Events in Edinburgh on 23 January 2021

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 23 January 2021 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

A Burns Harp Hang with Karen Marshalsay

A Burns Harp Hang with Karen Marshalsay

23rd January 2021
Online Event

Join one of Scotland's leading harp players, Karen Marshalsay, to celebrate Robert Burns' birthday with sensitive music and informal chat.
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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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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 - SUSPENDED

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s - SUSPENDED

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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Burns Big Night In

Burns Big Night In

23rd January 2021
Online Event

Join the National Trust for Scotland on Saturday 23rd January as they take a cup of kindness in the company of friends for a celebration of Burns and a showcase of Scottish talent!
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Burns Ceilidh 2021 - CANCELLED

Burns Ceilidh 2021 - CANCELLED

23rd January 2021

Come along and enjoy a Burns Ceilidh with Edinburgh Ceilidhs on 23rd January at Lauriston Hall!
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Burns Night In in Aid of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Burns Night In in Aid of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

1st January 2021 - 31st January 2021
Online Event

Just because we can't be together this Burns Night doesn't mean you can't celebrate with traditions both new and old! CHSS have got you covered with our Burns Night In digital pack!
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Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker

Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker

23rd January 2021 - 25th January 2021
Online Event

Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker returns this month, spreading Love, Hope and Kindness with a stunning programme of FREE music, poetry and dance from across Scotland and beyond!
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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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E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas - SUSPENDED

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas - SUSPENDED

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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Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Namaste All....! Join us online for the Edinburgh Valmiki Balagokulam Shaka each Saturday!
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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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HSS Edinburgh Shakha - Vichaar Manthan - Amish Tripathi

HSS Edinburgh Shakha - Vichaar Manthan - Amish Tripathi

23rd January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Vichaar Manthan is delighted to invite author Amish Tripathi back to our platform on Saturday 23rd January!
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HSS Edinburgh Shakha: Could the West ever embrace Dharma?

HSS Edinburgh Shakha: Could the West ever embrace Dharma?

23rd January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join us and explore how Dharma could help Western society to rethink and reimagine the relationship between the individual, the society and nature!
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Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures - SUSPENDED

Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures - SUSPENDED

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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Latitudes: Recent Work from RSA Award Winners

Latitudes: Recent Work from RSA Award Winners

22nd January 2021 - 17th March 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Royal Scottish Academy presents Latitudes, an exhibition celebrating the far-reaching scope of recent work by the winners of RSA awards.
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Leith Market

Leith Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021
Leith

Come and meet our small independent traders at this bustling weekly farmers market right beside the Water of Leith.
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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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Manipulate Festival: Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk - POSTPONED

Manipulate Festival: Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk - POSTPONED

21st January 2021 - 1st February 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

All across the city, in a moment of wider social and cultural upheaval, curious hidden worlds are shifting and revealing their secrets.
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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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Rare Prints and Monotypes

Rare Prints and Monotypes

20th January 2021 - 14th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Academicians' Gallery presents an online exhibition of rare prints and monotypes by current and past members of the Royal Scottish Academy.
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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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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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Winter’s Last: A Celebration of Scottish Folklore, Traditions and Community Practices

Winter’s Last: A Celebration of Scottish Folklore, Traditions and Community Practices

23rd January 2021 - 24th January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join the Taibhsear Collective as they host the last in their trilogy of explorations into Winter customs!
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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
The Eaglesham Street Library

The Eaglesham Street Library

Selected dates between 31st October 2020 - 6th June 2021

The Eaglesham Street Library is an unmanned weekly box of donated books that sits outside the steps of the Montgomerie Hall every Saturday between 10am and 8pm.

Find out about The Eaglesham Street Library 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 - CANCELLED

Blooming Marvellous - CANCELLED

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 - CANCELLED on What's On Fife
Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers - CANCELLED

Explore! Travellers and Trailblazers - CANCELLED

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 - CANCELLED 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
Admiral Fallow in Concert

Admiral Fallow in Concert

23rd January 2021

Celtic Connections audiences can expect some exciting new tunes alongside a selection box of old favourites courtesy of Admiral Fallow on Saturday 23rd January!

