Talks And Lectures events in Glasgow

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Events in Glasgow

Introduction to IP: How to Identify and Protect your IP Assets

Introduction to IP: How to Identify and Protect your IP Assets

Selected dates between 11th February 2021 - 9th December 2021
Online Event Glasgow

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!
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GGG - Dementia Friendly - Wee Blether

GGG - Dementia Friendly - Wee Blether

Selected dates between 1st June 2021 - 13th July 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Glasgow's Golden Generation staff and volunteers are hosting a dementia-friendly 'Wee Blether' every Tuesday morning!
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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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UNFIX Festival

UNFIX Festival

11th June 2021 - 27th June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Unfix is a festival of live performance, dance, film, installation, workshop and debate that wants to unravel the knots in how we're living!
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Parenting Tweens & Teens: Supporting Young People Through Relationship Breakdowns

Parenting Tweens & Teens: Supporting Young People Through Relationship Breakdowns

24th June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Join Potential In Me for their next 'Parenting Tweens & Teens' session where they'll be discussing supporting young people through relationship breakdowns.
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Tracing African Caribbean Ancestry - Who Do You Think You Are?

Tracing African Caribbean Ancestry - Who Do You Think You Are?

25th June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

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!
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Insight Talks at the Hunterian

Insight Talks at the Hunterian

Selected dates between 6th July 2021 - 14th December 2021

Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
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Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

26th July 2021

Head along to the Stand Glasgow on July 26th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!
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HANG

HANG

31st July 2021

Taking place online and live at SWG3 Glasgow on Saturday 31st July, HANG is a hybrid music conference dedicated to hip hop and grime music in Scotland!
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Say It Loud: Don Letts - There And Black Again Tour

Say It Loud: Don Letts - There And Black Again Tour

31st July 2021

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!
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The Lighthouse Building Tours

The Lighthouse Building Tours

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 18th December 2021

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!
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Say It Loud: Dave Haslam: Book Reading And Q&A

Say It Loud: Dave Haslam: Book Reading And Q&A

8th September 2021

Join Dave Haslam as he discusses his life and career as a DJ and writer at Broadcast Glasgow on Wednesday 8th September!
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Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

Gelong Thubten: A Monk’s Guide To Happiness Live

10th September 2021

Mindfulness pioneer Gelong Thubten will bring 'A Monk's Guide To Happiness' to Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday 10th September 2021.
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Clydebuilt Festival

Clydebuilt Festival

11th September 2021 - 12th September 2021

Back for a fourth year, the Clydebuilt Festival will return to the Riverside Museum and The Tall Ship at Riverside on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th of September 2021!
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Bob Dylan’s Greatest Rejected Album Tracks: An Evening with Michael Gray

Bob Dylan’s Greatest Rejected Album Tracks: An Evening with Michael Gray

14th September 2021

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!
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An Evening with Karl Kennedy - The Doctor Will See You Now! - CANCELLED

An Evening with Karl Kennedy - The Doctor Will See You Now! - CANCELLED

26th September 2021

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!
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Ben Fogle: Tales From The Wilderness

Ben Fogle: Tales From The Wilderness

5th October 2021

Join Ben Fogle at Ayr Town Hall for his uplifting and exciting show 'Tales From The Wilderness'... from crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take you on an inspiring adventure!
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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

9th October 2021

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!
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An Evening With Alan McGee

An Evening With Alan McGee

10th October 2021

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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An Evening with Michael Bisping: Tales From the Octagon

An Evening with Michael Bisping: Tales From the Octagon

10th October 2021

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!
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An Evening With Shaun Ryder

An Evening With Shaun Ryder

11th November 2021

Join Shaun Ryder as he discusses his life, career & the music industry at The Glee Club Glasgow on November 11th!
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Hollie McNish

Hollie McNish

12th November 2021

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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Ant Middleton: Mind Over Muscle Tour

