Learning events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Learning events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Den Building Adventures

Den Building Adventures

30th June 2018 - 20th August 2018
Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and remote corners of the Almond Valley site during the summer holidays! Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

20th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Play Talk Read Roadshow in Midlothian

Play Talk Read Roadshow in Midlothian

20th August 2018
Penicuik
Come on board the Play Talk Read bus with your wee one and join in the fun as the roadshow visits Midlothian on 20th August. Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

21st August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Stills School: Contact

Stills School: Contact

22nd August 2018
Stills School is an alternative photography school for 16-25 year olds. CONTACT is a 8-week course which will teach you basic photography skills as well as encourage you to develop your own projects. Read more
Beginners Sewing Course (4 weeks)

Beginners Sewing Course (4 weeks)

23rd August 2018
Learn lots of basic sewing techniques in this 4 week Beginners Sewing Course with Artisan Stitch starting 23rd August. Read more
Scottish Clans and the Streets of Prestonpans

Scottish Clans and the Streets of Prestonpans

23rd August 2018
Residents from East Lothian and beyond are invited to a series of events designed to tell the story of the connection between their names, their streets names and the Battle of Prestonpans. Read more
Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

Edinburgh Summer Foraging Course

24th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Wild Food Uk returns to The Flotterstone Inn near Penicuik for some Edinburgh Summer Foraging Courses this August. Read more
Arthur’s Adventure

Arthur’s Adventure

27th August 2018
Come along on a more challenging guided walk to learn about Arthur’s Seat’s turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Arthur’s Secrets

Arthur’s Secrets

28th August 2018
Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice! Read more
Lampshade Making Workshop

Lampshade Making Workshop

29th August 2018
Gorebridge
Learn how to make a 30cm drum lampshade in this 2 hour workshop at The Sheep Shed. An excellent workshop for beginners, groups and hen do's, or simply just some "me" time. Read more
Scottish Clans and the Streets of Prestonpans

Scottish Clans and the Streets of Prestonpans

30th August 2018
Residents from East Lothian and beyond are invited to a series of events designed to tell the story of the connection between their names, their streets names and the Battle of Prestonpans. Read more
All About Trees (Stories and inclusive activities suitable for working with groups of all ages)

All About Trees (Stories and inclusive activities suitable for working with groups of all ages)

31st August 2018
This one day workshop with TCV Scotland is for teachers, environmental leaders, health professionals and others working with groups in the outdoors. Read more
Doors Open Days West Lothian

Doors Open Days West Lothian

1st September 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Various Locations West Lothian
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across West Lothian! This year's event will be held on 1st & 2nd September! Read more
Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

Kids Hip Hop Dance Classes at Shapes Studio, Leith

3rd September 2018 - 14th December 2018
Kids hip hop dance classes are back at Shapes Studio from 3rd September, taught by resident teacher Ashley Jack. Read more
Scottish Clans and the Streets of Prestonpans

Scottish Clans and the Streets of Prestonpans

6th September 2018
Residents from East Lothian and beyond are invited to a series of events designed to tell the story of the connection between their names, their streets names and the Battle of Prestonpans. Read more
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

8th September 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018. Read more
WW1 at Lauriston Castle

WW1 at Lauriston Castle

8th September 2018
Learn about history in a very fun and interactive way at these WW1 re-enactments in the grounds and Castle. Read more
Celtic Crag

Celtic Crag

9th September 2018
Join a Ranger for a guided walk and discover the story of the Park’s history from the Stone Age right up to the present day. Read more
5 Day Door Supervisor Course

5 Day Door Supervisor Course

10th September 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their popular and highly recommended 5 Day Door Supervisor Course each month until October. Read more
4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4 Day Door Supervisor Course

11th September 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their highly recommended 4 Day Door Supervisor Course each month throughout 2018. Read more
Little Monsters Club (3-5 years)

Little Monsters Club (3-5 years)

15th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Little Monsters Club new Autumn programme start on 15th and 16th September and provides your little ones with six fun packed sports sessions. Read more
Little Monsters Club (5-7 years)

Little Monsters Club (5-7 years)

15th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
The Little Monsters Club new Autumn programme start on 15th and 16th September and provides your little ones with six fun packed sports sessions. Read more
4 Day CCTV Operator Course

4 Day CCTV Operator Course

17th September 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be running 4 day CCTV Operator Courses in Edinburgh throughout 2018. Read more
Bugs and Blood - Why Did Surgeons Learn To Wash Their Hands? Kids Workshop

