Talks And Lectures events in Edinburgh

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

Events in Edinburgh

Gilded Balloon at the Museum

Gilded Balloon at the Museum

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Fringe favourites Gilded Balloon present 27 days of inspiring and diverse programming at the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Tea with ‘Mr Jenners’

Tea with ‘Mr Jenners’

10th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Enjoy a delicious full afternoon tea hosted by the shopkeeper of Scotland's oldest department store! Read more
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Stripped

Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Stripped

11th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Stripped programme celebrates comics and graphic novels in style, with authors and artists from around the world bring pictures and performance. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes:  Mind and Body

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Mind and Body

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
In this strand authors explore the complex functionality of the brain, the mysterious workings of the body’s mighty immune system and navigate the connections between physical and mental health. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes:  Muriel Spark 100

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Muriel Spark 100

11th August 2018 - 24th August 2018
In Muriel Spark's centenary year an array of writers gather to remind us of the power of her work. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Freedom and Equality

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Freedom and Equality

11th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
From freedom of speech to freedom of movement, free trade to the free internet, ideas about the meaning of freedom are the focus of many discussions this year. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Music Matters

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Music Matters

11th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Music Matters - In this series of events we welcome musicians who have put down their instrument and picked up a pen to record the pleasure and pain of their experiences. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Our Planet and Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Our Planet and Us

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
This series of events looks at the precarious pact between people and planet Earth and how it’s time to act while the future of the planet is still in our hands. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Playing with Books

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Playing with Books

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
This year we have lined up events featuring hip hop, opera, music and more, plus special performances. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Politics for Change

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Politics for Change

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Book Festival is a place where politicians and audiences can share ideas about how to improve society, the economy and culture. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Revolting Women

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Revolting Women

11th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Check out the events at Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Revolting Women, the militants and mavericks from 1918-2018. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Scottish Ideas

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Scottish Ideas

12th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
This series of events explores the innovations, history and ideas which make this country such a fount of intellectual curiosity. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Sport and Society

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Sport and Society

13th August 2018 - 27th August 2018
In this series of events, authors and sports people talk about some of the issues, both financial and personal, surrounding sport. Read more
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Year of Young People: Codename F

Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Year of Young People: Codename F

14th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival has been working with youngsters aged 8-14 who live in and around Craigmillar, Edinburgh and in Codename F the group explores a range of topics. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Babble On - Spoken Word

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Babble On - Spoken Word

16th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
Babble On - Spoken Word gives you the chance to get to know some of the most exhilarating and talented poets writing today a lot better. Read more
The Siege of Ladysmith: Nightmare in Natal

The Siege of Ladysmith: Nightmare in Natal

16th August 2018
Historian David Clarke gives this lecture on The Siege of Ladysmith: Nightmare in Natal at Lauriston Castle on 16th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Killing Democracy?

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Killing Democracy?

18th August 2018 - 20th August 2018
In this series of conversations, economist Yanis Varoufakis further explores the question of whether the current form of globalised capitalism is forcing democracy towards its ultimate demise. Read more
Quines at Yes Hub Fringe with Gerda Stevenson

Quines at Yes Hub Fringe with Gerda Stevenson

18th August 2018
Edinburgh South
Gerda Stevenson brings her sensational poetry collection Quines: Poems in tribute to women of Scotland to the Yes Hub Edinburgh as part of the Festival Fringe 2018. Read more
Catalonia and Caledonia: parallels and possibilities with Chris Bambery and George Kerevan

Catalonia and Caledonia: parallels and possibilities with Chris Bambery and George Kerevan

20th August 2018
The surge for independence in Catalonia has thrown up similarities with our own nation. Authors Chris Bambery & George Kerevan discuss the parallels and possibilities this presents for both countries. Read more
In Conversation at the Traverse: Live Podcast Events

In Conversation at the Traverse: Live Podcast Events

20th August 2018
A unique opportunity to join two celebrated artists, as they talk about their lives, work and what it means to create theatre today. Read more
Keir Hardie and the politics of today with Pauline Bryan and Gordon Munro

