Events in Edinburgh Today

View the events taking place in Edinburgh today below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

01 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About!
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015.
Mark Wallinger Mark

Mark Wallinger Mark

04 March 2017 - 04 June 2017
MARK WALLINGER MARK, the first exhibition in Scotland of work by Turner Prize-winning artist Mark Wallinger.
The Weaver’s Apprentice

The Weaver’s Apprentice

10 March 2017 - 01 June 2017
This exhibition tells the story of the Dovecot apprenticeship, featuring objects from the organisation’s archive.
The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

31 March 2017 - 03 September 2017
The Tomb presents the story of one extraordinary tomb, built around 1290BC and reused for over 1000 years.
Ihayami School Summer Term Of Classes

Ihayami School Summer Term Of Classes

18 April 2017 - 08 July 2017
Stockbridge and Canonmills
Check out Dance Ihayami's summer term of classes starting on 18th April 2017.
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

18 April 2017 - 13 July 2017
Musselburgh
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House has featured in magazines & on TV in ‘Britain’s Best Back Gardens'.
Golf Hire

Golf Hire

20 April 2017 - 30 September 2017
Want to enjoy Edinburgh's famous 'Pitch & Putt' course but don't have clubs? Hire them from The Golf Tavern for £5.
Magic Carpet Minis

Magic Carpet Minis

20 April 2017 - 15 June 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.
Ambit: Photographies from Scotland

Ambit: Photographies from Scotland

22 April 2017 - 09 July 2017
Ambit: Photographies from Scotland - An exhibition embracing some of the current tendencies and innovative talent.
Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

Hibee Tots Football Toddler Class

26 April 2017 - 26 April 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
New Hibee Tots Football Toddler Classes for 2-4yrs are starting on 26th April.
Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

Edinburgh’s 101 Objects

01 May 2017 - 31 March 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the rich history of Edinburgh through 101 of its most treasured objects.
Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

Themed Tours at the National Museum of Scotland

01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Check out the themed tours at the National Museum of Scotland in May!
Whisky Month

Whisky Month

01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
The Scotch Whisky Experience is celebrating May’s Whisky Month by raising a dram to the Art of Blending.
Laura Gill Artwork at Art And Vintage

Laura Gill Artwork at Art And Vintage

02 May 2017 - 04 June 2017
Edinburgh East
Edinburgh artist Laura Gill has a new exhibition opening at Art And Vintage from 2nd May.
Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston

Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston

03 May 2017 - 04 June 2017
Various Locations West Lothian
Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston is an eighteenth century designed landscape with good rhododendrons and azaleas.
Glory on Earth

Glory on Earth

20 May 2017 - 10 June 2017
Glory on Earth is a play by Scottish playwright Linda McLean about Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots.
10th Edinburgh International Tango Festival

10th Edinburgh International Tango Festival

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
The 10th Edinburgh International Tango Festival is taking place on bank holiday weekend 26th-29th May.
Hidden Door Festival 2017

Hidden Door Festival 2017

26 May 2017 - 04 June 2017
Leith
The Hidden Door Festival returns from 26th May to 4th June at Leith Theatre.
Corstorphine Festival May 28th  - June 3rd

Corstorphine Festival May 28th - June 3rd

28 May 2017 - 03 June 2017
Edinburgh West
This weekend (28th May) sees the start of the week long Corstorphine Festival which takes place until 3rd June.
Aquarius

Aquarius

29 May 2017
A 65-year-old widow is the last resident of the Aquarius and vows to leave only on her death.
Bambert's Book of Lost Stories (8 - 12 yrs)

Bambert's Book of Lost Stories (8 - 12 yrs)

29 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
This internationally lauded novel is brought to life as a thrillingly inventive and remarkable production.
Boogie Beat at Joy Tots!

Boogie Beat at Joy Tots!

