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

17th May 2023 - 17th May 2030

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

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Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

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

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Burrell Bites

Selected dates between 10th January 2024 - 18th December 2024

Enjoy a specially curated talk about the history and context of a new object(s) from the Burrell Collection each week, delivered by Curators, Gallery Assistants, Volunteer Guides and more!

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Themed Tours at The Burrell Collection

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

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

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Wild Camping Information Sessions

Selected dates between 16th April 2024 - 11th June 2024

These sessions from Skylark Guiding are designed to give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to have your own wild camping adventures across Scotland!

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Lauren Graham: Have I Told You This Already?

28th May 2024

Spend an evening with actress and New York Times bestselling author Lauren Graham at the Old Fruitmarket to celebrate the paperback launch of her latest book, Have I Told You This Already?

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BEATS Film Screening with Q&A

29th May 2024

The National Library of Scotland at Kelvin Hall delighted to be screening the award-winning film BEATS (2019) followed by a Q&A with Kieran Hurley who wrote the original play.

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A Talk About The Making of Blythswood with Graeme Smith

2nd June 2024

Join author and campaigner Graeme Smith for a talk on the 'New Town of Blythswood' at Mackintosh at the Willow as part of this year's Glasgow Blythswood Festival!

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Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Selected dates between 2nd June 2024 - 8th December 2024

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place in Glasgow.

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Carlton Kirby’s True Tales of the Tour De France

4th June 2024

On the eve of the 2024 Tour de France, Carlton Kirby, the Voice of Cycling, shares tall tales and frank opinions from his 25 years in the commentary box at Oran Mor Glasgow!

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How Trauma Affects the Body: The Psychosomatic Nature of Trauma

4th June 2024

Discover the impact of trauma and how it manifests in the body, from the prefrontal cortex to the vagus nerve at this illuminating talk at the Glee Club Glasgow with neuroscientist Dr Megan Klabunde.

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Glasgow Science Festival

6th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Various Locations Glasgow

Glasgow is set to transform into a celebration of the city's past, present and future on the cutting edge of science and technology as the Glasgow Science Festival returns in June.

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Glasgow Science Festival: Body Donation

6th June 2024

Come learn about body donation and what these amazing donors are actually used for in terms of education, research and training as part of Glasgow Science Festival!

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Glasgow Science Festival: Museum of Anatomy Showcase

6th June 2024

Drop in to explore the anatomy museum at the University of Glasgow on Thursday 6th June as part of Glasgow Science Festival 2024!

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Mackintosh Symposium: Heritage Under Threat

6th June 2024 - 7th June 2024

Join The Mackintosh Society for their two-day symposium at Mackintosh Queen's Cross on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th June where the theme will be 'Heritage Under Threat'.

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Spit It Out Festival

6th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Nationwide

Spit it Out Festival is an immersive arts and community-driven festival focusing on creative ways to talk about mental health and heal from trauma.

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Sweeney: An Intertonguing

6th June 2024

Join Rody Gorman at The Gaelic Books Council for an afternoon of discussion of Celtic myth, legend and language, with Meg Bateman.

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Glasgow Science Festival: Explore The Engineering Of Glasgow’s Kelvin Bridges

Selected dates between 8th June 2024 - 16th June 2024

Join this guided walk with engineers from the Institution of Civil Engineers and explore the bridges of Glasgow's River Kelvin.

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Glasgow Science Festival: Planetarium Late

8th June 2024

Join Glasgow Science Centre for a special edition of their Planetarium Lates as part of Glasgow Science Festival 2024!

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Glasgow Science Festival at the Glasgow Science Centre

9th June 2024 - 10th June 2024

Glasgow Science Festival and the Glasgow Science Centre join forces to bring you the opportunity to speak to expert scientists from the University of Glasgow about their new exciting research!

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Blowing Hot and Cold - The Story Of Air-conditioning At Sea

11th June 2024

Ian Johnston talks about his latest book on the little-known invention of air-conditioning on Clydeside at the end of the 19th century.

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Glasgow Science Festival: How does Light Affect our Lives?

12th June 2024

Join this talk by Seasonal Affective Disorder researchers at the Advanced Research Centre on Wednesday 12th June as part of Glasgow Science Festival 2024.

