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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

Fri 2 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Henning Wehn: Get On With It

Observations from the German comedian.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 25 Aug

Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute

Tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen, established in 1998.

Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre Company & Theatre Lounge

Fri 8 Nov

Free / 01780 766455

Singles Night at Harry's Bar

A singles night with a chance to meet other people.

Harry's, Edinburgh

Sat 31 Aug

Free / 0131 539 8100

Sat 5 Oct

Free / 0131 539 8100

Sat 23 Nov

Free / 0131 539 8100

Another Fine Fest Presents - Edinburgh Previews - Rahul Kohli

Rahul Kohli - The Greatest Hits - 15+As seen/heard on BBC Radio 4 BBC Comedy Underground. Combining Superb political comedy (The Scotsman) with surreal storytelling; in a few short years, Raul Kohli has risen to the top of the Comedy World. His Edinburgh Fringe debut show Newcastle Brown Male was one of BBC Radio 4, The…

The Laurel and Hardy Museum, Ulverston

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01229 582292

Foil Arms and Hog – Swines

WhiteDucks Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato… you racist. Sold-out Fringe 2009-2018. Over 100 million hits on YouTube. Foil Arms and Hog return to the magnificent McEwan Hall with their brand-new show, Swines. ★★★★★ (Irish Times). ★★★★ (Times). ★★★★…

Underbelly Med Quad, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

McEwan Hall

Free

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Bag O' Nails: Live Cover Band At Partick

Rock n' Roll cover band every Saturday at 6pm. www.bag-o-nails.co.uk.

Bag O' Nails, Glasgow

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0141 666 6666

Part of West End Festival.

  • 18:00

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0141 666 6666

Part of West End Festival.

  • 18:00

BBC: Just a Minute

BBC Radio 4 Come along to Just a Minute’s special recordings in Edinburgh. Witty and loquacious panellists try to speak for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation. Expertly chaired by Nicholas Parsons. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit…

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

Tue 6 Aug

Blue Tent

Free / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Stramash, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Jun

Free / 0131 623 4353

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Little Fix

A tribute band powering through Little Mix's biggest pop hits. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

The Empire, Rochdale

Sat 29 Jun

Laughing Horse Free Comedy Selection

Laughing Horse Free Festival See the very best comedians at the Fringe, alongside some of the UK's best comedy newcomers, at this top-rated comedy selection show. With a different line-up every night, and a sell-out show at Fringes 2004-2018. Line-ups include performers selected from Fringe shows and the international…

Laughing Horse @ The Place, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Baird

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

The Baird

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

The Baird

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Schools' Music Festival 2019

The Schools' Music Festival is a week-long celebration of music which takes place each year in June in the Victoria Hall, Bolton.                 Over 50 schools take part (approximately 11 on each evening).  All participating schools have a 5 minute individual slot and all children will also learn several songs to…

Victoria Hall, Bolton

Mon 17 Jun

Free

BBC: The Tim Vine Chat Show

BBC Radio 4 Tim Vine hears the life stories of the public while showcasing his trademark gleeful wordplay and silly songs. This is a free event ticketed via random draw. To enter the draw, please visit bbc.co.uk/tickets. Age category: 16+

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

Blue Tent

Free / 0131 229 7263

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Godley on the Fringe

Janey Godley Godmother of Scottish comedy. Chief Trump annoyer. Back at the Counting House bringing you the best of her 22 years of touring. New stories, old stories and stuff that happens on the day. Queue early, it's free. 'She's a f*cking great comedian' (Billy Connolly). 'Sharpest elbowed comedy in the world' (New…

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Fri 2 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

Sat 3 Aug

The Ballroom

Free / 0131 667 7533

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Free Festival.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

The Fleece Skipton

Fri 21 Jun

Free

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Fri 28 Jun

Free

  • 18:00 – 02:00

Fri 5 Jul

Free

  • 18:00 – 02:00
…and 25 more dates until 27 Dec

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Exhibition on the latest in scientific research from around the world, alongside a programme of talks, demonstrations and family-friendly performances.

The Royal Society, London SW1Y

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Symphonic Ibiza

Underbelly in association with Symphonic Ibiza and Dan Colman Creative Featuring some of the most famous Ibiza club anthems from the last 30 years, celebrate the European island of clubbing this summer. Symphonic Ibiza fuses a thrilling live 20-piece orchestra with high tempo beats from renowned club DJ Andy Joyce and…

Central Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 15 Aug

Central Hall

Free / 0131 447 9787

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 16 Aug

Central Hall

Free / 0131 447 9787

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 17 Aug

Central Hall

Free / 0131 447 9787

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 25 Aug

Bag O’ Nails Presents Live Music Fridays

Live music from a rock n roll cover band every Friday. Free Entry! www.bag-o-nails.co.uk.

Bag O' Nails, Glasgow

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0141 666 6666

Part of West End Festival.

  • 20:00

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 0141 666 6666

Part of West End Festival.

  • 20:00

Blackjack

James is a depressed alcoholic and compulsive gambler. Walter is his old friend from school, now a hired killer working for the same loan shark to which James is deeply in debt. Their lives intertwine once more when Walter arrives at Jamess house to kill him. With the threat of death looming, the two men begin to discuss…

Norwich School

Wed 19 Jun

Blake Studio

Free

The Comedy of Errors

Folksy Theatre stage Shakespeare's classic comedy about twins and mistaken identities.

National Trust: Hare Hill, Macclesfield

Sat 31 Aug

Free Booking advisable / 01698 854409

Friday Night Social

An opportunity to meet new people over a drink or two at he end of the week.

Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Jun

Free / 0131 650 4673

  • 20:30 – 15:00

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 0131 650 4673

  • 20:30 – 15:00

Fri 5 Jul

Free / 0131 650 4673

  • 20:30 – 15:00
…and 72 more dates until 20 Nov 2020

Gala Evening: 70th Anniversary of Indonesia–UK Diplomatic Relations

A night dedicated to the relationship between Indonesia and the UK.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Mon 17 Jun

Free / 020 7730 4500

Golden Delicious: Good Job!

Golden Delicious / PBH's Free Fringe ‘Settle in girls, it’s story time!’ Golden Delicious is no ordinary queen, and this far-from-ordinary one-woman show joins the Fringe hot off a streak of sold-out performances at NYC’s legendary Duplex Cabaret. A riff on the very gay tradition of referencing pop culture, Golden…

CC Blooms, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

Sun 4 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

Mon 5 Aug

CC Blooms

Free / 0131 556 9331

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

…and 17 more dates until 25 Aug

Halloween Fireworks Fright Night

Halloween activities and fireworks display

Funland Amusement Parks, Hayling Island

Sat 26 Oct

Free / 023 9246 2820

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Sat 2 Nov

Free / 023 9246 2820

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Indian Classical Music Shadow of the Lotus Baluji Shrivastav

Baluji Shrivastav, OBE will be performing a special concert of mesmerizing Indian classical music accompanied by tablas.   Baluji is an Indian multi-instrumentalist who surmounted blindness at 8 months to become one of the world’s leading sitar players. He has performed and recorded with some of the greatest tabla…

The Nehru Centre, London W1K

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 020 7491 3567