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Today to Sat 23 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The Maltings, Berwick-Upon-Tweed
Sun 27 May

More details - Scottish Chamber Orchestra in Duns
SCHUMANN Overture, Scherzo & Finale PUCCINI Crisantemi CIMAROSA Concerto for 2 flutes MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 1 Duncan Ward conductor Alison Mitchell flute Brontë Hudnott flute Young British conductor Duncan Ward is one of the most exciting new figures on podiums worldwide.
Volunteer Hall
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Mindrum Garden - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres of romantic planting with old fashioned roses, violas, hardy perennials, lilies, herbs, scented shrubs, and intimate garden areas flanked by woodland and river walks. Glasshouses with vines, jasmine.
Mindrum Garden, Northumberland
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Belford Kickin` Country
Country music festival with live music to raise money for the North East Air Ambulance Service
South Road Farm Belford
Thu 14 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - East Linton Antiques and Bric-a-brac Fair
A regular event held for over 30 years and well known far and wide for its interesting mix of second-hand items from practical to precious. Genuine antiques, small items of furniture, collectables, vintage clothes, bric-a-brac and more.
East Linton Community Hall, High Street, East Linton
Sun 27 May

More details - Lilburn Tower - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of magnificent walled and formal gardens set above river; rose parterre, topiary, scented garden, Victorian conservatory, wild flower meadow. Extensive fruit and vegetable garden, large glasshouse with vines. 30 acres of woodland with walks. Giant lilies, meconopsis around pond garden.
Lilburn Tower, Alnwick
Sun 27 May

More details - Lilburn Tower Open Garden
Large formal gardens with walled garden and large glass house, lawns and conservatory. Woodland walk with pond garden. 11th Century Pele Tower and 14th Centuary church. Dogs on leads. Car parking available.
Lilburn Tower West Lilburn ALNWICK Northumberland
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Whimsical Wedding Event at Charlton Hall
Ahead of our official opening in July 2018, we welcome you to the house where we play with the rules for an exclusive wedding event held at Charlton Hall on 10th June 2018.
Charlton Hall, Chathill
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Batteries not Included
An exhibition of toys, games and pastime. As well as the history of toys there are costumes to dress up in and toys to play with for all ages.
Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery
Today to Tue 12 Jun

More details - Batteries not Included
An exhibition of toys, games and pastime. As well as the history of toys there are costumes to dress up in and toys to play with for all ages.
Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery
Wed 13 Jun and Thu 14 Jun

More details - Big Kid Circus
Big Kid Circus returns with an all new show, in the year we celebrate 250 years since the creation of the modern circus. To mark this event we introduce great new ground and aerial artists from England, Ukraine, Cuba and an hilarious new Clown Papeluxo from Chile. A perfect show for all the family to enjoy!
Fisherrow Links, Off New Street, Musselburgh
Today and Sun 27 May

More details - BDMLR Marine Mammal Medic Course - how to rescue whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals!
Learn how to rescue Whales, Dolphins & Seals. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) is a UK based marine animal rescue organisation. We have around 3,500 active volunteer Marine Mammal Medics around the UK and we are the only such specialist organisation covering England, Wales and Scotland.
Fisherrow Yacht Club, 97 New Street, Musselburgh
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Restoration Café's À La Carte Evening Opening
Following the success of our Steak Nights, we’re opening Restoration Café for an exclusive evening with our delicious à la carte menu and one-off specials. With so much great Scottish produce around, our chefs have created a menu using the best local, seasonal ingredients and there’s a fantastic wine list to match.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Today

More details - RY's Scottish Gin Month - Weekend Tastings
We’re celebrating all things gin throughout May here in the Foodhall at Restoration Yard. With so many great Scottish gins out there we’ve stocked our Foodhall shelves with some of the country’s best artisan producers. You’ll find special tastings each weekend and gin cocktail recipe cards to take away with you.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Today

