Events in Edinburgh on 11 May 2019

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 11 May 2019 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

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
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
Children’s Afternoon Tea at Dalmahoy

Children’s Afternoon Tea at Dalmahoy

7th May 2019 - 31st August 2019
Bring the little ones along to a special Children’s Afternoon Tea this Summer at Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club with colourful sandwiches, cakes and goodies! 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
Exhibition: 150 Years of The People’s Friend

Exhibition: 150 Years of The People’s Friend

10th May 2019 - 25th May 2019
Discover some of the secrets of 150 years of storytelling in 'The People's Friend' magazine and delight in artwork, poetry and surprises! Read more
Frame of Mind

Frame of Mind

10th May 2019 - 31st May 2019
This exhibition of paintings by Annalisa Merrilees capture the viewer’s attention, and for a moment, give them a glimpse into her frame of mind while making the work. Read more
Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

2nd May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Come along to The Fiddlers Arms every weekend from 9pm and enjoy free live music with something to suit everyone’s tastes! Entry is always free. 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 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
Live Music at George IV Bar in May

Live Music at George IV Bar in May

1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Check out the Live music at George IV Bar in May, everything from Rock and Pop to Traditional Folk, Scottish, Irish and Blues! Read more
Live Music at La Belle Angele in May

Live Music at La Belle Angele in May

2nd May 2019 - 31st May 2019
From Kris Denver to The Rising Souls, you can expect good tunes, good folk, and good fun at La Belle Angele gigs this May! Read more
Live Music at Stramash in May

Live Music at Stramash in May

1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash this May, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more.... Read more
Live Music at The Mash House in May

Live Music at The Mash House in May

3rd May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Check out the Live music gigs on at The Mash House, a unique venue located within the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant Cowgate, during May! Read more
Live Music at The Royal Mile Tavern

Live Music at The Royal Mile Tavern

1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Free live music is a major feature of the Royal Mile Tavern and you can enjoy it seven nights a week from around 9.45pm. Read more
Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in May

Live Music at Whistle Binkies Gigs in May

1st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies this May, Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and more.... 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
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
Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

Yottie Bear Treasure Hunt

1st May 2019 - 27th 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!
Lad O’ Pairts: Life on Pollok Estate

Lad O’ Pairts: Life on Pollok Estate

3rd May 2019 - 1st June 2019
East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure has lined up a National Trust for Scotland exhibition and event this month, exploring Glasgow southside's local history!
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

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!
ASPECT : Contemporary Landscape

ASPECT : Contemporary Landscape

11th May 2019 - 1st June 2019
This exhibition at RGI Kelly Gallery includes a diverse group of painters, each exploring a personal interest in their chosen surroundings from their own particular point of view.
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.
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!
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!
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!
Doggie Documentaries

Doggie Documentaries

10th May 2019 - 26th May 2019
Southside Fringe: Check out Doggie Documentaries, Southside Snappers exhibition of man's (and woman's) best friend, at HUG Cafe!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Live Music at Sweeney’s

Live Music at Sweeney’s

10th May 2019 - 26th May 2019
You can catch some great live music on at Sweeney's on the Park this May as part of the Southside Fringe Festival!
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.
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 Theatre of Robert Anton - An Exhibition

The Theatre of Robert Anton - An Exhibition

4th May 2019 - 30th June 2019
Southside Fringe: Tramway presents an exhibition of the extraordinary theatrical puppets, props and drawings of the late Robert Anton, an artist from the avant garde theatre scene of '70s New York.
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!
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!

Events in Lanarkshire

Discover Your Family and Local History

Discover Your Family and Local History

1st May 2019 - 20th December 2019
Always wanted to trace your family tree but not sure where to begin? Come along to North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre for one of their weekday sessions!
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!
South Lanarkshire Photographic Annual Exhibition and Sale

South Lanarkshire Photographic Annual Exhibition and Sale

9th May 2019 - 23rd May 2019
South Lanarkshire Photographic present their Annual Exhibition & Sale which displays the work of their photographic group throughout the 2018/19 season!
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!
Workshop of the Empire

Workshop of the Empire

19th April 2019 - 16th June 2019
Don't miss Workshop of the Empire at Summerlee, a fascinating photographic exhibition exploring the world of work in 19th and early 20th century North Lanarkshire.

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

Bishopton Art Group Exhibition

30th April 2019 - 31st May 2019
Bishopton Art Group are holding their latest exhibition at The Bridge, Bridge of Weir between 30th April and 31st May!
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

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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