Talks And Lectures events in Glasgow

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

Events in Glasgow

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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Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

Selected dates between 19th January 2022 - 22nd June 2022

On selected Wednesdays 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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Beyond the Swelkie - Celebrating George MacKay Brown

Beyond the Swelkie - Celebrating George MacKay Brown

27th January 2022

Beyond The Swelkie is a new collection of poetry, prose and essays celebrating George Mackay Brown, a seminal figure of 20th Century Scottish literature!
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An Evening with Keith Buckley

An Evening with Keith Buckley

9th February 2022

Keith Buckley, singer from hardcore act Every Time I Die, is bringing his Q&A tour to the Garage Glasgow on 9th February!
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An Evening With Debbie Harry and Chris Stein in Conversation

An Evening With Debbie Harry and Chris Stein in Conversation

20th February 2022

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.
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CAN DO Innovation Summit

CAN DO Innovation Summit

23rd February 2022
Online Event

Don't miss Scotland's national innovation event CAN DO Innovation Summit on 23rd February and hear from world-class speakers on how innovation can help your business!
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Scottish Summit

Scottish Summit

25th February 2022 - 26th February 2022

Annual technology event Scottish Summit is returning to Glasgow in 2022, the event will be held at Strathclyde University Technology & Innovation Centre on the 25th & 26th February!
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Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

26th February 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at City Halls, Glasgow on Saturday 26th February!
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An Evening with Kris Boyd and Friends

An Evening with Kris Boyd and Friends

1st March 2022

Join Rangers legend Kris Boyd and some very special guests for an evening at the SEC Armadillo on 1st March!
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An Evening With Alan McGee

An Evening With Alan McGee

6th March 2022

Join Alan McGee as he discusses his career, the music industry and his relationship with bands such as Oasis and Primal Scream in a live interview and Q&A at Glee Club Glasgow!
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James Martin

James Martin

11th March 2022

Following the phenomenal success of his previous tours, celebrity chef James Martin returns to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with his new show!
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An Evening with Andrew Cotter, Olive and Mabel

An Evening with Andrew Cotter, Olive and Mabel

15th March 2022 - 16th March 2022

Both touching and laugh-out-loud funny, An Evening with Andrew Cotter, Olive and Mabel is a treat for the whole family!
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Counterflows

Counterflows

31st March 2022 - 3rd April 2022
Glasgow City Centre

Counterflows Festival 2022 emerges from the darkness of the last couple of years, refreshed and excited by the idea of live music!
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Baker & Harris: Backstage Pass

Baker & Harris: Backstage Pass

8th April 2022

Bob Harris & Danny Baker have unparalleled experience of witnessing the great names of modern music up close... join them as they spill the beans at The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow on 8th April!
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The Night Sky Show

The Night Sky Show

23rd April 2022

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!
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Rob Bell - Everything Is Spiritual Tour

Rob Bell - Everything Is Spiritual Tour

16th July 2022

New York Times Bestselling author Rob Bell brings his 'Everything is Spiritual Tour' to Saint Luke's Glasgow on Saturday 16th July!
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An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris

17th July 2022

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humour writers, catch his live tour at the Theatre Royal Glasgow on 17th July!
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Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

3rd September 2022 - 4th September 2022

Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th of September 2022!
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Dr. Jordan Peterson: Beyond Order

Dr. Jordan Peterson: Beyond Order

26th September 2022

Dr. Jordan Peterson is bringing his Beyond Order: 12 More Rules For Life Tour to the SEC Armadillo on 26th September.
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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

2nd October 2022

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 2nd October!
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Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

4th October 2022

Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on 4th October 2022.
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Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood

11th November 2022

Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood is hitting the road with a brand-new tour for 2022, catch him at the SEC Armadillo Glasgow on Friday 11th November!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Virtual Open Days at St. Mary’s Music School

Virtual Open Days at St. Mary’s Music School

Selected dates between 19th January 2022 - 20th April 2022

St. Mary’s Music School Virtual Open Days are an ideal way to find out more about becoming a pupil at the School!