Keir Hardie and the politics of today with Pauline Bryan and Gordon Munro

20th August 2018
Pauline Bryan, editor of What Would Keir Hardie Say? in conversation with Edinburgh councillor Gordon Munro, discussing topical political issues in the light of the legacy of Keir Hardie. Read more
Radical roads to tackling inequality with Henry McLeish and Neil Findlay

Radical roads to tackling inequality with Henry McLeish and Neil Findlay

20th August 2018
A political discussion with Former First Minister Henry McLeish, author of Citizens United, and Neil Findlay, author of Socialism and Hope. Read more
Corstorphine Transport Through the Ages

Corstorphine Transport Through the Ages

21st August 2018
Come along to Lauriston Castle on 21st August and hear all about Corstorphine transport through the ages from Ian Anderson, Chairman of Corstorphine Trust. Read more
Scotia Nova with James Mitchell, Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson

Scotia Nova with James Mitchell, Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson

21st August 2018
James Mitchell, author of Hamilton 1967 discusses the future of Scotland with author Katherine Trebeck and Andrew Wilson, Chair of the Sustainable Growth Commission. Read more
Verse and song in tribute to women of Scotland with Gerda Stevenson and Magi Gibson

Verse and song in tribute to women of Scotland with Gerda Stevenson and Magi Gibson

21st August 2018
Celebrate the diverse achievements and perspectives of Scottish women past and present with two of the strongest voices on the Scottish poetry scene. Read more
Whisky in song and verse with Scotland’s Whisky Bard Robin Laing

Whisky in song and verse with Scotland’s Whisky Bard Robin Laing

21st August 2018
Robin Laing, singer-songwriter and long-time Chair of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society Tasting Panel, brings the history of Scotland’s national drink to life. Read more
Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

22nd August 2018
Artist Alexander Moffat and cartoonist Greg Moodie discuss the two faces of portrait in this event as part of ScotlandsFest2018. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The Sea Around Us

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: The Sea Around Us

22nd August 2018 - 24th August 2018
In this series of keynote interviews, Tania Kovats explores the complex relationship between the oceans and the humans who exploit them. Read more
The ‘Troubles’: Belfast from two perspectives with Brian Allaway and Peter Geoghegan

The ‘Troubles’: Belfast from two perspectives with Brian Allaway and Peter Geoghegan

22nd August 2018
Join Brian Allaway, author of Belfast Firefighters and Irish investigative journalist Peter Geoghegan as they discuss The ‘Troubles’! Read more
The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

22nd August 2018
Artists Angus Reid and Richard Demarco discuss the meaning of art on 22nd August as part of ScotlandsFest 2018. Read more
Communites, quirks and all: from Galloway to Skara Brae with James McEnaney and Hugh McMillan

Communites, quirks and all: from Galloway to Skara Brae with James McEnaney and Hugh McMillan

23rd August 2018
JAMES McENANEY, Lecturer, journalist, writer and teacher is in conversation with HUGH McMILLAN, a poet and writer in this event as part of ScotlandsFest 2018. Read more
Edinburgh beyond the guide book with Jenni Calder and Tim Bell

Edinburgh beyond the guide book with Jenni Calder and Tim Bell

23rd August 2018
Jenni Calder, author of Existential Edinburgh: An Eccentric Odyssey, shares her personal experience of the city along with Tim Bell, author of Choose Life, Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location. Read more
Forth Boat Trip with Invisible Superheroes

Forth Boat Trip with Invisible Superheroes

23rd August 2018
Queensferry
Join us as part of the ICE 200 celebrations as we journey on the Maid of the Forth and visit the Forth Bridges on this great family evening out. Read more
St Kilda: The silent islands speak with Alex Boyd and Jessica Danz

