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Only free and open events get listed here…

 

We are looking for volunteers to find and list free local events in Edinburgh and Manchester, get in touch. If you have an event to go on the calendar, email in the details.

 

Please check external event websites to confirm details as you may need a ticket.

 

Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Edinburgh Remakery
The Repair Surgery is a FREE weekly drop-in event that takes place at The Edinburgh Remakery every Thursday from 6pm to 8:30pm. The purpose of the Repair Surgery is to help people mend their belongings,[...]
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm Sketchy Beats Cafe
Every Thursday night at Sketchy Beats Cafe – featured acts and open jam sessions. A place for musicians to meet if they don’t have a gig that night. A place for music lovers to see[...]
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Norton Park
People Know How run drop-in sessions in the community for people who want to expand their horizons and develop digital skills. This service supports people wondering where to start when finding what they want from[...]
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Edinburgh Central Mosque
Jumu’ah is a congregational prayer (ṣalāt) that Muslims hold every Friday, just after noon instead of the Zuhr prayer Everyone is welcome to visit the Mosque, groups or individuals, Muslims or not. The Mosque is[...]
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am
Join us for this our main service of worship. It’s followed by refreshments and we have a range of special activities available for children during the service. St John’s is at the west end of[...]
Jun 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Santosa Yoga and Meditation Café, off the Leith Walk
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jun 24 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm Augustine United Church
Date: 24th June 2018 Place: Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL Time: 5.30pm (for 6pm start) to 9.30pm Cost: FREE (though donations always welcome)   Events are taking place around the[...]
Jun 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Out of the Blue Drill Hall Cafe
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jun 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Craigentinny Community Centre
People Know How run drop-in sessions in the community for people who want to expand their horizons and develop digital skills. This service supports people wondering where to start when finding what they want from[...]
Jun 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Santosa Yoga and Meditation Café, off the Leith Walk
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm The Autonomous Centre Of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty holds open organising meetings the last Monday of every month at 7pm at ACE, 17 West Montgomery Place EH7 5HA. All welcome. ECAP organises to combat poverty on the principle of[...]
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm Grassmarket Community Project
The Grassmarket Community Project regularly show films on the Monday nights to which all are welcomed along.  The events are free and you dont need a ticket.  To find out which film visit their website[...]
Jun 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Cafe
This shared reading group is open to everyone. Drop in to our café to explore fiction and poetry in a relaxed, informal setting. There is no need to read or prepare anything in advance. Each[...]
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
If you write poetry and feel that you would benefit from the opportunity to regularly share and discuss your work in a mutually supportive environment, then this new writing group is for you. Facilitated by[...]
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh
EDINBURGH COALITION AGAINST POVERTY was set up by people on low incomes: unemployed, too sick to work, lone parents, on low wages…. On Tuesdays, 12pm – 3pm at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh,  ECAP and[...]
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Festival Theatre Cafe
The Edinburgh Branch runs monthly Cafés for people living with, or affected by Parkinson’s. These are friendly and informal social gatherings for people to learn about the Branch and meet existing members in a relaxed,[...]
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm Edinburgh Hacklab
One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We’ll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project[...]
Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Welcoming
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Guru Nanak Gurdwara
Building a better community by fighting hunger together  Inspiration: Guru Nanak Dev Ji Was the first Sikh guru who established Langar (free open kitchen). Langar is a vegetarian meal made by a Sikh congregation and[...]
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
In an independent Scotland, Russia lays claim to a remote part of Scottish territory, using it as a front for a ‘soft-occupation’. As Russia attempts to manipulate the media, a Scottish radio producer fights back,[...]
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm Cabaret Voltaire
Come along to Cabaret Voltaire (36-38 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR), doors open at 6.30pm and the talk starts from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a chance to socialise and get involved[...]
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Alice Strang , Author and Senior Curator at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art will give an illustrated talk about this icon (Fountainbridge Library) of modern Scottish architecture, which opened in 1940. The event[...]
Jun 27 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm Stockbridge Church
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Wellcome Auditorium,
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Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Welcoming
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Edinburgh Remakery
The Repair Surgery is a FREE weekly drop-in event that takes place at The Edinburgh Remakery every Thursday from 6pm to 8:30pm. The purpose of the Repair Surgery is to help people mend their belongings,[...]
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm Sketchy Beats Cafe
Every Thursday night at Sketchy Beats Cafe – featured acts and open jam sessions. A place for musicians to meet if they don’t have a gig that night. A place for music lovers to see[...]
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Norton Park
People Know How run drop-in sessions in the community for people who want to expand their horizons and develop digital skills. This service supports people wondering where to start when finding what they want from[...]
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Edinburgh Central Mosque
Jumu’ah is a congregational prayer (ṣalāt) that Muslims hold every Friday, just after noon instead of the Zuhr prayer Everyone is welcome to visit the Mosque, groups or individuals, Muslims or not. The Mosque is[...]
Jul 1 @ 10:30 am
Join us for this our main service of worship. It’s followed by refreshments and we have a range of special activities available for children during the service. St John’s is at the west end of[...]
Jul 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Santosa Yoga and Meditation Café, off the Leith Walk
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jul 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Out of the Blue Drill Hall Cafe
