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Pollok Family Day and Highland Cattle Show

A chance for the whole family to enjoy entertainment and activities to get closer to nature.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0141 276 0924

Part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 & Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Brazouka

  • 4 stars

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Hall

£19 (£16) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Divallusion with Christina Bianco and Velma Celli

Christina Bianco and Ian Stroughair YouTube sensation Christina Bianco and cabaret star Velma Celli present a selection of your favourite pop divas in 60 minutes. Through humour, versatile vocals and impressions they'll honour these timeless divas, presenting familiar hits in ways you're unlikely to have seen or heard…

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£14 / 0131 225 7053

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Harpsichords at St Cecilia's 3

Ksenia Semenova Ksenia Semenova, winner of the 2013 Volkonsky International Harpsichord Competition in Moscow, makes her St Cecilia's debut in a bravura recital of major keyboard works. After contrasting JS Bach's Partita BWV 828 in D major with his dramatic Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, she will present a Handel Suite…

St Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

St Cecilia's Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 650 2805

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Japan Marvelous Drummers

Prepare yourself for a once in a lifetime show, filled with power, humour, dance, and traditional Japanese drums, that has performed in more than 20 countries including the United States, India, Taiwan, Brazil, Korea, and others. Don't miss this unique chance to see Japanese traditional instruments like Japanese drums…

George Square Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Theatre

£16 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Jazz Rite of Spring

The David Patrick International Octet A stunning re-interpretation of Stravinsky's masterpiece by stylish contemporary pianist/composer David Patrick and his all-star ensemble. Acclaimed on UK and German tours: ‘A triumph - genuinely exciting with rich, strong voicings - people were on their feet cheering after the…

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Floor

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4298

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

  • 4 stars

A celebration of Janis Joplin. Written by Peter Arnott and directed by Cora Bissett.

Assembly Checkpoint, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

£12 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

£13.50 / 0131 225 7053

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 11 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Fri 12 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Sat 13 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

The Rat Pack - Live

Hartshorn - Hook Productions See Frank, Sammy and Dean's world-famous recordings brought to life on stage in this sophisticated evening of razor-sharp wit and silky-smooth swing. Backed by the sassy, scorching Berelli Sisters, with 12-piece jazz orchestra, this talented cast take a trip back to glamorous Las Vegas…

C, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

–1

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

–1

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

–1

£12.50 (£10.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Rhythmic Circus: Feet Don't Fail Me Now

  • 5 stars

Rhythmic Circus Home-grown hoofers from the USA hit the road with a trunk full of tap shoes, funky costumes and a big brass band, ready to burst onto the stage with Feet Don't Fail Me Now! Heatbox the human beatbox joins the swingin' seven-piece funk band to accompany each tap, shuffle, and stomp with a clang, riff and…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Rainy Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Rainy Hall

£15 (£13) / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Bottle Mail from Okinawa

Ship of the Ryukyu Following the success of last year’s four-star productions, Ship of the Ryukyu returns with an exciting traditional song and dance show from Okinawa. When a bottle containing an ancient message is opened the audience are taken back in time to the glorious Ryukyu Kingdom. Featuring live sanshin and…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Main Theatre

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Red Hot Kisses Tour

The Lady Boys of Bangkok The Ladyboys of Bangkok are back in an inferno of fun and frolics, Red Hot Kisses the blazing hot new production, a show like no other! With more than 200 specially designed lavish costumes – everything from fabulous feathers to designer inspired couture and with more songs and production…

The Meadows Theatre Big Tops, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Studio Big Top

£10

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh: Vivaldi – The Four Seasons

Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh, with soloists Robert Dick, Simon Graham, Sheena Jardine and Kate Miguda, return for a third time to perform Vivaldi's ever-popular The Four Seasons. The Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh was formed in 2012 and gives concerts in and around the capital. Repertoire…

Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Canongate Kirk

£10 (£7) / 0131 556 3515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Hard Travelin' With Woody

Randy Noojin as Woody Guthrie / PBH's Free Fringe 'By equating the conditions of Depression-era America with those of today, writer/performer Randy Noojin invests his one-man show about Woody Guthrie with topicality and urgency, rescuing it from mere homage and transforming it into a call for united action against the…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Free / 0131 556 9331

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Voca People

The International Musical Comedy Hit! Voca People take you on a thrilling and original musical adventure unlike anything you’ve experienced before! With over 50 million YouTube hits to their name and word-wide audiences of over 1 million, Voca People use no musical instruments and produce all sounds live combining…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

