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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Wigtown, Acoustic Music, Open Mic Night
Join us for our weekly open mic or open mike (derived from the expression "open microphone") night. This is a live show in Craft Hotel Bar where audience members who are amateur performers or professionals and want to try out new material or plug an upcoming show are given the opportunity to perform live in the bar.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 1 May, Tue 8 May, Tue 15 May, Tue 22 May, Tue 29 May, Tue 5 Jun

More details - Wigtown Spoken Word Night
Our Monthly spoken word event. Are you an author, poet or playwright looking to practice public speaking, discuss your work or the pieces that inspired you. This is the event for you.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Thu 26 Apr, Thu 31 May

More details - Hollywood Night, with Francis Kelly
HOLLYWOOD Live, with Francis Kelly, a night of swing and rat-pack In aid of the Scottish liver transplant unit, Edinburgh
The Rusty Nail, 11 South Harbour Street Ayr South Ayrshire
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Mount Stewart - Pet Nose Day
This award-winning charity event returns as part of Pet Month and celebrates our four legged friends. Bring along your dog and be entertained by agility and training demonstrations. This award-winning charity event returns as part of Pet Month and celebrates our four legged friends.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Mount Stewart - Monthly Birdwatching
Mount Stewart and surrounds is an ornithologist’s delight with a wide range of feathered friends calling it home throughout the year. Join our resident bird-enthusiast Gemma Sandford on a monthly bird watching tour around the gardens and wider Demesne. Suitable for beginners or experienced birders.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Wed 2 May

More details - Mount Stewart - Car Bazaar
Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Come along and sell your unwanted items or browse around the many stalls and pick up a few treasures. Booking Not Needed.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sat 5 May

More details - Mount Stewart - Botanical Travel Fundraiser
Join us for a one day series of tours and lectures to be held at The Temple of the Winds. Earlier this year Mount Stewart formed a part of the British and Irish Botanical Expedition to Tasmania. This expedition collected seed and herbarium specimens for both Glasnevin and Kew.
Mount Stewart, Portaferry Road, Newtownards,
Sat 12 May

More details - Fire Lighting & Cave Art
This is your chance to get back to basics, firstly try your hand at lighting a fire, with no match in sight. Once your fire is roaring make your own charcoal to then create your own natural art work.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Grass Head Monsters Workshop
Join the Ranger’s during our drop in session at the playground to make some awesome grass head monsters that you can take home and watch their grass hair grow! 50p Per Monster.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sat 5 May

More details - Self-Guided Walk - I Spy
A chance for families to combine a healthy stroll whilst learning about the wonderful surroundings of Drumlanrig Castle and the wider Estate. Pick up an I Spy activity sheet from the Gift Shop and match all the pictures to the real thing in the historic Drumlanrig stableyard.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Den Building With The Ranger
Budding Rangers are invited to accept our fantastic den building challenge. Under the expert supervision of our talented Rangers, can you build a sturdy den using only materials that the glorious woodlands surrounding Drumlanrig Castle provide you with?
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sun 13 May

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum
Thu 3 May

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More details - ‘Solway Light’ by Minette Bell Macdonald
An exhibition of limited edition prints by established landscape artist Minette Bell Macdonald. The exhibition depicts beautiful scenes of the Solway and its changing light and moods.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - 'Svalbard' Exhibition by Ellis O'Connor
Ellis O’Connor is a Contemporary Landscape Artist living on the Outer Hebridean island of North Uist in Scotland.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 22 Apr to Sat 16 Jun

More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 29 Apr to Sun 24 Jun

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars and telescopes from the huge range available today. In Focus experts are on hand all day to give advice. WWT Caerlaverock benefits from every sale.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 6 May

More details - Warbler Walk
Take the opportunity to go on an early morning walk with an experienced warden, who will help identify a number of different warblers by their songs and calls. Learn the differences between willow warblers, chiffchaffs, black caps, garden warblers and sedge warblers.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Mon 7 May

More details - Evening Wildlife Safari
Discover the wildlife that emerges after dark, on our walking safari around the reserve. We may encounter wildlife such as badgers, moths, hares, owls or otters!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 18 May

