Events in Edinburgh on 06 January 2019

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 06 January 2019 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

A History of the Sword

A History of the Sword

5th January 2019 - 6th January 2019
Meet one of the Kings champions of the sword here in Edinburgh Castle and find out how medieval weaponry evolved over the centuries. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

6th January 2019
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty  - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

Awakening Abstraction: Jon Canty - Original Paintings and Prints From Abstract To Reality

6th November 2018 - 18th January 2019
‘Awakening Abstraction’ is an exhibition by Jon Canty featuring a mix of new works and a cross section of his work over the last few years. See it at the Stick Factory from 6th November! Read more
Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

Beginners/Intermediate Pilates Classes for Adults

3rd July 2018 - 4th June 2019
Come along and try Pilates for adults with Nicky Pender every Tuesday and Wednesday at Liberton Kirk Halls. Read more
Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

21st November 2018 - 24th March 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Blackness Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore! 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
Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

Dance Scottish with RSCDS Edinburgh

24th September 2018 - 21st May 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Come along, join in and enjoy the benefits of fun, fitness and friendship with RSCDS Edinburgh Dance Scottish classes! Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections. Read more
Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers

26th October 2018 - 21st April 2019
Get an insight into the lives of children in the 18th and 19th centuries through this unique collection of Scottish samplers on loan from American collector Leslie B. Durst. Read more
Funbox: Once Upon a Time

Funbox: Once Upon a Time

5th January 2019 - 6th January 2019
Join Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo the Dog for a real page turner as they start on the next chapter of their adventures 'Once Upon a Time' at Howden Park Centre on 5th & 6th January! Read more
Giant Lanterns of China 2018

Giant Lanterns of China 2018

16th November 2018 - 17th February 2019
The Giant Lanterns of China are back at Edinburgh Zoo! It's a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life this winter. Read more
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day. Read more
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast! Read more
Message from the Skies

Message from the Skies

1st January 2019 - 25th January 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Message from the Skies returns to Edinburgh’s Hogmanay on Tuesday 1 January with a celebration of Scotland’s literature. Read more
Photography Exhibition

Photography Exhibition

5th December 2018 - 19th January 2019
Are you are looking for a unusual present? Gallery-Close, the friendliest independent gallery in Edinburgh, is hosting a general photography exhibition with prints for sale. Read more
Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

Robert Blomfield: Edinburgh Street Photography | An Unseen Archive

24th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
This exhibition displays a selection of Robert Blomfield's stunning private archive, documenting the dramatic shifts taking place in Edinburgh’s urban landscape during the 1960s. Read more
Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

Storyworlds: Paper Sculptures by Edinburgh Young Artists

10th November 2018 - 12th May 2019
Storyworlds is a magical group of sculptures showing tiny enchanted storyworlds under glass domes completed by senior students of art. The exhibition is on at The Writers' Museum from 10th November. Read more
Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

Stu and Garry’s Free Improv Show

6th January 2019
Marvel as resident duo Stu & Garry weave comedy magic from your suggestions in our long-running improvised show. Read more
Sunday Service

Sunday Service

6th January 2019
Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate with non stop request fest, the perfect way to round off the weekend! Read more
The Sunday Night Laugh-In

The Sunday Night Laugh-In

6th January 2019
Round off the weekend with our chilled Sunday Night Laugh-In at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh! Read more
Wildlife Paintings by Lucy Newton

Wildlife Paintings by Lucy Newton

30th November 2018 - 16th January 2019
Artist Lucy Newton presents new paintings inspired by the richness of wildlife in Scotland, at the Scottish Ornithologists' Club in Aberlady. Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

Celebrating 120 Years - Kirkcaldy Photographic Society

17th November 2018 - 17th March 2019
To mark its 120th anniversary, Kirkcaldy Photographic Society presents “Kirkcaldy Then and Now” featuring photographs of Kirkcaldy landmarks over the last 120 years.
Exhibit A

Exhibit A

3rd November 2018 - 10th February 2019
A Fife Contemporary exhibition curated by Maggie Broadley combining her knowledge of contemporary craft with her love of Tartan Noir crime fiction.
Explorations 2018

