominees black midi.

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Goldmund Quartet

Goldmund Quartet

19th August 2021

The award-winning Munich-based Goldmund Quartet makes its International Festival debut with Schubert and Haydn on 19th August.

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Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

19th August 2021

Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid and pianist Harris Playfair join the genre-defying string ensemble Mr McFall’s Chamber on 19th August.

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London Symphony Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra

19th August 2021

A spirit-lifting concert from the celebrated orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle as conductor on 19th August.

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Anna Meredith

Anna Meredith

20th August 2021

International Festival favourite Anna Meredith returns to Edinburgh to perform her second album accompanied by her live band.

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Dido’s Ghost

Dido’s Ghost

20th August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Composer Errollyn Wallen continues Henry Purcell’s great operatic tragedy Dido and Aeneas in Dido’s Ghost, a new concert performance featuring Golda Schultz.

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Lonely House

Lonely House

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Join Barrie Kosky and Katharine Mehrling in an intimate soirée and discover the songs of German composer Kurt Weill.

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Mariam Batsashvili

Mariam Batsashvili

20th August 2021

The International Festival debut of the award-winning Georgian-born pianist, in a concert showcasing her technical brilliance.

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Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

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!

Field - Something for the Future Now

Field - Something for the Future Now

Selected dates between 22nd August 2021 - 29th August 2021

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.

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Karine Polwart with Dave Milligan

Karine Polwart with Dave Milligan

22nd August 2021

Legendary singer-songwriter Karine Polwart returns to the International Festival in a special performance with jazz pianist and composer Dave Milligan.

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Siobhan Miller

Siobhan Miller

22nd August 2021

Singer-songwriter Siobhan Miller performs traditional, contemporary and self-penned songs in her award-winning soulful style.

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The Unthanks

The Unthanks

22nd August 2021

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.

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A Toast to the People: Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala

A Toast to the People: Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala

23rd August 2021

Awarded young performers Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala unleash dynamism in this exciting A Toast to the People offering.

Black Country, New Road

Black Country, New Road

23rd August 2021

‘Britain’s best new band’ offer a fiercely energetic sonic time capsule merging the past, the present and the future.

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Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

23rd August 2021

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.

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Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo D’Oro

Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo D’Oro

23rd August 2021

Mezzo soprano Joyce DiDonato joins Italian period instrument ensemble Il Pomo D’Oro to perform her chosen opera arias.

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A Toast to the People: Inua Ellams and Saul Williams

A Toast to the People: Inua Ellams and Saul Williams

24th August 2021

Inua Ellams and Saul Williams bring their own distinct styles to this interactive and not-to-be-missed A Toast to the People event.

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Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

24th August 2021

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!

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Noa Wildschut and Elisabeth Brauß

Noa Wildschut and Elisabeth Brauß

24th August 2021

Twenty-year-old violinist Noa Wildschut makes her International Festival debut, joined by remarkable young pianist Elisabeth Brauß, in an upbeat and expansive recital.

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Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos

25th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Sir Andrew Davis conducts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in a concert performance of Richard Strauss’s comedy Ariadne auf Naxos.

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Renée Fleming and Hartmut Höll

Renée Fleming and Hartmut Höll

25th August 2021

Grammy award-winning American soprano Renée Fleming joins German pianist Hartmut Höll for a wide-ranging concert of classical song.

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The Comet is Coming

The Comet is Coming

25th August 2021

Join this cosmic trio for psychedelic rock, jazz and electronica, or as they describe it, ‘the music of the future, but backwards’.

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A Toast to the People: Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair

A Toast to the People: Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair

26th August 2021

Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.

Gringolts Quartet

Gringolts Quartet

26th August 2021

Led by international violin soloist Ilya Gringolts, the Gringolts Quartet performs a dazzling concert with pieces ranging from melancholic to euphoric.

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Kokoroko

Kokoroko

26th August 2021

This young London-based collective combines jazz improvisation with Afrobeat rhythms and three-part harmonies to create intricate, mellow compositions.

