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Angela Evans: Jeweller: Talk (Over 10s)

The jeweller talks about and demonstrates her work methods, which include granulation techniques in silver and copper.

Ruthin Craft Centre, The Centre For The Applied Arts

Sat 2 Aug

Phone for prices / 01824 704774

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Awkward Conversations with Animals I've F*cked

Ten Dead Men One-night stands are awkward. One-night stands with animals are more awkward. And when you're as desperate to please as Bobby, things get awkward as f ck. He's just a guy with too much love to give, and a burning desire to give it to consensual adult mammals. A one-man tragi-comedy from award-winning…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Iron Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Iron Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Iron Belly

£9.50 (£8.50) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Audio, Brighton

Mon 25 Aug

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£6.95 / 07986 527947

Sun 3 Aug

£6.95 / 07986 527947

Sat 9 Aug

£9 / 07986 527947

…and 6 more dates until 25 Aug

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 7 Sep

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 5 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Beowulf: The Blockbuster

The UK premiere of Beowulf: The Blockbuster is at the Pleasance Courtyard: Beside, Edinburgh from Wednesday 30 July to Sunday 24 August at 12.50pm. It is written and performed by Bryan Burroughs, directed by David Horan designed by Maree Kearns with lighting by Kevin Smith: the creative team for 2013 Fringe First Award…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Beside

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Beside

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Beside

£11 (£10) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Glyne Gap Field, Bexhill-on-Sea

Tue 12 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Wed 13 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 14 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 5 more dates until 19 Aug

Princes Park, Eastbourne

Tue 5 Aug

£10–£22 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Wed 6 Aug

£10–£22 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 7 Aug

£10–£22 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 10 Aug

Princes Park, Eastbourne

Tue 5 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Wed 6 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 7 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 10 Aug

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Billy, the Monster and Me!

Colour The Clouds Colour The Clouds present Billy, The Monster and Me! Join Billy on his adventure of a lifetime! Find out what happens when a Monster appears in Billy’s bedroom on the very day that his family are just too busy to play. Are you ready to be part of Team Billy and help him to save his family from meeting…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 12 Aug

Blood at the Root

When nooses are found hanging from a tree at a high school in the American South where racial tensions are as hot as the weather, six students must face their own prejudices to tackle greater injustice. Inspired by recent events, Blood at the Root weaves music, dance, and poetry to stunning effect. The New York Times…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Two

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Broke

The Paper Birds Multi award-winners The Paper Birds (Thirsty, In a Thousand Pieces) return with a new verbatim production exploring the debt of a nation. Based on interviews taken across the UK in 2014, this heartfelt show explores what it means to be broke, from feeling the pinch to finding yourself penniless in this…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

JackDome

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

JackDome

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

JackDome

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Bugsy Malone

Captivate Drama Captivate Drama's younger members perform the classic musical Bugsy Malone. Join Bugsy, Fat Sam, Tallulah, Blousey and Dandy Dan at the speakeasy for a fun time full of laughs, songs and lots of splurge! A great show for all the family and is sure to inspire younger members of the audience to tread the…

Broughton High School, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Theatre

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 5 Aug

Camille O’Sullivan: 10

Camille O’Sullivan 'Queen of the Fringe’ (BBC) award winner Camille celebrates ten years of sell-out Fringe shows, performing favourite songs from then and now. Chameleon-like on stage, inhabiting each song with a different character. With a love of narrative song, Camille is highly regarded for her dramatic…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£17.50 (£15) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Celebrating 30 years of Aberdeen Maritime Museum

An exhibition of photographs spanning three decades marks the anniversary of the opening of the Aberdeen Maritime Museum in 1984.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 12:00 – 15:00
…and 11 more dates until 16 Aug

Chaplin

ACE Production The story of Chaplin is as great as all stories he gave life to on the silver screen. Growing up in the London slums, he put the world at his feet through his talent and tenacious work and became one of the world's most famous and beloved persons. His life is a classic story of someone who has nothing…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Forth

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Forth

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Forth

£12 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Deception's First Birthday

Celebrate Deception's first birthday.

Audio, Glasgow

Sat 2 Aug

£8–£10 / 07803 766729

  • 19:00 – 04:00

Donald Robertson Is Not a Stand-Up Comedian

New piece by writer/performer Gary McNair – a coming of age story which looks at comedy in an entirely different light.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Traverse 2

£12 (£7) / 0131 228 1404

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

Fast Fringe

Chortle Twelve top comedy and variety acts perform ridiculously short sets in one furiously fast-paced showcase. There’s a different line-up every day, selected by leading comedy website Chortle, so check chortle.co.uk for today’s listings. Previous acts have included Mark Watson, Pappy's, Brendon Burns, Simon Evans…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

AceDome

£5 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

AceDome

£5 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

AceDome

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Five-Thirty Cabaret at the Famous Spiegeltent

The Famous Spiegeltent. The perfect appetiser for your evening on the Fringe. The Famous Spiegeltent presents a fast paced variety show that packs a lot of entertainment into one hour. Enjoy a showcase of the best talent on the Fringe with our hand-picked selection of comics, crooners and cabaret artistes. A show for…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£6 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Great Artists Steal

Bilingual production from Theatraverse, written by Seamus Collins, about invention.

theSpace @ Venue45, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Venue 45

£5 / 0845 508 8378

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Venue 45

£5 / 0845 508 8378

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Venue 45

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8378

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

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

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0141 428 3022

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 19:00

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

Katie Paterson: Ideas

Work from Glasgow artist who makes vivid and laconic works based on astronomical events and cosmological processes.

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4441

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4441

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4441

Part of Generation.

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 52 more dates until 27 Sep

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 9 more dates until 25 Aug

Les Misérables

Forth Children's Theatre FCT (four time ENDA winners) is back to take the Fringe by storm with an innovative and haunting production of Les Misérables. This stunning musical has been running in London’s West End for the past 28 years and is now available for youth theatres to perform. It portrays the journey of Jean…

Inverleith Church Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£12 (£9) / 07794 144372

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£12 (£9) / 07794 144372

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

£8 / 07794 144372

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

£12 (£9) / 07794 144372

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Lotty’s War

  • Directed by: Bruce Guthrie
  • Written by: Giuliano Crispini

Guiliano Crispini's thriller set on the occupied Channel Islands during WWII.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Mon 13 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Tue 14 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Wed 15 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 18 Oct

Malvern Theatres

Mon 15 Sep

Festival Theatre

£13.50–£26.50 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:30

Tue 16 Sep

Festival Theatre

£13.50–£26.50 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

Festival Theatre

£13.50–£26.50 / 01684 892 277

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 20 Sep

Opera House, Manchester

Thu 2 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 4 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 0844 847 2275

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Machine Head

Bay Area metal stalwarts that helped usher in a new wave of thrash on classic album Burn My Eyes (1991).

Concorde 2, Brighton

Mon 4 Aug

Over-14s only

£25 / 01273 673311

The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

£25 / 0131 225 2564

Special intimate tour.

Newcastle University Students' Union, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 2 Aug

£25

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