Events in Edinburgh This Weekend

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Events in Edinburgh

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Nicholson’s Whisky Showcase

Nicholson’s Whisky Showcase

14th January 2019 - 24th February 2019
A selection of new and exclusive whiskies will be available to sample in pubs across Edinburgh as part of Nicholson’s annual whisky showcase including including Greyfriars Bobby’s Bar! Read more
Teddy Bears Picnic and Afternoon Tea

Teddy Bears Picnic and Afternoon Tea

17th January 2019 - 22nd March 2019
Pre-schoolers can enjoy a special woodland picnic with games, camping adventures and more every day from 17th January to 22nd March in the tearoom at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
Robots

Robots

18th January 2019 - 5th May 2019
Featuring more than 100 objects, this major exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland reveals our 500-year quest to make machines human. Read more
Sunset Drive at Opium

Sunset Drive at Opium

23rd January 2019 - 27th November 2019
Opium Alternative club and bar presents, 'Sunset Drive'. The only dedicated 80’s rock and Synthwave club night in Scotland. Read more
Throwback Thursdays at Opium

Throwback Thursdays at Opium

24th January 2019 - 2nd January 2020
All the best from the 60's & 70's every week at Opium Alternative Club & Bar's Throwback Thursdays. Read more
Contemporary Botanical Art

Contemporary Botanical Art

25th January 2019 - 27th February 2019
The SOC is delighted tp present an exhibition of contemporary botanical paintings by members of the Scottish Society of Botanical Artists (SSBA), accompanied by ceramics sculpture by Ellen McCann. Read more
Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!

26th January 2019 - 31st March 2019
Here the tale of Mary Queen of Scots's gruesome execution in this new immersive show, part of the Edinburgh Dungeon tour. Read more
Firebrand Women: Generating Change

Firebrand Women: Generating Change

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
How did women challenge the politics of their time and change the world? Badges, posters, zines, sashes and postcards illustrate 100 years of activism in this exhibition. Read more
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Come along to The Fiddlers Arms every weekend from 9pm and enjoy free live music with something to suit everyone’s tastes! Entry is always free. Read more
Live Music at George IV Bar - February

Live Music at George IV Bar - February

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Check out all the Live music at George IV Bar this February, everything from Rock and Pop to Traditional Folk, Scottish, Irish and Blues! Read more
Live Music at Stramash in February

Live Music at Stramash in February

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this February, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more.... Read more
Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in February

Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in February

1st February 2019 - 28th February 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies this Febraury, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more.... Read more
Snowdrop Displays at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Snowdrop Displays at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

15th February 2019 - 10th March 2019
Come and see the snowdrop displays at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh! With a fascinating collection of specialist snowdrops carpeting parts of the attraction welcoming the first signs of spring. Read more
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

18th February 2019 - 23rd February 2019
Don't miss The Lady Vanishes, an early masterpiece from Hitchcock, brought to life in a new adaptation from the masters of the stage thriller. Read more
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys

19th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys, is returning to Edinburgh with a two week run at the Playhouse in 2019! Read more
Exhibition: A Child of the 60’s

Exhibition: A Child of the 60’s

20th February 2019 - 16th March 2019
This exhibition is a collaborative piece of work by Lea Taylor and a collection of artists using memories of childhood and the stories they evoke. Read more
Ulster American

Ulster American

20th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Following a sold-out world premiere run as part of Traverse Festival 2018, Ulster American returns to the Traverse for a strictly limited run. Read more
Fresh Thoughts. Exhibition by Toni Harrower

Fresh Thoughts. Exhibition by Toni Harrower

22nd February 2019 - 15th March 2019
Toni Harrower graduated from Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen in 2016 and is a practicing artist in Scotland. Her 'Fresh Thoughts' exhibition is showing at Upright Gallery from February 22nd. Read more
Gravity Parent and Toddler Event: Wild West

Gravity Parent and Toddler Event: Wild West

22nd February 2019 - 23rd February 2019
Come and join the Wild West themed Parent & Toddler specials at Gravity Trampoline Park Edinburgh on Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd February! Read more
After Judy Chicago

After Judy Chicago

23rd February 2019
A 40th anniversary celebration of The Dinner Party - an iconic exhibition conceived by Judy Chicago commemorating over 1000 women hidden from history. Meet, eat and be entertained! Read more
Anthem Saturdays at Opium