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Glasgow Science Festival: Human and Animal Intelligence

12th June 2024

Join Café Philosophique for a talk on the relation between human and animal intelligence as part of Glasgow Science Festival 2024!

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Glasgow Science Festival: Imagining Scotland With Less Booze

12th June 2024

Learn about the relationship Scotland has with alcohol and how we can change this with Glasgow Caledonian University as part of Glasgow Science Festival 2024!

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Glasgow Science Festival: Insights from the HomewardBound Antarctica Expedition

12th June 2024

Join Glasgow Science Festival for a captivating panel discussion on the transformative Homeward Bound Antarctica expedition.

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Glasgow Science Festival: My Favourite Transformation

12th June 2024

Join Glasgow Science Festival for the return of their My Favourite series, where experts from four universities make the case for their favourite transformations from the world of science!

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Glasgow Science Festival: Hospital again?! What are my choices? What should be my priorities?

13th June 2024

This seminar, chaired by leading Scottish clinicians, will explore changes needed in NHS to ensure that good healthcare is appropriate, affordable and sustainable.

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Glasgow Science Festival: Transforming Landscapes in Film and Art

14th June 2024

Art-lovers and environmentalists alike are invited to join two art historians with a passion for the environment.

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Refugee Festival Scotland

14th June 2024 - 23rd June 2024
Nationwide

Refugee Festival Scotland is back with a packed programme of events showcasing refugee arts and culture!

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Scottish UFO & Paranormal Conference 2024

15th June 2024

Join the Scottish UFO & Paranormal Conference as they venture beyond this planet and take you on a trip through time and space: past, present, and future!

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Weekday Wonders: Objects from the Kelvin Hall Collection

25th June 2024

Come along to meet the Glasgow Life Museums Learning Team and examine the wide variety of wonderful objects in the Kelvin Hall kit and learn about the stories behind them.

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An Evening with Mary Beard

9th July 2024

Unmask the Roman emperors with renowned classicist and historian Mary Beard. Go beyond the myths & scandals to explore their lives, challenges and legacies!

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An Evening With Sir Nick Faldo - Hosted By Nick Dougherty

22nd July 2024

Six times major champion Sir Nick Faldo graces the stage at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow with your host for the evening, Faldo junior series graduate and 3 DP World Tour winner Nick Dougherty!

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Miriam Margolyes: Oh Miriam! Live

26th July 2024

After the success of her sell-out 2023 tour, Miriam Margolyes returns with more, juicy, jaw-dropping stories from her eventful life and career!

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Wildflower Wander

28th July 2024

Join the team at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond for a guided walk which will show you how to identify some of the wildflowers on the reserve and hear about their historical uses!

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Govanhill International Festival and Carnival

1st August 2024 - 11th August 2024
Glasgow South Side

The Govanhill International Festival and Carnival 2024 returns for its 8th year, celebrating creativity, solidarity, and liberation, from Thursday 1st August to Sunday 11th August!

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An Evening With Lucinda Light

6th August 2024

Married at First Sight Australia star Lucinda Light announces a tour of the UK which will include a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Tuesday 6th August!

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Worldcon: Glasgow 2024

8th August 2024 - 12th August 2024

The Scottish Event Campus will host over 5,000 fans of science fiction books, films, TV shows, games and other media at Worldcon: Glasgow 2024 in August!

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International Bat Night

24th August 2024

Join the countryside ranger for a twilight walk to track down the bats around Dams To Darnley Country Park, and find out all about these nocturnal creatures!

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Live Audience with James English & Special Guests

15th September 2024

With his unwavering determination and passion for making a difference, James English continues to leave a permanent mark on the world, one story at a time.

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Seed Talks: The Art History of Studio Ghibli

24th September 2024

Discover Studio Ghibli's art, taking inspiration from mystical qualities and traditions from Japanese culture, at this special talk from Helen McCarthy at the Glee Club Glasgow!

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Tim Peake: Astronauts - The Quest To Explore Space

27th September 2024

After multiple sell-out tours with his debut show, My Journey to Space, Tim Peake returns to Glasgow with his hugely anticipated new show, ASTRONAUTS: The Quest to Explore Space!

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Bookface Sip & Swap with Donna Ashworth

28th September 2024

Experience the power of poetry with Donna Ashworth, bestselling Scottish Poet at Bookface Sip & Swap on Saturday 28th September!

