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Events in Edinburgh

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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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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Groove Back Dance Class

Selected dates between 21st January 2024 - 2nd June 2024

Join Pirita Tuisku for these weekly Groove Back Dance Classes taking place in Blazin' Studios at St. Margaret's House from Sunday 21st January!

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Introduction to Transmission Meditation - Edinburgh

Selected dates between 11th February 2024 - 3rd December 2024

Transmission Meditation is a simple group meditation providing both a dynamic service to the world and powerful personal spiritual development.

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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!

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Empathy Café

Selected dates between 25th February 2024 - 26th May 2024

Join us for these cosy, safe and fun monthly Empathy Café meetings where we practice embodied self-empathy, empathic listening and communicating, and resolving conflicts in real-time.

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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.

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Jewellery Class - Make a Sterling Silver Spinner Ring

Selected dates between 23rd March 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Edinburgh South

Spinner rings, also known as worry rings are great for the fidgets amongst us. Join Ali Bali Jewellery to make a sterling silver spinner ring with two spinners in this workshop!

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Jewellery Class - Make a set of skinny stacking rings

Selected dates between 24th March 2024 - 22nd June 2024
Edinburgh South

Learn to make a set of three different sterling silver skinny stacking rings in this workshop run by Ali Bali Jewellery!

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Nature Photography Workshop

Selected dates between 8th April 2024 - 4th October 2024

Join renowned professional photographer Laurie Campbell for these Nature Photography Workshops at Edinburgh Zoo!

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Evening Sound Immersion

Selected dates between 10th April 2024 - 22nd May 2024

Come and join the the Universal School of Holistic Therapies for 90 minutes of complete relaxation, sound immersion, meditation and reiki at the Out of the Blue Drill Hall.

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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!

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Jewellery Class - Make a sterling silver bangle

Selected dates between 21st April 2024 - 2nd June 2024
Edinburgh South

Learn how to make a medium weight sterling silver bangle in this workshop run by Ali Bali Jewellery!

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Drawing in the Spring

Selected dates between 22nd April 2024 - 27th May 2024

Join Drill Hall resident artist Felicity Inkpen in a series of 6 workshops exploring your creative side this Spring.

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Chinese Dumplings with Shuxin

Selected dates between 27th April 2024 - 1st February 2025

Back by popular demand, come and spend a fun filled morning with the Cyrenians learning how to make delicious Chinese dumplings!

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Abbey Strand Art Club

Selected dates between 4th May 2024 - 30th November 2024

Do you enjoy getting creative and learning about the past? If so then the Abbey Strand art club could be just for you. Suitable for 7-12 years olds.

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Beginner’s Sewing Class

Selected dates between 4th May 2024 - 27th July 2024

Spend a full day in the sewing studio and learn how to use a sewing machine and make a cushion cover with your new sewing skills!

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Japanese Language for P1-P7 kids

Selected dates between 4th May 2024 - 25th May 2024

This is a special chance in Edinburgh for kids (P1-P7) to learn Japanese language, crafts, food, art, and culture from a qualified Japanese teacher this May!

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With Death In Mind: A workshop with Loretta Dunn

Selected dates between 4th May 2024 - 1st June 2024

The Arthur Conan Doyle Centre is offering a series of workshops around the subject of death, for sharing and exploring a deeper understanding of spiritual wellbeing for living well to die well.

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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!

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BMX Lessons

Selected dates between 11th May 2024 - 12th November 2024
Leith

The Scottish BMX School is offering BMX lessons for kids of all ages, currently being held at Victoria Park in Leith.

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Sea Glass Jewellery Workshop - Creative 2

Selected dates between 11th May 2024 - 5th October 2024

Come along to Joy Revival Design Studio for a relaxed and creative workshop where you will learn to make your very own sea glass jewellery!

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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.

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Paste | Fold | Sew - Workshop

Selected dates between 18th May 2024 - 22nd June 2024
Edinburgh West

Join Book Artist and Printmaker Gen Harrison for a creative workshop that will see your hand made paste papers turned into beautiful button hole bound notebooks.