Find out about Admiral Fallow in Concert on What's On Glasgow
Artists’ Moving Image Festival: Give Birth To Me Tomorrow

Artists’ Moving Image Festival: Give Birth To Me Tomorrow

21st January 2021 - 24th January 2021

Held between the 21st & 24th January, Give Birth To Me Tomorrow, LUX Scotland's Artists' Moving Image Festival, will host a series of screenings co-programmed by Tako Taal and Adam Benmakhlouf!

‘Save Carlton Studios’ Livestream

‘Save Carlton Studios’ Livestream

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 27th February 2021

Carlton Studios are holding weekly livestreams, featuring a different band each week from the Carlton Studios team, as part of their Crowdfunder appeal!

Find out about ‘Save Carlton Studios’ Livestream on What's On Glasgow
City of Glasgow College - Virtual Open Day

City of Glasgow College - Virtual Open Day

23rd January 2021

The City of Glasgow College's Virtual Open Day is a great opportunity to have an informal live chat with subject specialists, admissions staff and the student support team!

Find out about City of Glasgow College - Virtual Open Day 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
Dreamers Circus, Kathleen MacInnes, Imar & Rajasthan Dawn Concert

Dreamers Circus, Kathleen MacInnes, Imar & Rajasthan Dawn Concert

23rd January 2021

Enjoy an evening of musical talent courtesy of Dreamers Circus, Kathleen MacInnes, Imar & Rajasthan Dawn Concert as part of Celtic Connections 2021!

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
Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 11th December 2021

This popular farmers market brings rural Scotland to the centre of Glasgow's west end twice a month!

Find out about Glasgow Farmers Market at Mansfield Park on What's On Glasgow
Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Selected dates between 18th December 2020 - 26th March 2021

The Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill, and allow more time to create a larger piece of work

Find out about Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day on What's On Glasgow
Glass Fusing Class: Half Day

Glass Fusing Class: Half Day

Selected dates between 12th December 2020 - 21st March 2021

The Half Day Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill... and have some fun!

Find out about Glass Fusing Class: Half Day 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
Govan Retail Market

Govan Retail Market

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 18th December 2021

Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets retail market and car boot sale in Govan (opposite the Govan Shopping Centre)!

Find out about Govan Retail Market 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
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
Silencing the Inner Critic

Silencing the Inner Critic

23rd January 2021

On this online course from Kadampa Meditation Centre Glasgow, learn how to recognise and let go of your unhelpful inner critic and discover how to build authentic self-confidence!

Find out about Silencing the Inner Critic 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
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
Transmission: The Sound of Joy Division - POSTPONED

Transmission: The Sound of Joy Division - POSTPONED

23rd January 2021

Transmission: The Sound of Joy Division are back to perform the 1980 second and final Joy Division album in full plus a second set of other Joy Division classics!

Find out about Transmission: The Sound of Joy Division - POSTPONED 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
YCreate Online

YCreate Online

23rd January 2021

Join YDance for YCreate for a live, online weekly dance programme for ages 0 – 8, designed to develop co-ordination, creativity and confidence!

Find out about YCreate Online on What's On Glasgow

Events in 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

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
Virtual Heritage Walk: Ferguslie Mills

Virtual Heritage Walk: Ferguslie Mills

23rd January 2021

Join the Urban Historian on Saturday 23rd January for a virtual walk exploring the rise of the Ferguslie Mills in the west of Paisley.

Find out about Virtual Heritage Walk: Ferguslie Mills 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
Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop - POSTPONED

Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop - POSTPONED

23rd January 2021 - 24th January 2021

Discover the art of fold forming in this fun and energetic 2-day workshop, led by award-winning jeweller Jenny Deans at Central Scotland School of Jewellery on 23rd & 24th January!

Find out about Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop - POSTPONED on What's On Stirling
Online Furniture Upcycling Workshop

Online Furniture Upcycling Workshop

23rd January 2021

Join the amazing and extremely knowledgeable Michaella for this interactive upcycling event and give your old furniture a new lease of life!

Find out about Online Furniture Upcycling Workshop 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
Rubber Chicken Theatre: Big Burns Night In

Rubber Chicken Theatre: Big Burns Night In

23rd January 2021

Dunblane’s Rubber Chicken Theatre is hosting a virtual Burns Supper on Saturday 23 January – so Scots can celebrate the national bard’s birthday wherever they are.

Find out about Rubber Chicken Theatre: Big Burns Night In 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

Events in Other Areas

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