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Events in Edinburgh on 22 January 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 22 January 2024 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Art In Healthcare: Stories of the Collection

19th January 2024 - 18th February 2024

This exhibition aims to not just simply tell the story of the artwork presented, but to discuss the journey of how the artwork led to being part of the Art In Healthcare collection.

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Arthur’s Secrets

1st September 2023 - 26th March 2024

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

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Boozy Brushes Paint & Sip Art Party

13th January 2024 - 24th February 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Join Boozy Brushes for their Paint and Sip Art Parties in Edinburgh and get creative in a friendly and light hearted environment!

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Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

1st January 2024 - 31st August 2024

Looking to entertain the kids? Come and spot our cuddly corgis hiding around Britannia’s tour route.

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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

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

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Daily Tours at St Giles’ Cathedral

10th December 2023 - 1st December 2024

Join a volunteer guide for a 45 min to 1 hour glimpse into the history, heraldry and life of our historic Cathedral and Thistle Chapel!

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Deep Rooted

18th November 2023 - 25th February 2024

'Deep Rooted' is a group exhibition featuring work by eight contemporary artists exploring the relationship between people and the natural environment using a variety of media and approaches.

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Dinosaurs!

1st April 2022 - 31st March 2024

Immerse yourself in our walk-through exhibition included in your Edinburgh Zoo ticket and see prehistoric beasts come to life around you!

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Drama Classes for Children and Young People in Central Edinburgh

14th August 2023 - 23rd June 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Parents, do you want to help your child grow their confidence and make new friends in a fun and creative way? The Blossom Theatre Project drama classes are the perfect way to do this.

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Eala Shàilein / The Swan of Salen

20th April 2023 - 20th April 2029
Broxburn

Swan of Salen is A Multimedia Folk Ballet inspired by Tchaikovsky’s iconic Swan Lake and the parallel Gaelic legend, Eala Shàilein. Catch it at Ecclesmachan & Threemiletown Village Hall in April!

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Edinburgh ‘Open House’ Ceilidhs

19th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Join Edinburgh ‘Open House’ Ceilidhs for their Friday Ceilidhs held in the Royal British Legion Hall! If you love to dance or want to learn this event is for you.

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Edinburgh Opera Company Seeking New Singers For Carmen

20th November 2023 - 18th August 2024

Aria Alba is looking for new members to join our exciting production of Georges Bizet's Carmen at the Edinburgh Fringe in August 2024.

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Finding Your Way - 1:1 creative experience

14th January 2024 - 25th February 2024

This 1:1 creative experience would suit individuals who believe in the powerful link between art, science, and spirituality and who are open to experiments on their self-awareness journey.

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Fit Fridays

5th January 2024 - 26th January 2024

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

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Flirty Thursdays

4th January 2024 - 25th January 2024

It's free entry at Subway Cowgate's Flirty Thursdays with DJ Rawzi, so come along for some Cheese, Pop + Dance Floor Favourites!

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Free Live Music at The Fiddlers Arms

1st January 2024 - 27th January 2024

Come along to The Fiddlers Arms every weekend from 9pm and enjoy free live music with something to suit everyone’s tastes! Entry is always free.

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Friday Friends

6th October 2023 - 7th June 2024

Our Friday Friends programme offers a welcoming space for visually impaired and D/deaf children and their families.

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Hogmanay Pub Crawl

31st December 2023 - 31st January 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Don't miss an incredible Hogmanay experience as we visit seven different New Year parties! You’ll get free entry and drinks included with your ticket throughout the night.

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Jekyll & Hyde

13th January 2024 - 27th January 2024

In this captivating and comic adaptation by Gary McNair, the classic story of Jekyll & Hyde is turned on its head.

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Journey: Castle Mills Members’ Show 3

16th December 2023 - 17th March 2024

Hung across Galleries 1 & 2 at Edinburgh Printmakers, ‘Journey’ celebrates the ‘Journey’ of Edinburgh Printmakers' Workshop itself.

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Kids Multi Activities Sessions

9th January 2024 - 14th April 2024
Edinburgh East

Check out these kids multi activity sessions at Little Plaza in Edinburgh city centre!

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Live events at McGonagall’s

3rd January 2024 - 31st January 2024

Enjoy Live music and quiz nights at McGonagall's Gin and Whisky Emporium in Edinburgh's Old Town!

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Live events at The Canons Gait

3rd January 2024 - 4th February 2024

Check out the Live events at The Canons Gait in Edinburgh Old Town, everything from music, comedy and pub quizzes!

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Live Music

7th January 2024 - 31st July 2024

Come and enjoy all your favourite singalongs and some of Scotland's best musical talents at The Three Sisters Edinburgh!

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Live music at Bar 13

30th November 2023 - 30th November 2024

Join us early evening at Bar 13 for live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday with Rory & The Island!

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Live Music at George IV Bar

1st January 2024 - 31st January 2024

Come along and check out the Live music at George IV Bar, everything from Rock and Pop to Traditional Folk, Scottish, Irish and Blues!

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Live Music at Stramash

1st January 2024 - 31st January 2024

Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Stramash - Rock, Pop, Blues, Soul, Funk and much more....

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Live Music at The Mash House

5th January 2024 - 18th February 2024

Check out the Live music gigs on at The Mash House, a unique venue located within the heart of Edinburgh’s vibrant Cowgate!

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Live Music at Whistle Binkies

1st January 2024 - 31st January 2024

Check out the great variety of Live music gigs on at Whistle Binkies - Rock, Pop, Blues and much more....

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Moments in Colour by Hetty Haxworth

20th January 2024 - 9th February 2024

The first exhibition to be held at Upright Gallery this year is 'Moments in Colour' by Hetty Haxworth who has exhibited widely in the UK and abroad.

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National Museum of Flight Conservation Hangar Tours

8th April 2023 - 31st March 2024

See behind the scenes of the work carried out in the National Museum of Flight's Conservation Hangar with these free guided tours.

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Northern Lights: Postcards from Norway

1st April 2023 - 1st April 2024
Online Event Edinburgh

Northern Lights: Postcards from Norway is an online exhibition by Edinburgh artist Jill Ashforth!

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Past Meets Present: Recent Acquisitions Revealed

25th November 2023 - 8th April 2024

Past Meets Present: Recent Acquisitions Revealed unveils a selection of treasures that have joined the collection in the past five years.

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Personal PhotoShoot Experience

1st November 2023 - 1st November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Join professional local photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh's Old Town for your Personal PhotoShoot Experience! It's a fun outdoor experience perfect for couples, families and solo travelers alike.

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Photography Tuition in Edinburgh’s Old Town

1st November 2023 - 1st November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Learn to use your camera in one of the most beautiful cities in the world from a working photographer and film maker! Perfect for solo travellers, couples and families.

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Rising Tide: Art and Environment in Oceania

12th August 2023 - 14th April 2024

Delve into the most important and pressing issue of our time, humanity’s damaging relationship with planet Earth.

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Rosslyn Chapel & Scottish Antiquaries Exhibition

9th November 2023 - 1st October 2024

Historic Environment Scotland Archives acquired the Rosslyn Album in 2021 and this exhibition presents images from the archive collections relating to Rosslyn Chapel and the contents of the album.

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Shakespeare’s Macbeth

13th January 2024 - 3rd February 2024

Get ready for a brand-new production of one of Shakespeare’s most iconic plays, staged like never before in a custom built theatre space unique to this production!

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Shifting Vistas: 250 Years of Scottish Landscape

24th June 2023 - 2nd June 2024

250 Years of Scottish Landscape spans artistic production from 18th century to present day, with a selection of historic and contemporary artworks drawn from City Art Centre’s permanent collection.

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Shrek The Musical

22nd January 2024 - 27th January 2024

Join our unlikely hero Shrek and his noble steed Donkey as they embark on a big, bright, musical adventure at the Edinburgh Playhouse in January 2024!

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Sing in the Playhouse

9th January 2024 - 2nd April 2024

Are you a keen singer and want to join a community choir of likeminded people? Then why not join us every Tuesday at Edinburgh Playhouse to sing some joyful tunes including some songs from our shows!

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Slice Saturdays

6th January 2024 - 27th January 2024

Our gal QUEEN ROISIN will be blasting your commercial chart and R&B at Subway Cowgate every Saturday!

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Sunday Service

7th January 2024 - 28th January 2024

Don't miss Sunday Service at Subway Cowgate, it's the perfect way to round off the weekend!

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Tamagotchi Tuesdays

2nd January 2024 - 30th January 2024

Edinburgh's weekly throwback clubnight at Subway Cowgate brings you the hits of 80’s, 90’s, 00’s.

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The 143rd Open Annual Exhibition of the RSW

13th January 2024 - 6th February 2024

Top Scottish artists will show their work in the 143rd Open Annual Exhibition of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour in the stunning setting of the RSA Upper Galleries.

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The Scottish Landscape Awards

4th November 2023 - 3rd March 2024

The City Art Centre is thrilled to host the inaugural exhibition of Scotland’s newest open call in contemporary art - The Scottish Landscape Awards.

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Time Traveller: Charles Lyell at Work

27th October 2023 - 30th March 2024
Edinburgh South

This exhibition in Edinburgh University's Main Library provides a unique insight into geologist and science writer Charles Lyell's developing ideas about the uniformity of nature.

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Tracks Mondays

1st January 2024 - 29th January 2024

Each week we are bringing Scotland’s most beautiful queens to Edinburgh’s biggest drag stage. As always the drinks are cheap and the queens are ready to party.

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Twista Wednesdays

3rd January 2024 - 31st January 2024

A tasty, free new night has arrived at Subway Cowgate and it’s going to be BIG! Banger after banger all night long.

