All Events 08 May 2017

View all the upcoming Events taking place throughout Edinburgh on the 08 May 2017 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.
Contemporary Connections

Contemporary Connections

01 April 2017 - 12 May 2017
This exhibition celebrates some of the very special works created when artists and scientists get together.
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.
Skylights

Skylights

21 April 2017 - 12 May 2017
Edinburgh South
A film and photographic documentation of an installation in the London Foundling Hospital Mortuary.
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.
Charlie Sonata

Charlie Sonata

29 April 2017 - 13 May 2017
Charlie Sonata is a funny, lyrical, booze-soaked odyssey by acclaimed Scottish playwright Douglas Maxwell.
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.
Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Comes Home to Scotland

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Comes Home to Scotland

04 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
See the unique Scottish Diaspora Tapestry when it comes to St Giles Cathedral from 4th May!
Boogie Beat new classes at Clown Around

Boogie Beat new classes at Clown Around

05 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Boogie Beat classes are coming to Clown Around Play Cafe with Singing, dancing, story telling and much more!
8 Week Pottery Class (Monday 7-9pm)

8 Week Pottery Class (Monday 7-9pm)

08 May 2017
Dirty Earth are holding an 8 week pottery class for both novices and those with some pottery experience.
Decorative Stitch Bookbinding

Decorative Stitch Bookbinding

08 May 2017
Learn a range of decorative bookbinding stitches and fastening techniques with local bookbinder Cassandra Barron.
Dreamboats and Petticoats

Dreamboats and Petticoats

08 May 2017 - 13 May 2017
The West End sell out sensation Dreamboats and Petticoats comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in May!
Land of Songs

Land of Songs

08 May 2017
Aldona Watts’ debut feature, Land of Songs, is eloquent testament to heritage & the universal language of folk music.
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

08 May 2017
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other.
Lost in France

Lost in France

08 May 2017
A Documentary which explores the rise of Scotland's independent music scene in the '90s.
Red Raw

Red Raw

08 May 2017
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK.
Soundhouse at the Traverse - Western Centuries

Soundhouse at the Traverse - Western Centuries

08 May 2017
Soundhouse presents: Roots music mavericks Western Centuries at the Traverse Theatre on 8th May.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

08 May 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Women of Independence

Women of Independence

08 May 2017
Hear how during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce's strongest and bravest supporters.

Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

08 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

08 May 2017
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Renfrewshire Embroiderers’ Guild

Renfrewshire Embroiderers’ Guild

08 May 2017
Become part of the stitching revival or learn a new skill at the Renfrewshire Embroiderers Guild!
Travellers Rest Monday Pub Quiz

Travellers Rest Monday Pub Quiz

08 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

08 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!
Sunshine Tea Lounge’s Sunshine Kitchen in Taste Buchanan

Sunshine Tea Lounge’s Sunshine Kitchen in Taste Buchanan

23 January 2017 - 21 May 2017
Sunshine Kitchen (kitchen of Sunshine Tea Lounge) opens for Taste Buchanan from January 23rd in Buchanan Galleries!
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!
The Sky is Falling

The Sky is Falling

01 April 2017 - 14 May 2017
The Sky is Falling looks at how we organise ourselves in some of the most challenging cities in the world.
Drawing People Drawing

Drawing People Drawing

21 April 2017 - 27 May 2017
Drawing People Drawing is a colourful exhibition documenting the studios of Project Ability and its artists!
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!
Travels with My Aunt

Travels with My Aunt

03 May 2017 - 22 May 2017
Director Phillip Breen returns to the Citizens Theatre with the hilarious production, Travels with My Aunt!
DIG presents - Anna Krzystek: Untitled #0.5 ? Who, What And Where Is Anna

DIG presents - Anna Krzystek: Untitled #0.5 ? Who, What And Where Is Anna

05 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Dance International Glasgow: Who, What And Where Is Anna is a film installation by Anna Krzystek at Tramway.
Beg Borrow Steal

Beg Borrow Steal

08 May 2017 - 13 May 2017
A Play, A Pie and Pint present Beg Borrow Steal as part of their Spring 2017 programme at Oran Mor!
Benefit in aid of Glasgow Straight Talk

Benefit in aid of Glasgow Straight Talk

08 May 2017
Join us for a fantastic night of comedy at The Stand Glasgow in support of Glasgow Straight Talk!
BOOKED! 2017 - West Dunbartonshire Festival of Words

BOOKED! 2017 - West Dunbartonshire Festival of Words

08 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
Stars from football, comics, politics and activism will take centre stage as part of Booked! Festival of Words!
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

08 May 2017
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children 3 or under ran weekly in Glasgow Libraries
Brian Molley with Spark Trio

Brian Molley with Spark Trio

08 May 2017
Saxophonist Brian Molley joins the Spark Trio for their monthly Monday concert series at The Griffin on May 8th!
Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

Castlemilk Park Photo Walking Club

08 May 2017
Come along to Castlemilk Park on the second Monday of each month with your camera for an educational Photo Walk!
Early Evening Summer Stroll

Early Evening Summer Stroll

08 May 2017
This summer why not join our early evening health walks and discover the woodlands and wildlife of Castlemilk Park!
Freemotion Embroidery Evening Class - Wedding Special!

