What's on inLongstone

Welcome to Longstone

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Longstone - 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 Longstone to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Longstone

26
NOV
Passenger
Usher Hall

Singer song writer Mike Rosenberg is Passenger With a varying back up band for five albums of folk influenced pop rock Passenger has delivered hypnotically good all English music. Thank you Mike for putting the…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
Wicked
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Award‐winning musical Wicked tells the story of an unlikely friendship between two witches who meet at the sorcery academy. Join the girls on their exciting adventures in Oz as they grow part ways and fulfil…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Lecture by Henry Collingham
Edinburgh Printmakers

How does 3D printing change our world A new creative process. 3D printing and the acceleration of manufacturing technologies in the studio affords artists and designers completely new opportunities. Digital manufacturing techniques across disciplines pose a solution to the problems of traditional…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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27
NOV
Electric Six
Liquid Room

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor
Liquid Room

Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor at Liquid Room in Edinburgh on Saturday 29 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Hugh Cornwell Hazel OConnor…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
John Grant
Usher Hall Edinburgh

John Grant performs live at Usher Hall Edinburgh in Edinburgh Midlothian on Saturday 29 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for John Grant at Usher Hall Edinburgh now.…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
DEC
Protest the Hero
Studio 24

Protest the Hero is a Canadian progressive metal band from Ontario. They were originally named Happy Go Lucky when they formed in 1999; the band line‐up remains the same. The band changed their name in…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
DEC
Chris Rea
Usher Hall

Chris Rea is one of Englands greatest contemporary Rock legends having released nearly 20 albums he is as prolific as he is talented. Taking the time to appreciate the music of Chris Rea requires…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
DEC
Stiff Little Fingers
Liquid Room

Belfast‐based punk‐rock band 'Stiff Little Fingers' first hit the music scene in 1977. They split after 6 years and 4 albums then later reformed in the late 1980s and continue to record and tour today.…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Christmas Charity Festival,5K Run
Inverleith Park

Lots of activities for all the family including; 5K run 6 Mile Walk 5K Buggy Run Tinsel Walk Santa Toddle Grotto and reindeer. Marquee with stalls selling goodies live music and a carol serviceChristmas Charity FestivalSaturday 6th and Sunday 7th December …

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0131-6 200190
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06
DEC
Edinburgh Bach Choir Christmas Concert
St Cuthbert's Parish Church, Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Come and hear the Edinburgh Bach Choir accompanied by the Edinburgh Bach Society Orchestra sing the beautiful baroque music of Bachs Magnificat Handels Four Coronation Anthems and Purcells Rejoice in the Lord Alway.Our Soloists are:Soprano Catriona HewitsonAlto Sue MarrsTenor Matthew ToddBass John…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: +441316 624581
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06
DEC
Ben Howard
Usher Hall

2011 and has been a triumphant year for twenty‐three year old Ben Howard. With catchy single The Wolves he caught the attention of potential fans away from his growing fan base in Devon and Cornwall…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
DEC
The Bootleg Beatles
Usher Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
DEC
Imelda May
Queen's Hall

Irish female Vocalist Imelda May hails from Dublin and is best known for her singing and Bodhran playing. Her debut album was No Turning Back in 2005 and her latest release is Mayhem 2010 Four…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
DEC
Bombay Bicycle Club
Usher Hall

Unlike so many alternative British bands who have just their brief time in the sun and one acclaimed debut album Bombay Bicycle Club have evolved from awkward indie freshmen into one of the most highly…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
DEC
Blooming Surprise
Assembly Roxy

Blooming SurpriseA story about loneliness hope and love for oneself.Set in an airport Blooming Surprise takes you on an unexpected journey into your heart where hope blooms ever fresh. This performance invites you to explore a new language connect with your deepest…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
DEC
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Cav, Edinburgh

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether it is the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. Big Night Out is famous for bringing you the biggest mostspectacular club nights…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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13
DEC
John Cleese
Venue 150 at EICC

Multi‐talented actor comedian writer film producer and producer John Cleese is perhaps best known for his part in Britains beloved Monty Python team. From the 1960s onwards he saw huge success with Monty Python…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
DEC
Chantel McGregor
The Caves

Chantel McGregor at The Caves in Edinburgh on Sunday 14 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
DEC
Steve Cradock
The Voodoo Rooms

Steve Cradock at The Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh on Sunday 14 December 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Steve Cradock live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
Deacon Blue
Usher Hall Edinburgh

Deacon Blue is a Scottish band formed in 1985 in Glasgow. The bands name was taken from Steely Dans song Deacon Blues. They released their debut album Raintown in 1987 which was widely praised as…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

31
DEC
Hogmanay Live
Le Monde Hotel

Enjoy Jasons cabaret show after dinner and party through the night with the resident DJ.TICKET PRICES TBC…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07745 046805
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10
JAN
Paul Carrack
Queen's Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Edinburgh (Morningside)
Polwarth Parish Church

Your friendly local Edinburgh choir is run by singing teacher Elaine Williamson. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Edinburgh Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining our…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
JAN
First Aid Kit
Usher Hall

First Aid Kit band is a Swedish folk duo comprising of sisters Klara Soderberg andJohanna Soderberg from Enskede Stockholm. The two had been writing folk‐influenced songs since 2007 but stormed into the limelight when a…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
JAN
GTDĀ® Mastering Workflow Series, Level 1
The Balmoral Hotel

GTD: Mastering Workflow is a one‐day seminar that provides practical techniques that help you to get more of the right things done in less time with less stress and greater mental clarity.GTD is the shorthand brand for Getting Things Done the ground…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 2078 288649
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22
JAN
Omid Djalili
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
JAN
Lecture by Sophie Kromholtz
Edinburgh Printmakers

Ars Brevis: Live and Let DieArt is long and life is short Hippocrates that would at first glance certainly seem so for the print which lends and extends itself through multiples seemingly touching upon some kind of immortality. Yet there are rules…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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01
FEB
Hudson Taylor
The Caves

Hudson Taylor at The Caves in Edinburgh on Sunday 01 February 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
FEB
Straight No Chaser
Queen's Hall

Straight No Chaser at Queens Hall in Edinburgh on Sunday 01 February 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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…

Aberdour Golf Club

Aberdour Golf Club ‐ golf course in Burntisland, Fife. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01383 860080 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Aberdour Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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.…

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