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More details - VIVALDI - FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Vivaldi – Concerto for Two Violins in A minor Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins Vivaldi – The Four Seasons If you’ve never been to a classical concert before, fear not!
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 11 Oct 19

More details - A Spoonful of Vintage Fair
A Spoonful of Vintage returns to Stockbridge with a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic vintage traders. We have fabulous vintage fashion from the 1940s-1970s, jewellery, handbags and accessories, ceramics, glassware, homewares, collectables and furniture.
Stockbridge Parish Church, 7b Saxe Coburg Street, Edinburgh
Sat 5 Oct 19

More details - East Linton Antiques and Bric-a-brac Fair
A regular event held for over 30 years and well known far and wide for its interesting mix of second-hand items from practical to precious. Genuine antiques, small items of furniture, collectables, vintage clothes, bric-a-brac and more. Great cafe serving bacon rolls, tea, coffee, light lunches and cakes.
East Linton Community Hall, 73 High Street, East Linton
Sun 29 Sep 19

More details - Music from the Movies with London Concertante
Join world-renowned London Concertante as they bring us on a stunning red carpet ride of iconic movie soundtracks. From aliens and spies to dinosaurs and war heroes – this evening promises to be exciting exploration of the power of film music, packed with all of your family favourites made famous by Hollywood!
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 27 Sep 19

More details - Dogs Day Out
Calling all dog lovers! We’re holding our very own ‘Dogs Day Out’ and all four-legged friends are invited. It’ll be a fantastic opportunity to discover lovely local dog businesses, make friends with other dogs (and their owners!), and have fun in the process.
Dalkeith Country Park, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - Steak Night at The Kitchen
In need of a night out? Steak Night is back by popular demand – and it’s bigger and better than ever. Slice into the best cuts of the finest Buccleuch Beef and enjoy a steak experience like no other, now taking place on the last Friday of every month.
The Kitchen at Restoration Yard, Via King’s Gate, Dalkeith, Edinburgh
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - Perfect Wedding
Waking in the bridal suite on his wedding day, Bill finds a strange girl in bed beside him. As he panics to get her dressed and out of the way, his bride arrives trapping the girl in the bathroom. In desperation, Bill persuades his reluctant best man to pretend the stranger is his girlfriend...
The Royal Scots Club, 29-31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh
Mon 19 Aug 19

More details - BDMLR Marine Mammal Medic Course - how to rescue whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals!
Learn how to rescue Whales, Dolphins & Seals. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) is a UK based marine animal rescue organisation. We have around 3,500 active volunteer Marine Mammal Medics around the UK and we are the only such specialist organisation covering England, Wales and Scotland.
Fisherrow Yacht Club, 97 New Street, Musselburgh
Sun 18 Aug 19

More details - The Last Bottle Escape Dinner
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Du Vin Bouchers, 62 High Street, Linlithgow
Wed 31 Jul 19

More details - Day out with Thomas
Travel on the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. Engines with friendly faces, children’s entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions: a popular event with young fans of the Railway Stories by Rev W Awdry and his son Christopher, as seen on TV.
Boness & Kinneil Railway
Sat 27 Jul 19

More details - The Wind in the Willows
London based Quantum Theatre will be bringing open air theatre to Vogrie Country Park for the first time with an open air production of The Wind in the Willows on Thursday 18th July. Bring chairs, blankets and a picnic and join the fun!
Vogrie Country Park Gorebridge Midlothian
Thu 18 Jul 19

More details - The Comedy of Errors
Open-Air Shakespeare production, bring along a picnic and enjoy this classic comedy in a beautiful setting. Folky Theatre present Shakespeare’s classic tale of mistaken identities. After being separated from their twins in a shipwreck, Antipholus and his servant Dromio go to Ephesus to find them.
Glen House Gardens, Innerleithen
Thu 18 Jul 19

More details - Big Kid Circus
This year Big Kid Circus introduces an exciting mix of amazing new artistes! An incredible troupe from Cuba present a variety of acts, including the marvellous Teeter Board, a Russian Bar, a Double Aerial Hoop, a Triple Aerial Trapeze Bar and Roller Skating!
Howden Park, Livingston
Tue 16 Jul 19