Find out about Virtual Open Days at St. Mary’s Music School on What's On Edinburgh
Whisky & Vegan Cheese

Whisky & Vegan Cheese

Selected dates between 21st January 2022 - 13th May 2022

Whisky & cheese is one of life's greatest pairings, but why should dairy lovers have all the fun? So come along and join us at Summerhall Drinks Lab.

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Gin Tasting Tour of Scotland

Gin Tasting Tour of Scotland

Selected dates between 22nd January 2022 - 26th March 2022

Book your tickets now for an interactive gin tasting tour of Scotland featuring 6 gins from around the country at Summerhall Drinks Lab!

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Spirits of the World

Spirits of the World

Selected dates between 22nd January 2022 - 26th November 2022

Book now and travel the world using just your tastebuds in this interactive tasting experience at Summerhall Drinks Lab!

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Up close: Tam O’Shanter Chair

Up close: Tam O’Shanter Chair

24th January 2022

Get up close to the Tam O'Shanter chair, see its hidden painting and find out the surprising story behind its links to Robert Burns's famous poem and a king's historic visit to Scotland.

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Create Your Own Mixer

Create Your Own Mixer

Selected dates between 27th January 2022 - 31st March 2022

Experiment with flavour combinations in this interactive tasting experience & take home your very own mixer creation!

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Dr. Robert Knox: More Than the Boy Who Bought the Beef

Dr. Robert Knox: More Than the Boy Who Bought the Beef

27th January 2022

Dr. Robert Knox is often associated with Burke and Hare. Join us at Surgeons Hall Museums on 27th January as we delve a little deeper and uncover some of his lesser known tales.

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Online Discussion – Iron: Translating Territories

Online Discussion – Iron: Translating Territories

27th January 2022

Join Exhibition Curator, Gordon Munro RSA and RSA Collections Curator, Sandy Wood as they discuss the exhibition Iron: Translating Territories with exhibitors.

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Rum & Doughnuts

Rum & Doughnuts

Selected dates between 28th January 2022 - 23rd December 2022

Book your tickets now and spend your evening sipping on delcious Rum's paired perfectly with artisan doughnuts at Summerhall Drinks Lab!

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NTS Lecture Series February - The Natural World in Burns’ Poetry

NTS Lecture Series February - The Natural World in Burns’ Poetry

3rd February 2022

The poetry of Robert Burns is suffused with imagery of the natural world. This lecture examines some of the species Burns mentions and examines the Scots language he uses to describe them.

Two Pints Live! With Will Mellor & Ralf Little

Two Pints Live! With Will Mellor & Ralf Little

4th February 2022

Will Mellor and Ralf Little, of the cult British sitcom Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, take their smash hit Podcast out on tour with a date at the Assembly Rooms on 4th February!

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Dick & Angel Dare to Do It ‘So much more to say’

Dick & Angel Dare to Do It ‘So much more to say’

7th February 2022 - 8th February 2022

Join Dick & Angel Strawbridge, the stars of Channel 4 hit show Escape To The Chateau, for an evening of conversation at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh on 7th & 8th February 2022!

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Colour & Cloth: Tartan and Tweed in Colour

Colour & Cloth: Tartan and Tweed in Colour

16th February 2022

Join author Caroline Young on 16th February as she looks at the journey Tartan and Tweed have made from traditional cloth to stylish fabrics and how the use of colour has informed their history!

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An evening with John Taylor and Ian ‘Mighty Mouse’ McLauchlan - CANCELLED

An evening with John Taylor and Ian ‘Mighty Mouse’ McLauchlan - CANCELLED

18th February 2022

Join Past Heroes at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh for an evening in the company of Lions Legends John Taylor and Ian "Mighty Mouse" McLauchlan!

High Performance Podcast

High Performance Podcast

18th February 2022

Join one of Britain’s best-respected sports broadcasters, Jake Humphrey, and psychologist, Professor Damian Hughes, in this truly unique and interactive event!

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Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

22nd February 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at the Assembly Rooms on Tuesday 22nd February!

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Colour & Cloth: Hollywood Style in Colour

Colour & Cloth: Hollywood Style in Colour

2nd March 2022

Join Caroline Young at Dovecot on 2nd March as she explores the symbolism of key Hollywood looks and how cinema has influenced key moments in the history of colour and fashion.

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NTS Lecture Series March - The (Scottish) History Behind Game of Thrones

NTS Lecture Series March - The (Scottish) History Behind Game of Thrones

3rd March 2022

Join writer, historian, and former NTS guide and 'battlemaster' David C. Weinczok in a talk based on his book, The History Behind Game of Thrones: The North Remembers!

James Martin Live

James Martin Live

10th March 2022

Celebrity chef James Martin is hitting the road with a brand-new tour for 2022 and stops off at the Usher Hall on Thursday 10th March.

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Were Words More Effective than Deeds?

Were Words More Effective than Deeds?

12th March 2022

Past and present members of the Ladies’ Edinburgh Debating Society and invited guests will gather to honour the founding member of their society: Sarah Elizabeth Siddons Mair.

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Colour & Cloth: The Colour of Fashion Book Talk & Launch

Colour & Cloth: The Colour of Fashion Book Talk & Launch

16th March 2022

Join us at Dovecot as Caroline Young delves into the significance of colour in dress and explores how the symbolism has shifted over time!

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Seven Things I’ve Learned: an Evening with Ira Glass

Seven Things I’ve Learned: an Evening with Ira Glass

27th March 2022

Using audio clips, music, and video, Ira Glass delivers a unique talk at the Assembely Rooms, sharing lessons from his life and career in storytelling.

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Colour & Cloth: William Morris in Colour

Colour & Cloth: William Morris in Colour

30th March 2022

Discover the debate that informed interiors and artistic taste for future generations with Caroline Young, author of The Colour of Fashion: The Story of Clothes in Ten Colours.

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Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself? - CANCELLED

Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself? - CANCELLED

3rd April 2022

It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.

Colour & Cloth Red, White & Gold: The Tudors in Colour

Colour & Cloth Red, White & Gold: The Tudors in Colour

6th April 2022

Join Caroline Young, author of The Colour of Fashion: The Story of Clothes in Ten Colours (Spring 2022) as she discusses the colour at the furthest end of the spectrum.

Find out about Colour & Cloth Red, White & Gold: The Tudors in Colour on What's On Edinburgh
NTS Lecture Series April - Characters of Old Town

NTS Lecture Series April - Characters of Old Town

7th April 2022

Join Edinburgh tour guide, Martin Webster, to learn more about the historical characters of Edinburgh's Old Town at this lecture in Gladstone's Land!

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Carol Klein

Carol Klein

14th April 2022

Don’t miss the opportunity to join Carol Klein at The Queen's Hall for a down-to-earth evening as she gets to the heart of British gardening!

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Colour & Cloth Purple and Prince: Pop stars in Colour

Colour & Cloth Purple and Prince: Pop stars in Colour

27th April 2022

Join Caroline Young, author of The Colour of Fashion: The Story of Clothes in Ten Colours (Spring 2022) as she discusses the colour at the furthest end of the spectrum.

Find out about Colour & Cloth Purple and Prince: Pop stars in Colour on What's On Edinburgh
Table Manners

Table Manners

28th April 2022

Jessie Ware and her chef extraordinaire mum Lennie are bringing their podcast Table Manners live to The Queen's Hall on 28th April!

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The Good, The Bad & The Rugby

The Good, The Bad & The Rugby

3rd May 2022

James and Mike from The Good, The Bad And The Rugby on a Live tour and come to the Usher Hall in May. Joining them will be their podcast co-host, former Sky Sports’ rugby presenter Alex Payne.

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Test Match Special

Test Match Special

8th May 2022

Join Test Match Special and Ashes stars Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan as they take you inside the famous TMS commentary box!

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Graeme Hall The Dogfather

Graeme Hall The Dogfather

26th May 2022

The hugely popular and accomplished Graeme Hall (Channel 5’s 'Dogs Behaving (very) badly') is bringing his wisdom, charm and puppy prowess to The Queen's Hall on Thursday 26th May!

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In Conversation with the Sopranos

In Conversation with the Sopranos

21st June 2022

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.

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Fran Lebowitz

Fran Lebowitz

26th June 2022

Fran Lebowitz, the star of Netflix’s Pretend It’s A City, will be live in conversation at the Usher Hall Edinburgh on Sunday 26th June 2022. Do not miss it!

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An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris

10th July 2022

David Sedaris will take An Evening With David Sedaris across the UK and Ireland in summer 2022. Catch him live at the Usher Hall on Sunday 10th July!

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Susie Dent - Presents The Secret Lives of Words

Susie Dent - Presents The Secret Lives of Words

23rd July 2022

Take a journey into the curious, unexpected, and downright surreal origins of the words we use every day with lexicographer, best-selling author and Queen of 'Dictionary Corner', Susie Dent!

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Kate Downie: The Art of Crossing

Kate Downie: The Art of Crossing

3rd August 2022

In this talk Kate Downie will discuss the magnetism of Bridges for herself and though the eyes of other artists, and what makes them special in all their forms.

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Tessa Asquith-Lamb: Treasures and Foxes

Tessa Asquith-Lamb: Treasures and Foxes

4th August 2022

Tessa Asquith-Lamb explains her processes in creating her beautiful artworks and shows how her collections help her create beautiful lyrical works full of symbolism, love tokens, friendship and hope.

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Nicola Murray: The Eclectic Back Catalogue

Nicola Murray: The Eclectic Back Catalogue

5th August 2022

Nicola Murray will give an informal illustrated talk about her art practice, looking at an eclectic back-catalogue of work inspired by her interest and training in science.

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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

1st September 2022

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 2022 which will come to the Edinburgh Playhouse!

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Martin Bayfield’s Rugby Legends

Martin Bayfield’s Rugby Legends

19th October 2022

Join former England international and true giant of the game Martin Bayfield at the Festival Theatre as he embarks on his ‘Rugby Legends’ UK tour.

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Paul Hollywood

Paul Hollywood

12th November 2022

Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood is hitting the road with a brand-new tour for 2022. Catch him at the Usher Hall on Saturday 12th November!

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In Conversation with Stacey Dooley

In Conversation with Stacey Dooley

15th February 2023

Join Stacey Dooley on February 15th at The Queen's Hall Edinburgh to celebrate the publication of her new book, 'Are You Really OK? Understanding Britain’s Mental Health Emergency'.

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Events in Fife

Death Cafe

Death Cafe

Selected dates between 26th January 2022 - 23rd March 2022

Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.

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Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

30th January 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at the Alhambra Theatre on January 30th 2022!

Jack the Ripper - The Jury is out

Jack the Ripper - The Jury is out

27th February 2022

Was the last man hanged in Dundee really Jack the Ripper? You decide! Guilty or Not Guilty? Join journalist Michael Mulford for a captivating, new presentation of facts and research!

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Day At Night: The Doris Day Songbook

Day At Night: The Doris Day Songbook

4th March 2022

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.

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Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

22nd March 2022

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 Alhambra Theatre on Tuesday 22nd March!

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The Psychology Of Serial Killers

The Psychology Of Serial Killers

13th May 2022

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.

