What's on inPenicuik


Welcome to Penicuik

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

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Forthcoming events in Penicuik

21
JUN
Speed Dating in Edinburgh
Lulu

Speed Dating in EdinburghHow Speed Dating in Edinburgh worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Edinburgh you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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23
JUN
Invasion in 1651
Aberdour Castle

Across the spring and summer of 1651 Scots soldiers stood to arms along the Fife coast to repel an English Invasion. Visit Aberdour and meet the Scots soldiers and hear their story. View displays of musketry pike and cannons supported by…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01316 688885
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23
JUN
Fashion Photography Workshop
Malmaison Edinburgh

Create your own unique Fashion photo shoot.This workshop is designed for everyone interested in the fashion industry. Whether you are a photographer a stylist a fashion blogger or an art director we will help you develop skills in producing managing and photograph…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01316 613771
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23
JUN
Edinburgh Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to W
apex grassmarket

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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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29
JUN
Moscow state Circus - Gostinitsa
Leith Links

Special offer ‐ 2 for 1 on any seat any day Simply call the box office 020 3375 3970 and quote Juggler to receive the deal. The UK will play host to one of the most spectacular circus displays…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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30
JUN
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Salisbury Centre

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.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…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 533322
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03
JUL
98th Annual Meeting of the British Association of
EICC Edinburgh

We are delighted to announce further details of the programme for the 98th Annual Meeting of the British Association of Dermatologists taking place 3rd to 5th July at the EICC Edinburgh venue. We hope that you will agree that this is…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2073 916343
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07
JUL
Portrait Photography Workshop
Lochrin Basin

Capture personality through a lens.This workshop is designed for photographers who have an understanding of DSLR camera settings and can shoot on the manual mode. The workshop will help you develop an in depth knowledge and practice of outdoor Portrait Photography.Our expert…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01316 613771
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15
JUL
World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes & its Com
Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

WCPD10 is a global forum where experts on all aspects of prevention of diabetes and its complications meet and all participants can enjoy high quality scientific discussions. The conference programme includes plenaries on diabetes prevention programmes around the globe why stratifying disease…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1313 060120
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21
JUL
MCN Scottish Festival 2018
Royal Highland Centre

Its new; its exciting its outdoors and its coming to Scotland in 2018The all‐new MCN Scottish Festival takes place at the Royal Highland Centre Edinburgh on 21st and 22nd July 2018.The two day event will bring together the best of biking plus…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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27
JUL
Nàdar / Prakriti
Edinburgh Printmakers

Ndar Prakriti is the first solo UK exhibition by Indian artist Ravi Agarwal including new prints commissioned and published by Edinburgh Printmakers.Ravi Agarwal has a diverse and interdisciplinary practice as an artist environmental campaigner writer and curator and combines the ideas…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01315 572479
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01
AUG
Ken
PlPleasance Dome (Ace Dome)easance Dome (Ace Dome)

Following highly successful runs at Hampstead Downstairs and The Bunker Terry Johnsons Ken now comes to its spiritual home in Edinburgh. Marking the ten year anniversary of the death of Ken Campbell Ken pays tribute to the maverick writer and theatre director.…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
Hunch
Assembly Roxy (Downstairs)

Written and performed by Kate Kennedy BBC Ones Midsummer Nights Dream Channel 4s Catastrophe and The Win Bin The Old Red Lion Theatre produced by Edinburgh Fringe favourites DugOut Theatre Replay Swansong The Sunset Five and Inheritance Blues and directed by Old…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
Drenched
Pleasance Courtyard (Bunker 2)

Drenched is a one man comedy‐theatre piece from Third Man Theatre inspired by The Mermaid of Zennor. Daniel Drench Cornwalls most prolific and unstable storyteller presents his own bewildering and moving interpretation of this classic Cornish folk tale. Co‐written by performer Dan…

Location: 8.5 miles away
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01
AUG
Baby Face
Summerhall (Demonstration Room)

Hey Baby Welcome to a world of knee socks bunches lollypops bubble‐gum and models adopting the childlike expressions of six‐year‐old girls. In this brave and outlandish performance Katy Dye questions if innocence is truly as sexy as were told. Baby Face explores…

Location: 8.5 miles away
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01
AUG
Killymuck
Underbelly McEwan Hall (Jersey)

Inspired by real events Killymuck tells of a housing estate built on a paupers graveyard in 1970s Ireland. From Kat Woods award‐winning writer of Belfast Boy Wasted and Mule comes a powerful exploration of survival ‐ about those who strive to work…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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AUG
The Journey
Pleasance Dome (Ten Dome)

