Events in Edinburgh Today

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Events in Edinburgh

Anything Disco Mondays

Anything Disco Mondays

18th March 2019
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night! Read more
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls. Read more
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore! Read more
Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

23rd November 2018 - 2nd June 2019
Old master paintings and spectacular silver furniture show the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy. Read more
Country Punching Bag

Country Punching Bag

1st March 2019 - 31st March 2019
Join us at Flamingosaurus Rex for our next exhibition, 'Country Punching Bag' fresh from the minds of The Underwater Collective! Read more
Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th September 2018 - 21st May 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come along, join in and enjoy the benefits of fun, fitness and friendship with RSCDS Edinburgh Dance Scottish classes! Read more
Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

1st March 2019 - 31st May 2019
Edinburgh South
Wee Science is looking for wee scientists around 1.5 years old to take part in a study on word learning at the University of Edinburgh! Read more
Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst. Read more
Free Event - The Coro Aretiena Choir from Spain

Free Event - The Coro Aretiena Choir from Spain

18th March 2019
Edinburgh West
It's Good 2 Give! is delighted to invites you to a free concert from the Coro Aretiena Choir from Spain at The Dean on Monday 18th March! Read more
House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

7th January 2019 - 5th April 2019
House of Jack kids street dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 7th January until 5th April - Bookings now open! Read more
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day. Read more
In-Process: Good Sex After Bad Sex

In-Process: Good Sex After Bad Sex

17th March 2019 - 18th March 2019
That's What She Said Theatre Company presents this part autobiographical, part verbatim play exploring women's journeys as they navigate from sexual violence to sexual pleasure. Read more
Landmarks

Landmarks

9th March 2019 - 24th March 2019
Landmarks is the inaugural exhibition of photographic work from Transient, a new collective of photographers based in Scotland, showing at Patriothall Gallery in March. Read more
Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

26th January 2019 - 31st March 2019
Here the tale of Mary Queen of Scots's gruesome execution in this new immersive show, part of the Edinburgh Dungeon tour. Read more
Monday Night Rockaoke

Monday Night Rockaoke

18th March 2019
It's Karaoke every Monday night at Opium Edinburgh with all genres welcome, so come along and excercise those vocal chords! Read more
Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the stories, secrets, and sights of the city and get the local’s perspective of Edinburgh with Rabbie's Edinburgh City Tours! Read more
Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Make Edinburgh your base for a trip to Scotland and combine the magic of Scotland's capital with the best of the Highlands on a tour with Rabbie's! Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

18th March 2019
Red Raw, our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. It’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Read more
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human. Read more
RSA New Contemporaries

RSA New Contemporaries

9th March 2019 - 3rd April 2019
Now in its eleventh year, this carefully curated exhibition offers a unique opportunity to see some of Scotland’s finest emerging talent under one roof. Read more
Soundhouse: Ross and Ali

Soundhouse: Ross and Ali

18th March 2019
Catch Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton, surely two of the most prolific young men around in Scottish music at the moment, at the Traverse Bar Café on Monday 18th March. Read more
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November. Read more
Sunset Drive at Opium

Sunset Drive at Opium

23rd January 2019 - 27th November 2019
Opium Alternative club and bar presents, 'Sunset Drive'. The only dedicated 80’s rock and Synthwave club night in Scotland. Read more
Teddy Bears Picnic and Afternoon Tea

Teddy Bears Picnic and Afternoon Tea

17th January 2019 - 22nd March 2019
Pre-schoolers can enjoy a special woodland picnic with games, camping adventures and more every day from 17th January to 22nd March in the tearoom at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

The Quiz - In El Globe Bar

18th March 2019
Come and join Anna (MASTER OF THE QUIZ) at the Globe Bar Edinburgh every Monday night at 10pm. Free to enter, prizes to be won, fun times to be had. Read more
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

1st March 2019 - 31st March 2019
Check out the daily free guided themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in March! Read more
Throwback Thursdays at Opium

Throwback Thursdays at Opium

24th January 2019 - 2nd January 2020
All the best from the 60's & 70's every week at Opium Alternative Club & Bar's Throwback Thursdays. Read more
Wildlife Printmaking Exhibition

