Learning events in Edinburgh

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

Events in Edinburgh

Operating Theatre Live

Operating Theatre Live

Selected dates between 11th June 2020 - 18th March 2021
Online Event

Join award-winning Sam Piri and Amy Straughan LIVE from the operating theatre every Tuesday and Thursday as they examine the incredible structure of the human body to learn in a way never done before!
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Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

1st October 2020 - 31st March 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
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Supervising First Aid for Mental Health: Level 3 Award - Regulated Qualification

Supervising First Aid for Mental Health: Level 3 Award - Regulated Qualification

Selected dates between 1st December 2020 - 2nd February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

This course is for those interested in understanding and recognising a range of different mental health condition, including signs and symptoms.
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Dog First Aid (LIVE) Emergency Canine Care Course

Dog First Aid (LIVE) Emergency Canine Care Course

Selected dates between 24th January 2021 - 28th February 2021
Online Event

Learn hands on up-to-date techniques that could potentially save lives on this LIVE half day Emergency Canine Care Course held by Dog First Aid.
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A Poisonous Method: Arsenic

A Poisonous Method: Arsenic

25th January 2021 - 1st February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part one Arsenic!
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Adventures in Artificial Intelligence Age 8+

Adventures in Artificial Intelligence Age 8+

30th January 2021
Online Event

Come and join ComputerXplorers LiVE on Saturday 30th January at 11am to learn how to all about Artificial Intelligence using the latest technology.
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Dog First Aid (LIVE) 3 modules 3 Mondays Emergency Canine Care Course

Dog First Aid (LIVE) 3 modules 3 Mondays Emergency Canine Care Course

1st February 2021
Online Event

Learn hands on up-to-date techniques that could potentially save lives on this LIVE Emergency Canine Care Course held by Dog First Aid starting on 1st February!
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Youth Theatre Online Classes

Youth Theatre Online Classes

1st February 2021 - 6th February 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

East Lothian and Brunton Youth Theatre are back ONLINE from 1st February, so be creative and have fun!
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Introduction to 3D Animation - February Camp for Kids

Introduction to 3D Animation - February Camp for Kids

8th February 2021
Online Event

What will you be doing over the February Break? Why don't you create and play your own 3D game or animation with ComputerXplorers SEScotland?
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Introduction to Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

Introduction to Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

9th February 2021
Online Event

Get a headstart in learning how to code using one of the ley programming languages used by professional developers - Python!
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Introduction to Coding with Minecraft - February Camp for Kids

Introduction to Coding with Minecraft - February Camp for Kids

10th February 2021
Online Event

Combine the magic of Minecraft with the power of coding at this online workshop run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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Next Steps in Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

Next Steps in Coding with Python - February Camp for Kids

11th February 2021
Online Event

Increase your understanding of Python and knowledge of coding fundamentals as we take the next step in learning to code with Python!
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Minecraft Build Challenge - February Camp for Kids

Minecraft Build Challenge - February Camp for Kids

12th February 2021
Online Event

Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland for some themed build challenges, Minecraft quizzes, prizes and lots more in this fun filled session!
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Kids Online Art Classes with The Wee Art Studio

Kids Online Art Classes with The Wee Art Studio

13th February 2021
Online Event

Kids can learn about relevant artists and new skills from expert art teacher Caroline from The Wee Art Studio by joining her online art classes starting on Saturday 13th February!
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The Art of Chocolate Making with Master Chocolatier

The Art of Chocolate Making with Master Chocolatier

14th February 2021

Join Master Chocolatier, Shona Sutherland, of Taystful in Perthshire, for this hands-on chocolate making class at the Edinburgh School of Food & Wine on 14th February!
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Begin Your Year With Mindfulness

Begin Your Year With Mindfulness

16th February 2021
Online Event

Do you want to find out what Mindfulness is and enjoy your life more? Then this 6 week Mindfulness Course run by Britta Schuessler Therapies is for you!
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Code Your Own Band in Scratch

