What's happening across Scotland this July?

Last updated: Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Looking for something to do this month?

We've put together our top pick of events this July which are guaranteed to get you out and about.

Remember, when planning an evening out, get the train in.

Mardi GrasMardi Gras - Grassmarket, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival brings a taste of the New Orleans jazz scene in this afternoon of music spread over several stages in the historic Grassmarket. There's swing, dixieland, funk, soul, gypsy jazz and a party atmosphere.

Date: Saturday 13 July 2019

Time: 13:00

Closest station: Edinburgh Waverley

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The Sugarhill GangThe Sugarhill Gang - The Classic Grand, Glasgow

Now what you hear is not a test, they're rappin' to the beat: the Sugarhill Gang weren't the first rappers in history but they were the first to have a hit record, and now Wonder Mike, Hen Dogg and Master Gee are back to rock to the rhythm.

Date: Friday 19 July 2019

Time: 19:30

Closest station: Glasgow Central

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Trinity the TuckTrinity the Tuck - Church, Dundee

The winner of Season 4 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars is in town with her The Face The Body Tour, for an evening of undoubted fabulousness.

Dates: Wednesday 31 July 2019

Times: 19:00

Closest station: Dundee

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Big Kid CircusBig Kid Circus - Strathallan Games Park, Bridge of Allan

Big Kid Circus, from Cuba, features aerial performers, the German Wheel, whip cracking and foot juggling, all introduced by Ring Mistress Olympia and the clown Papeluxo

Date: Tuesday 9 - Sunday 14 July 2019

Time: Times vary

Closest station: Bridge of Allan

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Rod StewartRod Stewart - AECC, Aberdeen

The gravel-voiced balladeer and national treasure is touring his 30th and latest album, Blood Red Roses, featuring mostly original material, which went to number one on its release. No doubt some of the hits will be revisited too.

Date: Tuesday 16 July 2019

Time: 17:00

Closest stations: Aberdeen

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Edinburgh Food FestivalEdinburgh Food Festival - Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Food Festival is back and it's twice as big as ever, taking place now over ten days. There's Mexican and Caribbean food from Umami Spice, kebabs from Kebabbar and over 20 local producers and street food stallholders.

Date: Friday 19 - Saturday 28 July 2019

Time: Times vary

Closest stations: Edinburgh Waverley

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