More details - Mister Magnolia
A new family musical adaptation of the wonderful Quentin Blake story. Mister Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple dinosaur who’s a magnificent brute, two sisters who play the flute, and even a swimming pool.
Football Pitch, adjacent to Port Seton Centre, South Seton Park, Port Seton
Fri 12 Jul 19

More details - A Spoonful of Vintage by the Sea
A Spoonful of Vintage is coming to Portobello with a fantastic line-up of hand-picked, authentic vintage traders. We have fabulous vintage fashion from the 1940s-1970s, jewellery, handbags and accessories, ceramics, glassware, homewares, collectables and furniture.
Bellfield, 16b Bellfield Street, Portobello
Sun 30 Jun 19

More details - Den Building Adventures
Den Building Adventures Summer Holidays Saturday 29th June – Tuesday 20th August Join the tribe for daring daily adventures exploring some of the wildest and most remote corners of the Almond Valley site.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston
Sat 29 Jun 19

More details - VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Mozart – Symphony No. 29 Mozart – Sinfonia Concertante Vivaldi - Four Seasons Indulge in the richness of Mozart’s ‘Symphony No. 29’. Composed when was only 18, this piece is one of the first in which we really hear his symphonic voice come to fruition.
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 21 Jun 19

More details - Tom Lucy - Reluctant Millennial
At only 22 years old, Tom Lucy has already established himself as one of the most exciting new comedians around.
The Stand Edinburgh 5 York Place
Sun 16 Jun 19

More details - American Wrestling - W3L Wrestling Showdown - Broxburn
Live American Wrestling action from the World Wide Wrestling League. Great fun for all the family - as seen on TV - matches to be filmed for popular YouTube show W3L Wrestling Showdown
Strathbrock Community Centre, 189A W Main St, Broxburn
Fri 14 Jun 19

More details - Restoration Café's Exclusive Steak Night
In need of a night out? Restoration Café’s Steak Night is back by popular demand – and it’s bigger and better than ever. Slice into the best cuts of the finest Buccleuch Beef and enjoy a steak experience like no other, now taking place on the last Friday of every month.
Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith, Midlothian
Fri 31 May 19

More details - Childhood Disrupted photo exhibition
This spring, global children’s charity Plan International UK is bringing the stories of South Sudan to the heart of Edinburgh in a powerful and immersive new exhibition.
Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street, Edinburgh
Fri 31 May 19

More details - Jazz Cruise
After a sell-out musical events programme in 2018, Maid of the Forth, the family-run sightseeing cruise on the Firth of Forth, has announced its hotly anticipated sunset cruises for 2019. Maid’s famed Jazz Cruises are back with an even bigger programme.
Firth of Forth, South Queensferry
Fri 24 May 19

More details - VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Vivaldi – Spring & Summer from The Four Seasons Vivaldi – Concerto for 2 Cellos Vivaldi – Concerto for 2 Violins A minor Vivaldi – La Follia Telemann – Viola Concerto Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins If you’re looking for a romantic candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some classical
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 17 May 19

More details - Folk Cruise - Firth of Forth
After a sell-out musical events programme in 2018, Maid of the Forth, the family-run sightseeing cruise on the Firth of Forth, has announced its hotly anticipated sunset cruises for 2019. The hugely popular Folk Cruise programme launches on 17 May.
Firth of Forth, South Queensferry
Fri 17 May 19

More details - Day Out With Thomas
Travel on the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. Engines with friendly faces, children’s entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions: a popular event with young fans of the Railway Stories by Rev W Awdry and his son Christopher, as seen on TV. Special timetable : hourly departures to Birkhill from 10.
Boness & Kinneil Railway
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Fizz on the Forth
After a sell-out musical events programme in 2018, Maid of the Forth, the family-run sightseeing cruise on the Firth of Forth, has announced its hotly anticipated sunset cruises for 2019.
Firth of Forth, South Queensferry
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Big Kid Circus
This year Big Kid Circus introduces an exciting mix of amazing new artistes! An incredible troupe from Cuba present a variety of acts, including the wondrous Teeter Board, a Russian Bar, a Double Aerial Hoop, a Triple Aerial Trapeze Bar and Roller Skating!
Danderhall Park, Edmonstone, Danderhall
Fri 3 May 19

More details - Brilliant Beltane
A special long weekend of family fun when we can all wish each other a Brilliant Beltane. Turning our backs on the cheesiness and chocolates of an increasingly commercial Easter, we’re celebrating happier, simpler days when life was closer to nature, and ancient traditions marked the passage of the seasons.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston
Fri 3 May 19

More details - Beltane Fire Festival 2019
Celebrate the first signs of summer with a blazing mix of fire, drumming, dance, and acrobatics. For one special night, hundreds of otherworldly creatures will descend on Calton Hill to mark the change of the seasons.
Calton Hill, Edinburgh
Tue 30 Apr 19

More details - Big Kid Circus
This year Big Kid Circus introduces an exciting mix of amazing new artistes! An incredible troupe from Cuba present a variety of acts, including the wondrous Teeter Board, a Russian Bar, a Double Aerial Hoop, a Triple Aerial Trapeze Bar and Roller Skating!
Penicuik Park, John Street
Tue 30 Apr 19

More details - Steak Night at Restoration Café
In need of a night out? Restoration Café’s Steak Night is back by popular demand – and it’s bigger and better than ever. Slice into the best cuts of the finest Buccleuch Beef and enjoy a steak experience like no other, now taking place on the last Friday of every month.
Restoration Café, Restoration Yard, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith Country Park
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Mozart – Divertimento in D Elgar – Serenade for Strings Bach – Concerto for 2 Violins Vivaldi –The Four Seasons Join us for this candlelit concert, and the ensemble will transport you between seasons, countries, and eras.
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Beyond The Moon Sock Monster Reading and Craft Workshop
We are super excited to welcome Beyond The Moon to Restoration Yard over Easter Weekend for a book reading and craft workshop.
Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith, Midlothian
Sat 20 Apr 19

More details - Prescription for Murder
Edinburgh Makars present Norman Robbins’ thriller ’Prescription for Murder’: Dr Richard Forth has a busy time balancing his wife Barbara’s ill health, an awkward friendship with his ex-girlfriend and the gossiping locals of sleepy Bere Knighton.
Church Hill Theatre, Morningside Road, Edinburgh
Thu 11 Apr 19

More details - White Eagle Spiritualist Church
A modern and independant spiritualist church which is affiliated to the United Spiritualists and meets every tuesday at 7.30pm in The Broxburn Bowling Club, Longbyres , Station Road, Broxburn .
The Bowling Club, Longbyres , Station Road. Broxburn West Lothian
Tue 2 Apr 19

More details - Easter Eggcitement
Easter Eggcitement 30th March - 22nd April Throughout the Easter school break, the farm is alive with the cheeps and bleats of baby animals, who will be introduced to you at handling and encounter sessions.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - VIVALDI - THE FOUR SEASONS by Candlelight
Programme: Bach - Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 Vivaldi - Bassoon Concerto Vaughan-Williams - The Lark Ascending Telemann - Oboe Concerto Vivaldi - “Spring” & “Summer” from The Four Seasons If you’re looking for a romantic candlelit experience - or simply want to enjoy some classical music greats in a...
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 22 Mar 19

More details - Afternoon Teas and Teddy Bears Woodland at Almond Valley
Afternoon Tea at Almond Valley and Teddy Bears Woodland play area 14th January – Friday 22nd March (except 11th - 18th February) It might be cold and miserable outside, but in the Teddy Bear Woods, the weather is always warm and cosy.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston
Wed 20 Mar 19

More details - Red Priest
Truly Madly Baroque - Red Priest present music by Bach, Vialdi, Albinoni, Tartini etc in a lively and dramatic way. They are the only early music group to have been compared to the Rolling Stones, the Marx Brothers and Cirque du Soleil! Critics have called them visionary and heretic and,outrageous and compulsive.
Linlithgow Academy, Braehead Road, Linlithgow
Sat 9 Mar 19

More details - American Wrestling - W3L Wrestling Showdown
Live American Wrestling action from the World Wide Wrestling League. Great fun for all the family - as seen on TV - matches to be filmed for popular YouTube show W3L Wrestling Showdown
Linlithgow Leisure Cente, McGinley Way, Linlithgow
Sun 24 Feb 19

