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Dundee June 2013

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What's on in Dundee in June 2013?


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What Presence! at The McManus

What Presence! The Rock Photography of Harry Papadopoulos (3 May - 11 August 2013)

Outstanding photography of rock icons across the years frlom the prolific photographer - Find out more in our What Presence! blog post.


Let the Right One In (5 - 29 June 2013) - A brand new production, Let the Right One In will be performed at the Dundee Repertory Theatre. Let The Right One In is a stage adaptation by Jack Thorne and is based on the Swedish novel and screenplay of the film by John Ajvide Lindquist. The world-class production is a tender, funny yet fierce love story of a lonely boy and a vampire. - Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.dundeecity.gov.uk/event/12399

The City of Discovery Charity Concert (8 June 2013) - The Caird Hall stage opens its doors to welcome The Royal Scottish National Orchestra performing with the renowned soprano Lesley Garrett. Joining them on stage is the Discovery Youth Choir, formed by pupils from Dundee's Secondary school. The City of Discovery Charity Concert was formed to inspire local young people by giving them the opportunity to perform with leading professional musicians and now you too can be inspired. - Caird Hall, Dundee, DD1 3BB - www.cairdhall.co.uk/event/?id=12501

Strathmore Highland Games (9 June 2013) - The annual gathering of the Strathmore Highland Games returns to Glamis Castle. Set against the dazzling backdrop of the Castle, this is a great family day out bringing all the caber tossing, hammer throwing and tug-of-war action you would expect from Highland games. Tickets it to this historical games will also give you access to the grounds of the Castle. - Glamis Castle, Angus, DD8 1RJ www.glamis-castle.co.uk/event_detail.cfm/event_ID/54/title/title=THE-STRATHMORE-HIGHLAND-GAMES-9th-JUNE-2013

Tayside Classic Motor Show (9 June 2013) - For one day only, the Tayside Classic Motorshow opens its doors to all classic car enthusiasts on the 9th June. Come along for a great family day out and observe some iconic classic cars and other vehicles from the 1920s onwards. There will also be entertainment and various trade stands, making it a great day out. - Errol Airfield, Perthshire, PH2 7TB - www.taysideclassiccarclub.co.uk

Vicar of Dibley (13 - 22 June 2013) - Get ready for an evening full of fun, giggles and laughter as the production of the Vicar of Dibley comes to town and is not one to be missed. Performed at the Monifieth Theatre the team behind Allo Allo, Dads Army and Fawlty Towers are proud to present Geraldine and friends, from the award winning television series. - Monifieth Theatre, Angus, DD5 2AE - www.monifieththeatre.co.uk

Be Your Best Foundation Rock Challenge - Scottish Final (14 June 2013) - The Rock Challenge returns to Caird Hall to host the Scottish Finals this June. The finalist performing in this amazing show include Alness Academy, Kemnay Academy, Baldragon Academy, Fraserburgh Academy, Montrose Academy and Westhill Academy Kinross High School. The event provides audience members with an unbelievable showcase of talented young people from all over Scotland, all competing for that title. - Caird Hall, Dundee, DD1 3BB - www.cairdhall.co.uk/event/?id=12772

Flash of Inspiration (15 June 2013) - The Flash of Inspiration exhibition displays portraits, photo-etchings, collages and other unusual forms of photography. All the pieces displayed are taking from the University of Dundee Museum Collections and includes work from artists such as Albert Watson, Emma Hamilton, Susan Hiller and John Kirkwood. University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 4HN - www.dundeecity.gov.uk/event/12830

Father's Day (16 June 2013) - Dundee is a great city where dads can truly be spoiled this year as there is something for all dads including everything from sightseeing to shopping. Book a table at our Metro Bar and Brasserie to celebrate Fathers Day and kids will eat free. Sit back and enjoy the stunning views of the Dundee City Quay. - Metro Bar and Brasserie, Dundee, DD1 3JP - Metro Brasserie at Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa

Singing Kettle: Rumble in the Jungle (22 - 23 June 2012) - There is a rumble in the jungle this June at The Whitehall Theatre, as the Singing Kettle begin their greatest adventure deep into the jungle undergrowth. Experience a great family evening out, where the whole family can enjoy the jungle beat. If you're lucky, your child may even get the chance to dress as fluffy creatures and help out on stage. - The Whitehall Theatre, Dundee, DD1 5JA - www.whitehalltheatre.com

Do You Hear the People Sing? (6-7 June 2013) - Looking for a night packed with extravagant music and dance? Then look no further as the West End comes to Dundee. Uniting talent from both adult and you sections, the 'Do You Hear The People Sing' performance showcases songs including classic hits such as West Side Story through to current West End musicals such as Matilda and Rock of Ages. - The Whitehall Theatre, Dundee, DD1 5JA - www.whitehalltheatre.com


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What's on in London - February 2015

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