Community events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Community events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials

Selected dates between 25th July 2021 - 25th June 2022
Various Locations Edinburgh

Meander Apparel Sunday Socials are free weekly bike rides leaving from the George Street store, providing the chance for any casual cyclists to meet new people with common interests.
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Peace Cranes: An Exhibition

Peace Cranes: An Exhibition

1st September 2021 - 13th November 2021

A monumental contemporary public art exhibition of peace, people and planet by Janis Hart, taking place in St Johns Episcopal Church.
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The Forth Awards - POSTPONED

The Forth Awards - POSTPONED

18th November 2021

The Forth Awards 2021 - What are you waiting for? An afternoon with the stars awaits at the Usher Hall in November!
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Edinburgh Diwali 2021

Edinburgh Diwali 2021

21st November 2021

The South Asian festival of Diwali, which is celebrated by different cultures and religions all over the world, returns to Edinburgh with a multi-cultural feast of light, music, dance and food.
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Torchlight Procession

Torchlight Procession

30th December 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Don't miss the spectacular and unforgettable family friendly event culminating in the historic Holyrood Park!
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The Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland Show

23rd June 2022 - 26th June 2022

One of Scotland's most iconic events, The Royal Highland Show, returns to the Royal Highland Centre between the 23rd and 26th June 2022!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Renew NMBC

Renew NMBC

Selected dates between 16th September 2021 - 30th December 2021

Renew NMBC is a wellbeing café, a simple shared space where it's ok not to be ok... it is a space for chat, hobbies and activities and is run by the community for the community.

Find out about Renew NMBC on What's On East Renfrewshire
I Love Clarkston Scarecrow Trail

I Love Clarkston Scarecrow Trail

16th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

With Hallowe'en not too far away, Carolside PTA and I Love Clarkston are celebrating one of the best holidays of the year, with a charity Scarecrow Trail!

Find out about I Love Clarkston Scarecrow Trail on What's On East Renfrewshire
The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival

The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival

16th October 2021 - 30th October 2021

All About Barrhead have announced that their Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival is making a return for 2021 and they're inviting all residents and businesses within the town to take part!

Find out about The Big Barrhead Scarecrow Festival on What's On East Renfrewshire
Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade

Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade

30th October 2021

Get ready for the return of the annual Big Barrhead Hallowe'en Parade on Saturday 30th October featuring their spooktacular parade and huge firework finale!

Find out about Big Barrhead Hallowe’en Parade on What's On East Renfrewshire
Giffnock Village Christmas Lights Switch On

Giffnock Village Christmas Lights Switch On

6th November 2021

Join the Giffnock Village team on Saturday 6th November for their annual Christmas Lights Switch On event!

Find out about Giffnock Village Christmas Lights Switch On on What's On East Renfrewshire
A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas

A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas

20th November 2021

The most popular festive event in East Renfrewshire, 'A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas', makes its return to Clarkston Halls & Car Pak on Saturday 20th November!

Find out about A Very, Merry, Clarkston Christmas on What's On East Renfrewshire
Barrhead’s Winter Wonderland

Barrhead’s Winter Wonderland

27th November 2021

On Saturday 27th November, Barrhead will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland as the town begins the countdown to Christmas with their annual Christmas Lights Switch On!

Find out about Barrhead’s Winter Wonderland on What's On East Renfrewshire
Eaglesham Fair

Eaglesham Fair

4th June 2022

It's always a fun filled family day out at the bi-annual Eaglesham Fair being held on Saturday 4th June 2022!

Find out about Eaglesham Fair on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Death Cafe

Death Cafe

Selected dates between 22nd September 2021 - 27th October 2021

Held across the UK, Death Cafés are welcoming, safe and friendly meetings for people, often strangers, to openly discuss something that affects us all.

Find out about Death Cafe on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Platform Singers Choir - Online

Platform Singers Choir - Online

Selected dates between 10th September 2021 - 17th December 2021

Platform Glasgow's community choir, Platform Singers, is now taking place online every Friday afternoon via Zoom!

Find out about Platform Singers Choir - Online on What's On Glasgow
Recipes for Resilience - Food and Climate Zone at COP26

Recipes for Resilience - Food and Climate Zone at COP26

1st November 2021 - 12th November 2021

Join Nourish Scotland and partners as they bring to life a 12-day event dedicated to food and climate during COP26!

Kilwinning Community Fireworks

Kilwinning Community Fireworks

5th November 2021

Kilwinning Community Events are delighted to host their annual Community Fireworks Display at McGavin Park on Friday 5th November!

Find out about Kilwinning Community Fireworks on What's On Glasgow
Desi Dhamaka

Desi Dhamaka

14th November 2021

Join Glasgow’s Scottish Indian Community to mark the celebration of Indian Festival of Lights, Diwali at The Gravity Suite, Kirkintilloch on 14th November!

Find out about Desi Dhamaka on What's On Glasgow
St. Andrew’s Fest

St. Andrew’s Fest

26th November 2021 - 28th November 2021

The beloved Music and Arts festival, St. Andrew's Fest, is returning to Milton of Campsie Village Hall with entertainment and activities to suit all ages!

Find out about St. Andrew’s Fest on What's On Glasgow
Helensburgh Winter Festival

Helensburgh Winter Festival

27th November 2021 - 28th November 2021

Helensburgh Winter Festival, one of the most popular events on the local calendar, returns for 2021 on 27th & 28th November!

Find out about Helensburgh Winter Festival on What's On Glasgow
St Andrew’s Day Torchlight Parade

St Andrew’s Day Torchlight Parade

27th November 2021

Halo Arts are delighted to announce the fifth annual St Andrew's Day Torchlight Parade, in association with EventScotland, Visit West End and Glasgow City Council!

Find out about St Andrew’s Day Torchlight Parade on What's On Glasgow
West End Christmas Lights Switch On

West End Christmas Lights Switch On

28th November 2021

The West End Christmas Lights Switch On is being held on Sunday 28th November with a Christmas Market from 11am, entertainment from Midday and the big switch on taking place at 5.30pm!

Find out about West End Christmas Lights Switch On on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen

Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of Cambuslang and Rutherglen transformed into a giant game during September and October!

Find out about Beat The Street Cambuslang and Rutherglen on What's On Lanarkshire
Beat The Street North Lanarkshire

Beat The Street North Lanarkshire

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of North Lanarkshire transformed into a giant game during September and October!

Find out about Beat The Street North Lanarkshire on What's On Lanarkshire
Halfway Fireworks Display

Halfway Fireworks Display

6th November 2021

Returning for 2021, Halfway Fireworks Display is Cambuslang community's biggest annual event, gaining a crowed of around 2500 each year!

Find out about Halfway Fireworks Display on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Glenburn Heritage Group - Drop In Sessions

Glenburn Heritage Group - Drop In Sessions

Selected dates between 20th August 2021 - 10th December 2021

Glenburn Heritage Group are hosting weekly drop in sessions where they are inviting current or former residents of Glenburn to come along, chat about their memories and share old photographs!

Find out about Glenburn Heritage Group - Drop In Sessions on What's On Renfrewshire
Beat The Street Renfrewshire

Beat The Street Renfrewshire

15th September 2021 - 27th October 2021

Beat the Street is a fun, free initiative that will see the streets of Renfrewshire transformed into a giant game during September and October!

Find out about Beat The Street Renfrewshire on What's On Renfrewshire
Paisley’s Halloween Witches and Wizards Trail

Paisley’s Halloween Witches and Wizards Trail

8th October 2021 - 31st October 2021

There's plenty of Halloween fun to be had in Paisley town centre this October with the Paisley Witches and Wizards Halloween Trail!

Find out about Paisley’s Halloween Witches and Wizards Trail on What's On Renfrewshire
Paisley Halloween Festival Window Wanderland

Paisley Halloween Festival Window Wanderland

21st October 2021 - 2nd November 2021

This year Paisley Is invite you to join in Paisley's Halloween festivities by decorating and lighting up your windows as part of their Window Wanderland!

Find out about Paisley Halloween Festival Window Wanderland on What's On Renfrewshire
Galoshans Festival

Galoshans Festival

22nd October 2021 - 12th November 2021

Inverclyde's annual Galoshans Festival is getting ready to kick off on 22nd October, bringing you a whole host of exciting performances and cultural events centred on Halloween traditions!

Find out about Galoshans Festival on What's On Renfrewshire
Paisley Halloween Festival

Paisley Halloween Festival

28th October 2021 - 1st November 2021

Get ready for an 'out of this world' experience when the Paisley Halloween Festival returns for 2021 between the 28th October and 1st November!

Find out about Paisley Halloween Festival on What's On Renfrewshire
EVOLVE Halloween Spooktacular

EVOLVE Halloween Spooktacular

29th October 2021

Join RIG Arts at McKerrell Street Play Park on Friday 29th October for a free community Halloween Spooktacular event!

Find out about EVOLVE Halloween Spooktacular on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

S4C Weekly Lunch Club

S4C Weekly Lunch Club

2nd September 2021 - 16th December 2021

The S4C Weekly Lunch Club provides a light lunch plus entertainment or a fun activity. Come along and meet friends both old and new!

Find out about S4C Weekly Lunch Club on What's On Stirling
Stirling Friendship and Wellbeing Choir

Stirling Friendship and Wellbeing Choir

Selected dates between 2nd September 2021 - 16th December 2021

Do you like to sing because it makes you feel good? Do you like to meet new people and make friends? If you have answered yes, then look no further as we are the choir for you.

Find out about Stirling Friendship and Wellbeing Choir on What's On Stirling
Monthly Tea Dance with Lunch, Music and Dancing

Monthly Tea Dance with Lunch, Music and Dancing

Selected dates between 29th September 2021 - 15th December 2021

Join Stirling4Community at their Monthly Tea Dance with live music, a delicious light lunch and dancing (if you'd like to)!

Find out about Monthly Tea Dance with Lunch, Music and Dancing on What's On Stirling
Wax Carving Jewellery Making with Quinta Essenza Jewellery

Wax Carving Jewellery Making with Quinta Essenza Jewellery

4th November 2021

Come along to a FREE jewellery skills workshop delivered by local makers! Have fun, learn some new skills + meet new people in a relaxed environment.

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Samhuinn Fire Parade 2021
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Castle Of Light
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Edinburgh Zoo Spooktacular
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And Then There Were None
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