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Candle Painting Boat Trip Experience

19th May 2024

Join TAIGA Design Co and spend a serene 2 hour cruising along the tranquil waters of the Union Canal while unleashing your artistic side painting candles on 19th May!

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Hand Embroidery Class - Make your own pendants

19th May 2024

Learn the fundamentals of embroidery in this workshop led by Amy Lowson at Leith Makers on Sunday 19th May!

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Polymer Clay Jewellery Workshop

Selected dates between 19th May 2024 - 14th July 2024

Join Mud & Marsh Jewellery Design for this two and a half hour Polymer Clay Jewellery Workshop for beginners at The Crannie!

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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!

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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!

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Eco Resin Earrings - Craft Workshop

25th May 2024

Join Polymorphics for this workshop on 25th May and learn how to work with eco resin and how to create colourful earrings for any occasion!

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Forest Bathing Walk - Vogrie Country Park

25th May 2024

This Forest Bathing Walk is a quiet, gentle and mindful experience where you are invited to slow down to the pace of nature and appreciate small moments of beauty and wonder that often pass us by.

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LIFE/EDITxIKEA: Home Organisation Collab of Dreams

25th May 2024

The fab LIFE / EDIT team are back at IKEA Edinburgh and are all about helping you fall back in love with your home with their free workshop on Saturday 25th May!

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Syrian Baking with Noura

25th May 2024

Join the Cyrenians award-winning chef, Noura from their Syrian Supper Clubs as she teaches you how to make some traditional Syrian treats!

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Vivid Landscape Paint & Wine

Selected dates between 25th May 2024 - 31st August 2024

Join Leith Makers for an evening of painting landscape in gouache on paper with artist Richa Goel Connor!

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Beginner’s Sewing Class - 2 week evening course

29th May 2024

This beginner's sewing class in Edinburgh will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.

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The Edinburgh Sketcher Returns to Lauriston Castle

Selected dates between 30th May 2024 - 18th August 2024

Edinburgh’s favourite sketcher makes a welcome return to Lauriston Castle and we are teaming up with him once again for some sketching workshops.

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Chinese Fan Painting Workshop

1st June 2024

Step into the captivating world of Chinese brush painting at the Confucius Institute for Scotland's upcoming Chinese Fan Painting Workshop on Saturday June 1st!

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Sea Glass Jewellery Workshop

1st June 2024

Join Leith Makers for a relaxed and creative two hour workshop on 1st June and learn to make your very own sea glass jewellery!

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Weaving Masterclass at Edinburgh Park

1st June 2024
Edinburgh West

This is an exciting opportunity to join Dovecot Studios Master Weavers Naomi Robertson and Emma Jo Webster for an exclusive weaving masterclass at Edinburgh Park on 1st June!

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In remembrance of the Scottish Witch Hunts

2nd June 2024

The Weaving Creative Threads Event at the Scottish Storytelling Centre features an evocative blend of artists, storytellers, singers, and speakers gathering to remember Scotland's accused witches.

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Butoh - Space Awareness

6th June 2024 - 9th June 2024
Various Locations Edinburgh

Are you ready to delve deeper into the realms of body-mind awareness? Perfect for dancers, performers, actors, and enthusiasts of martial arts, yoga, and beyond!

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Chinese Brush Painting Workshops - Birds & Flowers

6th June 2024

Held at the Confucius Institute campus in Edinburgh, this three-week course on Chinese birds and flowers painting is suitable for both beginners and advanced students.

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Spit It Out Festival

6th June 2024 - 16th June 2024
Nationwide

Spit it Out Festival is an immersive arts and community-driven festival focusing on creative ways to talk about mental health and heal from trauma.

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Collect and Create Sea Glass Jewellery

Selected dates between 8th June 2024 - 24th August 2024

Enjoy a creative afternoon workshop beach combing for sea glass then back to Joy Revival Design Studio where you will learn two different techniques to make your very own sea glass jewellery!

