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Events in Edinburgh on 02 February 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 02 February 2024 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

358 EAT Food Fest

26th January 2024 - 4th February 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

After last year's successful launch, the 358 EAT Food Fest returns to Edinburgh from 26th January to 4th February!

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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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Botanical Art and Sculpture

25th January 2024 - 25th February 2024

This exhibition at the Scottish Ornithologists Club presents work by members of the Scottish Society of Botanical Artists (SSBA) alongside sculptures by Ellen McCann.

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Celtic Fiddle Festival

2nd February 2024

Celtic Fiddle Festival celebrates the violin in all its globe-trotting variations.

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Craig Hill – This Gets Harder Every Year!

2nd February 2024

Cheeky and irreverent, Scotland's much-loved kilty pleasure, Craig Hill, unleashes his fantastic new show for an evening of uproarious stand-up at the Howden Park Centre!

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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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Exploring Special Connection - Creative experience for Two

25th January 2024 - 24th February 2024

This 2.5 hour 2:1 interactive workshop provides the Two of You with a unique opportunity to use an art-making process as a way to connect with your special being on a deeper level.

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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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Flamenco Rhythmic Hand-Clapping & Body Percussion

23rd January 2024 - 26th March 2024

This is an essential Rhythm Course for ALL levels Flamenco Students (Guitar, Dance, Singing, Percussion) run by TuFlamenco on Tuesdays.

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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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From Sea to Sky : Sarah Bold and Dougie Harley

2nd February 2024 - 16th February 2024

Detail Framing & Gallery is hosting a joint exhibition of work from Skye-based Sarah Bold and Edinburgh-based Dougie Harley from 2nd to 16th February!

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Gentle Yoga for a Healthy Lifestyle

26th January 2024 - 29th March 2024
Edinburgh South

Come along to these gentle yoga classes at Morningside Parish Church on Fridays and helps to loosen tight muscles, strengthen your neural signals and build healthy tissues throughout the body!

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HEART by Michael Pendry

26th January 2024 - 11th February 2024

HEART, the first in a series of installations and sculptures by German artist Michael Pendry, makes its UK debut at St. Giles’ Cathedral as part of Burns&Beyond.

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Independent Venue Week - Edinburgh

29th January 2024 - 4th February 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Independent Venue Week (29th Jan – 4th Feb 2024) is the UK’s annual 7-day celebration of independent music & arts venues and the people that own, run and work in them.

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Jeff Rosenstock + Shit Present

2nd February 2024

Catch Jeff Rosenstock + Shit Present at The Mash House on Friday 2nd February!

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Josie Long: A WIP About Enormous Extinct Animals

2nd February 2024

Josie Long brings some fun new ideas for a new show about extinction and really big sloths to Monkey Barrel Comedy!

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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 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 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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Loanhead Indoor Market

Selected dates between 1st October 2023 - 6th December 2024
Loanhead

Come along and support our local football club, Loanhead Miners Youth FC, and some other fab businesses at our indoor market in Bayne Memorial Hall, Loanhead!

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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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Phil O’Shea and Friends Fringe Previews

Selected dates between 2nd February 2024 - 5th April 2024

Phil O'Shea brings you a ridiculous work in progress comedy show and a guest preview from one of his favourite comedians at The Banshee Labyrinth!

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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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Plinth

2nd February 2024 - 3rd February 2024

Renowned visual theatre artist Al Seed presents his latest striking work Plinth, which examines the role and re-appraisal of statues.

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Reflections

2nd February 2024 - 4th February 2024

Reflections is an exhibition of vibrant, expressive abstracts inspired by nature, experiences and memories by Wendy McCarroll Sandeman showing at Whitespace from 2nd to 4th February!

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Retro Crisps and Wine Pairing with Bludge!

2nd February 2024

Join BLUDGE at Out of the Blue Drill Hall on Friday 2nd February for a retro crisp and wine tasting event!

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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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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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Six Nations at The Three Sisters

Selected dates between 2nd February 2024 - 16th March 2024

With 4 different spaces and 30+ screens throughout the venue, come and watch the Six Nations in the ULTIMATE FANZONE at The Three Sisters!

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Spanish Classes for Children 2 - 5years in Stockbridge

27th January 2024 - 24th February 2024

Get Talking Spanish is offering fun and engaging play-based Spanish sessions for children aged 2 - 5, include lots of singing, interactive games and activities and story telling!

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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 Friday Show

Selected dates between 19th January 2024 - 26th July 2024

Let your hair down at the end of the week with fabulous Friday fun at The Stand Comedy Club Edinburgh!

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The House

2nd February 2024 - 3rd February 2024

This complex puppet performance takes place in a revolving set featuring intricate lighting, strange contraptions and scary sound effects; the perfect setting for this comically chilling journey!