Wildlife Printmaking Exhibition

2nd March 2019 - 10th April 2019
The Scottish Ornithologist's Club is delighted to welcome a group of printmakers: Carry Akroyd, Babs Pease, Kelly Stewart and Susie Wright for a group exhibition inspired by wildlife. Read more
Women of Independence

Women of Independence

18th March 2019
Hear how during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce's strongest and bravest supporters. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Beat The Street Barrhead and Newton Mearns

Beat The Street Barrhead and Newton Mearns

15th February 2019 - 29th March 2019
Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will see the towns of Barrhead and Newton Mearns transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just 6 weeks!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

14th January 2019 - 15th December 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

18th March 2019
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Giffnock Community Workshop

Giffnock Community Workshop

18th March 2019
East Renfrewshire Communities Together are holding a workshop at Giffnock Library on March 18th where they want to hear your views on places, spaces and transport options in and around the area!
Hear and Now

Hear and Now

18th March 2019
Hear and Now is a mental health support group offering support through a weekly drop in and events over school holidays to support families and children.
Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

18th March 2019
Off Grid Kids hold outdoor based toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!
Scottish Wildlife Trust Talk: Wildlife of the Ardeer Peninsula

Scottish Wildlife Trust Talk: Wildlife of the Ardeer Peninsula

18th March 2019
Join the local Scottish Wildlife Trust group in Busby for one of their regular evening talks on March 18th, this month's topic will be 'Wildlife of the Ardeer Peninsula'.
Share a Song and Sing Along

Share a Song and Sing Along

18th March 2019
Enjoy a good old sing-along and ‘gie it laldy’ at Share a Song and Sing Along at Giffnock or Barrhead Foundry Library!
The Market Place Newton Mearns: Knit ‘n’ Chat

The Market Place Newton Mearns: Knit ‘n’ Chat

18th March 2019
Do you knit, crochet or stitch or would you like to learn how? Come along to The Market Place Newton Mearns on a Monday or Wednesday for their Knit ‘n’ Chat group!

Events in Fife

Tour an Amazon Fulfillment Centre

Tour an Amazon Fulfillment Centre

19th February 2019 - 31st October 2019
See the magic that happens after you click ‘buy’ on Amazon.co.uk by touring our Dunfermline fulfilment centre and seeing first-hand how we deliver for our customers.

Events in Glasgow

5 Week Pattern & Dress Making Course

5 Week Pattern & Dress Making Course

18th March 2019
Learn the basics of following a commercial pattern on Sew Confident's five week Sewing Pattern & Dressmaking Course!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

18th March 2019
A Play, A Pie and A Pint celebrates their 15th anniversary with a specially selected season of their best loved plays!
Andy Vannan: Snap Crap

Andy Vannan: Snap Crap

18th March 2019
Glasgow Comedy Festival: Andy Vannan talking about the humorous social media situations and how it grips society.
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions

Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions

18th March 2019
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions are weekly sessions every Monday from 10am-12pm for families with children aged 3-5 to come down and enjoy playing outdoors together!
Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

18th March 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Bright Club: Fascinating Facts And Where To Find Them

Bright Club: Fascinating Facts And Where To Find Them

18th March 2019
Fascinating facts! Fascinating Acts! Bright Club, the comedy night that transforms academics into stand-up comics, returns to the Glasgow Comedy Festival!
Chris Thorburn: Feel Free To Say No

Chris Thorburn: Feel Free To Say No

18th March 2019
Glasgow Comedy Festival: Chris Thorburn is doing another show...
Clack and Yak

Clack and Yak

18th March 2019
Get those knitting needles out and enjoy a chat and a cuppa whilst knitting, sewing or crocheting something for yourself or family and friends at Platform Glasgow's Clack and Yak!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

12th January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Dada Gaga & Pop: Or The Marvellous Avant Garde Art Show

Dada Gaga & Pop: Or The Marvellous Avant Garde Art Show

18th March 2019
Glasgow Comedy Festival: Minted Kidology eyes up the Glasgow legend of Salvador Dali and the surreal world of marvellous art.
Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

