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

24
JAN
GDPR for Dummies European Roadshow- Edinburgh, Hil
Hilton Carlton

In an age of uncertainty the one certainty for 2018 is the introduction of the European General Data Protection Regulation GDPR. In order to assist European organisations take a practical business orientated approach to GDPR the team at MetaCompliance are having an…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02079 179527
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25
JAN
Recruitment Open Day!
Edinburgh city centre

Do you want to work with the likes of Facebook Oculus Rift VR and Monster EnergyWe at Elevate Staffing specialise in staffing events promotions and festivals for all the top brands across the UK With exciting brand campaigns in the pipeline for…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 02071 830303
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26
JAN
50 years since Plate Tectonics...
National Museum Of Scotland

Planet Earth is a series of distinguished lectures which run annually and each year an internationally renowned natural or social scientist working within the broad remit of GeoSciences is invited to deliver a series of engaging talks aimed at different audiences. This…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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27
JAN
Annasach's Burns Night Ceilidh
The Counting House

Annasach Ceilidh Band invites you to our informal celebration of The Bards birthday in the hidden gem of Edinburghs Old Town The Counting House; a venue where Robert Burns himself was once entertained by poet Thomas BlacklockThe ceilidh will start at 8pm…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07768 563138
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27
JAN
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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27
JAN
Foreverland comes to Edinburgh: Bass, Garage and G
ATIK

25 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Edinburgh.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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03
FEB
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: 2.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07738 533322
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08
FEB
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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19
FEB
Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
Adam Smith Theatre

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01592 583302
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22
FEB
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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03
MAR
MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show 2018
Royal Highland Centre

Scotlands biggest and best motorcycle show returns to Edinburghs Royal Highland Centre in 2018 with all the latest models major manufacturers and breathe taking live action. The Carole Nash MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show is a haven for anyone with a passion for…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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20
MAR
Markets 2018: Home or Overseas - Where to from her
Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

The investment climate in 2018 is a complex one with unpredictable Brexit headwinds and constant uncertainty in the United States under President Trump.What does the geopolitical landscape mean for investors How will Brexit impact on investments close to home ‐ and should…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01313 117233
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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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29
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Edinburgh Playhouse

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestraVerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713014
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30
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Edinburgh Playhouse

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713014
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05
APR
Instagram - Capturing The Perfect Image
Whitespace

Join us on the 5th April 2018 at WHITESPACE our for the FIRST Instagram Event Capturing the perfect image.Founded by Jadine Arnoldwith support from Kayleigh Crawford & Taryn Lundy and help from Social Tailor & Launch.ed we are bringing together a group…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
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19
APR
ENGAGE INVEST EXPLOIT - Premier Technology Investo
McEwan Hall

Aside from the stunning scenery and breathtaking historical setting Scotland is where ideas become legends. You could say pioneering innovation is in Scotlands soul; we have been exporting talent and innovation around the world for centuries from the telephone and television to…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)1316 509979
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27
APR
Annasach's TradFest Ceilidh
The Counting House

Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House Edinburgh from 8pm. All dances can be called so beginners welcome.We are delighted that this year we are taking part in TradFest Edinburgh 2018 ‐TradFest Edinburgh 2018…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07768 563138
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02
MAY
Medicinal Chemistry, Edinburgh, UK
Radisson Blu

This course in medicinal chemistry sets out to train organic chemists to understand the key factors in discovering a new drug substance from target selection through lead generation and lead optimisation to the selection of a development candidate. The course will cover…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441435 873062
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25
MAY
Hidden Door 2018
The Leith Theatre

Hidden Door is a multi‐arts festival that opens up exciting and innovative forgotten spaces in Edinburgh. The festival explores music visual art theatre film spoken‐word and late night DJs and runs from Friday 25th May until Sunday 3rd June 2018. Last…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01312 902112
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26
MAY
Scottish Land Rover Show 2018
Royal Highland Centre

Back and bigger than ever The Scottish Land Rover Show rumbles back into the Royal Highland Centre in Ingliston Edinburgh on the 26th and 27th May 2018The Scottish Land Rover Show is a one‐stop shop for any enthusiast. Bringing together national clubs…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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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

TEL: Seew ebsite
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09
JUN
The MoonWalk Scotland 2018
Holyrood Park

Hollywood comes to Holyrood on Saturday 9th June 2018 for The MoonWalk Scotland The famous night time fundraising challenge is back with added sparkle and glamour for its 13th year. Sign up now Join thousands of women and men walking the red…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01483 741430
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27
JUN
Moscow state Circus - Gostinitsa
Leith Links

The worlds most famous circus will bring its latest & greats production GOSTINITSA ‐ a show that promises to have all the spectacle and nerve‐tingling edge of your seat thrills for the whole family. Nowhere else will you witness all the…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02033 753970
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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: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2073 916343
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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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03
AUG
The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Wonder Women
The Sabai Pavilion

Uncork the champagne Dress to kill Party like theres no tomorrow Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years The Lady Boys of Bangkok Wonder Women Tour will take the UKs number one cabaret show to a new level. With some of your favourites from…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08717 050705
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04
AUG
Truckfest Scotland 2018
Royal Highland Showground

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American rigs…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01775 768661
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29
SEP
19th Meeting of the European Association for Haema
Edinburgh International Conference Centre

The 19th Meeting of the EAHP will be held from 29 September to 4 October 2018 in Edinburgh Scotland. The interdisciplinary programme includes an Educational Session together with Bone Marrow and Lymphoma Symposia and Workshops highlighting the latest scientific discoveries. Internationally renowned…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +4930 204590
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29
SEP
European Association for Haematopathology 2018
Edinburgh International Conference Centre

The 19th Meeting of the EAHP will be held from 29 September to 4 October 2018 in Edinburgh Scotland. The interdisciplinary programme includes an Educational Session together with Bone Marrow and Lymphoma Symposia and Workshops highlighting the latest scientific discoveries. Internationally renowned…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 4930 204590
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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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