Source’s Best Of: June 2013

Summer is just around the corner so here is our Best Of: June to keep you up to date with everything that’s worth seeing this coming month from gigs to theatre.


West End Festival
Until 30 June
The largest cultural event in the city’s calendar! Get ready to party it up for a full month of arts, music and exhibitions in Glasgow’s West End.

A Play, A Pie and A Pint
3 – 8 June
Glasgow’s Oran Mor plays host, as usual, to A Play, A Pie and A Pint. Come and see Dalgety, a play about two police officers faced with a surprising challenge at the end of their shift.

Scotland’s Forgotten Cats: A Tale of Two Kitties
6 June
Bit of a weird one but we’re intrigued. Dr David Hetherington hosts an evening at the National Museum of History in Edinburgh where he discusses the history of Scotland’s feline inhabitants.

Dead Sleazy
6 June
Taking place in Nice N Sleazy, the evening’s proceedings will involve comedy, film and a talk as to how best survive a zombie apocolypse. Come and learn some zombie science, all part of Glasgow’s Science Festival.

7 – 9 June
Ellie Goulding, Plan B, The Vaccines, Madeon and many, many more playing this year at Rockness. It’s going to be another incredible festival in Loch Ness so let’s hope the weather’s nice!

The Gatsby Club
Reopens 8 June
The Gatsby Club in Edinburgh reopens on the 8th of June with swinging 20s jazz, and the promise of a dazzling, lavish evening. Unmissable after The Great Gatsby movie release.

O2 Glasgow Mela
15 June
A free festival held in Kelvingrove Park celebrating diversity, music, dance and performance. With performers and artists from around the world, it’s tipped to be an amazing event.

City of Aberdeen Highland Games
16 June
A traditional Highland games complete with kilts, bagpipes and highland dancing. Enjoy a day of quintessential Scottish-ness.

Pricilla Queen of the Desert
17 – 29 June
Jason Donovan comes to Glasgow’s Kings Theatre in the spectacular Pricilla Queen of the Desert. Prepare for some hilarious comedy and songs to sing along to.

Edinburgh International Film Festival
19  – 30 June
You may not have made it to Cannes but don’t fret, we have our very own acclaimed film festival here in Edinburgh. If you have a passion for film, you don’t want to miss it.


Who? Camera Obscura
Where? Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh
When? 4 June
Price? £14.25

Who? Bombay Bicycle Club
Where? Liquid Room, Glasgow
When? 7 June
Price? £19.25

Who? Nina Nesbitt
Where? King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
When? 11 June
Price? £12

Who?  The View
Where? King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
When? 12 June
Price? £20

Who? Limp Bizkit
Where? O2 Academy, Glasgow
When? 15 June
Price? £28.50

Who? KT Tunstall
Where? Oran Mor, Glasgow
When? 19 June
Price? £22.50

Who? Robbie Williams
Where? Hampden, Glasgow
When? 25 June
Price? £60.50

Who? Maroon 5
Where? Braehead Arena
When? 27 June
Price? £149

Who? Glasvegas
Where? Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh
When? 28 June
Price? £19.50


After Earth
Released: 7 June
Starring: Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Isabelle Fuhrman
What is it with all the apocalyptic movies this Summer? We don’t mind since sexy Will Smith stars with his son in this blockbuster.

Monsters University
Released: 12 June
Starring: J
ohn Krasinski, Steve Buscemi, John Goodman
We loved Monsters Inc back when it was released way back in 2001 (aahh, we’re old!), and now the monsters are off to university.

World War Z
Released: 21 June
Starring: Brad Pitt, James Badge Dale and Matthew Fox.
It’s the year 2145 and Brad Pitt finds himself in zombie-infested Glasgow…we mean, San Fran. (Keep your eyes peeled for Glasgow’s George Square!)

This Is The End
Released: 28th June
Starring: Seth Rogan, Jonah Hill, James Franco and Danny McBride
Six friends find themselves trapped in their house after the apocalypse. Expect rude, crude, fantastic comedy from the guys who brought you Superbad.


Mad Dogs, Season 3, Sky 1
3 June
Phillip Glenister, John Simm, Marc Warren and Max Beesley return for another series of Mad Dogs. Expect more fights, more gangsters and much more sunshine.

The Call Centre, BBC3
4 June
A fly-on-the-wall documentary following life in a Swansea call centre. We’ve seen the adverts and it looks hilarious, we can’t wait to see it.

Big Brother, Channel 4
Sometime this month…
“I’m not going to get hooked on Big Brother this year!” Who are we kidding? We already can’t wait to see Emma Willis host the brand new series.

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