Events in Edinburgh on 27 January 2021

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 27 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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A Poisonous Method: Arsenic

A Poisonous Method: Arsenic

25th January 2021 - 1st February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part one Arsenic!
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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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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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Homeschool With TCV

Homeschool With TCV

25th January 2021 - 29th January 2021
Online Event

Learn about the natural world from garden birds to fungi and minibeasts when you join TCV for their week of homeschooling sessions for ages 7+!
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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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Manipulate Festival - Bringing the Metaphor to Life

Manipulate Festival - Bringing the Metaphor to Life

27th January 2021 - 29th January 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

In this playful and sensitive exploration of everyday objects as symbolic communication, metaphors such as a cup half full or treading on eggshells are brought from the page to the stage.
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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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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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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
Winter Meditation Class

Winter Meditation Class

Selected dates between 7th December 2020 - 24th February 2021

Snuggle up in the comfort of your own home and explore the stillness within on a Winter Meditation Class from Core Glow!

Find out about Winter Meditation Class 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

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
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
Cherish the Ladies & Westward the Light

Cherish the Ladies & Westward the Light

27th January 2021

Enjoy an evening of musical talent courtesy of Cherish the Ladies & Westward the Light as part of Celtic Connections 2021!

Find out about Cherish the Ladies & Westward the Light 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
FEARY: A Theory Reading Group

FEARY: A Theory Reading Group

27th January 2021

FEARY hopes to traverse and encounter many of the vast - and often contradictory - strains of feminist and gender - through monthly reading groups at Glasgow Zine Library.

Find out about FEARY: A Theory Reading Group 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
Get Noticed On Social Media

Get Noticed On Social Media

27th January 2021

People engage with Social Media every day. Learn what it is and how you can take advantage of it to promote your business with BIPCGlasgow!

Find out about Get Noticed On Social Media 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
Home on the Sea

Home on the Sea

27th January 2021

Home on the Sea is a celebration of the music of Scotland's island communities as part of Celtic Connections 2021!

Find out about Home on the Sea 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
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 Dark Philosophers Book Group: Conundrum by Jan Morris

The Dark Philosophers Book Group: Conundrum by Jan Morris

27th January 2021

The Dark Philosophers are a regular, open reading group which aims to bring the literature of Wales out of the shadows, join them for their next online meeting on January 27th!

The Motion Dance Collective: Filming & Editing for Movement-based Practices

The Motion Dance Collective: Filming & Editing for Movement-based Practices

25th January 2021 - 27th January 2021

Join award-winning screendance production company The Motion Dance Collective for their online course, Filming & Editing for Movement-based Practices, as part of Tramway Evolves!

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
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

Events in Lanarkshire

Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

Pain Association Scotland - Self Management for People Living with Chronic Pain

Selected dates between 13th January 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Pain Association Scotland run professionally-led monthly groups across Lanarkshire for people living with all forms of chronic pain.

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

Hemming Alteration Workshops - POSTPONED

Hemming Alteration Workshops - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 11th January 2021 - 27th January 2021

If you have ever been frustrated by your clothes not fitting properly then these alteration classes from Thimbleberry Sewing will help you achieve a perfect fit!

Find out about Hemming Alteration Workshops - POSTPONED 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
Learn How To Make Natural Home-Made Fabric Dye

Learn How To Make Natural Home-Made Fabric Dye

27th January 2021

Upcycle textiles with natural dyes and prints at this online workshop run by Transition Stirling on Wednesday 27th January.

Find out about Learn How To Make Natural Home-Made Fabric Dye 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

Events in Other Areas

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A Gambler’s Guide to Dying
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.
Sister Act - CANCELLED
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