22nd January 2019 - 6th May 2019
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 6th May 2019!
Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting!
Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

8th March 2019 - 31st December 2020
Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space!
Frank Turner

Frank Turner

18th March 2019
Aye Write 2019: Songwriter Frank Turner will discuss his new book 'Try this at Home' at the Mitchell Library on March 18th!
Free Association Independent Study Programme: Introductory Meeting

Free Association Independent Study Programme: Introductory Meeting

18th March 2019
Free Association is an independent study programme for artists, thinkers, makers and educators from a diversity of fields and across artforms. Join them at CCA for their first meeting on March 18th!
Free Hula Hoop Fitness Classes

Free Hula Hoop Fitness Classes

18th March 2019
Come along to Pollokshields Community Centre for a FREE hula lesson on Monday 11th or 18th March! It's a fantastic way to get fit, tone your core and improve your health and well-being!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

19th May 2018 - 31st March 2019
Pollok House brings together photographs from photo-journalist Harry Benson's native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America in this exhibition.
If Angels Cast Shadows... New Paintings

If Angels Cast Shadows... New Paintings

7th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Compass Gallery are proud to present 'If Angels Cast Shadows...' an exhibition of new paintings by Stuart Duffin RE RSA SSA.
Images of Glencoe and Rannoch

Images of Glencoe and Rannoch

13th February 2019 - 18th March 2019
Scottish landscape, travel and environmental photographer, John McKenna is hosting an exhibition of colour and black and white images from Glencoe and Rannoch at The Variety Bar
Interference

Interference

16th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Interference, from National Theatre of Scotland, is a bold and chilling new trilogy of plays set in the near future staged in a large empty office space at CityPark!
Katherine MacBride: Having Been Breathed Out / Patriarchy Over and Out

Katherine MacBride: Having Been Breathed Out / Patriarchy Over and Out

9th February 2019 - 24th March 2019
Katherine MacBride’s work explores different forms of hospitality, thinking about how listening and attentiveness can happen in conflicted spaces and times.
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

1st February 2019 - 6th May 2019
12 of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection, will be on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Mackintosh City Centre Architectural Tour

Mackintosh City Centre Architectural Tour

18th March 2019
Join the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society for a walking tour where you will learn about Mackintosh's life, his important contemporaries and see his iconic buildings in Glasgow city centre!
My Mother Is An Artist - an exhibition

My Mother Is An Artist - an exhibition

24th February 2019 - 24th March 2019
'My Mother Is An Artist' is a family friendly art exhibition celebrating the unique lives and many talents of artists who are also mothers!
Nora: A Doll’s House

Nora: A Doll’s House

15th March 2019 - 6th April 2019
Presented by the Citizens Theatre, a radical new version of Henrik Ibsen's play, Nora: A Doll's House, comes to Tramway in March!
Paul Sinha: The Two Ages Of Man

Paul Sinha: The Two Ages Of Man

18th March 2019
Glasgow Comedy Festival: Paul is pondering the unthinkable. Is he past it? Was Shakespeare wrong? Are there only Two Ages of Man?
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities provides group activities for adults with learning disabilities in the north west and south areas of Glasgow.
Rabbie’s: Tours from Glasgow

Rabbie’s: Tours from Glasgow

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Make Glasgow your base for a trip to Scotland and combine this pioneering city with the best of the Highlands on a tour with Rabbie's!
Reflecting Mackintosh Collection

Reflecting Mackintosh Collection

8th February 2019 - 16th June 2019
Craft Design House presents a bespoke collection of original pieces by designer makers, celebrating Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 150th anniversary at The Lighthouse
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

17th January 2019 - 7th April 2019
Enjoy a bird's eye view of your favourite bits of Scotland when the 'Scotland from the Sky' exhibition arrives at Glasgow Cathedral!
Scott Redmond’s Wish You Were Here

Scott Redmond’s Wish You Were Here

18th March 2019
Glasgow Comedy Festival: A series of comic monologues on loss from award-winning playwright Scott Redmond, features a cast of Scottish comedy all-stars.
Spangled Cabaret

Spangled Cabaret

18th March 2019
Glasgow Comedy Festival: Spangled Cabaret has been bringing you monthly alternative variety for 11 years! Expect the unexpected!
Stand Up Against MND

Stand Up Against MND

18th March 2019
A galaxy of comedy stars will come together to raise funds for MND Scotland at Glasgow King's Theatre during the Glasgow Comedy Festival 2019!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

18th March 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!