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Sona Jobarteh

Sona Jobarteh

26th August 2021

Pioneering Gambian kora player Sona Jobarteh draws from her Griot lineage in a performance of technically intricate melodies accompanied by her five-piece band.

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Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

27th August 2021

Egyptian soprano Fatma Said makes her International Festival debut with Edinburgh-born pianist Malcolm Martineau, featuring Mozart and Spanish songs by Lorca and Falla.

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Fatoumata Diawara

Fatoumata Diawara

27th August 2021

Malian actress, musician and activist Fatoumata Diawara blends ancient and modern African styles on her latest album FENFO.

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Caribou

Caribou

28th August 2021

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.

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Let’s Rock Scotland

Let’s Rock Scotland

28th August 2021

Let's Rock Scotland, the Ultimate 80's Festival, returns to Dalkeith Country Park on Saturday 19th June 2021 with a fantastic lineup of artists bringing you the very best of the 80’s!

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Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff

Masterclasses with Thomas Quasthoff

28th August 2021

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.

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Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula

29th August 2021

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.

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Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

Members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus

29th August 2021

The Edinburgh Festival Chorus return in smaller form, with a concert as wide-ranging as in previous years.

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Tune-Yards

Tune-Yards

29th August 2021

The genre-defying Tune-Yards combine unapologetically political lyrics with a unique pop sound.

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Autumn Wander

Autumn Wander

30th August 2021

Enjoy this 3 hour Ranger-led walk taking in interesting corners of Hopetoun this summer!

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Tracks, Trail and Signs

Tracks, Trail and Signs

20th September 2021

A Ranger-led guided walk to help you investigate the tracks, trails and signs of the Hopetoun wildlife.

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Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular

Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular

9th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

This Halloween, Edinburgh Zoo is opening its gates after dark to invite you on a family friendly spooktacular trail through the zoo!

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Fascinating Fungi

Fascinating Fungi

16th October 2021

Come along for a gentle Ranger-led walk on to explore the fascinating world of fungi at Hopetoun House.

Find out about Fascinating Fungi on What's On Edinburgh
Wondrous Woods

Wondrous Woods

21st October 2021 - 14th November 2021

Don't miss a stunning creative lighting journey through the winding mystical pathways of the amazing Wondrous Woods when it returns to the grounds of Hopetoun House in 2021!

Find out about Wondrous Woods on What's On Edinburgh
Hop Run 2021

Hop Run 2021

23rd October 2021

Hop Run, in partnership with Stewart Brewing, after a covid-19 break, will be back for its second year on Saturday 23rd October 2021!

Find out about Hop Run 2021 on What's On Edinburgh
Men’s 10K Edinburgh

Men’s 10K Edinburgh

24th October 2021

The Men's 10K Edinburgh returns on Sunday 24th October 2021! Get healthier, raise awareness for Men’s Health, and enjoy everything this fantastic city has to offer!

Find out about Men’s 10K Edinburgh on What's On Edinburgh
Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights

19th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!

Find out about Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights on What's On Edinburgh
Christmas at the Botanics

Christmas at the Botanics

25th November 2021 - 2nd January 2022

Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!

Find out about Christmas at the Botanics on What's On Edinburgh
Rachel Sermanni

Rachel Sermanni

3rd December 2021

Catch Rachel Sermanni, a Scottish based contemporary folk musician, singer and songwriter, at Summerhall on Friday 3rd December!

Find out about Rachel Sermanni on What's On Edinburgh
Olly Murs

Olly Murs

8th July 2022

Pop superstar Olly Murs will be heading out on a tour of stunning outdoor venues across the UK in 2022, catch him live at Edinburgh Castle on Friday 8th July 2022!

Find out about Olly Murs on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Cupar Farmers Market

Cupar Farmers Market

Selected dates between 20th February 2021 - 17th December 2022

Get along to Cupar Farmers Market, offering a great range of produce, on the third Saturday of every month!

Find out about Cupar Farmers Market on What's On Fife
St Andrews Farmers Market

St Andrews Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 4th December 2021

Come along to St. Andrews Farmers Market and find a wide range of artisan producers come together selling delicious food and specially made crafts!

