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

09
DEC
Babes in the Wood
Scottish Storytelling Centre

by Duncan KiddIf you go down to the woods today youre sure to find no‐good robbers star‐crossed lovers a tone‐deaf girl band mischievous fairies & a misplaced cow.Performed by the Strange Town Wednesday 11‐14s youth theatre group.Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre 43‐45 High…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01315 569579
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09
DEC
The Dark Hand Over Onion Street
Scottish Storytelling Centre

by Sam SiggsMalevolent forces have a hold over the young inhabitants of Onion Street. Will Christmas ever be the same againPerformed by the Strange Town Friday 11‐14s youth theatre group.Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre 43‐45 High St Edinburgh EH1 1SRPriceFull Price: GBP 8.50Concession:…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01315 569579
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10
DEC
Christmas Crafts
Newhailes Estate

We will have lots of activities to choose from ‐ you could make a mini owl with felt and pine cones or maybe a cute felt snowman complete with top hat and scarf.Craft sessions take place on Saturdays and Sundays 10 &…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01316 535599
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10
DEC
Christmas Wreath Making Workshop
Newhailes Estate

A relaxed two‐hour workshop in which you can create your own Christmas wreath guaranteed to impress family and friends. All materials provided. Hot drink and mince pie included. This workshop runs on Saturday 10 December and Sunday 18 December…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01316 535599
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10
DEC
Santa's Grotto at Newhailes
Newhailes Estate

Meet Santa and have a photo taken with him. Receive a wee stocking filler. Free entry to newhailes Visitor Centre.…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01316 535599
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10
DEC
The Story Kist: Inclusive Storytelling
Scottish Storytelling Centre

Whatever the weather outside were going to make our very own wee snowstorm at the Storytelling Centre Come along for some icy stories cosy tales and multisensory Christmas adventures with storytellers Marie Louise Cochrane and Ailie Finlay. Tactile props games and joining‐in…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01315 569579
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10
DEC
Winter Holly Days at Newhailes
Newhailes Estate

Celebrate your Winter Holly Days with us at NewhailesJoin us this Christmas season for two weekends of festive fun for all ages. We are open 1011 and 1718 December. Newhailes Courtyard will be awash with musical sounds of carols brass bands…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01316 535599
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11
DEC
Christmas Centrepiece Making Workshop
Newhailes Estate

A relaxed two‐hour workshop in which you can create your own table centrepiece guaranteed to impress family and friends. All materials provided. Hot drink and mince pie included. This workshop runs on Sunday 11 December and Saturday 17 December…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01316 535599
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12
DEC
Super Furry Animals
Usher Hall

Super Furry Animals at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Monday 12 December 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Super Furry Animals live in…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
DEC
G4 Christmas By Candlelight Tour 2016
Greyfriars Kirk

Make this Christmas a G4 Christmas Experience sumptuous harmonies in an idyllic festive setting...Due to overwhelming public demand original X‐Factor stars and operatic multi‐platinum selling vocal quartet G4 are back with their atmospheric Christmas By Candlelight show across the UK in November…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07989 302532
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17
DEC
Christmas Shoppers' Weekend
Edinburgh Printmakers

Edinburgh Printmakers welcomes shoppers back into their gallery and shop space for a weekend of bargain extravaganzasGet into the Christmas spirit whilst discovering beautiful handmade prints made in our studio as well as textiles jewellery & an array of stocking fillers This…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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17
DEC
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Central Library

Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of Bruno Groening: There is no incurable God is the greatest physician has…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +447849 839472
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25
DEC
Christmas at The Horseshoe Restaurant with Rooms
The Horseshoe Restaurant with Rooms

THE HORSESHOECHRISTMAS IN PEEBLES SCOTTISH BORDERSChristmas Day Lunch is at 1pm in the Horseshoe Restaurant £70 per person for canaps 3 courses coffee and petits fours.We request that guests menu choices are forwarded to us by the 5th December.Please see our…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01721 730225
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31
DEC
Hogmanay 2017
Movement

EDINBURGH PUB CRAWL PRESENTSHogmanay 201731st DecemberHogmanay is here as we say see ya to this year and welcome in a new year. Join our guides for an incredible Hogmanay experience as we visit not just 1 but 8 different New Year parties.Free…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07547 022182
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11
JAN
Jack Whitehall
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
JAN
Wonderland
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Wonderland at Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh in Edinburgh on Friday 20 January 2017. 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 service.…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
JAN
St Columba's Hospice Burn Supper
Edinburgh Corn Exchange

A great night of music dancing and food all raising money for an extremely good cause. Speakers include Iain McSporran. Mark Cox hosts proceedings there is live music from Corra and James Macsween addresses the haggis.Tickets are £35 and include a…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01315 511381
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28
JAN
Edinburgh Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
Apex international

Why Book on a Edinburgh Wine Tasting Course with Wine UnearthedWine Tasting should be all about enjoying wine and having Fun ‐ our Edinburgh Days are ‐ learn about wine with like‐minded people in an un‐stuffy way.We are Established & Proven and…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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31
JAN
Nish Kumar
EDINBURGH: The Stand

Nish Kumar is set to tour the UK with his fifth solo show Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud. This follows a month long run at the Pleasance Courtyard Cabaret Bar in August where…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01315 587272
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11
FEB
Bianca Del Rio
Usher Hall

Bianca Del Rio at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Saturday 11 February 2017. 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: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
FEB
Pet Shop Boys
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

British post‐modern synth pop that's sold 50 million records world wide earning the award from the Guinness Book of World Records no less of being the most accomplished English duo in the history of U.K.…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAR
CIBSE BIM Roadshow: Edinburgh
The Merchants Hall

The use of Building Information Modelling BIM should be introduced in central government with a view to encouraging its adoption across the entire public sector. The objective should be that where appropriate construction projects across the public sector in Scotland adopt a…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02087 723627
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11
MAR
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox
Usher Hall

Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Saturday 11 March 2017. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAR
Mike The Mechanics
Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Mike The Mechanics at Edinburgh Festival Theatre in Edinburgh on Sunday 19 March 2017. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAR
Anderson Rabin and Wakeman
Usher Hall

Anderson Rabin and Wakeman at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on Wednesday 22 March 2017. 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…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
MAR
Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Lord of the Dance Dangerous Games at Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh in Edinburgh on Friday 24 March 2017. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Lord…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
MAR
The Commitments
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Featuring soul classics Night Train Try A Little Tenderness In The Midnight Hour Papa Was A Rolling Stone Save Me Mustang Sally and many more – The Commitments is now live on stage for the…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
MAY
Professor Brian Cox Live
Edinburgh Playhouse

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 its the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time delving into high science…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
MAY
Professor Brian Cox
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Professor Brian Cox at Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh in Edinburgh on Sunday 07 May 2017. 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…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUN
The MoonWalk Scotland 2017
Holyrood Park

Get ready to release your inner Jane Tarzan or Indiana at The MoonWalks Jungle Safari Sign up now for The MoonWalk Scotland 2017 organised by grant‐making breast cancer charity Walk the Walk. On Saturday 10th June thousands of women and men wearing…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01483 741430
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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…

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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