What's on inPortobello


Welcome to Portobello

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

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Forthcoming events in Portobello

23
SEP
Contemporary Mosaic Exhibition
Patriothall Gallery

The Contemporary Mosaic Exhibition the first of its kind to be held in Scotland for more than ten years will open at the Patriothall Gallery to coincide with the Forum. The BAMM members open exhibition will showcase mosaic in…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07803 334077
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23
SEP
Doors Open Day
Edinburgh Printmakers

Edinburgh Printmakers 50th Anniversary coincides with the 250th Anniversary of the New Town. You are invited to join us to celebrate the occasion with activities and refreshments throughout the day as we look ahead to our new home following the redevelopment of…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01315 572479
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23
SEP
FLY Open Air: Electronic Music Festival
Princes Street Gardens

. FLY Open Air w Eats Everything Lil Louis Leon Vynehall George Fitzgerald Dekmantel Soundsystem Jasper James Theo Kottis more ‐ Saturday 23rd SeptemberEVENT: FLY OPEN AIRDATE: SAT 23 SEPTEMBER 2017TIME: NOON 11PM & AFTERPARTIESLOCATION: PRINCES STREET GARDENS EDINBURGH SCOTLANDLINEUP:Eats…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01314 788442
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23
SEP
Information Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spir
Central Library. Board Room

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: 2.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 533322
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23
SEP
Portrait photography workshop
Edinburgh Stockbridge

This workshop is designed for photography enthusiasts wanting to develop their knowledge and practice of outdoor Portrait Photography. Our expert photographer Julien Borghino will lead the group through the streets of Edinburgh and teach hand by hand with a professional model how…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01316 613771
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24
SEP
Fashion Photography workshop
Duddingston Village

This workshop designed by Kilometre Zero is aimed to 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 a street…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01316 613771
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30
SEP
Celebrating Creativity, Expression & Colour
University of Edinburgh

The British Association for Modern Mosaic BAMM is holding its annual forum in Edinburgh this year for the first time since it was founded eighteen years ago. The two‐day Forum entitled Mosaic: A Celebration of Design Expression & Colour will take place…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07803 334077
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05
OCT
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: 3.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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06
OCT
Texture painting
St Margaret's House

This Texture Painting workshop designed by Kilometre Zero is a fun and fairly messy workshop that will give you the opportunity to discover the expressive potential with the use of bold and heavy texture in painting to create detail and surface.Join our…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01316 613771
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10
OCT
International Conference on Gender Studies and the
Queen Margaret University

This conference offers a platform for: Discussion relating to the current status of women with a special focus on the following categories that constitute potential challenges to gender equality and womens rights: the UKs decision to leave the EU the refugee crisis…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07467 043350
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12
OCT
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh in Edinburgh on Thursday 12 October 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
OCT
Edinburgh Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'World of
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: 2.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03452 998652
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15
OCT
Fantasy photography workshop
Duddingston Village

This workshop designed by Kilometre Zero is aimed to 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 a street…

Location: 1 mile away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01316 613771
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20
OCT
Wine & Painting
St Margaret's House Edinburgh

We bring the wine you bring the artistThis Wine & Painting event will give you the opportunity to rediscover your passion for painting create your own piece of art and have an unforgettable evening painting with old and new friends.Join our expert…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01316 613771
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27
OCT
Handmade Edinburgh
The Hub, Edinburgh

Bringing together the most exciting contemporary designermakers from Scotland and beyond Handmade Edinburgh celebrates the very best in contemporary craft and design. Its a fabulous opportunity to shop for gorgeous textiles jewellery ceramics glass and more from a handpicked selection of designer‐makers.…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02031 051682
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02
NOV
NLP Diploma
Bright Light NLP

The 4‐day NLP Diploma INLPTA certified gives you a wide‐ranging tool‐kit of cutting edge NLP techniques to make the changes in your life that you want. Explore your dreams to be the best you can be and how to make your dreams…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 08006 124164
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04
NOV
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
Edinburgh Central Library, Board Room

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: 2.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 533322
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10
NOV
American Wrestling - Wreslution XI
Brunton Theatre

Live American Wrestling action from the World Wide Wrestling League as they present their biggest show of the year ‐ Wreslution XI Great fun for all the family ‐ as seen on TV ‐ matches to be filmed for popular youtube show…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

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10
NOV
Wine & Painting workshop
St Margaret's House

We bring the wine you bring the artistThis Wine & Painting event will give you the opportunity to rediscover your passion for painting create your own piece of art and have an unforgettable evening painting with old and new friends.Join our expert…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01316 613771
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01
DEC
Absolute Bowie
The Liquid Room

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01312 252564
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17
DEC
Counterfeit Seventies Show
Lochgelly Centre

Having toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything in betweenFeaturing the music of Slade Sweet T.Rex The Bay City Rollers and…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01592 583303
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26
MAR
Cancer Research Conference-2018
Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)

Cancer Research 2018 is an extraordinary event designed for International medical health professionals and oncologists to facilitate the dissemination and application of research findings related to Cancer. The organizing committee is decking out for an exciting and informative conference program including plenary…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: USA/Canada:1-800-982-0387UK:0-800-08 8-5419
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01
JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Edinburgh Experiences
Edinburgh

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Edinburgh on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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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