Explorations 2018

6th October 2018 - 23rd February 2019
Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild return to St Andrews with an exhibition of textile art. Anyone who enjoys art in all its forms is welcome!
Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

Lest We Forget: Remembrances of World War I

17th October 2018 - 20th January 2019
An exhibition highlighting the stories of some of those commemorated on our local war memorials, how their lives were touched by war and how our communities remember them.
Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

Paper from across the sea - Washi Umi o Koete

8th September 2018 - 6th January 2019
This exhibition is a creative collaboration between Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop and Mino Art Info, Japan, resulting in a colourful and unique fusion of artistic traditions and cultures.
Scotland from the Sky

Scotland from the Sky

3rd November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Scotland from the Sky brings a selection of the breathtaking aerial photography, featured in the book of the same name, on a tour which takes in Aberdour Castle and Gardens.

Events in Glasgow

Aladdin

Aladdin

1st December 2018 - 6th January 2019
Elaine C Smith returns as Widow Twankey in the magical pantomime adventure Aladdin, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in 2018!
Alasdair Gray and John Byrne: Two Great Glasgow Polymaths

Alasdair Gray and John Byrne: Two Great Glasgow Polymaths

3rd November 2018 - 17th January 2019
Don't miss a selection of works by two of Glasgow's greatest artists and authors, John Byrne and Alasdair Gray on display at RGI Kelly Gallery until January 17th!
Artist’s Winter Show

Artist’s Winter Show

15th November 2018 - 31st January 2019
Compass Gallery present their annual Winter Show featuring a fresh and exciting selection of paintings, drawings & sculpture!
Balloonatics 2: Get Pumped

Balloonatics 2: Get Pumped

6th January 2019
Balloonatics is the insane family comedy show from the rewired brain of Scottish award nominated comedian Chris Henry! If you like to laugh and your kids love balloons, then this is for you!
Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

6th January 2019
Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!
Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th August 2018 - 30th June 2020
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
Brushes with War

Brushes with War

21st September 2018 - 6th January 2019
Brushes with War at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum is a powerful and emotive insight into the experience of soldiers from World War I through the drawings and paintings they created.
Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Citizens Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

4th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
A Christmas Carol will warm even the coldest of hearts and leave all rejoicing in the Christmas spirit this winter when the hit 2014 production returns!
Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

Distillery Tour & Whisky Tasting

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Come to The Clydeside Distillery, immerse yourself in Glasgow history and watch the craftsmen distil pure new make spirit by hand, the time-honoured way on the tour followed by a whisky tasting!
EStars Featuring Fortnite

EStars Featuring Fortnite

4th January 2019 - 6th January 2019
Get Ready for the Ultimate Battle at EStars featuring Fortnite at Celtic Park on the 4th, 5th and 6th of January!
Family Fun Weekends

Family Fun Weekends

6th January 2019
Every weekend at R-CADE we welcome the whole family down for some gaming fun, arts and craft events, tournaments and workshops!
GoMA Guided Tours

GoMA Guided Tours

6th January 2019
Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

Hannah Frank 110th Birthday Exhibition

19th November 2018 - 6th February 2019
Between November and February, Glasgow University Chapel will host an exhibition of the drawings and sculpture of the late Glasgow artist Hannah Frank, who died ten years ago at the age of 100.
Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

Henry Coombes and Marcella McIntosh: Ayes in Your Head

10th November 2018 - 19th January 2019
Ayes in Your Head is an exhibition bringing together drawings and paintings by award-winning film-maker and visual artist, Henry Coombes and collaborator, Marcella McIntosh.
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

6th January 2019
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
IRN-BRU Carnival

IRN-BRU Carnival

20th December 2018 - 13th January 2019
Come along to the Scottish Event Campus for plenty of festive family fun with Christmas favourite, the IRN-BRU Carnival!
Kelvin Hall Building Tours

Kelvin Hall Building Tours

6th January 2019
Join the volunteer tour guides for a free 45 minute tour of Kelvin Hall and take a peek behind the scenes in Glasgow Museums' store!
Kids Introduction to Sewing at Sew Confident

Kids Introduction to Sewing at Sew Confident

6th January 2019
In just one afternoon your child will become a sewing whizz-kid at Sew Confident's Introduction to Sewing workshop for 8 to 15 year olds!
Mammy Goose

Mammy Goose

27th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Johnny McKnight returns to the stage in this year's rip-rollicking panto, Mammy Goose, at the Tron Theatre!
Matchbox Cineclub: Cage-A-Rama!