More details - Valentines Piano Recital by Candlelight
Daniel Grimwood - Piano Join pianist Daniel Grimwood as he performs Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata for this romantic Valentine’s Day concert. Beethoven - Moonlight Sonata Brahms - Variations on a theme of Schumann Chopin - Sonata No.
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 15 Feb 19

More details - Valentine's Night
When it comes to 14th February are you an embrace-it-with-gusto romantic schmaltz or a hardened anti-Valentinista? No matter, it’s a great excuse to have a delicious dinner with your favourite (you’d hope) person in your world.
Restoration Café, Restoration Yard, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith Country Park
Thu 14 Feb 19

More details - Concert by Adam Walker, flute, Principal, London Symphony Orchestra
Adam Walker became principal Flute of the London Symphony Orchestra at the age of 21, and he is now also an established solo performer. He will play works by Dvorak, Widor, Schumann and Cesar Frank, accompanied by James Baillieu, for Linlithgow Arts Guild. All are welcome.
Linlithgow Academy, Braehead Road, Linlithgow
Sat 9 Feb 19

More details - Valentine’s Kids Crafting for February Half Term
At our Valentine’s Kids Crafting workshop your small people can express their Valentine’s love. They can choose to make their own Valentine’s clay decorations with love themed clay cutters – stamping their messages of adoration in to each.
Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith, Midlothian
Sat 9 Feb 19

More details - Fort Douglas Sky Maze Launch Weekend
Get ready for sky-high adventures! Today marks the official opening of SKY MAZE, the new 5th element to Fort Douglas adventure playground. Adventurers young and old can enjoy the maze of twisting, turning walkways, treehouses, ramps, rope bridges, see through walkways and HUGE slides!
Dalkeith Country Park, Via The King’s Gate, Dalkeith
Sat 9 Feb 19

More details - Burns Night
‘Slangevar’ with friends, family or book in for a unique date night! We are ending (dry) January by toasting Scotland’s bard with a delicious three-course dinner in our beautiful Restoration Café.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Fri 25 Jan 19

More details - Afternoon Teas and Teddy Bears Woodland at Almond Valley
Afternoon Tea at Almond Valley and Teddy Bears Woodland play area 14th January – Friday 22nd March (except 11th - 18th February) It might be cold and miserable outside, but in the Teddy Bear Woods, the weather is always warm and cosy.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston
Sat 19 Jan 19

More details - American Wrestling - W3L Wrestling Showdown
Live American Wrestling action from the World Wide Wrestling League. Great fun for all the family - as seen on TV - matches to be filmed for popular YouTube show W3L Wrestling Showdown
Strathbrock Community Centre, 189A W Main St, Broxburn
Fri 28 Dec 18

More details - Breakfast With Santa
Make the lead up to Christmas even more magical for your little elves by treating them to Breakfast with Santa at Restoration Café. You can all enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast in magical surroundings whilst your child meets the man of the moment and receives a gift.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 22 Dec 18

More details - Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Touring their ever-popular festive programme, London Concertante travel the length and breadth of the country presenting treats from across Europe to get you in the mood for mulled wine, mince pies, and baubles.
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 21 Dec 18

More details - Hobo Cinema – An Indoor Winter Woodland Cinema
Our indoor winter woodland cinema is the perfect setting for a classic Christmas movie! Beautiful winter foliage, twinkling festoon with rich hot chocolates, spiced mulled wine and gourmet popcorn. Not your average cinema!
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Fri 21 Dec 18

More details - Santa Fun Run
Run as Santa Claus for a most worthy cause. Our festive fun run through the magical woodlands of Dalkeith Country Park is the perfect way to stave off those inevitable Christmas calories whilst doing your bit for charity; we’ll be donating a percentage of the proceeds to our chosen charity, CHAS (Children’s Hospices...
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sun 16 Dec 18

