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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 July. ...

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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, als ...

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Fresh Air Festival is on this weekend in Dunfermline!

Not quite Coachella or the Commonwealth Games but perhaps a little bit of both! The Fresh Air Festival returns this Saturday to Dunfermline's Public Park. The park's Victorian bandstand will ring out once more to the sounds of jazz, brass, pipes and some of the area's best young singer songwriters. There'll be pony rides, sports taster sessions, including parkour and karate, a family barbecue and birds of p ...

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The Curious Incident of the Odeon Culture Programme

Have you discovered the Odeon Culture Programme yet? This brilliant initiative is bringing the best in live theatre, opera, ballet, entertainment and sport to Odeon cinemas around the country making some of the top cultural experiences available to people for whom the west end is too expensive and too far. As well top theatre productions such as Warhorse and - coming up next week - The Curious Incident of t ...

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Join the nights owls at the award winning Edinburgh Zoo Nights

Do you turn into an animal on a night out? Then this might be for you. Back for its second year is the award winning Edinburgh Zoo Nights. Last year’s events sold out several weeks in advance so this year the Zoo has released four dates for you to party with the animals: 23 May, and 6, 20 and 27 June.  The Nights are adult-only afterhours events where you get the rare opportunity to see what the animals get ...

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Fife Comedy Festival until 13 April

Fife Comedy Festival kicked off last night with a sell-out performance by Rich Hall at The Adam Smith Theatre. Comedy acts such as Hardeep Singh Kohli, Omid Djalili, Fred MacAulay, Grant Stott and Jerry Sadowitz will be appearing at the Carnegie Hall, the Adam Smith Theatre and Rothes Hall until 13 April. Organised by Fife Cultural Trust. Above, The Confessions of Gordon Brown at the Fife Comedy Festival (p ...

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Bannockburn Live: Line up announced for June event

How do you condense a two-day battle into a 30 minute display? Malin Heen-Allan (pictured above), Clanranald director, has had to tackle this very problem for Bannockburn Live which takes place on 28 and 29 June to commemorate the 700 anniversary of the battle. The 'brutally realistic' display of the battle will take place three times each day at 12, 2 and 4pm during the two-day event.  Clanranald has worke ...

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Hidden Door Festival on next week in forgotten vaults of Edinburgh

Edinburgh's Hidden Door Festival gets underway next week in the rediscovered vaults under Market Street. From 28 March until 5 April, the not for profit event will present 80 visual artists, 50 live music acts, 40 film makers, 30 poets, 30 performers, 20 animators and 9 unique parties in 2 live music vaults, 2 bars, 1 theatre, 1 cinema and 1 secret music venue. The currently derelict vaults are to be unlock ...

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A Spoonful of Vintage at Spoon, Edinburgh: Sunday 9 March

A selection of hand-picked stalls selling ceramics, collectables and homewares from the 50s, 60s and 70s, plus mid-century furniture and vintage fashion, jewellery and accessories will pop up in retro restaurant, Spoon on Nicholson Street, Edinburgh. A Spoonful of Vintage, curated by The Vintage Vendors and Ivy Rose Vintage, includes David Walker of c20Home, Dunfermline's mid-century furniture and collectib ...

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Launch of The Kelpies, Falkirk

A spectacular night-time arts event called HOME will launch both the opening of the John Muir Way and the The Kelpies, Falkirk prior to their opening to the public on the 21st April. On two evenings, 17th and 18th April, a selection of one-off, specially-commissioned night-time artworks will illuminate Helix Park creating an extraordinary, animation of the horse head sculptures to a pulsating soundtrack. Ar ...

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