Days out

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Muslim Marriage Events

Muslims singles can meet other people who are looking to get hitched, with intermediaries available for anyone who is shy or for women who wish to be in a segregated area. Three-course buffet and drinks included.

Tipu Sultan, Birmingham

Sun 31 Aug

singles £35; Associate Ticket £25 / 07737 309349

  • 11:30 – 16:30

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

BBC at the Quay

Live music, food and drink and a big screen show all of your favourite BBC shows for free. The high-punching programme includes sets from Texas, Simple Minds, Paloma Faith and Amy Macdonald, plus loads of BBC-centric activities for the whole family. Access is free, but some events are ticketed.

Glasgow Science Centre

Tue 29 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Wed 30 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

Thu 31 Jul

Times vary / Free / 0141 420 5000

Part of Festival 2014.

…and 3 more dates until 3 Aug

Erotica Show 2014

The consumer lifestyle show and exhibition with an opportunity to purchase adult toys and romantic gifts, fashionwear and jewellery, books and magazines, and meet glamour models or adult film performers, view a stage show and attend seminars, discussions and workshops, on all things erotic. Not suitable for ages below 18.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 3 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sat 4 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sun 5 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Merchant City Festival

Glasgow's swanky part of town continues to round together culture in its diverse festival. Previous years have seen comedy, theatre and art events cramming themselves into the area's fashionable buildings, while street performers add to the festival atmosphere.

Various venues, Glasgow

Tue 29 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

Wed 30 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

Thu 31 Jul

Times & prices vary / 0141 287 9808

…and 3 more dates until 3 Aug back to top

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

Tue 29 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 30 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 31 more dates until 31 Aug

Forth on the Fringe

Radio Forth Ltd Now in its seventh year, Forth on the Fringe is the largest showcase event of Fringe entertainment available at this year's festival. This year’s shows feature a selection of some of the biggest names in music, comedy and entertainment hosted by 97.3 Forth One’s breakfast show hosts, Boogie and…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 1 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Auditorium

£17.50 / 0844 871 3014

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Food Market

A monthly market featuring specialist goods, produce and treats including homemade cakes, spices, traditional sweets, artisan breads, sausages, deli goods, a range of tea and coffee beans, freshly pressed juices, smoked meats, handmade chocolate, macaroons and samosas.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sun 31 Aug

Free / 0121 446 3232

  • 10:30 – 15:30

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0121 446 3232

  • 10:30 – 15:30

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0121 446 3232

  • 10:30 – 15:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Dec

Bunters, Truro

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01872 241220

  • 20:00

Sun 10 Aug

Free / 01872 241220

  • 20:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 01872 241220

  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

The Green Dragon, Croydon

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 020 8667 0684

  • 20:00

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 020 8667 0684

  • 20:00

Mon 18 Aug

Free / 020 8667 0684

  • 20:00

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 020 8667 0684

  • 20:00

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Wed 30 Jul

£1 / 01214 442081

  • 20:30

Wed 6 Aug

£1 / 01214 442081

  • 20:30

Wed 13 Aug

£1 / 01214 442081

  • 20:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Glasgow Green Closing Ceremony Celebration

Treacherous Orchestra lead a rousing party celebrating the XX Commonwealth Games. It's your last chance to experience Glasgow Green Live Zone before the Closing Ceremony is shown on giant screens.

Glasgow Green

Sun 3 Aug

£10 (£5; Family £5–£6.66 each)

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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

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0800 092 7500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 37 more dates until 13 Sep

Volvic Juiced's Comedy Fest

Josh Widdicombe headlines Volvic's comedy festival, with Katherine Ryan and KSI.

Regents Park, London NW1

Tue 29 Jul

Clark And Lee, In The Heath

Clarke and Lee, creators of pop-up dining experience CANeat, present an evening of modern creative cuisine.

Hare & Hounds, Birmingham

Thu 31 Jul

£22.50 / 01214 442081

  • 18:45

The Generator

An art lab for kids aged 4+. Feel free to explore and imagine the art of the future.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Thu 31 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Fri 1 Aug

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 16 more dates until 17 Aug back to top

Sheringham parkrun

Free, weekly, timed 5k run. You can run, jog or walk, bring a friend, bring a dog, push a buggy – whatever you fancy as you try to beat your personal best. It's essential to register online in advance.

Albert Park, Middlesbrough

Sat 2 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 09:00

Sat 9 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 09:00

Sat 16 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 09:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

Alexandra Park, London N22

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 09:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free

  • 09:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free

  • 09:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

Avery Hill Park, London SE9

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 09:00

Sat 9 Aug

Free

  • 09:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free

  • 09:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

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Toy Steam And Traditional Hobbies Day

Enjoy some of the steam toys at the fair.

Winterbourne Botanic Garden, Birmingham

Sat 11 Oct

£5 (£4) / 0121 414 3832

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tacky Tuesdays

Take part in a variety of games to win prizes.

The Village, Birmingham

Tue 29 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0121 622 4742

Tue 5 Aug

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0121 622 4742

Tue 12 Aug

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0121 622 4742

…and 2 more dates until 26 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.

Radnor Park, Folkestone

Wed 30 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 31 Jul

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Fri 1 Aug

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 2 more dates until 3 Aug

Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

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

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Thu 31 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Fri 1 Aug

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 30 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This unique event draws crowds (and performers) from all over the world with massed pipes and drums, massed military bands, display teams, dancers and the haunting lament of the Lone Piper set against the magnificent backcloth of Edinburgh Castle.

Edinburgh Castle

Fri 1 Aug

Times vary / £25–£62 / 0131 225 1188

Sat 2 Aug

Times vary / £25–£62 / 0131 225 1188

Sun 3 Aug

Times vary / £25–£62 / 0131 225 1188

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

Edinburgh's Playday

Fun, family-friendly community event helping parents and kids to learn the benefits of playing together. There's a giant sand pit, a mud kitchen, yarn bombing, parachute games, special games for babies and much more for the whole family to enjoy. All children should be accompanied.

Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 0131 529 2103

  • 12:30 – 16:00

South Molton Street Summer Garden

Local residents, shop owners and Westminster council come together to transform the street into a traditional English garden, with food and drink, garden games, live music and in-store activities.

South Molton Street, London W1K

Tue 29 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Wed 30 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 3 Aug

How To Change The World

An exhibition by Regular Associates, a visual and interactive design collective based at Birmingham Metropolitan College's FEED Studio.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Tue 29 Jul

Cinema Corridor

Free / 0121 446 3232

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Wed 30 Jul

Cinema Corridor

Free / 0121 446 3232

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Thu 31 Jul

Cinema Corridor

Free / 0121 446 3232

  • 12:00 – 20:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

Salsa Night at Harry's Bar

Everyone welcome at these salsa classes, with no experience or partner required. Free social dancing from 9pm.

Harry's Bar, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 6 Aug

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00

Wed 13 Aug

£4–£5 (taster and social dancing are free) / 07734 435354

  • 18:30 – 00:00
…and 18 more dates until 17 Dec back to top