Events in Edinburgh on 20 January 2021

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 20 January 2021 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

A Gambler’s Guide to Dying

A Gambler’s Guide to Dying

17th December 2020 - 27th January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

This is the story of one boy’s granddad who won a fortune betting on the 1966 football World Cup and, when diagnosed with cancer, gambled it all on living to see the year 2000.
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Begin Your Year With Mindfulness

Begin Your Year With Mindfulness

20th January 2021
Online Event

Do you want to find out what Mindfulness is and enjoy your life more? Then this 6 week Mindfulness Course run by Britta Schuessler Therapies is for you!
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BOYLESQUE 101: A Zoom Workshop With Dorian T. Fisk Featuring Special Guest Asparagus

BOYLESQUE 101: A Zoom Workshop With Dorian T. Fisk Featuring Special Guest Asparagus

20th January 2021
Online Event

Don't miss an online masterclass in the art of burlesque with a drag king twist with Glasgow's genderbending kings of draglesque, Dorian T. Fisk and Asparagus!
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Breakfast Plays: New Tracks

Breakfast Plays: New Tracks

3rd December 2020 - 31st January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

This year's Breakfast Plays (New Tracks) return after a successful first run in August, delivered as an audio-only podcast.
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Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

12th September 2020 - 6th June 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts and this exhibition explores the styles, ideas and events that shaped Scottish art during this influential decade.
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Connections - Wholly Holistic

Connections - Wholly Holistic

10th January 2021 - 10th March 2021

Connections - Wholly Holistic, at Santosa Wellness Centre Edinburgh, is an exhibition along with workshops, spoken word, healing sounds, storytelling, book launches and more!
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Creative i Abstract Painting in Acrylics

Creative i Abstract Painting in Acrylics

15th January 2021 - 5th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Ever thought about experimenting with abstract painting? In this relaxed class for adults you can spend the morning reconnecting with creativity.
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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st October 2020 - 31st March 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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De-stress Drawing Group

De-stress Drawing Group

20th January 2021
Online Event

Join the Drawing and Painting Studio online on January 20th and enjoy some relaxing drawing and doodling!
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Digital Lecture: Heroines of the Canongate: Women as Urban and Social Reformers in the Edwardian Old Town

Digital Lecture: Heroines of the Canongate: Women as Urban and Social Reformers in the Edwardian Old Town

20th January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

This talk by Dr Elizabeth Darling offers a different account of urban reform in Edwardian Edinburgh.
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E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas

7th November 2020 - 14th March 2021

This Exhibition is a collaboration between the National Trust for Scotland and the City Art Centre and is the first major retrospective of Hornel's art for over 35 years.
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Escape the Past: The Anatomist

Escape the Past: The Anatomist

13th November 2020 - 31st January 2021

Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.
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Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures

Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures

14th November 2020 - 11th April 2021

Timed to mark his 70th birthday, this major exhibition by contemporary artist Jock McFadyen displays new and existing paintings, alongside works from City Art Centre’s collection of Scottish art.
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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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McLuckie & Walker Online Exhibition

McLuckie & Walker Online Exhibition

23rd November 2020 - 31st January 2021
Online Event

Visit this online exhibition and celebrate the legacy of architects Andrew McLuckie & Ronald Walker! They designed over 200 buildings in Stirling between 1886 and 1911.
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Online Pilates Winter Term

Online Pilates Winter Term

4th January 2021 - 28th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Bookings are now open for Happy Being's online Pilates Classes, suitable for all abilities!
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Paths to Other Places - Drawing Parallels

Paths to Other Places - Drawing Parallels

25th September 2020 - 24th January 2021

Enjoy a virtual tour of 'Paths to Other Places: Drawing Parallels' and see this fantastic new exhibition by Scottish artist James Cosgrove!
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Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

24th October 2020 - 5th September 2021

This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.
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Recharging Dance Practice

Recharging Dance Practice

20th January 2021
Online Event

Hosts Neringa and Audrey invite you to join this dance practice for women to release stress and recharge yourself with new and flourishing energy!
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Shielders

Shielders

1st December 2020 - 31st January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Shielders takes a unique look at the very alien world we now find ourselves in and its impact on those who still find themselves on the inside, looking out.
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Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest 2021 - POSTPONED

Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest 2021 - POSTPONED

18th January 2021 - 29th January 2021

The wait is over – Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest returns to Camera Obscura in January, with activities aimed at under 5s, so come and join the fun!!
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The Big Escape Edinburgh

The Big Escape Edinburgh

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021
Edinburgh Old Town

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!
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The Chocolatarium Tour

The Chocolatarium Tour

1st December 2020 - 31st March 2021

Enjoy a 90-minute fully-guided Tour of Chocolate for adults, teens and children aged 6 and over, just off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh’s Old Town.
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Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

1st August 2020 - 16th May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Traverse is delighted to present brand new, specially created, pieces from nine Young Writers online, with performers filming in their own homes under lockdown conditions.
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Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

17th December 2020 - 13th March 2021

Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
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Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

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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Young Artists Art Club P5-P7

Young Artists Art Club P5-P7

13th January 2021 - 24th March 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Young Artists Club is an opportunity for your child in P5-P7 to build their skills in a wide range of media including drawing, painting, 3d modelling and collage.
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Events in 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

Events in Fife

Art-tastic

Art-tastic

19th December 2020 - 10th April 2021

Come along to our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition to explore the stories hidden within some of our fantastic paintings.

