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More details - Angus Strathspey & Reel Society
Fiddlers Rally at St Andrews Church, Hamilton Green, Arbroath DD11 1JG 28th April,18. 730pm. with guest artistes Steven Carcary and Malcolm Ross . Also joined by musicians from other fiddle societies playing traditional Scottish music. Exciting new program price £10 from the Church Mon,Thurs & Fri.
St Andrew Church, Hamilton Green, Arbroath
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Grand Tour Part 1: The Eternal City
A rare chance to see 18th century works by the artist and architect Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s ’Vedute di Roma’ in the atmospheric Blairs Museum.
Blairs Museum, South Deeside Road
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Flipper Football Tournament
Flipper Football, what is It? Well....... Playing Football with Flippers on !!! It’s funny, so funny.........
Lumphanan Park
Sat 12 May

More details - 10th Anniversary Scottish Golden Oldies Rugby Festival
A Festival of Rugby for the Over 35’s....played in the Spirit of - Fun, Friendship and Fraternity ! Golden Oldies Rugby Teams welcome...
Rubislaw Playing Field Aberdeen
Sat 5 May

More details - Kenny Wheelers' Sweet Sister Suite & The Music of Mary Lou Williams
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra (SNJO) directed by Tommy Smith Presents Kenny Wheeler’s ’Sweet Sister Suite’ featuring guest soloists Laura Jurd (trumpet) and Irini Arabatzi (voice) and The Music of Mary Lou Williams featuring Brian Kellock (piano) Sweet Sister Suite was specially
The Sanctuary, Queen’s Cross Church, Albyn Place, Aberdeen
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Student Sessions: Meet & Greet with Jamie Laing
For just one day only, students of Aberdeen will be able to take advantage of fantastic discounts, whilst the evening sees a whole host of entertainment, including live music, competitions and a chance to a meet Made in Chelsea star, Jamie Laing.
Union Square Shopping Centre
Wed 2 May

More details - Scot Free Tours Aberdeen: Free Walking Tours
Learn about Aberdeen’s history and colourful characters, from pirates to Lord Byron, in this free one and a half hour walking tour. Interested in learning more about Aberdeen? In this tour we cover Aberdeen’s social history, its quirky inhabitants and how it got to where it is today.
Mercat Cross, Castlegate, Aberdeen
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Disney On Ice World Of Enchantment 2018
Disney On Ice World Of Enchantment 2018: Tickets avaiable.
Aberdeen Exhibition Centre - GE Arena, Aberdeen
Wed 2 May and Thu 3 May

More details - Dundee Arts Café: Art and Design Stories – Made in Dundee
Each year, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design is transformed into Scotland’s largest exhibition space. The 10 day event showcases the work of over 350 of the University of Dundee’s graduating art, design and architecture students.
The McManus: Dundee Art Gallery and Museum, Albert Square, Dundee
Tue 8 May

More details - Café Science Dundee: Making Light Work
The Large Hadron Collider is the world’s largest and most powerful particle collider, and the largest single machine in the world. Working with the Large Hardon Collider, research happening right here in Dundee is helping to unlock some of science’s greatest mysteries including the “Big Bang”.
Avery & Co, 34 South Tay St, Dundee
Mon 14 May

More details - Exhibition of Furniture and Art
An exhibition showcasing the work of the talented woodcrafter from Fife, Jim Brown and original pyrography from local artist Gail Duncan. Their talents are combined to produce unique pieces of furniture and artwork highlighting the beauty of Scottish hardwoods Check out www.woodcraftbyjimbrown.co.
Burnside Hall Balmullo
Sat 5 May

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.
Bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place, St Andrews
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Great St Leonards Egg Hunt
Come join our Egg Hunt and have a great day out for all the family! Snow prevented play in March, so 21 April is our new springtime date. Have fun searching for clues around the grounds within St Leonards School’s ancient walls in St Andrews, Fife.
St Leonards School, The Pends, St Andrews
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Charity Valuation Day - Paintings & Prints - Thursday, 17th May 2018
Specialist Valuation Day for Charity - Malcolm Innes, our expert in Scottish, Sporting & Military pictures - oil paintings, watercolours and pastels. Malcolm Innes will be at the centre from 10.30 am - 3 pm and will give a verbal valuation for a donation of £3 per item for our Charity - Chest, Heart, Stroke Scotland.
Scottish Antique & Arts Centre, Abernyte, Perthshire
Thu 17 May

More details - CAR BOOT SALE - Sunday 29 APRIL 2018 - INCHBERRY & District Community Association (IDCA)
CAR BOOT Sale at INCHBERRY Hall on Sunday 29 APRIL 2018. Voted best venue in N Scotland, a lovely location on the last Sunday morning of the month from 8.30am to 1pm in summer months: Mar - Sep. Come along and enjoy the morning with friends, enjoy the venue.
INCHBERRY Hall, Orton, Fochabers, Elgin, A96 Baxters B9015 Rothes 3mile Aberlour Lhanbryde
Sun 29 Apr

