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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

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

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

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

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 42 more dates until 13 Sep

Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

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
…and 36 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

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

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

Edinburgh Book Fringe

Taking place in radical bookshop Word Power, the Edinburgh Book Fringe brings together writers and activists from around the world for a host of daily readings and discussions, all of which are free.

Word Power Bookshop, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 0131 662 9112

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 23 Aug

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Boom Productions

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

An amateur production of Shakespeare's magical comedy.

Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Sat 26 Jul

£10 / 0845 226 3510

  • 14:30

Best of Edinburgh Showcase Show

EdCom Productions The best and brightest of this year's Fringe comics and with a new line up every day, the Showcase Show is the longest running and best loved lunchtime comedy show, popular amongst comics and comedy fans alike. Whipping up a selection of top comedy acts into a delicious lunchtime feast and held in the…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

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.

CAST, Doncaster

Sun 16 Nov

£20 / 01302 303959

  • 17:00

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50 / 01329 231942

  • 17:00

Also on at:

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip

Mik Artistik's Ego Trip are about!.The show is unique,funny, rocky and poignant. Mik rants, recites and rambles around his strange and beautiful songs while Ben and Jonny manfully try and keep him grounded with their consummate grooves.

Hotel Ibis, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 292 0000

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 5 more dates until 9 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

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 020 3119 3289

  • 10:00 – 22:00
…and 8 more dates until 3 Aug

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

Thu 24 Jul

£15.59–£18.81 / 0844 576 3000

  • 14:30

Sat 26 Jul

£15.59–£18.81 / 0844 576 3000

  • 14:30

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

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 12 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 21 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:30

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00
  • 13:00

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Bohemia

Handmade art, crafts, vintage items, upcycled furniture and goodies from local makers. Email nottycherub@gmail.com to book a stall. Please do not contact the venue.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Jul

Free

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Backstage in Biscuit Land

Touretteshero Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that makes her say 'biscuit' 16,000 times a day. Her unusual neurology gives her a unique perspective on life; one she's about to unleash on the world. This two-woman solo show weaves comedy, puppetry, singing, and incredible tics to explore spontaneity, creativity…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Above

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Above

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Pleasance Above

£11 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Aug

Dreamboats And Miniskirts

A musical set in 1963 about an aspiring vocal duo who must adapt their style in the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:00
  • 14:30

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 24 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 14:30

Sat 27 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Also on at:

…and at 2 other places

Frankie Boyle: Work in Progress

A pretty special chance to catch The Boyle in a new work in progress show.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Jul

£7 / 0131 558 7272

  • 17:00

Tea on the Green

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

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Thu 24 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Fri 25 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sat 26 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 8 more dates until 3 Aug back to top

Fapy Lafertin

One of the world’s top gypsy guitarists, drops into The Tron for an hour of dazzling virtuosity.

Tron Kirk, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Jul

£10 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

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

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Alba Flamenca

Flamenco rhythms from highly skilled dancers.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

£14 (£12) / 07540 335270

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

Kelvingrove Bandstand Closing Ceremony Celebration

A musical showcase to celebrate the end of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games starting with a new commission from Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, performing with Tam Dean Burn and multi-instrumentalist Corey Mwamba. Also on the bill are Sirens of Titan choir and McOpera Ensemble with works by Edward Elgar and Frank Bridge…

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Sun 3 Aug

£10 (£5; Family £6–£6.65 each)

  • 17:00

Kunydiamond: The Beauty Is in Your Head

Exploration of visual perception through macro photography from Kunydiamond (aka Sara Mendez).

The Outhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0131 557 6668

  • 17:00 – 00:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Jul back to top