Bugs and Blood - Why Did Surgeons Learn To Wash Their Hands? Kids Workshop

17th September 2018
Did you know, tiny creatures we cannot see constantly surround us? Find out about bacteria and other microorganisms in this kids workshop at Surgeons' Hall Museums, suitable for age 8+. Read more
3 Day CCTV Operator Course

3 Day CCTV Operator Course

18th September 2018
This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative within the Private Security Industry. Read more
Historical Holyrood Foraging

Historical Holyrood Foraging

22nd September 2018
Join Anna Canning from Floramedica for this fascinating guided walk to discover what natural foods and medicines people have used throughout history. Read more
Lampshade Making Workshop

Lampshade Making Workshop

22nd September 2018
Gorebridge
Learn how to make a 30cm drum lampshade in this 2 hour workshop at The Sheep Shed. An excellent workshop for beginners, groups and hen do's, or simply just some "me" time. Read more
Find - Grow - See - Microbiology Beginners Course

Find - Grow - See - Microbiology Beginners Course

25th September 2018
Experience the world of microorganisms living around us or even on us in this Microbiology Beginners Course at Ascus Lab. Read more
Doors Open Days Edinburgh

Doors Open Days Edinburgh

29th September 2018 - 30th September 2018
Various Locations Edinburgh
Scotland's annual Doors Open Days festival gives you free access to lots of fascinating buildings across Edinburgh! This year's event will be held on September 29th & 30th! Read more
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

6th October 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018. Read more
5 Day Door Supervisor Course

5 Day Door Supervisor Course

8th October 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their popular and highly recommended 5 Day Door Supervisor Course each month until October. Read more
4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4 Day Door Supervisor Course

9th October 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their highly recommended 4 Day Door Supervisor Course each month throughout 2018. Read more
4 Day CCTV Operator Course

4 Day CCTV Operator Course

15th October 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be running 4 day CCTV Operator Courses in Edinburgh throughout 2018. Read more
3 Day CCTV Operator Course

3 Day CCTV Operator Course

16th October 2018
This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative within the Private Security Industry. Read more
Beyond the Naked Eye - Microscopy Beginners Course

Beyond the Naked Eye - Microscopy Beginners Course

31st October 2018
Experience new ways of creating striking images by venturing into the unseen world of microscopy in this course with Ascus Art & Science. Read more
4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4 Day Door Supervisor Course

6th November 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their highly recommended 4 Day Door Supervisor Course each month throughout 2018. Read more
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

10th November 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018. Read more
4 Day CCTV Operator Course

4 Day CCTV Operator Course

12th November 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be running 4 day CCTV Operator Courses in Edinburgh throughout 2018. Read more
3 Day CCTV Operator Course

3 Day CCTV Operator Course

13th November 2018
This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative within the Private Security Industry. Read more
Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

Weekend 4 Day Door Supervisor Course

8th December 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding a 4 day weekend Door Supervisor Training Course ever month throughout 2018. Read more
4 Day Door Supervisor Course

4 Day Door Supervisor Course

11th December 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be holding their highly recommended 4 Day Door Supervisor Course each month throughout 2018. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

15th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more
4 Day CCTV Operator Course

4 Day CCTV Operator Course

17th December 2018
UMBRAsec Training & Security Services will be running 4 day CCTV Operator Courses in Edinburgh throughout 2018. Read more
3 Day CCTV Operator Course

3 Day CCTV Operator Course

18th December 2018
This accredited qualification is ideal for anyone wishing to work as a CCTV operative within the Private Security Industry. Read more
Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

Head and Shoulders Above the Rest!

18th December 2018
Find out the part Grenadiers would play in the history of Edinburgh Castle and the eventual defeat of the Jacobites at Culloden. Read more

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Edinburgh and East of Scotland Cat Club
Edinburgh & East of Scotland Cat Club are holding their 61st Annual All Breed Championship Show on 13th October at the Academy Sports Centre!
Festival Fireworks Cruise
Toast the end of Edinburgh’s festival season in seafaring style and soak up the magnificent Fireworks Concert display with an exclusive Festival Fireworks Cruise with Maid of the Forth!
Rebus: Long Shadows
Ian Rankin is bringing his beloved creation to the stage for the very first time alongside award-winning playwright Rona Munro. See it at the King's Theatre in October.

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