More details - Family Foraging
Join the Ranger for some family-friendly foraging. Learn about some of the park’s plants and their uses in cookery, medicine and more. Booking essential. £3 per person. Pay on the day. Children must be accompanied.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Cragside - Ultimate STEM challenge
William Armstrong was a great scientist and inventor who made Cragside the first house to be powered by hydroelectricity. This May half-term you can follow in Armstrong’s footsteps and have some serious fun with STEM challenges (science, technology, engineering and maths).
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cragside - Kayaking and canoeing
Canoe and Kayak is back for 2018 once again we’ll be working with Cullercoats Bike and Kayak to bring you exciting new ways to see Cragside this season.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Today, Sun 27 May, Thu 31 May to Sun 3 Jun, Thu 7 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Thu 14 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Thu 21 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Thu 28 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Thu 5 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cragside - Women of industry: Industrial innovation? Part of Women and Power
A new exhibition will share the experiences of women who worked in some of Newcastle’s most iconic industrial environments, exploring the contribution women made to industry at a time of major societal shift.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Cragside - Trust10 run
Have a go at a free 10k run through the estate on the fourth Sunday of every month (excluding December). Lace up your trainers and have a go at our monthly 10k run. Booking Not Needed. Run is suitable for ages 14 and over with parent’s discretion. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Cragside - Turning water into light walk
Join our engineer Robin Wright on a 3 mile walk to hear all about Lord Armstrong and his lifelong passion for water power at the first place to be lit by hydroelectricity. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 20 Jun

More details - Cragside - Stand up paddleboarding
This year we’re introducing SUP as the latest - and possibly most unique - way to see Cragside yet.
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Sun 10 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cragside - Switched on! Shining a light on female innovation. Part of Women and Power
From 23 June, International Women in Engineering Day, discover Cragside in an extraordinary light in this brand new exhibition in partnership with Newcastle University. Switched on!
Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth,
Sat 23 Jun to Tue 21 Aug

More details - Fairy Training With The Fairy Godmother
The Fairy Godmother is looking for some help with her spells. She’ll bring magic, hope and sparkle and her Willow Fairy Den as well! Enjoy 45/50 minutes of magical fun making potions, wishes and spells. Children leave with their potions/creations and a special certificate. Suitable for ages 3+
Bowhill House Selkirk
Today and Sun 27 May

More details - Ranger Led Walks
Join the Bowhill Ranger for a guided walk around the estate. Each session will focus on a different topic ranging from biodiversity in the woodlands to wildlife watching.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Wed 30 May

More details - Archery at Bowhill
Come along and try archery with Barons Folly Archers. Whether you are an expert or more of a Robin Hood wannabe, the club will ensure you have a great experience. And if you want to take up a new hobby, tuition is available. Prices from £3, suitable for ages 6+.
Bowhill House Selkirk
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Rothbury Street Fair
A fun day out for all the family, the Rothbury Street Fair is a well established, annual fair in the lovely, traditional stone village of Rothbury.
Rothbury Village Centre
Mon 28 May

More details - Portobello Market
Fingers crossed for a cracking sunny day for the next Portobello Market, which is on Saturday 2nd June. Gates open at 9.30am and we run until 1.30pm in Brighton Park, just off Brighton Place. BG Cycles will be there offering a free bicycle checkup to keep you safe out there.
Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Traquair Medieval Fayre
The Traquair Medieval Fayre is Scotland’s only authentic Medieval Fayre and is an unbeatable mix of medieval entertainment from jousting to jesters in the grounds of Scotland’s Oldest Inhabited House.
Traquair House Innerleithen
Today and Sun 27 May

More details - Shakespeare at Traquair
Much Ado About Nothing A unique promenade production in the grounds of Traquair celebrating their 23rd annual production. Performances are at 7.30pm each evening on Wednesday, 30th May to Saturday, 2nd June and again on Wednesday 6th to Saturday 9th June.
Traquair House Innerleithen
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - The MoonWalk Scotland 2018
Hollywood comes to Holyrood on Saturday 9th June 2018 for The MoonWalk Scotland! The famous night time fundraising challenge is back with added sparkle and glamour for its 13th year. Sign up now!
Holyrood Park
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.
Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Antique, vintage and collectors fair
Antique, Collectors and Vintage Fair. Over 20 stalls selling collectable china, furniture, postcards, records, toys, jewellery, linen, vintage clothes and furnishing. Cafe on site open all day selling homemade soup, rolls and cakes. Admission £1, concessions 75p and children (under 16) free.
Town Hall, Queens Gardens, St. Andrews, Fife
Today

More details - Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour
Some of the biggest events in Scottish history have taken place in St Andrews. Come on a walking tour to hear tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower. No need to book - just turn up in time for the tour.
Martyrs’ Monument, The Scores, St Andrews, KY16 9AT
Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Crossing Identities
Author of Language of My Choosing, poet and life writer, Anne Pia, explores gender, identity and language in the context of Scots-Italian families and the wider community.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Today

