What's on in Dundee in September 2012?
Event of the month
Dundee Flower and Food Festival (31 August - 2 September 2012)
Camperdown Country Park is the venue for this weekend of food, fun and flora. As well as food and drink from the best Scottish producers, there are entertainments and more gardening tips than you can shake a trowel at - Find out more in our Dundee Flower and Food Festival blog post.
Robot - the Fantasy & the Reality (2 June - 30 September) - Sensation's summer robot extravaganza, with cutting edge technology in the Reality section featuring Scotland's only life-size interactive humanoid robot, while the Fantasy side features famous robots from film and television - Sensation, Greenmarket, Dundee, DD1 4QB - www.sensation.org.uk
The Mill Lavvies (30 August - 29 September 2012) - A critically acclaimed comedy drama peeking into the lives of a group of men dodging work in the toilets of a 1960s jute mill in Dundee - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.dundeereptheatre.co.uk - Special theatre packages available at Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa
She Town (12 - 29 September 2012) - Set in pre-war Dundee, this play tells the story of women working in Dundee's jute mills while their men tend the home. Tensions rise as some women audition for a choir recital with singing theatre star Harry Belafonte while others campaign for workers rights - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.dundeereptheatre.co.uk - Special theatre packages available at Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa
Barbara Dickson (16 September 2012) - A special concert with the much loved singer, best known for her role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Chess and the hit song "I Know Him So Well" - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.dundeereptheatre.co.uk
Doors Open Days 2012 (22 - 23 September 2012) - This extremely popular annual event sees many of Dundee's buildings and institutions open their doors for free, allowing the public into normally restricted areas or whole sites - various venues in Dundee - www.doorsopendays.org.uk
Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration (31 August - 4 November 2012) - An exciting chance to see a selection of drawings by the hand of one of the world's true geniuses, Leonardo da Vinci. This is the only Scottish exhibition of these drawigs, which represent some of his greatest and most intruiging drawings across a broad range of subjects - The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum, Albert Square, Meadowside, Dundee, DD1 1DA - www.mcmanus.co.uk