29 May 2017
Leith
Boogie Beat classes are coming to Joy Tots cafe with Singing, dancing, story telling and much more!
Children’s Songtime

Children’s Songtime

29 May 2017
Children's Songtime - Relaxed, fun and interactive sing along sessions for up to 5 year old at the Eric Liddle Centre.
Decorative Stitch Bookbinding

Decorative Stitch Bookbinding

29 May 2017
Learn a range of decorative bookbinding stitches and fastening techniques with local bookbinder Cassandra Barron.
Evil (10 - 13+ yrs)

Evil (10 - 13+ yrs)

29 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
Edinburgh East
A compelling monologue, based on a semi-autobiographical novel by Jan Guillou, focuses on the anatomy of evil.
Falling Dreams (9 - 13+ yrs)

Falling Dreams (9 - 13+ yrs)

29 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
Falling Dreams takes the audience inside the head of a twelve year old girl on the cusp of teenagehood.
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

29 May 2017
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other.
Peter Rabbit Tea Party

Peter Rabbit Tea Party

29 May 2017
The Teapot Trust are joining up with Peter Rabbit to host a family Tea Party on 29th May!
Red Raw

Red Raw

29 May 2017
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

29 May 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Wildlflower Walk

Wildlflower Walk

29 May 2017
Join the rangers at Hopetoun House for a guided wildflower walk around the grounds on 29th May!

Events in East Renfrewshire

Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

29 May 2017
Interested in becoming involved with conservation projects at Rouken Glen Park? Join the Conservation Volunteers!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

29 May 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

29 May 2017
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Travellers Rest Monday Pub Quiz

Travellers Rest Monday Pub Quiz

29 May 2017
Every week the Travellers Rest hosts its very own pub quiz with big jackpots, food offers and your favourite tunes!
Whole Foods Market Mummies (and Daddies) Morning

Whole Foods Market Mummies (and Daddies) Morning

29 May 2017
Meet mummies & daddies for a cuppa and a light breakfast every Monday morning in the cafe at Whole Foods in Giffnock.

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

01 January 2016 - 31 December 2017
Have fun discovering Glasgow with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt from Curious About!
Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

Moments in History: William Hunter’s British Medals

10 March 2016 - 27 August 2017
Moments in History displays an outstanding collection of over 900 16th to 18th century Historical medals!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

08 August 2016 - 31 December 2017
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

01 September 2016 - 31 December 2017
Glasgow Central Tours offers you the chance to explore one of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks!
Max Brand and Joanne Robertson: Poppies

Max Brand and Joanne Robertson: Poppies

04 December 2016 - 11 June 2017
Poppies, at the Gallery of Modern Art, explores how contemporary art in Glasgow continues to grow and evolve.
Clyde Life

Clyde Life

06 December 2016 - 06 December 2017
Clyde Life is a stunning, nostalgic photography display capturing the ever-changing landscape of Glasgow’s River Clyde
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Kelvingrove has daily, delightful recitals given by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

01 January 2017 - 31 December 2017
Discover Charles Rennie Mackintosh's story at The Glasgow School of Art, from student to master architect!
Polygraphs

Polygraphs

17 February 2017 - 17 September 2017
The Polygraphs exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art includes some of the most compelling artists working today!
A Fair Life

A Fair Life

04 March 2017 - 21 January 2018
Riverside Museum's A Fair Life exhibition captures the rich hidden history of Scottish Showmen and women!
Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

Art of Power: Treasures from Mount Stuart

31 March 2017 - 14 January 2018
Art of Power is a two venue exhibition showcasing masterpieces from Mount Stuart, Isle of Bute.
Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics

01 April 2017 - 01 October 2018
Kelvingrove hosts the largest collection of Frank Quitely's work ever displayed in The Art of Comics!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

01 April 2017 - 18 December 2017
Rediscover Kelvin Hall with a tour of the new venue! Free 45 minute tours are running most days until December 18th!
Balconies

Balconies

01 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Explore the rich and illustrious past of Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art in new exhibition, Balconies!
Photo Exhibition: Objectif Sport!

Photo Exhibition: Objectif Sport!

02 May 2017 - 24 June 2017
Come along to the Alliance Française de Glasgow for their photo exhibition - Objectif Sport!
Bank Holiday Weekend at Loch Lomond Shores

Bank Holiday Weekend at Loch Lomond Shores

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
Gather the family, leave your boredom at home and come spend your Bank Holiday Weekend at Loch Lomond Shores!
Eat & Drink Festival

Eat & Drink Festival

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
The Eat & Drink Festival features the country’s top artisan producers, leading street food vendors & world-class chefs
Family Storytime: The Little Red Hen

Family Storytime: The Little Red Hen

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
Join Scottish Youth Theatre for Family Storytime... an interactive storytelling event for kids aged 3 - 7!
Ideal Home Show Scotland

