Hitlist - The best events
Jazz, japes and jackets
We Won’t Die-as-poor-ya: The Politics of Sound in Black Britain To kick off the Glasgow Jazz Festival, Channel 4 documentary maker Dr Robert Bedford gives a talk on political resistance in black music, from spirituals to turntable mixing. With live music. Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Fri 22 Jun.
Pride Scotland (pictured) The biggest and best excuse for a party we’ve ever heard. Pilrig Park, Edinburgh, Sat 23 Jun.
The Kelvingrove Street Party Not quite as unruly as its elder sister on Byres Road, but even more of a celebration of all things West End. The Goat and Firebird are in charge of refreshments, so you know this is going to be good. Overnewton and Blackie Streets, Glasgow, Sun 24 Jun.
Ditch and Switch Style consultants Renideo host a high class clothes-swapping party. We said clothes there. Brunswick Hotel, Glasgow, Tue 26 Jun.