Events in Edinburgh on 21 May 2018

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 21 May 2018 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Wicked
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Wicked

8th May 2018 - 9th June 2018
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse from 8th May - 9th June 2018!
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Art of Glass

Art of Glass

6th April 2018 - 2nd September 2018
An exhibition exploring the work of leading glass artists in Britain today comes to the National Museum of Scotland from 6th April. Read more
Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft

17th May 2018 - 4th August 2018
See Astronaut Tim Peake’s Soyuz Spacecraft when it goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland from 17th May. Read more
Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

Can taking up a new activity help our thinking skills as we age?

27th October 2017 - 30th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University are looking for people aged 65 and over in Edinburgh & Lothians to take part in a new study. Read more
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
Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

2nd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
We'll be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia toy corgis on board the ship for you to spot. Read more
Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Have fun discovering Edinburgh with two self-guided, heritage walks and optional treasure hunt with Curious About! Read more
Dressmaking Course - Evenings

Dressmaking Course - Evenings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Mornings

Dressmaking Course - Mornings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
Dunkirk

Dunkirk

21st May 2018
Grassmarket Cinema is holding a free screening of the 2017 powerful war film 'Dunkirk' on Monday 21st May. Read more
Historic Underground

Historic Underground

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Discover a dark, damp world unchanged since the 18th century in this tour of Blair Street Underground Vaults with Mercat Tours. Read more
Homework Club

Homework Club

21st August 2017 - 11th June 2018
Kids taking too long to get their homework done? Bring them along to the Homework Club at Wonder World, Edinburgh! Read more
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

16th April 2018 - 29th June 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 16th April, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack. Read more
Leith Conversation Cafes

Leith Conversation Cafes

21st May 2018
Leith Conversation Cafes offer conversation sessions where people of different cultures can learn from each other. Read more
Muriel Spark:  A Centenary Celebration

Muriel Spark: A Centenary Celebration

2nd February 2018 - 30th June 2018
This Exhibition at The Writers' Museum marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of Edinburgh's most famous daughters, Muriel Spark. Read more
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Edinburgh's OpenJump sessions! Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

21st May 2018
Our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. Read more
Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

12th May 2018 - 8th July 2018
Focusing on a selection of Robert Callender's work, this exhibition at City Art Centre addresses his environmental concerns and ways and means of recycling. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens  - Tyninghame House and the Walled Garden

Scotland’s Gardens - Tyninghame House and the Walled Garden

1st May 2018 - 31st August 2018
Various Locations East Lothian
Scotland’s Gardens: Wander round the outstanding gardens of the splendid 17th century pink sandstone Tyninghame House. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

Scotland’s Gardens - 101 Greenbank Crescent

15th April 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens: 101 Greenbank Crescent has a variety of distinct areas and terraces with interest all year round. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Humbie Dean

Scotland’s Gardens - Humbie Dean

1st April 2018 - 31st July 2018
Various Locations East Lothian
Wander around Humbie Dean, a two acre ornamental and woodland garden. Part of Scotland’s Gardens. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

Scotland’s Gardens - Hunter’s Tryst

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Edinburgh South
Scotland’s Gardens 2016 - Hunter's Tryst is a hidden treasure & was featured on "The Beechgrove Garden" June 2015. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston

Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston

2nd May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Kirkliston
Scotland’s Gardens - Newliston is an eighteenth century designed landscape with good rhododendrons and azaleas. Read more
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House

13th February 2018 - 12th July 2018
Musselburgh
Scotland’s Gardens - Shepherd House has featured in magazines & on TV in ‘Britain’s Best Back Gardens'. Read more
Soundhouse: The Poozies

Soundhouse: The Poozies

21st May 2018
The Poozies are on a two-week Scottish tour after the official launch of their new album and the Soundhouse gig at Traverse Theatre is the grand finale! Read more
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

21st May 2018
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome! Read more
Wicked

Wicked

8th May 2018 - 9th June 2018
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse from 8th May - 9th June 2018! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Clarkston Crafters - Knitting & Crochet Meet Up