Find out about St Andrews Farmers Market on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Glassmount House

1st April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Explore Glassmount House gardens, a densely planted walled garden and surrounding woodland with an A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Willowhill

24th April 2021 - 30th August 2021

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

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: The Tower

1st May 2021 - 21st August 2021

Set on a hill, this one-acre Edwardian landscaped garden has panoramic views over the River Tay.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Lindores House

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Lindores House

Selected dates between 23rd May 2021 - 25th July 2021

Enjoy a woodland walk beside the loch and stunning views from the garden of Lindores House!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Earlshall Castle

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Earlshall Castle

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 27th June 2021

This extensive, exquisitely designed garden, perfectly complements Earlshall Castle, restored by Sir Robert Lorimer in the 1890s.

Bowhouse Market Weekends

Bowhouse Market Weekends

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

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.

Find out about Bowhouse Market Weekends on What's On Fife
Leven Artisan Market

Leven Artisan Market

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 25th September 2021

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.

Find out about Leven Artisan Market on What's On Fife
Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart

Selected dates between 16th June 2021 - 29th December 2021

Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart, indoor and outdoor every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday... all welcome!

Find out about Kirkcaldy Boot and Mart on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: St Andrews Botanic Garden

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: St Andrews Botanic Garden

19th June 2021 - 20th June 2021

Originally a small garden, St Andrews Botanic Garden now covers 18.5 acres and provides a wonderful space in which to relax and enjoy its beauty and atmosphere.

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 46 South Street

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 46 South Street

20th June 2021

46 South Street is a renowned town garden in medieval long rig, with orchard underplanted with wildflowers and bulbs. It's an historic and unique feature in St Andrews!

Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Falkland Palace and Garden

Mackie’s Summertime Explorers at Falkland Palace and Garden

26th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

There are 26,000 Mackie's chocolate treats waiting to be claimed at 13 famous locations across Scotland on the 26th & 27th June including at Falkland Palace and Garden!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Backhouse at Rossie Estate

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Backhouse at Rossie Estate

26th June 2021

As part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme you can visit Backhouse at Rossie Estate with the longest interrupted rose archway in Scotland and so much more!

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whinhill

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whinhill

27th June 2021

Overlooking the Forth and created over 25 years from fields and farm steadings, Whinhill's five-acre garden has a woodland edge with cut paths and huts to explore!

Find out about Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Whinhill on What's On Fife
Aberdour Festival

Aberdour Festival

30th July 2021 - 8th August 2021

The Aberdour Festival is possibly the best festival of the Summer, each year playing host to an exciting and packed programme of events!

Find out about Aberdour Festival on What's On Fife
Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship

Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship

14th August 2021 - 15th August 2021

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!

Find out about Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship on What's On Fife
Horr’Ore

Horr’Ore

29th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Are you really brave? Then Horr'Ore is the Halloween event for you. Created within the eerie woodland at Lochore Meadows.

Find out about Horr’Ore on What's On Fife
Spook’Ore

Spook’Ore

29th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

Spook'Ore is a family friendly Halloween event at Lochore Meadows. Something for everyone and don’t worry it’s not that scary!

Find out about Spook’Ore on What's On Fife
Prog in the Park 2.0

Prog in the Park 2.0

2nd April 2022

PROG IN THE PARK 2.0 is taking place at the Glen Pavilion, Pittencrief Park Dunfermline in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support Scotland. Don't miss 12 hours of quality prog rock Live!

Find out about Prog in the Park 2.0 on What's On Fife

Events in Lanarkshire

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 2021 - 24th December 2021

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

Find out about Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks on What's On Lanarkshire
New Lanark Markets

New Lanark Markets

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 19th December 2021

New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!

Find out about New Lanark Markets on What's On Lanarkshire
The Gruffalo Trail

The Gruffalo Trail

Selected dates between 23rd April 2021 - 28th November 2021

Join the Scottish Equestrian Hotel for a woodland adventure exploring their Gruffalo Trail on the ponies!

