Events in Edinburgh on 12 January 2020

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 12 January 2020 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Disney’s The Lion King
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Disney’s The Lion King

5th December 2019 - 29th March 2020
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures.
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Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface

16th November 2019 - 1st March 2020
This exhibition features work by nine contemporary artists based in Scotland with the artworks having an economy of gesture in common - a limited tonal palette or a monochrome colour plane. Read more
Birdwatching from the Battlements

Birdwatching from the Battlements

12th January 2020
Drop in to Blackness Castle, join the Rangers on the battlements and learn about the wildlife that live around the Castle. Read more
Chinese Oracle Bones

Chinese Oracle Bones

25th October 2019 - 29th March 2020
Discover some of the treasures within the National Museum Scotland's significant collection of oracle bones, the second largest in the world outside of China. Read more
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

14th June 2019 - 31st October 2020
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About! Read more
Disney’s The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King

5th December 2019 - 29th March 2020
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures. Read more
Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

11th January 2020 - 12th January 2020
Looking for some inspiration to make the ‘Big Day’ that bit more special? If so, come along to Edinburgh’s Largest Wedding Exhibition at Murrayfield Stadium on 11th & 12th January! Read more
Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

Giant Lanterns: Lost Worlds

15th November 2019 - 26th January 2020
With an extended route for 2019 and over 600 brand-new lanterns, there’s more to explore this year as Giant Lanterns return to Edinburgh Zoo from 15 November to 26 January 2020! Read more
Joanna Kessel: Aurum | Gold

Joanna Kessel: Aurum | Gold

26th November 2019 - 26th January 2020
Le Roi Fou is delighted to present Joanna Kessel's Aurum | Gold exhibition, featuring intimately scaled collages in Venetian gold leaf mosaic, glass smalti and concrete. Read more
King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

King’s Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

30th November 2019 - 19th January 2020
Roll up, roll up! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott are back in a circus-inspired King's Panto spectacular packed full of the thrills, spills, dazzling stunts and jaw-dropping special effects! Read more
Message from the Skies

Message from the Skies

1st January 2020 - 25th January 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh
Message from the Skies returns on 1st January with Shorelines, a collection of letters to Scotland reflecting on our relationship with our seas, waters and coast and our maritime heritage! Read more
Night Walk for Edinburgh

Night Walk for Edinburgh

16th November 2019 - 31st January 2020
Edinburgh Old Town
Night Walk for Edinburgh, one of the biggest hits of the Edinburgh international Festival 2019, returns as part of Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations. Read more
Parasites: Battle for Survival

Parasites: Battle for Survival

6th December 2019 - 19th April 2020
This exhibition will explore the fight to eliminate five tropical diseases and the role of research taking place in Scotland to do this. Read more
Pregnancy Yoga at The Yoga Room

Pregnancy Yoga at The Yoga Room

14th November 2019 - 27th February 2020
These Pregnancy Yoga classes, run by Jenny at Yoga Links, provide a calm, friendly and safe environment for you to connect to your body, your baby and your breath throughout pregnancy. Read more
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

10th October 2019 - 19th January 2020
Discover Scotland's stunning landscapes from a breath-taking new perspective as Scotland from the Sky comes to Blackness Castle! Read more
Soldering Silver Clay Jewellery Class

Soldering Silver Clay Jewellery Class

12th January 2020
Learn the traditional skill of soldering to advance your jewellery making skills in this full-day intermediate workshop, suitable for anyone with experience of working with metal clay. Read more
The Cauldron Magical Cocktail Experience

The Cauldron Magical Cocktail Experience

28th November 2019 - 19th January 2020
Edinburgh New Town
Try The Cauldron Magical Experience, a 1 hr 45 min immersive class in Edinburgh, where you wield a working magic wand and use molecular mixology to brew drinkable elixirs! Read more
The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550-1750

4th October 2019 - 26th January 2020
Explore the history of early British clock making in this small display at National Museum of Scotland. Read more
The Power of Perspective Exhibition

The Power of Perspective Exhibition

22nd December 2019 - 26th January 2020
Edinburgh Old Town
The Rock Trust, illusion expert Professor Richard Wiseman and MagicFest present a new series of mind-bending photographs this winter. Every photograph can be seen in more than one way. Read more
Watercolours by Darren Woodhead

Watercolours by Darren Woodhead

22nd November 2019 - 15th January 2020
In this exhibition, at the Scottish Ornithologists' Club, Darren Woodhead presents watercolours created over the past two years, inspired by the landscapes and wildlife of East Lothian. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Macmillan East Ren Move More

Macmillan East Ren Move More

9th July 2019 - 1st February 2021
Move More is a programme of physical activity, advice and support for people at all stages of the cancer journey, contact the Macmillan East Ren team and find out how to get involved.
Wedding Fayre

Wedding Fayre

12th January 2020
Planning your wedding and on the hunt for the perfect venue? Come along to the Eglinton Arms Wedding Fayre and check out their delightful marriage room & stunning honeymoon suite!

