Events and things to do

Underground Trampolines in Wales

Probably one of the most inventive uses for the Welsh mines that are no longer mined is Bounce Below. Giant underground trampolines connected by spiral staircases and a 60 foot slide – all illuminated with neon lighting – must make for a fairly atmospheric day out especially when the mining cavern is twice the size of St Paul’s Cathedral. Bounce Below in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Wales opens on the 4th of

Free Event in Dunfermline Abbey with Man Booker prize nominee, James Robertson & Jill Calder

On Wednesday 11 June at 6.30pm Man Booker Prize nominee James Robertson and one of Scotland’s best known illustrators Jill Calder will entertain audiences in Dunfermline Abbey with a stunning re-telling of the Robert the Bruce story. James Robertson, who wrote the hugely successful Testament of Gideon Mack and Jill Calder will talk about their book, Robert the Bruce: King of Scots in the historic Abbey, also the site of the King’s

The Birks – a state-of-the-art ‘Cinema Paradiso’ for Aberfeldy

Did Sir Norman Foster get as much pleasure from designing The Gherkin as architect Robin Baker did from designing Birks Cinema in Aberfeldy? It seems unlikely. ‘It’s been such a privilege to work on this project and now that it’s finished it will feel like a bereavement. For the past 18 months it’s been my life.’ But Robin, who lives in Aberfeldy, will soon be able to watch movies at