Events in Edinburgh on 17 February 2021

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 17 February 2021 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

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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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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Grease

Grease

16th February 2021 - 20th February 2021

Grease, the world’s best-loved musical is back, grittier and more glamorous than ever before. Catch it at the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in February!
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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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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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Steve Hughes: Are You Serious? - CANCELLED

Steve Hughes: Are You Serious? - CANCELLED

17th February 2021

Having been to the abyss, Steve Hughes now returns to the UK better – and more lucid than ever before, catch him at the Stand Edinburgh on 17th February!
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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

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

1st February 2021 - 18th December 2021

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

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
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
Creative Parents

Creative Parents

Selected dates between 3rd February 2021 - 24th February 2021

Join the Glasgow Museums' learning team for a relaxed and creative session for parents with babies born in this past year (ages 0-walking)!

Find out about Creative Parents 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
Cycle 21

Cycle 21

29th January 2021 - 28th February 2021

Spring events has teamed up with community cycling charity, Free Wheel North, to host virtual cycling event 'Cycle 21', encouraging people to take to the saddle to help raise much needed funds!

Find out about Cycle 21 on What's On Glasgow
Drug Store Romeos

Drug Store Romeos

17th February 2021

Drug Store Romeos are heading out on tour and will perform a socially distanced show at Broadcast Glasgow on 17th February!

Find out about Drug Store Romeos 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
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 2nd February 2021 - 23rd December 2021

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
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 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
Paul Smith: Changed - SUSPENDED

Paul Smith: Changed - SUSPENDED

17th February 2021 - 18th February 2021

Comedian Paul Smith returns with his third national tour show... Changed! Catch him at the King's Theatre Glasgow on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th July!

Find out about Paul Smith: Changed - SUSPENDED on What's On Glasgow
Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 3rd February 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Held on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, Polmadie Car Boot Sale is Scotland's only fully undercover car boot sale!

Find out about Polmadie Car Boot Sale 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 Howl & The Hum

The Howl & The Hum

17th February 2021

The Howl & The Hum will tour the UK in 2021 in support of their debut album, Human Contact, catch them live at Stereo Glasgow on 17th February!

Find out about The Howl & The Hum on What's On Glasgow
Tindersticks - CANCELLED

Tindersticks - CANCELLED

17th February 2021

Tindersticks bring their dark, majestic indie to the Old Fruitmarket as they perform tracks from their stunning new album No Treasure But Hope!

Find out about Tindersticks - CANCELLED on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st February 2021 - 24th December 2021

Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!

Find out about Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks on What's On Lanarkshire
Love Me Tinder

Love Me Tinder

16th February 2021 - 17th February 2021

Love me Tinder is a heart-warming tale of friendship, music, love, laughter and dating, catch it at Rutherglen Town Hall in February!

Find out about Love Me Tinder 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

Amazing Winter Migrants

Amazing Winter Migrants

1st February 2021 - 28th February 2021

During February, come and take part in RSPB Lochwinnoch's amazing winter migrants scavenger hunt!

Find out about Amazing Winter Migrants on What's On Renfrewshire
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
Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 1st February 2021 - 18th December 2021

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

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

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
Scotland’s National Hero - POSTPONED

Scotland’s National Hero - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 2nd September 2020 - 21st February 2021

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

Find out about Scotland’s National Hero - POSTPONED 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

Events in Other Areas

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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!
Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Introduction to Coding with Minecraft - February Camp for Kids
Combine the magic of Minecraft with the power of coding at this online workshop run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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
Brace yourselves Sisters! The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in 2021!
Blood and Guts: The Twists and Turns of Edinburgh’s Medical History
Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!

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