Find out about Art-tastic on What's On Fife
Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

12th September 2020 - 14th February 2021

Everything in the garden’s lovely as we explore the wonderful world of wildlife and plants through our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition!

Find out about Blooming Marvellous on What's On Fife
Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers

14th November 2020 - 10th April 2021

Let us take you on an epic adventure! Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our hands-on, family friendly exhibition!

Find out about Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers on What's On Fife
Scotland’s Coasts - CANCELLED

Scotland’s Coasts - CANCELLED

5th December 2020 - 28th February 2021

This exhibition, drawn from Historic Environment Scotland's archives, explores Scotland's relationship to the sea and its impact on everyday life.

Find out about Scotland’s Coasts - CANCELLED on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

9 Day Detox With Harry Hewetson

9 Day Detox With Harry Hewetson

18th January 2021 - 26th January 2021

Join Hot Yoga Glasgow for their 9 Day Detox With Harry Hewetson beginning online on Monday 18th January!

Find out about 9 Day Detox With Harry Hewetson on What's On Glasgow
Active8 Glasgow

Active8 Glasgow

4th January 2021 - 29th March 2021

The Active8 Glasgow online program is a new FREE project that aims to improve the physical and mental health for residents of Summerston and the surrounding areas!

Find out about Active8 Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Blue Rose Code, Karen Matheson,  LYRE & Rory Butler

Blue Rose Code, Karen Matheson, LYRE & Rory Butler

20th January 2021

Enjoy an evening of musical talent courtesy of Blue Rose Code, Karen Matheson, LYRE & Rory Butler as part of Celtic Connections 2021!

Find out about Blue Rose Code, Karen Matheson, LYRE & Rory Butler on What's On Glasgow
Bookbug Fun Online With Glasgow Libraries

Bookbug Fun Online With Glasgow Libraries

Selected dates between 15th July 2020 - 7th July 2021

Join Glasgow Libraries online Bookbug session every Wednesday at 10am for fun songs, stories and rhymes your little ones will love!

Find out about Bookbug Fun Online With Glasgow Libraries on What's On Glasgow
Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

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
Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes

19th December 2020 - 31st December 2021

Flair Gymnastics Club have just opened a new facility within The Pitches in the Southside of Glasgow and have a range of new classes available for kids 5+!

Find out about Flair Gymnastics Club Gymnastics Classes on What's On Glasgow
Free Online Bhangra Dance Classes with APV Bhangra

Free Online Bhangra Dance Classes with APV Bhangra

Selected dates between 20th January 2021 - 31st March 2021

Glasgow's only bhangra team, APV Bhangra, return with another block of free online Bhangra Dance Classes!

Find out about Free Online Bhangra Dance Classes with APV Bhangra on What's On Glasgow
Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2021

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 Goose Walk

Hire-a-Guide Goose Walk

17th November 2020 - 15th March 2021

Hire-a-guide at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond for an exclusive dawn or dusk goose watching experience!

Find out about Hire-a-Guide Goose Walk on What's On Glasgow
Lex McFadyen & Madeleine Hand: 40 Years in the Making

Lex McFadyen & Madeleine Hand: 40 Years in the Making

12th December 2020 - 30th January 2021

Scottish artist Lex McFadyen returns to the Glasgow Gallery alongside Madeleine Hand with their '40 Years in the Making' exhibition!

Find out about Lex McFadyen & Madeleine Hand: 40 Years in the Making on What's On Glasgow
Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Selected dates between 6th January 2021 - 29th December 2021

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
On the Verge

On the Verge

19th January 2021 - 21st January 2021

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland presents On The Verge, the annual showcase of new work of big ideas and big ambition - a step into the unknown!

Find out about On the Verge on What's On Glasgow
Online Exhibition: Interactions of Colour

Online Exhibition: Interactions of Colour

5th December 2020 - 29th January 2021

The RGI Kelly Gallery will showcase works from their members online which relate to the theme of 'Interactions of Colour' between the 5th December and the 29th January!

