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Lifestyle’s Top Picks: what’s on in Edinburgh this week

Our ‘What’s On’ section is here to provide you with the perfect go-to guide for those nights where you find yourself sat in your flat twiddling your thumbs. Whether it’s a pub quiz, a night at the theatre or a free Yoga class, this section has got you covered, whatever you fancy doing. Date, time and location are all detailed below, along with ticket information and pricing. Have a browse and try something new this week!

Wednesday 29th Jan

Cardio street funk. Studio, Pleasance Gym. (12.15-13.00)

Bal Folk: Dance Workshop and Social. Scottish Storytelling Centre. (19.00-21.00). TIX: £3.

SocieTEA meet. Room 1 Chaplaincy. (17.30-19.00). £1 for non-members. PakSoc’s Chai and Chill. Teviot. (18:30-20.00)

Sports v Socs- Après Ski Party. Potterrow. (22.00-03.00). Tix: £3.

Edinburgh Preloved Vintage Kilo. Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. (10.00-17.00) Tix: £1.50 entry. See eventbrite for tickets

Thursday 30th Jan

Hearty squirrel weekly stall. Gordan Aikman Lecture Theatre Basement. (11.00-17.00)

NEW Stretch & De-Stress Xpress. Salle, Pleasance Gym. (11.45- 12.15)

Embroidery Workshop. 1 st Floor Mezzanine, Main Uni Lib. (14.30- 16.30). Free Tix via

EPU: A Conversation with Andrew Sparrow. Venue TBD (18:00-20:00). Underground Live. Student Band Night. The Underground, Teviot. (20.00 onward)

Friday 31st Jan

Meet ‘The Noisy Movement’ Team. Balcony Room, Teviot. (11.00-14.00). FREE.

Six Pack Attack. Studio, Pleasance Gym. (16.50-17.20)

Book Launch: Leith Built Ships, They Once Were Shipbuilders. Leith Theatre (19:00-20:00)

January Spanish Wine Tasting. Las Delicias, Spanish Gourmet Foods, Leith. (19:00-20:30)

The Big Show Friday. Monkey Barrel Comedy Club, Blair Street. (20.00-22.30). Tix: £11/ £13.20.

FLY: Chaos in the CBD. Fly Club, Blair St (23:00-3:00).

Saturday 1st Feb

Boxing Blast. Studio, Pleasance Gym. (10.40-11.35)

Edinburgh Winter Run 5K. Holyrood Park. (12.00). Entry fee: £13. See runABC Scotland for entry.

Styling Workshop: Kaiza Barbour ‘Simplify Your Closet’. Social Enterprise Hub, Appleton Tower. Tix via Fixr (12:00-14:00).

Sunday 2nd Feb

Scrum Down Sundays. The Pitt. £1 Entry, (12:0018:00).

Stu & Gary’s Free Improv Show. The Stand Comedy Club. (12.30-15.00). Tix via The Stand website.

FilmSoc: The Farewell screening. Teviot Study. (19.30-22.00). Tix: £3 for non-members. Free for members.

The Super Bowl Party 2020. The Counting House. (8:30 PM- 4AM). Tix: £4/5.

Super Bowl Live. Teviot Sports Bar. (10.00-04.00)

Monday 3rd Feb

FREE Yoga at Main library (13.15-14.00PM)

Pear Tree Pub Quiz. Every Monday (21.00-22.00). £1 per head.

LGBTQ+ History Month Film Screening: Rafiki. Lecture Theatre 3, Appleton Tower. (19.00-21.00). FREE

Jazz in the Lounge. Lounge Bar, Teviot. (20.00-23.00). FREE.

Edinburgh’s International Meet- Up. Revolution, 30A Chambers Street. FREE entry, Every Monday night. (21:00-1:00)

Tuesday 4th Feb

Housing Fair 2020. Potterrow Dome. (11.00-16.00)

FREE Yoga at KB House (13.15-14.00)

FilmSoc: Searching Screening. (19.30-22.00). Tix: £3 for non- members. Free for

Disney Quiz. Pilgrim, Cowgate. (20.00-22.00). FREE nachos for every team. FREE to enter

Kinky Boots – The Musical. Cameo Cinema. Tix: (20:00- 22:35).

Wednesday 5th Feb

Top Banana. Monkey Barrel Comedy Club, Blair Street. (Doors: 19.00. Show: 20.00). FREE for students.

Mini Tea Tasting. Eteaket. Rose Street. (12.00-12.30). FREE.

SocieTEA meet. Room 1 Chaplaincy. (17.30-19.00). £1 for non-members. Gender Healthcare – What’s Happening. Appleton Tower, LT 1 (19:00-20:30).

Some Like it Hot. The Bongo Club. Hosted by Heat for the Homeless. (23.00-03.00). Tix: £6 via FIXR. £8 on the door

Guinness Six Nations. Teviot Sports Bar & Pleasance Cabaret Bar. (14.15)

The Edinburgh Soul Train. La Belle Angele. (23.00-03.00). Tix: £8/ 11.25 via Skiddle

If you’re running your own Edinburgh based event, or want to make a suggestion for our next ‘What’s On’ section then email: with your reccomendations.

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