More details - LINE DANCING - Friday 18 May 2018 – INCHBERRY HALL - 7.30pm till 11.30pm
LINE DANCING – All are invited and made very welcome to join the Line dancing Night in Inchberry & District Community Association (IDCA) Hall. Line dancing starts at 7.30pm: take along your refreshments and eats to enjoy with the music and dance with some gentle exercise.
INCHBERRY Hall, Orton, Fochabers, Elgin, A96 Baxters, 3 mile S on B9015 Rothes Lhanbryde, Aberlour
Fri 18 May

More details - Batman Richard Smith is back!
Bat expert Richard Smith is back at The Ecology Centre sharing his fascinating knowledge of bats. He will take you on a guided tour of our site and there will be lots of opportunities to see and hear bats in their natural setting. Refreshments will be available to purchase at this event.
The Ecology Centre, Kinghorn Loch, Kinghorn
Today

More details - Hazy Horizons
An exhibition of paintings by Frances Innes. Her inspiration comes from the natural environment where the land meets the sea, the sky meets the hilltops, the the bogs the mist. And the changing drama of it all.
Elgin Museum, 1 High Street, Elgin
Sat 28 Apr to Sat 9 Jun

More details - 'fABBAlous' ABBA tribute!
What a way to ’thank them for the music!’ This fantastic tribute are back to entertain all us dancing Queens and fans of the iconic band.
Eight Acres Hotel
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ainglean Gheata Spiritualist Church Forres
On Sunday the 6th May 2018 come along and see the Lovely Fiona Clark who is our Visiting Medium this Month Starts at 7-30pm till 8-30pm Tea / Coffee and Cake afterwards 50p. Please stay for a bleather .Donation at the Door .....Monies Raised after the medium and hall are paid will go to Charity. .
Royal British Legion Forres Sanquhar Road Forres
Sun 6 May

More details - Dr Paul Pub Quiz
Fun and friendly pub quiz action with local favourite quizmaster Dr Paul. Come and have a go at winning booze and cash and mystery prizes. Nice quick quiz, nothing too heavy. Finished by 8.30pm
Brass Monkey Leith 362 Leith Walk
Mon 23 Apr

More details - Beltane Fire Festival 2018
Celebrate the first signs of summer with a wild mix of fire, drumming, and acrobatics on a scale not seen anywhere else in the world ?? BELTANE FIRE FESTIVAL marks the changing seasons by bringing the ancient Celtic festival to a modern audience.
Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Mon 30 Apr

More details - James Kirby Spring Tour - Edinburgh
Acoustic singer-songwriter James Kirby is touring across the UK this spring. His blend of meaningful lyrics combined with his unique style of guitar playing has captivated audiences of all ages and sizes across the globe. This is an opportunity to see this technically brilliant performer up close ...
Canon’s Gait, Cannongate, Edinburgh
Today

More details - Interrobang: Field Work
In the 1950s, American ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax conducted field recordings of Scots and Gaelic song. Now Interrobang, composer Paul Walker, and award-winning guests Stuart A.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Today

More details - Trad Talk Gig with Pete Coe
Following on from the daytime Trad Talk event, Pete Coe leads an evening of narrative folk songs, rooted in English traditions. He sings and plays classic ballads, historical broadsides, rural yarns, travellers’ tales, songs of love and loss and industrial protest.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 21 Apr

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 21 Apr, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Tad Talk: Oasis or Mirage? The Trad Gigging Economy in Scotland today
Festivals seem to flourish, CDs still pour from the pressing plants, musicians are fizzing with ideas and skill. All seems to be well in the trad scene today, but what is the reality for musicians, promoters and venues? Are there enough gigs? Has the folk club had its day? What do audiences want?
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Edinbal Dance Workshop: A Dance Tour of Europe
From social and energetic dances from Brittany or joyful group dances from the Basque country, to warm, exuberant Southern Italian dances or smooth couple dances from France, this series will take you on a folkdance tour of Europe!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 9 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Opening Concert: Passing It On
TradFest’s Opening Concert celebrates the tradition of handing down a tune, song, story or dance to the next generation through performances and social occasions.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 26 Apr

