Talks And Lectures events in Edinburgh

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Events in Edinburgh

Parkinson: Our Kind of Music
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Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

21st April 2018
Take a journey through Sir Michael Parkinson’s musical DNA in words, pictures and performance in this new live show.
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Fragrance Women’s Ministry

Fragrance Women’s Ministry

21st April 2018
Fragrance Women's Ministry are hosting their third Ladies Day in Broxburn at the United Free Church Hall on Saturday 21st April 2018. Read more
Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

Parkinson: Our Kind of Music

21st April 2018
Take a journey through Sir Michael Parkinson’s musical DNA in words, pictures and performance in this new live show. Read more
Food, Film and Synaesthesia

Food, Film and Synaesthesia

26th April 2018 - 28th April 2018
Stimulate your taste buds, stir your imagination and join us at Edinburgh Food Studio for Food, Film & Synesthesia! Read more
St Kilda: Islands at the Edge of the World

St Kilda: Islands at the Edge of the World

26th April 2018
Discover the power of St Kilda and the efforts of the Ministry of Defence and the National Trust to preserve its unique environment. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

27th April 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Carol Klein - Life in a Cottage Garden

Carol Klein - Life in a Cottage Garden

28th April 2018
Join acclaimed plantswoman and bestselling author Carol Klein as she talks about life in her own beautiful cottage garden in Devon! Read more
Carol Klein: In Conversation - A Gardener’s Life

Carol Klein: In Conversation - A Gardener’s Life

28th April 2018
Don't miss a fascinating discussion with author and gardening expert Carol Klein at the Royal Botanic Gardens on 28th April! Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

28th April 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
Tradfest: Single Life

Tradfest: Single Life

29th April 2018
Join in the journey through the universal problem that is being single, with Pirita Tuisku and Amy Robertson at Pleasance Cabaret Bar on 29th April. Read more
Tradfest: Stones of the Ancestors

Tradfest: Stones of the Ancestors

30th April 2018
Join Stuart McHardy and Douglas Scott and get up close and intimate with Scotland’s prehistoric monuments! Read more
Indoor Scots - Why Have We Lost Our Connection With Nature?

Indoor Scots - Why Have We Lost Our Connection With Nature?

1st May 2018
Join Lesley Riddoch as she talks about how statistics show Scots lag far behind their nearest Nordic neighbours in every aspect of outdoor life. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

1st May 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Tradfest - Burns: Musician and Poet

Tradfest - Burns: Musician and Poet

2nd May 2018
Professor Fred Freeman throws controversial light on Robert Burns status as a musician. Read more
Storytelling in Dr Neil’s Garden

Storytelling in Dr Neil’s Garden

7th May 2018
Edinburgh East
Step back in time at Dr Neil’s garden and hear tales of the bronze age hoard discovered beneath the waters of Duddingston Loch in the 1800s. Read more
Scot Gin Fest - Edinburgh

Scot Gin Fest - Edinburgh

12th May 2018
Scotland's biggest and best Gin Festival is back and this time with a Scottish Tour which comes to The Caves Edinburgh on May 12th 2018! Read more
Spring Wildlife Walk

Spring Wildlife Walk

13th May 2018
Join the rangers on a spring walk around Holyrood Park, learn about the amazing flora and fauna and discover why spring is a great time to visit. Read more
BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

14th May 2018
Come along to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art for free, monthly, informal gallery chats that are designed for grown-ups with their wee-est ones. Read more
Pint of Science Edinburgh

Pint of Science Edinburgh

14th May 2018 - 16th May 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Pint of Science festival in Edinburgh brings some of the most brilliant scientists to your local pub to discuss their latest research! Read more
A World in Transition – Humanity has reached a decisive moment (presentation)

A World in Transition – Humanity has reached a decisive moment (presentation)

15th May 2018
Join us at Share International to hear about unfolding world events from a unique spiritual perspective. Read more
Stories from the Cells – Crime and Punishment

Stories from the Cells – Crime and Punishment

18th May 2018
Explore crime and punishment at Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery as we use theatre to tell the dramatic stories of those who worked or were imprisoned here! Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

19th May 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
The Year of the Sea

The Year of the Sea

19th May 2018
To celebrate and discover the Year of the Sea at Heriot-Watt University, the Museum and Archive opens its doors to display a new exhibition: Edinburgh and Emancipation on 19th May. Read more
Ferret Mischief

