Events in Edinburgh on 16 January 2019

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 16 January 2019 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty  - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

6th November 2018 - 18th January 2019
‘Awakening Abstraction’ is an exhibition by Jon Canty featuring a mix of new works and a cross section of his work over the last few years. See it at the Stick Factory from 6th November! 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
Children’s Judo Club

Children’s Judo Club

2nd March 2018 - 2nd March 2019
Randori Judo will be starting a four week Introduction to Judo Course commencing on Friday 2nd March at 4:30pm at Clovenstone Community Centre. 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
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections. 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
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter. 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
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast! Read more
Message from the Skies

Message from the Skies

1st January 2019 - 25th January 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Message from the Skies returns to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay on Tuesday 1 January with a celebration of Scotland’s literature. Read more
National Theatre Screenings at Festival Theatre in January

National Theatre Screenings at Festival Theatre in January

16th January 2019 - 18th January 2019
Check out all the National Theatre Screenings showing at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in January! Read more
Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

Open Mic Wednesday at Boteco

16th January 2019
Come along to Boteco Do Brasil and join our great Open Mic (Jam) nights every Wednesday. Bring your energy, and sing, play, drink & dance the night away! Read more
Palast Des Cabaret

Palast Des Cabaret

16th January 2019
Palast des Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama performed for your enjoyment in the beer palace at Brewhemia each Wednesday. Read more
Photography Exhibition

Photography Exhibition

5th December 2018 - 19th January 2019
Are you are looking for a unusual present? Gallery-Close, the friendliest independent gallery in Edinburgh, is hosting a general photography exhibition with prints for sale. Read more
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s. Read more
Soundhouse: Chris Smither

Soundhouse: Chris Smither

16th January 2019
The Soundhouse Organisation are more than excited to be welcoming Chris Smither, one of their musical heroes, to the Traverse Theatre this January. Read more
Speed Dating in Edinburgh

Speed Dating in Edinburgh

16th January 2019
Find that perfect ‘someone’ at these Speed Dating events being held at Slug and Lettuce, Omni Centre and brought to you by Slow Dating. 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
The End of the World Show

The End of the World Show

16th January 2019
Join Keir McAllister, Vladimir McTavish, Stu Murphy and special guests as they compete for very last laugh in oblivion at The End of the World Show. Read more
West Lothian Eagles Preseason Sessions

West Lothian Eagles Preseason Sessions

16th January 2019
West Calder
West Lothian Eagles, West Lothians only Aussie rules football club, will be running training events every Wednesday at West Calder High School and all levels and abilities are welcome. Read more
Wildlife Paintings by Lucy Newton

Wildlife Paintings by Lucy Newton

30th November 2018 - 16th January 2019
Artist Lucy Newton presents new paintings inspired by the richness of wildlife in Scotland, at the Scottish Ornithologists' Club in Aberlady. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Dramamusa Classes - New Term

Dramamusa Classes - New Term

16th January 2019
Dramamusa run weekly drama classes for children aged 4 and half to 12 at Mearns Kirk Parish Church Hall on Wednesday evenings!
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

16th January 2019
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

16th January 2019
Off Grid Kids hold outdoor based toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!
Read, Write, Count

Read, Write, Count

16th January 2019
Spark a love of learning and discovery by doing something fun together as a family at one of East Renfrewshire Libraries' Read, Write, Count events!
UPBEAT Drama Classes

UPBEAT Drama Classes

16th January 2019
Love to Sing, Dance and act? Want to meet new friends? Then we have the perfect class for you! UPBEAT have weekly children’s theatre classes starting on the 16th January!
Walk the Block

Walk the Block

16th January 2019
Walk the Block is a weekly evening walk, held on Wednesdays, covering various routes around Clarkston, Giffnock and Muirend!

Events in Fife

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

17th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
To mark its 120th anniversary, Kirkcaldy Photographic Society presents “Kirkcaldy Then and Now” featuring photographs of Kirkcaldy landmarks over the last 120 years.
Exhibit A

Exhibit A

3rd November 2018 - 10th February 2019
A Fife Contemporary exhibition curated by Maggie Broadley combining her knowledge of contemporary craft with her love of Tartan Noir crime fiction.
Explorations 2018

Explorations 2018

6th October 2018 - 23rd February 2019
Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild return to St Andrews with an exhibition of textile art. Anyone who enjoys art in all its forms is welcome!
Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

17th October 2018 - 20th January 2019
An exhibition highlighting the stories of some of those commemorated on our local war memorials, how their lives were touched by war and how our communities remember them.