Events in Lanarkshire

Beat The Street Lanark and Rutherglen

Beat The Street Lanark and Rutherglen

15th February 2019 - 29th March 2019
Beat the Street is a fun, free game that will see the towns of Rutherglen and Lanark transformed into a giant game! See how far you can walk, cycle and run in just 6 weeks!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

18th March 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regualr health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
M&D’s After School Event

M&D’s After School Event

18th March 2019
Head along to M&D's Theme Park after school and enjoy Krazy Congo Soft Play or Amazonia for only £1 each!
Textiles at the Tolbooth

Textiles at the Tolbooth

11th March 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Textiles at the Tolbooth, Lanark is an exhibition of contemporary embroidery and textile art by Jane Charlton, Shan Press and Jean Mellin!
The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition

2nd March 2019 - 28th April 2019
Don't miss your chance to see The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry when it goes on display in the Exhibition Gallery at New Lanark World Heritage Site on its way home from a world-wide tour!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

18th March 2019
Active Communities run a series of walking groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Always Festival

Always Festival

13th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Pace Youth Theatre proudly present Always Festival, a celebration of classic theatre, between the 13th and 30th March!
Inspired

Inspired

1st March 2019 - 15th April 2019
Inspired, at the Tannahill Centre from 1st March to 15th April, is an annual showcase of the best artwork from school pupils across Renfrewshire!
Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

Lochwinnoch Arts Festival

8th March 2019 - 24th March 2019
Lochwinnoch Arts Festival warmly invites you to come and join them for their 18th Festival which is being held between 8th and 24th March 2018!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

18th March 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

3D Pens

3D Pens

26th January 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Get inspired by Stirling's traditional buildings and have a go at recreating your favourite using our 3D printing pens at The Engine Shed!
Conservation Volunteering

Conservation Volunteering

13th January 2019 - 26th May 2019
Come and join our conservation volunteering teams at TCV Scotland! We meet every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in Stirling and carry out various practical conservation tasks across the Forth Valley.
Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

22nd October 2018 - 12th April 2019
In 1794, seven Scottish stonemasons left Edinburgh New Town for Washington DC to help build the official residence of the President of the United States. Explore their story in our new exhibition.
Forth Valley Schools Dance Competition 2019

Forth Valley Schools Dance Competition 2019

18th March 2019 - 19th March 2019
Forth Valley's annual Schools Dance Competition is back at Macrobert Art Centre on 18th & 19th March to showcase the talent and choreographic flare of our young people.
In the Footsteps of John Muir

In the Footsteps of John Muir

2nd February 2019 - 28th April 2019
This photography exhibition in Stirling Castle traces John Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish.
Mini Bricks

Mini Bricks

2nd March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Come along to our workshop at The Engine Shed and learn about different brick bonds used to construct traditional buildings, using Teifoc mini bricks and mortar. Suitable for ages 6+.
Public Lecture: Human Cargo: A Journey among Refugees.

Public Lecture: Human Cargo: A Journey among Refugees.

18th March 2019
Join artist Olivia Lomenech Gill and author and acclaimed biographer Caroline Moorehead as they discuss what has and hasn't changed over the decade since Caroline book Human Cargo!
Soap Carving: Masons’ Marks

Soap Carving: Masons’ Marks

12th January 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Follow in the tradition of Scotland's stonemasons and try your hand at carving your very own mason's mark - into soap!

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Catch Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat when it returns to Edinburgh Playhouse from Tuesday March 19th to Saturday 23rd March.
Brick Wonders
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Robots
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human.
Café Ceilidh: Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day
Join friends from the Scots Music Group on Tuesday 19th March for an afternoon session of traditional songs, music, poems and stories celebrating Ireland's patron saint.
Arthur’s Amble
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.

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