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That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sat 6 Sep

£12 (£9) / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:45

Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth

Sat 6 Sep

£11.50–£27.41 / 0844 576 3000

  • 19:45

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Sun 7 Sep

£24.50 (£23.50; Children £16) / 01934 645544

  • 19:30

Alasdair Gray at 80

An exhibition to mark the 80th birthday of one of Scotland's most revered artists. Showcasing more than 100 of his works, Gray also hopes to finish three major works he began in the 1960s.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 11:00 – 17:00

An Evening With Tony Jacklin: Talk

The Lincolnshire-born golfer discusses his career from captaining the European Ryder Cup team to appearing on BBC One's Strictly Come Dancing.

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Sun 7 Sep

£20 ( £18.50) / 01935 422884

  • 19:30

Forth Bridges Festival

It's been 50 years since the iconic Forth Road Bridge was raised, with ten days of family-friendly events to mark the occasion, including tower top trips that take you 156 metres above the Firth of Forth, a boat flotilla, a Bridgestock concert, fireworks, a torchlight procession and more.

The Forth Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 3511

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Sun 7 Sep

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 3511

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

EH1 Festival

Big house and trance event with Paul van Dyk, John O'Callaghan, Mark Knight, Tall Paul, Genix, Jeremy Healy, Seb Fontaine and more.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Over-18s only

£51.75 / 0131 335 6200

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Sat 6 Sep

£22.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Sun 7 Sep

£22.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

1984

Adaptation of George Orwell's political novel set in the world of Big Brother.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 6 Sep

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Life as a Cheap Suitcase (Pandrogeny & A Search for a Unified Identity)

  • 4 stars

Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge's first British exhibition in 11 years is as avant-garde and shocking as expected, featuring attacks on nuclear families, Big Society and the royals.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 0131 560 1581

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Motherwell Beer Festival

Well-received annual beer festival with live music and beer from around the world.

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary / 01698 403120

Planet Fun

Europe's largest portable theme park featuring Top Buzz, Log Flume and Tagada as well as traditional rides like the Waltzers, the Dodgems and the Cup and Saucers.

Boucher Road Playing Fields, Belfast

Sat 6 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 7 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00
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Portpatrick Folk Festival

A weekend festival in a picturesque seaside village, with concerts at the village hall and sessions at harbourside pubs on the Friday and Saturday.

Various Venues, Portpatrick

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 7 Sep

Times & prices vary

Largs Viking Festival

On the anniversary of the Battle of Largs meet King Alexander of Scotland and King Haakon of Norway with living history installations in two educational villages. Following craft demonstrations, a farmers' market and aerobatic displays, the festival culminates with a re-enactment of the Battle of Largs, the burning of a…

Various Venues, Largs

Sat 6 Sep

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

£5 (£2)

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Arms at the Ready!

Try the weapons and armour of the 16th century and have a go at making your own shield.

Dirleton Castle, North Berwick

Sun 7 Sep

Included in admission

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Derek Anderson: Into the Wynd

Images of the residents of Cables Wynd House in Leith.

Leith Library, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0131 529 5517

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Dreamboats And Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits Twist & Shout, Handy Man, Pretty Woman and One Fine Day.

New Theatre, Oxford

Sat 6 Sep

£10–£29.50 / 0844 871 3020

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Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour

Celebrating the remarkable 50 year career of knitwear and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery hosts the first major solo exhibition of his work in Scotland.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 01224 523700

  • 14:00 – 17:00

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Watt-Smith
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

St Martin's Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 6 Sep

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 6 Sep

£12–£28.50 / 0844 811 2121

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Root N Toot Festival

Now in its second year, this festival is a major celebration of local food, drink, arts, crafts, politics, music, literature and culture.

Civic Centre, East Kilbride

Sat 6 Sep

Prices vary / 0303 123 1015

  • 11:00 – 01:00

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Sat 6 Sep

£17.50–£28.50 (£15.50–£26.50) / 01793 524481

  • 14:30 – 17:00
  • 19:30 – 22:00

Backstage in Biscuit Land

  • 4 stars

A solo comedy about Tourettes from Jess Thom.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 7 Sep

Foyer Spaces

£15 (£7.50) / 0844 875 0073

  • 17:00
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Briefs - The Second Coming

An entertaining mix of cabaret, burlesque, modern circus theatre and drag from the seven-strong troupe, presenting a sequined-filled, fun show. Featuring Shivahhah, 'Captain Kidd', Dallas Dellaforce, and from the Tom Tom Crew and CIRCA ZOO, Ben Lewis.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Sat 6 Sep

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

  • 19:30

Sun 7 Sep

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

  • 19:30

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

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 0131 220 8580

  • 09:00 – 14:00

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

Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Sun 7 Sep

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Millport Country & Western Festival

A rootin' tootin' weekend of free country and western gigs across several venues on the Isle of Cumbrae. Past acts on the billing have included Lazy Dog and Carson City.

Various Venues, Millport

Sat 6 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 7 Sep

Times & prices vary

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