Community events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Community events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

24 Doors of Advent

24 Doors of Advent

1st December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar. Read more
Community Christmas

Community Christmas

11th December 2019 - 22nd December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Edinburgh’s Christmas magic will be heading to twelve locations over twelve nights around Edinburgh, with a building being brought to life in each locality for one night only. Read more
Celebrate South Africa Scotland

Celebrate South Africa Scotland

14th December 2019
Come and Celebrate South Africa in Scotland on Saturday 14th December, it's going to be a fun family day, filled with activities for children and adults! Read more
Sufjan Stevens Songs for Christmas

Sufjan Stevens Songs for Christmas

21st December 2019
A joyous festive concert which brings together professional musicians and community participants in an evening to warm the soul. Read more
Torchlight Procession in partnership with Visit Scotland

Torchlight Procession in partnership with Visit Scotland

30th December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Don't miss the spectacular and unforgettable family friendly event culminating in the historic Holyrood Park! Read more
Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party hosted by Johnnie Walker

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party hosted by Johnnie Walker

31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Join people from around the world to bring in the New Year at one of the world's biggest and best outdoor parties! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Netherlee Living Advent

Netherlee Living Advent

1st December 2019 - 24th December 2019
Netherlee's first Living Advent Calendar is set to create some magic for everyone to enjoy in the countdown to Christmas, bringing the community closer together!
Community Cinema Club

Community Cinema Club

6th December 2019
Come and enjoy a classic film and some popcorn at Newton House Care Home's regular, dementia friendly, Community Cinema Club!
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

6th December 2019
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Christmas at Newton Mearns Baptist Church

Christmas at Newton Mearns Baptist Church

11th December 2019 - 25th December 2019
Join Newton Mearns Baptist Church for their Christmas Programme beginning on Wednesday 11th December!
Refresh Cafe

Refresh Cafe

12th December 2019
Refresh Cafe at Thornliebank Parish Church is open to everyone come along and meet new friends over a cuppa!
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

13th December 2019
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Musical Minds

Musical Minds

17th December 2019
Come and join Alzheimer Scotland - Action on Dementia for a sing-a-long, a cuppa and a blether at Newton House Care Home Cafe on the third Tuesday of every month!
Refresh Cafe

Refresh Cafe

19th December 2019
Refresh Cafe at Thornliebank Parish Church is open to everyone come along and meet new friends over a cuppa!
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

20th December 2019
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

27th December 2019
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

3rd January 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

10th January 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

17th January 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

24th January 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

31st January 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

7th February 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

14th February 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

21st February 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

28th February 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

6th March 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

13th March 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

20th March 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

27th March 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

3rd April 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

10th April 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

17th April 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

24th April 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

1st May 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

8th May 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

15th May 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

22nd May 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

29th May 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

5th June 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

12th June 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

19th June 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

26th June 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

3rd July 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

10th July 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

17th July 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

24th July 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

31st July 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

7th August 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

14th August 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

21st August 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

28th August 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

4th September 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

11th September 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

18th September 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

25th September 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

2nd October 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

9th October 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

16th October 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

23rd October 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

30th October 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

6th November 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

13th November 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

20th November 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

27th November 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

4th December 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

11th December 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

18th December 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

25th December 2020
Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.

Events in Fife

Cornerstone’s Christmas Event - Dunfermline

Cornerstone’s Christmas Event - Dunfermline

7th December 2019
Come along and support the Cornerstone Fife, Lothian & Borders charity Christmas event in Abbeyview Community Hall on Saturday 7th December!

Events in Glasgow

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.
Glasgow Arts presents Beauty and the Beast

Glasgow Arts presents Beauty and the Beast

3rd December 2019 - 20th December 2019
It's nearly panto time, and once again Glasgow Arts is bringing the Christmas magic right to your doorstep, with this great value family show!
Safe Place at The Space

Safe Place at The Space

7th December 2019
Are you looking for a safe place where you can meet new friends, enjoy a FREE lunch and take part in relaxed art and drama workshops?
Culture Cafe

Culture Cafe

8th December 2019
Looking for something to fill your Sunday afternoons? Come along to Platform Glasgow's Culture Cafe, meet new friends and enjoy cultural activities and performances in an informal setting!
Starting Solids Sessions

Starting Solids Sessions

9th December 2019
Is your baby around 12 weeks old? If so then you can expect to receive an invitation soon, from your Health Visitor, to your local Starting Solids Session!
Bingo Bonanza