More details - Meet professional MasterChef winner Gary Maclean
Come along and meet professional MasterChef winner Gary Maclean. Gary will be holding a book signing for his new book ‘Gary Maclean’s Kitchen Essentials’ as well as food tastings and special offers at selected Dobbies stores.
Dobbies Livingston Beughburn Houstoun Mains Livingston
Sat 15 Dec 18

More details - Santa Breakfasts
SANTA BREAKFASTS - 14th, 17th - 21st December Enjoy a tasty breakfast before visiting jolly old Santa in his magic cottage. Brilliant breakfasts are served at 10.30 and 11.00, and must be booked in advance.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Fri 14 Dec 18

More details - Viennese Christmas by Candlelight
Touring their ever-popular festive programme, London Concertante travel the length and breadth of the country presenting treats from across Europe to get you in the mood for mulled wine, mince pies, and baubles.
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 14 Dec 18

More details - Santa Suppers
SANTA SUPPERS - 14th, 17th - 21st December A warming and yummy evening supper, served at your tables by the kitchen elves. Once everyone has had their fill it’s time to visit Santa, receive an early Christmas present, then go wild in the soft play area. Supper starts at 16.30 and the fun continues until 18.30.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Fri 14 Dec 18

More details - Christmas Afternoon Teas
CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON TEAS - 14th, 17th - 21st December Enjoy a smart sophisticated seasonal afternoon tea, with cakes, sandwiches and many dainty festive nibbles. These cost £9.95 per adult, which includes free admission to Almond Valley. For children, there’s a perfect scaled-down version priced at £4.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Fri 14 Dec 18

More details - Late Night Shopping & Dining
Make an evening of it at Restoration Yard this Christmas – December 13th is our new Shop & Dine event. Restoration Café will open exclusively with bookings taken from 6pm to 8pm for ticket holders to book in for a Christmas meal and some festive drinks before or after their shopping expedition (store open til 8pm).
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Thu 13 Dec 18

More details - Pottery Decoration Workshop
Personalise your tree with your kids’ artistic endeavours. In this fun, hands-on workshop kids of all ages can paint and glitter pre-made clay decorations and walk away with two unique pieces of keep-forever festive art.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sun 9 Dec 18

More details - Wreath Making Workshop for Adults
Set your most creative festive spirit free this December. Come make a beautiful Christmas wreath with our Restoration Yard experts – your door will be the envy of your neighbourhood, we promise. Festive nibbles and drinks will be on hand to get those artistic juices flowing.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 8 Dec 18

More details - Santa's Farmyard Cottage
SANTA’S FARMYARD COTTAGE -  8th, 9th, and daily from 14th - 24th December Once again, it’s the time of the year when dear old Santa Claus visits Almond Valley and settles into his comfortable farmyard cottage within a chilly midwinter forest.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Sat 8 Dec 18

More details - Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Candlelight
With a programme loaded full of Classical delights and Baroque masterpieces, this magical concert presented by London Concertante, is one you do not want to miss!
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Fri 7 Dec 18

More details - Enjoy a Festive Feast at Restoration Café
Restoration Yard is magical during the festive season. For work Christmas lunches, family get togethers, catching up with friends, you’ll find a delicious menu created by our Head Chef using the best seasonal ingredients.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Mon 3 Dec 18

More details - Pom Pom Workshop for Kids
Keep your sanity. Let the kids get crafty at Restoration Yard – not at home. Book your creative kids in for this fun workshop to make a colourful mantelpiece worthy pom-pom tree that you’ll love every year after. This event will take place in the Boudoir at Restoration Yard, Dalkeith Country Park.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sun 2 Dec 18

More details - Felt Stocking Workshop for Adults
Take a step off the world - come along to this crafting class for grown-ups where you will make a beautifully unique Christmas stocking for you or for one of your favourite people to hang on the mantelpiece come Christmas Eve. Festive nibbles and drinks will be on hand to get those creative juices flowing.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - Santa's Grotto
Santa and his elves are coming to Dalkeith Country Park to give your kids an unforgettably magical experience this Christmas.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 1 Dec 18

More details - St Andrew's Night in Restoration Café
Pull up a chair for our first ever St Andrew’s Night opening in Restoration Café. Rhumbledethumps – clapshot – skirlie cake – you’ll find the best Scottish produce on our fabulous menu designed by Head Chef Colin Halliday.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Fri 30 Nov 18

