What's on inLoanhead

Welcome to Loanhead

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Loanhead - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Loanhead to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Loanhead

26
MAY
8th European Conference on Rare Diseases
Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

The European Conference on Rare Diseases & Orphan Products is the unique platformforum across all rare diseases across all European countries bringing together all stakeholders ‐ patients representatives academics researchers health care professionals industry payers regulators and policy makers.ECRD provides the state‐of‐the‐art…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +41612 255151
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26
MAY
Hullabaloo - Weekly Thursdays
The Bongo Club

Weekly mix of Funk soul disco hiphop mashups and breakbeats all brought together with a modern twist : perfect soundtrack to your Thursday night outJoin us at The Bongo Club for Edinburghs busiest weekly Thursday night underground disco party A night of…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07850 526892
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26
MAY
Brian Wilson
Usher Hall

Brian Wilson at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Thursday 26 May 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Brian Wilson tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
MAY
Yogi Haughton at The Printing Press
The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

The Printing Press Bar is the most exciting edition to the capitals late bar scene opening until 1am daily as well as an extensive cocktail list tasty bar bites and a bar fully stocked with premium wines spirits and beers The Printing…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01312 407177
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28
MAY
Genius of Bach
St Cuthbert's Parish Church

For our final concert of the season the Edinburgh Bach Choir will perform the beautiful Motet ‐ Lobet den Herrn along with Cantatas No 1 ‐ Wie Schn leuchtet der Morgenstern No 65 ‐ Sie Werden aus Saba alle kommen and No…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01312281155UsherHallBox Office
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28
MAY
Rebecca Vasmant at The Printing Press
The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

The Printing Press Bar is the most exciting edition to the capitals late bar scene opening until 1am daily as well as an extensive cocktail list tasty bar bites and a bar fully stocked with premium wines spirits and beers The Printing…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01312 407177
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29
MAY
Soundbone Jazz Trio session
The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen

George Streets hottest bar and restaurant The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen now boasts a line‐up of top musical talent to suit a range of tastes including Sunday afternoon jazz sessions. Housed in a Georgian townhouse with contemporary touches The Printing Press…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01312 407177
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03
JUN
The Art Friends of St Columba's Hospice
St Columba's Hospice

The Art Exhibition now in its 30th year offers a unique selection of contemporary painting sculpture print and jewellery from over 80 of Scotlands most established artists along with emerging talent. The Hospices Centre for Education and Research boasting stunning views across…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01315 511381
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05
JUN
CHOLE2016 - International Conference
Edinburgh International Convention Centre (EICC)

The leading international conference on Cholesteatoma and Middle Ear Surgery. 1000 delegates 8 streams over 200 sessions.It is my pleasure to invite you to attend the 10th International Conference in Cholesteatoma and Ear Surgery in Scotlands inspiring capital city Edinburgh.And we hope…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02078 085621
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08
JUN
Species of Space: Descriptive Tour
Edinburgh Printmakers

Edinburgh Printmakers invites you to join us for a descriptive tour of our current exhibition Species of Space the extraordinary new solo exhibition by artist Robert Powell.Lead by the artist Robert Powell this tour is tailored towards visitors with visual impairments using…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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11
JUN
The MoonWalk Scotland
Holyrood Park

Get ready to swing your tartan for the The MoonWalk Midnight Hooley at Holyrood Sign up now for The MoonWalk Scotland 2016 organised by grant‐making breast cancer charity Walk the Walk. On Saturday 11th June thousands of women and men wearing brightly…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01483 741430
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14
JUN
Ben Folds
Usher Hall

Ben Folds at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Tuesday 14 June 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ben Folds tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JUN
A Walk to Remember 2016
Balerno High School

A Walk to RememberSaturday 18th June 2016Join us on A Walk to Remember through the heart of Edinburgh along the picturesque Water of Leith.We have two distances to choose fromThe Big Yin 12.5 miles from Balerno to LeithThe Wee Yin …

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01315 511381
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21
JUN
The Scotch Whisky Training School
The Scotch Whisky Experience

Spend a day immersed in the world of Scotch whisky and gain a Certificate of Expertise recognised by the Scotch whisky industry. Ideal for professionals and enthusiasts alike. Spend a day immersed in the world of Scotch whisky with The Scotch Whisky…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01312 200441
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25
JUN
Edinburgh Whisky Solstice
Assembley Rooms

. This year were heading back indoors and will be setting up our Edinburgh Whisky Festival in the Assembly Rooms on George St. This iconic Georgian venue has long been at the heart of Edinburgh hosting thousands of events from Royal banquets…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01904 410841
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25
JUN
Great Scottish Walk and Run Festival
Holyrood Park