Find out about The Gruffalo Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 25th September 2021

Strathaven Miniature Railway reopens for the 2021 season on Saturday 1st May and will run every Saturday until the end of September!

Find out about Strathaven Miniature Railway 2021 Season on What's On Lanarkshire
Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Lanark Market Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 2nd May 2021 - 19th December 2021

An undercover car boot sale is held at Lanark Agricultural Market on Sundays throughout the year from 8am to 2pm!

Find out about Lanark Market Car Boot Sale on What's On Lanarkshire
Take Time Summer Activities - Adults - with Agape Wellbeing

Take Time Summer Activities - Adults - with Agape Wellbeing

Selected dates between 2nd June 2021 - 14th July 2021

Join Agape Wellbeing each Wednesday for six weeks in Calderglen Country Park's Sensory Garden for their mindfulness activities for adults!

Find out about Take Time Summer Activities - Adults - with Agape Wellbeing on What's On Lanarkshire
Take Time Summer Activities - Families - with Agape Wellbeing

Take Time Summer Activities - Families - with Agape Wellbeing

Selected dates between 3rd June 2021 - 15th July 2021

Join Agape Wellbeing each Thursday for six weeks in Calderglen Country Park's Sensory Garden for their mindfulness activities for young families!

WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail

17th June 2021 - 31st August 2021

A Treasure Trail App game has been launched to offer summer fun in the area around the Hamilton Palace Grounds and Strathclyde Country Park!

Find out about WALKCYCLE4AIR Treasure Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Badger Watch

Badger Watch

23rd June 2021

Learn more about these shy mammals in their natural habitat at Palacerigg Country Park's Badger Watch on Wednesday 23rd June!

Find out about Badger Watch on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Lanark Trail

Jurassic Lanark Trail

25th June 2021 - 29th August 2021

After 50 million years, the dinosaurs are back! Don't miss your chance to spot them on the Jurassic Lanark Trail this Summer!

Find out about Jurassic Lanark Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Uddingston Sport Camps are back for the Summer Holidays with seven weeks of multi sport camps between the 28th June and 13th August!

Find out about Uddingston Sport Camps - Summer on What's On Lanarkshire
Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf

Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf

6th July 2021

Filled with live music, colourful characters and puppetry, this wonderful outdoor family musical from Folksy Theatre at M&Ds has something for everyone!

Find out about Little Red And The Big Bad Wolf on What's On Lanarkshire
Wildlife of the South Calder Guided Walk

Wildlife of the South Calder Guided Walk

11th July 2021

Join the Countryside Rangers and discover the beauty of the South Calder Water as it makes its way through the steep sided gorges and forest within Strathclyde Country Park.

Find out about Wildlife of the South Calder Guided Walk on What's On Lanarkshire
Biggar Links Community Art Trail

Biggar Links Community Art Trail

17th July 2021 - 1st August 2021

Organised by Biggar Little Festival, Biggar Links is a community art project celebrating the resident's precious links!

Find out about Biggar Links Community Art Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Biggar Little Picnic

Biggar Little Picnic

31st July 2021 - 1st August 2021

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!

Find out about Biggar Little Picnic on What's On Lanarkshire
Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little bit of HMS Pinafore and The Pirates of Penzance

7th August 2021

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!

Dalzell At Dusk

Dalzell At Dusk

1st September 2021

Join NLC Countryside Rangers on a guided walk through this historic estate, where the mature woodlands provide an excellent habitat for night-loving creatures like bats, badgers, owls and more!

Find out about Dalzell At Dusk on What's On Lanarkshire
Jurassic Encounter

Jurassic Encounter

2nd October 2021 - 17th October 2021

An interactive installation of 50 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs from the Jurassic, Triassic and Cretaceous periods is coming to Cuningar Loop this October!

Find out about Jurassic Encounter on What's On Lanarkshire
Tracks And Signs

Tracks And Signs

16th October 2021

Join the Countryside Rangers in Palacerigg Country Park as they go in search of the tracks, trails and signs our wild mammals leave behind.