Ant Middleton: Mind Over Muscle Tour

16th November 2021 - 17th November 2021

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!
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Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

29th November 2021

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 SEC Armadillo Glasgow on 29th November 2021!
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An Evening with Kris Boyd and Friends

An Evening with Kris Boyd and Friends

7th January 2022

Join Rangers legend Kris Boyd and some very special guests for an evening at the SEC Armadillo on Friday 7th January!
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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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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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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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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Doctors, Patients and The Physical Examination

Doctors, Patients and The Physical Examination

26th April 2021 - 1st July 2021

Surgeons Hall Museums are delighted to offer this specialist short with Curator Jim Edmonson.

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Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

Potted Pathology: The Complete Collection

3rd May 2021 - 31st December 2021

The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!

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Be it Ever So Toxic- There’s No Place Like Home

Be it Ever So Toxic- There’s No Place Like Home

7th June 2021 - 1st July 2021

Join Surgeons Hall Museums Research Fellow Professor Donaldson as he explores the history of the use of deadly toxins in domestic life!

Find out about Be it Ever So Toxic- There’s No Place Like Home on What's On Edinburgh
Behind Every Door. An exhibition by Naomi Mcclure

Behind Every Door. An exhibition by Naomi Mcclure

11th June 2021 - 2nd July 2021

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.

Find out about Behind Every Door. An exhibition by Naomi Mcclure on What's On Edinburgh
Digital Lecture: Leith 2020 - Leith Theatre Past Present and Future

Digital Lecture: Leith 2020 - Leith Theatre Past Present and Future

23rd June 2021

The joint speakers will outline the chequered history of Leith Theatre, where it is now and where it might go in the future.

Digital Lecture: From Lauriston Castle to Leith: In Pictures

Digital Lecture: From Lauriston Castle to Leith: In Pictures

24th June 2021

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.

Digital Lecture: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Digital Lecture: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

25th June 2021

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.

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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.

Find out about The Dead Interesting Tour on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: Addressing slavery and Empire at the National Trust for Scotland - CANCELLED

Lecture: Addressing slavery and Empire at the National Trust for Scotland - CANCELLED

29th June 2021

Join Jennifer Melville, Head of Curatorial & Conservation Services at the National Trust for Scotland, for this lecture at Lauriston Castle!

Digital Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Digital Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

2nd July 2021

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.

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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Digital Lecture: With the Royal Scots in Gallipoli

Digital Lecture: With the Royal Scots in Gallipoli

5th July 2021

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.

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Digital Lecture: Playing with the Past

Digital Lecture: Playing with the Past

7th July 2021

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.

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Caitlin Moran: More Than A Woman LIVE!

Caitlin Moran: More Than A Woman LIVE!

13th July 2021

Caitlin Moran is back on the road, and coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh and this time she’s celebrating getting older!

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Ali Affleck Workshop: A brief History of New Orleans and Early Jazz

Ali Affleck Workshop: A brief History of New Orleans and Early Jazz

17th July 2021

Jazz singer, Ali Affleck, is also an early jazz historian and shares her knowledge and expertise in this talk which is suitable for all.

Digital Lecture: Murder, Power and … Pineapples?

Digital Lecture: Murder, Power and … Pineapples?

21st July 2021

Come along for a talk from archaeologist Doug Rocks-Macqueen about recent excavations of pineries in the Lothians and Falkirk!

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In Conversation with Hamish Stuart

In Conversation with Hamish Stuart

23rd July 2021

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.

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Counterfeiting the Loss of Virginity in Early Modern England

Counterfeiting the Loss of Virginity in Early Modern England

28th July 2021

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!

Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth

28th July 2021

Head along to the Stand Edinburgh on July 28th for an evening of mind melting animation, featuring Salad Fingers creator David Firth!

Find out about Salad Fingers + Q&A With Creator David Firth on What's On Edinburgh
Digital Lecture: Playing Cricket with the Nabis: Charles H. Mackie’s French Connections

Digital Lecture: Playing Cricket with the Nabis: Charles H. Mackie’s French Connections

30th July 2021

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.

