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Events in Edinburgh on 26 February 2024

View all the upcoming events in Edinburgh on the 26 February 2024 below, or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Tracks Mondays

26th February 2024 - 25th March 2024

Each week we are bringing Scotland’s most beautiful queens to Edinburgh’s biggest drag stage. As always the drinks are cheap and the queens are ready to party.

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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:

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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East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

East Renfrewshire Bookbug Sessions

8th January 2024 - 21st December 2024

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

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The Market Place Newton Mearns: Crochet Group

The Market Place Newton Mearns: Crochet Group

Selected dates between 22nd January 2024 - 25th March 2024

Bring along your own project or be inspired to start something new at The Market Place Newton Mearns' weekly Crochet Group!

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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:

Baby Massage

Baby Massage

19th February 2024 - 18th March 2024

Come along to Zen Kidz for some relaxation in our cosy, calming baby massage classes.

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Brushstrokes

Brushstrokes

9th December 2023 - 2nd June 2024

Did you know that OnFife museums look after an amazing collection of paintings, prints and drawings? Want to know more? Then come along to our exhibition 'Brushstrokes'!

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Fife Climate Festival

Fife Climate Festival

24th February 2024 - 3rd March 2024

The Fife Climate Festival is a celebration of community climate action, filled with inspiring and interesting events and activities throughout Fife.

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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:

Sleazy Karaoke

Sleazy Karaoke

Selected dates between 5th February 2024 - 30th December 2024

Come and sing your hearts away, with the best karaoke Glasgow has to offer at Nice N Sleazy's on Monday nights!

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Erin Keogh: Patches, Lines and Colourhands

Erin Keogh: Patches, Lines and Colourhands

27th January 2024 - 9th March 2024

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

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The Glasgow Food and Drink Tour

The Glasgow Food and Drink Tour

8th January 2024 - 1st December 2024

Enjoy a walking tour and explore the thriving food scene of Glasgow's leafy west end with The Glasgow Food and Drink Tour!

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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:

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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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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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:

Feel Good February: Mindful Meet Up

Feel Good February: Mindful Meet Up

26th February 2024

Join Amanda from The Butterfly Room for come for a relaxed, informal couple of hours enjoying a mindful mug (or 2!) of your choice and some meaningful, mindful colouring in!

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Comedy Open Mic

Comedy Open Mic

Selected dates between 26th February 2024 - 4th November 2024

Laugh away those Monday Blues with The Keg Paisley's bi-weekly Comedy Open Mic night... you may discover your new favourite comedian!

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Kids Self-led Activity: Wondrous Woodlands

Kids Self-led Activity: Wondrous Woodlands

1st February 2024 - 29th February 2024

Discover some of the wildlife, complete the challenges, and learn all about the woodlands at RSPB Lochwinnoch as you go!

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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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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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Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

Preschool Activities With Active Stirling

29th January 2024 - 20th December 2024

Come along to The PEAK, Stirling for three very different, but fun, weekly preschool sports activities!

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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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Hamilton
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Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh on 11th April and discover the fascinating history of poisons.
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