Clarkston Crafters - Knitting & Crochet Meet Up

21st May 2018
Clarkston Crafters are a small group of knitting/crochet lovers based in and around Clarkston who meet twice a month - all welcome!
Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

Digital Learning at East Renfrewshire Libraries

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
If you’re keen to find out how to tackle a tablet, control a computer or find your way around the web, then your local library is the place to be!
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

15th January 2018 - 16th December 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Angela Convery

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Angela Convery

21st May 2018
Cllr Angela Convery - Ward 1 holds regular surgeries throughout Barrhead and Mure Hall, Uplawmoor.
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Colm Merrick

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Colm Merrick

21st May 2018
Cllr Colm Merrick - Ward 3 holds regular surgeries in Giffnock and Thornliebank.
East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Danny Devlin

East Renfrewshire Councillor Surgery: Danny Devlin

21st May 2018
Cllr Danny Devlin - Ward 1 holds regular surgeries across Barrhead and in Mure Hall, Uplawmoor.
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

21st May 2018
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

Include Me 2 Club - Junior Youth Club

23rd October 2017 - 31st December 2018
Include Me 2 Club run a Junior Youth Club for ages 0 - 12 and their families at Dalmeny Community Centre on Mondays!
Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

21st May 2018
Off Grid Kids hold outdoor based toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays!
Renfrewshire Embroiderers’ Guild

Renfrewshire Embroiderers’ Guild

21st May 2018
Become part of the stitching revival or learn a new skill at the Renfrewshire Embroiderers Guild!

Events in Glasgow

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

21st May 2018
A Play, A Pie and A Pint is delighted to announce their Spring season featuring 16 world premieres!
‘Au cœur de mai 68’ Exhibition & Documentary Screening

‘Au cœur de mai 68’ Exhibition & Documentary Screening

1st May 2018 - 29th May 2018
Alliance Française Glasgow is delighted to host a special exhibition featuring an assembled collection of photographs taken by Philippe Gras and shown for the first time to the public.
Bounce and Rhyme

Bounce and Rhyme

21st May 2018
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children 3 or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

30th March 2018 - 14th August 2018
Glasgow Museums celebrates the 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh with Making the Glasgow Style - a major, new exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Drawing And Painting Studio - Zen Heart Brush - Japanese Sho Calligraphy and Markmaking

Drawing And Painting Studio - Zen Heart Brush - Japanese Sho Calligraphy and Markmaking

21st May 2018
Join Drawing and Painting Studio at Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow for their regular Japanese Sho Calligraphy Group!
Dyslexia Scotland Adult Network (Glasgow) Meeting

Dyslexia Scotland Adult Network (Glasgow) Meeting

21st May 2018
Dyslexia Scotland Adult Network hold regular meetings at the University of Strathclyde through the year, all welcome.
Early Evening Summer Stroll

Early Evening Summer Stroll

21st May 2018
This summer why not join our early evening health walks and discover the woodlands and wildlife of Castlemilk Park!
Exhibition: David Mach ‘Against the Tide’

Exhibition: David Mach ‘Against the Tide’

16th April 2018 - 27th May 2018
Artist David Mach will be coming to Glasgow to make a colossal installation ‘Against the Tide’, using 5 tonnes of newspapers, within The Art Space at Cass Art Glasgow!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

3rd January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Include Me 2 Club - Mega Mondays

Include Me 2 Club - Mega Mondays

21st May 2018
The Include Me 2 Club bring their Mega Mondays club for adults aged 18yrs+ with ASN to the East End of Glasgow!
Informal Jam Session at Sweeneys On The Park

Informal Jam Session at Sweeneys On The Park

21st May 2018
Join the Southside Sessions every Monday night for an informal jam session in Sweeney's live lounge!
Inner City

Inner City

16th February 2018 - 11th November 2018
Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) presents Inner City, a group exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Michael C McMillen and Glasgow-based artists Alberta Whittle and Mitch Miller.
J M Fulton at McCune Smith

J M Fulton at McCune Smith

27th April 2018 - 29th June 2018
Award winning artist J M Fulton will be exhibiting several of his paintings featuring history, myth and childhood at McCune Smith Cafe!
Jessica Ramm: Personal Structures

