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Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00

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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

Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

Race Bolt

A chance to race, not just the fastest man in the world but the fastest man in history, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. Line up beside a huge LED screen, replicate the famous 'lightening bolt' pose and race the larger than life Bolt along a 30 metre athletic track. Participants names and times will be added to an overall…

Glasgow Green

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Classic Car Show And Family Fun Day

In association with Box Motor Club, registered charity the Shuttlewood Clarke Foundation is pleased to announce it will be hosting a Classic Car and Family Fun Day on Sunday 3rd August 2014.

Ulverscroft Grange, Markfield

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Freedom Family Circus

Circus Emporium Roadshow ‘Amazingly jaw dropping, extraordinarily brilliant’ (Fest Magazine). ‘These performers have a charm and enthusiasm about them and talent that is worth the very reasonable ticket price’ (BroadwayBaby.com). Hilarious antics and madcap adventures explode in a cornucopia of visual delights!

Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

Jack and Jill Market

An opportunity for mums and dads to buy and sell nearly-new baby and kids' (ages 0–9) items of good quality. Book a stall to sell or turn up on the day to grab a bargain.

Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow

Sat 16 Aug

£1.50 (Children free) / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Bells Sports Centre, Perth

Sat 16 Aug

£1.50 / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:30

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

£1.50 (Children free) / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Hayley Tompkins

Work by gallery artist, previously presented at the 2013 Venice Biennale. Tompkins' painted objects reconfigure relationships to commonplace items.

The Common Guild, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0141 428 3022

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 428 3022

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Moomin Summer Fun

A celebration of the centenary since the birth of Moomin creator Tove Marika Jansson. A weekend of fun, live music, story reading, face painting, puppet shows, 'real Moomins' (?) and more.

Covent Garden Market, London WC2E

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 020 7554 0172

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 020 7554 0172

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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Taki Maori Haka Experience

Taki Maori The Rhythm of New Zealand: Pulse, beat, chant, stamp, and clap at this this pop-up haka tribal experience from Auckland, New Zealand. A masterpiece in storytelling, unique and moving, experience the action thrills of Maori arts. Travel with us on a journey through the South Seas revealing authentic haka…

Dance Base, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Aaaand Now for Something Completely Improvised

The Fringe hit returns for a fifth year! After a sell-out run in 2013, Racing Minds return with an improvised comic adventure based entirely on audience suggestions – unique every day, and bigger and better than ever before! A doddery grandfather can’t quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Upstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Dr Bunhead's Secret Science Lab

Tom Pringle TV's favourite stunt scientist (from Brainiac, Blue Peter, etc) reveals his top secret science recipes for amazing experiments you can do at home - but probably shouldn't! Liquid magnets, super sticky bogeys, rainbow foam jets, and loads more! He'll also reveal heaps of scientists-only experiments like…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£5 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£5 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 24 Aug

Kitchen Porters

"An average day at work for a Kitchen Porter who is faced with colleagues, an environment and boss that constantly remind him how insignificant he is as a person but how vital he is as a piece of machinery. The public will not be a spectator; will be part of the nightmare in the kitchen…"

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Sat 2 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Thu 7 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

…and 8 more dates until 25 Aug

The Pianist

By Thomas Monckton (New Zealand) and Circo Aereo (Finland) A comic contemporary circus piece centred on, in, under, and around a grand piano. At the peak of high society entertainment sits The Pianist‘s pianist. Before he realises it, his show has transformed from the highbrow concert he hoped for into a spectacularly…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Central

£9 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Central

£12 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 27 Aug

£12

Thu 28 Aug

£12

Fri 29 Aug

£12

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Fri 1 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 020 7730 4500

Sat 2 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 020 7730 4500

Sun 3 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 020 7730 4500

…and 5 more dates until 10 Aug

Colston Hall, Bristol

Wed 20 Aug

£11.23–£12.36 / 0117 922 3686

  • 11:00

Thu 21 Aug

£11.23–£12.36 / 0117 922 3686

  • 11:00

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The Addams Family

Musical comedy based on the characters from the TV series.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Animal Farm

  • Written by: George Orwell

Guy Masterson presents his acclaimed solo adaptation of George Orwell's political novel, in which a collection of oppressed animals take over the running of their farm.

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Theatre

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Theatre

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Theatre

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

Cirque Tsuki: Birthday

ImmerCity presents the Three Rings of Cirque Tsuki From the woods of darkest Europe, inspired by Little Red Riding Hood. The Cirque Tsuki is celebrating the birthday of Madame Mist, the mischievous storyteller's assistant. As the clock strikes midnight, she opens her present and the shadows come pouring out, bringing…

C nova, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

studio 7

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

studio 7

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

studio 7

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Graham Fagen: Cabbages in an Orchard

Graham Fagen has been researching the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his peers, and this exhibition presents work by Mackintosh and others, selected by Fagen, alongside new work.

Reid Building, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Reid Gallery

Free / 0141 353 4500

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 26 more dates until 29 Aug

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 1 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 35 more dates until 13 Sep

Ian D Montfort's Midday Seance

Tom Binns / Heroes (PWYW) Midnight (the witching hour) is the best time to perform a seance. The time of day when demons, witches and ghosts appear and black magic is the most powerful. Due to a misunderstanding this seance will now be conducted at midday, in daylight. Ouija board parlour show from the ‘monster hit at…

Heroes @ Bob & Miss Behave's Bookshop, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bookshop

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Bookshop

£8

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 15 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

Sun 16 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

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…and at 4 other places

Phil Whiting: Open The Gates Of Hell

The artist's paintings marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Truro Cathedral

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 01872 276782

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01872 276782

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01872 276782

  • 12:00 – 16:00
…and 12 more dates until 15 Aug back to top