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West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantalises all the senses with a carnival, and delves into the creative depths of local studios and exhibitions with the Hidden Lane open days.

Various venues: Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Times & prices vary / 0141 341 0844

Mounting Japanese prints

A gallery talk by David Green, British Museum.

British Museum, London WC1B

Tue 25 Jun

Room 94

Free / 020 7323 8181

Rubble Theatre

German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni’s sculpture Rubble Theatre is a highlight of this year’s Refugee Festival Scotland. It recreates a scene of destruction in Syria, featuring the rubble of a bombsite and an abandoned car. Halbouni was born in Syria, the son of a Syrian father and a German mother. He studied at art school…

St Enoch Square, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun


Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 19:00

Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

Meet Dippy the Diplodocus, a 21.3 metre long skeleton of a dinosaur, which is currently on tour around the UK.

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

Tue 25 Jun

Free Donations welcome / 0191 222 6765

Anglo-Saxons Display

After the Romans left Britain in 410 AD, the island was invaded by Germanic tribes, including the Angles and Saxons. Britain split into lots of small, warring kingdoms. One of the most successful was Northumbria, which soon became a powerful Christian kingdom and a famous centre of learning. Here you can see a great…

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0191 222 6765

Cecilia's Story: A Life in Letters

Uncover the story of Sizergh’s 18th century lady of the house, Cecilia Strickland, as her experiences of love, loss and hope are brought to life inspired by her surviving letters.

National Trust: Sizergh Castle, Kendal

Tue 25 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01539 560951

Chinese Cuisine: Does Cultural Authenticity Matter?

An expert range of panellists discuss what constitutes 'authentic' when it comes to Chinese cuisine.

Asia House, London W1G

Tue 25 Jun

£10 (£8; Members £5; Students free)

Commemorating 100 Years since WWI

To mark the end of the Centenary of WW1, Glasgow Museums have a programme of exhibitions, displays and events. Find out more.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

£7 / 0141 276 9599

The Enigma of Sir John James Burnet

In terms of sheer talent, Sir John James Burnet was as great as Thompson and Mackintosh while his career was even more stellar in achievement yet he remains little known, the most mysterious of the Glasgow architects. Has Burnet's ability as stylistic chameleon contributed to his overshadowing? Niall Murphy, Deputy…

Hillhead Library, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 339 7223

Home on the Move: the Impact of Immigration Policy on Participation and the Possibilities for Practice

Ruth Webber's PhD research explored the meaning and importance of 'home' to migrants, refugees and asylum seekers living in Glasgow, with a particular focus on the impact of hostile environment policies and legal status. This workshop presents findings from her research and will foster a reflective space, asking: "What…

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 11:00 – 13:30

Honey & Co: The Food Talks at the V&A – June

Join Honey & Co founders Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer for a 2-part live recording of their celebrated Honey & Co: The Food Talks podcast as part of a special mini-series to celebrate FOOD at the V&A. Joining Itamar and Sarit for the event will be Fernando Laposse; followed by David Burns and Austin…

Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

Tue 25 Jun

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre

£22–£25 / 020 7942 2000

Introduction to Ship Models

Find out more about our wonderful collection of ship models, why they were made and how they were used.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9300

Panels, Pages & Poetics: Understanding the Language of Comics

Learn how to understand comics at this insightful introduction for new readers.

CCA, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 352 4900

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Skate Southampton John Hansard Gallery Takeover

Skate Southampton take over the gallery with a series of displays, exhibitions, workshops and more.

John Hansard Gallery, Southampton

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 023 8059 2158

Tram Man Tour

Travel through time with the Tram Man - don't be late or he'll leave without you! Tours run on a Monday from the 6th of March and then on the following dates; 18th of March, 1st, 15th & 29th of April, 13th May, 10th & 24th of June, 8th & 22nd of July and 5th & 19th of August 2019.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

Wild Bat Walks at Llanerchaeron

Experience the excitement of spotting these elusive nocturnal creatures with a bat detector which changes their high pitch calls to a sound we can hear.

National Trust: Llanerchaeron, Aberaeron

Tue 25 Jun

£3 Booking essential / 01545 570200

Active Clearing Masterclass

Test out Dermalogica's new active clearing range at this masterclass, with a complementary treatment, expert advice, refreshments on offer and more.

Dermalogica @ John Lewis Southampton

Tue 25 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Ancient Egypt Gallery

The Egyptian gallery is really special – not only because of the large number of perfectly preserved artefacts it contains, but for the huge variety of objects on display. Here you can marvel at enormous stone statues, tiny lucky charms, precious burial goods and entire coffins.

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0191 222 6765

Ancient Greeks Gallery

This gallery takes you deep into the world of Ancient Greece. Created by Professor Brian Shefton, it contains everything from small, intricately carved figurines to a pot that was once big enough to hide inside! This is one of the best Greek and Etruscan (ancient Italian) collections in the country, thanks to the…

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0191 222 6765

Architecture tours

Join one of our knowledgeable guides for a free 30 min tour of the exterior of the mansion and learn about the architectural changes made to this magnificent 17th century property.

National Trust: Ham House & Garden, Richmond

Tue 25 Jun

Free Admission applies / 020 8940 1950

At Home with Art - Treasures of the Ford Collection

A new exhibition of inspiring artworks in the South Pavilion.

National Trust: Basildon Park, Reading

Tue 25 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01491 672 382

Author and Subject: People Seeking Asylum and Refuge Affecting Change

This event will explore the different ways asylum seekers and refugees use their experiences and voices to positively affect change in their own lives and in the lives of others. Partipants will also seek to discuss what integration means in modern society. The presentation will also demonstrate how groups can build a…

Wolfson Medical School Building, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun


Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

Bird Ringing Demonstrations

Much of what we know about how long birds live and how far they travel has been revealed by the British Trust for Ornithology's 'Ringing Scheme' which gathers information about bird survival rates and their movements both in the UK and across the globe. Join ringers from Waveney Bird Club who will be on site ringing some…

National Trust: Dunwich Heath And Minsmere Beach, Saxmundham

Tue 25 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01728 648505

Botanical tours with our gardeners

Join one of our gardeners for a 45 minute tour of the garden to learn more about the botanical stars of spring.

Stourhead, Stourton

Tue 25 Jun

Free Admission applies

Chamtrul Rinpoche: Three Bardos – States Between Life & Rebirth

Buddhist master Chamtrul Rinpoche teaches audiences about the transitional state between death and rebirth.

Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth

Tue 25 Jun

Free Donations welcome