What's on in Dundee in May 2013?
Event of the month
Catherine Gallagher's Queen of The Dance (22 May 2013)
Irish dancing has been popular in theatres for some time, but Catherine Gallagher is the real deal: a world champion who has been immersed in Irish dancing from a young age. - Find out more in our Catherine Gallagher's Queen of The Dance blog post.
Dream: National Dance Company of Wales (3 May 2013) - The world famous National Dance Company of Wales will be performing a mesmeric triple bill of elating dance that will make audience members fall in love. Choreographer Christopher Bruce is the brains behind the celebrated show 'Dream' which showcases a celebrations of the excellence and triumph of Britain in its Olympic year. - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.dundeereptheatre.co.uk
Arthur Smith 'Expose' (4 May 2013) - Get ready to enjoy an evening with the comedian, broadcaster and writer Arthur Smith for a performance that provides unconventional humour. Not only is he an award-winning fringe Edinburgh Festival performer, Arthur has made regular appearances on TV's Grumpy Old Men, Have I Got New For You, The One Show and is host of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club. - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.dundeereptheatre.co.uk
Hormonal Housewives (7 May 2013) - Returning after their triumphant 2012 tour, Toyah Willcox and Julie Coombe are back with new sketches. Covering off all aspects of womanhood including the trials and tribulations of IKEA to the joys of raising teenagers, this show is set to provide a hilariously, funny evening. Do you sometimes feel like your man is more James May than Christian Grey? Then this is a show for you and the girls! - Caird Hall, City Square, Dundee, DD1 3BB - www.cairdhall.co.uk
Dundee Farmers' Market (18 May 2013) - The monthly Dundee farmers market returns to the Dundee's high street this May. If you are looking to source locally cultivated produce then this is place for you. Showcasing a variety of local produce, the Dundee market covers off everything from organic vegetables, to baking, to fresh eggs to beef. - High Street, Dundee, DD1 - www.dundeecity.gov.uk/citydevelopment/economicdev/farmersmarket
Absolute Elvis Show (18 May 2013) - Calling all Elvis fans! For one night only the King will be performing at the Whitehall Theatre as Johnny Lee Memphis presents an energetic performance enough to make The King himself happy. His raw talent, astounding vocal range and stage presence has made Johnny world renowned, earning him the title of 'Spirit of the King'. - Whitehall Theatre, Bellfield Street, Dundee, DD1 5JA - www.whitehalltheatre.com
The Importance of Being Earnest (24 - 26 May 2013) - The Importance of being Earnest is widely accredited as one of the all time great comedies in the English language. This May will see Oscar Wilde's theatrical masterpiece arrive at the Dundee Repertory Theatre for two nights only. With a story about love, mayhem and the collision of two different worlds, it easy to see why this masterpiece is a masterpiece - Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB - www.dundeereptheatre.co.uk
Love Your Zoo (26 - 31 May 2013) - Love Your Zoo is a special event giving you and the family the chance to get involved and learn about Dundee's zoo. Gain an understanding of how UK zoos promote their conservation aims. Showcasing very extraordinary family activities and presentations, you can also witness animal feeding encounters with the zoo keepers. - Camperdown Wildlife Centre, Dundee, DD2 4TF - www.camperdownwildlifecentre.com
Policing the Nation (until 31 May 2013) - Held at the Lamb Gallery, the Policing the Nation exhibition showcases a selection of photographs, documents and artefacts relating the history of Scottish policing. In addition, the exhibition features communication equipment, uniforms and accessories, illustrating many aspects of Scottish policing since the nineteenth century. There is even a section dedicated to the portrayal of Scottish police in comics. - Central Library, Dundee, DD1 1DB - http://www.leisureandculturedundee.com/node/2020