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The Rest Is Politics

12th October 2024

Alistair Campbell and Rory Stewart will bring their leading political podcast - The Rest Is Politics - to the SEC Glasgow on Saturday 12th October!

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Killer Books: Professor David Wilson and Marcel Theroux

15th October 2024

Novelist and presenter Marcel Theroux and criminologist Professor David Wilson combine their professional backgrounds to discuss books that have motivated murder!

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Jon Ronson’s Psychopath Night

22nd October 2024

Join Jon Ronson at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow for an electrifying journey into the enigmatic world of psychopaths and the perplexing concept of normalcy!

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Ant Middleton

24th October 2024

Best Selling Author, TV front man and podcaster Ant Middleton has announced a brand new tour for autumn 2024 including a date at the SEC Armadillo on Thursday 24th October!

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Hollie McNish

24th October 2024

With fans ranging from Emma Watson, Pink and Benjamin Zephaniah, Ted Hughes Award winner Hollie McNish is a poet whose readings are not to be missed!

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An Evening With Richard Dawkins

31st October 2024

Settle in for an unforgettable evening with Richard Dawkins, the world-renowned evolutionary biologist, author, and public intellectual, at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Thursday 31st October!

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The Night Sky Show

3rd November 2024

The Night Sky Show returns to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard and across the cosmos!

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Derek Forbes - A Very Simple Mind

13th November 2024

Following the recent release of his autobiography 'A Very Simple Mind', Derek Forbes is now on tour promoting it! Catch him at Saint Luke's on Wednesday 13th November!

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An Audience with Celtic Legends: Martin O’Neill & Stiliyan Petrov

20th November 2024

Enjoy an evening with Celtic legends, former manager Martin O'Neill and Stiliyan Petrov, LIVE on stage together at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!

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An Evening With Jeff Stelling

30th January 2025

The Pavilion Theatre hosts an exclusive evening of football nostalgia, fun and entertainment with Sky Sports legend Jeff Stelling anchor man of Sky Sports Gillette Soccer Saturday for over 30 years!

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Neighbours - The 40th Anniversary Tour

7th February 2025

Join some of your favourite faces from Ramsay Street at the SEC Armadillo as they celebrate four decades of the show's history, for Neighbours – The 40th Anniversary Tour!

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James Martin Live

8th March 2025

Celebrity chef James Martin is heading back on the road with his all new LIVE tour for 2025 including a date at the SEC Glasgow on Saturday 8th March!

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Dr Rangan Chatterjee: The Thrive Tour

28th March 2025

In a world of conflicting information, Dr Rangan Chatterjee will captivate you throughout an evening of powerful storytelling and inspirational stories!

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Talks And Lectures Events in East Renfrewshire

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

An Evening With Alan Parks

An Evening With Alan Parks

18th June 2024

Join Waterstones Newton Mearns as they welcome best-selling author Alan Parks to celebrate the release of 'To Die In June', the sixth installment of the Harry McCoy series!

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Simon Parker: A Ride Across America

Simon Parker: A Ride Across America

4th October 2024

As the USA heads to the polls, join award-winning travel writer, public speaker, and filmmaker Simon Parker for a night of adventure at Eastwood Park Theatre!

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ABC - An Intimate Evening With Martin Fry

ABC - An Intimate Evening With Martin Fry

13th October 2024

Eastwood Park Theatre has announced 'An Intimate Evening With Martin Fry' on Sunday 13th October!

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Talks And Lectures Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Here's a selection of Talks And Lectures Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Edinburgh:

Tim Peake: Astronauts - The Quest To Explore Space

Tim Peake: Astronauts - The Quest To Explore Space

29th September 2024

After multiple sell-out tours with his debut show, My Journey to Space, Tim Peake brings his hugely anticipated new show, ASTRONAUTS: The Quest to Explore Space! to Edinburgh Playhouse!

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Jay Rayner - Nights Out At Home

Jay Rayner - Nights Out At Home

8th September 2024

Join the ever-tasteful, often hilarious, writer and broadcaster Jay Rayner as he celebrates 25 years as The Observer’s award-winning restaurant critic with the publication of Nights Out At Home!

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James Martin Live

James Martin Live

9th March 2025

Celebrity chef James Martin is heading back on the road with his all new LIVE tour for 2025 and stops off at the Usher Hall on Sunday 9th March!

