Something Different

Something Different



Young Designers Summer School 2018
Encourage your child’s creativity and inspire them to future careers with this Summer School for wannabe young designers. A fun, experimental series of workshops inspired by the museum’s collections will consider many forms of creative design, including contemporary architecture, costume design, creative writing and filmmaking. For ages 11-18.
01 - 02 Aug


The Lost Words Family Trail
An interactive trail, leading from the exhibition in Inverleith House, around the Garden to discover the secret lives of plants and animals in The Lost Words. You can also learn some Gaelic names and create your own spells. Trail blazers receive a discount on The Lost Words book.
01 - 31 Aug


20th Anniversary SURF Awards
The 20th Anniversary SURF Awards are now open for applications. There are five categories; Scotland's Most Improved Place, Housing, Creative Regeneration, Youth Employability: Overcoming Barriers and Community Led Regeneration.
01 - 31 Aug


Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Scotland's BSL Plan
This event, in association with deafscotland, and designed and produced in collaboration with Glasgow Film Theatre, will introduce the British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023 to the arts and cultural sector. 
02 Aug


Get Active with Pollok 80/20
Sports & Play activities for children & young people (Age 8+) - Mondays, 11am-12.30pm (includes lunch).
06 - 13 Aug


The Making of Chariots of Fire
Tom McNab, technical adviser on the Oscar award-winning Chariots of Fire, gives an account on how the film was made. All funds raised go towards the Eric Liddell Centre.
07 Aug


Robot Wars Summer TechCamp
A fun & exciting way to develop digital skills for 11-16 year olds. During the 3 days you will learn how to create, program and compete with a Lego Mindstorm Robot you’ve built in your team.
07 - 09 Aug


Glasgow Talks...with Malcolm Roughead, CEO VisitScotland
The #ScotlandisNow campaign was masterminded in collaboration with VisitScotland, Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise and Universities Scotland, to share with the world the virtues of living, working, studying, investing and visiting Scotland.
07 Aug


Haud the Bus
Hop aboard this walking tour around the Gorbals for a fabulous family day out! With games, exhibitions, performances and complimentary refreshments – it’s the perfect day to enjoy local history with friends & family.



Special Moving Image Archive Screening
National Library of Scotland hosting drop-in screenings of films from our Moving Image Archive during the Edinburgh festivals. 'Festival in Edinburgh' (1955) and 'Edinburgh on Parade' (1970) both provide a fascinating and involving record of previous Edinburgh festivals. The films last 14 minutes and run consecutively.
13 - 25 Aug


After Hours Business Networking at The Citizen with Tennent's Master Brewer Keith Lugton
The Evening Citizen's legacy was made on 24 St Vincent Place in 1889, as the earlier editions were published. There were only three publications in Glasgow's circulation at the time. On the evening we shall be joined by Keith Lugton, Tennent's Master Brewer and Liquid Innovation manager at C&C Group plc operating from Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd, Wellpark Brewery, Glasgow.
16 Aug


Rough Runner 2018
5, 10 or 15K obstacle race at Penicuik House!If you can support Crew 2000 reduce drug harm, we'll provide free ticket; training and support.
19 Aug


BlackKkKlansman Special Screening + Live Satellite Q&A with Spike Lee
Produced by the team behind the Academy-Award winning Get Out, BlackKklansman offers an unflinching, true-life examination of race relations in 1970s America that is just as bracingly relevant in today's tumultuous world. This special preview screening will be followed by a live satellite Q&A with director Spike Lee.
20 Aug


What does CSR really mean to business?
A collaboration between Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce and The Circle this event will look at some of the factors that ensure you are considering your sustainability in Dundee, Scotland and the World while improving your organisation's performance.
23 Aug


The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Enjoy cream tea and the screening of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (12). This iconic film brings 1930’s Edinburgh alive through the story of one eccentric teacher & her impact on her pupils.
29 Aug
Women's Networking Afternoon Tea at House for an Art Lover
Visit one of Glasgow's most beautiful attractions, House for an Art Lover for a delicious afternoon tea and garden party. Expand your contact base over a refreshing cocktail and traditional afternoon tea with guest speaker - Rhona Ballie, CEO, The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.
30 Aug