Days out

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Bright Club

Hardworking staff of the city's universities are let out for the night to share their tales about the weird, wonderful, and often very funny, world of research.

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 3 Sep

£5 / 0844 693 3336

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Jul

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Tue 29 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 11 Nov

£5 / 0141 212 3389

Burscough Wharf Artisan Market

Bi-monthly family market with independent businesses selling an array of goods.

Burscough Wharf

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 07938 794761

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 21 Jul

Free / 07938 794761

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 Aug

Free / 07938 794761

  • 11:00 – 16:00
…and 6 more dates until 3 Nov

Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby

Community event aiming to promote the town of Castle Douglas.

Castle Douglas Town Hall

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 01387 253 383

  • 12:00

Ceredigion Craft Makers Exhibition and Sale of Work

Members of the Ceredigion Craft Makers are taking over our Carriage House to show a selection of their wonderful local crafts.

National Trust: Llanerchaeron, Aberaeron

Wed 26 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01545 570200

Thu 27 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01545 570200

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01545 570200

…and 17 more dates until 16 Sep

Charity Garden Opening - 89 Ravenscroft Street

A large walled garden, full of surprises, in the old mining village of Gilmerton. Planting includes mature trees, roses and herbaceous borders. There is also a potager. Andrew and Alex Gray Muir have been there for over 50 years but say the garden is still a work in progress. There are plenty of seats so bring a thermos…

89 Ravenscroft Street, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

£4 (Children free)

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Charity Garden Opening - Crinan Hotel Garden

Small rock garden with azaleas and rhododendrons created in a steep hillside over a century ago with steps leading to a sheltered, secluded garden with sloping lawns, herbaceous beds and spectacular views of the canal and Crinan Loch. This is a fundraising event for the open garden charity Scotland’s Gardens Scheme…

Crinan Hotel Garden, Lochgilphead

Tue 25 Jun

By donation / 01546 830261

  • 05:00 – 20:00

Wed 26 Jun

By donation / 01546 830261

  • 05:00 – 20:00

Thu 27 Jun

By donation / 01546 830261

  • 05:00 – 20:00
…and 65 more dates until 31 Aug

Charity Garden Opening - Dunvorist Cottage

Dunvorist Cottage is a small rural garden with all-year colour and interest. The garden has an open sunny aspect and includes a white rear garden with rural views, raised herbaceous borders, a small wildlife pond, golden border, a rose gardens patio, herb garden, heuchera shady garden, quirky garden pod, vegetable garden…

Dunvorist Cottage, Dundee

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

…and 96 more dates until 30 Sep

Charity Garden Opening - Glassmount House

Densely planted walled garden with surrounding woodland. An A-listed sun dial, Mackenzie & Moncur greenhouse and historical doocot are complemented by a number of newer structures. Daffodils are followed by a mass of candelabra and cowslip primula, meconopsis and Cardiocrinum giganteum. Hedges and topiary form…

Glassmount House, Kirkcaldy

Tue 25 Jun

£5 (Children free)

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jun

£5 (Children free)

  • 14:00 – 17:00

Thu 27 Jun

£5 (Children free)

  • 14:00 – 17:00
…and 81 more dates until 30 Sep

Charity Garden Opening - Gordon Castle Walled Garden

Gordon Castle has one of the largest and oldest walled gardens in Britain. Eight acres in size, it is being lovingly restored to its former glory with a new design by award-winning Arne Maynard which includes vegetables, fruit, herbs and cut-flower beds alongside the amazing 259 espaliered trees on the 15-foot high walls.

Gordon Castle Estate, Fochabers

Tue 25 Jun

See website / 01343 820244

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wed 26 Jun

See website / 01343 820244

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Thu 27 Jun

See website / 01343 820244

  • 10:00 – 16:00
…and 187 more dates until 31 Dec

Charity Garden Opening - Helensbank

An 18th-century walled garden, with main feature a Cedar of Lebanon, reputedly planted in 1750 by the sea captain who built the house. It provides challenges for planting in terms of shade and needle fall. Distinctive garden ‘rooms’ in part of the garden comprise a perennial blue and white cottage garden, a formal rose…

Helensbank, Kincardine

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

…and 35 more dates until 31 Jul

Charity Garden Opening - Hunter's Tryst

Well stocked and beautifully designed, mature, medium-sized town garden comprising herbaceous and shrub beds, lawn, fruit and some vegetables, water features, seating areas and trees. This is a wildlife-friendly garden that has been transformed from a wilderness 30 years ago and continues to evolve. In 2017 two raised…

The Hunters Tryst, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free) / 0131 445 1797

By arrangement

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free) / 0131 445 1797

By arrangement

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free) / 0131 445 1797

By arrangement

…and 188 more dates until 31 Dec

Charity Garden Opening - Logie House

Originally a formal garden with a large area of vegetable production, Logie House garden has been developed since 1991 with emphasis on trees, shrubs and hardy perennials, giving all-year-round interest. The meandering burn and dry stone walls support the creation of a wide variety of planting habitats from dry sunny…