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Ink | Paper | Print - Letterpress Workshop

Selected dates between 8th June 2024 - 6th July 2024
Edinburgh West

Join Book Artist and Printmaker Gen Harrison for a fun and exciting one-day workshop where you will learn the art of letterpress printing!

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Pressed Flowers Tray - Eco-Resin Craft Workshop

8th June 2024

Join Polymorphics for this workshop on 8th June and learn how to create your own flowery tray using eco-friendly materials!

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Punch Needle Class Edinburgh

8th June 2024

Learn the art of punch needle and how to make your own colourful wool art in this punch needle class run by Glasgow Artist Rachael Bell at the popular artist space Leith Makers on 8th June!

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Summer Mosaics

8th June 2024

Join us at Lauriston Castle for a 2-day workshop making beautiful mosaic panels inspired by the colours of summer with Margaret Findlay!

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Learn French - Small Group Classes in Brunstfield

10th June 2024 - 22nd July 2024

Join Bonjour French Classes and give yourself a real chance of learning French properly! It's a new French course for 5 levels (beginners to advanced) held in La Barantine, Bruntsfield.

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Fire Skills Training

11th June 2024
Portobello

Smart Play Network's half day fire play training course is perfect to help provide insight into the benefits, how to light a fire, safety and fire play skills.

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Head Injury Information Day

12th June 2024

The Head Injury Information Day on 12th June is the only event of its kind in Scotland dedicated to improving the lives of brain injury survivors.

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Intermediate Sewing Class - 2 Week Evening Course

12th June 2024

This intermediate class is aimed at folks who've attended a beginner's sewing class (or already familiar with sewing up and threading a sewing machine) and would like to progress their skills.

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Pressed Flowers Clock - Eco-Resin Craft Workshop

15th June 2024

Learn how to create your own flowery wall clock using eco-friendly materials at this workshop run by Polymorphics on Saturday 15th June!

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Reggaeton Summer Groove Workshop

15th June 2024

Join Pirita Tuisku and dive into Reggaeton moves and tunes at Dance Base on Saturday 15th June!

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Sci-Fire: A Creative Writing Workshop

15th June 2024

Join us on 15th June at the Museum of Scottish Fire Heritage for this writing workshop where you’ll think creatively and playfully to imagine new tales about the future of firefighting!

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Exploring Anatomy Through Art: Patchworking Eyes

16th June 2024

Join Surgeons' Hall Museums and Artist Consuelo Rosa Servan for this workshop introducing the basics of Patchwork and Textile Art through the exploration of the anatomy of the eye.

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Japanese Boro Stitching Workshop

22nd June 2024

Join us Dovecot Studios on 22nd June for a slow stitching workshop inspired by the Japanese Boro tradition of repeatedly mending fabrics!

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Pressed Flowers Mini Tray - Eco-Resin Craft Workshop

22nd June 2024

Learn how to create your own flowery tray using eco-friendly materials at this workshop run by Polymorphics on 22nd June!

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Garment Making - 6 Week Evening Class

26th June 2024 - 31st July 2024

Spend 6 consecutive Wednesday evenings in the sewing studio with an expert tutor and make any garment of your choosing!

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Caricature Carving for Beginners

29th June 2024

This full day Caricature Carving for Beginners workshop at Leith Makers on 29th June is the perfect opportunity to develop or hone your wood-carving skills!

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Chinese Brush Painting Outdoor Workshop – Scottish Landscape

29th June 2024

Taking inspiration from the wonderful view from Abden House, this workshop on 29th June will mix classroom-based exercises and outdoor sketching and painting, weather permitted.

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Jewellery Class - Make a Sea Glass Ring

Selected dates between 29th June 2024 - 21st July 2024
Edinburgh South

Learn how to make your own sterling silver sea glass ring in this workshop run by Ali Bali Jewellery!

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Argentinian Cooking with Maria

30th June 2024

Join Maria from The Edinburgh Canape Company on Sunday 30th June and enjoy a morning learning to make Argentinian empanadas (fish and vegetable) and a selection of salsas!