Code Your Own Band in Scratch

20th February 2021
Online Event

Be your very own Guitar Hero as we learn how to code and animate our very own band!
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A Poisonous Method Part 2: Opium

A Poisonous Method Part 2: Opium

22nd February 2021 - 1st March 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join the Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part two Opium!
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Dog First Aid (LIVE) 3 modules 3 evenings Emergency Canine Care Course

Dog First Aid (LIVE) 3 modules 3 evenings Emergency Canine Care Course

24th February 2021 - 26th February 2021
Online Event

Learn hands on up-to-date techniques that could potentially save lives on this Emergency Canine Care Course by Dog First Aid, delivered through a live interactive session in three modules!
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Joyworks Laughter Yoga Leadership

Joyworks Laughter Yoga Leadership

27th February 2021 - 28th February 2021
Leith

Come train with the best and become a qualified Laughter Yoga Leader professional, in a most uplifting and fun weekend, with Edinburgh Joyworks!
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Adult Creative Workshop: Introduction to Pinhole photography - POSTPONED

Adult Creative Workshop: Introduction to Pinhole photography - POSTPONED

28th February 2021

Join us at City Art Centre for a special half day workshop exploring pinhole cameras!
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Adult Creative Workshop: Cyanotypes (Blueprints)

Adult Creative Workshop: Cyanotypes (Blueprints)

6th March 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join us at City Art Centre for an introduction to the cyanotype process, one of the earliest forms of photography, dating back to 1842.
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Create Your Own Obstacle Course in Roblox Creator Age 8+

Create Your Own Obstacle Course in Roblox Creator Age 8+

6th March 2021
Online Event

Come and join ComputerXplorers SEScotland LiVE on Saturday 6 March at 11am to learn how to create your very own Obstacle using that all time favourite - ROBLOX!
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Down to the Bone: Exploring the Human Skeleton - 2 week course

Down to the Bone: Exploring the Human Skeleton - 2 week course

16th March 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museums Human Remains Conservator Cat Irving for this course of two workshops exploring the human skeleton.
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A Poisonous Method Part 3: Acid

A Poisonous Method Part 3: Acid

29th March 2021 - 5th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for the last of three talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part three Acid!
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How to be a Psychic Conman

How to be a Psychic Conman

17th July 2021

Roll up! Roll up! Gather ye round the traveling caravan as Snake Oil Salesman, Ash Pryce, demonstrates the miraculous curative abilities of psychic surgery.
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Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

2nd August 2021

Discover what lives in our wonderful pond in the Japanese Garden and like a scientist record what you have found in a special little book.
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Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole Cameras

15th August 2021

To celebrate World Photography Day (19 August), join us at Lauriston Castle for a special workshop exploring pinhole cameras!
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Scots at War at the Castle

Scots at War at the Castle

11th September 2021

Join Scots at War for an interactive family experience where you can join Scotland's army of yesterday- today!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Blooming Marvellous - CANCELLED

Blooming Marvellous - CANCELLED

12th September 2020 - 14th February 2021

Everything in the garden’s lovely as we explore the wonderful world of wildlife and plants through our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition!

Find out about Blooming Marvellous - CANCELLED on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Glass Fusing Class: Half Day

Glass Fusing Class: Half Day

Selected dates between 12th December 2020 - 21st March 2021

The Half Day Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill... and have some fun!

Find out about Glass Fusing Class: Half Day on What's On Glasgow
Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Selected dates between 18th December 2020 - 26th March 2021

The Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill, and allow more time to create a larger piece of work

Find out about Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day on What's On Glasgow
Stained Glass Workshop: 2 Days

Stained Glass Workshop: 2 Days

Selected dates between 19th December 2020 - 27th March 2021

Learn how to create stained glass panels on this two day workshop for total beginners at Cass Peters Glass Art!

Find out about Stained Glass Workshop: 2 Days on What's On Glasgow
Online Short Courses at RCS

Online Short Courses at RCS

5th January 2021 - 31st March 2021

From January, Online Short Courses at Royal Conservatoire Scotland will offer a fun and inspiring programme for all ages – children, young people and adults!