Fringe by the Sea: Gail Porter

Fringe by the Sea: Gail Porter

6th August 2021

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.

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Fringe by the Sea: Sam Baker ‘The Shift’ in Conversation with The Flock

Fringe by the Sea: Sam Baker ‘The Shift’ in Conversation with The Flock

6th August 2021

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.

Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

Fringe by the Sea: Gordon Buchanan – Animal Families and Me

7th August 2021

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.

Fringe by the Sea: Lemn Sissay

Fringe by the Sea: Lemn Sissay

8th August 2021

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.

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Lecture: A Curious Flowering: The Hydros in Scotland in the 19th Century

Lecture: A Curious Flowering: The Hydros in Scotland in the 19th Century

10th August 2021

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!

Brian Taylor’s Lunchtime Blether With Vince Cable

Brian Taylor’s Lunchtime Blether With Vince Cable

12th August 2021

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.

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Fringe by the Sea: Helen McClory

Fringe by the Sea: Helen McClory

13th August 2021

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.

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Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

14th August 2021

Join Irvine Welsh at Fringe By The Sea as he chats about his books, film, career and life!

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Fringe by the Sea: Paul Murton

Fringe by the Sea: Paul Murton

14th August 2021

Join us at Fringe by the Sea for this talk with Paul Murton, presenter of the acclaimed BBC series Grand Tours of Scotland!

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Fringe by the Sea: Gavin Francis

Fringe by the Sea: Gavin Francis

15th August 2021

Award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis discusses two of his books at Fringe by the Sea.

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Lecture: The Morton Photography Project at the National Trust for Scotland

Lecture: The Morton Photography Project at the National Trust for Scotland

19th August 2021

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.

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.

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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Lecture: Earls, Maids, Dames and Gardeners

Lecture: Earls, Maids, Dames and Gardeners

24th August 2021

Vicky Garrington shares some key pieces from Edinburgh Museums & Galleries large and important costume collection.

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A Toast to the People: Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang

A Toast to the People: Hollie McNish and Wana Udobang

25th August 2021

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!

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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.

A Toast to the People: Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah

A Toast to the People: Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah

27th August 2021

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!

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Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much

27th August 2021

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.

Find out about Francis Rossi: I Talk Too Much on What's On Edinburgh
Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

28th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Alan Cumming employs his usual charm and wit through story and song in a wickedly memorable performance.

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Lecture: Heroines of the Canongate: Women as Urban and Social Reformers in the Edwardian Old Town

Lecture: Heroines of the Canongate: Women as Urban and Social Reformers in the Edwardian Old Town

8th September 2021

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

Lecture: Enlightened Golfers

Lecture: Enlightened Golfers

10th September 2021

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.

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Leith 2020: Leith: HQ of the Trainspotting Phenomenon.

Leith 2020: Leith: HQ of the Trainspotting Phenomenon.

14th September 2021

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.

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Lecture: Charles Hodge Mackie and the Celtic Revival in Scotland and France

Lecture: Charles Hodge Mackie and the Celtic Revival in Scotland and France

17th September 2021

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.

Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour

Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour

17th September 2021

An exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Yotam Ottolenghi about his life in flavour, and find inspiration for your own cooking.

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Levison Wood: The Art of Exploration

Levison Wood: The Art of Exploration

23rd September 2021

Join critically acclaimed author and explorer Levison Wood as he takes to the stage for his third UK tour, The Art of Exploration.

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Burns V McGonagall: An evening with Scotland’s best poet and arguably the worst!

Burns V McGonagall: An evening with Scotland’s best poet and arguably the worst!

24th September 2021

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

Lecture: Discovering Leith through Maps

Lecture: Discovering Leith through Maps

5th October 2021

This lecture given by Laragh Quinney will consider how Leith has been depicted on maps from the 16th century to the present day.

