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The Absurd Country Bash - Katee Kross

Come and join us for a weekend long of the best live country music acts that Glasgow has to offer!!

Absurd Bird, Glasgow

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01413785001

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Angela Barnes: Rose-Tinted

Stand-up and stories from a comedian who is trying to look on the bright side of life.

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 16 Jun

£14 (£12) / 0844 693 3336

Another Fine Fest Presents - Edinburgh Previews - Alex Kealy

ALEX KEALY - RATIONALE - 16+https://www.alexkealy.com/Political comedian and rising star of the British stand-up scene (List) Alex Kealy explores the emotional roots of our rational thoughts. But funny, though.A storming show from the whimsical funnyman - (Sunday Times).This is clever comedy… youve done yourself some…

The Laurel and Hardy Museum, Ulverston

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 01229 582292

Bannockburn Battle Camp Reenactment

Celebrate the 705th anniversary of the historic Battle of Bannockburn at this re-enactment of the battle camp, including a kitchen, forge, armoury and plenty of characters to chat with.

The Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre, Stirling

Sun 16 Jun

£6 (Children £4) / 0844 493 2139

Bedfordshire Whisky Festival

A whisky festival with around 45 whiskies and plenty of other drinks.

Leighton Buzzard Railway

Sun 16 Jun

£3–£8 / 01525 373888

Courteeners After Party

Where else would you go after the Courteeners sell out show? Urban Legends.. how fitting

42nd Street Nightclub, Manchester

Sat 15 Jun

£6 / 0161 831 7108

Curious About Edinburgh

Heritage walk through historic Edinburgh, with an optional treasure hunt.

Edinburgh City Centre

Sun 16 Jun

£5.99–£7.99 / 01159502151

Booking is essential.

Doomed, Dead and Buried

Explore the haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate graveyard.

Mercat Tours, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Jun

£17 (£15) / 0131 225 5445

  • 19:30 – 21:15
  • 20:30 – 22:15

Father's Day Brewer's Tea

Mini steak and ale pasties, Caerphilly cheese quiche, mini cheese scones and homemade tomato chutney will be served alongside chocolate torte, scones with jam and cream, tea, coffee and a glass of local ale.

Tredegar House And Country Park, Newport

Sun 16 Jun

£18.95 Booking essential (Children £12 Booking essential) / 01633 815880

Foals

Much admired stripped-down angular and funky indie sounds from the earnest Foals.

The Arena, Birmingham

Sun 16 Jun

Sold out

Glasgow Science Festival at the Botanics: Get Experimental

Join researchers from The Open University and the University of Strathclyde’s Really Small Science team for a weekend of fun, hands-on experiments! From the chemistry of a beautiful garden to sludgy science and mathematical brainteasers, there’s plenty to see and do. More information on what’s in store is provided below.

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 0141 334 2422

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

Glasgow Science Festival: Images of Research

The annual 'Images of Research' exhibition is back! Discover how the University of Strathclyde’s research is addressing today’s global challenges, through stunning images. This year’s theme, 'Innovation for the global good', demonstrates the impact of research in contributing to the ‘global neighbourhood’, supporting…

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 0141 212 8815

Part of Glasgow Science Festival.

The Great British Food Festival

Guided foraging walks, chef demos, cookery classes and numerous food vendors at various locations across the UK.

Grimsthorpe Castle, Parks & Gardens, Bourne

Sun 16 Jun

£8 (Children £5) / 01925 479 140

Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Under the musical direction of Brian Grant, the National Brass Band-winning ensemble plays popular classics.

Oakengates Theatre (The Place), Telford

Sun 16 Jun

£20.50 / 01952 382382

Jazz Sundays

Stop by the Gardener for one of our delicious brunch dishes and enjoy the soulful sounds of the fabulous jazz music from some of Glasgow’s talented young musicians. What better way to spend a lazy Sunday morning? www.thegardenerglasgow.co.uk.

The Gardener, Glasgow

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 0845 166 6028

Part of West End Festival.

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Karma Club Grand Opening

Join us for our Grand Launch Friday 14th June from 10.30pm till 5.30am and Saturday 15th June from 10.30pm

Karma Members Club, Birmingham

Sat 15 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Kelly Jones

The Stereophonics front-man goes solo.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sun 16 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

With The Wind + The Wave.

The Kilkennys

The four-piece from Kilkenny plays Irish folk and ballads.

The Platform, Morecambe

Sun 16 Jun

£22 / 01524 582803

Kingdom Reunion

Kingdom 90ts Reunion

Area, Sheffield

Sat 15 Jun

£8–£27.75

The Magic Cavern

Long-running intimate and atmospheric magic show for the whole family. Ages 6+.

Barons Court Theatre, The Curtain's Up, London W14

Sun 16 Jun

£13.20 some concessions / 020 8932 4747

Matilda: The Musical

  • Directed by: Matthew Warchus
  • Written by: Tim Minchin (adaptation, music & lyrics), Roald Dahl (book), Dennis Kelly (adaptation)

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's multi-award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's much loved tale about an extremely clever girl, who uses her extraordinary powers to free her classmates from the tyranny of sadistic headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Directed by Matthew Warchus.

Cambridge Theatre, London WC2H

Sun 16 Jun

£26–£157 / 0844 412 4652

Nottinghamshire Wheeler Sportive

Cycling event through rural Nottinghamshire.

Southwell Racecourse

Sun 16 Jun

£31–£40 (Children £3) / 0870 220 2332

Route Mileage: Epic: 101-miles Standard: 76-miles Short: 45-miles

Peebles Beltane Festival

Local legend, history and tradition combine for this annual festival celebrating summer. Services, discos and concerts are topped off with a Crowning Ceremony and Grand Procession to mark the beginning of summer.

Peebles Town Centre

Sun 16 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed

Planetarium

Blast off on a spectacular journey through space and time.

World Museum, Liverpool

Sun 16 Jun

Free / 0151 478 4393