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Today to Fri 7 Aug, closest first.
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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience returns to Edinburgh Fringe 2020!

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience returns to Edinburgh Fringe 2020! This one-of-a-kind original is back for its 13th consecutive Edinburgh Fringe! The world’s longest running and most successful tribute to the BBC’s iconic sitcom makes a much-anticipated return, this...
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel, 81 Holyrood Road EH8 8AU
Thu 6 Aug to Mon 31 Aug

Modern Masters Women

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Modern Masters Women Women have always been integral to the institution of art but, despite this, many women artists have found opposition in the narrative of art history.
The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh EH3 6HZ
Thu 30 Jul, Sat 1 Aug, Mon 3 Aug, and more dates until Sat 29 Aug

The LadyBoys of Bangkok - Flight of Fantasy Tour 2020

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with their most sensational show yet, FLIGHT OF FANTASY! Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen to be...
The Theatre Big Tops, Fountainbridge, VENUE 189 EH3 9RX
Fri 7 Aug

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | July | Grand Finale: 12 Etudes Op.

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Concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith recently became the first British pianist to perform the complete works of Chopin in one series of concerts, from memory.
St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AW
Sat 18 Jul

Nature Explorers

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Nature Explorers Summer Holidays Saturday 29th June – Tuesday 18th August Among the trees and forest dens of Highlander’s wood, there the chance to look closer at the wonders of the natural
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Livingston Mill Farm Millfield Livingston EH54 7AR
Today

NYOS Symphony Orchestra - Summer Tour | Perth

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This August NYOS Symphony Orchestra is delighted to welcome conductor Jamie Phillips to the podium for the first time.
Perth Concert Hall PH1 5HZ
Tue 4 Aug

The Ladyboys of Bangkok; FLIGHT OF FANTASY

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with their most sensational show yet, FLIGHT OF FANTASY! Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen to be...
The Sabai Pavilion, Riverside Park, Riverside Drive DD2 1UQ
Today to Sun 12 Jul

Our Ancient Woodland From Floor To Canopy - Postponed

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Our Ancient Woodland From Floor To Canopy An art exhibition brought to you by Fine Art Trade Guild Artists Gail Wareham & Christina Hopkinson, featuring watercolour paintings concentrating on the subject of our ancient woodland in the UK.
Gail Wareham Artwork, Art Gallery And Teaching Studio, Hirsel Country Park, Kelso Road, Coldstream TD12 4LW
Sat 1 Aug to Mon 31 Aug
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NYOS Symphony Orchestra - Summer Tour | Aberdeen

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This August NYOS Symphony Orchestra is delighted to welcome conductor Jamie Phillips to the podium for the first time.
City Halls, Glasgow G1 1NQ
Thu 6 Aug

NYOS Junior Orchestra Summer Concert 2020

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Although we are celebrating revolutionaries, some composers prove that revolution is not the only path to success.
New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall G2 3NY
Sat 25 Jul

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | July | Grand Finale: 12 Etudes Op

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Concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith recently became the first British pianist to perform the complete works of Chopin in one series of concerts, from memory.
Merchant’s Hall, Merchants House of Glasgow, 7 West George Street, Glasgow G2 1BA
Sun 19 Jul

Book Fair

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A monthly book fair selling a wide variety of second hand, vintage and antiquarian books as well as prints, maps and other paper ephemera.
Hopkirk Building, Glasgow Botanic Gardens G12 0UE
Fri 17 Jul to Mon 20 Jul, Fri 7 Aug to Mon 10 Aug

NYOS Jazz Orchestra Summer Tour 2020

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NYOS Jazz Orchestra continues to enjoy prestigious performance opportunities at renowned festivals and venues across the country and this year is no different as, following our unique Summer School
Birnam Arts Centre, Dunkeld PH8 0BS
Sat 25 Jul

Balquhidder Lochearnhead & Strathyre Highland Games

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A traditional Highland games held in a beautiful lochside setting. The Gathering of the clans MacLaren MacGregor and Stewart’s of Ardvorlich. Clans March at 1pm.
Games Field Lochearnhead FK19 8PT
Sat 25 Jul

NYOS Senior Orchestra Summer Concert 2020

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NYOS Senior Orchestra ends its exciting year with a complete performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.5.
Ayr Town Hall KA7 1LU
Thu 30 Jul

