What's on in Dundee in July 2013?
Event of the month
Rewind Festival (26-28 July 2013)
The Rewind Scotland 2013 is set to be the biggest yet with an amazing line up that will without doubt, take you back to the 80s. The last weekend of July will see Scone Place in Perth open up its gates to thousands of festival goers that are looking for a good time. Find out more on our Rewind Festival blog post
Location: Scone Palace, Perth PH2 6BD
Angie King (12 July 2013)
For one night only one of the biggest jazz singers in the UK will be performing on the iconic HMS Unicorn. Watch Angie King deliver a powerful performance that will make you feel like she is signing just for you. The HMS Unicorn is one of the six oldest ships in the world and is set to provide a unique backdrop to this intimate performance.
Location: HM Frigate Unicorn, Dundee DD1 3BP
Dundee Half Marathon (21 July 2013)
For the 5th year running, the Dundee Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 21 July 2013. The half marathon will start at Camperdown Park where participants will run along the north side of the Green Circular route, running through a mixture of trail, path and pavement. For those who fancy cheering from the sidelines, the race will finish opposite Barnhill rock Gardens.
Location: Around Dundee
Susan Boyle in Concert (6 July 2013)
The lady who the world fell in love with will be performing in Dundee for one night only. Since her first appearance on Britain's Got Talent in 2009, Susan has gone on to enjoy a successful music career selling over 19 million album copies and storming the charts in over 30 countries. Susan is set to bring a sensational and contemporary repertoire of songs that will captivate and charm audience members.
Location: Caird Hall, Dundee, DD1 3BB
Dina Mackins - From Russia with Love (until 7 July 2013)
This is your last chance to see the mesmerising work from Dina Mackins, who has painted on Jute, celebrating her new roots in Scotland. Originally from Russia it was in Scotland that Dina discovered her rare talent. Painting her much-loved subject of life drawing, her work invites viewers to ponder the relationship between the models and even the link between the painting and the viewer.
Location: Scotland's Jute Museum, Verdant Works, Dundee, DD1 5BT
39th Scottish Transport Extravaganza (13-14 2013)
This July will see the 39th Scottish Transport Extravaganza return to Dundee, set in the foreground of the magnificent Glamis Castle. Featuring a craft tent, auto jumble and displays of a wide assortment of vintage vehicles, veteran and classic cars. Plus, the outstanding 3 Sixty will perform live bicycle stunts that will leave you and the family truly stunned.
Location: Glamis Castle Works, Dundee, DD1 5BT
Myths and Monsters Special Exhibition (1 - 31 July 2013)
Ever wanted to marvel at mysterious sea creatures, or come face-to-face with a unicorn? Throughout July, admired legends and myths will brought back to life at the Dundee Science Centre. Direct from the Natural History Museum, the extravagant blockbuster is one for the whole family to enjoy. Created by museum zoologists, Myths and Monsters will take you on a journey through ancient history, Greek mythology and storytelling using astonishing animatronics models, specimens and photography.
Location: Dundee Science Centre, Dundee DD1 4QB
African praise and Gospel Concert (27 July 2013)
The African Praise and Gospel Music Concert has been a key platform for highlighting Dundee's diversity by combining traditional recitals in gospel music, drama and chorography by Scottish, African and international groups. Witness authentic delight in an electrifying atmosphere that is filled with sincerity, fun and laughter.
Location: Caird Hall, Dundee, DD1 3BB