Events in Glasgow

Alasdair Gray and John Byrne: Two Great Glasgow Polymaths

Alasdair Gray and John Byrne: Two Great Glasgow Polymaths

3rd November 2018 - 17th January 2019
Don't miss a selection of works by two of Glasgow's greatest artists and authors, John Byrne and Alasdair Gray on display at RGI Kelly Gallery until January 17th!
Artist’s Winter Show

Artist’s Winter Show

15th November 2018 - 31st January 2019
Compass Gallery present their annual Winter Show featuring a fresh and exciting selection of paintings, drawings & sculpture!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

16th January 2019
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
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

16th January 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Chamber Music at The Drake - January Concert

Chamber Music at The Drake - January Concert

16th January 2019
The Drake Ensemble present their next Chamber Music in the Round event, held in the intimate surroundings of The Drake Bar, on January 16th!
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!
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!
Encountering Place

Encountering Place

14th January 2019 - 16th January 2019
Encountering Place presents a new photographic and audio installation by David Haslam at The Old Hairdressers between the 14th and 16th January!
Exhibition: The Legacy of St Mungo

Exhibition: The Legacy of St Mungo

12th January 2019 - 19th January 2019
An exhibition on The Legacy of St Mungo will be held at the Mitchell Library as part of this year's St Mungo Festival.
Food Festival Launch

Food Festival Launch

9th January 2019 - 18th January 2019
Food venues around the city will celebrate the annual St Mungo Festival by serving up traditional Scottish and Medieval Fayre during the festival!
Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

15th January 2019 - 19th January 2019
The life-affirming, song-and-dance-filled, Scottish musical drama, Glasgow Girls is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow in January!
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!
Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

19th November 2018 - 6th February 2019
Between November and February, Glasgow University Chapel will host an exhibition of the drawings and sculpture of the late Glasgow artist Hannah Frank, who died ten years ago at the age of 100.
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.
Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

10th November 2018 - 19th January 2019
Ayes in Your Head is an exhibition bringing together drawings and paintings by award-winning film-maker and visual artist, Henry Coombes and collaborator, Marcella McIntosh.
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

16th January 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Lecture: The earliest lives of the Saints in the Scots vernacular

Lecture: The earliest lives of the Saints in the Scots vernacular

16th January 2019
Jessica Reid and Theo van Heijnsbergen from the Scottish Literature department at Glasgow University will present and discuss several of the most striking and important saints lives.
Lumen Presents New Year, New You Roadshow for Over 50s - Glasgow

Lumen Presents New Year, New You Roadshow for Over 50s - Glasgow

16th January 2019
Lumen's FREE Roadshow, especially designed for over 50s is coming to Glasgow on Wednesday 16th January, kickstart your year with this free, inspirational event!
Machine Doodles Class

Machine Doodles Class

16th January 2019
Learn to use your machine to doodle and sketch on fabric with this evening masterclass from Sew Confident!
Mango Jam Session - Open Mic Night

Mango Jam Session - Open Mic Night

16th January 2019
Come along and join the fun every Wednesday night from 10pm at MANGO's weekly Open Mic Night!
Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

16th January 2019
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market!
Mindfulness Course For Beginners

Mindfulness Course For Beginners

16th January 2019
Learn how to consider what mindfulness is and how you can use it to help simplify your life on this beginners course from The Wee Retreat!
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.
Tango Bar

Tango Bar

16th January 2019
Glasgow's longest running Argentine Tango club night is held every Wednesday evening downstairs at Blackfriars in the Merchant City!
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!
The Forms of the Art - 1st Edition

The Forms of the Art - 1st Edition

4th January 2019 - 24th January 2019
The Forms of the Art at RogArt Street Campus is an international exhibition, open from January 4th to January 24th, which will host several internationally renowned artists!
Toddler Crafts