Anthem Saturdays at Opium

23rd February 2019
Enjoy Rock and Metal favourites at Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Anthem Saturdays, it's free entry! Read more
Avocado Brunch and Vinyasa Flow

Avocado Brunch and Vinyasa Flow

23rd February 2019
For one morning only, on 23rd February, Hendersons of Edinburgh's restaurant will host a vinyasa flow style class with Jennifer from Lamb Yoga, followed by an exclusive, avocado based brunch menu. Read more
Baby and Child First Aid Course

Baby and Child First Aid Course

23rd February 2019
Would you know what to do if your child was seriously sick, choking or worse, stopped breathing? First Stop Safety Training are holding a Baby and Child First Aid Course on 23rd February. Read more
Balletboyz

Balletboyz

23rd February 2019
BalletBoyz are back with two brand new works, both set to original scores by world-class composers, catch Them/Us at the Festival Theatre on Friday 23rd February! Read more
Bothy Bike Tales: Cycle Ride

Bothy Bike Tales: Cycle Ride

23rd February 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Cycle to a little bothy in the Borders, sit round a warm cosy fire and share stories of the women who have inspired us to be the best we can be. Read more
Come and Sing - Haydn (Music for Malawi)

Come and Sing - Haydn (Music for Malawi)

23rd February 2019
For those who love a good sing, The Soko Fund are delighted to be having another 'Come and Sing' at St Cuthbert's Church on 23rd February to raise funds for women's education in Malawi. Read more
Dance Scottish for Children

Dance Scottish for Children

23rd February 2019
Join RSCDS Edinburgh for fun Scottish dancing classes for young dancers on Saturday mornings, it's a great way for to have fun, make new friends and learn new skills. Read more
Dancing Through The Decades

Dancing Through The Decades

23rd February 2019
Enjoy a celebration of the music from across the decades from our resident DJ at the Village Hotel Edinburgh! Ticket Includes: 3 course meal, DJ and disco. Read more
Dolly Alderton: Everything I Know About Love, Live!

Dolly Alderton: Everything I Know About Love, Live!

23rd February 2019
Expect hilarious, and sometimes heart-breaking, stories about growing up, growing older and navigating all kinds of love along the way with award-winning journalist, Dolly Alderton. Read more
Drawing Real Women

Drawing Real Women

23rd February 2019
Move beyond mainstream and perfected representations of women in this safe, playful and supportive workshop and have a go at depicting yourself or other beloved females. Read more
Exploring Your Political Pathway

Exploring Your Political Pathway

23rd February 2019
Come and meet other women interested in politics and learn more about what it takes to stand for election at all tiers of Government in this workshop at City Art Centre. Read more
Favela Boteco

Favela Boteco

23rd February 2019
DJ Juan Salgado playing Salsa, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Merengue, Latin Pop, Soca & Dancehall every Saturday at Boteco Edinburgh! Read more
Flat Packed Sculpture with Joe Etchell - SOLD OUT

Flat Packed Sculpture with Joe Etchell - SOLD OUT

23rd February 2019
This 1 day course run by Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop introduces you to the basics of artistic production using machine engineered wood such as MDF and Ply. Read more
Gilding Workshop

Gilding Workshop

23rd February 2019
Add some sparkle to your artwork. Learn some basic gilding techniques and apply them to a name or a word you would like to decorate in this workshop at City Art Centre. Read more
Impressions of Life in a WW1 camp - Printmaking Workshop

Impressions of Life in a WW1 camp - Printmaking Workshop

23rd February 2019
Join artist Susie Wilson for an afternoon of printmaking inspired by our new temporary exhibition "Field Notes: Reflections on Camp Life at the Scottish Women’s Hospitals’". Read more
Little Monsters Club (4-7 years)

Little Monsters Club (4-7 years)

23rd February 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Little Monsters Club next programme starts in the new year and provides your little ones with six fun packed sports sessions. Read more
Live Family Wrestling - Bathgate

Live Family Wrestling - Bathgate

23rd February 2019
Join Wrestling Experience Scotland as they return with their exciting brand of family friendly, action-packed professional wrestling to the Reconnect Regal Theatre in Bathgate! Read more
Macramé Taster Workshop