Find out about Tracks And Signs on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Kilmacolm Farmers Market

Kilmacolm Farmers Market

Selected dates between 6th March 2021 - 3rd December 2022

Kilmacolm Farmers Market is held on the first Saturday each month in the Village Square, featuring a great selection of local Scottish produce!

Find out about Kilmacolm Farmers Market on What's On Renfrewshire
Paisley Farmers Market

Paisley Farmers Market

Selected dates between 27th March 2021 - 11th December 2021

Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!

Find out about Paisley Farmers Market on What's On Renfrewshire
Erskine Riverside Market

Erskine Riverside Market

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 27th November 2022

You'll find range of fresh produce, unique gifts & street food and more at Erskine Riverside Market on the last Sunday of each month!

Find out about Erskine Riverside Market on What's On Renfrewshire
Crazy Duck Hunt - Little Explorer’s Challenge

Crazy Duck Hunt - Little Explorer’s Challenge

31st May 2021 - 18th June 2021

Explore the woodland trail and search for the hidden clues on RSPB Lochwinnoch's Crazy Duck Hunt!

Find out about Crazy Duck Hunt - Little Explorer’s Challenge on What's On Renfrewshire
Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Craig Hepburn Memorial Garden - CANCELLED

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Craig Hepburn Memorial Garden - CANCELLED

22nd June 2021 - 23rd June 2021

Located in Linwood High School, come and explore the raised beds, orchard, greenhouse and presentation area of the Craig Hepburn Memorial Garden as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme!

Ghost - Echoes of a Life

Ghost - Echoes of a Life

25th June 2021 - 26th June 2021

Ghost is a haunting piece of promenade theatre set in a mythical landscape where the audience member walks alone following a marked route and enters the unsettling world of 'The Maker'.

Find out about Ghost - Echoes of a Life on What's On Renfrewshire
BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise

26th June 2021 - 15th August 2021

Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!

Find out about BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise on What's On Renfrewshire
Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

26th June 2021 - 27th June 2021

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 Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on 26th & 27th June!

A Search For Hidden History In Paisley

A Search For Hidden History In Paisley

27th June 2021

Darkside History and Tours and Walking Tours on Wheels present a wee wander around School Wynd and Oakshaw in search of the hidden historical events of this area!

Find out about A Search For Hidden History In Paisley on What's On Renfrewshire
Outdoor Basketball Summer Camps

Outdoor Basketball Summer Camps

28th June 2021 - 16th July 2021

Basketballpaisley will be running Outdoor Basketball Summer Camps at Decathlon Braehead's Outdoor Courts during the holidays!

Find out about Outdoor Basketball Summer Camps on What's On Renfrewshire
Art By The Burn

Art By The Burn

Selected dates between 10th July 2021 - 12th September 2021

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!

Find out about Art By The Burn on What's On Renfrewshire
Erskine Motorbike Meet

Erskine Motorbike Meet

5th September 2021

A date for the diary not to be missed is the Erskine Motorbike Meet on Sunday 5th September in the grounds of the charity's Veterans' Village in Bishopton!

Find out about Erskine Motorbike Meet on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling Farmers Market

Stirling Farmers Market

Selected dates between 27th February 2021 - 18th December 2021

Stirling Farmers’ Market will be back on Port Street to help you keep that resolution to eat better in 2021!

Find out about Stirling Farmers Market on What's On Stirling
Stirling Car Boot

Stirling Car Boot

Selected dates between 4th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

From food to sweets and treasures to junk, Stirling Car Boot is open every Sunday regardless of the weather!

Find out about Stirling Car Boot on What's On Stirling
Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale

Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 25th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

Come and visit Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale, the biggest and best car boot sale in the region, every Sunday... all welcome!

Find out about Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale on What's On Stirling
Taylor’s Of Edinburgh Present: Falkirk Mega Value Carnival

Taylor’s Of Edinburgh Present: Falkirk Mega Value Carnival

11th June 2021 - 3rd July 2021

Taylor's Of Edinburgh present Falkirk Mega Value Carnival from Friday 11th June until Saturday 3rd July 2021 at Falkirk Stadium Car Park!