The exciting world premiere of The Journey written and directed by critically acclaimed stand‐up comedian Stuart Laws comes to Pleasance this summer. Co‐directed by Phoebe Ladenburg and starring Will Brown and Phoebe Sparrow The Journey is a romantic comedy about a breakup…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
Tobacco Road
Pleasance Courtyard (Upstairs)

Incognito Theatre Company winners of the Les Enfants Terribles 2018 Greenwich Partnership Award return to the Edinburgh Fringe with their explosive physical style to tell the story of five resourceful young men and women attempting to carve out a place for themselves…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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AUG
Thor and Loki
Assembly Roxy (Upstairs)

In a society tearing itself apart through fear greed and violence the apocalypse approaches and unlikely friendships blossom. Thor and Loki the new fierce and fabulous comedy musical by Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Harry Blake reimagines ancient myths through a modern lens.…

Location: 8.5 miles away
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AUG
Very Blue Peter
Gilded Balloon Teviot (Billiards Room)

Very Blue Peter gives you the chance to watch an episode of Blue Peter that was never aired Anyone who is sentimental about the much‐loved programmes of their youth should come and experience kids TV for adults. In 1998 Richard Bacon was…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
Private Peaceful
Underbelly Bristo Square (Cow Barn)

Commemorating the 100th year anniversary of the end of World War I Michael Morpurgos Private Peaceful directed by Simon Reade returns to Edinburgh prior to a West End run and UK Tour. Andy Daniel returns to the role in Scamp Theatres award‐winning…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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AUG
The Song of Lunch
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth)

Robert Bathurst Cold Feet ITV; Downton Abbey ITV; Toast of London Channel 4 and Rebecca Johnson The Trip BBC Two; The Flood Megatopia Films star in this hilarious and poignant drama of a disastrous attempt to rekindle lost love. Set in a…

Location: 8.5 miles away
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AUG
The Vanishing Man
Pleasance Courtyard (Above)

Presenting two back‐to‐back productions the pairing of director‐performers Simon Evans dir. Killer Joe Trafalgar Studios; The Best Man Playhouse Theatre; The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Donmar Warehouse and David Aula Rain God VAULT Festival; The Cement Garden VAULT Festival; Personal Enemy…

Location: 8.5 miles away
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01
AUG
A Sockful of Custard
Pleasance Dome (Ace Dome)

In this the centenary year of Spike Milligans birth Chris Larner and Jeremy Stockwell celebrate the life and work of this British comedy legend with laughs songs philosophy and utter utter silliness. Spike Milligan was a man whose tireless comedic invention redefined…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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01
AUG
The Extinction Event
Pleasance Courtyard (Above)

Location: 8.5 miles away
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AUG
Paddington Bear’s First Concert
Underbelly Bristo Square (Cow Barn)

Join Paddington Bear on his adventures as he leaves home meets his new family and enjoys his first concert ‐ not without causing his fair share of mayhem of course The charming tales of everyones favourite bear now come to life with…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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AUG
3 Years, 1 Week and A Lemon Drizzle
Underbelly McEwan Hall (Jersey)

3 Years 1 Week and a Lemon Drizzle examines the relationship between two sisters and how their close bond was affected when one of them was diagnosed with a severe eating disorder as a teenager. Recalling touching memories laugh‐out‐loud anecdotes and Mars…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03333 444167
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02
AUG
Harpy
Underbelly Cowgate (White Belly)

A razor‐sharp drama from Fringe First award‐winner Philip Meeks Harpy is directed by Hannah Chissick and stars national treasure Su Pollard in her Edinburgh Fringe debut. For Birdie saving what others regard as the junk from her own life allows her to…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
AUG
Angry Alan
Underbelly Cowgate (Big Belly)

Multi‐award winning playwright Penelope Skinner The Village Bike Royal Court Theatre; Linda Royal Court and Manhattan Theatre Club returns to Edinburgh for the first time since 2009 with the world premiere of Angry Alan her darkly comic and provocative new play about…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03333 444167
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02
AUG
NewsRevue 2018
Underbelly George Square (Udderbelly)

A Fringe institution NewsRevue returns to Edinburgh with 100 new content and an exciting new cast in an entirely new show offering a round‐up of this years news. Do you remember all those heinous headlines With the political landscape as it is…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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…

Ego

Ego Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐478 7434 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

City

City Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐226 9560 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Time

Time Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐220 1226 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Faith

Faith Nightclub in Edinburgh, Midlothian. Contact venue on telephone number 0131‐225 9764 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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