What's On In Edinburgh West

Keep up to date with what's going on in Edinburgh West over the next month and click here to find out what's on in all of Edinburgh!

Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition

Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition

07 November 2017 - 02 December 2017
Edinburgh West
The Scottish Portrait Awards Exhibition is on now and features stunning portraits in a wide range of styles by fine artists and photographers.
La Clique Noël

La Clique Noël

17 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
Edinburgh West
Multi-award winning La Clique returns home to Edinburgh with a special seasonal edition of the show; La Clique Noël.
An Evening of Traditional Scottish Fiddle Music

An Evening of Traditional Scottish Fiddle Music

24 November 2017
Come along to an evening of traditional Scottish fiddle music from The Edinburgh Highland Reel & Strathspey Society!
Foodies Festival Christmas

Foodies Festival Christmas

24 November 2017 - 26 November 2017
The Foodies Festival is bringing the Christmas spirit back to the EICC from 24th - 26th November.
Introduction to Clean Language & Metaphor

Introduction to Clean Language & Metaphor

24 November 2017 - 25 November 2017
A 2 day introduction to Clean Language & Metaphor workshop with Tracy Archibald Associates on 24th & 25th November.
Midlothian Schools’ Festival of Music

Midlothian Schools’ Festival of Music

24 November 2017
Sit back and enjoy a wonderful of evening music with the Midlothian Schools’ Festival of Music on November 24th.
Thomas Allan 1777-1833, Banker, Newspaper Magnate, Mineralogist and Developer of Lauriston Castle

Thomas Allan 1777-1833, Banker, Newspaper Magnate, Mineralogist and Developer of Lauriston Castle

24 November 2017
Dr Sandra Marwick will share her research into the life of Thomas Allan owner of Lauriston Castle from (1823-1833).
Ancestral Healing Lines

Ancestral Healing Lines

25 November 2017
Help release unresolved issues, trauma, or problems that you may have inherited over several generations.
Something There

Something There

25 November 2017
David Paul Jones and his ensemble present a live concert performance of his Linn Records recording Something There.
String of Gingerbread Men Advent

String of Gingerbread Men Advent

25 November 2017
Make an adorable string of little gingerbread men using vintage fabrics in this workshop at Lauriston Castle.
Sock Snowman

Sock Snowman

26 November 2017
Come along to this family workshop at Lauriston Castle on 26th November and make a beautiful little festive snowman.
Lauriston Castle: Woodblock Printed Christmas Cards

Lauriston Castle: Woodblock Printed Christmas Cards

27 November 2017
Create a bundle of beautiful printed Christmas cards using green wood blocks at Lauriston Castle on 27th November.
Soundhouse at The Traverse: Dolphin Boy feat. Graeme Stephen

Soundhouse at The Traverse: Dolphin Boy feat. Graeme Stephen

27 November 2017
Soundhouse present: Andy Levy aka Dolphin Boy & Jazz guitarist Graeme Stephen at Traverse Cafe Bar on 27th November.
Stories and Songs from Palestine: San Ghanny launches its book

Stories and Songs from Palestine: San Ghanny launches its book

27 November 2017
Edinburgh West
Book Week Scotland: San Ghanny launches its book about Palastine with songs, stories and pictures.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

27 November 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Crashingly Good Crime Writing

Crashingly Good Crime Writing

28 November 2017
Edinburgh West
Book Week Scotland: Come and hear Doug discuss his works and follow the path from his PhD in nuclear physics, to his characters being brought to their knees.
Explore the Heritage of Riccarton and Currie

Explore the Heritage of Riccarton and Currie

28 November 2017
Book Week Scotland: Find out about the heritage of Riccarton, Currie and the surrounding area with maps, photographs and documents from Heriot-Watt University’s archives.
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

29 November 2017
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth.
Gore and More: Dissecting Caro Ramsay

Gore and More: Dissecting Caro Ramsay

29 November 2017
Edinburgh West
Book Week Scotland: What better way to spend a chilly winter evening than by joining the magnificently macabre Caro Ramsay.
Thrills and Chills with crime author Craig Robertson

Thrills and Chills with crime author Craig Robertson

29 November 2017
Edinburgh West
Book Week Scotland: Best-selling writer Craig Robertson drops in to Wester Hailes Library, to talk about the thrills of writing crime fiction.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

30 November 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Wooden Christmas Tree Decorations

Wooden Christmas Tree Decorations

30 November 2017
Turn beautiful pieces of wood into very unique Christmas tree decorations at this Lauriston Castle workshop 30th Nov.
Giant Lanterns of China 2017

Giant Lanterns of China 2017

01 December 2017 - 25 February 2018
This winter, Edinburgh Zoo will be home to The Giant Lanterns of China, an installation of over 450 dazzling lanterns.
Gold Frankincense and Myrrh: Christmas Candles Christmas Candlemaking

Gold Frankincense and Myrrh: Christmas Candles Christmas Candlemaking

01 December 2017
Try your hand at Christmas Candlemaking, with a special Christmas buffet lunch at Lauriston Castle on 1st December.
Boogie Beat Christmas Party at Turtle Dove Play Cafe!