Macramé Taster Workshop

23rd February 2019
Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop is running a one day taster workshop introducing you to the art of macramé where you will master the basic knots to make your own macramé plant hanger. Read more
Make and Take Essential Oils Class - Edinburgh

Make and Take Essential Oils Class - Edinburgh

23rd February 2019
Join Ian and John from Your Essential Care for a fun class at Pumpkin Brown where you’ll learn about the benefits of doTERRA essential oils and get to make your own oil blend to take home! Read more
Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

Nocturnal Urban Saturdays

23rd February 2019
Nocturnal is bigger and better than ever before at Subway Cowgate's Urban Saturdays! Read more
Open Day

Open Day

23rd February 2019
Edinburgh North
Trinity House Care Home is holding an open day on Saturday 23rd February and invites you to come along, meet the team and experience life at Trinity House in person. Read more
Out of the Blue Flea Market

Out of the Blue Flea Market

23rd February 2019
Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market with over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric-a-brac and so much more. Read more
Reading and Writing Audacious Women

Reading and Writing Audacious Women

23rd February 2019
In this relaxed reading and creative writing session, we'll consider what goes into making the most bold and gutsy heroines, before having a go at creating our own. Read more
Relax Kids Training

Relax Kids Training

23rd February 2019 - 24th February 2019
Do something unique, rewarding and enjoyable, join our fun-filled training course on 23rd & 24th February and become a Relax Kids coach! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

23rd February 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Six Nations 2019

Six Nations 2019

23rd February 2019
Enjoy the best pub rugby atmosphere in the city at The Golf Tavern with all the live action from the 6 Nations 2019 games! Read more
Striding Out: Nordic Walking Workout

Striding Out: Nordic Walking Workout

23rd February 2019
Learn the basics of Nordic Walking. It offers a great workout which will help build all round fitness whilst enjoying the great outdoors! Read more
Tarot for Wellbeing Workshop near Edinburgh

Tarot for Wellbeing Workshop near Edinburgh

23rd February 2019
Musselburgh
This is a four-hour workshop run by Tarot Cat aimed at those who are new to tarot, or those who have always been interested but are struggling to know where to start. Read more
The Art of Batik

The Art of Batik

23rd February 2019
This workshop at City Art Centre will introduce some simple techniques and show you how to make a beautiful batik panel as part of the Audacious Women Festival. Read more
The Saturday Show

The Saturday Show

23rd February 2019
The Edinburgh Stand's fabulous flagship Saturday show, with five different acts on every bill, has been sold out every week for the past five years. Read more
This Is Me: Dance Party

This Is Me: Dance Party

23rd February 2019
Join dance artist Hayley MacDonald for a dance and performance workshop exploring individuality, expression and confidence. Come and be The Greatest Show Woman! Read more
Travellers Tales: new places, new challenges

Travellers Tales: new places, new challenges

23rd February 2019
Audacious Women Festival: Three women share very different experiences of journeying to new places, and what this means in their lives. Read more
Witches and B**@ Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Witches and B**@ Walking Tour of Edinburgh

23rd February 2019
Edinburgh Old Town
Follow in the footsteps of some of Edinburgh's 'witches' and 'evil' women who are rarely spoken about on this Witches and B**@ Walking Tour of Edinburgh! Read more
Write to Remember

Write to Remember

23rd February 2019
Everyone has a story to tell. Whether it's for yourself or others, this women only workshop will start you on the fascinating journey of writing the story of your life. Read more
Zumba®️ Gathering 2019

Zumba®️ Gathering 2019

23rd February 2019
Join the biggest Zumba®️ event at Edinburgh Corn Exhange on Saturday 23rd February! A full day of Zumba fun, and you can do the full event or just part of the it. Read more
American Wrestling - W3L Wrestling Showdown

American Wrestling - W3L Wrestling Showdown

24th February 2019
Linlithgow
Catch the World Wide Wrestling League when it returns with live action, featuring top wrestling stars from around the world, at Linlithgow Leisure Centre on 24th February! Read more
BassFace and Harbingers bring you DRUMS (and bass)

BassFace and Harbingers bring you DRUMS (and bass)

