LIST YOUR EVENT FOR FREE

Events in Edinburgh on 23 May 2024

Scroll down to view the events taking place in Edinburgh on the 23 May 2024, or use the filters to narrow down the results.

Events in Edinburgh

Adam Bruce Thomson: The Quiet Path

11th May 2024 - 6th October 2024

The forthcoming exhibition Adam Bruce Thomson: The Quiet Path aims to bring this talented artist back to public attention.

READ MORE

Art Classes for Adults and Kids

13th May 2024 - 20th December 2024

Join Livia for these fun, informal, chilled and small painting classes for adult and kids at Cramond Kirk Hall.

READ MORE

Arthur’s Secrets

16th April 2024 - 26th September 2024

Come along on a guided walk to learn more about Arthur's Seat's turbulent past, created by fire and ice!

READ MORE

Artist Open Call: Dalkeith Palace

8th May 2024 - 9th June 2024

Visual Arts Scotland are inviting creatives across the globe to apply to our centenary exhibition (part two) which will take place in Scotland’s historic Dalkeith Palace this August.

READ MORE

Big Girls Don’t Cry

23rd May 2024

It’s time to hang on to what we got and celebrate one of the worlds treasures in two hours of non-stop hits with Big Girls Don’t Cry!

READ MORE

Bright & Wild 2024

17th May 2024 - 25th May 2024

Bright & Wild 2024, a festival with children and teens at its heart, celebrates the talent and creativity of young people who take part in Lyra’s Young Artists programme.

READ MORE

Cab-arette Showtour

1st May 2024 - 31st December 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Enjoy a unique comedy musical Showtour in a taxi... be driven around Edinburgh, whilst entertained by Lola and her variety of characters!

READ MORE

Castle Chorus weekly rehearsal

Selected dates between 11th April 2024 - 27th June 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Castle Chorus is a small, friendly choir open to anybody who loves singing. If you’re interested in coming along, singing some songs and meeting new people, feel free to just turn up on a Thursday!

READ MORE

Castle Street Market

1st April 2024 - 13th October 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Held in brightly coloured gazebos in the heart of central Edinburgh, Castle Street Market is filled with top quality products and has something to satisfy every taste!

READ MORE

Coding After-School Club at The Pavilion, Myreside

29th February 2024 - 27th June 2024
Edinburgh South

Code Cadets are looking for young tech minds to join their after-school coding club on Thursdays at The Pavilion, Myreside!

READ MORE

Comedy At Canon’s Gait

Selected dates between 21st March 2024 - 25th July 2024

Get ready for a rib-tickling night of laughter with "The Good, The Bad and The Irish," a weekly comedy showcase hosted by the hilarious Michael Porter every Thursday at The Canons Gait.

READ MORE

Cracking New Jokes Show

Selected dates between 21st March 2024 - 25th July 2024

Scotland's Best Comedians Live are proud to bring a new weekly showcase to the Dragonfly Cocktail Bar in Edinburgh.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

Curtain Up! by Peter Quilter

23rd May 2024 - 25th May 2024
Leith

The St Serf's Players present 'Curtain Up!', a madcap play full of vitality, quickfire dialogue and several surprises, at Inverleith St Serf's Church Centre from 23rd to 25th May!

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

David Lemm | Fixings

2nd May 2024 - 15th June 2024

Fixings is an exhibition of recent work by David Lemm taking place in Detail Framing & Gallery from 2nd May.

READ MORE

Dead Girls Rising

21st May 2024 - 23rd May 2024

Dead Girls Rising is a furious coming-of-age punk cabaret show about trying to survive in a violent patriarchy, our deepest fears, and how we seek to control them.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

Ducks Ltd. in Edinburgh

23rd May 2024

Dive into the jangly world of indie pop with Ducks Ltd. as they bring their refreshing sound to Sneaky Pate's Edinburgh on May 23rd!

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

Edinburgh Food Tour

11th May 2024 - 29th November 2024
Edinburgh Old Town

Eat and drink your way through Scotland’s history and culture on a carefully curated wander through the cobbled streets and historic alleys of Edinburgh.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

Edinburgh Rising from the Ashes: 200 Years of the Scottish Fire Service

3rd May 2024 - 22nd September 2024

Journey through two centuries of firefighting legacy with our special exhibition created in partnership with the Museum of Scottish Fire Heritage.