Events in Fife

70 percent +

70 percent +

30th November 2019 - 15th March 2020
Over 70% of our planet’s surface is water and in this exhibition at Kirkcaldy Galleries two artists, Kyra Clegg and Marysia Lachowicz, explore its depths.
‘Sha Raku En’

‘Sha Raku En’

20th November 2019 - 29th February 2020
Greengate Gallery in Culross is hosting an exhibition featuring a series of paintings by local artist, Janice Headrick, inspired by the Japanese Garden at Cowden near Dollar.
Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

9th November 2019 - 13th March 2020
Blast away those winter blues with a vist to our colourful, family-friendly exhibition in Methil Heritage Centre, where we explore the wonders of the garden.
David Mach: Odyssey

David Mach: Odyssey

7th October 2019 - 2nd February 2020
David Mach's latest sculpture is made out of shipping containers, seaworn wood, two huge shipping buoys and 7 tonnes of newspaper! See it at Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries!
Jennie Lee: From Lochgelly to The Lords

Jennie Lee: From Lochgelly to The Lords

6th December 2019 - 6th March 2020
A founder of The Open University, this exhibition at the Lochgelly Centre tells the fascinating story of Jennie Lee’s life, from her childhood in Lochgelly to her final years in the House of Lords.
Lines from Scotland

Lines from Scotland

9th November 2019 - 21st February 2020
The many and varied ways that Scottish artists develop and communicate ideas through drawing and physical acts of mark-making are explored by independent curator Amanda Game.

Events in Glasgow

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.
Compassion in Crisis - The fascinating story of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow

Compassion in Crisis - The fascinating story of 80 years of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow

3rd October 2019 - 31st January 2020
The fascinating story of the volunteers of Royal Voluntary Service in Glasgow is being told at a new exhibition in the community exhibition space at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

12th January 2019 - 31st December 2020
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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!
Family Fun Weekends

Family Fun Weekends

12th January 2020
Every weekend at R-CADE we welcome the whole family down for some gaming fun, arts and craft events, tournaments and workshops!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2020
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Happy Hormones by Sam Heaney Hormone Specialist

Happy Hormones by Sam Heaney Hormone Specialist

12th January 2020
Join Sam Heaney as she teaches you how to eat, move and work in alignment with your menstrual cycle on this 'Happy Hormones' masterclass!
Hire a Guide for a Goose Walk

Hire a Guide for a Goose Walk

1st November 2019 - 31st March 2020
Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond for an exclusive dawn or dusk goose watching experience!
IRN-BRU Carnival

IRN-BRU Carnival

20th December 2019 - 12th January 2020
Come along to the Scottish Event Campus for plenty of festive family fun with Christmas favourite, the IRN-BRU Carnival!
Kids Baking Class: Mince Pies

Kids Baking Class: Mince Pies

7th December 2019 - 7th February 2020
Nothing says 'Christmas' more than the warming scent of mince pies baking in the oven, learn how to make your own from scratch with Bella's Cakes on this class for kids!
Kids Introduction to Sewing

Kids Introduction to Sewing

12th January 2020
In just one afternoon your child will become a sewing whizz-kid at Sew Confident's Introduction to Sewing workshop for 8 to 15 year olds!
Learn to Arm Knit a Giant Blanket

Learn to Arm Knit a Giant Blanket

12th January 2020
Learn how to arm knit yourself a super cozy blanket this winter on one of Braw Wee Emporium‎'s two hour workshops!
Linda McCartney Retrospective

Linda McCartney Retrospective

5th July 2019 - 12th January 2020
A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney will be shown in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow from 5th July 2019 to 12th January 2020!
McCartney - The Songbook

McCartney - The Songbook

12th January 2020
McCartney - The Songbook, at the King's Theatre Glasgow, tells the story of Sir Paul's career from the early beginnings with the Fab Four, the Wings days and his prolific solo career!
Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service

Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service

12th January 2020
The Glasgow Stand's popular weekly Sunday show has resident Irish funnyman Michael Redmond at the helm!
New Year Walk: Kelvin Loop