Ceilidh with 422 Cancelled

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Public ceilidh dance, with 422 and Caller Joey Oliver Part of Rothbury Traditional Music Festival
Rothbury Jubilee Hall, Bridge Street, Rothbury NE65 7SD
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Exhibition by the Nithsdale Artists - Cancelled

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The Nithsdale Artists are a local group of artists who paint and sketch a variety of subjects, including wildlife, landscapes and local scenes.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Today to Sun 12 Jul

Pretty Muddy - Carlisle 5k

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Pretty Muddy - Carlisle 5k Pretty Muddy 5k is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame, crawl through the mud pit, bounce on the space hoppers and have fun with your friends while raising valuable funds...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul

Pretty Muddy Kids- Carlisle 5k

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Pretty Muddy Kids- Carlisle 5k Pretty Muddy Kids is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. The course is approximately 5k and children can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul

Race for Life - Carlisle 5k / 10k

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Race for Life - Carlisle 5k / 10k Race for Life 5k and 10k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k or 10k at your own pace while...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul

Artisan Craft & Gift Market - Dobbies Carlisle

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Artisan Craft & Gift Market - Dobbies Carlisle We are really looking forward to being back at Dobbies Carlisle for our Artisan Craft & Gift Market. Our marquee will feature lots of interesting stalls such as soaps, bath bombs, ladies clothing,...
Orton Grange, Carlisle CA5 6LB
Sat 1 Aug and Sun 2 Aug

The Beacon - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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This garden illustrates how to make a cottage garden on a steep site with loads of interest at different levels. Planted with acers, roses and a variety of cottage garden and formal plants.
The Beacon 10 Crabtree Road Stocksfield Northumberland NE43 7NX
Sun 12 Jul

Ferndene House - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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acre garden, developed from 2009, surrounded by trees. Informal areas of herbaceous perennials, more formal box bordered area, sedum roof, wildlife pond, cutting, gravel and bog gardens. Willow work.
Ferndene House 2 Holburn Lane Court Holburn Lane Ryton Tyne and Wear NE40 3PN
Sat 11 Jul

Pussycat Dolls Live at Ladies Day

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Pussycat Dolls Live at Ladies Day Ladies Day is firmly established as the highlight of the social calendar in the North East. The perfect setting to enjoy a day out in Newcastle with your friends and family.
Newcastle Racecourse NE3 5HP
Sat 25 Jul
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Holistic & Spiritual Well being Festival

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Our Holistic & Spiritual Well being Festival is a great day out for everybody who loves indulgence, inspiration and buying beautiful things to love !
George Hotel, Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SU
Sat 18 Jul

Pretty Muddy Kids - Newcastle 5k

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Pretty Muddy Kids - Newcastle 5k Pretty Muddy Kids is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. The course is approximately 5k and children can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with...
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park NE2 4AA
Sun 12 Jul

Pretty Muddy - Newcastle 5k

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Pretty Muddy - Newcastle 5k Pretty Muddy 5k is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame, crawl through the mud pit, bounce on the space hoppers and have fun with your friends while raising valuable funds...
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park NE2 4AA
Sun 12 Jul

Race for Life - Newcastle 5k

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Race for Life - Newcastle 5k Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k at your own pace while raising valuable...
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park NE2 4AA
Sun 12 Jul

Race for Life - Newcastle 10k

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Race for Life - Newcastle 10k Race for Life 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 10k at your own pace while raising valuable...
Town Moor, Near Exhibition Park NE2 4AA
Sun 12 Jul

Other Worlds: The Art of Atomhawk

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Imagination is in all of us. You just have to find the spark. The art of Gateshead design studio Atomhawk will take you to other worlds in this new exhibition for everyone.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Today to Sun 2 Aug

A British Museum touring exhibition - Ancient Iraq: new discoveries

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In this family-friendly exhibition, fascinating stories of ancient Iraq come to life through over 80 amazing items from the British Museum.
Great North Museum: Hancock Barras Bridge Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4PT
Today to Sun 2 Aug

The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show

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The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show The Floyd Effect return in 2020 with their ‘Dark Side Of Reason’ tour, highlighting Pink Floyd’s multi-platinum 1987 release, ’A Momentary Lapse Of Reason’ and also includes a complete
Carnegie Theatre CA14 2BD
Sat 25 Jul