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Talks And Lectures Events in Fife

Here's a selection of Talks And Lectures Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

A History of British Mass Murders with Professor Craig Jackson

A History of British Mass Murders with Professor Craig Jackson

6th July 2024

Professor Craig Jackson comes to Carnegie Hall on 6th July with A History of British Mass Murderers.

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Cheese and Wine Tasting Evening

Cheese and Wine Tasting Evening

1st June 2024

I.J Mellis and L'Art du Vin are joining forces for a summer evening of wine, cheese and chat in the beautiful surroundings of Bowhouse on Saturday 1st June!

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Dougray Scott in conversation with Arabella Weir

Dougray Scott in conversation with Arabella Weir

7th June 2024

Don't miss Dougray Scott in conversation with Arabella Weir at St Bryce Kirk, Kirkcaldy on Friday 7th June!

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Talks And Lectures Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of Talks And Lectures Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

An Evening with Jeff Stelling

An Evening with Jeff Stelling

21st November 2024

The Town House hosts an exclusive evening of football nostalgia, fun and entertainment with Sky Sports legend Jeff Stelling anchor man of Sky Sports Gillette Soccer Saturday for over 30 years!

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The Third 50th Anniversary Talk -  ‘Dead Lead:- Lead, The Funeral Furnishing Trade 1600-2000’

The Third 50th Anniversary Talk - ‘Dead Lead:- Lead, The Funeral Furnishing Trade 1600-2000’

17th August 2024

Join Julian Litten, FSA for the third of five talks celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Lead Mining.

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Financial Health and Wellbeing Event

Financial Health and Wellbeing Event

28th May 2024

Join North Lanarkshire Disability Forum at the NCT Centre, Newmains on Tuesday 28th May for their Financial Health and Wellbeing Event.

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Talks And Lectures Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of Talks And Lectures Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Renfrewshire Business Network - May Meeting

Renfrewshire Business Network - May Meeting

29th May 2024

Increase your business contacts and grow your network at the next Renfrewshire Business Network meeting which is being held at UWS Student Union in Paisley on Wednesday 29th May.

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Celebrating The Life And Works Of Robert Tannahill On His 250th Birthday

Celebrating The Life And Works Of Robert Tannahill On His 250th Birthday

3rd June 2024

Join OneRen at Paisley Central Library for an evening celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of the Paisley poet Robert Tannahill.

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ABC - An Intimate Evening With Martin Fry

ABC - An Intimate Evening With Martin Fry

12th October 2024

Beacon Arts Centre has announced 'An Intimate Evening With Martin Fry' on Saturday 12th October!

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Talks And Lectures Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of Talks And Lectures Events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Pagan Fellowship Festival

Pagan Fellowship Festival

6th July 2024

The Pagan Fellowship Festival will bring the Scottish pagan community together for a fun filled day on 6th July, with market stalls, speakers, singers, story tellers, workshops, and more...

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John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right

John Lydon: I Could Be Wrong, I Could Be Right

14th June 2024

Music icon John Lydon, frontman and lyricist of the Sex Pistols and Public Image Ltd (PiL), will take centre stage at The Albert Halls, Stirling in June 2024!

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The Bookseller of Inverness: Meet the Author S. G. MacLean

The Bookseller of Inverness: Meet the Author S. G. MacLean

29th May 2024

Author Shona MacLean is visiting to talk about ‘The Bookseller of Inverness’, a brooding historical crime novel centred on a bookseller and Culloden survivor who is drawn into a web of intrigue.

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Events in Other Areas

Highlight Talks

Highlight Talks

Selected dates between 3rd April 2024 - 26th June 2024

On selected days throughout the year the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns!

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Bounce In The Park
Bounce In The Park, Scotland's newest Inflatable Theme Park, is returning to Queen's Park Recreational Ground between the 24th and 27th May!
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Matthew Bourne's magical dance production of the classic Tim Burton movie Edward Scissorhands is coming to the Theatre Royal Glasgow in May!
Summer Nights at the Bandstand
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park for a ninth year with 12 nights of live music from Gabrielle, Bananarama, Echo & The Bunnymen and many more!
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Brooklyn's LCD Soundsystem will bring their Kinda Tour to The Barrowlands for three nights on 30th June, 1st and 2nd July!
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