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Burntisland Summer Fair

All the fun of the fair with something for everyone, including children's and adult rides, side stalls and more candy floss than you can shake a stick at.

Burntisland Links

Sat 29 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 13:00 – 21:00

Race for Life

Join the UK's largest women-only fundraising event and walk, run, jog or dance 5 or 10k to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The 5k event is suitable for all levels of ability and Race For Life provide you with a training plan and sponsorship pack to get you started.

Greenhead Park, Huddersfield

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0845 600 6050

Royal Greenwich Get Together

A day out celebrating the military traditions of the borough, but with lots of kids' activities including a pop-up circus theatre, a community parade and street food, bars and a farmers' market.

Artillery Square, Woolwich

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

General Gordon Square, London SE18

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Portslade Summer Fayre

A summer fair held by Brighton Lions.

Portslade Recreation Ground

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 13:00 – 17:00

The Theatre of Robert Anton

Work by the avant-garde theatre artist Robert Anton, the first time it's been seen in the UK.

Tramway, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0845 330 3501

SÖDerberg Jazz Sundays

MELISA KELLY DUO 2nd June Blues singer/songwriter and front woman of soul band Melisa Kelly and the Smokin' Crows, Melisa's voice is as powerful as the music that inspires her: Jazz and Blues in the vein of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Bessie Smith. Accompanied by Dean Gardill on the keyboard. SUN JUICE…

Söderberg Pavilion, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0131 228 1905

Little Fix

A tribute band powering through Little Mix's biggest pop hits. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

The Empire, Rochdale

Sat 29 Jun

Weird Plants by Chris Thorogood

Venus fly trap by Chris Thorogood

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Reclaiming the Frame with Birds' Eye View

We are delighted to welcome Birds’ Eye View to the festival for one of their very special events focusing on films by women. Writer, critic and agitator Kate Muir and Oscar®- winning producer Mia Bays of Birds’ Eye View, the UK-wide mission to bring ever-greater audiences to films by women, lead a session involving…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0131 623 8030

Part of Edinburgh International Film Festival.

The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0131 225 2383

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0131 225 2383

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Freedom of Movement (Glasgow)

Iman Tajik’s public art installation Freedom of Movement is a highlight of this year’s Refugee Festival Scotland. The installation refers to the right to travel as a human rights concept, encompassing the right of individuals to travel from place to place within the territory of a country, and to leave the country and…

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 09:00 – 23:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 09:00 – 23:00

Loire Valley London Events

Wine tasting events around London.

JM Gallery, London W11

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 020 7243 6121

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 020 7243 6121

Oor Wullie's Big Bucket Trail

Track down the 200 designed Oor Wullie statues and 350 mini sculptures scattered around Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and beyond, before they're reunited for a two-day exhibition and then auctioned off for charity.

Various venues: Scotland

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Revolution Festival

Family day out at the Falkirk Wheel, featuring the Lock'n'Paddle, food stalls, live music, laser tag and more.

The Falkirk Wheel

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 08700 500208

Thinking About the Future of Iran in Drumchapel

Thinking About the Future of Iran in Drumchapel is an exhibition of photos taken on a walk guided by Iranian musician Mohammad Mohammadi Champiri in response to the question of what he would take into the future. The question was posed as part of a round-table discussion with artist Anahita Razmi and curator at Glasgow…

Glasgow Botanic Gardens

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0141 334 2422

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0141 334 2422

Part of Refugee Festival Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

David Nash: Sculpture Through the Seasons

David Nash: Sculpture through the Seasons is the largest and most ambitious exhibition of David Nash's work ever presented in Wales. The exhibition marks the fiftieth anniversary of the artist living and working in Capel Rhiw – a former Methodist chapel in Blaenau Ffestiniog, north Wales.

National Museum Cardiff

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 029 2039 7951

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 029 2039 7951

Lancashire Science Festival

Family science day with a showcase of activities based around technology, engineering, mathematics and more.

University of Central Lancashire, Preston

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01772 894288

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Pirates Off Portrush

Pirate festival featuring a whole host of fun family activities.

Portrush

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Stonham Barns Traditional Car Boot Sale

Grab yourself a bargain at this large car boot sale. Featuring covered and uncovered pitches on hard ground.

Stonham Barns Car Boot, Stonham Aspal

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 07817539168

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

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

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

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

Music in the Garden

We have now booked the bands for Music in the Garden and we are excited to announce when they will be playing.

National Trust: Dunham Massey, Altrincham

Sat 29 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025

Sun 30 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01619 411025