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The Serial Killer Next Door

The Serial Killer Next Door

6th October 2021

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.

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Lecture: A Guid Cause Maks a Strong Arm

Lecture: A Guid Cause Maks a Strong Arm

7th October 2021

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.

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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

7th October 2021

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!

Find out about Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour on What's On Edinburgh
Creating Serial: an Evening with Sarah Koenig

Creating Serial: an Evening with Sarah Koenig

10th October 2021

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!

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Dan Snow’s History Hit

Dan Snow’s History Hit

21st October 2021

Dan Snow brings his award-winning, chart-topping podcast and online TV channel 'History Hit' live to The Queen's Hall.

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Socially Distanced Sports Bar: Live!

Socially Distanced Sports Bar: Live!

23rd October 2021

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!

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Lecture: E. A. Hornel: from Camera to Canvas

Lecture: E. A. Hornel: from Camera to Canvas

27th October 2021

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.

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Lecture: Leith 2020: A Photographic Walk Through Time

Lecture: Leith 2020: A Photographic Walk Through Time

2nd November 2021

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.

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An Evening with Nick Butter

An Evening with Nick Butter

6th November 2021

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.

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Lecture: Distant lives: The Earliest Photographs of St Kilda

Lecture: Distant lives: The Earliest Photographs of St Kilda

9th November 2021

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.

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

Tim Peake: My Journey to Space

11th November 2021

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!

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Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

16th 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.

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Lecture: Tokens of Festive Magic: The Victorian Christmas

Lecture: Tokens of Festive Magic: The Victorian Christmas

30th November 2021

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.

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Lecture: Upstairs, Downstairs: Glamorous gowns to working dress

Lecture: Upstairs, Downstairs: Glamorous gowns to working dress

7th December 2021

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.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

18th December 2021

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!

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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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Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself?

Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself?

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.

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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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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Events in Fife

Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much

Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much

28th August 2021

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.

Find out about Francis Rossi’s - I Talk Too Much on What's On Fife
An Evening with Will Young - CANCELLED

An Evening with Will Young - CANCELLED

14th September 2021

Pop star Will Young will speak on the evolution of pop, gay rights and wellbeing in this spoken word show.

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The Parrish Times

The Parrish Times

22nd October 2021

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.

Find out about The Parrish Times on What's On Fife
Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

2nd November 2021

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!

Find out about Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously on What's On Fife
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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Events in Lanarkshire

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!

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Thunder’s Danny Bowes & Luke Morley: The First 50 Years

Thunder’s Danny Bowes & Luke Morley: The First 50 Years

3rd November 2021

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!

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

11th 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

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Selected dates between 28th October 2020 - 23rd June 2021

Join Open Book and Paisley Library for an hour of shared reading on Wednesday mornings!

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Online History Talk: Paisley Abbey

Online History Talk: Paisley Abbey

22nd June 2021

Join The Urban Historian on Tuesday 22nd June for an Online History Talk exploring the history of Paisley Abbey!

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Paisley Now & Then Heritage Walk

Paisley Now & Then Heritage Walk

26th June 2021

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!

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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!

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Online History Talk: The Parish of Kilbarchan

Online History Talk: The Parish of Kilbarchan

29th June 2021

Join The Urban Historian on Tuesday 29th June for an Online History Talk exploring the Parish of Kilbarchan!

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Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Selected dates between 6th July 2021 - 16th December 2021

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!

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Thunder’s Danny Bowes & Luke Morley: The First 50 Years

Thunder’s Danny Bowes & Luke Morley: The First 50 Years

4th November 2021

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!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stirling Soup

Stirling Soup

25th June 2021

Join us at our first virtual Stirling Soup event! Hear from and vote for your favourite ideas for making our community better.

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Kenton Cool

Kenton Cool

28th September 2021

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.

Find out about Kenton Cool on What's On Stirling
Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself?

Nick Knowles and Neil Oliver – Does History Repeat Itself?

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.

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