More details - Hosting an Event: Presence, Participation & Performance
Creative events and social gatherings, not least in traditional arts, need skilful compering. The host crafts the atmosphere and flow that will make the evening sing with pizazz or flag. What are the skills involved? Can we improve them, and how can we prepare ourselves to be receptive and encouraging hosts?
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Today

More details - Arandora Star
A vibrant, evocative full-length drama about the controversial sinking of the SS Arandora Star on July 2nd, 1940, in which some 700 ’enemy aliens’, many of them Scottish-Italians, lost their lives while being transported to Canada by the British Government.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh
Today

More details - Reconstructed: Bob Dylan
A new series where performers interpret the material of great songwriters. Not a tribute act, but a loving celebration of wonderful songs. Beginning with one of the greatest of all, Bob Dylan, who has inspired musicians and poets for over half a century.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 29 May

More details - Though this be Madness: Babes-In-Arms Sharing
Content from Though This Be Madness will be shared in a daytime performance in the Storytelling Court, specifically for parents with babes in arms. How can we nurture our collective sanity?
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 29 May

More details - An Iolaire
Pupils from Bun sgoil Taobh na Pàirce and James Gillespie’s High School perform William Hershaw’s play about about the tragic sinking off the coast of Stornoway on New Year’s Day, 1919.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 30 May

More details - Shapeshifters: On Medicine & Human Change
To be alive is to be in perpetual change: growing, healing, learning, aging. For this exhibition, award-winning writer and doctor Gavin Francis will consider in words and iconic images some of the changes that occur across the arc of human life: from the dynamism of biochemistry that sustains life to the...
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 1 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Men with Coconuts & Friends
The award-winning musical improv comedy troupe are joined by new and established improvisers and sketch comedians as they present two hours of off-the-cuff scenes and original sketch comedy.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Music with the Spoken Word
A workshop for storytellers, musicians and singers who want to interweave music and the spoken word in performance. Experienced harper and storyteller, Heather Yule takes you into this fertile territory with examples, discussion and the opportunity to reflect on your own approach, as well as try some new ideas.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Mind Well
A relaxed, social session of stories, songs, memories and laughter in the Storytelling Court with some of our loveliest storytellers. Come to join in, or just to listen, with friends old and new. Tea, coffee and biscuits included. Hosted by the ElderWise group.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Beataidh, Bob, Agus AM Madadh Allaidh/ Betty, Bob & The Wolf
James Gillespie’s High School S1s perform an adaptation of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. This play, performed in Gaelic, encourages audience participation of all their favourite Gaelic nursery songs from Cròileagan and Sgoil Àraich. Parents and carers are encouraged to sing along too! Guaranteed fun event for all ages!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Davno: Rites of Summer
Inspired by ancient Slavic celebrations and based on traditional songs from Eastern Europe, Rites of Summer is about passage and human relationship with nature. At midsummer, when their ancestors lit bonfires at water banks, Davno brews a cocktail of laughter and sorrow, fun and fear - an essence of summer.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Tiny Tales: This little Pig went to Market
Stories for fingers and stories for toes! Tales that tickle and land on your nose! Come along and enjoy some old favourites and some new. Lots of joining-in, props and toys to squish and rattle. With Ailie Finlay.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 12 Jun

More details - CAFÉ VOICES: Wolves & Witches
A night uncovering our favourite folk and faery scoundrels. They are vilified, feared, and hunted, but do wolves and witches deserve such a wretched reputation? Join Dougie Mackay in an enchanted evening of lesser known tales, tuned to the moon and murmuring with musings from the forest shadows.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Art of the Storyteller: If the Story fits…
Jean Edmiston leads a workshop about choosing stories and identity to work creatively with in times of change. Which stories do you tell, and where do you find them? Are the stories you choose suitable or appropriate for these ever changing times and for the audience you’re telling to?
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 16 Jun

More details - What I Know (About What My Grandfather didn't Know)
Can you kill an idea? Breaking the silence built around the patriarch of her family, Sònia Gardés starts a journey inside the anarchist movement of the Spanish Civil War.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 16 Jun

More details - CAFÉ CEILIDH: Summer Stramash
Join friends from the Scots Music Group for an afternoon session of traditional songs, music, poems and stories. Held in the relaxed setting of the Storytelling Court. All welcome to listen or bring a tune for a turn!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 19 Jun

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