5 Things To Do In Our Cities This Summer.

Discover the thrill of summer in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, and London. Join us as we explore five spaces and places to visit for interesting people in each city, from art and culture to nature and urban sites. Embrace the warmth of the summer’s last rays of the sun and create unforgettable memories when staying Native.




Drygate Brewery

Immerse yourself in craft beer at Drygate Brewery, an ‘experiential’ micro-brewery, beer hall, and restaurant. Sip and savour the 26 rotating beers on tap and join brewery tours to discover the magic behind their fantastic brews.

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

Delight in Glasgow’s most visited museum, Kelvingrove, showcasing a vast collection of items from natural history to civic art. Admire the striking Spanish baroque architecture and spooky floating heads by Sophie Cave.

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Street Level Photoworks

Dive into the vibrant culture of Glasgow’s Merchant City at Street Level Photoworks. Enjoy free exhibitions by the cities photographers and beyond and delve into their excellent archive.

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The Hidden Lane

Uncover an unexpected creative hub in Finnieston, home to a community of artists, designers, and more. Explore craft workshops, yoga studios, and artisan cafe’s scattered along the lane.

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Glasgow Street Art Guided Walking Tour

Marvel at the stunning and unique murals scattered around Glasgow. Learn about the artists behind the pieces and discover the city’s modern vibrancy, rich nightlife, and lively culture.

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Schools Out: Kids Eat Free

Treat your little ones to a delightful summer exploration of Edinburgh’s charming streets. Fuel up at Counter, where kids eat FREE every Monday to Thursday during the holidays, with an adult purchase of £8 or more.

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Immerse yourself in culture and arts at Fruitmarket, a welcoming space for contemporary art and performances. Explore world-class exhibitions, performances, and events that inspire both curious travellers and locals.

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Counter Sessions

Let the smooth jazz vibes serenade you at Counter Sessions, a monthly event spotlighting talented jazz creatives. Swing and sway to sax solos and melodies from the amazing Theo Jobst.

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Pentland Hills

Escape to the refreshing Pentland Hills Regional Park, offering scenic hikes and rewarding city views. Discover a range of hiking trails suitable for all abilities and get close to nature without venturing far from the city centre.

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National Museum of Scotland

Uncover Scotland’s iconic museum of natural and anthropological history. From dinosaur skeletons to Scottish history, this curious museum blends old and new in a mesmerising display.

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Skyliner Street Art Tour

Discover Manchester’s Northern Quarter with Skyliner, learning about street art and the social issues that drove the area’s creativity. Uncover hidden heritage sites and the architects’ work to create a unique living space.

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Didsbury Bicycle Hire

Pedal your way around South Manchester’s scenic parklands on retro-style Pashley bicycles. Enjoy gourmet picnic hamper packages from local eateries and indulge in a serene summer’s afternoon.

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Young Creatives Summer Workshops

Tap into your creativity with a series of free, drop-in workshops at Aviva Studios. Upcycle a bucket hat, learn street dance, or dive into psychedelic drawing inspired by Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition.

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Freedom To Be Pride Party at Ducie Street Warehouse. 

Celebrate your true self at Ducie Street’s Pride extravaganza, where legendary Jodie Harsh spins disco beats. Join us for a night to celebrate Pride where love has no dress-code. 

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Kids Eat Free at Ducie Street Warehouse

Fuel the summer fun with scrumptious Ducie dishes for your little rascals. Kids eat free every Monday to Thursday during the summer break with an adult meal (£10 or above), so bring them along for a delightful treat.

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Hamiltons Gallery

Wander from Native Mayfair to Grosvenor Square, exploring London’s leading photography hub, Hamiltons Gallery. Experience photography exhibitions from modern masters to rising talents, currently featuring Avedon: Glamourous in honour of Richard Avedon’s centenary.

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Uber Boat

Take an Uber Boat ride along the Thames, offering stunning views of iconic landmarks. Hop off where you like at Battersea Power Station or Borough Market and it’s delicious treats.

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Yoga In Norfolk Gardens

Take a moment for yourself with a free gentle flow yoga class at Norfolk Square Gardens. Embrace tranquillity and live like a local in the heart of London.


Barbican Conservatory

Escape to the serene Barbican Conservatory, the second-largest in London. Explore beautiful foliage, calm ponds, and unique architectural elements, blending art, nature, and tranquillity.

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Black History Walk in Bankside

Discover the vibrant Black history of Bankside in a captivating walking tour led by Black History Walks. Unravel stories of Shakespeare, black sailors, pirates, international trade, Roman ruins, and the Windrush generation.

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Take a journey and share summer adventures with friends or family in our cities. All are filled with creativity, culture and spaces to explore.



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