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Events in Edinburgh on 16 February 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 16 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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Aurora Ensemble Edinburgh Winter Concert

16th February 2024

Join Aurora Ensemble when they present their second concert on Friday 16th February in Broughton St Mary's Parish Church, Edinburgh!

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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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Candlelight: Valentine’s Day Special ft. ‘Romeo and Juliet’ & More

16th February 2024

Get your tickets now to discover romantic music for Valentine's Day at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral under the gentle glow of candlelight.

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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 Ceilidh Club at Assembly Roxy

Selected dates between 19th January 2024 - 12th July 2024

Come and experience Scottish dance the way its meant to be every month at the Edinburgh Ceilidh Club at the Assembly Roxy!

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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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Exclusive Family Tour at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

16th February 2024 - 17th February 2024

Join us for a magical morning at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on our exclusive, guided family tour, before the Palace doors open to the public!

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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 Elvis with Love Tribute & Dinner

16th February 2024

Don't be lonesome tonight, celebrate Valentine's with your loved ones and join us at Grassmarket Community Project for 'From Elvis with Love', our Valentines special!

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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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Guys and Dolls: The Musical

13th February 2024 - 17th February 2024

Get ready to dive into the vibrant world of Damon Runyon's New York with Edinburgh University Footlights' production of 'Guys and Dolls' at The Pleasance Theatre in February!

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Hits Different - The New Wave of Pop

16th February 2024

From the team behind the phenomenon of Swiftogeddon: a club night celebrating the new wave of pop comes to La Belle Angele on 16th February!

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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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Hot Chocolate Concert: Moonlight Sonata by Candlelight

16th February 2024

Don't miss Beethoven's iconic and haunting masterpiece performed by award-winning pianist Matthew Shiel in the at atmospheric candlelit St Vincent's Chapel Edinburgh on 16th February!

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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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Karen Marshalsay - Three Scottish Harps

16th February 2024

Enjoy Scottish harp music at its best from Karen Marshalsay, a master of traditional Scottish harp music, at St Peter's Scottish Episcopal Church, Linlithgow on 16th February!

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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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Kyoshi Station plus Support

16th February 2024

Edinburgh band Kyoshi Station, an electrifying force in the modern music scene, return to Sneaky Pete's on Friday 16th February!

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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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Let’s Get Crafty - Children’s Activity

15th February 2024 - 18th February 2024

Come along to some fun-filled craft sessions guaranteed to keep the kids busy...for a little while at least!

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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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Loud Poets’ 10th Birthday

16th February 2024

Celebrate 10 years of superb spoken word with the Loud Poets at the Scottish Storytelling Centre on Friday 16th February!

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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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On Before - Carlos Acosta

16th February 2024 - 17th February 2024

World favourite dancer Carlos Acosta brings his 'On Before' dance show to the Festival Theatre on 16th & 17th February.

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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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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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Royal Scottish National Orchestra: Romantic Valentine’s Romeo and Juliet

16th February 2024

Celebrate Valentine's week with some of the most romantic music ever composed with the RSNO at the Usher Hall!

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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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Silent Film Cinema: Buster Keaton’s Sherlock Jr. (1924)

16th February 2024

In keeping with silent cinema traditions, enjoy two silent films accompanied by award-winning cinema pianist Matthew Shiel at St Vincent's Chapel Edinburgh on 16th February!

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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 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 Greatest Star - Barbara Streisand Tribute

16th February 2024

Starring Kearra Bethany, as seen on ITV’s Starstruck, ‘The Greatest Star - Barbra Streisand Tribute Show’ takes you on a magical musical journey through time.

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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 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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The Wizard of Oz

13th February 2024 - 17th February 2024

Join Dorothy,Toto, and friends on an unforgettable adventure down the yellow brick road when The Wizard of Oz comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in February!

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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 Party

16th February 2024

Why not come along to Leith Arches this valentine's weekend with friends or a loved one and dance the night away in our unique venue!

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Vigil

15th February 2024 - 17th February 2024

Vigil, the Edinburgh Fringe hit show, is a wildly playful, tragicomic exploration of life in an age of extinction.

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Walk the Flames Edinburgh

16th February 2024

Get fired up and join Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland at The Grange Cricket Club, Stockbridge for their fundraising event, Walk the Flames!

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Windows on the Resurrection - Art Installation

14th February 2024 - 21st February 2024

Windows on the Resurrection is a Sanctuary First art installation forming a series of stained glass painted windows, each depicting an image inspired by the story of Christs' resurrection.

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Zine Club

Selected dates between 16th February 2024 - 19th April 2024

Relax and make zines with Coin-Operated Press at the Zine Club in Kafe Kweer! All experience levels are welcome.

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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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Tree Planting in East Renfrewshire

Tree Planting in East Renfrewshire

Selected dates between 13th January 2024 - 2nd March 2024

Join TCV Scotland as they plant trees across East Renfrewshire in a series of local events.

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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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Events in Fife

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

Fusion

Fusion

10th February 2024 - 30th April 2024

Photographer Jim Duffy realises a 50 year dream by opening his first exhibition 'Fusion' - a series of unique and surreal images - at Rothes Hall, Glenrothes!

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Snowdrop Festival

Snowdrop Festival

27th January 2024 - 10th March 2024

Cambo Cambo Country House and Estate has announced that's its upcoming renowned Snowdrop Festival, now in its 15th year, which will run throughout February and early March.

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Half Term Fun at the Scottish Fisheries Museum

Half Term Fun at the Scottish Fisheries Museum

10th February 2024 - 18th February 2024

Join us at The Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther for some fun this February half-term!

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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:

Into The New Festival

Into The New Festival

15th February 2024 - 17th February 2024

Into the New is a festival of contemporary performance by the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the 2024 edition will be taking place in February at CCA Glasgow!

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Sam Ainsley: Wednesday is Cobalt blue, Friday is Cadmium red

Sam Ainsley: Wednesday is Cobalt blue, Friday is Cadmium red

25th November 2023 - 10th March 2024

Wednesday is Cobalt blue, Friday is Cadmium red is Glasgow-based artist Sam Ainsley's first major exhibition in the city for over 30 years!

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Shambolics Live @ Assai Glasgow

Shambolics Live @ Assai Glasgow

16th February 2024

Assai Records Glasgow are delighted to welcome Shambolics for a performance and signing in support of their new LP on Friday 16th February!

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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:

Befriending Project

Befriending Project

1st September 2023 - 31st March 2024

Are you looking to make a positive difference in a young person's life? Volunteering Matters are looking to recruit volunteers in North Lanarkshire.

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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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Peppa’s Cinema Party

Peppa’s Cinema Party

9th February 2024 - 20th 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 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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The Ultimate Rock Show

The Ultimate Rock Show

16th February 2024

This live classic rock concert at The Bungalow features a powerhouse band that will take you on a journey through the greatest rock hits of all time!

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Feel Good February: Feel Good Friday

Feel Good February: Feel Good Friday

16th February 2024

Feel Good Friday is The Butterfly Room's mid-month meet up designed to lift you out of any slump and keep you feeling good through to the end of the month!

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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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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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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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Short Attention Span Theatre

Short Attention Span Theatre

15th February 2024 - 17th February 2024

Audiences are being offered food for thought – and body – as The Gaiety Theatre in Ayr plays host to Scotland's leading grassroots company for new writing!

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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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