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Events in Edinburgh on 12 February 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 12 February 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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Barbican Quartet

12th February 2024

The Barbican Quartet, a multi award-winning ensemble, delight audiences with their intimately powerful performances and virtuosic ensemble playing.

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Beginner’s Sewing Class

8th February 2024 - 8th March 2024

Want to learn a practical DIY craft? Kick start a new hobby? Why not come along to this 2 week evening class in Edinburgh and learn how to sew with ease?

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Big Kid Circus: Edinburgh

12th February 2024 - 18th February 2024

Roll Up, Roll Up! The Big Kid Circus is in town again! Catch it at the Gyle Shopping Centre Car Park between on 12th and 18th February!

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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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Crossing Borders

Selected dates between 7th February 2024 - 12th February 2024

Scottish Jews for a Just Peace present Crossing Borders, an evening of music, song and poetry at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on 7th & 12th February!

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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 Folk Club

7th February 2024 - 3rd July 2024

We've been the home of regular folk nights in the capital for 50 years. Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm. All welcome!

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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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Enter Shikari

12th February 2024

Enter Shikari are on a UK tour in February 2024 with a date at the O2 Academy Edinburgh on the 12th!

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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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February Holidays aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia

10th February 2024 - 25th February 2024

Where better to be than by the sea this February holidays! All aboard The Royal Yacht Britannia to explore all five decks of a floating palace, just two miles from Edinburgh’s city centre!

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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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Homestead Exhibition

9th February 2024 - 30th March 2024

Homestead is an exhibition of new work by Out of the Blueprint artist-in-residence and illustrator Lauren Cory, exploring themes of identity, change and belonging.

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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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Jungle Safari Quest

10th February 2024 - 18th February 2024

Head into the Jungle with our Safari trail around the IKEA Edinburgh store and help us find all the escaped animals!

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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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Lantern Led Tours

9th February 2024 - 26th February 2024

Calling all brave and curious explorers, step beneath the Royal Mile and shine a light on the past by joining an atmospheric lantern led tour with The Real Mary King’s Close this February!

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Letters and quills activity

Selected dates between 12th February 2024 - 16th February 2024

Join us in the Family Room at The Palace of Holyroodhouse this February half-term and have a go at using a quill to write or draw!

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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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Lush Edinburgh Party Workshops

11th February 2024 - 15th February 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Come and join us at Lush Edinburgh during the February half term for a party experience like no other!

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Midnight Lunar Market - Valentine’s Edition

12th February 2024 - 13th February 2024

Midnight Lunar Market, Scotlands first alternative night market, presents their Valentine's edition at The Voodoo Rooms on Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th February from 5pm - Midnight.

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Monday Night Jazz

Selected dates between 15th January 2024 - 11th March 2024

Edinburgh University Students' Association invites you to their bi-weekly Monday Night Jazz sessions at The Wee Red Bar!

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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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Penguins Love Pebbles

10th February 2024 - 18th February 2024

Stop by Edinburgh Zoo's Lemur Lodge next to the main lawn from Saturday 10th – Sunday 18th February and paint a pebble for our penguin nests this breeding season.

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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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Prescient Nature

8th February 2024 - 2nd March 2024

Showcasing a selection of hyperreal landscapes, The Scottish Gallery presents a new series of landscape paintings by Philip Braham in his upcoming exhibition 'Prescient Nature'.

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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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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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Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Shepherd House

6th February 2024 - 25th July 2024
Musselburgh

Visit Shepherd House, a constantly evolving artist’s garden that never stands still, with lots of surprises including a shell house built in 2014, lavender parterres, a rill and fountains!

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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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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 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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Two Sisters

10th February 2024 - 2nd March 2024

Two Sisters is story about looking back to your youth and looking forward to growing up.

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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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Valentine’s Day Crafts

12th February 2024

Come along to IKEA Edinburgh this February half term and create some Valentine's Day crafts!

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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:

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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PRIME Football February Weekend Camp

PRIME Football February Weekend Camp

9th February 2024 - 13th February 2024

PRIME Football Coaching look forward to hosting another February Weekend football camp to keep your players active, healthy, socialising and entertained!

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Peppa’s Cinema Party

Peppa’s Cinema Party

9th February 2024 - 12th February 2024

This year Peppa Pig celebrates her 20th anniversary and to mark such a HUGE occasion she is throwing the MOST EPIC PARTY EVER – and all of her friends are INVITED!

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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:

Twitchers Museum Adventure Half Term Trail

Twitchers Museum Adventure Half Term Trail

10th February 2024 - 25th February 2024

Join in the Family Wildlife Trail this Half Term at The Scottish Fisheries Museum, celebrating the release of Feather, the latest book in the Twitchers Series!

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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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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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Events in Glasgow

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

Beagles & Ramsay: NHOTB & RAD

Beagles & Ramsay: NHOTB & RAD

14th October 2023 - 28th April 2024

The vast neo-classical space of GoMA will undergo a radical transformation as three new NHOTB & RAD fashion lines are unveiled this Autumn by creative directors Beagles & Ramsay!

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Bombay Bicycle Club

Bombay Bicycle Club

12th February 2024 - 13th February 2024

Bombay Bicycle Club are excited to announce a new headline tour across the UK and Ireland in support their new album 'My Big Day' including two nights at The Barrowlands on 12th & 13th February!

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Clyde Connections Exhibition

Clyde Connections Exhibition

15th December 2023 - 1st May 2024

The display of ceramics, inspired by the River Clyde, has been created by veterans and members of the Erskine Reid Macewan Activities Centre (ERMAC).

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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:

February Folk Stories

February Folk Stories

12th February 2024 - 14th February 2024

This February half term, join the team at the National Museum of Rural Life for Scottish folk stories and hands-on activities!

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Strange Horizons - Millie Frood

Strange Horizons - Millie Frood

3rd February 2024 - 6th May 2024

This exhibition brings together a collection of Millie Frood's work as well as oral history and objects from her life as an artist in Motherwell and beyond!

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The McDougalls in Toyland

The McDougalls in Toyland

12th February 2024

All aboard the Toyland express and join everyone's favourite children's theatre company, The McDougalls, for five star family fun at East Kilbride Village Theatre!

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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:

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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Cupid’s Cinema At IKEA Glasgow

Cupid’s Cinema At IKEA Glasgow

12th February 2024 - 14th February 2024

IKEA Glasgow are inviting Family members to join them in store this half term, as they screen some familiar favourites – perfect for the whole family to enjoy!

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Hearts And Crafts At IKEA Glasgow

Hearts And Crafts At IKEA Glasgow

10th February 2024 - 12th February 2024

Join the team at IKEA Glasgow in their customer restaurant over the half term break for crafting activities that you can gift to your valentine!

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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:

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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Getting There: An Exhibition by Creative Stirling

Getting There: An Exhibition by Creative Stirling

6th February 2024 - 4th March 2024

Getting There is an exhibition showcasing the achievements of Creative Stirling- a beacon of creativity, resilience and community impact.

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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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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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