New Events

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Certified Mail

Certified Mail

17th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021
National Event

Certified Mail, the debut film by Egyptian director Hisham Saqr, is about finding inner strength while living with mental illness, catch the UK Premier as part of SMHAF 2021.
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Lived Experience

Lived Experience

15th May 2021
National Event

Personal experiences with mental health problems inspired each of these shorts, ranging from animation and experimental film to documentary and drama, part of SMHAF 2021.
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Judy Versus Capitalism

Judy Versus Capitalism

14th May 2021
National Event

Don't miss the Scottish premier of Judy Versus Capitalism the lyrical documentary by Mike Hoolboom, recounting radical feminist Judy Rebick's experiences as an activist and living with a divided self.
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Nature

Nature

14th May 2021
National Event

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week is Nature and SMHAF are marking the occasion with a selection of short films which explore the relationship between nature, mental health and wellbeing!
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I’ll Be Your Mirror

I’ll Be Your Mirror

10th May 2021 - 16th May 2021
National Event

As part of SMHAF 2021, filmmaker and artist Johanna Faust goes on a journey to understand her identity as a mother and an artist against a family history of bipolar disorder.
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Screen Test

Screen Test

11th May 2021
National Event

Screen Test, part of SMHAF, is a workshop focusing on interactive exercises for curious creative practitioners, with a view to exploring the future of made-for-screen pieces.
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Normality II

Normality II

8th May 2021
National Event

By turns experimental, surreal, and uncanny, these international short films, screened as part of SMHAF, how mental ill health and the factors that contribute to it can become normalised in society.
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Neighbors

Neighbors

7th May 2021
National Event

As part of SMHAF, the documentary Neighbors, which follows a group of people as they readjust to normality after spending decades in a psychiatric institution, will have it's Scottish premiere.
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Normality I

Normality I

7th May 2021
National Event

These short films being screened as part of SMHAF 2021 explore how our daily lives and mental health are influenced by sexuality, neurodiversity, body image and long-term health conditions.
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DOCMA

DOCMA

5th May 2021
National Event

Come along to SMHAF 2021's DOCMA Filmmaking Workshop on Zoom where rules will be explained and roles allocated!
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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival International Film Awards

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival International Film Awards

3rd May 2021
National Event

Join SMHAF on 3rd May for a special online event to celebrate the very best submissions to their annual International Film Competition!
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Traversing Borders

Traversing Borders

22nd April 2021 - 8th May 2021
Online Event

Experimental art collectives Exotero and YAMI-ICHI launch Traversing Borders: a digital programme of free, participatory events to help emerging artists find their footing in the art industry.
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Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

24th April 2021
Online Event Stirling

Join Sarah Fraser of Sarah's Garden TLC on 24th April for this informative workshop on how to prune fruit trees.
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Making Nettle Cordial

Making Nettle Cordial

24th April 2021
Online Event Stirling

Learn to make a deliciously refreshing Nettle cordial, with Angelique from Invest in Plants. Once cooked, the nettles lose their sting! (phew)
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Comedy Beer Garden Tour

Comedy Beer Garden Tour

3rd July 2021

Join Des McLean and Susie McCabe for an afternoon of laughter as they bring their Comedy Beer Garden Tour to Stirling!
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Become a Mentor - Young Scottish Talent Virtual Info Session

Become a Mentor - Young Scottish Talent Virtual Info Session

21st April 2021
Online Event

Join MCR Pathways on Wednesday 21st April and learn about mentoring with the Young Scottish Talent programme, helping young people achieve their full potential.
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FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

FunBox: How To Be A Superhero Virtual Show

17th April 2021 - 25th April 2021
Online Event

It’s time to pull on your spandex, grab your capes and head up, up and away from the comfort of your homes as FUNBOX present a very special online version of 'How To Be A Superhero'!
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Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards

Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards

22nd April 2021
Online Event

The Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards has been honouring Scotland's incredible young people for 15 years, join them for this year's online awards ceremony on Thursday 22nd April!
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The McDougalls: Big Splash - Virtual Show for Families

The McDougalls: Big Splash - Virtual Show for Families

1st May 2021 - 3rd May 2021
Online Event

Everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The Mcdougalls, return with a brand new virtual musical show for all the family!
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Food Heroes

Food Heroes

28th April 2021 - 15th May 2021

This new photography exhibition at the Tolbooth is in praise of Stirlingshire’s Food Heroes!
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Popular Events

Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale
Come and visit Falkirk Stadium Car Boot Sale, the biggest and best car boot sale in the region, every Sunday... all welcome!
Stirling Car Boot
From food to sweets and treasures to junk, Stirling Car Boot is open every Sunday regardless of the weather!
Janey Godley’s Soup Pot Tour
Grab the soup pot and get ready for Janey Godley, the “Queen of Scottish Comedy”, coming to The Albert Halls in October!
Stirling Whisky Festival 2021
Stirling Whisky Festival welcomes distilleries from all over to celebrate with over 100 drams to sample, it's a whisky connoisseur dream!
Killin Music Festival
Killin Music Festival is an electric three day festival of music, features bands and artists on the main stage as well as fringe events throughout the area.

Popular Venues

Macrobert Arts Centre Stirling Castle The Albert Halls Stirling The National Wallace Monument Tolbooth Stirling