Find out about Online Exhibition: Interactions of Colour on What's On Glasgow
Online Short Courses at RCS

Online Short Courses at RCS

5th January 2021 - 31st March 2021

From January, Online Short Courses at Royal Conservatoire Scotland will offer a fun and inspiring programme for all ages – children, young people and adults!

Find out about Online Short Courses at RCS on What's On Glasgow
Rajni Perera: Traveller

Rajni Perera: Traveller

24th October 2020 - 14th February 2021

Tramway is delighted to present Traveller', the first exhibition in the UK by multi-disciplinary artist Rajni Perera!

Find out about Rajni Perera: Traveller on What's On Glasgow
The Big Escape Glasgow

The Big Escape Glasgow

18th September 2020 - 31st December 2021

The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!

Find out about The Big Escape Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
The Christmas Show 2020 - An Online Exhibition

The Christmas Show 2020 - An Online Exhibition

1st December 2020 - 30th January 2021

The Christmas Show is always an exciting event in the Compass Gallery calendar, and this year the team have worked hard to take the exhibition online!

Find out about The Christmas Show 2020 - An Online Exhibition on What's On Glasgow
The Winter Show

The Winter Show

25th November 2020 - 30th January 2021

Cyril Gerber Fine Art are thrilled to bring you an array of paintings, drawings and sculptures as part of their annual Winter Show!

Find out about The Winter Show on What's On Glasgow
U Belong Glasgow: Futurism

U Belong Glasgow: Futurism

20th January 2021

U Belong is a new multilingual platform in Glasgow featuring performances based on the theme of 'Futurism' by BPOC, LGBT+ and disabled poets, artists, musicians and comedians!

Find out about U Belong Glasgow: Futurism on What's On Glasgow
Virtual Yoga & HIIT Pilates Classes

Virtual Yoga & HIIT Pilates Classes

11th November 2020 - 31st January 2021

Join Hot Yoga Glasgow Online for daily virtual classes all suitable for beginners and available to stream straight to your living-room!

Find out about Virtual Yoga & HIIT Pilates Classes on What's On Glasgow
Why Deliver The Arts In A Prison? (Online Course)

Why Deliver The Arts In A Prison? (Online Course)

20th January 2021

This weekly evening online class for creative practitioners aged 18+ is designed to provide an introduction to the wider discourse surrounding the Arts in criminal justice.

Find out about Why Deliver The Arts In A Prison? (Online Course) on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Community Health & Wellbeing Event

Community Health & Wellbeing Event

20th January 2021

Join Agape Wellbeing for their online Community Health & Wellbeing Event on Wednesday 20th January!

Find out about Community Health & Wellbeing Event on What's On Lanarkshire
SLLC Free Online Arts Classes

SLLC Free Online Arts Classes

11th January 2021 - 22nd February 2021

Join South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture for a free programme of online art classes for adults and children including pottery, painting, dressmaking and drama to name just a few!

Find out about SLLC Free Online Arts Classes on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Online History Cafe: Peter Burner, Paisley’s Coloured Weaver

Online History Cafe: Peter Burner, Paisley’s Coloured Weaver

20th January 2021

Join the Urban Historian on January 20th for their Online History Cafe, looking at Peter Burner's life from his humble beginnings in Virginia to his travels in Scotland.

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group

Selected dates between 28th October 2020 - 23rd June 2021

Join Open Book and Paisley Library for an hour of shared reading on Wednesday mornings!

Find out about Open Book & Paisley Library Shared Reading Group on What's On Renfrewshire
Snowman Hunt - CANCELLED

Snowman Hunt - CANCELLED

3rd January 2021 - 31st January 2021

Frosty the Snowman and his friends are hiding on the woodland trail at RSPB Lochwinnoch this January... how many can you find?

Find out about Snowman Hunt - CANCELLED on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

BA(Hons) Art and Design Exhibition 2020 - 2021

BA(Hons) Art and Design Exhibition 2020 - 2021

4th December 2020 - 31st January 2021

Explore and enjoy the latest works from the University of Stirling Honours Art & Design Class of 2020 through this online exhibition!

Find out about BA(Hons) Art and Design Exhibition 2020 - 2021 on What's On Stirling
Roaches Coaches

Roaches Coaches

9th December 2020 - 1st December 2021

Join Fintry Amateur Dramatic Society for Roaches Coaches, a radio comedy set in a small-town bus depot, in a magical time before COVID-19 was invented!

Find out about Roaches Coaches on What's On Stirling
Self Referencing in the Classroom Study for Children

Self Referencing in the Classroom Study for Children

11th December 2020 - 1st April 2021

Looking for a free educational activity for your child? Self Lab at Abertay University are currently running this online study for children aged 7 -11 years old in the Stirling area.

Find out about Self Referencing in the Classroom Study for Children 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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