Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Pirate Pals Workshop

Summer activities with a pirate theme for kids aged 5–11 to enjoy. Adult supervision is required.

Pirates And Princesses

Fans of the Singing Kettle rejoice! Three members of the gang are back, along with Bonzo the Dog and a collection of new characters. They've a whole new show of sing-a-longs but this time they're opening boxes as opposed to kettles.

Pirates of the Carabina: Flown

Choreographed chaos from the British and international circus troupe who perform jaw-dropping stunts and acrobatics.

Pistols at Dawn

Retro house, downtempo and electronica.


Edinburgh's stunning and versatile choir has sold out every concert and show they've done since they began at the end of 2015. This year, Pitchcraft presents another spectacular combination of unique, powerful a cappella arrangements to suit every age and musical taste. With their international membership, musical twists…

Pitlochry Autumn Festival

An umbrella for a range of events and attractions brightening up HIghland Perthshire as the nights draw in, from the famous Enchanted Forest woodland light installation to food and beer festivals, firework displays, musical entertainment, children's fun events and ghost tours.

Pitlochry Christmas Tree Festival

Two day festival of Christmas trees, featuring displays from local businesses, voluntary organisations, charities, groups, clubs and families. Also featuring a craft market, music and refreshments.

Pitmedden Music Festival

Not-for-profit community music festival featuring local and up-and-coming musicians.


Folky sounds, inspired by Dylan and Joni from Pixx.

Pizza Jazz Open Mic Nights

Open mic sessions featuring local singers and musicians.

PJ Harvey

One of the most distinctive musical voices of this or any other generation plays selections of eerie, intoxicating material from her latest release The Hope Six Demolition Project.


The London-based electronica duo.

Plan B for Utopia

The superb debut outing from newly formed Dundee-based company, Joan Clevillé Dance, mixing humour, pathos and emotive choreography.

Plan B

Shape-shifting East London rapper who transformed into a credible old school soul crooner, hip hop artists and film director.


Underground indie rock.

Planet Zogg

DJs play techno, electro, dub and trance.


A mix of traditional instruments and modern technologies to create contemporary Celtic compositions.

Plastic Animals

Edinburgh's glorious, shoegazey indie-rockers Plastic Animals.

Plastic Barricades

Alternative indie rock.

Plastic Factory

Birmingham five-piece.

Plastic Flowers

Dream pop duo from Greece. Comprising George S and Angel P, they take influence from Sigur Ros and Radiohead.

Play Expo

A chance to try and buy the latest computer and video games.

Play Poland Film Festival

The biggest Polish film festival in the United Kingdom, Play Poland was established in 2011 and annually visits UK and European cities with a selection of the best recent Polish features and short films, film poster exhibitions and appearances from Polish film producers.


Drum & bass and jungle night.


House night with a few leftfield cuts from Steven and Stewart.

Players Ball

Hip hop and rap night.

Playground Festival

After the successful launch of Playground Festival in 2019, the three-day music event returns to Glasgow's southside for year two with Underworld and Nightmares on Wax confirmed as the first acts.

The Playground Presents

Disco, house, reggae, dubstep, electro, art-pop and indie music.


A mix of pop, R&B, hip hop, garage and loads more.


New compositions and superlative playing from the contemporary jazz quartet with Martin Kershaw (saxes), Graeme Stephen (guitar), Mario Caribe (bass) and Tom Bancroft (drums).

Plaza Francia

International musical project made up of Catherine Ringer, Eduardo Makaroff and Christoph H. Müller.


Twitchy indie pop anthems.

Pleasure Beach

Dream pop five-piece.

Pleasure Garden

Parties with rotating residents from the underbelly of Glasgow's clubbing community. Upcoming guests include Archie Pelago (10 Apr) and Moleskin (24 Apr).

Pleasure House

Infectious indie dance from Birmingham.

Plum Duff

Recently reformed Edinburgh rockers.

Plump DJs

Party starting breakbeat.

Plymouth University Orchestra

The university orchestra performs a selection of works from a wide variety of genres.

Plymouth Wrestling Association: Showdown

A night of wrestling matches, featuring 'The Belgian Bull' Robin Lekime verses PWA Heavyweight Champion Tyler Hawke as the main event.


DIY punks from Bolton who have been touring since the 80s.

Pocket Comedy

Contemporary and physical take on Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors, presented by Propeller.

Poetry By Heart

A poetry recitation competition.

Poetry Jam

An evening of poetry and music, with a stacked line-up hosted by Uncle Errol.

Poetry Library Book Club

Regular book club for lovers of all things literary.

Poetry Meets Art

Event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo featuring live performance, with open mic and a vegan buffet.

The Poetry Review Launch Event

The latest issue launch.

Poetry Speaking Workshop

Andrew Sclater, poet and actor, leads this workshop on the spoken interpretation of poetry.

Poetry Theatre

One-to-one encounters with poetry and dramatic monologue.

Poetry Writing Masterclass for Young People

Learn how to write your own poetry with John J Coutts, poet in residence to The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum. Suitable for ages 7–11. Children should be accompanied by an adult.

Poets' Cafe

Hosted by AF Harrold.