Events in Edinburgh on 28 August 2020

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 28 August 2020 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Allan Kaprow Season

Allan Kaprow Season

1st June 2020 - 27th September 2020

Scottish and international artists will reinvent artworks from American artist Allan Kaprow’s career across Jupiter Artland this summer.
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Any Minute Now: Streaming Live Every Friday

Any Minute Now: Streaming Live Every Friday

Selected dates between 12th June 2020 - 28th August 2020
Online Event

Live Music Scotland are going to be streaming some of their favourite Scottish bands and other special guests from 6.30pm every Friday night!
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Beatson Cancer Charity: Online Art Exhibition

Beatson Cancer Charity: Online Art Exhibition

4th May 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

Beatson Cancer Charity would like to invite you to view pieces from over 30 artists as their annual Art Exhibition goes online!
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Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Summer Online Classes

Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Summer Online Classes

6th July 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

With the help of expert tutors, the Centre for Lifelong Learning at University of Strathclyde have developed an exciting range of classes to help keep you busy during July and August!
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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

27th July 2020 - 31st October 2020

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.
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Curious About Edinburgh

Curious About Edinburgh

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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EIFF and  Unique Events present: Drive In Movies

EIFF and Unique Events present: Drive In Movies

Selected dates between 7th August 2020 - 30th August 2020
Edinburgh West

Edinburgh International Film Festival and Unique Events have teamed up with Edinburgh Airport to produce a new monthly event for cinema fans throughout the rest of 2020!
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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe 2020 - CANCELLED

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Edinburgh Fringe 2020 - CANCELLED

6th August 2020 - 31st August 2020

Don't miss the legendary show, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, when it returns to the Edinburgh Fringe this August!
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Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

Free Well-being Sessions For 14-26yr Olds

4th June 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event

Impact Arts are offering drop-in, virtual, creative and well-being sessions led by experienced artists and youth workers for anyone aged 14-26 living in Scotland's Central Belt!
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Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

Fringe Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall

7th August 2020 - 29th August 2020

Come along for some good exercise and great fun with Edinburgh Ceilidhs in Lauriston Hall during the Festival Fringe!
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Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Go Bats! - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 21st August 2020 - 28th August 2020

Come along for a chat about bats before heading out on a night time walk around Holyrood to track down these fascinating nocturnal animals.
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Harnessing the Power of Water - POSTPONED

Harnessing the Power of Water - POSTPONED

7th April 2020 - 25th September 2020

In Scotland's Year of Coasts and Waters, join us for a new exhibition at John Sinclair House where we showcase fantastic material from the HES archives.
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House of Jack Online Dance Classes

House of Jack Online Dance Classes

1st June 2020 - 31st August 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

House of Jack is offering free, live and interactive online dance classes for adults and kids.
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Intro to Japanese: Survival and Beyond

Intro to Japanese: Survival and Beyond

30th June 2020 - 24th September 2020
Online Event Edinburgh

Intro to Japanese is a fun introduction for anyone looking to travel to Japan, explore Japanese culture, learn the language or just try something new!
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Lockdown Virtual Tour and Tasting

Lockdown Virtual Tour and Tasting

23rd April 2020 - 3rd April 2021
Online Event

Come and join us at Stirling Distillery as our team take you on a virtual tour and tasting from the comfort of your own home!
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Modern Masters Women

Modern Masters Women

30th July 2020 - 29th August 2020

The Modern Masters Women exhibition at The Scottish Gallery seeks to look back as well as forward, celebrating major female artists throughout their history.
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Neighbourhood

Neighbourhood

Selected dates between 8th July 2020 - 30th August 2020

Neighbourhood is an open-air rooftop marketplace for authentic street food & drink held Wednesday to Sunday on Waverley Mall rooftop!
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The Luna Cinema

The Luna Cinema

28th August 2020 - 30th August 2020

Enjoy open air cinema at the Botanics as the Luna Cinema presents three nights of classic films under the stars in August!
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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - CANCELLED

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo - CANCELLED

7th August 2020 - 29th August 2020

With the iconic backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, 2020 sees The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo celebrate its 70th anniversary with ‘The Platinum Edition’.
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Times Like These

Times Like These

21st August 2020 - 29th August 2020

In this diverse and intriguing exhibition, members of 'The Artists Pool' give a personal response to finding their lives turned upside down by lockdown.
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Utilita Live From The Drive-In: Edinburgh

Utilita Live From The Drive-In: Edinburgh

1st August 2020 - 6th September 2020

Live Nation has announced the Utilita Live From The Drive-In concert series, set to bring some the biggest names of UK music to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh this Summer!
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Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Selected dates between 5th June 2020 - 4th June 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Friends Online Sessions

Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Friends Online Sessions

17th June 2020 - 31st December 2020

Alzheimer Scotland's Dementia Advisor is now delivering free, interactive and informative online Dementia Friends information sessions throughout East Renfrewshire.

