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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

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert

The maw (and paw) of all fireworks displays brings the Festival season to a close with a programme of music inspired by the theme of war. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra performs Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' from Die Walküre, Beethoven's Edmont Overture, Mendelssohn's 'War March of the Priests' from Athalie, Debussy's…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Sun 31 Aug

£12.50 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Circus Vegas

Europe's largest American all-human touring circus.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 27 Aug

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 335 6200

Thu 28 Aug

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 335 6200

Fri 29 Aug

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 335 6200

…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Edinburgh Chocolate Festival

Over 40 exhibitors, and including demonstrations, tasters, great gift ideas, chocolate cocktail bar and much more. Chocoholic stuff.

The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

Sun 7 Dec

Times & prices vary / 0131 556 5565

JAM Festival

Just About Movies (JAM) is a film festival that offers all the extra elements usually associated with a music festival, camping, bars, food, on-site entertainment, but instead of music stages there's multiple pop up cinemas. The event is set in the grounds of the 17th century, privately owned Tullibole Castle and…

Tullibole Castle, Kinross

Fri 29 Aug

Cancelled / 07918 176058

Event cancelled; contact joe@justaboutmovies.co.uk or jojo@justaboutmovies.co.uk for more information.

  • 12:00 – 01:30

Sat 30 Aug

Cancelled / 07918 176058

Event cancelled; contact joe@justaboutmovies.co.uk or jojo@justaboutmovies.co.uk for more information.

  • 10:00 – 01:30

Sun 31 Aug

Cancelled / 07918 176058

Event cancelled; contact joe@justaboutmovies.co.uk or jojo@justaboutmovies.co.uk for more information.

  • 10:00 – 14:00
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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Assembly @ Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Thu 2 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 3 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

Glasgow Green

Thu 16 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 17 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 18 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

Scotland in the Soft Power Era

Discussion featuring Professor Chris Breward, Vice Principal Creative Industries and Performing Arts, Professor Antonella Sorace, Professor of Developmental Linguistics and Professor John Holden, cultural relations expert.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Conversation with William Kentridge

The South African artist discusses his role in the creation of Ubu and the Truth Commission.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Edinburgh Mela

World music, dance, fashion, food and fun spread over four areas: the Main Music Stage, the Mela World Dance Feste (newly established in 2012), the Mela Mix stage and the Mela Kidzone. The Mela Global Food Village is on hand to replenish your energy after taking in all the sights and sounds. This year's line up…

Leith Links, Edinburgh

Sat 30 Aug

Times vary / £4 all-day entry fee / 0131 661 7100

Sun 31 Aug

Times vary / £4 all-day entry fee / 0131 661 7100

The Games We Play

An exhibition looking at the culture of game playing across centuries and countries.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Wed 27 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Trinity Park, Ipswich

Sat 30 Aug

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01473 707121

Sun 31 Aug

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01473 707121

Paddle Steamer Waverley

All aboard for a nostalgic trip on the last sea-going paddle steamer in the world – a range of day, afternoon and evening cruises leave regularly from Glasgow's Pacific Quay or by coach connection from Glasgow's City Chambers.

Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Sat 18 Oct

£19.95 / 0845 130 4647

Evening Showboat – Sail down the River Clyde and see the sun set over Dunoon before turning and heading back upriver. Lounge bars and restaurant open all evening with live music.

  • 19:30 – 23:00

Sun 19 Oct

£21–£39 (Children £10.50–£19.50) / 0845 130 4647

Visit Largs or Rothesay for the afternoon or stay onboard and cruise to Tighnabruaich through the world famous Kyles of Bute.

  • 10:00 – 19:30

Sonic Vision

High energy music combines with vivid 3D graphic environments in this unique experience in Scotland's only 360 degree dome film theatre.

Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

ShowDome

£5 / 0131 550 7800

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Lightwaves Table Top Sale

Weekly winter indoor table-top sale.

Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Wakefield

Sun 31 Aug

Free (stall holders £10) / 01924 360158

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free (stall holders £10) / 01924 360158

  • 09:00 – 13:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free (stall holders £10) / 01924 360158

  • 09:00 – 13:00
…and 13 more dates until 14 Dec

The Potter Trail

Grab a wand and join your robed guide on the only tour in Edinburgh designed especially for Potter fans! You’ll discover the magical locations that inspired characters and scenes in the series, visit the places where JK Rowling wrote the books and even learn about the real-life witches and wizards of medieval Edinburgh.

