Introducing discover Dundee: your official guide to the city of discovery
30th April - 11th September
This morning on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, Greg James revealed that Lewis Capaldi, The 1975, Raye, Niall Horan, Anne-Marie and Arlo Parks are the first acts set to perform at Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023 which will be held in Dundee from 26 – 28 May.
Image by Matt Rowe, courtesy of Art Night - Zadie Xa, 'Child of Magohalmi and the Echos of Creation' (2019) at Walthamstow Library, co-commissioned by Art Night, Tramway, Yarat and De La Warr.
As Christmas draws closer, Dundonians can look forward to getting into the festive spirit, with the launch of Christmas in Dundee on December 1st in City Square.
A DOZEN new images of Dundee, all taken from the sky, have been unveiled at the city’s Waterfront.
The large framed pictures will brighten up the hoardings between Earl Grey Place West and Thomson Avenue on South Crichton Street into the New Year.
Batman, Rupert the Bear and Minnie the Minx are just some of the much-loved characters to appear in a new University of Dundee exhibition exploring t
Two new direct services from Shetland have taken off from 9th May, connecting Shetlanders with the cities of London and Dundee, operated by Scotland’s airline, Loganair.
Dundee's biggest ever celebration of comics set to take over city this summer
Glaswegian fashion designer, illustrator, stylist and radical creative Charles Jeffrey will co-curate V&A Dundee’s next Tay Late on Friday 27th May, an after-hours event celebrating the museum’s current exhibition on the ground-breaking
Introducing discover Dundee: your official guide to the city of discovery
30th April - 11th September
A new local gift card to help boost tourism and support efforts to keep spending local is set for launch in Dundee.
The new Dundee Gift Card is part of a Scottish Government led initiative to give every region of Scotland its own Scotland Loves Local Gift Card, driven by Scotland’s Towns Partnership, alongside Perth based fintech Miconex
The next phase of the development of Eden Project Dundee has been confirmed.
Ambitious plans to create a global attraction in the heart of Dundee have taken another step forward with agreement to complete detailed development design and formal planning.
With the illumination of Dundee’s brand-new Christmas lights on Friday night, it’s certainly starting to look like Christmas in Dundee, and the excitement is set to continue to rise with the commencement of activities in City Square, and the opening of Winterfest in Slessor Gardens in the coming days.
A landmark site on Dundee’s £1billion waterfront has been officially opened.
Waterfront Place, which will include the city’s urban beach, an active travel hub, landscaping and interactive play area was given the official seal of approval by John Alexander, leader of Dundee City Council, at a ceremony on the site adjacent to V&A Dundee.
Students at the University of Dundee are turning snippets of local life into art as part of a new online exhibition.
The Eden Project has signed a memorandum of understanding with the owners of its preferred site for Eden Project Dundee and released the first image of how it might look.
Dundee’s reputation as a top staycation destination has been further enhanced after it was named among the UK’s top city breaks by an internationally-renowned magazine.
ALL SIX successful art works in Dundee City Council’s Dundee Windows project have been unveiled to the public for the first time Friday 4th.
After the long months of lockdown, and amid the ongoing foreign travel restrictions, people from across Scotland are flocking to discover the beauty and delights on their own doorsteps.
Mary Quant celebrated in V&A Dundee’s first fashion photoshoot
SHOPPERS and visitors returning to Dundee city centre after lockdown will find a brighter livelier scene than the one they might remember.
Dundee City Council has joined forces with retailers and artists to brighten up the main shopping streets with posters, window displays, street painting and shop trails.
Eating out has changed, but Britain’s Coolest Little City knows how to roll with the times.
Especially when it comes to brunch.
Eateries across the city are adapting not only to the measures needed to keep customers safe from Coronavirus (Covid-19), but also to our changing habits.
An ambitious plan to boost Dundee’s growing tourism sector has been unveiled.
Scotland’s ‘Best Visitor Attraction’, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum will be reopening on Thursday 20th August.
A new walking trail celebrating Dundee’s connection with the sea is being launched today (Friday, July 3).
As the city centre starts to reopen and lockdown restrictions ease, local people are being encouraged to explore the two-kilometre long Maritime Trail in the Waterfront.
Even in such difficult times as these, Dundee continues to shine.
In the latest in a string of accolades, the city has been named among the Best Places to Live in the UK 2020 by the world-renowned Sunday Times.
An award-winning young British artist has been chosen to provide the centre-piece of a key space at Dundee Waterfront.
Hundreds of final-year students will be exhibiting the frui
The University of Dundee has been placed in the top 50 in the world in the 2020 edition of the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings.
We feel it's important during this difficult time to celebrate those who are working even harder than ever to help the community. Here you will find dedicated Dundee businesses, updated over the coming weeks, that we love to celebrate and say a small thank you to. If you are or know anyone who is working for the betterment of our city at this time please get in touch to cham
Dundee’s nightlife is a huge part of why it’s been named Britain’s Coolest Little City. From prohibition-style Speakeasies to chic, Italian-inspired aperitivo lounges, there’s something for everyone. You just have to know where to look… There are late-night bars in Dundee which you know will be good before a drink is even poured.