St Kilda: The silent islands speak with Alex Boyd and Jessica Danz

23rd August 2018
Award-winning documentary and landscape photographer Alex Boyd and composer Jessica Danz discuss new perpectives on the islands. Read more
Emily Brontë Bicentenary Celebration

Emily Brontë Bicentenary Celebration

24th August 2018
Join us at the City Art Centre for an entertaining, memorable, informative evening of music, readings and talk, in celebration of Emily Bronte. Read more
Putting homelessness on the global agenda with Mel Young and Peter Barr

Putting homelessness on the global agenda with Mel Young and Peter Barr

24th August 2018
An estimated 100 million people around the globe are homeless. Join Mel Young and Peter Barr as they discuss how, through the power of sport, the Homeless World Cup continues to transform lives. Read more
Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

Scotland, racism and denial with Neil Davidson, Nasar Meer and Kokumo Rocks

24th August 2018
Neil Davidson and Nasar Meer discuss Scotland's issue with racism alongside performance poet Kokumo Rocks as part of ScotlandsFest 2018. Read more
Scotland: the timescape with Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater

Scotland: the timescape with Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater

24th August 2018
Does the barrage of facts and figures from politicians leave you frustrated and confused? Join Andrew Conway and Anna Groundwater as they bring clarity, common sense and future-thinking. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

25th August 2018
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

A’ fidreadh na Pàirce: Ialtagan : Bats

31st August 2018
Learn about the fascinating world of Scottish bats in this information session in Holyrood Park. This event will be in Gaelic. Read more
My Jute Journey

My Jute Journey

31st August 2018
Sandra Thomson has long links with the Scottish jute industry. In this lecture she will treat you to some stories around this and also tell about her adventures to India and Bangladesh. Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

1st September 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
Mayhem in Long Dresses: The Scottish Suffragettes

Mayhem in Long Dresses: The Scottish Suffragettes

1st September 2018
Ajay Close will discuss the extraordinary characters who inspired her novel ‘A Petrol Scented Spring’. The event includes many original photographs. Read more
David’s Tower

David’s Tower

2nd September 2018
Meet King David II of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce, as he explains some of the history of Edinburgh Castle and David's Tower, the building that adorns the city’s coat of arms but is now lost. Read more
Sub-Roman Glasgow

Sub-Roman Glasgow

3rd September 2018
At the centre of early mediaeval Glasgow may lie a Roman settlement possibly known as Cathures. Explore all the evidence in this compelling lecture at Lauriston Castle. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

4th September 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Royal Bank of Scotland: 100 Women

Royal Bank of Scotland: 100 Women

5th September 2018
100 Women is a series of events by Royal Bank of Scotland to empower, inspire and bring women in business together and the Edinburgh event is taking place at The Principal Hotel on 5th September. Read more
Buried history: The archaeology of Abbey Strand

Buried history: The archaeology of Abbey Strand

6th September 2018
Join archaeologist Gordon Ewart for this lunchtime lecture where he will reveal some of the exciting finds and intriguing stories about Abbey Strand! Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

6th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Go Bats!

Go Bats!

7th September 2018
Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals. Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

7th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
The Davidsons of Davidson’s Mains

The Davidsons of Davidson’s Mains

7th September 2018
Come and listen to a lecture on the Davidson family who were owners of the Muirhouse mansion and estate from 1776 until 1918. Read more
An Audience with Paul Gascoigne

An Audience with Paul Gascoigne

8th September 2018
Paul Gascoigne, Britain's favourite footballer, is in conversation with David Tanner at the EICC on 8th September. Read more
David’s Tower

David’s Tower

8th September 2018
Meet King David II of Scotland, son of Robert the Bruce, as he explains some of the history of Edinburgh Castle and David's Tower, the building that adorns the city’s coat of arms but is now lost. Read more
The Prince’s Trusted Man

The Prince’s Trusted Man

11th September 2018 - 13th September 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Castle and hear how John Roy Stewart raised his Edinburgh Regiment for Prince Charlie and the part he played in rebellion. Read more
‘A fair field and no favour’ Edinburgh Medical Women c.1869-1920

‘A fair field and no favour’ Edinburgh Medical Women c.1869-1920

13th September 2018
Celebrating the history of medical woman in Edinburgh, this talk discusses the careers of Edinburgh’s Medical women through the first fifty years of their acceptance into the profession. Read more
One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates: Andrew Bell’s Illustrations for the first edition (1771) of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates: Andrew Bell’s Illustrations for the first edition (1771) of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

13th September 2018
Ann Gunn examines the plates for the Encyclopaedia, the sources Andrew Bell used, and the importance he accorded the illustrations as an integral part of the publication. Read more
The 11th and 12th Dukes of Hamilton and Hamilton Palace: Completion and Desertion

The 11th and 12th Dukes of Hamilton and Hamilton Palace: Completion and Desertion

19th September 2018
This richly illustrated talk explores the important acquisitions of the 11th Duke of Hamilton and 12th Duke’s enormous debts which spelled the end of Hamilton Palace. Read more
Canaletto’s Drawings

Canaletto’s Drawings

20th September 2018
Join Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints & Drawings, as she discusses how and why Canaletto became a master at depicting views of Venice. Read more
Curator’s Choice: Drawing Venice

Curator’s Choice: Drawing Venice

20th September 2018
Learn more about Canaletto's drawings on display in the Canaletto & the Art of Venice exhibition as Rosie Razzall shares some of her personal picks of the exhibition. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

22nd September 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Helen Bellany at Valvona & Crolla

Helen Bellany at Valvona & Crolla

24th September 2018
Join us at Valvona & Crolla for a Port Seton inspired supper and bathe in the incessant laughter and joy of an hour spent with Helen Bellany! Read more
In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

In Memoriam - A Forgotten Story

24th September 2018
Hear how Alice Meredith Williams made a most significant contribution to the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
The Hidden Lives of Early Scottish Children’s Books

The Hidden Lives of Early Scottish Children’s Books

24th September 2018
Discover a rich forgotten heritage of chapbooks, fairy tales, fables, and more, as well as stories about the little readers who once held them in their hands. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

24th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Bright Futures Women’s Leadership and Enterprise Conference

Bright Futures Women’s Leadership and Enterprise Conference

27th September 2018
Edinburgh East
Following the success of the Bright Futures Women’s Leadership and Enterprise program, Radiant and Brighter is launching the Bright Future’s Scotland Conference on September 27th. Read more
Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

Light in the Darkness: Hill & Adamson’s Pioneering Photography

27th September 2018
Join Anne Lyden as she explores the pioneering partnership of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, two Scottish photographers from the 1840s. Read more
An Evening With Eddie Hall - The Worlds Strongest Man

An Evening With Eddie Hall - The Worlds Strongest Man

28th September 2018
The worlds strongest man is coming to Edinburgh Corn Exchange on 28th September. Come and meet Eddie Hall and listen to his amazing life story! Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

29th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

30th September 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

2nd October 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Sick Picts from the May Island Monastery: Disease and Healthcare in Early Medieval Scotland.

Sick Picts from the May Island Monastery: Disease and Healthcare in Early Medieval Scotland.

3rd October 2018
Join us at Lauriston Castle for a lecture on the lives and deaths of individuals during the early medieval period on the Isle of May! Read more
Sorley Maclean, Gaelic and Edinburgh

Sorley Maclean, Gaelic and Edinburgh

4th October 2018
Hear from Dr Peter Mackay in this lecture about Sorley Maclean, the greatest Gaelic poet of the twentieth century, and his deep relationship with Edinburgh. Read more
Women of Independence

Women of Independence

5th October 2018
Hear how during the Wars of Independence, women were among some of Bruce's strongest and bravest supporters. Read more
Discovering Georgian Lauriston: The House and its Neighbours West of Edinburgh.

Discovering Georgian Lauriston: The House and its Neighbours West of Edinburgh.