More details - Meet the Makers Late Night Shopping Event & Charity Raffle
We’re kicking off our Thursday late night shopping events with a special Christmas ‘Meet the Makers’ evening where you’ll get to meet some of the designers and producers behind our labels, helping you pick the best of their collections.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Thu 29 Nov 18

More details - Meet professional MasterChef winner Gary Maclean
Come along and meet professional MasterChef winner Gary Maclean. Gary will be holding a book signing for his new book ‘Gary Maclean’s Kitchen Essentials’ as well as food tastings and special offers at selected Dobbies stores.
Dobbies Edinburgh Melville Nursery Lasswade Midlothian
Fri 23 Nov 18

More details - Edinburgh's Christmas
Edinburgh’s Christmas 2018 takes over the Scottish capital between 16 November and 5 January with the brand-new Silent Light headlining this year’s programme, a unique silent party raising money for One City Trust.
Edinburgh
Sun 18 Nov 18

More details - An Ingenious Whittler: John Muir the Inventor
Our exhibition celebrates the amazing machines that John Muir invented to make life easier. His designs included clocks and barometers to plans for study desks and ‘early rising machines’. Sit on the loafer’s chair for a noisy surprise or draw up a blueprint for your own invention!
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street, Dunbar
Sat 10 Nov 18

More details - Bach Violin Concertos by Candlelight
Presenting J. S. Bach’s finest concertos alongside household names and hidden gems of the genre, London Concertante and guest soloists promise a magical evening of remarkable musical and delightful entertainment.
St Giles’ Cathedral, High Street, Edinburgh
Sat 10 Nov 18

More details - The Great War
Groups all over East Lothian have been marking the centenary of the Great War. Our exhibition in Dunbar highlights photos of troops training, leaving for battle and the work of the Battery Hospital. This will be exhibited alongside panels of the touring exhibition: East Lothian at War.
Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, High Street, Dunbar
Sat 10 Nov 18

More details - Exhibition of Dorothea Nimmo Smith paintings:  1940s & 50s Haddington
A Sense of Place: paintings by Dorothea Nimmo Smith of Haddington in the 1940s and ‘50s. Dorothea Nimmo Smith (1889 to 1962), was a talented water colourist capturing more than a hundred water colours of Haddington street scenes.
John Gray Centre, 15 Lodge Street, Haddington
Sat 10 Nov 18

More details - Spooky Happenings
Almond Valley is a happy, fun place with farm animals, play spaces and loads for families to do and enjoy. Unfortunately, as Halloween approaches, some rather strange and unwelcome residents emerge from the shadows of the ancient mill buildings, intent on mischief.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Livingston Mill Farm Millfield Livingston
Tue 30 Oct 18

More details - Spooky Saturday All Day Halloween Party
SPOOKY SATURDAY - 27th October - the all-day Halloween Party - 10.00 to 17.00 On the Saturday before Halloween there’s even more spooky fun going on throughout the day - dooking for apples and other traditional games, crafts and creations, and music for monster dancing - ideal for families with younger...
Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Sat 27 Oct 18

More details - Steam 'n' Scream Hallowe'en Weekend
Travel on the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. Try to frighten our spooks with your fancy dress! A train journey and spooky fun for everyone. Trains at 10.45, 12.10 & 14.10 Standard fares apply; Come in fancy dress! (No need to book) .
Boness & Kinneil Railway
Sat 27 Oct 18

More details - Friday Fright Night
FRIDAY FRIGHT NIGHT- 26th October - from 18.00 to 21.00 A little extra horror once the sun goes down, with a scary surprise around every corner, ghost trains to nowhere, and trailer rides circuiting the graveyard. Come dressed to kill.
Almond Valley Heritage Centre
Fri 26 Oct 18

More details - Restoration Café's Exclusive Steak Night
Restoration Café will be serving up their popular Steak Night once again on Saturday 20th October. There’s a delicious menu lined up for you using the finest British Buccleuch Beef to bring you the best possible steak experience. Buccleuch Beef is different to what you might have experienced in the past.
Dalkeith Country Park, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Nr Edinburgh
Sat 20 Oct 18

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