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Burntisland Summer Fair

All the fun of the fair with something for everyone, including children's and adult rides, side stalls and more candy floss than you can shake a stick at.

Burntisland Links

Tue 25 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Thu 27 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00
…and 52 more dates until 18 Aug

The Lady Boys of Bangkok: The Greatest Showgirls

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with a bigger, glitzier show than ever before.

The Fountainbridge Theatre Big Tops, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 25 Aug

Royal Greenwich Get Together

A day out celebrating the military traditions of the borough, but with lots of kids' activities including a pop-up circus theatre, a community parade and street food, bars and a farmers' market.

Artillery Square, Woolwich

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

General Gordon Square, London SE18

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

York Racecourse

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 01904 620911

Portslade Summer Fayre

A summer fair held by Brighton Lions.

Portslade Recreation Ground

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 13:00 – 17:00

The Theatre of Robert Anton

Work by the avant-garde theatre artist Robert Anton, the first time it's been seen in the UK.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

Mardi Gras

A taste of New Orleans in the historic heart of Edinburgh Non-stop entertainment and a party atmosphere as a host of bands perform on multiple stages bringing swing, dixieland, funk, soul gypsy jazz and brass band music to the heart of Edinburgh. This year the line-up includes: Quattro MacJazz, Rianna Walcott Trio…

Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jul

Free

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

SÖDerberg Jazz Sundays

MELISA KELLY DUO 2nd June Blues singer/songwriter and front woman of soul band Melisa Kelly and the Smokin' Crows, Melisa's voice is as powerful as the music that inspires her: Jazz and Blues in the vein of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Bessie Smith. Accompanied by Dean Gardill on the keyboard. SUN JUICE…

Söderberg Pavilion, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0131 228 1905

Aidan Greene: Eternal Sunshine of the Stammering Man

Aidan Greene / PBH's Free Fringe Award-winning Irish comedian Aidan Greene is a person who stutters. But what if he wasn’t? Is it better to have stammered and changed or to never have stammered at all? Come learn how having a disability can shape you into the person you become. For better, or worse. Rapid-fire comedy…

The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Cinema Room

Free / 0131 558 8209

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

Sun 4 Aug

Cinema Room

Free / 0131 558 8209

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

Mon 5 Aug

Cinema Room

Free / 0131 558 8209

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

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Edinburgh Festival Carnival

Princes Street and the gardens will play host to the Edinburgh Festival Carnival on the 14 July. From the top of the Mound to the West End of Princes Street expect to see flamboyant outfits and world class music from Over 800 Carnival Performers as the streets are transformed into a party atmosphere. Music, dance…

Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Jul

Free

Part of Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival.

Loire Valley London Events

Wine tasting events around London.

JM Gallery, London W11

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 020 7243 6121

Mounting Japanese prints

A gallery talk by David Green, British Museum.

British Museum, London WC1B

Tue 25 Jun

Room 94

Free / 020 7323 8181

Circus Sonas Family Show

Circus Sonas Martin and Logy are back in Edinburgh and ready to have some fun. This family-friendly show contains circus stunts that will make you gasp, juggling tricks that will surprise you, and magic tricks that will make you go wow! There will be shouting, cheering, and lots and lots of laughing. All the way from…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

The Gothic Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Pirates Off Portrush

Pirate festival featuring a whole host of fun family activities.

Portrush

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Skiffie Worlds 2019

Week-long festival of coastal rowing, alongside plenty of onshore activities for the whole family.

Agnew Park, Stranraer

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 07809363289

  • 16:00 – 22:00

Mon 8 Jul

Free / 07809363289

  • 16:00 – 22:00

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 07809363289

  • 16:00 – 22:00
…and 4 more dates until 13 Jul

Alexandra Park Festival Day

A fun day out for the whole family in Alexandra Park, with kids activities and inflatables, a carnival parade, live wrestling, food and market stalls and much more.

Alexandra Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Jul

Free / 0141 287 5064

Dunure Festival of the Sea

An annual celebration of traditional and modern music, maritime history, watersports and food.

Dunure Harbour

Sat 20 Jul

Free

  • 13:00 – 23:00

Much Hadham Fete and Dog Show 2019

Family event with a fairground, stalls, sideshows, live music and a dog show.

The Recreation Ground, Much Hadham

Mon 26 Aug

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:30

Music in the Garden

We have now booked the bands for Music in the Garden and we are excited to announce when they will be playing.

National Trust: Dunham Massey, Altrincham

Sat 29 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sun 30 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Night Market

Evening market with live music, local crafts, fresh food and drink.

Balgove Larder, St Andrews

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 01334 898145

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Tue 6 Aug

Free / 01334 898145

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Tue 3 Sep

Free / 01334 898145

  • 17:00 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 4 Dec

Sketch and de-stress

A creative session to explore simple mark making techniques, unleash your creativity and unwind. These workshops are informal and drop in, for all levels of ability. Drawing materials are provided. Sessions take place once a month on the following Wednesdays; 06/03, 03/04, 01/05, 05/06, 03/07, 07/08.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 41 more dates until 7 Aug

Sonic Séance

Performance of sound, music and dance about women's empowerment and confronting hegemonic colonialist narratives.

CCA, Glasgow

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 28 Jul

We Also Asked for Love: Gay Men's Narrative Portraits of Resilience and Resistance

Narrative portraiture artwork by Eleonora Scalise featuring ten diverse gay men.

Whitespace, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 07814 514771

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 07814 514771

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 07814 514771

Wind in the Willows

Quantum Theatre adapt Mole, Ratty and Badger's madcap adventures for the open-air stage.

Sticklebarn, Great Langdale

Wed 21 Aug

Free Booking advisable, admission applies / 015394 37356

Art Explorers - Weave a Wonder

Join us for an afternoon of creative fun and be inspired to make your own work of art. Weave a beautiful picture to show the beauty of Blanket Bogs using natural and up-cycled materials 

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 4 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2909