24th February 2019
If you love drums (and bass...), then come and jump about with two of Edinburgh's finest drum-based crews - BassFace and Harbingers at The Bongo Club on Sunday 24th February! Read more
Beer Tasting with the Women of ScotBeer

Beer Tasting with the Women of ScotBeer

24th February 2019
Edinburgh South
Join us for a beery adventure through the history of women in beer accompanied by delightful tastings led by the leading ladies at ScotBeer. Read more
Boost Your Confidence on a Bike

Boost Your Confidence on a Bike

24th February 2019
Does lack of confidence sometimes spoil your fun? Aneela McKenna has great tips to conquer your fears and make every bike ride the best ever. Read more
Cinema on Sunday: The Divine Order

Cinema on Sunday: The Divine Order

24th February 2019
Uplifting and crowd-pleasing, this charming, captivating film is a time-capsule that could not be more timely in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Watch it at Summerhall Sunday on 24th February. Read more
Coolest Walk on Earth

Coolest Walk on Earth

24th February 2019
Join an expert geologist and a Ranger on a three hour guided walk to discover how the landscape of Holyrood Park has been shaped and sculpted by ice through the ages. Read more
Get Connected: A Social Media How To

Get Connected: A Social Media How To

24th February 2019
Do you want to stay connected and informed but aren't sure where to start? This workshop will give you the confidence to begin. Read more
Holistic Ways Festival Edinburgh

Holistic Ways Festival Edinburgh

24th February 2019
Scotland's leading Mind Body Spirit event, Holistic Ways Festival, returns to Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 25th February. Read more
Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison: Fanny’s Ahoy!

24th February 2019
Set sail with the award-winning grand dames of Scottish comedy, Jojo Sutherland and Susan Morrison, in Fanny’s Ahoy! Read more
Make Your Audacious Dream Reality

Make Your Audacious Dream Reality

24th February 2019
No matter where your goal lies, a Vision Board can help bring focus and put a spotlight on the 'what' and the 'why' of your dream. Read more
Opium Open Mic Night

Opium Open Mic Night

24th February 2019
It's Opium Alternative Club & Bar Edinburgh's Open Mic Night every Sunday. Come on down and play some tunes with us! Read more
Radical Voices

Radical Voices

24th February 2019
Leith
Share a song, poem or story on the theme of Audacious Women, or just come and listen. Hosted by Penny Stone, this regular Festival open mic is always a lot of fun. Read more
Raising Voices: A Creative Writing Workshop

Raising Voices: A Creative Writing Workshop

24th February 2019
This creative writing workshop will build confidence, explore resistance & empowerment, and celebrate connections within the group. Part of the Audacious Women Festival. Read more
Scared To Sing?

Scared To Sing?

24th February 2019
Are you one of the many women who have always believed you can't sing, but wish you could? Explore your voice in a friendly, safe place! Read more
Schiltron!

Schiltron!

24th February 2019
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and find out what a Schiltron was, how pikes were used and have a go yourself! Read more
Six Nations 2019

Six Nations 2019

24th February 2019
Enjoy the best pub rugby atmosphere in the city at The Golf Tavern with all the live action from the 6 Nations 2019 games! Read more
Storytelling Workshop

Storytelling Workshop

24th February 2019
The ability to tell a good tale can be the key to success in many situations. Margaret Bennett will help you bring your stories to life in this workshop as part of the Audacious Women Festival. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

24th February 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

24th February 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
The Art of Portrait Photography

The Art of Portrait Photography

24th February 2019
The Arienas Collective is running a half-day portrait photography workshop with photographer Jannica Honey. Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

24th February 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more

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Jersey Boys
The smash hit musical Jersey Boys, is returning to Edinburgh with a two week run at the Playhouse in 2019!
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms
Come along to The Fiddlers Arms every weekend from 9pm and enjoy free live music with something to suit everyone’s tastes! Entry is always free.
The Lady Vanishes
Don't miss The Lady Vanishes, an early masterpiece from Hitchcock, brought to life in a new adaptation from the masters of the stage thriller.
Mary Queen of Scots - Heads Will Roll!
Here the tale of Mary Queen of Scots's gruesome execution in this new immersive show, part of the Edinburgh Dungeon tour.
Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition
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.

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