Ideal Home Show Scotland

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
Ideal Home Show Scotland makes a welcome return to the SEC with a wonderland of inspiration for your home in May!
Arieh Frosh and Jay Delves: On water, sculled, quiet

Arieh Frosh and Jay Delves: On water, sculled, quiet

27 May 2017 - 18 June 2017
'On water, sculled, quiet' is the coming together of two projects that take bodies of water as their starting points.
Rob Churm: Parasite Rex

Rob Churm: Parasite Rex

27 May 2017 - 09 July 2017
Glasgow based artist Rob Churm presents a solo exhibition exploring new ways of seeing and describing the world!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint Mini Musicals Season

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Mini Musicals Season

29 May 2017
A Play, A Pie and A Pint is delighted to announce a sparkling Season of Mini-Musicals at Oran Mor!
Afternoon Tea and Songs from The Shows - CANCELLED

Afternoon Tea and Songs from The Shows - CANCELLED

29 May 2017
Enjoy a scrumptious Afternoon Tea followed by a performance from singer, Kirsty Duncan at Wellington Church!
Bank Holiday Kids Arts n Crafts Lunch

Bank Holiday Kids Arts n Crafts Lunch

29 May 2017
Come to Browns Bar & Brasserie for lunch this Bank Holiday and let Vonnie entertain the kids with arts n crafts!
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

29 May 2017
Glasgow's Book Fair, Books at the Botanics, is held every month in the Hopkirk building at Glasgow's Botanic Gardens!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

29 May 2017
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children 3 or under ran weekly in Glasgow Libraries
Breast Way Around - Final Finish & Fabulous Bikes

Breast Way Around - Final Finish & Fabulous Bikes

29 May 2017
Get up close to some amazing bikes when the Breast Way Round biker event finishes at Loch Lomond Shores on May 29th!
Early Evening Summer Stroll

Early Evening Summer Stroll

29 May 2017
This summer why not join our early evening health walks and discover the woodlands and wildlife of Castlemilk Park!
Indepen-dance Creative Movement Classes

Indepen-dance Creative Movement Classes

29 May 2017
Indepen-dance offers weekly creative movement classes for adults with a learning disability at CCA Glasgow!
Informal Jam Session at Sweeneys On The Park

Informal Jam Session at Sweeneys On The Park

29 May 2017
Join the Southside Sessions every Monday night for an informal jam session in Sweeney's live lounge!
Just Kidding

Just Kidding

29 May 2017
Come along and learn more fantastic storytelling skills at The Village Storytelling Centre's Just Kidding sessions!
Kidding On

Kidding On

29 May 2017
Hold on to your hats everybody because The Village's young people's storytelling group is back!
Life Drawing Club: All The Young Nudes at Sloans

Life Drawing Club: All The Young Nudes at Sloans

29 May 2017
All The Young Nudes are delighted to welcome you to their weekly drawing session at Sloans Bar & Restaurant!
Meet the Piper Tours

Meet the Piper Tours

29 May 2017
Come to The National Piping Centre this summer for a very special Scottish experience... Meet the Bagpiper!
Roky Records Pop-Up Stall

Roky Records Pop-Up Stall

29 May 2017
Roky Records will be selling quality and collectible second-hand vinyl at Cafe Pena on May 29th!
Scram!

Scram!

29 May 2017
SCRAM make their long-anticipated return to the Stand Comedy Club Glasgow this coming Bank Holiday Monday 29th May!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

29 May 2017
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly in Glasgow Libraries!
Wee Kidders

Wee Kidders

29 May 2017
The Village Storytelling Centre's Wee Kidders club for Primary 1-3s is a place to grow tiny imaginations!

Events in Lanarkshire

Snippets of South Lanarkshire

Snippets of South Lanarkshire

04 June 2016 - 30 June 2017
Snippets of South Lanarkshire brings together a selection of stories which celebrate the areas varied history!
Air Space Little Ones Toddler Sessions

Air Space Little Ones Toddler Sessions

06 March 2017 - 31 December 2017
Air Space hold Little Ones Toddler Sessions for children aged 5 and under on weekdays during term time!
Lanarkshire’s War

Lanarkshire’s War

03 April 2017 - 29 October 2017
Lanarkshire’s War at Low Parks Museum explores the war not only from those on the front line but by those back home.
The 1950s: Having It So Good!