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Edinburgh Summer Camp 2024 at George Watson’s College

1st July 2024 - 12th July 2024

Miniversity Holiday Camps are returning to George Watson’s College this Summer and are specifically designed for children age 5-12 years!

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RZSS Summer School

1st July 2024 - 26th July 2024

Discover amazing animals and cultures from around the world and connect with nature at the RZSS Summer School!

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Eco Lampshade Workshop

6th July 2024

Make your own, eco-friendly lampshade in a relaxed environment at this workshop run by Joy Revival Design Studio on 6th July at Leith Makers!

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Summer Printmaking Courses

6th July 2024 - 19th August 2024

Edinburgh Printmakers have a range of courses this summer taking place over 3 or 4 days, including screenprinting, etching, relief printing, and the protected heritage craft of stone lithography.

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Summer Art Camp

8th July 2024 - 26th July 2024

Join Little Plaza in our cafe space while your kids are engaged in summer camp and other single sessions in the summer! Suitable for P2 - P7 kids.

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Evening Language Courses - Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese + more

9th July 2024

Want to learn a new lanquage? Then come along to these evening courses run by Cactus, a leading UK specialist in language teaching and learning, starting on 9th July for 10 weeks each Tuesday.

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Fringe by the Sea

2nd August 2024 - 11th August 2024

Fringe by the Sea is back with a bang! With over 250 events between August 2nd and 11th in the beautiful seaside town of North Berwick, there's something to suit every taste!

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Music Improvisation Summer School

10th August 2024 - 11th August 2024

St Mary's Music School will be hosting our very first Improvisation Summer School in August 2024!

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Recycled fashion: Family workshop

10th August 2024

Take part in a fun family workshop exploring fashion in Georgian Britain at The Palace of Holyroodhouse on 10th August!

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Lauriston Castle Carnival

24th August 2024

Did you know that the 24th August is Notting Hill Carnival? So we have decided to have our very own Carnival Morning here at Lauriston Castle.

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Shiver Me Timbers

21st September 2024

Make a variety of gorgeous crafts with us at Lauriston Castle as we celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day!

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8 Week Watercolour Painting Course - Wednesdays

2nd October 2024

The Edinburgh Art Workshop is offering an 8-week watercolour course for beginner and intermediate artists, starting on Wednesdays from 2nd October.

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8 Week Watercolour Painting Course - Thursdays

3rd October 2024

The Edinburgh Art Workshop is offering an 8-week watercolour course for beginner and intermediate artists, starting on Thursday from 3rd October.

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Hallowe’en at the Castle

27th October 2024

This Halloween come and enjoy some spooky activities in our historic castle. This will be a fun filled event with something for all the family.

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Preserving for Christmas: Presents & Decorations

30th November 2024

Join the Cyrenians for a fun and creative way to make some homemade gifts for your loved ones this Christmas.

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Workshops Events in East Renfrewshire

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

Kids and Teens Summer Art Classes

Kids and Teens Summer Art Classes

1st July 2024 - 8th August 2024

The Wee Art Studio in Clarkston are running a variety of classes for kids and teens over the summer holidays!

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Summer Art School - Willow & Clay

Summer Art School - Willow & Clay

29th July 2024 - 2nd August 2024

8 to 14 year olds are invited to join artist Rosi Nyamakanga for a Willow & Clay Summer Art School at Newton Mearns Parish Church's Memorial Hall!

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Build A Bat A Home

Build A Bat A Home

21st September 2024

Join the Whitelee Countryside Rangers on Saturday 21st September and build your very own bat box to help our hibernating heroes stay snug over winter.

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Workshops Events in Fife

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

The Hickory Golf Workshop at Rusacks St Andrews

The Hickory Golf Workshop at Rusacks St Andrews

17th May 2024 - 22nd September 2024

In this interactive one-hour workshop, you’ll learn how golf clubs used to be made and work hands-on with real antique hickory clubs, helping restore them to their former glory.

