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The War Of The Worlds Experience

Multi-sensory immersive experience that takes you back to the time of HG Wells' Victorian England. Experience an alien invasion and experience scenes from Jeff Wayne's musical interpretation of the story.

Old Metal Exchange, London EC3A

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Sun 30 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Wuthering Heights (Chapterhouse Theatre Company)

Outdoor production of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights by Chapterhouse Theatre Company.

Gladstone Theatre, Wirral

Sun 30 Jun

£17.60 (Family £49.22) / 0151 643 8757

Abbamania

The UK's original ABBA tribute band perform some of the group's most popular hits.

The Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath

Sat 29 Jun

£25–£250 / 01241 435800

Alice

Writer-director Josephine Mackerras’s powerful debut feature won the Grand Jury Award at SX, SW. Happily married Alice’s (Emilie Piponnier) life is turned upside down when she discovers her husband (Martin Swabey) has spent all their money on prostitutes and they are now a year behind on their mortgage. In a last-ditch…

Odeon Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

£12 (£9) / 0131 623 8030

Part of Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Vue Omni Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Jun

£12 (£9) / 0131 623 8030

Part of Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Anne Frank + You

An exhibition about Anne Frank’s life and times, including a life-size replica of Anne's room in the Secret Annexe, replica artefacts from Anne's life and the Holocaust, and poignant personal photos of the Frank family. The exhibition also presents contemporary issues of prejudice and discrimination, such as racism in…

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0141 276 1625

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0141 276 1625

Beyond Realism: Dada and Surrealism

Beyond Realism brings together some of the finest examples of Dada and Surrealist art from the National Galleries of Scotland’s collection, featuring works by artists such as Leonora Carrington, Salvador Dalí and René Magritte. This expanded display provides an opportunity to view our world-famous collection in greater…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

Sun 30 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 624 6200

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret, circus and dance from Wild Cabaret.

Wild Cabaret Live, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

afternoon show £14.95–£18.95; evening show £49–£53 / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:30 – 03:00

Big Summer Festival

Family-friendly festival with live music, food and drink and activities throughout the grounds of Haven House Children's Hospice.

Haven House Children's Hospice, Woodford Green

Sat 29 Jun

£6 (Children £4; Family £18)

Breakfast with Frozen

Activities with Frozen's Elsa.

James Pringle Shopping Outlet, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

£3 (Children £7) / 0131 553 5161

  • 09:30 – 11:30

The Burrell at Kelvingrove - Collecting Medieval Treasures

Sir William collected artworks throughout his life.  For this exhibition, one of the world’s foremost collectors of medieval art selects treasures from the Burrell’s renowned medieval collection. CREDIT: © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0141 276 9599

Candy Making Masterclasses from Spun Candy

Put your sweet tooth to the test at this candy making workshop.

Spun Candy Spitalfields, London E1

Sat 29 Jun

£30–£170

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 30 Jun

£30–£170

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Charity Garden Opening - 101 Greenbank Crescent

The garden is behind the house, on a steeply sloped site which looks over Braidburn Valley Park, with views to the Pentland hills. Winding paths and steps join a variety of distinct areas and terraces, each with a different character. In ten years of opening we have gradually changed and overhauled these, aiming to have…

101 Greenbank Crescent, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

Sun 30 Jun

Times vary / £4 (Children free)

By arrangement

Charity Garden Opening - Blair House, Blair Estate

Blair has beautiful landscaped gardens, with a collection of trees dating back to the 19th-century. Over the past seven years, the gardens have been undergoing restoration, with new beds created including a collection of rhododendrons, magnolias and azaleas. At our opening in February enjoy beautiful displays of…

Blair House, Dalry

Sat 29 Jun

Times vary / £5 (Children free) / 01294 833100

By arrangement

Sun 30 Jun

Times vary / £5 (Children free) / 01294 833100

By arrangement

Charity Garden Opening - Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden

The formal walled garden combines the lawn, sculpture and yew hedges, an 'apple walk', extensive herbaceous planting including roses and peonies with an informal arboretum. Splendid 17th century sandstone Scottish baronial house, remodelled in 1829 by William Burn. The gardens include herbaceous border, formal rose…

Tyninghame House, Dunbar

Sun 30 Jun

£5 (Children free)

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Cockermouth Live at Wordsworth House

10.30-11am folk duo Fain; 11am-12.30pm Speakeasy poetry session; 12.45-1.15pm Hearts of Uke ukulele trio; 1.30-2pm folk songs from Misted Echoes; 2.15-2.45pm Sing In and Sing Out community choirs; 3-3.30pm acoustic guitar from Frank Devine

National Trust: Wordsworth House, Cockermouth

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01900 824805

Curious About Cardiff

Have fun discovering Cardiff with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy in booklet or instant download format. Are you curious about Cardiff? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with…

Principality Stadium, Cardiff

Sat 29 Jun

Times vary / £5.99–£7.99 / 0844 277 7888

Sun 30 Jun

Times vary / £5.99–£7.99 / 0844 277 7888

Domestic Bliss

An exhibition which brings together work from Glasgow Museums' collection to look at the history of the building as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Elisabeth Schilling: Felt

Choreographer Elisabeth Schilling performs a dance piece designed as a homage to the sense of touch.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

£3–£5 / 0141 330 4221

  • 14:30

Exile Music Festival

Small, non-profit, family friendly festival, hosted at a private residence in the Derbyshire countryside. Free camping for weekend ticket holders.

Sabine Hay Wood, Matlock

Sat 29 Jun

£60 (Family £160) / 07522404123

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 30 Jun

£60 (Family £160) / 07522404123

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Fairy Day

A fairy-themed day filled with activities for the entire family.

World Horse Welfare, Aboyne

Sun 30 Jun

£4–£5 / 01339 887186

Fields of the Nephilim

The iconic goth-rock legends, with lyrics inspired by Sumerian religion and a dress sense inspired by Spaghetti Westerns.

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 30 Jun

2

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

Rock City, Nottingham

Sat 29 Jun

£31.36 / 0845 413 4444

Fringe Preview: Catherine Bohart and Maisie Adam

Part of our Fringe Preview season. Two of the UK’s best comedians give you a sneak peak of their 2019 Fringe shows. Catherine Bohart ‘One of the most honest, moving and incredibly funny sets I’ve seen in a very long time.’ ★★★★★ (The Herald) As seen on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store and Roast Battle. Nominee for…

Gilded Balloon Basement, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Jun

£5.50 / 0131 622 6552

GANT Championships

The GANT Championships at the historic Roehampton Club is a new, intimate pre-Wimbledon international tennis event.

Roehampton Club, London SW15

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Garage Nation & House Nation London Festival After Party

Garage Nation & House Nation London Festival After Party at Lightbox in Vauxhall

The LightBox, London SW8

Sat 29 Jun

£5.95 / 020 7434 1113

Glasgow Life Drawing and Sketching

A group for anyone who likes to draw.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 276 9599

  • 10:00 – 12:00