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Hot Dub Time Machine. Best. Party. Ever.

An all night long mashup of instantly recognisable tunes from the 60s to the present day, presented against a video backdrop.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

£7 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

McEwan Hall

£12.50 (£11.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 24 Aug

Scotland's National Airshow

Over two hours of high-octane aerial displays ranging from historic warbirds to contemporary military jets. There are also family activities and displays to enjoy.

National Museum of Flight, North Berwick

Sat 26 Jul

£17–£20; under 5s free (£15.50–£18; Children £8.50–£10; Family £42.50–£50) / 0300 123 6789

  • 10:00 – 17:00

The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Potentially the longest tapestry in the world (beating the Kieskamma tapestry in the South African parliament by a cool 23 metres), the artwork has been worked on by people from all across the country since 2012. It tells the story of Scotland's history from the formation of the land in the prehistoric era to the…

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 28 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 41 more dates until 13 Sep

Rayguns Look Real Enough: Hall of Fame

Not only have the world’s greatest mash-up band been nominated for the London Cabaret Awards, and won the Time Out Alternative Eurovision 2010, they are also being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And they'll need to give the performance of their lives. Will Ray Gunn suffer another diva meltdown? Can Luke…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£10 / 0131 556 7060

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£8 / 0131 556 7060

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Derren Brown: Infamous

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul 2015

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul 2015

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 29 Jun 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

Tue 30 Jun 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

Wed 1 Jul 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 4 Jul 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Mon 18 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 19 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 20 May 2015

£25–£36 / 0844 871 3014

…and 3 more dates until 23 May 2015

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Truckfest Scotland

Scotland's largest truck festival with plenty of entertainment for all the family.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Prices vary / 01775 768661

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Prices vary / 01775 768661

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Alison Moore: Book Launch

The 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlisted author discusses and signs copies of her book He Wants.

Waterstones, Nottingham

Fri 15 Aug

£3 / 0843 290 8525

  • 19:00

EH1 Festival

Big house and trance event with Paul van Dyk, John O'Callaghan, Mark Knight, Tall Paul, Genix, Jeremy Healy, Seb Fontaine and more.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Over-18s only

£35 / 0131 335 6200

Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

There's a whole summer of family-friendly activities at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sat 26 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sun 27 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 35 more dates until 31 Aug

Shit-faced Shakespeare

  • 3 stars

Magnificent Bastard Productions An entirely serious Shakespeare play… with an entirely shit-faced actor. Back for another year, the legendary Magnificent Bastard Productions stagger up to Edinburgh with the most raucous Shakespearean performance you'll ever see! With an all new show for 2014, a cast of classically…

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cow Barn

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Sister Act: BBLOC

A production of the smash hit Broadway and West End musical comedy based on the film that featured Whoopi Goldberg in the lead role.

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Fri 25 Jul

£15.59–£18.81 / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Jul

£15.59–£18.81 / 0844 576 3000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Underneath the Stars Festival

New festival curated by Kate Rusby with an emphasis on good food, music and entertainment.

Cannon Hall Farm, Barnsley

Fri 25 Jul

£50–£110 / 01226 767872

  • 14:00 – 23:30

One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen Sixty Episodes in 60 Minutes. One Man Breaking Bad. See your iconic favourites come to life: Walt, Jesse, Saul, Skyler, Hank, Walt Junior, Mike and Gus Fring! LA actor Miles Allen has had over a million hits on YouTube, displaying both his acting and his incredible mimicking abilities. See him in Edinburgh…

Falkirk Town Hall

Mon 28 Jul

£14 (£12) / 01324 506850

Part of Funny in Falkirk.

  • 20:00

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£15 (£12) / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Rocka Hillbillies

Playing rock'n'roll and country classics with few anecdotes thrown in.

Ryrie's Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0131 337 0550

  • 20:00

The Southsider, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 667 2003

  • 21:00

Tanners Lounge Bar, Juniper Green

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 453 3152

  • 20:00

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 7 Aug

Cheltenham Town Hall

Wed 15 Oct

£19 / 0844 576 2210

  • 19:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 21 Sep

£19 / 08441 717620

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Saturday Cabaret

Weekly Saturday cabaret night.

Steampunk Café, Glasgow

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Aug

Big Big Sing

Big Big Sing is a UK-wide singing project that aims to inspire thousands of people across the country to join in the celebrations for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games through singing. Join a choir of hundreds for an evening of song, including workshops with inspirational choirmasters. No experience needed.

Glasgow Green

Sun 27 Jul

Free

  • 08:00 – 21:00

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01803 328385

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 5 Nov

£20.75 (£18.75) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

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…and at 4 other places

Human Child

Collapsing Horse Inspired by changeling myths and the poetry of WB Yeats, Human Child is a blazing fantasy adventure story that mixes theatre, puppetry and live music for children from 8 to 80. ‘We walk into the theatre as adults … we leave as the child we have long left behind’ (IrishTheatreMagazine.ie). 'A mountain…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Big Belly

£5 / 07758 212605

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Big Belly

£5 / 07758 212605

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Big Belly

£8 (£7) / 07758 212605

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Eddscape@The Cameo

An exhibition of fictional film posters inspired by iconic landmarks from Edinburgh and elsewhere.

Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0871 902 5723

  • 11:00 – 00:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0871 902 5723

  • 11:00 – 00:00

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0871 902 5723

  • 11:00 – 00:00
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Volvic Juiced's Comedy Fest

Josh Widdicombe headlines Volvic's comedy festival, with Katherine Ryan and KSI.

Regents Park, London NW1

Tue 29 Jul

Tea on the Green

Grab a cuppa at this free pop-up Commonwealth Games-themed tea house by John Lewis.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sat 26 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 27 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 7 more dates until 3 Aug

Shape-Note Singing Workshop

Have a go at joining in this traditional form of four-part harmony group singing from the American South. Enquiries via email; please do not call the venue.

Hillhead Baptist Church, Glasgow

Fri 25 Jul

Donations welcome towards costs / 0141 339 1588

  • 19:30 – 21:30

LOUD Poets

Slam-style poetry devoid of pretension. Ages 15+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£8 / 0131 556 9579

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 15 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Fri 22 Aug

Church

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & just Festival.

Meet the Gruffalo

Follow the Gruffalo's tracks into the deep dark wood … where there are activities and fun for kids!

National Trust: Wallington House And Grounds, Morpeth

Sun 24 Aug

Free, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01670 773600

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free, plus admission £11, child £5.50, family £27.50 / 01670 773600

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Waterstones, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Jul

Free / 0131 554 7732

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Waterstones West End, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0131 226 2666

  • 10:00 – 14:30
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