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Connect with Sacred Sound

Connect with Sacred Sound

12th July 2024

Join Maggie and Ingrid for a special evening of bhakti yoga at the Garden Studio in Falkland on 12th July!

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RSCDS Summer School

RSCDS Summer School

14th July 2024 - 11th August 2024

Why not join The RSCDS Summer School for a week or two of wonderful Scottish country dancing and music in the beautiful Fife town of St Andrews, Scotland.

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Workshops Events in Glasgow

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

Fern & Ruscus x Gost - Festive Wreath Masterclass

Fern & Ruscus x Gost - Festive Wreath Masterclass

Selected dates between 24th November 2024 - 8th December 2024

Create your very own festive wreath in the beautiful settings of Gost matched with some delicious drinks & canapes!

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Kids Fashion Academy

Kids Fashion Academy

2nd July 2024

Does your child dream of being the next Alexander McQueen? Start them on the right path at Sew Confident's Kids Fashion Academy this summer!

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Glasgow Science Festival: Transforming Maths & Chemistry into Knitted Art According to Alexander Crum Brown

Glasgow Science Festival: Transforming Maths & Chemistry into Knitted Art According to Alexander Crum Brown

13th June 2024

Come and join us for a knit-along evening creating models inspired by eminent chemist and mathematician, Alexander Crum Brown.

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Workshops Events in Lanarkshire

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

1 Day Spiritual Retreat - Element of Earth Retreat

1 Day Spiritual Retreat - Element of Earth Retreat

Selected dates between 7th January 2024 - 6th October 2024

De-stress, relax and reconnect with the power of Mother Earth in this unique 1 day retreat immersing yourself in lush forest with The Lightworker.

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1 Day Spiritual Retreat - Element of Water Retreat

1 Day Spiritual Retreat - Element of Water Retreat

Selected dates between 7th April 2024 - 4th August 2024

The ultimate stress reliever with powerful health benefits...join The Lightworker at this wondrous element of water retreat.

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Working with Angels workshop

Working with Angels workshop

30th November 2024

Join The Lightworker Psychic Medium for this beautiful workshop where you will learn everything you need to know about how to work with Angels including some very powerful meditations and manifesting.

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Workshops Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

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

Reiki Healing Workshops

Reiki Healing Workshops

Selected dates between 27th January 2024 - 16th June 2024

Learn how to use Reiki to help treat yourself, friends and family on one of these Reiki Healing Workshops with Adele Logan.

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Feel Good Festival: Love Your Weeds: Cyanotype & Foraging

Feel Good Festival: Love Your Weeds: Cyanotype & Foraging

25th May 2024

Join Art and Earth Collective for a unique workshop at the Lochwinnoch Feel Good Festival that combines art-making with an educational foraging experience.

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Becoming A Butterfly Workshop: Introduction To Crystals

Becoming A Butterfly Workshop: Introduction To Crystals

31st August 2024

Join Amanda from The Butterfly Room for a relaxed informal workshop helping you to discover what crystals are, how they can be helpful and how you can harness that help!

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Workshops Events in Stirling

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

Let’s Celebrate Summer - Mini Retreat

Let’s Celebrate Summer - Mini Retreat

22nd June 2024

Come and spend time with like minded individuals at this mini retreat on 22nd June and celebrate Summer!

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Sunday Art Sessions

Sunday Art Sessions

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

Stirling artists Lesley McDermott and Audrey McMenemy will be leading free craft workshops every Sunday afternoon at their Studio 35 base in Stirling’s historic Arcade.

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Botanical Bookbinding

Botanical Bookbinding

16th July 2024

Join Bookbinder Cassandra Barron for a creative day of Botanical Bookbinding, using mark making and binding techniques inspired by flora and fauna.

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Events in Other Areas

Kelburn Breathwork and Cold Dip Experience

Kelburn Breathwork and Cold Dip Experience

Selected dates between 18th April 2024 - 19th September 2024

Enjoy a fabulous Breathwork and Cold Dip Experience in the magical setting of Kelburn, on the North Ayrshire coast!

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