Before 5pm, Days out

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Get the VIP treatment pre-show.

New Theatre, Oxford

Sun 27 Apr

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 3 May

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 31 May

£15 / 0870 606 3500

…and 32 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Outstanding exhibition of the best natural history photographs from all over the world, on loan from London's Natural History Museum.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 35 more dates until 1 Jun

Extreme Stunt Show

Motorbikes and BMXs compete for your attention with crashing monster trucks Lil Devil and Extreme in this stunt show.

Addington Park, London

Sun 27 Apr

£14 (£7)

Beverley Racecourse

Sun 18 May

£14 (£7)

Buxton Raceway

Sun 11 May

£14 (£7) / 01663 732526

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Evolution Show

Petrolheads will become hydrogen heads if this motoring show has its way.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 335 6200

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Dressed to Kill

If you thought fashion was fierce you ain’t seen nothing yet! Dressed to Kill takes you and your family on a fascinating, flamboyant and fearsome journey through the last 4000 years of fashion to discover the lethal truth behind some of our best known costumes. Little warriors can have a go at handling armour from ancient…

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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The Scottish Game Fair

This fair entertains all the family with a variety of displays including falconry and terrier racing in the main ring, clay pigeon shooting and gundog and fishing competitions on the banks of the River Tay.

Scone Palace, Perth

Fri 4 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 554826

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Sat 5 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 554826

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Sun 6 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 554826

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Art Cart Adventures

Create badges and coloured spectacles in response to the exhibitions on show.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 31 May

Free / 01382 909900

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Open Farm Sunday

Annual event where hundreds of farmers across the UK open their farm to the public for one Sunday. Discover what it means to be a farmer and see how British food is produced. Each farm hosts its own activities including tours, nature walks, tractor and trailer rides, mini farmers' markets and animal encounters.

Hazeldene Farm, Chesham

Sun 8 Jun

Phone for prices / 01494 783 501

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Brockhampton Estate, Bringsty, Worcester

Sun 8 Jun

Free / 01885 488099

  • 11:00 – 16:00

National Trust: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury

Sun 8 Jun

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Burrell for Blokes

Practical, hands-on art workshops aimed at older men. All tools and materials provided. Booking is essential.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

This session takes inspiration from the Ming vase exhibition, with the chance to create a ceramic vase.

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Curator's Favourites

Regular talks on museum staff's favourite objects from the collection.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

Today: Medieval spurs in Sir William's Collection.

  • 12:30 – 13:00
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The Spirit of Jazz

Dick Lee and Brian Kellock examine the world of jazz through music, stories and chat across eight weekly sessions.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

£12 per session; £64 for 8 weeks / 0131 558 8844

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Tue 6 May

£12 per session; £64 for 8 weeks / 0131 558 8844

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Tue 13 May

£12 per session; £64 for 8 weeks / 0131 558 8844

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 5 more dates until 17 Jun

The Comedy Club 4 Kids Workshop

A special workshop for kids to hone their comedy skills before testing them in front of an audience. One session is for ages 7–11; the other for ages 12–15.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Thu 10 Jul

£20 / 0131 558 8844

Ages 7–11 from 10am; ages 12–15 from 2.30pm.

  • 10:00 – 12:30
  • 14:30 – 17:00

Muddy Good Weekend – All Makes 4x4 Show

Get your fill of 4x4 and military vehicles, plus witness the epic three-day battle recreation by re-enactment group the Seal Knot.

Billing Aquadrome, Northampton

Sat 3 May

£8–£10 / 01604 407477

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 May

£8–£10 / 01604 407477

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Mon 5 May

£8–£10 / 01604 407477

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Great American & British Songbook Tea Dance

Cabaret style seating with a dance floor. Includes hot drink and cake.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Sat 6 Sep

£8.50 / 01229 820000

  • 14:00

The Portland Collection State Room Tours

A bus tour through Welbeck Village and passing the 5th Duke of Portland's Riding School and Hunting Stables.

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Mon 11 Aug

£16.50 / 01909 501700

  • 10:15
  • 14:30

Tue 12 Aug

£16.50 / 01909 501700

  • 10:15
  • 14:30

Wed 13 Aug

£16.50 / 01909 501700

  • 10:15
  • 14:30
…and 28 more dates until 22 Sep back to top

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 31 May

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

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

Andy Warhol Class

Learn how to make prints in the same way as Warhol's iconic pop art pics at this one-day course. Why not immortalise a famous person or friend in multicoloured panels? Bring along some photos to work from.

Dundee Contemporary Arts

Sat 24 May

£50 / 01382 909900

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 652 5940

  • 09:00 – 14:00
…and 237 more dates until 20 Dec

Crouch End Car Boot and Indoor Market

Buy and sell vintage clothes, toys, books and more at this car boot sale, and help raise funds for Weston Park School.

Weston Park Primary School, London N8

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 25 May

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 29 Jun

Free / 020 8347 5000

  • 09:00 – 13:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Dec back to top

Themed Tour

Themed tours of the collections, on a different subject each time.

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

Today: Look behind the scenes and explore the Burrell's hidden stores.

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Tue 29 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2550

Today: Islamic Art at the Burrell.

  • 12:30 – 13:30

GROG'S Legendary Bottled Beer Festival

Taste as many samples as you can (there's over 100 to choose from), with some bottles available for purchase on the day.

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£10 / 0131 667 2855

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Presents Clans & Drams

Find your Whisky Clan at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Whisky club opens its doors to members and non-members alike, for Clans & Drams, a month-long series of events during Homecoming Scotland's Whisky Month.

Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Edinburgh

Thu 1 May

Free / 0131 554 3451

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0131 554 3451

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 0131 554 3451

  • 10:00 – 22:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 May

Doug Allan: In the Company of Giants

Illustrated talk from the award-winning cameraman, who has worked on the shows Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Ocean Giants.

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Sat 3 May

£16 (£14) / 01491 575698

  • 14:30

Dunfermline Bruce Festival

Dunfermline, home to the story of Robert the Bruce as well as the legendary king's grave, hosts a weekend of historical activities and re-enactments with a strong family feel.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 12 Jul

Free / 01383 732226

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 13 Jul

Free / 01383 732226

  • 09:00 – 18:00
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