6th October 2018
Dr Anthony Lewis, curator of Scottish History for Glasgow Museums, gives this lecture on Georgian Lauriston. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

6th October 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

7th October 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Chinese Medicine and Well-being-Drawing Inspiration from Chinese Ink

Chinese Medicine and Well-being-Drawing Inspiration from Chinese Ink

11th October 2018
Yujun Xu is returning to Surgeons’ Hall Museums on 11th October to deliver this intimate talk which will explore the connection between Chinese art and medicine. Read more
Joanna Lumley: It’s All About Me

Joanna Lumley: It’s All About Me

12th October 2018
Absolutely Fabulous star, actress and comedian, Joanna Lumley will bring her It’s All About Me tour to the EICC on October 12th! Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

13th October 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
Tony Iommi in conversation with Phil Alexander ‘A Life in Music’

Tony Iommi in conversation with Phil Alexander ‘A Life in Music’

13th October 2018
Legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi will give us a fascinating insight into the life and career of a man whose influence on the history of popular music cannot be overstated. Read more
The Life and Times of HMS Unicorn

The Life and Times of HMS Unicorn

16th October 2018
Dr Billy Rough, HMS Unicorn's Learning and Engagement Officer, gives this lecture on one of the oldest ships in the world still afloat. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

17th October 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

18th October 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

19th October 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Photography into Art

Photography into Art

20th October 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, join Erik Petrie for a talk outlining his journey as an artist and how photography influences him. Read more
Landing in Paradise: The Vikings in Scotland

Landing in Paradise: The Vikings in Scotland

24th October 2018
Archaeological consultant Olwyn Owen will explore what happened when the Vikings came to Scotland and also the rich cultural legacy they left behind. Read more
Queen Margaret’s Castle

Queen Margaret’s Castle

25th October 2018 - 26th October 2018
Listen at Lady Edmund, who served at Queen Margaret's Court in Edinburgh Castle, tells her story. Read more
Dr Jordan Peterson - 12 Rules For Life

Dr Jordan Peterson - 12 Rules For Life

28th October 2018
Join Dr. Jordan B. Peterson for a one-of-a-kind uplifting lecture, where he discusses overcoming life's biggest obstacles, how to improve oneself, and his new book: 12 Rules for Life: Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

3rd November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

4th November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Surgery and Emotion in the Pre-Anaesthetic Era

Surgery and Emotion in the Pre-Anaesthetic Era

5th November 2018
RCSEd Library and Archives presents: Surgery and emotion in the pre-anaesthetic era, given by Dr Michael Brown, Reader in History at the University of Roehampton. Read more
1918: Victory and Remembrance

1918: Victory and Remembrance

6th November 2018 - 8th November 2018
Meet a Highland soldier from 1918 and learn about his experience at the front and his reflections on the Armistice. Read more
Hunting, Shooting and Fishing: The Architecture of Highland Holidays

Hunting, Shooting and Fishing: The Architecture of Highland Holidays

6th November 2018
Listen to a lecture on Hunting, Shooting and Fishing: The Architecture of Highland Holidays by architectural historian Simon Green. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

6th November 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

10th November 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Noel Fitzpatrick is the Supervet

Noel Fitzpatrick is the Supervet

11th November 2018
The Supervet, Professor Noel Fitzpatrick, is delighted to be bringing his first ever live stage show Welcome to My World to Edinburgh Playhouse on November 11th. Read more
Their Name Liveth

Their Name Liveth

11th November 2018
Come and hear the story of the role Sir Robert Lorimer played in the building of the Scottish National War Memorial. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

12th November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

13th November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
4th International Conference on  Sports Medicine and Fitness

4th International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness

14th November 2018 - 16th November 2018
Conference Series would like to welcome you to its next conference, the 4th International Conference on Sports Medicine and Fitness, to be held during November 14-16th 2018 in Edinburgh. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

14th November 2018
To coincide with a major new exhibition at the City Art Centre, this lecture traces the story of Edwin G. Lucas’ life and career. Read more
Neil Oliver: The Story of the British Isles in 100 places

Neil Oliver: The Story of the British Isles in 100 places

16th November 2018
Join Neil Oliver for 'The Story of The British Isles in 100 places' at the Assembly Rooms and find out why we need to cherish and celebrate our wonderful countries! Read more
Meet Me at Maules

Meet Me at Maules

19th November 2018
In this lecture Kathryn Henderson will give an overview of historical shops in Edinburgh, and unfold some of the stories around them. Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

19th November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
The Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh

The Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh

21st November 2018
In this fascinating lecture on 21st November, Gordon Wyllie will explore the Incorporated Trades of Edinburgh Read more
Rob Roy MacGregor

Rob Roy MacGregor

22nd November 2018
Rob Roy MacGregor - Hear stories of Rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

23rd November 2018
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

Behind ‘Spectacular Scotland’

24th November 2018
Join Neil McDade to discuss the success of 'Spectacular Scotland', one of Scotland's biggest photography platforms with a large social media following. Read more
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening

24th November 2018
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening is taking place at the Salisbury Centre, Edinburgh. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

24th November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Inglis’ Amazons

Inglis’ Amazons

25th November 2018
Inglis’ Amazons: hear the tales of this incredible all-female medical unit as they save lives at the front. Read more
Staging Frankenstein: Nick Dear in conversation

Staging Frankenstein: Nick Dear in conversation

26th November 2018
Join us at the Surgeons' Hall Museums for conversation and questions chaired by playwright and scholar Dr Donna Soto-Morettini in conversation with playwright Nick Dear! Read more
Scottish Samplers: Hidden Histories

Scottish Samplers: Hidden Histories

27th November 2018
This talk will be based around the exhibition Samplers: Embroidered Stories (National Museums Scotland, 26 Oct 2018-7 April 2019) which showcases a unique collection of Scottish samplers. Read more
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

27th November 2018
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

Unsung Heroines – the Role of the VADs

28th November 2018
Come and meet Mrs Jane Clark, the commandant of a unit of VAD nurses and hear her story at Edinburgh Castle. Read more
The Early Life and Times of Robert Blomfield: The Making of a Street Photographer

The Early Life and Times of Robert Blomfield: The Making of a Street Photographer

30th November 2018
This talk by Robert Blomfield's brother Johnny will give an insight into the man behind the evocative images of Scotland’s urban landscape during the 1950s and 60s. Read more
An Audience with Dark Edinburgh

An Audience with Dark Edinburgh

1st December 2018
Join Scott Liddell, the man behind ‘Dark Edinburgh’ to hear about his work documenting hidden and changing aspects of the City in atmospheric light. Read more
Edinburgh: A City of Contradictions

Edinburgh: A City of Contradictions

2nd December 2018
Lynn and Paul Henni (henni.photo) will give an illustrated talk about their work on the more unique and less conventional views of Edinburgh. Read more
The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

The NewbyCore Breakfast Club

4th December 2018
NewbyCore Business Breakfast Club aims to bring together the best speakers from across the country whilst allowing you time to network with like-minded professionals and creatives. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

7th December 2018
In this illustrated lecture Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, traces the career of Edwin G. Lucas and reveals the stories behind his intriguing artworks. Read more
Kilts and Captivity

Kilts and Captivity

8th December 2018
Find out why the Jacobite Risings of 1715 and 1745 failed as you meet a Highlander held prisoner in Edinburgh Castle. Read more
Music Through the Ages

Music Through the Ages

9th December 2018
Meet King James V's musician as he explain some of the music and instruments played in court at Edinburgh Castle. Read more

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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.
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!
Edinburgh Summer Sessions
Edinburgh Summer Sessions will take place at the Ross Bandstand this August bring world-class acts to Princes Street Gardens.
Cirque Berserk
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular, Cirque Berserk, makes its eagerly anticipated Fringe debut at EICC!

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