Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Burns Night Special

Robbie Burns was funny, right? So toast the bard in a manner he'd have fully appreciated: a night of beautiful, filthy comedy.

Burns Unbound

A mini-festival in honour of Burns Night and the Bard himself, with performances and workshops for all ages centred around his life and work.

Burrell for Blokes

Practical, hands-on art workshops aimed at older men. All tools and materials provided, and no previous experience necessary!

Burrell For Families

Regular family drop-in session featuring fun activities including storytelling, tours, arts and crafts based on the Burrell's fascinating collections. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Burrell Walking Tours

Get fit and get learning at these themed walks. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Call to book.

Burt Bacharach

The legendary songwriter of such classics as 'Walk On By', 'I Say A Little Prayer' and 'Anyone Who Had A Heart' takes a tour through his well-appointed songbook. We're not worthy.


Miles Productions presents the story of the life of Welsh actor Richard Burton performed as a solo drama, tracing his story from humble beginnings to his life as a world famous film star.

The Busch Trio

Piano trio consisting of Omri Epstein, Mathieu van Bellen and Ori Epstein, formed in 2012 and already winners of multiple awards. Their name comes from the fact that violinist van Bellen owns a violin that once belonged to Adolf Busch.

Bush Hall Presents

Regular comedy nights with well-known faces on the bill.


One-day music festival, centred in Shepherds Bush.

Business @ The Mitchell

Learn how to make the most of your business at these workshops.

Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble

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Swing quartet with a twist – bringing passion, enthusiasm and foot-tapping back into the genre.

Butcher Babies

Ferocious, hard and heavy metal outfit fronted by Heidi Shepherd and Carla Harvey.

Butcher's Choice Stand-Up Comedy

Comedy night featuring established comedians and new talent.

The Butler Family

Five-piece Americana group, mixing old school country with a more modern sound.

Butterfly Club

Party night for people with disabilities and their families and carers.

Butterfly Effect

Techno night.

Butterfly Rescue Mission

Help the scarce small blue butterfly at Ardersier Bay by planting its favourite food plant along the shore path. All equipment provided.

Buzz Comedy

A lineup of local and not-so-local comedians touting their wares.

The Buzzard Orchestral

Five-piece rockers from London.


Old skool disco vibes to start, then pumping it up into modern disco.

By Night

By Night is a series of bespoke evening events at various venues of National Gallery Scotland, each tailored towards individual exhibitions.

By The Rivers

Self-penned reggae tunes with positive messages from the Leicester-based six-piece.

By the Sea Festival

Indie rock festival at a theme park. 2017's lineup includes The Libertines, Metronomy and Everything Everything.


Live music from C O L U M N S.

CAB VOL Sundays

Sunday nights in the city with resident DJs Cunnie and Beef playing house, garage, reggae and bass. Expect guest spots from some well-known DJs including Lovebirds (25 May).

Cabaret Boom Boom

An evening of top cabaret.

Cabaret Sauvignon

Stand-up cabaret show hosted by Liam Hourican (Very Important People, The IT Crowd) and featuring the best in alt. and character comedians.

Cable 35

Alt.rock/grunge trio formed in Malta.

Cadaver Club

Gothic punk rock 'Funeral Band' who sing about vampires, werewolves and ghosts.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

An Easter egg trail for families, with the chance to embark on a self-led trail through historical National Trust sites.

Cadbury Egg Trail

Children's entertainment and an exciting Easter trail with chocolate eggs and prizes to be won at the end.

The Cadbury Sisters

The three siblings (yes they are direct descendants of Cadbury of the chocolate variety) mix trad folk with modern influences.

Caddy Cooper

Folk, blues and soul from the Australian singer-songwriter.

Cadenza at Christmas

Cadenza's annual concert of seasonal music, with opportunities for a little audience participation, if you're that way inclined. Copies of their Bright Star CD are also on sale. Advance booking is recommended.

Cadenza at the Fringe

Local choir gives its annual Fringe performance.


Cadenza, founded in 1992, is one of Scotland's leading amateur choirs with a repertoire that reaches from the Renaissance to the present.


Live music.

The Cadillac Three

American Southern rock group originally known as The Cadillac Black.

Caerwent Show

Caerwent's annual show with traditional flower, vegetable and craft competitions as well as stalls selling crafts, jams and jewellery. There's kids activities including fairground rides, bouncy castle and face painting and a licensed bar for the grown ups. If you've got a plant kicking about the house that you're not too…


An eclectic and experimental night of poetry, performance and spoken word, held on the second Friday of each month.

Caetano Veloso & Gilberto Gil

Brazilian music from the duo who were exiled by their country's dictatorship in 1969.

Café Art

France's long list of illustrious contributions to the history of art is the topic du jour at these monthly talks hosted, in French, by the Institut Français.

Café Histoire

Talks, in French, about various aspects of French culture, hosted by the Institut Français.

Café Manouche

Let Café Manouche transport you back in time, from 1920s Parisian dancehall music to the swinging sounds of the 1930s and 40s.

Cafe Jacques

Cafe Jacques are self-described Chris Rea meets Steely Dan purveyors of jazz-tinged pop.

Café Science Dundee

A meeting to explore and debate the latest scientific issues over a coffee or a glass of wine.

Cafe Science Extra

A meeting on the second Wednesday of the month to hear about the latest research from scientists over a coffee.

Cafe Society

Instrumental new jazz hip hop compositions from the quartet.

Cage the Elephant

Yelpy UK/US punk-funk and angular rock'n'roll.