Jessica Ramm: Personal Structures

20th April 2018 - 27th May 2018
Working closely with Platform, Jessica Ramm will present a series of temporary structures that will occupy and respond to the architecture of the building.
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

Mackintosh at the GSA Tour

4th January 2018 - 19th December 2018
Join a daily tour with GSA's talented student guides to view their unique collection of original Mackintosh furniture!
Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

Macmillan Arts and Craft Group

21st May 2018
Get creative at GMRC with their weekly museum object-inspired art sessions for adults affected by cancer.
Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

Maryhill Burgh Halls Free Tours

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Maryhill Burgh Halls run free tours of their magnificent building on request - learn about the history of the building and the local area!
OpenJump 7+

OpenJump 7+

1st July 2017 - 31st December 2018
Jump around on over 19,000ft2 of interconnected, world-class trampolines at Ryze Glasgow's OpenJump sessions!
Peter Kay - CANCELLED

Peter Kay - CANCELLED

14th May 2018 - 25th May 2018
DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Pregnancy Yoga -  6 Week Course

Pregnancy Yoga - 6 Week Course

21st May 2018
Join yoga teacher Alice Blazy-Winning for a 6 week pregnancy yoga course in the heart of Glasgow's West End!
Ross Birrell: The Transit of Hermes

Ross Birrell: The Transit of Hermes

19th April 2018 - 3rd June 2018
CCA presents Scottish artist Ross Birrell’s 2017 documenta 14 projects, Criollo and The Athens-Kassel Ride: The Transit of Hermes.
Run4It Glasgow Runs Intervals

Run4It Glasgow Runs Intervals

21st May 2018
Join Run4It Glasgow for their weekly interval training sessions leaving from their city centre store!
South Glasgow Bookbug Sessions

South Glasgow Bookbug Sessions

21st May 2018
Come along and join in the fun at the free and interactive South Glasgow Bookbug Sessions for wee ones!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2018
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
Thriller Live

Thriller Live

21st May 2018 - 26th May 2018
Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer!
Tim Head: Black Light

Tim Head: Black Light

20th April 2018 - 1st June 2018
Castleforge Partners and Parafin are pleased to announce an exhibition by the influential British artist Tim Head (born 1946) in Glasgow’s iconic Garment Factory as part of Glasgow International!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

21st May 2018
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly in Glasgow Libraries!
Wings to War Exhibition

Wings to War Exhibition

28th March 2018 - 3rd July 2018
The University of Glasgow commemorates the centenary of the Royal Air Force by highlighting the story of the true but often forgotten father of the service.
Your Stories: Before We Were Here

Your Stories: Before We Were Here

1st March 2018 - 24th June 2018
Annexe Communities have taken a trip through the Glasgow Museums’ store at Kelvin Hall to the Bronze Age. Take a look at the fascinating archaeological artefacts they've discovered!

Events in Lanarkshire

‘At Home in the Southern Uplands: A Painter’s Child’ Art Exhibition

‘At Home in the Southern Uplands: A Painter’s Child’ Art Exhibition

1st May 2018 - 31st May 2018
Local artist brings her exhibition ‘At Home in the Southern Uplands: A Painter’s Child’ to Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum.
Baby and Child First Aid Class - Stepps

Baby and Child First Aid Class - Stepps

21st May 2018
Helping Hands First Aid are running a two hour baby and child first aid workshop at Stepps Cultural Centre.
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

21st May 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday and baby Bookbug every Tuesday during term time!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

21st May 2018
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire for their health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland

Making the Great Tapestry of Scotland

18th May 2018 - 1st July 2018
See the behind-the-scenes creation of The Great Tapestry of Scotland as it returns to New Lanark from 18th May to 1st July 2018!
Mini Flippers

Mini Flippers

21st May 2018
Kids under 5 can enjoy unlimited jumps along with their grown ups at Flip Out Glasgow's Mini Flipper sessions!
Mothers

Mothers

18th May 2018 - 25th May 2018
Mothers, at Cumbernauld Theatre, is a unique, sometimes intimate, and often personal theatrical conversation between women as they share their own experiences of motherhood.
Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

21st May 2018
Pain Association Scotland run professionally-led monthly groups across Lanarkshire for people living with all forms of chronic pain.

