What's On In Edinburgh East

Keep up to date with what's going on in Edinburgh East over the next month and click here to find out what's on in all of Edinburgh!

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

19th June 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

20th June 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
6 Week Dressmaking Class - starting 21st June

6 Week Dressmaking Class - starting 21st June

21st June 2018
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club is holding a 6 week dress making class and it's ideal for someone who has intermediate dressmaking skills.
The Foragers Garden Party

The Foragers Garden Party

21st June 2018
Find ideas and helpful tips to help dress and accessories your outdoor space this summer at the Foragers Garden Party workshop run by Narcissus Flower School.
BLTDSM

BLTDSM

22nd June 2018 - 23rd June 2018
See a peep show inspired, mixed media installation (fabric banners, sound, sculpture, photography) in Leith Walk Police Box on 22nd & 23rd June.
Furniture Painting Class by Upcycled World

Furniture Painting Class by Upcycled World

23rd June 2018
Let your creativity flow and learn how to paint your furniture in this class run by Upcycled World on 23rd June.
Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

23rd June 2018
Let your creativity flow in this relaxing and fun class, where you will design and make your own personalised wall art using decoupage.
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.
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

25th June 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

26th June 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

27th June 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
How to insert zips

How to insert zips

27th June 2018
This workshop with Artisan Stitch will show you some expert techniques to inserting both standard and concealed zips.
The Floral Crown

The Floral Crown

28th June 2018
Learn how to make exquisite pieces to wear or to give as a beautiful gift at The Floral Crown workshop on 28th June run by Narcissus Flower School.
1 Day Introduction to Sewing

1 Day Introduction to Sewing

29th June 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing in this 1 day Introduction to Sewing Workshop on 29th June with the Edinburgh Sewcial Club.
Dotty Art for Wellbeing by Upcycled World

Dotty Art for Wellbeing by Upcycled World

30th June 2018
Help relieve your worries, stress and anxiety in this relaxing and fun Dotty Art Workshop on 30th June with Upcycled World.
5 Day Door Supervisor Course

5 Day Door Supervisor Course

2nd July 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their popular and highly recommended 5 Day Door Supervisor Course each month until October.
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

2nd July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4 Day Door Supervisor Course

3rd July 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their highly recommended 4 Day Door Supervisor Course each month throughout 2018.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

3rd July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

4th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Dressmaking Course - Evenings

Dressmaking Course - Evenings

4th July 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in this evening dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch.
Dressmaking Course - Mornings

Dressmaking Course - Mornings

4th July 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in this dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch.
Holyrood Holiday Club: A ‘Sense’ of Place

Holyrood Holiday Club: A ‘Sense’ of Place

4th July 2018
Engage all your senses and explore the sights, sounds and smells of Holyrood Park as you take a hike to the summit of Arthur’s Seat.
Beginners Sewing Course

Beginners Sewing Course

5th July 2018
This Beginners Sewing Course at Artisan Stitch is a good starting point to learn expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects.
Beginners Sewing Day

Beginners Sewing Day

5th July 2018
Learn how to use a sewing machine and some basic sewing skills in this Beginners Sewing Day with Artisan Stitch.
Free Motion Embroidery

Free Motion Embroidery

6th July 2018
This free-motion embroidery workshop at Artisan Stitch is a useful core skill for Textile Artists, Quilters & Felters.
Learn to Sew – Make a Tote Bag

Learn to Sew – Make a Tote Bag

7th July 2018
Refashion Curtains into a Tote Bag in this Learn to Sew Workshop with Upcycled World and led by Green Designer, Rose Hall.
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

7th July 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018.
4 Day CCTV Operator Course

4 Day CCTV Operator Course

9th July 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be running 4 day CCTV Operator Courses in Edinburgh throughout 2018.
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

9th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
3 Day CCTV Operator Course

3 Day CCTV Operator Course

10th July 2018
This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative within the Private Security Industry.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

10th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

11th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

Holyrood Holiday Club: Holyrood Rocks!!

11th July 2018
Join a ranger and travel back in time 350 million years to discover the fascinating story behind the rocks of Holyrood Park.
Curating Canaletto: The making of an exhibition

Curating Canaletto: The making of an exhibition

12th July 2018
Come along to The Palace of Holyroodhouse as the curators of the current exhibition 'Canaletto & the Art of Venice' will reveal secrets of how the exhibition was put together.
Know Your Overlocker

Know Your Overlocker

12th July 2018
This Know Your Overlocker workshop with Artisan Stitch on 12th July will show you how versatile your overlocker can be.
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.
Tea, Cake and Make: Look Up in Wonder

Tea, Cake and Make: Look Up in Wonder

13th July 2018
Join our relaxed, hands-on workshop led by artist Gemma Coyle on 13th July and create your own versions of the decorative plaster mouldings in the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Bookbinding and Botanicals Workshop

Bookbinding and Botanicals Workshop

14th July 2018
Join Cassandra of Bookbinding with Cass, for a creative afternoon of printing and bookbinding inspired by the beautiful blooms and botanicals at the Narcissus Flower School!
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

16th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Kids Introductory Sewing Class

Kids Introductory Sewing Class

16th July 2018
This Kids introductory sewing class is a 2-hour class for children aged 8-12. It will enable them to learn foundation sewing skills and it’s a perfect creative activity for school holidays.
Kids Sewing Course Level 1

Kids Sewing Course Level 1

16th July 2018 - 20th July 2018
Teach your child the valuable life skill of sewing in five 2-hour structured lessons over 5 days with Artisan Stitch.
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

17th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

17th July 2018
Owl toys are easy sewing projects for children aged 8-12 who have already have done an introductory sewing class to learn how to use a sewing machine.
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

18th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Holyrood Holiday Club: Getting the ‘bug’ for biodiversity

Holyrood Holiday Club: Getting the ‘bug’ for biodiversity

18th July 2018
Explore both terrestrial and aquatic habitats and discover some of the beasts that lurk in Holyrood Park. Ages 10-14.
Hand Embroidery for Children

Hand Embroidery for Children

19th July 2018
Book your child in for this lovely creative Hand Embroidery workshop during the Summer Holidays with Artisan Stitch!
Kids Introductory Sewing Class

Kids Introductory Sewing Class

20th July 2018
This Kids introductory sewing class is a 2-hour class for children aged 8-12. It will enable them to learn foundation sewing skills and it’s a perfect creative activity for school holidays.
Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special

Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special

22nd July 2018
Another chance to join these popular guided walks in Holyrood Park. This time it's Arthur’s Amble -Sunday Special.
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

23rd July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

24th July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Amble

Arthur’s Amble

25th July 2018
Come along for a gentle guided walk around Hunter’s Bog and St. Margaret’s Loch and learn more about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past.
Holyrood Holiday Club: Citizen Science: What’s the Buzz?

Holyrood Holiday Club: Citizen Science: What’s the Buzz?

25th July 2018
Join the Holyrood Rangers in surveying for bumblebees and butterflies and learn what makes these incredible creatures special.
Kids Introductory Sewing Class

Kids Introductory Sewing Class

25th July 2018
This Kids introductory sewing class is a 2-hour class for children aged 8-12. It will enable them to learn foundation sewing skills and it’s a perfect creative activity for school holidays.
Refresher Sewing Class

Refresher Sewing Class

26th July 2018
If you used to sew but are a bit rusty, then this Refresher sewing class run by Artisan Stitch is a good starting point to brush up on your dressmaking techniques.
Hand Embroidery for Children

Hand Embroidery for Children

27th July 2018
Book your child in for this lovely creative Hand Embroidery workshop during the Summer Holidays with Artisan Stitch!
Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

Kids Sewing - Owl Toys

27th July 2018
Owl toys are easy sewing projects for children aged 8-12 who have already have done an introductory sewing class to learn how to use a sewing machine.
Learn How To Paint Your Furniture

Learn How To Paint Your Furniture

28th July 2018
Want to try furniture painting? Then come along to this half-day workshop with Upcycled World on 28th July!
Make Wall Art - Stencilling

Make Wall Art - Stencilling

28th July 2018
Come join us at Upcycled World and let your creativity flow in this Stencilled Wall Art workshop on 28th July!
2018 Edinburgh Big Fun Run

2018 Edinburgh Big Fun Run

29th July 2018
Enter today and join in the fun when the Big Fun Run Edinburgh returns on July 29th to Holyrood Park!
2018 Edinburgh Dog Jog

2018 Edinburgh Dog Jog

29th July 2018
Come and have a bark in the park with your four-legged friend at Dog Jog Edinburgh on Sunday 29th July!
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

30th July 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice!
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

31st July 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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Popular Events

The Royal Highland Show 2018
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' is back at the Royal Highland Centre from 21st June!
Don Broco
DF Concerts presents Don Broco plus very special guests Neck Deep and Issues at the Usher Hall on 7th February.
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival
Edinburgh Colour Bomb Carnival is back for 2018 at Sighthill Park from 29th June until 8th July.
Paws by the Prom (Open Day)
An exciting day is in store for all the family at this years 'Paws by the Prom', Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home's Open Day, on Sunday 2nd September.
A Night of Dirty Dancing
Join our "All Singing, All Dancing" Boy & Girl tribute show at the Village Hotel Edinburgh on 6th July!

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