Curious About Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Explore, Discover & Enjoy Newcastle with two self-guided, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Are you curious about Newcastle?
Newcastle City Centre Starts: Grey’s Monument, Grey Street Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6JG
Today to Tue 8 Sep

Music Live Under Five - Mini Musicians

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Play that funky music! Bring your mini musicians down to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making with our fantastic and friendly live musicians.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Today to Sat 1 Aug

Music Live Under Five - Baby Musicians

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Shake, rattle and roll! Bring your smallest musicians along to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making created by our friendly and engaging live musicians especially for your baby.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Today to Wed 29 Jul

Music Live Under Five - Mini Musicians

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Play that funky music! Bring your mini musicians down to Sage Gateshead for weekly family music making with our fantastic and friendly live musicians.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Today

Freckle Productions and Rose Theatre Kingston present Zog

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Large in size and keen in nature, Zog is so eager to win a golden star at Madam Dragon’s school, where dragons learn all the things that dragons need to know.
Sage Gateshead St Mary’s Square Gateshead NE8 2JR
Tue 21 Jul to Fri 24 Jul

NYOS Symphony Orchestra - Summer Tour | Aberdeen

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This August NYOS Symphony Orchestra is delighted to welcome conductor Jamie Phillips to the podium for the first time.
Music Hall, Aberdeem AB10 1QS
Wed 5 Aug

Aberdeen City Centre Walking Tour with Scot Free Tours

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Learn about Aberdeen’s history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord Byron, in this free walking tour.
Mercat Cross, Castlegate, Aberdeen AB11 5BB
Sat 18 Jul, Sat 25 Jul

NYOS Jazz Orchestra Summer Tour 2020

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NYOS Jazz Orchestra continues to enjoy prestigious performance opportunities at renowned festivals and venues across the country and this year is no different as, following our unique Summer School
The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen AB24 5AT
Fri 24 Jul

The Ladyboys of Bangkok; FLIGHT OF FANTASY

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with their most sensational show yet, FLIGHT OF FANTASY! Climb aboard for the trip of a lifetime as the world’s most glamorous showgirls (who just happen to be...
The Sabai Pavilion, Beach Links, Aberdeen AB24 5EN
Fri 17 Jul to Sun 19 Jul, Tue 21 Jul to Sun 26 Jul, Tue 28 Jul to Sat 1 Aug

After Midnight unplugged at Cullercoats Crescent Club - Cancelled

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After Midnight unplugged at Cullercoats Crescent Club Mike Hall and Dave Robson from After Midnight perform a rare acoustic set. More details from the venue. Tel: 0191 280 2625 www.cullercoatscrescentclub.org.
Cullercoats Crescent Club, Victoria Crescent, North Shields NE30 4PN
Fri 7 Aug

Great Scot: Free Walking Tour of Old Aberdeen

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For over five hundred years, Old Aberdeen has been one of the great centres of learning in the North of Scotland.
Meet outside King’s Museum, High Street, Old Aberdeen AB24 3EN
Sun 19 Jul, Sun 26 Jul

Oliver Ford Garden - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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A peaceful, contemplative 3 acre garden developed and planted by the owner and BBC Gardener of the Year as a space for quiet reflection.
Oliver Ford Garden Longedge Lane Rowley Consett Durham DH8 9HG
Sun 12 Jul

Revolting Britons vs The Ruling Romans

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See if you can spot our new characters dotted about the fort, the native Britons and the Romans who’d invaded.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB
Today to Tue 8 Sep

Revolting Britons vs The Ruling Romans

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See if you can spot our new characters dotted about the fort, the native Britons and the Romans who’d invaded.
Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB
Today

Washington Old Hall - Mendick and Watson Art Installation - Cancelled

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Step inside the hall to see something you have never seen before. Inspired by Fred Hill and local stories, artists Lindsey Mendick and Dominic Watson have created a sensational art installation.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington NE38 7LE
Today to Tue 14 Jul

Washington Old Hall - Mendick and Watson Art Installation - Cancelled

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Step inside the hall to see something you have never seen before. Inspired by Fred Hill and local stories, artists Lindsey Mendick and Dominic Watson have created a sensational art installation.
Washington Old Hall, The Avenue, Washington Village, Washington NE38 7LE
Wed 15 Jul to Sat 12 Sep

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