Critical Mass Stirling Ride

Critical Mass Stirling Ride

25th June 2021

June's Stirling Critical Mass (cycling event) is here. Join us Friday 25th June at 6pm at Stirling's train station for a friendly group ride!

Find out about Critical Mass Stirling Ride on What's On Stirling
Bo’mains Meadow Orchid Walk

Bo’mains Meadow Orchid Walk

26th June 2021

Bo'mains is a Site of Special Scientific interest (SSSI). Join us for a leisurely guided walk of wildflower discovery and to learn why this site is so important. ​

Find out about Bo’mains Meadow Orchid Walk on What's On Stirling
Summer Holidays Activity Programme

Summer Holidays Activity Programme

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join us at The Battle of Bannockburn over the summer holidays for a dazzling array of exciting activities!

Find out about Summer Holidays Activity Programme on What's On Stirling
Gary Innes

Gary Innes

9th July 2021

Don't miss highland born, award-winning accordionist Gary Innes at The Albert Halls on 9th July as part of 'Albert Smalls'.

Find out about Gary Innes on What's On Stirling
164th Famous Alva Games.

164th Famous Alva Games.

10th July 2021

The 164th Famous Alva Games will return on Saturday 10th July bringing you all a great family day out!

Find out about 164th Famous Alva Games. on What's On Stirling
Albert Smalls - Horse

Albert Smalls - Horse

16th July 2021

Horse has prepared a special ‘trio’ show for 'Albert Smalls' where she will focus on the songs from ‘the same sky’ as well as a selection from the rest of her back catalogue.

Find out about Albert Smalls - Horse on What's On Stirling
Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera Pop-up Opera Tour - A Little Bit of Iolanthe, The Mikado and The Gondoliers

16th July 2021 - 21st July 2021

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 Stirling Castle in July!

Albert Smalls - Roddy Woomble

Albert Smalls - Roddy Woomble

17th July 2021

Singer Roddy Woomble was the frontman for Scottish rock band Idlewild in the late ’90s/early 2000s before choosing to go solo. Don't miss him at 'Albert Smalls' on 17th July!

Find out about Albert Smalls - Roddy Woomble on What's On Stirling
Albert Smalls - James Yorkston

Albert Smalls - James Yorkston

31st July 2021

James Yorkston, the gentleman-songwriter of the East Neuk of Fife, comes to The Albert Halls on 31st July as part of 'Albert Smalls'.

Find out about Albert Smalls - James Yorkston on What's On Stirling
Stirling Highland Games

Stirling Highland Games

21st August 2021

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!

Find out about Stirling Highland Games on What's On Stirling
Vibration Festival 2021

Vibration Festival 2021

4th September 2021

Join us for Vibration Festival, Scotland's newest boutique awarding winning family friendly music festival, in the stunning grounds of Callendar Park, Falkirk on Saturday 4th September!

Find out about Vibration Festival 2021 on What's On Stirling
Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021

24th October 2021

It doesn't matter if you are elite runner, fun runner, first timer or a spectator! The Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021 will include something for everyone!

Find out about Stirling Scottish Marathon 2021 on What's On Stirling
Supernova Run 2021

Supernova Run 2021

12th November 2021 - 14th November 2021

Take a beautiful iconic venue, wait until dusk, get the family together, grab everything and anything that glows or flashes and then set off on a Supernova 5K!

Find out about Supernova Run 2021 on What's On Stirling
A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle

A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle

10th December 2021 - 24th December 2021

Enjoy some festive fun with your family and loved ones as Rough Castle Experiences once again brings the woodland to life in a blaze of colour and light!

Find out about A Christmas Miracle at Rough Castle on What's On Stirling
Drymen Show

Drymen Show

28th May 2022

Strathendrick Agricultural Society's Drymen Show is taking place on Saturday 28th May 2022. Come along for another great family day out!

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