More details - The Bernicia Suite: The Real Price of Fish
The personal story of Cellardyke skipper Daniel Henderson and the fishing tragedy which struck numerous coastal communities in 1900. Richard Wemyss leads the audience through this moving tale set to his compositions (played by a six-piece traditional band), poignantly illustrating the real price of fish.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Guid Crack Storytelling Session
You see, that’s what you get! Come and hear tales about things that should have been left alone, and what happened when they were not! Edinburgh’s monthly storytelling night returns to its spiritual home at The Waverley Bar. With guest storyteller Ron Fairweather.
The Waverley Bar, 3-5 St Mary’s St, Edinburgh EH1 1TA
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Lift up your Voice
Singing makes you feel better, so come along to explore Scots song with two skilled enthusiasts, Scott Murray and Ruth Kirkpatrick.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Aspects of Youth
Led by musical director Corrina Hewat and featuring traditional singer Scott Gardiner, Sangstream folk choir observes Scotland’s Year of Young People.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Nations United - Daytime
A Cultural Journey in the Heart of Edinburgh. A celebration of Scotland, South Africa, India and Brazil in the heart of Edinburgh. Join BE United for a day of dance, music, storytelling workshops, stalls and talks.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Inside Mariotta's House
We know it as John Knox House, but who did the property really belong to? Join Mariotta Arries, the true owner of the house, to hear the story of a wealthy burgess in 16th century Edinburgh.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May

More details - Journeys: The Women who made the Mountains sing
A unique, bilingual storytelling creation between Finnish Rune singer and storyteller, Anna-Maria Toivonen and Highland Perthshire storyteller, Claire Hewitt.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Perthshire Folk Tales: Book Launch
Bringing a piece of Perthshire to Edinburgh, co-authors Lindsey Gibb & C.A. Hope launch their ’Perthshire Folktales’ book, the latest in the folktales series from History Press.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Family Ceilidh
Come with family and friends to dance well-known Scottish dances and sing well-known songs. All the dances will be called and there will be easier circles for the littler ones. A fun introduction to sociable dancing with live music and some stories too.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Giants
Two giant storytellers tell the tales of the gargantuan race of beings who once populated the earth. Mapping their rise and demise through myth and folktale, Alice Fernbank and Svend-Erik Engh take a loving look at the lives of the giants and their gradual departure from the earth.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Sun 29 Apr

More details - A Flame of Wrath for squinting Patrick
Fresh as today’s headlines, a contemporary story of murder, treachery and revenge based on a tale from the annals of Highland clan history.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Mary Rushiecoats and the Wee Black Bull
A circle dance-story celebrating the full moon of Beltane and the cosmic bull, an ancient rite of passage to summer. Featuring traditional ballads from Scotland, moon stories from Japan and the most beautiful ‘Buffalo Woman’ from the Great Plains. With Linda Williamson and Mio Shapley.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Mon 30 Apr

More details - CAFÉ CEILIDH
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 are welcome to listen or bring a tune for a turn!
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 1 May

More details - Scotland's National Music: Hamish Henderson: New Voice on the Carrying Stream
Fred Freeman shares his knowledge on the renowned father of the Scottish Folk revival, highlighting his contributions as song maker and poet, birthing a new wave in the carrying stream of culture.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 1 May

More details - Brighde Chaimbeul ft. Aidan O’Rourke
Winner of the 2016 BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award, and 2017 Scots Trad Music Awards ‘Up and Coming’ nominee, Skye musician and piper Brighde Chaimbeul is one of Scotland’s fastest rising stars.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Tue 1 May

More details - Street Performance for May Day: Musicians & Mummers
Wanted! Performers on all instruments suited for street parties - Brass, Reeds, Pipes (A, D, C), Accordions, Shawms, Drums, Percussion - and people who like costuming, dancing and acting out.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 2 May

More details - Young Night Thought
Named after a small Robert Louis Stevenson poem, ’Young Night Thought’ is a new album of original contemporary folk from Kirsty Law.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Wed 2 May

More details - Sheesham and Lotus & 'Son
One of the most popular old-time roots acts in North America. Noted for their highly original presentation, the band have created a sonic and visual language that is very much their own, utilising instruments they’ve created, like the Sepia-phonic Monophone and the Contrabass HarmoniPhoneum.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 3 May

More details - Scotland's National Music: The Songs of Robert Tannahill
Paisley’s Robert Tannahill continues to be celebrated as one of Scotland’s finest songmakers. With his beautifully delicate pastoral songs and an empathy for minority communities which sets him apart from many of his eighteenth-century contemporaries, Tannahill remains hugely influential.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Thu 3 May

More details - The Rymours
The Rymour Club was formed in 1903 in tribute to the poetic inspiration of Scottish Song and Folklore. Regional songs and children’s lore abound in this celebration of the preservation and study of Scottish song.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Fri 4 May

More details - Where I Stand: A New Conversation
The result of a collaboration forged at a residency in Mumbai in March 2018 which brings together two young artists from Scotland and two from India, combining music and storytelling to reflect on the connections, differences and influences that link the two countries.
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh,
Fri 4 May