Easter Fun Day returns for 2019! Come down to Camperdown Park Dundee on Sunday 21st April 12-4pm.
Art & Culture
Radio 1’s Big Weekend 2023 coming to Dundee
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.
Internationally renowned art festival set to take place in Dundee in 2023
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.
The sky's the limit for Dundee Waterfront hoardings
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.
Discover Window Trail
Young people from across the city and beyond are being encouraged to become Dundee detectives during the school holidays.
Participants will be encouraged to discover an article in the window of a participating city centre business, shop or café that doesn’t fit in there.
The secrets of Comics Stripped bare
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
Dundee Summer (Bash) Streets Festival 2022
Dundee's biggest ever celebration of comics set to take over city this summer
Charles Jeffrey co-curates Tay Late at V&A Dundee
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
Dundee to move forward with phase two of Eden Project development
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.
First image of Eden Project Dundee revealed
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.
Night Fever to reopen V&A Dundee
A UK-exclusive exhibition on the joyful history of nightclub design will reopen V&A Dundee on Saturday 1 May.
Dundee becomes the only Scottish city to host two Plus Tate recognised galleries
Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre - Our unique seasonal offering and exciting plans for 2021
Windows open to art
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.
Tay Country and Where to Stay
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.
V&A DUNDEE: Mary Quant 1960s image recreated
Mary Quant celebrated in V&A Dundee’s first fashion photoshoot
Recovery Plans for Tourism In Dundee
An ambitious plan to boost Dundee’s growing tourism sector has been unveiled.
The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum to reopen on 20th August
Scotland’s ‘Best Visitor Attraction’, The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum will be reopening on Thursday 20th August.
‘Welcome Back, Stay Safe' – Launch of Sunny Dundee Face Coverings
As Dundee begins to welcome visitors and residents back to the city centre, retailers and businesses will be selling reusable Sunny Dundee face coverings.
The Sunny Dundee campaign by Dundee - One City, Many Discoveries originally saw thousands of pairs of #SunnyDundee sunglasses given to visitors, locals, and businesses.
Best Places 2020
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.
The Eden Project is to begin work on a feasibility study for a proposed new project in Dundee.
Eden is working with Dundee City Council and the University of Dundee and the study is being supported by businesses and institutions in the area.
Waterfront Place Interactive Park
An award-winning young British artist has been chosen to provide the centre-piece of a key space at Dundee Waterfront.
Online showcase for graduating Art, Design and Architecture students
Hundreds of final-year students will be exhibiting the frui
The McManus Wins Best Visitor Attraction Award at National Final
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.
Do Dundee like a Local
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.
Dundee: Fashion Forward
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.
Dundee's Top Ten Restaurants According to Tripadvisor
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.
Golden Globe winner Succession – Season 2 in Dundee
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.
Artists come together to celebrate Dundee’s public art
The University of Dundee will next week bring the artists b
A trip back in time in Dundee
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 celebrates birthday milestone
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 Named as One of the Top Global Destinations by TIME Magazine
V&A Dundee has been named as one of Scotland’s premier visitor attractions for international travellers to visit this year.
Dundee Summer Streets Festival
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!
V&A Dundee Shortlisted for Prestigious Award
V&A Dundee has been selected as one of five finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019.
This award is regarded as the most prestigious museum prize in the world. The annual award celebrates innovation and exceptional achievement in museums and galleries across the UK.
Dundee listed by Condé Nast Traveller UK as City Breaks UK: The 10 Best for 2019
City Breaks UK: The 10 Best for 2019 - #Dundee is on the list, as selected by Condé Nast Traveller UK
#DundeeIsNow #SunnyDundee #LoveDundee
Dundee Named Best Place to Live In Scotland
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.
New Audioguides introduced at The McManus
The story of Dundee, its people and its nationally significant art and museum collections can now be heard first hand at The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery & Museum with the introduction of new audiogui
V&A Dundee Reaches 500,000 Visitors
V&A Dundee has welcomed half a million visitors to the museum since it opened, hitting the milestone almost six months earlier than expected.
The 500,000th person to walk through the doors of Scotland’s first design museum was officially recorded on Saturday 30 March 2019.
BBC’s Antiques Roadshow is coming to Dundee this summer
V&A Dundee and Slessor Gardens will welcome the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow to the museum this summer.
Presented by Fiona Bruce, the programme, which has been running for 42 years, will be filmed at the design museum and the nearby Gardens on Sunday June 23.
Delve into Scotland's Tay Country
Delve into Scotland, an interactive eBook guide produced by VisitScotland and illustrated by Marcus Marritt, explores the best places to visit in Tay Country.
V&A Dundee wins Wallpaper* Design Award for Best New Public Building
V&A Dundee has won the Wallpaper* Design Award 2019 for the Best New Public Building.
V&A Dundee Opens to the World
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.
Work on display to celebrate artist’s 150th Birthday
The work of Stewart Carmichael, one of Dundee’s great champions of art, is to be featured in a new exhibition at the University of Dundee, the first major retrospective since his death in 1950.
Dundee Wins Big at Comic Awards
Comics students and alumni from the University of Dundee have won a host of awards at the Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards, held as part of Glasgow Comic Con.
Dundee students past and present had been nominated in all of the categories, and duly picked up a string of successes.
Discovery Walk links Dundee waterfront to city’s innovation heritage
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.