Dennis and Gnash Dash  -  Sunday 17th July

The Blamazing Beanotown Map  -  Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July

Comics Pop-up Museum Exhibition  -  Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July

The Art of Making Mischief in Beanotown  -  Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July


Dennis and Gnash Dash  
Sunday 17th July

The World’s First Dennis and Gnash Dash!  Join us for the funnest fun run to takeover Dundee City Centre, turning the streets of red and black.  All ages are welcome to run, walk, wheel or hop the route dressed in Beano colours.  Gnasher look-a-likes also welcome!  Register for your race pack on EventBrite.

Click HERE for fun run details...




The Blamazing Beanotown Map  
Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July

The Blamazing Beanotown Map:  uncover the secrets of the World capital of Comics, Dundee, as told by Dennis, Minnie and Gnasher.  Follow their footsteps around the must-see locations connected with comics of the past, present and future!  Starting from The McManus:  Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum, a forty-minute accessible (interactive) family walking tour. 

Remember to ask for your stamp at The McManus when you’re done!

Maps available from The McManus, DC Thomson Meadowside office reception, V&A Dundee, DCA, Gather Space at the Overgate and the festival activity tent in City Square.


Comics Pop-up Museum  
Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July
Free – High Street Dundee

Join us on the streets of Dundee for our pop up – telling the story of comics from their first invention here in Dundee, through all of your favourite titles like the Beano, Dandy, Bunty, Judy and Commando, right through to the new work coming out of the city. Our 18 panels will take you through it all.


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The Art of Making Mischief in Beanotown   
Thursday 14th - Sunday 24th July
Free, 9am to 5pm Monday to Sunday,  Albert Square, Dundee.  Enter by revolving door opposite The McManus.

Discover the artistry behind the world’s longest running comic in this exhibition of original Beano artwork.  Hosted in the very place that the Beano is created every week, the show tells the story of arguably the world’s favourite comics with gems from the DC Thomson archives.



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Accessibility Guide (download) - for accessibility, services and facilities available at Dundee Summer (Bash) Streets Festival in City Square, so you can plan your visit and enjoy your time with us.  We want to assist in any way possible to make your experience enjoyable.


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