Events in Edinburgh on 06 May 2019

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

Events in Edinburgh

RuPaul’s Drag Race - Werq the World Tour
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RuPaul’s Drag Race - Werq the World Tour

6th May 2019
The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all new production for 2019! Catch it at the Edinburgh Playhouse on May 6th!
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Anything Disco Mondays

Anything Disco Mondays

6th May 2019
Come along to Subway Cowgate for their Anything Disco Mondays with free entry all night! 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
Boogie Movies Cinema Series

Boogie Movies Cinema Series

6th May 2019
This May The Three Sisters courtyard cinema gets it's BOOGIE on so come along to move and groove to these dance classics! Read more
Brilliant Beltane

Brilliant Beltane

3rd May 2019 - 7th May 2019
Come along to Almond Valley Heritage Centre from 3rd to 7th May for a special long weekend of family fun and wish each other a Brilliant Beltane! Read more
Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

Charles II: Art and Power Exhibition

23rd November 2018 - 2nd June 2019
Old master paintings and spectacular silver furniture show the rich material world of Charles II's court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment of the Stuart monarchy. Read more
Coast to Coast

Coast to Coast

14th April 2019 - 22nd May 2019
Kittie Jones and Jane Smith present a joint exhibition that reflects their shared interest in wildlife from their respective viewpoints on the East and West coasts of Scotland. 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
Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

Do Toddlers Understand ‘‘No’’?

1st March 2019 - 31st May 2019
Edinburgh South
Wee Science is looking for wee scientists around 1.5 years old to take part in a study on word learning at the University of Edinburgh! Read more
Edges of What?

Edges of What?

3rd May 2019 - 21st May 2019
Three North East Artists, Paolo Doyle, Toni Harrower and Peter Swales, are exhibiting a mixture of their paintings at the Dundas Street Gallery from 3rd to 21st May. Read more
House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

House of Jack Kids Street Dance Classes

22nd April 2019 - 29th June 2019
House of Jack kids street dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 22nd April until 29th June - Bookings now open! Read more
Hungry Ghost Engines

Hungry Ghost Engines

4th May 2019 - 19th May 2019
This exhibition at Patriothall Gallery in May is by two Scottish artists, Arabella Hope and Silas Parry, and is the second part of a project that started in Japan in 2018. 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
In the Footsteps of John Muir

In the Footsteps of John Muir

2nd May 2019 - 6th August 2019
This photography exhibition in Blackness Castle traces John Muir's travels from his childhood in Dunbar to the American National Parks he helped to establish. Read more
Monday Night Rockaoke

Monday Night Rockaoke

6th May 2019
It's Karaoke every Monday night at Opium Edinburgh with all genres welcome, so come along and excercise those vocal chords! Read more
Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

Rabbie’s: Edinburgh City Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Discover the stories, secrets, and sights of the city and get the local’s perspective of Edinburgh with Rabbie's Edinburgh City Tours! Read more
Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

Rabbie’s: Tours from Edinburgh

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
Make Edinburgh your base for a trip to Scotland and combine the magic of Scotland's capital with the best of the Highlands on a tour with Rabbie's! Read more
Red Raw

Red Raw

6th May 2019
Red Raw, our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. It’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today. Read more
RuPaul’s Drag Race - Werq the World Tour

RuPaul’s Drag Race - Werq the World Tour

6th May 2019
The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all new production for 2019! Catch it at the Edinburgh Playhouse on May 6th! Read more
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

3rd May 2019 - 26th May 2019
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) will take place in venues across Scotland from 3rd - 26th May 2019, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. Read more
Soundhouse: The Fretless

Soundhouse: The Fretless

6th May 2019
Don't miss multi-Juno award-winning Canadian supergroup The Fretless when they return to the Traverse Bar Café on Monday 6th May. 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
The Roots of Civic Action

The Roots of Civic Action

6th May 2019
In an era of growing community action and political frustration, a panel of academics and activists will consider the landmark campaigns that have inspired them and where the next challenges may lie. Read more
Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Looking to entertain the kids? The Royal Yacht will be hiding lots of cuddly Britannia Yottie Bears on board for them to spot in this Treasure Hunt during May! Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

14th January 2019 - 15th December 2019
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