Toddler Crafts

16th January 2019
Every Wednesday morning between 10 and 11am, join Make Do and Grow for their Toddler Crafts session where wee ones will take part in a basic craft activity, using scrap materials!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

16th January 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Tours of The Mackintosh House

Tours of The Mackintosh House

16th January 2019
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
War Horse

War Horse

15th January 2019 - 2nd February 2019
The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse, will come to Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo from 15th January - 2nd February 2019!
Wednesday Highlight Talks

Wednesday Highlight Talks

16th January 2019
Every Wednesday the team at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum and volunteers hold a Highlight Talk exploring the life and works of Robert Burns!
Women, War and The West End

Women, War and The West End

10th December 2018 - 28th February 2019
Glasgow City Heritage Trust will host the Women, War and The West End exhibition, telling the stories of ordinary women and what they did during the First World War.

Events in Lanarkshire

Blether & Friendship Club

Blether & Friendship Club

16th January 2019
Come along for a good old fashioned blether at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre every Wednesday afternoon!
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!
Holocaust Memorial: Torn from Home

Holocaust Memorial: Torn from Home

9th January 2019 - 3rd February 2019
South Lanarkshire's Museum Service proudly present 'Torn from Home' a beautiful and deeply moving art display to mark Holocaust Memorial Day created by Holy Cross High School pupils.
Ladies of Steel - SWI Motherwell

Ladies of Steel - SWI Motherwell

16th January 2019
The Ladies of Steel are a Scottish Women's Institute that runs on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, join them to learn how to make that perfect scone... and a bit more too!
Mum + Baby Yoga

Mum + Baby Yoga

16th January 2019
This Postnatal Yoga class from Strength and Soul will be focused on YOU as a new Mum to rebuild and support your body as it heals, repairs and continues to support your baby!
Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

16th January 2019
Pain Association Scotland run professionally-led monthly groups across Lanarkshire for people living with all forms of chronic pain.
Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 9th March 2019
Come and visit our winter exhibition and enjoy some stories, short films dressing up and play area all suitable for younger children!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

16th January 2019
Active Communities run a series of jogging groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Big Bugs On Tour

Big Bugs On Tour

3rd January 2019 - 31st January 2019
Have you ever wondered what tiny little insects look like up close? Well here's your chance, as intu Braehead brings the outdoors indoors – with big bugs on tour!
Do you have memories of old Paisley?

Do you have memories of old Paisley?

16th January 2019
Come along to Foxbar or Glenburn Library for the chance to bring back memories and listen to storyteller Marjorie Bluehair tell stories based on Paisley's past!
Kilbarchan Athletics Club Junior Training Sessions

Kilbarchan Athletics Club Junior Training Sessions

16th January 2019
Kilbarchan Amateur Athletic Club are encouraging 7 to 12 years olds to sign up for their weekly junior training sessions held at On-X Linwood!
ReMode Volunteer Group

ReMode Volunteer Group

16th January 2019
From sewing on buttons, to salvaging fabric ready for workshops, to hemming and mending clothes get involved with ReMode's weekly Volunteer Group in Paisley!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

16th January 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

29th September 2018 - 23rd January 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Stirling Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
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.
Jo Jingles at KIDZ TOWN

Jo Jingles at KIDZ TOWN

16th January 2019
For a limited time, free JO JINGLES music session 12.30 every Wednesday when you book into a regular Wednesday play session at KIDZ TOWN, Stirling.
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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Dark Side of the Moon: The Full Dome Experience
A dome spectacular at Dynamic Earth featuring the 1973 album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' in explosive surround sound.
Burns Ceilidh
Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 25th or 26th January at Lauriston Hall!
Les Misérables
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Les Misérables will play Edinburgh Festival Theatre in 2019.
Fort Douglas Sky Maze Launch Weekend
Get ready for sky-high adventures at the official opening of SKY MAZE, the new 5th element to Fort Douglas adventure playground!
Burns Dinner at the Botanic Gardens Edinburgh
Celebrate Burns Night on 25th January at the Royal Botanic Gardens! Start the evening with a Hot Toddy, followed by a traditional Scottish 3 course dinner, address to the haggis and ceilidh band.

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