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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

I'm Non-Typical, Typical

Bedazzle Inclusive Theatre Hard-hitting piece of inclusive theatre exploring the untold stories and unseen struggles of people with additional needs. The show will explore through the mediums of dance, monologue and visual imagery interspersed with filmed scenes. Age category: 16+

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Emerald Theatre

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Emerald Theatre

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Emerald Theatre

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 10 Aug

Portobello Summer Festival

Full day festival filled with a variety of music acts.

Acklam Village Market, London W10

Sun 21 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 19:00

Backbone

Underbelly and Gravity & Other Myths A high-octane spree of physical virtuosity, Backbone tests the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual and collective. Staged with a deceptively DIY aesthetic and dispensing of trickery and distraction, this is circus that goes straight for the jugular and leaves no…

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 21 more dates until 26 Aug

City Centre Community Ceilidh

Glasgow City Mission invites all to meet international guests, volunteers and staff at a community ceilidh and dance the night away to music from our dynamic ceilidh band. This is a free but ticketed event. There is wheelchair accessibility through the St George’s Tron Church side doors on Nelson Mandela Place. St…

St George's Tron Church of Scotland, Glasgow

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 0141 229 5746

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

National Cream Tea Day at Allan Bank

As a special one-off event, our team will have been busily baking scones at Sticklebarn in Langdale to provide delicious treats. Remember when they're gone they're sc'one!

National Trust: Allan Bank & Grasmere, Ambleside

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01539 435143

The Underdog Jam

Open mic/jam session night.

The Dog House, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 0131 629 0275

  • 21:00 – 01:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Jul

The Voices of the Voiceless

Join the Voices Network, a group of experts-by-experience on refugee and asylum issues in the UK, for a day of celebrations. Everyone is invited to celebrate the cultures and contributions of refugees and people seeking asylum in Scotland. Expect a fantastic Herero dance troop from Namibia alongside the voices of refugees…

Garnethill Multicultural Centre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0141 332 9765

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

BalletBoyz: Them/Us

BalletBoyz and Something for the Weekend Award-winning all-male company makes an explosive Edinburgh debut. Created collaboratively by the BalletBoyz company dancers, Them explores the individuality that resides within each dancer and the versatility of movement which BalletBoyz are renowned for. In Us, Tony and…

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

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 15 Aug

Bridgwater Quayside Festival

One of the must see and go to festivals in Somerset is the Quayside Festival in Bridgwater, Sedgemoor’s free outdoor summer festival. The festival celebrates culture and diversity and Bridgwater’s roots as a historic riverside port and best of all it is FREE to attend! The festival hosts live music, indoor and outdoor…

The Engine Room, Bridgwater

Sat 20 Jul

Free / 01278 433187

Family Ceilidh

Hop twirl, leap and jump at our Family Ceilidh led by musicians from the award-winning Celtic Connections Participation programme. Featuring the Celine Donaghue Band 

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Fri 26 Jul

Free / 0141 552 3038

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 0141 552 3038

Music Hall Memories

A recreation of a traditional music hall show where Stan Laurel made his stage debut, featuring comedy routines, songs, dance and magic.  A fun show suitable for all ages.  Free to get in but we charge to get out.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 0141 553 0840

National Meadows Day

Help us celebrate our much loved magnificent meadows, by coming along to a day to highlight the importance of 'Saving Our Magnificent Meadows' while the whole family have an unforgettable time.

National Trust: Llanerchaeron, Aberaeron

Sat 6 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01545 570200

Our City Dances Festival

Saturday 29 June, 2pm – 7pm Our City Dances festival of dance is back, bursting out of venues and spaces across central Brighton, Queens Park and Tarner over the weekend of Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June. With BSL interpereted events throughout the festival we celebrate the global language of dance, encouraging all…

Brighton & Hove

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01273 696 844

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01273 696 844

Various venues: Brighton

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01273 696 844

  • 14:00 – 19:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 01273 696 844

  • 14:00 – 19:00

Trust New Art at The Workhouse

For 2019, in conjunction with the National Trust programme, The Workhouse has partnered with the Arts Council, Nottingham County Council, MenCap Nottinghamshire and Reach UK to develop a temporary contemporary art commission with young people and adults.

National Trust: The Workhouse, Southwell

Mon 29 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01636 817250

Tue 30 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01636 817250

Wed 31 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01636 817250

…and 17 more dates until 17 Aug

Tudor Barn Late Lounge

Late lounge nights with DJs and drinks offers.

The Tudor Barn, London SE9

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 0845 459 2351

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Fri 5 Jul

Free / 0845 459 2351

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Fri 12 Jul

Free / 0845 459 2351

  • 19:00 – 01:00
…and 24 more dates until 27 Dec

Zamilska

Zamilska serves up a solid portion of raw and heavy techno, ranging from noise, electronic to modern world music. Her heavy, rhythmic sounds are filled with lots of bass. This free ticket does not guarantee entry - please arrive in good time. This is an 18+ event (Photo ID required).

Shacklewell Arms, London E8

Fri 2 Aug

Free / 020 7249 0810

A 1950s Christmas at Ormesby Hall

The main entrance this winter will be into the courtyard where you will be greeted by the fire pit and our secondary catering kiosk selling hot drinks and festive fayre.

National Trust: Ormesby Hall, Middlesbrough

Sat 23 Nov

Free Admission applies / 01642 324188

Sun 24 Nov

Free Admission applies / 01642 324188

Mon 25 Nov

Free Admission applies / 01642 324188

…and 15 more dates until 30 Dec

3Billion

There are 3billion bases to human DNA.  3billion, performed by Overdrive Dance Company, examines male identities.  The performance looks at who we are, who we might become and questions whether we have to accept what is expected of us.  3billion is a humorous, sensitive and energetic work performed by young male…

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Fri 26 Jul

Free / 0141 552 3038

Art in the park

As part of our HLF funded river restoration project, celebrate the opening of our new art trail on the parkland which has been created by local schools with the help of professional artists. Make your way down to the river and create your own piece to add to the trail.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 6 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01825 790231

Sun 7 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01825 790231

Balanceability at Stackpole

Have fun on your balance bike and develop your skills with our Balanceability activity session on the lawn and through the woods.

National Trust: Stackpole, Pembroke

Wed 24 Jul

Free Admission applies

Ballet Dots

Explore the repertory of The Royal Ballet through creative movement and dance, accompanied by live piano music. Babies and children with their parents and carers are encouraged to move together through creative, fun and sensory workshops, which are designed to complement early years development.

Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 020 7304 4000

Mon 22 Jul

Free / 020 7304 4000

Become a garden apprentice

Work alongside our garden experts and let little hands learn new skills and techniques in seed sowing, garden maintenance and composting.

National Trust: Beningbrough Hall, Beningbrough, York

Mon 5 Aug

Free Admission applies / 01904 472027

Mon 12 Aug

Free Admission applies / 01904 472027

Mon 19 Aug

Free Admission applies / 01904 472027

Mon 26 Aug

Free Admission applies / 01904 472027

Beginner running group

Improve your fitness with a welcoming group of like-minded beginners under the guidance of experienced run leaders.

National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 01978 355314/315151

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01978 355314/315151

Wed 3 Jul

Free / 01978 355314/315151

…and 17 more dates until 31 Aug