6th May 2019
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Hear and Now

Hear and Now

6th May 2019
Hear and Now is a mental health support group offering support through a weekly drop in and events over school holidays to support families and children.
Lifting the Lid: 400 years of food and drink in Scotland

Lifting the Lid: 400 years of food and drink in Scotland

15th April 2019 - 4th July 2019
People in East Renfrewshire are being given a fascinating insight into the development of the Scots' diet over the past 400 years, thanks to a new touring display from the National Library of Scotland
Makaton Treasure Hunt

Makaton Treasure Hunt

6th May 2019
Explore the world of Makaton in this fantastic treasure hunt for all the family at Whitelee Windfarm with the Whitelee Countryside Rangers!
Mayday Funday

Mayday Funday

6th May 2019
Join Greenbank Woodland Play Outdoor Nursery for their annual Mayday Funday on Monday 6th May!
Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

Off Grid Kids Toddler Sessions

6th May 2019
Off Grid Kids hold outdoor based toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!
Share a Song and Sing Along

Share a Song and Sing Along

6th May 2019
Enjoy a good old sing-along and ‘gie it laldy’ at Share a Song and Sing Along at Giffnock or Barrhead Foundry Library!

Events in Fife

Art Exhibition and Sale in aid of Marie Curie

Art Exhibition and Sale in aid of Marie Curie

12th April 2019 - 11th June 2019
Local artist Janet Scrymgeour-Wedderburn is holding an exhibition and sale of her beautiful art, paintings and sculptures at Lindores Abbey Distillery visitor centre in aid of Marie Curie.
‘REFUGIO’ - after Selkirk after Crusoe

‘REFUGIO’ - after Selkirk after Crusoe

30th March 2019 - 22nd June 2019
A Fife Contemporary exhibition celebrating 300 years since the novel Robinson Crusoe was published.
Culross

Culross

29th March 2019 - 30th June 2019
A new exhibition at the Greengate Gallery in Culross celebrates the royal burgh’s unique character with a selection of artwork from artists and craftspeople in the Forth Valley area.
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Fife

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Fife

3rd May 2019 - 26th May 2019
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) will take place in venues across Scotland from 3rd - 26th May 2019, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health.
Scottish Seas

Scottish Seas

6th April 2019 - 7th June 2019
Join our Explorers at Deep Sea World and find out about the amazing wildlife on our local shores!
Tour an Amazon Fulfillment Centre

Tour an Amazon Fulfillment Centre

19th February 2019 - 31st October 2019
See the magic that happens after you click ‘buy’ on Amazon.co.uk by touring our Dunfermline fulfilment centre and seeing first-hand how we deliver for our customers.

Events in Glasgow

24 Hours in Shawlands: A Day in the Life

24 Hours in Shawlands: A Day in the Life

1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Southside Fringe: Queen's Park Camera Club is delighted to present a chronological Photographic Exhibition illustrating 24 hours of life along Shawlands main thoroughfare!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

A Play, A Pie and A Pint Spring Season

6th May 2019
A Play, A Pie and A Pint celebrates their 15th anniversary with a specially selected season of their best loved plays!
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions

Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions

6th May 2019
Baltic Street Adventure Playground Family Sessions are weekly sessions every Monday from 1pm - 3pm for families with children aged 3-5 to come down and enjoy playing outdoors together!
Bara Bara Bara

Bara Bara Bara

13th April 2019 - 23rd June 2019
Tramway proudly presents Bara Bara Bara, the first solo exhibition in Scotland by Mexico City based artist Pia Camil!
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.
Books at the Botanics

Books at the Botanics

6th May 2019
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

6th May 2019
Bounce and Rhyme are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children Two or under held weekly in several Glasgow Libraries!
Callum Rice: Solo Exhibition

Callum Rice: Solo Exhibition

26th April 2019 - 23rd June 2019
Studio Pavilion at House for an Art Lover is pleased to present the first solo exhibition by Glasgow based artist and filmmaker Callum Rice!
Clack and Yak

Clack and Yak

6th May 2019
Get those knitting needles out and enjoy a chat and a cuppa whilst knitting, sewing or crocheting something for yourself or family and friends at Platform Glasgow's Clack and Yak!
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

12th January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

Dippy On Tour: Glasgow

22nd January 2019 - 6th May 2019
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 6th May 2019!
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!
Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

8th March 2019 - 31st December 2020
Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space!
Early Evening Summer Stroll

Early Evening Summer Stroll

6th May 2019
This summer why not join an early evening health walk and discover the woodlands and wildlife of Castlemilk Park!
Easter at SCOTLANDART - A Glasgow Gallery

Easter at SCOTLANDART - A Glasgow Gallery

16th April 2019 - 16th May 2019
Spring is in the air and ScotlandArt have a fantastic selection of original work ready for your Easter weeks!
Glasgow Bellydance School: New Classes

Glasgow Bellydance School: New Classes

6th May 2019
​Looking to get fit in a fun and natural way? Join Glasgow Bellydance for their new block of classes beginning on Monday 29th April!
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Glasgow Life presents Low Pay? Don’t Pay!

Glasgow Life presents Low Pay? Don’t Pay!

2nd May 2019 - 11th May 2019
Low Pay? Don't Pay! follows a group of women who lose patience with low pay and rising prices before taking direct action, catch it at the Tron Theatre as part of Mayfesto 20191
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!
Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond

Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond

1st May 2019 - 1st September 2019
Take a personal tour around RSPB Loch Lomond with a guide looking for wildlife and discovering the unique history and management of the reserve!
Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

Kelvingrove Organ Recitals

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum holds delightful daily recitals by eminent local organists and visiting players!
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots

6th May 2019 - 18th May 2019
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to King's Theatre Glasgow in May 2019!
Knick Knacks and Whatnots

Knick Knacks and Whatnots

3rd May 2019 - 1st June 2019
Project Ability present work from three artists, Marta Páramo, Cameron Morgan and Charlie Hammond, in their latest exhibition, Knick Knacks and Whatnots!
Lambing on Loch Lomond

Lambing on Loch Lomond

24th April 2019 - 10th May 2019
The Lennox Family will be opening up their shed doors for you to experience lambing first hand and find out what 'This Farming Life' is all about!
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing

1st February 2019 - 6th May 2019
12 of the finest drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, lent by Her Majesty The Queen from the Royal Collection, will be on show at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
May Day Archery

May Day Archery

6th May 2019
Looking for a fun activity to try on the upcoming bank holiday? Then why not try having a go at archery at The Vanguard Centre? You could be the next Robin Hood or Hawkeye!
Mini Store Hunters

Mini Store Hunters

6th May 2019
2 to 5 year olds and their grown ups can come and explore the stores, handle objects and get creative on the first Monday and Friday of each month!
Petra Taylor, LTH & Erin At Eleven

Petra Taylor, LTH & Erin At Eleven

6th May 2019
The first event from High Live Events will be an acoustic night, showcasing the best talent in and around Glasgow. Featuring Petra Taylor, LTH, and Erin At Eleven, each with their own buzz!
Pokémon Quiz!

Pokémon Quiz!

6th May 2019
In celebration of the Detective Pikachu Movie finally hitting the big screen in May, the Grosvenor Cafe are having a good old pocket monster quiz!
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.
Rabbie’s: Tours from Glasgow

Rabbie’s: Tours from Glasgow

1st January 2019 - 31st December 2019
Make Glasgow your base for a trip to Scotland and combine this pioneering city with the best of the Highlands on a tour with Rabbie's!
Reflecting Mackintosh Collection

Reflecting Mackintosh Collection

8th February 2019 - 16th June 2019
Craft Design House presents a bespoke collection of original pieces by designer makers, celebrating Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s 150th anniversary at The Lighthouse
Scott ‘Wingnut’ Walker Art Exhibition

Scott ‘Wingnut’ Walker Art Exhibition

25th April 2019 - 21st May 2019
The Variety Bar has been supporting local artists by offering up their iconic, art nouveau walls as commission free exhibition space! The latest exhibition features the work of Scott 'Wingnut' Walker!
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

3rd May 2019 - 26th May 2019
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) will take place in venues across Scotland from 3rd - 26th May 2019, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health.
Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

Scottish Opera: The Magic Flute

4th May 2019 - 18th May 2019
Sir Thomas Allen returns to Scottish Opera to revive his five-star production of Mozart’s most inventive opera, The Magic Flute!
T.Rex in Town

T.Rex in Town

18th April 2019 - 31st July 2019
Step back in time to the Cretaceous period at Kelvin Hall and meet Trix in this once in a lifetime opportunity to come face to face with a T.Rex!
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 Failing Light but Polmadie Shines