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Graeme Hall The Dogfather

Graeme Hall The Dogfather

27th May 2022

The hugely popular and accomplished Graeme Hall (Channel 5’s Dogs Behaving (very) badly) is bringing his wisdom, charm and puppy prowess to the Alhambra Theatre on 27th May!

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The Parrish Times

The Parrish Times

21st October 2022

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.

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Events in Lanarkshire

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

3rd February 2022

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!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Paisley Book Festival Opening Night: Stories Mak Us

Paisley Book Festival Opening Night: Stories Mak Us

17th February 2022

Enjoy a warm welcome back to Paisley Book Festival as we introduce our brand-new theme for this year – Stories Mak Us – and celebrate the fundamental role that narratives play in shaping our lives

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Louise Welsh: The Second Cut

Louise Welsh: The Second Cut

18th February 2022

Paisley Book Festival welcome Louise Welsh to introduce this hot-off-the-press new adventure in conversation with fellow crime writer and Paisley Buddy Karen Campbell!

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The Scribbler’s Union: Poems from the Edge

The Scribbler’s Union: Poems from the Edge

18th February 2022

Don't miss a night of vital new poetry from the emerging voice of The Scribbler's Union, a digital writers collective formed by award winning spoken word artist Kevin P. Gilday!

Find out about The Scribbler’s Union: Poems from the Edge on What's On Renfrewshire
Ghost Stories with James Robertson

Ghost Stories with James Robertson

19th February 2022

Author James Robertson chats to Professor of Scottish Studies and BBC Radio Scotland presenter Gary West about the inspiration for his new book as part of Paisley Book Festival!

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Resurrecting Scotland’s Witches with Jenni Fagan and C. J. Cooke

Resurrecting Scotland’s Witches with Jenni Fagan and C. J. Cooke

19th February 2022

Authors Jenni Fagan and C. J. Cooke are joined in conversation by Zoe Venditozzi, co-host of the Witches of Scotland podcast, for 'Resurrecting Scotland's Witches' as part of Paisley Book Festival!

Shaping Scotland’s Stories: From Inspiration to Publication

Shaping Scotland’s Stories: From Inspiration to Publication

19th February 2022

Join Publishing Scotland and authors Anne Pia and Mick Kitson as they invite readers to learn more about the inner workings of the book industry as part of Paisley Book Festival!

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Translating Experience with Juana Adcock and Vahni Anthony Capildeo

Translating Experience with Juana Adcock and Vahni Anthony Capildeo

19th February 2022

Join Juana Adcock and Vahni Anthony Capildeo as they discuss the responsibility that comes with translating poetry from one language to another as part of Paisley Book Festival.

Graeme Macrae Burnet: Case Study

Graeme Macrae Burnet: Case Study

20th February 2022

Paisley Book Festival welcome Kilmarnock-born author Graeme Macrae Burnet on 20th February to discuss his latest novel, Case Study, a psychological thriller set in 1960s London!

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Island Words with Roseanne Watt and Pàdraig MacAoidh

Island Words with Roseanne Watt and Pàdraig MacAoidh

20th February 2022

How do island words and worlds challenge national and international literatures? And how does language look different from an island perspective? Find out at Island Words part of Paisley Book Festival

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The Stories we Leave Behind with C.S. Robertson & Mary Paulson-Ellis

The Stories we Leave Behind with C.S. Robertson & Mary Paulson-Ellis

20th February 2022

What happens to our stories after we're gone and who gets to tell them? This is the question asked by two of Scotland's most exciting writing talents in their latest novels!

Scotland and the Legacy of Slavery

Scotland and the Legacy of Slavery

21st February 2022

Join historian David Alston, multi-disciplinary visual artist Ashanti Harris and Lecturer in the History of Atlantic Slavery, Peggy Brunache as they discuss Scotland and the legacy of slavery.

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A Guide to Getting Started with Jim Alexander and Seamus Connolly

A Guide to Getting Started with Jim Alexander and Seamus Connolly

22nd February 2022

Join Paisley Book Festival for a conversation about kick starting your career as a writer with two local authors who've done just that, Jim Alexander and Seamus Connolly!

