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

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!

14th May 2021 - 31st October 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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1:1 Textile Printing Session

1:1 Textile Printing Session

16th June 2021 - 31st December 2021

Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!
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Print Your Own Silk Scarf or Tie

Print Your Own Silk Scarf or Tie

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 13th November 2021

This four hour, short printing course knows no bounds and only cares about you creating something special and going home with something beautifully wearable.
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Watercolour Painting Online Classes Autumn 2021

Watercolour Painting Online Classes Autumn 2021

Selected dates between 23rd August 2021 - 25th October 2021
Online Event

Learn the art of loose style watercolour and develop your expressive skills, illustrating seasonal flowers, at these online classes run by Clare Robinson!
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Blendworks Gin Blending Session

Blendworks Gin Blending Session

Selected dates between 28th August 2021 - 25th September 2021

Ready, steady, stir! Come and join us and an expert in the spectacular Heights Suite of our Apex Grassmarket Hotel for an Eden Mill Blendworks Gin experience!
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Abbey Family Trail

Abbey Family Trail

3rd September 2021 - 27th September 2021

Take an Abbey activity trail to look for hidden details and stories, try your hand at design and learn about the Abbey’s long history this September.
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Explorathon

Explorathon

7th September 2021 - 3rd October 2021
Nationwide

Join researchers from across Scotland and Europe at Explorathon 2021, Scotland's celebration of European Researchers' Night!
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Macramé Workshop

Macramé Workshop

Selected dates between 12th September 2021 - 26th September 2021

Spend a relaxing afternoon in the studio learning fun and addictive macramé techniques as you knot your own plant hanger at this workshop run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club!
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Junomichi School Scotland Opening

Junomichi School Scotland Opening

21st September 2021 - 28th September 2021
Edinburgh South

Junomichi School Scotland is opening in September, dedicated to teaching and researching Junomichi / Judo in its original form.
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Flamenco Dance Classes for Kids

Flamenco Dance Classes for Kids

23rd September 2021 - 11th December 2021

Alba Flamenca Kids classes starting again on the 23rd September for ages 3 to 16 years old. Fun classes to learn flamenco moves & plenty taconeos!
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Making Nano Work for Us

Making Nano Work for Us

24th September 2021
Online Event

This online workshop, as part of Explorathon 2021, will show you how structures thinner than a human hair can have properties that you may not have imagined!
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Self-Defence Edinburgh and a speical chapter for women

Self-Defence Edinburgh and a speical chapter for women

25th September 2021
Edinburgh South

Learn to defend yourself at this self-defence class run by by Dr Yann Aodrenn on Saturday 25th September!
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Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Autumn Term Short Courses

Centre for Lifelong Learning’s Autumn Term Short Courses

4th October 2021 - 10th December 2021
Online Event

With the help of expert tutors, the Centre for Lifelong Learning at University of Strathclyde have developed an exciting range of classes to help keep you busy this Autumn!
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Textiles Printing Level 1

Textiles Printing Level 1

6th October 2021

This 8 weeks textiles course is ideal for those who has a special interest in textiles or screen-printing and would like to take this interest further using a variety of fabric, dyes and inks.
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Holyrood Herbs

Holyrood Herbs

14th October 2021 - 30th October 2021

This October half term join us on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays to discover how herbs have been used for centuries at the Palace of HolyroodHouse.
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Lino Printing Workshop

Lino Printing Workshop

17th October 2021

Learn how to lino print and create some beautiful geometric designs at this workshop run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club on Sunday 17th October!
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Edinburgh October Half Term Camp 2021 @ George Watson’s College

Edinburgh October Half Term Camp 2021 @ George Watson’s College

18th October 2021 - 22nd October 2021
Edinburgh South

Miniversity Holiday Camps are coming to George Watson’s College this October half-term and are specifically designed for children age 5-12 years!
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Global Lab

Global Lab

18th October 2021 - 29th October 2021

Global Lab is an open community of creativity and co-learning, hosted by the Scottish International Storytelling Festival
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Talking Statues Walking Tours

Talking Statues Walking Tours

20th October 2021 - 27th October 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

Explore the stories of people from history, immortalised (in bronze), but murky in people’s memories – a fighter, surgeon, scientist, philosopher, an explorer and a politician.
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Witches, Healers and Kings

Witches, Healers and Kings

23rd October 2021

Come along to The Palace of Holyroodhouse on Saturday 23rd October for a day of activities to explore more of the story about James VI's interest in witches.
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Wreath Making Workshop

Wreath Making Workshop

Selected dates between 30th November 2021 - 22nd December 2021

Join Ixia Flowers at the most wonderful time of the year and learn how to make your own Christmas wreath to take home and impress this festive season.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Fife

Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

27th April 2021 - 24th October 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 on What's On Fife
The Arts Society Fife Lectures

The Arts Society Fife Lectures

Selected dates between 14th September 2021 - 14th December 2021

Check out The Arts Society Fife's online lectures taking place over the coming months where lecturers share their specialist knowledge on the arts!

Find out about The Arts Society Fife Lectures on What's On Fife
Watercolour Workshops

Watercolour Workshops

30th October 2021

Learn the art of loose style watercolour and develop your expressive skills, illustrating flowers from the beautiful Cambo Estate and Gardens, St Andrews with artist Clare Robinson!

Find out about Watercolour Workshops 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
Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops

Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops

Selected dates between 5th March 2021 - 10th December 2021

Explore how to live more intentionally and incorporate nature and the seasons into your daily life on a Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshop with Debbie Innes.

Find out about Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops on What's On Glasgow
Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Selected dates between 14th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Join Spin for a two hour pottery workshop and create at your own socially distanced table with staff on hand to help bring your vision to life!

Find out about Pottery Handbuilding Workshop on What's On Glasgow
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Selected dates between 7th June 2021 - 7th March 2022

This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!

Find out about Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group on What's On Glasgow
Food Photography Workshop 1 - Natural Lighting

Food Photography Workshop 1 - Natural Lighting

Selected dates between 28th August 2021 - 2nd October 2021

Whether you have your own business, you are a blogger or simply want to learn something new, this workshop is designed to equip you to take better food photos for social media!

Find out about Food Photography Workshop 1 - Natural Lighting on What's On Glasgow
Food Photography Workshop 2 - Aperture & Speed

Food Photography Workshop 2 - Aperture & Speed

Selected dates between 29th August 2021 - 3rd October 2021

Join Karené at Soul Food Kitchen for a practical workshop on taking photos of food with a DSLR camera!

Find out about Food Photography Workshop 2 - Aperture & Speed on What's On Glasgow
Online Music Classes

Online Music Classes

Selected dates between 14th September 2021 - 14th December 2021

Fancy learning to play an instrument? Platform Glasgow are running weekly online music classes for juniors and adults!

Find out about Online Music Classes on What's On Glasgow
Art Classes - Get Creative (In Spanish)

Art Classes - Get Creative (In Spanish)

Selected dates between 23rd September 2021 - 28th October 2021

Join The Language Hub for their free art sessions which will be conducted by a qualified art teacher in Spanish so ideal for bilinguals or those who are learning the language!

Find out about Art Classes - Get Creative (In Spanish) on What's On Glasgow
Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

4th October 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
Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

11th October 2021

Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!

Find out about Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters on What's On Glasgow
The Big Bounce

The Big Bounce

12th October 2021 - 13th October 2021

Big Bounce is back! After last year's online festival live from the Barrowlands, this time the whole family can get hands-on with exciting and inspiring physics at our amazing venues in the Barras!

Find out about The Big Bounce on What's On Glasgow
Prelim Revision Masterclasses Nat 5 and Higher

Prelim Revision Masterclasses Nat 5 and Higher

6th November 2021 - 7th November 2021

Maximise your prelim score and boost your SQA predicted grade with these online revision masterclasses from Saturday School!

Find out about Prelim Revision Masterclasses Nat 5 and Higher on What's On Glasgow
National 5 and Higher Weekly Lessons

National 5 and Higher Weekly Lessons

Selected dates between 8th January 2022 - 26th March 2022

Saturday School's National 5 and Higher Weekly Lessons are tutor-led, directly taught classes, limited to 12 students per lesson.

Find out about National 5 and Higher Weekly Lessons on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Summit

Scottish Summit

25th February 2022 - 26th February 2022

Annual technology event Scottish Summit is returning to Glasgow in 2022, the event will be held at Strathclyde University Technology & Innovation Centre on the 25th & 26th February!

Find out about Scottish Summit on What's On Glasgow
Grade Booster Days - SQA National 5 and Higher

Grade Booster Days - SQA National 5 and Higher

4th April 2022 - 28th May 2022

Saturday School run regular Grade Booster Days for pupils sitting SQA National 5 and Higher exams.

Find out about Grade Booster Days - SQA National 5 and Higher on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Behavioural Design Fest 2021

Behavioural Design Fest 2021

14th October 2021

Behavioural Design Fest 2021 brings you the best and latest techniques from expert practitioners in the emerging fields of Behavioural Design and Decision Science!

