Events in Edinburgh on 20 February 2020

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 20 February 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 - 18th April 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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Antigone, Interruped

Antigone, Interruped

20th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
Antigone, Interrupted re-imagines a classic story for a contemporary world through the body and voice of a single performer. Read more
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
Between Earth and Sky: Watercolours and Glass

Between Earth and Sky: Watercolours and Glass

9th January 2020 - 22nd February 2020
Between Earth and Sky is a new exhibition at Birch Tree Gallery featuring the work of two artists - Peter Davis (Watercolours) and Angie Packer (Glass). 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 - 18th April 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
Drawing for Beginners - 8 Week Course

Drawing for Beginners - 8 Week Course

20th February 2020
Have you always wanted to learn to draw? This relaxed 8 week evening drawing class at The City Workshop is ideal for complete beginners with no prior drawing experience. Read more
Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Ceilidh

Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Ceilidh

20th February 2020
The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home Ceilidh is back for 2020 and promises to be bigger and better than ever. It not only promises great fun, it will also raise valuable funds to support the Home's work. Read more
Edinburgh’s Medical Detectives- The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Edinburgh’s Medical Detectives- The Return of Sherlock Holmes

20th February 2020
Surgeons' Hall Museums Curator returns to further investigate Edinburgh's 19th century 'medical detectives' and their influence on Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character, Sherlock Holmes. Read more
I Think We Are Alone

I Think We Are Alone

18th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
I Think We Are Alone is a bittersweet and funny take on our ache to connect with those voices we need to hear again, those arms we need to feel around us and those faces we need to see again. 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
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

20th February 2020
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

20th February 2020
Get groovy with the Butta Bag - DJ Collective with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate. Read more
Soundhouse: FARA

Soundhouse: FARA

20th February 2020
FARA are touring the UK with material from their second album 'Times from Times Fall' and stop off at Traverse Bar Café on 10th February. Read more
Storytime at Mimi’s Bakehouse

Storytime at Mimi’s Bakehouse

14th January 2020 - 29th December 2020
Bring your little one along to Mimi's Bakehouse, Leith on Tuesdays and enjoy a story, songs and themed activities for children aged 0-5 years! Read more
The One Fall Sessions: Live in Edinburgh!

The One Fall Sessions: Live in Edinburgh!

20th February 2020
The One Fall Sessions is a wrestling night out like no other, getting you up close and personal with the stars of the UK scene, unrecorded and uncensored! Read more
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

20th February 2020
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Tyrannosaurs

Tyrannosaurs

24th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
The most comprehensive exhibition ever mounted on tyrannosaurs is coming to the National Museum of Scotland, bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life. Read more
Watch the Six Nations Live

Watch the Six Nations Live

1st February 2020 - 14th March 2020
Watch aLL of the action LIVE of the Six Nations 2020 at Biddy Mulligans, it's the perfect place to enjoy hearty food & refreshing pints without missing the fixtures! Read more
Watch the Six Nations Live

Watch the Six Nations Live

1st February 2020 - 14th March 2020
Where better to watch all the LIVE action of the Six Nations 2020 than the legendary sports bar in The Three Sisters! Read more
Where I Stand

Where I Stand

7th February 2020 - 28th February 2020
Upright Gallery opens the year with an exhibition of photographs by Michael Wildman taken during his many travels to South America. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Barrhead BabyCafe

Barrhead BabyCafe

20th February 2020
Barrhead BabyCafe is a free drop-in offering information and support for pregnant and breastfeeding mums and their families!
Construction Club Lego Therapy

Construction Club Lego Therapy

20th February 2020
Local Paediatric Occupational Therapist Tina MacArthur runs a weekly LEGO Therapy Construction Club for children with social communication difficulties at Williamwood Parish Church.
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

13th January 2020 - 13th December 2020
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
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.
Mearns Kirk Helping Hands: Tai Chi Classes

Mearns Kirk Helping Hands: Tai Chi Classes

13th January 2020 - 4th May 2020
Mearns Kirk Helping Hands run pay as you go, fun and friendly Tai Chi Classes on Monday mornings at Mearns Kirk Halls!
National Theatre Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

National Theatre Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

20th February 2020
Eastwood Park Theatre brings the National Theatre to Giffnock as part of their project 'NT Live'! Catch Cyrano de Bergerac, featuring James McAvoy, on February 20th!