The Failing Light but Polmadie Shines

26th April 2019 - 23rd June 2019
Southside Fringe: Glasgow based artist and filmmaker Callum Rice presents a solo exhibition in the Studio Pavilion inspired by the work of Glasgow born architect and engineer Archibald Leitch!
The Mistress Contract

The Mistress Contract

1st May 2019 - 11th May 2019
Inspired by a real-life memoir, Abi Morgan's The Mistress Contract redefines the rules of engagement between the sexes in a complicated world of blurred lines and grey areas.
Timefield

Timefield

27th April 2019 - 25th May 2019
Timefield at Platform Glasgow is a cross-art collaborative installation developed by five older artists as part of Luminate Festival 2019!
Toddlers Tales

Toddlers Tales

6th May 2019
Toddlers Tales are free and fun sessions for parents, carers and children aged 3-5 held weekly across several Glasgow Libraries!
Wee Adventurers on the Move

Wee Adventurers on the Move

6th May 2019
Come along to Riverside Museum and join in this new toddler session full of stories, songs and messy play!
Weekly Kids Coding Classes (Age 6-10)

Weekly Kids Coding Classes (Age 6-10)

4th April 2019 - 20th June 2019
IT Professional Training are running weekly coding classes for 6 to 10 year olds beginning on April 4th!
Wild Things Fun Day

Wild Things Fun Day

6th May 2019
Bring your wild things out on an adventure at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond this May bank holiday and become nature detectives!

Events in Lanarkshire

Biggar Gasworks Steam Days

Biggar Gasworks Steam Days

6th May 2019
Biggar Gasworks Steam Days offer the public the chance to see the boiler operating and driving various steam driven machines!
Blooms

Blooms

6th May 2019 - 17th May 2019
Hosted by Tolbooth Lanark, Blooms is an exhibition of work by eminent Scottish artists celebrating Lanark's Flowerfest!
Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

6th May 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions every Monday, Tuesday & Saturday!
Funbox

Funbox

6th May 2019
M&D's is proud to welcome back family favourites FUNBOX! With two amazing shows in April and May, they cannot be missed!
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!
R!SK

R!SK

23rd March 2019 - 11th May 2019
A spill, a slip, a hospital trip. Oh dear! Visit R!SK, a fun, interactive and educational exhibition for all the family about the hidden dangers lurking in our homes!
The Art of Christian Small

The Art of Christian Small

19th April 2019 - 26th May 2019
Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum is proud to present an exhibition of artwork by the late Christian Small of West Linton between 19th April to 26th May 2019!
The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

5th May 2019 - 6th May 2019
Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show! Catch it at The Town House Hamilton on the 5th & 6th of May!
Trevor Smiths Family Funfair: Airdrie

Trevor Smiths Family Funfair: Airdrie

2nd May 2019 - 12th May 2019
The fantastic Trevor Smiths Family Funfair will be at Airdrie's Katherine Park between the 2nd and 12th May!

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

Active Communities’ Walking Buddies

6th May 2019
Active Communities run a series of walking groups throughout Renfrewshire on a weekly basis!
Free Spoken Word and Music Open Mic and Rehearsal

Free Spoken Word and Music Open Mic and Rehearsal

6th May 2019
Fundamental Conduit are hosting free improvisation and open mic nights at St Matthew's Church, Paisley where your piece will be set to music by our fantastic musicians!
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

6th May 2019
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Renfrewshire

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Renfrewshire

3rd May 2019 - 26th May 2019
The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) will take place in venues across Scotland from 3rd - 26th May 2019, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health.

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

A Walk With Wallace

A Walk With Wallace

6th May 2019
Enjoy a 45-minute guided walk with costumed actors recreating scenes from William Wallace’s famous encounter with the army of King Edward I at the Battle of Stirling Bridge.
Conservation Volunteering

Conservation Volunteering

13th January 2019 - 26th May 2019
Come and join our conservation volunteering teams at TCV Scotland! We meet every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in Stirling and carry out various practical conservation tasks across the Forth Valley.
James Watt: Power to the World

James Watt: Power to the World

25th April 2019 - 23rd August 2019
Explore the life, work, and legacy of James Watt and his reinvention of the steam engine in this new exhibition at The Engine Shed!

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