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May events    

More details - Tradfest
Edinburgh Tradfest returns for 2019, kicking off at the Queen’s Hall on Friday 26 April with live music from anarchic Irish folk band Lankum. Tradfest was originally launched in 2013, as a festival showcasing the very best in traditional arts.
Edinburgh (Various): The Queen’s Hall; Traverse Theatre; The Scottish Storytelling Centre
Fri 26 Apr 19 to Mon 6 May

More details - Savourna Stevenson and Steve Kettley
Clarsach virtuoso and acclaimed composer Savourna Stevenson has joined forces with old friend and saxophonist Steve Kettley in a duo showcasing her compositions – a blend of haunting melodies, pulsating rhythms and stirring improvisations.
Scottish Storytelling Centre 43-45 High Street
Thu 2 May 19

More details - Effortless Walking
Discover how the everyday activity of walking can become pleasurable and powerful by learning to pay attention to more parts of your body in motion.
Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh
Sat 4 May 19

More details - The Labyrinth Challenge
THE WORLD’S LONGEST, CONTINUOUS, INFLATABLE OBSTACLE COURSE! It’s coming to Dalkeith Country Park on the 4th and 5th May 2019. It’s the perfect day out – for family fun, competing with friends or pitting yourself up against your colleagues – be prepared to enjoy and be silly.
Dalkeith Country Park, Via King’s Gate, Dalkeith
Sat 4 May 19 and Sun 5 May

More details - Breathe With Ease
Learn how to improve the moveability of your ribs, chest and abdomen to make breathing easier. As we begin to let go of ingrained patterns of muscular holding we often feel calmer and more at ease.
Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road, Edinburgh
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Race for Life - Edinburgh Hopetoun House 5k
Race for Life 5k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k at your own pace while raising valuable funds for Cancer Research UK’s lifesaving work.
Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Race for Life - Edinburgh Hopetoun House 10k
Race for Life 10k is a great step up from our 5k events. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 10k at your own pace while raising valuable funds for Cancer Research UK’s lifesaving work.
Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
Sun 12 May 19

More details - Kendal Mountain Festival Tour Edinburgh
Calling all adventure lovers! The award winning Kendal Mountain Festival is back on the road with its UK Tour. Join us for an evening packed full of amazing films and awe-inspiring talks from some of the world’s most impressive adventurers.
Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh
Sun 19 May 19

More details - Edinburgh (Penicuik) Spring Foraging Courses
This course is a simple foraging walk where we expect to be able to identify a selection of edible and poisonous wild plants, mushrooms flowers and fruits. We’ll also be providing a wild food based meal at the end of the course to include some of what we find.
The Flotterstone Inn, Milton Bridge, Penicuik, Edinburgh, Midlothian
Fri 24 May 19 to Sun 26 May

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