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UNMASKED: Real stories of Nursing in COVID-19

30th November 2023 - 16th May 2024

This exhibition looks behind the masks, to explore the thoughts, feelings and experiences of nursing staff during COVID-19 and past pandemics.

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Windrush Legacy Creative Reflections

2nd September 2023 - 28th January 2024

Scottish Caribbean writers Jeda Pearl and Courtney Stoddart are co-curating an exhibition of poetry, prose and artworks by people of Caribbean descent.

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Winter Exhibition

30th November 2023 - 27th January 2024

We look forward to welcoming you to our first Group Winter Exhibition in Detail Framing & Gallery, celebrating the artists we have shown and supported since our opening in August 2022!

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Events in East Renfrewshire

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On East Renfrewshire:

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

8th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!

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Events in Fife

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Fife:

Family Days Out in in Fife

Family Days Out in in Fife

30th November 2023 - 31st May 2024

Come along to St Andrews Indoor Golf Centre and enjoy a great family golf day out!

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Veterans Supper Club

Veterans Supper Club

12th December 2023 - 10th December 2024

The Knights Templar Goodwill Charity of Scotland are hosting suppers for Veterans, Serving Personnel and Reserves every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

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Gathering Surface – Dan Drage

Gathering Surface – Dan Drage

25th August 2023 - 2nd February 2024

We’re delighted to host Gathering Surface, a series of art pieces shaped and installed by local artist Dan Drage.

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Events in Glasgow

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Glasgow:

Curious About Glasgow - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Glasgow - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

Have fun discovering Glasgow on this award-winning, quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

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The Tell-Tale Rooms: VR Experience and Immersive Installation

The Tell-Tale Rooms: VR Experience and Immersive Installation

16th January 2024 - 26th January 2024

The Tell-Tale Rooms is a 12-minute father/daughter collaboration by artists Andrew and Eden Kötting which sees audiences taken on a journey into Eden's fantastical world!

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‘Co-lack-ting’ by Despoina Isaia and Salli Yule-Tsingas

‘Co-lack-ting’ by Despoina Isaia and Salli Yule-Tsingas

19th January 2024 - 26th February 2024

Co-lack-ting, a multi-disciplinary exhibition by visual artists Despoina Isaia and Salli Yule Tsingas, presents an immersive experience featuring sculpture, collage, painting, and print.

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Events in Lanarkshire

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Lanarkshire:

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

Get Walking Lanarkshire Health Walks

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

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

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Curling - From Biggar To Olympic Gold

Curling - From Biggar To Olympic Gold

18th November 2023 - 24th March 2024

Curling - From Biggar To Olympic Gold is an exhibition commemorating the Olympic Gold Medal won by a British curling team in Chamonix in 1924!

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National Treasure: South Lanarkshire’s Sir Harry Lauder Collection Exhibition

National Treasure: South Lanarkshire’s Sir Harry Lauder Collection Exhibition

10th June 2023 - 29th February 2024

National Treasure: South Lanarkshire's Sir Harry Lauder Collection Exhibition showcases the famous stage performer's life and work, and his influence at the birth of the modern age of communication!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Renfrewshire:

Angela Pieraccini: My Journey So Far

Angela Pieraccini: My Journey So Far

18th January 2024 - 16th March 2024

Paisley based artist Angela Pieraccini is celebrating her first solo show in her hometown, don't miss My Journey So Far at The Art Department.

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Kids Self-led Activity: Bird Bingo!

Kids Self-led Activity: Bird Bingo!

3rd January 2024 - 31st January 2024

Can you get bird bingo? Take part in this 'fun for all activity' at RSPB Lochwinnoch where you can discover cool facts about some of the top birds in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch.

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Events in Stirling

Here's a selection of events you can find over on our sister site, What's On Stirling:

Hogmanay Ceilidh (Gartmore) 2023

Hogmanay Ceilidh (Gartmore) 2023

31st December 2023 - 31st December 2024

Step into 2024 in style with the fabulous Burns Brother Ceilidh Band at Gartmore’s sensational foot stomping interactive Hogmanay Ceilidh!

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Stirling Ghostwalk

Stirling Ghostwalk

5th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

Join Stirling Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul, the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin, on a creepy, comic guided ghostwalk!

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The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

1st March 2023 - 31st December 2024

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

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Events in Other Areas

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

28th December 2023 - 31st October 2024

Prestwick Airport, just 30 miles south west of Glasgow has had a colourful history since aviation activity was first recorded over 110 years ago in 1913, find out more on one of these walking tours!

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Popular Events

Panmure House Doors Open Day: A Celebration of Smith’s Library
Explore Panmure House this April as we celebrate Smith's first major published work, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, and invite you to explore our recently unveiled Smith Library Restoration.
Hamilton
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Eat Out Edinburgh
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Back to the 80’s
Join us at La Belle Angele on 23rd March for the ultimate 80's extravaganza dedicated to the soundtrack of your youth!
Murder On The Dancefloor
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