Events in Edinburgh on 05 January 2022

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 05 January 2022 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

A Walk in a Walled Garden

A Walk in a Walled Garden

17th October 2021 - 5th June 2022

Enjoy a visit to Granton Castle Walled Garden! It's open to visitors for a couple of hours every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
Read more

Cab-arette Showtour

Cab-arette Showtour

1st October 2021 - 31st December 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

A unique comedy musical Showtour in a taxi. Be driven around Edinburgh, whilst entertained by Lola and her variety of characters!
Read more

Castle Of Light

Castle Of Light

19th November 2021 - 9th January 2022

Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’ once again!
Read more

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson

China: Through the Lens of John Thomson

30th September 2021 - 22nd March 2022
Edinburgh West

The first Edinburgh exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in China is on display at the James Watt Centre, Heriot Watt University.
Read more

Christmas @ The Anatomist Escape Room

Christmas @ The Anatomist Escape Room

22nd November 2021 - 9th January 2022

Looking for festive fun that's a little different? Gather your team of family, friends or colleagues and head along to Edinburgh's historical escape room!
Read more

Christmas Search Party Edinburgh

Christmas Search Party Edinburgh

6th December 2021 - 9th January 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

Search Party Edinburgh is back for Christmas 2021! Wrap up warm, grab your fellow elves and head out into the magical streets of Edinburgh for an extra Christmassy, snowcially-distanced treasure hunt!
Read more

Cityscape Photography Class

Cityscape Photography Class

1st November 2021 - 31st December 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Join photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh old town as he shows you the very best places to take some truly special pictures!
Read more

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st January 2022 - 31st December 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Read more

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

Discover Edinburgh’s Gruesome History

16th October 2021 - 31st January 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Do you want to explore Edinburgh's top sights in one evening AND discover gruesome secrets about the city that Scotland would rather keep hidden? Well then, this is the tour for your!
Read more

Edinburgh Personal PhotoShoot Experience

Edinburgh Personal PhotoShoot Experience

1st December 2021 - 1st December 2022
Edinburgh Old Town

Join photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh Old Town for your Personal PhotoShoot Experience! It's perfect for couples, families and solo travelers alike.
Read more

Escape the Past: The Anatomist

Escape the Past: The Anatomist

1st November 2021 - 31st December 2022

Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.
Read more

Fit Fridays

Fit Fridays

22nd October 2021 - 2nd September 2022

It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with DJ Josh Scott!
Read more

Highlight - Sculptures and Drawings by Richard Goldsworthy

Highlight - Sculptures and Drawings by Richard Goldsworthy

4th December 2021 - 24th January 2022

An exhibition of sculptures and drawings by emerging, RSA/Wasps award winning, artist Richard Goldsworthy is on now at Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh!
Read more

In the Bleak Midwinter - Exhibition

In the Bleak Midwinter - Exhibition

3rd December 2021 - 3rd February 2022
Leith

Baskwell Arts second exhibition is embracing the cold with full force! In the Bleak Midwinter is on until 3rd February 2022 at 18 Spey Street Lane, Leith.
Read more

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

19th September 2021 - 31st May 2022

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired within the last ten years.
Read more

Inspiring Walter Scott

Inspiring Walter Scott

6th August 2021 - 9th January 2022

On the 250th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott's birth, experience his novels through objects that inspired him.
Read more

Joey Simons ‘The fearful part of it was the absence’

Joey Simons ‘The fearful part of it was the absence’

4th December 2021 - 13th March 2022

'The fearful part of it was the absence' is an exhibition by writer Joey Simons which investigates the periodic eruption and absence of rioting in Glasgow, and its effect on the shape of the city.
Read more

Making Nuno: Visionary Japanese Textiles by Sudō Reiko

Making Nuno: Visionary Japanese Textiles by Sudō Reiko

17th September 2021 - 8th January 2022

This autumn, world-renowned tapestry studio Dovecot brings the work of internationally acclaimed Japanese textile designer Sudō Reiko to Scotland with an innovative exhibition.
Read more