The 1950s: Having It So Good!

26 May 2017 - 26 August 2017
The 1950s: Having It So Good! is a must see family exhibition for lovers of all things kitsch and retro!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

29 May 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday during term time!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

29 May 2017
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire for their health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Strathaven Choral Society

Strathaven Choral Society

29 May 2017
If you enjoy singing why not come along to Strathaven Choral Society on Monday evenings.

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Roar Do Feet Clinic

Roar Do Feet Clinic

12 January 2017 - 16 November 2017
Roar Do Feet clinics run in a number of venues around Renfrewshire throughout the year.
A Galaxy Far Far Away

A Galaxy Far Far Away

12 March 2017 - 29 May 2017
A Galaxy Far Far Away is a display of astronomical images to compliment the 'May the Toys Be With You' exhibition.
May the Toys Be With You

May the Toys Be With You

18 March 2017 - 29 May 2017
May the Toys Be With You at Paisley Museum is a unique collection of Star Wars memorabilia from collector Matt Fox!
Jane Haining: The Scot who died in Auschwitz

Jane Haining: The Scot who died in Auschwitz

01 April 2017 - 05 August 2017
Paisley Thread Mill Museum is hosting an exhibition telling the story of Jane Haining: The Scot who died in Auschwitz.
Paisley Art Institute 129th Annual Exhibition

Paisley Art Institute 129th Annual Exhibition

20 May 2017 - 25 June 2017
The annual Paisley Arts Institute exhibition brings together contemporary artworks from all over Britain!
Lego Animation Workshop (Part of Lilifest 2017)

Lego Animation Workshop (Part of Lilifest 2017)

29 May 2017
Join us for an introduction to the world of stop-motion film-making with local animator, Morgan Spence!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

29 May 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Parent and Child weekday sessions at The ZooLab Junge Room

Parent and Child weekday sessions at The ZooLab Junge Room

01 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Introduce your little ones to new, exciting aspects of the world around them at our Parent and Child sessions.
Scotland’s Gardens - Duntreath Castle Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens - Duntreath Castle Gardens

01 February 2017 - 30 November 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Visit Duntreath Castle Gardens with lake, woodland walk & 15th century keep and chapel.
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

01 February 2017 - 31 December 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow is a colourful garden with unusual specimens overlooking Dollar Glen.
Scotland’s Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden

Scotland’s Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden

13 March 2017 - 30 September 2017
Scotland's Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden with large mature garden, house garden & woodland walks.
Flights into Scotland’s Past

Flights into Scotland’s Past

01 April 2017 - 31 October 2017
An exhibition of Kieran Baxter’s aerial photographs & visualisations of Scotland’s historic monuments and landscapes
Scotland’s Gardens - Kilbryde Castle

Scotland’s Gardens - Kilbryde Castle

01 April 2017 - 30 September 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Enjoy the formal, woodland & wild gardens of Kilbryde Castle.
Scotland’s Gardens - Milseybank

Scotland’s Gardens - Milseybank

01 April 2017 - 31 May 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Milseybank is a wonderful and interesting sloping garden with outstanding views.
Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree

Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree

01 April 2017 - 15 October 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree is a charming garden with views from Ben Lomond to Ben Ledi.
Scotland’s Gardens - Gardener’s Cottage Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens - Gardener’s Cottage Walled Garden

01 May 2017 - 31 October 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Wander through the Gardener’s Cottage Walled Garden with fine views of the Campsie Hills.
Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors

Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors

01 May 2017 - 30 September 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors is an award winning Victorian garden of just over one acre.
Stills at the University of Stirling

Stills at the University of Stirling

01 May 2017 - 18 August 2017
An exhibition of contemporary and historic photography is on at Stirling Universary, presented by Stills Edinburgh.
Scotland’s Gardens - Arndean

Scotland’s Gardens - Arndean

15 May 2017 - 18 June 2017
Scotland’s Gardens - Wander the beautiful mature garden of Arndean extending to 15 acres including a woodland walk.
Scotland’s National Hero

Scotland’s National Hero

29 May 2017
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

Events in Other Areas

Wizard School of Medieval Magic

Wizard School of Medieval Magic

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
The one and only Wizard School returns to Kelburn! This year the resident wizards explore the world of medieval magic!