Matchbox Cineclub: Cage-A-Rama!

5th January 2019 - 6th January 2019
Glasgow's annual Cage-a-rama festival celebrates international treasure and bats**t crazyman Nicolas Cage at CCA Glasgow on January 5th & 6th!
Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

6th January 2019
The Merchant Square Craft Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!
Mr Popper’s Penguins

Mr Popper’s Penguins

18th December 2018 - 6th January 2019
The delightful musical adaptation of Mr Popper’s Penguins is coming to the SEC Glasgow this festive season, it's the perfect family treat for ages 4 – 104!
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities

1st July 2018 - 31st December 2019
Quarriers Glasgow Group Activities provides group activities for adults with learning disabilities in the north west and south areas of Glasgow.
Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella

Scottish Ballet’s Cinderella

4th January 2019 - 12th January 2019
Discover the enchanted, sparkling world of Christopher Hampson’s Cinderella, when Scottish Ballet bring the show back to the Theatre Royal Glasgow!
Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

Soldiers: An exhibition by artist Tom McKendrick

6th November 2018 - 12th January 2019
To mark the centenary of the end of WWI, Clydebank Museum and Art Gallery will host 'Soldiers', an exhibition of portraits of men and women who have served their country.
Star Sixes 2019

Star Sixes 2019

4th January 2019 - 6th January 2019
The world's greatest players will reunite in January at The SSE Hydro Glasgow for the second edition of Star Sixes - an indoor 6-a-side football tournament featuring the legends of the game!
Tennent’s Brewery Tour

Tennent’s Brewery Tour

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Find out how Wellpark Brewery make Tennent's so special on one of their daily Brewery Tours!
The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella

29th November 2018 - 13th January 2019
Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow this festive season featuring an all star cast!
Women, War and The West End

Women, War and The West End

10th December 2018 - 28th February 2019
Glasgow City Heritage Trust will host the Women, War and The West End exhibition, telling the stories of ordinary women and what they did during the First World War.

Events in Lanarkshire

Aladdin

Aladdin

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
This year's family pantomime at Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre is firm favourite, Aladdin, starring Ian ‘Sheepie’ Smith!
First Footing the K-Woodlands

First Footing the K-Woodlands

6th January 2019
Get the family out on January 6th to first foot K-Woodlands on this creative walk with EK Rocks!
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2018 - 31st December 2019
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regualr health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
M&D’s On Ice

M&D’s On Ice

16th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Enjoy the perfect festive day out at M&D’s. Skate day and night with family and friends at Scotland’s most magical ice rink!
Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

Wee Winter Tales Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 9th March 2019
Come and visit our winter exhibition and enjoy some stories, short films dressing up and play area all suitable for younger children!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders

29th September 2018 - 23rd January 2019
Historic Environment Scotland presents Brick Wonders at Stirling Castle featuring recreations in LEGO® bricks of amazing sights from around the world, curated by artist Warren Elsmore!
Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

22nd October 2018 - 12th April 2019
In 1794, seven Scottish stonemasons left Edinburgh New Town for Washington DC to help build the official residence of the President of the United States. Explore their story in our new exhibition.
Handmade Exhibition

Handmade Exhibition

17th November 2018 - 6th January 2019
Explore our annual Christmas sale of arts and crafts made in Scotland at Macrobert Arts Centre, back for a forth year, and maybe pick up a Christmas gift or two!

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Christmas at the Botanics 2018
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience at the Royal Botanic Gardens!
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