Show Scotland May 1-4 2009: fun events for all

Show Scotland 2009 will be staging theit annual family fun events over the bank holiday weekend 1-4 May 2009. Ranging from daytime to late night openings, live entertainment, fun family activities and specially created arts performances will be enthralling you and yours in varied surroundings. Many of the events are free but need to be prebooked.


Edinburgh modern dance/theatre. “Poser” by keepwaddling1

Show Scotland 2009 includes museums and galeries across Scotland. Museums Galleries Scotland created these events to inspire creativity and innovation. Their remit is for the public to make better use of cultural centres across Scotland.

Highland Cow (or "Bad Hair Day")Highland cow by foxypar4. Part of the show or just another spectator?

Shows take place across Scotland. For example, the selection for Edinburgh includes: Creating a Musical Masterpiece at St Cecilia’s Hall Museum of Musical Instruments, Drop-in Drawing Session at the Edinburgh College of Art, Exploring Musical Sounds, Ghosts and Goosbumps – Spooky Tales from the Museum of Edinburgh. In Highland you can see things In a different light at The Highlanders’ Museum, have A very Jelly Day at Timespan, watch the Clan Mackay Go Global at the Strathnaver Museum, listen to Highland Stories and a Bagpipe Tale at St Duthus Collegiate Church, enjoy a Show Natureat at Perth Museum & Art Gallery and many more.

Sounds like a great idea to keep the family amused whatever the weather over the May holiday weekend. You can search for Show Scotland events by region, topic or date.