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.
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.
KYMT: Shrek The Musical

KYMT: Shrek The Musical

20th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
Kirkcaldy Youth Music Theatre is proud to present 'Shrek The Musical' at the Adam Smith Theatre in February!
Let’s be REAL

Let’s be REAL

20th February 2020
The ‘Let’s be REAL’ workshop is a space for mothers of 0-10 year olds to come together and listen to an inspiring talk, have space to rediscover who they are, and eat cake!
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

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

20th February 2020
A Play, A Pie and A Pint are ushering in the new decade with 20 new plays... serving up a dazzling array of comedy, drama, music and more!
Abstract Painting and Print-Making

Abstract Painting and Print-Making

20th February 2020
Take the plunge into the world of shape and form by exploring the language of abstract painting at Studio Pavilion!
AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

AHSS Strathclyde Group Winter Lecture Series

20th February 2020
Join the Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland's Strathclyde Group for their Winter Lecture Series at The Renfield Centre!
Art Classes For Children 8+

Art Classes For Children 8+

20th February 2020
The Language Hub are running art classes, aimed at children from 8 to 10 years old, who are interested in learning, creating and expressing themselves through art.
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions

Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions

20th February 2020
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions are weekly sessions every Thursday from 1pm - 3pm for families with children aged 3-5 to come down and enjoy playing outdoors together!
Beginners Crochet: Crocheting in Rows Button Up Bracelets

Beginners Crochet: Crocheting in Rows Button Up Bracelets

20th February 2020
This beginners crochet workshop at Helensburgh Art Hub will take you through the absolute basics of crocheting in rows, including forming chains, slip stitching and single crochet!
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

20th February 2020
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 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!
Extraordinary Responses

Extraordinary Responses

11th January 2020 - 22nd February 2020
Project Ability's first exhibition of 2020, Extraordinary Responses, showcases work inspired by a group of artists' visits to museums across the city!
G81 Creatives - 2020 (Exhibition #1)

G81 Creatives - 2020 (Exhibition #1)

11th January 2020 - 20th February 2020
G81 Creatives, a group of photographers and digital artists from the Clydebank area, are hosting their first full members exhibition in the Backdoor Gallery between January 11th and February 20th!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
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 2020 - 31st December 2020
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
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!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

20th February 2020
Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
John Inglis PPRSW RGI HAWI: New Collages 2016 - 2019

John Inglis PPRSW RGI HAWI: New Collages 2016 - 2019

6th February 2020 - 29th February 2020
Compass Gallery presents a new exhibition of work by artist John Inglis where he recreates remembered fragments of landscape and coast in complex compositions in watercolour and oil.
Quiz Night at Loks

Quiz Night at Loks

20th February 2020
Get your friends together and get your thinking caps on for the weekly Pub Quiz Night at Loks Bar and Kitchen on Thursday evenings!
Scottish Opera - Nixon In China

Scottish Opera - Nixon In China

18th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
Inspired by Nixon's much-publicised visit to China in 1972, Scottish Opera's groundbreaking Nixon In China explores the reality behind the hype!
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!
Stephen Ratomski: Solo Exhibition

Stephen Ratomski: Solo Exhibition

5th February 2020 - 14th April 2020
Stephen Ratomksi will present a solo exhibition of new and existing work in the Art Lovers Café in the Spring!
Supergrass

Supergrass

20th February 2020
Almost a decade after they split and 25 years on from their debut, Supergrass are back! Catch them at The Barrowlands on February 20th!
The Political History of Smack and Crack

