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5 Jun 20194 stars

Slick and contemporary blend of music, circus and physical theatre

In the future it isn't so easy to fall in love – not when you were born in a lab and your heart is the property of genius corporate overseer Dr Lazarus. Yet that's the fate of Kid_X, bionic superhuman and the next stage of human evolution, when he meets…

Song, by Toad – Split 12" Vol. 7

5 Jun 20194 stars

Strong all-Canadian farewell release featuring Dana Gavanski, FOONYAP, LT Leif and Woodpigeon

'How Long Has It Been?', are the first words sung in hushed, sombre tones by Dana Gavanski on Song, By Toad's latest, and probably final, release as a record label. Ten years is the answer; taking stock of that timescale, you can't help but admire what…

Charlotte Prodger's new film shows at the Venice Biennale and tours rural Scotland

5 Jun 2019

Turner Prize-winning artist will represent Scotland at this year's Venice Biennale with her new film while it simultaneously tours Scotland

Since 2003, Scotland + Venice has provided Scottish artists with a place on the international stage at the prestigious Venice Biennale – one of the best visual arts festivals in the world. Supported by Creative Scotland, the National Galleries of…

Make Your Fringe with the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme

5 Jun 2019

Tickets are now on sale for this year's Fringe programme, which focuses on climate change, the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, migration and more

With the countdown to August well and truly ticking, the Fringe has today officially launched the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme. The largest arts festival in the world covers the whole spectrum of the arts including exhibitions, events, and…

Summertime, and the living is easy in Fife

5 Jun 2019

Fife has a lot to offer this summer from arts festivals, word class sports events, traditional celebrations and so much more

There's nothing quite like the Kingdom of Fife in the summertime, with so many beautiful seaside towns to explore and outdoor celebrations to partake in. This year sees the return of several annual favourites, from coastal food festivals and artistic…

Ross Noble to tour with new show Humournoid, presale tickets available now

5 Jun 2019

Georgie surrealist hits up 33 venues in 2020 with new show

Ross Noble is set to embark on a huge UK tour in spring 2020 with new show Humournoid. Presale tickets for the tour are on sale now. General sale begins at 10am on Thu 6 Jun. The tour follows on from 2018's El Hablador which he toured extensively…

ZOO announces their Edinburgh Fringe 2019 programme

5 Jun 2019

The British Council Showcase returns to the Scottish capital alongside a plethora of dance, physical theatre and performance

As much as comedy can be a staple of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, there is plenty of room in the city (and the show-goer's festival planner) for other artistic forms of expression, such as dance and theatre. ZOO always bring their A game when it comes…

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

5 Jun 20193 stars

Sophie Turner is at the fore of an initially fantastic but ultimately frustrating series closer from Simon Kinberg

Just as Avengers: Endgame recently marked the end of one giant phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, so Fox's X-Men franchise brings to a close its main series after a 19-year run. It's been a long, erratic saga, which occasionally had something to…

The Gateway to Adventure with Caledonian MacBrayne

5 Jun 2019

A summer of island hopping is closer than you think with Caledonian MacBrayne's range of destinations from Oban

Stressing over where to go on holiday this summer? Whether you fancy a weekend away, a day trip or a staycation, Scotland's islands on the west coast are the ideal location. And it's much easier to get there than you might think with CalMac. CalMac…

What to expect from the 2019 Edinburgh International Film Festival

5 Jun 2019

Edinburgh rolls out its red carpet for a packed programme of the best cinema the world has to offer

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 Despite being one of the world's longest-running celebrations of the medium, the Edinburgh International Film Festival has consistently kept its finger on the pulse of cinema for the past 73 years…

Johnny Marr announces four summer shows, find out how to get tickets

5 Jun 2019

Influential guitarist heads to Exeter, Norwich, Hull and Middlesborough

Johnny Marr has announced he will play a string of gigs this summer kicking off on 28 Jun at The Lemon Grove in Exeter. Tickets for the shows are available from 9am on Fri 7 Jun. The founding member of legendary indie group The Smiths, Marr is now…

TV review: Black Mirror, Netflix

5 Jun 20193 stars

Series 5 of the dystopian anthology show fails to fully smash it

Producer Annabel Jones and writer Charlie Brooker have long insisted that we view Black Mirror as a show about people rather than zeroing in on rampant technology and its attendant madness. It is, of course, a show about both. The decline and fall of…

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone orchestral tour: here's how to get presale tickets

4 Jun 2019

Czech National Symphony Orchestra brings John Williams' magical score to life this September

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series is back and will be livening up Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone with a unique tour this September. The film will be screened in 13 UK cities with orchestral accompaniment. Presale tickets for the tour go on…

Lucien Greaves: 'No matter how much you trust somebody you don't know ultimately what's going to be made of your life's work'

4 Jun 2019

Spokesperson and co-founder of The Satanic Temple discusses appearing in Penny Lane's documentary Hail Satan?