New Year Walk: Kelvin Loop

12th January 2020
Still feeling stuffed after Christmas? Join the Glasgow Countryside Rangers on Sunday 12th January for a fresh walk along Glasgow's second biggest river!
Parent & Child Intro to Sewing

Parent & Child Intro to Sewing

12th January 2020
Sew Confident's Parent & Child Intro to Sewing class is the perfect chance not only to both learn a new skill, but enjoy some quality bonding time in the process!
Pokemon Club

Pokemon Club

12th January 2020
R-CADE, Glasgow's favourite Retro Video Game Arcade and Japanese Cafe, hold a regular Pokemon Club... come play, trade or battle!
Raymond Gubbay presents: The Johann Strauss Gala

Raymond Gubbay presents: The Johann Strauss Gala

12th January 2020
The Johann Strauss Dancers and Orchestra return to The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall performing a wonderful selection of your favourite waltzes and polkas from the Strauss family and friends!
Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

Scottish Ballet - The Snow Queen

3rd January 2020 - 18th January 2020
Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen!
Short Courses 2019/20 Launch

Short Courses 2019/20 Launch

7th September 2019 - 6th September 2020
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland offer a selection of over 80 weekly and short study courses for children, young people and adults... never too early, never too late!
Sleep well, breathe well, feel well with Max Strom!

Sleep well, breathe well, feel well with Max Strom!

10th January 2020 - 12th January 2020
StretchBodyMind presents global teacher, speaker, author, and trainer Max Strom who'll be discussing how to sleep well, breathe well and feel well!
The Ibrox Wedding Show

The Ibrox Wedding Show

12th January 2020
Calling all brides and grooms to be! Don't miss the Ibrox Wedding Show on Sunday 12th January!
The LGBTI+ Social Dance Club

The LGBTI+ Social Dance Club

12th January 2020
The LGBTI+ Elders Social Dance Club is a fabulous, free, monthly social event for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, and intersex elders and allies!
The Magical Adventures Of Pinocchio

The Magical Adventures Of Pinocchio

28th November 2019 - 12th January 2020
Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Pinocchio, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow this festive season featuring an all star cast!
The RSPB at Kelvingrove

The RSPB at Kelvingrove

12th January 2020
You'll find RSPB Scotland holding family friendly events most weekends and during the school holidays at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
The Scottish Poetry Slam Championships

The Scottish Poetry Slam Championships

12th January 2020
Rhymers, rappers, ravers and rhapsodists from across Scotland will vie for the Scottish Poetry Slam Title at the Tron Theatre on January 12th!
Winter in Glasgow - An Art Exhibition

Winter in Glasgow - An Art Exhibition

6th December 2019 - 18th January 2020
Join M Gallery for their exhibition, Winter in Glasgow, it's all about Glasgow and all things Weegie by local artists as well as visitors enchanted by our beautiful city and its community!

Events in Lanarkshire

Snow Stories for Wee Ones

Snow Stories for Wee Ones

23rd November 2019 - 1st February 2020
Snow has fallen and there's a magical world for young children to discover this winter at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Public Skating at intu Braehead

Public Skating at intu Braehead

9th November 2019 - 1st April 2020
The festive season is just around the corner and what better way to welcome winter than ice skating at intu Braehead!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

A Nation of Stone

A Nation of Stone

7th September 2019 - 28th February 2020
Discover the all the diverse skills and expertise it takes to conserve our nation of stone at this exhibition in The Engine Shed!
Mugdock Forest School: Build a Fire, See the Light

Mugdock Forest School: Build a Fire, See the Light

12th January 2020
Are you 8 - 12 years old? Then join the Mugdock Forest School Ranger and learn how to build and light (and keep lit) a good fire.
Remembering Empire

Remembering Empire

21st November 2019 - 1st October 2020
Are you interested in recent history? Researchers in French studies at the University of Stirling have launched a new free online course called ‘Remembering Empire' and it's open to everyone.

Events in Other Areas

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Castle of Light
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’!
24 Doors of Advent
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
Disney’s The Lion King
The story of THE LION KING is miraculously brought to life using masks, puppets and striking costumes to tell the story of young Simba's epic adventures.
An Edinburgh Christmas Carol
The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh is delighted to present the world premiere of An Edinburgh Christmas Carol, a magical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale.
Christmas Charity Festival
This annual event is now in its 12th year with over 30 charity stalls to brows around within the comfort of a large marquee.

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