Events in Edinburgh on 27 April 2021

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 27 April 2021 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

20/20 Hindsight

20/20 Hindsight

10th April 2021 - 29th April 2021
Online Event

Blunt Knife Co. present 20/20 Hindsight, an online showcase of womxn's art, writing & music starting April 10th!
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Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.
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Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

26th April 2021 - 26th June 2021

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.
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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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Doctors, Patients and The Physical Examination

Doctors, Patients and The Physical Examination

26th April 2021 - 1st July 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Surgeons Hall Museums are delighted to offer this specialist short with Curator Jim Edmonson.
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Going Out | Going In - Audio Performance by Laura Fisher

Going Out | Going In - Audio Performance by Laura Fisher

26th February 2021 - 25th May 2021
National Event

Put on your headphones and take a journey through your local area with GOING OUT | GOING IN, an audio performance by Laura Fisher as part of the Out of Place festival!
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IberoDocs 8th Edition

IberoDocs 8th Edition

19th April 2021 - 2nd May 2021
Online Event

IberoDocs brings a programme of over 20 documentaries, highlighting that both in our darkest as well as our brightest moments, art (in any of its forms) has become a necessary and faithful companion.
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Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 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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Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk

Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk

22nd April 2021 - 2nd May 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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Scottish Music Classes

Scottish Music Classes

20th April 2021 - 24th June 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

The Scots Music Group is running its spring/summer term online! Check out the full list of weekly classes starting in April and available through Zoom!
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Simpson’s Poetry Competition

Simpson’s Poetry Competition

1st April 2021 - 30th April 2021

This month Surgeons’ Hall Museums new education mascot Simpson the Bear is looking for witty poems and revolting rhymes. For ages 12 and under.
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Sister Act - CANCELLED

Sister Act - CANCELLED

20th April 2021 - 1st May 2021

Brace yourselves Sisters! The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh in 2021!
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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 Rocky Horror Show - POSTPONED

The Rocky Horror Show - POSTPONED

26th April 2021 - 1st May 2021

Follow sweethearts Brad and Janet on an adventure they’ll never forget when Richard O'Brien's timeless musical The Rocky Horror Show comes to the Festival Theatre Edinburgh!
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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

1st April 2021 - 31st December 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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Events in East Renfrewshire

Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show

Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show

1st April 2021 - 30th April 2021

Hundreds of original works of art will be on display virtually during April as part of the annual Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show!

Find out about Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

By the Seaside: Heritage, Healing and New Horizons

By the Seaside: Heritage, Healing and New Horizons

20th March 2021 - 20th June 2021

This innovative exhibition on blue space at the Scottish Fisheries Museum is curated by Museum and Gallery Studies MLitt students.

Events in Glasgow

Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Bridgeton Cross Retail Market

Selected dates between 5th January 2021 - 31st December 2021

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
Buzzcut Residency: PAIX - POSTPONED

Buzzcut Residency: PAIX - POSTPONED

9th April 2021 - 7th May 2021

BUZZCUT & CCA have partnered to provide a series of residencies for Scotland-based performance artists, join PAIX for a sensory experience exploring live soundscape, movement, visual art and theatre!

Find out about Buzzcut Residency: PAIX - POSTPONED on What's On Glasgow
City Sightseeing Glasgow

City Sightseeing Glasgow

26th April 2021 - 19th December 2021

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!

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Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section Learn to Sail Classes

Clyde Cruising Club Dinghy Section Learn to Sail Classes

27th April 2021 - 26th May 2021

Learn to sail or improve your skills on Bardowie Loch, with classes available for both children and adults!

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
Ghosts

Ghosts

26th April 2021 - 9th May 2021

Using extraordinary visuals and music, Ghosts, from the National Theatre of Scotland, will take you on a physical and emotional journey, walking through the heart of modern Glasgow!

Find out about Ghosts 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
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 27th April 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
Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail

5th April 2021 - 30th September 2021

Loch Lomond Faerie Trail is back with a new trail mystery! Book Now for tickets right through the summer and join us in our biggest adventure yet!

Find out about Loch Lomond Faerie Trail on What's On Glasgow
Online Children’s Potions Class

Online Children’s Potions Class

15th February 2021 - 30th July 2021

Welcome back to wizard school to all our young witches and wizards! Join The Root of Magic for their online Potions Class from your own home!

Find out about Online Children’s Potions Class 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

Events in Lanarkshire

8 Week Seated Keep Fit Class

8 Week Seated Keep Fit Class

Selected dates between 16th March 2021 - 11th May 2021

Join LEAP Project for a free weekly seated keep fit class hosted online by their wonderful volunteer Jeunesse!

Find out about 8 Week Seated Keep Fit Class on What's On Lanarkshire
Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre

Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre

17th March 2021 - 28th April 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see Hamilton & Blantyre transformed into a giant game during March and April!

Find out about Beat The Street Hamilton & Blantyre on What's On Lanarkshire
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Selected dates between 1st March 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
Intermediate Spanish Coffee Morning: Cafe Mañanero

Intermediate Spanish Coffee Morning: Cafe Mañanero

Selected dates between 16th March 2021 - 11th May 2021

Join LEAP Project online on Tuesdays for Cafe Mañanero giving you a chance to meet some friendly faces while giving you time to brush up on your Spanish!

Find out about Intermediate Spanish Coffee Morning: Cafe Mañanero on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

All for One ACCORD Online Art Exhibition

All for One ACCORD Online Art Exhibition

12th April 2021 - 31st May 2021

All for One ACCORD is an online art exhibition being held between the 12th April and 31st May with all work being donated by some wonderful and generous artists!

Find out about All for One ACCORD Online Art Exhibition on What's On Renfrewshire
Inspired

Inspired

26th March 2021 - 30th April 2021

Inspired is Renfrewshire's Annual Young People's Art Exhibition showcasing the very best creative talent from Renfrewshire schools and Early Learning and Childcare Centres!

Find out about Inspired on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Kinbuck Village Spring Treasure Hunt

Kinbuck Village Spring Treasure Hunt

2nd April 2021 - 30th April 2021

To celebrate Easter in style – but still following all government guidelines – Kinbuck Community Group has organised a special Spring Treasure Hunt around the village!

Find out about Kinbuck Village Spring Treasure Hunt on What's On Stirling
Online Full Moon Circle

Online Full Moon Circle

27th April 2021

Join Natasha for her monthly full moon class and learn about the different cycles & energies of the moon to set intentions, release what no longer serves you and manifest the life you want.

Find out about Online Full Moon Circle 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 Lockdown Season of Shows

Rubber Chicken Theatre Lockdown Season of Shows

22nd April 2021 - 1st May 2021

Rubber Chicken Theatre is delighted to announce their lockdown season of show streaming in April/May.

Find out about Rubber Chicken Theatre Lockdown Season of Shows on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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