Electronic punk music duo Sleaford Mods celebrate the release of their top ten retrospective, All That Glue, with a one-off live show at London’s 100 Club, streamed live via YouTube. It is one of many online events over the next seven days.
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Broadcast live from Haddington’s Holy Trinity Church, Lammermuir Festival presents their usual breathtaking combination of soaring classical music against architectural gems and landscapes. The programme consists of performances by Sean Shibe, Philip Higham, Roman Rabinovich, the Navarra String Quartet, Dunedin Consort, members of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and much more.
Daily, until Sun September 20. Times vary, £5 (festival pass £33).
Dundee-based festival NEoN presents a showcase of artist BD Owens’ work about the sharing of private and public space in relation to wider environmental and societal ecologies, and in the context of surveillance technology.
Fri September 11, 10.30am, free.
Glasgow’s First Chord Music School hosts this free online class for ukulele beginners via Facebook Live. Whether you’ve played a bit, or never ever played before, get the basics down and learn to play a song with two uke parts. Open to everyone of all ages.
Fri September 11, 1pm, free.
The Scottish Short Film Festival goes online for 2020, giving viewers the opportunity to watch 25 of the best Scottish short films of the year from the comfort of home, plus Q&A sessions with the filmmakers. The festival wraps up with a live streamed awards ceremony on Saturday evening.
Fri September 11 and Sat September 12, 12pm, £7.50.
The live music scene from 85 cities around the world come together to showcase their musical talents through livestream. This Saturday, Brighton’s Komedia broadcasts a live set from Tusks, Chloe Foy, Hanya and Beach Riot.
Fri September 11 and Sat September 12, 6pm, free.
Glasgow Science Festival presents an online programme of hands-on activities, talks, shows, workshops and more.
Fri September 11-Sun September 13, 10am, free.
Virtual celebration held on what is typically the final day of the Highland Games season. A full video will be shared of a behind-closed-doors competition which was recently hosted by Braemar Royal Highland Society, bringing together games representatives from across Scotland.
Sat September 12, 9am, free.
The electronic punk music duo celebrate the release of their top ten retrospective, All That Glue, with a one-off live show at London’s 100 Club, streamed live via YouTube. Support comes from Billy Nomates and punk poet 1990s Chris.
Sat September 12, 9pm, £10-£20.
Online festival bringing together independent dyers, farmers, small-holders, knitters, spinners, felters and weavers for a weekend including Zoom craft and chat rooms, plus a variety of talks and lectures.
Sat September 12 and Sun September 13, 10am, prices vary.
Nairn Book and Arts Festival presents an online programme featuring author talks, poetry, tours, masterclass performances, an open exhibition and more.
Sat September 12 and Sun September 13, Sat 10am; Sun 10.30am, free.
The Charlatans frontman posts tweets in real time while his followers stream or play an album of his choice. Ask questions or share memories using the hashtag #TimsTwitterListeningParty. This week he’ll be discussing The Smiths’ iconic album The Queen is Dead, Andy Bell’s The View from Halfway Down and Peter Bjorn and John’s Endless Dream.
Sat September 12 & Tue September 15-Thu September 17, 9pm, free.
The English Chamber Orchestra performs a live programme of works to enjoy with your tea, featuring Debussy’s The Afternoon of the Faun, and Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Introduction and Allegro.
Sun September 13, 4pm, £10.
The National Youth Choir of Scotland hosts these fun sessions led by Jennifer Brown, which consist of songs, games and simple rhymes to help youngsters develop a love of music. There are different age groups for 0–12 months, 12–24 months and 2–3 years.
Mon September 14, 9.30am, £12 for a four-week block.
Weekly online drawing challenge hosted by The Free Drawing School over at Hospitalfield. A different challenge will be announced every week and participants will have two hours to complete their work, guided by an artist. Artists will then be encouraged to post their works in the comments of the Facebook page for all to see.
Mon September 14, 10am, free.
Learn how to craft extremely short pieces of fiction and explore the various challenges and opportunities that a small word count offers at this workshop. Hosted via Google Meet.
Tue September 15, 6.30pm, pay what you like.
Acclaimed musical-comedy troupe Jonny and the Baptists perform a live streamed version of their show about love and friendship, virtually ‘visiting’ a different venue from their cancelled tour, with donations going towards supporting that venue and their staff.
Tue September 15, 8pm, prices vary.
Weekly interactive magazine show that explores different characters around Dumfries throughout its history. This week’s segment is set in present day, and looks back at the changes that have occurred in Dumfries since 1958.
Wed September 16, 11am, free.
Keynote speaker and digital marketing expert Andrew Davis discusses how both consumers and business owners can help improve diversity and inclusivity in marketing campaigns.
Wed September 16, 11am, free.
A one-hour yin yang yoga class, open to all levels, featuring relaxation and breathing techniques, sun salutations and seated postures. The event will take place over Zoom.
Wed September 16, 12pm, £5.
Dr Peter Hobbins from the University of Sydney leads this online presentation on how researchers from Scotland assisted in the development of applied immunology in Australia, particularly against Australian snake venoms in the 1890s.
Wed September 16, 6pm, free.
The 13th edition of the Scottish film festival dedicated to political activism and global change hits our screens for its first-ever online programme. Thirty feature length and short films will be broadcast alongside live Q&As, conversations and workshops. Highlights include Coded Bias, a documentary about gender and racial bias in AI, and Pier Kids, a portrait of queer youth of colour experiencing homelessness in New York City.
Wed September 16 and Thu September 17, until Sun September 27. 9am, prices vary.
TV and radio broadcasters Gaby Roslin and Amanda Byram host an evening of celebrity entertainment in an effort to raise £500,000 for 10 UK charities. Featured talent includes Chesney Hawkes, comedian Nina Conti, singer Nadine Coyle, musician Myleene Klass and singer songwriters Sophie Ellis-Bextor, JC Stewart, Donel, Callum Beattie and many more.
Thu September 17, 8pm, prices vary.