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7 patriotic ways to spend St Andrew’s Day

Before festive fever fully sets in, there’s one last non-Christmas related celebration to tick off your list for 2014 St Andrew’s Day on November 30 often gets overlooked, but Scotland’s official national day is the perfect reason for a patriotic party. As the holiday falls on a Sunday this year, there are plenty of ways for locals and visitors …

Festivals What's On November 26, 2014

10 unmissable art and photography exhibitions to see this Winter

From pop art to war photography, there’s an abundance of exhibitions across the UK to warm your brain cells over the Winter months… The winter weather may have many of you cowering away indoors, peering from the curtains at the Arctic tundra. But don’t let the thought of sub-zero conditions keep you away from some of …

Culture November 17, 2014

The Enchanted Forest: Elemental – review

The Enchanted Forest is back, with a new show called Elemental. WOW247’s Kerry Williamson experienced the opening night of this unique light and sound show, along with her two young sons. [Picture: Graham Smith] We set off to the Enchanted Forest with high hopes after a fantastic first visit last year, whilst secretly thinking ‘it …

Culture What's On October 7, 2014

Autumn theatre guide: 17 upcoming shows you have to see

No matter where you are in the UK, there’s some great theatre being staged. Here Kirsten Waller looks ahead to some of the best shows this autumn [Kristin Scott Thomas stars in Electra at the Old Vic] September Strawberry and Chocolate Bristol, Theatre Bristol, 2 – 13 Sep, more info This year’s winner of the …

Theatre September 12, 2014

5 reasons to go to Ickle Film Fest

Ickle Film Fest, as the name suggests, may not be able to rival Cannes or Toronto in scale or hype, but, as organiser Margaret Smith says, it’s helping to boost Dundee’s status as a hotbed of new filmmaking talent 1. Discover new talent One of the best things about film festivals is discovering new talent that you’d …

Kaiser Chiefs announce 2015 UK tour – ticket details

Kaiser Chiefs have announced a UK tour for early next year – see full dates below. [Kaiser Chiefs will return to the UK after touring South Africa with Foo Fighters] Ricky Wilson and his mates will hit the road in Liverpool at the end of January, before the eleven-date tour concludes with the previously announced …

Gig Tickets Gigs August 11, 2014

Billy Connolly announces Scottish tour

The Big Yin comes back to Scotland with 14 dates announced this Autumn. [Thank heavens, Billy’s back! – Getty] Billy Connolly will begin his tour of the High Horse show on September 29 in Aberdeen, and the series of shows will culminate with seven nights at the SECC in Glasgow. The Glasgow-born comedian is reaching the 50-year mark …

Scotland off the beaten track: 14 alternative destinations to try

If you’re seeking a day trip away from the tourist trail or you’ve had your fill of castles, lochs and glens, Sam Shedden offers up a selection of some of Scotland’s best kept secrets [Mountain biking at 7 Stanes – picture: Andy Matthews / CC] Go off-road at 7stanes A “Mountain Biking Mecca” as described by Lonely Planet, …

What's On May 12, 2014

New music: Peace – Money

Peace unveiled their new song ‘Money’ on Radio 1 last night – have a listen below. ‘Money’ is the second track to be taken from the quartet’s upcoming second album. Their 2013 debut In Love was 12th in our list of the best albums of last year. ‘Money’ is a funky cut that features the …

Music What's On April 16, 2014

10 of the best gigs and tours this month

This month’s pick of the best live music, gigs and tours across the UK, including Manic Street Preachers, Withered Hand and Manchester Orchestra. Don’t forget it’s Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19. Look out for more on that on the blog. Manic Street Preachers Ahead of the release of their twelfth album Futurology later …

Gigs April 1, 2014

10 of the best bars in Dundee

Dundee has always had a decent drinking scene that’s managed to meet the demands of everyone from the traditionalists to the art-school crowd. Recently though, the city has seen a flurry of new cocktail joints and café bars opening up in response to the £1 billion pound waterfront transformation, which will become home to the …

Bars March 12, 2014
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