READ MORE

Escape the Past: The Anatomist

1st January 2024 - 31st December 2024

Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.

READ MORE

Exhibition ‘Windswept Land’

18th May 2024 - 14th June 2024

Windswept Land is an exhibition at Birch Tree Gallery by two female artist who work in different locations but share a passion for outdoors and nature.

READ MORE

FISHING: An Exhibition by Stephanïe Vandëm

3rd May 2024 - 15th June 2024

FISHING is a modern exploration of contemporary identities and heritage from artist Stephanïe Vandëm at the Scottish Storytelling Centre from 3rd May!

READ MORE

Flowers from Jericho Exhibition

4th May 2024 - 30th June 2024

Flowers from Jericho is a new exhibition of riso prints created by Matilda Bull during her residency at Out of the Blueprint in the Spring of 2024.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

Full Moon Herb Walk & Tea Tasting

23rd May 2024

Come and join Grass Roots Remedies Co-op on 23rd May to take in the energy of the rising full moon while exploring what early summer plants are around towards the end of May!

READ MORE

FULL MOON with Transmission Meditation 2024

Selected dates between 24th February 2024 - 15th December 2024

Join Share International Scotland for a powerful group meditation and work of planetary service at the time of the full moon each month!

READ MORE

Fused Glass course

20th March 2024 - 13th June 2024

Join Honey Pot Creative Cafe for 6 weeks or individual workshops to learn how to create art using different techniques with fused glass.

READ MORE

Ginger Beer DIY Workshop

23rd May 2024

Join Earth in Common for this workshop on 23rd May, where we will be making our own ginger beer starter as well as a bottle of ginger beer for you to take home and enjoy!

READ MORE

Globe Bar World Famous Karaoke

Selected dates between 1st March 2024 - 30th May 2024

Get yourself down to The Globe Bar Edinburgh for the best fun you can have with a microphone on a Thursday!

READ MORE

H. Samuel Edinburgh Wedding Event

23rd May 2024 - 27th May 2024
Edinburgh New Town

Have you got everything sorted for your Wedding? H. Samuel Edinburgh Princes Street are hosting a wedding event showcasing local vendors as well as hosting some brilliant in store offers.

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

Macbeth (an undoing), 2024

14th May 2024 - 25th May 2024

The five star smash hit returns to the Lyceum Theatre in 2024 for two weeks only due to popular demand.

READ MORE

Macrame Workshop

23rd May 2024

Unleash your inner artist at this Macramé Workshop on 23rd May! It's perfect for beginners looking to learn a new skill or experienced crafters wanting to enhance their techniques!

READ MORE

Nature Re-imagined

17th April 2024 - 2nd June 2024

This exhibition at the Scottish Ornithologists Club presents the work of three artists who apply unusual approaches and media to the subject of wildlife.

READ MORE

Oliver

22nd May 2024 - 25th May 2024

Join the Livingston Players at the Howden Park Centre in May as they present their production of Oliver!

READ MORE

OnOne Salsa: 6 week Salsa Beginners Course

6th May 2024 - 10th June 2024

Join OnOne Salsa for these 6 week Monday Salsa Dance Classes for Beginners starting on 6th May at The Mash House!

READ MORE

Orienteering Edinburgh

Selected dates between 2nd May 2024 - 11th July 2024
Edinburgh South

Join Orienteering Edinburgh for these Thursday lunchtime runs, it's a great way to get outside and active during your working day!

READ MORE

Paddy Raff: Gimme A Minute

23rd May 2024

Northern Ireland comedy sensation Paddy Raff brings his popular brand of stand-up & musical comedy to The Stand Edinburgh on Thursday 23rd May!

READ MORE

Pauline Caulfield Textiles

8th March 2024 - 20th July 2024

This exhibition features over 20 large pieces ranging from fans, chasubles and fabric panels, illuminating Pauline Caulfield’s versatile yet distinctive work!

READ MORE

Pedal Power: Cycling and Activism in Edinburgh

27th April 2024 - 22nd September 2024

This exhibition at Museum of Edinburgh has been created by groups in Edinburgh who are campaigning to make our city a safe place for cycling.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

Reassembled

4th May 2024 - 29th May 2024

Reassembled, presents a group exhibition featuring new works by JFK Turner, Laura Jane Scott and Derek Wilson, showing at &Gallery from 4th to 29th May.