Boogie Beat Christmas Party at Turtle Dove Play Cafe!

02 December 2017
Edinburgh West
Come along and join Boogie Beat for some Christmas Party fun on Saturday 2nd December at Turtle Dove Play Cafe!
Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

02 December 2017
Enjoy all the fun of Christmas at the Cramond Kirk Christmas Fair in the church hall on December 2nd!
Pentlands Book Festival Short Story Competition Ceremony

Pentlands Book Festival Short Story Competition Ceremony

02 December 2017
Edinburgh West
Book Week Scotland: Following last year’s successful 501 word Pentlands Book Festival writing competition, this year’s topic is 'Peace At Last'.
Wooden Christmas Treasures

Wooden Christmas Treasures

02 December 2017
Enjoy a relaxing day hand-painting personalised wooden Christmas tree trims at Lauriston Castle on 2nd December.
Crazy Christmas Crackers

Crazy Christmas Crackers

03 December 2017
Create your own colourful crazy Christmas crackers with jokes and treats galore in this workshop at Lauriston Castle.
Dive: The Miss Annabel Sings Show Episode 3

Dive: The Miss Annabel Sings Show Episode 3

03 December 2017
Get ready to unwrap an extra special festive episode of The Miss Annabel Sings Show at Traverse Cafe Bar December 3rd!
Lauriston Castle: Christmas 1910

Lauriston Castle: Christmas 1910

03 December 2017
Experience the true magic of an Edwardian Christmas with Mr and Mrs Reid at Lauriston Castle on 3rd December.
Soundhouse at The Traverse: Martin Carthy

Soundhouse at The Traverse: Martin Carthy

04 December 2017
Martin Carthy, one of folk music's greatest innovators, plays Traverse Theatre Cafe Bar on Monday 4th December.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

04 December 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Love Actually with Live Orchestra

Love Actually with Live Orchestra

05 December 2017
Kick off the holiday season with a screening of festive favourite Love Actually complete with full orchestra!
How to Disappear

How to Disappear

06 December 2017 - 23 December 2017
How to Disappear, a pitch-black comedy, is on at Traverse Theatre as part of Edinburgh's Christmas.
Adventures On The New Frontier

Adventures On The New Frontier

07 December 2017
Join Surf Manchu and Cow Cow Boogie at Henry's Cellar Bar for a night on the trail and leave the winter blues behind!
Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Usher Hall

Scottish Chamber Orchestra at the Usher Hall

07 December 2017
The Scottish Chamber Orchestra explore a wide range of repertoire with their upcoming concerts at The Usher Hall.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

07 December 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Cinderella

Cinderella

08 December 2017 - 24 December 2017
Traverse Theatre presents Shona Reppe's Cinderella, highly visual and beautifully re-imagined by Shona Reppe.
Sparkling Christmas Glass Painting

Sparkling Christmas Glass Painting

08 December 2017
Create a lovely assortment of hand-painted glass and perspex decorations and a glass decorative bowl in this workshop.
Driftwood Christmas Trees

Driftwood Christmas Trees

09 December 2017
Make a completely different and completely unique Christmas tree at Lauriston Castle using unusual wood and driftwood.
Got Soul Choir - Soul Intention with guests 5 After Midnight

Got Soul Choir - Soul Intention with guests 5 After Midnight

09 December 2017
Got Soul Choir return to the Usher Hall on 9th December and this time they are joined by 5 After Midnight.
MMC Band Rockin’ Ryrie’s

MMC Band Rockin’ Ryrie’s

09 December 2017
The exciting, versatile MMC Band return to Ryrie's for another night of fabulous music on Saturday 9th December.
Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

Baby Loves Disco’s Christmas Cheer

10 December 2017 - 31 December 2017
Edinburgh West
Baby Loves Disco returns for Christmas 2017 with its unique dayclubbing experience at Festival Square Spiegeltent.
Lauriston Castle: A Magical Family Christmas

Lauriston Castle: A Magical Family Christmas

10 December 2017
Step back in time and experience the joy and tradition of Christmases in the past at Lauriston Castle.
Scandi Christmas Home Decor

Scandi Christmas Home Decor

11 December 2017
Inspired by Scandinavian Christmas accessories, make a cut paper wreath, mini tree and lots of tags, wrap and cards!
Soundhouse at the Traverse: Dean Owens and the Whisky Hearts