Find out about Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Friends Online Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
Dementia Friendly Bowls

Dementia Friendly Bowls

Selected dates between 3rd July 2020 - 23rd October 2020

Arthurlie Bowling Club are running outdoor bowling sessions that can be enjoyed by anyone experiencing difficulties with their memory or living with dementia on Fridays between April and October.

Find out about Dementia Friendly Bowls on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

17th August 2020 - 13th December 2020

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups

Selected dates between 17th August 2020 - 18th December 2020

East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!

Find out about East Renfrewshire HSCP Walking Groups on What's On East Renfrewshire
Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Selected dates between 7th August 2020 - 31st December 2020

Every Friday at Clarkston Library, trained volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.

Find out about Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in on What's On East Renfrewshire
Macmillan East Ren Move More

Macmillan East Ren Move More

9th July 2019 - 1st February 2021

Move More is a programme of physical activity, advice and support for people at all stages of the cancer journey, contact the Macmillan East Ren team and find out how to get involved.

Find out about Macmillan East Ren Move More on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Market Place Barrhead: English Conversation Circle

The Market Place Barrhead: English Conversation Circle

Selected dates between 7th August 2020 - 18th December 2020

The Market Place Barrhead's weekly English Conversation Circle offers the chance to improve your English and make new friends!

Find out about The Market Place Barrhead: English Conversation Circle on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Market Place Newton Mearns: Power of Attorney

The Market Place Newton Mearns: Power of Attorney

Selected dates between 14th August 2020 - 18th December 2020

Join The Market Place and Inksters Solicitors at The Market Place in The Avenue Shopping Centre for a free drop in session to discuss the Power of Attorney.

Find out about The Market Place Newton Mearns: Power of Attorney on What's On East Renfrewshire
Walking Football

Walking Football

Selected dates between 18th August 2020 - 22nd December 2020

Over 50? Have you still got a love of the beautiful game? Walking Football at Barrhead Foundry or Mearns Primary School is perfect for you!

Find out about Walking Football on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Danny McMahon Band - CANCELLED

Danny McMahon Band - CANCELLED

28th August 2020

Dont' miss award winning Danny McMahon when he brings his band to Methil Ex Servicemen's Club on Friday 28th August!

Find out about Danny McMahon Band - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
Going Dutch: The Painting Collection at Hill of Tarvit

Going Dutch: The Painting Collection at Hill of Tarvit

Selected dates between 28th August 2020

Join our curator and one of our specialist guides for an interesting two hour talk and tour of Hill of Tarvit’s painting treasures.

Pregnancy Pilates - Online

Pregnancy Pilates - Online

13th May 2020 - 16th December 2020

Pregnancy Pilates helps to reduce those aches and pains, keep you active and benefit from some social time with other expectant women.

Find out about Pregnancy Pilates - Online on What's On Fife
Seniors Pilates - Online

Seniors Pilates - Online

13th May 2020 - 16th December 2020

Join Sam Mace Wellness for an online weekly Pilates class for the over 60's and strengthen your back and core, rebalance your body and improve posture through re-alignment!

Find out about Seniors Pilates - Online on What's On Fife
Well Being Well Doing

Well Being Well Doing

1st August 2020 - 31st October 2020

Using the labyrinth, earthship, yurt and lochside gardens to mindfully connect with nature, be with others in a like minded community and get creative in a simple and easy way!

Find out about Well Being Well Doing on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 31st August 2020

Glasgow Musuems Resource Centre is home to over a million treasures, come and see for yourself on one of their regular Behind the Scenes Tours!

Find out about Behind The Scenes Tour of GMRC on What's On Glasgow
Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Selected dates between 4th August 2020 - 22nd December 2020

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the twice weekly City Markets Bridgeton Cross Retail Market!

Find out about Bridgeton Cross Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

17th July 2020 - 20th December 2020

With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!

