Art & Culture Blog

Our Art Bloggers are continuously reviewing exhibitions, openings & festivals up and down the UK for you.
Read about their impressions here and be inspired to venture out into the art world yourself.
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Until July 21

Wizard of Oz – THE BEYOND BROADWAY EXPERIENCE has come to King’s Theatre, Edinburgh. This fantastic adaptation, follows the huge success of The Beyond Broadway Experience in 2016 & 2017, the Wizard of Oz will have you dancing down the Yellow Brick Road all the way to the Emerald City with a twist. [more]


June 29 – July 8

TRNSMT a music festival held in Glasgow is coming back this year, bigger than ever. [more]

Love’s Labour’s Lost | Touring Open Air Production

This summer Folksy Theatre will be touring the UK with an open-air production of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies, ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’.  Founded in 2009 by now husband and wife team Lee and Tom Hardwicke, Folksy Theatre tour the UK and aim to reach rural communities and to make theatre accessible to people of all [more]

Tramway | Kapwani Kiwanga: Soft Measures

Until June 17 Artists concerned with the issues of African diaspora very often focus on the reassessment of the past, or re-writing history and filling in its gaps. Kapwani Kiwanga, a Canadian artist working in France, is looking into the future. The artist’s research-based approach uses the narratives of colonial struggle and processes of de-colonisation [more]

Edinburgh International Film Festival

June 20 – July 1

The Edinburgh International Film Festival is an annual fortnight of cinema screenings and related events taking place each June. Established in 1947, it is the world’s oldest continually running film festival. [more]


April 20 – July 1 Tramway presents Mark Leckey’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, Nobodaddy. Leckey, a 2008 Tuner Prize laureate works with a wide range of performative media, among others including video, sound and sculpture. Nobodaddy highlights power-relations within the identity crisis in the place “where we’re never really fully present, and our presence is kind of [more]

Theatre Royal Glasgow I Birdsong

May 29 – June 2

This compelling production of Birdsong has been seen by over 200,000 people, and now it is your chance to experience this stunning piece of theatre live on stage. [more]

King’s Theatre Glasgow I Titanic the Musical

May 28 – June 2

Based on real people aboard the most legendary ship in the world, Titanic The Musical is a stunning and stirring production focusing on the hopes, dreams and aspirations of her passengers who each boarded with stories and personal ambitions of their own. [more]

King’s Theatre Edinburgh I Guys and Dolls

May 2 – May 5

This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers features some of Broadway’s greatest show-stopping tunes, including Luck be a Lady, Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat and My Time of Day. [more]

Review: Scottish Opera’s Eugene Onegin

From 29th April – 30th June | Various venues A sweeping tale of unfulfilled love heralds the start of Scottish Opera’s summer season, presented across Scotland and in Belfast .  Eugene Onegin, composed by Tchaikovsky, tells Pushkin’s famous tale of a lovesick young girl and the object of her affections, a cocky young man who [more]


Until May 7 (continues after GI, check for dates)

Having exhibited three times at the Venice Biennale, with works in the most prestigious art institutions in the world, a Swiss-born artist Urs Fischer returns to the Modern Institute with a new spectacular show, Maybe, developed for the Glasgow International. [more]