Bingo Bonanza

10th December 2019
If you have the Tuesday blues then Glasgow Super Seniors have just the tonic! Join them at Maryhill Hub for their fantastic Bingo Bonanza!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

10th December 2019
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to carry out practical work in the park!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

12th December 2019
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to carry out practical work in the park!
Welcoming New Scots Training Workshop with Maryhill Integration Network and GCAN

Welcoming New Scots Training Workshop with Maryhill Integration Network and GCAN

12th December 2019
Join Glasgow Connected Arts Network and the Maryhill Integration Network for their Welcoming New Scots Training Workshop at Scottish Youth Theatre on December 12th.
Safe Place at The Space

Safe Place at The Space

14th December 2019
Are you looking for a safe place where you can meet new friends, enjoy a FREE lunch and take part in relaxed art and drama workshops?
Culture Cafe

Culture Cafe

15th December 2019
Looking for something to fill your Sunday afternoons? Come along to Platform Glasgow's Culture Cafe, meet new friends and enjoy cultural activities and performances in an informal setting!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

17th December 2019
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to carry out practical work in the park!
Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group

19th December 2019
The Castlemilk Park Volunteer Group meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings to carry out practical work in the park!
Safe Place at The Space

Safe Place at The Space

21st December 2019
Are you looking for a safe place where you can meet new friends, enjoy a FREE lunch and take part in relaxed art and drama workshops?
Culture Cafe

Culture Cafe

22nd December 2019
Looking for something to fill your Sunday afternoons? Come along to Platform Glasgow's Culture Cafe, meet new friends and enjoy cultural activities and performances in an informal setting!
Safe Place at The Space

Safe Place at The Space

28th December 2019
Are you looking for a safe place where you can meet new friends, enjoy a FREE lunch and take part in relaxed art and drama workshops?

Events in Lanarkshire

Carluke Christmas Lights Switch On

Carluke Christmas Lights Switch On

7th December 2019
On Saturday 7th December, Carluke will host their annual Christmas Lights Switch On event hosted by Gina McKie with live entertainment, an appearance from Santa Claus and guaranteed snow!
Strathaven Reindeer Day

Strathaven Reindeer Day

8th December 2019
Come along to Strathaven on Sunday 8th December from Midday for the annual visit from Santa and his team of reindeer!
Blether & Friendship Club

Blether & Friendship Club

11th December 2019
Come along for a good old fashioned blether at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre every Wednesday afternoon!
Sing A Song For Christmas

Sing A Song For Christmas

11th December 2019
Bellshill Central Parish Church are inviting the local community to join them for their annual Sing A Song For Christmas concert on Wednesday 11th December!
Bothwell Santa Parade

Bothwell Santa Parade

13th December 2019
Get the date in your diary, Bothwell's annual Santa Parade will take place on Friday 13th December! There's lots of new surprises planned for this year's event including a giant snow globe!
Blether & Friendship Club

Blether & Friendship Club

18th December 2019
Come along for a good old fashioned blether at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre every Wednesday afternoon!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Inverclyde Christmas Light Switch On Events

Inverclyde Christmas Light Switch On Events

6th December 2019
Seven Christmas Light Switch On events are being held across Inverclyde between November 28th and December 6th!
Glen Cinema Commemoration Event

Glen Cinema Commemoration Event

7th December 2019
To mark the 90th anniversary of the Glen Cinema disaster a commemoration event is to take place in Paisley town centre on Saturday 7th December.

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Extinction Rebellion Stirling: Open Meeting

Extinction Rebellion Stirling: Open Meeting

11th December 2019
Are you interested in learning more about Extinction Rebellion and getting involved in climate action? Then come along to our next meeting at Made in Stirling!
Carols and Carillons Christmas Concert in Dunblane Cathedral

Carols and Carillons Christmas Concert in Dunblane Cathedral

15th December 2019
The annual Carols & Carillons Concert of Christmas Music returns on Sunday 15th December in Dunblane Cathedral with Christmas music from traditional carols to modern festive music.

Events in Other Areas

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Castle of Light
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Christmas at the Botanics 2019
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
24 Doors of Advent
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
Hairspray: The Broadway Musical
Balerno Theatre Company is delighted to presents Edinburgh's first amateur production of the full version of the spectacular musical Hairspray at Church Hill theatre this December!
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.

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