Find out about City Sightseeing Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Clara Ursitti: Roots/Routes

Clara Ursitti: Roots/Routes

26th June 2020 - 24th January 2021

Glasgow-based artist Clara Ursitti presents 'Roots/Routes' an exhibition of new work following research residencies with communities in North Eastern Ontario, Canada.

Find out about Clara Ursitti: Roots/Routes on What's On Glasgow
Coming into View: Photographing Glasgow

Coming into View: Photographing Glasgow

27th June 2020 - 27th July 2021

The 'Coming into View: Photographing Glasgow' exhibition at Kelvingrove Art Gallery celebrates the work of amateur photographer Eric Watt through the mid-late 20th Century.

Find out about Coming into View: Photographing Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Cranside Kitchen

Cranside Kitchen

6th July 2020 - 31st August 2020

Cranside Kitchen is a new free-to-enter outdoor venue, open seven days a week with a food market and beer garden located at Rotunda North!

Find out about Cranside Kitchen on What's On Glasgow
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
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!

Find out about Domestic Bliss on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Central Station Tours

Glasgow Central Station Tours

1st August 2020 - 20th December 2020

Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!

Find out about Glasgow Central Station Tours on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour

1st August 2020 - 13th December 2020

This is a 2.5-3 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!

Find out about Glasgow City Centre Walking Tour on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow International 2020 Director’s Programme

Glasgow International 2020 Director’s Programme

24th April 2020 - 4th October 2020

Canadian artist Nep Sidhu brings his first solo exhibition in Europe to GoMA Glasgow as part of the Glasgow International 2020 Director's Programme!

Find out about Glasgow International 2020 Director’s Programme on What's On Glasgow
GoMA Talks & Tours

GoMA Talks & Tours

1st August 2020 - 31st August 2020

Enjoy a free guided tour of Scotland's most visited modern art gallery, Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art!

Find out about GoMA Talks & Tours on What's On Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2020

Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!

Find out about Good Move Glasgow Health Walks on What's On Glasgow
Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond - CANCELLED

Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond - CANCELLED

11th May 2020 - 31st August 2020

Take a personal tour around RSPB Loch Lomond with a guide looking for wildlife and discovering the unique history and management of the reserve!

Find out about Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond - CANCELLED on What's On Glasgow
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 18th August 2020 - 20th December 2020

Join a Historic Tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

Find out about Historic Tours of Glasgow University on What's On Glasgow
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

3rd July 2020 - 30th September 2020

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is open for the Summer with a new trail mystery, new trail decorations and a wonderful new trail activity booklet!

Find out about Loch Lomond Faerie Trail on What's On Glasgow
Love Letter to Glasgow

Love Letter to Glasgow

17th May 2020 - 24th December 2020

Local artist Lee Robertson has been working on 'Love Letter to Glasgow' an exhibition which was due to be held in Sogo Arts on the Saltmarket, he's now taken his exhibition online!

Find out about Love Letter to Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Selected dates between 5th August 2020 - 23rd December 2020

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market!

Find out about Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market on What's On Glasgow
Street Art Walking Tour

Street Art Walking Tour

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 12th December 2021

Walking Tours in Glasgow is now offering a two hour Street Art tour! This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow!

Find out about Street Art Walking Tour on What's On Glasgow
SWG3 Phase 2 Galvanizers Yard

SWG3 Phase 2 Galvanizers Yard

Selected dates between 9th July 2020 - 30th August 2020

SWG3's Galvanizers Yard is set to be transformed into a massive outdoor food and drink venue every Thursday to Sunday!

Find out about SWG3 Phase 2 Galvanizers Yard on What's On Glasgow
TASTE!

TASTE!

18th February 2020 - 31st August 2020

TASTE! is an exhibition of artworks from Glasgow Museums’ collection displayed alongside material from our archive!

Find out about TASTE! on What's On Glasgow
The Addams Family - SUSPENDED

The Addams Family - SUSPENDED

25th August 2020 - 29th August 2020

Featuring a live orchestra and extraordinary original score The Addams Family is sure to entertain whether you are 12 or 312, don't miss it at the King's Theatre Glasgow this Summer!

Find out about The Addams Family - SUSPENDED on What's On Glasgow
The Panopticon Comedy Club

The Panopticon Comedy Club

Selected dates between 31st July 2020 - 28th August 2020

Laugh til the tears run down your legs when Glasgow's finest comedians take to the stage at The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall‎!