Soundhouse at the Traverse: Dean Owens and the Whisky Hearts

11 December 2017
Soundhouse presents: Dean Owens and the Whisky Hearts at the Traverse Theatre on 11th December.
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

11 December 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
The Bootleg Beatles

The Bootleg Beatles

11 December 2017
The world’s most famous Beatles Tribute band play the Usher Hall on 11th December in a not-to-be-missed show.
4DXtreme Challenge

4DXtreme Challenge

12 December 2017
Cineworld Edinburgh is on the search for the region’s most daring adventurers to invite them to compete in the ultimate thrill-seeking 4DX challenge.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

14 December 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Frosted Pinecones and Stars Light Garland Workshop

Frosted Pinecones and Stars Light Garland Workshop

15 December 2017
Make a beautiful pre-lit garland for your home using Lauriston Castle greenery and beautiful Scandinavian decorations.
Traverse Masterclass: Directors & Actors

Traverse Masterclass: Directors & Actors

15 December 2017
Traverse Theatre Masterclasses for directors & actors are taking place in November and December.
Christmas Wreaths Workshop

Christmas Wreaths Workshop

16 December 2017
Make a beautiful Christmas wreath and festive garland in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 16th December!
Die Hard

Die Hard

16 December 2017
Watch Die Hard in a unique and extraordinary way with the 4D Drive In Movies experience at the Royal Highland Centre.
Home Alone

Home Alone

16 December 2017
Home Alone gets the 4D Drive in Movies treatment, creating unforgettable and thrilling experiences for everyone, at the Royal Highland Centre on 16th December.
Bags of Art

Bags of Art

17 December 2017
Cool and creative fun with artists Tessa Asquith-Lamb & Louise Fraser at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art.
It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

17 December 2017
Come along to the Royal Highland Centre on 17th December for an unforgettable experience when 4D Drive In Movies shows 'It’s a Wonderful Life'!
Lauriston Castle: Magical Wreaths Workshops

Lauriston Castle: Magical Wreaths Workshops

17 December 2017
Make a huge green wreath to take pride of place on your street in this magical wreaths workshop at Lauriston Castle.
Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street

17 December 2017
Don't miss an unforgettable and thrilling experience when Miracle on 34th Street gets the 4D Drive In Movies treatment!
Spirit of Light - SNJO featuring Kurt Elling & Cappella Nova

Spirit of Light - SNJO featuring Kurt Elling & Cappella Nova

17 December 2017
Enjoy this incredible musical experience as the SNJO takes ‘Spirit of Light’ into St Mary's Cathedral on 17th December!
Tinseltown

Tinseltown

17 December 2017
Join Owen and Olly and the glittering talent of the RSNO for a trip to all the movies CCC style on 17th December.
Soundhouse at the Traverse: The Bevvy Sisters

Soundhouse at the Traverse: The Bevvy Sisters

18 December 2017
It's the last gig of 2017 for Soundhouse so come party with The Bevvy Sisters at Traverse Theatre on 18th December!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

18 December 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Carols By Candlelight

Carols By Candlelight

20 December 2017
An exquisite concert of carols and seasonal classics staged in full 18th Century costume at the Usher Hall.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

21 December 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
RSNO at The Movies: RSNO Christmas Concert

RSNO at The Movies: RSNO Christmas Concert

22 December 2017
Join the RSNO for their annual celebration of all things festive – a mouthwatering spread of Yuletide music old & new!
Table Top Games For Older Folk

Table Top Games For Older Folk

25 December 2017
Come along to Table Top Games and more... Monday afternoons in The Salvation Army, Gorgie's Hall. Everyone welcome!
Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

Edinburgh SiMBA Support Group

27 December 2017
Edinburgh West
Our SiMBA monthly group offers support for those who's baby has died at any stage of pregnancy or close to birth.
Glenn Miller Orchestra

Glenn Miller Orchestra

27 December 2017
Swing back in time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra and special guests The Polka Dot Dolls at Usher Hall 27th December.
MagicFest Christmas Special: The Secret Gift

MagicFest Christmas Special: The Secret Gift

27 December 2017 - 30 December 2017
MagicFest returns with “The Secret Gift”, featuring stars of magic from around the UK and special guests from Spain.
Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

Songs & Stories - Toddler Group

28 December 2017
Come along to Songs & Stories, a Toddler Group meeting every Thursday morning at Bristo Baptist Church.
Baby Loves Disco Hogmanay

Baby Loves Disco Hogmanay

31 December 2017
Edinburgh West
Edinburgh's Hogmanay - Grab your tiny dancers and join Baby Loves Disco for 2 hours of Hogmanay dayclubbing!
Hogmanay Hoot

Hogmanay Hoot

31 December 2017
The Corn Exchange invites you to spend Hogmanay at Edinburgh’s Best Indoor Party and see in 2018 with a bang.