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 20th February 2022

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.
Read more

Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

6th November 2021 - 20th March 2022

This exhibition at the City Art Centre will explore John Henry Lorimer’s art through five key themes: light, identity, family, femininity and home.
Read more

Remarkable Sights from Arthur’s Seat

Remarkable Sights from Arthur’s Seat

16th October 2021 - 10th April 2022

Get out of the hustle-and-bustle of Edinburgh for a day as you take in stunning views of the city from Arthur's Seat and discover Edinburgh's unique history and folklore with a local guide!
Read more

SLIC - Thursdays

SLIC - Thursdays

21st January 2021 - 8th September 2022

Get groovy with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Read more

Tapestry: Changing Concepts

Tapestry: Changing Concepts

13th November 2021 - 13th March 2022

This two-floor exhibition, at the City Art Centre this winter, will feature work by 19 contemporary artists associated with the former Tapestry Department at Edinburgh College of Art.
Read more

The Secret Domes at Cask Smugglers

The Secret Domes at Cask Smugglers

20th November 2021 - 31st March 2022

Cask Smugglers are thrilled to present our brand new Secret Domes, which boast some of the best views in Edinburgh from a spectacular vantage point on the rooftop of Waverley station.
Read more

The Typewriter Revolution

The Typewriter Revolution

24th July 2021 - 17th April 2022

Drawing on our outstanding typewriter collection, this exhibition features a range of machines, including an 1876 Sholes and Glidden typewriter which was the first to have a QWERTY keyboard.
Read more

Top Banana

Top Banana

Selected dates between 5th January 2022 - 30th March 2022

Catch the stars of the future right at the beginning every Wednesday night at our new act competition 'Top Banana'!
Read more

Winter Exhibition

Winter Exhibition

19th November 2021 - 15th January 2022

Pop in to Edinburgh’s newest contemporary art gallery, Colinton Arts, for it's Winter Exhibition showcasing 20 Scottish contemporary artists with a mix of paintings, glass, ceramics and sculpture!
Read more

XO at Subway Cowgate

XO at Subway Cowgate

5th January 2022 - 28th September 2022

Keep your mid-week chill with a mellow blend of Commercial, House and R&B at Subway Cowgate!
Read more

Events in East Renfrewshire

Levern Camera Club

Levern Camera Club

Selected dates between 1st September 2021 - 25th May 2022

Whether you are a beginner, getting back into working with your camera or wanting to extend your skills join Levern Camera Club for their weekly meetings at The Fereneze Golf Club, Barrhead!

Find out about Levern Camera Club on What's On East Renfrewshire
Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group

Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group

Selected dates between 23rd August 2021 - 23rd June 2022

Off Grid Community hold outdoor toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!

Find out about Off Grid Community Outdoor Toddler Group on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Dunfermline New Year’s (Cultural) Resolution

Dunfermline New Year’s (Cultural) Resolution

5th January 2022

Join our panel of leading cultural commentators and regeneration experts at this free event as we discuss how the revival of Dunfermline culture can be maintained!

Find out about Dunfermline New Year’s (Cultural) Resolution on What's On Fife
Forgan’s Weekend Ceilidh

Forgan’s Weekend Ceilidh

12th November 2021 - 12th February 2022

Come along to Forgan’s Weekend Ceilidh is back every Friday and Saturday night from 10.30pm!

Find out about Forgan’s Weekend Ceilidh on What's On Fife
Joy and Creativity – 60 Years of Kirkcaldy Art Club

Joy and Creativity – 60 Years of Kirkcaldy Art Club

20th November 2021 - 23rd January 2022

Come along and join in the celebrations and enjoy the wide variety of art and craft created by the members – from greetings cards and prints, to paintings, ceramics, glass and much more!

Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs - Mental Health Drop In

Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs - Mental Health Drop In

19th November 2021 - 16th December 2022

Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs have started mental health drop in sessions every Friday at Crosshill Business Centre, Lochgelly.

Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs Kids Club

Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs Kids Club

20th November 2021 - 17th December 2022

The Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs Saturday Kids Club is for families to have a safe environment to have some fun, so why not pop in and say hello!

Sanctuary

Sanctuary

21st November 2021 - 28th February 2022

'Sanctuary', Sun Gallery's inaugural winter exhibition under new ownership, is a beautifully balanced mix of established & emerging talented artists in their own right.

Find out about Sanctuary on What's On Fife
Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2020 Winners’ Exhibition

Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2020 Winners’ Exhibition

17th November 2021 - 8th January 2022

The Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2020 Winners’ Exhibition is on tour in 2021/2022 and you can see it at FifeSpace Gallery, Rothes Halls until 8th January!

Ya Wee Sleeping Beauty - CANCELLED

Ya Wee Sleeping Beauty - CANCELLED

1st December 2021 - 16th January 2022

The Kings present Kirkcaldy's brand new Christmas Show "Ya Wee Sleeping Beauty" a brand new, sparklingly magical fun filled show for the whole family!

Find out about Ya Wee Sleeping Beauty - CANCELLED on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

A New You For 2022

A New You For 2022

5th January 2022

Using a combination of Coaching and Hypnotherapy, this four week course will help you stick to those resolutions once and for all!

Find out about A New You For 2022 on What's On Glasgow
Amartey Golding: Bring Me To Heal

Amartey Golding: Bring Me To Heal

4th December 2021 - 27th February 2022

Amartey Golding's new large-scale commission combines filmmaking, photography and a handcrafted garment to highlight generational trauma in Britain and offer collective rituals of healing.

Find out about Amartey Golding: Bring Me To Heal on What's On Glasgow
Cathy Wilkes

Cathy Wilkes

13th November 2021 - 22nd January 2022

Cathy Wilkes has produced a unique body of work that challenges and engages with the experiences and ephemera of daily life.

Find out about Cathy Wilkes on What's On Glasgow
Curious About Glasgow - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Glasgow - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st January 2022 - 31st December 2022

Have fun discovering Glasgow with two, quirky, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt courtesy of Curious About!

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

Good Move Glasgow Health Walks

1st January 2021 - 31st December 2022

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 5th January 2022 - 23rd December 2022

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
Jeremy Deller: Warning Graphic Content

Jeremy Deller: Warning Graphic Content

3rd November 2021 - 22nd January 2022

Warning Graphic Content at the Modern Institute, Glasgow brings together all of Jeremy Deller's print and poster works from 1993-2021!

Find out about Jeremy Deller: Warning Graphic Content on What's On Glasgow
Joan Eardley: A Centenary of Lives and Landscapes

Joan Eardley: A Centenary of Lives and Landscapes

28th October 2021 - 12th February 2022

To celebrate the centenary of Joan Eardley's birth Glasgow Women's Library are thrilled to exhibit five striking artworks on loan from the University of Edinburgh Art Collection.

Find out about Joan Eardley: A Centenary of Lives and Landscapes on What's On Glasgow
Khvay Samnang: Calling for Rain

Khvay Samnang: Calling for Rain

19th November 2021 - 6th March 2022

Following COP 2021 Tramway's main gallery will present a new work for children and young people by Phnom Penh, Cambodia-based artist Khvay Samnang.

Find out about Khvay Samnang: Calling for Rain on What's On Glasgow
Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Mansfield Park Partick Retail Market

Selected dates between 5th January 2022 - 28th December 2022

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
Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Polmadie Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 5th January 2022 - 24th December 2022

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
Postnatal Mum & Baby Yoga - 6 Week Course

Postnatal Mum & Baby Yoga - 6 Week Course

5th January 2022

Join yoga teacher Alice Blazy-Winning for a 6 week postnatal yoga course at Our World Yoga in the heart of Glasgow's West End!

Find out about Postnatal Mum & Baby Yoga - 6 Week Course on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Ballet - The Nutcracker - CANCELLED

Scottish Ballet - The Nutcracker - CANCELLED

5th January 2022 - 15th January 2022

Scottish Ballet's much-loved production of The Nutcracker returns! Catch it at the Theatre Royal Glasgow in January 2022!

Find out about Scottish Ballet - The Nutcracker - CANCELLED on What's On Glasgow
The Winter Exhibition

The Winter Exhibition

4th December 2021 - 29th January 2022

Compass Gallery invite you to enjoy their annual Winter Exhibition featuring a wide selection of original paintings, drawings, sculpture and ceramics!

Find out about The Winter Exhibition on What's On Glasgow
Unboxed: Works Without Restrictions

Unboxed: Works Without Restrictions

9th December 2021 - 15th January 2022

Come along to the RGI Kelly Gallery on 9th December to join in with some festive cheer as they launch 'Unboxed' an RGI Members Show of small scale works!

Find out about Unboxed: Works Without Restrictions on What's On Glasgow
Weekday Wow Factor’s Day Time Disco

Weekday Wow Factor’s Day Time Disco

Selected dates between 8th December 2021 - 25th May 2022

Glasgow charity, Weekday Wow Factor, host weekly day time discos for over 50s on Wednesdays at The Unit!

Find out about Weekday Wow Factor’s Day Time Disco on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Celebrating 75 years of James A Cuthbertson Limited

Celebrating 75 years of James A Cuthbertson Limited

11th December 2021 - 27th March 2022

An exhibition celebrating 75 years of local company, James A Cuthbertson Limited, will open at Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum on Saturday 11th December!

Find out about Celebrating 75 years of James A Cuthbertson Limited on What's On Lanarkshire
Clyde’s Winter Trail

Clyde’s Winter Trail

27th November 2021 - 9th January 2022

Can you find the festive scenes around the National Museum of Rural Life? Look out for Clyde's friends as they get ready for the festive season!

Find out about Clyde’s Winter Trail on What's On Lanarkshire
Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2022 - 31st December 2022

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
The Tolbooth Christmas Shop

The Tolbooth Christmas Shop

12th November 2021 - 8th January 2022

Local artists and makers will be showcasing their products at The Tolbooth Christmas Shop in Lanark between the 12th November and 8th January!

Find out about The Tolbooth Christmas Shop on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Future Paisley Exhibition

Future Paisley Exhibition

5th January 2022 - 19th March 2022

Future Paisley Exhibition provides a look at Paisley's past, present and future, showcasing the exciting collection of transformational projects currently happening in Scotland's largest town!

Find out about Future Paisley Exhibition on What's On Renfrewshire
Robin Robin Adventure Trail

Robin Robin Adventure Trail

24th November 2021 - 10th January 2022

Celebrate your inner Robin on this adventure trail at RSPB Lochwinnoch where you will learn to sing like a robin, find your own superpower and use all your senses to connect with the robin within!

Find out about Robin Robin Adventure Trail on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

((Bounce)) Stirling

((Bounce)) Stirling

5th January 2022 - 19th May 2022

Come along to ((BOUNCE)) Stirling classes, it's making fitness fun and more accessible for everyone!

Find out about ((Bounce)) Stirling on What's On Stirling
Into the Light by Fiona Clasen

Into the Light by Fiona Clasen

25th November 2021 - 9th January 2022

This winter, the Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum welcomes artist Fiona Clasen’s solo exhibition, Into the Light.

Find out about Into the Light by Fiona Clasen on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

The Secret Domes at Cask Smugglers
Cask Smugglers are thrilled to present our brand new Secret Domes, which boast some of the best views in Edinburgh from a spectacular vantage point on the rooftop of Waverley station.
ELO Again - POSTPONED
ELO AGAIN are back with their stunning 'Re-Discovery Tour’ celebrating the truly universal music of Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra.
Burns Ceilidh - Free to NHS
Edinburgh Ceilidhs invite you to their Burns Ceilidh on Friday 21st January in Lauriston Hall.
Escape the Past: The Anatomist
Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.
A Walk in a Walled Garden
Enjoy a visit to Granton Castle Walled Garden! It's open to visitors for a couple of hours every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland O2 Academy Edinburgh Traverse Theatre Usher Hall