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

21st May 2018
Active Communities run a series of walking groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

1st May 2018 - 1st June 2018
Bishopton Art Group are holding their latest exhibition at The Bridge, Bridge of Weir from May 1st to June 1st!
Comicrazy Cafe Events

Comicrazy Cafe Events

1st December 2017 - 31st December 2018
Paisley's specialist comic book and trading card shop, Comicrazy, have events on everyday for all hobbies including Pokémon, Yugioh and Magic The Gathering!
Paisley Art Institute 130th Annual Exhibition

Paisley Art Institute 130th Annual Exhibition

20th May 2018 - 24th June 2018
The Paisley Art Institute's 130th Annual Art Exhibition, at Paisley Museum, will contain artworks by the best contemporary talent from all over Scotland and beyond!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

21st May 2018
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Ceroc Stirling Dance Classes

Ceroc Stirling Dance Classes

21st May 2018
Get the Ceroc bug with this dynamic blend of Jive and Salsa dance classes every Monday evening at King Robert Hotel, Bannockburn!
Exhibition: Talking Shops

Exhibition: Talking Shops

26th February 2018 - 22nd June 2018
Come along to the Engine Shed's new exhibition 'Talking Shops' exploring traditional shop fronts in all their glory!
Fe Iron: The Falkirk Story

Fe Iron: The Falkirk Story

12th April 2018 - 27th May 2018
Fe Iron The Falkirk Story looks at the iron founding history of the area and its impact on the wider world.
Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling

Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling

21st May 2018
Pragmatic Buddhism is mindfulness made meaningful for today’s world. Come and join us on a Monday evening at Transition Stirling!
Iron: Artefacts and Actions

Iron: Artefacts and Actions

12th April 2018 - 27th May 2018
This exhibition by artist Gordon Munro and Ewan Robertson explores their interest in iron as a creative sculptural material.
Kidslingo French and Spanish: Falkirk

Kidslingo French and Spanish: Falkirk

21st May 2018
Bring language to life and really inspire our little learners with Kidslingo French and Spanish classes at The Cowshed, Callendar Park, Falkirk.
New Swing and Salsa Dance Class

New Swing and Salsa Dance Class

2nd March 2018 - 14th December 2018
Join CoStep.Co's new weekly dance classes starting in Blair Drummond Community Hall on Friday evenings from March 2018.
Scotland’s Gardens - Arndean

Scotland’s Gardens - Arndean

14th May 2018 - 17th June 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - Wander the beautiful mature garden of Arndean extending to 15 acres including a woodland walk.
Scotland’s Gardens - Duntreath Castle Gardens

Scotland’s Gardens - Duntreath Castle Gardens

1st February 2018 - 30th November 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - Visit Duntreath Castle Gardens with lake, woodland walk & 15th century keep and chapel.
Scotland’s Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden

Scotland’s Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden

27th January 2018 - 28th September 2018
Scotland's Gardens - Gargunnock House Garden with large mature garden, house garden & woodland walks.
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow

1st February 2018 - 31st December 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - Rowberrow is a colourful garden with unusual specimens overlooking Dollar Glen.
Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors

Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors

1st May 2018 - 30th September 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - The Tors is an award winning Victorian garden of just over one acre with a secret woodland garden to the side and an orchard.
Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree

Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree

1st April 2018 - 15th October 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - Thorntree is a charming garden with views from Ben Lomond to Ben Ledi.
Scotland’s Gardens: - Kilbryde Castle

Scotland’s Gardens: - Kilbryde Castle

1st March 2018 - 30th September 2018
Scotland’s Gardens - Enjoy the twelve acres of formal, woodland & wild gardens of Kilbryde Castle.
Vintage Afternoon Tea

Vintage Afternoon Tea

11th December 2017 - 10th December 2018
Enjoy a beautiful vintage afternoon tea with friends, family or colleagues at Friars Wynd Hotel.

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