Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

About Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd September 2018
28th September 2018
29th September 2018
plus 26 more date(s), see below for more info
3pm - 4pm
City Art Centre
2 Market Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1DE
This is a free event
Call 01315293993
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Join one of our excellent guides on a spotlight tour of our exhibitions.

There is no need to book for groups fewer than 10 people. Please meet at reception. A portable loop system is available to amplify the guide. The fm loop system is compatible with hearing aids with a T switch and can be used with headphones.

Additional Dates: 28 September 2018, 29 September 2018, 05 October 2018, 06 October 2018, 12 October 2018, 13 October 2018, 19 October 2018, 20 October 2018, 26 October 2018, 27 October 2018, 02 November 2018, 03 November 2018, 09 November 2018, 10 November 2018, 16 November 2018, 17 November 2018, 23 November 2018, 24 November 2018, 30 November 2018, 01 December 2018, 07 December 2018, 08 December 2018, 14 December 2018, 15 December 2018, 21 December 2018, 22 December 2018, 28 December 2018, 29 December 2018

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Gallery Tours at City Art Centre are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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