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Events in Edinburgh on 18 February 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 18 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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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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Bric-a-Brac market at Leith Arches

18th February 2024

Come along to Leith Arches on 18th February for a Bric-a-Brac Market packed with lots of pre-owned items, or have a clear out and make some extra cash!

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Capital Sci-Fi Con

17th February 2024 - 18th February 2024

Capital Sci fi Con, Edinburgh's not-for-profit pop culture, comic and movie convention for fans by fans, returns to the 02 Academy Edinburgh on 17th & 18th 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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Dare to be Wild - Venturing into the Wild

18th February 2024

Come outside to meet the wild to gain emotional and mental sustenance for your journey on this workshop run by Love Life More on Sunday 18th February!

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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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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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Gallus

18th February 2024

Eclectic indie-punk outfit Gallus are touring Scotland in February with a date at The Mash House on the 18th!

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Gary Meikle: No Refunds

18th February 2024

Ladies & Gentleman! Gary Meikle is back yet again in Edinburgh with another self-written, self-deprecating show to leave you all short of breath again.

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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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Groove Back Dance Class

Selected dates between 21st January 2024 - 2nd June 2024

Join Pirita Tuisku for these weekly Groove Back Dance Classes taking place in Blazin' Studios at St. Margaret's House from Sunday 21st January!

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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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Jeff Innocent: Smart Casual

18th February 2024

British Comedian of the Year Winner and social media sensation Jeff Innocent is embarking on his first ever nationwide UK tour with a date at The Stand Edinburgh on 18th 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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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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Legends Presents: Fallen Ashes, Bloodsun, Alternate Future

18th February 2024

Fallen Ashes headline a night of musical madness that you won't forget, along with Bloodsun and Alternate Future at Legends Edinburgh on 18th 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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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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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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Potterrow Pursuits: Interactive Speed Quizzing

Selected dates between 21st January 2024 - 24th March 2024

Join Edinburgh University Students' Association every Sunday at 8pm in Potterrow Dome for the Potterrow Pursuits Quiz!

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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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Rob Brydon: A Night of Songs & Laughter

18th February 2024

After a sell-out UK & Australian Tour, Rob Brydon is back in Edinburgh with his critically acclaimed show A Night of Songs & Laughter.

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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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Snowdrop Weekend at Hopetoun

17th February 2024 - 18th February 2024

Hopetoun House is delighted to be taking part in the Scottish Snowdrop Festival. This year we will be open on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th February to celebrate the arrival of the snowdrops.

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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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Stockbridge Market

Selected dates between 1st January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

The weekly Stockbridge Market is a foodie heaven featuring creative crafts, original artwork, superb street food. Eat, meet, greet or treat - there is something for everyone!

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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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Then and Now: 100 Years of Visual Arts Scotland - Centenary Art Exhibition

17th February 2024 - 13th March 2024

2024 marks 100 years since Visual Arts Scotland was founded and to kick off a year of centenary celebrations, VAS are holding their biggest-ever exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy.

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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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Tiny Toes Dance Class for 2-4 year olds

17th February 2024 - 23rd March 2024

Theiya Arts are holding a Tiny Toes Dance Class for 2-4 year olds at the North Merchiston Club on Saturdays from 17th February for 6 weeks!

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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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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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Events in East Renfrewshire

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

Rouken Glen Junior Parkrun

Rouken Glen Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Rouken Glen Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Rouken Glen Park!

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Ladies Day: ABBA Duo

Ladies Day: ABBA Duo

18th February 2024

Join Dalmeny Park House Hotel for the ultimate day out! Gather the girl squad and get ready to have an amazing time!

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Imaginarium Kids Club

Imaginarium Kids Club

Selected dates between 4th February 2024 - 10th November 2024

Looking for something to do with the weans on a Sunday morning? Then bring them along to The Capelrig for the Imaginarium Kids Club!

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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:

Crafted Selves: The Unfinished Conversation

Crafted Selves: The Unfinished Conversation

14th October 2023 - 24th February 2024

The exhibition 'Crafted Selves: The Unfinished Conversation' showcases the work of 13 Scotland based artists exploring dual identities in their work. Catch it at St Andrews Museum!

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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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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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Events in Glasgow

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

Discover! Weekend Sessions

Discover! Weekend Sessions

Selected dates between 10th February 2024 - 29th December 2024

Join The Burrell Collection each weekend for a free drop in family session where you can get hands on and find out more about the collection through crafts, music and object handling!

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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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Pollok United Community Football Sessions

Pollok United Community Football Sessions

Selected dates between 29th October 2023 - 22nd December 2024

Join Pollok United at Nethercraigs every Sunday for their Community Football Sessions, and get your child started on their football journey in a friendly and fun environment!

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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:

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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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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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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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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Silver Spur Country & Western Club

Silver Spur Country & Western Club

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Silver Spur Country & Western Club is held at Linwood Welfare & Recreational Social Club every Sunday night featuring live bands, gun slinging and line dancing!

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Battery Park Junior Parkrun

Battery Park Junior Parkrun

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 29th December 2024

Battery Park Junior Parkrun is a weekly, free 2km timed run held on Sunday mornings at Battery Park, Greenock!

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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 Ghostwalk

Stirling Ghostwalk

5th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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Forest School – Bird feeders

Forest School – Bird feeders

18th February 2024

Give the birds a helping hand through the Winter by making bird feeders from natural materials for your garden! For 8-12 year olds.

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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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Events in Other Areas

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Ayr Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 22nd December 2024

Whether you're wishing to purchase a few hidden treasures, interested in selling or just wishing for an enjoyable day out, there is something for everyone at Ayr's Sunday Market and Car Boot Sale!

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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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