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MCM Scotland Comic Con

A US-style comic con and celebration of superheroes, sci-fi, TV, gaming, trading cards, toys, anime and more.Guest of honour is anime director Shingo Natsume.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

£12 / 08443 954000

Sun 7 Sep

£12 / 08443 954000

Scotland vs Poverty

A showcase by the Network of International Development Associations in Scotland, highlighting the international work done by Scottish organisations to combat poverty.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 195 more dates until 13 Mar 2015

Doon the Watter

Discover how families have enjoyed the river for the past 50 years.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 290 more dates until 17 Jun 2015

Behind the Lines: Personal Stories of the First World War

Exhibition looking at Scotland's role in WWI through personal diaries, letters, photographs and sketches.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 62 more dates until 11 Nov back to top

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Thu 28 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 123 more dates until 31 Dec

Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War

To commemorate the outbreak of war in 1914, this exhibition looks at the relationship between Scottish identity and the emerging national identities of the former British Empire.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 2

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 2

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 2

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 2

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

National Museums Collection Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 2 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 3 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 39 more dates until 12 Oct

Eurogamer Expo

Cliff Richard tribute artiste Kytsun Wolfe hosts an evening with Eurovision winners Katrina, Brotherhood Of Man and Bucks Fizz.

Earls Court, London SW5

Thu 25 Sep

Phone for prices, tickets on sale Apr, adv booking required / 020 7385 1200

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 26 Sep

Phone for prices, tickets on sale Apr, adv booking required / 020 7385 1200

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 27 Sep

Phone for prices, tickets on sale Apr, adv booking required / 020 7385 1200

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sun 28 Sep

Phone for prices, tickets on sale Apr, adv booking required / 020 7385 1200

  • 11:00 – 19:00

The Games We Play

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

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 8 more dates until 7 Sep

Grampian Motorcycle Convention

The premier event for motorcyclists in the north, with all types of motorcycles, the famous moped marathon and a fun-packed arena programme.

Grampian Transport Museum, Alford

Sun 7 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 019755 64517

  • 11:00 – 17:00
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Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

An exhibition looking at the role of the Poet Laureate across the centuries and celebrating the work of the current Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, at the midpoint of laureateship. With presentation volumes, original manuscripts and images of poets including Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman and Hughes, among others, it's…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Fri 29 Aug

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Sat 30 Aug

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00
…and 64 more dates until 2 Nov

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Carnegie Treasures

An exhibition charting Andrew Carnegie's philanthropy.

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Dunfermline

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 01383 724302

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 01383 724302

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01383 724302

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 58 more dates until 30 Nov

Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Green2014: The Environmental Legacy of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

A six-month programme of exhibitions, talks and activities, looking at how the 2014 Commonwealth Games will affect the environment, celebrating the projects being delivered by Glasgow City Council, the Scottish Parliament, the Games Organising Committee and others.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Thu 28 Aug

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5365

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5365

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Gallery Two

Free / 0141 276 5365

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 17:00
…and 55 more dates until 24 Oct back to top

In Honour's Cause: Glasgow's World War I Memorials

Photographic exhibition documenting the city's WWI memorials, from plaques to monuments, 100 years on from the start of the war.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 276 1625

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 155 more dates until 4 Apr 2015

Ming: The Golden Empire

  • 3 stars

An overview of the legacy of the Ming Dynasty, which ruled China from 1368 to 1644 and which presided over an era of unprecedented national stability. During the Ming period, Beijing was established as China's capital city; the Great Wall took its present form; there were huge advances in printing and ceramics technology…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 30 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 31 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Remembering the Great War

A major exhibition to mark the centenary of the outbreak of WWI. There are portraits and related works, preparatory sketches for the Scottish National War Memorial, recent images of the battlefields of the Somme and projected images of unidentified servicemen and servicewomen, as well as a focus on the contribution of…

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 308 more dates until 5 Jul 2015

The Scottish Mother & Baby Show

A mother and baby consumer show with over 150 exhibitors and hundreds of leading brands.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 5 Sep

£7–£16.50 / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sat 6 Sep

£7–£16.50 / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sun 7 Sep

£7–£16.50 / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Airsoft Expo

An expo dedicated entirely to the sport of airsoft. Trade stands include; distributors, manufacturers and retailers of airsoft equipment; magazine distributors and airsoft sites. There are also gaming and demonstration areas for some live action.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£12 (Children £6–£8) / 01926 614101

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Albert's Band: To Infinity and Beyond

Music associated with space accompanies this intergalactic experience.

Royal Albert Hall, London SW7

Sat 25 Oct

£8.14 (Children £5.08) / 020 7589 8212

This event takes place in the Elgar Room.

The Birmingham Cruise Show

A travel exhibition dedicated to finding the perfect cruise trip. Featuring an array of destinations to and cruise styles from the major and specialist companies.

NEC, Birmingham

Sat 20 Sep

£10; £6 adv / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

£10; £6 adv / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Body Worlds Vital: The Original Exhibition Of Real Human Bodies

Pioneering interactive display by Dr Gunther Von Hagens following the human body as it grows, peaks and finally wanes.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 28 Aug

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 29 Aug

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 30 Aug

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 64 more dates until 2 Nov

Brighton Tattoo Convention

The 8th Brighton Tattoo Convention promises the best artists around, plus competitions, traders, entertainment, workshops and parties.

Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only

  • 11:00

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only

  • 11:00

Britain from Above

An exhibition exploring the UK's first aerial photography company.

Royal Air Force Museum, London NW9

Thu 28 Aug

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 213 more dates until 31 Mar 2015 back to top