Logie House, Crossford

Tue 25 Jun

£2 (Children free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jun

£2 (Children free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 27 Jun

£2 (Children free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 187 more dates until 31 Dec

Charity Garden Opening - Preston Hall Walled Garden

Preston Hall Walled Garden is a beautiful example of an 18th-century walled garden. The current restoration began in 2011 and wonderfully demonstrates what can be achieved in a few years. An imposing brick wall surrounds the two-acre garden, which features two impressive gazebo structures that give spectacular views of…

Preston Hall Walled Garden, Pathhead

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / £5 (Children free)

By arrangement

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / £5 (Children free)

By arrangement

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / £5 (Children free)

By arrangement

…and 96 more dates until 30 Sep

Charity Garden Opening - The Potting Shed

A one-acre garden, begun from scratch in 2008, on an exposed hillside at 900 feet. It contains herbaceous plants, climbers, shrubs and trees, all selected for wind resistance and ability to cope with the poor, stony soil. There are (usually) fine views to the Southern Uplands.  This is a fundraising event for the open…

The Potting Shed, Biggar

Mon 24 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

Tue 25 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

£4 (Children free)

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Wed 26 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

…and 188 more dates until 31 Dec

Chiswick Record and CD Fair

Shop around for records and CDs at this fair.

The Catholic Centre, London W4

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 020 8747 5900

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Chocolate City UK Presents The Chocolate Men

Male entertainers and revue dancers perfect for birthday, hen party, or girls nights out.

101 Nightclub, Birmingham

Sat 13 Jul

£16.50

Spearmint Rhino, London W1T

Sat 29 Jun

£0–£16.50

Sat 6 Jul

£0–£16.50

Sat 13 Jul

£0–£16.50

…and 25 more dates until 31 Dec

Christmas Spectacular

Soprano Claire Rutter, tenor Peter Auty, The Jingle Belle Dancers and ballet principals Ekaterina Bulgutova and Yuri Kudriavtsev join the orchestra for a feast of Christmas fun including Anderson's Sleigh Ride, Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite, Winter from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Dukas's Sorcerer's Apprentice as…

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Wed 18 Dec

£43.63–£51.75 / 0844 907 9000

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Mon 23 Dec

£39.75–£48.88 / 0141 353 8000

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sun 15 Dec

£48.38–£54.13 / 0121 345 0600

Classical Guitar Summer School

An open access course – tailored to suit each individual participants' needs – in classical guitar. Ages 12–17.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Mon 15 Jul

£295 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 16 Jul

£295 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Wed 17 Jul

£295 Course fee / 0141 332 5057

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 19 Jul

Coldstream Civic Week

A week of equestrian events and traditional ceremonies in and around Coldstream, including the ride out to the Flodden Memorial on Thursday and torchlit procession and fireworks on Friday.

Coldstream Community Centre

Mon 5 Aug

Times & prices to be confirmed

Tue 6 Aug

Times & prices to be confirmed

Wed 7 Aug

Times & prices to be confirmed

…and 2 more dates until 9 Aug

Come and Sing Workshop and Fundraiser

'Come and sing' day in support of local homelessness charity Elmbridge Rentstart, suitable for singers of all abilities, with a focus on folk songs.

The Three River Academy, Hersham

Sat 29 Jun

£15 / 01372 477167

Community Festival

A one-day music festival with a lineup including The Kooks, Blossoms, Kate Nash, Gerry Cinnamon and more.

Finsbury Park, London N4

Sun 30 Jun

£45.25 / 020 7009 3001

Continental Circus Berlin

An extravaganza of energetic and daring feats to make you doubt your own eyes – with contortionists, daring acrobatics and trapeze artists, this lot will go to any lengths to shock and impress you.

Branksome Recreation Ground, Poole

Fri 19 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

Sat 20 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 21 Jul

Prices to be confirmed

…and 2 more dates until 23 Jul

Glyne Gap Field, Bexhill-on-Sea

Thu 8 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Fri 9 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

Sat 10 Aug

Prices to be confirmed

…and 3 more dates until 13 Aug

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Fri 30 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01622 630975

Sat 31 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01622 630975

Sun 1 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01622 630975

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Coughton Village Summer Fete 2019

Traditional stalls, games and competitions on the lawn to raise money for local causes. Free admission to the gardens.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sat 13 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01789 400777

Craft and Graft: Making Science Happen

Exhibition displaying just how much work and dedication goes into Francis Crick Institute's life-changing research.

The Francis Crick Institute, London NW1

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 020 3796 0000

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 020 3796 0000

Fri 28 Jun

Free / 020 3796 0000

…and 89 more dates until 30 Nov

Crathes Castle Summer Fun Day and Castle Camp Out!

PART I: 10am–5pm Calling all children! The famous Family Fun Day at Crathes Castle just got bigger! Complete the Highland Coo Trail and Fun Challenge to get your special personalised Crathes adventure badge. Meet furry friends, go wild on bouncy castles and have an amazing time at our circus, dance and drumming…

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory

Sat 20 Jul

£25 Adults:Including Castle Camp Out; £15 Adults 6pm-11pm (Children £6 10am-5pm) / 01330 844 525

  • 10:00 – 23:00