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Events in Edinburgh on 23 February 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 23 February 2024 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Annasach’s Ceilidh at The Counting House

Selected dates between 23rd February 2024 - 26th July 2024

Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our regular ceilidh in the hidden gem of Edinburgh’s Old Town, The Counting House!

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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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Bach and Vivaldi Double Violin Concertos by Candlelight

23rd February 2024

Join the Piccadilly Sinfonietta as they perform two outstanding double violin concertos by Bach and Vivaldi along with Vivaldi's masterpiece, The Four Seasons, in St Giles' Cathedral on 23rd February!

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Beans On Toast

23rd February 2024

The captivating troubadour known as Beans on Toast embarks on a joyous musical escapade in early 2024 and you can catch him at La Belle Angele on 23rd February!

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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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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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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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Drawn in the Spring Workshops

19th February 2024 - 25th March 2024

Join Out of the Blue Drill Hall resident artist Felicity Inkpen in a series of 6 workshops exploring your creative side this Spring!

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Dressmaking Techniques

21st February 2024 - 27th March 2024

This is a Dressmaking course with a difference. Instead of slogging through a whole garment, it will teach you, week by week, the basic methods of making clothes.

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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 Dungeon Lates - 18+

Selected dates between 26th January 2024 - 28th June 2024

It's darker, it's scarier... It's Dungeon Lates! That’s right, The Edinburgh Dungeon will be opening into the darker hours of the night to bring back its infamous adults-only Lates shows!

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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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Fara

23rd February 2024

FARA have firmly secured their foothold at the forefront of the Scottish folk scene and you can catch them at the Corn Exchange Haddington on 23rd February!

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Fastlove - The Tribute to George Michael

23rd February 2024

Direct from London's West End, Fastlove is the world's favourite George Michael Celebration! Don't miss it when it comes to The Queen's Hall on 23rd February!

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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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Garth Marenghi’s Incarcerat Book Tour

23rd February 2024

Following the massive success of his long-lost novel TERRORTOME, Sunday Times Bestseller & Archduke O'Darkdom, Garth Marenghi is back on the road with his latest masterpiece, INCARCERAT!

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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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Girls Night Oot!

23rd February 2024

Join the girls on a hen night that you won’t forget with a smash hit retro soundtrack from 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and now when it returns to the Edinburgh Playhouse.

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Guid Crack: Winds of Change

23rd February 2024

We usher in spring in this Guid Crack session, with guest storyteller Beth Cross and hosted by Beverley Bryant, on Friday 23rd 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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IberoDocs - Edinburgh

21st February 2024 - 2nd March 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

IberoDocs will return to Edinburgh for its tenth edition, between 21st February and 2nd March, with a joyful programme of documentary films from Spain, Portugal, and Latin America!

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John William’s Hollywood Piano by Candlelight

23rd February 2024

Relive the golden age of Hollywood with our award-winning pianist and film screening of Charlie Chaplin's slapstick comedy 'Police (1916)' on Friday 23rd February!

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Josh Glanc: Work in Progress (but pretty close to being finished)

23rd February 2024

Aussie oddball Josh Glanc is back at Monkey Barrel Comedy on 23rd February for an evening of jokes, music and revelry.

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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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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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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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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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Party Like Gatsby - Grand Extravaganza

23rd February 2024

More immersive and more roaring than ever before, the world's biggest 1920s experience returns with a brand new show... the Grand Extravaganza!

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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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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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Rhapsody in Blue by Candlelight

23rd February 2024

City Music Promotions presents the stunning programme of Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue plus sensational classical and romantic piano works at St Giles' Cathedral on 23rd 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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Romantic Piano Classics and Poetry by Candlelight: ‘Moonlight Sonata’

23rd February 2024

Celebrate the power of music, words and love with a piano recital of Beethoven's iconic Moonlight Sonata by our award-winning pianist, Matthew Shiel!

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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: RSNO Chorus Sings Bruckner

23rd February 2024

RSNO Chorus Director Stephen Doughty conducts the RSNO Chorus, Brass and Woodwind in a concert with an atmosphere all of its own on 23rd February at Greyfriars Kirk!

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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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Scottish Opera - Marx In London

22nd February 2024 - 24th February 2024

Join Scottish Opera for the UK premiere of Jonathan Dove's opera, Marx In London, at the Festival Theatre in February!

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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 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 Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme

21st February 2024 - 27th March 2024

Having run for over twenty years, the UK’s largest festival of Japanese cinema, the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme returns to Edinburgh with its biggest showcase ever for 2024.

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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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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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Events in East Renfrewshire

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

Cuttin’ A Rug

Cuttin’ A Rug

21st February 2024 - 24th February 2024

Following the hugely-popular production of The Slab Boys, Giffnock Theatre Players return to Eastwood Park Theatre with the next instalment in the era-defining trilogy... Cuttin' A Rug!

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Warm Space Drop In - Games Club

Warm Space Drop In - Games Club

Selected dates between 23rd February 2024 - 29th March 2024

A Warm Space Drop In - Games Club will run for six weeks at The Bank in Neilston beginning on Friday 23rd February!

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Share a Song and Sing Along

Share a Song and Sing Along

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

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

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Events in Fife

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

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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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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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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Events in Glasgow

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

The Snuts - In-store Performance & Signing

The Snuts - In-store Performance & Signing

23rd February 2024

Assai Records Glasgow are delighted to welcome Scottish Indie-rock band The Snuts for two instore performances and signings in support of their new album Millennials on Friday 23rd February!

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Country Music Festival

Country Music Festival

23rd February 2024 - 24th February 2024

Country Music Social Media presents a festival of UK Country Music featuring Longstay, Emma Jane, Charlotte Young, Russ Kitchin, Rett Russell, Anaya and Churchdown at The Burgh Bar, Dumbarton!

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Kavitha Kumar Art Exhibition

Kavitha Kumar Art Exhibition

13th February 2024 - 1st March 2024

Kavitha Kumar's art exhibition at The Six Foot Gallery features a collection of colourful, intricate artworks that merge Scottish architecture and landscapes with the finesse of Indian art forms!

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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:

Bookbug at Summerlee

Bookbug at Summerlee

Selected dates between 19th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Discover the benefits of sharing stories, songs and rhymes with babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers at Summerlee's weekly Bookbug sessions!

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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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All Shook Up

All Shook Up

21st February 2024 - 24th February 2024

The music of Elvis will come alive when Hamilton Operatic and Dramatic Club bring their latest production, All Shook Up, to East Kilbride Village Theatre in February!

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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:

Renfrew Market & Car Boot

Renfrew Market & Car Boot

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

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

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Renfrewshire Business Network - February Meeting

Renfrewshire Business Network - February Meeting

23rd February 2024

Increase your business contacts and grow your network at the next Renfrewshire Business Network meeting which is being held in The Hive at UWS on Friday 23rd February.

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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:

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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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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The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

1st March 2023 - 31st December 2024

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

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Events in Other Areas

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

History of Prestwick Airport Walking Tour

28th December 2023 - 31st October 2024

Prestwick Airport, just 30 miles south west of Glasgow has had a colourful history since aviation activity was first recorded over 110 years ago in 1913, find out more on one of these walking tours!

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Popular Events

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

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