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Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

Alloa Tower

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932129

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Broughton House & Garden, Kirkcudbright

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 4932246

  • 12:00 – 16:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0844 4932246

  • 12:00 – 16:30

Moirlanich Longhouse, Killin

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0844 493 2136

  • 16:00 – 16:30

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Easter Fun Day

Annual Easter celebrations featuring live bands, fairground rides, street theatre, a radio roadshow and arts and sports activities.

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Show'N'Tell: Mangroves

UCL PhD student Clare Duncan will be joining us to discuss her research on one of the planet's most ecologically and economically important habitats, mangroves.

Grant Museum Of Zoology, London WC1E

Fri 27 Jun

Free / 020 3106 2052

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Show’N’Tell: Okavango

Luca Marazzi will be joining us after having rummaged through the drawers and cupboards to find his object. Find out more about Luca's research on the diversity of life in one of Africa's largest wetlands, the Okavango delta.

Grant Museum Of Zoology, London WC1E

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 3106 2052

  • 13:00 – 14:00

Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with its first multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on mac'n'cheese, burgers, po boys, tacos, grilled cheese and more delish eats, plus craft beer and cider to wash it all down. There are also four stages with local bands and DJs bringing the tunes.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0131 622 6801

  • 12:00
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Case Histories

Objects from Sunderland Museum's collections telling the stories of the people and places that make up Sunderland's heritage.

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0191 553 2323

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0191 553 2323

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0191 553 2323

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Fraser Anderson

Folk singer-songwriter hailing from Edinburgh.

The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0191 230 4474

  • 15:00

Jo Nesbo: Author Event

The Norwegian crime author signs copies of his novel The Son.

Waterstones, York

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 01904 628740

  • 13:00

Pentlands Walking Festival

A weekend of summer walks and activities for all ages from the teddy bear walk to climbing the ridge. Being centered on the Pentland Hills means there's always the prospect of glorious views to spur you on. Booking is essential.

Harlaw Visitor Centre, Currie

Thu 24 Jul

Free (donations welcome)

Teddy Bear Adventure. Bring your teddy and your wellies and have an adventure with Barnaby.

  • 13:00 – 14:30

Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs

An installation exploring the hotly debated issue of climate change and its many possible causes, encouraging the public and Glasgow's cultural sector to consider their carbon footprints and switch to more sustainable ways of living.

FACT, Liverpool

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0151 707 4464

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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Book Club

An informal reading group.

Grangetown Library, Cardiff

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 029 2023 0526

  • 14:30

Frayed Edges: Identity – Piecing It Together

Recent work by Edinburgh textiles group Frayed Edges.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 226 7126

  • 12:00 – 19:00
…and 5 more dates until 29 Apr

Lunchtime Talks at Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums

A series of free talks taking place on Wednesday lunchtimes in various Aberdeen museums. Booking essential for talks at the Maritime Museum. Booking is essential.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 01224 523700

'James Mcbey' by Ann Steed, Curator.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 01224 523700

'Marie Laurencin' by Griffin Coe, Curator.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 01224 523700

A tour of the exhibition from Aberdeen Artists Society.

  • 12:30 – 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 01224 337700

'30 Years Of Aberdeen Maritime Museum' by John Edwards.

  • 12:30 – 13:00

Merchant Square Craft Fair

Arts and crafts market, with everything from cupcakes to candles.

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 552 3038

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 552 3038

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0141 552 3038

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 34 more dates until 28 Dec

Bedwyr Williams: Echt

Installation inspired by dystopian futures, by the highly-rated Welsh artist and occasional stand-up comic.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0845 330 3501

Part of Glasgow International.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 25 May back to top

Blu Velvet

Classic jazz and the great American songbook from vocalist Carol Stirrat.

Browns Bar & Brasserie, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 4442

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 4 more dates until 1 Jun

Rubyfruits

Social evenings for lesbian and bisexual ladies, with regular meetings to plan activities, network and maybe even meet someone special.

The Regent, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 661 8198

  • 15:00
…and 12 more dates until 27 Jul

Swanvesta Social Club

A blend of experienced musicians from the St Albans Latin Quarter that cannot help playing everything with just a little twist of Cuba.

Farmer's Boy, St. Albans

Sun 4 May

Free / 01727 860 535

  • 15:00 – 17:30

Ade Adesina Exhibition

Ade uses linocut and etching to explore how the human footprint is affecting our planet through deforestation,energy consumption and endangered wild species.

Woodend Barn Arts Centre, Banchory

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01330 825431

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Little Birds Market

Market with a tantalising selection of vintage, craft and design vendors – including clothes, jewellery, handmade, up-cycled furniture, accessories, homewares, food, cakes, millinery, stationery, art and lots more.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 221 8886

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 0141 221 8886

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 13 Jul

Free / 0141 221 8886

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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Aberdeen Artists Society Annual Exhibition

A popular annual open exhibition which gives professional, amateur and emerging artists the opportunity to show their work. Art forms vary widely from painting and sculpture to printmaking, textiles and ceramics. Entry forms are available from the Gallery Shop or by contacting info@aberdeenartistssociety.co.uk.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 11 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 18 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 01224 523700

  • 13:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 15 Jun

Bill Drummond: The 25 Paintings

A large-scale sculptural installation of 25 works that advertise the artist's world which he will continue until 2025. This show is a culmination of the artist and music maker's career which began in 1976. Works will also be appearing at locations throughout the city.

Eastside Projects, Birmingham

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0121 771 1778

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0121 771 1778

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0121 771 1778

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 29 more dates until 14 Jun

Granny Would Be Proud

Retro vintage market featuring fashion, jewellery, crafts and more.

Hillhead Bookclub, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0141 576 1700

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 11 May

Free / 0141 576 1700

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 0141 576 1700

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Late Risers Car Boot

Sudbury carnivals late risers carboot sponsored by tescos.

Tesco Car Park, Sudbury

Sun 20 Apr

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Plough Beer Festival

12th Hundon Plough Easter Beer Festival with 30 real ales, 9 real ciders & 8 Free bands.

The Plough Inn, Sudbury

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 01440 786 789

  • 12:00 – 22:30
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