Whether it's an invention, design, brand name, literary work or a song, this session will give you the knowledge to identify the Intellectual Property assets contained within your business!
Join Potential In Me for their next 'Parenting Tweens & Teens' session where they'll be discussing supporting young people through relationship breakdowns.
Join family historian Paul Crooks for this revealing talk on Black & British history and ancestry and how he traced his African ancestor Ami Djaba, a journey that took him back 200 years!
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
Don Letts will bring his 'There And Black Again' tour, which looks back on his life and career in a series of stories and film clips, to Broadcast Glasgow on Saturday 31st July!
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!
After a sold out gig at the venue last year, the pioneer of Dylan Studies, Michael Gray returns to Oran Mor Glasgow on Tuesday 14th September!
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!
First ever British UFC champion, Michael Bisping, takes to the stage at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 10th October where he'll be recounting tales from his journey to the top of UFC!
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!
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.
Following the phenomenal success of his previous tours, celebrity chef James Martin returns to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with his new show!
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!
Surgeons Hall Museums are delighted to offer this specialist short with Curator Jim Edmonson.
The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!
Join Surgeons Hall Museums Research Fellow Professor Donaldson as he explores the history of the use of deadly toxins in domestic life!
Naomi McClure's artistic process involves finding a balance between the idea and the physical form; focusing more on shape, layered surface and manipulated perspective.
The joint speakers will outline the chequered history of Leith Theatre, where it is now and where it might go in the future.
Take a walk with Scran by meandering from Laursiton Castle to Trinity House in Leith - finding our way by using aerial photography, old maps and archive images.
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.
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.
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.
Join the Dynamic Earth team for a family-friendly walk in Holyrood Park, exploring Edinburgh's tropical past as part of Edinburgh Science Festival.
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.
Caitlin Moran is back on the road, and coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh and this time she’s celebrating getting older!
Jazz singer, Ali Affleck, is also an early jazz historian and shares her knowledge and expertise in this talk which is suitable for all.
Come along for a talk from archaeologist Doug Rocks-Macqueen about recent excavations of pineries in the Lothians and Falkirk!
Barry Gordon talks to Hamish Stuart about his life in music from founding the Average White Band to working with Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.
Join the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh for this free event looking at the cultural history of virginity and the medicinal preparations used to fake virginity in Early Modern society!
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.
Gail Porter speaks from the heart about the highs and lows of her life and career – and in particular her experiences of mental health illness.
In ‘The Shift’, writer and journalist Sam Baker seeks to empower and give voice to women to create a new narrative. Sam talks here to Jennifer Crichton, editor of The Flock.
Animal Families and Me promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of Gordon’s globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife.
BAFTA nominated international prize-winning writer Lemn Sissay performs a special reading at Fringe By The Sea, reflecting on a childhood in care, self-expression and Britishness.
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!
In his Lunchtime Blether…series for Fringe By The Sea, Brian welcomes guests from the literary and political worlds to chat about the issues of the day.
Helen McClory, one of the most talented, innovative and original new fiction voices of the decade, will be in conversation with Jennifer Crichton, founder of The Flock.
Join Irvine Welsh at Fringe By The Sea as he chats about his books, film, career and life!
Join us at Fringe by the Sea for this talk with Paul Murton, presenter of the acclaimed BBC series Grand Tours of Scotland!
Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea.
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.
Awarded young performers Jay Bernard and Jefferson Tshabalala unleash dynamism in this exciting A Toast to the People offering.
Inua Ellams and Saul Williams bring their own distinct styles to this interactive and not-to-be-missed A Toast to the People event.
Vicky Garrington shares some key pieces from Edinburgh Museums & Galleries large and important costume collection.
Join Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
Vanessa Kisuule and Safiya Sinclair impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.
Join Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
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.
Alan Cumming employs his usual charm and wit through story and song in a wickedly memorable performance.
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.
An exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Yotam Ottolenghi about his life in flavour, and find inspiration for your own cooking.
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.
Join Psychological Therapist Emma Kenny as she takes you on a journey looking at what ingredients of possibility lead to body counts by serial killers.
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!
After a sell-out US arena tour, Creating Serial is heading to the UK for the first time, for two exclusive live dates, one of which is at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 10th October 2021!
Dan Snow brings his award-winning, chart-topping podcast and online TV channel 'History Hit' live to The Queen's Hall.
Join Elis, Mike and Steff as they take their smash hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar out on the road for the first time!
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.
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 Usher Hall!
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.
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.
Join Test Match Special and Ashes stars Phil Tufnell and Michael Vaughan as they take you inside the famous TMS commentary box!
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.
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!
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.
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!
Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Airdrie Town Hall as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
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 Tuesday 22nd June for an Online History Talk exploring the history of Paisley Abbey!
Explore Causeyside Street to Paisley Abbey as it was in the late 1800s and early 1900's on the 'Paisley Now & Then' Heritage Walk with the Urban Historian!
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!
Join The Urban Historian on Tuesday 29th June for an Online History Talk exploring the Parish of Kilbarchan!
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!
Join Thunder founder members Danny Bowes and Luke Morley at Beacon Arts Centre as they discuss the highs and lows of life in Britain's most popular and enduring rock band with rock writer Mick Wall!
Join us at our first virtual Stirling Soup event! Hear from and vote for your favourite ideas for making our community better.
The Albert Halls is delighted to welcome Kenton Cool, the British record holder for Everest ascents, in his event 'Everest The Cool Way' this September.
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.