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Events in Edinburgh on 05 February 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 05 February 2024 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Adjusting and Fitting a Garment Workshop

5th February 2024

Bring in a garment that doesn’t quite fit right, and we will alter it in class. You will go away with a well fitting garment, and the skills to repeat the process on future pieces.

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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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Costume Society Scotland Events

Selected dates between 6th November 2023 - 13th May 2024

Come along to the Costume Society Scotland's season of varied talks on fashion, costume, textiles, accessories and related subjects between between October and April at Augustine United Church!

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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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Distant Views

3rd February 2024 - 24th February 2024

Distant Views is a group exhibition featuring gallery artists Susan Laughton, David Mankin, Anke Roder and Anna Somerville. Catch it at &Gallery from 3rd to 24th February!

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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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Free Musical Instrument Valuations

5th February 2024

Join Lyon & Turnbull on 5th February to find out if you have a future auction highlight in your home in association with fine & rare musical instrument specialists Brompton's!

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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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Heriot-Watt Chaplaincy Annual Public Lecture: Transhumanism - Making Better Humans

5th February 2024

This year we are delighted to welcome back Professor John Wyatt to give the Heriot-Watt Chaplaincy annual lecture on the subject of Transhumanism – Making Better Humans.

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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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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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Pride Flag Portraits: an exhibition by Eleanor Buffam

3rd February 2024 - 24th February 2024
Edinburgh South

This exhibition, by Eleanor Buffam, is a series of portraits of people in the queer community, portrayed on the pride flag of their choice. Catch it at Kafe Kweer from 3rd to 24th February!

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Pub Quiz!

Selected dates between 4th December 2023 - 12th February 2024

Cowgate's best pub quiz returns on Monday nights at Bar 50. Join us for your chance to win £200!

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Radio Ga Ga

5th February 2024

Be part of a night like no other as we bring you the concert you’ve been dreaming of! The ultimate celebration of the biggest band to have ever graced the stage – Queen.

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Red Raw

Selected dates between 22nd January 2024 - 29th July 2024

Red Raw, our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. It’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today.

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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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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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Snapshots

5th February 2024

Experience exciting new visual theatre works from six Scottish artists presented here in the early stages of their development!

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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 Big Pleasance: Interactive Speed Quizzing

Selected dates between 15th January 2024 - 25th March 2024

Come down and show off your general knowledge, with prizes to be won and great food & drink deals on offer at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar every Monday!

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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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Transatlantic Sessions

5th February 2024

One of Celtic Connections’ most enduring and beloved institutions, Transatlantic Sessions returns to the Usher Hall on 5th February.

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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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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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The Market Place Newton Mearns: Card Making Group

The Market Place Newton Mearns: Card Making Group

Selected dates between 15th January 2024 - 25th March 2024

Are you interested in creating card designs or crafting? Come along to the Market Place in Newton Mearns for their weekly Card Making Group!

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Equalities Forum Planning Days

Equalities Forum Planning Days

Selected dates between 25th January 2024 - 5th February 2024

Join Outside the Box at their upcoming planning days in East Renfrewshire to hear more about the new Equalities Forum and how to get involved!

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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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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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Events in Glasgow

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

Erin Keogh: Patches, Lines and Colourhands

Erin Keogh: Patches, Lines and Colourhands

27th January 2024 - 9th March 2024

Patches, lines and colourhands is the first solo exhibition by Project Ability Create artist, Erin Keogh!

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Boy & Bear

Boy & Bear

5th February 2024

In support of their new album announcement and release, Boy & Bear will play a headline show at Glasgow's King Tuts on Monday 5th February!

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The Masked Singer® Costumes Exhibit

The Masked Singer® Costumes Exhibit

1st February 2024 - 25th February 2024

Five spectacular costumes from ITV's smash hit show The Masked Singer® will be displayed at leading shopping and leisure destination, Silverburn, in a UK exclusive!

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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:

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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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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Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Bookbug at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Selected dates between 6th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

Free, fun and fantastic! North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold Bookbug sessions on Mondays during term time and every Saturday!

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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:

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

Selected dates between 4th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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Foxbar Elderly Forum

Foxbar Elderly Forum

Selected dates between 18th September 2023 - 31st December 2024

Foxbar Elderly Forum is a friendly group which meet on Monday afternoons (except bank holidays) at Foxbar Community Centre!

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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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Events in Stirling

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

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilbryde Castle

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Kilbryde Castle

1st February 2024 - 30th September 2024

Come and explore Kilbride Castle gardens! They cover some 12 acres and are situated above the Ardoch Burn and below the castle.

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Yoga Classes in Stirling

Yoga Classes in Stirling

25th January 2024 - 29th February 2024

Join Roz for these Yoga classes and also Chair Yoga classes at The Dunblane Centre!

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Amazing Life Bible Study

Amazing Life Bible Study

Selected dates between 8th January 2024 - 4th March 2024

Join an informal Bible Study with Angela Mackenzie, Host and Bible Study Teacher. 3 Mondays, over 3 months. Come to whichever date or dates that suit you.

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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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