Best October events in Dundee

Including music from Hayseed Dixie, theatre from Vox Motus and art from Hideyuki Katsumata

Best October events in Dundee

Dragon / credit: Peter Dibdin

Looking for things to do this month in Dundee? We've got you covered. Here's our picks of this month's best events:

Ask Bob: Bob Servant’s Guide to a Wonderful Life
The cheeseburger tycoon and MP returns to his home town of Broughty Ferry in spirit, with creator Neil Forsyth and series co-star Jonathan Watson reading, performing and answering questions.
Gardyne Theatre, Sat 10 Oct.

Gerry Cinnamon
Castlemilk singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon shot to Scottish fame with his song ‘Hope Over Fear’ before 2014’s independence referendum, and has built on this with hard work and plenty of gigs since. We adored his TITP performance this year, so this'll be a blinder.
Buskers, Sun 11 Oct.

Vox Motus, the National Theatre of Scotland and Tianjin Children’s Art Theatre’s silent play about grief, communication and a boy and his dragon comes to Dundee.
Dundee Rep Theatre, Wed 14 to Sat 17 Oct.

Sleaford Mods
The Nottingham protest-punk duo arrive in Dundee with their raw, brutal state of the nation death disco. Expect a fiery show.
Buskers, Fri 16 Oct.

Midsummer (A Play With Songs)
Edinburgh wideboy Bob and woman in the midst of a midlife crisis Helena go on the run with a bag of stolen cash in David Greig’s romantic caper, touring courtesy of the Dundee Rep Ensemble.
Kirkton Community Centre, Sat 17 Oct, then touring Dundee and Angus until Sat 31 Oct.

Hayseed Dixie
The American rockers started life as ‘a hillbilly tribute to AC/DC’, and they’ve evolved from there into a dependable and continually successful live experience, with their choice of rock covers in a lively bluegrass style suitably expanded.
Fat Sam’s, Sun 18 Oct.

Nina Conti
The award-winning ventriloquist creates a new show every night, with the help of her audience, in her latest show.
Dundee Rep Theatre, Thu 29 Oct.

Tomorrow Was a Montage
Exploring the practice of montage through graphic design, animation, film and montage from Polish and Hungarian artists.
Cooper Gallery, Fri 30 Oct to Sat 19 Dec.

Hideyuki Katsumata
The Japanese artist, animator, sleeve designer and VJ brings his cartoonish creations to DCA for his first solo exhibition in the UK and his largest show yet.
Dundee Contemporary Arts, until Sun 15 Nov.


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