Find out about The Panopticon Comedy Club on What's On Glasgow
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Selected dates between 7th August 2020 - 18th December 2020

Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!

Find out about Toddler Time at Kelvingrove on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

National Museum of Rural Life Summer Trail - CANCELLED

National Museum of Rural Life Summer Trail - CANCELLED

27th June 2020 - 28th September 2020

Take a walk in the countryside on the brand new family trail at National Museum of Rural Life, and see what you can spot on the way to the farm!

Find out about National Museum of Rural Life Summer Trail - CANCELLED on What's On Lanarkshire
Seniors 5-A-Side Football

Seniors 5-A-Side Football

Selected dates between 3rd July 2020 - 18th December 2020

Over 55 and looking to get back into football or take it up? Come along to Eastfield Lifestyle Sports Complex in Rutherglen for weekly fives!

Find out about Seniors 5-A-Side Football on What's On Lanarkshire
Tenement Through Time

Tenement Through Time

27th March 2020 - 31st December 2020

Tenement Through Time is a new, innovative and interactive exhibition which explores tenement life in New Lanark between 1881-1971!

Find out about Tenement Through Time on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Lockdown Drive-In

Lockdown Drive-In

1st July 2020 - 31st August 2020

intu Braehead and The Catherine McEwan Foundation have teamed up to bring drive-in movies to Renfrew this Summer!

Find out about Lockdown Drive-In on What's On Renfrewshire
Paisley Art Institute 132nd Annual Exhibition

Paisley Art Institute 132nd Annual Exhibition

25th July 2020 - 6th September 2020

The Paisley Art Institute's 132nd Annual Art Exhibition, which will be held online this year, will contain artworks by the best contemporary talent from all over Scotland and beyond!

Find out about Paisley Art Institute 132nd Annual Exhibition on What's On Renfrewshire
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 17th August 2020 - 14th December 2020

Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!

Find out about Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions on What's On Renfrewshire
Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020

Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020

10th July 2020 - 29th August 2020

Have the Silliest Summer ever and join the Silly Squad, Summer Reading Challenge 2020 with Renfrewshire Libraries!

Find out about Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge 2020 on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Alan Dimmick: Photographs at Stirling University, 2017

Alan Dimmick: Photographs at Stirling University, 2017

17th February 2020 - 31st August 2020

This exhibition showcases a selection of the photographs taken during Alan Dimmick’s residency at Stirling University.

Find out about Alan Dimmick: Photographs at Stirling University, 2017 on What's On Stirling
Pond Doctor Event Online

Pond Doctor Event Online

Selected dates between 25th July 2020 - 28th August 2020

Find out more about ponds for wildlife at this online event hosted by Froglife's Pond Doctor and the Come Forth for Wildlife project.

Find out about Pond Doctor Event Online on What's On Stirling
Remembering Empire

Remembering Empire

21st November 2019 - 1st October 2020

Are you interested in recent history? Researchers in French studies at the University of Stirling have launched a new free online course called ‘Remembering Empire' and it's open to everyone.

Find out about Remembering Empire on What's On Stirling
Stirling Ghostwalk

Stirling Ghostwalk

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 29th August 2020

Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!

Find out about Stirling Ghostwalk on What's On Stirling
The Crafters Roadshow - The Thistles Stirling

The Crafters Roadshow - The Thistles Stirling

Selected dates between 30th July 2020 - 30th April 2021

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Thistles, Stirling.

Find out about The Crafters Roadshow - The Thistles Stirling on What's On Stirling
The John Muir Family Award

The John Muir Family Award

27th April 2020 - 31st January 2021

Under The Trees is offering the chance for families to undertake the John Muir Award with them. It's a fantastic outdoor learning award, and is easy to achieve - even under our current situation!

Find out about The John Muir Family Award on What's On Stirling

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Popular Events

At The Drive In: Edinburgh
@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
Royal Highland Show 2021
One of Scotland's most iconic events 'The Royal Highland Show' returns to the Royal Highland Centre from 17th June!
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
Castle Street Summer Market
Filled with a wonderful range of gifts, food and drinks, Castle Street Summer Fair is a perfect place to seek out gifts that perfectly compliment the high street stores.
Corn Exchange Beer Garden
The Corn Exchange Edinburgh has carefully curated the finest "socially-distanced" beer garden in Edinburgh. Come and enjoy a few drinks with your pals from 6th July!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre