Have you always wanted to know more about how GCHT's grants scheme works? Do you have a project in mind but are not sure if it would be eligible? Then this surgeries series is for you!
Join the Sapphic Writers Collective for the launch of 'Closeness', the third issue of their zine project, on Sunday 24th January!
Join Waterstones for this exclusive online event with New York Times best-selling authors Brigid Kemmerer and Samantha Shannon.
The Dark Philosophers are a regular, open reading group which aims to bring the literature of Wales out of the shadows, join them for their next online meeting on January 27th!
Join Waterstones for this special online event to celebrate the release of four new stunning fantasy novels!
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
The Lighthouse hold tours every Saturday, they offer a great opportunity to learn about The Lighthouse building, but also about the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the city he was born in!
Marianne Fossaluzza, a PhD student in Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen, gives this lecture on The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work.
After a sold out gig at the venue last year, the pioneer of Dylan Studies, Michael Gray returns to Oran Mor Glasgow on 26th April!
Join the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour in Glasgow for a one-of-a-kind evening, celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth, as they screen some of the world's best adventure films!
This talk given by Alice Strang will focus on the women artists proposed and seconded for election by male allies, including Dorothy Johnstone, Cecile Walton and John Duncan.
Moderated by Rob Roth, founding members of pioneering new wave band Blondie, Debbie Harry and Chris Stein explore their own history and discuss their lives in music.
Join Neighbours actor Alan Fletcher at Oran Mor Glasgow as he discusses his life as a musician and actor with particular focus on his 25 years playing the legend that is Doctor Karl Kennedy!
Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new Arena show for 2021 which will come to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 9th October!
The Night Sky Show at the Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow will take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard and across the cosmos!
Ant Middleton is bringing his 'Mind Over Muscle Tour' to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on November 16th & 17th, taking the audience through a motivational journey of self-help and self-discovery!
If your child or young person has recently been diagnosed with autism or is on the diagnostic pathway, join NAS East Renfrewshire for their new Stepping Stones project.
Join Joanne Moller for her online course and learn how mindful eating can help you manage your eating without deprivation or guilt.
Build self awareness & discover how mindfulness can help you break free from mindless & emotional eating with this online workshop from Joanne Moller Coaching Services.
Adjust to your new normal after bariatric surgery with an approach that could improve your health and energy. Join in and find out more!
Learn about an inside-out approach to diabetes self-management that focuses on sustainable lifestyle change using mindfulness with Joanne Moller Coaching Services.
This talk by Dr Elizabeth Darling offers a different account of urban reform in Edwardian Edinburgh.
Vichaar Manthan is delighted to invite author Amish Tripathi back to our platform on Saturday 23rd January!
Join us and explore how Dharma could help Western society to rethink and reimagine the relationship between the individual, the society and nature!
Join Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part one Arsenic!
This talk will examine the history of Scottish expatriates in nineteenth-century Japan and their contribution to the photography networks and communities in their adopted country.
Join acclaimed Scottish storyteller Anne Pitcher on a storytelling journey of Burns, Beasties and Bogles!
Join Dr Samuel Gallacher for a talk on Broughton House & Garden. The property is home to many of the paintings and photographs on display in the exhibition E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas.
Join authors Ambrose Parry (Dr Marisa Haetzman & Chris Brookmyre) to discuss their new historical novel of medicine & murder, The Art of Dying.
A womxn-led showcase of extraordinary and award-winning stop-frame and VFX from the animated film industry.
This lecture offers fresh insights into a fascinating artist. Dr Helen Scott is Curator of Fine Art at the City Art Centre, and author of Mary Cameron: Life in Paint.
Join the Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part two Opium!
In this talk, Lily Barnes will pull back the curtain on the intricacies of working hands-on with historic photographs.
Join curator Ben Reiss for an introduction to the exhibition E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas.
The 1920s was a period of contrasts: This lecture explores the events, ideas and styles that shaped Scottish art during this fascinating decade.
Ash Pryce is a stage mentalist and founder of the Edinburgh Skeptics society. In his first traditional lecture in more than a decade, he will be looking at the world of the Victorian Occult.
Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to the Howden Park Centre for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!
Set your phasers to fun! Prepare to be beamed up for an unforgettable night with the original ‘Captain James T. Kirk’, award-winning actor William Shatner.
Join Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for the last of three talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part three Acid!
An exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Yotam Ottolenghi about his life in flavour, and find inspiration for your own cooking.
Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!
This talk will give a brief introduction of jazz as a style of music and explore the different instruments played in a typical jazz band of the 1920s.
The garden at Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, gives a brief description of its themes, content & planting.
Murdo Macdonald gives this talk on Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie at City Art Centre on Thursday 3rd June.
Join Jonathan Wild, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, for this talk on the design and illustration of books during the Edwardian period.
Get the real story behind what Vanity Fair called “the greatest pop-culture masterpiece of its day” when three of The Sopranos’ most iconic cast members sit down for a chat.
This talk at Lauriston Castle explores the rich heritage of Leith and its unique identity.
The joint speakers will outline the chequered history of Leith Theatre, where it is now and where it might go in the future.
This lecture will set Charles H. Mackie’s art in the context of his life. His Scottish artistic roots underpinned his engagement with French art and continental ideas.
Join Jennifer Melville, Head of Curatorial & Conservation Services at the National Trust for Scotland, for this lecture at Lauriston Castle!
This tour will focus on key aspects of Charles H. Mackie’s development as an artist, highlighting his range and versatility in oil, watercolour and print.
This lecture explores the journey of The Dardenelles - Edinburgh's Royal Scots Territorials - who were the first waves of the seaborne offensive that aimed to end WW1.
What can Archaeology tell us about the world’s most popular sport? Archaeology Scotland will discuss some of its and others recent work on the archaeology and history of Football.
Come along for a talk from archaeologist Doug Rocks-Macqueen about recent excavations of pineries in the Lothians and Falkirk!
Head along to the Stand Edinburgh on July 28th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!
This lecture given by Belinda Thomson, Honorary Professor in art history at the University of Edinburgh, examines the influences of French Art in the work of Charles H. Mackie.
Join Jane Neil-MacLachlan, writer and novelist under the pen name of Jane Tulloch, for this lecture on Hydropathic institutions in Scotland in the 19th Century!
Dr Antonia Laurence Allen will share collections, stories and projects from properties as diverse as Canna House, Brodie Castle and Tenement House at Lauriston Castle on 19th August.
Vicky Garrington shares some key pieces from Edinburgh Museums & Galleries large and important costume collection.
Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock'n'roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.
Join Ash Pryce, stage mentalist and former Ghost Tour Guide, as he tells tales of Edinburgh’s old and ghostly world!
This talk offers a different account of urban reform in Edwardian Edinburgh. It explores the many people who worked together to change the living conditions of the communities in the city’s Old Town
This talk given by Jim Scanlon, a member of Leith local history society and Leith Rules Golf Society, will explore the variety of notable people who have played golf on Leith Links.
Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, now indelibly part of Leith’s legacy with international recognition, deserves more credit and study than it gets. Tim Bell will explore how Leith is presented.
This lecture explores the influence of both Scottish and French art on Charles Mackie through a consideration of the work he produced in the 1890s.
Join critically acclaimed author and explorer Levison Wood as he takes to the stage for his third UK tour, The Art of Exploration.
William McGonagall has long been regarded as ‘the worst poet in the history of the English language’. Join Scots actor Jock Ferguson for an evening of anecdotes and stories and a wee dram in betwe
This lecture given by Laragh Quinney will consider how Leith has been depicted on maps from the 16th century to the present day.
This talk explores the ‘gists, the ‘gettes and the fight for female emancipation, viewed by some as a campaign and by others as a war.
Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new Arena show for 2021 which will come to the Edinburgh Playhouse on 7th October!
Dan Snow brings his award-winning, chart-topping podcast and online TV channel 'History Hit' live to The Queen's Hall.
This talk by Dr Antonia Laurence Allen is about Scottish artist Edward Atkinson Hornel and illustrates how Hornel’s travels and use of photographs influenced his artistic practice.
Fraser Parkinson will illustrate the rich heritage of Leith through photographs, showing the history and changing face of Leith from the mid-1850s to the present day.
Nick Butter, the first person to run a marathon in every country in the world, tells tales of muggings, war zones, dog attacks, extreme exhaustion, and the sheer scale and diversity of our planet.
In 1860 Capt. F.W.L. Thomas sailed to St Kilda to take the first ever photographs of St Kilda. This is the story of the quest to give these St Kildans back their identity and to tell their story.
Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for an awe-inspiring ride when Tim Peake shares his experience of life in space when he brings his UK tour to the Usher Hall Edinburgh on 11th November 2021!
This lecture investigates a range of artworks by artists including S.J. Peploe, Dorothy Johnstone, Eric Robertson and William McCance, and places them within the context of their times.
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for an exploration of the 19th century Christmas through antique objects, many from her own collection which inspire her intricate etchings.
Vicky Garrington explores a variety of historic dress from a much-mended maid’s uniform of the early 20th century to a sumptuous 18th century silk dress scattered with tulips.
Join Test Match Special and Ashes stars Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan as they take you inside the famous TMS commentary box!
Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to the Alhambra Theatre for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!
A celebration of the life of Doris Day, featuring over 24 popular hits from the Doris Day Songbook, the songs interwoven with stories, anecdotes and facts about the life of this special lady.
Forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees is an expert in the dark underbelly of murder and in this fascinating talk she will be revealing the results of years of research.
Legendary Status Quo lead singer Francis Rossi will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music.
Pop star Will Young will speak on the evolution of pop, gay rights and wellbeing in this spoken word show.
Former professional motorcycle and truck racer turned TV commentator and speaker/entertainer, Steve Parrish will share the uncut version of his hilarious biography The Parrish Times.
In Living Dangerously, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from his early years to the present day. Join him for an inspiring evening at the Alhambra Theatre!
On Chinese New Year, join Stuart Ritchie, Educational Gardener at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for an Online Nature Talk to discover China's many natural wonders!
Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to Motherwell Concert Hall for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!
Sir Ranulph Fiennes' endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration join him for an evening at Motherwell Concert Hall!
Join Open Book and Paisley Library for an hour of shared reading on Wednesday mornings!
Join the Urban Historian on January 20th for their Online History Cafe, looking at Peter Burner's life from his humble beginnings in Virginia to his travels in Scotland.
Join the Urban Historian on Saturday 23rd January for a virtual walk exploring the rise of the Ferguslie Mills in the west of Paisley.
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Part of Paisley Book Festival, Newtopia is a multimedia performance of writing emerging from women's disrupted lives as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Join the Paisley Book Festival team for their opening event, Radical New Futures, providing a flavour of what this year's festival has in store!
Author Victoria McNulty performs excerpts from a live adaptation of her book Exiles which she has created specially for Paisley Book Festival, and has a discussion about the work!
Renfrewshire-based writer Kirstin Innes has teamed up with Lochwinnoch singer and composer Outi Smith to tell the story of protest singer and activist Clio Campbell from Innes' novel Scabby Queen!
Join Intan Paramaditha and Sarah Maria Griffin as they discuss their works with author and Guest Curator Kirsty Logan as part of Paisley Book Festival!
Join Kiran Millwood Hargrave and Rebecca Tamás and guest curator Kirsty Logan to delve into witches, feminism, horror and power as part of Paisley Book Festival!
To celebrate the paperback release of her honest and inspiring memoir, The World I Fell Out Of, Melanie Reid joins Professor Rowena Murray to talk about her hopes for the future!
Join Kirstin Innes as she chats to three Scottish novelists who have shone a light on the complexities of masculine identity, offering parallel lives from Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Glasgow.
Join Michael Lee Richardson and Tasha Suri in conversation with author and Paisley Book Festival Guest Curator Kirsty Logan to dig deeper into the stories we think we know!
Join one of Renfrewshire's best-loved children's authors, Ross Mackenzie, as he reads from his book, The Otherwhere Emporium, and chats about his life-long love of reading as part of Paisley Book Fest
Join UWS Criminology Professor Ross Deuchar in conversation with married co-authors Chris Brookmyre and Dr. Marisa Haetzman, who successfully join forces as ‘Ambrose Parry’.
Join Glaswegian writer, video gamer and mental health advocate Joe Donnelly as he chats with fellow gaming enthusiast Calum Rodger about his new book Checkpoint as part of Paisley Book Festival.
This exclusive showcase event for Scottish literary magazine Extra Teeth presents three writers reading their work from the new volume: Bhavika Govil, Ross McCleary and Alice Slater.
The Mystic & Holistic Festival, celebrating everything Mind, Body & Soul returns by popular demand to Greenock and a new venue, Cruden Hall!
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
Join Kayleigh Sands, Energy Best Deal Advisor at Stirling Citizens Advice Bureau, for this interactive presentation that includes basic energy information including ways to helps save money!
Still Game stars Mark Cox (Tam), Jane McCarry (Isa) & Paul Riley (Winston) are coming to The Albert Halls for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show!