More details - Storytelling in the Yurt
Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature related story told by one of our engaging storytellers. Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 18 May, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 13 Jul

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!
Theatre At The Mill, Belfast
Wed 2 May

More details - Castle Ward - Corn Mill bursts into life
The Corn Mill at Castle Ward was once the heart of this historic estate. Dating from 1835, this busy mill once ground the corn from the fields into flour for the estate. Join our volunteers as they celebrate National Mills Weekend and see this piece of industrial heritage in full swing. Booking Not Needed.
Castle Ward, Strangford, Downpatrick,
Sun 13 May

More details - Hospice Walk 2018
Sign up now for the 2018 Hospice Walk on Saturday 21st April and Saturday 28th April. There’s a lot of good reasons to join in the Hospice Walk on Saturday April 21st or 28th! Walking is a great way to keep fit and lose a pound or two. We are offering a choice of 6 scenic routes to enjoy plus a D.I.
Various Location
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Belfast City Marathon2018
Take on the challenge of a lifetime for Northern Ireland Hospice by running the Belfast City Marathon 2018. Whether you’re up for taking on the full marathon, half marathon, team relay, 8 mile walk or 5k fun run, The Belfast City Marathon offers something for everyone!
Belfast City Hall, Dengall Square, Belfast
Mon 7 May

More details - 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. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
Jury’s Inn Belfast, Fisherwick Place, Great Victoria Street
Thu 3 May, Thu 14 Jun

More details - Minnowburn - Minnowburn Dander
Join a National Trust Ranger for a walk around Minnowburn and learn about the history, plants and animals in this corner of the Lagan valley. Booking Not Needed. Children Welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Minnowburn
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Woodend House - Open Garden for NGS
An interesting garden tucked away in a small hamlet. Meandering gravel paths lead around the garden with imaginative, colourful planting. Take a look around a productive, organic potager, wildlife pond, mini spring and summer meadows and a pretty summer house.
Woodend House, Egremont
Sun 13 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Where Poppies Blow
An evocative special exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War. Where Poppies Blow tells the story of a doomed generation, including poet Edward Thomas, author of Adelstrop, who fought to protect the fields, flowers and birds of Britain.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 21 Apr to Thu 26 Apr, Sat 28 Apr to Thu 3 May, Sat 5 May to Tue 8 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A passionate nature
Learn Dorothy Wordsworth’s secrets. Join a 10-minute talk by a costumed servant to uncover the secret life of Dorothy Wordsworth, the woman behind one of the world’s greatest poets, and how she helped inspire the modern conservation movement. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 21 Apr, Wed 25 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Wed 2 May, Sat 5 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Hard at work for the Wordsworths
Step back in time with the servants. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Go wild like William and Dorothy
Borrow an explorer bag and see what you discover. Hunt for amazing animals in the house, track down bugs and bees in the garden - and get some tips on how to turn your own backyard into a nature haven. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Matters of life and death
Take a guided tour and learn how the house was saved. Join us for a 30-minute guided house tour and enjoy a personal insight into the family life that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the story of how this special house was saved from demolition. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 23 Apr, Thu 26 Apr, Mon 30 Apr, Thu 3 May, Mon 7 May, Thu 10 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A poet in the making
Get a servant’s eye view of William’s childhood. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about how the happiness and tragedy of William’s childhood turned him into one of the world’s favourite poets. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A passionate nature
Learn Dorothy Wordsworth’s secrets. Join a 10-minute talk by a costumed servant to uncover the secret life of Dorothy Wordsworth, the woman behind one of the world’s greatest poets, and how she helped inspire the modern conservation movement. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 9 May, Sat 12 May, Wed 16 May, Sat 19 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Where Poppies Blow
An evocative special exhibition commemorating the end of the First World War. Where Poppies Blow tells the story of a doomed generation, including poet Edward Thomas, author of Adelstrop, who fought to protect the fields, flowers and birds of Britain.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 9 May, Thu 10 May, Sat 12 May to Thu 17 May, Sat 19 May to Thu 24 May, Sat 26 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Painted ladies and lazy housewives
An evening talk followed by coffee, cake and conversation. Amanda Thackeray, head gardener at Wordsworth House, shares the joys and challenges of conserving an award-winning Georgian garden. Tickets 5 including coffee and cake. Booking Essential. Phone: 01900 824805. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Thu 10 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Hard at work for the Wordsworths
Step back in time with the servants. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about the harsh realities of 18th-century life. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Go wild like William and Dorothy
Borrow an explorer bag and see what you discover. Hunt for amazing animals in the house, track down bugs and bees in the garden - and get some tips on how to turn your own backyard into a nature haven. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by an adult. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - Matters of life and death
Take a guided tour and learn how the house was saved. Join us for a 30-minute guided house tour and enjoy a personal insight into the family life that forged one of our greatest poets - plus the story of how this special house was saved from demolition. Booking Not Needed.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Mon 14 May, Thu 17 May, Mon 21 May, Thu 24 May