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: 101 Greenbank Crescent

28th April 2024 - 31st July 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

101 Greenbank Crescent hides a fascinating garden on a steeply sloped site, with views over Braidburn Valley Park to the Pentland hills.

READ MORE

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Hunter’s Tryst

1st April 2024 - 30th September 2024
Edinburgh South

Hunter’s Tryst is a well-stocked and beautifully designed, mature, medium-sized, wildlife-friendly town garden.

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme Open Garden: Stobshiel House

3rd April 2024 - 25th September 2024
Various Locations East Lothian

The garden at Stobshiel House is effectively split into four main parts and The extensive collection of shrubs and mature trees offer a fantastic backdrop during all seasons.

READ MORE

Seinnidh Sinn

16th April 2024 - 25th June 2024

Air Dimàirtean bho seo a mach bhith seisean ‘Seinnidh Sinn’ a’ tòiseachadh aig Leith Depot bho 5-6 uairean feasgar. (Seinnidh Sinn is a Gaelic Singing Circle)

READ MORE

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.

READ MORE

Sour Beer Festival

23rd May 2024 - 26th May 2024

Discover sour beer on a journey of puckering perfection at Moonwake taproom's Sour Beer Festival from Thursday 23 May to Sunday 26th May!

READ MORE

Tales from the Towpath

23rd May 2024 - 25th May 2024

Citadel Arts Group present 'Tales of the Towpath', a series of short plays exploring the story of the Union Canal and people connected to it. Catch them at the Lochrin Belle 23rd - 25th May!

READ MORE

The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - Edinburgh

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

This May, join the movement to create safer, more bike-friendly streets with the Bike Month Challenge and #MakeEveryRideCount!

READ MORE

The Music Man

21st May 2024 - 25th May 2024

After a show-stopping, high-flying performance of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang last year. Southern Light is back at the Festival Theatre with Meredith Willson’s The Music Man.

READ MORE

Treasures of the National Library of Scotland

30th March 2024 - 30th April 2025

The National Library of Scotland's permanent exhibition provides a unique insight into Scotland’s history, culture and people and its place in the world.

READ MORE

Sponsored Links

Fiona Stewart Williams
ACME Comic Con
St Mary's Music School
Escape The Past
Kevin Quantum
Scottish Refugee Council

Events in East Renfrewshire

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

Glasgow Breastfeeding Buddies Support Group - Barrhead

Glasgow Breastfeeding Buddies Support Group - Barrhead

Selected dates between 4th January 2024 - 19th December 2024

Glasgow Breastfeeding Buddies offer FREE breastfeeding support to families in the Greater Glasgow area, join them for their weekly support group at Dunterlie Resource Centre on Thursdays!

READ MORE
The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - East Renfrewshire

The Bike Month Challenge with Love to Ride! - East Renfrewshire

1st May 2024 - 31st May 2024

This May, join the movement to create safer, more bike-friendly streets with the Bike Month Challenge and #MakeEveryRideCount!

READ MORE
Needle Felting Workshop by Lin-Pin

Needle Felting Workshop by Lin-Pin

23rd May 2024

Join Lin-Pin at Ginger Angel Studio in Giffnock on Thursday 23rd May for this Needle Felting Workshop!

READ MORE

Events in Fife

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

100 Species

100 Species

29th March 2024 - 10th June 2024

Curated and presented by Edinburgh Shoreline, the 100 Species Exhibition celebrates the life that thrives on our coast and in our seas. Catch it at The Scottish Fisheries Museum!

READ MORE
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

23rd May 2024 - 24th May 2024

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, comes to the Alhambra Theatre Dunfermline on 23rd and 24th May celebrating the very best of Fleetwood Mac!

READ MORE
Yolandé Kenny: ‘Seasons in the East Neuk’ Art Exhibition

Yolandé Kenny: ‘Seasons in the East Neuk’ Art Exhibition

4th May 2024 - 3rd June 2024

From stormy winter seas to sunny summer days, this exhibition by Yolandé Kenny celebrates the busy and colourful coastline of the East Neuk throughout the year.

READ MORE

Events in Glasgow

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

Beginner Drop In Swing Dance Classes

Beginner Drop In Swing Dance Classes

Selected dates between 4th April 2024 - 13th June 2024

Glasgow Jitterbugs return to Garnethill Multicultural Centre with their Thursday night Lindy Hop, Charleston and Collegiate Shag drop-in classes!

READ MORE
Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Historic Tours of Glasgow University

Selected dates between 5th January 2024 - 15th December 2024

Join a historic walking tour of the University of Glasgow the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!

READ MORE
Pottery Wheel: Group Introduction Class

Pottery Wheel: Group Introduction Class

Selected dates between 7th April 2024 - 30th June 2024

Join The Craft Pottery Studio for one of their regular introduction to making ceramic forms using the potter's wheel sessions!

READ MORE

Events in Lanarkshire

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

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!

READ MORE
Exhibition: Between Tweed and Clyde by Douglas Davies

Exhibition: Between Tweed and Clyde by Douglas Davies

27th April 2024 - 26th May 2024

Renowned artist, presents his exhibition of new work 'Between Tweed and the Clyde', celebrating the local landscapes which inspire him, at Biggar and Upper Clydesdale Museum.

READ MORE
The Ghost Lodge Mystery

The Ghost Lodge Mystery

23rd May 2024 - 25th May 2024

The EKO Players return to East Kilbride Arts Centre in May with their latest production, The Ghost Lodge Mystery!

READ MORE

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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

Art Class For Adults

Art Class For Adults

Selected dates between 23rd May 2024 - 26th September 2024

Rundell Art's weekly Adult Art class welcomes people of all skill levels to explore and express their creativity!

READ MORE
Kilmacolm Farm Tours

Kilmacolm Farm Tours

1st May 2024 - 30th September 2024

Experience a fantastic farm animal safari from a purpose built 14 seater all weather trailer where you can enjoy the panoramic 360 degree views of this working farm in Kilmacolm!

READ MORE
Evening of Mediumship

Evening of Mediumship

Selected dates between 22nd May 2024 - 26th September 2024

Join Angela Dunlop, Psychic Medium for an evening of communication with loved ones in Spirit at The Normandy Hotel!

READ MORE

Events in Stirling

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

Loch Ard Kayak Tours Half Day

Loch Ard Kayak Tours Half Day

6th March 2024 - 29th September 2024

Enjoy a tour of Loch Ard in Kayaks with a guide and instructor and immersive yourself in the natural beauty of the Loch!

READ MORE
A Play, A Pie and a Pint

A Play, A Pie and a Pint

5th March 2024 - 31st May 2024

Don't miss A Play, A Pie and a Pint at Macrobert Arts Centre this Spring!

READ MORE
Pilates

Pilates

Selected dates between 2nd May 2024 - 27th June 2024

Come along to a weekly Pilates class at HEAT Fitness! It's suitable for all abilities!

READ MORE

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!

READ MORE

Sponsored Links

Renfrewshire Council
Cinema Attic
TGC Leisure
Renfrewshire Council
Fayre Play
ATG

Sponsored Links

Fiona Stewart Williams
ACME Comic Con
St Mary's Music School
Escape The Past
Kevin Quantum
Scottish Refugee Council
Renfrewshire Council
Cinema Attic
TGC Leisure
Renfrewshire Council
Fayre Play
ATG

Popular Events

Jake Bugg
Mercury-nominated troubadour Jake Bugg will bring The Modern Day Distraction Tour to the O2 Academy Edinburgh on Sunday 24 November!
Day Fever Edinburgh
Day Fever is bringing the party back to Edinburgh! They guarantee it'll be an afternoon of no holds barred party times for over the 30's!
Play With Plants
This summer experience the joy of the botanical world at Play with Plants, RBGE’s hands-on play experience at the John Hope Gateway.
Old Town Motown
Join us for a night of Motown, Soul and Funk, right in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town at La Belle Angele on 19th July!
Origami Workshop Porty Pride
Come along and learn how to make these cheerful rainbow paper wreaths with Makiko on 30th June at the Makers Market - Porty Pride in Portobello Town Hall!

Popular Listings

Corn Exchange Haddington Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Howden Park Centre Livingston Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland O2 Academy Edinburgh The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh Traverse Theatre Usher Hall