The Political History of Smack and Crack

20th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
The Political History of Smack and Crack at the Tron Theatre is an angry, funny love-song to a lost generation inspired by the playwright's own experience in jail and rehab.
The Thursday Show

The Thursday Show

20th February 2020
The weekend starts here! Five acts on a two hour stand-up showcase at The Stand Comedy Club Glasgow!
The Woman In Black

The Woman In Black

18th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
Over 7 million people have lived to tell the tale of one of the most chilling and successful theatre events ever staged, make sure you're one of them when The Woman In Black comes to Glasgow!
Twitch Thursdays

Twitch Thursdays

20th February 2020
Streaming Live from the Glasgow store R CADE invite everyone to come down for free and take part as we hang out, play some video games, and banter about life!
Whisky and Water

Whisky and Water

23rd January 2020 - 23rd February 2020
Whisky and Water at ScotlandArt is an exhibition celebrating the best of Scottish Art - just like Rabbie would want!

Events in Lanarkshire

One Day I’ll Fly Away

One Day I’ll Fly Away

19th February 2020 - 22nd February 2020
EK Rep Theatre Club return to East Kilbride Village Theatre with 'One Day I’ll Fly Away', a play full of humour, pathos and sentimentality!
One Singer - One Song

One Singer - One Song

20th February 2020
Wee Ratbag Productions and South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture presents One Singer - One Song, a hilarious comedy about the dysfunctional stars of a chaotic Glaswegian Entertainment agency!
SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

SLLC Photography Competition Exhibition

1st February 2020 - 1st March 2020
Come and see all the winning entries from the annual SLLC Photography Competition at Chatelherault between February 1st and March 1st!
Tea Dance

Tea Dance

20th February 2020
Enjoy an afternoon of dancing, music and chatting with friends at one of Rutherglen Town Hall's regular Tea Dances!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

A Country Night In Nashville

A Country Night In Nashville

20th February 2020
Be transported on a musical journey through the history of Country, when A Country Night in Nashville comes to Beacon Arts Centre on February 20th!
Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

Active Communities’ Jogging Buddies

20th February 2020
Active Communities run a series of jogging groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

20th February 2020
Active Communities run a series of walking groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Alterations Classes

Alterations Classes

20th February 2020
Learn how to fit your clothes, altering length and width on these weekly Alterations Classes with Bobbin'Jays!
Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

Guided Tours of Paisley Abbey

20th February 2020
Built in the 12th century and steeped in history, Paisley Abbey is a fascinating building to visit, find out more on one of the regular guided tours!
Pop Up Poetry Shop

Pop Up Poetry Shop

20th February 2020
If you'd like to write creatively, either poetry or prose, pop along to one of Paisley Book Festival's Pop Up Poetry Shop events!
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!
Radical Renfrewshire: Opening Night

Radical Renfrewshire: Opening Night

20th February 2020
Paisley Book Festival kicks off on Thursday 20th February with a special opening event featuring readings from Maggie Craig and Jim Carruth and music from Heir of the Cursed!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

20th February 2020
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

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!
Free Adult Cycle Lessons

Free Adult Cycle Lessons

20th February 2020
Do you want to Commute to work by bike but don't know where to start? Then join Stirling Active Travel Hub for weekly confidence building cycle lesson with our National Standard Instructors!
Industry and Aesthetics

Industry and Aesthetics

18th January 2020 - 19th April 2020
The photographs exhibited in ‘Industry + Aesthetics’ aim to capture the everyday, the exceptional, the marginalised, the ignored and the undervalued within our industrial heritage.
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.

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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.
Dome Nights
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Jane McDonald: Let the Light In
Jane McDonald is back at the Edinburgh Playhouse on 5th June 2020 with her brand new show 'Let the Light In'!
Burns Ceilidh
Come celebrate Scotland's greatest poet in true Scottish style with a Burns Ceilidh at The Three Sisters!

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