. SATURDAY 25th and SUNDAY 26th June Venue: Holyrood Park ‐ This annual event goes from strength to strength with activities for all ages. ENTERTAINMENT ‐ Under cover is the stage and entertainment area. Live music featuring live bands…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01316 200190
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25
JUN
Mum2Mum Markets MUSSELBURGH
Ravelston House

‐‐ AS SEEN ON DRAGONS DEN ‐‐ Our award winning baby and kids NEARLY NEW SALES have arrived in East LothianBuy top quality baby and childrens goods at out award winning pop up indoor market. 25 Stalls under one roof giving you…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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25
JUN
Elton John
Meadowbank Sports Centre

Elton John is one of the top selling musical artists of all time and this fantastic musician is on his tour which is bound to sell out at all venues across the UK. Definitely…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUL
Gladys Knight
Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Gladys Knight at Edinburgh Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on Wednesday 06 July 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JUL
Edinburgh PrintMAKERS MARKET
Edinburgh Printmakers

Our summer craft fair continues its success This great Summer family event will showcase an eclectic mix of talented local crafters coming together to display sell and promote their beautiful items including jewellery ceramics paintings zines and much much more. Each piece…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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09
JUL
Sarah Millican
Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
JUL
Simply Red
Edinburgh Castle

Simply Red announced their retirement in 2010 after 25 years of musical success. The British soul group fronted by Manchester‐lad Mick Hucknall are thought to have sold over 50 million albums world wide and entertained…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
JUL
Stereophonics
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Welsh rock band Stereophonics stormed onto the rock scene in 1992 with a sound that's been described as being akin to the genres of alt‐rock and British traditional rock. Their debut album Word Gets…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JUL
Runrig
Edinburgh Castle Esplanade

Formed on the Scottish isle of Skye Runrig are a Scottish Celtic rock group who sing both in English and Gaelic. They first appeared on the music scene in the early 1970s and have released…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
JUL
Launch Event and Artists’ Talk for The Rust Gard
Edinburgh Printmakers

This launch reception celebrates Donovan & Siegels ambitious organic and highly visible new artwork Rust Garden commissioned by Edinburgh Printmakers for the building of Castle Mill Works. This artwork will monumentalize the heritage of Castle Mill Works and Fountainbridges industrial past.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: (0)1315 572479
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04
AUG
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
B'est Restaurant

This internationally acclaimed show returns to Edinburgh Fringe for its ninth consecutive year with a new cast and a fresh format. Advance ticket sales are now open and gift vouchers are available too. Basil Sybil and Manuel are heading back to…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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04
AUG
Princess Pumpalot: The Radio Show – Live on Stag
Sweet Grassmarket

Brand new show for 2016 Shes a Princess who farts. What more do you need to know Can Princess Pumpalot and her best friend Guffy solve the mystery of the missing super‐farting bean and save Wiffyville from the nasty low‐flying Gnomes Performed…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01312 256745
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04
AUG
The Wedding Reception - Edinburgh Fringe 2016
The George Hotel

Interactive Theatre International presents: THE WEDDING RECEPTION‐ Boasting 5 reviews from its 2015 debuts in Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe a London Covent Garden residency a fabulous debut at Raffles Singapore and a tour in Australia this new immersive comedy by the…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08451 544145
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04
AUG
Madness
Corn Exchange Edinburgh

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
AUG
Lady Boys of Bangkok: Forever Yours-EDINBURGH 2016
Theatre Big Tops (Fringe Venue 189)

Energetic exotic eclectic and completely unpredictable those sensationally glamorous LADY BOYS OF BANGKOK are ready to whoop it up at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 with a dazzling new production of Scotlands most popular touring cabaret show ‐ Forever Yours...x.The unique…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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Tourist Attractions


Dynamic Earth

Our Dynamic Earth is one of Edinburgh's most exciting, must see attractions. Take a thrilling journey back in time and learn about our planet Earth. Interactive displays let you see, hear, smell and feel the planet as it was in the past, how it is…

Camera Obscura

Enjoy the fascinating Camera Obscura Show, fantastic views of Edinburgh, and three galleries packed full of an amazing range of optical experiences which have been amusing visitors of all ages and nationalities since 1853The Camera Obscura show is the essential Edinburgh tour and an excellent start to your…

Alba Ballooning

Hot Air Balloons at Alba Ballooning in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on 0131‐667 4251 for opening times and entrance costs.…

American Golf Discount

American Golf Discount ‐ golf course in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0131‐664 2001 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at American Golf Discount golf courseclub.…

Baberton Golf Club

Baberton Golf Club ‐ golf course in Juniper Green, Midlothian. Contact the golf course on telephone number 0131‐453 4911 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Baberton Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Berlin Bierhaus

Berlin Bierhaus Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐467 7216 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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