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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Art Explorers – Flow country – August 2017

August 6th, 2017 - August 6th, 2017

In August we will be taking inspirarion from the current Flow Country exhibition and set out to explore the wet and wonderful landscape of the north of Scotland and Flow Country without getting soggy feet and be inspired to make your own work of art, using a wide range of colourful and tactile materials.

Open to all families with children 3yrs upwards.
Being a family session, parents are expected to stay with their children during the session.

£3 per person taking part - pay in the Real Life Science Studio

John Hope Gateway - Real Life Science studio

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Paxton House

Illyria Outdoor Theatre- The Lost World

August 2nd, 2017 - August 2nd, 2017

Illyria has an unmatched reputation for innovation in the open-air touring theatre sector, where they are the first company to tackle a show in this genre and of this scope. Prehistoric thrills, monster laughs and life-size dinosaurs abound in the must-see show of the summer!

Recommended for older children and their families.

Running time: 1 hour 50 minutes including 20 minute interval

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Abbotsford

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night in the Morris Garden

July 30th, 2017 - July 30th, 2017

Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible in this Shakespearan comedy! The Three Inch Fools, a young troupe of talented actors and musicians, will take over the Morris Garden, using their musical instruments and quick wits to present their unique take on William Shakespeare's popular comedy.
Join us for the outdoor performance and soak in the atmosphere of our gardens. Refreshments and a BBQ will be available on the day, so make sure to arrive early (from 5.30pm) and enjoy Abbotsford's tranquil gardens for a picnic.

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Glamis Castle

Dogs’ Day Out

July 30th, 2017 - July 30th, 2017

Glamis Castle are very excited to announce the return of Dogs Day Out!
A day of fabulous fun for dogs and their families in the stunning surroundings of Glamis Castle.
Keep up to date on the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/364820990565033

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Stirling Castle - HES

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

July 27th, 2017 - July 27th, 2017

The internationally acclaimed Scottish Chamber Orchestra are back at our magnificent castle with a magical performance. Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto and Beethoven’s Fourth feature, with young American Karina Canellakis drawing out the composer’s stylistic fingerprints.

Doors open at 7.15pm for an 8pm start.

Tickets for this event are available from the Albert Halls box office. Albert Halls Box Office, Albert Place, Dumbarton Rd, Stirling FK8 2QL
Telephone: 01786 473 544
Email: [email protected]

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Cambo Gardens

FAMILY SUMMER SIZZLE ADVENTURES – Summer holiday activities at Cambo!

July 24th, 2017 - July 24th, 2017

Every MONDAY, free drop in activities throughout the holidays from 12-3pm. Bring a picnic and join us round the camp fire! Each week we will have a fun activity afterwards either in the woods, gardens or beach.
24 July – Picnic then crafts in the walled garden
We are currently transforming our historic stables into a new Visitor Centre, due to open this Autumn and there is lots happening at Cambo this summer….
For more information contact Judy: [email protected]

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Paxton House

Music at Paxton Free

July 14th, 2017 - July 23rd, 2017

An array of different musical talent playing in Paxton House over a 10 day period.

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Cambo Gardens

FAMILY SUMMER SIZZLE ADVENTURES – Summer holiday activities at Cambo!

July 17th, 2017 - July 17th, 2017

Every MONDAY, free drop in activities throughout the holidays from 12-3pm. Bring a picnic and join us round the camp fire! Each week we will have a fun activity afterwards either in the woods, gardens or beach.
17 July – Camp fire at the beach/ seaweed foraging/ mindfullness/ rock pooling
We are currently transforming our historic stables into a new Visitor Centre, due to open this Autumn and there is lots happening at Cambo this summer….
For more information contact Judy: [email protected]

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University of Dundee Botanical Gardens

Art Exhibition by John Stoa’s Students – ‘Fresh Ideas’ Free

July 7th, 2017 - July 16th, 2017

John Stoa's art students will be displaying their art work in an exhibition starting on the 06/07/2017 but it will be open to the public from the 07/07/2017. The students will be displaying art work in every style and topic so their will be something for everyone.

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Attadale Gardens

Lochcarron Highland Games

July 15th, 2017 - July 15th, 2017

Lochcarron Highland Games, known as the Friendly Games, are held on 3rd Saturday in July every year. Lochcarron Highland Games feature the traditional mixture of heavy events, track and field plus highland dancing and piping displays (these are not competitions). Pipebands play throughout the afternoon. Wide variety of stalls and stand selling food, drink, crafts, and all sorts of goodies.
Access to Attadale Gardens is free on this day to those who attend the Games

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