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Tibetan Buddhist Meditation with the Gar Trinley Yongkhyab Ling Sangha

Experience traditional Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice.

Abbey Mount Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

£3 suggested donation / 0131 661 2780

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

£3 suggested donation / 0131 661 2780

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Sun 4 May

£3 suggested donation / 0131 661 2780

  • 15:00 – 17:00
…and 33 more dates until 21 Dec

Free Tour of London

Journey through British History on this 2.5 hour walking tour. Meet at the Churchill Statue – and look for the guide in an orange shirt.

Parliament Square, London SW1P

Mon 21 Apr

Free

  • 11:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free

  • 11:00

Wed 23 Apr

Free

  • 11:00
…and 252 more dates until 31 Dec

RSNO Naked Classics: Beethoven's Fifth

The opening notes of Beethoven's Symphony No 5, often written out as dah-dah-dah-daaahhh, are among the most famous in musical history; but did you know that in Morse code they spell the letter V – which happens to be the Roman numeral for 'five'? This is just one of the many pieces of pointless trivia that renowned…

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 10 May

£10 / 0141 353 8000

  • 19:30

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 9 May

£10 / 0131 228 1155

  • 19:30

Go Uchida

Japanese view on the people, life and scenery of Scotland.

Hannah Zakari, Edinburgh

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0131 226 5433

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 226 5433

  • 11:00 – 17:30

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0131 226 5433

  • 11:00 – 17:30

King's Museum Lunchtime Talks

A series of regular talks on historical topics.

King's Museum, Aberdeen

Mon 21 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 274330

  • 13:00

Tue 22 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 274330

  • 13:00

Thu 24 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 274330

  • 13:00
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Scottish Astrological Association Talks

Twice monthly talks on a variety of astrology related topics.

Theosophical Society, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

£0–£5

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Wed 7 May

£0–£5

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Wed 21 May

£0–£5

  • 19:30 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 18 Jun

Man at Arms Tour

Hear the story of King Robert the Bruce's heart's final resting place and other bloodthirsty tales from the costumed Men at Arms.

Melrose Abbey

Sun 20 Apr

Included in admission / 01896 822562

  • 14:30 – 15:30

The Culture of Violence in the Twentieth Century

Was the First World War the start or just a mirror of violent culture of the time?

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The First World War and Australia’s Rise to Nationhood

The story of Australia from just before the First World War.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Road to 11 November

Discussion chaired by Professor Donald Bloxham on the 1918 ceasefire.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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A Century on the Edge: From Cold War to Hot World, 1945–2045

A talk by Paul Rogers, Professor of Peace Studies, University of Bradford about the lessons of war. Chaired by Dr Andrea Birdsall.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Wed 27 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Bitter Music: Harry Partch’s Diary with David Moss

David Moss presents part of the musical text to accompany the staging of his last great opera Delusion of the Fury.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Fri 29 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Contemporary Military Operations – Risks and Responsibilities

A discussion on military operations by a man who has been there and done that.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Conversation about The James Plays

The creative team behind National Theatre of Scotland's The James Plays discuss their ambitious new project with Jackie McGlone.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Conversation with Hebrides Ensemble

Conversation with one of Scotland's most dynamic chamber groups, with a team of world-class players and a strong commitment to new music.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Conversation with Samuel Pisar

A discussion about the narration of Bernstein's Kaddish symphony.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Tue 26 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Conversation with Stan Douglas

Fiona Bradley, Fruitmarket Gallery Director talks with the Canadian artist about his film and Helen Lawrence.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 25 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Conversation with Takács Quartet

One of the world's great music ensembles talks to music critic Richard Morrison about its artistic vision.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Conversation with The Tallis Scholars

Conversation with one of the leading exponents of Renaissance music in the world.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Wed 20 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Culture and Conflict

A look at how war influenced culture with Robyn Marsack, Director of the Scottish Poetry Library and theatre academic Octavian Saiu.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Culture Cafe

A series of monthly one-off lunchtime events.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Wed 7 May

£8 (£6) / 01224 641122

With Scottish crime wrietr Denise Mina.

  • 13:00

Davy Lamp Demonstrations

An ex-miner guide shows off the davy lamp, a tool used in flammable environments.

National Mining Museum Scotland, Newtongrange

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 663 7519

  • 14:00

First World War: Re-thinking the Centenary

Discussion looking at the First World War for what it was. chaired by Professor Donald Bloxham, University of Edinburgh.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

From Red Clydeside to Radical Scotland

A look at anti-war activity in Scotland.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Gallipoli: The End of the Myth

A look at what is considered one of the greatest Ottoman victories during the First World War.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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