Find out about Behavioural Design Fest 2021 on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Beginners Sewing Course

Beginners Sewing Course

Selected dates between 2nd September 2021 - 6th November 2021

Always wanted to learn how to sew but just don’t know where to start? Then this four day course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course is for you!

Find out about Beginners Sewing Course on What's On Renfrewshire
Bolster Cushion Making

Bolster Cushion Making

Selected dates between 20th September 2021 - 8th December 2021

Always wanted to learn how to make your own cushions? Then why not come along to this Bolster Cushion Making class courtesy of Thimbleberry Sewing!

Find out about Bolster Cushion Making on What's On Renfrewshire
The Wee Spree Festival

The Wee Spree Festival

8th October 2021 - 16th October 2021

The Wee Spree returns to this year's Spree Festival with plenty of fun activities to keep the kids entertained during the October holidays!

Find out about The Wee Spree Festival on What's On Renfrewshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn

Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn

Selected dates between 21st August 2021 - 18th December 2021

Come join us at the Made in Stirling store and make your own Stop Motion Animation short film with Indie Flynn from local charity Square Peg SCIO!

Find out about Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn on What's On Stirling
Botanics Bloom Bouquet Workshop

Botanics Bloom Bouquet Workshop

23rd September 2021

Learn how to arrange and hand-tie your very own flower bouquet at this workshop run by Botanics Florist on Thursday 23rd September!

Find out about Botanics Bloom Bouquet Workshop on What's On Stirling
Shinrin yoku - Guided Meditation and Yoga

Shinrin yoku - Guided Meditation and Yoga

24th September 2021

Join us at Jupiter after hours to relax, unwind and connect with nature through guided meditation and yoga session.

Find out about Shinrin yoku - Guided Meditation and Yoga on What's On Stirling
Furniture Upcycling

Furniture Upcycling

25th September 2021

Join Michaella for this creative, hands-on furniture upcycling workshop on 25th September at McLaren Community Leisure Centre, Callander!

Find out about Furniture Upcycling on What's On Stirling
Make Do and Mend (Textile)

Make Do and Mend (Textile)

25th September 2021

This Callander Climate Fringe Week event is focused on clothing repair. Whether you have a button or a patch to sew on, a rip to mend or need to hem an item, you will learn it here.

Find out about Make Do and Mend (Textile) on What's On Stirling
Taking Shape: Creative Maths Workshops / Maths Week Scotland

Taking Shape: Creative Maths Workshops / Maths Week Scotland

27th September 2021 - 30th September 2021

Creative Stirling's creative maths workshops return, with “Taking Shape”; an exhibition and workshop series held in memory of mathmatical genius George Connell from @shapewithadifference.

Crust For Life - Sourdough Pizza

Crust For Life - Sourdough Pizza

28th September 2021

Join Forth Environment Link's next Crust for Life Session where we will be celebrating Sourdough September!

Find out about Crust For Life - Sourdough Pizza on What's On Stirling
Introduction to Colour Theory with Blaeberry River Art

Introduction to Colour Theory with Blaeberry River Art

3rd October 2021

Come along to Made in Stirling on 3rd October for this intensive day learning about the history of colour, pigments and have a play with paint!

Find out about Introduction to Colour Theory with Blaeberry River Art on What's On Stirling
Michel Roux Jr Masterclass and Lunch at Cromlix Hotel

Michel Roux Jr Masterclass and Lunch at Cromlix Hotel

12th October 2021

Internationally acclaimed chef Michel Roux Jr will be visiting five star Cromlix Hotel in Dunblane on 12th October to host a masterclass, followed by a two course lunch with a glass of wine.

Find out about Michel Roux Jr Masterclass and Lunch at Cromlix Hotel on What's On Stirling
Wine Tasting and Food Pairing - Organics and Biodynamics

Wine Tasting and Food Pairing - Organics and Biodynamics

21st October 2021

The Orangery at Victoria Square has partnered with the Scottish Gantry to bring you a wine tasting and food pairing experience on 21st October.

Introduction to Pastels - Flowers with Blaeberry River Art

Introduction to Pastels - Flowers with Blaeberry River Art

21st November 2021

Join Fiona from Blaeberry River Art for an intensive day learning to sculpt and shade vibrant blooms at Made in Stirling on 21st November!

Stirling Gin Cocktail Masterclass

Stirling Gin Cocktail Masterclass

26th November 2021

Come and join us at Stirling Distillery for a cocktail masterclass and enjoy a fun-filled night of creating and drinking!

Find out about Stirling Gin Cocktail Masterclass on What's On Stirling

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