Find out about Online Short Courses at RCS on What's On Glasgow
The Motion Dance Collective: Filming & Editing for Movement-based Practices

The Motion Dance Collective: Filming & Editing for Movement-based Practices

25th January 2021 - 27th January 2021

Join award-winning screendance production company The Motion Dance Collective for their online course, Filming & Editing for Movement-based Practices, as part of Tramway Evolves!

Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

1st February 2021

Carve your very own Japanese hanko stamp to make your inei impression, learn about the different stages in the Tenkoku process and the tools used with the Drawing and Painting Studio!

Find out about Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku on What's On Glasgow
BA Performance in BSL and English Audition Preparation

BA Performance in BSL and English Audition Preparation

20th February 2021 - 28th February 2021

This short course is for anyone applying to the BA Performance in BSL and English degree programme at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Find out about BA Performance in BSL and English Audition Preparation on What's On Glasgow
Stained Glass Workshop: 4 Days

Stained Glass Workshop: 4 Days

Selected dates between 1st March 2021

Learn how to create stained glass panels on this four day workshop for total beginners at Cass Peters Glass Art!

Find out about Stained Glass Workshop: 4 Days on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Hemming Alteration Workshops - POSTPONED

Hemming Alteration Workshops - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 11th January 2021 - 27th January 2021

If you have ever been frustrated by your clothes not fitting properly then these alteration classes from Thimbleberry Sewing will help you achieve a perfect fit!

Find out about Hemming Alteration Workshops - POSTPONED on What's On Renfrewshire
Dressmaking Workshops - POSTPONED

Dressmaking Workshops - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 15th January 2021 - 29th January 2021

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? Then this Dressmaking workshop from Thimbleberry Sewing is the workshop for you!

Find out about Dressmaking Workshops - POSTPONED on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

The John Muir Family Award

The John Muir Family Award

27th April 2020 - 31st January 2021

Under The Trees is offering the chance for families to undertake the John Muir Award with them. It's a fantastic outdoor learning award, and is easy to achieve - even under our current situation!

Find out about The John Muir Family Award on What's On Stirling
Scotland’s National Hero - POSTPONED

Scotland’s National Hero - POSTPONED

Selected dates between 2nd September 2020 - 21st February 2021

Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.

Find out about Scotland’s National Hero - POSTPONED on What's On Stirling
Self Referencing in the Classroom Study for Children

Self Referencing in the Classroom Study for Children

11th December 2020 - 1st April 2021

Looking for a free educational activity for your child? Self Lab at Abertay University are currently running this online study for children aged 7 -11 years old in the Stirling area.

Find out about Self Referencing in the Classroom Study for Children on What's On Stirling
Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop - POSTPONED

Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop - POSTPONED

23rd January 2021 - 24th January 2021

Discover the art of fold forming in this fun and energetic 2-day workshop, led by award-winning jeweller Jenny Deans at Central Scotland School of Jewellery on 23rd & 24th January!

Find out about Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop - POSTPONED on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Popular Events

A Virtual Burns Night
The birthday of Rabbie Burns is going virtual, so join Historic Environment Scotland on the bard's birthday in the glorious halls at Edinburgh Castle!
Rare Prints and Monotypes
The Academicians' Gallery presents an online exhibition of rare prints and monotypes by current and past members of the Royal Scottish Academy.
Winter’s Last: A Celebration of Scottish Folklore, Traditions and Community Practices
Join the Taibhsear Collective as they host the last in their trilogy of explorations into Winter customs!
Anything Goes
This major new production of Cole Porter and P. G. Wodehouse’s classic golden age musical comes to Edinburgh, direct from London’s Barbican Theatre and is set to be the musical of 2021.
Macsween of Edinburgh Virtual Burns Supper
Macsween of Edinburgh, the UK’s most loved haggis brand, brings what it hopes to be the largest Virtual Burns Supper to homes across the globe.

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre