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The Vintage Wedding Show

A wedding show for brides and grooms who are looking to add a quirky edge to their big day.

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 15 Mar

£5 / 0141 357 4000

Norwood Hall Hotel, Aberdeen

Sun 1 Mar

£5

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh: The Caledonian

Sun 29 Mar

£5 / 0131 222 8888

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow
…and 10 more dates until 13 Mar

Midlands Garden Rail Show

Marvel at the live steam, gas and coal fired locomotives that have long since disappeared from our railways at this large scale model rail show.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sat 14 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01926 614101

Shire Horse Society National Show

See 300 of the fancy beasts in the show, plus demonstrations, trade stands and more.

Arena UK, Grantham

Sat 21 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

Sun 22 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

The Big Glasgow Comic & Craft Fair

The Big Glasgow Comic Page presents a day of assorted geekery complete with 17 vendors selling back issues, graphic novels, original art, fan art, toys, t-shirts, jewellery, crafts, cupcakes and loads more. Cosplay/fancy dress encouraged with a competition for under and over 16s.

The Arches Café Bar & Restaurant, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

Free / 0141 565 1035

Sat 5 Sep

Free / 0141 565 1035

Walkabout, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

Sat 2 May

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

Sat 18 Jul

Free / 0141 332 8209

Over 18s

…and 2 more dates until 5 Nov back to top

Ingenious Impressions: The Coming of the Book

The first major UK exhibition to explore the history of the printed book, this features treasures from the University of Glasgow collection and focuses on themes such as the transition from vellum to paper, the identity and role of the first printers, the content of the earliest printed books and book ownership and…

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 330 4221

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 330 4221

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 330 4221

…and 94 more dates until 21 Jun

The Art of Fiji

Objects from Fiji, donated to the museum over the last two centuries by travellers using Glasgow as Scotland's gateway to the furthest reaches of the British Empire.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 330 4221

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 330 4221

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 330 4221

…and 50 more dates until 1 May

Incredible Power of Light

A replica of The Vulcan laser forms the centrepiece of this exhibition on light, along with interactive exhibits, talks from scientists and a series of family-friendly activities.

The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

Free / 0800 092 7500

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0800 092 7500

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0800 092 7500

…and 5 more dates until 30 Apr

Glasgow Comic Con

Indulge your love of all things graphic at this fiesta of films, comics and fandoms. There's also book dealers, toy sellers, indie comic publishers and comic creators – everything your comic-loving heart desires. Special guests tbc.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

CCA, Glasgow

Sat 4 Jul

£8–£20 (tbc) / 0141 352 4900

Indian Encounters

An exploration of the changing relationship between Britain and India during the 18th and 19th century, in which period India went from being a fiefdom of the privately-owned East India Company to being directly ruled as part of the British Empire. The exhibition focuses on the stories of two men: East India Company…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0300 123 6789

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Desire: Jewellery & Silversmithing Fair

Jewellery and silverwork by contemporary artists and designers.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Fri 6 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Sat 7 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Sun 8 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

In Honour's Cause: Glasgow's World War I Memorials

Photographic exhibition documenting the city's WWI memorials, from plaques to monuments, 100 years on from the start of the war.

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 276 1625

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 276 1625

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 276 1625

…and 22 more dates until 4 Apr

Bridge of Allan Contemporary Arts Festival

The BoA Contemporary Arts Festival takes over various venues across the town to exhibit a fantastic selection of talented Scottish artists, designers and makers.

Various venues: Bridge of Allan

Sat 7 Nov

Free

Doon the Watter

Discover how families have enjoyed the river for the past 50 years.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

…and 105 more dates until 17 Jun

The Eco Technology Show

Environmental technology conference.

American Express Community Stadium, Brighton

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

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Next of Kin

A look at Scotland at war, and how people at home deal with the absence or loss of loved ones.

National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Mar

Included in admission / 0300 123 6789

  • 09:45 – 16:45 Next of Kin National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar

Included in admission / 0300 123 6789

  • 09:45 – 16:45 Next of Kin National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

Included in admission / 0300 123 6789

  • 09:45 – 16:45 Next of Kin National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
…and 27 more dates until 31 Mar

Berwick at War 1939–45

An exploration of WW II, marking the 70th anniversary of VE Day.

Barracks and Main Guard, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Sun 10 May

Free / 08703 331181

Part of Berwick 900.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 9 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Sun 10 May

Free / 01289 330900

Part of Berwick 900.

Britain from Above

An exhibition exploring the UK's first aerial photography company.

Royal Air Force Museum, London NW9

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 020 8205 2266

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 020 8205 2266

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 020 8205 2266

…and 28 more dates until 31 Mar

Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show

Chocolate, sugar, cake and a whole host of baking legends – it's all under one roof at Cake International.

ExCel, London E16

Fri 27 Mar

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Sat 28 Mar

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Sun 29 Mar

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Call of the Sea

With real life stories, videos and artefacts, this exhibition explores the evolution of the maritime industries and the development of more sustainable fishing practices.

Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick

Sun 1 Mar

included in admission; free for members / 01620 890202

Mon 2 Mar

included in admission; free for members / 01620 890202

Tue 3 Mar

included in admission; free for members / 01620 890202

…and 24 more dates until 27 Mar back to top

The Chiddingstone Castle Wedding Fair

A chance to plan all aspects of your wedding with a variety of suppliers in attendance, plus live entertainment and food samples.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 01732 424024

Claymore

War games, science games, fantasy fiction games, participation games. Honestly, what more could you gamers want?

Edinburgh College Granton Campus

Sat 1 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 07795 054047

  • 10:00 Claymore Edinburgh College Granton Campus

Community Exhibition: Scotland – Rich through Diversity

An exhibition created by women from different cultural backgrounds to explore the ways in which Scotland is a richer country thanks to its diversity.

Dundee International Women's Centre

Thu 5 Mar

£1

Part of Dundee Women's Festival.

Cotton to Gold

A chance to see some of the riches accumulated during the 19th century by Lancashire cotton magnates.

Two Temple Place, London WC2R

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 020 7836 3715

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 020 7836 3715

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 020 7836 3715

…and 39 more dates until 18 Apr

Cradle of Scotland

A look at some of the discoveries made at the architectural site of Forteviot in Perthshire, which is being examined by the University of Glasgow’s Strathearn Environs and Royal Forteviot (SERF) project.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Thu 3 Sep

Free / 0141 330 4221

Fri 4 Sep

Free / 0141 330 4221

Sat 5 Sep

Free / 0141 330 4221

…and 103 more dates until 3 Jan 2016 back to top