Last night, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum struck gold at the 2019/20 Scottish Thistle Awards National Final at Edinburgh International Conference Centre where they won Best Visitor Attraction.
The best way to really get to know a city is to live it like a local. Our insider’s guide takes you off the beaten track and into the best hidden spots to Discover Dundee. One of the great things about Dundee is that it’s a really compact city. You don’t have to wander far from the centre to discover hidden gems well worth whiling away a few hours in.
The “coolest little city,” the UNESCO City of Design and the home of jute production. We have design and fashion running through the veins of Dundee. With such a rich textile history, the city was already set to be a fashion centre in Scotland.
The food and drink scene in Dundee has an eclectic vibe, with many choices to dine out any day or night of the week. Between cultural and quirky cafes, wholefood shops and exquisite restaurants of varying themes and cuisines, there is an abundance of choice for all.
Huge congratulations as Golden Globes were awarded to the media dynasty drama, ‘Succession’ and lead actor Brian Cox, who hails from Dundee. The series filmed at the iconic V&A Dundee for Season 2 with Scotland-based episodes first appearing on screen in September 2019 on HBO, Sky Atlantic and Now TV.
The 77th Golden Globes took place on Sunday, 5th January 2020.
Dundee Airport will offer direct flights to and from Belfast and London City from early next year.
Loganair is switching its existing Dundee service from Stansted to London City, and increasing the number of seats available.
Dundee has won in the UK’s first national Staycation Awards and is now officially the best city in Britain to enjoy a holiday, weekend away or short break without leaving the country!
5.30pm – 9pm, Friday, 15th November, 2019 City Square, Albert Square & city centre streets
The University of Dundee will next week bring the artists b
The 2019 Festival of the Future will get off to a flying start when Scotland’s leading aerial dance company take to the sky outside the University of Dundee on Wednesday 16 October.
The first 1,000 tickets for Dundee’s New Year city centre celebrations have been snapped up
Dundee has a wealth of vibrant and interesting historical landmarks and locations for history fans to visit, ranging from our massive involvement in the jute industry, shipbuilding industry, journalism and our history of pioneering and exploration.
V&A Dundee welcomed over 830,000 visitors in its first year, 330,000 more than the pre-opening estimate of 500,000 visitors.
V&A Dundee has been named as one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions for international travellers to visit this year.
Come and explore with us as Dundee Summer Street Festival returns in 2019!
Our theme this year is Explorations and we’ve got a myriad of ways for you to do that!
• Centrepiece Luminarium in City Square – don’t miss it!
Dundee’s economy received a record-breaking £187million tourism boost last year, new figures have revealed.
The value of the industry to the city during 2018 – the year that saw the opening of V&A Dundee – was up almost £16million on the previous 12 months.
The UK’s coolest little city will be fizzing with videogames talent, innovation and fun for the next four months as a Summer of Games rolls out across Dundee.
City Breaks UK: The 10 Best for 2019 - #Dundee is on the list, as selected by Condé Nast Traveller UK
#DundeeIsNow #SunnyDundee #LoveDundee
Scotland’s sunniest city has made it to the top spot beating nine other Scottish locations listed in the Sunday Times 2019 Best Place to Live Guide.
V&A Dundee has won the Wallpaper* Design Award 2019 for the Best New Public Building.
Dundee has been named among the coolest places in the world to visit in 2019 by a top travel magazine.
Dundee Light Night is the perfect place to begin your winter fun! There will be free, family friendly fun happening from the McManus to City Square.
On July 30th 1938, seven months after the Dandy was first published, DC Thomson launched the second of its "funny boys' papers" – Beano.
The proposal could see the Mecca Bingo in the Nethergate turned into a 6,000 capacity hall, making it Scotland’s fourth largest concert venue.
V&A Dundee opens its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018. Today its beautiful, light-filled interiors designed by acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma have been revealed for the first time.
With the city of Dundee topping the world’s New Year travel lists, Discovery Point - the site of the historic RRS Discovery visitor attraction - is gearing up for a dramatic £500,000 facelift.
Visitors arriving in Dundee can expect to find a thriving, contemporary food and drink scene from cultured cafes to fine dining and pop-up street food markets. A short drive or train ride will transport visitors from the city to nearby Angus, home to some of the best produce in Scotland.
Dundee has held their annual Christmas Light Night, check out some of the pictures from all of the weekends events here!
There’s never been a better time to eat out in Dundee, and with an increasing number of restaurants and cafes comes greater choice. Whether you have a full-time plant-based diet or just like to participate in Meat-Free Mondays, there is an impressive choice of vegan and vegetarian food in the city.
Pay a visit to one of the many stylish bars in Dundee, and it’s likely that you can choose a refreshment that has been created right here in the city. Over the past few years Scotland has been producing delicious gins and imaginative craft beers – and you can find some of them here in Dundee.
Mark Beaumont, the man who cycled the world and has completed a host of long-distance adventures, has been named the new Rector of the University of Dundee.
Dundee’s £1billion waterfront redevelopment project was linked firmly to the city’s heritage of discovery and innovation today, with the formal unveiling of the Discovery Walk.
Urban planning is like "real-life SimCity" to the man who is spearheading Dundee’s waterfront development