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The Late Show @ The Comedy Attic

Selected dates between 30th June 2023 - 31st December 2024

Join us in the wee hours in The Comedy Attic in Edinburgh, where every weekend we deliver nights packed full of unadulterated comedy mayhem!

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The Portobello Comedy Night

2nd February 2024

The Portobello Comedy Night returns on 2nd February with guaranteed hilarity and free sea air and stars the brilliant John Ross!

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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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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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Waitangi Day Weekend

1st February 2024 - 4th February 2024

Join us at Moonwake Taproom on The Shore in Leith for a celebration of all things Kiwi for Waitangi Day!

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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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Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Drop-in

Selected dates between 5th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Every week, trained Macmillan volunteers offer a friendly listening ear to anyone affected by cancer, including those with a cancer diagnosis, as well as family and friends.

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Share a Song and Sing Along

Share a Song and Sing Along

Selected dates between 8th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Enjoy a good old sing-along and ‘gie it laldy’ at Share a Song and Sing Along at libraries across East Renfrewshire!

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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:

Yellow Butterflies : The colourful character, costume and culture of Scotland’s Fishwives

Yellow Butterflies : The colourful character, costume and culture of Scotland’s Fishwives

11th November 2023 - 18th March 2024

This exhibition examines the roles of the fishwife in the Scottish fishing industry, exploring how these women and their labour was regarded, represented, censured and celebrated!

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Lynne Muir - Photography Exhibition

Lynne Muir - Photography Exhibition

1st February 2024 - 26th February 2024

We’re delighted to have on display, for the first time in our Merchant’s Room Community Gallery, photographs of the local area beautifully presented by Lynne Muir.

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Man of Moon

Man of Moon

2nd February 2024

Man of Moon are a two piece psychedelic rock from Edinburgh and they play PJ Molloys Dunfermline on Friday 2 February!

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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:

Gin Tour and Tastings

Gin Tour and Tastings

6th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Isle of Cumbrae Distillers' Gin Tour and Tastings highlight the important role women played in the history of gin and showcase the colourful smuggling history of the Clyde and the history of Millport!

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Glasgow Street Art Walking Tour

Glasgow Street Art Walking Tour

13th January 2024 - 15th December 2024

Immerse yourself in a different side to Glasgow on this unique street art and modern culture tour, a popular tour for those looking to go off the beaten track!

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Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer

Selected dates between 26th January 2024 - 3rd February 2024

Five-times Golden Globe Awards' winner, Oppenheimer is back on Scotland's biggest screen - IMAX at Glasgow Science Centre!

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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:

ORA Bar @ Rocca Presents

ORA Bar @ Rocca Presents

Selected dates between 19th January 2024 - 24th February 2024

Come down and join us for our amazing weekend entertainment courtesy of DJ Freezer and DJ AngelaGilmour!

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Zander Nation Presents Bounce Bingo

Zander Nation Presents Bounce Bingo

2nd February 2024

The ultimate bingo rave is coming to Fir Park with the biggest dance anthems around, don't miss Zander Nation Presents Bounce Bingo on Friday 2nd February!

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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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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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

Independent Venue Week: Mickey 9s

Independent Venue Week: Mickey 9s

2nd February 2024

Mickey 9s bring their post-funk evil disco to The Bungalow in Paisley on Friday 2nd February for Independent Venue Week 2024!

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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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Renfrew Market & Car Boot

Renfrew Market & Car Boot

Selected dates between 2nd February 2024 - 20th December 2024

Renfrew Market and Car Boot is held weekly on Fridays at Renfrew FC's New Western Park between 8am and 1pm!

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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:

Stirling Folk Club Events 2024

Stirling Folk Club Events 2024

29th January 2024 - 9th December 2024

Check out all the upcoming events at Stirling Folk Club this year!

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Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

29th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Come along to The PEAK, Stirling for three very different, but fun, weekly preschool sports activities!

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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

Hamilton
The multi award-winning cultural phenomenon 'Hamilton' is touring the UK for the very first time and is coming to the Festival Theatre for a 9 week season from 28th February 2024!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns for 2024.
Alt Milk Records Presents: Non-stop Electric Matinee!
Alt Milk Records Presents: Non-stop Electric Matinee! An afternoon of eclectic music celebrating electronic musicians at Leith Depot on Saturday 2nd March!
What’s your poison?
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on 11th April and discover the fascinating history of poisons.
Eat Out Edinburgh
Eat Out Edinburgh 2024 is a celebration of Edinburgh city centre’s fantastic bars and restaurants, this year taking place throughout the whole month of March due to popular demand!

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Corn Exchange Haddington Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Howden Park Centre Livingston Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland O2 Academy Edinburgh The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh Traverse Theatre Usher Hall