Freemotion Embroidery Evening Class - Wedding Special!

08 May 2017
Join Sew Confident for an evening class in Freemotion Embroidery and make your very own wedding themed piece!
Glasgow Scribes Annual Calligraphy Exhibition - The Creative Pen

Glasgow Scribes Annual Calligraphy Exhibition - The Creative Pen

08 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
Members of the Glasgow Scribes, a calligraphy hobby group, are hosting their annual exhibition at Cass Art!
Indepen-dance Creative Movement Classes

Indepen-dance Creative Movement Classes

08 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

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

Just Kidding

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

Kidding On

08 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

08 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

08 May 2017
Come to The National Piping Centre this summer for a very special Scottish experience... Meet the Bagpiper!
Project Stencilling in 5 Steps

Project Stencilling in 5 Steps

08 May 2017
Master the basics of stencilling in this evening course with artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw at Art Park Glasgow!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

08 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

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

Wee Weans Workshop

08 May 2017
Enjoy playing in our messy workshop where you can create fun filled memories with your wee one!
Wheatus live at O2 ABC 2

Wheatus live at O2 ABC 2

08 May 2017
Wheatus return to Glasgow on the 8th of May! Playing live at the O2 ABC Glasgow, with special guest Mike Doughty!

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.
Clyde and Avon Valley Festival

Clyde and Avon Valley Festival

06 May 2017 - 13 May 2017
Discover the secrets of the Clyde and Avon Valley by taking part in an exciting and vibrant festival this May!
Aviation Archaeology in Clydesdale

Aviation Archaeology in Clydesdale

08 May 2017
Clyde and Avon Valley Festival: Join Ron Harris at Lanark Library for a talk on Clydesdale's Aviation Archaeology.
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

08 May 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday during term time!
Corehouse Estate and Corra Castle Guided Walk

Corehouse Estate and Corra Castle Guided Walk

08 May 2017
Clyde and Avon Valley Festival: Join the Scottish Wildlife Trust Ranger for a guided walk around the Corehouse Estate!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

08 May 2017
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire for their health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Jewellery Table Top Sale

Jewellery Table Top Sale

08 May 2017
Love statement jewellery? Then join The I AM Collection for their Table Top Sale at Wishaw Library on May 8th.
Roots, Routes and Walking Boots, Larkhall

Roots, Routes and Walking Boots, Larkhall

08 May 2017
Clyde and Avon Valley Festival: Come for a walk along an outdoor exhibition of the Make Your Way project in Larkhall!
Strathaven Choral Society

Strathaven Choral Society

08 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.
Craigmarloch School Exhibition

Craigmarloch School Exhibition

01 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
Craigmarloch School invite you to see art works by its talented and creative pupils at The Beacon Arts Centre!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

08 May 2017
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
Water Balloon Painting

Water Balloon Painting

08 May 2017
Turn paint and water balloons into a collaborative piece or art in this fun workshop.

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.
Balfron’s ‘Greek‘ Thomson Bicentenary Exhibition 2017

Balfron’s ‘Greek‘ Thomson Bicentenary Exhibition 2017

07 April 2017 - 12 May 2017
Balfron’s ‘Greek‘ Thomson Bicentenary Exhibition 2017 is taking place in Balfron Library from 7th April.
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.
Cinema Club: What’s Up Doc

Cinema Club: What’s Up Doc

08 May 2017
Mugdock Country Park cinema club film on 8th May is the whacky comedy - What’s Up Doc?
Golden Hum: Daniel Bachman, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Scott Urquhart

Golden Hum: Daniel Bachman, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Scott Urquhart

08 May 2017
Golden Hum presents an evening of spectral swamp blues and fingerstyle guitar at Mediterranea on 8th May.
Mark Douglas-Home

Mark Douglas-Home

08 May 2017
Join newspaper editor turned author Mark Douglas-Home as he talks about his Sea Detective novels.
Off The Page - Bookbug Sessions

Off The Page - Bookbug Sessions

08 May 2017
Join us for Bookbug Sessions filled with rhymes and songs as part of Off The Page!

Events in Other Areas

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