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jul 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lifecare Edinburgh
We have assemblies generally on the first Sunday of the month, and usually at the Lifecare Centre in Stockbridge (with occasional exceptions). Our Facebook page usually has up-to-date information on upcoming assemblies. We tend to have around 30-70[...]
Jul 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Craigentinny Community Centre
People Know How run drop-in sessions in the community for people who want to expand their horizons and develop digital skills. This service supports people wondering where to start when finding what they want from[...]
Jul 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Santosa Yoga and Meditation Café, off the Leith Walk
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm Grassmarket Community Project
The Grassmarket Community Project regularly show films on the Monday nights to which all are welcomed along.  The events are free and you dont need a ticket.  To find out which film visit their website[...]
Jul 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Cafe
This shared reading group is open to everyone. Drop in to our café to explore fiction and poetry in a relaxed, informal setting. There is no need to read or prepare anything in advance. Each[...]
Jul 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh
EDINBURGH COALITION AGAINST POVERTY was set up by people on low incomes: unemployed, too sick to work, lone parents, on low wages…. On Tuesdays, 12pm – 3pm at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh,  ECAP and[...]
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm Edinburgh Hacklab
One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We’ll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project[...]
Jul 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Welcoming
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Guru Nanak Gurdwara
Building a better community by fighting hunger together  Inspiration: Guru Nanak Dev Ji Was the first Sikh guru who established Langar (free open kitchen). Langar is a vegetarian meal made by a Sikh congregation and[...]
Jul 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Gillespie family move to Edinburgh to make a new start. Rachel enrols at university and Andrew spends more time with the kids. Rachel starts an affair with a fellow student, but her new lover[...]
Jul 4 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm Stockbridge Church
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jul 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Welcoming
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This year Edinburgh Art Festival’s Explorers programme comes to Central Library for informal, creative sessions suitable for ages 8-13 on Thursdays 5 and 12 July and 2nd and 9th August.Join us for all the sessions[...]
Jul 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm The Edinburgh Remakery
The Repair Surgery is a FREE weekly drop-in event that takes place at The Edinburgh Remakery every Thursday from 6pm to 8:30pm. The purpose of the Repair Surgery is to help people mend their belongings,[...]
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm Sketchy Beats Cafe
Every Thursday night at Sketchy Beats Cafe – featured acts and open jam sessions. A place for musicians to meet if they don’t have a gig that night. A place for music lovers to see[...]
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Norton Park
People Know How run drop-in sessions in the community for people who want to expand their horizons and develop digital skills. This service supports people wondering where to start when finding what they want from[...]
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Edinburgh Central Mosque
Jumu’ah is a congregational prayer (ṣalāt) that Muslims hold every Friday, just after noon instead of the Zuhr prayer Everyone is welcome to visit the Mosque, groups or individuals, Muslims or not. The Mosque is[...]
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am
Join us for this our main service of worship. It’s followed by refreshments and we have a range of special activities available for children during the service. St John’s is at the west end of[...]
Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Santosa Yoga and Meditation Café, off the Leith Walk
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jul 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm St John’s Church Community Hall
Come along to St John’s Church Community Hall (Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 4BJ), doors open at 6.30pm and the film starts from 7pm. Come along for a bite of food, a film screening and a[...]
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Out of the Blue Drill Hall Cafe
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Craigentinny Community Centre
People Know How run drop-in sessions in the community for people who want to expand their horizons and develop digital skills. This service supports people wondering where to start when finding what they want from[...]
Jul 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Santosa Yoga and Meditation Café, off the Leith Walk
We bring the different nationalities and cultures of Leith together through hosted conversations in local cafes. Our vision is a Leith community where people who have moved here from overseas feel included, informed, recognised and[...]
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm Grassmarket Community Project
The Grassmarket Community Project regularly show films on the Monday nights to which all are welcomed along.  The events are free and you dont need a ticket.  To find out which film visit their website[...]
Jul 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am Cafe
This shared reading group is open to everyone. Drop in to our café to explore fiction and poetry in a relaxed, informal setting. There is no need to read or prepare anything in advance. Each[...]
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh
EDINBURGH COALITION AGAINST POVERTY was set up by people on low incomes: unemployed, too sick to work, lone parents, on low wages…. On Tuesdays, 12pm – 3pm at the Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh,  ECAP and[...]
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm Edinburgh Hacklab
One of our regular drop in open nights, no need to call ahead, just turn up! We’ll be tinkering with hardware, hacking some code and probably eating. Feel free to come along with a project[...]
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm The Lighthouse bookshop
Come along to The Lighthouse bookshop (43-45 W Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9DB)  at 7.30pm to listen to the talk by Mike McInnes and discuss the ideas… Autism: The Plot Against Consciousness/Cognition/Language by Mike McInnes[...]
Jul 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Welcoming
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Guru Nanak Gurdwara
Building a better community by fighting hunger together  Inspiration: Guru Nanak Dev Ji Was the first Sikh guru who established Langar (free open kitchen). Langar is a vegetarian meal made by a Sikh congregation and[...]
Jul 11 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm Stockbridge Church
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Welcoming
The Welcoming supports migrants and refugees to build new lives in Edinburgh. We provide a wide range of classes and activities, all available on a free of charge, drop in basis. We also create opportunities[...]