Ferret Mischief

20th May 2018
Find out all about playful ferrets during this day-long event at Almond Valley Heritage Centre as part of Festival of Museums. Read more
Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things

Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things

26th May 2018
Join Professor Tim Ingold in this talk on the work of Robert Callender at City Art Centre on 26th May! Read more
Plastic Man: Short Film Screening, Talk and Q&A

Plastic Man: Short Film Screening, Talk and Q&A

30th May 2018
The City Art Centre is screening Plastic Man to complement the exhibition 'Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday' followed by a talk & Q&A. Read more
A Great Adventure

A Great Adventure

4th June 2018
Ailsa Clarke takes a look at the experiences of the members of the Scottish Women's Hospitals in Serbia during the First World War. Read more
BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

4th June 2018
Come along to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art for free, monthly, informal gallery chats that are designed for grown-ups with their wee-est ones. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

5th June 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Our Seas under Pressure

Our Seas under Pressure

6th June 2018
Join Professor Teresa F Fernandes as she explores why we are all responsible for the future of the world’s oceans. Read more
Craft Scotland Conference 2018: New Ways of Seeing

Craft Scotland Conference 2018: New Ways of Seeing

7th June 2018 - 8th June 2018
Makers, curators and those interested in contemporary craft, make connections and share knowledge with international experts at the 2018 Craft Scotland Conference. Read more
Stop the Plastic Tide

Stop the Plastic Tide

7th June 2018
Come along to City Art Centre on 7th June and find out what the Marine Conservation Society is doing to stop the plastic tide and how you can help. Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

9th June 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
The Artist as Beachcomber: A Tour of the Work of Robert Callender

The Artist as Beachcomber: A Tour of the Work of Robert Callender

14th June 2018
Andrew Patrizio will introduce the work of well-known and highly respected Scottish artist Robert Callender in this tour at City Art Centre on 14th June. Read more
A Sair Sacrifice

A Sair Sacrifice

18th June 2018
Hear the stories of the men from the small island of Lismore in the Inner Hebrides who served and fell in fronts across Europe in this Lecture at Lauriston Castle! Read more
People, Places and Piazzas

People, Places and Piazzas

20th June 2018
This talk at Lauriston Castle will give an overview of the life, work and contribution to Scottish and British art by Charles Mackie. Read more
Sustainable Shopping: Can Consumers Change the World?

Sustainable Shopping: Can Consumers Change the World?

21st June 2018
Can consumer behaviour lead to environmental change for the better? Join Kathryn Henderson in this lecture at City Art Centre on 21st June! Read more
Wildflower Wander

Wildflower Wander

23rd June 2018
Join a Ranger on a guided walk to learn more about the flowers and plants of Holyrood Park. Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

30th June 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

3rd July 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Lusan is Flùraichean : Plants & Flowers

A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Lusan is Flùraichean : Plants & Flowers

13th July 2018
Come along on this guided walk to learn to identify and name the plants of Holyrood Park in Gaelic. Read more
Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

27th July 2018
Hear Sir Ranulph Fiennes talk about his life, from his early years to the present day, at the Usher Hall on 27th July. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:   Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

Edinburgh International Festival: Ane Satyre of The Thrie Estaitis

7th August 2018
A workshop presentation and discussion about Tyrone Guthrie’s legendary production of Sir David Lindsay's play. Read more
Edinburgh International Festival:  Power, Gender and The Arts

Edinburgh International Festival: Power, Gender and The Arts

10th August 2018
An afternoon of debate, discussion and performance exploring the history and the reality of power in the arts. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

25th August 2018
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

31st August 2018
Learn about the fascinating world of Scottish bats in this information session in Holyrood Park. This event will be in Gaelic. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

4th September 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

7th September 2018
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

2nd October 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Joanna Lumley: It’s All About Me

Joanna Lumley: It’s All About Me

12th October 2018
Absolutely Fabulous star, actress and comedian, Joanna Lumley will bring her It’s All About Me tour to the EICC on October 12th! Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

6th November 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Noel Fitzpatrick is the Supervet

Noel Fitzpatrick is the Supervet

11th November 2018
The Supervet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, is delighted to be bringing his first ever live stage show Welcome to My World to Edinburgh Playhouse on November 11th. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

4th December 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more

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