The Grand

£14.50 (£13) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

The Grand

£16 (£14.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 25 Aug

Blood at the Root

When nooses are found hanging from a tree at a high school in the American South where racial tensions are as hot as the weather, six students must face their own prejudices to tackle greater injustice. Inspired by recent events, Blood at the Root weaves music, dance, and poetry to stunning effect. The New York Times…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Two

£10 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Two

£12 (£10) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Caledonian Folk and Blues at the Guildford 20th Year

Yard Of Ale and Guests The festival's best free music event, 20th year hosted by Yard Of Ale, Scotland's favourite folk 'n' fun band and guests - Sandy Tweeddale, FCUkulele, Bedford Falls, Gallo Rojo, and On The Wagon. Caledonian Folk and Blues at The Guildford. Free. Yard Of Ale and Guests 20th Year! Yard of Ale…

The Guildford Arms, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4312

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4312

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 556 4312

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dalziel + Scullion: Tumadh | Immersion

  • 4 stars

Work from the celebrated environmental artists, exploring relations between mankind and the natural world, shown at An Lanntair in Stornoway and Dovecot in Edinburgh.

An Lanntair Arts Centre and Cinema, Isle of Lewis

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01851 708480

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 23:00
…and 8 more dates until 31 Aug

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Fri 22 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 0131 550 3660

Part of Edinburgh Art Fair.

  • 10:30 – 18:30
…and 20 more dates until 13 Sep

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Glamorous Amorous

The Lady Boys present their world-famous show with renditions of J-Lo, Whitney, Kylie et al.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Mon 6 Oct

£21.50 (£20) / 01254 582579

  • 19:30

The New Jersey Boys

Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons tribute show.

Barnfield Theatre, Exeter

Fri 19 Sep

£16 / 01392 270891

  • 20:00

Carnglaze Caverns, Liskeard

Sat 13 Dec

£16 / 01579 320251

  • 20:00

Manor Pavilion, Sidmouth

Fri 21 Nov

£15 / 01395 576798

  • 20:00

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Best of the West Festival

Set in the stunning venue of the grounds of Inveraray Castle, this family-friendly festival highlights the best in food, drink, craft, music and entertainments from the West of Scotland. From fine crafts to fine food and from local pipe bands to world-famous headline music acts, the programme offers something for…

Inveraray Castle

Sat 13 Sep

£19.50 for weekend pass, £14.50 for single day pass (under 16s £14.50 for weekend pass, £9.50 for single day pass; under 8s free if accompanied by… / 01499 302203

  • 11:00 – 19:30

Sun 14 Sep

£19.50 for weekend pass, £14.50 for single day pass (under 16s £14.50 for weekend pass, £9.50 for single day pass; under 8s free if accompanied by… / 01499 302203

  • 11:00 – 18:30
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Decomposed! My Brother's Turning into a Zombie

  • 4 stars

The Pleasance and Classical Mayhem Decomposed is a brilliantly moving play, told in a very silly way! This is miraculous musical mayhem at its most marvellous! Identical twins, a zombie and a soundtrack of the world's greatest classical music recorded by the world-class London Symphony Orchestra. Fate has deemed fit to…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Pleasance Above

£9.50 (£8.50) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Pleasance Above

£7 (£6) / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

High Noon Over Camelot

The Mechanisms / PBH's Free Fringe Gunslingers, lawmen and hellfire preachers draw iron on the burning metal deserts around Camelot. Sheriff Arthur and the Pendragon Gang chase down the mad visions of Father Galahad. Mordred and Gawain face off, surrounded by ghoulish Saxons. Join bloodthirsty space-pirate crew The…

Why Not?, Edinburgh

Thu 21 Aug

Main Room

Free / 0131 624 8633

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Fri 22 Aug

Main Room

Free / 0131 624 8633

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Main Room

Free / 0131 624 8633

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

The Memphis Cruisers

Rock'n'roll and rockabilly three-piece from Leeds.

The Blues Cafe Bar, Harrogate

Thu 25 Sep

Free / 01423 566881

  • 21:00

Northern Soul

Soul covers combo.

Birdwell Venue, Barnsley

Sat 6 Sep

£3 / 01226 742377

  • 21:00

Sat 4 Oct

£3 / 01226 742377

  • 21:00

Sat 1 Nov

£3 / 01226 742377

  • 21:00

Sat 6 Dec

£3 / 01226 742377

  • 21:00

Palatinotes: The a Cappella Show

Durham University Palatinotes This is the Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut of Durham University a Cappella Choir and we couldn't be more excited to share our show with the people of Edinburgh and beyond. We are a contemporary, mixed a cappella group reigning from the cobbles of Durham. We have something for everyone in…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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