'I think we do a public service even in our most crass, blasphemic acts,' explains spokesperson and co-founder of The Satanic Temple, Lucien Greaves – a pseudonym as his real identity is a secret. Recently recognised as a church by the United Federal…

When do Jonas Brothers UK tour tickets go on sale and how much will they cost

4 Jun 2019

Nick, Joe and Kevin are coming to an arena near you, here's everything you need to know about tickets

Following a six year split the Jonas Brothers are back, with news of record Happiness Begins on the way and comeback single 'Sucker' playing on the airwaves. The Jonas Brothers kick of their UK tour on Wed 19 Jan at Birmingham Arena, call at The O2…

Susan Boyle celebrates 10-years of success with 2020 UK tour, find out how to get tickets

4 Jun 2019

Britains Got Talent winner follows new record Ten with 2020 live shows

Following her triumphant return to the Britain's Got Talent stage this weekend, Susan Boyle has announced she is heading back out on tour for the first time in four years with a spectacular new show, The TEN Tour.Tickets for the tour are available at…

Review: Edinburgh International Children's Festival 2019

4 Jun 2019

Our favourites from this year's line-up include The Invisible Man, Small Wonders and I Wish I Was A Mountain

Each year, the Edinburgh International Children's Festival team scours the globe to find fresh, unique and challenging work for young audiences, from toddlers to teens. The 2019 programme served up many thought-provoking visual feasts – here are our…

Best Asian restaurants in Glasgow

4 Jun 2019

Top spots in the city for Korean, Vietnamese and Malaysian cuisine

Glasgow boasts a wealth of Far Eastern restaurants, with new Pan Asian and Malaysian eateries appearing this year. The street food culture is especially thriving, with an incredible variety of dishes coming out of often pint-sized kitchens, offering…

Best Japanese restaurants in Glasgow

4 Jun 2019

From specialist sushi to authentic ramen

Maybe it's the mastery of all things deep-fried, but Glasgow has a burgeoning love affair with Japanese cuisine. Our new section this year is dedicated to the scene, from tiny city centre joints dishing up swift bowls of katsu to ramen specialists…

Best arts venues for food and drink in Glasgow

4 Jun 2019

Classy cafés for impressive lunching with a large side order of art

Glasgow is a city packed full of museums, galleries and arts venues, and with this huge array of attractions comes a great selection of places to eat and drink. From restaurants in beloved Glaswegian landmarks that feeds the hungry masses, to smaller…

Best steakhouses and burger restaurants in Glasgow

4 Jun 2019

The choicest cuts of meats in it's two most popular forms

Glasgow's commitment to carnivorous dining shows no sign of abating. On the informal side, the city is awash with gourmet burger joints that offer towering stacks of juicy, funked-up patties, while proponents of smoke-house barbecue pit-style food focus…

Best bistros and brasseries in Glasgow

4 Jun 2019

Expect stylish settings and inventive food in the city's top bistros and brasseries

The bistro brand of cosy casual dining is a good fit for Glasgow: welcoming, unpretentious and really very good. Some of the city's finest architecture has been given over to the cause, with imposing former churches, banks and courthouses now home to…

All star production of Rip It Up The 70s to tour the UK this autumn, presale ticket info

4 Jun 2019

Strictly star Louis Smith MBE, joins Rachel Stevens and Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton for 70s juke box theatre show

The production team behind the best-selling, juke box theatre shows Rip it Up The 50s and Rip It Up The 60s are back and celebrating a new decade. Following a sell-out West End run Rip It Up The 70s will tour the UK this autumn. Presale tickets for Rip…

Best cafés in Glasgow

4 Jun 2019

Glasgow's best spots for tea, coffee and cake – with a slice of good ambience thrown in too

Glasgow's café scene is a moveable feast – one that is always expanding and delivering new, exciting offerings. With an emphasis on good baking and quality coffee, Glasgow's cafes reflect every vibrant neighbourhood they're in. Relaxed brunch and vegan…

Glen's Guide: best things to do in Edinburgh and Glasgow in June and July

4 Jun 2019

Get your coat. You're going out out!

Sun? Who knows. Cocktails? Definitely. Good times? Always. We've joined forces with The List to bring you Glen's Guide – our pick of the very best events happening across Scotland this summer. Whether it's date night, a Father's Day treat, or you just…