Greyfriar's Bobby Statue, Edinburgh

Wed 27 Aug

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 28 Aug

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Tour Meeting Point

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Stonham Barns Traditional Covered/Uncovered Car Boot Sale

Grab yourself a bargain at this large car boot sale. Featuring covered and uncovered pitches on hard ground.

Stonham Barns Leisure & Retail Complex, Stonham Aspal

Sun 31 Aug

Free (car sellers £5; van sellers £7.50–£10; large vans or covered stalls with tables £10) / 07817 539168

  • 08:00 – 13:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free (car sellers £5; van sellers £7.50–£10; large vans or covered stalls with tables £10) / 07817 539168

  • 08:00 – 13:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free (car sellers £5; van sellers £7.50–£10; large vans or covered stalls with tables £10) / 07817 539168

  • 08:00 – 13:00
…and 11 more dates until 30 Nov

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

Wed 27 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 28 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Bridport Rock Choir

Your local Bridport choir is run by choir leader Stacey Hobday. People who have already joined the choir, from Bridport and further afield in Dorset, come from all walks of life and most had no singing experience or ever thought their singing journey would ever take them on TV or radio (not compulsory:-)). Once you join…

John Colfox School, Bridport

Thu 18 Sep

Canteen

£25 a month, free taster / 01308 422291

Thu 25 Sep

Canteen

£25 a month, free taster / 01308 422291

Thu 2 Oct

Canteen

£25 a month, free taster / 01308 422291

…and 27 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

The Enchanted Forest

A stunning sound and light show that transforms Faskally Wood using dazzling visuals and innovative design set against an original music score.

Faskally Wood, Pitlochry

Fri 10 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

Sat 11 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

Sun 12 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

…and 21 more dates until 2 Nov

Isle of Jura Music Festival

Island festival of Scottish traditional music which encourages local talent with concerts, workshops and sessions, and completes the bill with established acts to give them something to aspire to.

Craighouse, Isle of Jura

Fri 26 Sep

Times vary / 01496 820362

Sat 27 Sep

Times vary / 01496 820362

Sun 28 Sep

Times vary / 01496 820362

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Social In The Square

A two day festival of creative activities, cookery demos and live music and dance. There's food and products to buy, all provided by Edinburgh's social enterprises.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 18:30

2.8 Hours Later

Cross-city zombie chase game, which challenges teams of the uninfected to race through the streets at night and evade hordes of the undead, in order to reach resistance HQ unscathed within the allocated 2.8 hours. Due to the extreme and physical nature of the event, participants run at their own risk and should wear…

Venue TBC, London

Thu 16 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £35–£45

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

Fri 17 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £35–£45

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

Sat 18 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £35–£45

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

…and 6 more dates until 1 Nov

Venue TBC: Sheffield

Fri 12 Sep

Times vary / £28–£38

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

Sat 13 Sep

Times vary / £28–£38

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

Fri 19 Sep

Times vary / £28–£38

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

Sat 20 Sep

Times vary / £28–£38

You receive the exact location via email a week before the event.

The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

The fair returns to Scotland, bringing with it over 200 exhibitors showcasing the finest in crafts, garden and home accessories, jewellery, clothing and homemade food and drink. Demonstrations and tasting sessions also take place each day.

Business Design Centre, London N1

Wed 12 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Thu 13 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Fri 14 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

…and 2 more dates until 16 Nov

Harrogate International Centre

Thu 27 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Fri 28 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sat 29 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sun 30 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 20 Nov

prices vary / 0141 248 3000

Fri 21 Nov

prices vary / 0141 248 3000

Sat 22 Nov

prices vary / 0141 248 3000

Sun 23 Nov

prices vary / 0141 248 3000

Family Ceilidh and Disco Ceilidh

Two types of ceilidhs in one night so you can decide which one you like better.

Hyndland Community Hall, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free)

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Sat 22 Nov

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free)

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free)

  • 18:30 – 21:30

St Silas Episcopal Church, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free) / 0141 337 2276

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free) / 0141 337 2276

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £2; under 5s free) / 0141 337 2276

  • 18:30 – 21:30

Farming Yesteryear Vintage Rally

A whole host of tractors, stationary and steam engines, vintage cars, lorries and other vehicles, plus demonstrations of vintage agricultural machinery.

Scone Palace, Perth

Sun 14 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 552300

  • 09:30 – 17:00
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