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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

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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Amazing Bubble Man

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

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

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.

Mon 4 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 24 Aug

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

Sheila Masson: Milk and Honey

Images of the USA by the Edinburgh-based photographer who lived there for 20 years and has dual US/UK citizenship.

The English Speaking Union, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 229 1528

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 229 1528

  • 09:00 – 12:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 229 1528

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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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

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

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

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.

Mon 4 Aug

The Theatre

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

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

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.

Mon 4 Aug

Gryphon 1

£7 (£5) / 07531 392 327

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 23 Aug

Horizontal Collaboration

Part of Made In Scotland showcase. Performed daily by four new actors, always reading blind. Intense drama where sex, power and politics meet emotion, seduction and destruction. From multi-award-winning writer/director David Leddy: ‘leading theatrical innovator’ (Times), ‘genius’ (Scotsman), ‘Fringe institution…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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

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.

Tue 5 Aug

Studio 3

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 5525

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 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

The Free Fringe Festival Outdoor Launch

Laughing Horse Free Festival & Pear Tree House Launching a season of outdoor performances in the courtyard at the Pear Tree with buskers, musicians, cabaret, comedy and much, much more. And it's all free! www.freefestival.co.uk.

Laughing Horse @ The Pear Tree, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Stage

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thornaby Car Boot Sale

Free parking available at this well-featured car boot sale.

Thornaby Sports and Leisure Club, Thornaby-on-Tees

Sun 3 Aug

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sun 10 Aug

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sun 17 Aug

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Sep

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

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.

Mon 4 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

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

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.

Tue 5 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 17 Aug

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

The Curing Room

Stripped Down Productions Spring 1944 - seven Soviet soldiers have been captured by the Nazis, stripped naked and abandoned in the locked empty cellar of a monastery in southern Poland. Deprived of all ties to their world, the prisoners redefine their concepts of order and human nature. In order to survive the men…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£12) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

KingDome

£12 (£10.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 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

Sid's Show

Oscar Stardust Ltd Join Sid from CBeebies live on stage in a fantastic, fun-filled adventure that will knock your socks off. Sid is setting out on a heroic quest to find out where in the world his favourite socks and shoes have got to - share in the adventure at the bottom of the sea, deep in the jungle and floating in…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9.50 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Pleasance Beyond

£9 (£8) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

The Seussification of A Midsummer Night's Dream

Red Bonnet Productions 'As comedies go, Midsummer’s the greatest! Except that the language Will used ain’t the latest. Shaky used old words like: Thee, Thou and Thine. It’s hard to process that much old at one time. So we ran the script through the Script Squash Two-Fifty. It’s a machine that makes old scripts more…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£6 (£4) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

The Wizard of Oz

American High School Theatre Festival This re-imagined staging sets Dorothy undergoing psychoanalysis observation which leads us to question if Oz really exists or if it is only in her mind.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Main Theatre

£5 / 0131 447 7597

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Out of Water

Helen Paris and Caroline Wright / Escalator East to Edinburgh The singers are out of breath. The swimmers are out of their depth. At sunrise and sunset, for three days only, a captivating spectacle will emerge on Edinburgh’s beach. Singers and swimmers strike out towards the water’s edge looking out intently, searching…

Summerhall @ Portobello Beach, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

Portobello Beach

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Portobello Beach

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Portobello Beach

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Lu-Tings

Theatre Horizon (Hong Kong) Once upon a time a merman tribe called Lu-Tings was said to have settled in the southern tip of China, or what we know as Hong Kong today. Neither fish nor human beings, they tried hard to survive in face of the expanding Han Chinese culture until they could not take it anymore. A massive…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 618 6967

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 618 6967

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 618 6967

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

The Addams Family

Musical comedy based on the characters from the TV series.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

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.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

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.

Mon 4 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug back to top