Days out with Skiddle: The best experiences and attractions in the UK

Here are the best events and attractions that you can attend with family and friends.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 22nd May 2024

Let's get ready for the summer as we have some brilliant events and attractions from across the UK for you to get involved in. The Euros are about to be in full swing and we also have a tattoo convention as well as a classic movie screening for you to enjoy. 


England v Serbia Hayes Fan Zone


When: Sunday 16th June

Where: Hayes Sports Partnership, King's Norton

The Euros aren't far away now, with domestic football now ending its time to get excited about the tournament which runs from June 14th to July 14th. Cheer on England at this fan zone event as they look to beat Slovenia in their opening group event. 


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Glassy 'n' Paint


When: Friday 5th July

Where: Secret Space Digbeth, Birmingham

Glassy 'n' Paint combines both RnB with a love of painting. An evening of creativity and cocktails, it sounds like a relaxing and rewarding way to spend an evening. A free shot is available on entry as you dance and paint to your heart's content.


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Stan Petrov, Alan Thompson & Jackie McNamara Celtic Legends Live


When: Thursday 27th June

Where: Barras Art and Design, Glasgow

A triple-header of Celtic legends will be speaking at A Celtic State of Mind's latest live event. A must-see for all fans of the club, Stan Petrov, Alan Thompson and Jackie McNamara will all be discussing their careers at Celtic, with the audience being able to ask questions too. 


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Scotland Fanzone Falkirk (Germany vs Scotland)


When: Friday 14th June

Where: XOXO, Falkirk

For the Scottish national team fans, their team will be in action for the very first game of the EURO's as they play the home nation Germany. Join your fellow fans to watch it on the big screen at XOXO Falkirk, it could be a historic game. 


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Kings Heath Comedy Fest Launch Show


When: Thursday 25th July

Where: Hare and Hounds Kings Heath, Birmingham

This event will celebrate the start of the Kings Heath Comedy Fest and will see comedians Barbara Nice, Helen Bauer and Celya AB will all be performing in what is a mixture of local and established talent. It's the perfect way to get you warmed up for the main festival. 


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Marie Curie


When: Saturday 1st June - Sunday 28th July

Where: Charing Cross Theatre, London

Marie Curie is an essential historical figure. A physicist, pioneer and parent, she changed the course of science and this musical is dedicated to her story and legacy. Don't miss it come to Charing Cross Theatre over the next couple of months.


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Scream (1996) Screening


When: Wednesday 3rd July

Where: Queen's Park Arena, Glasgow

The original Scream is one of the most iconic horror films and the movie we all think of immediately when it comes to slashers. See this film screened at Queen's Park Arena for free of with an optional donation option. It'll be a memorable moviegoing experience.


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Tattooed Planet 2024


When: Saturday 13th - Sunday 14th July

Where: BEC Arena, Manchester

Tattooed Planet is a massive event at BEC Arena that celebrates the artistry of tattooing. Some of the best in the business will be about over the weekend to produce some statement pieces. There will also be independent stalls for you to browse and engage with. 


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For more events and attractions from across the UK, check out our Something Different Inspire Me page. 



Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.