Finding Connection in a Disconnected World with Will Buckingham

Finding Connection in a Disconnected World with Will Buckingham

23rd February 2022

Join Will Buckingham and Roxani Krystalli at Paisley Central Library as they discuss interacting with strangers and the age-old traditions of hospitality and friendship.

Hidden Stories of Renfrewshire Women with Glasgow Women’s Library

Hidden Stories of Renfrewshire Women with Glasgow Women’s Library

24th February 2022

Discover real life tales of tragedy and hardship but also of resilience and creativity on the Hidden Stories of Renfrewshire Women workshop from Glasgow Women's Library as part of Paisley Book Fest.

Hidden Voices: Living the Past, Informing the Future

Hidden Voices: Living the Past, Informing the Future

24th February 2022

Join local writers Mairi Murphy, Morag Smith, Kathryn Metcalfe and Lesley Traynor as they share their love of poetry, taking inspiration from women in their own lives!

Find out about Hidden Voices: Living the Past, Informing the Future on What's On Renfrewshire
Late Night Stories: Bridging Cultures through Storytelling

Late Night Stories: Bridging Cultures through Storytelling

25th February 2022

Join Gauri Raje, Jess Smith and Clare McNicol, an extraordinary line-up of storytellers, as they discuss Bridging Cultures through Storytelling with Guest Curator Mara Menzies.

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Reimagining Scotland’s History with Denise Mina

Reimagining Scotland’s History with Denise Mina

25th February 2022

Join one of Scotland's best loved crime writers as she delves into one of the darkest moments in Scotland's history for this special event as part of Paisley Book Festival 2022!

Find out about Reimagining Scotland’s History with Denise Mina on What's On Renfrewshire
Brickwork: How Places Mak Us with Kirstin Innes & David Bratchpiece

Brickwork: How Places Mak Us with Kirstin Innes & David Bratchpiece

26th February 2022

Join writers Kirstin Innes and David Bratchpiece as they discuss their book Brickwork, the story of cultural institution The Arches, told through the people who made it!

From Page to Stage with Hannah Lavery and Dean Atta

From Page to Stage with Hannah Lavery and Dean Atta

26th February 2022

Hannah Lavery and Dean Atta are joined by Guest Curator Mara Menzies as they explore how their words and ideas manifest differently from literary form to the performance space.

Find out about From Page to Stage with Hannah Lavery and Dean Atta on What's On Renfrewshire
What Maks a Makar with Kathleen Jamie

What Maks a Makar with Kathleen Jamie

26th February 2022

Paisley Book Festival are delighted to welcome Kathleen Jamie to discuss her career to date, read some of her latest work and share what the first six months as Makar have been like!

Find out about What Maks a Makar with Kathleen Jamie on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

Gordon Buchanan: 30 Years In the Wild - Anniversary Tour

25th February 2022

Gordon Buchanan will discuss his incredible 30 year career as a wildlife filmmaker at Macrobert Arts Centre on Friday 25th February!

Pete Whittaker: Solo and Free

Pete Whittaker: Solo and Free

25th February 2022

Join Pete from the sub culture of underground crack climbing and onto the side of the world’s highest big walls.

Find out about Pete Whittaker: Solo and Free on What's On Stirling
Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself? - CANCELLED

Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself? - CANCELLED

26th February 2022

It is time to meet the common folk as Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver turn the spotlight on those who gave their all for the Britain, we know today.

Kindness Retreat at Cromlix Hotel

Kindness Retreat at Cromlix Hotel

11th March 2022

Cromlix Hotel in Dunblane is hosting a Kindness Retreat on 11th March. Discover the effect of kindness on the brain and body in this unique event headlined by Dr David Hamilton!

Find out about Kindness Retreat at Cromlix Hotel on What's On Stirling

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