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - A poet in the making
Get a servant’s eye view of William’s childhood. Meet the maid or manservant and take in a 10-minute talk about how the happiness and tragedy of William’s childhood turned him into one of the world’s favourite poets. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Arts, Crafts and Gifts Fair.
Craft fair/sale with jams, chutneys, knitwear, needlecraft, woodcraft, artwork, glasswear, silk flowers,crochetwork, candles, soaps,jewellery,cards, photography and much more.
United Reformed Church Hall, Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 26 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Matinees at the Mine - A FREE Film Every Friday
A classic, a cult favourite or a hidden gem... a FREE film every Friday at 2pm. All welcome! To find out what’s on please email florence@florenceartscentre.com
Florence Arts Centre, Egremont
Today, Fri 27 Apr, Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May

More details - The Blackheart Orchestra
The Blackheart Orchestra are a British singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist duo comprising long term collaborators Chrissy Mostyn and Richard Pilkington.
Florence Arts Centre, Egremont
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Metal Clay Weekend
Make fine silver jewellery with the ease of working with clay. Precious metal clay is an amazing material. Find out secrets to make stunning professionally styled hallmarkable jewellery, creating three pieces to take away.
Higham Hall, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - St James Orchestra Spring Concert
Paisley’s only symphony orchestra presents an evening of well-known classics: Leonard Bernstein: Overture ‘Candide’ Malcolm Arnold: Four Scottish Dances, Op 59 Kester Clark: Three Orchestral Dances on the Highland Midge Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No 9 in E minor, Op 95 (‘From the New World’) Conductor:
Johnstone Town Hall, Ludovick Square, Johnstone
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Join East Kilbride care home for fun from around the world this Care Home Open Day
A care home in East Kilbride is inviting local people to join in its celebrations for Care Home Open Day. On Saturday 21st April, from 2pm-4.30pm, the team at Cathkin House care home on Glasgow Road will be opening the doors to the care home for a free family-friendly event.
Cathkin House Care Home, 147 Glasgow Rd, East Kilbride, Glasgow
Sat 21 Apr

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. A perfect show for all the family to enjoy!
Larkhall Leisure Centre, Broomhill, Larkhall
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Art of Style
Silverburn, Glasgow’s leading shopping and leisure destination, will host a brand-new fashion and beauty event, The Art of Style. Combining free beauty makeovers, live pop-up catwalks and fashion sculptures, shoppers will be invited to enjoy the latest trends with an art exhibition twist.
Silverburn
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Great British Dog Walk event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People
The park is Glasgow’s largest park and the only Country Park within Glasgow. Its extensive woodlands and gardens provide a quiet sanctuary for both visitors and wildlife. The park is rich in rural history formerly being part of the Old Pollok Estate and ancestral home to the Maxwell Family.
2060 Pollokshaws Rd, Glasgow
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Tannahill Weavers
As they mark their 50th anniversary with another tour, the Tannahill Weavers remain one of Scotland’s premier tradional bands. This dynamic quartet plays Scottish music at its best. The band’s potent mixture of tradional ballads and fiery instrumentals leaves their audiences spellbound.
Lanark Memorial Hall, 17-21 St Leonard Street, Lanark,
Today

More details - Bon Giovi
Bon Giovi are the world’s premier look alike and sound alike tribute to the New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi.
Lanark Memorial Hall, 17-21 St Leonard Street, Lanark,
Fri 27 Apr